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Improving SA roads, a continued goal in 2023 – AA
27th January 2023

Roadside assistance company Automobile Association of South Africa (AA) CEO Willem Groenewald says discussions with colleagues from global automotive clubs on the issues they currently face... 

Lucapa reports fourth-quarter operational records, positive exploration results
24th January 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX-listed Lucapa Diamond Company achieved a solid performance in the fourth quarter, ended December 31, MD Stephen Wetherall says in the company’s quarterly activities report for the period.... 

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Uis Phase 2 expansion project, Namibia – update
20th January 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

AfriTin has changed its name. 

Centerra issues Mt Milligan guidance
17th January 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian mining company Centerra Gold has issued its 2023 guidance for the Mount Milligan mine, in British Columbia, which forecasts lower gold and copper production than in 2022. However, the... 

Lithium's next big risk is grand supply plans falling short
Lithium's next big risk is grand supply plans falling short
16th January 2023 By: Bloomberg

Electric-vehicle (EV) producers are hoping that an imminent wave of lithium supply will bring relief for their expansion plans after a two-year squeeze, but the battery metal’s die-hard bulls warn... 

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Lance Projects – Ross and Kendrick production areas, US – update
13th January 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The Lance projects site team has been actively engaged in preparations to systematically return the project to commercial production. 

AfriTin officially changes name to Andrada
11th January 2023 By: Darren Parker

The Registrar of Companies in Guernsey, where technology metals mining company AfriTin Mining is registered, has confirmed the company’s name change to Andrada Mining.   The change of name took... 

Zimbabwe bans raw lithium exports to curb artisanal mining
21st December 2022 By: Reuters

Zimbabwe has imposed a ban on the export of unprocessed lithium, according to a government notice seen by Reuters on Tuesday, in a bid to stop artisanal miners who the government says are digging... 

Firering records further near-surface high-grade assays at Côte d'Ivoire project
15th December 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Exploration company Firering Strategic Minerals (FSM) says it has received a positive final set of assay results from its maiden scout diamond drill programme at its flagship Atex lithium/tantalum... 

Platinex takes option on Ontario critical minerals project
15th December 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

CSE-listed Platinex has signed a binding letter of intent to option a 100% ownership interest in the Muskrat Dam critical minerals project, in north-western Ontario. The project, located about 125... 

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LBMA faces litigation over alleged killing of two people near Barrick’s North Mara
13th December 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

UK law firm Leigh Day said on Tuesday that it had filed a case in the High Court in London, alleging that the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) has been wrongly certifying that gold sourced... 

Metalla adds royalties on Barrick’s Lama complex
13th December 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

NYSE- and TSX-V-listed Metalla Royalty & Streaming has entered into a royalty purchase agreement to acquire royalties on metals extracted from gold major Barrick Gold’s Lama gold project, in... 

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AfriTin proposes changing its name to Andrada Mining
6th December 2022 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed AfriTin Mining is seeking to change its name to Andrada Mining, reflecting the company’s expanding lithium and tantalum resources alongside its existing tin production, in Namibia. The... 

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San José mine, Argentina
2nd December 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

A silver/gold project in Santa Cruz province, Argentina. 

More Eskom arrests as coal truck driver, supervisor apprehended at Matla station
30th November 2022 By: News24Wire

A truck driver and his supervisor were arrested for allegedly swapping out good-quality coal, and delivering sub-standard product to Eskom’s Matla power station on Monday. "The arrests took place... 

Copper’s biggest mystery is finally cracking
Copper’s biggest mystery is finally cracking
28th November 2022 By: Bloomberg

The warnings keep getting louder: the world is hurtling toward a desperate shortage of copper. Humans are more dependent than ever on a metal we’ve used for 10 000 years; new deposits are drying... 

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Groundbreaking for R1bn fuel cell factory set for first quarter of 2023
22nd November 2022 By: Martin Creamer

A bankable feasibility study has opened the way for the building of a factory for the local manufacture of fuel cells that are designed to provide low-carbon electricity to decentralised users at... 

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Bearings company completes acquisition
11th November 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

National industrial supplies specialist Bearings 2000 has acquired bearings and power transmission supplier MCL Engineering Products – based in Gqeberha, in the Eastern Cape. The acquisition, which... 

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Specialist recommends bearings for extreme conditions
11th November 2022

Industrial equipment supplier BMG specialists recommend HKT split cylindrical roller bearings for dependable use in extreme conditions, including applications above ground, underground and in... 

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Counterfeit bearings prominent in local industry
11th November 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

The use of counterfeit bearings has become increasingly prevalent in the local bearings industry, which can increase downtime, create consequential damage and reduce life span and safety, says... 

US Gold sells Maggie Creek to Nevada Gold Mines
10th November 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Gold exploration and development company US Gold on Thursday announced the sale of its interest in the Maggie Creek property to Nevada Gold Mines (NGM) for $2.75-million and a potential 0.5% net... 

Nyandeni local municipality, Ngwevana, the Eastern Cape Grand Canyon compromised of Masotcheni formation
Celebrating 110 years of ‘geoscientific excellence’
9th November 2022 By: Nadine James

The Council for Geoscience (CGS) celebrated 110 years of existence and “geoscientific excellence” by hosting the 2022 CGS Summit, at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre... 

