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RCF sells Ausenco to US investment firms
22nd September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Private equity firm Resource Capital Funds (RCF) has announced plans to sell global engineering firm Ausenco to US investment firms Eldridge, Brightstar Capital Partners and Claure Group, in a deal... 


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Supplier hones in-country offering
22nd September 2023

Industrial products supplier BMG has established itself in Zambia as a single point of contact and reliable supplier of all essential quality branded products and essential support services,... 


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It’s getting harder to find mining engineers a green world needs
1st September 2023 By: Bloomberg

Digging up the metals that go into power grids and electric cars is crucial to the energy transition. While the mining industry has plenty of reserves to tap, it faces a worrying shortage of young... 


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Emissions predicted to increase with EV boom
25th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

As electric vehicles (EVs) gain traction, the strain on electricity supply, especially national power grids, will be more, with an increase in the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions associated with... 


Jubile Metals CEO Leon Coetzer
Jubilee appoints new CFO, strategic and operational executive team
14th August 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Metals processing company Jubilee Metals announced it has expanded its executive leadership team in support of its growth strategy. This comes with the appointment of Neal Reynolds as CFO,... 


Organisation appoints new board
11th August 2023

Internationally recognised nonprofit organisation International Women in Mining (IWiM) last month announced its new governance board and advisory council to support the next wave of strategic... 


International Day of Woman in Mining celebrated
11th August 2023 By: Halima Frost

Minerals Council South Africa hosted a breakfast celebrating the International Day of Women in Mining on June 15, at The Country Club Johannesburg in Rosebank, Gauteng, themed Equity in Mining is... 


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Women-centric mine contracting company launched
11th August 2023 By: Halima Frost

With a clear goal to become a reputable service provider to pre-selected blue chip mining companies, black woman-led and women-centric mine contracting company, TseboKgadi has been launched.... 


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Women-led event to highlight mining opportunities
11th August 2023 By: Halima Frost

This year’s second yearly Women and Leadership in Mining 2023 event – themed Develop, Unite, Empower – aims to attract over 200 women in various positions across the mining sector to uplift,... 


Kore Potash has 97% ownership of the Kola and DX Potash Projects in the Sintoukola Basin, located in Congo-Brazzaville
Kore raises $1m, signs revised agreement with Sepco for Kola project
8th August 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Potash development company Kore Potash has entered into a revised agreement with Chinese construction and engineering company Sepco Electric Power Construction Corporation for the provision of... 


Murray & Roberts Cementation achieved a remarkable milestone at the end of July this year, when it successfully reached the 1 000 m mark on its contract to sink the 1 200 m ventilation shaft at PMC's Lift 2 expansion
Murray & Roberts Cementation reaches milestone on PMC vent shaft
7th August 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Underground mining contractor Murray & Roberts Cementation achieved a milestone at the end of July when it successfully reached the 1 000 m mark on its contract to sink the 1 200 m ventilation... 


Three large mine dump trucks carrying ore to a processing plant owned by Pensana in Angola
Magnet metals miner thankful for ongoing support
28th July 2023

London-listed magnet metals miner Pensana chairperson Paul Atherley has lauded the ongoing support from the government of Angola, the sovereign wealth fund of Angola – Fundo Soberano de Angola... 


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Marketing of nickel product from new mine starts
28th July 2023

An offtake marketing process has been initiated by modern metals mining company Lifezone Metals pertaining to the nickel, copper and cobalt from its Kabanga nickel project, in north-west Tanzania,... 


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Seeking partnerships in South Sudan
28th July 2023

South African State-owned mining company African Exploration Mining and Finance Corporation (AEMFC) is actively searching for partnerships with South Sudanese mining companies, according to an... 


A box of rare earth core samples in a box ready for analysis owned by Ionic Rare Earths in Uganda
Ugandan rare earths project progressing to plan
28th July 2023

Minerals exploration company Ionic Rare Earths (IonicRE) reports that the Phase 5 drill programme at its 60%-owned Makuutu rare earths project in Uganda, is advancing to plan with the rotary air... 


Copper mine files geological findings
28th July 2023

Africa-focused mining and development company Marula Mining reports promising initial findings from the exploration work completed by the company’s independent geological consultants Geofields... 


A large red rock which shows clear indications of a high grade iron-ore deposit
ESG certification for Gabon iron-ore producer
28th July 2023

Emerging African iron-ore producer Genmin advised last month that it was awarded environmental, social and governance (ESG) certification by independent, transparent assessment platform Digbee ESG.... 


BEKA Schréder OPTIWAY low-power light-emitting diode bulkhead on a white background
Local manufacturer lights up DRC mine
14th July 2023

The Kipushi mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been illuminated using an underground lighting solution made possible by South African lighting solutions manufacturer BEKA Schréder.... 


gold nuggets placed on a stark black fine sand background as a generic mage for Tresor Gold
US gold company investing in Sierra Leone
14th July 2023

New York City-based mining company, Tresor Gold, is currently raising capital to scale its gold projects in Sierra Leone for production within 18 months, while also pursuing strategic acquisitions... 


The 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’ and remarkable safety performance
4th July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

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


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... 


Business for South Africa chairperson Martin Kingston
Private sector working with government on multiple work streams to end loadshedding
29th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The private sector is so far working with government on six of the ten energy crisis work streams, for which business raised R100-million to procure skills and expertise for donation on an arm's... 


Christina Ramotsabi, Multotec Process Engineering GM
Multotec’s 12-turn spiral goes to work in the mineral sands sector
23rd June 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Responding to the needs of the mineral sands sector, process equipment specialist Multotec has developed its first 12-turn spiral concentrator. Multotec Process Engineering GM Christina Ramotsabi... 


A factory floor clean and new with a few machines in it but all clean and tidy.
Regional Expansion
23rd June 2023 By: Halima Frost

International minerals processing specialist Multotec will be opening its new 4 000 m2 manufacturing facility in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, in July. This facility is geared to manufacture the... 


An emerald green brine pond at a lithium operation in Bolivia, in South America
Significant opportunity
23rd June 2023 By: Halima Frost

Recently founded NewCo – a multibillion-dollar collaboration between US-based chemical manufacturing corporation Livent Corporation and Australia-based global lithium chemicals company Allkem – is... 


A group of men around a coring machine in orange overalls in Chile, at the Marimacca Copper project
New copper project promises good yield
23rd June 2023 By: Halima Frost

Chile-based junior miner Marimaca Copper is looking to garner a substantial foothold in the copper mining sector in Chile, having determined promising prospective operational yields at the Marimaca... 


Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter 
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I’ll somehow re-emerge in the mining sector at some point in the future, says Baxter
13th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

I’ll somehow re-emerge in the mining sector at some point in the future, outgoing Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter said on Tuesday, when spoke to Mining Weekly in a Teams interview.... 


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... 


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