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Creamer Media’s Mining Weekly presents Announcements. This page offers a platform for unsolicited media announcements, made by companies and organisations, that have implications for the South African economy and the business environment. Creamer Media retains the right not to publish unsolicited media statements, as well as to remove such articles from the platform. Any opinions expressed are not those of Creamer Media and no warranty is made regarding the accuracy of the content.

Impala Rustenburg's Career Expo returns with technology-driven highlights
20th July 2023

The Impala Rustenburg Career Expo is set to return this July, ready to showcase a multitude of career options in the mining industry to inspire Grade 11 learners from Impala’s mine-community... 


Evolving Coal to meet current and future energy needs  
Evolving Coal to meet current and future energy needs  
20th July 2023

A drastic reduction of coal energy supply will come at a hefty cost for South Africa, as the country grapples to cope with growing poverty levels and record high unemployment. Menar MD Vuslat... 


Sustainability through Optimisation
Sustainability through Optimisation
20th July 2023

Sustainability involves more than monitoring and reporting emissions. Understanding and controlling the entire process chain is crucial for prolonged maintenance and support. Through optimisation,... 


The 16th Edition of Barker’s Coalfields Map of South Africa 2023: A long journey
The 16th Edition of Barker’s Coalfields Map of South Africa 2023: A long journey
18th July 2023

In 1986, the first-ever coalfields map was printed. Now in its 16th edition, this map has gained national and international recognition as a comprehensive source of information on the South African... 


The Sandvik screen package included the supply of five feeders
First Sandvik screen package built in SA
18th July 2023

Sandvik Rock Processing, a global leader in the mining and rock excavation industry, has marked a significant step in its expansion across Africa with the successful completion of its first South... 


Trafo Power Solutions has successfully extended its scope of supply into modular substations – also called E-houses
Trafo serves growing demand for modular substations
18th July 2023

Dry-type transformer specialist Trafo Power Solutions has broadened its offerings to include modular substations – leveraging the company’s depth of experience in designing and providing custom... 


GoviEx announces higher openpit mineral resources at Muntanga
17th July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Mineral resources company GoviEx Uranium has announced an updated mineral resource estimate (MRE) for its mine-permitted Muntanga uranium project, in Zambia. The Muntanga project comprises three... 


Canada and Australia: Driving global mining excellence
14th July 2023

Australia and Canada have a lot in common when it comes to mining and resources and are critical to the industry’s global transformation. 


Resourcing Tomorrow, Accelerating the Energy Transition: Full conference agenda out now
11th July 2023

Resourcing Tomorrow, taking place in London from November 28th to 30th has just launched the 2023 programme, dedicated to accelerating the energy transition and addressing the challenges of moving... 


Launch of Solar Post Top Luminaire
Launch of Solar Post Top Luminaire
11th July 2023

BEKA Schréder is excited to announce the launch of their new decorative solar post top luminaire, the SOZELLA! The SOZELLA solar post top luminaire provides a modern design with clean lines using... 


Technology such as the Digital Driller allows Sandvik to deliver ‘real life’ training in a simulated working environment
Sandvik drives change, innovation in mining with upskilling
11th July 2023

Mining is fast embracing various automation and digital technologies, but to keep up with the rapid pace of operational change that this trend demands, everyone must keep learning. This is the... 


Installation of a KREBS® gMAX15 cyclone
Maximising grinding efficiency and reducing wear with KREBS® SmartCyclone™
11th July 2023

Efficient operation and minimal downtime are crucial for maintaining productivity and profitability in grinding circuits. To address these challenges, many operations are opting for the KREBS®... 


Cora announces exec appointments, launches construction tender for Sanankoro
11th July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

West Africa-focused gold company Cora Gold on July 11 announced the appointment of key management personnel and the start of the construction tender process as it focuses on transitioning its... 


It’s DUE – More women to lead in SA mining
11th July 2023

“It’s DUE” – Develop, Unite, Empower is the theme of the annual women and leadership programme organised by Pinpoint Stewards. The Women and Leadership in Mining Conference will feature South... 


UMS capitalises on multi-disciplinary skills and equipment to offer best economical solution
UMS capitalises on multi-disciplinary skills and equipment to offer best economical solution
10th July 2023

As open-cast mining operations face the inevitable shift to underground due to depleted shallow deposits, increasing surface environmental requirements, and an increased call for minerals to... 


Demand for the heavy-duty Grindex Mega pump in dewatering applications continues across the Southern African market
Grindex Mega – Unrivalled solution for heavy duty dewatering
10th July 2023

Demand for the heavy-duty Grindex Mega pump in dewatering applications continues across the Southern African market, particularly in across-border countries like Zambia, and the DRC. Justin Bawden,... 


Fireblade Aviation connects Africa to the World through Leading Edge Service Delivery
Fireblade Aviation connects Africa to the World through Leading Edge Service Delivery
7th July 2023

Fireblade Aviation celebrates 9 years at the helm of the private aviation industry this year and continues to be the Leading Edge in connecting Africa to the world. With its history and origins... 


Second Black Female PHD Mining Engineer Graduates this July, and Father Trevor Huddleston and Professor James Sylvester Gates to receive honorary doctorates
7th July 2023

Wits University will celebrate frontrunners at the July graduation ceremonies taking place from 10 – 14 July 2023. These start with 151 PhD graduates at the morning ceremony on 10 July. Amongst... 


