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Green hydrogen, mining education, circular economy make headlines
Green hydrogen, mining education, circular economy make headlines
13th October 2023

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses the American-Australian business partnership that was recently announced, which focuses on a global green hydrogen ecosystem; the global attention that... 

Kenny Ives
Ex-Glencore CEO contender sets out to build a Chinese trading giant
13th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

When Kenny Ives took over as boss of the trading arm of one of China’s top miners, his model was clear: “23 years at Glencore, and I loved it. So why would I do it differently?” After just missing... 

What works and what does not work - Botswana’s Mining Policy and Investment Climate
13th October 2023

Coming from the Behind: Most observers agree that Botswana has successfully created an investor friendly business environment for mining companies and in the process surpassed her neighbours who... 

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Family-owned business pioneers pumping solutions for four decades
13th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

With over four decades of experience in the development of pumping solutions, family-owned company Creamers Lubrication Products, which owns Pumprite and is based in Alrode, has firmly established... 

Consultation to start on environmental laws
13th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Federal government will start consultation on new environmental laws shortly, some two months ahead of schedule said Environment and Water Minister Tanya Plibersek. Experts from more than 30... 

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More urgency needed for CCUS development - Woodmac
13th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Advisory firm Wood Mackenzie (Woodmac) has called for urgency to meet the seven-billion tonnes carbon capture required to meet the global net zero goals by 2050. Speaking in Houston this year,... 

Magazine round up | 13 October 2023
Magazine round up | 13 October 2023
13th October 2023

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

Solar pumps can increase crop yield
13th October 2023

A new study, led by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) under the research project Renewables for African Agriculture (RE4AFAGRI), published in Environmental Research... 

Firm expands East African footprint
13th October 2023

Niche industrial pumping solution company Verder Pumps South Africa has confirmed that it will be expanding its footprint and network in Namibia and Kenya with two new distribution partners – Aqua... 

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Cutter fans enhance performance in pump agitation
13th October 2023

The integration of innovative features in pump design has significantly enhanced performance and efficiency, with significant benefits for lowering total cost of ownership. One such component, the... 

Railway project midway to completion
13th October 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Japan-based railway signal and track maintenance equipment manufacturer Hayashi Soji is midway through the second phase of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) railway project in South... 

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Collaboration to develop heavy-duty motors
13th October 2023

Industrial products supplier BMG’s electric motor designers and engineers have collaborated with global electric motor specialists to develop the Synergy IE3 range of electric motors that meet... 

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Local manufacturers poised to support sector
13th October 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Local manufacturers are well positioned to support the South African railway and transportation sector through products, services and maintenance support tailored to the specific needs of the... 

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Integrated security tech can mitigate risk
13th October 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Transport systems encounter challenges related to capacity, reliability, transference and integration. However, integrated surveillance technology can mitigate these risks and enhance efficiency,... 

Former Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari attended the 2022 iteration of Nigeria Mining Week
Nigeria Mining Week event returns in October
13th October 2023

The returning Nigeria Mining Week event promises to be a “significant platform for key stakeholders” in the mining industry to converge and discuss the pivotal role that Nigeria’s critical mineral... 

The commitment to solar battery hybrid projects underscores the company’s dedication to environmental responsibility
Partnership to boost regional energy offering
13th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

A planned strategic combination of South African petroleum and lubricants company Engen and fuels and lubricants company Vivo Energy, aimed at establishing a significant energy distribution company... 

Andrew Middleton, CEO of GoSolr
Andrew Middleton
13th October 2023 By: Martin Zhuwakinyu

This week we profile Andrew Middleton, CEO of GoSolr, a solar systems installation company 

TES providers simplify recruitment processes
13th October 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

The logistics sector can significantly benefit from temporary employment service (TES) providers in bridging the skills gap and improving efficiencies. Further, through working with TES providers,... 

Ineos acquires Botswana’s Kavango Engineering
13th October 2023 By: Irma Venter

Ineos Automotive, the manufacturer of the Grenadier and Quartermaster, has acquired Botswana-based vehicle conversion specialist Kavango Engineering.  The business has been renamed Ineos Kavango,... 

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... 

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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... 

Dhiren Vanmali
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... 

A hydrogen-fuelled truck
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... 

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