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Lucapa hunting for new leadership
10th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diamond miner Lucapa Diamond Company on Monday announced the resignation of its MD and CEO Stephen Wetherall, at the end of the month. The company told shareholders that executive director of... 

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Firm completes KZN sugar mill project
7th July 2023

Industrial equipment supplier BMG is a pivotal player in the sugar sector, and its regional workshop in Riverhorse Valley, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), recently completed a refurbishment, fabrication and... 

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Supplier on the pulse of market’s needs
7th July 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

  Industrial solutions supplier Bearings International (BI) has been supplying industrial power transmission products to the sugar industry for 65 years, with its chains selection for the sugar... 

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New pump bearing decreases maintenance at treatment plants
7th July 2023

A local wastewater plant operator recently approached polymer bushing and bearing manufacturer Vesconite Bearings in search of a solution to a reoccurring bearing failure on its aeration pumps at a... 

Uis mine in Namibia
Andrada pleased with Spodumene Hill drilling results
6th July 2023 By: Darren Parker

London- and Namibia-listed technology metals mining company Andrada Mining has found consistent lithium oxide (Li2O), tantalum and tin mineralisation in the assay results for its inaugural drill... 

The South Crofty mine
UK needs to revive rich mining history to counter China
6th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

When work began at the South Crofty tin mine in Cornwall, Queen Elizabeth I was on the throne, the first English settlement in America had only just been established, and the world’s trade with the... 

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Lucapa debt free as of July 4
4th July 2023 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed Lucapa Diamond Company has fully repaid all interest-bearing loans that it had borrowed from gold exploration and mining company Equigold and the Industrial Development Corporation of... 

Dr Ryneth Mbhele
Transforming acid mine water: Pioneering solutions to resolve looming water decantation challenges
30th June 2023

Acid mine water, a persistent environmental issue caused by the oxidation of sulfide-bearing minerals embedded in coal and gold deposits, poses significant threats to ecosystems and water... 

Galileo announce discovery and delineation of extensive gold targets
29th June 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Mineral exploration company Galileo Resources says a recently completed gold-in-soil geochemical survey in the area around the company’s Queen’s mine, near Bulawayo, in Zimbabwe, has been highly... 

Marula Mining CEO Jason Brewer
Marula seeks JSE listing, provides Kinusi exploration update
29th June 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Africa-focused mining and development company Marula Mining plans to apply for a dual-listing of its ordinary shares on the JSE and has appointed South African corporate advisory group Bridge... 

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Lab-grown diamonds diverging as a separate product category – Petra
28th June 2023 By: Darren Parker

Diamond miner Petra Diamonds has pointed out that laboratory-grown diamonds (LGDs) are diverging as a distinctly separate product category with a lower price point that can work alongside the... 

Vulcan eyes increased output at Zero Carbon lithium project
27th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Vulcan Energy Resources has signed a binding term sheet with energy technology company SLB to enable increase of current brine production from the Phase 1 development of its Vulcan Zero... 

Red Rock positioned to start lithium production in Zimbabwe
15th June 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Natural resource exploration and development company Red Rock Resources has been issued an environmental certificate for its operations in Zimbabwe and can therefore start production and the sale... 

Galileo announces start of drill programme at Zimbabwe lithium project
15th June 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Galileo Resources has started preparations for a drill programme over the Kamativi lithium/tin target, in Zimbabwe, where the company announced the discovery of a previously unknown... 

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Rio invests locally in iron-ore rail carts
13th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mining major Rio Tinto on Tuesday announced a partnership with Gemco Rail to bring local iron-ore rail car manufacturing and bearing maintenance to the Pilbara region in an industry-first. The... 

Botswana Diamonds CEO James Campbell.
Five-year South African diamond prospecting licence awarded
12th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

London Aim- and Botswana-listed diamond exploration company Botswana Diamonds has been granted a five-year prospecting licence on ground containing a cluster of kimberlites in South Africa.... 

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Olaroz mine, Argentina
9th June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A lithium mine in the Jujuy province of northern Argentina. 

Low-friction bearings reduce energy losses in free-stream turbines
9th June 2023

A hydro turbinecompany, based in Portland, Maine, in the US, has chosen Vesconite Bearings’lowest-friction material for the thrust bearings on its free-stream turbines. The material, Vesconite... 

HIGH-TECH OFFERING CERTUSS steam generators enable a highly flexible steam supply while saving energy
Partnership with German supplier bearing fruit
9th June 2023 By: Nadine James

Boiler and steam generator supplier Steam Generation Africa’s work and partnership with German industrial equipment supplier CERTUSS has resulted in numerous projects and opportunities considering... 

Gert Roselt
Climbing the ladder from apprentice auto electrician to CEO
9th June 2023

Gert Roselt started his career as an apprentice auto electrician for Kuruman Auto and has successfully climbed the ladder to become CEO of Probe IMT Group. He shares his career journey with... 

Jubliee CEO Leon Coetzer
Jubilee Metals signs partnership agreement to expand its chrome footprint
6th June 2023 By: Darren Parker

Diversified metals processing company Jubilee Metals has announced a significant new partnership agreement for its platinum group metals (PGM) and chrome operations in South Africa. This... 

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Manufacturer innovates for energy, growing industries
2nd June 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

The ongoing energy supply crisis in South Africa has put the spotlight on the importance of reliable and efficient renewable-energy systems, and the role of the mechanical seal industry in... 

When selecting a miniature motor, understanding the different loads acting on the motor is key to achieving the best design
Impact of load on miniaturised motor selection highlighted
2nd June 2023

When selecting a miniature motor, understanding the different loads acting on the motor is key to achieving the best design. Therefore, understanding the torque load is essential to define the... 

