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Vic Parliament passes minerals amendment bill
18th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Victorian Parliament has passed the Minerals Resources (Sustainable Development) Amendment Bill, enabling the continuation of reforms to how quarry and minerals activities are managed across... 

Integrated Fire Technology
Automatic fire suppression for fixed and mobile assets
18th August 2023

Protect lives and assets against fire with quality fire detection, prevention and suppression systems from Integrated Fire Technology.  With access to a widely diverse portfolio of premium brand... 

MTN outlines plans to build fibre networks on the continent
18th August 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Telecommunications group MTN has ambitious plans to “wire” Africa with fibre, building what it calls a “fibre railroad” and establishing fibre companies (fibreco’s) in every region it operates to... 

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South Africa still mulling design for sustainable automotive industry
18th August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

South Africa’s automotive manufacturing sector has been a real success story for the country; however, it must now bolster domestic demand and adapt its policies and initiatives as the shift... 

Exxaro Resources CEO Dr Nombasa Tsengwa.
Decarbonisation is urgent imperative, says coal mining company Exxaro
17th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Decarbonisation of coal mining company Exxaro’s operations and entire value chain is an urgent imperative to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, which will result in the additional benefits of... 

Gold Fields interim CEO Martin Preece
Gold Fields reports solid operating results despite challenges
17th August 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Gold miner Gold Fields delivered solid operating results for the six months ended in June 30, despite various challenges. The company’s attributable production decreased by 4% year-on-year, in line... 

Outgoing RBPlat CEO Steve Phiri
Phiri's term as RBPlat CEO to end on August 31
17th August 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) has confirmed that, as certainty has been achieved on the outcome of Impala Platinum's (Implats') takeover of RBPlat, Steve... 

Women in Business webinar
Common agenda needed to better address gender inequality
17th August 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

While working conditions for women have improved greatly compared with those of the previous generation, gender inequality is still a considerable issue locally and needs to be tackled uniformly by... 

A lack of investment in coal mining globally has raised concerns for coal supply going forward. This, coupled with high demand, could result in supply constraints and high prices
Coal crucial for alleviating poverty and loadshedding
17th August 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Despite the negative impacts that coal-fired power stations have on the environment and local populations, localized energy solutions developer NET Energy owner Mike Blenkinsop has stressed that... 

Vulcan starts commissioning of LEOP
17th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Vulcan Energy has started the commissioning of its lithium extraction optimisation plant (LEOP) at its Zero Carbon lithium project, in Germany. The commissioning phase for LEOP is... 

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Talbot and Sibanye-Stillwater’s Kloof Mine another step closer to water independence
17th August 2023

Sustainable water provider solutions provider Talbot and Sibanye-Stillwater have entered into an innovative lease-to-own arrangement to advance the Miner’s complete independence from municipal... 

ERG Africa signs community development plan agreement at DRC asset
16th August 2023

Diversified natural resources group Eurasian Resources Group (ERG) Africa’s COMIDE asset, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has committed to its community development plan agreement, which... 

Altona hits best rare earths intersection at Mozambique project to date
16th August 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed Altona Rare Earths has drilled ten reverse circulation holes at its Monte Muambe rare earths project, in Mozambique, for a total 790 m. So far, drilling at Target 3 has confirmed... 

More than 50 firms want in on new lithium-mining model in Chile
More than 50 firms want in on new lithium-mining model in Chile
15th August 2023 By: Bloomberg

Mining companies are jostling to negotiate lithium deals under a new government model in Chile, home to the world’s biggest reserves of the metal that’s a key component in electric-vehicle... 

TechMet founder and CEO Brian Menell
TechMet closes $200m equity raise for critical minerals operations
15th August 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

TechMet, a critical minerals investment company founded by Brian Menell, has closed its latest $200-million equity fundraising round, putting the firm on track to exceed a billion-dollar valuation... 

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Andrada agrees $25m funding package with Orion Resource Partners
15th August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Andrada Mining has signed binding documentation for an updated, conditional $25-million funding package with Orion Resource Partners. This entails $2.5-million in equity at 6.39p a share... 

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Vidalia active anode material project, US – update
11th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Syrah Resources has signed two multiyear binding offtake agreements with US-based active anode material processing facilities. 

Ford’s Silverton plant achieves record daily production volume
11th August 2023 By: Irma Venter

Ford South Africa’s Silverton assembly plant, in Pretoria, has achieved its highest daily production number yet – 704 vehicles. Based on three-shift 24-hour production, the plant is capable of... 

Mercedes, Super Group unveil blueprint for luxury dealerships
11th August 2023 By: Irma Venter

Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) has unveiled the second of its local dealerships to have adopted the German carmaker’s new ‘luxury’ retail brand appearance, launched globally in 2018, and in... 

16 of TiAuto’s stores complete Phase 1 solar conversion
11th August 2023 By: Irma Venter

Sixteen of TiAuto’s retail stores have completed their conversion to solar power, as part of Phase 1 of a project to reduce the group’s dependence on Eskom and to move to renewable energy. The... 

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African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) - Women in Mining
11th August 2023

My job entails overall accountability for financial reporting, governance, risk management, information technology and efficient and optimal capital allocation across the African Rainbow Minerals... 

