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Barrick CEO Dr Mark Bristow.
Barrick’s Bristow spotlights obsessive dismissal of long-term nature of mining
3rd November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The current global metals and minerals environment is reminiscent of 2015, when the mining industry stalled after a very good run – compounded this time, however, by inflation pressures, few or no... 

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Sasol defends disclosure of potential decarbonisation shortcomings as responsible corporate citizenship
3rd November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Energy and chemicals company Sasol has taken exception to nonprofit organisation Just Share accusing it of shirking its responsibility to meet its previously stated goal of reducing its... 

In diamond centre Antwerp, Russian gems are already shunned
3rd November 2023 By: Reuters

Only a few weeks after Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, Antwerp-based diamond dealer Thierry Tugendhaft started receiving calls from big jewellers in Paris asking him to stop supplying them... 

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De Beers, NUM sign five-year wage deal
3rd November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Diamond mining company De Beers has signed a five-year wage agreement with the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) following months of negotiations facilitated by the Commission for Conciliation,... 

Mine-impacted water
Mintek introduces new water filtering membrane technology
3rd November 2023 By: Darren Parker

National mineral research organisation Mintek has introduced its NICMeR membrane, developed in collaboration with the Department of Science and Innovation’s Nanotechnology Innovation Centre (NIC),... 

De beers group and national union of mineworkers sign a historic FIVE-YEAR wage deal
3rd November 2023

De Beers Group today signed a historic 5-year wage agreement with the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) following months of negotiations facilitated by the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation... 

Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu
South Africa has the skills to resolve the Transnet issue – Menar
3rd November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa has the skills to resolve the Transnet issue, says Vuslat Bayoglu, the MD of Menar, a private investment company with an actively managed and growing portfolio of mining assets... 

China’s grip on Africa's minerals sparks a US response
China’s grip on Africa's minerals sparks a US response
3rd November 2023 By: Bloomberg

The US is going full steam ahead in its effort to catch up with China in a part of the world that’s become central to the green transition: Africa’s “Copperbelt". Loaded with minerals critical to... 

Multotec’s flame-resistant rubber screen panels self-extinguish in under 60 seconds
Flame-resistant screen media innovation sparks safer mining
3rd November 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Hot work on screen decks during plant maintenance poses a significant risk, as fires in mining not only endanger lives, but also lead to substantial downtime and financial losses. In response to... 

Climate extremes have adversely affected potato crops worldwide
Company advancing agriculture objectives
3rd November 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Amid mounting environmental challenges and the impact of climate change on crop yields and quality, Canadian multinational McCain Foods is embracing so-called regenerative agriculture. This... 

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PPPs can boost rural development
3rd November 2023

In rural areas, infrastructure development should entail more than merely meeting basic communication, energy, sanitation, transport, and water infrastructure needs. Gap Infrastructure Corporation... 

An image of CERTUSS steam generators installed at a brewery
Boiler, steam generator supplier servicing businesses across Africa
3rd November 2023 By: Trent Roebeck

After a successful showcase of its product offerings at the first Boiler World Africa exhibition in Nairobi, Kenya, in August 2023, Steam Generation shows no signs of slowing its business of... 

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Company brings battery products to Africa
3rd November 2023 By: Trent Roebeck

Following three successful exhibitions in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa, energy storage battery products producer Hinen has introduced its products to the African continent in 2023. The Hinen... 

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Firm creating largest pan-African data centre footprint
3rd November 2023 By: Trent Roebeck

The digitisation of African economies requires infrastructure, and Africa Data Centres (ADC) aims to make access to fully operational and protected data centres a reality for small, medium-sized... 

A new battery powered Toypta forklift being driven by a woman in PPE
Battery-operated forklifts offer sustainability in warehousing
3rd November 2023

As the world looks towards a more sustainable future, more businesses are being guided by regulations to reduce carbon emissions. For example, in applications such as food storage and handling,... 

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New warehouse to bolster logistics provider’s position in sector
3rd November 2023

Independent logistics service provider Seabourne Logistics announced in September that it would be moving into a new, “expansive” facility in Gauteng, South Africa. The new 22 000 m2 premises... 

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Company opens high-tech warehouse in Cameroon
3rd November 2023

Integrated logistics company A.P Moller–Maersk, commonly referred to as Maersk, opened the doors to a brand-new and technology-driven warehousing and distribution (W&D) facility in Douala, Cameroon... 

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Specialist develops economical solutions
3rd November 2023

Multi-disciplinary specialist underground mining and metallurgical processing services company United Mining Services (UMS) Group has equipped its operations in preparation for the surge in demand... 

 Niroshma Chetty, CEO of Avon and Dedisa Peaking Power
Niroshma Chetty
3rd November 2023

This week we profile Niroshma Chetty, CEO of Avon and Dedisa Peaking Power, which, as open-cycle gas-turbine facilities, play a pivotal role in South Africa by providing electricity during periods... 

Network International plans payment switch investment following R500m injection into on-soil platform
3rd November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

As Dubai-based FTSE-listed Network International’s cloud-based, integrated digital payment suite Network One onboards local banks, mobile network operators (MNOs) and fintechs, it announced an... 

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Well done to GIZ for highlighting community development within green hydrogen space
3rd November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Up to now, the green hydrogen space has been heavily concentrated at the big end of things. But that could now change because of the availability of a special toolkit aimed at making green hydrogen... 

