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Sibanye announces senior management changes

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     22nd January 2021 Precious metals miner Sibanye-Stillwater has made further changes to its organisational structure, which it says is designed to enhance delivery and strategic focus. Robert van Niekerk, previously executive VP: Group Technical, has been appointed chief technology officer, effective from December... 

First gold pour positions Pure Gold for future success

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     8th January 2021 Canadian miner Pure Gold Mining achieved the first gold pour at its mine in Red Lake, Ontario, on December 29, with this milestone marking the company’s transformation from explorer to producer, as well as to being cash flow generative, CEO, president and director Darin Labrenz tells Mining... 

BHP partners with Toyota for electric vehicle trial at Nickel West

By: Donna Slater     8th January 2021 Diversified miner BHP and automotive manufacturer Toyota Australia have partnered on a new light electric vehicle (LEV) trial at BHP’s Nickel West operations in Western Australia. Under the partnership, a LandCruiser 70 has been converted from running on diesel to being fully electric through... 

Govt adamant about pursuing appeal against cigarette ban ruling

By: News24Wire      5th January 2021 Government has applied to the Supreme Court of Appeal for leave to appeal a Western Cape High Court judgment which found the ban on trading in tobacco during South Africa's hard lockdown last year was unnecessary. Represented in the case by Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister... 

AngloGold says will achieve strong yearly free cash flow performance 

By: Chanel de Bruyn     18th December 2020 Gold miner AngloGold says it is on track to build on the robust free cash flow of $516-million in the first nine months of the year and is expected to post its strongest annual free cash flow performance in almost a decade. In a year-end update published on December 18, interim CEO Christine... 

Renewable future for defunct Australian coal mine

By: Esmarie Iannucci     18th December 2020 The federal and New South Wales state government is backing plans by Centennial Coal to potentially turn an old coal mine into a source of reliable renewable energy to power New South Wales. Centennial is investigating the feasibility of turning its underground coal mine at Lake Macquarie into... 

Hudbay buys claims near Mason deposit, Nevada

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th December 2020 Canadian miner Hudbay Minerals has acquire 187 mining claims, including 87 privately owned past producing lode-mining claims central to the Yerington copper district, in Nevada, and adjacent to its Mason deposit. Exploration company GRG International sold the land package to Hudbay for an... 

Freeport CEO sees banner years ahead after gains won in ‘battle’

By: Bloomberg     17th December 2020 With a tumultuous decade almost behind him and the prospect of banner years ahead, the longtime boss of global miner Freeport-McMoRan has little interest in retiring just as cash looks set to roll in. “Our Freeport family, our Freeport team, has gone to battle together,” CEO Richard Adkerson,... 

Hillgrove raises cash

By: Esmarie Iannucci     17th December 2020 Copper developer Hillgrove Resources will raise some A$10.9-million in a share placement and entitlement offer, priced at 3.1c each. The company on Thursday said that it would raise an initial A$8.1-million through the issue of more than 261.2-million shares to institutional and sophisticated... 

Work to resume at Big Bell

By: Esmarie Iannucci     17th December 2020 Mining operations will resume at the Big Bell underground mine, in Western Australia, following a fatal accident earlier this week. ASX-listed Westgold Resources on Thursday said that following the completion of a preliminary investigation, inspectors from the Department of Mines, Industry... 

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