Speciality Minerals

Speciality Minerals include rare earth elements, or rare earths, (including lanthanum, cerium, praseodymium, neodymium, promethium, samarium, europium, gadolinium, terbium, dysprosium, holmium, erbium, thulium, ytterbium, and lutetium), fluorspar, phosphate, potash, graphite, lithium, mineral sands (including titatinum, ilmenite, zircon, leucoxene, and rutile)

mantashe mining indaba

Key highlights for Mining Indaba 2020

Portfolio Director Simon Ford and Head of Content Tom Quinn share key topic points with Laura Cornish. For more information, see the December 2019 edition.
carbon batteries

Battery metals: Long term demand remains strong

The EV sector has taken the mining industry by storm in the last five years. Metals and minerals used in energy storage batteries have taken centre stage.
Peak Resources namibia

Agreement to develop heavy rare earth project in Namibia finalised

Namibia Critical Metals has signed an agreement with JOGMEC to jointly explore, develop, exploit, refine the Lofdal Heavy Rare Earth Project in Namibia.

The growing importance of managing ESG risks

Within the mining and minerals sector, investors are increasingly integrating environmental, social and governance, or ESG, into their investment process.
dromex

Improvements in SA’s fatality rate in 2019 – pure luck?

Trade union Solidarity has acknowledged South Africa’s improvement in its health and safety statistics for 2019 but notes that there is still room for improvement, particularly with regards to the number of injuries in the industry.
Emmerson

Morocco’s Emmerson commences ESIA study for potash project

Emmerson Plc, the Moroccan focused potash development company, it has commenced the full Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) study for its Khemisset potash project in Northern Morocco.
mining indaba

Hot topics at the Investing in African Mining Indaba 2020

The 2020 Investing in African Mining Indaba is only two weeks away and is promising to be even bigger than last year’s 25th anniversary event.

Base Resources ups its 2020 production guidance

Mineral sands miner Base Resources has reported higher output expectations from its Kwale mineral sands operations in Kenya for the 2020 financial year.
Mkango

Mkango subsidiary acquires initial interest in rare earth magnet recycler

Mkango Resources’ subsidiary, Maginito, has completed the acquisition of an initial 25% interest in HyProMag, that focuses on rare earth magnet recycling.
anglo american

Anglo American in advanced discussions with Sirius

Anglo American confirms that it is in advanced discussions with Sirius in relation to a possible offer at a value of 5.5 pence per Sirius share, in cash.

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