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The above image depicts how the Spazio smart dimmers can be connected and controlled remotely
Firm integrates technological advancements into fittings
Updated 2 hours 6 minutes ago By: Lynne Davies

With technological advancements vastly improving within the lighting sector, lighting manufacturer Spazio has begun to integrate solar, AI and LED technologies into its light fittings. Spazio... 

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Leveraging firms
Updated 2 hours 6 minutes ago By: Terence Creamer

South Africa, everyone agrees, has a growth problem. The country has performed poorly when compared with its middle-income peers for more than a decade, averaging growth of only 1.1%. There is also... 

Jacques van Tonder, executive director and COO of Vedanta Zinc International
Jacques van Tonder
Updated 2 hours 6 minutes ago By: Creamer Media Reporter

This week we profile Jacques van Tonder, executive director and COO of mining company Vedanta Zinc International  

The above image depicts the solar high masts from ZRW Mechanika
Solar equipment supplier illuminates S Africa’s informal settlements
Updated 2 hours 6 minutes ago By: Lynne Davies

Solar energy and lighting solutions provider ZRW Mechanika has successfully combined LED technology with renewable solar power to create its portable solar systems to provide lighting for informal... 

Weir Africa GM for crushing and screening products Tiisetso Masekwameng
Improved wheeled plant solution enhances portability, flexibility on mining sites
18th July 2024 By: Shannon de Ryhove

In response to shifting market demands and evolving customer needs, mining technology company Weir has undertaken a significant redesign of its wheeled plant solution, known as the Weir Modular... 

Duncan Wanblad shaking hands with Wits University vice-chancellor Professor Zeblon Vilakazi at the hand over of Anglo’s 47 Main Street, Johannesburg building, to Wits Business School (WBS), with Anglo chairperson Nolitha Fakude (left) and  WBS head Prof Maurice Radebe (right).
We’ve delivered strong second-quarter production – Anglo CE
18th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining company Anglo American on Thursday emphasised its embedding of operational resourcefulness across its asset base and highlighted its second-quarter performance as being strong.... 

Eskom makes shock objection to issuance of trading licences
18th July 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Eskom has lodged a surprise objection to the issuance of licences to private traders in areas where its distribution entity currently holds a licence, arguing that the current rules of the National... 

Transnet locomotives on a railway line
AfDB approves R18.85bn loan for Transnet's business recovery plan
18th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved an R18.85-billion, or $1-billion, corporate loan to South Africa's State-owned freight transport and logistics group Transnet for its recovery... 

Emeralds in matrix and various cut gemstones from the Curlew mine
URA adds another emerald project to its portfolio
18th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

London-listed URA holdings, which owns and operates the Gravelotte emerald mine in Limpopo, South Africa, has acquired a majority interest in Prasinus Exploration, the owner of the Curlew emerald... 

Mineral and Petroleum Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe
Migration to new mining cadastre expected to be completed by June 2025 – Mantashe
18th July 2024 By: Chanel de Bruyn

Mineral and Petroleum Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has said the migration to a new mining cadastre system is expected to be completed by June 2025. The former Department of Mineral Resources... 

Andrew Forrest
Fortescue hits brakes on green hydrogen plans
18th July 2024 By: Bloomberg

Billionaire Andrew Forrest is scaling back his plans to turn Australian miner Fortescue into a green hydrogen heavyweight, blaming high energy prices for a setback that has prompted an overhaul of... 

Strata Worldwide
Get to know Strata Worldwide at Electra Mining Africa
18th July 2024

Strata Worldwide’s South African operations head office is situated just outside Johannesburg, providing the company with a strong presence in the African mining industry. 

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Coal 2024: Logistics logjam
18th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Global coal production reached 8.74-million tonnes in 2023, marking an all-time high. This despite growing rhetoric and a drive to phase out the use of fossil fuels for power generation globally.... 

Council reiterates importance of compliance with amended guidelines on mandatory COP
17th July 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

The Minerals Council South Africa has reiterated the implications of the Amended Guideline for the compilation of a mandatory code of practice (COP), which was first published in July 2023. The... 

