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Weir Minerals Africa

Weir Minerals is committed to delivering market-leading products and services. Our whole project, whole process solutions are designed to meet both the technical and commercial challenges of customers operating within the global mining and minerals processing industry. Weir Minerals delivers end-to-end solutions for all mining, transportation, milling, processing and waste management activities. We are specialists in delivering and supporting a wide range of slurry equipment solutions, including pumps, valves, hydrocyclones, wear-resistant linings and de-watering products.


Challenges facing South Africa’s Transport and Logistics sectors

4th October 2022 Creamer Media, in partnership with the Railway Safety Regulator, will be hosting a webinar on the challenges facing South Africa’s Transport and Logistics sectors on Wednesday, 26 October at 14:00. 

56 wind and solar projects bid into South Africa’s enlarged renewables round 

By: Terence Creamer     4th October 2022 A total of 56 wind and solar projects have been submitted by prospective bidders under the sixth bid window (BW6) of South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPPP), which has been expanded to 4 200 MW from an initial allocation of 2 600 MW. The bids,... 

Phalaborwa PEA demonstrates long-life, financially robust operation

By: Creamer Media Reporter      4th October 2022 A preliminary economic assessment (PEA) of LSE-listed Rainbow Rare Earth's Phalaborwa project, in South Africa, demonstrates a long-life and financially robust opportunity for Phalaborwa to become a significant supplier of high-purity rare earth oxides to the rapidly expanding permanent magnet... 

Zevoli Growth Partners teams up with AMI to deliver a business development programme to MSMEs who want to partner with mining corporates

4th October 2022 South Africa’s leading enterprise and supplier diversity advisory and project management firm has teamed up with the African Management Institute (AMI) to strengthen the performance of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) who support the mining sector with a comprehensive business... 

A landmark $8.5bn climate finance deal hangs in the balance

By: Bloomberg     3rd October 2022 A landmark $8.5-billion deal to help wean South Africa off its dependence on coal is hanging in the balance amid fraught negotiations with rich donor countries over how the funds should be spent. The climate finance deal, unveiled at UN-led talks in Glasgow last year, was hailed as a prototype... 

EV demand sparks revival of US manganese mining after decades

By: Bloomberg     3rd October 2022 South32 aims to accelerate development of the first new US manganese mine for decades as carmakers rush to secure supply of the metal needed in electric vehicle batteries. Automakers are “super keen” to secure supply from the company’s Clark Deposit in Arizona, which would become the only local... 

Distributed generation investment may ‘grind to halt’ if Eskom's retail tariff reforms are implemented 'overnight' 

By: Terence Creamer     3rd October 2022 Economic and energy advisory company Meridian Economics is warning that the immediate implementation of Eskom’s proposed retail tariff plan could severely disincentivise investment into the large distributed generation plants required to reduce or end load-shedding. The plan, which the utility... 

More platinum-based green hydrogen generation on the way 

By: Martin Creamer     3rd October 2022 Up to 1 350 t of green hydrogen can now be generated a year from renewable solar and wind power in the Wunsiedel Energy Park, in Germany. “This is another example of platinum-based production of green hydrogen in Europe that will assist both the replacement of imported natural gas and the earlier... 

'Majority of illegal miners can't be classified as small fish’ - Mantashe

By: News24Wire      3rd October 2022 Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe says that most illegal miners cannot be classified as "small fish". This is because the so-called zama zamas violated the country's laws – starting with being in the country illegally. According to Mantashe, his department has finalised the... 

Sibanye ups shareholding in Keliber to nearly 85%

By: Mariaan Webb     3rd October 2022 Diversified mining company Sibanye-Stillwater has increased its effective shareholding in Finnish company Keliber to 85.96%, as part of financing arrangement that enables the lithium project to progress to the construction phase. In the first stage of the financing arrangement - announced in... 

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