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Anglo American CE Duncan Wanblad.
Southern Africa is now Anglo’s only business region not on renewable energy
27th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Southern Africa is now the only region in the Anglo American business fold that is not on renewable energy because the company cannot go to a market and acquire that energy in the same way that it... 


Harmony included in FTSE4Good Index Series for sixth consecutive year
27th July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Gold miner Harmony Gold Mining Company has been included in the FTSE4Good Index Series for the sixth consecutive year. Created by global index and data provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE4Good Index... 


ICMM members to reveal progress on implementing tailings standard in August
27th July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Members of global mining body the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) will publish details of their progress in conforming with the Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management for... 


JRA closes part of road as illegal mining activity causes sinkhole
27th July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

The Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA) has closed one lane of Miles Stoker road in the Roodepoort direction owing to a sinkhole, which has developed because of illegal mining activity in the area,... 


Anglo American Platinum CEO Natascha Viljoen.
Challenge of producing green hydrogen economically has been met – Natascha Viljoen
26th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The challenge of producing green hydrogen economically is now done and dusted. “That box has been ticked,” Anglo American Platinum CEO Natascha Viljoen assured Mining Weekly in a Zoom interview.... 


Department of Mineral Resources Regional Manager Siyabonga Vezi (left) and Pan African Resources CEO Cobus Loots at the official sod-turning ceremony for the construction of the R2.5-billion Mogale Tailings Retreatment project.
Mogale gold-from-dumps project takes off on West Rand
25th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The official sod-turning ceremony for the Mogale Tailings Retreatment project on Gauteng's West Rand took place on Tuesday, July 25. The R2.5-billion project, near Krugersdorp and Kagiso, received... 


Anglo American Platinum FD Craig Miller.
Hydrogen economy momentum building, Anglo American Platinum FD reports
24th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Momentum is building in the hydrogen economy, which is important for the planet and for platinum group metals (PGMs), Anglo American Platinum FD Craig Miller said on Monday. “There have been over 1... 


Anglo Platinum FD Craig Miller.
Anglo Platinum declares R3bn half-year dividend, spending R3bn on growth capex
24th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals (PGM) mining and marketing company Anglo American Platinum on Monday declared an interim dividend after achieving results in line with changed guidance. An interim dividend of... 


Man dies in suspected illegal mining explosion in Bram Fischerville, two injured
21st July 2023 By: News24Wire

A man died from a suspected illegal mining explosion in Bram Fischerville, Johannesburg, on Thursday afternoon while two others were injured. The City's emergency management services spokesperson... 


Two Rivers platinum group metals operation.
Big platinum group metals pull in return for small fuel cell car market push
20th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

If fuel cell electric vehicles can capture 10% of the global car market, demand will be created for five-million to six-million ounces of incremental platinum group metals (PGMs) a year, this... 


Impala Platinum's 16 Shaft in Rustenburg.
Impala Platinum taking steps to develop solar energy plant in Rustenburg
19th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Impala Platinum on Wednesday announced its intention to develop a 100 MW-plus solar energy plant at its platinum group metals operations in North West province. The subsidiary of the Johannesburg... 


Shumba cofounder, chairperson and director Alan Clegg.
As gold demand rises, South Africa has opportunity to recover 30Moz of gold from dumps
18th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

With demand for gold currently off the charts, South Africa has a huge opportunity to recover gold from its surfeit of gold mine dump material at relatively high speed, a mining event in the Golden... 


Employees in rubber boots
ICMM member companies report lower fatalities for 2022
18th July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Global body the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) reveals that its member companies lost 33 people in work-related incidents during 2022. This compares with the 45 fatalities in... 


Image of people standing at the DGC stand at the DRC Mining expo
Company expands into DRC with launch of two new entities
14th July 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

A new venture in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has led to asset integrity management and industrial solutions company the Dickinson Group of Companies (DGC) establishing DGC Africa DRC - a... 


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.... 


An image depicting a smiling man
Coconut shells go for gold
14th July 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Environmentally responsible carbon manufacturer Panthera Carbon Global has uplifted many African communities through buying discarded coconut shells, which it repurposes into activated carbon that... 


A group of frontline leaders at the B2Gold Fekola Gold Mine in Mali
Training necessary to foster effective leadership
14th July 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Upskilling and empowerment company Dyna Training is training 160 supervisors at Canadian gold miner B2Gold’s Fekola gold mine, in Mali, amid a greater emphasis being placed on providing... 


An image depicting a smiling man, Alan Martin
Incorporation, decriminalisation of ASM sought
14th July 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

With about 20% of yearly global gold production being produced by artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) practices, an urgent need to revise existing ASM frameworks has arisen, alongside a need to... 


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... 


Gauteng Premier Panyaza Lesufi
Lesufi wants DMRE to hand over derelict mines to Gauteng govt
13th July 2023 By: Darren Parker

Gauteng Premier Panyaza Lesufi wants the empty and abandoned mines in Gauteng to be handed over to the provincial government so that they can be rehabilitated more swiftly. “The mines that are... 


Department of Mineral Resources and Energy media relations director Ernest Mulibana
Opinion: Illegal mining is a criminal activity
13th July 2023

In this article, Department of Mineral Resources and Energy media relations director Ernest Mulibana writes about the scourge of illegal mining in South Africa and its impact on the economy. 


African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) CE Ferrous Division Andre Joubert.
Beneficiation of waste planned by Northern Cape manganese miner
7th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Steps being taken to add value to manganese waste placed on tailings dams may result in an announcement early in the New Year regarding the turning of that waste into a ferromanganese product,... 


Hydro Power Equipment (HPE) director Ulrich Kienle.
Water power in underground mining has gone mainstream, says HPE
6th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The long-standing use of water to cool underground mines is increasingly providing the opportunity to apply the free water pressure head that this offers to energise mining equipment. High-pressure... 


Gas leak kills 17 as officials suggest illegal mining link
6th July 2023 By: Reuters

The death toll from a leak of poisonous gas in a South African shantytown rose to 17 on Thursday, as officials suggested the accident was probably linked to illegal mining. Gauteng Province Premier... 


Exxaro CEO Dr Nombasa Tsengwa.
Limpopo coal mine decarbonising through cost-cutting solar power agreement
5th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Financial close has been achieved for the 68 MW Lephalale solar project to supply renewable energy to the Grootegeluk coal mine in Limpopo. This was announced on Wednesday by Cennergi, the wholly... 


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... 


Head of Glencore Copper Africa Clint Donkin
Glencore’s DRC operations host community town hall
3rd July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Large-scale industrial copper and cobalt producers in the Lualaba province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Kamoto Copper Company (KCC) and Mutanda Mining (Mumi) hosted a community... 


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... 


An image of a Booyco Electronics PDS system
PDS data evolving beyond original use case
30th June 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

The data captured by original equipment manufacturer Booyco Electronics’ proximity detection systems (PDS) not only helps enhance safety at surface mining operations but can also be used to improve... 


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... 


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