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ARM singles out vanadium as long term battery metal investment target

AFRICAN Rainbow Minerals (ARM) intended to broaden its commodity reach into more battery metals such as vanadium, said the group's CEO, Mike Schmidt. "I think...

The mining entrepreneurs who say Southern Africa is rediscovering its mojo...

COPPER mining in the Northern Cape shut down in the early 2000s when the former Gold Fields of South Africa finally closed the Okiep...

Robert Friedland, the master of spin, bowls another beauty with latest...

LOVE him or hate him - and his grandstanding "showman" style has earned him many detractors - but controversial billionaire mining entrepreneur Robert Friedland...

From science project to reality: The ‘hydrogen economy’ is powering up

WHAT do the 2019-2020 bush fires that ravaged Australia and the future of the platinum and copper mining industries have in common? The former is...

The world wants more PGMs, and Northam’s Paul Dunne has a...

PAUL Dunne says he was teased for claiming Northam Platinum would become a one million ounce a year platinum group metals (PGM) producer. The ribbing...

Southern Africa’s minnow economies are rising thanks to demand for green...

THE Cactus Coffee Shop has a five-star rating on TripAdvisor, an online travel company. Situated on the corner of the Old Gold Course Road...

Glencore buys stake in UK battery maker, secures cobalt offtake

GLENCORE has bought a stake in Britishvolt, allowing the UK battery maker to secure long-term supplies of key material cobalt, reported Bloomberg News. Britishvolt is building the...

Orion triggers Okiep Copper option laying ground work for Northern Cape...

ORION Minerals has exercised an option to buy the copper resources held in the Okiep Copper Project (OCP) for R76.5m ahead of a 12-month,...

Sibanye-Stillwater to buy nickel processing in France for R1.1bn in battery...

SIBANYE-Stillwater has followed up a €40m (R695m) investment in lithium project Oy Keliber in Finland with an intention to buy nickel processing facilities in...

Nersa approves new electricity supply deal for South32’s Hillside aluminium smelter

YEARS of wrangling over a new electricity supply contract to the Hillside aluminium smelter in KwaZulu-Natal was resolved today after the National Energy Regulator...