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R575m Goodwood social housing project gears up for its first tenants
13th October 2023 By: Irma Venter

Tenanting is set to begin in November on the 330-unit first phase of the Goodwood social housing megaproject, which will, once completed, provide affordable rental opportunities for more than 1 000... 

AfDB and Google collaborate on digital transformation on African continent
13th October 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and Google have signed a letter of intent to formalise cooperation aimed at advancing digital transformation across Africa. The agreement, signed during the... 

More features, services added to MTN’s MoMo platform
13th October 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

South African telecommunications giant MTN has expanded its Mobile Money (MoMo) platform to incorporate a wider variety of features and services to transform consumer financial experiences in South... 

Plug CEO Andy Marsh.
Americans, Australians partner to build out, scale up global green hydrogen ecosystem
12th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Building out and scaling up a global green hydrogen ecosystem collaboratively is at the heart of an American-Australian business partnership announced this week amid 30-plus countries already... 

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Anglo appoints Matt Walker CEO of its marketing business
12th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diversified miner Anglo American has appointed Matt Walker as CEO of its marketing business, following Peter Whitcutt’s decision to step down after 33 years with Anglo American. Walker, who is... 

2M Language Services to Participate in Australia’s Premier Mining Conference
12th October 2023

Leading provider of language technology and language services for the mining sector, 2M Language Services (2M), will participate in the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) from... 

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Astron Energy launches the Astron Energy fleet card app
12th October 2023

Following the launch of the Astron Energy Fleet card in 2022, fuel company Astron Energy has now added a further feature with the launch of the new Fleet card app to help their Fleet card customers... 

Tribunal prohibits Sasol’s sale of sodium cyanide business to Draslovka
11th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Competition Tribunal has issued an order prohibiting the intermediate merger involving the sale of Sasol South Africa’s sodium cyanide business to a Czech Republic-based producer of sodium... 

Billionaire Paolo Rocca has a plan B for lithium if Alpha bid fails
11th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Billionaire Paolo Rocca’s oil drilling unit will enter the lithium business one way or another — saying it’s lining up other options in case it fails with a $1-billion plan to develop a project in... 

Resources Watch
Resources Watch
11th October 2023

This week: Conservation: if business-as-usual continues, world’s doomed – Oppenheimer conference hears; Small diamond mining industry in sharp focus at symposium; and, South Africa definitely... 

Teck Resources CEO Jonathan Price
Teck says it won't necessarily sell coal assets to highest bid
11th October 2023 By: Reuters

The highest bid for Teck Resources’ lucrative coal assets won’t necessarily be the winning bid, said CEO Jonathan Price. Teck is weighing multiple potential deals for its steelmaking coal unit, as... 

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India beats US, China, Japan in second-quarter platinum retail sales
11th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

India has come out on top in the second quarter as the strongest performer with double-digit year-on-year retail sales growth among the top four global platinum jewellery markets, while Japanese... 

Codelco is said to near buyout of Australia's Lithium Power
11th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Codelco, the world’s biggest copper producer, is nearing a deal to acquire Lithium Power International that could value the Sydney-listed firm at nearly A$315-million ($202-million), according to... 

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Electrolyser manufacturing offers opportunity for WA
11th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A Western Australia-based electrolyser manufacturing facility could inject some A$200-million a year to the state’s economy, a new report has found. The state government partnered with... 

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Nickel Industries pulls the $1.26bn trigger at ENC
11th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Nickel Industries has taken a final investment decision on its participation in the Excelsior nickel/cobalt (ENC) high pressure acid leach (HPAL) project in Indonesia. ENC is expected... 

Rio completes Kennecott solar plant
11th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner Rio Tinto has completed the construction of a 5 MW solar power plant at its Kennecott copper operation in Utah. The 12 800 solar panel power plant will be commissioned in coming... 

Orion Minerals to complete board review by year-end
10th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX- and JSE-listed Orion Minerals expects to complete the review of its board composition and to appoint new suitable candidates during the quarter to end December 31. Orion initiated the review... 

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Opinion: Speedbumps, not roadblocks, beckon South African bakkie builders
10th October 2023

In this opinion article, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa sales operations executive director Dhiren Vanmali writes that South Africa's hosting of the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa)... 

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ACCC clears Origin takeover
10th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has granted approval for the A$18.4-billion acquisition of ASX-listed Origin Energy by a consortium consisting of includes Brookfield... 

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Industries must choose and move on most important hydrogen uses first
10th October 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Hydrogen can be used in a range of applications and it is important to select the most important use cases for green hydrogen, upon which industries worldwide must then move on. Multinational gas... 

The Atlas Copco pump selection programme, available to IPR customers via the company’s website, offers a range of benefits
Streamlining pump selection: The power of the Atlas Copco algorithms
10th October 2023

The Atlas Copco pump selection programme, available to IPR customers via the company’s website, offers a range of benefits that can greatly enhance the pump selection process. IPR is a specialised... 

