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TRANSFORMATIVE SOLUTION
3D concrete printers offers transformative solutions to the challenges faced by the construction sector
3D concrete printer stands to benefit South African construction
1st March 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

The development of fit-for-purpose machinery, made in South Africa and for African conditions, such as three-dimensional (3D) concrete printing, stands to offer the construction industry enhanced... 


Perseus chairperson and CEO Jeff Quartermaine
Perseus posts 21% increase in interim profit
23rd February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX- and TSX-listed Perseus Mining has posted an 18% year-on-year improvement in earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation to $280-million, as well as a 21% increase in profit... 


Mayur’s Orokolo Bay partner faces ‘sudden financial difficulties’
21st February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australia-based Mayur Resources said on Wednesday that its partner in the Orokolo Bay vanadium, titanium and iron sands project, in Papua New Guinea, had pulled out, citing “sudden financial... 


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Partnership to facilitate process technology development, broaden product range
9th February 2024

Sensor company SICK and measurement and automation technology specialist Endress+Hauser are aiming to enter a strategic partnership to broaden Endress+Hauser's product range, enhance SICK's process... 


The Cahora Bassa hydropower plant
Mozambique seeks to end 50-year hydropower pact with South Africa
2nd February 2024 By: Bloomberg

Mozambique plans to end half a century of hydropower supply to South Africa’s State-owned electricity utility, raising risks for the continent’s most industrialized economy and threatening the... 


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Logistics, energy challenges remain for Mining Indaba host South Africa
29th January 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Mining Indaba to open with SA mining industry hit hard by rail inefficiencies The yearly African Mining Indaba will start on February 5 against the backdrop of the local mining industry facing... 


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FLSmidth
26th January 2024

As a more than 140-year-old Danish company, FLSmidth is a leading technology and service sup-plier to the global mining and cement industry. With its MissionZero programme, it has set a tar-get of... 


Startup aims to transform WA from world’s mine into world’s foundry
Startup aims to transform WA from world’s mine into world’s foundry
19th January 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Perth-headquartered Element Zero, a green materials platform company launched by former Fortescue executives, has raised $10-million in seed funding for its pioneering zero-carbon metal conversion... 


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Exhibition celebrates 30 years of promoting trade opportunities
19th January 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

The country’s oldest multi-sectorial trade exhibition, the South African International Trade Exhibition (SAITEX) will celebrate its thirtieth anniversary in 2024, commemorating its role in... 


SA-made nature-mimicking shark-barrier tech scores first commercial installation
19th January 2024 By: Irma Venter

The ecofriendly SharkSafe Barrier technology, developed by marine biologists at Stellenbosch University (SU) and their collaborators, and manufactured in the Western Cape, has been installed at a... 


Wishbone to acquire Crescent East tenements following due diligence
20th December 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Aim- and AQSE-listed Wishbone Gold has completed its due diligence on the Crescent East lithium and gold project, in the Mosquito Creek Basin area, in Western Australia, with its geologists... 


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Woodside signs MoU with Japanese firms to collaborate on carbon capture studies
19th December 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australia-headquartered Woodside Energy has signed a nonbinding memorandum of understanding (MoU) with four Japanese companies to enable studies of a potential carbon capture and storage (CCS)... 


UK to implement carbon levy on imported goods by 2027
18th December 2023 By: Reuters

Britain will implement a new carbon import levy on some products from 2027 to help to protect businesses against cheaper imports from countries with less strict climate policies, the government... 


A Komatsu 930E hydrogen fuel cell mining truck
GM, Komatsu to develop hydrogen fuel cells for electric mining truck
12th December 2023 By: Reuters

General Motors and Komatsu said on Tuesday they will jointly develop a hydrogen fuel cell power module for the Japanese construction machinery maker's 930E electric drive mining truck. "Mining... 


BHP workers consider strike action at some Australian mines
BHP workers consider strike action at some Australian mines
11th December 2023 By: Bloomberg

Workers critical to the operation of five Australian coal mines owned by BHP Group are readying to vote on industrial action that could involve strikes before the end of the year, the AFR reported,... 


