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Drill core from the Tulu kapi project
Tulu Kapi gold project, Ethiopia – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A preliminary economic assessment has indicated the economic attractiveness of mining the underground deposit adjacent to the Tulu Kapi openpit. 


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Zondereinde Western extension project, South Africa – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Northam Platinum has implemented several capital preservation initiatives at the project. 


Encouraging exploration buoys Côte d’Ivoire prospect
8th March 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Canada-based precious metals miner Fortuna Silver has reported several emerging prospects at its West African Séguéla mine, in Côte d’Ivoire, of which its Badior prospect stands out, with... 


Murray & Roberts CEO Henry Laas
M&R weighing capital-light re-entry into Australian mining market
7th March 2024 By: Terence Creamer

JSE-listed Murray & Roberts (M&R) says it still intends to regain a foothold in the Australian mining market, which it lost when RUC’s Australian holding company entered voluntary administration in... 


Eastplats' Zandfontein undergound operations successfully restarted
6th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The initial phase of the Zandfontein underground operations at TSX-V- and JSE-listed Eastern Platinum's (Eastplats') flagship Crocodile River mine, in South Africa's Bushveld Complex, is now fully... 


3 workers or engineers in PPE on a construction or mining site
M&R gets back on track with narrowed losses, lower debt
6th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

JSE-listed Murray & Roberts (M&R) has reported a significant year-on-year reduction in its attributable loss for the six months ended December 31, 2023, signalling a positive turn in its financial... 


An image depicting the BluVeinXL – Surface Mining Electrification Technology
Hitachi Energy, BluVein accelerate the electrification of heavy haul mining fleets through MoU
5th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Global technology group Hitachi Energy and BluVein – an innovator in dynamic charging technology – have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to accelerate the electrification of heavy haul... 


Best lubrication solution for arduous mining applications
5th March 2024

The RENOLIT CXS GSM series from FUCHS LUBRICANTS SOUTH AFRICA provides excellent extreme pressure protection, which is crucial for heavy-duty applications like mining. It forms a durable... 


Osisko Development secures $50m for Cariboo project
5th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Gold company Osisko Development has secured funding for ongoing detailed engineering and preconstruction activities at the Cariboo gold project, in British Columbia. The $50-million delayed draw... 


World-first corrosion-resistant flameproof junction box nominated for HazardEx Technical Innovation Award 2024
World-first corrosion-resistant flameproof junction box nominated for HazardEx Technical Innovation Award 2024
5th March 2024

The world’s first polymeric, corrosion-resistant, direct-entry, flameproof junction box from Pratley has been nominated for the 2024 HazardEx Awards in the category of Technical Innovation, reveals... 


A$30m in commitments for Ora Banda’s Davyhurst
1st March 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

ASX-listed Ora Banda has received commitments for a A$30-million capital raise to advance its Davyhurt project, in Western Australia’s Eastern Goldfields region. The company received commitments... 


Top Codelco execs see debt growing as production recovers
Top Codelco execs see debt growing as production recovers
1st March 2024 By: Reuters

Top executives of Chile's State-run Codelco, the largest copper producer in the world, expect the company's debt to continue increasing as it adjusts cost estimates to revamp key mines. In a... 


IsoEnergy preps Utah uranium mine for 2025 restart
IsoEnergy preps Utah uranium mine for 2025 restart
1st March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed IsoEnergy will reopen its past-producing Tony M mine, in Utah, and aims to restart uranium mining production operations in 2025. The decision, IsoEnergy says, is underpinned by rising... 


Image of Kamoa mining complex
Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
1st March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Ivanhoe chairperson Robert Friedland has commented that Kamoa-Kakula continues to exceed expectations in terms of overall performance. 


The above image depicts the Kito L5 lever hoists, which have been developed to improve efficiencies and enhance safety. In the event of excessive overload lifting, the integrated overload limiter is automatically activated and the lever slips, preventing injury and damage
Increased demand for safe, stable hoists
1st March 2024

Technology supplier Becker Mining South Africa experienced a record year in 2023 in terms of sales and the success of Kito electrical and manual hoists, with a particular focus on Kito L5 lever... 


IMAGE OF SANBRADO GOLD OPERATIONS
Sanbrado underground gold project, Burkina Faso
1st March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A scoping study has proposed the development of an underground development beneath the M5 South openpit at the Sanbrado gold mine. 


Image of Karowe openpit
Karowe underground project, Botswana – update
1st March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Lucara Diamond Corp has reiterated that the underground project remains a priority, with president and CEO William Lamb saying it represents an exciting and valuable future for the company. 


Image of gold nugget and dust
Premier gold project, Canada – update
1st March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Construction of the project is nearing completion. 


Aerial view of Skouries gold project
Skouries gold/copper project, Greece – update
1st March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Eldorado Gold has increased the capital expenditure estimate of the project. 


M&R to report narrowed losses, improved capital structure
29th February 2024 By: Schalk Burger

JSE-listed engineering and contracting services company Murray & Roberts (M&R) on February 29 said it has made meaningful progress towards implementing a sustainable capital structure. In a trading... 


Harmony Gold FD Boipelo Lekubo.
Green energy integrated into Harmony Gold operations, uranium surprises on upside
29th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Green electrons are being generated as planned at Harmony Gold’s 30 MW first phase of renewable energy generation, which is now fully integrated into the mining company’s Tshepong South and North... 


Harmony Gold CEO Peter Steenkamp.
Harmony Gold board approves R7.9bn project on back of superb half-year results
28th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The board of mining company Harmony Gold has approved the commencement of a R7.9-billion life-of-mine (LoM) extension project at the rich Mponeng gold mine in the West Wits region of South Africa's... 


