R/€ = 20.3391 Change: -0.0430
R/$ = 19.1158 Change: 0.0219
Au 2344.31 $/oz Change: -47.53
Pt 930.90 $/oz Change: -12.60


Base Resources, Energy Fuels to merge, create enhanced critical minerals company

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     Updated 3 hours ago ASX- and Aim-listed Base Resources and US-based uranium and critical minerals producer Energy Fuels have reached a binding agreement for Energy Fuels to acquire 100% of the issued shares in Base Resources by way of scheme of arrangement. Base shareholders are to receive 0.0260 Energy Fuels common... 

Newmont promotes Hardy to chief technology officer

By: Creamer Media Reporter      Updated 4 hours ago US-headquartered gold major Newmont on Friday announced the appointment of Francois Hardy as new chief technology officer (CTO). With more than three decades of technical and operational expertise in the mining industry, Hardy brings a wealth of experience to his new role. Having joined Newmont... 

Chief economist unpacks mining’s deeply-rooted contribution to economy despite challenges

By: Marleny Arnoldi     19th April 2024 The mining industry makes a significant difference in the lives and livelihoods of employees and society in South Africa through economic and socioeconomic contributions, but more can be done on the governmental administrative front to enable increased benefits, says Minerals Council South Africa... 

Mosehla steps down as MC Mining director

By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th April 2024 Khomotso Mosehla, a long-standing nonexecutive director of MC Mining, has resigned as a director of the company, effective April 19. He has been a member of MC Mining's board of directors since late 2010 and contributed to the company being positioned to become South Africa's pre-eminent... 

Perseus moves to compulsory acquisition of last remaining shares in OreCorp

By: Marleny Arnoldi     19th April 2024 With ASX- and TSX-listed Perseus Mining now holding a relevant interest of 94.99% of ASX-listed OreCorp’s shares, the company is moving to a compulsory acquisition of the remaining shares it does not own. Perseus’ offer is closing on April 19, affording remaining shareholders the opportunity to... 

Magazine round up | 19 April 2024 

19th April 2024 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 

Kenyan plant to be enhanced

19th April 2024 Japan-based energy and power generation company Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation (Toshiba ESS) announced last month that it had received an order from SEPCOIII Electric Power Construction Company for steam turbines and generators for the geothermal power plant equipment renovation... 

Automated project manager scorecards enhance operations

By: Trent Roebeck     19th April 2024 Gold mining and exploration company Harmony Gold’s project management office (PMO) recently showcased its digital project manager scorecard – developed by project solutions company Project Portfolio Office (PPO) – which provides “clear direction” for project managers and administrators by... 

AI, robotics play important role in demolition sector

19th April 2024 Demolition robots are a relatively new form of professional service robot used in the demolition sector to demolish buildings at the end of their life cycle. These mobile robots leverage a range of end-of-arm tools such as buckets, breakers, crushers or drills to break through building materials,... 

Robotics, AI beneficial for business

19th April 2024 The manufacturing industry is currently at the doorstep of a transformational era, one marked by the seamless integration of robotics, artificial intelligence (AI), and augmented reality or virtual reality (AR/VR), says GridRaster co-founder and COO Dijam Panigrahi.   This fusion is “not merely a... 

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