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Drill core from Canyon Coal's Gugulethu mine
Menar coal and anthracite projects, South Africa – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Things are going according to plan at the Gugulethu mine project. 


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Long-term thinking key to managing South Africa’s mine water challenge
7th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

While South Africa has made considerable strides in addressing mine water challenges, several areas require improvement and focus to ensure that the country continues on a positive trajectory and... 


Water access improves since 2002, but latest data shows regression over the past two years
7th June 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

While access to drinking water has improved over the past two decades, recent Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) data shows that there has been a regression over the past two years. In its annual... 


Microsoft commits R1.3bn investment to support small businesses, black industrialists
7th June 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Technology company Microsoft and the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (the dtic) have entered into an empowerment agreement to unlock programmes to support skills and capability... 


MTN Group calls for harmonised regulations in Africa to accelerate digital investment
7th June 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The acceleration of digital investment across Africa could be boosted by harmonising regulations, and MTN Group president and CEO Ralph Mupita is urging governments to consider this. Harmonised and... 


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Going green presents a huge opportunity and South Africa must seize it
7th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Decarbonisation is presenting South Africa with an exceptional opportunity to grow economically while simultaneously doing what is right. Re-industrialisation is beckoning at a level well within... 


GRID AUCTIONS: An office to manage auctions of independent transmission projects could be set up at a leading South African development finance institution. Bloomberg reports that the Development Bank of Southern Africa is aiming to establish the office to bring in private funding into the deployment for the grid so as to help connect renewable generation to a network that needs to be expanded urgently to meet demand. Photograph: Bloomberg
GRID AUCTIONS
7th June 2024

An office to manage auctions of independent transmission projects could be set up at a leading South African development finance institution. Bloomberg reports that the Development Bank of Southern... 


Despite ‘visible progress’ on loadshedding front, Eskom boss says SA not out of the woods yet
7th June 2024 By: Irma Venter

On day 55 of no loadshedding in South Africa, on May 21, newly appointed Eskom boss Dan Marokane warned that the country was “not of out the woods yet” in terms of more reliable energy supply.... 


Eskom CFO calls for mechanism to ensure utility gets paid as municipal debt relief programme falters
7th June 2024 By: Irma Venter

Municipal debt remains one of Eskom’s biggest challenges, says Eskom CFO Calib Cassim. “At the end of March, we were sitting at around R75-billion of municipal arrears owing to us. That has grown... 


Plans for acceleration of Eskom’s transmission expansion falling into place – Scheppers
7th June 2024 By: Irma Venter

Eskom Transmission CEO Segomoco Scheppers says he believes the “pieces are falling into place” that will allow the power utility to “ramp up and move faster” in expanding the country’s constrained... 


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Long-term thinking key to managing South Africa’s mine water challenge
7th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

While South Africa has made considerable strides in addressing mine water challenges, several areas require improvement and focus to ensure that the country continues on a positive trajectory and... 


MEMSA Mind Shift 2024 - Innovation, digital technology and skills in the SA mining supply chain
MEMSA Mind Shift 2024 - Innovation, digital technology and skills in the SA mining supply chain
7th June 2024

This year’s MEMSA conference, aptly themed ‘Smart Solutions for People and Planet’, brought together experts and thought leaders from the mining industry to share insights and advancements in... 


CGS provides expert insights on junior mining exploration
CGS provides expert insights on junior mining exploration
7th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid a mining industry plagued by challenges such as mining license application backlogs and host community unrest, the need for more action and collaboration in driving exploration in South Africa... 


Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Director: Corporate & Commercial Practice and Head of Mining & Minerals Sector Vivien Chaplin
Reflecting on South Africa's mining future
7th June 2024

The 2024 London Indaba promises an important platform for advancing the global discourse on mining in Africa. The theme of London Indaba is "Why Africa is important for the future of mining and... 


FlameBlock develops pioneer solution to extinguish lithium-ion battery fires
FlameBlock develops pioneer solution to extinguish lithium-ion battery fires
7th June 2024

Passive firefighting specialist FlameBlock has developed the FlameBlock Lithium Black (FLB), a uniquely formulated fire extinguishing agent designed specifically to extinguish lithium-ion battery... 


