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Resources Watch
31st January 2024

This week: Vanadium junior has expansive plans for long-life operation, mulling JSE listing; New public-private rail corridor agreement already boding well and, SRK celebrating 50 years of... 


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TAU Mining’s turnkey solution delivers sustainable mining projects
31st January 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

With more than 30 years of experience in hard and soft rock environments, top tier opencut mining contractor TAU Mining has proven that turnkey solutions provide operational efficiency,... 


Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo to attend Mining Indaba 2024
31st January 2024

Investing in African Mining Indaba is honoured to announce that the Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde will be attending Mining Indaba 2024 where he... 


A gold pour
Geopolitical, economic uncertainty supported last year’s gold demand, price
31st January 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Member organisation the World Gold Council’s (WGC) latest ‘Gold Demand Trends’ report, released on January 31, indicates that yearly gold demand – excluding over-the-counter (OTC) market demand –... 


MC Mining MD and CEO Godfrey Gomwe
MC Mining pleased with results of Uitkomst colliery turnaround, while Vele colliery struggles
31st January 2024 By: Chanel de Bruyn

Run-of-mine (RoM) production at coal miner MC Mining’s Uitkomst Colliery steelmaking and thermal coal mine , in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, increased by 31% year-on-year to 129 272 t for the... 


Nigeria to offer investors 75% stake in proposed solid minerals firm
31st January 2024 By: Reuters

Nigeria plans to offer investors at least a 75% stake in a proposed solid minerals corporation, a minister said on Tuesday, as lawmakers draft legislation to create the new state-backed firm to... 


Ndalamo CEO Shammy Luvhengo.
Coal miner Ndalamo pursuing renewable energy, other minerals
31st January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Coal mining company Ndalamo Resources is actively exploring opportunities in renewable energy and other minerals, paving the way for a diversified and resilient future. Ndalamo CEO Shammy Luvhengo... 


Mxolisi Mgojo
Busa appoints Mxolisi Mgojo as president
30th January 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Business organisation Business Unity South Africa (Busa) has appointed Mxolisi Mgojo as its new president, after Bonang Mohale stepped down in August 2023, one year before the end of his term of... 


Mining Indaba 2024 explores the just energy transition, asks what it means to be just
30th January 2024

The global energy transition is driving huge growth in the demand for critical minerals, which are found in abundance on the African continent. Mining Indaba’s Sustainability Series will ask what... 


China Baowu raises $1.4bn via bond, mostly for Simandou iron-ore project
30th January 2024 By: Reuters

The world's largest steelmaker China Baowu Steel Group has raised ten-billion yuan ($1.4-billion) from a bond issue, in part for the giant Simandou iron-ore project in Guinea, it said on Monday.... 


Lexington starts more drilling to validate, expand gold mineralisation at South African project
30th January 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed Lexington Gold has successfully completed percussion drilling at the Bothaville project, in South Africa’s Witwatersrand Gold Basin. The drilling, which started early in December last... 


Kibali gold plant in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
DRC’s green and automated Kibali gold operation highlighted as mining role model
30th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Kibali, the largest gold mine in Africa, is now also one of Africa's greenest and most impressively automated operations, which continues to stimulate local economic development and even provides... 


OIM Consulting expands footprint into Australia
29th January 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Advisory firm OIM Consulting is branching out to Australia to take advantage of opportunities in its $28-billion mining industry. The company is adapting its proven methodologies to meet the unique... 


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Decline in coal line security incidents is improving performance – Transnet
29th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Security incidents that disrupt trains transporting coal to South Africa’s Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) for export to the world are in definite decline and that has certainly helped to improve... 


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South African green hydrogen developers urged to bid for €270m in German grant funding to close project ‘bankability gap’
29th January 2024 By: Terence Creamer

South African developers of mature green hydrogen or derivatives projects are potentially eligible for non-refundable grant funding being extended under Germany’s €270-million Power-to-X (PtX)... 


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Transnet needs ‘the right, permanent management, quickly’ – Havenga
29th January 2024 By: Irma Venter

State-owned rail and port operator Transnet could, potentially, show significant improvement this year compared with last year’s dismal performance, says transport economist and macrologistics... 


 The green economy – our place in history starts today
The green economy – our place in history starts today
29th January 2024

By Devan Pillay, Cluster President: Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric In a time when the planet is under tremendous pressure, facing the existential threat of complete environmental... 


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Logistics, energy challenges remain for Mining Indaba host South Africa
29th January 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Mining Indaba to open with SA mining industry hit hard by rail inefficiencies The yearly African Mining Indaba will start on February 5 against the backdrop of the local mining industry facing... 


Werner Baller, Founder of Weba Chute Systems, left behind a remarkable legacy
Tribute to Werner Baller - A visionary and pioneer in Engineering
29th January 2024

Werner Baller, founder of Weba Chute Systems, passed away on 15 December 2023 leaving behind him a remarkable legacy. Werner, born in 1940 in Brotdhof, West Germany, embarked on a journey that not... 


GEM and Anglo teams at signing ceremony.
Anglo launches battery raw materials research project with large China recycler
26th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa-founded and Johannesburg- and London-listed Anglo American on Friday announced the launch of a research and development project in collaboration with one of China’s largest battery and... 


