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South32 annual general meeting.
South32 continuing to investigate reducing Hillside Aluminium’s emissions intensity
26th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The long-term energy transition solutions on which South32 is focused are renewable energy and electrification. The Sydney-, Johannesburg- and London-listed diversified mining company has... 

Afrimat group CEO Andries van Heerden
Afrimat continues to weather economic shocks through diversification
26th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

Mid-tier mining and materials company Afrimat’s strategy to diversify between commodities and revenue streams, coupled with stringent capital allocation, has enabled the group to continue to... 

Gold on black carbon
Activated carbon, plant optimisation in focus at gold conference
26th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

Much focus was placed on the latest advances in the use of activated carbon in the gold recovery process at the Go For Gold Conference, held at Gold Reef City, in Johannesburg, this week. ​​The... 

Pioneering local expertise: PRISMA and Barrick redefine training in African mining
Pioneering local expertise: PRISMA and Barrick redefine training in African mining
26th October 2023

Introduction: Collaborating for growth  Barrick Gold, the second largest gold producer in Tanzania, is dedicated to fostering local mining sector growth through its sites at North Mara and... 

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese visited Washington and met with President Joe Biden this week.
US, Australia consider tapping public finance vehicles for critical mineral projects
26th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

The US Export-Import Bank is being eyed as a venue for boosting investment in Australian critical minerals development to supply components needed in electric vehicles, wind turbines and other... 

Power line
$1bn World Bank loan to support South Africa's energy reforms and decarbonisation
25th October 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The World Bank has approved a $1-billion Development Policy Loan (DPL) to support market reports under way in the country, as well as South Africa's low-carbon transition.   

Anglo American Strategy & Sustainability Director Helena Nonka.
Anglo carbon emissions cut by transition to 100% renewables in South America
25th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The transition of Anglo American to 100% renewable electricity supply across its South America operations has helped the London- and Johannesburg-listed diversified mining company to reduce its... 

Andrada Mining CEO Anthony Viljoen
Namibia's battery metal ambitions rest on infrastructure, miners say
25th October 2023 By: Reuters

Namibia's ambitions to become a manufacturing hub for battery metals key to the global transition to clean energy will require huge investments in infrastructure to support processing facilities,... 

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More than 4 000 jobs on the line as Sibanye considers future of four South African PGM shafts
25th October 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Dual-listed Sibanye-Stillwater will enter into consultations with organised labour and other affected non-unionised employees through their representatives regarding the possible restructuring of... 

Sylvania achieves solid first-quarter production performance
25th October 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

London-listed platinum group metals (PGMs) and chrome company Sylvania Platinum had a “good start” to its 2024 financial year, with the Sylvania Dump Operations (SDO), in South Africa, having... 

Reversal of gold mining’s environmental legacy under way by DRDGOLD.
DRDGOLD reports 5% quarter-on-quarter increase in gold production
25th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

A 5% increase in quarter-on-quarter gold production was reported by Johannesburg- and New York-listed surface gold recovery company DRDGOLD on Wednesday. The gold output of DRDGOLD, which... 

Anglo American hit with class action from coal miners over lung disease
24th October 2023 By: News24Wire

A new class action, on behalf of coal miners suffering from lung disease, has been launched against nine companies owned by Anglo American Group. This is the second in a series of class actions... 

Council worried about safety, wellbeing of employees kept underground at Springs mine
24th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Minerals Council South Africa says it is deeply concerned about the health and safety of more than 500 workers underground at Gold One’s Modder East mine, near Springs, in Gauteng. "The... 

Anglo American reports third-quarter production.
Anglo: copper production up, rough diamond production down
24th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The copper production of diversified mining company Anglo American increased by 42% in the third quarter owing to the ramping up of the new Quellaveco copper mine in Peru. However, this was offset... 

Coconut shell activated carbon
Jacobi developing sustainable coconut-based activated carbon production technology
24th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

Gold recovery technology company Jacobi is rolling out a proprietary clean coconut charcoal production technology in India and Sri Lanka using coconut shells sourced from five different countries... 

