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


South32 reports improved operating results for March quarter

By: Darren Parker     Updated 2 hours 15 minutes ago Diversified miner South32 has reported an overall improvement in its operating results for the March quarter and record year-to-date production at Hillside Aluminium, in KwaZulu-Natal, and South Africa Manganese, in the Northern Cape, along with a 60% increase in quarterly volumes at Illawarra... 

From bullion to bytes: How technology is reshaping the JSE Gold Mining Index

Updated 3 hours ago The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) Gold Mining Index is an enduring symbol of the fortunes of the precious metal industry. In line with this volatility, trading technology and software have emerged as powerful tools, reshaping the JSE Gold Mining Index in profound ways.   From increasing... 

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... 

Mayur secures $155m for PNG lime project

By: Mariaan Webb     22nd April 2024 Australia-listed Mayur Resources on Monday announced complete funding for its flagship Central Lime Project (CLP), marking a step towards positioning Papua New Guinea as a major lime exporter in the Australasian region. The financing, totaling $155-million, has been secured through a combination... 

South32 expects prolonged suspension of Groote Eylandt manganese exports

By: Mariaan Webb     22nd April 2024 Commodities giant South32 said on Monday that manganese ore exports from Groote Eylandt mine, in the Northern Territory, were likely to remain suspended until 2025 owing to extensive damaged caused by a tropical cyclone last month. The cyclone, which ravaged the region on March 16 and 17,... 

Goldplat receives generators for its South African operations

By: Sabrina Jardim     19th April 2024 Aim-listed Goldplat reports that diesel generators have arrived at its operations in South Africa, and that their commissioning will be finalised by the end of April. The company points out that, during the third quarter of the current financial year, its operations have lost 6% of total... 

Over-optimistic, exaggerated expectations in platinum market can lead to bad investment decisions, says CPM

By: Marleny Arnoldi     19th April 2024 Independent commodity research group CPM Group managing partner Jeffrey Christian has dispelled some of the common myths in the platinum market, which can lead to bad investment decisions on the part of producers, investors, governments and other financing sources. “There are high costs to making... 

Sayona divests completely from Troilus

By: Darren Parker     19th April 2024 ASX-listed lithium producer Sayona Mining has divested about 19.2-million shares in TSX-listed Troilus Gold at C$0.63 a share through a block trade facilitated by Desjardins Capital Markets. The transaction yielded gross proceeds of about C$12.1-million, which have been redirected towards the... 

NTCSA begins consultations on market code to govern shift towards competitive electricity industry 

By: Terence Creamer     19th April 2024 With the National Transmission Company South Africa (NTCSA) currently scheduled to be operationalised in July and efforts under way to ensure that the Electricity Regulation Act (ERA) Amendment Bill is passed by the current Parliament, work is now advancing on the market code for the future... 

Whitehaven expects newly acquired mines to add up to 5Mt a quarter to production

By: Marleny Arnoldi     19th April 2024 Australia-based coal producer Whitehaven Coal continues to deliver strong operational performances at its Maules Creek and Gunnedah openpit mines, having produced 4.4-million tonnes of run-of-mine (RoM) coal in the quarter ended March 31. Production at the Narrabri project, however, was lower... 

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