Hammer raises funds for exploration

Updated 3 hours ago By: Esmarie Iannucci

Metals explorer Hammer Metals will raise A$3.72-million in a share placement to fund exploration in Queensland. The company has received binding commitments for the placement of 62-million shares... 

Australia Trade Minister Don Farrell visited the US over the weekend.

Australia sees 'enormous market' for battery metals in the US

29th May 2023 By: Bloomberg

President Joe Biden’s signature climate policy is helping drive a “golden age of mineral exploration” in Australia, as the US rushes to catch up with China on clean energy technologies, the... 

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... 

Canada's Newrange makes A$11.8m bid for Mithril

26th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Canada’s Newrange Gold Corp has entered into a binding scheme of arrangement to acquire ASX-listed Mithril Resources under a reverse takeover offer (RTO). The Canadian explorer is offer 18.08 of... 

Canadian miner announces technical report filing

26th May 2023

Canadian miner Premium Nickel Resources (PNRL) announced in April that it had filed a technical report – in accordance with National Instrument 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects –... 

Explorer provides prospect updates

26th May 2023

Diamond explorer Botswana Diamonds (BOD) in March announced, in its interim statement and financial results for the six months ended December 31, 2022, that BOD’s current Botswanan activities are... 

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Consultants can help country navigate energy minerals demand

26th May 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Owing to the increasing amount of mining activity expected in Botswana – particularly amid increasing demand for minerals such as coal and battery metals – specialist mining services provider... 

Giyani’s demonstration plant will provide a platform for de-risking K.Hill’s commercial development, and facilitate contracts with battery and OEM customers

Manganese project to capitalise on EV boom

26th May 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Battery metals developer Giyani Metals is positioning itself to be a sustainable, low-carbon producer of battery materials for the growing electric vehicle (EV) industry through the development of... 

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... 

Cohiba to acquire Canadian lithium tenements

25th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Cohiba Minerals has announced the acquisition of unlisted Maple Minerals, which holds the rights to acquire four lithium and rare earth element properties in Ontario. Under the acquisition,... 

Trek raises cash for lithium hunt

25th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Minerals explorer Trek Metals will raise up to A$7.5-million in a share placement to fund a maiden drilling programme at Tambourah lithium project, in Western Australia. The company on Thursday... 

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USGS invests millions in critical-minerals mapping in Alaska

24th May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The US Geological Survey (USGS) will invest more than $5.8-million to map critical-mineral resources in Alaska in partnership with the Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys. “I’m... 

Marula Mining CEO Jason Brewer

Marula establishes copper, graphite subsidiary in Kenya

24th May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

AAfrica-focused mining and development company Marula Mining has established a wholly-owned operating subsidiary company Muchai Mining Kenya to focus on securing both near-term and advanced copper... 

Superior shakes the tin for exploration funding

24th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior explorer Superior Resources has announced a A$4-million share placement to fund exploration drilling at its Greenvale project in Queensland, and to progress feasibility work at the Steam... 

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Mining and prospecting rights backlog worst in Mpumalanga

23rd May 2023 By: Darren Parker

In a presentation by Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) chief director Motlatso Kobe to the Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources and Energy in the National Assembly on May 23,... 

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Contract for winning cadastral system bid expected to be signed in July

23rd May 2023 By: Darren Parker

The contract for the much-awaited South African mining rights licensing cadastral system is expected to be signed in July, Mineral Resources and Energy deputy director-general of corporate services... 

Widgie Nickel raises A$12m

22nd May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Widgie Nickel will raise A$12-million from sophisticated and professional investors, with the company on Monday introducing a new significant shareholder Widgie will issue more than... 

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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... 

South32 exercises top-up right to maintain Aldebaran interest

19th May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diversified mining company South32 has elected to exercise its top-up right to maintain a 9.9% equity interest in mineral exploration company Aldebaran. The top-up right resulted from the warrant... 

Encounter raises A$10m

19th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Encounter Resources will raise A$10-million in a share placement to accelerate exploration at its Aileron iron-ore/copper/gold/critical minerals project, in Western Australia. The company... 

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... 

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Zimbabwean junior invests in improving operational sustainability

19th May 2023

Junior miner Caledonia Mining is investing into its flagship asset, the Zimbabwe-based Blanket mine, to improve the mine’s sustainability and ensure continuous operations. The Blanket mine... 

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Copper prospecting project uses dual growth strategy

19th May 2023 By: Halima Frost

Chile-based junior miner Marimaca Copper is implementing a dual growth strategy for the Marimaca copper project, located in the Antofagasta region of the country, which has already reported a... 

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Coal, platinum of most interest in growing junior space

19th May 2023 By: Halima Frost

Junior miner-generated revenue in 2022 proportionally exceeded that of other South African mining-generated revenue, according to Minerals Council South Africa junior and emerging miners desk lead... 

Burley raises A$4.5m

17th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Burley Minerals will raise A$4.5-million in a combination of a flow-through share placement and a share placement to fund lithium exploration in Canada. The ASX-listed company has received... 


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