Conference, Notes and Press Conference

Mining News Pro - Queensland has prepared for the possibility of border closures for months, and it is not allowing the entry of workers except in special circumstances.

Mining News Pro - International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) 2020 has been postponed due to COVID-19.

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 - Avi Kimelman has been charged with insider trading offences at the Magistrates Court of Victoria, following his resignation as a Nova Minerals company director last week.

Mining News Pro - A panel of experts should be formed to properly oversee the future of the struggling State-owned diamond mining company Alexkor, and to unlock the greater long-term potential of northern Namaqualand.

Mining News Pro - Brisbane-based Components Only, the high-profile supplier of heavy equipment components, has welcomed Jeffery Chua to its expanding operations.

Mining News Pro - The federal government has created industrial relations working groups that will initiate discussions regarding casual and fixed term employees, while also adding greenfields agreements to the agenda.

Mining News Pro - Businessman Clive Palmer has submitted documents to the High Court opposing the Western Australia border closure, calling it “unconstitutional”.

Mining News Pro - Platinum group metals mining company Northam Platinum has strengthened its liquidity position in response to Covid-19 by attracting R411-million of additional new long-term funding during the lockdown period as part of the completion of its R2.65-billion restructuring of its domestic medium-term note programme.

Mining News Pro - Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter has confirmed that the State-owned electricity utility is pushing ahead with a controversial move to renegotiate power purchase agreements (PPAs) with renewable independent power producers (IPPs).

Mining News Pro - The webinar is about how Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) could overcome the challenges made by coronavirus pandemic.

Mining News Pro - Monadelphous has experienced delays on large resources construction projects that are under way due to supply chain issues.

Mining News Pro - National Iranian Copper Industries Company is the first company to be the permanent member of “ISSA Mining”.

Mining News Pro - Zen Graphene Solutions announced that it has launched an international collaboration with UK-based Graphene Composites to fight the covid-19 pandemic.

Mining News Pro - Among the many challenges facing the minerals exploration and mining industry, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues are receiving increased attention, with ESG programs now critical components of a company’s strategy and business planning.

Mining News Pro - President Cyril Ramaphosa outlined various measures to support companies and workers, including a R200-billion loan guarantee scheme to assist enterprises negatively affected by the Covid-19 lockdown, as part of a broader R500-billion social and economic relief package unveiled on Tuesday night.

Mining News Pro - SteelMint Events is holding a webinar related to steel long products with a guest speaker from Vedanta’s Electrosteel Steels Limited.

Mining News Pro - The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) has announced board director Dave Clark as the organisation’s 2021 president-elect.

Mining News Pro - Battery minerals developer Australian Mines has set the goal to become 100 per cent carbon neutral by June 30 2020.

Mining News Pro - The South Australian government has moved to assist explorers in the region during the Covid-19 pandemic, deferring costs linked to exploration and licence fees in both the mineral and petroleum sectors.

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