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Sasscal executive director Dr Jane Olwoch of Namibia.
Green hydrogen atlas results show enormous Southern African potential – Sasscal
5th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The results of the green hydrogen atlas for Southern Africa, now readily available online, show enormous potential green hydrogen production throughout the region, the Southern African Science... 


Pearl Gray Equity and Research's  Steve Booyens.
More succinct licence processes are a must to attract exploration investment – researcher
2nd June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

More succinct licence processes are needed to attract exploration investment in South Africa,  Pearl Gray Equity and Research managing partner Steve Booyens said on Friday. “There are loads of... 


A portrait picture of Charl Marais 4Sight operational technology digital transformation manager
Value chain solution implemented at local mine
2nd June 2023

Energy management and automation company Schneider Electric and information technology management company 4Sight have embarked on a project at a prominent South African mining group that sees both... 


An image depicting a smiling man, Andrew van Zyl.
Addressing Energy Challenges
2nd June 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

While South Africa’s mining industry has embraced renewable energy amid a global energy transition, local energy constraints have made renewable-energy capacity a short-term requirement, in... 


An open pit mine with various sloped and surface
Need for advanced slope stability tech realised
2nd June 2023 By: Halima Frost

Having noted the industry’s need for more advanced slope stability, Seequent, the Bentley subsurface company, launched its advanced slope stability analysis tool, SLOPE3D, which empowers... 


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Modern skills for young mining engineers
2nd June 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid the emergence of Industry 4.0 and an increasing emphasis on environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) factors, new generations of mining engineers are expected to embrace a... 


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New Blood Needed
2nd June 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

While older generation consulting engineers have specialised in mining and are aware of the opportunities to add value to that sector, younger generation consulting engineers not employed in such... 


A photo of Digital Industries CEO and software distributor IS³ MD Dion Govender
Supplier grows tech as sector evolves
2nd June 2023 By: Halima Frost

Operational technology software provider AVEVA continuously strives to advance its technologies in the mining sector as both the local and global mining sectors evolve. AVEVA Select partner,... 


University of the Witwatersrand’s Wits Mining Institute DigiMine Laboratory head Ahsan Mahboob.
Sibanye-Stillwater funding Wits University’s carbon storage brainstorming ‘techathon’
22nd May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg- and New York listed platinum group metals, green metals and gold mining company Sibanye-Stillwater is funding a brainstorming ‘techathon’ on the challenge of storing carbon in... 


A photo of Roger Baxter speaking at an indaba podium with Bernard Swanepoel in the background.
Junior Indaba to highlight challenges, opportunities
19th May 2023 By: Halima Frost

This year’s Junior Indaba event – aimed at explorers, developers and investors in the African junior mining sector – will feature a panel discussion on efforts to create a junior mining environment... 


A sheet of platinum bullion bars with one solitary gold bar on top
Coal, platinum of most interest in growing junior space
19th May 2023 By: Halima Frost

Junior miner-generated revenue in 2022 proportionally exceeded that of other South African mining-generated revenue, according to Minerals Council South Africa junior and emerging miners desk lead... 


Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe and Shadow Mineral Resources Minister James Lorimer.
Mantashe: Exploration funds July; Lorimer: Mining new deal can create poverty-busting jobs
16th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The first R500-million worth of mineral exploration funds will be available from July, Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe told Parliament on May 16 when Shadow Mineral Resources... 


Aerison lodges A$47.5m dispute with Roy Hill
12th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed engineering and construction provider Aerison Group has lodged a formal dispute with iron-ore giant Roy Hill, claiming the miner owes A$47.5-million for services rendered. Aerison was... 


Mines change approach to water management
12th May 2023 By: Bonginkosi Tiwane

Water is a crucial resource and plays a vital role in the mining sector, but climate change and sustainability challenges have forced mines to reconsider their approach to water management. Various... 


Lithium developer reduces reliance on freshwater resources
12th May 2023

With its Portugal-based Barroso lithium project, European lithium developer Savannah Resources intends to use a closed-loop water system to reduce its reliance on having to draw water from the... 


