R/€ = 18.3034 Change: 0.0019
R/$ = 17.3544 Change: 0.1768
Au 1797.30 $/oz Change: 0.00
Pt 1028.50 $/oz Change: 0.00


CSIRO pushes for solar supply chain in Aus

By: Esmarie Iannucci     9th December 2022 A new plan by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has revealed that Australia could become a global superpower in solar photovoltaic (PV) energy generation and export, but would have to develop its own fully integrated domestic supply chain, including mining.... 

Efficient storage for components

9th December 2022 Materials handling systems designer Conceptainer says its Thrift recyclable bulk collapsible bins, which weigh only 28 kg when empty, are an efficient system for the storage and transport of automotive components. The company adds that this includes plastic moulded parts and seat components, as... 

Copper rises as Goldman predicts run to record highs

By: Reuters     8th December 2022 Copper rose on Thursday on hopes that an easing of coronavirus controls in top consumer China will increase demand, with Goldman Sachs predicting prices could reach a record high of $11 000 in a year. Benchmark copper CMCU3 on the London Metal Exchange (LME) was up 0.5% at $8 501.50 a tonne at... 

Aussie miners to adjust portfolios in 2023 - KPMG

By: Esmarie Iannucci     7th December 2022 A survey conducted by advisory firm KPMG has revealed that a significant number of Australian mining companies would change their portfolio of products towards future-facing commodities in 2023. KPMG Australia’s national mining and metals leader Nick Harridge said the economic shift toward a... 

Copper hits 3-week high after more Chinese cities ease Covid curbs

By: Reuters     5th December 2022 Industrial metals rose on Monday, with copper scaling a three-week peak as a partial easing of Covid-19 restrictions in top metals consumer China raised hopes for a full reopening of the economy, with a weaker US dollar also lending support. Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange CMCU3... 

Tsodilo launches online landing pages to update market on Xaudum licence litigation

By: Donna Slater     2nd December 2022 As a result of “overwhelming” interest in diamond and metals explorer Tsodilo Resources’ legal action against the Botswana Ministry of Minerals & Energy (MME), the former has established landing pages on its website that it says are regularly updated to include all records related to the... 

Rio completes Canadian hydropower project

By: Esmarie Iannucci     2nd December 2022 Diversified miner Rio Tinto has marked the end of the Kemano T2 hydropower project, in British Columbia (BC), with the commissioning of a second tunnel to carry water into the Kemano Powerhouse. The new, 16-km tunnel was filled up with water and produced its first megawatt of electricity in July... 


2nd December 2022 Copper and heat-exchange materials are critical in the modern technological age, forming part of the many essential areas such as energy, heating and cooling, medical, decorative, electronics, farming and mining. You can rely on MetaleN for quality that adheres to strict international standards... 

Multipurpose filter guarantees ‘exceptional’ results

By: Leah Shelene Asaram     2nd December 2022 Triple R – a cellulose-based cartridge/filter for removing all oil impurities – manufactured in Triple R’s fully automated factory in Ohira, Japan, guarantees 100% filtration. The Triple R filter optimises production expenditures, provides cost savings, improves machine reliability, increases... 

ATEX-approved products provide safe solutions

By: Leah Shelene Asaram     2nd December 2022 To prevent the danger of combustible dust and gas explosions, and to create a safer environment, Nederman products sole distributor Envirox uses atmosphere explosible- (ATEX-) approved Nederman solutions to reduce the dangers associated with combustible dust. Combustible dust, also known as... 

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