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29th September 2022 This week: World’s largest battery-electric mine truck heading for commercial availability in 2024 And, Women-owned company aims to revive SA’s phosphate industry after securing mining right 

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Minerals Council ‘absolutely adamant’ about need for commercially available cadastre  

By: Martin Creamer     29th September 2022 The key objective of transparency in applying for prospecting rights and mining rights – and openly managing them – can be enabled by a commercially available cadastre system. While South Africa does not have such a cadastre, fellow African countries that are already thriving on it include... 

Minerals Council South Africa’s Junior and Emerging Miners Desk head Grant Mitchell.
Grant Mitchell: Minerals Councll Junior and Emerging Miners Desk webinar covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Green hydrogen, fuel cells important part of any future energy system, says global strategist  

By: Martin Creamer     27th September 2022 Green hydrogen and fuel cells will be a very important part of any future energy system, says Switzerland-based energy and sustainability consultancy strategist Dr David Hart. Among the electrolysers that convert renewable electricity into green hydrogen are proton exchange membrane (PEM)... 

Dr David Hart, E4tech.
E4tech’s Dr David Hart interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

South Africans urged to turn exploration into Big Hairy Audacious Goal   

By: Martin Creamer     24th September 2022 South Africans have been urged to rally around exploration as this country's Big Hairy Audacious Goal – a BHAG – so that what is described as "our lowest hanging economic fruit" can be turned to positive account. Council for Geoscience CEO Mosa Mabuza, who was speaking in support of the junior... 

Council of Geoscience CEO Mosa Mabuza.
Council for Geoscience CEO Mosa Mabuza, covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

New fund-raising product appropriate for junior miners, says JSE  

By: Martin Creamer     23rd September 2022 The JSE has a new product that is appropriate for fund-raising by junior mining companies, JSE origination and deals head Sam Mokorosi said on Friday. Mokorosi, who was speaking at Minerals Council South Africa’s Junior and Emerging Miners Desk webinar, highlighted the new product against the... 

JSE origination and deals head Sam Mokorosi.
Minerals Council South Africa’s Junior Miner Webinar covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

On-The-Air (23/09/2022) 

By: Martin Creamer     23rd September 2022 This week, Martin Creamer speaks about the need for rapid private sector energy participation, a collaborative approach to energy for Southern Africa and a new platinum champion as world demand for the metal builds. 

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Green hydrogen at sea on world-first offshore demonstrator platform  

By: Martin Creamer     23rd September 2022 The world’s first offshore green hydrogen production demonstrator platform has been positioned offshore of France. “This is the first time that renewable hydrogen will be produced at sea,” French company Lhyfe stated in a release to Engineering News & Mining Weekly. (Also watch attached Creamer... 

Lhyfe producing green hydrogen at sea.
Green hydrogen at sea initiative. Lhyfe technical director Thomas Créach interviewed by Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Magazine round up | 23 September 2022 

23rd September 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 | 23 September 2022

Women-owned company aims to revive SA’s phosphate industry after securing mining right 

By: Natasha Odendaal     23rd September 2022 Adelaide Ruiters Mining & Exploration (ARME) has secured a mining right for its Zandheuvel phosphate mine, in Saldanha Bay, and CEO and founder Adelaide Ruiters hopes to revive competences in South Africa’s phosphate industry. The 51% South African women-owned mining and exploration company is... 

Screengrab of Adelaide Ruiters Mining & Exploration CEO and founder Adelaide Ruiters during a video interview in Creamer Media’s studio
Adelaide Ruiters Mining and Exploration CEO and founder Adelaide Ruiters discusses the company’s start and securing a mining right for a new phosphate operation

Energy: Private sector participation, regional collaboration, investment   

22nd September 2022 Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses Minerals Council South Africa urging more rapid private sector energy participation; Southern Africa needing a collaborative energy approach, much like that of the EU's; and the World Platinum Investment Council’s new CEO seeing much opportunity for... 

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Energy: Private sector participation, regional collaboration, investment

Resources Watch 

21st September 2022 This week: PGMs hotter than ever amid upcoming SAIMM greener world collaboration event; Pan African effectively building new underground gold mine at Evander and, Menar says anthracite prospects looking very good 

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Resources Watch

World’s largest battery-electric mine truck heading for commercial availability in 2024   

By: Martin Creamer     21st September 2022 The world’s largest battery-electric truck for underground mining is on its way to becoming commercially available in 2024. Sandvik’s 65 t TH665B machine removes between 1 t and 2 t of carbon dioxide (CO2) a day, along with heat and noise. 

