Weekly News Round-Up


Bringing you the latest news in mining from across the industry

The 2022 edition of Investing in African Mining Indaba, originally scheduled for 7-10 February 2022, will now take place 9-12 May 2022 at the CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa. Continue reading.

The critical role South Africa plays in the supply of platinum-group metals (PGMs) is gaining increasing focus, Implats said on Thursday. Continue reading.

South Africa's economy grew 1.2% in the second quarter compared to the previous three months, statistics agency data showed on Tuesday, a better-than-expected outcome driven by sectors like communications, agriculture and mining. Continue reading.

Australian resource firms are affected by a sharp increase in shipping rates for commodity exports from their Australian and African mining and processing operations, resulting from port congestion, delays and vessel shortages. Continue reading.

A startup is using artificial intelligence to find new sources of metals that power electric vehicles and renewable energy technologies. Continue reading.

Argentina's Mendoza province is in talks with some of the world's top producers of potash to revive a mine that requires an investment of as much as $5 billion at a time of surging fertilizer prices. Continue reading.

What started with a few key early adopters taking important steps towards battery electrification over the past decade has now slowly but surely gone from the margins to the mainstream. Continue reading.

Chris Ellison’s Minerals Resources has sold its $328 million stake in fellow ASX-listed lithium play Pilbara Minerals in a block trade on Sunday. Continue reading

Anél Bosman, group managing executive at Nedbank Corporate and Investment Bank (CIB), describes how the African investment bank is using its financial expertise to promote social development and foster economic equality. Continue reading.

Well credentialed minerals sands mining executive Jacob Deysel has taken the helm of ASX-listed Mineral Commodities which coincides with a significant ramp up in production at the company’s South African mineral sands project and the down-dip mining of its lucrative graphite lode for the first time in Norway. Continue reading.

The acquisition of Thyssenkrupp's (TKAG.DE) mining activities by Denmark's FLSmidth (FLS.CO), a deal announced in July, will not include Thyssenkrupp's operation in India, FLSmidth said on Monday. Continue reading.

The Namibian mining industry's annual conference demonstrated how ESG is at the core of Windhoek's mining development strategy. The private sector is very much on board in the bid to give the country an advantage over its African rivals. Continue reading.

Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., South Africa's biggest emitter of greenhouse gasses, is evaluating the use of carbon capture at power plants as part of decarbonisation plans to transform the coal-burning utility. Continue reading.

Green metals spurs region's economies, reports Southern Times Africa.

Exxaro partners with the University of Pretoria to develop new technology to tackle challenges and develop solutions to enhance the mining industry. Continue reading.

In depth: Newly opened Congo mine feeds China's vast hunger for copper. Continue reading.
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