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Organisations collaborate on development of a consolidated responsible mining standard
28th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The Copper Mark, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC), ICMM and the World Gold Council (WGC) are working towards consolidating their individual voluntary responsible mining and metals standards... 

A new dawn for African energy
27th November 2023

Solar Power Africa launches with dynamic programme designed to empower Africa’s Energy Future Without solar and storage we cannot ensure a sustainable and secure energy system across Africa, that’s... 

Mozambique approves $80bn energy transition strategy
27th November 2023 By: Bloomberg

Mozambique’s government approved a strategy to reduce the nation’s dependence on fossil fuels that it estimates will cost $80-billion to implement by 2050, a step aimed at winning finance to... 

Base turns focus to Toliara project as Kwale comes to an end
24th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Mineral sands producer Base Resources describes the 2023 financial year as one of operational and financial success in which the company delivered robust results at its Kwale Operations, in Kenya,... 

De Beers donates former diamond sorting and sales office in Kimberley to Sol Plaatje University
De Beers donates former diamond sorting and sales office in Kimberley to Sol Plaatje University
24th November 2023

De Beers Group today announced that it is donating the Harry Oppenheimer House (HOH) building in Kimberley to the Sol Plaatje University following the January 2023 relocation of De Beers’... 

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De Beers donates building to Sol Plaatje University in Kimberley
24th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Diamond producer De Beers Group will donate the Harry Oppenheimer House (HOH) building, in Kimberley, to the Sol Plaatje University following the January relocation of De Beers’ Sightholder Sales... 

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Tailings dams, climate change relevance highlighted
24th November 2023

As the global mining industry works towards meeting stringent new tailings dam standards, international independent consultancy SRK Consulting, through a presentation given earlier this year to the... 

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Award winner’s roofing method breaks record for longest roof span
24th November 2023 By: Lynne Davies

Manufacturer, merchandiser and steel distributor Macsteel, offering broader insight into the project that resulted in its winning three awards at the Southern African Institute of Steel... 

A large patch of land being cleared to make way for the construction of a tailing re treatment plant being constructed for Pan African Resources at its Mintails operations
Tailings retreatment plant construction progressing
24th November 2023 By: Halima Frost

The construction of midtier gold producer Pan African Resources’ Mogale tailings retreatment (MTR) plant at the Mintails site, on the West Rand of Gauteng, is progressing according to schedule and... 

Technology company Altron CEO says company’s strategy bearing fruit
24th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

After undertaking an assessment and strategic steps to lay a strong foundation of growth, JSE-listed technology company Altron has been focused on “fixing, enhancing and repositioning”, before... 

Paratus eyes doubled revenue, expansion
24th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

As pan-African telecommunications group Paratus Group marks its twentieth anniversary, the network services provider is targeting expansion in Central and West Africa, as well as a doubling of its... 

Contractors urge dialogue on the back of 88 liquidations
24th November 2023 By: Irma Venter

Contract changes within the construction industry and conditions that are slashing margins are becoming a growing threat to contractors, “contributing to the downward spiral of the construction... 

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Menar coal and anthracite projects, South Africa – update
24th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Menar, telecommunications group MTN and technology giant Huawei have teamed up to bring fifth-generation technology to the Gugulethu colliery. 

China shifts approach to fatal coal mining accidents to ensure supply security
23rd November 2023 By: Bloomberg

The latest fatal accident linked to coal production in China, this time caused by a fire in a miner’s building in Shanxi province, has prompted another government campaign to protect lives in... 

Mali signs agreement with Russia to build gold refinery
23rd November 2023 By: Reuters

Mali's military government said it has signed an agreement with Russia to build a gold refinery in the capital Bamako, one of a slew of deals between the two countries as Russia seeks to extend its... 

ARM founder and executive chairperson Dr Patrice Motsepe and Wits ARM Building.
African Rainbow Minerals provides R20-million for Wits University research
23rd November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining company African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) is supporting postdoctoral research into water, energy and digitalisation at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg.... 

Ariana starts due diligence drilling programme at Zimbabwe project
22nd November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Aim-listed mineral exploration and development company Ariana Resources has started a drilling programme at the Dokwe North and Central areas, collectively known as the Dokwe project, in Zimbabwe.... 

Gabrielle Iwanow
Perenti appoints new contract mining head
22nd November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Mining services group Perenti has appointed Gabrielle Iwanow, who was recently the MD and CEO of Mincor Resources, as president of its contract mining division. Iwanow is one of Australia’s... 

Accelerate appoints new CEO
21st November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed exploration company Accelerate Resources has appointed Luke Meter as CEO, with effect from January 1. Meter has more than 18 years of exploration, development and corporate experience... 

Firebird plans manganese sulphate plant in China
21st November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Australian company Firebird Metals is considering building a battery grade manganese sulphate plant in China, which will be supplied with concentrate from its Oakover project, in Western... 

New Heights for ZAC Golf Day Charity Fundraiser
New Heights for ZAC Golf Day Charity Fundraiser
20th November 2023

The Zululand Anthracite Colliery (ZAC) and its partners upped the standard once again at the 6th Annual Golf Day by raising a record R400 000 for community upliftment projects. This was a... 

Swiss miner finds rich lithium deposit in Bosnia
20th November 2023 By: Reuters

Swiss miner ARCORE said on Friday its exploration in eastern Bosnia had found mineral deposit rich in lithium carbonate, magnesium and other minerals that are in demand in Europe. The company said... 

