Receive our free daily newsletter:

Weir Minerals Africa

Press Office - Weir Minerals Africa

NImage of amibia map/flag
Swanson tantalum/lithium project, Namibia
25th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Arcadia Minerals plans to mine the D-pegmatite and E F-pegmatite deposits using opencast mining methods. 

Image of Bakubung platinum mine head gear
Bakubung Platinum Mine project, South Africa – update
25th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The mine has successfully reopened and resumed activities.  

An image of Commet Group MD Pulane Mashau
Women crucial to growth, innovation
25th August 2023

South Africa's National Women’s Day, commemorated yearly on August 9, celebrates women’s achievements, raising awareness on the challenges women face, and determining ways of achieving gender... 

Back row (l to r): Rianti Gouws; Evah Malatse; Merlie Oschmann; Rose Maile; Heidi Strydom; Juliana Ndisengei; Sphile Mokoena; Michelle Prinsloo; and Louise Kriel. Front row (l to r): Lindiwe Mthembu; Corné Jordaan; Shoki Moetlo; Zandile Mthunzi; Liz Agrela; and Linn Boyd.
TAKRAF South Africa’s Women in Mining: Anything is Possible
25th August 2023

When asked what advice to give to young women looking to enter mining, TAKRAF South Africa’s Rena Odhav urged, “If you want to attain long lasting success, what matters is not a title but your... 

Having an in-country presence allows Sandvik Rock Processing to service customers across Africa
Sandvik Rock Processing Screening Solutions builds on Africa footprint for screen business
24th August 2023

It is a well proven fact that companies succeed where they are closest to their customers, and this is driving Sandvik Rock Processing to leverage the extensive Sandvik footprint across Africa.... 

South32 CEO Graham Kerr.
Pathways being laid to secure lower carbon electricity supply for Hillside Aluminium
24th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

During the 12 months to June 30, diversified mining company South32 has progressed initiatives to support its target of halving operational greenhouse gas emissions by 2035. At Worsley Alumina in... 

Photo of Martin Creamer
DRDGold, logistics, Thungela make headlines
24th August 2023

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses DRDGold's 16th consecutive dividend and its move to solar energy; a best-of-breed approach to put South Africa on a competitive logistics path; and the... 

SAIEE) fellow and deputy president Pascal Motsoasele
Opinion: SAIEE – Pioneering industrial transformation in the engineering fraternity
24th August 2023

In this article, South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE) fellow and deputy president Pascal Motsoasele writes that the institute is poised to lead the charge in championing... 

Pioneering the future of manufacturing in Africa
Pioneering the future of manufacturing in Africa
24th August 2023

Renowned South African forged steel components manufacturer Naledi Ringrollers is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary this year. Established in the early 1970s, Naledi Ringrollers has grown... 

Image shows South32 CEO Graham Kerr
South32 swings to a loss
24th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner South32 has reported a 20% drop in revenue for the full year ended June, with the company swinging to a loss of $173-million following a non-cash impairment of $1.3-billion in... 

Billionaire Agarwal pledges to pay Zambia creditors before retaking mine
23rd August 2023 By: Bloomberg

Vedanta Resources is ready to pay $250-million owed to suppliers in Zambia before the company resumes control of copper mines that were seized by the Southern African nation’s government more than... 

An image showing illegal mining
Committee to undertake oversight visit to North West, Gauteng illegal mining hotspots
23rd August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources and Energy will, from August 24, embark on a four-day oversight visit to illegal mining hotspots in North West and Gauteng at the old Scot mine in... 

Sasol produced first green hydrogen from Sasolburg electrolyser in June
Sasol produced first green hydrogen from Sasolburg electrolyser in June
23rd August 2023 By: Terence Creamer

JSE-listed energy group Sasol reports that it produced its first green hydrogen in Sasolburg in June, during the commissioning phase of a project to repurpose an operational electrolyser to use... 

Image of Malan Scholes Attorneys director Lia Bolz
Government, Saps’ involvement crucial for MPRDA enforcement
23rd August 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

The intervention of the government and the South African Police Service (Saps) is crucial for enforcing the implementation of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA),... 

Marula Mining admitted to Apex segment of Aquis Stock Exchange
23rd August 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Africa-focused mining and development company Marula Mining has joined the Apex segment of UK-based capital market company Aquis Stock Exchange (AQSE), with effect from market open on August 23.... 

Harmony to report higher earnings
23rd August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Gold miner Harmony Gold expects its basic earnings for the full year ended June 30 to be higher than the previous year. Earnings per share (EPS) are expected to be between 763c and 798c, in South... 

