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Paladin sets guidance for resurrected Namibia uranium mine
Paladin sets guidance for resurrected Namibia uranium mine
27th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Uranium mining company Paladin will continue to use previously mined stockpile ore for production at the Langer Heinrich mine next year, and will restart mining activities in 2026. Having recently... 


Minerals Council CEO Mzila Mthenjane being interviewed by Mining Weekly.
Mining needs one-stop regulatory environment to boost growth – Minerals Council
27th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South African mining needs what is often referred to as a one-stop shop to ensure that an applicant is not sent from one department to the other but goes to one place where the application is... 


Disputed Sigma Lithium land has 'probable' reserves, study shows
Disputed Sigma Lithium land has 'probable' reserves, study shows
27th June 2024 By: Reuters

Sigma Lithium, the biggest player in Brazil's booming lithium industry, told regulators late last year it had found likely mineral reserves on two plots of disputed land, about a month after it... 


Gold Road makes readiness advancements at Yamarna
27th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australian mining company Gold Road is making good progress advancing its 100%-owned resources towards mine readiness at Yamarna, east of Laverton in Western Australia. The mine readiness... 


Petra CE Richard Duffy
Petra shares plans to reduce operating costs, appoints new CFO
27th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

London-listed Petra Diamonds has shared its plan for a sustainable reduction of $30-million a year in operating costs from the 2025 financial year, as well as a smoothing of its development and... 


Speakers who participated in Creamer Media's ESG in Mining webinar
Experts unpack the evolution of ESG across the mining value chain
27th June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) has evolved to being driven by external factors such as shareholder activism and investor confidence, rather than regulatory frameworks, finds a panel... 


Alaska Natives sue EPA over Pebble mine veto, Northern Dynasty says
Alaska Natives sue EPA over Pebble mine veto, Northern Dynasty says
27th June 2024 By: Reuters

Northern Dynasty Minerals said on Wednesday two Alaska native village corporations had sued the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its veto against the Canadian miner's proposed Pebble mine... 


Eskay and P2Gold terminate business combination
Eskay and P2Gold terminate business combination
27th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canadian juniors Eskay Mining and P2Gold have announced that they would terminate their proposed business combination transaction, citing market conditions. The companies earlier this month... 


akobo operations
Akobo completes processing plant, starts commissioning in Ethiopia
27th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Scandinavia-based gold exploration and mining company Akobo Minerals has successfully completed the construction of its processing plant and has started commissioning activities at its operation in... 


Africa – the delicate balancing act
Africa – the delicate balancing act
27th June 2024

By Devan Pillay, Cluster President: Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric Africa continues its quest to achieve equilibrium and growth in a disjointed world.  Indeed, it’s an honourable one which... 


Vedanta Base Metals CE Chris Griffith
Vedanta in talks with IHC unit, investors for Zambian copper stake sale
27th June 2024 By: Reuters

International Resources Holding (IRH), the mining investment arm of United Arab Emirates' richest company, is among investors holding talks on buying into Vedanta Resources' Zambian copper assets,... 


Namibia to build second desalination plant in January
27th June 2024 By: Reuters

Drought-prone Namibia, currently facing its worst drought in over a century, will start constructing its long-awaited second desalination plant in January 2025, the minister of agriculture said on... 


Norway to award Arctic blocks for seabed mining in 2025
Norway to award Arctic blocks for seabed mining in 2025
27th June 2024 By: Reuters

Norway offered large areas of the Arctic region for its inaugural seabed mineral licensing round on Wednesday and aims to award exploration permits during the first half of 2025, the country's... 


Freeport Indonesia launches $3.7bn Gresik copper smelter
Freeport Indonesia launches $3.7bn Gresik copper smelter
27th June 2024 By: Reuters

Copper and gold miner Freeport Indonesia on Thursday launched its $3.7-billion copper smelter in Gresik, East Java, that has a total input capacity of 1.7-million metric tons of copper... 


