Ferrous Metals

Assmang declares force majeure on manganese exports owing to KZN protests

PROTESTS in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province had led to privately-held manganese producer Assmang declaring a force majeure on exports, said Bloomberg News. Citing an email...

Bushveld Minerals hopeful vanadium price will save half of output from...

BUSHVELD Minerals hoped the improvement in the vanadium price would save about half of its vanadium production from loss-making this year. A note regarding its...

VBR’s Davis lifts investment in project billed as world’s “leading vanadium...

VISION Blue Resources (VBR) has invested a further $7m into a vanadium project located in southern Kazakhstan which the firm's chairman, Mick Davis said had...

Former Implats CEO,Terence Goodlace appointed chairman of Kumba Iron Ore

TERENCE Goodlace, the former CEO of Impala Platinum (Implats), has been appointed chairman of Kumba Iron Ore, the Anglo American-owned company said in an...

Kumba to post record interim numbers in omen for bumper Anglo...

KUMBA Iron Ore will report record interim earnings in July following a period of sky-high prices for the steel-making ingredient. The company said in a...

UAE company files $27bn in damages against Congo Govt. after loses...

A UNITED Arab Emirates company is the latest to dispute the loss of an iron ore mining licence in the Republic of Congo, said...

Afrimat dividend intact after firm plays cards in Northern Cape manganese...

AFRIMAT CEO, Andries van Heerden, will tell investors at the firm's annual results presentation on Friday that dividends will not be threatened by its...

Afrimat to buy Gravenhage manganese deposit from Aquila Steel for R650m

AFRIMAT, the industrial minerals company, is to buy the Gravenhage manganese deposit in South Africa's Northern Cape province for $45m (R650m), it announced today. Gravenhage...

Iron ore price may be heading for breather as Brazil looks...

THE iron ore price rally may be heading for a breather owing to a potential increase in supply from Brazil, said Bloomberg News. Brazilian producers...

Bushveld Minerals raises risk of undershooting vanadium production target for 2021

BUSHVELD Minerals said there was a risk of lower than guided vanadium production in its 2021 financial year following a combination of industrial action...