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Develop considers two pathways for Pioneer Dome lithium project
7th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

ASX-listed Develop has unveiled the results from an updated scoping study for its Pioneer Dome lithium project, in Western Australia, with two production scenarios now under consideration. Both... 


St Barbara harnesses AI to boost production at Simberi mine
St Barbara harnesses AI to boost production at Simberi mine
7th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australian mining company St Barbara is set to increase its production at the Simberi mine over the next three years, following the successful use of artificial intelligence- (AI-) based algorithms... 


Nickel 28 fires founders on ‘serious misconduct’ that they deny
7th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Nickel 28 Capital said it has fired its founders, including CEO Anthony Milewski, after an investigation uncovered “serious misconduct” — claims the ousted management team says are untrue and part... 


Arrow’s Simandou North drilling off to a promising start
Arrow’s Simandou North drilling off to a promising start
7th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australian junior Arrow Minerals as hit the ground running at its Simandou North deposit, in Guinea, uncovering high-grade mineralisation in the area during the initial stages of drilling. The... 


Central Puerto eyes stake in McEwen’s Argentina copper project
7th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Central Puerto, Argentina’s biggest power supplier, is in talks to invest in Canadian miner McEwen Copper Inc.’s Los Azules project, according to people familiar with the matter. After recently... 


Analysts say Jose Raul Mulino's victory is a good outcome for First Quantum.
First Quantum to seek talks with Panama’s Mulino on closed mine
7th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

First Quantum Minerals will seek talks with Panama’s incoming president in an effort to resolve the dispute that shuttered the Cobre Panama copper mine. President-elect Jose Raul Mulino, seen as... 


A leadership battle is brewing at deep sea mining’s regulatory body
7th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

The secretary-general of the International Seabed Authority is set to run for a third term leading the United Nations-affiliated organization that regulates deep sea mining, as control of mineral... 


Copper 360 CEO Jan Nelson.
Copper 360’s underground copper mine set to open three months ahead of schedule
6th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Last month copper mining company Copper 360 surprised on the upside by producing its first copper concentrate from surface material well ahead of schedule. Now, this month, it is doing the same on... 


Saudi Manara Minerals' team in Pakistan for talks on Reko Diq mine stake, document shows
Saudi Manara Minerals' team in Pakistan for talks on Reko Diq mine stake, document shows
6th May 2024 By: Reuters

Executives from Saudi Arabian mining company Manara Minerals are in Islamabad to continue talks about buying a stake in Pakistan's Reko Diq gold and copper mine, a Pakistan government document... 


Sibanye appoints Peter Hancock as nonexec director
6th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Multinational mining and metals processing group Sibanye-Stillwater has appointed Peter Hancock as independent nonexecutive director, with effect from May 6. Hancock is a mining industry executive... 


Theta raises $10m
6th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Theta Gold Mines, which owns gold assets in South Africa, has received a firm commitment from Hong Kong Ruihua Investment Management to invest $10-million in the company through a share... 


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Ramaphosa pegs sustainable economic recovery on attraction of higher levels of investment
6th May 2024 By: Thabi Shomolekae

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday assured that government is working to get rid of red tape that impedes and slows down investment. Ramaphosa wrote in his weekly letter to the nation that it was... 


Regis to spend up to A$150m on two new underground gold mines
Regis to spend up to A$150m on two new underground gold mines
6th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Gold miner Regis Resources on Monday announced it would develop two new underground mines that are forecast to deliver between 100 000 oz/y and and 120 000 oz/y from 2027. Developing the Garden... 


Argentina mining exports up 4.3% in 2023 as industry confidence grows
6th May 2024 By: Reuters

Argentina's mining exports grew 4.3% in 2023 over the year, driven by lithium, an industry group said on Friday, expressing confidence that the country's ample metals and minerals deposits can help... 


Okiep
Orion Minerals in final stages of Okiep acquisition
6th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX- and JSE-listed Orion Minerals has reached the final stages of its acquisition of a controlling interest in the Okiep copper project, located about 570 km north of Cape Town in the Northern... 


