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Seriti progressing Mpumalanga wind energy project as it transforms to diversified energy company
19th July 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Seriti Green, a Seriti Resources subsidiary, is progressing the country’s first majority black-owned wind farm, the Ummbila Emoyeni project in Mpumalanga, which would also mark the province’s... 


Magazine round up | 19 July 2024
Magazine round up | 19 July 2024
19th July 2024

A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 


An image of an underground mining vehicle
Manufacturer highlights challenges, capabilities
19th July 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

A lack of access to finance and the fluctuating price of steel is constraining hydraulic equipment supplier Ezindaleni Hydraulics and Engineering’s manufacturing capabilities as it takes on work... 


An image of the Ndoukhulu Hydraulics & Mining Supplies staff personnel
Skills development, transfer a focus for manufacturer
19th July 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

The requirement to employ and train young people within its operations, coupled with the transfer of industry knowledge, are focuses of hydraulic equipment manufacturer Ndoukhulu Hydraulic and... 


Jacques van Tonder, executive director and COO of Vedanta Zinc International
Jacques van Tonder
19th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

This week we profile Jacques van Tonder, executive director and COO of mining company Vedanta Zinc International  


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Segovia Operations, Colombia
19th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold/silver mine Antioquia, Colombia. 


DWS promises minimal disruption as six-month maintenance closure of Lesotho Highlands tunnel nears
19th July 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

As the imminent six-month closure for scheduled maintenance of the Lesotho Highlands tunnel draws closer, the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) assures that it is ready and that all... 


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Cape Town’s Atlantis SEZ aiming to become green-industry heartland
19th July 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

This month, July, will see the Greentech-focused Atlantis Special Economic Zone (ASEZ) mark two milestones, namely the breaking of ground for the first new factory to be built there, and the start... 


Auto market awaits return of consumer confidence, political clarity – TransUnion
19th July 2024 By: Irma Venter

The South African automotive sector continues to grapple with significant macroeconomic challenges, says TransUnion Africa CEO Lee Naik. Persistently high interest rates and negative economic... 


Traditional bakkie powerhouses to be challenged by buying-down trend, newcomers – WesBank
19th July 2024 By: Irma Venter

South Africa is bakkie country, dominated by Toyota’s Hilux as the country’s long-standing number-one-selling vehicle, with the Ford Ranger and the Isuzu D-Max also perennial favourites, among... 


Recovery in logistics sector continued in May, latest Ctrack index shows
19th July 2024 By: Irma Venter

The newest Ctrack Transport and Freight Index (Ctrack TFI) shows that the recent recovery in South Africa’s logistics sector continued in May, albeit at a slower pace. The index improved in May to... 


Duncan Wanblad shaking hands with Wits University vice-chancellor Professor Zeblon Vilakazi at the hand over of Anglo’s 47 Main street, Johannesburg building, to Wits Business School (WBS), with Anglo chairperson Nolitha Fakude (left) and  WBS head Prof Maurice Radebe (right).
We’ve delivered strong second-quarter production – Anglo CE
18th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining company Anglo American on Thursday emphasised its embedding of operational resourcefulness across its asset base and highlighted its second-quarter performance as being strong.... 


Powerlines
Eskom makes shock objection to issuance of trading licences
18th July 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Eskom has lodged a surprise objection to the issuance of licences to private traders in areas where its distribution entity currently holds a licence, arguing that the current rules of the National... 


Transnet locomotives on a railway line
AfDB approves R18.85bn loan for Transnet's business recovery plan
18th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved an R18.85-billion, or $1-billion, corporate loan to South Africa's State-owned freight transport and logistics group Transnet for its recovery... 


Nornickel in talks to build China nickel plant for battery sector, sources say
18th July 2024 By: Reuters

Russia's Nornickel is in talks with several Chinese battery companies to build a plant jointly producing nickel material from Russian semi-finished products, three sources with knowledge of the... 


Anglo American Platinum CE Craig Miller
Anglo Platinum anticipating 15% to 25% lower half-year earnings
18th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The basic earnings and earnings per share of platinum group metals (PGM) mining company Anglo American Platinum for the first six months of this year are anticipated to be between 15% and 25% lower... 


Kumba Iron Ore CE Mpumi Zikalala
Kumba Iron Ore expecting half-year earnings to be 24% to 29% lower
18th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The basic earnings of iron-ore mining company Kumba for the six months to June 30 are expected to between 24% and 29% lower than for the first six months of last year. The decreased R6 847-million... 


Mastering power systems for seamless operations – a game changer for Consumer-Packaged Goods
Mastering power systems for seamless operations – a game changer for Consumer-Packaged Goods
18th July 2024

By Brighton Mwarehwa: Offer and Marketing Director – Power Systems Business Unit at Schneider Electric Pushing the boundaries of efficiency is an imperative for   production and distribution in the... 


Florida Canyon sells Mexican mines to Heliostar
18th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canada-based junior producer Florida Canyon on Wednesday announced a binding agreement to sell its Mexican business unit to Heliostar Metals. The assets include Florida’s interests in the San... 


Andrew Forrest
Fortescue hits brakes on green hydrogen plans
18th July 2024 By: Bloomberg

Billionaire Andrew Forrest is scaling back his plans to turn Australian miner Fortescue into a green hydrogen heavyweight, blaming high energy prices for a setback that has prompted an overhaul of... 


Australia’s renewables drive backed by miners, environmentalists
Australia’s renewables drive backed by miners, environmentalists
18th July 2024 By: Bloomberg

A disparate group including Australian mining lobbyists and environmentalists have banded together to back the government’s renewable energy transition plan, after opposition lawmakers called for... 


