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Macmahon secures $352m contract extension at Boston Shaker
2nd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Mining services group Macmahon has been granted a three-year extension of its alliance-style contract with AngloGold Ashanti at the Boston Shaker underground mine, part of the Tropicana gold... 


Harmony's Mponeng gold mine.
Booming Harmony ups full-year output and grades; lowers cost and capital guidance
30th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Execution and preparatory work on key gold projects are on track in South Africa, and early works on the copper project in Australia are to commence, Harmony Gold reported on Tuesday. In South... 


The Uitkomst Colliery
MC Mining's Uitkomst Colliery increases quarterly output following turnaround plan
30th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Run-of-mine (RoM) coal production at MC Mining's Uitkomst steelmaking and thermal coal mine, in South Africa, increased by 14% year-on-year to 115 909 t for the quarter ended March 31 – the third... 


Sandfire announces maiden resource for new Botswana discovery
30th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australia-headquartered Sandfire Resources has unveiled potential for new copper and silver discovery in Botswana, with the announcement of a maiden resource estimate for the A1 deposit, about 20... 


Alphamin buoyed by Mpama South plant progress
29th April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

TSX-V- and JSE-listed Alphamin Resources reports that tin concentrate production from the new Mpama South plant is imminent, with first ore having been successfully introduced on April 28. The... 


A truck moving ore at Vedanta's Konkola Copper Mines, in Zambia
Vedanta seeks deals with traders to help fund Zambia copper mine
29th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Vedanta Resources has approached trading houses as it seeks to raise capital to revive the Konkola copper mining and smelting complex in Zambia. Billionaire Anil Agarwal’s Vedanta has discussed... 


Ongoing Douta exploration efforts
Thor reports lower revenue, profits for 2023
29th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

Gold mining and exploration company Thor Explorations has reported a $24-million year-on-year decrease in revenue from $165.2-million in 2022 to $141.2-million for the year ended December 31, 2023.... 


The Canadian Malartic operation in Quebec
Exploration efforts yield promising results for Agnico Eagle
29th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Precious metals miner Agnico Eagle is reaping the rewards of its relentless exploration endeavours, with recent drilling campaigns yielding remarkable results across key gold projects in Canada.... 


Codelco posts fresh output slump, underscoring copper struggles
Codelco posts fresh output slump, underscoring copper struggles
29th April 2024 By: Reuters

Top copper producer Codelco saw a decline in quarterly output due to lower quality ore at its aging Chilean mines — the latest sign of supply-side struggles that have helped send metal prices to... 


Image of the battery-electric truck trolley system
Electrification of the mining industry makes progress
26th April 2024

Multinational technology company ABB recently announced its collaboration with Boliden and Epiroc in the development of a fully battery electric truck trolley system. Said to be the first of its... 


ENHANCED MAINTENANCE
The truck-mounted jetting units enhance the capability to efficiently clear stormwater drains and sewerage systems
Jetting units used proactively in maintenance
26th April 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Severe flooding events along South Africa’s coastal regions have underscored the crucial role of resilient infrastructure in managing excessive rainfall, says pumps supplier Werner Pumps, which has... 


A man in Blue PPE at the face of a shaft in the Test Mine offered by the Mandela Mining Precinct
Focus on programmes driving tech development
26th April 2024 By: Halima Frost

The five mining technology research programmes of the Mandela Mining Precinct (MMP) have garnered much attention and have, thus far, yielded positive results, pointing to “great future potential”,... 


An image of Geovia's Strategic Mine Planner role interface
Enhancing efficiency
26th April 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Software solutions provider GEOVIA, a brand of software company Dassault Systèmes, has introduced two new roles to its portfolio, which facilitate improved collaboration, and fast-track work... 


Image of gold nuggets
Xavantina Operations, Brazil
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold mine in south-eastern Mato Grosso State, Brazil. 


Image of Karowe processing plant at night
Karowe underground expansion project, Botswana
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The underground project will extend the mine’s life by 15 years. 


Image of lithium drill core from the Jadar project
Jadar lithium-borates project, Serbia – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Rio Tinto continues to believe that the project has the potential to be a world-class asset. 


