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Volkswagen SA spends big to counter loadshedding, now sole Polo supplier
8th March 2024 By: Irma Venter

Volkswagen Group South Africa, now trading as Volkswagen Group Africa (VWA), is investing R55-million to generate 3 MW in additional solar energy for its assembly plant in Kariega, in the Eastern... 


NO CARBON CRUNCH: The Presidency has expressed confidence that South Africa will meet its greenhouse gas emission reduction targets even if it keeps some coal-fired plants, such as the one pictured here, open beyond their current decommissioning dates. “It’s not about stopping decommissioning,” Rudi Dicks, head of the project management office in the Presidency, said last month. “It’s about delaying decommissioning until we have sufficient generating capacity and reserve margins.” Photograph: Bloomberg
NO CARBON CRUNCH
8th March 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The Presidency has expressed confidence that South Africa will meet its greenhouse gas emission reduction targets even if it keeps some coal-fired plants, such as the one pictured here, open beyond... 


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Progress, but too slow
8th March 2024 By: Terence Creamer

There is growing impatience over the slow pace at which the South African government is moving to harness the $11.6-billion in concessional loans and grants pledged by several developed countries... 


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SWASAP railway axle manufacturer
8th March 2024

Manufacturer and supplier of railway axles Swasap is a proudly South African-owned broad-based Black Economic Empowered company that is committed to expanding education and skills to develop... 


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Burnstone gold project, South Africa – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Consistent with the requirements of Sibanye’s capital allocation framework, the project will be delayed and is expected to ramp up again during 2025.  


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Two Rivers Platinum Mine Merensky project, South Africa – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A review of the project is under way. 


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Volspruit platinum group metals project, South Africa – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Sylvania Platinum has announced the completion of a mineral resource estimate. 


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Wolfsberg lithium project, Austria – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Critical Metals is focusing on the project's future construction and commissioning. 


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Zondereinde Western extension project, South Africa – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Northam Platinum has implemented several capital preservation initiatives at the project. 


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Marula Phase 2 life-of-mine extension, South Africa – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Zimplats has slowed down the extension project. 


Minerals Council highlights progress and challenges of women in mining
7th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

With the United Nations having designated the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day as ‘Invest in women: Accelerate progress’, Minerals Council South Africa president and chair of the... 


Elemental Energy’s Dereck Armstrong.
Stationary hydrogen power highlighted as major solution by Toyota fuel cell-using developer
7th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

When Engineering News & Mining Weekly covered last month’s local launch of BMW’s first hydrogen car fleet on South Africa's roads, we discovered that BMW’s hydrogen refilling station in Midrand is... 


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Kilimapesa restart on track following mill relining in January
7th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Progress at the Kilimapesa mine, in Kenya, is on track since the relining of the mill in January and the restart of production, London-listed Caracal Gold CEO Robbie McCrae has said. “We look... 


Murray & Roberts CEO Henry Laas
M&R weighing capital-light re-entry into Australian mining market
7th March 2024 By: Terence Creamer

JSE-listed Murray & Roberts (M&R) says it still intends to regain a foothold in the Australian mining market, which it lost when RUC’s Australian holding company entered voluntary administration in... 


Mantengu to issues shares to settle R7.5m creditors balance
7th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed Mantengu Mining will issue 4.98-million shares to its creditors, to settle its R7.5-million creditor balance. This comes as certain parties to loan contracts, which the company... 


Schneider Electric unveils affordable EasyLogic building management system product range
Schneider Electric unveils affordable EasyLogic building management system product range
7th March 2024

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has unveiled its EasyLogic Building Management System (BMS) range, designed for basic building... 


DRA Global director Val Coetzee
DRA Global promotes Coetzee to executive director position
7th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Engineering consultancy DRA Global has appointed nonexecutive director Val Coetzee as director of process and technology – an executive position – effective immediately. He will oversee the... 


Pele Green Energy MD Gqi Raoleka
Pele Green Energy looking beyond R2.5bn funding innovation as it hastens towards ‘South African IPP’ vision
7th March 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Following its recent success in securing new public and private power purchase agreements, Pele Green Energy (PGE) is already having to consider additional funding options beyond the pioneering... 


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Marula Phase 2 life-of-mine extension, South Africa – update
7th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project has been slowed down. 


Eastplats' Zandfontein undergound operations successfully restarted
6th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The initial phase of the Zandfontein underground operations at TSX-V- and JSE-listed Eastern Platinum's (Eastplats') flagship Crocodile River mine, in South Africa's Bushveld Complex, is now fully... 


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Move to formalise deal on injecting private skills into Eskom amid plan to add and recover 10.6 GW by end-2025
6th March 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Government and business have set a goal of increasing South Africa’s electricity generation capacity by 10.6 GW by the end of 2025 as part of ongoing collaborative efforts to tackle growth-sapping... 


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M&R gets back on track with narrowed losses, lower debt
6th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

JSE-listed Murray & Roberts (M&R) has reported a significant year-on-year reduction in its attributable loss for the six months ended December 31, 2023, signalling a positive turn in its financial... 


