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The Lumwana mine, in Zambia
Barrick to double copper output by decade-end
12th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Global mining company Barrick plans to double its copper output by the end of the decade and continue to increase its production of the metal to an estimated one-billion pounds, or 450 000 t/y, by... 

SSC CEO Fred Arendse
Mining executives inaugurate Junior Mining Council
12th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Diversified investment group Siyakhula Sonke Empowerment Corporation (SSC Group) CEO Fred Arendse on September 12 officially inaugurated the Junior Mining Council (JMC), which will exclusively... 

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Bell looks to diversify production at Richard Bay plant through BHI launch
12th September 2023 By: Irma Venter

Bell Equipment is set to launch a new business, called Bell Heavy Industries (BHI), at the Mining Indaba in February next year. BHI will be an arm of Bell Equipment Company South Africa, which is... 

Former Eskom CEO André de Ruyter
SIU’s Mothibi says contents of private Eskom investigation ‘cannot be ignored’
12th September 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Special Investigating Unit head Advocate Andy Mothibi says the fact that former Eskom CEO André de Ruyter did not receive board authorisation to commission a private intelligence investigation into... 

School of Mining in operational surroundings.
New mining school nurturing human capital in anticipation of major upcoming demand
12th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Copper mining company Copper 360, which announced in August that its School of Mining was under development at Concordia operation in the Northern Cape, has launched its first set of courses, aimed... 

Peter Marrone is the CEO of Allied Gold
Newly listed Allied Gold board approves $500m Ethiopia project
12th September 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Africa-focused Allied Gold, which on Monday listed on the TSX, has approved the expanded Kurmuk project, in Ethiopia, earmarking $500-million for a two-phase development plan. The expanded project... 

Manganese Metal Company Chairperson Bernard Swanepoel.
Manganese beneficiator wheeling hydropower as it targets entry into battery market
11th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The world’s producer of the purest manganese metal is becoming greener and cleaner as it repositions for market acceptance in the battery electric vehicle (BEV) market, where it sees phenomenal... 

Alrosa says mines largest gem-quality diamond in Russia in decade
11th September 2023 By: Reuters

Sanctions-hit Alrosa, the world's biggest diamond producing company, said on Sunday it has mined the largest gem-quality diamond in Russia in the past decade. The 390.7-carat diamond was mined at... 

Response to NUM on potential strike action
11th September 2023

We have been negotiating with the NUM since March this year ahead of the expiry of our 3-year agreement on 30 April 2023 on conditions of employment affecting some 1500 employees in the bargaining... 

Mintek shows off its new AMAZEMET ultrasonic atomiser
11th September 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

National mineral processing and metallurgical research council Mintek has unveiled its latest technological acquisition – the AMAZEMET rePowder ultrasonic atomisation and alloy development machine.... 

US, Saudi Arabia in talks to secure metals in Africa - WSJ
11th September 2023 By: Reuters

The United States and Saudi Arabia are in talks to secure metals in Africa needed to help them with their energy transitions, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing people with... 

Rainbow signs strategic supply agreement with UK-based rare earth alloy manufacturer
11th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

In continuing its efforts to be a forerunner in the establishment of an independent rare earth elements (REEs) supply chain in the UK, London-listed Rainbow Rare Earths has entered into a strategic... 

The seminar will be co-hosted with the JSE
South Africa to co-host grid financing seminar with JSE in September
10th September 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Electricity Minister Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa reports that he is planning to co-host a seminar with the JSE in September to unpack various financing options for the expansion of South Africa’s... 

Packaged manganese destined for export
‘South African industrial jewel’ repositions as manganese becomes key battery material
8th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

For nearly 50 years Manganese Metal Company (MMC) has been buying high-grade manganese fines material from Hotazel in South Africa’s Northern Cape and turning it into a beneficiated manganese... 

Innovating for safety and sustainability
Innovating for safety and sustainability
8th September 2023

While innovation is often associated with technology and production, companies also need to carry through this approach into their health, safety and environmental performance. This is the view of... 

Brauteseth drives growth with Sandvik drill rigs
Brauteseth drives growth with Sandvik drill rigs
8th September 2023

Based near Port Shepstone on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast, Brauteseth Blasting’s success has evolved into a national footprint – and beyond – with multiple drill rig acquisitions from Sandvik... 

A platinum group metals mine
DSI pursuing private sector partnerships to industrialise hydrogen catalyser projects
8th September 2023 By: Darren Parker

Speaking at the Devac Hydrogen-H Conference in Johannesburg on September 7, Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) hydrogen and energy acting chief director Dr Cosmas Chiteme said the... 

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On-The-Air (08/09/2023)
8th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer talks about platinum, commodities and clean electricity. 

TIA invites applications for funding natural resource, energy technologies
8th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), an entity of the Department of Science and Innovation, is calling for the submission of funding applications for developing innovative natural resource and... 

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De Beers seeking five-year agreement with NUM as union threatens strike action
8th September 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Diamond miner De Beers Group says its intention is to secure an agreement on a five-year wage deal with trade union the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM). The entities have been in negotiations... 

Peter Marrone is the chairperson and CEO of Allied Gold.
Marrone-led Allied Gold heads for Toronto listing
8th September 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Allied Gold, led by the former leadership of Yamana Gold, is heading for the Toronto Stock Exchange, with the gold miner set to start trading on Monday. Allied Gold Corp and Allied Merger Corp on... 

Olifants Management Model Programme
OMM Programme builds water infrastructure to improve lives, strengthen economy
8th September 2023

The Olifants Management Model Programme (OMM Programme) is the Lebalelo Water User Association’s flagship capital expenditure programme that aims to fast-track the construction of bulk and potable... 