Petra Diamonds' Cullinan mine
Uasa, Petra Diamonds sign five-year wage agreement for Cullinan mine
17th July 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Trade union Uasa has signed a five-year wage agreement with the management of the Cullinan mine, which is owned by London-listed Petra Diamonds. The agreement is effective from July 1 this year... 

Petra Diamonds CEO Richard Duffy
Petra Diamonds focusing on refinancing $250-million loan notes
17th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Having reset its cost base, delivering new life-of-mine (LoM) plans with a smooth capital profile, the focus of Petra Diamonds is very much on refinancing its $250-million loan notes. “We plan to... 

Resources Watch
Resources Watch
17th July 2024

This week: Mining’s dormant gold analyser seen as potential gold optimiser with help of today’s tech and, South Africa's mineral endowment, public market advantages must be put to work 

Critical Mineral Resources acquires project in Morocco
17th July 2024 By: Darren Parker

Exploration and development company Critical Mineral Resources (CMR), which is focused on critical metals and minerals, has signed an exclusive option to acquire the Igli project, a high-grade... 

Graph showding projected downward path of platinum.
Minerals Council VP spells out platinum production decline expectation to Shanghai
16th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Under current market conditions, many platinum mines will close prematurely due to a lack of financial resources – and even without financial constraint, closure of depleting mines will result in... 

Marimaca is a TSX-listed copper company.
Assore invests C$68m in Marimaca Copper
16th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Assore International Holdings (AIH), a subsidiary of South Africa’s Assore Group , has made a C$68-million investment in Toronto-listed Marimaca Copper that owns the Marimaca project in Chile’s... 

The existing Inga hydropower project in the DRC
Development banks seek to revive world’s biggest power project
16th July 2024 By: Bloomberg

Five development finance institutions have banded together to find a way to develop the world’s biggest electricity-generation project, the planned Grand Inga hydropower complex in the Democratic... 

Steel is among the goods affected by the UK's CBAM
South Africa tells UK carbon border tax will deepen inequality
16th July 2024 By: Bloomberg

South Africa has told the UK that its plans to impose a carbon tax on imported goods will deepen global inequality and hamper Africa’s ability to adapt to climate change. The criticism of the... 

Barminco, MMG agree continuation of mining contract at Khoemacau
16th July 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

ASX-listed Perenti’s underground mining business, Barminco, has finalised discussions with Khoemacau Copper Mining, a subsidiary of MMG, to extend and expand an existing mining services contract... 

An image showing a solar park from Sola's projects
South Africa’s largest wheeling project celebrates official commissioning
16th July 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Vertically-integrated renewable-energy solutions provider the Sola Group has celebrated the official commissioning of South Africa’s largest operational wheeling project, which will add 256 MW of... 

Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister Dr Dion George
George promises wide consultation on 2025 decarbonisation pledge
16th July 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister Dr Dion George has promised “wide consultation” on South Africa’s next nationally determined contribution (NDC) decarbonisation pledge that will be... 

Williamson diamond mine at steady state.
Petra expects diamond prices to show modest recovery in 2025
16th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

With market fundamentals providing pricing support in the medium- and longer-term, London-listed diamond mining and marketing company Petra Diamonds expects diamond prices to show modest recovery... 

Webinar - ESG Africa Conference
Webinar - ESG Africa Conference
16th July 2024

Join ESG Africa Conference on August 22, 2024, at 14:00 for its next webinar in its series focusing on the importance of integrating strategic environmental, social and governance (ESG) risk into... 

Rio Tinto Simfer developing  rail infrastructure for the Simandou project.
Rio Tinto's Guinea iron-ore mine and infrastructure project clears all regulatory hurdles
16th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The major Simandou iron-ore mine and infrastructure project, in Guinea, has cleared all regulatory hurdles, marking the path forward for $11.6-billion integrated development. The project, hailed... 

Hive Hydrogen GM Colin Loubser
Green ammonia ousting coal in power stations, R105bn hydrogen developer reports
15th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Huge demand for green ammonia from power stations is being seen by the developer of South Africa’s R105-billion green hydrogen to green ammonia project in the Eastern Cape. But this new development... 

