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SEW-EURODRIVE all set to support Africa’s growth 

By: Simone Liedtke     Updated 4 hours ago Despite the travails of the global economy and uncertainty in many countries, Africa will be the place to do business in the coming years. So says SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa MD Raymond Obermeyer, whose company has worked successfully around Southern, Central and East Africa for decades. The... 

Ready availability of stock is ensured by SEW-EURODRIVE's new facility in Aeroton, Johannesburg
SEW-EURODRIVE all set to support Africa’s growth. MD Raymond Obermeyer tells Creamer Media at this year's Mining Indaba. Video & Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd.

Modernising SA’s mineral extraction sector through research development and innovation 

By: Simone Liedtke     Updated 4 hours ago The Mandela Mining Precinct (MMP), will again this year form part of the South African Pavilion at the “Investing in African Mining” Indaba exhibition, jointly with the  Department of Science and Innovation. Together with other State-owned entities, it will be creating awareness of investment... 

MMP director Johan le Roux
Mandela Mining Precinct director Johan le Roux tells Creamer Media about modernising SA’s mineral extraction sector through research development and innovation. Video & Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd.

SRK Consulting focusing on clients' success, not just own growth 

By: Simone Liedtke     Updated 5 hours ago With several African countries currently the source of key minerals, and potentially hosting other minerals, engineering consultancy SRK Consulting newly appointed MD Andrew van Zyl expects the demand for key minerals to continue supporting the ongoing development of both the continent, and the... 

Pic of SRK Consulting newly-appointed MD Andrew van Zyl
SRK Consulting newly appointed MD Andrew van Zyl talks to Creamer Media about how the company expects the demand for key minerals to continue supporting the ongoing development of both the continent, and the industry. Video & Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd.

Methano Group advances goal of becoming leading EPCM firm in Africa 

By: Simone Liedtke     Updated 5 hours ago Multidisciplinary engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) firm Methano Group is in the late engagement stage with its strategic partners in setting up offices in Southern Africa Development Communities (SADC) countries, such as Zambia. This, says group CEO Sereme Maphaka, will... 

CEO Sereme Maphaka
Methano Group CEO Sereme Maphaka tells Creamer Media about its plans to advance its goal of becoming the leading EPCM firm in Africa. Video & Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd.

Logistics provider Crossroads building on strengths  

By: Simone Liedtke     Updated 5 hours ago General freight, fuel and bulk logistics company Crossroads will be building on its strengths and honing its strategy this year to grow its business, improve operational efficiency and increase value-add to its customers. This strategy will significantly increase the company’s market share in the... 

Crossroads CEO Pieter Vermeulen
Crossroads CEO Pieter Vermeulen talks to Creamer Media about how the logistics company is building on its strengths. Video & Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd.

Expanding the value proposition of the PDS 

By: Simone Liedtke     Updated 5 hours ago That Proximity Detection System (PDS) technology has over the years ushered in a new era in mine safety management is no overstatement. Given the pace of development in the past two years, Booyco Electronics CEO Anton Lourens says PDS technology is advancing its value proposition beyond the... 

PDS technology will continue to develop, particularly leveraging advancements in areas such as the Internet of Things and other technologies
Booyco Electronics CEO Anton Lourens talks to Creamer Media about expanding the value proposition of PDS. Video & Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd.

Seriti Green raises need for Africa to appraise vanadium as electricity storage battery metal  

By: Martin Creamer     3rd February 2023 Wind farm builder Seriti Green, which is planning substantial electricity storage capacity at its big renewable energy project in Mpumalanga, has raised the need for vanadium to be appraised as a battery storage metal of choice in Africa owing to the difficulties of sourcing lithium batteries.... 

From left, Layton Nenzinane, Peter Venn and Doug Gain.
Seriti Green Mpumalanga wind farm developers talk to Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Magazine round up | 03 February 2023 

3rd February 2023 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 

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Magazine round up | 03 February 2023

155 MW wind farm to be constructed in Mpumalanga by Seriti Green  

By: Martin Creamer     2nd February 2023 Work is scheduled to begin soon on the construction of a wind farm in Mpumalanga, South Africa’s electricity heartland. The project, which begins with 155 MW of wind energy and expands to a capacity of 900 MW of renewables and 800 MWh of battery storage, forms part of an agreement that will see... 

Seriti Resources CE Mike Teke.
Seriti Green's wind energy initiative covered by Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Energy transition, decarbonisation to influence metals and mining industry  

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     31st January 2023 The demand for metals and minerals that underpin economic progress is set to increase, with minerals underpinning most climate change efforts. This growing  demand predominantly stems from building the new infrastructure required for the global transition to cleaner energy sources, as well as for... 

An image of Deloitte Africa Energy, Resources and Industrials lead Andrew Lane
Deloitte Africa Energy, Resources and Industrials lead Andrew Lane provides an overview of the metals and mining industry performance of late, as well as the outlook moving forward.

