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Mining News Pro - Junior West Wits Mining will raise A$3.4-million from a share placement to sophisticated and professional investors to fund feasibility studies and drilling at its Witwatersrand Basin gold project, in South Africa.

Mining News Pro - South African gold miners are looking to cut debt and boost dividends as bullion hits record highs, with analysts and fund managers predicting a sectoral growth spurt over the next two years amid rising investor interest.

Mining News Pro - South Africa`s diamond industry, famed for sales the world over and supplying gems for the British crown jewels, is looking closer to home to revive its fortunes following the coronavirus slump.

Mining News Pro - An independent review has been completed on the feasibility study for the Egoli project at gold miner Pan African’s Evander mine, in Mpumalanga.

Mining News Pro - Rio Tinto Group, the world’s second-biggest miner, is accelerating its work on potential development of the giant Simandou iron-ore project in Guinea as half-year earnings showed the steel-making ingredient dominated the producer’s profits.

Mining News Pro - Minergy, which owns and operates the Masama coal mine in the Mmamabula coalfield, exported its first coal by rail to South Africa on July 17.

Mining News Pro - Not even a record rally can entice foreign investors to South African gold stocks.

Mining News Pro - Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi and Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe have both been admitted to hospital after having tested positive for Covid-19.

Mining News Pro - Amore ambitious renewable-energy build programme than the one outlined in the Integrated Resource Plan 2019 (IRP 2019), which already has a large renewables component, will greatly benefit South Africa and should begin immediately, a new study asserts.

Mining News Pro - The Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe, and his wife, Nolwandle Mantashe, have tested positive for Covid-19.

Mining News Pro - Given limited domestic copper production, South Africa should prioritise the recycling of copper scrap to ensure there remains sufficient stock as the economy becomes more energy efficient and less reliant on fossil fuels, Copper Development Association Africa (CDAA) executive chairperson Evert Swanepoel has said.

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 - South Africa’s July Ndlovu has been appointed the chairperson of the World Coal Association (WCA), Mining Weekly can today report.

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 - South Africa’s Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) has initiated a process, with other government and industry stakeholders, to develop a roadmap that will lead South Africa towards a hydrogen society, Mining Weekly can today report.

Mining News Pro - Canada’s Endeavour Mining said on Thursday it had completed the C$1 billion ($732 million) acquisition of smaller rival Semafo, which has created West Africa’s top gold producer.

Mining News Pro - Midtier gold producer Pan African Resources has established a sponsored Level-1 American Depository Receipt (ADR) programme on the over-the-counter market in the US with the Bank of New York Mellon being the appointed depository.

Mining News Pro - South Africa’s High Court on Monday sided with Eskom in a dispute over the amounts energy regulator Nersa allowed the state utility to claw back from customers for electricity supplied in the 2014/15, 2015/16 and 2016/17 financial years.

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