Ferrous Metals

SA’s ferroalloys industry facing destruction owing to unstinting electricity tariff increases

SOUTH Africa's ferroalloys industry faced "destruction" owing to a sixfold increase in the electricity tariff provided by the country's power utility, Eskom, said BusinessLive. "We...

Vanadium off-take for battery manufacture at “inflection point”, says Bushveld’s Mojapelo

SUPPLY of vanadium to China had grown from 3% to 18% of total production, said Fortune Mojapelo, CEO of Bushveld Minerals who added that...

NUM declares dispute with Kumba over sick leave after agreeing 8%...

THE National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on Wednesday declared a dispute with Kumba Iron Ore over new sick leave provisions after agreeing to wage...

Kumba’s all-women drilling team take iron ore firm’s future forward, bit-by-bit

IN early 2018, JSE-listed Kumba Iron Ore announced it was considering a 'step out' strategy having in the previous year restructured its Sishen mine...

Rio Tinto turns spotlight on long ignored Simandou as investment case...

RIO Tinto CEO, Jean-Sebastien Jacques, reiterated his group's interest in seeing how it could participate in the development of Simandou, an iron ore deposit which...

Kumba approves R7bn Kolomela extension but strikes cautious note as payout...

KUMBA Iron Ore approved the R7bn construction of a new pit at its Kolomela mine in South Africa's Northern Cape province that will maintain...

Rio Tinto CEO says Guinea’s Simandou iron ore project is being...

RIO Tinto was making progress with the development of Simandou, a large iron ore project in West Africa's Guinea, said Bloomberg News citing Jean-Sebastien...

Kumba to post up to 19% decline in interim share earnings...

KUMBA Iron Ore would report interim headline earnings up to 19% lower as a result of a decline in first half production as well...

Kalagadi Manganese needs hundreds of millions of rands in new investment:...

KALAGADI Manganese required hundreds of millions of rands in new investment, but it was unlikely to come from the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), said...

Bushveld Minerals says vanadium supply deficit in 2021 to support $100m...

BUSHVELD Minerals' $100m, five-year vanadium growth plans could prove decisive as the market was forecast to enter a supply deficit from next year, the...