Brazil wants Vale’s next CEO to have closer ties with government
6th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Brazil expects the next CEO for Vale, the world’s second-largest iron ore producer, to have closer relations with officials and regulators even after public scrutiny over government influence on... 


Strong copper price reviving Peru's mining mojo, Minister says
6th May 2024 By: Reuters

Peru's dented mining mojo, hit by years of political turmoil in the Andean country, is being buoyed by strong copper prices and a bullish outlook they will rise further, helping lure back investor... 


The Tenke Fungurume mine in the DRC
Congo's $7bn infrastructure deal with China will depend on copper prices
6th May 2024 By: Reuters

About $7-billion of infrastructure investments in the Democratic Republic of Congo by Chinese companies in a revised minerals deal will largely depend on copper prices remaining high, details of... 


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Air Products to leverage expertise to bolster South Africa’s hydrogen mobility ecosystem
6th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Industrial and specialty gas manufacturer and supplier Air Products South Africa is looking to leverage on the group’s global expertise and experience in the hydrogen industry, as well as its... 


Rio Tinto has long admired Anglo’s Collahuasi copper mine in Chile.
BHP’s biggest rivals sit on the sidelines of Anglo M&A drama
6th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Two of BHP Group’s biggest rivals are sitting on the sidelines for the moment as they watch to see how a takeover offer for Anglo American will play out. Both Rio Tinto Group and Glencore are more... 


Costa Fuego is one of a limited number of globally significant copper developments not owned by a major mining company.
Hot Chili arranges nearly A$30m for Chile copper project
6th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed copper miner Hot Chili has arranged about A$30-million in funding to accelerate its Costa Fuego copper project, located in the coastal range of Chile. The company, which also trades on... 


Sierra Rutile directed to resume mining operations
Sierra Rutile directed to resume mining operations
6th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The government of Sierra Leone has instructed ASX-listed Sierra Rutile to recommence mining activities in Area 1 by the end of the month. Government views Sierra Rutile’s suspension of mining at... 


Panama to bar First Quantum from mining copper during closure process
Panama to bar First Quantum from mining copper during closure process
3rd May 2024 By: Reuters

Panama will bar First Quantum from extracting copper during the closure of the mine it lost the rights to run last year, the country's Trade Minister Jorge Rivera Staff told Reuters, adding that... 


Harmony reports second fatality in a week
3rd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

A rock drill operator has died following a fall-of-ground incident at Harmony Gold Mining Company's Doornkop mine, in Gauteng, on May 2. “We are deeply saddened by this loss of one of our... 


Brazil rejects Vale, BHP settlement offer for Mariana disaster
3rd May 2024 By: Reuters

Brazil and the state of Espirito Santo have rejected a proposal by miners Vale and BHP regarding reparations for the deadly 2015 Mariana tailings dam burst, the federal government said on Friday.... 


South Africa becoming a viable international arbitration destination – law firm
3rd May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Law firm Pinsent Masons finds there is increasing interest in South Africa as a viable option for international arbitration. In the dynamic landscape of global commerce, the role of arbitration... 


Anglo CEO meets South Africa's mines minister after BHP's takeover proposal
3rd May 2024 By: Reuters

 Anglo American CEO Duncan Wanblad is meeting on Friday South African mines minister Gwede Mantashe for the first time since the miner rejected BHP Group's $39 billion takeover bid, a source... 


Platinum metals support every step of green hydrogen’s decarbonisation of the world.
Platinum-based green hydrogen emerging as Winter Olympics decarbonisation pillar
3rd May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Green hydrogen, which is generated with the benefit of the catalysis that platinum group metals (PGMs) provide, is being increasingly highlighted as a pillar of the global decarbonisation... 


Boliden to restart its Tara zinc mine in Ireland
Boliden to restart its Tara zinc mine in Ireland
3rd May 2024 By: Reuters

Swedish mining group Boliden will restart production at its Tara zinc mine in Ireland after it was paused in 2023, it said on Friday. The mine was put on care and maintenance last year after... 