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Multotec wins SACEEC Exporter of the Year Award
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Mineral processing equipment supplier Multotec has won the South African Capital Equipment Export Council’s (SACEEC’s) Exporter of the Year Award in the category for companies with a turnover of... 


Proudly South African mineral processing specialist Multotec scoops SACEEC Exporter of the Year Award
Proudly South African mineral processing specialist Multotec scoops SACEEC Exporter of the Year Award
26th January 2024

Multotec is proud to announce that it has won the South African Capital Equipment Export Council’s (SACEEC) Exporter of the Year Award in the category for companies with a turnover of R2-R5 billion... 


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On-The-Air (26/01/2024)
26th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer discusses vanadium, copper mining and a manganese project in Botswana. 


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USTDA to host South African delegation in the US to accelerate green hydrogen collaboration
26th January 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) will bring a delegation of South African clean energy sector decision-makers to the US to build partnerships between the countries to accelerate the... 


 How West Africa is building resilience against climate change
How West Africa is building resilience against climate change
26th January 2024

By Obinna Uche, Sales Director, Power Systems Division at Schneider Electric Anglophone West Africa According to the report Climate Change and Security in West Africa published by the Stockholm... 


Leading underground mining contractor, Murray & Roberts Cementation and its client Palabora Mining Company celebrated the last blast at the new ventilation shaft at the mine
Pioneering vent shaft at Palabora holes out safely at 1200 metres
26th January 2024

Leading underground mining contractor Murray & Roberts Cementation and its client Palabora Mining Company (PMC) celebrated the last blast at the new ventilation shaft, which took its depth to a... 


Sasol warns on quarterly coal output
26th January 2024 By: Reuters

South Africa's Sasol on Thursday reported lower output at its coal mining division in the October-December quarter citing safety-related incidents, tough geological conditions and delays in... 


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New ventilation shaft holes out safely
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Underground mining contractor Murray & Roberts Cementation and its client Palabora Mining Company (PMC) this month celebrated the last blast at the new ventilation shaft at the Lift II project,... 


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Miners can breathe easy with Trysome’s ISO-compliant air filtration solutions
26th January 2024

South Africa needs Trysome Auto Electrical Engineering to ensure the health and safety of mining equipment operators through the adoption of international best practice air-quality control systems,... 


A man in yellow PPE in front of a rock face looking at a stone sample.
Exploration deficit hampering sector
26th January 2024 By: Halima Frost

South Africa’s mineral exploration sector is underperforming, with as much as a 15-year deficit in terms of the required exploration activity for a minerals- and mining- prolific country, posits... 


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French delegation aims to forge new ties
26th January 2024

The French Trade Commission, referred to as Business France, will again attend the Investing in African Mining Indaba, which will be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, from... 


An image depicting Safeera Loonat
Firm uses Indaba to understand client needs
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

As a participant at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba – to be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from February 5 to 8 – audit, tax and advisory services firm KPMG is... 


An image depicting Patrycja Kula-verster
JSE punts incentives, facilitates capital flow
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

While the global energy transition has sparked a greater demand for critical minerals, access to capital and a lack of incentives have made it challenging for African mining companies to embark on... 


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Mineralisation-defining products on show
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

International elemental analysis company Innov-X-Africa will exhibit products from its partners – technology solutions provider Evident, UK-based core analysis service provider Geotek and... 


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Greening focus
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid increasing emphasis on tackling climate change globally, mining companies have had to reassess their operational strategies to ensure the value-add of their sustainability objectives and... 


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WiMSA exhibits as strategic Indaba partner
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Nonprofit women in mining lobby organisation Women in Mining South Africa (WiMSA) will exhibit as a strategic partner with Women in Mining UK at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba – to... 


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Local electric vehicle roll-out successful, despite challenges
26th January 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

Automotive vehicle manufacturer Audi South Africa (Audi SA) maintains a positive outlook on the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) by customers and businesses in the country, despite the... 


An image of Brendan Londt and Alan Caugant standing in front of vehicles modified by RMAA SA
Modified fleets can benefit African sectors
26th January 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

Special vehicle modifications company RMA Automotive South Africa (RMAA SA) has deepened its promise to use “excellent” design expertise and capabilities, as well as “cutting-edge technology” to... 


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Bilateral discussions on challenges held
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

To help its mining clients navigate sector challenges, advisory and professional services firm Ernst and Young (EY) will host bilateral discussions at its V&A Waterfront office, in Cape Town, and... 


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ESG for African miners – biggest risk, biggest opportunity
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

For the third consecutive year, advisory and professional services firm Ernst and Young’s (EY’s) ‘Mining Risks and Opportunities Study’ has revealed that, although environmental, social and... 


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Meeting challenges of positive disruption
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

With the African mining industry having witnessed significant transformation in various areas, asset integrity management and industrial solutions company Dickinson Group of Companies (DGC) Africa... 


An image depicting coal on a conveyor belt
Company embarks on expansion programmes, advances alliances
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Through its focus on addressing critical challenges, leveraging advanced technologies and expanding into new markets, asset integrity management and industrial solutions company Dickinson Group of... 


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Mining modernisation to be highlighted
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

At this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba, professional services firm PwC will focus on the implications of embracing new technologies, strategies and ideas that can bring about significant... 


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