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Project management skillsets highlighted
26th January 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Developing projects in the mining industry, and other industries, demands a unique and complex set of skills. These skills are often more specialised compared to those typically required for core... 

Andrew Pratley, CEO of Pratley
Andrew Pratley
26th January 2024

This week we profile Andrew Pratley, CEO of Pratley, a company that is involved in research and development, and the production of highly innovative products for the manufacturing, construction,... 

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As Cape Town gathering marks 30 years, miners eye new prospects amid disruption
26th January 2024 By: Nadine James

In keeping with its 2024 theme, ‘Embracing the power of positive disruption: A bold new future for African mining’, the Investing in African Mining Indaba is perhaps one of the best examples of... 

Condra supplies electric hoists, overhead cranes and chain blocks to Platreef mine
26th January 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Cranes manufacturer Condra Cranes has delivered electric hoists, two overhead cranes and a number of chain blocks to Canada-based Ivanhoe Mines’ South African subsidiary Ivanplat’s Platreef... 

5G poised to be fastest-growing subscription type in sub-Saharan Africa
26th January 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Fifth-generation (5G) is set to be the fastest-growing subscription type in sub-Saharan Africa between 2023 and 2029, when 85% of the global population will have 5G coverage access. The latest... 

Following several advances in 2023, LHWP Phase II moves into final construction phase
26th January 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has made much progress on the Phase II of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) after a milestone year. During 2023, the project marked many... 

MTN launches academy to equip young people with skills ‘to succeed in the digital age’
26th January 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Telecommunications group MTN South Africa has launched its MTN Skills Academy to bridge the digital skills gap and equip youth with the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in the digital age.... 

Big procurement year
Big procurement year
26th January 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The coming year is poised to be the most active ever for the public procurement of new electricity generation capacity. Besides shepherding the already-procured projects to financial close –... 

Govt and business must work together to revive South African mining
Govt and business must work together to revive South African mining
26th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The mining industry’s contribution to the South African economy has declined mainly through poor government administration. The private and public sectors have worked together very constructively... 

Ashok Leyland enters Southern African market with Dost workhorse
26th January 2024 By: Irma Venter

India’s Ashok Leyland has entered the Southern African commercial vehicle market with its Dost 1.5 l ℓturbodiesel workhorse. Headquartered in Chennai, with nine manufacturing plants, Ashok Leyland... 

Metair appoints O’Flaherty as new CEO
26th January 2024 By: Irma Venter

Automotive and energy group Metair has appointed Paul O’Flaherty its new CEO, starting from February 1. This follows Sjoerd Douwenga’s resignation at the end of last year. 

Takealot rolls out ten JAC battery-powered delivery trucks
26th January 2024 By: Irma Venter

Online retailer Takealot has deployed ten JAC N75 EV battery electric trucks to make deliveries in Gauteng and the Western Cape. The company in November welcomed four N75 four-ton electric trucks... 

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Inside Bell Heavy Industries
26th January 2024

Project engineering and contract manufacturing company Bell Heavy Industries (BHI) is a new name in engineering and fabrication in South Africa, but its clients are in trusted, experienced hands.... 

Disruptive technology to power a new era in mining
Disruptive technology to power a new era in mining
26th January 2024

The African mineral exploration and mining industries have a vital role to play in the world’s transition to net zero by 2050 and in the future of the African economy, with the continent home to... 

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26th January 2024

IPR, previously known as Integrated Pump Rental, is recognised across the SADC region as the pump, heavy-duty slurry handling and dredging specialist, operating across all sectors including... 

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Murray & Roberts Cementation
26th January 2024

Murray & Roberts Cementation, part of the Murray & Roberts group, is a top-tier underground mining contractor headquartered in Johannesburg, serving Africa. 

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Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions
26th January 2024

Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions, a business area within the Sandvik Group, is a prominent provider of equipment, tools, parts, services and solutions for rock and mineral processing in the mining... 

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26th January 2024

Drive solutions provider SEW-EURODRIVE has made significant strides in extending its footprint across Africa, and this expansion is set to continue thanks to its unwavering commitment to providing... 

26th January 2024

Founded in 1961, WEG has grown into a global solutions provider of industrial electrical technologies. WEG is one of the largest electric motor manufacturers in the world producing more than... 

Tshepa Basadi
Tshepa Basadi
26th January 2024

Black women-owned project, engineering and procurement management business Tshepa Basadi, meaning “Trust Women” in Setswana, was founded by its female leadership team in 2017 in the Hotazel region... 

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Pilot Crushtec
26th January 2024

With over three decades of experience in the crushing, screening and materials handling industry, Pilot Crushtec International is not only an approved distributor of world class leading brands such... 

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Egoli project, South Africa – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Pan African Resources has reported that dewatering of Evander’s 7 Shaft Egoli project is ongoing. 