Magazine round up | 27 January 2023 

27th January 2023 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 

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Magazine round up | 27 January 2023

Renewable energy, social upset key themes for miners in 2023 – Fitch Solutions 

By: Donna Slater     26th January 2023 Capital expenditure of mining companies is increasingly being aimed at renewable energy projects and associated grid development – a trend that is likely to continue throughout this year, financial risk management, solutions and insights company Fitch Solutions commodities analyst Amelia Haines... 

Solar PV panels
Miners in 2023 to focus on renewable energy expansion, addressing social aspect of ESG

RBCT coal exports fall below 1993 level, being hit very badly by cable theft  

By: Martin Creamer     26th January 2023 The number of tons of coal exported through Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) in 2022 fell to the lowest level since 1993. A total of 50.35 t was exported from the private-sector-owned RBCT, with the public-sector-owned rail line again being severely hit by copper cable theft currently. (Also... 

Lowest coal exports from Richards Bay Coal Terminal in 30 years.
Richards Bay Coal Terminal media briefing covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Copper-copious Zambia stepping up agricultural prowess, embarking on robust outreach  

By: Martin Creamer     25th January 2023 Mining and agriculture are two key sectors of the Zambian economy that are attracting foreign direct investment, which rose 158% to $8.5-billion in 2022, creating 74 000 jobs. The latest company to announce that it will be developing a new copper mine in Zambia is one linked to Microsoft's Bill... 

Munkotachi Investments MD Christopher Lesa.
Munkotachi Investments MD Christopher Lesa interviewed by Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer.

Magazine round up | 20 January 2023 

20th January 2023 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 

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Magazine round up | 20 January 2023

Africa can export its sunshine as hydrogen, prof highlights ahead of big Sun City event  

By: Martin Creamer     18th January 2023 JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – In the past, geopolitics was such that oil- and gas-rich countries developed faster, but now countries that are able to export their sunshine in the form of hydrogen will be the ones in the pound seats as the world transitions to clean, green energy. 

Hydrogen South Africa Infrastructure Competence Centre director Professor Dmitri Bessarabov.
Hydrogen South Africa's Prof Dmitri Bessarabov interviewed by Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer.

Lithium sales from South Africa on track to begin this month, Marula Mining reports  

By: Martin Creamer     12th January 2023 Sales of lithium processed out of stockpiles at the Blesberg project in the Northern Cape are expected to commence this month. “We’re on track for the first delivery of a thousand tons through to the offtake party that we’ve contracted with,” Marula Mining CEO Jason Brewer told Mining Weekly in a... 

Marula Mining CEO Jason Brewer.
Marula Mining CEO Jason Brewer interviewed by Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer.

Magazine round up | 16 December 2022 

16th December 2022 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 

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Magazine round up | 16 December 2022

World’s rapid rate of change resulting in profound business disruptions, says Anglo CEO  

By: Martin Creamer     9th December 2022 The world changing at a rapid rate has resulted in profound disruptions to the business of Anglo American, CEO Duncan Wanblad told analysts and investors on Friday. Speaking during an update presentation covered by Mining Weekly, Wanblad said the London- and Johannesburg-listed diversified mining... 

Anglo American CEO Duncan Wanblad.
Anglo investor update covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Magazine round up | 09 December 2022 

9th December 2022 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 

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Magazine round up | 09 December 2022

Exploration drilling gaining momentum at Southern Palladium’s Bengwenyama project  

By: Martin Creamer     5th December 2022 Exploration drilling is gaining momentum at Southern Palladium’s Bengwenyama platinum group metals project, a large, shallow exploration opportunity on the eastern limb of South Africa’s Bushveld Complex. One specific borehole into upper group two (UG2) reef recorded an impressive 800 centimetre... 

From left to right, Joel Nkosi, Johan Odendaal, Terence Goodlace and Daan van Heerden at JSE earlier this year.
Southern Palladium CEO Johan Odendaal interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Renewables deal indicative of South Africans making positive difference, says Seriti Green  

By: Martin Creamer     2nd December 2022 The big renewables deal undertaken by Seriti is indicative of just how passionate South Africans are to make a positive difference for the benefit of future generations, said new Seriti Green CEO Peter Venn of the multi-gigawatt deal that is poised to lighten South Africa’s loadshedding burden... 

Seriti Green CEO Peter Venn.
Seriti Green CEO Peter Venn interviewed by Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Video Editing: Darlene Creamer.

Magazine round up | 02 December 2022 

2nd December 2022 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 

Magazine round up | 02 December 2022
Magazine round up | 02 December 2022

South African green hydrogen technology wins top global recognition  

By: Martin Creamer     1st December 2022 Proudly South African hydrogen technology, which has the potential to slash the cost of green hydrogen, has just won top recognition in Monaco at the principality's inaugural hydrogen forum. The homegrown divergent electrode flow through (DEFT ™) technology, which is already a recipient of South... 

Hydrox Holdings CEO Corrie de Jager (centre) with Prince of Monaco (left) during award ceremony in Monaco.
Hydrox Holdings CEO Corrie de Jager interviewed by Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Video Editing: Darlene Creamer.

