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Women as catalysts for change: training providers leading the way to gender equality in mining
31st July 2023

By Jacques Farmer, Managing Director at PRISMA Training Solutions Women are leading a transformation in the mining industry, pioneering the shift towards gender equality and empowerment. Redefining... 

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Queensland's Carmichael mine marks major milestone
31st July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Carmichael coal mine, in Queensland, has mined its first ten-million tonnes of thermal coal. Bravus Mining and Resources COO Mick Crowe said the ten-million tonnes railed milestone was an... 

Artificial intelligence is a big driver of global restructuring in terms of addressing shortages of critical skills, especially in the automotive industry
Distributor drives future solutions in automotive industry
28th July 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Plastics machinery and ancillary equipment provider GreenTech Plastics Machinery says its injection-moulding machines can now incorporate recyclable materials when manufacturing various parts and... 


The new range of Sahara Series heatless twin-tower absorption air dryers has capacity ranges from 3 m³/min to 40 m³/min at 7 bar and is now available
Supplier releases new dryers
28th July 2023

Compressed air equipment supplier Artic Driers International’s Sahara Series heatless twin-tower absorption air dryers are well suited to industrial processes including automotive manufacturing.... 

Saudi Ministry signs-off on EV manufacture
28th July 2023

The Saudi Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources has granted an industrial licence to Saudi Arabia’s first electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing brand Ceer, with its vehicles expected to be... 

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Seeking partnerships in South Sudan
28th July 2023

South African State-owned mining company African Exploration Mining and Finance Corporation (AEMFC) is actively searching for partnerships with South Sudanese mining companies, according to an... 

Firm invests in second plant
28th July 2023

Integrated urban solutions provider Alstom is driving the expansion of the rail industry in Morocco by investing 160-million dirhams to construct a second rail plant, which will make driving cabs... 

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Cape Town to roll out a number of technologies to combat crime
28th July 2023 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town will this year introduce a number of new technologies to combat crime. Some of these technologies may be familiar, such as drones and body cameras, with other perhaps less... 

Project managers and principal agents – who is responsible for what?
28th July 2023

In construction projects undertaken in terms of the Joint Building Contractors Committee (JBCC) Principal Building Agreements, an employer may, in certain instances, depending on the size of the... 

Global coal demand, supply set to remain at an all-time high in 2023
Global coal demand, supply set to remain at an all-time high in 2023
27th July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Global body the International Energy Agency (IEA) expects coal demand to remain at an all-time high this year. This follows after global coal demand reached an all-time high in 2022, rising above... 

BUSA VP Adrian Gore
CEOs from 115 companies pledge to help rebuild South Africa
27th July 2023 By: Terence Creamer

CEOs from over 115 leading corporations operating in South Africa and which collectively employ 1.2-million people and have a combined market value R11-trillion, have formally pledged to help the... 

Power failures impact Sierra Rutile quarter
27th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Sierra Rutile has closed the door on a tough quarter, with the miner forced to revise its full year production guidance. Rutile production in the three months to June dropped to 25 000... 

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Sandfire weighing options at DeGrussa
27th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Copper miner Sandfire Resources has taken the decision to transition the DeGrussa mine to care-and-maintenance, and was now considering a number of alternatives for the mine, including closure,... 

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Australia to add to critical minerals list
27th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal government has launched consultations with industry members and stakeholders to update Australia’s critical minerals list. An updated critical minerals list was made a priority with... 

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Fortescue marks record shipment in full year
27th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Iron-ore major Fortescue has reported record iron-ore shipments for the full year ended June following a strong June quarter. The miner on Thursday said that iron-ore shipments in the June... 

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Falling prices bite into Rio profits
26th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Falling commodity prices has seen major Rio Tinto report a 43% drop in net earnings for the six months to June, compared with the previous corresponding period. The miner on Wednesday announced a... 

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Kumba lowers full-year sales guidance as logistics challenges persist
25th July 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed Kumba Iron Ore achieved a solid operational and financial performance for the six months ended June 30, despite ongoing logistics constraints and weak global steel demand impacting on... 

Tycoon Jindal’s JSW Steel scouts for global coal mining assets
Tycoon Jindal’s JSW Steel scouts for global coal mining assets
25th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

JSW Steel is on the lookout for coal assets globally as the tycoon Sajjan Jindal-led mill seeks to tie up raw material supplies for its expansions in India. India’s top producer of the alloy has... 

Anglo American Platinum FD Craig Miller.
Hydrogen economy momentum building, Anglo American Platinum FD reports
24th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Momentum is building in the hydrogen economy, which is important for the planet and for platinum group metals (PGMs), Anglo American Platinum FD Craig Miller said on Monday. “There have been over 1... 

Core sets new production targets
24th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium miner Core Lithium has set a spodumene production target of between 80 000 t and 90 000 t for the 2024 financial year, and a sales target of 90 000 t to 100 000 t. The company on Monday... 

Aveng to swing to full-year loss
21st July 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed Aveng expects to report a loss a share and a headline loss a share for the financial year ended June 30, compared with earnings a share of 106c and headline earnings a share of 252c... 

Demand aggregation, pricing clarity, standardisation needed to drive hydrogen infrastructure investment
21st July 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Infrastructure is needed to enable the global energy transition to meet climate goals by 2050, but commercial banks and senior debt funders are deterred from investing in hydrogen infrastructure... 

Hydrogen use in the energy sector
PGMs demand to be underpinned by need for green power-to-X
21st July 2023 By: Schalk Burger

The reduction in demand for platinum group metals (PGMs) owing to the phasing out of internal combustion engines, in response to the need to reduce global greenhouse-gas emissions, should be offset... 

