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Mining News Pro - Vedanta`s zinc unit said on Thursday it was still searching for an employee who was trapped underground following a rockfall last week at its Gamsberg zinc mine in South Africa.

Mining News Pro - Mobility technology company Bombardier Transportation reports that, as of November 26, its locomotive fleet provided to State-owned logistics company Transnet has successfully completed ten-million kilometres in service since operations began in December 2017.

Mining News Pro - There are a myriad of opportunities that the mining industry can capitalise on, and the Covid-19 pandemic has provided a major catalyst for the collaboration required to unlock it, speakers said during a mining-focused session at the South African Investment Conference on November 17.

Mining News Pro - Anglo American is on track to exceed its original investment commitment to South Africa, despite Covid-19 impacts.

Mining News Pro - Despite analyst fears at the start of this year that countries could shift their focus away from reducing carbon emissions, business intelligence firm CRU senior analyst George Heppel says much of the year has been focused on green recovery concepts.

Mining News Pro - Africa needs to cultivate a cluster of “real catalytic investors to mount strong, build-back better resilient mining investment” in response to the global Covid-19 pandemic, says Africa investor Hubert Danso.

Mining News Pro - West Africa’s top court ruled on Tuesday that Guinea was responsible for the death of six villagers and the illegal arrest, injury or torture of 15 others during a 2012 protest near an iron ore project owned by Vale and BSG Resources.

Mining News Pro - Gold miner West African Resources has completed an early repayment of its $25-million debt finance facility with Taurus Funds Management.

Mining News Pro - South Africa’s mining minister on Tuesday accused Sibanye-Stillwater of breaching regulations on Black ownership targets at its gold operations and said the miner had stolen its compliance rating.

Mining News Pro - Rainbow Rare Earths has signed a binding agreement for the co-development of the Phalaborwa rare earths project, in South Africa, with Bosveld Phosphates.

Mining News Pro - Global ratings agency S&P recently undertook positive rating actions on three South Africa-based miners – AngloGold Ashanti, Gold Fields and Sibanye-Stillwater – based on accelerated deleveraging.

Mining News Pro - Gold miner West African Resources has reported a 40% increase in gold production for the three months to September, as ramp-up at its 90% held Sanbrado operation, in Burkina Faso, continued.

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Mining News Pro - Anglo American wants to explore for base metals in South Africa, but the country needs regulatory changes to make it more competitive with other mining jurisdictions, CEO Mark Cutifani said on Wednesday.

Mining News Pro - South Africa has 22 operating manganese mines, with only four of them owned in part by Johannesburg Stock Exchange- (JSE-) listed companies, AmaranthCX director Paul Miller has calculated.

Mining News Pro - Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman said on Monday he wanted to increase the mining company`s exposure to gold, but added that it was a difficult time to do deals.

Mining News Pro - The authorities have been laudably supportive of the R150-million grid-tied photovoltaic solar project that is to be built to supply electricity to Pan African Resources’ highly successful Elikhulu tailings retreatment plant in Evander, Mpumalanga.

Mining News Pro - South Africa is banking on a rejuvenation of its flagging mining industry to help counter the economic devastation wrought by the coronavirus and a lockdown that was imposed to curb its spread.

Mining News Pro - Gold mining company Pan African on Wednesday proposed a record final dividend after headline earnings surged 93% and net cash generated by operating activities rose by 42%.

Mining News Pro - Africa has been listed, in a new International Energy Agency (IEA) report, as one of the locations that could emerge as dominant in the production of green hydrogen, which the agency says is required to extend the decarbonisation reach of renewable electricity to industries where the direct use of power is difficult, such as steel manufacturing and aviation.

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