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Mintek’s AMAZEMET acquisition to support SA’s additive manufacturing ambitions
3rd November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Mintek’s latest technological acquisition, the AMAZEMET rePowder ultrasonic atomisation and alloy development machine, is an extremely advanced piece of equipment that is expected to strengthen and... 

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Power in policy
3rd November 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe has never disguised the fact that he believes that Eskom could be turned around and loadshedding ended if he was made the shareholder-minister... 

South Africa should not be ‘pushed into a corner’ on energy funding, say SANEDI and Eskom
3rd November 2023 By: Irma Venter

While any funding of South Africa’s embattled energy sector is welcome, South Africa should not “be pushed into a corner” on how this money should be spent, said South African National Energy... 

Mantashe seeks to extend life of coal-fired power stations
3rd November 2023

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe has called on the private sector to “please and come talk to us” if they have any ideas on extending the life of South Africa’s fleet of... 

New Hyundai boss expects negative 2023 as consumers battle tide of bad news
3rd November 2023 By: Irma Venter

Newly appointed Hyundai Automotive South Africa (HASA) CEO Gideon Jansen van Rensburg steps into his new role at a challenging time. Not only is the domestic passenger-car market cooling, but the... 

Energy crisis being addressed, but implementation is slow, admits DMRE DG
3rd November 2023 By: Irma Venter

One of the biggest positive developments over the last 12 months has been the “convergence of ideas on what we need to do to resolve the energy crisis”, said Department of Mineral Resources and... 

CRITICAL EXPANSION: While South Africa continues to work on its critical minerals strategy, Australia has announced a $2-billion expansion in financing in a bid to solidify its position as a leading producer of critical minerals, including lithium (pictured). Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Resources Minister Madeleine King announced the expansion on October 25, surrounded by Australian and US industry leaders and following the inaugural meeting of the Australia-US Taskforce on Critical Minerals. Photograph: Bloomberg
3rd November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

CRITICAL EXPANSION: While South Africa continues to work on its critical minerals strategy, Australia has announced a $2-billion expansion in financing in a bid to solidify its position as a... 

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Phalaborwa Rare Earths Project, South Africa – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Rainbow Rare Earths is set to focus on the production of separated rare-earth oxides at a back-end pilot plant, in the US. 

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Prieska copper/zinc project, South Africa – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals is continuing its transition to mine developer and operator at the Prieska mine. 

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Wolfsberg lithium project, Australia – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Critical Metals Corp has secured an additional $10-million equity investment for the project. 

The Kamoa-Kakula copper complex
Kamoa-Kakula shown to produce least carbon intensive copper globally
2nd November 2023 By: Darren Parker

An updated current and future greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions assessment of the Kamoa-Kakula copper complex, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), conducted by independent consultants Skarn... 

MC Mining's Uitkomst Colliery
Shareholder consortium makes proposed buyout offer for MC Mining
2nd November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

JSE-, ASX- and Aim-listed MC Mining has received a letter from two of its largest shareholders Senosi Group Investment Holdings and Dendocept, acting in a consortium on behalf of shareholders and... 

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M&R describes past year as its ‘most difficult’ since 2008
2nd November 2023 By: Darren Parker

The financial year ended June 30 had been the most challenging period for Murray & Roberts (M&R) Holdings since the 2008 global financial crisis, the company said in a statement on November 2. In a... 

Drilling update shows visible gold in several holes at Shanta’s Kenyan project
2nd November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Shanta Gold has provided a drilling update for its West Kenya project, in Kenya, with 4 421 m of assays thus far having identified visible gold in five intersections from nine holes... 

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DBSA approves $59.6m for Black Rock Mining graphite project
2nd November 2023 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed graphite developer Black Rock Mining has received approval from the Development Bank Southern Africa (DBSA) for project debt of up to $59.6-million, which is expected to form part of the... 

Marnus Koorts, GM Pump Products at Weir Minerals Africa
Unlocking effective dewatering: Mastering fundamental solutions
2nd November 2023

With every mine or quarry site needing to evaluate dewatering requirements at some point, it is important to determine the exact nature of potential water problems to inform the design of a... 

Mining industry on the right ESG path – but more work to do, IMARC told
2nd November 2023

The global mining industry has both a responsibility and an opportunity to lead the world in ensuring supply chains meet the standards that modern society expects, delegates at the International... 

Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana
Mining sector will not be spared from coming economic crisis
2nd November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Without an urgent acceleration in the implementation of growth-enhancing structural reforms, South Africa is headed for a fiscal crisis, the Minerals Council South Africa has said, noting that the... 

Bowen secures A$50m funding for Ellensfield ramp-up
Bowen secures A$50m funding for Ellensfield ramp-up
2nd November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Queensland-based Bowen Coking Coal on Thursday announced a A$50-million equity raising to fund the ramp-up of mining at Ellensfield South pit until it achieves steady-state production in the second... 

Employees walking at the Arcadia lithium operation in Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe lithium export earnings treble as projects take off
2nd November 2023 By: Reuters

Zimbabwe earned $209-million from lithium exports in the first nine months of 2023, nearly treble last year's earnings, Mines Minister Zhemu Soda said on Wednesday, as Chinese-driven mining and... 

Investor pressure mounting on mining companies to prioritise ESG
1st November 2023 By: Darren Parker

The mining industry is experiencing mounting pressure from investors to prioritise environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles and incorporate them into operational decision-making,... 

Jubilee on track to meet guidance with strong first-quarter performance
1st November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Johannesburg- and London-listed Jubilee Metals Group, which has a portfolio of assets in South Africa and Zambia, says it achieved a strong operational performance for the first quarter ended... 

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