R/€ = 16.73 Change: 0.03
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Au 1846.64 $/oz Change: 33.25
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Galileo reports positive exploration progress at its Luansobe copper project

By: Darren Parker     17th May 2022 Aim-listed Galileo Resources has announced positive exploration progress at its Luansobe copper project, in Zambia. The project is situated on the Zambian copper belt, where Galileo holds a 75% interest in a small-scale exploration licence. So far, portable X-ray fluorescence (pXRF) spectroscopy... 

NUM says mining industry still too dangerous, as it commemorates Vaal Reef Disaster

By: Marleny Arnoldi     10th May 2022 The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on May 10 commemorated the 27-year anniversary of the Vaal Reef Disaster that resulted in 104 fatalities. As one of the deadliest events in the history of South African mining, the Vaal Reefs mine accident in 1995 marked a turning point for the mining... 

Las Bambas mine, Peru

By: Sheila Barradas     6th May 2022 Las Bambas is a copper mine between Grau and Cotabambas provinces, in the Apurímac region of Peru. 

Manufacturer expands product portfolio

6th May 2022 Industrial engineered products and components manufacturer BMG’s range of hydraulic and pneumatic equipment has expanded its product portfolio to comprise a new portable self-locking cube jack system, that ensures safe and efficient lifting and lowering of heavy loads in many applications,... 

Pylon legs at N2 Msikaba Bridge project hydraulically jacked apart

By: Irma Venter     6th May 2022 The Msikaba Bridge project notched up an engineering milestone this month, when the south pylon legs were hydraulically jacked apart. The 580-m-long, stay cable bridge – which will span the 198-m-deep Msikaba Gorge – is located near Lusikisiki, in the Eastern Cape, and forms part of the South... 

Mbalula recommends a people-centred just transition

By: Schalk Burger     5th May 2022 Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has said a just transition is about improving the lives and livelihoods of all South Africans, particularly those that are bearing the brunt of climate impacts, and protecting and empowering workers and communities, as the country navigates the shift away from... 

BHP scours for ways to accelerate giant fertiliser project

By: Bloomberg     5th May 2022 BHP Group is looking at ways to speed up development of a $5.7-billion potash project in Canada at a time when creaking supply chains are pushing up crop nutrient prices. BHP Group President Minerals Americas Ragnar Udd was in Saskatchewan, Canada, last week evaluating acceleration options,... 

SEW-EURODRIVE joins the Mining Indaba community

5th May 2022 For the first time in its history, drives and automation specialist, SEW-EURODRIVE will be exhibiting at the Mining Indaba at the Cape Town International Conference Centre (CTICC) from 9-12 May 2022. Johannesburg, South Africa – May 4, 2021: On its return to the CTICC, the Mining Indaba is... 

Centerra delivers strong Q1 results but has no timeline for Öksüt plant restart

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th May 2022 Canada-based Centerra Gold on Thursday delivered solid first-quarter results, with higher gold and copper production despite the plant shutdown at its Öksüt mine, in Turkey, in early March. The company produced 93 784 oz of gold and 20.6-million pounds of copper at an all-in sustaining cost on a... 

Fasteners, bearings and welding equipment all within supplier’s ambit

By: Sabrina Jardim     29th April 2022 Fasteners, bearings and welding products and equipment are relevant for the metal fabrication sector, which is built on cutting metal and welding it. If metal cannot be bolted together with fasteners, then it can be welded together, 

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