Sibanye ‘will have to’ shutter US mine unless palladium recovers
Sibanye ‘will have to’ shutter US mine unless palladium recovers
27th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

Sibanye Stillwater will be forced to halt operations at its Montana palladium mine if prices don’t recover soon, according to CEO Neal Froneman. “The future of Stillwater remains in the balance,”... 


Meteoric to supply Brazil rare earths magnet factory
26th June 2024 By: Reuters

Rare earth developer Meteoric Resources will collaborate with a regional department of Brazil's Minas Gerais state to explore the production of rare earth magnets, the Australian company said on... 


Panel explores relevance of listed market for mining capital   
26th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The world is infinitely more complex now, with the energy transition, longer lead times and geopolitical fracturing, than in previous years and this presents challenges and questions around mining... 


The TGME project in South Africa
Theta raises another $4m for South Africa gold project
26th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Theta Gold Mines has received firm commitments from investors to raise a further A$4-million (A$6.02-million) in equity funding to advance its TGME gold plant, in South Africa. The... 


Nolitha Fakude, Thuli Madonsela, Mzila Mthenjane and Paul Miller.
Mining central to South Africa’s socioeconomic wellbeing, AGM hears
26th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Given its far-reaching multiplier effect, mining is the epicentre of South Africa’s economy and social wellbeing and has been at the heart of its economic progress and development for much of this... 


Haul trucks at a copper mine
Copper market facing renewed caution from investors
26th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

With the demand for copper having increased amid the global energy transition, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence project manager: energy transition commodities Piotr Ortonowski described this year as... 


Resources Watch
Resources Watch
26th June 2024

This week: Fast-greening Richards Bay Minerals now eyeing on-site renewables, storage, aggregation; and, South Africa now a compelling world investment story, upbeat Orion highlights 


Boss plans accelerated development at Gould’s Dam
Boss plans accelerated development at Gould’s Dam
26th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Uranium company Boss Energy has begun work on accelerating the development of Gould’s Dam, which is a satellite project to the nearby Honeymoon mine, in South Australia. This follows recent... 


Employees working underground at an Implats mine
Mining sector employment holds up well despite first-quarter decline
26th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Following five uninterrupted quarters of job gains, employment in the mining sector declined during the first quarter of this year, the Minerals Council South Africa reports. Citing Statistics... 


Anglo Executive Market Development Head Benny Oeyen
Anglo spearheading exciting new clean hydrogen mobility initiative across Europe
26th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum-based hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) received a major boost on Wednesday with the announcement of an initiative to deploy new fleets of zero-emission FCEV taxis in Europe.... 


EnergyX unveils plans for big US lithium plant
EnergyX unveils plans for big US lithium plant
26th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Lithium brine-to-battery company EnergyX has announced a “major” lithium project for North America, unveiling plans to build a plant in the so-called ‘Ark-La-Tex’ region that will produce 5 000 t/y... 


Mining filtration solutions transform operational efficiency, sustainability
Mining filtration solutions transform operational efficiency, sustainability
26th June 2024 By: Shannon de Ryhove

Advanced filtration technologies are proving to be pivotal in optimising efficiency and sustainability efforts in the mining industry. This was the focal point of a recent webinar hosted by Creamer... 


Lundin ups stake in Chile copper mine
Lundin ups stake in Chile copper mine
26th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canadian base metals mining company Lundin Mining has accelerated an option to increase its interest in SCM Minera Lumina Copper, which owns the Caserones copper and molybdenum mine, in Chile. The... 


Stream sediment sampling Northern Ireland
Karelian sees nickel, copper, PGE potential in Northern Ireland
26th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diamond exploration company Karelian Diamonds has unveiled promising indications of nickel, copper and platinum group elements (PGE) in its licence areas in northern Ireland. This follows an... 


The gold pour will take place at the Fort Knox mill.
First gold pour at Manh Choh scheduled for early next month
26th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The first gold pour for the Manh Choh mine, in Alaska, will take place at the Fort Knox mill facility on July 8, joint venture (JV) partner Contango announced on Tuesday. The event marks a... 


