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Freeport Saldanha CEO Kaashifah Beukes.
Sasol/Saldanha sign MoU for green hydrogen hub in Western Cape
18th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Integrated energy and chemicals company Sasol, already a seasoned grey hydrogen producer, and Freeport Saldanha Industrial Development Zone on Tuesday announced the signing of a memorandum of... 

The geotechnical case study of an openpit gold mine in West Africa has highlighted the importance of incorporating structural complexity into numerical slope stability modelling to achieve meaningful modelling results
West Africa case study gives slope failure insights
14th October 2022

The complexity of shear zones in openpit mines came under the spotlight at the recent RocScience Africa conference in Accra, Ghana. Presenting a paper on a case study from a West African mine,... 

While West Africa’s mining legislation is still evolving in many respects, regardless of in-country legislation, mining companies are also the drivers of compliance to prevent adverse environmental impacts
Ghana tops in West Africa
14th October 2022 By: Tracy Hancock

While the West African operating climate is positive overall as emerging initiatives are coming into play on the back of ongoing capital investment in mining projects, politically stable Ghana... 

Aachen reactors are ideal for the higher oxygen demand required during gold leaching when processing West African ore
W Africa key for processing expert
14th October 2022 By: Tracy Hancock

Minerals processing expert Maelgwyn Mineral Services Africa (MMSA) is growing its West Africa installed base of 29 Aachen High Shear reactors through the installation of four more units. “Mining in... 

A yellow clutch with self oiling apparatus used on conveyor systems to prevent failures
Backstop boasts sizable installed base
14th October 2022 By: Halima Frost

Since being appointed as the official channel partner of backstop clutch manufacturer Marland Clutch in 2020, specialist power transmission supplier Novus Gear has garnered a significant... 

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Miners need to entice skills to market - King
13th October 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The resources sector would need to take an innovative approach to attracting and retaining skilled workers, federal Resources Minister Madeleine King said. Speaking at a Western Australian Chamber... 

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Camera for material monitoring launched
7th October 2022

The mining division of integrated mining solutions provider Hexagon introduced its HxGN MineMeasure Detect – a three-dimensional camera hardware, software and data solution – earlier this year. The... 

An artist impression of a truck on a ramp next to a conveyor loading system,
Local supplier awarded conveyor distributorship
7th October 2022

Bulk materials handling specialist BLT WORLD has announced that it was appointed a distributor of materials handling manufacturer Convir stockpiling equipment in Southern and Central Africa earlier... 

Minerals Council South Africa president Nolitha Fakude.
Helping world transition to net-zero carbon is mining's biggest opportunity, says Minerals Council president
5th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The biggest opportunity mining has as an industry is to help the world to transition to a net-zero carbon world, Minerals Council South Africa president Nolitha Fakude said on Wednesday. Fakude,... 

Minerals Council South Africa’s Junior and Emerging Miners Desk head Grant Mitchell.
Minerals Council ‘absolutely adamant’ about need for commercially available cadastre
29th September 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The key objective of transparency in applying for prospecting rights and mining rights – and openly managing them – can be enabled by a commercially available cadastre system. While South Africa... 

Council of Geoscience CEO Mosa Mabuza.
South Africans urged to turn exploration into Big Hairy Audacious Goal
24th September 2022 By: Martin Creamer

South Africans have been urged to rally around exploration as this country's Big Hairy Audacious Goal – a BHAG – so that what is described as "our lowest hanging economic fruit" can be turned to... 

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Conference to evaluate status quo of mining sector
23rd September 2022

The Joburg Indaba, hosted by mineral resources, energy and mining conference specialists Resources 4 Africa, draws together captains of the industry, government officials and investors to present... 

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Supervisory programme increases mine production
23rd September 2022 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Business management consultants OIM Consulting’s supervisory programme has managed not only to improve the efficiency of mine supervisors but also increase mine production.   The Coaching to... 

Google map of the Jagersgontein tailings dam, which has burst its banks.
Ministers follow President in visiting Jagersfontein diamond disaster area
12th September 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Following the visit of President Cyril Ramaphosa to the Jagersfontein-Charlesville area in the Free State, Minerals Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantsashe will today visit the diamond... 