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Elandsfontein phosphate project, South Africa – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Kropz has made the final drawdown of R52-million pertaining to a bridge loan facility to meet the immediate cash requirements of the project. 

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Mogale Tailings Retreatment project, South Africa – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Commissioning is on track for the latter half of 2024. 

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Okiep copper project, South Africa – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals has reached an agreement to access and acquire the surface ownership rights of properties owned by Mora Plase Proprietary. 

Harmony expects at least 12% growth in interim production
25th January 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Ahead of JSE-listed Harmony Gold releasing its interim results on February 28, the company has advised that total gold production for the six months ended December 31 would be between 820 000 oz... 

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New public-private rail corridor agreement already boding well – RBCT
25th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The three-month-old mutual cooperation agreement that the private-sector-owned Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) signed with State rail enterprise Transnet in November is already boding well, RBCT... 

Atlantic completes Stage 1 of its offtake partner process
25th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Africa-focused lithium exploration and development company Atlantic Lithium has completed Stage 1 of its competitive offtake partnering process to secure funding for a portion of the remaining 50%... 

To harness green hydrogen three requirements must be met
To harness green hydrogen three requirements must be met
25th January 2024

By Vikash Rampathi, Segment Marketing Lead at Schneider Electric With South Africa reaching an agreement to launch $1 billion blended finance fund to accelerate the development of the green... 

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Red sea attacks push BHP to divert some shipping via African coast
25th January 2024 By: Reuters

Australian mining giant BHP Group said on Thursday that the Red Sea disruptions are forcing some of its freight service providers to take alternative routes, such as Africa's Cape of Good Hope,... 

Death toll from Mali gold mine accident now over 70 - state radio
25th January 2024 By: Reuters

The death toll from last week's accident at an artisanal gold mine in southwest Mali has risen to more than 70, state radio said on Thursday. The deaths were caused after a shaft collapsed on... 

Lerato Ramanala, Product Manager Hydrocyclones at Weir Minerals Africa
Large 20-way Cavex® hydrocyclone cluster for gold project in West Africa
25th January 2024

Weir Minerals Africa recently manufactured a 20-way cluster of Cavex® 500 CVX hydrocyclones. This hydrocyclone delivers exceptional operational efficiencies, reduced wear and consistent... 

GREASE MAX® single point automatic lubricator
25th January 2024


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Exciting lineup of speakers at Investing in African Mining Indaba 2024
25th January 2024

Mining Indaba is the pinnacle event for promoting long-term investment in African mining. Attracting a broad and prominent speaker lineup, including industry professionals, policymakers, and... 

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Africa’s leader in fire suppression technology
25th January 2024

Since the Advanced Group of Companies’ humble beginnings in 2000, it has grown steadily to become a formidable force in the risk management, risk mitigation and emergency response markets across... 

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Uranium producer Niger launches mining sector overhaul
25th January 2024 By: Bloomberg

Niger temporarily suspended the granting of new mining licenses, the first step in an audit of its mining sector as it seeks to boost government revenue. The country will also take stock of... 

IPP Office head Bernard Magoro
Grid constraint likely to translate to a renewables price premium, Magoro warns
24th January 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Independent Power Producer (IPP) Office head Bernard Magoro has signalled that the projects bid during the current seventh renewables procurement bid window could carry a price premium, as bidders... 

Ore recovered at the K.Hill project
Giyani secures $10m of funding to progress K.Hill to a final investment decision
24th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed Giyani Metals has secured $10-million in funding from private equity fund ARCH Sustainable Resources Fund. The funding fulfils a key condition for the drawdown of a $16-million... 

The Maputo port
DP World’s $2bn Mozambique port expansion gets approval
24th January 2024 By: Bloomberg

Mozambique approved an extended deal for DP World, Grindrod and other operators of its biggest port, including a $2-billion expansion that will further draw cargoes away from neighboring South... 

Red Rock progressing Central, West African projects
24th January 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Natural resource development company Red Rock Resources now has four active licences in West Africa over project of “high prospectivity”, chairperson Andrew Bell says. This follows the recent... 

MIIF invests $5m to support Atlantic’s Ewoyaa project
24th January 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Lithium exploration and development company Atlantic Lithium has welcomed Ghana’s sovereign minerals wealth fund the Minerals Income Investment Fund (MIIF) onto its shareholder register following... 

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Manufacturer secures new clients despite challenges
24th January 2024 By: Halima Frost

Despite the negative effects of illegal mining and copper scrap exports on the confidence levels of international investors and clients, South Africa-based foundry and engineering company Thos... 

The Edikan gold mine
Perseus confident of maintaining a strong operating performance for the full-year
24th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Africa-focused Perseus Mining expects its strong operating performance to continue for the remainder of the financial year to end June 30, with production guidance for the full-year set at 491 000... 

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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...

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

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...


Rooted in the hearts of South Africans, combining technology and a quest for perfection to bring you a battery of peerless standing. Willard...


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