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Centaurus pushes out Brazil nickel project DFS to 2024
13th November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

The completion of a definitive feasibility study (DFS) for the Jaguar nickel sulphide project, in Brazil, has been delayed to the first quarter of next year, ASX-listed Centaurus Metals said on... 


Gold One mine: Situation tense as police fire rubber bullets at protesting AMCU workers
13th November 2023 By: News24Wire

The situation remains tense at Gold One mine in Springs, with police firing rubber bullets and teargas at protesting AMCU workers. Workers affiliated with AMCU have been gathering at the mine since... 


Harmony's Mponeng gold mine.
High-flying Harmony Gold reports whopping 278% free cash rise
13th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Higher free cash flow, higher recovered grades, higher production and higher received gold price have been reported by Harmony Gold in its operational update for the three months ended September... 


The Karowe underground mine
Lucara lowers full-year cost guidance, but also warns of lower revenue, production
13th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Dual-listed Lucara Diamond Corporation achieved an operating cash cost of $28.62/t of ore processed for the quarter ended September 30, which is well below the expected yearly range of between... 


New Immersive Technologies Production Facility Celebrated at Grand Opening
13th November 2023

Immersive Technologies celebrated the official opening of the company’s new production campus with a ceremony for their employees.  The new facility located in Perth, Australia is 60% larger than... 


Eastplats’ financial performance improves
10th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed Eastern Platinum’s (Eastplats’) revenue for the three months ended September 30 increased to $21.8-million, from $3.6-million in the prior year’s corresponding period, representing an... 


mineworker wearing a NUM t shirt
NUM to protest mine deaths despite year-on-year decline
10th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) will embark on a protest march this coming weekend as part of a rolling programme of mass action directed at diversified miner Sibanye-Stillwater and gold... 


Ascot progressing construction on British Columbia project
10th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Canadian mining firm Ascot Resources made considerable progress on outdoor areas such as the tailings storage facility (TSF) earthworks, the new water treatment plant (WTP) and the electrical... 


Updated scoping study for Infinity’s Spain project proves positive
10th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX-listed Infinity Lithium has completed an updated scoping study for the San José lithium project in Spain, and highlights that the project’s positive financial outcomes and environmental... 


An image of Jet Demolition workers sealing and capping a redundant mineshaft
Closing redundant shafts mitigates illegal mining
10th November 2023 By: Trent Roebeck

Amid the ongoing threat and prevalence of illegal miners, sealing legacy mine shafts and access points is becoming increasingly necessary to prevent illegal access and to ensure the safety of... 


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Maintaining an agile risk management culture
10th November 2023 By: Trent Roebeck

Integrated health and safety solutions provider, KBC Health & Safety (KBC) has introduced an innovative operational risk management processes (ORMP) training initiative called Riski Diski, which... 


An image of the MacLean Engineering GR5 Grader in an underground mine
Always prioritising miner safety
10th November 2023 By: Trent Roebeck

Since its establishment by Don MacLean in the 1970s and 80s, underground mining equipment manufacturer MacLean Engineering has kept its promise of producing mining equipment that ensures improved... 


An image of the Bibiani and Chirano processing operations
Bibiani mine, Ghana
10th November 2023 By: Nadine James

Bibiani is an historically significant gold mine in Ghana 


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Silova gold/silver project, Kosovo
10th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A positive preliminary economic assessment has proposed the development of an operation with average production of 13 000 oz/y of gold. 


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Santa Cruz underground copper mine, US
10th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

An initial assessment and technical summary report on the project has shown a potential new source of "responsibly produced ‘green’ copper” to enhance US supply chain independence. 


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Bibiani gold project, Ghana – update
10th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Asante Gold has extended the mineral resource estimate of Grasshopper pit at the Bibiani project. 


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Burnstone gold project, South Africa – update
10th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The project remains behind schedule. 


Copper plates at the Florence Copper project
Florence Copper in situ copper recovery facility, US – update
10th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Taseko Mines has received approvals for $100-million in additional financing for the project. 


Orevfrom the Keliber lithium project
Keliber lithium hydroxide project, Finland – update
10th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Sibanye-Stillwater has reported that higher capital expenditure will now be incurred to meet the environmental permit requirements of the project. 


Aris Mining funding growth from cash
9th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Americas-focused Aris Mining has funded $55.5-million in growth and expansion investments in the first nine months of the year from the cash generated by its Colombian mines, CEO Neil Woodyer said... 


B2Gold's Otjikoto mine in Namibia
B2Gold confident of meeting full-year output guidance at lower cash operating cost
9th November 2023 By: Chanel de Bruyn

On the back of a strong operational and financial performance for the first nine months of this year, international gold producer B2Gold expects to meet its production guidance of one-million to... 


Rio Tinto chairperson Jakob Stausholm and Codelco chairperson Maximo Pacheco met on Wednesday to formalise the new JV.
Rio Tinto, Codelco join forces in search for ‘Nuevo Cobre’ in Chile
8th November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified miner Rio Tinto has completed the acquisition of Pan American Silver’s stake in Agua de la Falda and forged a joint venture (JV) with Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile (Codelco)... 