Image of Jansen potash project
Jansen potash project, Canada – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is almost 50% complete. 


AERIAL VIEW OF THE KENNECOTT MINE
Kennecott copper mine expansion, US – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Kennecott has returned to underground production after more than 40 years. 


Location map of the Madaouela project
Madaouela uranium project, Niger – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

GoviEx is in discussions with the government of Niger regarding the start of mining operations. 


Head gear at the Okiep project
Okiep copper project, South Africa – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A standout intercept at the project resulted in Orion Minerals shares rocketing up 58% on the Australian Stock Exchange on April 22. 


Image of Oyu Tolg stairway to the sky
Oyu Tolgoi underground mine project, Mongolia – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Rio Tinto has reported that the sinking of ventilation shafts 3 and 4 is progressing. 


Prieska mine headgear
Prieska copper/zinc project, South Africa – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is fully permitted. 


Aerial view of the Sanbrado gold project
Sanbrado underground gold project, Burkina Faso – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

West African Resources has reported high-grade gold mineralisation from recent infill underground diamond drilling at the project.  


Silver bars
Armadale sets out to earn a majority stake in US silver asset
24th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Aim-listed investment company Armadale Capital, which holds mine investments in Africa, has entered into an agreement to earn a 50% interest in Africo American Incorporated (AAI), the holding... 


West African on track to meet full-year guidance following solid first quarter
24th April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Unhedged gold mining company West African Resources’ Sanbrado mine, in Burkina Faso, produced 56 595 oz of gold at an all-in sustaining cost (AISC) of $1 291/oz in the first quarter of this year.... 


Gas tanks
Invictus partners with Zim-focused gold miner to investigate gas supply to Eureka mine
23rd April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed Invictus Energy has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that could lead to a maiden gas offtake agreement with Dallaglio Investments, involving the supply of gas to the Eureka... 


Anglo CE Duncan Wanblad.
Anglo pleased with copper's first-quarter performance
23rd April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Copper production increasing by 11% as Quellaveco achieved its highest plant throughput rate in Peru, and Collahuasi and El Soldado in Chile benefitting from higher copper grades were among the... 


Amplats CEO Craig Miller
Amplats posts lower first-quarter output
23rd April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Platinum group metals (PGM) miner Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) has reported a decrease in 5E metal-in-concentrate production of 7% to 834 100 oz for the quarter ended March 31, compared with... 


A truck transporting material from the Jwaneng mine
De Beers lowers full-year production guidance on high market inventory levels
23rd April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diamond miner De Beers, a subsidiary of diversified miner Anglo American, has lowered its production guidance for the 2024 full-year to between 26-million and 29-million carats in response to the... 


The new electric mine truck
Boliden, Epiroc and ABB deploy first battery-electric truck trolley system for underground mining
22nd April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Swedish metals maker Boliden, technology company ABB and original-equipment manufacturer Epiroc have successfully deployed the first fully battery-electric truck trolley system on an 800-m-long... 


M&R’s TNT awarded EPC contract in South America
22nd April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed Murray & Roberts (M&R) has announced that Terra Nova Technologies (TNT), in joint venture with Ingeniería y Construcción Sigdo Koppers, has been awarded an engineering, procurement and... 


Fluor’s Newly Appointed General Manager, Etienne Bredell, Aims for Strategic Growth in South Africa
Fluor’s Newly Appointed General Manager, Etienne Bredell, Aims for Strategic Growth in South Africa
22nd April 2024

Etienne Bredell, recently appointed General Manager of Fluor’s South Africa office, brings more than 30 years of industry knowledge to his role. Having joined Fluor in 2008, Bredell is experienced... 


GoviEx in talks with Niger govt on Madaouela 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... 


Image of a cross-section of ERC crusher showing the screening and crushing chamber process
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... 


A Large white RD8 drill rig manufactured by Master drilling on site
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... 


Three men in PPE in an underground tunnel discussing something in front of a borer
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,... 


An image of Pan African resource's processing faciility
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. 


Image of the Okiep project headgear
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. 


IMAGE OF INFILL DRILLING AT THE WEST KENYA PROJECT
West Kenya gold project, Kenya – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

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


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