Battery Minerals

US, ally nations ought to mine more rare earths, says defence...

THE US and ally nations should mine and process more rare earths to ensure adequate global supply of the strategic minerals for military and...

Laudable, lofty, but is Exxaro’s breakout growth plan risking ten years...

THE last time Exxaro Resources publicised a shift in strategy it provided so little detail that investors heavily sold the firm’s shares. That was...

Ivanhoe’s Friedland expects foreign migration to Congo’s “higher grade” copper mines

THE Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is "the Saudi Arabia of copper, cobalt and hydroelectric generation potential", according to Robert Friedland, the executive co-chairman...

DRC seeking ways to lure more investors amid global battery metals...

THE Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was working on measures aimed at attracting more investment into its mining sector amid the drive for green...

Carbon emission plans could cost SA’s gold, PGM miners up to...

THE upfront cost of cutting carbon emissions for South Africa's precious metal mining companies could be as much as 20% of their market capitalisations. This...

Sibanye-Stillwater says battery metals to comprise a third of future production

MINING and processing of battery metals such as lithium and nickel could comprise a third of Sibanye-Stillwater's future production, said the group’s CEO Neal...

Implats looking beyond PGM family as ponders growth into “future facing...

IT’S fair to say Impala Platinum CEO, Nico Muller is managing expectations regarding the platinum group metal (PGM) mining firm’s growth plans when he...

Exxaro to diversify into manganese, copper and bauxite as seeks to...

EXXARO Resources intends to diversify into the production of manganese, copper and bauxite with the aim of cutting its reliance on earnings from coal. This...

Sibanye-Stillwater rejects claim it made “big mistake” agreeing JV in US...

SIBANYE-Stillwater's proposed $490m investment in the Rhyolite Ridge Lithium-Boron Project was termed a "a mistake" by a US non-government organisation which claimed the enterprise...

Sibanye-Stillwater to invest $490m in Rhyolite JV in US taking its...

SIBANYE-Stillwater is to invest $490m for a 50% stake in a joint venture with Australian firm ioneer which is developing a lithium and boron...