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Nadine James

Nadine James

Nadine James is a Features Deputy Editor for Engineering News

By Nadine James

An image of South African Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe talking to attendees at the 2023 Investing in African Mining Indaba

As Cape Town gathering marks 30 years, miners eye new prospects amid disruption

26th January 2024

In keeping with its 2024 theme, ‘Embracing the power of positive disruption: A bold new future for African mining’, the Investing in African Mining Indaba is perhaps one of the best examples of... 


An image of South African Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe talking to attendees at the 2023 Investing in African Mining Indaba

As Cape Town gathering marks 30 years, miners eye new prospects amid disruption

26th January 2024

In keeping with its 2024 theme, ‘Embracing the power of positive disruption: A bold new future for African mining’, the Investing in African Mining Indaba is perhaps one of the best examples of... 


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Cobre Panama mine, Panama

15th December 2023

Cobre Panama is one of the largest new copper mines to open in the past decade, and the first large-scale operation to be built in Panama. 


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Eloise mine, Australia

8th December 2023

The mine is located in north Queensland, in Australia, about 60 km south-east of Cloncurry and 155 km east-south-east of Mount Isa.   


An image of the first gold pour at the Cononish gold mine in November 2020

Cononish mine, Scotland

1st December 2023

Cononish is Scotland’s first commercial gold mine. 


The Westwood operation

Westwood mine, Canada

24th November 2023

Westwood is Iamgold’s only underground mine. 


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Caserones mine, Chile

17th November 2023

The Caserones mine produces high-quality copper concentrate, copper cathode and molybdenum concentrate. 


An image of the five Brics members flags, namely China, India, Russia, Brazil and South Africa in the foreground, with the flags of the countries invited to join the bloc, that is, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Argentina, Ethiopia, Egypt and Iran, in the background.

Brics expansion holds threats and opportunities for SA business

10th November 2023

The expansion of the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (Brics) bloc, announced during the fifteenth yearly Brics Summit in August, has raised questions about South Africa’s role in the... 


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Bibiani mine, Ghana

10th November 2023

Bibiani is an historically significant gold mine in Ghana 


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Lady Loretta mine, Australia

3rd November 2023

Lady Loretta is a lead/zinc/silver mine that is nearing the end of its life. 


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Mount Isa Mines Complex, Australia

27th October 2023

A lead/zinc/silver mining operation in Queensland. 


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Packaging exhibition helps industry connect, boost growth

20th October 2023

Packaging and labelling trade exhibition Propak Cape is the “essential gathering place to discover all industry stakeholders need to know about the latest advancements and solutions that could... 


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Karowe mine, Botswana

20th October 2023

A diamond mine in north-central Botswana. 


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Syama mine, Mali

13th October 2023

A large-scale gold operation in Mali. 


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Aljustrel Mining Complex, Portugal

6th October 2023

A zinc, lead and silver operation in the south of Portugal. 


FIRE WITH FIRE There is an escalation in the number and type of firearms and ammunition seized from illegal miners, including semiautomatic rifles, hand grenades and explosives

Better resources, collaboration required to tackle mine security as illegal mining spikes

11th August 2023

Illegal mining has grown in scale and complexity, forcing mine security personnel and law enforcement to adapt as traditional security measures become obsolete. Additionally, the sophistication of... 


FIRE WITH FIRE There is an escalation in the number and type of firearms and ammunition seized from illegal miners, including semiautomatic rifles, hand grenades and explosives

Better resources, collaboration required to tackle mine security as illegal mining spikes

11th August 2023

Illegal mining has grown in scale and complexity, forcing mine security personnel and law enforcement to adapt as traditional security measures become obsolete. Additionally, the sophistication of... 


Increased interest in XRF, OES from steel sector

7th July 2023

Portable X-ray fluorescence (XRF) and Optical Emission Spectroscopy (OES) equipment provider Innov-X-Africa has noted increased interest in its products from the steel sector, with salesperson... 


SOME BARE NECESSITIES 
STEM and training programmes should become more accessible and affordable and should be adapted to be more relevant to the interests of the youth

Mining’s inability to absorb youth raises questions about its sustainability

16th June 2023

High youth unemployment, combined with a national skills shortage and the fact that just over a third of the population is between 15 and 35 years old, means that South Africa – already contending... 


SOME BARE NECESSITIES 
STEM and training programmes should become more accessible and affordable and should be adapted to be more relevant to the interests of the youth

Mining’s inability to absorb youth raises questions about its sustainability

15th June 2023

High youth unemployment, combined with a national skills shortage and the fact that just over a third of the population is between 15 and 35 years old, means that South Africa – already contending... 


Control project improves boiler efficiencies

9th June 2023

Experienced boiler and energy plant operations and maintenance service provider Associated Energy Services (AES) is currently monitoring the performance of a recently completed project that... 


HIGH-TECH OFFERING CERTUSS steam generators enable a highly flexible steam supply while saving energy

Partnership with German supplier bearing fruit

9th June 2023

Boiler and steam generator supplier Steam Generation Africa’s work and partnership with German industrial equipment supplier CERTUSS has resulted in numerous projects and opportunities considering... 


