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Chrysos, MSALABS to provide PhotonAssay technology to Barrick's mine sites
31st October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Chrysos Corporation and International laboratory business MSALABS – a subsidiary of London-listed Capital – have entered into an agreement to provide Chrysos' PhotonAssay technology to... 

Black Cat hikes Paulsens resource ahead of 2024 restart
31st October 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Gold company Black Cat Syndicate has increased and upgraded the underground mineral resource at its Paulsens operation, in Western Australia, which now boasts 406 000 oz at 9.5 g/t. This is a 24%... 

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Efficient pumps help mitigate rainy season risks
31st October 2023

The risk of flooding can be avoided by having the right pumps and ancillary equipment in place, says dewatering specialist Integrated Pump Technology.   Company key account manager Justin Bawden... 

ArcelorMittal drops as Kazakh nationalisation looms after fire
30th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

ArcelorMittal shares fell 5% after the Kazakh government announced plans to take over the company’s operations in the country following its worst mining accident in recent history. At least 45... 

Finland restores Agnico’s Kittila permit
Finland restores Agnico’s Kittila permit
30th October 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian miner Agnico Eagle expects its 2030 gold production to be near the upper-end of its guidance range, following a Finland court decision to restore the Kittila mine’s operating permit to... 

Death toll rises to 45 in ArcelorMittal Kazakh coal mine fire
29th October 2023 By: Reuters

The death toll from a fire at a coal mine in Kazakhstan owned by ArcelorMittal rose to 45 on Sunday, with emergency teams engaged in an operation to find one remaining miner believed to have been... 

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New software solution for mine data analysis
27th October 2023

A software suite from proximity detection solutions provider Booyco Electronics is set to transform the way mines process and evaluate captured data. The Booyco Electronics Asset Management System... 

Anglo American projects and development director Alison Atkinson.
Finland may be site of Anglo’s next greenfield mining project
27th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Sakatti, with its metal concentrations of platinum group metals (PGMs), copper, nickel, cobalt, and others, may be the site of the next greenfield project of diversified Johannesburg- and... 

Agnico Eagle's Meliadine mine in Nunavut.
Agnico Eagle continues to focus on growth – CEO
27th October 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

There is one narrative that remains constant for Canadian gold miner Agnico Eagle and that revolves around a commitment to foundational growth. This narrative stems from Agnico Eagle’s pursuit of... 

New guideline fosters inclusivity
27th October 2023

An updated guideline for a Mandatory Code of Practice (CoP) for the selection and provision of personal protective equipment (PPE) for women in the South African mining industry was introduced on... 

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Miner focuses on improving energy capacity, sustainability
27th October 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Gold producer Gold Fields plans to increase its embedded electricity generation capacity through wind energy at its South Deep operation in Gauteng.  Further, the company is in talks with... 

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Mount Isa Mines Complex, Australia
27th October 2023 By: Nadine James

A lead/zinc/silver mining operation in Queensland. 

Bengwenyama platinum group metals project, South Africa – update
27th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Southern Palladium disclosed the results of geotechnical testwork conducted at the project on October 23. 

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Federation polymetallic metals project, Australia – update
27th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A mining lease has been granted for the project. 

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Tulu Kapi gold project, Ethiopia – update
27th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Kefi Gold and Copper have completed the last of many special permissions and policy changes agreed with the Ethiopian authorities over the years since Kefi assumed control of the Tulu Kapi project. 

The North Goonyella mine in Australia
Peabody adds $109m to North Goonyella capex, acquires adjacent deposit
26th October 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

US-based coal miner Peabody Energy has approved a further $109-million for capital expenditure (capex) at its North Goonyella mine, a hard-coking coal longwall operation in Australia, and agreed to... 

New Gold tracking towards top end of guidance
26th October 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

The third-quarter was an “impressive” one for New Gold, the Canadian miner’s CEO, Patrick Godin, said on Wednesday, announcing higher gold-equivalent production and a meaningful decrease in all-in... 

Afrimat group CEO Andries van Heerden
Afrimat continues to weather economic shocks through diversification
26th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

Mid-tier mining and materials company Afrimat’s strategy to diversify between commodities and revenue streams, coupled with stringent capital allocation, has enabled the group to continue to... 

Alkane reaffirms Tomingley guidance
25th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Tomingley gold mine, in New South Wales, is set to produce between 60 000 oz and 65 000 oz at an all-in sustaining cost (AISC) of A$1 750/oz to A$2 100/oz in the 2024 financial year, ASX-listed... 

Gold One's Modder East mine
Unions free some miners held underground at Gold One's Modder East mine
25th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Hundreds of workers at Gold One International’s Modder East mine returned to the surface after being held underground for two nights amid an impasse between rival labor unions. At least 200 of the... 

Council worried about safety, wellbeing of employees kept underground at Springs mine
24th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Minerals Council South Africa says it is deeply concerned about the health and safety of more than 500 workers underground at Gold One’s Modder East mine, near Springs, in Gauteng. "The... 

Anglo American reports third-quarter production.
Anglo: copper production up, rough diamond production down
24th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The copper production of diversified mining company Anglo American increased by 42% in the third quarter owing to the ramping up of the new Quellaveco copper mine in Peru. However, this was offset... 