At international deep sea mining meeting, debate moves behind closed doors
At international deep sea mining meeting, debate moves behind closed doors
21st July 2023 By: Bloomberg

Delegates to the UN-affiliated organization that regulates seabed mining cut a livestream of their negotiations Wednesday and retreated behind closed doors in an attempt to resolve a dilemma the... 

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Modular systems could transform sustainable housing – UP lecturer
21st July 2023 By: Lynne Davies

Standardised modular building systems, supplemented by educational mobile applications, could transform aspects of the local construction sector, says University of Pretoria (UP) senior lecturer... 

Mammoet used a customised, hydraulically powered solution – the SBL 1100 – at the Unterweser nuclear power plant
Hydraulic lifting for nuclear components
21st July 2023

Heavy lifting and transport company Mammoet used a customised, hydraulically powered solution – the SBL 1100, a moveable four-point hydraulic lifting gantry with a capacity of 1 100 t – as part of... 

Private sector helps provide acceptable air quality
21st July 2023

Amid ongoing loadshedding, members of the private sector are looking for ways to improve air quality during working hours owing to higher emissions being released as a result of State-owned utility... 

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No projects, significant investments in infrastructure development – CESA
21st July 2023 By: Lynne Davies

Industry body Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa) CEO Chris Campbell attributes the  decaying state of the construction industry in South Africa, and the resultant dearth of infrastructure... 

a hallway with lights across the length and breadth of the structure which are lower energy LED lights installed by Infinite Blue Energy at two older buildings in the Johannesburg CBD
Lighting provider upgrades two buildings
21st July 2023 By: Halima Frost

Lighting solutions provider Infinite Blue Energy (IBE) has successfully completed the conversion of outdated lighting solutions to new energy efficient lighting technologies at two older buildings... 

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Companies bolstering defences as cyberattack threats rise
21st July 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Companies across all industries are increasing their cybersecurity maturity across people, process and technology aspects, but are also increasingly looking at how best to respond in the event of... 

UMS bridges the gap between the front-end and construction on project in Brazil
20th July 2023

Specialist underground mining and metallurgical processing services company, UMS Group (UMS), is proving the success of its integrated partnership business model on the Ero Copper Caraíba... 

Zikalala, panelists warn construction mafia poses an existential threat
Zikalala, panelists warn construction mafia poses an existential threat
20th July 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Organised crime, particularly in the construction sector, has become more prevalent, more violent and more organised in recent years, with “mafia” activity having become fully fledged across the... 

Evolving Coal to meet current and future energy needs  
Evolving Coal to meet current and future energy needs  
20th July 2023

A drastic reduction of coal energy supply will come at a hefty cost for South Africa, as the country grapples to cope with growing poverty levels and record high unemployment. Menar MD Vuslat... 

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Zizwe's strong client relationships and new contracts drive success in sustainable mining industry
20th July 2023

Middelburg | 17 July – Renowned mining company Zizwe continues to thrive by prioritising the establishment of strong partnerships with reputable clients involved in sustainable commodity extraction... 

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MinRes and Albemarle adjust MARBL JV
20th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Mineral Resources (MinRes) and its joint venture (JV) partner Albemarle Corporation will amend the terms of the MARBL JV to simplify the commercial arrangements between the two companies... 

Anglo American Platinum Projects and Environment Executive Head Prakashim Moodliar.
South Africa dare not fail in securing future demand for platinum
19th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa dare not fail in securing future demand for its ‘incredible’ platinum group metals (PGM) endowment, the Hydrogen Economy Discussion heard on Wednesday. Anglo American Platinum projects... 

Gaylor Montmasson-Clair
Opinion: How South Africa could seize the moment and build renewables and battery value chains
18th July 2023

The draft South African Renewable Energy Masterplan (SAREM) has been released for public comment. In this article, Gaylor Montmasson-Clair, who is a facilitator of the SAREM process, outlines the... 

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WA investing in diversified economy
18th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Western Australian government has announced A$148-million in funding support to 40 projects across the state, as part of its plans to diversify the state’s economy. The 40 successful... 

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Orion issues first drawdown notices for Prieska funding
17th July 2023 By: Darren Parker

ASX- and JSE-listed Orion Minerals has issued the first drawdown notices in relation to the R370-million of committed funding for the Prieska copper/zinc project, in the Northern Cape, having... 

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Canada to speed up critical minerals permits in bid to erode China’s dominance
17th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government hopes to unveil a plan by the end of this year to streamline permitting for mining projects as the US and its allies push to accelerate the production of... 

EU working on e-bus for lithium deal with Latin American nations
14th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

European Union officials are working on a plan that can help provide electric buses to Latin American nations in exchange for lithium supplies, as they seek to curtail the bloc’s reliance on China... 

Chinese-owned mine hit by more delays in key Peru copper expansion project
14th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

A unit of state-owned China Minmetals is bracing for further delays in building a second pit at its troubled Las Bambas copper mine in Peru, while the military there continues to buffer the... 

Han-Ho consortium advances Qld hydrogen project
14th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The consortium partners for the Han-Ho H2 consortium will advance the export-scale green hydrogen project in Queensland, from concept to feasibility, and have signed a heads of agreement to... 

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Universal Storage Systems (SA)
Universal Storage Systems (SA)

South African leader in Steel -Racking, -Shelving, and -Mezzanine flooring. Universal has innovated an approach which encompasses conceptualising,...

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Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East

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


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