Anglo's unusual mix of niche commodities — it’s the only large miner with big diamonds and platinum operations, for example — is seen as one of the reasons that the company hasn’t been successfully targeted in the past.
What’s Anglo worth? For now it’s less than the sum of its parts
3rd May 2024 By: Bloomberg

As BHP Group considers its next move, there’s one big question facing the mining world’s bankers, analysts and executives at rival producers: What’s Anglo American actually worth? Anglo’s shares... 


West Wits to raise A$1.4m
3rd May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

To strengthen its balance sheet and fund its ongoing operations, ASX-listed West Wits Mining has secured firm commitments from unrelated existing and new sophisticated and professional investors to... 


Image of a refurbished pump from IPR
Pump rebuilds improve operational efficiency
3rd May 2024

Pump services such as servicing, repair, rebuild and refurbishment help boost efficiency and reliability and extend the life of equipment. This is according to IPR operations manager Henru Strydom,... 


Weco's factory in Krugersdorp
Epiroc acquires South African rock drilling parts maker Weco
3rd May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Swedish equipment manufacturer Epiroc has successfully acquired Weco, a South African manufacturer of precision-engineered rock drilling parts. Weco has been operating in Krugersdorp, Gauteng,... 


scrap metal
Enhanced regulation, law enforcement needed to combat scrap metal theft
3rd May 2024 By: Darren Parker

Enhanced regulation and enforcement are needed to address the challenges of scrap metal theft in South Africa and potentially lift the ban on scrap metal exports, research and advisory firm Birguid... 


O3 terminates option to acquire Aurbel mill
3rd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Exploration and development company O3 Mining has terminated its option with Eldorado Gold to acquire the Aurbel mill, which is located about 10 km from its Alpha property in Quebec. In 2022, O3... 


Zimbabwe's sole nickel mine placed under administration
3rd May 2024 By: Reuters

Zimbabwe's only operating nickel mine was on Thursday placed under administration, according to a government notice, seven months after halting production due to equipment failure and low prices.... 


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Value creation, exploration, Harmony Gold projects make headlines
3rd May 2024

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses Barrick's recently revealed first quarter results where discovery and development were punted as the true drivers of value creation in mining; South... 


Treasury Metals combines with Blackwolf
Treasury Metals combines with Blackwolf
3rd May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian companies Treasury Metals and Blackwolf Copper and Gold have announced a merger to advance the Goliath Gold Complex (GGC) project in Ontario towards production with a strengthened... 


Canadian junior kicks off exploration programme in Bougainville
3rd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Island Passage Development Canada Limited (IPDC) has announced the initiation of a large-scale mineral exploration programme on Bougainville island, marking the first major exploration effort since... 


New Talisman pursues fast track approval for NZ mine
3rd May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

New Talisman Gold Mines has formally applied for the inclusion of the Talisman mine project in New Zealand’s Fast Track Approvals Bill, which is currently under review by Parliament. The Bill, an... 


Canadian Natural Resources considering major expansion of Horizon oil sands mine
3rd May 2024 By: Reuters

Canada's largest oil and gas producer Canadian Natural Resources is looking at opportunities to significantly increase bitumen output at its main oil sands mine, the company said on Thursday.... 


Hudbay is building Copper World, where it expects about 92 000 metric tons of average copper production over the first ten years.
Canadian miner Hudbay sees BHP's bid for Anglo boosting copper assets
3rd May 2024 By: Reuters

he CEO of Canadian miner Hudbay Minerals said BHP Group's $39-billion offer for Anglo American has increased the valuation of copper assets and could underscore companies' willingness to pay a... 


Glencore studying an approach for Anglo American, sources say
Glencore studying an approach for Anglo American, sources say
3rd May 2024 By: Reuters

Commodities group Glencore is studying an approach for Anglo American, two sources said, a development that could spark a bidding war for the 107-year old mining company. Glencore has not yet... 


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