DRDGold, headed by CEO Niël Pretorius.
It’s responsible to invest in South Africa, says DRDGold as it approves R3.5bn capex
23rd August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The decision of DRDGold to expend capital of R3.5-billion this financial year is based on the cash-flush Johannesburg- and New York-listed gold-from-dumps mining company firmly concluding that it... 

A dumper truck in operation at Barrick Gold's Loulo-Gounkoto mine in Mali
Miners hope to keep 'gold shining' in Mali despite ownership law
23rd August 2023 By: Reuters

Some of Mali's top gold producers said a new law to allow the military-led government to increase its ownership of mines should not apply to existing operations, but analysts said it was likely to... 

Resources Watch
Resources Watch
23rd August 2023

This week: Marikana memorial lecture speakers issue call to rebuild; Decarbonisation is urgent imperative, says coal mining company Exxaro; and, Chrome ore star of Merafe’s half-year show 

Canisters filled with uranium hexafluoride gas that must be enriched to power reactors. Converting milled uranium into this gas is the most acute bottleneck in the US nuclear fuel cycle.
The race to ditch Russian uranium starts in New Mexico’s desert
23rd August 2023 By: Bloomberg

In a remote, dusty corner of New Mexico, so near to the Texas border that if you wander too close your smartphone changes time zones, sits a pristine factory that is the best chance for the US to... 

Thungela CEO July Ndlovu.
Best-of-breed rail model needed for critical national infrastructure, says Thungela
22nd August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Once short-term and medium-term rail restoration has been achieved, a best-of-breed approach should be adopted to put South Africa on a competitive logistics path, says thermal coal exporter... 

Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel and China-Africa Development Fund chair Song Lei at the MoU signing, which took place at the BRICS Manufacturing Forum in Midrand
Bank of China, IDC sign agreement on R10bn funding package
22nd August 2023 By: Terence Creamer

South Africa’s Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and the Bank of China (BoC) have signed a framework agreement that could unlock a R10-billion funding package over the next five years to... 

LNG production infrastructure
Kinetiko strikes LNG deal with the IDC
22nd August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The share price of ASX-listed Kinetiko Energy surged by nearly 40% on Tuesday on the signing of a non-binding term sheet with the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa (IDC) to jointly... 

SAB in partnership with ESG Africa events launches the Beyond Awards
SAB in partnership with ESG Africa events launches the Beyond Awards
21st August 2023

The South African Breweries (SAB) will host its first ever Beyond Awards, a sustainability recognition platform, in partnership with ESG Africa events taking place on Tuesday, 3 October 2023. In... 

Thungela CEO July Ndlovu.
Thungela: R1.4bn dividend, R2.4bn shaft capex, R156m to employees, community
21st August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

To navigate the considerably softer coal prices, as well as inflationary pressures and the underperformance of Transnet Freight Rail, export coal-mining company Thungela has enhanced its business... 

Renewable energy and fossil fuel power infrastructure
TIPS sets out to create a South Africa-focused Just Transition Transaction Framework
21st August 2023 By: Darren Parker

Independent, nonprofit economic research institution Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS) has launched research on a proposed Just Transition Transaction Framework. During a webinar on... 

Jubilee's Sable Zinc operations in Zambia
Jubilee on track to expand copper, chrome and PGM processing further
21st August 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Johannesburg- and London-listed Jubilee Metals says it has traded 24 500 t of newly produced chrome product from the expanded Inyoni chrome and platinum group metal (PGM) operations, in the... 

ASM appoints COO
21st August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Australian Strategic Materials (ASM) has appointed Chris Jordaan as COO, effective from August 24. Jordaan has 31 years experience in operational and corporate leadership roles in the... 

A map showing the location of Kinetiko Energy's gas project in South Africa
Kinetiko reports reserve at pilot field
21st August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Kinetiko Energy has announced a maiden gas reserve of 3.1 BCF over its pilot gas production field in South Africa. An independent gas reserve and resource report has also resulted in a... 

Exxaro MD for Energy Leon Groenewald.
Much more to come from Exxaro on the renewable energy front
18th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Probably by the middle of next year, if things go well, Exxaro will likely achieve financial close on a renewable energy project, which, from a sizing perspective, will probably be north of 100 MW,... 

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe
Brics energy ministers agree to cooperate to improve access, reduce emissions
18th August 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Energy Ministers and officials from the Brics bloc met in Sandton on Friday to discuss potential areas of collaboration for improving access to secure and affordable energy, while transitioning to... 