Triple Flag confident of meeting sales guidance to 2028
8th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

TSX- and NYSE-listed Triple Flag Precious Metals (TFPM) has declared a dividend of $0.05 a share to be paid on December 15, and highlights that its business continued its strong performance in the... 


i-80 flags JV at Ruby Hill
8th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Dual-listed i-80 Gold has potentially secured a partner for its Ruby Hill property, in Eureka, Nevada. The company entered into a nonbinding term sheet in connection with a potential joint venture... 


Harmony's Great Noligwa gold mine.
Solar power generation poised to save Harmony Gold R3.6bn
7th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Gold-mining company Harmony estimates that it will achieve total cumulative net present value savings of R3.6-billion from its three solar power projects, one of them already generating 30 MW of... 



The US Interior Department cancelled the leases for an underground mine near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
Twin Metals fights for Minnesota copper/nickel leases
6th November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Antofagasta-owned Twin Metals has moved to defend its mineral leases in north-east Minnesota from “unlawful federal agency action”. The company on Friday filed a notice of appeal in the US Court... 


Ascot drills highest-grade intercept in 8 years
Ascot drills highest-grade intercept in 8 years
6th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-listed Ascot Resources on Friday announced its “highest-grade intercept since 2015”, as it released the third batch of assay results from the 2023 exploration drill programme at the Premier... 


NUM logo
De Beers, NUM sign five-year wage deal
3rd November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Diamond mining company De Beers has signed a five-year wage agreement with the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) following months of negotiations facilitated by the Commission for Conciliation,... 


Project managers appointed for mine build
3rd November 2023

Canada-based diversified explorer and developer Foran Mining has selected specialised mining consultancy G Mining Services (GMS) as its partner in the formation of the integrated project management... 


An image of the commissioning of five-boom drill-rig (drill-jumbo)
Specialist develops economical solutions
3rd November 2023

Multi-disciplinary specialist underground mining and metallurgical processing services company United Mining Services (UMS) Group has equipped its operations in preparation for the surge in demand... 


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Power in policy
3rd November 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe has never disguised the fact that he believes that Eskom could be turned around and loadshedding ended if he was made the shareholder-minister... 


An image of the Loretta Mine
Lady Loretta mine, Australia
3rd November 2023 By: Nadine James

Lady Loretta is a lead/zinc/silver mine that is nearing the end of its life. 


Aerial view of the Cascabel project
Cascabel copper/gold/silver project, Ecuador – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

SolGold is in discussions with several “highly credible” groups interested in the project. 


Entrance to the Priseka mine
Prieska copper/zinc project, South Africa – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals is continuing its transition to mine developer and operator at the Prieska mine. 


Image of gold pour
Tomingley gold extension project, Australia – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The second vent rise has been completed at the Roswell deposit. 


Image of lithium ore
Wolfsberg lithium project, Australia – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Critical Metals Corp has secured an additional $10-million equity investment for the project. 


The Kamoa-Kakula copper complex
Kamoa-Kakula shown to produce least carbon intensive copper globally
2nd November 2023 By: Darren Parker

An updated current and future greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions assessment of the Kamoa-Kakula copper complex, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), conducted by independent consultants Skarn... 


Marnus Koorts, GM Pump Products at Weir Minerals Africa
Unlocking effective dewatering: Mastering fundamental solutions
2nd November 2023

With every mine or quarry site needing to evaluate dewatering requirements at some point, it is important to determine the exact nature of potential water problems to inform the design of a... 


Nyrstar says to suspend operations at two US zinc mines
1st November 2023 By: Reuters

Nyrstar said it plans to temporarily close two zinc mines in the US state of Tennessee at the end of November due to weak prices and the impact of inflation. Dutch-based Nyrstar, majority owned by... 


Neal Froneman: Sibanye has identified copper as an essential metal necessary to enable the clean energy transition.
Sibanye exercises option on Australian copper mine
1st November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Mining and metals group Sibanye-Stillwater has acted upon its option to acquire the idled Mt Lyell copper mine, in Tasmania, just before it was set to expire on November 5. This option, which... 


MC Mining CEO Godfrey Gomwe
Turnaround plan at MC Mining's Uitkomst Colliery delivers results
31st October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The implementation of a turnaround plan at the Uitkomst Colliery during June yielded pleasing results for MC Mining in the quarter ended September 30, MD & CEO Godfrey Gomwe says. This resulted in... 


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Projects in Progress 2023 (Second Edition)
31st October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Creamer Media's second edition of the 'Projects in Progress 2023' supplement offers a unique perspective for evaluating South Africa's current economic landscape, amid ongoing challenges, including... 


Orion is developing three complementary base metal production hubs in the Northern Cape.
Orion advancing towards operational commencement at Prieska in Northern Cape
31st October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg- and Sydney-listed Orion Minerals has continued its transition to mine developer and operator at the Prieska copper/zinc mine in South Africa’s Northern Cape. The diversified base... 


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