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On-The-Air (18/06/2021) 

By: Martin Creamer     18th June 2021 Sasol’s revelation at this week’s ‘SA Tomorrow’ conference has boosted the outlook for hydrogen; South Africa’s manganese was this week given huge recognition by the US; and 300-plus mines have been assessed in a sweeping move to save lives and protect the environment. 

Tribunal approves Sandvik's acquisition of DSI

By: Schalk Burger     17th June 2021 The Competition Tribunal has approved the acquisition of underground mining and tunnelling multinational DSI Underground by mining engineering multinational Sandvik, with employment conditions. After the merger, Sandvik will acquire sole control of DSI and Jennmar, which is a South African joint... 

DeGrussa online until Q3 2022

16th June 2021 Ore reserves at the DeGrussa and Monty copper/gold operations are sufficient to underpin current production until the third quarter of 2022, ASX-listed Sandfire Resources reported. Production at DeGruss and Monty would continue while construction of Sandfire’s new Motheo-T3 copper project, in... 

Yamana aims for 200 000 oz/y at Wasamac, construction decision expected soon

By: Mariaan Webb     14th June 2021 Canadian bullion miner Yamana Gold would soon make a formal construction decision for the Wasamac project, the TSX-listed company said on Monday, while also announcing the acquisition of gold properties adjoining the project. Yamana, which acquired the Wasamac property, in Quebec, from Monarch... 

R3.2bn Arnot coal mine contract awarded to M&R and Amandla JV Boipelo

By: Schalk Burger     11th June 2021 Boipelo Mining Contractors, a joint venture between engineering and construction multinational Murray & Roberts (M&R) and contact mining company AmandlaTM Group, has been awarded a R3.2-billion contract for the provision of underground mining services at the Arnot coal mine, in Mpumalanga.... 

Aeris completes A$50m capital raise

By: Esmarie Iannucci     11th June 2021 Copper/gold producer Aeris Resources has completed a A$50.4-million capital raise to accelerate exploration at the Tritton copper project and the Cracow gold mine, in New South Wales and Queensland respectively. Some 287.9-million new shares will now be issued at a price of 17.5c each in an... 

Coal expected to remain dominant source of power in the coming decade - Fitch Solutions

By: Simone Liedtke     10th June 2021 Coal is expected to remain the dominant source of power for most of Southeast Asia and Australia in the coming decade, at least, and Fitch Solutions Country Risk and Industry Research says that will support the mining of coal and coal trade in the region. Coal currently remains the most practical... 

MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® Empowers the Industry to Meet Global Demand

By: Reinette Classen     10th June 2021 Explore Every Level of Equipment and Technology at the Largest Mining Show of Its Kind 

Ivanhoe reports fatal accident at Kamoa-Kakula mine in Congo

By: Reuters     4th June 2021 Ivanhoe Mines on Friday reported a fatal accident at its Kamoa-Kakula joint venture in Democratic Republic of Congo, which started producing copper concentrate last week. The accident occurred underground at the Kakula mine, Ivanhoe said in a statement, when a contractor's employee was hit in the... 

Ivanhoe focused on ramp up of Kamoa-Kakula concentrator

By: Marleny Arnoldi     2nd June 2021 TSX-listed Ivanhoe Mines reports that it is now progressing with the hot commissioning ramp-up of the concentrator at the Kamoa-Kakula mine, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), to nameplate capacity of 3.8-million tonnes a year. This follows after the mine successfully started... 

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