ABGM India business head Kamal Chatterjee
ABGM's partnership with Tata Steel to unlock mining opportunities in India, South Africa
10th May 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Mining engineering services provider and consultancy A&B Global Mining (ABGM) has signed a cooperation agreement with major steelmaker Tata Steel to identify and pursue opportunities in the mining... 


Noah Greenhill, former senior marketing and business development GM of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
Something must be done to make exploration investment attractive – ex-JSE stalwart Noah Greenhill
8th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Beginning in the early 1970s, the Canadian government said guys, we're losing ground in exploration investment. We don't seem to be attracting any of that cash. Let's introduce something that... 


Nigel Townshend.
Shaft-sinking boom-time stalwart Nigel Townshend returns as chair of mining services company
26th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Mining luminary of South Africa’s shaft-sinking boom period at the beginning of the millennium Nigel Townshend is back in action as the newly appointed nonexecutive chairperson of United Mining... 


Dr Andy Robertson
SRK Global, RGC announce passing of founder Dr Andy Robertson
24th April 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Mining industry geotechnical and environmental engineering services company Robertson GeoConsultants (RGC) and engineering consultancy SRK Global have announced the passing of the companies'... 


A Truscan machine which uses high-resolution sample scanning and x-ray fluorescence to better asses ores, being manned by a male technician in PPE
Firm branches out, improves technology offering
21st April 2023 By: Halima Frost

International exploration company Boart Longyear announced the launch of its new subsidiary Veracio, which will combine science and digital technologies in a single, integrated platform for the... 


Acquisition will expand company’s portfolio
21st April 2023

Mining and industrial machinery developer Komatsu announced in December that it has entered into an agreement to acquire underground mining, tunnelling and special civil engineering equipment... 


Heraeus Precious Metals Executive Vice-President New Business Philipp Walter.
Platinum-based hydrogen production is in competitive upscale mode, Heraeus’ Walter reports
20th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals- (PGM-) based proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrolysis is a competitive technology in upscale mode and is making its mark in electrolysis for hydrogen production as well as... 


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Weir Minerals works closely with customers to design a solution that suits their specific process
Weir boosts W African efficiency
7th April 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Original-equipment manufacturer (OEM) Weir Minerals’ extensive experience allows it to comprehend clients’ processes, needs and operational hurdles to design solutions that enhance processing... 


More skills and exploration needed - Minister
5th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Federal Resources Minister Madeleine King has acknowledged the need for continued investment in exploration and the need for more staff within the resources sector. Speaking at the Powering the... 


Triton awards major contract to Chinese engineering company
3rd April 2023 By: Darren Parker

Chinese equipment engineering and supply company Yantai Oriental Metallurgical Engineering (Yome) has been awarded a contract for front-end engineering design (FEED) works for the process plant and... 


ENSafrica's safety and health webinar team.
Trackless mobile machinery one of mining’s burning issues, ENSafrica webinar hears
3rd April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s new trackless mobile machinery (TMM) regulations published five months ago are one of mining’s burning issues and perhaps an undeclared state of national disaster for some, ENSafrica... 


A construction site out in the bush with koppies in the background, where the refrigeration plant and fan station at Northam Platinum’s Zondereinde No 3 Shaft project in the western limb of the Bushveld Complex is being construvted
Shaft ventilation project making headway
31st March 2023 By: Halima Frost

Mine ventilation, refrigeration and cooling engineering consultant BBE Group says it is on track to complete a turnkey project for the design and construction of the refrigeration plant and fan... 


Rifle-Shot Performance Business Development Director Dilley Naidoo.
Mining needs truth-and-reconciliation approach to ESG, says Rifle-Shot’s Naidoo
29th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Mining companies need to approach environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles on a truth and reconciliation footing and be honest about where they are on a scale of one to 10, says... 


Platinum group metals can boost South African jobs and economic growth.
Platinum group metals can add million South African jobs plus R8-trillion to economy
28th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Collaborative marketing of platinum group metals (PGMs) has the potential to add a million more South African jobs and contribute R8-trillion more to the economy as the world greens and lowers... 


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DMTKai Batla celebrates 15 years, continues digital push in mining sector
3rd March 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Celebrating 15 years in business this year, Kai Batla, a minerals consultancy established during the 2008 financial crisis, is making a strong push into the digital space with the support of its... 


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