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Tech*Carnival to enable greater engagement with ‘MinTech’

28th April 2023

Dwyka Mining Services Tech*Carnival-23 – “the lovechild of the Rand Easter Show and the Investing in African Mining Indaba” – is the inaugural #tech4good mining technology festival taking place on... 


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Early-stage AI integration in exploration and mining proves promising

7th April 2023

The recent hype around artificial intelligence (AI), spurred by millions rushing to explore AI chatbot ChatGPT and AI image generator DALL-E, has led to renewed interest and thought about the use... 


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Early-stage AI integration in exploration and mining proves promising

6th April 2023

The recent hype around artificial intelligence (AI), spurred by millions rushing to explore AI chatbot ChatGPT and AI image generator DALL-E, has led to renewed interest and thought about the use... 


An image of  Torsa Global’s business development director Gabino de Diego

2023 ‘perfect’ to expand to Africa

24th March 2023

Speaking on the sidelines of the Investing in Africa Mining Indaba, Spanish mining technology company Torsa Global’s business development director Gabino de Diego told Mining Weekly that 2023 is... 


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Wastewater solution can aid ESG goals

24th March 2023

Mining companies are facing increasing scrutiny around their environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG), and an area that can reduce energy consumption, and environmental and societal... 


An image of hands holding emeralds at the Kagem mine in Zambia

Consistent policy crucial amid uncertainty

27th January 2023

In addition to increasing socioeconomic challenges and their knock-on effects worldwide, mining entities must also contend with a looming metals deficit, says Zambia Chamber of Mines CEO and... 


Electrolyte plant nearing operation

27th January 2023

Integrated vanadium producer and energy storage solutions provider Bushveld Minerals notes that the construction of the Bushveld Electrolyte Company’s (BELCO’s) electrolyte plant – which is located... 


An image of activities at the Ity Mine in Côte d’Ivoire

Gold producer optimistic about West African exploration

27th January 2023

Gold producer Endeavour Mining intends to capitalise on its “unmatched competitive advantage” of holding one of the largest land packages in West Africa, and its strategic foothold in two of the... 


Image of the first gold produced by the Ity Mine

Miner remains focused on business resilience, ESG objectives

27th January 2023

West Africa-focused gold producer Endeavour Mining states that it is determined to build a resilient business and become a trusted partner, adding that it seeks to maintain its “high-quality”... 


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Contractor achieves consecutive safety milestones

27th January 2023

Drilling and grouting services company Rosond has marked a year of zero harm at platinum producer Anglo American Platinum’s (Amplats’) Tumela mine in the Limpopo province, South Africa. Rosond... 


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Firm seeks to shore up mining supply chains

27th January 2023

Global supply chains were among the many critical systems that needed to be re-examined following the emergence of Covid-19. These supply chains have yet to recover fully and, with disruption... 


An image of the Uis mine in Namibia

Namibia Chamber optimistic about industry’s 2023 prospects

27th January 2023

Mining industry organisation Namibia Chamber of Mines (NCM) states that it is “very positive” on the trajectory of the local mining industry, stressing that it expects it to grow on the back of... 


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African mining investors see opportunity amid rising insecurity and recession fears

27th January 2023

The “world’s largest investment conference”, the Investing in African Mining Indaba, looks to entice investors to Cape Town’s International Convention Centre in hopes of righting “Africa’s myriad... 


An image of Mineral Resoruces and Energy Gwede Mantashe addressing the 2022 Investing in African Mining Indaba

African mining investors see opportunity amid rising insecurity and recession fears

27th January 2023

The “world’s largest investment conference”, the Investing in African Mining Indaba, looks to entice investors to Cape Town’s International Convention Centre in hopes of righting “Africa’s myriad... 


South Africa’s lack of urgency in introducing cadastre system decried

11th November 2022

Orion Minerals CEO Errol Smart offered the familiar refrain of South Africa’s mining industry needing a functional and accurate cadastre. “We cannot manage our minerals with a GIS system,” he said... 


Orion Minerals CEO Errol Smart

Availability of historical geological data removes ‘big portion’ of exploration risk in SA – Smart

11th November 2022

Mining stakeholders ought to do more to capitalise on existing resources, such as available geological and mining data, Orion Minerals CEO Errol Smart noted at the 2022 Council for Geoscience... 


While it has minerals, Africa needs to compete for investment

11th November 2022

Tullow Oil and The Metals Company non-executive director Sheila Khama, during her keynote address at the 2022 Council for Geoscience Summit on Wednesday, commented on her unease with the phrase... 


Tsitsa Falls

Celebrating 110 years of ‘geoscientific excellence’

9th November 2022

The Council for Geoscience (CGS) celebrated 110 years of existence and “geoscientific excellence” by hosting the 2022 CGS Summit, at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre... 


DMRE's general lethargy still hindering exploration activity

28th October 2022

Orion Minerals CEO Errol Smart offered the familiar refrain of South Africa’s mining industry needing a functional and accurate cadastre. “We cannot manage our minerals with a GIS system,” he said... 


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