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Simone Liedtke

Simone Liedtke

Simone Liedtke is Creamer Media's Social Media & Products Editor for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Assore now holds just over 25% of Atlantic Lithium

22nd November 2022 Aim-listed Atlantic Lithium on November 22 welcomed further investment by Assore International Holdings, which now has voting rights of 25.06% of the Africa-focussed lithium explorer and developer. Atlantic Lithium executive chairperson Neil Herbert welcomed the investment and said Assore was... 

AfriTin ‘encouraged’ by latest drill results

22nd November 2022 Exploration drill results at Aim-listed AfriTin Mining’s flagship Uis mine, in Namibia, are in line with the company’s expectations for the V1/V2 pegmatite orebody, the African tech metals miner confirmed on Tuesday. In a release on November 22, AfriTin CEO Anthony Viljoen said the drill holes... 

Experts unpack the criticality of circular economy to climate resilience

18th November 2022 Only 11% of waste from Africa’s urban areas goes to managed landfills, with much of the rest dumped and often burned. This has had a dramatic impact on human health, with poor air quality linked to 1.2-million premature deaths in Africa each year, and greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions contributing... 

Milken-Motsepe Prize in Green Energy launched

17th November 2022 The Milken Institute and the Motsepe Foundation have launched the Milken-Motsepe Prize in Green Energy, a $2-million prize competition to reward entrepreneurs and innovators working to address accessibility to green and renewable energy. The winning individual or team will be awarded $1-million,... 

Atlantic Lithium founder posthumously honoured at London conference

16th November 2022 Aim-listed lithium miner Atlantic Lithium founder and former CEO Vincent Mascolo has been posthumously shortlisted for the Mining CEO of the Year Award. Mascolo passed away unexpectedly in March this year. 

Green hydrogen could sustainably industrialise Africa, boost GDP in six key countries – new report

15th November 2022 With global demand for hydrogen projected to rise sevenfold by 2050, new analysis from the Africa Green Hydrogen Alliance (AGHA) and analytical support from McKinsey, quantifies opportunity for the six current member countries of the alliance, namely Egypt, Kenya, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia and... 

Hummingbird achieves compliance with WGC responsible mining principles

15th November 2022 Aim-listed Hummingbird Resources has achieved compliance with the World Gold Council’s (WGC’s) Responsible Gold Mining Principles (RGMP), within the shortest possible timeframe and at both corporate level, as well as at its Yanfolila site. The miner says it is committed to operating responsibly... 

Lighting vital in unsafe areas

11th November 2022 Lighting manufacturer BEKA Schréder provides the right lighting solutions by optimising the electrical, optical and mechanical design of luminaires using contemporary technology, while also ensuring intelligent and sustainable lighting solutions for improved safety, reduced energy consumption,... 

Lack of finance, security still plaguing South Africa’s transport industry – panel

27th October 2022 Considering recent developments – such as the Covid-19 pandemic and an economy trying to recover – professional body Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport South Africa president Elvin Harris says a functioning transport and logistics system is critical to support the recovery of the... 

Schneider Electric advancing Electricity 4.0, Industry 4.0 with solutions

18th October 2022 In continuing efforts to digitize its customers, energy management and automation specialist Schneider Electric’s connected products can communicate well with each other on its digital platforms, as well as those of third parties, says Schneider Electric global marketing director Quintin... 

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