MRC resumes Skaland operations
10th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Mineral Commodities (MRC) has resumed operations at its Skaland graphite mine, in Norway, following a mechanical failure of the primary ore production drill rig in September this year.... 

LME CEO says stability has returned as nickel crisis recedes
10th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

The chief executive of the London Metal Exchange says he’s optimistic that the 146-year-old trading venue is beginning to move on from the nickel crisis that threatened to destroy it. It’s been a... 

Rio invests into the AJIF
10th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner Rio Tinto will invest a further A$1.7-million to the Australia-Japan Innovation Fund (AJIF), to promote research and academic projects between Australia and Japan, and to further... 

From left to right Harry Dempsey, Douglas Johnson-Poensgen, Kunal Sinha, Louise Assem, and Trond Olaf Christophersen.
Essential integration of mining with circular economy highlighted at FT Mining Summit
9th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Circularity is already practised at many mine sites, which use circular principles to reduce waste and conserve water. But to achieve full circularity for products – from production to consumption... 

Mike Fraser
Mike Fraser appointed Gold Fields CEO
9th October 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE- and NYSE-listed Gold Fields has appointed Mike Fraser CEO and executive director of the company with effect from January 1, 2024. Fraser is currently CEO of Aim-listed Chaarat Gold Holdings.... 

Copper, nickel and zinc on the periodic table
Metal trader misery undercuts supercycle hype as losses pile up
9th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

The world’s metal traders are enduring one of their toughest periods in years, even as an international race for minerals thrusts the industry into the geopolitical spotlight like never before.... 

Arnold, Mkatshana to step down as ARM directors
6th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

JSE-listed African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) has announced several changes to its board and the composition of two ARM board committees. After serving as a nonexecutive director for five years and FD... 

Sibanye-Stillwater Southern Africa chief regional officer Richard Stewart
Collaboration, unified approach key to unlocking commodity opportunities in South Africa
6th October 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

All South African mining stakeholders needs to come together to develop a coherent, comprehensive strategy for the country’s commodities, and then use this to present a united national front to... 

Amplats CEO designate Craig Miller
Macroeconomic factors, green metals demand and ESG impacting on mining investment
6th October 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Macroeconomic factors, demand for green metals and environmental, social and governance endeavours are all factors that are influencing investment in mining, speakers outlined during the second day... 

Joburg Indaba panel from left Bernard Swanepoel, Otsile Matlou, Errol Smart, Mosa Mabuza and Mzila Mthenjane.
Approving outstanding permits could shift economy in 12-18 months, says Mzila Mthenjane
6th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

If the 5 066 outstanding mining and exploration permits were approved, South Africa could begin to see a shift in the economy within 12 to 18 months, new Minerals Council South Africa CEO Mzila... 

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On-The-Air (06/10/2023)
6th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer discusses climate change, exploration and platinum group metals  

Exploration, conservation, mining rights make headlines
Exploration, conservation, mining rights make headlines
6th October 2023

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses Anglo American CEO's belief that South Africa still has untapped potential that it is under-explored. What did he have to say about exploration; Jane... 

Teck CEO Jonathan Price
Teck aiming for coal, metals business separation announcement by end of 2023, says CEO
6th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Canadian miner Teck Resources is aiming to make an announcement on the separation of its coal and metals business by the end of 2023, CEO Jonathan Price said on Thursday. Price, who was speaking... 

Magazine round up | 06 October 2023
Magazine round up | 06 October 2023
6th October 2023

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

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OLI South Africa
6th October 2023

Making business simpler for customers while going global with a first-class product range, has proved successful in establishing industrial vibration technology company OLI as the world’s... 

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Company localises engagement for growth in Africa
6th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

In the dynamic mining and rock processing landscape, proximity to customers and swift access to support services play a pivotal role in maintaining operational efficiency and building lasting... 

Tackling S Africa’s plastic waste crisis through art
6th October 2023

Researchers from the University of Portsmouth’s Revolution Plastics team and the Mpumalanga Department of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environmental Affairs partnered with UK-based charity... 

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Conference gives insights into PVC industry
6th October 2023

Voluntary industry association representing the entire value chain of the local polyvinyl chloride (PVC) industry, the Southern African Vinyls Association (SAVA), proudly celebrated a historic... 

Smart conveyor system boosts safety
6th October 2023

Positioned as the “future” of idler roller monitoring in conveyor systems, the Smart Mine’s artificial intelligence of things (AIoT) Smart Conveyor solution from automation, hydraulics and mobile... 

Dineo Sekwele, group human resources executive at Nutun
Dineo Sekwele
6th October 2023

This week we profile Dineo Sekwele, group human resources executive at Nutun, a business process outsourcing (BPO) company  

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Energy transition has potential to dramatically increase demand for steel
6th October 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

With local electricity grid constraints becoming more prevalent and given the global emphasis on decarbonisation, the ongoing energy transition, as well as loadshedding, are expected to present... 

Waste industry can mitigate unemployment
6th October 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

South Africa needs more companies to implement effective waste management systems and principles in their value chains to effect a more circular economy. The country needs a focus on waste... 

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