Weekly News Round-Up


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South Africa’s Sibanye-Stillwater has agreed to acquire a 19.99% stake in New Century Resources for US$46 million, expanding its tailings retreatment exposure in Australia. Continue reading.

The global mining market is expected to grow from USD 1,641.67 Billion in 2020 to USD 2,427.85 Billion in 2025 while at a CAGR of 7%. One major reason for the anticipated growth in the mining industry has to do with energy. Continue reading.

Platinum group metals (PGMs) have been the main contributor to a major uplift in Southern African mining production in 2021—the biggest bounce in six years after the disruption caused by the pandemic and a significant production decrease in 2020. Continue reading.

Chariot, a transitional energy company, has signed a partnership with Total Eren, a French renewable energy independent power producer (IPP), for the long-term development of wind and solar projects for mining cities in Africa. Continue reading.

Robust policy framework secures investment in Nigeria's mining sector. Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, stated that it is indisputable that the strong policy and regulatory framework that Nigeria has created diligently and methodically developed over the years. Continue reading.

Discussions around sustainable mining will dominate the Future Minerals Summit in Riyadh early next year, according to Saudi Arabia’s Vice Minister for Mining Affairs, Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources. Continue reading.

Glencore has set the ‘just transition’ in promising motion with a highly successful winter wheat pilot project in Mpumalanga, South Africa’s province of coal mining and coal-fired power generation. Continue reading.

South Africa's energy department will start preparing for the end of coal-for-power use in the country but cautioned that a retreat from the dirtiest fossil fuel must take account of the impact on the economy. Continue reading.

ASX-listed Barton Gold’s final drilling of the Phase 1 campaign at its Tunkillia project in South Australia has intersected more broad, high-grade gold mineralisation within the 223 Deposit. Continue reading.

Swedish battery maker Northvolt announced that it has produced its first battery cell with 100% recycled nickel, manganese, and cobalt (NMC) at its Northvolt Labs in the central city of Västerås. Continue reading.

Mining the gap: Companies push to find raw materials for electric vehicle boom. Continue reading.

Why gold miners are set for their most profitable year event. Watch Ronald-Peter Stoeferle, Managing Partner at Incrementum AG discuss with Kitco. Access the video here.

Zimbabwe seeks to increase mining revenue which accounts for 12% of Zimbabwe's Gross Domestic Product. Continue reading.

Tanzania-focused graphite project developer Evolution Energy Minerals has today completed a listing on the ASX in an oversubscribed A$22 million initial public offering (IPO). Continue reading.

Nigeria’s Mining Minister reveals an extensive beneficiation strategy plan. Continue reading.
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