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Mick Davis raises $60m for battery metals company, Vision Blue Resources

FORMER Xstrata CEO, Mick Davis, has announced plans to build a graphite mine in Madagascar through his newly founded Vision Blue Resources (VBR) –...

7 things SA’s Govt can do to encourage mineral exploration and...

ONCE the greatest mining country on earth, South Africa now attracts less than 1% of annual global mineral exploration spend. Ongoing mineral exploration is...

SA exploration policy in need of radical rethink after spend slumps...

EXPLORATION in South Africa's mining sector sank to a near 20-year ebb in 2020, said BusinessLive citing data published by S&P Global Market Intelligence. South...

Zambia says it is not interested in buying more mines after...

THE Zambian government was not planning to buy more mines following the purchase of Glencore's stake in Mopani Copper Mines and the confiscation of...

Bushveld targets reliability in 2021 following decision to shut plant for...

BUSHVELD Minerals would prioritise operational reliability in 2021 after its vanadium operations suffered a shutdown in the fourth quarter. "The biggest key phrase for us...

South African mining projects worth R20bn ensnared by red-tape, says Minerals...

MORE than R20bn of potential investments in South African mining projects by members of the Minerals Council was tied up because of regulatory hurdles,...

Glencore says it will “advance options” regarding its non-core operations

GLENCORE CEO, Ivan Glasenberg, said the company was "advancing options" regarding non-core operations within the group after unveiling in January the proposed sale of...

HIV/AIDS helped Anglo’s African mines cope better with Covid-19 pandemic

THE global Covid-19 pandemic had resulted in much-improved communications and relationships between mining companies and surrounding communities, according to Anglo American CEO, Mark Cutifani. Interviewed...

SA president Cyril Ramaphosa says Govt. has “taken steps” to resolve...

EXPLORATION, local minerals beneficiation, and domestic and regional gas development are some of the key areas where the South African government is driving legislation...

Silver rally loses momentum as retail investor challenge to exchange-traded metals...

THE rally in the silver price, thought to have been brought about by retail traders, lost momentum with analysts telling Bloomberg News it might...