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Sibanye-Stillwater's first-quarter results.
Sibanye pursuing rapid self-generation to improve energy supply
9th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals, green metals and gold producer Sibanye-Stillwater is pursuing self-generation projects that will improve the security of its energy supply in South Africa, the company said... 


Strike readies to start gas acceleration strategy
9th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Strike Energy on Tuesday is poised to start a 2D seismic campaign at its Eneabba Deep operation, after receiving all the necessary regulatory approvals for the 128-km campaign, giving... 


RareX raises exploration funds
5th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior RareX has announced a A$4-million share placement to accelerate resource definition and development studies at its Cummins Range phosphate rare earths project, in Western Australia. The... 


Caledonia begins direct sale of gold produced from Zimbabwe
4th May 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Gold miner Caledonia Mining started the direct sale of gold produced from its Blanket mine, in Zimbabwe, to a refiner outside of the country. Since listing on the Victoria Falls Stock Exchange and... 


Global energy company highlights importance of sustainable aviation fuels
3rd May 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

Air bp, the aviation fuels division of global major energy giant bp, has highlighted the importance of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) in the decarbonisation of aviation (although it would not be... 


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Net Zero offers A$40bn in opportunities to Aus - report
1st May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A new report has revealed that the shift to Net Zero emissions could generate as much as A$40-billion in national income for Australia and A$65-billion in economic activity by 2050. In its latest... 


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New tank cleaning and fuel restoration system for SA
28th April 2023

Modern ultra-low sulphur diesel fuels with additives have been successfully created for cleaner burning diesel engines but may also lead to the accumulation of dirt and sludge in bulk storage... 


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IGO posts record financials
28th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Critical minerals company IGO has posted record financial results for the quarter ended March, with net profits after tax increasing 22% quarter-on-quarter. The ASX-listed company on Friday... 


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Local gas projects support gas economy
28th April 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

South Africa’s significant natural gas reserves and extensive gas infrastructure exemplify the country’s potential to develop a natural gas industry, says research and strategy firm Birguid senior... 


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Strathcona refinery renewable diesel complex, Canada
28th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Imperial plans to build the biggest renewable diesel manufacturing facility in Canada. 


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Keliber lithium hydroxide project, Finland – update
28th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Sibanye-Stillwater has reported that the Finnish Minerals Group, which manages the Finnish State mining industry shareholdings, will increase its holding in the Keliber lithium project from 14% to... 


Finnish Minerals ups holding in Keliber project
25th April 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Finnish Minerals Group, which manages the Finnish State mining industry shareholdings, will increase its holding in the Keliber lithium project from 14% to 20%, by subscribing for €53.9-million... 


Zimbabwe’s digital-currency plan needs $100m of gold
25th April 2023 By: Bloomberg

Zimbabwe’s digital-currency plan needs $100m of gold Zimbabwe needs $100-million of gold to kick-start its proposed bullion-backed digital currency, as the southern African nation makes another... 


Jubilee expects to meet or exceed full-year PGMs, chrome guidance
24th April 2023 By: Darren Parker

Metals processing company Jubilee Metals is expected to meet and possibly exceed its full-year guidance for both platinum group metals (PGMs) and chrome following strong production results at its... 


Sasol CEO Fleetwood Grobler
Sasol mitigates headwinds to achieve a strong third quarter
21st April 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Energy and chemicals company Sasol’s business continues to be impacted by a volatile operating environment and continued operational challenges, but, despite this, it delivered a stronger... 


Glencore CEO Gary Nagle
Glencore off to a slower start, but maintains full-year output guidance
21st April 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Although global diversified miner Glencore has reported lower production of most of its commodities for the first quarter of the year, compared with the first quarter of last year, it remains on... 


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BHP posts record nine-month iron-ore output
21st April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified major BHP has reported a mixed bag of results for the nine months ending March and has adjusted the production outlook for a number of its commodities. “Our Western Australian iron-ore... 


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Waterberg platinum group metals project, South Africa – update
21st April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Platinum Group Metals has reiterated its focus on advancing the Waterberg project. 


Heraeus Precious Metals Executive Vice-President New Business Philipp Walter.
Platinum-based hydrogen production is in competitive upscale mode, Heraeus’ Walter reports
20th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals- (PGM-) based proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrolysis is a competitive technology in upscale mode and is making its mark in electrolysis for hydrogen production as well as... 


Jervois flags longer mine life at ICO
Jervois flags longer mine life at ICO
19th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Dual-listed Jervois on Wednesday flagged a possible mine-life extension at its Idaho Cobalt Operations (ICO), in the US, following the incorporation of 10 000 m of drilling to the mineral resource... 


Jervois starts BFS on US cobalt refinery
18th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX- and TSX-V-listed Jervois Global on Tuesday announced that it will pivot its bankable feasibility study (BFS) for a proposed refinery expansion at the Kokkola Industrial Park in Finland to a... 


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IGO secures land for PCAM plans
14th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Battery metals company IGO on Friday told shareholders that the company had secured land in Kwinana from the Western Australian government for its proposed integrated battery material (IBM)... 


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Vittangi battery anode project, Sweden – update
14th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The environmental permit for the Nunasvaara South natural graphite mine, which forms part of the vertically integrated Vittangi anode project, has been approved. 


