Orion Minerals has neared completion of its Prieska zinc-copper drill-out program and commenced its near-mine exploration in South Africa.
Resource Generation subsidiary Ledjadja Coal has awarded Sedgman $US310 million ($418 million) of mineral processing contracts.
South32’s production of manganese reached a record 5.5 million wet metric tonnes (Mwmt) in the 2018 financial year, a 10 per cent year-on-year increase.
Melbourne-based Orion Minerals has raised $11 million through a share placement to progress a feasibility study at the Prieska zinc-copper project in the Northern Cape, South Africa.
The amount of mining fatalities among 28 of the world’s 40 largest miners which disclosed their safety statistics has reduced by 37 per cent.
Tando Resources has returned grades in excess of 2 per cent V2O5 from surface samples taken at the SPD vanadium project in the Bushveld Complex of South Africa.
Jupiter Mines has lodged a prospectus with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) for its listing on the ASX.
Anglo American has appointed Tyler Mitchelson as the next chief executive officer of its metallurgical coal business.
West Wits Mining has announced a significant material increase at the Witwatersrand Basin, lifting its mineral resource estimate from 1.38 million ounces to 3.26 million ounces.
From April 2018, BHP subsidiary South32 will invest R 4.3 billion ($395 million) to manage South Africa Energy Coal (SAEC) as a stand-alone, extending the mine life of Klipspruit colliery by up to 20 years.
Surbiton Associates director Sandra Close believes the excitement generated by the gold exploration rush gripping the Pilbara in Western Australia should be kept in perspective.
Peninsula Energy, an Australian uranium mining company, has announced it is to divest its interest in the Karoo projects in South Africa. The company says it intends to divest so it can focus on its US Lance projects in Wyoming, which has the highest reserves of uranium in North America.
Western Australian gold company Red 5 has finalised its acquisition of the Darlot mine and the King of the Hills project in the state’s Eastern Goldfields.
CNC Crushers raised throughput at the Roadstone Shaft 5 crushing plant in South Africa by 45 per cent, while cutting back on maintenance and simultaneously increasing production, after implementing a full process-focused solution from Weir Minerals.
Tychean Resources has agreed to buy a 74 per cent stake in South African-based diamond company, Blom Diamonds.
There’s bad, good and more good news for the mining industry this week.
Petra Diamonds has unearthed a 138.57 carat Type IIa diamond at its Cullinan mine in South Africa.
Major South African gold mining companies will appeal the court decision allowing workers in the country to seek compensation after contracting lung diseases.
Nearly half a million current and former miners in South Africa are seeking damages from gold mining companies after contracting lung diseases.
Rio Tinto will resume operations at its Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) mine after workers were locked out for five days due to safety concerns over youth gangs.