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From left, Murray & Roberts Cementation project executive Kethu Mokgatlha receiving the award from AMMSA President Mosala Letebele in recognition for the company reaching seven million fatality-free shifts
Another fatality-free milestone for Murray & Roberts Cementation
9th July 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

A hard-won culture of safety has earned Murray & Roberts Cementation the accolade of seven-million fatality-free shifts from the Association of Mine Managers of South Africa (AMMSA). The award was... 


Sprott takes substantial stake in Cerro de Pasco
9th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Cerro de Pasco Resources (CDPR) has welcomed Eric Sprott as an investor in the company, the Peru-focused firm reported on Monday. In a recent nonbrokered private placement of 32.98-million units... 


Kamoa-Kakula
Kamoa-Kakula delivers nearly 187 000 t of copper in first half
8th July 2024 By: Darren Parker

TSX- and OTCQX-listed Ivanhoe Mines has reported that its Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) produced 100 812 t of copper in concentrate during the second quarter... 


Mining filtration solutions transform operational efficiency, sustainability
Mining filtration solutions transform operational efficiency, sustainability
8th July 2024 By: Shannon de Ryhove

Advanced filtration technologies are proving to be pivotal in optimising efficiency and sustainability efforts in the mining industry. This was the focal point of a recent webinar hosted by Creamer... 


Location map of the Bengwenyama project
Bengwenyama platinum group metals project, South Africa – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Southern Palladium has completed an initial resource drilling campaign as part of a prefeasibility study, and all assays have been received. 


Aton reports promising gold finds after second round of drilling at Semna
5th July 2024 By: Darren Parker

TSV-X-listed Aton has reported “promising” results from its Phase 2 diamond drilling programme at the Semna gold mine in the Abu Marawat concession in the Eastern Desert of Egypt. The recently... 


Anglo American extends pay for workers of fire-hit Australian mine
Anglo American extends pay for workers of fire-hit Australian mine
5th July 2024 By: Reuters

Australia's Mining And Energy Union has reached an agreement with Anglo American to extend pay until August-end for workers at its Grosvenor mine that was shut earlier this week due to an ongoing... 


Image of rock drill at the Burnstone gold project
Burnstone gold project, South Africa – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Capital investment has been deferred. 


Aerial view of the Kipushi mine
Kipushi zinc/copper/lead/germanium mine, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Ivanhoe Mines announced the completion of construction and the restart of the historiccal ultra-high-grade Kipushi mine on July 2. 


Prieska mine head gear
Prieska Copper Zinc Mine, South Africa – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

An updated bankable feasibility study (BFS) will address perceived challenges associated with the 2020 BFS. 


Rock drill at Theta Mine's TGME project
TGME underground project, South Africa – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Theta Gold Mines received firm commitments from investors in June to raise a further A$4-million in equity funding to advance its TGME gold plant. 


Aerial view of mining at the Zondereinde mine
Zondereinde Western extension project, South Africa – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Northam Platinum has implemented several capital preservation initiatives, deferring certain workstreams pertaining to the project. 


Aerial view of the Kainantu mine
Kainantu mine, Papua New Guinea
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold mine in the Eastern Highlands province of Papua New Guinea. 


Former African Barrick COO joins Canada One advisory board
4th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Explorer Canada One has bolstered its advisory board with the appointment of Dave Anthony, a past COO of African Barrick Gold. Commenting on the appointment, CEO Peter Berdusco says Anthony’s... 


Barrick Gold President and CE Dr Mark Bristow, who says Kibali was built on partnerships with its stakeholders.
Renewables component of DRC gold mine’s energy mix to hit 85% next year
3rd July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The reputation of the large Kibali gold mine, run by Barrick Gold in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), is being significantly enhanced by its far-reaching contribution to the development and... 


Ore from Trident will be processed at the Plutonic plant
Catalyst slashes Trident capex with new development approach
3rd July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Gold miner Calayst Metals has unveiled a new development approach for the Trident deposit that more than halves preproduction capital and lowers the mine’s development risk. At the centre of the... 


Blair Way
Way retires as Patriot Battery Metals COO
3rd July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Blair Way has retired as COO of Patriot Battery Metals, the hard rock lithium exploration company announced this week. Way will continue to serve on the Patriot board as a nonexecutive director... 


The NAL plant in Canada
Sayona appoints new CEO, Canada COO
3rd July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

North American lithium producer Sayona Mining on Wednesday announced Lucas Dow as new MD and CEO, taking over from interim CEO James Brown. Dow, an experienced mining executive who has led... 


Anglo considers options to sell coal assets after Australia fire
Anglo considers options to sell coal assets after Australia fire
3rd July 2024 By: Bloomberg

Anglo American is considering options to push ahead with a sale of its coal business after an explosion at its flagship Australian mine, including the possibility of selling individual assets or... 


Drilling at the Kipushi mine
Century-old Kipushi mine starts up again after 31-year hiatus
2nd July 2024 By: Darren Parker

Dual-listed Ivanhoe Mines has announced the completion of construction and the restart of the Kipushi zinc/copper/lead/germanium mine, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), 100 years after it... 


Lucara appoints mineral resources VP
2nd July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diamond miner Lucara Diamond Corp, which owns and operates the Karowe mine, in Botswana, has appointed Dr Lauren Freeman as mineral resources VP, with effective from July 1. In her new role,... 


