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Reagents supplier targets lithium, other industrial minerals
11th February 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

There is a new emphasis on lithium mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and, as a result, reagent supplier Axis House has developed a full set of reagents to tackle the different... 

Turnkey lubrication for platinum mine customer
11th February 2022 By: Claire O'Reilly

Bearing and seal manufacturer SKF’s South African distributor Bolt & Engineering Distributors (B.E.D.) supplied and fitted System 24 to provide a seamless solution for a platinum mine that was... 

Platinum industry expected to take off
11th February 2022 By: Claire O'Reilly

Global platinum investment organisation the World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) believes that the current state of the platinum group metals (PGMs) industry is, overall, buoyant as PGMs... 

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Foreseen renewables demand providing opportunity for job creation, just energy transition
10th February 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Demand already foreseen is providing South Africa with the far-reaching and very welcome opportunity to create sufficient new jobs – “and then some” – to ensure a just energy transition away from... 

Firering to fast-track diamond drilling programme at Côte d'Ivoire project
10th February 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Firering Strategic Minerals says further mapping by SEMS Exploration on and around Spodumene Hill at its flagship Atex project, in Côte d'Ivoire, has identified additional pegmatite... 

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Glencore clinches marketing relationship with US metals business
9th February 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining and marketing company Glencore has entered a strategic global marketing relationship with United States Strategic Metals, formerly Missouri Cobalt. Involved is a long-term... 

Ionic hits more rare earths mineralisation at Makuutu
7th February 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed Ionic Rare Earths has released more confirmatory results from drilling on the Makuutu rare earths project, in Uganda. The company completed Tranche 5 of an 8 220 m Phase 4 drill... 

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Free-to-attend webinars open to the geological community
4th February 2022 By: Darren Parker

The Overberg Geoscientists Group (OGG) – a collection of likeminded retired or interested persons in the field of geoscience – in conjunction with nonprofit organisation the Geological Society of... 

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Leveraging industry-leading brands improves technology offering
4th February 2022 By: Darren Parker

The Envirotech pumps range from pumps manufacturer Weir Minerals benefits significantly from synergies in research and technology development, as well as application knowledge sharing across a... 

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Cobalt price surge to continue this year amid rising demand
28th January 2022 By: Darren Parker

The surge in the cobalt price, which increased by 119% in 2021, is expected to continue unabated this year, with cobalt supply increasingly unable to keep pace with demand, diversified mining major... 

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Flexible girth-gear drive systems for Mpumalanga mill
28th January 2022 By: Darren Parker

Drive technology company SEW-Eurodrive has delivered four of its modern industrial girth gear drive systems to a mine in Limpopo for the refurbishment of the rotary scrubber. The order for four... 

Anton Lourens, CEO of Booyco Electronics
The key role of training to drive automation in Africa
28th January 2022

While South Africa’s mining sector is still unsure of exactly what future safety legislation will require in terms of proximity detection systems (PDS) or collision prevention systems (CPS), there... 

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Glencore, Managem partner to recover cobalt, lithium, nickel from recycled batteries
26th January 2022 By: Donna Slater

Diversified miners Glencore and Managem have entered into a partnership to produce cobalt from recycled cobalt, nickel and lithium at Managem’s Compagnie de Tifnout Tiranimine (CTT)... 

Gold nears two-month high as Russia-Ukraine tensions simmer
24th January 2022 By: Reuters

Gold prices advanced towards last week's two-month high on Monday as US bond yields continued to fall and investors looked to invest in the safe-haven metal over concerns about tensions between... 

Multimetal recycling plant construction under way
21st January 2022

Copper producer Aurubis AG and Düsseldorf-based metallurgical plant supplier SMS group, last year signed a contract for the construction of a multimetal recycling plant in the US. As Aurubis... 

The Enigma 555.5 ct black carbonado diamond
Large and rare black diamond on auction
20th January 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The government of Dubai on January 18 hosted an exclusive public viewing of an extremely rare black diamond called “The Enigma” at the Dubai Diamond Exchange. The diamond has never before been... 

Case against 87 suspected Orkney 'zama zamas' charged in deadly shootout transferred to regional court
20th January 2022 By: News24Wire

The case against 87 suspected illegal miners arrested after a deadly shootout with police in Orkney in October has been transferred from the Orkney Magistrate's Court to the Regional Court in... 

Bushveld CEO Fortune Mojapelo
Bushveld, Mustang deal hangs in the balance
19th January 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed Bushveld Minerals has revised agreement terms regarding Mustang Energy’s acquisition of a 22.1% interest in Bushveld’s indirect subsidiary Vanadium Redox Flow Battery Holdings (VRFB-H),... 

Calidus forms lithium JV
18th January 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Calidus Resources has formed a lithium exploration joint venture (JV) with Haoma Mining. The exploration company, which will be known as Pirra Lithium, will be assigned tenements and... 

87 alleged illegal miners arrested following shootout with police in SA illegally
17th January 2022 By: News24Wire

The 87 suspected illegal miners, arrested in Orkney, the North West, last year following a shootout with law enforcement officers, are foreign nationals who are in South Africa illegally. On 20... 

Glencore-Merafe JV building new PGMs production plant at Kroondal
14th January 2022 By: Donna Slater

JSE-listed ferrochrome producer Merafe Resources reports that it and Glencore Operations South Africa have reached an agreement to contribute to the Glencore-Merafe chrome joint venture (JV) a new... 

