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Vacancy: MEMSA CEO & Programmes Manager

26th February 2021 General MEMSA (Mining Equipment Manufacturers of SA) is seeking to engage an energetic self-starter as its CEO and Programmes Manager on a full or part time basis to grow the cluster and support the sustainable development of the SA mining supply chain. The focus of the  contract is on building... 

Swimming in cash, Rio boss backs controlled risks to build miner

By: Bloomberg     19th February 2021 Rio Tinto Group’s new boss said it’s time for the miner to stop being so risk averse about building its business, but that doesn’t mean big deals are imminent. Rio has been generating super-charged profits in recent years from its giant iron-ore operations and has funneled the majority of that... 

On-The-Air (12/02/2021) 

By: Martin Creamer     12th February 2021 Opportunities to boost our exports were outlined by a Europe-South Africa partnership this week; Alluvial diamond miners this week came up with a far-reaching plan to revive their shrinking industry; and A former Eskom executive this week launched a new company to help make the world a greener... 

Goldplat reports healthy interim operating profit

By: Marleny Arnoldi     8th February 2021 Aim-listed gold recovery company Goldplat has reported a healthy operating profit of £3.04-million for the six months ended December 31, 2020. The company’s South African operations achieved an operating profit of £2.2-million, while its Ghana-based operations increased operating profit by more... 


29th January 2021 Grundfos has a proud history of operating in Sub Saharan Africa, with the first Grundfos branch opened in South Africa in 1992, employing only seven people. In 2005 Grundfos opened its own company in South Africa, servicing 43 countries, and now also has companies based in Ghana and Kenya with a... 

Contango progresses with activities at Zimbabwe project 

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     29th January 2021 London-listed Contango Holdings has continued to advance the Lubu coking coal project, in Zimbabwe. Despite the 30-day national lockdown that has been in place throughout Zimbabwe since January 5, the company has been able to continue to advance the project, as mining is classified as an... 

Company continues to provide an array of services to the mining industry

29th January 2021 Mining services provider Moopetsi Mining Solutions provides the mining industry with an array of services in mining and engineering. The mining services range from contract mining, underground construction, drop raising and secondary support, through to earthmoving, crushing and screening,... 


29th January 2021 Firmly entrenched as an Africa-based diversified heavy engineering company, Raubex Group continues to excel as a world-class player in the heavy construction sector, with a focus on infrastructure development. Founded by industry legend Koos Raubenheimer in 1974, the company has a proud record of... 

US climate change drive bodes well for platinum, says WPIC 

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     27th January 2021 Vowing to ‘build back better’, US President Joe Biden has placed climate change high on his administration’s agenda, with plans to achieve 100% clean energy and to commit to net zero by 2050. Underlining its intent, the US re-joined the Paris Climate Agreement, an international treaty on climate... 

South African precious metals miners included in 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index 

By: Simone Liedtke     27th January 2021 Precious metals miners Anglo American Platinum (Amplats), Sibanye-Stillwater, Harmony Gold and Gold Fields have been included in the 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which is seen as a transparent and independent tool for investors considering environmental, social and governance (ESG)... 

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