R/€ = 20.3387 Change: -0.0433
R/$ = 19.1298 Change: 0.0358
Au 2341.90 $/oz Change: -49.94
Pt 931.00 $/oz Change: -12.50


China's March coal output slumps on high stockpiles, lower demand

By: Reuters     16th April 2024 China's coal output fell 4.2% in March, statistics bureau data showed on Tuesday, as miners cut back production on lower demand from power generators and ample inventories of the fuel limited stockpiling. China produced 399.33-million metric tons of coal last month, the National Bureau of... 

Opinion: Moving from hype to reality – how green hydrogen’s role in the energy transition is evolving

12th April 2024 In this article, EY Africa strategy and transactions leader Quintin Hobbs writes about the growth in green hydrogen demand and the related growth in electrolyser demand. It is now clear that green hydrogen will play a pivotal role in the global energy transition, especially in hard-to-decarbonise... 

South Africa well placed to benefit from huge green hydrogen outlook, attendees hear  

By: Martin Creamer     11th April 2024 Green hydrogen has a massive potential future and South Africa is very well positioned to produce it, attendees of the Hydrogen Economy Discussion heard on Thursday. Most of the 90-million tonnes of hydrogen produced currently through the likes of South Africa’s Sasol and others is grey. 

Biggest gold miners are missing out on bullion's record run

By: Bloomberg     8th April 2024 The world’s biggest gold miners are at risk of missing out on the metal’s record run after spending billions of dollars to become the obvious home for bullion-focused investors. Despite gold hitting all-time highs almost daily, Newmont.shares are down about 6% this year, and rival Barrick Gold's... 


5th April 2024 As a more than 140-year-old Danish company, FLSmidth is a leading technology and service sup-plier to the global mining and cement industry. With its MissionZero programme, it has set a tar-get of providing solutions for zero-emission mining and zero-emission cement production by 2030, supporting... 

Taiwan rescuers rush to save trapped miners day after earthquake

By: Bloomberg     4th April 2024 Taiwan’s emergency response units worked through the night to rescue over one hundred miners and hotel staff and tourists who remain trapped in rubble and other debris more than a day after the island was struck by its biggest earthquake in 25 years. With most damage from Wednesday’s... 

Uganda to launch first domestic tin processing plant next month

By: Reuters     4th April 2024 Uganda will commission its first tin refining plant in the southwestern region next month, a senior mining ministry official said, as part of efforts to expand capacity and add value domestically to its minerals. President Yoweri Museveni wants to maximise the benefits of exports to the East... 

China coal industry group says output at accident-hit mining hubs back to normal

By: Reuters     27th March 2024 Coal mining output at accident-hit mining districts of Shaanxi and Inner Mongolia in China's north have returned to normal, a major coal industry group said on Wednesday. A recent spike in coal mine accidents had pushed authorities to order safety inspections at major mining hubs including... 

Revolutionizing Industries: Rio-Carb Promotes Sustainability with our R-C 700 Chromium Carbide Solutions

26th March 2024 Rio-Carb Pty Ltd, a leading innovator in industrial solutions, is making significant strides in promoting environmental sustainability using R-C 700 Chromium Carbide technology. The company's cutting-edge Chromium Carbide solutions not only enhance equipment performance but also contribute to a... 

Rio-Carb Pty Ltd Welcomes Conrad De Kock as a Project Engineer

26th March 2024 Rio-Carb the leading provider of the R-C 700 Wear Liner Range, is pleased to announce the addition of Conrad De Kock to our team as a Project Engineer. With an extensive wear solutions background, De Kock brings valuable skills and experience that will contribute significantly to the company's... 

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