African Rainbow Minerals Executive Growth Jacques van der Bijl.
High hopes for potentially game-changing technology at platinum group metal mines
2nd July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Development of an innovative new mining method for narrow tabular steep dipping orebodies has reached an advanced stage after four years of effort. The reef boring machine that has already been put... 


Liontown charges ahead with $250m boost and offtake extension from LG Energy
Liontown charges ahead with $250m boost and offtake extension from LG Energy
2nd July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australian lithium developer Liontown Resources on Tuesday announced an expanded strategic partnership with foundation customer and major lithium-ion battery manufacturer LG Energy Solutions. The... 


Pallinghurst Co-Chief Executive and Co-Founder Arne Frandsen.
Investors very positive on South Africa's unity govt, says Pallinghurst's Arne Frandsen
1st July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Amongst all our investors, there’s a very broad support for South Africa’s government of national unity initiative, says Pallinghurst Co-Chief Executive and Co-Founder Arne Frandsen. “I think it’s... 


Laura Tyler
Former BHP exec appointed to Adriatic board
1st July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Europe-focused Adriatic Metals has recruited Laura Tyler, a former executive at the world’s top miner BHP, to its board. Her appointment as a nonexecutive director is effective from July 1. 


Underground fire forces production suspension at Anglo American coal mine
Underground fire forces production suspension at Anglo American coal mine
1st July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Global mining giant Anglo American has halted operations at its Grosvenor steelmaking coal mine in Queensland after an underground coal gas ignition over the weekend, prompting immediate evacuation... 


The above image depicts an arial view of the Hermosa Mine
Consultancy awarded US contract
28th June 2024

Engineering consultancy Worley has been awarded a contract to provide detailed engineering and procurement services for underground infrastructure and surface-based non-process facilities of... 


NEW ERA
The scheduled start of underground production in the first half of 2028 is anticipated to bring a new era of high-value diamond recovery for Lucara
Underground expansion progressing towards 2028 start
28th June 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

With careful planning, innovative solutions and a dedicated team, diamond miner Lucara Diamond Corporation’s Karowe Underground Expansion Project (UGP) at the wholly owned  Karowe diamond mine, in... 


Image of potash ore by Bloomberg
Ohmgebirge potash development, Germany
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A prefeasibility study has demonstrated the technical and financial robustness of an existing shaft-access, underground mining operation at Ohmgebirge. 


Image of Menar coal operations
Menar coal and anthracite projects, South Africa – update
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Two of the projects are now fully licensed. 


Image of copper ore
Okiep copper project, South Africa – update
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals has reported further “outstanding” assay results from the confirmation diamond-drilling programme in the Flat Mines area at the project. 


Image of Platreef mine project headgear
Platreef palladium/rhodium/nickel/platinum/copper/gold project, South Africa – update
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Construction of Shaft 2 headgear is 55% complete. 


Image of Prieska shaft
Prieska copper/zinc project, South Africa – update
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is fully permitted. 


Image of gold nugget
Tomingley gold extension project, Australia – update
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The Tomingley gold operation is set to increase production to more than 100 000 oz/y by 2027. 


Location map of the Waterberg project, in South Africa
Waterberg platinum group metals project, South Africa – update
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The definitive feasibility study update is under way. 


The Zinkgruvan mine
Lundin weighs sale of zinc mines in Sweden and Portugal
27th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

Lundin Mining Corp is considering a potential sale of two European zinc mines as the Canadian metals producer turns its focus to copper in Latin America, according to people familiar with the... 


two dump trucks onsite
Hummingbird expects Kouroussa to reach commercial production in the third quarter
27th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Despite unexpected challenges at Aim-listed Hummingbird’s Kouroussa gold mine, in Guinea, over the past year, including the fire at the national fuel depot in Conakry and the temporary suspension... 


Namibia to build second desalination plant in January
27th June 2024 By: Reuters

Drought-prone Namibia, currently facing its worst drought in over a century, will start constructing its long-awaited second desalination plant in January 2025, the minister of agriculture said on... 


Mining filtration solutions transform operational efficiency, sustainability
Mining filtration solutions transform operational efficiency, sustainability
26th June 2024 By: Shannon de Ryhove

Advanced filtration technologies are proving to be pivotal in optimising efficiency and sustainability efforts in the mining industry. This was the focal point of a recent webinar hosted by Creamer... 


Kore’s share price falls amid ongoing discussions on EPC
24th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Johannesburg- and London-listed Kore Potash’s share price on the JSE and the LSE fell by more than 20% on June 24, after the company reported ongoing discussions with regard to the engineering,... 


Tomingley has ‘big future ahead’, says Alkane MD
Tomingley has ‘big future ahead’, says Alkane MD
24th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The Tomingley gold operation, near Dubbo in New South Wales, is set to increase production to more than 100 000 oz/y by 2027, says ASX-listed Alkane Resources. The company on Monday announced a... 


The Plutonic East portal
Catalyst optimistic about profitability of former Barrick mine
24th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Following successful stabilisation efforts at the Plutonic gold mine, in Western Australia, miner Catalyst Metals is now setting its sights on expanding through organic growth opportunities in the... 


Barminco clinches A$450m contract extension at Sunrise Dam
Barminco clinches A$450m contract extension at Sunrise Dam
24th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

AngloGold Ashanti has awarded Perenti subsidiary Barminco a A$450-million, three-year mining contract extension at the Sunrise Dam underground mine in Western Australia. The contract extension... 


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