Jakob Rutqvist, Sandvik VP strategy and commercial for battery and hybrid/electric-vehicles business unit of Sandvik Mining & Rock Solutions.
Sandvik VP Jakob Rutqvist interviewed by Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

On-The-Air (16/09/2022) 

By: Martin Creamer     16th September 2022 This week, Martin Creamer speaks about: Evander’s “new” gold mine; anthracite coal demand and platinum group metals. 

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Pan African, Menar, SAIMM conference make headlines   

16th September 2022 Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses Pan African Resources effectively building an underground gold mine at Evander; Menar seeing good prospects for anthracite; and the upcoming Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy conference, which will have a large focus on platinum... 

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Pan African, Menar, SAIMM conference make headlines

Magazine round up | 16 September 2022 

16th September 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 September 2022

Anthracite prospects looking very good – Menar  

By: Martin Creamer     15th September 2022 The prospects for anthracite are looking very good, especially in terms of market value and having demand coming from different parts of the world, says Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu, who was speaking to Mining Weekly in a Zoom interview. (Also watch attached Creamer Media video.) Bayoglu reports that... 

Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu.
Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Pan African effectively building new underground gold mine at Evander  

By: Martin Creamer     14th September 2022 Midtier Africa-focused gold producer Pan African Resources is effectively building a new internally-funded underground gold mine on two levels of the Evander underground gold mine in Mpumalanga, CEO Cobus Loots said on Wednesday when the company reported record production for the 12 months to... 

Pan African Resources CEO Cobus Loots.
Pan African CEO Cobus Loots interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer

PGMs hotter than ever amid upcoming SAIMM greener world collaboration event  

By: Martin Creamer     13th September 2022 Platinum group metals (PGMs) as global decarbonisation and environmental, social and governance (ESG) enablers have arguably never been a hotter topic globally, which will be highlighted at the upcoming in-person conference of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) at Sun... 

Implats executive: sustainable development Dr Tsakani Mthombeni, who will speak on ESG and Beyond at the upcoming SAIMM PGMs conference.
Implats Executive: Sustainable Development Dr Tsakani Mthombeni (above). SAIMM’s Gary Lane interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Sandvik officially launches its new high-tech Khomanani manufacturing facility   

By: Shannon de Ryhove     9th September 2022 Multinational mining and mineral processing equipment manufacturer Sandvik launched its new high-tech head office facility, workshop and manufacturing complex in Kempton Park, east of Johannesburg, on September 9. The facility was officially opened by President Cyril Ramaphosa. 

Sandvik's new high-tech head office facility, workshop and manufacturing complex in Kempton Park, east of Johannesburg
President Cyril Ramaphosa officially opened Sandvik's Khomanani manufacturing facility in Kempton Park, east of Johannesburg, on September 9. (Camera and Editing: Shadwyn Dickinson)

On-The-Air (09/09/2022) 

By: Martin Creamer     9th September 2022 This week’ Martin Creamer speaks about: green hydrogen; platinum group metals and Implats massive R50bn capital expenditure programme. 

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Magazine round up | 09 September 2022 

9th September 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 September 2022

Platinum remains significantly undervalued – WPIC  

By: Martin Creamer     5th September 2022 Platinum remains significantly undervalued. That is the key takeaway from the 30-page Platinum Quarterly published by the World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC). “Why I say that platinum remains undervalued is that we've got a situation where the opportunities for platinum look good. 

World Platinum Investment Council Director of Research Trevor Raymond.
World Platinum Investment Council Research Director speaks to Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer. Video: Shadwyn Dickinson. Video Editing: Darlene Creamer.

On-The-Air (02/09/2022) 

By: Martin Creamer     2nd September 2022 This week, Martin Creamer speaks about: mine dump communities growing their own vegetables and ARM committed to fight climate change. 

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ARM, Implats, DRDGold make headlines   

2nd September 2022 Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer unpacks African Rainbow Minerals's pledge to combat climate change; Implats's commitment of R4.3-billion for the next five years towards energy security and decarbonisation; and DRDGold’s broad-based livelihoods initiative, which has had more than 8 000... 

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ARM, Implats, DRDGold make headlines

Magazine round up | 02 September 2022 

2nd September 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 | 02 September 2022

Motor manufacturer helping to reduce load on grid 

By: Tracy Hancock     2nd September 2022 In focusing on energy efficiency, Zest WEG, a subsidiary of Brazilian motor and controls manufacturer WEG, is helping the South African mining industry reduce its load on the country’s fragile energy generation system through the uptake of its products. For example, the company started... 