Afarak reports solid results in challenging market
18th August 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Specialist alloy producer Afarak Group increased revenue by 3.6% to €95.3-million during the six months to June 30, up from €92.1-million in the comparable period in 2022. Processed material sold... 

The Kroondal PGM operation in South Africa
Sibanye-Stillwater earnings to fall on PGMs price decline, lower US output
18th August 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

South Africa-based platinum group metals (PGMs) and gold miner Sibanye-Stillwater expects its headline earnings for the first six months of the year to fall by up to 53%, compared with the same... 

Photo of Martin Creamer
On-The-Air (18/08/2023)
18th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer discusses renewables and decarbonisation projects. 

SAIMM announces William Joughin as president
18th August 2023

The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) has sworn in William Joughin as the new president for 2023/2024. The SAIMM announced the new president for the Institute at the... 

An image of Tshikululu Social Investments social impact head Dipalesa Mpye
Solid foundations required for successful community trusts
18th August 2023 By: Donna Slater

Several factors can play a key and determining role in the success of mining companies’ efforts to improve environmental, social and governance credentials, especially as it relates to the... 

Charco Cranes images
Charco Cranes
18th August 2023

Charco Cranes, based in Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa, is a dynamic, innovative materials handling equipment service provider providing comprehensive sales and service of over-head cranes, hoists... 

Mines embrace digital transformation
18th August 2023

The mining industry in South Africa has embraced digital transformation, according to  corporate and commercial law firm Werksmans Attorneys head of regulatory Ahmore Burger-Smidt. South Africa’s... 

This potential shortage could result in a deceleration of project execution and leave workers without the necessary certifications
Work-at-height industry facing uncertainty as training standards expire
18th August 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

The South African work-at-height industry, which has relied for years on National Qualifications Framework (NQF) unit standards to provide proper training programmes, now faces a critical challenge... 

The above image depicts a few members of the audience at the Mining Indaba 2023
Embrace change for sustainability
18th August 2023

The mining industry in Africa needs to embrace change to become a global competitor, with the key minerals increasingly required to drive a sustainable future for the planet being present... 

An image of Asimwe Kabunga at the Kangankunde rare earth mining project
Explorer buoyed by Malawi prospect
18th August 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

ASX-listed exploration firm Lindian Resources has made several major recent advancements at its Kangankunde rare earth mining project in Malawi. In early August, Lindian declared its maiden mineral... 

An image of the InterBolt system
Advancing bolt load measurement
18th August 2023 By: Donna Slater

Ensuring the reliability of bolted connections is vital for safety, performance and operational efficiency in mining and engineering applications, leading to bolt technology developer InterBolt... 

The above image depicts the PowerFlex 750 series of drives
New products garner attention
18th August 2023

To help improve efficiency, reduce downtime and save on costs within the mining sector, electrical and automation systems supplier Referro Systems provides a wide range of products, from valve... 

4 5 6 7
9 10 11 12


Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions
Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions

Sandvik Rock Processing products and services provide you maximum value in terms of performance, quality, safety, flexibility and not least total...

DACHSER Intelligent Logistics
DACHSER Intelligent Logistics

Global logistics company DACHSER offers transport logistics, warehousing, contract logistics and industry-specific solutions in two business fields...

Condra Cranes
Condra Cranes

ISO-certified Condra manufactures overhead cranes, portal cranes, cantilever cranes and crane components: hoists, drives, end-carriages, brakes and...

Booyco Electronics
Booyco Electronics

Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of Proximity Detection Systems, offers safety solutions for underground and surface mining, quarrying,...


Latest Multimedia

sponsored by

Resources Watch image
Resources Watch
21st September 2023

Option 1 (equivalent of R125 a month):

Receive a weekly copy of Creamer Media's Engineering News & Mining Weekly magazine
(print copy for those in South Africa and e-magazine for those outside of South Africa)
Receive daily email newsletters
Access to full search results
Access archive of magazine back copies
Access to Projects in Progress
Access to ONE Research Report of your choice in PDF format

Option 2 (equivalent of R375 a month):

All benefits from Option 1
Access to Creamer Media's Research Channel Africa for ALL Research Reports, in PDF format, on various industrial and mining sectors including Electricity; Water; Energy Transition; Hydrogen; Roads, Rail and Ports; Coal; Gold; Platinum; Battery Metals; etc.

Already a subscriber?

Forgotten your password?







pqt: 8.581s - ct: 8.681s - 486pq - 9rq
Subscribe Now