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Sheila Barradas

Sheila Barradas is Creamer Media Research Coordinator & Senior Deputy Editor.

By Sheila Barradas

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Ottery housing project, South Africa

1st December 2023

The Western Cape Department of Human Settlements plans to build more than 100 Breaking New Ground State-subsidised houses and First Home Finance & Subsidy Assistance opportunities in Ottery, in the... 

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Olaroz lithium project, Argentina

1st December 2023

Allkem plans on developing the Olaroz project in two stages. 

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Cauchari lithium project, Argentina

1st December 2023

Allkem plans to develop Cauchari as a 30-year operation. 

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Koorangie energy storage system, Australia

1st December 2023

Edify Energy plans to increase the renewable hosting capacity of the Murray River renewable-energy zone by up to 300 MW. 

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Manono lithium tailings project, Democratic Republic of Congo

1st December 2023

Tantalex Lithium Resources Corp plans to build an operation with a nameplate capacity of 1.26-million tonnes a year of run-of-mine ore. 

Carbon capture and storage technology

Rotterdam carbon capture and carbon dioxide treatment facility, Netherlands

1st December 2023

Air Products plans to build, own and operate a state-of-the-art carbon capture and carbon dioxide treatment facility at its existing hydrogen production plant in Rotterdam. 

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Hive H2 Albamed, Spain

1st December 2023

Hive H2 Albamed will comprises up to 9 GW of solar and wind energy, and 4 GW of electrolysis capacity by 2030.  

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Thompson Creek molybdenum mine restart project, US

1st December 2023

A prefeasibility study has supported a disciplined path to restarting operations and realising significant vertical integration synergies with the Langeloth metallurgical facility. 

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Boonanarring and Atlas mineral sands project, Australia – update

1st December 2023

Image Resources has received A$22-million from the sale of its final bulk shipment of heavy minerals concentrate from the project.  

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Ewoyaa lithium project, Ghana – update

1st December 2023

Atlantic Lithium has announced that multiple broad intervals of visible spodumene have been observed in drilling outside of the current mineral resource estimate at Ewoyaa. 


Goliath gold complex, Canada – update

1st December 2023

Treasury Metals has announced a nonbrokered private placement to raise up to C$4-million for the project. 

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Green River project, US – update

1st December 2023

Anson Resources has started construction of the sample demonstration plant at the project. 

Drill rigs at the Kachi lithium brine project

Kachi lithium brine project, Argentina – update

1st December 2023

Lake Resources has announced a substantial increase in the resource estimate. 

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Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update

1st December 2023

The direct-to-blister flash smelter is on schedule for commissioning in the fourth quarter of 2024. 

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Mintails Mogale Gold tailings storage facilities, South Africa – update

1st December 2023

Excellent progress has reportedly been made at the project. 

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Lift II copper project, South Africa – update

1st December 2023

Lift II will have a design capacity of 32 500 t/d, 400 m below Lift I, with a mine life to 2040. 

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Risk Mitigation Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme, South Africa – update

1st December 2023

Karpowership has been confronted with a new challenge. 

Gold nuggets

Sleeping Giant gold project, Canada – update

1st December 2023

Abcourt Mines started work in September to restart the operation. 

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Uis Phase 2 expansion project, Namibia – update

1st December 2023

Andrada Mining has reported that resource validation drilling is planned over the northern and central pegmatite clusters at the Uis project. 

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Witwatersrand basin project – Qala Shallows Phase 1, South Africa – update

1st December 2023

West Wits Mining is in discussions with various potential capital providers for investments ranging from $15-million to $30-million in debt and equity. 

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Åland Energy Island Project, Finland

1st December 2023

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, Flexens and Lhyfe plan to develop large-scale hydrogen production on Åland.  


Wellington battery energy storage system, Australia

24th November 2023

AMPYR Australia and Shell Energy Australia are building a battery energy storage system, in News South Wales, which will have a throughput of 500 MW/1 000 MWh. 

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Hemi gold project, Australia

24th November 2023

De Grey Mining plans to establish a gold mine with a ten-million-tonne-a-year throughput, in the Pilbara. 

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Bayan Khundii gold project, Mongolia

24th November 2023

Erdene Resource Development Corp is developing what will be one of the highest-grade openpit gold mines in the world. 

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Eemshaven biomass plant battery energy storage system, Netherlands

24th November 2023

RWE plans to install more than 100 lithium-ion battery racks at the biomass plant at Eemshaven. 

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Ras Laffan petrochemicals project, Qatar

24th November 2023

Ras Laffan Petrochemicals plans to raise Qatar’s overall petrochemical production capacity to almost 14-million tons a year. 

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Velinga Wind Farm, Sweden

24th November 2023

Vattenfall decided in October 2023 to start building an onshore wind farm at Velinga.  

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Copper World Complex, US

24th November 2023

A prefeasibility study has significantly derisked and enhanced the economics of the project. 

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Lumwana copper mine expansion, Zambia

24th November 2023

Barrick Gold plans to elevate this once-unprofitable operation into the front rank of copper producers. 

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Buena Vista iron project, US – update

24th November 2023

Magnum Mining & Exploration is considering a fast startup option for its Buena Vista iron project. 

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Costa Fuego copper project, Chile – update

24th November 2023

Hot Chili has taken another step in its consolidation strategy for the project. 

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Dalgaranga gold project, Australia – update

24th November 2023

Spartan Resources announced a A$25-million institutional placement on November 17 to accelerate its growth strategy. 

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Idaho Cobalt Operations, US

24th November 2023

Jervois has started its underground resource extension programme at the RAM deposit at the Idaho Cobalt Operations. 

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Kasiya rutile/graphite project, Malawi – update

24th November 2023

Sovereign Metals has announced that a bulk sampling programme is under way. 

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Koeberg nuclear power plant steam-generator replacement project, South Africa – update

24th November 2023

Eskom has once again missed an updated target date for grid synchronisation of Unit 1 of the plant. 

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Lephalale solar photovoltaic project, South Africa – update

24th November 2023

Construction has started. 

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Makuutu rare earths project, Uganda – update

24th November 2023

Ionic Rare Earths continues to pursue advanced talks to increase its interest in the project from the 60% it already holds. 

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Menar coal and anthracite projects, South Africa – update

24th November 2023

Menar, telecommunications group MTN and technology giant Huawei have teamed up to bring fifth-generation technology to the Gugulethu colliery. 

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Merlin diamond project, Australia – update

24th November 2023

Lucapa has paused work on a feasibility study on its Merlin project. 

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Mozambique Area 1 liquefied natural gas facility, Mozambique – update

24th November 2023

Banks and other financiers should withdraw their support for the Area 1 project, environmental lobby groups have urged in a letter sent on November 17 to more than two dozen project funders. 

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Rajo Inca copper project, Chile – update

24th November 2023

The project has extracted its first ore. 

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