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Mining BEVs set to launch
17th March 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

Underground mining mobile equipment specialist MacLean Engineering is expanding its battery electric vehicle portfolio this year with the launch of three new mining vehicles that further address... 

Devastation left in the wake of a tailings dam burst in Mariana, Brazil
BHP potentially faces $44bn bill in Brazil dam case
16th March 2023 By: Reuters

Mining group BHP Group is potentially facing a £36-billion ($44-billion) lawsuit in London over Brazil's worst environmental disaster after the number of claimants more than tripled to 700 000,... 

Chevron sharing CCS lessons
16th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

US energy major Chevron is sharing lessons learned in its carbon capture and storage (CCS) operations at its Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, in Western Australia, with fellow industry... 

Exxaro CEO Dr Nombasa Tsengwa.
Exxaro earnings soar, final dividend down
16th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Coal, energy and ferrous markets company Exxaro reported strongly rising revenue in its year-end results for the year ended December 31, which boosted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation... 

Northern Cape base metals' hubs.
Orion will now build smaller but get base metals into production far sooner
15th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

What South Africa’s base metals mining aspirant Orion Minerals has been trying to do over the last two years is to drive a very typical historic project financing arrangement for junior mining.... 

Chevron backing multitude of carbon technologies
15th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

US energy major Chevron on Wednesday said that in addition to carbon capture and storage (CCS) at its Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, in Western Australia, the company is also... 

Worker at a solar project
€15m Just SA launched in bid to unlock Mpumalanga transition projects
14th March 2023 By: Terence Creamer

A new €15-million initiative has been launched to provide research and technical support for “catalytic” just transition projects in South Africa’s Mpumalanga province, currently the centre of... 

Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) principal for sustainable finance solutions Telvina Naidoo.
Banking has crucial role to play in enabling mining to transition to clean energy, says Nedbank CIB
14th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The banking sector has a crucial role to play in enabling mining companies to transition to clean energy fully, says Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) principal for sustainable finance... 

Imports, lack of legislative support curtail sector
10th March 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

The South African mining sector is a challenging sector for valves suppliers to operate in, as the valves used in the sector have become highly price-oriented. Industry body South African Valve and... 

Another just energy transition initiative has come flying out of its starting blocks in the form of Just Green AfrH2ica.
Another just energy transition drive hits high spots in form of Just Green AfrH2ica
9th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Yet another just energy transition initiative has come flying out of its starting blocks in the form of Just Green AfrH2ica, the promoter of the just energy transition to green hydrogen in Africa,... 

A$15bn NRF Bill advances
9th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal government’s National Reconstruction Fund (NRF) Corporation Bill has passed the House of Representatives. The Bill will establish the NRF which will invest A$15-billion across... 

Climate Council calls for green steel incentives
9th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australia’s Climate Council has called on the federal government to deliver strong policy and incentives to drive the transformation of industry, noting that the production of green metals in the... 

Hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles are forecast to take the competitive high road.
Platinum-based hydrogen fuel cell vehicles forecast to be TCO unrivalled by 2026/7
8th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The total cost of ownership  (TCO) of platinum-based hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) is forecast to be less than that of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) by 2026, and less than that of... 

Santos advances work on e-methane
8th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Santos is advancing work on its carbon neutral e-methane collaboration, having inked an agreement with Osaka Gas Australia (OGA) for pre-front end engineering and design... 

African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) CEO Mike Schmidt.
Turn energy, logistics threats into opportunities, African Rainbow Minerals CEO urges
6th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa's energy and logistics threats should be turned into opportunities, says African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) CEO Mike Schmidt. Speaking to Mining Weekly in a Zoom interview following ARM’s... 

Central basin AMD site impacted by ongoing rainfall
6th March 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The treatment site of the Central Basin Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) plant has been significantly affected by the recent increased rainfall in Gauteng, the Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority (TCTA) said on... 

ARM's growth outlook.
African Rainbow Minerals to deliver early ounces from Bokoni platinum mine
6th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining company African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) has invested R1-billion of capital to deliver early ounces at the Bokoni platinum group metals (PGMs) mine, the company said on Monday when... 

Implats group executive refining and marketing Sifiso Sibiya.
Hydrogen economy continuing to build, Implats’ Sifiso Sibiya reports
3rd March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Momentum in the hydrogen economy is continuing to build, Implats group executive refining and marketing Sifiso Sibiya reported when he presented an Implats slide outlining global market trends for... 

gemsbok in the kalahari
Seminar to focus on restoration efforts in the Kalahari
3rd March 2023 By: Darren Parker

With more than 30 mines operating in the southern Kalahari, the upcoming Restore Kalahari symposium, on March 17, will investigate how the region can be transformed into a leading restoration area... 

Image shows a truck at the Carmichael coal mine
Bravus denies damages to water resources at Carmichael
3rd March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Queensland coal miner Bravus Mining and Resources on Friday said that the Environmental Protection Order issued by the state government was not as a result of damage done to the Doongmabulla... 

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Renewables, cheap electricity, climate change make headlines
3rd March 2023

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses the response to Implats's request for information on wheeled renewables; mine life  extended owing to cheaper electricity; and stats that the world is... 

An image of ScrapeTec’s AirScrape
Dust control systems ensure environmental protection
3rd March 2023

Bulk materials handling specialist BLT WORLD’s team works closely with German conveyor solutions provider ScrapeTec to offer the mining sector in Africa advanced solutions for conveyor systems used... 

Refuse-derived fuels helpful in waste management
3rd March 2023

The mining industry at large is embracing change and finding new ways to integrate innovative waste management strategies into its operations. There are various mines mitigating risks by conducting... 

Tailings re-mining to ramp up in 2023
3rd March 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

JSE-listed platinum group metals (PGMs) producer Impala Platinum’s (Implats’) Rustenburg operation, in the North West province, has been re-mining tailings from its dormant tailings dams 1 and 2,... 

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Consultancy offers holistic solutions for decarbonisation
3rd March 2023

Decarbonisation on mines featured high on the agenda at a recent global partners meeting in Johannesburg, Gauteng, says international mining consultancy firm SRK Consulting, which hosted a special... 

Satellite data used in new tailings solution
3rd March 2023

Tokyo-based synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite data and solutions provider Synspective and  London-based risk management platform Insight Terra have entered into a strategic partnership to... 

Current climate regulations not driving change fast enough
3rd March 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Carbon-related regulation is increasing worldwide, alongside increased public scrutiny and demand for emissions reporting, specifically for large emitters, such as mining and related industries,... 

An image of ICMM environment director Hayley Zipp
ICMM works towards ‘nature-positive’ mining
3rd March 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Mining industry supports Global Biodiversity Framework Global organisation International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) members have, through its mining principles, committed to pursue... 

Dr Tsakani Mthombeni
Implats reports big response to request for information on wheeled renewables
2nd March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals mining and marketing company Impala Platinum (Implats) has had a major response to its request for information (RFI) for electricity through wheeling from renewable energy... 

Implats CEO Nico Muller.
Implats benefits from strong demand, R4.3bn allocated to energy, decarbonisation
2nd March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals (PGMs) mining and marketing company Implats benefitted from strong demand for its primary products in the half-year to December 31, amid a robust rand PGMs pricing... 

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