GOLD 1285.33 $/ozChange: 1.96
PLATINUM 1404.00 $/ozChange: 1.00
R/$ exchange 10.58Change: -0.04
R/€ exchange 14.63Change: -0.07
 
We have detected that the browser you are using is no longer supported. As a result, some content may not display correctly.
We suggest that you upgrade to the latest version of any of the following browsers:
         
close notification
powered by
Advanced Search
 
 
 
Home
 
Topic
 
Europe
 
RSS
 
Europe
 
VANADIUM

American Vanadium announces first CellCube installation in New York

US vanadium project developer and renewable energy technology purveyor American Vanadium on Wednesday unveiled plans to demonstrate the CellCube vanadium redox flow energy storage system in partnership with the New York State Research and...
23rd April 2014
 
LABOUR

Platinum talks resume as miners prepare for mass meeting

Talks aimed at ending a crippling three-month strike in South Africa's platinum sector resume on Wednesday after the world's top producers and he Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU)  spent Tuesday haggling over an offer...
23rd April 2014
 
LITHIUM

Mining lease granted over Wolfsberg - Global Strategic Metals

Metals explorer Global Strategic Metals has been granted mining leases over its 80% held Wolfsberg lithium project, in Austria. The ASX-listed junior had previously been granted a mining licence to carry out bulk mining activities at Wolfsberg,...
22nd April 2014
 
Base Metals

Base metals growth outlook positive for Africa and S America

MINE GROWTH
Global copper and zinc production is expected to increase, owing to new mines and mine expansions in Africa and South America 
Africa will be recognised as the largest contributor to the growth of mined copper production from 2013 to 2017 in percentage terms, says research and consulting firm Wood Mackenzie base metals research head Helen Matthews, who highlights Zambia...
18th April 2014
 
Mining Services

Shaft-sinking specialist awarded work at platinum mine

Additional shaft-sinking work was awarded early this year to international shaft sinking and underground construction group Shaft Sinkers by platinum producer Lonmin for work at its existing Karee 3 upper group two (UG2) project in Marikana,...
18th April 2014
 
COMMODITIES

Africa's fast growth transforming commodity flows

For centuries, colonial-era merchants tussled for access to Africa's raw materials, and huge swathes of Africa's geography became synonymous with the main commodity they exported: Gold Coast, Ivory Coast, the Spice Island of Zanzibar. But the...
11th April 2014
 
GEOLOGY

Africa, Europe commit to strengthening geology research ties

Africa and Europe have strengthened their cooperation in the field of geology, stressing the importance of developing a solid policy framework to attract investments as well as to promote skills development and business education in the sector....
11th April 2014
 
Company Announcement

Leading specialist mining show grows footprint in Africa PDF Available

International mining, industrial, construction and power generation show Electra Mining Africa expands footprint into Africa with shows in Botswana, Ghana and Zambia and back to Johannesburg in September. Delivering a high return on investment for...
10th April 2014
 
PLATINUM

Platinum strike will hasten restructuring

As a strike by South African platinum miners enters its eleventh week, the likelihood that employers will bow to demands for better pay is receding and a drastic overhaul of the loss-making industry is looking more inevitable. Faced with the tough...
9th April 2014
 
COPPER

Low copper price, improving Europe economy lift Aurubis sales volumes

A falling copper price and an improving economy in Europe will lift European smelter and producer Aurubis's sales volumes growth of copper wire this year, from flat growth last year, a company executive said on Monday. Copper has steadied...
8th April 2014
 
Company Announcement

Further order from leading Italian steel producer PDF Available

Tenova TAKRAF Italy has been awarded a contract by ILVA S.p.A., the leading Italian steel producer, for the design and supply of a bucket chain continuous shipunloader for handling iron ore and coal at the ILVA steel plant in Taranto, Italy. ...
8th April 2014
 
CORPORATE ACTIVITY

Orica secures BEE partner, set to expand African footprint

Leven Moodley and Dallas Wilkinson ASX-listed global commercial explosives and mining and tunnelling ground support provider Orica and South Africa-headquartered investment group Reindus Holdings have partnered to further Orica Mining Services South Africa’s (OMSSA's) African...
7th April 2014
 
 
Topic Multimedia
image
VIDEO
image
View all
 
 
Worrying technical corner-cutting needs to be... Video
Resources Watch Video
Gemfields rolls out ‘the art of colour’ Video
Campaign under way to pay unclaimed R5bn to 200... Video
No platinum surge despite 400 000 oz... Video
Gemfields doing ‘De Beers-equivalent’ in... Video
New growth path for gold junior Video
Pallinghurst bringing in new tech to boost... Video
Resources Watch Video
Audio
View all
 
 
Underground coal gasification has key... Audio
WDC hopes to resolve Zim diamonds... Audio
Anooraq focusing on doubling output... Audio
Tanzania's Jengo wants mine listings... Audio
Wits Gold plans to move De Bron into... Audio
London Mining expects iron-ore prices... Audio
Tungsten-miner Malaga mulls 2nd mill,... Audio
Kebble R1bn unlocked as... Audio
Geovic confident on Cameroon cobalt... Audio