Receive our free daily newsletter:


A TFR locomotive
Resolving locomotive supply impasse with Chinese firm crucial, says TFR CEO
18th July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

It is crucial that State-owned freight rail operator Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) find a solution to its long-standing locomotive supply impasse with Chinese manufacturer CRRC, TFR CEO Siza Mzimela... 

Polish court overturns decision to suspend permit for Turow mine
18th July 2023 By: Reuters

A Polish court on Tuesday overturned a ruling that work at the Turow lignite mine should be halted on environmental grounds, in a boost for the government which had vowed to keep it open. In June,... 

Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies research fellow Sandy Lowitt
Opinion: Does this count as a just transition investment?
17th July 2023

In this article, Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies research fellow Sandy Lowitt writes about the limited discussions that have been held about how just energy transition financing will be... 

India’s JSW Steel said to mull bid for stake in Teck coal unit
17th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

JSW Steel, India’s largest producer, is considering a bid for as much as a 20% stake in Teck Resources' steelmaking coal business, people with knowledge of the matter said. JSW has expressed... 

South Korea’s $751bn fund under new pressure over coal
14th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

South Korea’s National Pension Service is being challenged by climate groups demanding the retirement fund, one of the world’s largest, discloses details of discussions over limiting investments in... 

German coal plants follow steps of large miners to clean image
14th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

Germany’s coal companies are following large multinational miners in cleaning up their image, with critics concerned that restructuring plans may set the stage for emissions to rise further. The... 

Image shows a hand holding coal
Dartbrook restart targeted for Q4
14th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Australian Pacific Coal is hoping to restart production at its Dartbrook mine, in the Hunter Valley of New South Wales, by the fourth quarter of this year, subject to financing. The... 

Image of the articulated dump truck (ADT) operating at a site
Equipment giant to deliver 1.5-million low-carbon vehicles by 2026
14th July 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

US-headquartered equipment manufacturer John Deere promises to deliver 1.5-million low or no carbon machines by 2026 to dealers across its 54-country network, including the company’s South African... 

An image of NSDV foreign qualified mining and construction Lawyer Methembeni Moyo and candidate attorney Dominic Varrie
Unlocking investment potential in Zimbabwe
14th July 2023

With the potential to become a global mining superpower, construction and mining focussed law firm NSDV says progress in Zimbabwe’s mining sector is perennially obstructed by economic and political... 

May mining production dragged down by diamonds, PGMs
13th July 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) reports that mining production decreased by 0.8% year-on-year in May, with the largest negative contributors having been platinum group metals (PGMs) and... 

Department of Mineral Resources and Energy media relations director Ernest Mulibana
Opinion: Illegal mining is a criminal activity
13th July 2023

In this article, Department of Mineral Resources and Energy media relations director Ernest Mulibana writes about the scourge of illegal mining in South Africa and its impact on the economy. 

Andile Sangqu
New Transnet board named as the country faces logistics snarls
11th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

South Africa revamped the board of the state-owned ports and rail operator, appointing a former mining executive as its new chairman as it seeks to improve inefficient infrastructure that major... 

Broadmeadow East taken in by Burton-Lenton JV
11th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Coal miner Bowen Coking Coal has announced plans to divest of its Broadmeadow East mine, in Queensland, to the Burton-Lenton joint venture (BLJV), in which the company holds a 90% interest. Bowen... 

Image shows a mining operation
Mining turnover falls - ABS
11th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

New data by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has shown that mining turnover continues to fall, with the mining industry reporting the largest fall in the 13 selected industries during... 

South32 ordered to undertake community water project in NSW
11th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner South32’s Illawarra Coal Holdings company has been ordered to contribute nearly A$2.9-million to a community project under an enforceable undertaking (EU) by the Natural... 

Contango signs 20 000 t/m coal offtake agreement with TransOre
10th July 2023 By: Darren Parker

London-listed natural resource development company Contango Holdings has entered into a new offtake arrangement with mineral trader TransOre International for the sale of up to 20 000 t a month of... 

Solar panels in front of Komati's cooling towers
Eskom to launch solar, battery tenders in 2024 as part of Komati ‘repowering’
7th July 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Eskom reports that concessional funding of $497-million secured for the repowering and repurposing of the Komati coal power station, in Mpumalanga, is expected to become effective at the end of... 

Deadly attack at Colombia coal facility sparks industry plea to protect miners
7th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

A Colombian mining group is urging the South American government to protect workers from ongoing violence against the industry following a deadly July 4 attack on a coal producer. Tuesday’s... 

Hydro Power Equipment (HPE) director Ulrich Kienle.
Water power in underground mining has gone mainstream, says HPE
6th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The long-standing use of water to cool underground mines is increasingly providing the opportunity to apply the free water pressure head that this offers to energise mining equipment. High-pressure... 