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Before developing manufacturing capacity locally, Zest WEG endeavours to understand the end-users’ needs first
Mining Weekly talks to newly appointed Zest WEG CEO Eduardo Werninghaus, who gives his first media interview in South Africa

ARM ups dividend, highlights climate commitment, shifts to green energy  

By: Martin Creamer     1st September 2022 Diversified mining company African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) on Thursday paid higher dividends, reiterated its full commitment to climate change mitigation, and outlined the start of its intended shift towards the implementation of renewable energy. In affirming the Johannesburg Stock... 

African Rainbow Minerals executive chairperson Dr Patrice Motsepe.
African Rainbow Minerals results covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Implats commits R50bn capex to mines, beneficiation, energy, decarbonisation  

By: Martin Creamer     1st September 2022 Platinum group metals (PGM) company Implats, which generated free cash flow of R28.8-billion in the 12 months to June 30, said on Thursday that it had allocated R4.3-billion over the next five years to energy security and decarbonisation. Gross profit totalled R41.3-billion at a gross margin of... 

Implats CEO Nico Muller.
Implats results covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer

Resources Watch  

1st September 2022 This week: Green hydrogen atlas to be officially launched before year-end; And, Northam constructing, commissioning solar plants, securing wind energy 

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Resources Watch

DRDGold's livelihoods initiative attracts 8 000-plus direct participants  

By: Martin Creamer     31st August 2022 The livelihoods initiative introduced by surface gold mining company DRDGold has to date attracted more than 8 000 direct participants at a time when boosting jobs and livelihoods in South Africa has never been more important The broad-based livelihoods (BBL) programme of the Johannesburg- and... 

DRDGold's broad-based livelihoods programme is attracting thousands of participants.
DRDGold CEO Niël Pretorius interviewed by Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer. Video: Shadwyn Dickinson.

Feasibility studies this year for Mponeng gold mine deepening – Harmony  

By: Martin Creamer     30th August 2022 Time will be spent this year on doing feasibility studies relating to the deepening of the Mponeng gold mine on the West Rand, Harmony Gold CEO Peter Steenkamp said on Tuesday. In response to Afrifocus Securities analyst Des Moines on how important Mponeng woud be in the years to come, Steenkamp... 

Harmony Gold CEO Peter Steenkamp.
Harmony Gold presentation covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Harmony working hard to boost productivity  

By: Martin Creamer     30th August 2022 Gold mining company Harmony Gold on Tuesday announced a programme to improve the human dimension of safety and productivity by combining cultural transformation with technological advancements. The target of the Safety 300 or S300 programme is to safely lift the output per mining crew from the... 

Harmony COO South Africa Operations Beyers Nel.
Harmony Gold CEO Peter Steenkamp interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Shirley Hayes sheds more light on next month’s copper listing on the JSE’s AltX  

By: Martin Creamer     29th August 2022 Shirley Hayes, the founder and CEO of SHiP Copper, into which Big Tree Copper will be reversed when Copper 360 lists on the AltX of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) next month, on Monday shed more light on the way forward for what will be South Africa’s only pure copper play on the JSE. “It... 

Shirley Hayes, the founder and CEO of SHiP Copper.
SHiP Copper CEO Shirley Hayes interviewed by Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer. Video: Nicholas Boyd.

Northam constructing, commissioning solar plants, securing wind energy  

By: Martin Creamer     26th August 2022 The renewable energy plans of the Booysendal platinum group metals (PGMs) mine of Northam Platinum have been detailed quite extensively in the company’s 95-page sustainability report that will be available shortly online, Northam Platinum CEO Paul Dunne said on Friday, when the Johannesburg Stock... 

Northam Platinum CEO Paul Dunne.
Northam Platinum results covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Shadwyn Dickinson

On-The-Air (26/08/2022) 

By: Martin Creamer     26th August 2022 This week, Martin Creamer speaks about: green hydrogen; SA's biggest ferrochrome producer and satellite imagery to monitor mine dumps. 

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Northam forecasts R5.4bn capex as growth projects progress  

By: Martin Creamer     26th August 2022 Platinum group metals company Northam, which refined 9.7% more metal than the prior year in the 12 months to June 30, on Friday forecast capital expenditure (capex) of R5.4-billion for the current 2023 financial year – up on the R4.6-billion of 2022, and reflecting the progress of its... 

Northam Platinum CEO Paul Dunne.
Northam Platinum results covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Shadwyn Dickinson

DRDGold, Merafe, green hydrogen atlas make headlines   

26th August 2022 Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses DRDGold monitoring its tailing dumps using satellite imagery and drone surveillance; Merafe's plans for 744 MW of energy; and a new Southern African green hydrogen atlas that is set to be launched before the end of the year.   

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DRDGold, Merafe, green hydrogen atlas make headlines

Magazine round up | 26 August 2022 

26th August 2022 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 

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