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The Particle Group - Women in Mining
11th August 2023

Raksha Naidoo – The Particle Group CEO and Women in Mining South Africa chairperson Main activity of company: My purpose every day is how to help others become the strongest versions of themselves,... 

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Mandela Mining Precinct - Women in Mining
11th August 2023

Dr Sherin Ramparsad Position and Company Name: Programme Manager: Successful Application of Technology Centred Around People (SATCAP), Mandela Mining Precinct 

Partners in Performance - Women in Mining
Partners in Performance - Women in Mining
11th August 2023

Sandra du Toit   Position: Director 

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Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions - Women in Mining
11th August 2023

Unleashing the power of women in mining Mining has made progress in attracting more women to the sector, but the challenge now lies in retaining and empowering them. Tarynn Yatras, head of sales... 

Weir Minerals Africa
Weir Minerals Africa - Women in Mining
11th August 2023

Championing women’s advancement in mining Weir Minerals Africa demonstrates a strong commitment to advancing women within its business, recognising their pivotal role in contributing to... 

Barrick president and CEO Dr Mark Bristow.
Risk-on greater reason for record-high Q2 gold price than interest rate decline – Bristow
10th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The all-time-high second-quarter (Q2) gold price is less about the forecast decline in interest rates and more about risk-on amid global economy wrestling and world deglobalisation, Barrick... 

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EQ Resources expands into Spain
10th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Tungsten miner EQ Resources on Thursday revealed a transaction that would result in the acquisition of a new mine and a new major shareholder to the company’s register. EQ Resources has inked a... 

FID at McPhillamys planned for 2024
8th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Gold miner Regis Resources is working towards becoming a 500 000 oz/y producer by the 2027 financial year, with the miner poised to take a final investment decision on its McPhillamys project, in... 

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Company releases new products for cleaner air
8th August 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Having spent 30 years researching and developing original products to reduce particulate matter (PM) from global industrial sources, air filtration solutions provider Aircure is launching three... 

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Canada's Silvercorp makes a play for OreCorp
7th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

TSX- and NYSE-listed Silvercorp Metals has launched a takeover deal for ASX-listed gold developer OreCorp, with the two companies signing a binding implementation deed. Under the deed, Silvercorp... 

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Anglo donates CBD building to pioneering institute set on bolstering education, inner city
4th August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Diversified miner Anglo American on August 4 announced the handover of its 45 Main street building, in the Johannesburg central business district (CBD), to nonprofit private education institution... 

Renewable energy and hydrogen infrastructure
Unido, Hydrogen Council sign hydrogen standards, best practices and dialogue declaration
4th August 2023 By: Schalk Burger

The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (Unido) and global private sector hydrogen organisation the Hydrogen Council have signed a joint declaration reinforcing ongoing... 

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Miners make progress towards GISTM conformance
4th August 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Diversified miners Anglo American, Sibanye-Stillwater and Glencore have revealed the progress they have made in conforming with the Global Industry Standard and Tailings Management (GISTM). Anglo... 

Freeport Indonesia secures copper export permit, plans to contest new export duty
4th August 2023 By: Reuters

Mining giant Freeport has obtained a license to ship copper concentrate from its Indonesian operation until May 2024, but may contest new government rules on export duties. Exempted from the... 

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Firm invests in ‘greener’ solutions for sustainable future
4th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

JSE-registered real estate investment trust (REIT) Liberty Two Degrees (L2D) is beefing up its electricity generation supply to meet its environment, social and governance (ESG) targets. L2D... 

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Valuer numbers need boosting to avoid possible crisis
4th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

South Africa has fewer than 1 500 registered professionals in residential and commercial property valuation, and fewer than 650 valuer candidates; this demonstrates that property valuation is an... 

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Concrete offers sustainability, resilience for road construction
4th August 2023

Sustainable and resilient concrete roads are critical in supporting sustainable infrastructure development. Building durable roads should be balanced with minimising the carbon emissions throughout... 

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Scientists develop sustainable alternative to traditional building materials
4th August 2023

Scientists have developed a way to grow building materials using knitted moulds and the root network of fungi as a potential alternative to traditional building material. The composite, called... 

The superiority of John Deere’s 770G/GP and 772G/GP motor graders
The superiority of John Deere’s 770G/GP and 772G/GP motor graders
4th August 2023

When you think of high-quality construction equipment, one name that frequently tops the list is John Deere, a world-renowned brand that consistently delivers industry-leading innovation. Two... 

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Vodacom Century City fire highlights fire safety for PV systems
4th August 2023

The fire at the Vodacom building at Century City in Cape Town last month is suspected of having been caused by an issue with the rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) installation, notes ASP Fire CEO... 

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Technology trends in commercial, industrial property
4th August 2023

Innovative technology solutions are changing the landscape in which commercial and industrial property is managed. This is particularly valuable in facility and maintenance management, says... 

Industrial Development Corporation Chief Operations Officer Joanne Bate.
South Africa has all the pieces necessary to build successful hydrogen economy – IDC
3rd August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa has all the pieces necessary for the development of a successful green hydrogen economy. South Africa also has a depth of rand funding to be able to support green hydrogen projects,... 

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Weir Minerals Africa is a global supplier of excellent minerals solutions, including pumps, valves, hydrocyclones, wear-resistant linings,...

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