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Can SA mining prevent more hostage dramas in 2024?
16th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Since October of last year, several unlawful underground protests have raised serious concerns about the potential emergence of a new trend in which frustrated underground mineworkers turn to... 


Mexican mining sector balks at plan to ban open-pit mines
Mexican mining sector balks at plan to ban open-pit mines
15th February 2024 By: Reuters

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's proposal to ban openpit mining will generate uncertainty and curtail investment for the key sector, mining industry representatives said this week.... 


Kinross carrying 2023 momentum into 2024, CEO says
15th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Canada-headquartered Kinross Gold had a “great year” in 2023, CEO Paul Rollinson said on Wednesday, reporting that the company had met its production, cost and capital guidance, as well as... 


A strategic aim of the MHSC is the resolution to achieve zero harm within the mining sector
MHSC aims to empower women, ensure health and safety in mining industry
15th February 2024 By: Shannon de Ryhove

National public entity the Mine Health and Safety Council (MHSC) has outlined ambitious goals to transform the mining industry by fostering gender diversity and prioritising the health and safety... 


De Beers Venetia senior manager for safety and sustainable development Gavin Anderson
De Beers’ innovative approach to safety ensures 10m fatality-free shifts at Venetia
15th February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Diamond miner De Beers’ Venetia mine, near Musina, Limpopo, has reached 10.2-million fatality-free shifts, which safety manager Gavin Anderson deems remarkable given the mine’s transition from... 


The Copler mine in Turkey
Landslide at SSR’s Turkish mine triggers cyanide spill concerns
15th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

A landslide at a gold mine in eastern Turkey triggered concerns of cyanide contamination in western Asia’s longest river. The incident at the Copler mine dislodged ten million cubic meters of... 


Lithium players to gather in Arkansas as low prices pressure industry
15th February 2024 By: Reuters

Exxon Mobil, Albemarle and others eyeing ways to tap Arkansas's vast lithium reserves will gather in Little Rock this week as the industry grapples with sagging prices for the battery metal that... 


The Hermosa project in the US state of Arizona
South32 board approves $2.16bn US zinc mine
15th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The board of South32 has given the green light for the development of the Taylor polymetallic deposit – the first development at its regional-scale Hermosa project in the US state of Arizona. The... 


Chinese firm selected as preferred EPC partner for $30m Theta contract
Chinese firm selected as preferred EPC partner for $30m Theta contract
14th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Gold development company Theta Gold Mines has selected Yellow River Co (YRC), a subsidiary of Power Construction Corporation of China, for the construction of its TGME gold plant, tailings storage... 


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Pan African on track to deliver full-year guidance following strong interim period
14th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Gold miner Pan African Resources delivered an “excellent” safety, production and financial performance for the six months ended December 31, 2023, which positions the group well to deliver on its... 


M&R Cementation's mock-up mine
M&R Cementation unveils mock-up underground mine training facility
14th February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Mining contractor Murray & Roberts (M&R) Cementation has unveiled its new mechanised mining mock-up facility, which serves to provide equipment operators and supervisors with a more realistic... 


Flood-hit municipalities are proactively upgrading their equipment for stormwater and sewer maintenance
Flood-hit municipalities are proactively upgrading their equipment for stormwater and sewer maintenance
14th February 2024

Severe flooding events in South Africa’s coastal regions over the past few years have highlighted the importance of maintaining infrastructure to deal with excess rainfall. A municipality in... 


The Red Lake mine in Canada
Evolution H1 profit dips, focus at Red Lake is to produce reliably
14th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australian gold miner Evolution Mining on Wednesday posted a 4% drop in half-year net profit to A$96.9-million, but underlying profit increased and the company declared its twenty-second... 


Komatsu’s 4800XPC rope shovel is not only an engineering marvel but once fully assembled, will also be the first of its kind in Africa
Heavy equipment manufacturer adopts cutting-edge innovations for sustainable mining
13th February 2024 By: Shannon de Ryhove

Leading heavy equipment manufacturer Komatsu provided insights into the company's pioneering development in the mining sector during an exclusive interview at the Investing in African Mining... 


Lundin reports fatality at Portugal mine
13th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canada-based Lundin Mining has reported a fatal incident at its Neves-Corvo zinc mine, in Portugal. The event occurred when an employee operating equipment underground was involved in a fall of... 


Southern Palladium confirms 26-year mine life potential for Bengwenyama project
12th February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX- and JSE-listed Southern Palladium finds in a scoping study that the Bengwenyama platinum group metals (PGMs) project, in the Bushveld Complex of South Africa, has the potential for a 26-year... 


Hillgrove starts producing copper at Kanmantoo
12th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX-listed Hillgrove Resources has produced first concentrate from the Kanmantoo copper mine, in South Australia, following successful commissioning of the processing facility. Plant commissioning... 


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Generators customised for local farmers
10th February 2024

Fit-for-purpose generators built especially to meet the needs of farmers and the agricultural sector are said to be gaining popularity.  Smith Power Equipment’s Renier Potgieter asserts that... 


Bezant advances early works at Namibia project
9th February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

In anticipation of being granted a mining licence, Bezant Resources continues with exploration on its 70%-owned Hope and Gorob copper/gold project in central Namibia. The company has also submitted... 


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Illawarra Metallurgical Coal, Australia
9th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A coal mine in he southern coalfields of New South Wales, Australia. 


Minerals Council CEO Mzila Mthenjane flanked by Japie Fullard (left) and Dushendra Naidoo (right).
Permanent aerial mesh support, exoskeletons under scrutiny to make mining safer
9th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Minerals Council South Africa is looking at the possibility of promoting permanent aerial mesh support throughout the mining industry as part of its fall-of-ground action plan. The Minerals Council... 


