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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... 


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... 


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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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Radical renewables, hydrogen ramp-up needed, coal energy transition day hears
27th July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

A radical ramp-up of renewable energy and green hydrogen capacity will be needed by 2040 to take South Africa towards a net-zero climate change commitment, the Coal & Energy Transition Day heard on... 


Anglo American's nuGen truck.
World-first hydrogen haul truck operational from August – Anglo Platinum
27th July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The pilot world-first hydrogen haul truck launched early in the year, has had some final changes made to it before it heads into the pit and goes into operational mode from August. Meanwhile, the... 


Implats contractors comment on Numsa’s claims
23rd June 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Three contractors appointed at Impala Platinum’s mines in Rustenburg, North West, have expressed their views on some of the claims made by National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa),... 


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African diamond sector set for strong growth
17th June 2022

With China being Africa’s, and South Africa’s, most important trading partner, the Asian superpower’s expected economic slowdown in coming years is a cause for concern, unless these economies can... 


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Firm revamps pumps to support miners
17th June 2022

Revamping its distributorship base in recent years has given submersible pump specialist Integrated Pump Technology a solid foundation to support customers around sub-Saharan Africa. A key focus... 


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ESG provides profitable returns from smart capital allocation – analyst
15th June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) frameworks not only help businesses and the communities in which they operate but can also generate positive returns as mining companies reduce operating... 


A photo of M&R Cementation's work at the New Clydesdale colliery
M&R's Mining platform achieves strong recovery, order book at pre-pandemic levels
8th June 2022 By: Schalk Burger

Engineering and mining contracting firm Murray & Roberts’ (M&R’s) Mining platform says its order book has recovered to pre-pandemic levels. M&R Mining Platform CEO Mike da Costa adds that the... 


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Increased efficiency cuts carbon, advances net-zero path, research finds
8th June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Like all other key industries, mining is having to advance along a net-zero path as part of the global decarbonisation drive. Gone are the days when innovation and financial improvement can be sold... 


Barminco wins major Cowal contract
7th June 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Gold miner Evolution Mining has awarded ASX-listed mining services provider Perenti a near A$520-million underground mining contract at the Cowal gold mine, in New South Wales. Perenti on Tuesday... 


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Circular economy prompting steel, oil, carbon recovery from end-of-life mine truck tyres
6th June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Highest and best use of ultra-large end-of-life mine truck tyres is being brought about by a change to the model in which resources are mined, made into products, and then become waste. Just one of... 


A large yellow Hyundai rock breaking machine used inside a furnace to break down the ceramic inner walls of a furnace
Service provider continues to expand its fleet
3rd June 2022 By: Halima Frost

Demolition solutions provider Jet Demolition has steadily expanded its fleet of equipment to befit projects that facilitate relines and repairs on furnaces and kilns of all types. Furnace... 


Yanfolila gold mine in Mali
Hummingbird working to bring second asset into production following 2021 losses
27th May 2022 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed Hummingbird Resources has reported a diluted loss a share of $2.78c for the financial year ended December 31, 2021, compared with the earnings a share of $5.02c reported for the 2020... 


A large fuel tanker at a filling station in Botswana
Alliance promotes citizen-owned firms in fuel
27th May 2022

In a ground-breaking development for the Botswana oil and gas industry, leading diamond producer Debswana and national oil body Botswana Oil have entered a strategic partnership that is aimed at... 


A top view of the Mupane gold mine which is being sold by Galane Gold to the majority citizen-owned company Hawks Mining Company
Botswana’s only gold mine changes hands
27th May 2022

Gold ore mining company Galane Gold announced earlier this month that it had completed the sale of its Mupane gold mine in Botswana to majority citizen-owned company Hawks Mining Company. Mupane... 


A mine vehicle moving into the mouth of the Ghaghoo mine in Botswana which is up on offer by Gem Diamonds
JV stalls, but still on offer
27th May 2022

Diamond exploration company Botswana Diamonds (BOD) announced earlier this month that, despite intensive advanced and ongoing discussions with interested parties, the board has been unable to... 


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Hydrogen can be stored in existing fossil fuel infrastructure for years, world webinar hears
26th May 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Hydrogen can be stored in existing fossil fuel infrastructure for years if need be, giving it the potential to become a universal energy carrier in the same way as oil is now but without the... 


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Platinum-boosted South African hydrogen electrolyser leaps ahead
25th May 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The proof-of-concept of the platinum group metals-boosted advanced alkaline electrolyser – the AAE ­– has been successfully completed by Hydrox Holdings of Randburg in a pioneering achievement that... 


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Pre-owned equipment demand spikes
6th May 2022 By: Nadine Ramdass

The Covid-19 pandemic, and its related impacts, has caused severe delays for mining companies procuring new opencast mining machinery. As a result, mines and related contractors have turned to... 


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World Coal Association favours just energy transition to net zero future
5th May 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The World Coal Association, and its member companies, are in favour of a just transition to a net zero future, World Coal Association chairperson July Ndlovu said on Thursday. In his keynote... 


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Company showcases capabilities on flagship project
22nd April 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

Mining services provider United Mining Services (UMS) Group is involved in a twin shaft sinking, equipping and infrastructure project for the Karowe diamond mine in Botswana. Owned by Lucara... 


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President Ramaphosa to deliver keynote address at Mining Indaba 2022
20th April 2022 By: Martin Creamer

President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver a keynote address at the 2022 Investing in African Mining Indaba, which takes place in Cape Town from May 9 to 12. The attendance of Ramaphosa, who will speak... 


A group of men stood at a sign which says Peak Rare Earths at Ngualla rare earths project in Tanzanid
Investor announces sell down of equity position
15th April 2022

Investment adviser Appian in February announced a strategic sell-down of its equity position to global rare earths company Shenghe Resources. At the time, Appian noted it had substantially exited... 


Large steel tanks with a man on site at the Buckreef oxide mill expansion project
Oxide mill expansion successfully ramped up
15th April 2022

Gold producer Tanzanian Gold Corporation, referred to as TanGold, announced in February that the first phase of the oxide mill expansion of 360 t/d at the Buckreef Gold project is now fully... 


Firm looks to support mining entrants
8th April 2022

West Africa is now attracting attention for battery minerals mining with a renewed interest likely to draw in explorers and miners of various sizes and capabilities, says consulting engineers and... 


A picture fo Prisma Training MD Jacques Farmer Looking out onto an Open cast mine wearing PPE
Training provider opening centre in Ghana
8th April 2022 By: Halima Frost

Specialist mining training provider Prisma Training Solutions is finalising its applications to open a formal training centre in Accra, Ghana together with a local partner. Prisma offers customised... 


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