Mining News Pro - Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA) has reported a record annual throughput of 717.2 million tonnes for the 2019/20 financial year, thanks to a surge in exports from Port Hedland.

Mining News Pro - Fortescue Metals Group is the only Australian company to be recognised among Parity.org‘s list of Best Companies for Women to Advance this year.

Mining News Pro - Oil Search has warned of a non-cash impairment charge of between $360-million and $400-million for its interim results in 2020.

Mining News Pro - The return of the 12 500 foreign mineworkers to South Africa’s mines is taking double the time planned.

Mining News Pro - South African retail investors willing to invest in mining exploration should be incentivised as is the case in other mining jurisdictions, the economic transformation committee (ETC) of the African National Congress (ANC) states in a 30-page discussion document just released.

Mining News Pro - Despite the challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic, Pan African Resources on Friday reported higher gold production, lower debt, good safety, environmental progress, project advances and intensified dividend intent.

Mining News Pro - The board of gold mining company Pan African has approved the development of a 10 MW solar photovoltaic project at the Elikhulu gold-from-tailings operation in Evander, Mpumalanga, the London-, Johannesburg- and now also New York-listed Pan African stated on Friday.

Mining News Pro - Brazil has the capacity to meet the growing demand for iron ore and there is currently no risk of mine closure due to the covid-19 pandemic, says Brazilian mining association (Ibram) president Flávio Penido.

Mining News Pro - Copper prices are surging, and for once it’s not because the economy is booming.

Mining News Pro - South Africa’s Mineral Resources and Energy Minister, Gwede Mantashe, used the platform created by the International Energy Agency (IEA) Clean Energy Transitions Summit on July 9 to stress that South Africa’s shift from a high-carbon to a low-carbon path needed to be both systematic and just.

Mining News Pro - Pretoria-based technology company Foresight Security has installed a locally developed thermal scanning system at a mine in the Northern Cape to help detect any possible cases of Covid-19.

Mining News Pro - The Economic Transformation Committee of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress suggested that pension funds take over some of the assets of the indebted state power company.

Mining News Pro - New Hope Group has appointed a new chief executive, Reinhold Schmidt, who will transfer from the same position at Yancoal Australia in September.

Mining News Pro - Unions at Chile`s Codelco, the world`s largest copper producer, said on Wednesday that nearly 3 000 workers had been infected with the coronavirus, prompting renewed calls for more safety measures at the company`s sprawling operations.

Mining News Pro - Trade union Solidarity has called on the Minerals Council South Africa and the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) to negotiate and reach an agreement out of court around ownership and the “once empowered, always empowered” principle

Mining News Pro - Coal companies received at least $170 million in small business loans under the U.S. government’s coronavirus relief program, according to data released Monday.

Mining News Pro - Amember of South Africa’s National Planning Commission (NPC) has called for the Presidential Climate Change Coordinating Commission (PCCCC) to be established, arguing that such a multi-stakeholder institutional platform is required to implement the just transition vision outlined in the country’s National Development Plan (NDP).

Mining News Pro - The first batch of 1 100 foreign mineworkers is scheduled to cross back into South Africa on Tuesday.

Mining News Pro - Northern Star Resources has maintained full employment at the Pogo gold mine despite encountering 36 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Alaskan mine’s workforce.

Mining News Pro - Kirkland Lake Gold has recorded strong production results for the June quarter as the Fosterville gold mine in Victoria continues to bolster its gold output.

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