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe
Mantashe on State capture: An attack on deployment is an attack on transformation, democracy
14th January 2022 By: News24Wire

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe has warned that the State capture report may launch heavy attacks on deployment - and by extension, transformation and democracy. The minister... 

Firering advances exploration, production activities in Côte d'Ivoire
13th January 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Firering Strategic Minerals has completed Phase 1 of an auger drilling and soil sampling campaign at its Atex dual lithium/coltan (tantalum) project, in Côte d'Ivoire. Auger drilling and... 

Eastinco pleased with initial results of Rwanda geochemical soil sampling programme
11th January 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Exploration works at investment company Eastinco Mining and Exploration’s joint venture (JV) project in southern Rwanda has, so far, confirmed the company’s expectation that the area could evolve... 

Harfang to acquire LaSalle shares
7th January 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

TSX-V-listed Harfang Exploration and LaSalle Exploration have entered into a definitive arrangement agreement, dated January 5, pursuant to which Harfang will acquire all of the issued and... 

Foremost Lithium to extract bulk sample from Manitoba project
6th January 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Energy tech company Foremost Lithium Resource & Technology has received a permit from the Province of Manitoba to extract a bulk sample from its Zoro lithium project located in the historic mining... 

Vision Lithium starts maiden Cadillac drilling after successful channel sampling campaign
4th January 2022 By: Donna Slater

TSX-V-listed lithium and copper junior explorer Vision Lithium has started its maiden drilling programme on the newly acquired Cadillac lithium property, 10 km south of the mining town of Cadillac,... 

Commissioning of PGMs plant announced
10th December 2021

Canada-based platinum-group metals (PGMs) company Eastern Platinum in October announced the successful commissioning of its PGMs main plant circuit B following the completion of the refurbishment... 

Local project shows significant progress
10th December 2021

Diversified miner Jubilee Metals, a “leader” in metals processing, with operations in Africa, in November provided an operational and corporate update on its Inyoni platinum group metals (PGMs)... 

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Sedibelo set to transform green mining landscape with game-changing technology
10th December 2021

Platinum group metals (PGMs) producer Sedibelo Platinum Mines is setting a high bar for green mining globally at its Pilanesberg Platinum Mines (PPM), in the North West, where it will soon start... 

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Service centre assists in optimisation solutions
3rd December 2021 By: Nadine Ramdass

Engineering solutions provider BMG’s Regional Service Centre (RSC) in Riverhorse Valley, KwaZulu-Natal, plays a critical role in the sugar sector by providing engineering solutions designed to... 

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Tent Mountain mine, Canada
3rd December 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

A coal mine in the Crowsnest Pass, in Canada. 

China's companies are going to any length for a hold on lithium
1st December 2021 By: Bloomberg

Automobile executives in China have had a lot to contend with this year. But those operating in the electric-car space (which is almost everyone these days) have had it especially tough. Not only... 

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Search under way at Impala Rustenburg after mud rush traps five
29th November 2021 By: Martin Creamer

A search and rescue operation was under way at Impala Rustenburg after a mud rush at 6 Shaft on Monday. All operations at Impala Rustenburg's 6 Shaft and 16 Shaft complexes have been suspended... 

Bearing swell problem solved for percussion hammer drill
26th November 2021

A nylon bearing-swell problem almost led to the abandonment of a project to develop a new percussion hammer drill until the drill maker turned to Vesconite Hilube no-swell wear-resistant bearings.... 

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Lubrication pump systems enhance hydraulic components
26th November 2021

Industrial equipment supplier BMG’s range of Steimel lubricant and feed gear pumps – the SF series – is used mainly on oil lube systems in mines, steel works, power stations and general industry... 

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Geosynthetics implemented in oil storage facility
26th November 2021 By: Anna Moross

Fibertex South Africa has supplied geosynthetics for the reinforcement, protection and leak detection of the oil tanks at an oil storage facility in the Port of Saldanha, in the Western Cape. 

LSFB creates faster, more economical construction
19th November 2021 By: Claire O'Reilly

Developers, local authorities and housing associations are quickly embracing steel framing technology, such as light-steel-frame building (LSFB), says the International Zinc Association Africa Desk... 

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High-strength belts work well in mining
19th November 2021

Engineering solutions provider BMG’s portfolio of Fenner power transmission components includes a range of high-strength friction transmission belts that offer dependable performance in demanding... 

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Dunlop launches new people carrier tyre
19th November 2021

Dunlop has launched the SP VAN01, a durable and fuel-efficient tyre for drivers and owners of minibus taxis, privately owned people carriers, vans and light trucks. 

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Additive manufacturing in South Africa boosted by local technology developments
19th November 2021 By: Rebecca Campbell

Although the Covid-19 pandemic has had a very real impact on the sector, both globally and locally, all signs are that additive manufacturing (AM) – popularly called 3D printing – is set to grow... 

Jubilee’s Project Roan nearing completion, company finishing Inyoni upgrades
17th November 2021 By: Simone Liedtke

Construction of Aim-listed Jubilee Metals’ Project Roan is quickly nearing completion, with commissioning activities targeted to start during December, slightly ahead of the anticipated timetable... 

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Big business says Eskom resignations would only ‘make a bad situation worse’
15th November 2021 By: Terence Creamer

Business Leadership South Africa says it disagrees with those calling for the resignation of Eskom CEO André de Ruyter and his leadership team following the most recent intense period of... 

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