Power Audits – an important step in the sustainability journey in Africa
Power Audits – an important step in the sustainability journey in Africa
15th July 2024

By Suvern Moodley, EcoConsult Business Development Manager – Anglophone Africa Cluster in Schneider Electric Sustainability has become a global imperative, with countries and businesses worldwide... 

Webinar - Local Manufacturing
Webinar - Local Manufacturing
15th July 2024

South Africa's manufacturing output has continued to decline owing to infrastructure constraints, labour challenges and the global economic downturn, impacting on job security and commercial... 

Maersk tankers and competitors bet billions on ammonia fuel carriers
15th July 2024 By: Bloomberg

Some of the biggest names in shipping are betting billions of dollars on tankers to transport a type of ammonia that’s scarcely being produced today — wagering it will become integral to the... 

President Cyril Ramaphosa
Carbon intensity of our economy has become unsustainable - Ramaphosa
15th July 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The carbon intensity of our economy has become unsustainable, President Cyril Ramaphosa writes in his latest weekly newsletter, published ahead of his address to a climate finance symposium being... 

World Platinum Investment Council CEO Trevor Raymond.
Shanghai Week's platinum futures poised to manage price risk, boost demand
12th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum’s appeal is being bolstered by its wide discount to gold, increasing industrial applications, and inclusion on the critical mineral lists of many countries, World Platinum Investment... 

The ribbon cutting by Mosa Mabuza and Siphelele Buthelezi
CGS reopens National Geoscientific Library after revamp
12th July 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Council for Geoscience (CGS) CEO Mosa Mabuza and Geoscientific Services executive manager Siphelele Buthelezi this week officially reopened the National Geoscientific Library (NGL). Closed to the... 

Platinum Group Metals CEO Frank Hallam.
Platinum mine developer working with govt on export of concentrate to Saudi Arabia
12th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Toronto- and New York-listed Platinum Group Metals, the near-term objectives of which are to advance the Waterberg project in Limpopo to a development and construction decision, is working with the... 

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On-The-Air (12/07/2024)
12th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer talks about mineral and stock exchange strength and mining collab. 

Mining output on track for second-quarter decline – Minerals Council
12th July 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has reported that seasonally adjusted total mining production declined by 0.6% month-on-month in May. This follows a 0.8% month-on-month rise in April. In level... 

How talent management can become a silver bullet to voluntary attrition
How talent management can become a silver bullet to voluntary attrition
12th July 2024

By Yewande Ayowole-Oso, Talent Leader, Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric It reads like a paragraph from a history book; first there was the Great Resignation, followed by the Great... 

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Public markets, mining collab, gold tech make headlines
12th July 2024

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses the need to put to work South Africa's mineral endowment and public market advantages; the collaboration between Johannesburg-listed Orion Minerals and... 

It is a good time to be producing and selling manganese into the market
Strategic African expansion continues
12th July 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Battery metals miner Marula Mining, under the leadership of CEO Jason Brewer, is rapidly expanding its operations across Africa, which he highlighted – during a presentation at Resources for... 

An image of the 0.2 kPa four-stage ejector set
Manufacturer boosts project activity
12th July 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

Industrial vacuum equipment company Applied Vacuum and Silencing continues to increase its project portfolio by providing full turnkey vacuum product and service solutions for multisectoral clients... 

An image of Busch employees outside the new office in City Deep
Vacuum company opens new office space
12th July 2024

Vacuum product and solutions company Busch Group last month inaugurated a new office space for its South African sales company in City Deep – an industrial suburb in Johannesburg. Covering a total... 

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Leading condition monitoring specialists, WearCheck, help boost machinery lifespan and reduce catastrophic component failure through the scientific...

Avlock International
Avlock International

Avlock International is a leading manufacturer and distributor of Specialized Fastening Systems.

SAIMC (Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Mechatronics and Control)
SAIMC (Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Mechatronics and Control)

Education: Consulting with member companies to obtain the optimal benefits from their B-BBEE spending, skills resources as well as B-BBEE points


FlameBlock is a proudly South African company that engineers, manufactures and supplies fire intumescent and retardant products to the fire...


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