Kal Tire Recycling Facility Achieves ISCC PLUS Certification
Kal Tire Recycling Facility Achieves ISCC PLUS Certification
7th July 2023

Chile mining tire recycling plant producing ISCC certified material that supports the circular economy and a lower carbon future VERNON, BC—Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group announced it has received... 


Atlas Copco has an extensive range of electric submersible pumps
Five tips when choosing a diesel or electric pump
7th July 2023

Every dewatering project will invariably demand a specific priority – such as the volume to be pumped, the amount of solids in the liquid, emission limits or performance; meeting this need requires... 


Exyn Technologies Expands South American Footprint with New Chile Headquarters
7th July 2023

The expansion will provide South America safer, more efficient solutions to some of the most geographically complex LATAM locations. 


The future leaders of women in mining in SA
The future leaders of women in mining in SA
6th July 2023

According to legislation, studies and gender policies, women are being empowered to lead within mining, but do we know who they are and what these leaders have achieved?  It’s DUE - Develop, Unite... 


Xtract reports good gold recoveries at Mozambique concession
6th July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Resource development company Xtract Resources chairperson Colin Bird says the company is pleased with the progress being made at the Manica concession, in Mozambique, which produced 4 522 oz of... 


Emmerson retains focus on Khemisset ESIA approval
6th July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Potash development company Emmerson states that the environmental- and social- impact assessment (ESIA) approval process for its Khemisset project, in Morocco, remains the key priority for the... 


Legal requirements for mine closure in South Africa
Legal requirements for mine closure in South Africa
6th July 2023

(Virtual Showroom): Mining plays a significant role in South Africa economy, contributing substantially to the nation’s employment and GDP. Due to the destructive nature typically associated with... 


Groundwater as a source indicator of pollution in the mining sector
Groundwater as a source indicator of pollution in the mining sector
6th July 2023

(Virtual Showroom): Groundwater has played and will also play a major role in the sustainability of life on earth. Groundwater makes up approximately 99% of fresh water on earth. The vital supply... 


Canada and Australia: Driving global mining excellence
6th July 2023

Australia and Canada have a lot in common when it comes to mining and resources and are critical to the industry’s global transformation. While both countries are mining super-powers in their own... 


The Palabora Copper Mine (PMC) Lift 2 expansion project is expected to extend the life of mine to at least 2038
Palabora's vent shaft a triumph of collaboration
4th July 2023

The sinking of a 1,200 metre ventilation shaft as part of the Palabora Mining Company (PMC) Lift 2 expansion is proving to be a partnership success story, based on an unshakeable commitment to... 


Head of Glencore Copper Africa Clint Donkin
Glencore’s DRC operations host community town hall
3rd July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Large-scale industrial copper and cobalt producers in the Lualaba province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Kamoto Copper Company (KCC) and Mutanda Mining (Mumi) hosted a community... 


New Sunward Rock Drilling Rig is Delivered to Customer in South Africa
New Sunward Rock Drilling Rig is Delivered to Customer in South Africa
3rd July 2023

The new Sunward down-the-hole drilling rig SWDE165B recently arrived in South Africa after a month’s delay at sea. Once safety configurations were installed/made in adherence to local mining... 


The Booyco PDS has become synonymous with ensuring safety on surface mining sites
How Booyco PDS opens door to digital twin technology
3rd July 2023

Long respected for its contribution to mine safety, Proximity Detection System (PDS) specialist Booyco Electronics has highlighted how data can be leveraged to improve safety on mines while making... 


Hamak raises £350 000, signs drilling contract
3rd July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Mining exploration and development company Hamak Gold and its broker Peterhouse Capital have raised gross proceeds of £350 000, before expenses, from directors, management, existing shareholders... 


Successful Barrick partnership keeps gold shining for Mali
3rd July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

The 26-year-long partnership between gold miner Barrick Gold Corporation and the State of Mali has built the country’s gold mining industry into a world leader and positioned it strongly for... 


Raising the profile of SA women in mining
Raising the profile of SA women in mining
30th June 2023

Locally-based women-owned company Pinpoint Stewards has committed to raising the profile of women in South African mining. The "It's DUE " Women & Leadership in Mining conference, taking place on... 


Menar puts spotlight on Africa’s energy security needs at London Indaba
29th June 2023

Coal has continued to confound sceptics as energy security continues to top the agenda in the global economy. At the inaugural London Indaba – a conference of mining executives and policy makers –... 


World's largest gold mining complex deploys Micromine's innovative fleet management solution
28th June 2023

Micromine, a leader in next-generation technology for the global minerals resources industry, has successfully implemented its innovative fleet management system (FMS) and mine control solution,... 


Community Solar Lighting Project  
26th June 2023

BEKA Schréder has supplied the LED solar lighting highmast solution as part of a Seriti community solar lighting project to the Siyanqoba and Klarinet communities in Emalahleni, Mpumalanga... 


Multotec’s 12-turn spiral goes to work in mineral sands
26th June 2023

Virtual Showroom: Responding to the needs of the mineral sands sector, process equipment specialist Multotec has developed its first 12-turn spiral concentrator. According to Christina Ramotsabi,... 


RSPH together with Mafube Coal Mining win Best Business Value award (ROI) category at IS3 Xchange User Conference 2023
23rd June 2023

Rifle-Shot Performance Holdings (Pty) Ltd. (RSPH) Specialist Implementation Partner for IS3 – Industry Software Solutions and Support also known as AVEVA Select Southern Africa, received the award... 


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Our intelligent surface drill rigs bring the latest technology to surface mining applications. Designed to work in the toughest operating...

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