Strata Worldwide
Get to know Strata Worldwide at Electra Mining Africa
18th July 2024

Strata Worldwide’s South African operations head office is situated just outside Johannesburg, providing the company with a strong presence in the African mining industry. 


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Coal 2024: Logistics logjam
18th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Global coal production reached 8.74-million tonnes in 2023, marking an all-time high. This despite growing rhetoric and a drive to phase out the use of fossil fuels for power generation globally.... 


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Komatsu centre leveraging data to improve mining equipment performance on-site
17th July 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Mining and industrial machinery developer and manufacturer Komatsu’s Smart Services Centre, in eMalahleni, is capitalising on data to assist coal mining companies to optimise productivity, ensure... 


Cleaver, Newton-King join AngloGold board
17th July 2024 By: Darren Parker

Gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti has announced that former De Beers CEO Bruce Cleaver and former JSE CEO Nicky Newton-King have been appointed as independent nonexecutive directors with effect... 


Petra Diamonds CEO Richard Duffy
Petra Diamonds focusing on refinancing $250-million loan notes
17th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Having reset its cost base, delivering new life-of-mine (LoM) plans with a smooth capital profile, the focus of Petra Diamonds is very much on refinancing its $250-million loan notes. “We plan to... 


Apple Paget has been appointed CFO
Fortescue axes 700 roles in global overhaul, appoints CFO
17th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Prominent Australian mining and energy group Fortescue on Wednesday announced the simplification of its organisational structure, the appointment of a new CFO and COO, as well as 700 redundancies... 


Katie Jackson will join Rio Tinto in September
Rio Tinto picks energy exec as new copper chief
17th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diversified mining group Rio Tinto has appointed Katie Jackson to lead its copper business, succeeding Bold Baatar, who is set to become COO later this year. Jackson is currently president of... 


Barminco, MMG agree continuation of mining contract at Khoemacau
16th July 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

ASX-listed Perenti’s underground mining business, Barminco, has finalised discussions with Khoemacau Copper Mining, a subsidiary of MMG, to extend and expand an existing mining services contract... 


Rio Tinto CEO Jakob Stausholm
Rio Tinto ‘growing with discipline’, says CEO
16th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australia-headquartered mining major Rio Tinto is continuing to grow in the materials the world needs for the energy transition and is doing so “with discipline”, CEO Jakob Stausholm said on... 


Webinar - ESG Africa Conference
Webinar - ESG Africa Conference
16th July 2024

Join ESG Africa Conference on August 22, 2024, at 14:00 for its next webinar in its series focusing on the importance of integrating strategic environmental, social and governance (ESG) risk into... 


Hive Hydrogen GM Colin Loubser
Green ammonia ousting coal in power stations, R105bn hydrogen developer reports
15th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Huge demand for green ammonia from power stations is being seen by the developer of South Africa’s R105-billion green hydrogen to green ammonia project in the Eastern Cape. But this new development... 


A Bell Equipment vehicle
IAB offers to buy remaining Bell Equipment shares, plans to delist the company
15th July 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Investment holding company IAB, which is owned by representatives of the founding family and affiliates of Bell Equipment and holds 70.13% of the company's issued shares, has offered to buy the... 


Power Audits – an important step in the sustainability journey in Africa
Power Audits – an important step in the sustainability journey in Africa
15th July 2024

By Suvern Moodley, EcoConsult Business Development Manager – Anglophone Africa Cluster in Schneider Electric Sustainability has become a global imperative, with countries and businesses worldwide... 


Nations gather to negotiate deep sea mining code as opposition mounts
Nations gather to negotiate deep sea mining code as opposition mounts
15th July 2024 By: Reuters

The United Nations' International Seabed Authority (ISA) will meet on Monday to consider new rules allowing firms to extract minerals from the ocean floor, despite mounting concerns about the... 


LBMA appoints new nonexec director; chairperson to step down
12th July 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Independent precious metals authority the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) has reported that former BIS banking department head Peter Zoellner will join the association as an independent... 


Mega deals are likely to attract stiff regulatory scrutiny
Rio Tinto studies potential bid proposal for Teck, Sky reports
12th July 2024 By: Bloomberg

Rio Tinto Group is studying proposals for potential bids for companies including Teck Resources, Sky News reported citing sources it didn’t identify. The company has drawn up a list of potential... 


On the front line: Karina Lynch welcomes IMARC platform
12th July 2024

By Richard Roberts, Editorial Director, Beacon Events  “Our voice is … a voice that often isn’t heard at management levels responsible for change and culture” 


Mining tech shift: Look out below
12th July 2024

By Richard Roberts, Editorial Director, Beacon Events  5 billion deals done since 2021 but motherlode still to be tapped 


Teck bids farewell to coal, sets sights on copper
Teck bids farewell to coal, sets sights on copper
12th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian mining giant Teck Resources has successfully concluded its exit from coal with the conclusion on Thursday of the sale of its remaining 77% stake in its Elk Valley Resources (EVR)... 


CreditSights views BHP nickel suspension as positive in depressed market
CreditSights views BHP nickel suspension as positive in depressed market
12th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Analysts at CreditSights have identified BHP's decision to suspend its Western Australian Nickel operations, including Nickel West and the West Musgrave project starting in October, as a beneficial... 


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Magazine round up | 12 July 2024
12th July 2024

A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 


JASON BREWER
It is a good time to be producing and selling manganese into the market
Strategic African expansion continues
12th July 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Battery metals miner Marula Mining, under the leadership of CEO Jason Brewer, is rapidly expanding its operations across Africa, which he highlighted – during a presentation at Resources for... 


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