Medshield Medical Scheme Executive for New Business Development Glen Sikosana
Enhancing healthcare access for mining employees - A Medshield perspective
7th June 2024

At the heart of South Africa's mining industry – a cornerstone of the nation's economy – lies a crucial need often overshadowed: healthcare. 


Revolutionising corrosion protection: The power of Belzona’s innovative solutions
Revolutionising corrosion protection: The power of Belzona’s innovative solutions
7th June 2024

Corrosion is an insidious enemy of industrial assets, silently deteriorating structures, machinery and equipment across a range of industries. Whether it is the pipelines in an oil refinery, the... 


Ironveld assessing options amid financing hiccup
6th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

London-listed Ironveld, which owns a high-purity iron, vanadium and titanium project on the northern limb of the Bushveld Complex, in Limpopo, South Africa, says it is assessing its options as it... 


From left Werner Duvenhage, James Cumming and Michael Wickins.
Richards Bay Minerals signs agreement for additional 140 MW of renewable energy
6th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

A second renewable-energy project has been announced for heavy mineral sands extraction and refining company Richards Bay Minerals (RBM), which mines in northern KwaZulu-Natal and produces... 


SAIMM relaunches Namibia Branch and elects new interim Chairperson
6th June 2024

Throughout its almost 130-year legacy, the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) has played a pivotal role in the dissemination of knowledge and expertise across Africa’s... 


High-level representatives from Anglo American Platinum and Komatsu at the P&H 4800XPC’s official unveiling at Mogalakwena. The machine will enable the site to increase productivity while setting new standards in emissions reduction
Mogalakwena commissions first P&H 4800XPC in Africa
6th June 2024

Global mining companies need machines that maximise value extraction safely with the lightest possible carbon footprint and at the lowest cost per tonne. This requirement was met with Anglo... 


NOA Trading CEO Andrew Taylor
NOA helps Tronox decarbonise its South African operations with 25-yr energy supply agreement
6th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Local integrated energy company NOA Group Holdings has entered into a 25-year energy supply agreement with NYSE-listed titanium dioxide pigment manufacturer Tronox Holdings for its South African... 


Integrated Pump Technology is a leading provider of dewatering pump solutions in South and sub-Saharan Africa
Underpinning mining operations in Africa with pumping solutions
6th June 2024

Integrated Pump Technology is significantly enhancing mining operations across South and sub-Saharan Africa through its innovative pumping solutions and strategic distributor partnerships. The... 


Botswana President President Mokgweetsi Masisi
Botswana may raise De Beers stake as Anglo weighs spin-off
6th June 2024 By: Reuters

The Botswana government may raise its shareholding in global diamond miner De Beers, President Mokgweetsi Masisi told JCK News, after parent company Anglo American said it plans to spin off or sell... 


Belgium's King Philippe and Namibian President Ngangolo Mbumba on a site visit at the Cleanenergy Solutions green hydrogen project in Namibia
Namibia’s audacious plan to become a global green hydrogen hub
6th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

Early in May, King Philippe of Belgium was on the edge of the Namib desert to inaugurate a project that aims to help decarbonize European industry, and which might just enable one of Africa’s... 


Webinar - ESG in Mining
Webinar - ESG in Mining
6th June 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Creamer Media will host another though-provoking webinar on June 26 when a panel of experts will discuss Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) in Mining.  


Electra Mining Africa: where inspiration and innovation meet
Electra Mining Africa: where inspiration and innovation meet
6th June 2024

From drones to the Cloud to AI, the world is progressing at the speed of light. It’s not always easy staying on top of the latest innovations in your field. But at Electra Mining Africa 2024,... 


The Khumani iron-ore mine
Mining input costs up by 7.2% y/y, Minerals Council says
5th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

The Minerals Council South Africa said on June 4 that its index of mining input costs increased by 7.2% year-on-year, matching the highest rate so far this year, which was recorded in January. This... 


