Copper and cobalt can expect ongoing demand strength as renewable energy and electro-mobility agendas accelerate.
Tirupati Graphite has set itself the ambitious target to meet 100% of the power requirements for its Madagascan projects using hydropower.
“The typical trend we are observing however is that the large majority of ponds contain up to 90% slurry, reeds and debris."
With lithium supply expected to enter a deficit owing to increased demand AVZ Minerals is well placed to meet this demand.
Diamonds & Gemstones
A key focus of the expansion plan is achieving the correct economies of scale on both the mining and processing sides of the operations.
This was the general consensus of the panelists in a recent webinar titled Water Risks in the Mining Sector: Why they matter to business?
How do mining companies in South Africa compensate for the country's challenge without ‘breaking the bank’?
"The major stumbling block hindering the issuing of a water use licence is the determination of water reserves."
"We have taken Luanshimba from an early-stage greenfields site to what I think may be very near being a discovery."