The Venetia Underground mine
De Beers' third-quarter output decreases to 7.4m carats
24th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Global diamond company De Beers' production decreased to 7.4-million carats for the third quarter ended September 30. That compares with the 9.6-million carats produced in the third quarter of last... 

Saldanha Bay Transnet port terminal.
Anglo’s Kumba achieves iron-ore prices above benchmark in third quarter
24th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Iron-ore prices strengthened during the third quarter of this year despite a 7% increase in global iron-ore supply and thin steel mill margins. Steel production in China has In the year to date... 

Miners are still underground at Gold One
24th October 2023 By: News24Wire

Thirty-six hours later, more than 500 miners at the Gold One mine in Springs, east of Johannesburg, are underground while unions continue to throw allegations against each other.   Workers who want... 

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Top bond investor slams South Africa bid to fix State firms
24th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Futuregrowth Asset Management, a South African money manager overseeing more than R190-billion of fixed-income assets, says the government’s draft legislation meant to address inefficiencies at... 

The Edikan mine In Ghana
Strong cash flow takes Perseus’ cash, bullion balance to $594m
24th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Africa-focused gold miner Perseus Mining has added $72-million to its cash and bullion balance in the quarter ended September 30, taking its cash and bullion balance to $594-million. That, along... 

Petra CEO Richard Duffy
Petra's first-quarter output up 12% y/y
24th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Stabilising operations at its Cullinan and Finsch mines, in South Africa, and the resumption of production at the Williamson mine, in Tanzania, led to a 12% quarter-on-quarter increase in Petra... 

The Steenkampskraal mine
Steenkampskraal Monazite Mine CEO lays out development plan to 2027
23rd October 2023 By: Darren Parker

Mining company Steenkampskraal Monazite Mine CEO and mine manager Graham Soden has outlined the mine’s planned development strategy to December 2027 to bring the mine into production. In a release... 

Kropz makes second drawdown on bridge loan facilities
23rd October 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Kropz on October 20 made the second drawdown, of R75-million, on a previously announced bridge loan facilities of R250-milllion with African Rainbow Capital (ARC) Fund. The emerging... 

South Africa Manganese's Hotazel mine in the Northern Cape.
South32 reports record quarterly production at South Africa Manganese
23rd October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa Manganese continued its strong performance in the three months to September 30, when it increased saleable production by 7% to a record 628 000 wet metric tonnes (wmt), South32... 

Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa
‘Height of folly’ to develop overreliance on aged coal plants for future supply
23rd October 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa says attention should shift to adding new and cleaner generation to the loadshedding-prone electricity system, acknowledging that it would be the “height... 

Training programme combines mining and media to drive excellence
Training programme combines mining and media to drive excellence
23rd October 2023

Menar Academy’s Mining Journalism Training programme celebrated its fifth-year with, a record 222 applications. The opportunity to observe activities around a new mine being developed by Canyon... 

FLSmidth’s Corporate Social Investment is directed towards training and upskilling
FLSmidth leverages global technology for local impact
23rd October 2023

Driving its leading technology through a pure play mining strategy, FLSmidth has been optimising its footprint to be closer to customers with local solutions and expertise. Alistair McKay,... 

Statement on Council for Geoscience and Sasol collaboration to advance CCUS research in South Africa
23rd October 2023

The Council for Geoscience (CGS) and Sasol have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate, explore and develop carbon capture and utilisation and storage (CCUS) potential in South... 

Walkabout appoints Cunningham as MD
23rd October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Walkabout Resources, which is developing the Lindi Jumbo graphite project, in Tanzania, has appointed CEO Andrew Cunningham as MD. In an address at Paydirt’s Africa Downunder conference,... 

Piloting the Green Hydrogen Community Development Toolkit- H2.SA Programme
Piloting the Green Hydrogen Community Development Toolkit- H2.SA Programme
23rd October 2023

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations. GIZ has been working in... 