An image showing uranium from Aura Energy's Tiris project
FEED study confirms exceptionally good economics for Aura’s Mauritania project
28th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX- and Aim-listed Aura Energy’s recently completed front end engineering design (FEED) study for the Tiris uranium project, in Mauritania, has confirmed “excellent” economic returns, the company... 


The Sanbrado mine plant
West African Resources upgrades planned production to more than 4Moz over the next decade
28th February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed West African Resources expects to produce more than four-million ounces of gold over the next ten years, with production to peak at about 473 000 oz/y in 2029. The company owns the... 


Tasmanian miner plans to go underground at Savage River
Tasmanian miner plans to go underground at Savage River
28th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Tasmanian miner Grange Resources is moving forward with execution planning and permitting for its A$891-million underground mine at its Savage River magnetite iron-ore operations south-west of... 


AUMS worker killed at Endeavour’s Mana mine
28th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

An African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) employee died on Tuesday at the Mana mine in Burkina Faso. AUMS, a subsidiary of ASX-listed Perenti, is the underground mining contractor for... 


Euro Sun Mining CEO Grant Sboros.
South African leading critical mining project in Romania where red tape is being cut
27th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Toronto-listed Euro Sun Mining, headed by South African CEO Grant Sboros, is advancing a development-stage gold and copper project in Romania, a country which is reportedly shedding its rigidly... 


Ivanhoe Mines co-chairperson Robert Friedland
Ivanhoe posts record normalised profit, adjusted earnings for 2023
26th February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Canadian miner Ivanhoe Mines has reported a record normalised profit of $388-million, as well as record adjusted earnings of $604-million for 2023. The Kamoa-Kakula operation, in the Democratic... 


Energy Fuels preparing two more US uranium mines for production
Energy Fuels preparing two more US uranium mines for production
26th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

In anticipation of continued strength in uranium markets, US-based Energy Fuels is preparing two more mines in Colorado and Wyoming for production and is readying for exploration drilling to... 


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Booyco
23rd February 2024

South African pioneer of proximity detection systems Booyco Electronics continues to play a pivotal role in the quest for zero harm in the mining sector. Acknowledged as a leader in the field, the... 


AERIAL VIEW OF THE JWANENG MINE
Jwaneng underground project, Botswana
23rd February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project will transition Jwaneng from an openpit mine to and underground mine. 


IMAGE OF FWGR HEADGEAR
Far West Gold Recoveries operation, South Africa – update
23rd February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Far West Gold Recoveries hit full stride in the six months to December 31, 2023. 


Image of gold nuggets
Sleeping Giant gold project, Canada – update
23rd February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Abcourt Mines has started processing gold at its Sleeping Giant mill. 


Imag of a drill at the TGMW mine
TGME underground project, South Africa – update
23rd February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Theta Gold Mines has selected a subsidiary of Power Construction Corporation, of China, for the construction of its TGME gold plant, tailings storage facility and wastewater dams. 


Sibanye CEO Neal Froneman
Sibanye incurs $2.58bn in impairments on lower metals prices
21st February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Multinational mining and metals processing group Sibanye-Stillwater has incurred impairments of $2.58-billion, or about R47.45-billion, for the 2023 financial year, on the back of the deterioration... 


The Karowe openpit mine
Lucara expects higher revenues for 2024; announces new large diamond recoveries
21st February 2024 By: Chanel de Bruyn

Canada-headquartered Lucara Diamond Corp, which owns and operates the Karowe mine, in Botswana, expects its revenues to rebound to between $220-million and $250-million this year, after a... 


Rio Tinto CEO Jakob Stausholm
Rio Tinto posts lower FY profit
21st February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified mining major Rio Tinto CEO Jakob Stausholm on Wednesday reported “resilient” financial results for 2023, with free cash flow of $7.7-billion and underlying earnings of $11.8-billion.... 


Abcourt restarts Sleeping Giant mill
21st February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-listed Abcourt Mines on February 13 started processing gold at its Sleeping Giant mill,near Amos, Quebec. The mill operated at 20 t/h during this first week. On Monday, the mill began to... 


The water treatment plant at the Premier gold mine, in British Columbia.
Early commissioning under way at Ascot’s Premier gold mine
21st February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Construction of the Premier gold project, in the prolific Golden Triangle of north-western British Columbia, is nearing completion and early commissioning is now under way. First ore delivery to... 


An image depicting Petra Diamonds CEO Richard Duffy
Petra urges discipline among diamond producers to ensure balanced inventory levels
20th February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Despite its exposure to various risks and uncertainties, such as rough diamond prices, political instability and liquidity challenges – which could have a material impact on its long-term... 


Embedding ESG in Mining
Embedding ESG in Mining
19th February 2024

The mining industry's consistent focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks, once again a central theme at the Investing in African Mining Indaba, heightened the complexity in... 


An image showing Lucara's Karowe mine in Botswana
Lucara signs new ten-year diamond sales agreement with HB Group
19th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Canadian mining company Lucara Diamond Corp has entered into a new diamond sales agreement (NDSA) with processer and trader HB Group out of Antwerp, Belgium, in respect of qualifying “special”... 


Cash from Kanmantoo copper sales hits the bank
Cash from Kanmantoo copper sales hits the bank
19th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Following the recent launch of copper production at the Kanmantoo underground mine in South Australia, Hillgrove Resources has now sold its first copper concentrate, securing the initial proceeds.... 


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