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... 

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... 

Fresnillo mines fully staffed

Fresnillo mines fully staffed

23rd May 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

London-listed Fresnillo has successfully adapted to the “considerable challenges” resulting from labour reforms in Mexico, said chairperson Alejandro Baillères on Tuesday. The reforms, which limit... 

Silver X no longer buying Revenue mine

22nd May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Vancouver-based Silver X Mining said on Friday that it would no longer acquire the Revenue-Virginius mine, in Colorado, out of receivership. Silver X in April announced it would buy the asset from... 

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... 

GoGold releases PEA results for Los Ricos North

19th May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canada-based gold and silver producer GoGold has announced the results of an initial preliminary economic assessment (PEA) at its Los Ricos North project, in Mexico. This is the second PEA... 

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe and Shadow Mineral Resources Minister James Lorimer.

Mantashe: Exploration funds July; Lorimer: Mining new deal can create poverty-busting jobs

16th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The first R500-million worth of mineral exploration funds will be available from July, Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe told Parliament on May 16 when Shadow Mineral Resources... 

Aterian upbeat about potential of its Morocco portfolio

15th May 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

London-listed Aterian has announced results, including 170 g/t and 159 g/t silver, from initial geological reconnaissance work completed on the company’s Jafra project, in Morocco. The project is... 

Illegal blockade at San Jose lifted – Fortuna Silver

11th May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

NYSE- and TSX-V-listed Fortuna Silver Mines said on Thursday that the illegal blockade at its San Jose mine, in Mexico, had been lifted and that operations had resumed. Following an agreement... 

The Green's Creek mine

Silver outshines Hecla's gold revenue

11th May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

As precious metals miner Hecla is continuing to grow its silver production, silver revenue has exceeded gold revenue for the second consecutive quarter, president and CEO Philip Baker reported on... 

Pan American says Q1 results solid, lifts 2023 capex guidance

11th May 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Vancouver-based Pan American Silver has reported lower first-quarter financial results, with revenue falling from $439.9-million to $390.3-million in the quarter under review. Adjusted earnings... 

Glencore CEO Gary Nagle.

Glencore takes yet another step along the busying road to circularity

9th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Mining and marketing company Glencore, which last month initiated steps to provide lithium-ion battery recycling solutions at scale for Spain and Portugal in partnership with FCC Ámbito and... 

Fresnillo sees no material impact from Mexico mining reform

9th May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Silver and gold mining company Fresnillo said on Tuesday that it did not expect the recently enacted mining law reform in Mexico to have a material impact on its operations or its advanced... 

Noah Greenhill, former senior marketing and business development GM of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

Something must be done to make exploration investment attractive – ex-JSE stalwart Noah Greenhill

8th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Beginning in the early 1970s, the Canadian government said guys, we're losing ground in exploration investment. We don't seem to be attracting any of that cash. Let's introduce something that... 

Aterian upbeat despite losses in 2022

2nd May 2023 By: Darren Parker

Despite LSE-listed Aterian making a loss of about £4.38-million in 2022 – a significantly larger sum than the loss made in 2021 of about £1.35-million – the company reiterated its firm belief in... 

Global mining supply. Source: DNV report.

Hydrogen has advantage of relatively cheap energy storage, DNV study finds

28th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Both hydrogen and battery technologies are expected to operate in the power sector, but in different areas, says independent risk management and assurance firm DNV. Hydrogen is expected to play a... 

Pan American sets guidance with Yamana mines included

28th April 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Precious metals miner Pan American Silver on Thursday announced its 2023 production guidance – its first since buying Yamana Gold, which resulted in the addition of four producing mines and several... 

Nigel Townshend.

Shaft-sinking boom-time stalwart Nigel Townshend returns as chair of mining services company

26th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Mining luminary of South Africa’s shaft-sinking boom period at the beginning of the millennium Nigel Townshend is back in action as the newly appointed nonexecutive chairperson of United Mining... 

Ice bridge crossing over Liard river

Phase 1 of all-season access road to Prairie Creek completed

25th April 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The construction of Phase 1 of the all-season access road (ASR) to the Prairie Creek mine, in the Northwest Territories, has been completed, Vancouver-based company NorZinc reports. This is a... 

Heraeus Precious Metals Executive Vice-President New Business Philipp Walter.

Platinum-based hydrogen production is in competitive upscale mode, Heraeus’ Walter reports

20th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals- (PGM-) based proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrolysis is a competitive technology in upscale mode and is making its mark in electrolysis for hydrogen production as well as... 

Hochschild reports 35% fall in annual profit

20th April 2023 By: Reuters

Hochschild Mining reported a nearly 35% fall in annual adjusted core profit on Thursday, marginally missing market expectations, as it recorded lower production at its Peruvian mines amidst social... 

Record demand pushes silver into biggest deficit on record

Record demand pushes silver into biggest deficit on record

19th April 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Record global silver demand and a lack of supply upside have pushed the silver market to its second consecutive yearly deficit, with a shortfall of 237.7-million ounces last year, the Silver... 

Rumble reports maiden resource at Earaheedy

19th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Rumble Resources has reported a maiden mineral resource estimate of 94-million tonnes, grading 3.1% zinc and lead, at 4.1 g/t silver for its Earaheedy project, in Western Australia. The... 

Hive Hydrogen South Africa executive chairperson Thulani Gcabashe.

Green hydrogen investment pledge hits conference’s top spot at R105bn

17th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The investment into green hydrogen was the biggest investment pledge by far to be announced at the fifth South African Investment Conference (SAIC) in Sandton. The R105-billion energy investment... 

SA Mining Map published by AmaranthCX and 1Map.

Public sector opacity, emerging private sector silence are curbing mining’s growth prospects

14th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The lack of public sector transparency and emerging private sector silence from companies opting not to list are combining to limit South Africa’s knowledge of the mining sector, and thus curb its... 


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