Image shows a coal lump
Whitehaven's Narrabri expansion clears legal hurdle
6th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The New South Wales Land and Environment Court has dismissed judicial review proceedings regarding the State Significant Development Consent for coal miner Whitehaven Coal’s Narrabri Stage 3... 

Exxaro CEO Dr Nombasa Tsengwa.
Limpopo coal mine decarbonising through cost-cutting solar power agreement
5th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Financial close has been achieved for the 68 MW Lephalale solar project to supply renewable energy to the Grootegeluk coal mine in Limpopo. This was announced on Wednesday by Cennergi, the wholly... 

Tigers Realm pauses privatisation plans
5th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Tigers Realm Coal has suspended its privatisation plans, citing concerns around the ability to procure the necessary regulatory relief on a ‘timely basis’ under the Australian and... 

Power lines
Updated loadshedding code includes up to 16 stages to reduce grid-collapse risk
4th July 2023 By: Terence Creamer

A new and updated edition of the loadshedding code of practice, which includes up to 16 stages of loadshedding, has been finalised by and expert group and delivered to the National Energy Regulator... 

Malan Scholes Attorneys director and mining lawyer Hulme Scholes.
South African regulator not doing enough to promote junior mining – mining lawyer
4th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The major theme of the recent Junior Indaba was the concern that the South African regulator is not doing enough to promote junior mining in South Africa. Government’s role should be to cut red... 

AmaranthCX director Paul Miller
Policymakers urged to fix distorted public market as South African delistings continue
3rd July 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The public market continues to see delistings on the JSE and other South African stock exchanges at an alarming rate, says consultancy and research provider AmaranthCX director Paul Miller, with 14... 

Image shows operations at Port Hedland
Australia's resource exports forecast to drop
3rd July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australia’s export earnings are expected to fall over the next two years to 2025 as energy prices return to levels seen before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. In the latest Resources and Energy... 

Edenville poised for improved performance this year as disruptions from 2022 resolve
30th June 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed Edenville Energy experienced a major transition in the year ended December 31, 2022, in terms of operational, management and board changes, which has continued into the first half of... 

German coal miners under fire for unfair edge in renewables push
German coal miners under fire for unfair edge in renewables push
30th June 2023 By: Bloomberg

Less than a year after German coal giant LEAG unveiled plans to transform its opencast mines into wind and solar farms, concerns are mounting that it and other lignite miners are exploiting an... 

MC Mining CEO Godfrey Gomwe
Makhado project’s mine life, coal reserves increase considerably
30th June 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Coal miner MC Mining’s updated life-of-mine (LoM) plan and coal reserve estimate for its fully-licensed and shovel-ready Makhado steelmaking hard coking coal project has demonstrated a considerably... 

US Department of State Bureau of Energy Resources Office of Energy Transformation acting director Scott Woodard.
Clean hydrogen could be virtually zero cost, US energy diplomat tells London Indaba
30th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The main founders of the Inflation Reduction Act envision the US legislation as a clean energy bill to lower the costs of green energy technologies for everyone around the world as well as being... 

6 7 8 9
11 12 13 14

Sector News


M and J Mining
M and J Mining

M and J Mining are leading suppliers of physical support systems as used by the underground mining industry. Our selection of products are not...


Pepperl+Fuchs has been a pioneer in industrial sensor technology and explosion protection for over 70 years. The company offers a unique range of...


From batteries for boats and jet skis, to batteries for cars and quad bikes, SABAT Batteries has positioned itself as the lifestyle battery of...

Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East
Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East

Weir Minerals Europe, Middle East and Africa is a global supplier of excellent minerals solutions, including pumps, valves, hydrocyclones,...


Latest Multimedia

sponsored by

Photo of Martin Creamer
On-The-Air (01/12/2023)
1st December 2023

Option 1 (equivalent of R125 a month):

Receive a weekly copy of Creamer Media's Engineering News & Mining Weekly magazine
(print copy for those in South Africa and e-magazine for those outside of South Africa)
Receive daily email newsletters
Access to full search results
Access archive of magazine back copies
Access to Projects in Progress
Access to ONE Research Report of your choice in PDF format

Option 2 (equivalent of R375 a month):

All benefits from Option 1
Access to Creamer Media's Research Channel Africa for ALL Research Reports, in PDF format, on various industrial and mining sectors including Electricity; Water; Energy Transition; Hydrogen; Roads, Rail and Ports; Coal; Gold; Platinum; Battery Metals; etc.

Already a subscriber?

Forgotten your password?







pqt: 0.84s - ct: 0.918s - 329pq - 2rq
Subscribe Now