Prommac offers innovative maintenance, shutdown and multi-discipline project solutions
Group of companies collaborate on delivering innovative solutions in the industrial space
2nd September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Using innovative solutions that reduce project risk and increase productivity will help to drive schedule and budget compliance, says mechanical contractor Prommac. This focus, it adds, also will... 

DRA Global swings to A$14m interim loss over legacy contracts
31st August 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX- and JSE-listed consultancy DRA Global has posted an underlying loss before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation of A$14-million for the half-year ended June 30. This compares with... 

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Wits Mining Institute to host three-day technology seminar
29th August 2022 By: Donna Slater

The University of the Witwatersrand’s Mining Institute (WMI) is set to host a three-day seminar on mining technology, from September 27 to 29, on the theme of “Turning research curiosity into... 

Africa-focused conference will provide key ESG insight for industries
26th August 2022 By: Nadine James

The importance of embedding environment, social and corporate governance (ESG) principles into any modern business cannot be understated, which is why an Africa-focused ESG conference, which... 

Call for applications for funding for developing the hydrogen economy in South Africa.
South Africans called on to apply for funding to build South Africa’s hydrogen economy
19th August 2022 By: Martin Creamer

A call for funding applications to be submitted for the development of the hydrogen economy is made in an advertisement placed today by South Africa’s Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), an entity... 

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Choosing the right ESG paths is critical
19th August 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

The Australian mining industry is facing hampered growth owing to domestic and global system backlogs. With ESG now a non-negotiable in the sector, explorers are having to quickly adapt to changing... 

FLSmidth’s acquisition of TK Mining to conclude end of August
12th August 2022 By: Darren Parker

The final closing of mining engineering, equipment and services company FLSmidth’s acquisition of multinational engineering company ThyssenKrupp’s mining business TK Mining will take place on... 

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Doors opened by women engineers, scientists
12th August 2022

Women working as consulting engineers and scientists are opening doors of opportunity in mining by breaking down discriminatory attitudes and creating role models for the future, with the... 

Employing females could help address labour shortage - King
11th August 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Federal Resources Minister Madeleine King has urged the resources industry to do more to encourage female employment in the sector, hosting a roundtable on jobs and skills in the sector. King... 

Anglo American Platinum sustainable impact head Stephen Bullock.
Environmental, social and governance elevating to safety-equalling status, mining webinar hears
11th August 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The shift from linear to circular value chains has the potential to impact all aspects of mining and requires a rethink, Anglo American Platinum sustainable impact head Stephen Bullock has told a... 

BBE Projects nearing delivery of Venetia underground cooling system
10th August 2022 By: Donna Slater

Project delivery company BBE Projects is in the final stages of completing its delivery of a turnkey air-cooling system for diamond miner De Beer’s Venetia diamond mine, in Limpopo, which is... 

A body of polluted or waste water in the foreground of a mine
New Bill pressures mines to comply with water regulations
5th August 2022

In a release published in May by law firm Webber Wentzel partner Kirsty Kilner and senior associate Tendai Bonga it is said that the pressure on South African mining companies to raise their... 

A river being affected by mine water seepage with brown and orange tinges
Sensible water management more evident at mines
5th August 2022 By: Halima Frost

Professional services provider WSP Earth and Environment in Africa, previously Golder Associates, water treatment lead Peter Wille says there has been a noticeable uptick in South African and... 

A picture of two gentlemen with hard hats sat at a station with three screens in front of them displaying telemetry data and statistics
New telemetry product effective for mines
5th August 2022 By: Halima Frost

Energy management and automation company Schneider Electric software leader Johan Potgieter says the company’s telemetry systems can be “highly effective” in mines’ water treatment and purification... 

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President Ramaphosa’s got it right, says ex-Eskom CEO on new energy plan
1st August 2022 By: Martin Creamer

African Rainbow Energy and Power CEO and former Eskom CEO Brian Dames concurs fully with the energy plan unveiled by President Cyril Ramaphosa. “I think he’s got it right,” was Dames's summing up... 

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Project lets firm explore African opportunities
29th July 2022 By: Mandisa Nyathi

Bulk earthworks, demolitions and civil engineering service provider ICON Group states that a recent contract to install high-density polyethylene (HDPE) linings at a gold mine tailings project, in... 

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