Diversified Miners

Mintek welcomes appointment of new board

29th May 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The Council for Mineral Technology (Mintek) has welcomed the announcement by Cabinet confirming the appointment of its new board of directors. Dr Thibedi Ramontja, who was appointed chairperson of... 

Glencore loses more support for climate plan as as coal questioned

Glencore loses more support for climate plan as as coal questioned

29th May 2023 By: Bloomberg

Investor support for Glencore's climate change strategy weakened, obliging the world’s top coal shipper to again consult with shareholders as it defends one of its most profitable businesses.... 

An image of Mark Cutifani

Cutifani's directorship at TotalEnergies renewed

26th May 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Energy company TotalEnergies’ shareholders have approved the renewal of the three-year terms as director of Marie-Christine Coisne-Roquette and Mark Cutifani. This approval was granted at a... 

Conference awards manufacturers for 4IR innovation in mining sector

26th May 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Several manufacturers were recognised for their innovation and efforts in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) space at the presentation of the Manufacturing Excellence Awards during the first... 

Nippon Steel still in talks with Teck as it seeks stake in coal asset

Nippon Steel still in talks with Teck as it seeks stake in coal asset

26th May 2023 By: Bloomberg

Nippon Steel is still in talks with Teck Resources, despite Glencore's bid for the Canadian miner, as Japan's top steelmaker remains eager to take a stake in Teck's high-grade coking coal asset, a... 

Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu.

Construction phase of Menar’s new R600m colliery project is in full swing

26th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The construction phase of the new Gugulethu Colliery is in full swing. “We’ve started working on the box cut with the anticipation that first coal will be extracted sometime around July/August this... 

Teck appoints Ian Anderson as senior VP and CCO

26th May 2023 By: Schalk Burger

TSX-listed copper, zinc and coal miner Teck has appointed Ian Anderson as senior VP and chief commercial officer (CCO), with effect from May 16, 2023. He succeeds Réal Foley, who will retire in... 

NWR wins A$54m Rio contract

26th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mining major Rio Tinto has awarded ASX-listed NRW Holdings a A$54-million contract at its Western Range mine site in the Pilbara. Under the contract, NRW Holdings subsidiary Primero will be... 

Photo of Martin Creamer

Recycled PGMs, circular economy, carbon storage make headlines

26th May 2023

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer recycled platinum group metals; the International Council on Mining and Metals'  focus on aluminium, copper, silicon, steel to accelerate the circular economy;... 

Study presents considerations for service and solutions providers in the mining industry

25th May 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Mandela Mining Precinct Real-Time Information Management System programme manager JJ Verhaeghe has outlined key insights for the manufacturing industry, gleaned from learnings from a survey on the... 

ICMM President and CEO Rohitesh Dhawan.

Guidance on how mining should manage human rights impacts updated

25th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Updated guidance to help mining companies improve how human rights impacts are managed across the globe has been published by the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM).  ICMM members... 

Image shows a mining operation with trucks

Western Australia to compensate Aboriginal group for historic mining damage

25th May 2023 By: Reuters

Western Australia state has agreed to compensate an Aboriginal group for historic acts including issuing mining leases on their traditional lands, setting a precedent that is set to allow... 

A Glencore land rehabilitation project in DRC

Glencore works to preserve biodiversity, restore land use at legacy copper, cobalt sites

24th May 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Further to its goal to minimise or manage the impact of its operations on the environment, diversified miner Glencore says it continues to appreciate biological diversity as a global asset of value... 

Aboriginal group says remediation at Juukan rock shelters has begun

24th May 2023 By: Reuters

The Aboriginal group whose rock shelters Rio Tinto destroyed for an iron ore mine three years ago said remediation efforts have begun at the site under a co-management model that gives them more... 

Green transition's exponential demand for metals, minerals.

Mining council zeroing in on aluminium, copper, silicon, steel in accelerating circular economy

23rd May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

In setting up to accelerate a global circular economy, the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) will be focusing on the value chains of wind turbines and solar photovoltaic panels and... 

University of the Witwatersrand’s Wits Mining Institute DigiMine Laboratory head Ahsan Mahboob.

Sibanye-Stillwater funding Wits University’s carbon storage brainstorming ‘techathon’

22nd May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg- and New York listed platinum group metals, green metals and gold mining company Sibanye-Stillwater is funding a brainstorming ‘techathon’ on the challenge of storing carbon in... 

Image shows Australian currency

Mining taxes stacking up - report

22nd May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australia’s mining industry contributed a record A$63-billion to federal, state, and territory governments in the form of company tax and royalty payments during 2021-22, new data by advisory firm... 

Photo of Martin Creamer

New mining vision, platinum deficit, renewables make headlines

19th May 2023

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses calls for a new mining vision amid release of exploration funds; Platinum’s deficit prediction is up 77% this year, close to a million ounces; and Pan... 

A photo of Roger Baxter speaking at an indaba podium with Bernard Swanepoel in the background.

Junior Indaba to highlight challenges, opportunities

19th May 2023 By: Halima Frost

This year’s Junior Indaba event – aimed at explorers, developers and investors in the African junior mining sector – will feature a panel discussion on efforts to create a junior mining environment... 

An image of a rosasite calcite mineral sample

Improving processing

19th May 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Several Zambian copper producers have noted an increase in oxide copper content in the deposits that they are mining, consequently making it difficult for mining companies to extract and process... 

An image of raw copper ore

Much to gain in Zambia with policy rethink

19th May 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Zambia, although well positioned to benefit from the increased demand for minerals that support the green economy, needs to improve its regulatory framework and ease of doing business, among other... 

An image of the Sentinel mine

Rains impact on mines

19th May 2023

Canada-based copper miner First Quantum Minerals reports that its Zambian operations, including the Kansanshi copper/gold mine, openpit Sentinel copper mine and the Enterprise nickel project, were... 

An image of WSP Africa MD Ralph Heath

Initiatives expected to reinvigorate Zambian mining industry

19th May 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Zambia was overtaken by the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) – as a copper and cobalt mining hub in Africa – owing to the latter being a cheaper and easier mining option. However, efforts made by... 

bird's eye view of Afrimat operation in KZN

Afrimat attributes higher revenue to diversification strategy

18th May 2023 By: Darren Parker

Mid-tier openpit mining company Afrimat has reported a 4.9% year-on-year increase in revenue from R4.7-billion to R4.9-billion for the financial year ended February 28.  Speaking at the company’s... 

Dwyka Mining Services MD Jamie van Schoor and Emesent CEO Stefan Hrabar at the Dwyka Tech*Carnival, hosted at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand

Dwyka Tech*Carnival highlights the importance of adaptability

18th May 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

The flexibility humans have to deal with the unexpected has become one of the most crucial skills for any organisation today, as technology continues to play a greater role in business globally,... 


Latest Multimedia

R/€ = 21.1449 Change: 0.0817
R/$ = 19.6925 Change: 0.0276
Au 1959.25 $/oz Change: 16.00
Pt 1035.88 $/oz Change: 5.92