DSO remains an option at Goulamina - Hay
8th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The direct shipping ore (DSO) opportunity at the Goulamina lithium mine, in Mali, remained present, owner Leo Lithium said on Friday. Speaking at the last day of Paydirt’s Africa Downunder... 

Atlantic Lithium chairperson Neil Herbert and MIIF Ghana CEO Edward Nana Yaw Koranteng
Atlantic gains more support for Ewoyaa
8th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium developer Atlantic Lithium has launched funding discussions with potential offtake partners to secure the last of the funding required to develop its Ewoyaa lithium project, in Ghana.... 

Work advances at Sembehun
8th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mineral sands miner Sierra Rutile is progressing the definitive feasibility study (DFS) at Sembehun project, in Sierra Leone, in parallel with a financing process. Sierra Rutile’s finance director... 

Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu.
South Africa must make Transnet work or economy will grind to halt – Menar
8th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa has no option but Transnet, and the country must make the State logistics enterprise work or the entire economy will grind to a halt, Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu highlighted in an... 

Image shows the Kwinana lithium hydroxide refinery
Reservation policy not on the cards for critical minerals
8th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Calls for the Australian government to consider a reservation policy on critical mineral feedstock to allow for the development of a downstream industry, were unlikely to be heeded. Mineral sands... 

Australia remains committed to African partnerships
8th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australia remained committed to building a relationship with Africa, despite the recent abrupt decision by Austrade to close its office in South Africa in lieu of a desk in Nairobi. Speaking on... 

Image of a warehouse with pumps laid out on the floor
Pumps manufacturer excited about expansion into the US
8th September 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Design, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and repairs specialist Ryalsan North Engineering’s (RNE’s) Pumps Canadian branch is excited about  its expansion into the US market, increasing the... 

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Unresolved problems dog manufacturing
8th September 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

The machinery and capital equipment industry is “very quiet” and many businesses are reluctant to spend on marketing or new procurement, owing to challenges such as power failures, water cuts,... 

Zambian nickel concentrator launched
8th September 2023

The inauguration of a nickel concentrator at copper miner First Quantum Minerals' (FQM’s) Enterprise nickel mine in Kalumbila, Zambia, signals a promising era for Zambia's mining sector, following... 

A total of 46 individuals graduated from Multotec for various 12-month learnership programmes
Programme contributes to skills upliftment
8th September 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Mineral processing solutions provider Multotec celebrated the successful completion of its 12-month learnership programme in June, underscoring the company’s commitment to skills development,... 

The research endeavours to pioneer the latest techniques for powering various stages of the zinc refining process
Study investigates novel zinc refining method
8th September 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Researchers at the University of Cape Town (UCT) are leading a concept study aimed at developing a mini-scale, environment-friendly process to extract pure zinc from polymetallic South African ore... 

An image depicting Zunaid Mota
Energy efficient beneficiation
8th September 2023

An R800-million mineral beneficiation plant in Zimbabwe has been unveiled by Zimbabwe-based chrome producer African Chrome Fields, which uses a modern aluminothermic process that is energy... 

A portrait photo of Valso Trading CEO Svilen Voychev
Solar energy storage system launched
8th September 2023

The pressing need for effective energy storage systems has become undeniable owing to the severe energy crisis marked by an unreliable power supply and frequent, at times, daily loadshedding. In... 

Large-scale oil, gas comeback for Angola
8th September 2023

Recent deepwater discoveries and fiscal policy improvements have contributed to a significant uptick in investments in Angola’s oil and gas industry, says energy advocacy group African Energy... 

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Kenya Airways unit pushing use of drones and other emerging aviation technologies
8th September 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

With new technologies promising to transform commercial aviation, Kenyan national flag carrier Kenya Airways is determined to be an active participant in this revolution and so make the East... 

rows of solar pv panels in an aray
Firm offers immediate solar solutions
8th September 2023

Solar energy company SunSource Solutions remains committed to not only providing immediate solutions to South Africa's energy challenges but also contributing to a more sustainable and... 

An aerial view of the Westgate Shopping centre with teh rood almost completely covered in a solar photovoltaic panel array
Firm pushing for investment in energy projects
8th September 2023 By: Halima Frost

Having realised the potential of particularly solar energy in the renewable-energy sector, independent investment and advisory firm Bravura aims to implement additional in-house capabilities to... 

A 20m high streetlight with a solar panel on top installed along Stanford Road in Gqeberha with the area in the background
Solar streetlights installed along Gqeberha street
8th September 2023 By: Halima Frost

Lighting manufacturer BEKA Schréder has supplied its solar lighting highmast the SOLARFLOOD solution for the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality, along a stretch of Stanford road in Gqeberha, in the... 

Asia expected to dominate refinery FCCU capacity by 2027
8th September 2023

Asia is expected to witness the highest refinery fluid catalytic cracking unit (FCCU) capacity additions globally between 2023 and 2027, contributing about 58% of the total capacity additions by... 

Ola Oyetayo, CEO of Verto
Ola Oyetayo
8th September 2023 By: Martin Zhuwakinyu

This week we profile Ola Oyetayo, CEO of Verto, which has offices in the UK, South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria and India, and delivers enhanced cross-border payments for businesses all over the world 

MTN to deploy private 5G networks to more industries after success in mining sector
8th September 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Telecommunications group MTN South Africa is preparing to roll out its fifth-generation (5G) private network communications solution to a larger variety of industries after its success in the... 

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Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East
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