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GoviEx in talks with Niger govt on Madouela start date
19th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

TSX-V listed GoviEx Uranium is in discussions with the government of Niger regarding the start of mining operations after having received notice that it must begin mining at its Madaouela uranium... 


Hancock Prospecting sells stake in Catalyst Metals
19th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

ASX-listed Catalyst Metals reports that the entire remaining substantial shareholding held by Hancock Prospecting in Catalyst Metals’ ordinary shares has been acquired by directors and senior... 


A Whitehaven Coal operation
Whitehaven expects newly acquired mines to add up to 5Mt a quarter to production
19th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Australia-based coal producer Whitehaven Coal continues to deliver strong operational performances at its Maules Creek and Gunnedah openpit mines, having produced 4.4-million tonnes of run-of-mine... 


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Roll crusher enhances communition processes
19th April 2024

A roll crusher which provides higher throughputs, energy efficiency and flexibility is said to optimise comminution processes, mines and quarries. FLSmidth has developed its patented Eccentric Roll... 


Sierra Metals' Bolivar mine
Sierra records 36% y/y increase in first-quarter copper production
19th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

For the first quarter of this year, TSX-listed copper producer Sierra Metals has recorded a 36% year-on-year increase in consolidated copper production of 11.2-million pounds from its two... 


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Driller foresees revenue boost with strong order book
19th April 2024 By: Halima Frost

Boring and drilling services provider Master Drilling is optimistic its revenue for this year will improve on the back of a strong order book, the company reported during its 2023 full-year results... 


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Acquisition to boost tunnelling offering
19th April 2024

In an effort to drive efficiency and safety across mining and tunnelling operations, mining product and systems developer DSI Underground SMART, a wholly-owned subsidiary of DSI Underground,... 


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Concurrent rehabilitation improves community relations
19th April 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Midtier gold miner Pan African Resources’ concurrent rehabilitation at its Mogale tailings retreatment (MTR) project, located at the Mintails site, near Mogale City in Krugersdorp, Gauteng, is... 


Location map of the Antler copper project
Antler copper project, US – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

New World Resources has received firm commitments to raise about A$20.4-million to advance its Antler copper project towards development and production. 


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Okiep copper project, South Africa – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals has made progress through its acquiring a controlling interest in the project. 


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West Kenya gold project, Kenya – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Shanta Gold has reported “encouraging results” in an exploration update. 


Centamin CEO Martin Horgan
Centamin confident of increasing production in the quarters ahead
18th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

LSE- and TSX-listed gold miner Centamin reports that the scheduled processing of lower-grade ore from the Sukari openpit, alongside the planned underground ventilation upgrades and mill maintenance... 


Aluminium Alloy Junction Boxes ideal for urban installations
18th April 2024

Aluminium Alloy Electrical Junction Boxes from leading electrical termination manufacturer Pratley can be used in multiple applications in urban areas to distribute and connect cables. Some... 


The Dalgaranga process plant
Spartan raises A$80m for Dalgaranga
18th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Spartan Resources on Thursday unveiled an A$80-million fully underwritten equity raising to accelerate exploration and development of the Dalgaranga gold project, in the Murchison... 


Resources Watch
Resources Watch
17th April 2024

This week: Use underground mines for electricity storage, optimise mine water use; Market development of full PGMs basket is essential, Industry Day hears, and, South Africa well placed to benefit... 


A copper smelter in Zambia
Zambia copper mines hit by State utility’s warning of power cuts
17th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Zambia’s State power utility has served notices of force majeure on supply of electricity to some mines, according to an industry association, threatening additional pressure on a copper market... 


West African reports high-grade gold mineralisation at Burkina Faso deposit
17th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

ASX-listed unhedged gold mining company West African Resources has reported high-grade gold mineralisation from recent infill underground diamond drilling within the main lode at the M1 South (M1S)... 


Petra Diamonds CEO Richard Duffy
Exceptional blue Cullinan diamond lifts latest Petra tender prices by 22%
16th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The sale by Southern African diamond mining company Petra Diamonds of an exceptional blue diamond in its fifth tender cycle lifted the average prices per carat received 22% higher than those of the... 


Shanta CEO Eric Zurrin
Shanta reveals ‘encouraging results’ for West Kenya exploration project
16th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed gold producer Shanta Gold has revealed “encouraging results” in an exploration update for the West Kenya project, in Kenya, for the fourth quarter of last year and the first quarter of... 


France wants to revive copper mining and speed up green projects
15th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

France plans measures to revive copper mining and speed up lithium and geothermal energy projects to help reduce dependency on imports and hit climate targets. European countries are trying to... 


Stanmore appoints Brennan as nonexec director
12th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Queensland coal miner Stanmore Resources has appointed Keira Brennan an independent nonexecutive director. Brennan has more than 30 years’ experience advising in the energy and resources sector and... 


