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Ivanhoe Mines executive chairperson Robert Friedland.
Crucial to combine agricultural development with mining, Indaba hears
7th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Africa is going to have a huge amount to do to help solve the world’s climate change problems, Toronto-listed Ivanhoe Mines executive chairperson Robert Friedland emphasised in his far-reaching... 


Vedanta focused on becoming ESG leader
Vedanta focused on becoming ESG leader
7th February 2024

Good governance and sustainable development are at the core of diversified global natural resources and technology conglomerate Vedanta Group's strategy, with a strong focus on health, safety and... 


Fluor ready to address carbon tax challenges
Fluor ready to address carbon tax challenges
6th February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

One of the most significant focus areas for the mining and metals industry in the next decade, and into the future, will be the management of carbon emissions, says global engineering, procurement... 


From left Minerals Council South Africa’s Sietse van der Woude, Dr Thuthula Balfour, Japie Fullard, Mzila Mthenjane and Dushendra Naidoo.
Noise-induced hearing loss now highest priority mining health condition, Indaba hears
6th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Noise-induced hearing loss has displaced tuberculosis (TB) and silicosis as the top priority health threat in the South African mining industry. “I’m emphasising noise-induced hearing loss because... 


Weir Minerals discusses evolution of African mining
Weir Minerals discusses evolution of African mining
6th February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Mining technology company Weir Minerals discusses how it expects the African mining industry to evolve in the context of positive disruption while attending this year’s Investing in African Mining... 


Murray & Roberts Cementation techniques, tech advance positive disruption
Murray & Roberts Cementation techniques, tech advance positive disruption
6th February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Mining contracting company Murray & Roberts Cementation is integrating innovative techniques and technologies to drive positive disruption in the African mining sector. Murry & Roberts Cementation... 


Booyco Electronics embraces positive disruption
Booyco Electronics embraces positive disruption
6th February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Mine safety equipment manufacturer Booyco Electronics is embracing the concept of positive disruption to redefine the African mining industry. In a video interview with Mining Weekly at this year’s... 


The accident took place on January 26, 2003 at the Diavik mine (pictured).
Rio Tinto unit faces criminal case in Canada over injured worker
6th February 2024 By: Reuters

A Canadian unit of global mining company Rio Tinto is facing a criminal case after an employee was seriously injured at an Arctic diamond mine, according to an announcement by local authorities.... 


President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Mining Indaba.
South Africa’s mining industry now 39% black-owned, Mining Indaba hears
5th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

In 2004, the year South Africa’s far-reaching Mining Charter was first introduced, black ownership in South Africa’s globally recognised mining industry stood at a negligible 2%. This has now leapt... 


Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions drives positive disruptions
Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions drives positive disruptions
5th February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Equipment and technical solutions provider Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has introduced key technological innovations and advancements in Southern Africa to drive positive disruption in mining... 


Impala Rustenburg's 11 Shaft
Infrastructure repairs to Impala Rustenburg’s 11 Shaft to be completed by end-Feb
31st January 2024 By: Chanel de Bruyn

Platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Impala Platinum (Implats) says infrastructure repairs to Impala Rustenburg’s 11 Shaft are expected to be completed by the end of February, with the build-up to... 


Ndalamo CEO Shammy Luvhengo.
Coal miner Ndalamo pursuing renewable energy, other minerals
31st January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Coal mining company Ndalamo Resources is actively exploring opportunities in renewable energy and other minerals, paving the way for a diversified and resilient future. Ndalamo CEO Shammy Luvhengo... 


Kibali gold plant in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
DRC’s green and automated Kibali gold operation highlighted as mining role model
30th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Kibali, the largest gold mine in Africa, is now also one of Africa's greenest and most impressively automated operations, which continues to stimulate local economic development and even provides... 


Sierra Rutile to suspend Area 1 operations, Sembehun receives ESHIA
29th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

The Environmental Protection Agency of Sierra Leone has approved the environmental, social and health impact assessment (ESHIA), the associated environmental, social and health management plan... 


