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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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Mining countries being helped to build critical mineral supply chains

6th February 2023 The United States of America wants to support mineral producing countries to build enabling environments for investment throughout the critical minerals supply chain and not just focusing on extraction alone. This was stated by US Under Secretary of State for economic growth, energy and... 

Minerals Council's Roger Baxter encouraged by board-level engagement with Transnet

6th February 2023 Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter said on Monday that the council is encouraged by the board level engagement it has undertaken so far with State rail enterprise Transnet and is hoping that this engagement will deliver some very specific results in stabilising rail performance in the... 

Ever greater global acknowledgement of need to decarbonise ever more urgently – Anglo

6th February 2023 Ever greater acknowledgement is being given to the need to decarbonise global energy and transport systems ever more urgently. At the same time, ever greater global recognition is being given to the fact that many of the products of mining are fundamental to enabling that shift. 

Seriti Green raises need for Africa to appraise vanadium as electricity storage battery metal

3rd February 2023 Wind farm builder Seriti Green, which is planning substantial electricity storage capacity at its big renewable energy project in Mpumalanga, has raised the need for vanadium to be appraised as a battery storage metal of choice in Africa owing to the difficulties of sourcing lithium batteries.... 

On-The-Air (03/02/2023)

3rd February 2023 This week Martin Creamer discusses two renewables projects and the Mining Indaba. 

Proudly South African technology catches eye of fusion project researchers

3rd February 2023 Innovative Proudly South African membraneless technology has caught the eye of the engineers involved in the huge global ITER fusion project as a possible solution to recover tritium from tritiated water. The membraneless technology is the brainchild of Hydrox Holdings engineers, based in... 

Africa can ship its sunshine abroad as hydrogen, prof highlights ahead of big Sun City event

3rd February 2023 JOHANNESBURG ( – In the past, geopolitics was such that oil- and gas-rich countries developed faster, but now countries that are able to export their sunshine in the form of hydrogen will be the ones in the pound seats as the world transitions to clean, green energy. 

Adani Group, partners to develop India’s pioneering heavy-duty hydrogen fuel cell truck

3rd February 2023 India has opted for hydrogen fuel-cell heavy-duty mine truck mobility in a green initiative that will have platinum group metals (PGMs) miners applauding. This is because the clean emission-free power will come from proton exchange membrane PEM technology, which is PGM-enabled. 

Measures to contain diamond mine tailings breach complete – Petra

3rd February 2023 When the eastern wall of a tailings storage facility at the Williamson diamond mine, in Tanzania, was breached on November 7 last year, precautionary measures to contain the tailings material and strengthen the New Alamasi water dam were carried out at the operation which is owned 75% by... 

Time for South Africans to collaborate to solve the electricity crisis

3rd February 2023 South Africans need to put aside their electricity differences and work together to solve the electricity crisis. None of us can function without electricity and wasting time denouncing Eskom does nothing to increase power supply. Also, denying Eskom the money it needs to produce electricity... 

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