Palabora copper mine
Unisa, Palabora sign MoU to facilitate strategic collaboration
12th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between the University of South Africa’s (Unisa’s) College of Science, Engineering and Technology (CSET) and copper mining company Palabora... 


Hydrogen, PGMs, underground mine energy storage make headlines
Hydrogen, PGMs, underground mine energy storage make headlines
12th April 2024

In this week's episode of Second Take, Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses hydrogen’s role as a global energy solution; the market development of the full PGMs basket being essential; and... 


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Joint venture to develop Kongoni deposit
12th April 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Amid anticipated growth in global manganese demand, driven by steel production and emerging green energy technologies, commodities investment company Menar will undertake a joint venture with... 


Cape Town’s MyCiTi depot construction 65% complete
12th April 2024 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town (CoCT) says construction work on two new MyCiTi depots, located on the corner of Spine Road and Mew Way between Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain, is now 65% complete. City... 


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Excellent mining-linked agri opportunity on Far West Rand must now be accelerated
12th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Gauteng’s Far West Rand mining-linked area has always had excellent agricultural potential. In fact, the area had all the makings of a colossal market garden had early mining not dewatered the... 


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Savage River iron-ore project, Australia
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A definitive feasibility study has demonstrated that an underground mine is technically and economically viable for the Savage River North Pit orebody. 


Polyhalite produce at Anglo America's Woodsmith project
Woodsmith polyhalite project, UK
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Woodsmith is being developed to access the world’s largest-known deposit of polyhalite. 


Image of gold bars
Goldrush underground gold project, US
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Nevada Gold Mines plans to develop an estimated 400 000 oz operation by 2028. 


Image of South Africa flag and periodic table symbols for platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium,  and gold
Bengwenyama platinum group metals project, South Africa – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Drilling is advancing the prefeasibility study for the project. 


Rock at Premier mine showing gold mineralisation
Premier gold project, US – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Ascot Resources has marked a key milestone at the new mine. 


Aerial view of the Phase 3 concentrator
Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Ore from the Kamoa 1 mine is being stockpiled on surface. 


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Environment-friendly solutions for Southern Africa’s mining sector
11th April 2024

Atlas Copco Power Technique highlights that its move towards environment-friendly products marks the company's commitment to supporting more sustainable practices, reducing carbon emissions, and... 


Torex reports strong start to 2024
11th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canada-based Torex has kicked off 2024 with robust performance, achieving March quarterly gold production that aligns with its plans. The company, which mines in Mexico, produced 115 494 oz and... 


Northern Star production impacted by weather, strong momentum expected in June quarter
Northern Star production impacted by weather, strong momentum expected in June quarter
11th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

In the wake of significant weather disruptions across the northern Goldfields, Northern Star Resources has reported that gold sales for the March quarter totalled 401 000 oz. This marks a slight... 


Image of Atlas Copco light towers
Environment-friendly solutions for Southern Africa’s mining sector
10th April 2024

Atlas Copco Power Technique highlights that its move towards environment-friendly products marks the company's commitment to supporting more sustainable practices, reducing carbon emissions, and... 


An aerial view of the Blanket mine
Caledonia's Blanket mine lifts its first-quarter output by 6% y/y
10th April 2024 By: Chanel de Bruyn

Gold miner Caledonia Mining Corporation has reported a 6% year-on-year increase in production from its Blanket mine, in Zimbabwe, to 17 050 oz for the first quarter of this year. Gold sales also... 


Murray & Roberts Cementation showcases simulated mine training facility
Murray & Roberts Cementation showcases simulated mine training facility
10th April 2024

Mining contractor Murray & Roberts Cementation in mid-March showcased its mock-up mine and other training facilities for underground mechanised mining operators, supervisors and engineers at its... 


Altona enters into agreement with Ignate for Botswana copper/silver project
9th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

London-listed Altona Rare Earths has entered into a binding option agreement with Ignate African Mining concerning the exploration for copper and silver on prospecting licence (PL) 2329/2023,... 


Ascot begins ore processing at Premier
Ascot begins ore processing at Premier
9th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canadian miner Ascot Resources has started ore processing at the Premier gold project (PGP) in British Columbia, marking a key milestone in commissioning the new mine. Rock was introduced into the... 


Shanta discovers promising mineralisation around New Luika, Singida mines
9th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed Shanta Gold has discovered various gold intercepts on the Jamhuri Main, Bauhinia Creek and Elizabeth Hill deposits around its New Luika mine, in Tanzania. Shanta is aiming to convert... 


Aris appoints CFO, senior VP for capital markets
9th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-listed Aris Mining has announced the appointment of Richard Orazietti as CFO and Oliver Dachsel as senior VP of capital markets. Welcoming the two new additions to Aris’ management team,... 


Karst MD Guy Richards.
Use underground mines for electricity storage, optimise mine water use – Karst Hydro
8th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s many underground mines can be used as batteries that store the clean electricity that the water descending for cooling can provide. At the same time, the local community could end up... 


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