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Hillside Aluminium could get green $0.03c/kWh lifeline by 2030 – Mallinson  

By: Martin Creamer     18th January 2022 It’s all about South Africa focusing attention on the generation and storage of its wonderful African sunshine and prime African wind. It’s all about going hammer and tongs for these three letters, SWS, which stand for solar, wind and storage ­– and eight hours of storage is all we need, which is... 

Kingstone completes Mineral Hill buy

By: Esmarie Iannucci     18th January 2022 ASX-listed Kingston Resources has completed the acquisition of the Mineral Hill mine, in New South Wales, marking its transition into the ranks of Australian gold producers. The company in November last year struck an agreement with US-based Quintana MH Holding Company to acquire the mine for... 

Early income bonanza for funded Witwatersrand gold mining reviver  

By: Martin Creamer     17th January 2022 West Wits Mining, the Australia-listed Witwatersrand gold reviver that is advancing fast on an initial A$9.5-million capital raise, is the beneficiary of an unexpected gold find that will result in income being generated considerably sooner than expected. From next month, West Wits Mining, headed... 

Taseko copper production slips

By: Mariaan Webb     17th January 2022 Copper miner Taseko Mines has reported lower copper production and sales for 2021, as the company suffered major weather-related disruptions in the final quarter of the year. The TSX- and NYSE American-listed miner produced 112-million pounds of copper and sold 105-million pounds from the... 

Alberta prioritises oil sands' carbon storage hub, Energy Minister says

By: Reuters     17th January 2022 The government of Alberta, Canada's main oil-producing province, plans to move forward "very, very quickly" on its next carbon sequestration hub in the Cold Lake region that will serve oil sands producers, Energy Minister Sonya Savage told Reuters. Alberta is currently accepting requests for... 

South32 delivers PFS for Arizona mine

By: Esmarie Iannucci     17th January 2022 Diversified miner South32 on Monday has tapped the Taylor deposit, at its Hermosa project in Arizona, as its first ‘next generation mine’. A prefeasibility study (PFS) into the polymetallic metals project has estimated an annual average production of 111 000 t of zinc, some 138 000 t of lead... 

CCMA issues certificate of nonresolution, Sibanye urges unions to accept its offer 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     14th January 2022 The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) has issued a certificate of nonresolution in respect of a gold wage negotiation dispute between JSE-listed Sibanye-Stillwater and labour unions the National Union of Mineworkers, Uasa, Solidarity and the Association of Mineworkers... 

Thalanga hit by tough quarter

By: Esmarie Iannucci     14th January 2022 ASX-listed Red River Resources has reported lower production from its Thalanga operation in Queensland, during the three months to December. The miner on Friday reported that zinc concentrate production had reached 4 697 t during the December quarter, while lead concentrate production reached 1... 

SSR sells Mexican mine to Endeavour Silver

By: Esmarie Iannucci     14th January 2022 Triple listed SSR Mining has announced plans to sell its Pitarrilla silver/lead/zinc project in Durango, Mexico, to TSX- and NYSE-listed Endeavour Silver for up to $127-million. The consideration would consist of a $35-million cash payment, $35-million in Endeavour Silver shares, with the number... 

Vergelegen wine estate tests environment-friendly gum poles

By: Schalk Burger     14th January 2022 Wine producer Vergelegen Wine Estate, in Somerset West, is testing a new concept – environment-friendly eucalyptus poles that have not been chemically treated – in some of its vineyards The untreated poles have been installed in two blocks of vineyards, extending over 3.55 ha. These are planted... 

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