Zimbabwe’s biggest diamond miner shifts sales to Dubai auctions
20th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Zimbabwe’s biggest diamond producer has shifted almost all of its sales to Dubai, targeting cutters, polishers and traders and eliminating middlemen. Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Co. has auctioned... 

Quinton Van der Burgh
South Africa’s QGC secures $1bn for push into green metals
20th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Q Global Commodities, owned and run by South African coal investor Quinton Van der Burgh, has agreed a partnership with Abu Dhabi’s F9 Capital Management to invest $1-billion in mines producing... 

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On-The-Air (20/10/2023)
20th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer discusses sun and wind energy, green hydrogen and a R1bn solar project for Tharisa. 

Lion ferrochrome smelter.
Merafe reports 21% lower ferrochrome production in first nine months
20th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Third-quarter attributable ferrochrome production of Merafe Resources from the Glencore Merafe Chrome Venture was 40 000 t, which resulted in a production decrease of 21% for the first nine months... 

Equitable access requires multifaceted approach
20th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Access to clean water is a fundamental human necessity, yet it remains a significant challenge in Africa, with more than 300-million Africans lacking access to safe drinking water, while more than... 

An image depicting a light bulb with a tree growing inside
Energy transition raises questions
20th October 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

The African oil and gas industry is facing increasing pressure to clarify the implications of the energy transition for upstream operations and business models, and explain the contributions that... 

An image depicting Patience Panashe
Oil and gas can benefit S Africa, deserves consideration
20th October 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

With about 27-billion barrels of prospective oil and gas resources on its south, west and east coasts, as well as more than 5.6-trillion cubic metres of prospective shale gas resources onshore,... 

By acknowledging the fundamental right to clean water, South Africa can secure its water future
Company empowers communities
20th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Amid challenges of population growth and recurring droughts, the need for swift, cost-effective, and sustainable water provision solutions in South Africa has never been more critical, states... 

Encouraging testwork
20th October 2023

Mineralogical test work of soil samples taken from rare earths miner Pensana’s Angola-based Sulima West exploration licences reveal the deposit contains monazite, which hosts neodymium and... 

A detonator and charge placed on the wall of an opencast mining operation with
Lead-free detonator range safer for environment
20th October 2023

Commercial explosives and blasting systems developer Orica is taking another step towards its purpose to sustainably capitalise from the Earth’s resources by commercially launching what it claims... 

An image depicting an oil platform on the ocean
Conference hears calls for unified action
20th October 2023

During her keynote address at this year’s Southern Africa Oil and Gas Conference, Deputy Minister in the Presidency Pinky Kekana called on all sectors of South Africa to work together to realise... 

The introduction of Vesconite Hilube’s lantern ring applications prolonged lifespan and reduced maintenance efforts
Better hydro efficiency through pump, turbine tech
20th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Early attempts to replace conventional metallic-type lantern rings with polymers, such as nylon, yielded discouraging results compared to metallic lantern rings in the water engineering industry,... 

The compilation of the information found in the gold and PGMs atlas is vital for resource classification
Atlas to boost geoscience management
20th October 2023

A Gold and Platinum Group Metals (PGMs) Resource Atlas developed through public-private collaboration between the Department of Science and Innovation and Minerals Council South Africa, has been... 

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Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions

The AutoMine® product group offers autonomous and remotely operated mobile equipment. It allows operators to simultaneously control and monitor...

Environmental Assurance (Pty) Ltd.
Environmental Assurance (Pty) Ltd.

ENVASS is a customer and solutions-driven environmental consultancy with established divisions, serviced by highly qualified and experienced...

John Deere (Pty) Ltd
John Deere (Pty) Ltd

In 1958 John Deere Construction made its first introduction to the industry with their model 64 bulldozer.

Stewarts & Lloyds
Stewarts & Lloyds

Stewarts & Lloyds today supplies steel and tube, pipe and fittings, valves, pumps, irrigation, fencing, profiling and roofing products. The cash...


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