The Venetia Underground mine
De Beers' third-quarter output decreases to 7.4m carats
24th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Global diamond company De Beers' production decreased to 7.4-million carats for the third quarter ended September 30. That compares with the 9.6-million carats produced in the third quarter of last... 

Miners are still underground at Gold One
24th October 2023 By: News24Wire

Thirty-six hours later, more than 500 miners at the Gold One mine in Springs, east of Johannesburg, are underground while unions continue to throw allegations against each other.   Workers who want... 

Labour dispute keeps 540 Gold One miners stuck underground
23rd October 2023 By: Bloomberg

About 540 workers at Gold One International’s Modder East mine have been prevented from returning to the surface by labour-union members after a dispute over recognition, according to a company... 

The Steenkampskraal mine
Steenkampskraal Monazite Mine CEO lays out development plan to 2027
23rd October 2023 By: Darren Parker

Mining company Steenkampskraal Monazite Mine CEO and mine manager Graham Soden has outlined the mine’s planned development strategy to December 2027 to bring the mine into production. In a release... 

The Illawara operation in New South Wales
South32's met coal output falls on Illawarra disruptions
23rd October 2023 By: Reuters

Australia's South32 posted a bigger-than-expected 18% drop in its first-quarter metallurgical coal output on Monday, hurt by production disruptions at its flagship Illawarra operations in New South... 

Conventional and mechanised mining viable options at Bengwenyama – study
23rd October 2023 By: Darren Parker

Johannesburg- and Australia-listed Southern Palladium has disclosed the results of geotechnical test work conducted at its Bengwenyama platinum group metals (PGMs) project, situated on the eastern... 

Mercedes production falls short of target – Bear Creek
20th October 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Vancouver-based Bear Creek Mining has announced a revision to its production forecast for the Mercedes mine, in Mexico, as the operation fell short of expectations for gold output during the third... 

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Software tool to promote health & safety on mines
20th October 2023

Mine ventilation and refrigeration specialist BBE recently launched its software package designed to streamline ventilation and occupational hygiene reporting functions. The VUMA HUB software... 

AuTECO prepares for Green Bay drilling campaign, appoints MD
AuTECO prepares for Green Bay drilling campaign, appoints MD
20th October 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Australia-listed AuTECO Minerals is set to embark on an aggressive exploration programme at the Green Bay copper and gold project, in Newfoundland, Canada, having completed the acquisition of... 

Mines rescue teams in action for the 2023 Australian Underground Coal Mines Rescue competition.
Moranbah teams win national underground mines rescue competition
20th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Emergency response capabilities were put to the test as eight highly-skilled mines rescue teams proved their mettle in a national competition at Moranbah North mine on Thursday. Anglo American... 

A detonator and charge placed on the wall of an opencast mining operation with
Lead-free detonator range safer for environment
20th October 2023

Commercial explosives and blasting systems developer Orica is taking another step towards its purpose to sustainably capitalise from the Earth’s resources by commercially launching what it claims... 

An explosion with ground being blown up in a controlled explosion using the BME Viperdet MS series of Detonators
Nonelectric detonators gain traction
20th October 2023 By: Halima Frost

Since the launch of mining explosives and blasting technology supplier BME’s new Viperdet MS series of detonators in August, the products have been used in 11 successful blasts in the South African... 

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We need to find out all we can about our country’s underground water resources
20th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

With surface water availability potentially becoming a climate-change victim in the years ahead, South Africa should map its groundwater availability to ensure its best use in times of crisis. It... 

An image of the Karowe openpit
Karowe mine, Botswana
20th October 2023 By: Nadine James

A diamond mine in north-central Botswana. 

Image of the Sukari openpit
Sukari underground gold mine expansion, Egypt – update
20th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The life-of-mine plan has delivered long-term increased gold production, lower operational costs, reduced operational risk and significantly reduced carbon emissions from the project. 

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Kola potash project, Congo-Brazzaville – update
20th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Kore Potash is actively collaborating with Summit Consortium to secure financing for the complete construction expenses of the Kola project. 

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Finniss lithium project, Australia – update
20th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Core Lithium has reported an increase in the mineral resource estimate at the BP33 deposit. 

Lily Mine inquest finds owners failed to conduct proper risk assessments
19th October 2023 By: News24Wire

The Mbombela Magistrate's Court has found that owners of Lily Mine failed to conduct proper risk assessments - as required by the Mine Health and Safety Act - ahead of the tragic 2016 collapse... 

Envusa's energy trading area.
Anglo's Envusa applies to trade 520 MW of green electricity with seven operations
19th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Renewables company Envusa Energy, which is owned jointly by Anglo American in partnership with EDF Renewables, this week lodged an application for a licence to trade electricity in South Africa’s... 

The Sukari underground mine
Capital poised for further revenue growth
18th October 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Mining services provider Capital remains on track to meet its revenue guidance of between $320-million and $340-million for the full-year, after having generated $79.7-million of revenue in the... 

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Curtain falls on Mt Isa underground copper mine
18th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

After more than 60 years of copper mining, the Mt Isa underground copper mine and concentrator, in Queensland, as well as the Lady Loretta zinc mine, will close in the second half of 2025, with the... 

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