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)

COVID-19

Mantashe calls for more exploration at Mining Indaba

The latest data released by Statistics SA show that mining production decreased by 3.1 percent year-on-year in November 2019.
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.
Danakali

Danakali commences with phase 1 of EPCM at Colluli

ASX- and London-listed potash developer Danakali has commenced a number of work streams as part of the first phase of the engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) at its Colluli potash project in Eritrea.
ECAMF

Inaugural regional mining conference a resounding success

Rwanda is leading the way in regional mining ambitions. This was evident from large number of delegates that attended the first ever East and Mining Forum.
PDAC baxter

PDAC 2020 – Building on 2019’s success

The word’s mineral exploration and mining industry will again come together in downtown Toronto for the annual PDAC Convention.
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

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.

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