Goldplat continues solid quarterly performances
8th November 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Goldplat’s two gold recovery operations in South Africa and Ghana achieved a combined operating profit of £1.9-million for the quarter ended September 30 – the first quarter of the... 

Shanta announces high-grade results at Kenyan gold project
7th November 2022 By: Darren Parker

Drilling results have confirmed high-grade results at Aim-listed Shanta Gold’s West Kenya project, in Kenya, CEO Eric Zurrin said, stating that visible gold can be identified across several of the... 

The Kafubu cluster
Gemfields to auction 187 775 ct Kafubu emerald cluster
3rd November 2022 By: Donna Slater

Gemstone miner Gemfields is set to put on auction the 187 775 ct (37 555 g) cluster of emeralds that was unearthed in the Chama pit of the miner’s 75%-owned Kagem emerald mine, in Zambia, in March... 

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SEW-EURODRIVE installs girth gears for Venetia scrubber upgrade
3rd November 2022

Drive technology specialist SEW-EURODRIVE is installing four of its large segmented girth gear systems at De Beer’s Venetia Diamond Mine in Limpopo province. 

Albemarle's lithium sales surge amid rapid EV market growth
3rd November 2022 By: Reuters

Albemarle, the world's largest producer of lithium, posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit and lifted its annual forecast on Wednesday, citing surging prices and demand for the electric... 

Minerals Council safety and sustainable development head Sizwe Phakathi
Plan of action devised to prevent further fatalities
28th October 2022 By: Halima Frost

Mining employers’ organisation Minerals Council South Africa held a special board meeting last month to devise a four-tiered plan of action aimed at preventing fatalities. The meeting was called in... 

As of August this year, the City of Cape Town had 85.8 MVA of approved, commissioned grid-tied small-scale embedded generation
CoCT ahead in SSEG capacity locally
28th October 2022 By: Tracy Hancock

While the City of Cape Town’s (CoCT’s) small-scale embedded generation (SSEG) capacity is ahead of the curve compared with other local municipalities, there is still a lot of work to be done, says... 

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Wheeler River uranium project, Canada – update
28th October 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Denison Mines has announced the successful recovery of uranium-bearing solution from the Phoenix in situ recovery feasibility field test under way at the project. 

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World's largest AEM survey completed in WA
25th October 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The world’s largest survey of airborne electromagnetic (AEM) data has been collected across all of Western Australia through the Geoscience Australia’s Exploring for the Future program and the... 

West Wits strikes toll treatment deal in South Africa
21st October 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior West Wits Mining has secured a toll processing agreement with South African firm Ezulwini Mining Company, for toll treating ore from the Witwatersrand Basin project. Under the terms of the... 

Miner completes initial metallurgical tests
21st October 2022

Canadian explorer West Mining Corporation announced in October that it had received final reports for initial metallurgical and mineralogical testwork completed on the Gold Mountain and Kena Gold... 

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South Africa falling short of exploration target amid glacial cadastre progress
21st October 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

South Africa’s minerals potential is not in doubt, with known geological opportunities in chrome, platinum-group metals, gold, iron-ore, titanium minerals and diamonds, as well as several other... 

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South Africa falling short of exploration target amid glacial cadastre progress
21st October 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

South Africa’s minerals potential is not in doubt, with known geological opportunities in chrome, platinum-group metals, gold, iron-ore, titanium minerals and diamonds, as well as several other... 

Afrimat expects last approvals for Glenover acquisition to be received soon
20th October 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The longstop date for the fulfilment of suspensive conditions related to JSE-listed Afrimat’s acquisition of mining company Glenover Phosphate and its Glenover mine has been set for April 30, 2024.... 

Uranium-bearing solution recovered in Phoenix field test – Denison
18th October 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canadian uranium development company Denison Mines on Monday announced the successful recovery of uranium-bearing solution from the Phoenix in-situ recovery (ISR) feasibility field test (FFT) under... 

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Major OEM commissions new low-voltage motor assembly line in Gauteng
14th October 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Brazilian motor and controls manufacturer WEG’s South African subsidiary Zest WEG has commissioned a new assembly line for low-voltage WEG W22 IE3 and IE4 motors at the company’s corporate premises... 

Rukwa coal stockpiles
Edenville’s Rukwa project resumes operations
11th October 2022 By: Darren Parker

Following the planned servicing and repairs on the main machinery and wash plant at coal miner Edenville Energy’s Rukwa coal project, in Tanzania, as well as the purchase of two additional trucks,... 

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Challenges rippling through to subcontractors
7th October 2022 By: Nadine Ramdass

Subcontractors have to contend with numerous challenges – budget allocations, delayed payments, primary contractors running into cash flow problems and navigating tender processes, many of which... 

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Bearing assemblies for tough conditions
7th October 2022

Industrial equipment supplier BMG offers a comprehensive range of machinery manufacturer NSK’s bearings which extend from precision miniature bearings – used in machine tools and electronics... 

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Chelopech mine, Bulgaria
7th October 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold/copper mine situated in the northern part of the Panagyurishte mining district, in Bulgaria 

Cell C’s long-awaited recapitalisation concluded
7th October 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

The recapitalisation of embattled mobile operator Cell C has been concluded, a critical pillar of Cell C’s three-year turnaround strategy. JSE-listed 45%-shareholder Blue Label Telecoms says that... 

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