Copper miner MAC’s IPO upsized to A$325m
Copper miner MAC’s IPO upsized to A$325m
9th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Metals Acquisition Limited (MAC), which operates a New South Wales copper mine previously owned by Glencore, has upsized its initial public offering (IPO) to A$325-million. The offer is being... 


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On-The-Air (09/02/2024)
9th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer discusses water, railway lines and stopping noise-induced hearing loss.  


Kore’s JSE share price rises on confirmation of receipt of EPC proposal, draft contract
9th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Triple-listed Kore Potash’s share price on the JSE surged by more than 30% on February 9 after it confirmed that PowerChina International Group had, on February 6, delivered its engineering,... 


Barrick gold bars
Barrick grows its reserve base for third successive year
9th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

NYSE- and TSX-listed Barrick Gold has reported growth in attributable proven and probable gold mineral reserves by five-million ounces before 2023 depletion, while also striving to maintain the... 


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Federation polymetallic metals project, Australia – update
9th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Aurelia has warned that heavy rainfall linked to ex-tropical cyclone Kirrily could potentially affect its project schedule. 


GOLD NUGGETS IN HAND
Jasper Hills gold project, Australia
9th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Linden Gold Alliance is developing Jasper Hills to deliver 101 100 oz of gold over its first 31 months. 


African Pioneer extends Ongombo prospecting licence, upgrades mineral resource estimate
8th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

London-listed exploration and resource development company African Pioneer has been notified that the exclusive prospecting licence (EPL) 5772, 40 km northeast of Windhoek, Namibia, has been... 


diamond sorting
De Beers’ fourth-quarter rough diamond production down 3% y/y
8th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Diamond producer De Beers reported on February 8 that its 2023 fourth-quarter rough diamond production had decreased by 3% year-on-year to 7.9-million carats, primarily owing to the planned... 


An image of Anglo American CE Duncan Wanblad
Anglo’s fourth-quarter production in line with expectations despite rail constraints
8th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Diversified miner Anglo American’s production for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2023, was in line with expectations and in line with production in the third quarter, despite the deliberate... 


New Hope takes up bulk of Malabar’s A$160m raising
7th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Coal miner New Hope committed to take up A$105-million of a minimum A$160-million institutional placement equity raising launched by coal junior Malabar Resources on Wednesday. The investment will... 


Mining needs new ways to increase productivity - Seequent
Mining needs new ways to increase productivity - Seequent
7th February 2024

The African mineral exploration and mining industries have a vital role to play in the world’s transition to net zero by 2050 and in the future of the African economy, with the continent home to... 


Steenkampskraal mine CEO Graham Soden and BMS owner and CEO Enock Mathebula
Bora buys into Steenkampskraal as strategic partner
7th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Mining services company Bora Mining Services (BMS) has acquired a share in the Steenkampskraal monazite mine, in the Western Cape, for an undisclosed sum as a strategic partner.  The partnership... 


Agrico post
S&D pipe SANS 791 certification: Draft 1
7th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Agrico adds SANS 791-certified sewage and drain pipe to its product offering. We are proud to announce that Agrico received SANS 791 certification for the production of sewage and drain (S&D) pipe. 


Codelco's 2023 production declines, but recovery seen this year
Codelco's 2023 production declines, but recovery seen this year
7th February 2024 By: Reuters

Production at mines owned by Chile's cash-strapped copper miner Codelco fell to 1.325 million metric tons in 2023, the company's chief executive told Reuters on Tuesday, promising a slight recovery... 


Aurelia warns major rain event could impact development
6th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Heavy rainfall linked to ex-tropical Cyclone Kirrily, which has impacted much of central and western New South Wales, could have potentially affect Aurelia Metals’ project schedule at its... 


De Beers CEO Al Cook with Endiama CEO Ganga Junior at Investing in African Mining Indaba.
Angola’s diamond sparkle brightened by new De Beers deal
6th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Diamond mining and marketing company De Beers is to collaborate with Angola on opportunities to increase diamond production, support alluvial mining sector and enhance social development for the... 


New TLT-Turbo CEO Gerd Jegodzinski
TLT-Turbo appoints new CEO
6th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Mining, tunnel and industrial fan manufacturer and mechanical vapour recompression (MVR) technology company TLT-Turbo has appointed Gerd Jegodzinski as its new CEO, effective January 4, succeeding... 


Murray & Roberts Cementation techniques, tech advance positive disruption
Murray & Roberts Cementation techniques, tech advance positive disruption
6th February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Mining contracting company Murray & Roberts Cementation is integrating innovative techniques and technologies to drive positive disruption in the African mining sector. Murry & Roberts Cementation... 


West African’s 2024 production to align with long-term mining plan
6th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX-listed West African Resources expects its Sanbrado mine, in Burkina Faso, to produce between 190 000 oz and 210 000 oz of gold this year, consistent with the company’s long-term mining plan.... 


Emeco exits underground contracting
5th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

ASX-listed Emeco on Monday announced the completion of the sale of key underground mining contracts and assets to fellow-listed Macmahon Holdings. The company announced in December that it would... 


A person holding pieces of gold in their hand
Harmony Gold highlights the fight against illegal mining
5th February 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

Effectively dealing with the problem of illegal mining operations really needs the recreation of specialised units by the South African Police Service (SAPS). So highlighted Harmony Gold executive... 


The Didipio mine, in the Philippines
OceanaGold files for Philippines unit’s IPO
5th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

OceanaGold Philippines (OGPI), a subsidiary of Vancouver-based OceanaGold, has filed a preliminary prospectus with the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission to raise up to 7.9-billion pesos... 


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