Australia’s platinum pioneer highlighting greenness, mulling smelterless tech  

By: Martin Creamer     29th November 2022 Australia’s platinum group metals (PGMs) pioneer, Podium Minerals, is evaluating the cleanest and greenest mining and processing options that include the possibility of circumventing the need for smelting. The Australian Stock Exchange-listed exploration and resources development company, which... 

Podium Minerals MD and CEO Sam Rodda.
Podium CEO Sam Rodda interviewed by Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

South Africa’s mining market is dynamic and fast-moving, Siemens Large Drives finds  

By: Martin Creamer     25th November 2022 South Africa is a super dynamic and super fast-moving market, says Siemens Large Drives global solutions head Oliver Beck, who has just completed a week of discussions with customers to highlight sustainability solutions for mining. From his perspective, South African mining economy is at the... 

Siemens Large Drives global solutions head Oliver Beck.
Siemens Large Drives' Oliver Beck, Tim Walwyn talk to Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer. Video: Nicholas Boyd, Shadwyn Dickinson. Video Editing: Darlene Creamer. Pictures: Donna Slater.

Magazine round up | 25 November 2022 

25th November 2022 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 

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Magazine round up | 25 November 2022

New implements to complement tailings testing portfolio  

By: Halima Frost     25th November 2022 Civil and mining geotechnical service provider GeoGroup has received the first of three new geotechnical surveying implements, which the company has commissioned to complement its range of tailings monitoring equipment. GeoGroup operations director Grant Rijsmus points out that, of the projects... 

A sonic cone penetration testing unit drill rig onthe floor of a factory after being unpacked at the Geogroup offices in gauteng south africa
Grant Rijsmus and Meldt van der Spuy from Geogroup discuss the new surveying implements to complement its tailings storage facilities testing portfolio. Camerawork: Shadwyn Dickinson. Editing: Shadwyn Dickinson. Recorded: 04.11.2022

Platinum moving into meaningful deficit amid emergent source of new end-demand 

By: Martin Creamer     22nd November 2022 Platinum is moving into meaningful deficit amid an emergent source of new end-demand in the form of green hydrogen. The 2022 surplus of 804 000 oz is projected to move into a deficit of 303 000 oz in 2023, according to the Platinum Quarterly of the World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) for the... 

World Platinum Investment Council director of research Edward Sterck.
World Platinum Investment Council Director of Research Edward Sterck interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Sedibelo Platinum will now have wind power as well as solar and smelterless technology  

By: Martin Creamer     18th November 2022 Latest news from Sedibelo Platinum Mines in North West province is that the company’s Pilanesberg platinum mines situated in the Bushveld Complex, 207 km west of Johannesburg, will not only have abundant solar power on site plus a world-first smelterless processing technology that consumes 82% –... 

Pallinghurst Group managing partner and cofounder Arne Frandsen.
Pallinghurst's Arne Frandsen interviewed by Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Magazine round up | 18 November 2022 

18th November 2022 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader.  

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Magazine round up | 18 November 2022

It’s been a great year for Menar, says chair Mpumelelo Mkhabela  

By: Martin Creamer     11th November 2022 Despite its many challenges, 2022 has been a very successful year for the Menar group of companies. “We increased production at our operations, maintained our solid safety record, and made good headway in the development of our new projects,” Menar chairperson Dr Mpumelelo Mkhabela told Mining... 

Menar chairperson Dr Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
Menar chairperson Mpumelelo Mkhabela interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Magazine round up | 11 November 2022 

11th November 2022 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 

Magazine round up | 11 November 2022
Magazine round up | 11 November 2022

Strategically located Congo has raw materials required to become leading fertiliser hub  

By: Martin Creamer     10th November 2022 Strategically located Republic of Congo, which is endowed with the key required raw materials, is poised to be a world leader in fertiliser production. This is the view of Stéphane Rigny, the executive chairperson of Kanga Potash, which has received its licence to mine and produce potash in the... 

Kanga Potash executive chairperson Stéphane Rigny.
Kanga Potash executive chairperson Stéphane Rigny interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Magazine round up | 04 November 2022 

4th November 2022 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 

Magazine round up | 04 November 2022
Magazine round up | 04 November 2022

Northern Cape’s Tshipi manganese mine ‘up there with best of them’, says new Jupiter CEO  

By: Martin Creamer     2nd November 2022 The Northern Cape’s Tshipi Borwa manganese mine is “up there with the best of them”, says new Jupiter Mines CEO Brad Rogers, who has seen his fair share of mines around world as the former head of a company with more than 50 mining and industrial sites in Australia and Indonesia. Rogers has been... 

Jupiter Mines CEO Brad Rogers.
Jupiter CEO Brad Rogers interviewed by Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Anglo updates on decarbonisation, biodiversity, responsible mining  

By: Martin Creamer     31st October 2022 Decarbonisation, net positive biodiversity, and progress towards assuring all operations against recognised responsible mining standards are addressed in Anglo American’s twice-yearly sustainability performance update, which was presented on Monday. Recognising that many of the metals and... 

Anglo American CEO Duncan Wanblad.
Anglo American sustainability report covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Magazine round up | 28 October 2022 

28th October 2022 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader.  

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Magazine round up | 28 October 2022
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