Weekly News Round-up


Bringing you the latest news in mining from across Africa

Barrick Gold Corporation has become a patron of the 'Charge on Innovation Challenge', an industry-wide effort to cut emissions from surface mining. The challenge seeks to leverage the experience and ideas of a variety of industries to develop new concepts and solutions for large-scale haul truck electrification. Continue reading.

South Africa's power utility Eskom announced that it has entered into an agreement with Arnot OpCo (Pty) Ltd for the supply of coal for the Arnot Power Station in Mpumalanga province. Continue reading.

This IoT Tech for the mining industry is changing everything as reported by Mining Feeds.

A power outage in South Africa's main coal export terminal Richards Bay has forced state-owned logistics monopoly firm Transnet to delay offloading of trains for 10 hours, the company said on Friday. Continue reading.

Mining giant China Molybdenum Company (CMOC) announced a US$2.51 billion plan to double copper and cobalt production at its massive Tenke Fungurume mine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Continue reading.

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, has called on state governments to create an enabling environment for investment to thrive. Continue reading.

Sibanye-Stillwater's CEO Neal Froneman said he was "deeply humbled" to receive a top honour from the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM). Transforming Sibanye-Stillwater from a 1.5 million-ounce South Africa-based gold producer into an international miner ranking among the world's top three PGM producers. Continue reading.

Mining giant Glencore Plc acquire a stake in Britishvolt Ltd., allowing the U.K. battery maker to secure long-term supplies of key material cobalt. Continue reading.

The gold mining industry forges new innovative paths to generate higher yields. Continue reading.

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has moved its South African headquarters to brand new, purpose-designed premises in Kempton Park near Johannesburg. Continue reading.


London’s FTSE 100 on Monday recorded its worst session in nearly a month, as weakness in commodity prices hit heavyweight energy and mining shares, while Ultra Electronics jumped after it agreed to a takeover deal. Continue reading.

Omnia Group company BME has built a strategic foundation to support its mining customers’ ambitious vision for the future. Continue reading.

South Africa is on the verge of nice breakthroughs in hydrogen, says newly elected Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) president Isabel Geldenhuys. Continue reading.

Endeavour Mining Q2 outperforms ahead of likely Q3 index inclusion. Continue reading.

Zambia’s new president a boon for mining sector reform. It’s Africa’s second-largest copper producer- the metal accounts for more than 70% of the country’s export earnings. Witnessing a noticeable deterioration in its mining investment climate during Lungu’s second term in office. Continue reading.

Vaccination milestone reached among South Africa’s mineworkers. Member companies have vaccinated more than 100,000 miners or about 22% of employees and contractors against Covid-19, the Minerals Council South Africa announced. Continue reading.

BHP has approved US$5.7 billion in capital expenditure for the Jansen Stage 1 potash project in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. Continue reading.

Newcrest Mining Ltd delivers a record profit and free cash flow and a 129% increase in final dividend. Continue reading.

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