EU carbon tax could cost Africa $25bn, AfDB chief says
7th December 2023 By: Bloomberg

Africa could lose as much as $25-billion annually due to the European Union’s new carbon border tax, hurting the continent’s trade by penalizing valued-added exports such as iron and fertilizers,... 


The Asher machine installed at a client which incinerates waste in a more environment friendly manner
New waste management system has multiple environmental benefits
1st December 2023 By: Halima Frost

Sustainable waste management solutions provider Asher Africa’s latest waste management system effectively decreases a client's waste output and offers an “almost emissions-free process”,... 


Tanzania plans new $5.6bn rail line to iron-ore, coal-rich area
28th November 2023 By: Bloomberg

Tanzania is seeking $5.6-billion for a new railway in the south linking the Indian Ocean to Lake Nyasa and traversing regions rich in iron-ore, coal and graphite. The East African nation is looking... 


Gold Fields interim CEO Martin Preece.
Gold Fields takes big new Scope 3 decarbonisation step
27th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The global transition to net zero emissions by 2050 requires significant deployment of clean energy technologies and increased material production and infrastructure. This is top of mind within the... 


The EU flag
Opinion: R47bn of South Africa's exports exposed to EU CBAM as EU climate wave reaches South Africa’s shores
24th November 2023

In this opinion article, sustainability consultant Rhys Newton-Hill and Brundtland Consulting partner Henk Sa provide an in-depth analysis of the potential impact of the European Union's (EU's)... 


Deon du Plessis, CEO and principal geologist at Earthlab
Deon du Plessis
24th November 2023

This week we profile Deon du Plessis, CEO and principal geologist at Earthlab, a company offering minerals exploration, mineral resources and reserves, mining studies, and data analytics, as well... 


BNP Paribas cracks down on mining clients with new coal policy
BNP Paribas cracks down on mining clients with new coal policy
23rd November 2023 By: Bloomberg

BNP Paribas is imposing new financing restrictions as part of an updated policy around how to treat clients in the mining industry. The European Union’s biggest bank will no longer provide... 


PROBLEM SOLVING
The company’s specialists advise on correct valve selection and installation for every application
Company’s innovative approach helps solve industry challenges
10th November 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Within industrial product supplier BMG's expansive collection of industrial slurry valves lies a diverse selection of pinch valves meticulously engineered to regulate the movement of liquids,... 


Manganese ore on a conveyor
Private South Africa port project set to boost manganese exports
7th November 2023 By: Bloomberg

The Logistics Group has built a port facility in South Africa that will enable increased volumes of a key battery metal to be offloaded from one of the world’s longest freight trains for export as... 


Unlocking Mozambique’s Resources to Advance National & Regional Economic Growth
Unlocking Mozambique’s Resources to Advance National & Regional Economic Growth
6th November 2023

The countdown has begun to the much anticipated 10th edition of Mozambique’s largest and longest running mining and energy industry event, the 2024 Mozambique Mining and Energy Conference (MMEC)... 


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Projects in Progress 2023 (Second Edition)
31st October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Creamer Media's second edition of the 'Projects in Progress 2023' supplement offers a unique perspective for evaluating South Africa's current economic landscape, amid ongoing challenges, including... 


Ero Copper enters deal with Vale
31st October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Vancouver-based Ero Copper has entered a binding term sheet with Salobo Metais, part of the Vale Base Metals business (VBM), to advance its Furnas copper project, in Brazil. The term sheet... 


CARBON REPORTING: China’s Environment Ministry has told factories releasing the equivalent of more than 26 000 t/y of carbon dioxide to verify their 2022 data by December. Bloomberg reports that the Ministry is centralising a reporting process that was previously handled locally to help exporters meet the requirements of the European Union’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM), which began data collection this month and formally launches in 2026. The aluminium, cement and steel industries covered in the first phase of the CBAM will need to complete their data verification by September from 2024.
CARBON REPORTING
27th October 2023

China’s environment ministry has told factories releasing the equivalent of more than 26 000 t/y of carbon dioxide to verify their 2022 data by December. Bloomberg reports that the ministry is... 


