R/€ = 19.7289 Change: 0.0875
R/$ = 18.1609 Change: -0.0037
Au 2433.52 $/oz Change: 19.27
Pt 1053.76 $/oz Change: -40.74


Implats concludes a new empowerment transaction at Impala Rustenburg, Impala Bafokeng

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     20th May 2024 JSE-listed Impala Platinum (Implats) has concluded a series of agreements, facilitating the implementation of a broad-based black economic empowerment (BBBEE) transaction at its Impala Rustenburg and Impala Bafokeng assets. The transaction will result in 13% BBBEE ownership at both Impala... 

Gold hits fresh record as Fed rate-cut optimism fuels demand

By: Bloomberg     20th May 2024 Gold notched a fresh all-time high, as investor demand soared across the broader metals complex amid increasing optimism the US will cut rates this year. Bullion jumped as much as 1.1% to hit $2 440.59 an ounce in early Asian hours, surpassing a previous intraday record reached in April. Traders... 

Platinum-enabled green molecules offering inviting green electron value-add – Nedbank  

By: Martin Creamer     20th May 2024 It’s no longer good enough to just produce electric vehicles (EVs). You have to produce green EVs, and to do that, you need green steel. To get the green steel, you need the green molecules that green hydrogen provides. 

BHP debates improved bid as time runs out in Anglo takeover saga

By: Bloomberg     19th May 2024 With time running out on its $43-billion pursuit of Anglo American, BHP Group faces a critical question: what would it take to draw the smaller company to the negotiating table within the next few days? BHP’s plan to partially break up and then acquire Anglo has transfixed the mining industry by... 

On-The-Air (17/05/2024) 

By: Martin Creamer     17th May 2024 Martin Creamer talks about green energy as a major reindustrialisation opportunity for South Africa, the country's potential to lead in battery manganese for electric cars, and Anglo American's focus on iron-ore mining. 

Safeguarding and encouraging the future progress of women in SA

17th May 2024 Conferencing and training specialists Pinpoint Stewards will be hosting the 3rd Annual Women & Leadership in Mining conference. The annual conference aims to highlight women leaders in mining across South Africa. Taking place on 28 & 29 August 2024 at the NH Collection Sandton hotel (previously... 

BHP needs to bid about £32 a share for Anglo, JPMorgan says

By: Reuters     17th May 2024 HP Group would need to boost its latest offer around 30% to reflect fair value for Anglo American and its key copper assets, JPMorgan analysts said in a note. They raised their price target for London-listed Anglo to £27.75 a share after reexamining the value of its copper assets, and said the... 

Green Energy, Manganese Metal Co, Anglo American make headlines   

17th May 2024 Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer unpacks Nedbank's belief that Green Energy is a reindustrialisation opportunity for South Africa; Manganese Metal Co's first-mover advance to enter the manganese battery metal market; and Anglo American’s proposed demerging of Anglo Platinum and De Beers, which... 

Poseidon restarts Lake Johnston exploration after sales process ends

By: Mariaan Webb     17th May 2024 ASX-listed Poseidon Nickel is getting back to exploration at the Lake Johnston project, in Western Australia, following a four-month hiatus while focusing on a sales process. Now that the heads of agreement to sell Lake Johnston to fellow listed Mineral Resources (MinRes) was terminated by the... 

Anglo American has sought fertiliser partners for months, says CEO

By: Reuters     17th May 2024 Anglo American has been looking for partners for its fertiliser project in North Yorkshire for around six months, CE Duncan Wanblad told Reuters, reiterating the business will be one of three pillars of the revamped miner, even as work there stalls. The London-listed miner outlined a radical plan... 

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