Tucano mine, in Brazil
ICMM suggests tax reforms to drive greater investment to meet metals, minerals demand
5th June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Mining organisation ICMM says its members paid corporate income tax (CIT) and royalties of $54.2-billion last year, employed 561 800 people and paid $39-billion in wages. About $187-billion was... 


PGM-linked hydrogen peroxide generator.
Platinum group metal poised to help protect world from growing water pollution threat
5th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metal (PGM) is once again coming to the fore as a mineral resource that goes the extra mile in protecting a threatened global environment. The latest indispensable commodity that is... 


A haul truck operating at a mine site in South Africa
Seventh administration needs to fast-track structural reforms to halt economic decline, Minerals Council says
5th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

The "concerning" economic growth dynamics across the South African mining sector should reinforce the need for the seventh administration, whatever shape it may take, to sustain and preferably... 


An image showing a dry screening plant at the Krone-Endora at Venetia project
Diamcor closes first tranche of increased placement
5th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

TSX-V-listed Diamcor Mining has closed a $1.4-million first tranche of a nonbrokered private placement following receipt of conditional acceptance of the offering from the TSX-V. The company now... 


Sandro Scherf, CEO of Pilot Crushtec, and Francois Marais, Sales and Marketing Director of Pilot Crushtec, receiving the award for 2nd place Lokotrack Distributor Award
Pilot Crushtec bags two prestigious awards from Metso
5th June 2024

At the recently ended Lokolaunch 2024, a global Metso customer and partner event held in Tampere, Finland, Pilot Crushtec International walked away with two prestigious awards – Best After Market... 


South Korea, African countries sign agreements on minerals, exports
5th June 2024 By: Reuters

Nearly 50 deals and agreements have been signed during South Korea's first summit with leaders from 48 African countries to cooperate in areas such as mining, energy and manufacturing, South... 


Need for quick exploration activity.
First call applications for R400m junior mining exploration fund close July 12
4th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The first call applications for the R400-million junior mining exploration fund (JMEF) close on July 12. This was stated on Tuesday in a media release issued by the Department of Mineral Resources... 


The Kroondal mine
Employees hold unprotected sit-in at Sibanye's Kroondal mine
4th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Multinational mining and metals processing group Sibanye-Stillwater reported on June 4 that more than 200 employees remained underground in an illegal sit-in at its Kroondal mine. The group said... 


Petra Diamonds CEO Richard Duffy
Diamond transparency from mine to finger is on way from Petra
4th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Traceability is becoming an increasingly important part of the natural diamond industry, specifically in terms of being able to verify provenance or origin. G7 sanctions being applied also make... 


Greener Mining: Achieving Efficiency and Environmental Responsibility through Water Management Strategies
Greener Mining: Achieving Efficiency and Environmental Responsibility through Water Management Strategies
4th June 2024

(Virtual Showroom) - The National Water Act of 1998 in South Africa has put in place stricter regulations on water management, including for the mining sector which is a significant source of water... 


A farm in South Africa
GDP decreased by 0.1% in the first quarter
4th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

South Africa’s GDP decreased by 0.1% in the first quarter of this year, Statistics South Africa reports. The manufacturing industry decreased by 1.4% in the first quarter, contributing -0.2 of a... 


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Alcohol Breathalysers (Pty) Ltd
4th June 2024

Alcohol Breathalysers supplies the iBlow10 no-contact breathalyser, a high speed no-contact alcohol breathalyser screener for testing drivers at road blocks and workers entering industrial sites... 


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Murray & Roberts Cementation
4th June 2024

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


True North makes management changes
3rd June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australian copper company True North Copper on Monday announced the appointment of Bevan Jones as MD and Craig Gouws as CFO. Jones, a seasoned operations officer, has more than 30 years of... 


African Rainbow Minerals Executive Chairperson Dr Patrice Motsepe
South Africa’s ARM completes strategic investment in Canada’s Surge Copper
3rd June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s diversified mining company African Rainbow Minerals has secured its 15% strategic shareholding in Surge Copper, a Toronto Stock Exchange-Venture Exchange company that is advancing an... 


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