Kavango reveals promising resource estimates at Zimbabwe project
6th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Southern Africa-focussed metals explorer Kavango Resources has received a maiden resource estimate for the two largest tailings dumps at the Nara gold project, in Zimbabwe, revealing an indicated... 


World Platinum Investment Council Director of Research Edward Sterck.
Automotive demand for platinum expected to hit seven-year high this year
6th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

This year could potentially turn out to be quite an interesting year for platinum as a commodity and also as an investment, with the 2023 platinum market deficit of 878  000 oz forecast to be... 


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Resources Watch
6th March 2024

This week: Implats expecting phased reduction in group output; Green energy integrated into Harmony Gold operations and, Harmony Gold board approves R7.9bn project on back of superb half-year results 


 Schneider Electric accentuates innovation and collaboration at Partner Innovation Day
Schneider Electric accentuates innovation and collaboration at Partner Innovation Day
6th March 2024

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, recently hosted its annual Partner Innovation Day aimed at providing its partners with its... 


Integrated Pump Technology now also offers the well-known Godwin range of diesel driven pumps
Dewatering leader offers growing range of pumping solutions
6th March 2024

With its solid technical expertise and market experience in dewatering, slurry and sludge pumping solutions, Integrated Pump Technology has proved its capacity to support the highest quality pump... 


7th annual PGMs Industry Day
6th March 2024

We are pleased to announce the agenda for the 7th edition of the 2024 PGMs Industry Day, taking place on Wednesday 10th April 2024 at the Country Club Johannesburg, Auckland Park. Don’t miss this... 


Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu
South Africa's Menar clinches mining MoU with government of Gabon
5th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s consistently advancing mining investment company Menar has signed a memorandum of agreement with the government of Gabon. “We think that Gabon is one of the promising countries when... 


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South African economy averts recession as mining sector rebounds
5th March 2024 By: Bloomberg

South Africa’s economy escaped a technical recession in the fourth quarter as fewer rotational power cuts helped energy-intensive industries including mining and manufacturing rebound. Gross... 


Peter Marumong
How remote monitoring can improve rural water provision and management
5th March 2024

By Peter Marumong, Cluster WWW Segment Leader at Schneider Electric It is widely accepted that rural areas in South Africa are more difficult to manage and monitor assets and treatment plants due... 


Lucapa recovers two diamonds of over 100 ct each
Lucapa recovers two diamonds of over 100 ct each
5th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

ASX-listed Lucapa Diamond Company and its partners Endiama and Rosas and Petalas, have recovered two diamonds of over 100 ct each from the terraces of Mining Block 46 at the Lulo mine, in Angola.... 


Sandvik Rock Processing’s design and engineering process involves close collaboration with customers to understand their specific needs
In-house engineering expertise give mines valuable flexibility
5th March 2024

With its well established design and manufacturing capabilities in South Africa, Sandvik Rock Processing delivers customised and standard vibrating equipment solutions, including screens and... 


Carol Koech
Bridging the talent shortage in modern data centres
5th March 2024

By Carol Koech, Strategy Director, Sustainability & Thought Leadership – Schneider Electric International Operations  The rapid expansion of data centres has created a high demand for skilled... 


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ACTOM Distribution Transformers secures order to supply NECRT units to Kamoa copper mine
4th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

ACTOM Distribution Transformers recently secured an order for the supply of its neutral electromagnetic couplers with earthing resistors and an auxiliary transformer (NECRTs) to the Kamoa copper... 


Mining Indaba 2024 –recognised as a platform for positive disruptive change
4th March 2024

The annual Investing in African Mining Indaba which took place in Cape Town, 5 to 8 February, presented a groundswell from governments, mining companies, investors and service providers to drive... 


Northam Platinum CEO Paul Dunne.
New solar farm being built in Limpopo, wind boost on way from W Cape – Northam
4th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals (PGMs) mining company Northam Platinum has begun construction of an 80 MW solar power farm at its Zondereinde operation in Limpopo – and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed... 


DFC unpacks key to client satisfaction
DFC unpacks key to client satisfaction
4th March 2024

Valves supplier Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) channel sales executive Belinda Rossouw shares insights into her role in understanding client needs, building and nurturing relationships, educating... 


PTM shareholders show strong support for new directors
1st March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

TSX- and NYSE-listed Platinum Group Metals (PTM) has announced its board of directors as voted for by shareholders at an annual general meeting on February 29, which had a turnout of shareholders... 


Northam CEO Paul Dunne.
Platinum remains in fundamental deficit – Northam
1st March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum remains in fundamental deficit, Northam CEO Paul Dunne emphasised at the company’s presentation on Friday, which reported a strong performance from all group operations in the six months... 


New US sanctions more likely to curb Indian imports of Russian coal, traders say
1st March 2024 By: Reuters

New US sanctions on Moscow are more likely than previous ones to cut Indian imports of thermal coal from Russia because they specifically cite top exporters SUEK and Mechel, three major traders of... 


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On-The-Air (01/03/2024)
1st March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer discusses gold mining project and two huge wind and sun energy projects. 


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