McEwen raises $70m for Los Azules copper advancement
McEwen raises $70m for Los Azules copper advancement
26th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Dual-listed McEwen Mining has announced a step forward for its Los Azules copper project with a $70-million financing initiative through its subsidiary, McEwen Copper. The financing, conducted... 


Sibanye CEO Neal Froneman
Sibanye CEO says may close metals streaming deal in third quarter
26th June 2024 By: Reuters

Sibanye Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman said on Tuesday it may close a metals streaming, or prepayment, deal to raise the cash it needs to boost its balance sheet in the third quarter. The... 


Zimbabwe's Kuvimba in advanced talks for lithium project partners
26th June 2024 By: Reuters

Zimbabwe's State-owned Kuvimba Mining House has advanced plans to secure investment for a $270 million lithium plant at its Sandawana Mine, where production of concentrates is expected to start by... 


London Indaba speakers highlight opportunities to bolster Africa’s critical minerals involvement
25th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

During the first day of the London Indaba, on June 25, held under the theme “Investing in Resources and Mining in Africa”, panel discussions unpacked what the continent’s mining jurisdictions could... 


Copper cathode produced in Zambia
Zijin sets its sights on Africa as energy transition drives growth in metals, minerals demand
25th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

With the global energy transition driving increased demand for key metals such as copper and cobalt, Zijin Mining Group expects copper demand to grow to 7.2-million tonnes a year in 2030. During a... 


Mayur makes new plans for PNG project following VBR investment cancellation
Mayur makes new plans for PNG project following VBR investment cancellation
25th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Following the termination of an investment agreement between Mayur Resources and Vision Blue Resources (VBR) for the Central Lime Project (CLP), the developer on Tuesday announced a new potential... 


Barrick Gold chairperson John Thornton
Business model of Western mining industry needs new power, London Indaba highlights
25th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

New power is needed by the Western mining industry, which is still functioning on a trailing old power business model. This was highlighted at Tuesday’s London Indaba, where a spotlight was shone... 


Global miners to invest for growth, transformation amid financial pressure – PwC
25th June 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

The financial performance of the world’s Top 40 mining companies is under pressure owing to lower commodity prices and rising costs, which has resulted in revenues falling by more than 7% despite... 


Exxaro CFO Riaan Koppeschaar
Exxaro weighing options for Australian coal JV amid Anglo's planned exit
25th June 2024 By: Reuters

Exxaro Resources is weighing its options for its Australian coal joint venture project with Anglo American following the mining giant's planned exit from the business, an executive said on Tuesday.... 


Letlhakane infill drilling delivers high-grade intercepts
25th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

In an update on the initial 55 holes of a 180-hole drill programme at its large-scale Letlhakane uranium project in Botswana, ASX-listed Lotus Resources has reported that completed drill holes have... 


BME Managing Director Ralf Hennecke
Experience, ESG, innovation drives region’s mining
25th June 2024

Mining has been an economic mainstay for Southern African economies in recent years, the task is now to build on the momentum that has been created, according to Omnia group company BME. The... 


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Don’t be ripped off - Always ask for an ABC certificate when placing adverts
25th June 2024

Creamer Media’s Engineering News & Mining Weekly magazine is Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) certified.  An ABC certificate is a guarantee to you, our advertisers, of how many copies of our... 


Kodal drilling operation
Kodal confirms lithium extension into Boumou prospect on Bougouni licence
25th June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed lithium developer Kodal Minerals has confirmed further mineralised extensions on the Boumou prospect, within the Bougouni lithium project, in Mali. The company has determined that... 


An image of Marula Mining CEO Jason Brewer
Marula signs export logistics agreement for Kenyan mine
25th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Africa-focused mining and development company Marula Mining has entered into an export logistics agreement with Scan Global Logistics (SGL) Group’s Kenya-based subsidiary, SGL Kenya, for the... 


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