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Nordgold recovers from fourth-quarter net loss
Published: 24 May 19
Aim-listed gold miner Nordgold has had a less productive first quarter and, on Friday, reported a 6% year-on-year decline in production to 211 700 gold-equivalent ounces (GEO), compared with the 225 100 GEOs produced in the first quarter of 2018. Production for the quarter was also 9% lower quarter-on-quarter.
Barrick's offer for control of Acacia Mining reflects risk – CEO
Published: 24 May 19
Barrick Gold's offer to buy the rest of Acacia Mining reflects the risk the Canadian-listed mining company faces in increasing its exposure to Tanzania, its chief executive said on Friday. Barrick, which owns 63.9% in London-listed Acacia, on Tuesday proposed to buy out the minority shareholders as part of efforts to resolve a 2017 tax dispute with the Tanzanian government.
Giyani receives EMP approvals for Botswana manganese prospects
Published: 24 May 19
Giyani Metals on Friday announced that the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) in Botswana had approved the environmental management plans (EMP) for its K.Hill and Otse manganese prospects and requested the company to proceed to the public review stage. Giyani submitted three EMPs for its Botswana manganese prospects – K.Hill, Otse and Lobatse – between the end of 2018 and early 2019.
Peabody starts reventilating North Goonyella with aim of resuming production next year
Published: 24 May 19
Coal miner Peabody has taken the first step to resuming operations at the fire-hit North Goonyella mine in Queensland, Australia, with an announcement on Friday that it is proceeding with the ventilation of the first segment of the coal mine. This forms part of a phased reventilation and re-entry plan, which aims to resume longwall production in 2020.
Muted Chinese stainless steel production, trade dispute results in nickel price dip Muted Chinese stainless steel production, trade dispute results in nickel price dip
Published: 24 May 19
Fitch Solutions Macro Research has revised its nickel price forecast for this year down to $13 250/t, compared with its previous forecast of $14 500/t, as prices have headed lower in recent weeks. The nickel price has dropped by 9% to $12 010/t in mid-May, compared with $13 100 in mid-April.
African zinc production to rise to 5% of global share with Gamsberg development African zinc production to rise to 5% of global share with Gamsberg development
Published: 24 May 19
Vedanta’s $400-million investment into the Gamsberg zinc mine, in South Africa’s Northern Cape, will result in Africa’s zinc production rising to 5% of global production, compared with the current 3.4%, CNN said on Friday. CNN Marketplace Africa will, on Friday evening, air a discussion by host Eleni Giokos on the South African zinc mining industry and how the Gamsberg investment will unearth the country’s zinc potential.
Bank says Lonmin investors should reject Sibanye offer
Published: 24 May 19
Africa’s biggest bank said Lonmin investors should reject Sibanye-Stillwater's takeover offer as it undervalues the platinum miner’s assets by as much as R6.64-billion. While Sibanye’s offer equates to R11.60 a share, Lonmin’s value at current metal prices is 45% higher, Leroy Mnguni, an analyst at SBG Securities, a unit of Standard Bank Group, said in a note to clients. If assets such as the platinum producer’s suspended K4 project, spare processing capacity and a concentrator are factored in, Lonmin is worth about R35 a share, he said.
Vedanta-Konkola liquidation case adjourned to June 4 Vedanta-Konkola liquidation case adjourned to June 4
Published: 24 May 19
A court hearing between Vedanta, its Konkola Copper Mines business (KCM) and the Zambian government over control of KCM, was adjourned on Friday until June 4, a lawyer said. Vedanta is fighting the government's attempt to seize KCM, which is one of the biggest employers in Zambia, Africa's second largest copper producer.
B2Gold dismisses reports of Zim gold mine acquisition
Published: 24 May 19
Canadian miner B2Gold CEO Clive Johnson has dismissed reports about the company acquiring a gold mine in Zimbabwe, stating on Friday that the company was “not pursuing material developments or production mergers or acquisitions”. He reiterated B2Gold’s long-term growth strategy. “In addition to developing our existing pipeline of projects, we continue our pursuit of significant exploration opportunities in a number of countries.
Taseko’s Gibraltar GM named MABC mining person of the year
Published: 24 May 19
The Mining Association of British Columbia (MABC) has named Richard Tremblay, VP and general manager at Taseko’s Gibraltar mine, as the 2018 Mining Person of the Year. The 2018 award honours Tremblay’s dedication and leadership within the industry, advancing research, management and community outreach.
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