Afrimat group CEO Andries van Heerden
Afrimat continues to weather economic shocks through diversification
26th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

Mid-tier mining and materials company Afrimat’s strategy to diversify between commodities and revenue streams, coupled with stringent capital allocation, has enabled the group to continue to... 


IMARC 2023: How Space is Helping Mining Rise to New Heights
25th October 2023

The 2023 International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) in Sydney this month is bringing together two seemingly distinct industries, mining and space exploration, to collaborate on... 


Deutsche Bank places new restrictions on financing of coal
Deutsche Bank places new restrictions on financing of coal
20th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Deutsche Bank is expanding restrictions on its financing of coal, one of the main sources of energy in its home market of Germany, as part of a wider crackdown on high-emitting sectors. Companies... 


Minister in The Presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni
Cabinet approves Green Hydrogen Commercialisation Strategy
19th October 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Cabinet has approved the Green Hydrogen Commercialisation Strategy (GHCS) for implementation, with the goal of positioning South Africa as a major producer and exporter of green hydrogen.... 


The platinum group metals Polokwane smelter of Anglo American Platinum in Limpopo.
Minerals Council South Africa highlights green hydrogen economy’s forward momentum
16th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The world over, green hydrogen is being recognised as the most effective route towards combating the climate crisis in the most holistic way possible, with Minerals Council South Africa on Monday... 


Fortescue opens UK tech innovation center
16th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Fortescue has cut the ribbon on its $23-million technical innovation centre in the UK. The Kidlington facility will focus on the technical development, testing and prototype production... 


Green Hydrogen
Three coastal provinces move to partner on green hydrogen ahead of finalisation of country strategy
15th October 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The Eastern, Northern and Western Cape provinces have agreed to team up in a bid to position South Africa as a global hub for the production of green hydrogen and derivative products, as well as to... 


Portugal to launch pioneering auction for piped green hydrogen soon
13th October 2023 By: Reuters

Portugal will launch a pioneering auction for rights to sell green hydrogen for injection into the national gas grid in the coming weeks, with crucial state aid being discussed with Brussels,... 


A large electric motor sat on the ground sealed in an orange corrosion proof and fire retardant paint at a mine in Africa
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... 


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... 


Gypsum stacks at Rainbow's Phalaborwa mine
Rainbow sets sights on full rehabilitation of Phalaborwa gypsum stacks through deal with trader Nexus
4th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

London-listed Rainbow Rare Earths has signed a letter of intent (LoI) to enter into an offtake agreement with international trading company Nexus Intertrade, under which Nexus will acquire gypsum... 


Green Hydrogen container
Export component of South Africa’s green hydrogen strategy will seek to lock in price subsidies
29th September 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The initial export component of South Africa’s yet-to-be-approved Green Hydrogen Commercialisation Strategy is not premised on the trade of scarce renewable electrons – converted into molecules or... 


Hands holding clinker
Oriole thinks Wapouzé should be mined for clinker, not gold
27th September 2023 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed exploration company Oriole Resources has announced that it has formally submitted a request to alter the designation of the Wapouzé licence area, in Cameroon, from its original focus on... 


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CCUS integral to net zero - IEA
27th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australian carbon reduction technology investment company Low Emission Technology Australia (LETA) has welcomed the International Energy Agency's (IEA) inclusion of carbon capture, utilisation and... 


Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Canada risks more than C$50bn in clean tech as incentives in limbo
18th September 2023 By: Reuters

More than a year after Canada first announced incentives to jumpstart clean technology projects there is still no money flowing, and if they are not in place soon, more than C$50-billion... 


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AQS Liquid Transfer

AxFlow AQS Liquid Transfer (Pty) Ltd is an Importer and Distributor of Pumps in Southern Africa

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Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of Proximity Detection Systems, offers safety solutions for underground and surface mining, quarrying,...

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An unmanned breathalyser that is made to be tough and simple to use. Can be used in any environment for operator-free breathalyser testing.

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Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of Proximity Detection Systems, offers safety solutions for underground and surface mining, quarrying,...

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