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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.

Mining News Pro - The Competition Commission has recommended that the Competition Tribunal approve the proposed transaction whereby Thabong Coal, a subsidiary of Seriti Resources, intends to acquire South32 South Africa Coal Holdings (SAEC) with conditions.

Mining News Pro - The Covid-19 pandemic has presented countries around the world with immense challenges, as the impact of the virus has affected every aspect of everyday life as we know it, write Dr Cosmas Chiteme, Dr Rebecca Maserumule and Prof Dmitri Bessarabov. (Chiteme and Maserumule are senior managers at the Department of Science and Innovation responsible for power and hydrogen and energy respectively, and Bessarabov is the Director for HySA Infrastructure Competence Centre, co-hosted by North West University and the CSIR).

Mining News Pro - Drilling company Master Drilling, which is operating in 23 countries, does not foresee significant fixed capital being spent in South Africa, even though the company is finding strong demand pull in other main mining jurisdictions and earned most of its half-year revenue and highest profit margin in African countries outside of South Africa.

Mining News Pro - South Africa’s mines ministry has approved AngloGold Ashanti’s sale of its last remaining assets in the country to rival Harmony Gold, on the condition that it does not delist from the Johannesburg stock Exchange.

Mining News Pro - AngloGold Ashanti will have to keep trading shares in South Africa to conclude the sale of its last remaining assets in the country to rival Harmony Gold, a government official said on Friday.

Mining News Pro - Commenting on the arrival of Total’s oil and gas drill rig DeepSea Stavanger in Cape Town on August 12, environmental organisation Greenpeace Africa says the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy “needs to get its story straight”.

Mining News Pro - Ivanhoe Mines on Tuesday announced a deal with China Nonferrous Metal Mining (CNMC) under which the companies would jointly look for African mining projects to explore, develop or acquire.

Mining News Pro - Gold producers AngloGold Ashanti, Gold Fields, Harmony Gold and Sibanye-Stillwater are commemorating Women’s Month in recognition of the important role women play in the mining industry and our society, and are calling for an end to gender-based violence and discrimination.

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.