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Western lithium, graphite miners boost prices for ESG-friendly supply
19th November 2023 By: Reuters

Western lithium and graphite miners have started charging the electric vehicle (EV) supply chain higher prices for their material, meeting demand for environment-friendly and consistent supply that... 

SQM loses $1bn in market value as lower prices dent profit
SQM loses $1bn in market value as lower prices dent profit
17th November 2023 By: Reuters

Chile's SQM, the world's second-largest lithium producer, saw more than $1-billion wiped from its market value on Thursday as investors reacted to a third quarter profit hammered by sliding prices... 

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Digital solution improves asset management
17th November 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Technology and asset management – amid the introduction of the Internet of Things – have become a necessary component of civil engineering and construction projects in South Africa. Asset... 

Saice President, Steven Kaplan, at the University of the Free State
Mentorship programmes necessary
17th November 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Maintaining a sufficient number of capable engineers, technologists and technicians to meet the demands of the South African civil engineering and construction industry requires relevant training... 

Sumitomo Metal Mining looks to boost battery materials output, possibly in US
16th November 2023 By: Reuters

Japan's Sumitomo Metal Mining is considering producing cathode battery materials in the United States among other options as it looks to expand output to meet demand from electric vehicles, an... 

Death toll in China coal firm office rises to 26; at least 38 injured
16th November 2023 By: Reuters

A fire that erupted in the office of a coal company in northern China has now killed 26 people, state media said on Thursday, raising the death toll from the latest in a series of deadly accidents... 

Experts agree ‘beyond compliance’ is the way forward for mining
Experts agree ‘beyond compliance’ is the way forward for mining
16th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

There is increasing pressure from stakeholders in all sectors for companies to improve their environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices, but the mining industry, in particular, has to... 

Kodal completes $118m funding transaction to advance Bougouni project
15th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

West Africa-focused lithium and gold exploration and development company Kodal Minerals has completed a transaction with Hainan Mining, raising $117.75-million for the development and start of... 

From left ECEC deputy marketing director  Xia Lungang, Nyanza CEO Donovan Chimhandamba, ECEC chairperson Li Lixin, Nyanza chairperson William Mathamela.
South Africa’s ilmenite poised for huge value boost following China signing
15th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South African ilmenite used to manufacture titanium dioxide pigment in KwaZulu-Natal has received a major value boost with the signing of an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract... 

As Aussie magnates gatecrash lithium deals, bankers get creative
As Aussie magnates gatecrash lithium deals, bankers get creative
15th November 2023 By: Reuters

Australian mining moguls who have gatecrashed the country's recent international lithium deals have pushed bankers into trying fresh measures to fend off interlopers unwilling to pay the full price... 

Rooftop and small-scale installations account for about two-thirds of the four-million jobs in the PV sector
There are already more clean-energy than fossil-fuel jobs and gap is set to widen
15th November 2023 By: Terence Creamer

More people work in the energy sector today than in 2019, almost exclusively because of the growth in clean-energy sectors, which have employed more workers than fossil fuels since 2021, a new... 

Indonesia, Freeport to finalise investment, mining permit by end-Nov - govt
14th November 2023 By: Reuters

Indonesia's discussions with US miner Freeport McMoran on the government's plan to increase its stake in its Indonesian unit and on extending its mining permit are expected to wrap up by... 

China tightens grip on copper, key to world’s energy transition
China tightens grip on copper, key to world’s energy transition
13th November 2023 By: Bloomberg

China is in the midst of a breakneck expansion of its copper industry that’s reshaping global flows of the essential metal for the world’s energy transition. The Asian nation’s grip on the supply... 

Processing plant at AngloGold's Geita operation in Tanzania.
AngloGold advancing decarbonisation in Tanzania, has begun renewables project in Australia
10th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti is advancing decarbonisation projects at the Geita mine in Tanzania, has commenced renewable energy project works at the Tropicana mine in Australia, and a big... 

We want more - A Divergence of Interests Between The Government of Botswana and De Beers
10th November 2023

By: Sheila Khama Botswana leads in mining, sorting, and valuing of diamonds but has fared less successfully in cutting and polishing. In this extract from a third of four articles on... 

Ericsson launches 5G Core Excellence Centre
10th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Information and communications technology group Ericsson has launched a fifth-generation (5G) Core Excellence Centre dedicated to supporting communication service providers in the Middle East and... 

Milestone for net-zero carbon emission buildings
10th November 2023

Having successfully achieved a Net-Zero Carbon Level 2 measured certification from the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) for its existing properties in Gauteng, real estate investment... 

Hudaco partners with Indian firm to bring branded energy solutions to South Africa
10th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

India-based energy solutions brand Luminous Power Technologies and South Africa’s Hudaco Energy have teamed up to bring a new range of applicable energy solutions to South Africa. The official... 

Rubicon aims to more than double its charging network by the end of 2024
10th November 2023 By: Irma Venter

Technology group Rubicon aims to expand its electric vehicle (EV) charging network from the current 90 chargers to more than 250 by the end of next year, says e-mobility director Greg Blandford.... 

Serco’s Gauteng premises now fully solar powered
10th November 2023 By: Irma Venter

Truck and trailer body-building company Serco is now fully powered by solar energy at its Boksburg facility in Gauteng. The installation consists of a 150 kW hybrid solar system with 370 x 405 W... 

Copper plates at the Florence Copper project
Florence Copper in situ copper recovery facility, US – update
10th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Taseko Mines has received approvals for $100-million in additional financing for the project. 

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