Hedge funds bet against copper for first time in three years
Hedge funds bet against copper for first time in three years
29th May 2023 By: Bloomberg

Hedge funds are betting against copper on the London Metal Exchange for the first time since the early months of the pandemic — a sharp reversal from just weeks earlier after China’s disappointing... 

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Coal, platinum of most interest in growing junior space
19th May 2023 By: Halima Frost

Junior miner-generated revenue in 2022 proportionally exceeded that of other South African mining-generated revenue, according to Minerals Council South Africa junior and emerging miners desk lead... 

Gold looks 'best hedge' as debt-ceiling angst builds, RBC says
Gold looks 'best hedge' as debt-ceiling angst builds, RBC says
12th May 2023 By: Bloomberg

Mounting fears over the US debt ceiling crisis will benefit gold as investors brace for potential chaos in financial markets, according to RBC Capital Markets. Hopes for a deal to avert a... 

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Bird in Hand gold project, Australia – update
12th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The Governor of South Australia has issued a proclamation, preventing future mining applications at the Bird in Hand gold project. 

Kavango begins drilling campaign at KSZ North in Botswana
10th May 2023 By: Darren Parker

Southern Africa-focused metals exploration company Kavango Resources has announced the start of a drilling campaign on its Kalahari Suture Zone (KSZ) North project, in Botswana. On May 10, the... 

Kingsgate continues apace at Chatree
10th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Gold miner Kingsgate Consolidated on Wednesday told shareholders that production from Plant #2 at its Chatree gold mine, in Thailand, was performing above nameplate capacity, while work has now... 

The power take-off (PTO) gearboxes, planter bearings and agricultural chains help farmers to increase productivity and efficiency in the field
Company boosts productivity, lessens environmental impact
5th May 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Bearings and power transmission supplier Bearings International is staying up to date with emerging trends and technologies in the agriculture industry by incorporating this knowledge into its... 

Multotec's SX4 degritting spiral reduces carbon costs for mining operations in West Africa
2nd May 2023

Amid tough economic conditions, Multotec has responded to a challenge faced by gold operations in West Africa which were dealing with the high costs of activated carbon used in gold processing. To... 

Former Eskom CEO André de Ruyter
De Ruyter continues to draw link between corruption and loadshedding in damp squib Parliamentary appearance
26th April 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Former Eskom CEO André de Ruyter continued to draw a direct link between corruption at the State-owned utility and ongoing loadshedding during his much-anticipated, but ultimately unsatisfactory,... 

Clinton Pavlovic, Senior Associate at Hogan Lovells
Zimbabwe: A new focus for lithium mining
18th April 2023

By Clinton Pavlovic, Senior Associate at Hogan Lovells & Tapiwa John Chivanga, Senior Associate at Scanlen & Holderness Lithium is becoming a highly sought-after commodity in the drive to achieve a... 

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CNRI plans lithium exploration programme on granite pegmatites located at Ferguson Lake
14th April 2023

Canadian mining exploration and development company Canadian North Resources Inc. (CNRI) has announced the presence of extensive granitic pegmatite minerals on its Ferguson Lake property. In... 

South32 exercises Chita Valley earn-in right
14th April 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diversified miner South32 has exercised its earn-in right to acquire a 50.1% ownership interest in Minera Sud Argentina (MSA), Minsud’s indirect subsidiary that holds and operates the Chita Valley... 

India’s rare-earths miner eyes 400% expansion for clean energy
12th April 2023 By: Bloomberg

India’s sole rare-earths producer wants to boost its mining capacity by 400% in the coming decade to help the country lock in supplies of key minerals for its clean-energy transition. State-owned... 

Loyal Lithium secures Canadian landholding
12th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Loyal Lithium has unveiled plans to acquire a majority stake in the Hidden Lake lithium project, in the Northwest Territories of Canada. The company has struck binding agreements with two... 

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Support services provided for sugar industry
7th April 2023

Leading engineering solution specialist BMG plays a critical role in the sugar sector, not only during the operational period of sugar production, but also in off-crop seasons, when maintenance and... 

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Range of lubricants for sugar sector
7th April 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Lubricants company FUCHS Lubricants South Africa offers a range of food-safe lubricants for sugar and packaging processes to aid the safety of production and seal off journals and/or bearings... 

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South Walker Creek mine, Australia
7th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A coal mine in Queensland’s Bowen basin, in Australia. 

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Venetia Underground Project, South Africa – update
7th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The Venetia project will transition underground this year. 

Invictus seeks to raise A$10m
6th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Upstream oil and gas company Invictus Energy will raise A$10-million in a private placement to sophisticated and institutional investors to fund preparations for the Mukuyu 2 appraisal well... 

Coal ash seen as potential viable source of rare earth elements.
Coal, discard seen as potential viable sources of rare earth elements
5th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Coal is being spotlighted as a potential source of rare earth elements, critical raw materials that are vital for many clean technologies being implemented globally. The information derived from a... 

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Multotec, recognised industry leaders in metallurgy and process engineering help mining houses across the world process minerals more efficiently,...

SAIMC (Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Mechatronics and Control)
SAIMC (Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Mechatronics and Control)

Education: Consulting with member companies to obtain the optimal benefits from their B-BBEE spending, skills resources as well as B-BBEE points

VEGA Controls SA (Pty) Ltd
VEGA Controls SA (Pty) Ltd

For over 60 years, VEGA has provided industry-leading products for the measurement of level, density, weight and pressure. As the inventor of the...

Booyco Electronics
Booyco Electronics

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


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