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Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer is Creamer Media Publishing Editor of Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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China buying South African coal ‘could be game-changer but we shouldn’t be complacent’

13th January 2021 Normally, China does not import coal from South Africa, but 2021 has seen a shift. Shipments to mainland China were reported on Monday by the African Source Markets’ Weekly Coal Index Report. 

The essential role of platinum group metals in ‘greening’ the world needs highlighting

12th January 2021 The ‘greenness’ that South Africa can help bestow on the world needs hard sell now, Mining Weekly can today report. While South Africa’s amazing platinum group metals (PGMs) continue their decades-long task of cleaning the air of the world’s cities in the autocatalytic convertors of vehicle... 

New ‘green’ platinum project leaps out of starting blocks, will use 82% less electricity

11th January 2021 The innovative new platinum group metals mining and processing project that slashes 82% off electricity use and elevates platinum to a new high level of greenness, leapt out of its starting blocks in North West province on Monday. “We’ve commenced. The tanks are rolling,” Pallinghurst managing... 

US company planning at least 500 hydrogen fuelling stations in next 3 to 5 years

7th January 2021 The creation of a minimum of 500 fuelling stations to provide hydrogen to mainly trucks powered by platinum-catalysed hydrogen fuel cells is planned by a US company in the next three to five years. “We believe that everyone will be within a couple of miles of a hydrogen fuelling station in the... 

Gold mine ups return-to-work protocols as Covid infection numbers spike

6th January 2021 Return-to-work protocols at South Deep gold mine have been significantly enhanced to manage the sharp rise in the number of employees testing positive for the coronavirus on return to work after the festive season. Seven hundred and fifty tests have been carried out over three-and-a-half days,... 

On-The-Air (11/12/2020)

11th December 2020 A major new platinum mine expansion has been approved along with amazing new processing technology. In a major boost for platinum, China is converting its municipal vehicles to platinum-using fuel cell power. South Africa’s Impala Platinum this week joined an international fund that invests in... 

60Moz Sedibelo platinum expansion, construction of Kell beneficiation plant

11th December 2020 Platinum group metals (PGMs) producer Sedibelo Platinum Mines Limited has announced the expansion of operations at Pilanesberg Platinum Mines into contiguous deposits of Sedibelo Central, Magazynskraal and Kruidfontein – known as the Triple Crown properties – with an estimated resource base in... 

Anglo praised for blazing decarbonised mining trail with hydrogen truck project

11th December 2020 The electrolyser that will generate renewable hydrogen for the world’s largest hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle project has been delivered to site by Nel Hydrogen Electrolyser AS, as part of the joint partnership with ENGIE and Anglo American, announced last year. ENGIE is providing the... 

New chrome mine owner plans to grow in ‘very sustainable manner’

11th December 2020 The new owner of a chrome mine in North West province that was placed on care and maintenance following the Covid-19 lockdown, plans to grow production in a phased, sustainable manner that will ultimately lead to the creation of more than 1 000 jobs, Mining Weekly can today report. The... 

Palladium-dominant Waterberg project’s advance is primary objective – PTM

11th December 2020 The advancement of the palladium-dominant Waterberg Project to a development and construction decision is the primary business objective of Platinum Group Metals (PTM), for which construction funding and concentrate offtake arrangements are being pursued. The Toronto- and New York-listed company,... 


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