PTM retains focus on developing Waterberg project
13th April 2023 By: Darren Parker

In TSX- and NYSE American-listed Platinum Group Metals’ (PTM’s) financial results for the six-month period ended February 28, released on April 13, the company has reiterated its focus on advancing... 


Last month saw surge in sustainable aviation fuel deals and developments, reports IATA
12th April 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

In its latest “Fly Net Zero Media Update”, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) – the global representative body for the airline industry – has highlighted a wave of significant... 


GM leads $50m funding round in EnergyX to unlock US lithium supply
12th April 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Automotive giant General Motors (GM) is leading a $50-million funding round in US company EnergyX as it steps up investments to unlock US-based lithium supply to scale up its electric vehicle (EV)... 


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Sibanye refinances, increases dollar-denominated facility to $1bn
11th April 2023 By: Donna Slater

Multinational mining and metals processing group Sibanye-Stillwater has successfully refinanced and increased its dollar-denominated revolving credit facility from $600-million to $1-billion,... 


100 hundred unemployed SDB residents to benefit from new Engen skills development and learnership programme
11th April 2023

As a company that is passionate about progress, Engen has launched a new skills development and learnership programme aimed at boosting the job prospects for youth and unemployed South Durban Basin... 


Teck pushes for restructuring, repeats rejection of unsolicited Glencore bid
11th April 2023 By: Reuters

Canada's Teck Resources on Monday reinforced its rejection of an unsolicited $22.5-billion bid from Glencore, saying the implied value was "an illusion" and telling shareholders its restructuring... 


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Support services provided for sugar industry
7th April 2023

Leading engineering solution specialist BMG plays a critical role in the sugar sector, not only during the operational period of sugar production, but also in off-crop seasons, when maintenance and... 


An image of BMG’s high-performance additives protective gears in industrial transmissions in the sugar sector
Additives and lubricants deemed successful in sugar processing
7th April 2023

Since the launch of Liqui Moly Cera Tec industrial wear protection last year, engineering solutions provider BMG’s team has received positive feedback from customers in the sugar sector that these... 


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Sibanye-Stillwater South African platinum group metals operations solar photovoltaic projects, South Africa – update
7th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A strong business case has been confirmed for Sibanye-Stillwater’s proposed solar photovoltaic projects at its South African platinum group metals operations. 


Enviro permit for Talga's graphite mine in Sweden approved
6th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The environmental permit for the Nunasvaara South natural graphite mine, which forms part of the vertically integrated Vittangi anode project, in northern Sweden, has been approved. ASX-listed... 


US Deputy Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo
US details plan to draw clean energy into oil, coal communities
4th April 2023 By: Reuters

The Biden administration on Tuesday released final guidance on how clean energy companies can secure additional tax credits when investing in US communities economically tied to fossil fuels like... 


Integrated Air Solutions expands its less-than-a-year-old air compressor rental team and fleet
4th April 2023

The significant growth of the industrial air compressor rental division launched by Integrated Air Solutions under a year ago, has prompted the need for more resources and equipment. Headed up by... 


Mine waste finds new life as source of rare earths
4th April 2023 By: Reuters

Sweden, South Africa and Australia are at the forefront of a push to transform piles of mine waste and by-products into rare earths vital for the green energy revolution, hoping to substantially... 


KITE — launchpad for manufacturing growth in KZN
4th April 2023

KwaZulu-Natal’s manufacturing sector enjoys a significant share of the South African economy and is the second largest in the country, with nearly a third of manufactured exports being produced... 


Global Integrated Logistics and Infrastructure Company DUCAT Optimistic About Future as It Opens Its Doors in South Africa
3rd April 2023

Plans underway to establish footprint in the Southern African region Despite South Africa’s ongoing energy crisis, rising fuel costs and low economic growth, the country remains an attractive... 


Podium Minerals MD and CEO Sam Rodda.
Smelterless low-energy platinum processing concept advances further in Australia
31st March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

A processing pathway away from high-energy pyrometallurgical smelting to low-energy hydrometallurgical platinum group metal (PGM) recoveries has been further advanced by Australian PGMs pioneer... 


Aerial view of the Idaho cobalt operations
Idaho cobalt operations, US – update
31st March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Jervois has suspended construction at the project.  


Heat exchanger at a petrochemicals plant
Amiral petrochemical complex, Saudi Arabia
31st March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Saudi Aramco TotalEnergies Refining and Petrochemical Company (SATORP) plan to integrate the complex with the existing SATORP refinery, considered to be one of the most efficient in the world. 


Transnet delivers jet fuel from coast to OR Tambo airport through multiproduct pipeline
29th March 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

State-owned Transnet Pipelines has successfully delivered jet fuel from Durban, in KwaZulu-Natal, directly to OR Tambo International Airport (ORTIA), in Gauteng, for the first time since the... 


Jervois halts construction at ICO as cobalt prices fall, inflation rises
Jervois halts construction at ICO as cobalt prices fall, inflation rises
29th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Dual listed Jervois has suspended construction at its Idaho Cobalt Operations (ICO) due to falling cobalt prices and inflationary impacts on construction costs in the US. The company said on... 


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