West African reports fatality at Burkina Faso gold project
29th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed West African Resources said on Monday that a contractor had died while working at its Kiaka gold project, in Burkina Faso. No other persons were injured in the accident, the company... 


GEM and Anglo teams at signing ceremony.
Anglo launches battery raw materials research project with large China recycler
26th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa-founded and Johannesburg- and London-listed Anglo American on Friday announced the launch of a research and development project in collaboration with one of China’s largest battery and... 


An image depicting a group of people
New ventilation shaft holes out safely
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Underground mining contractor Murray & Roberts Cementation and its client Palabora Mining Company (PMC) this month celebrated the last blast at the new ventilation shaft at the Lift II project,... 


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Mining modernisation to be highlighted
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

At this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba, professional services firm PwC will focus on the implications of embracing new technologies, strategies and ideas that can bring about significant... 


An image depicting Safeera Loonat
Firm uses Indaba to understand client needs
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

As a participant at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba – to be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from February 5 to 8 – audit, tax and advisory services firm KPMG is... 


A man sitting in front of an AI Generated screen indicating the cycle of a remote blasting sequence
Green blasting tech to be showcased
26th January 2024 By: Halima Frost

Commercial explosives and blasting systems developer Orica will showcase its lead-free, non-electric detonator range, its 4D underground (UG) bulk explosives solution as well as its new electronic... 


Rock and gravel flying through the air in an optimally placed blast
Indaba theme apt for sector – explosives company
26th January 2024

This year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba 2024 theme ‘Embracing the power of positive disruption: A bold new future for African mining’ could not be more appropriate for the directions being... 


Innovation, Research Battlefield returns to Indaba
26th January 2024

Making a comeback at the 2024 Investing in African Mining Indaba is the Innovation and Research Battlefield – a high-profile event convened by the organisers of the Investing in African Mining... 


An image depicting a pick up truck
Mining sector experiencing innovative shifts
26th January 2024

To support the evolving industry, and with deep roots in Africa, mining tyre services provider Kal Tire is participating as a partner at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba – to be held... 


An image depicting a man interacting with a touchscreen
4IR progressing in African mining
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

With Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies and systems becoming more prevalent in African mining, mining equipment simulator provider Immersive Technologies is focusing on digitisation... 


SRK Consulting MD Andrew van Zyl (right) interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer.
SRK celebrating 50 years of consulting to natural resource sector
26th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The 50 years of experience that SRK Consulting has accumulated since coming into existence in 1974 has placed it in an excellent position to outline how mining’s approach to environmental... 


The Isidingo drill
DSI, CSIR and Mandela Mining Precinct to showcase innovations at Mining Indaba
25th January 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the Mandela Mining Precinct (MMP) will showcase technologies that have been developed... 


Death toll from Mali gold mine accident now over 70 - state radio
25th January 2024 By: Reuters

The death toll from last week's accident at an artisanal gold mine in southwest Mali has risen to more than 70, state radio said on Thursday. The deaths were caused after a shaft collapsed on... 


VR8 MD and CEO John Ciganek.
Vanadium junior has expansive plans for long-life operation, mulling JSE listing
24th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Keep an eye on Vanadium Resources (VR8). It’s a motivated ASX-listed, JSE-mulling junior that is thinking expansively in line with the potentially very long-life mine that it is setting out to... 


South32 CEO Graham Kerr
Strong showing by South Africa’s Hillside helps to lift South32 to record aluminium output
22nd January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Ongoing strong performance by South Africa’s Hillside Aluminium operation in KwaZulu-Natal has helped diversified mining company South32 achieve record half-year aluminium production. Moreover,... 


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Nature-positivity, JSE opportunities, Copper 360 make headlines
19th January 2024

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer unpacks the nature-positive commitment that mining and metals companies have made; the opportunity presented by the JSE for critical mineral miners to access... 


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