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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... 


Image shows a collage of climate change images
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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DemcoTECH sees uptick in business
15th September 2023

Engineering and project-focused company, DemcoTECH Engineering has seen an upturn in business in the two years following the Covid lockdown, with a number of local and global project awards. These... 


EU to launch first phase of world-first carbon dioxide border tax
13th September 2023 By: Reuters

The European Union (EU) starts the initial phase of its plan for the world's first carbon border tax next month, requiring importers to report the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of products sold... 


ABx strikes bauxite offtake
11th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Bauxite miner ABx Group has reached a five-year bauxite supply deal with cement manufacturer Adelaide Brighton Cement (ABCL), a subsidiary of ASX-listed Adbri. The agreement forecasts the supply of... 


Zambian nickel concentrator launched
8th September 2023

The inauguration of a nickel concentrator at copper miner First Quantum Minerals' (FQM’s) Enterprise nickel mine in Kalumbila, Zambia, signals a promising era for Zambia's mining sector, following... 


Albemarle aims to close buyout of lithium developer Liontown by mid-2024
5th September 2023 By: Reuters

Albemarle, the world's largest lithium producer, aims to close its buyout of junior Australian rival Liontown Resources by the middle of 2024, its CEO said on Tuesday. Albemarle earlier this week... 


Aus releases greenhouse gas storage acreage
30th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (Appea) has welcomed the release of new areas for exploration for offshore greenhouse gas storage to help Australia lower emissions... 


Panaco's established operations in the key mining centres of Lubumbashi and Kolwezi ensure efficient stockholding allowing easy access to WEG products
WEG partnership with Panaco strengthens presence and boots growth in the DRC
29th August 2023

The strengthened presence of WEG in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) through its strategic alliance with Panaco, its Value-Added Reseller (VAR), has proven to be highly successful. Thierry... 


the cooling towers and stacks with smoke pluming out the top
Refurbishment under way at Kriel
25th August 2023 By: Halima Frost

Thermal solutions specialist Industrial Water Cooling (IWC) is working with State-owned power utility Eskom on the refurbishment of two natural draught cooling towers at its Kriel power station, in... 


A Thungela coal mine.
Coal miner opening nursery to support million trees, hatchery to restore killed fish
22nd August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Thermal coal mining company Thungela will next month open a nursery to support the planting of a million trees and has already commissioned a hatchery to breed fish for reintroduction into the... 


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Abra mine, Australia
18th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A lead/silver mine in the Edmund basin in the Gascoyne region of Western Australia. 


Davis’ Vision Blue makes PNG lime investment
Davis’ Vision Blue makes PNG lime investment
14th August 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Clean energy investment group Vision Blue Resources (VBR) is diversifying with a $40-million investment in Mayur Resources’ Central Lime project, in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The companies entered... 


India's NMDC posts Q1 profit rise on strong iron-ore sales
11th August 2023 By: Reuters

ndia's National Mineral Development Corp (NMDC) on Friday reported a rise in quarterly profit, aided by robust iron ore sales. The company posted a profit of 16.50 billion rupees for the first... 


Image of a furnace being installed
Company diversifying its international portfolio
11th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

The Dickinson Group of Companies (DGC) is finalising plans to expand and diversify the product and service offering of its subsidiary, industrial solutions provider DGC Africa, says DGC chairman... 


Company releases new products  for cleaner air
Company releases new products for cleaner air
8th August 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Having spent 30 years researching and developing original products to reduce particulate matter (PM) from global industrial sources, air filtration solutions provider Aircure is launching three... 


The Grand Canyon
Biden to protect vast sacred lands near Grand Canyon
8th August 2023 By: Reuters

US President Joe Biden will curb land development on a stretch of nearly one-million acres (405 000 ha) near Arizona's iconic Grand Canyon, a move intended to cement his environmental credentials... 


An image of a slipform paver for concrete roads
Concrete offers sustainability, resilience for road construction
4th August 2023

Sustainable and resilient concrete roads are critical in supporting sustainable infrastructure development. Building durable roads should be balanced with minimising the carbon emissions throughout... 


Aerial view of the Hermosa project
Hermosa zinc/lead/silver project, US – update
28th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

South32 has warned of a noncash impairment expense with regard to the Taylor zinc/silver/lead deposit at the project. 


Canada plans to finalise emissions cap by mid-2024, Minister says
27th July 2023 By: Reuters

Canada will likely publish the final regulations of a plan to cap and cut greenhouse gases from the oil and gas sector by mid-2024, its Environment Minister told Reuters on Thursday. The Canadian... 


The Hermosa project, in the US.
South32 warns of massive impairment at Arizona project
24th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner South32 on Monday warned of a near $1.3-billion non-cash impairment expense in relation to the Taylor zinc/silver/lead deposit, at its Hermosa project in Arizona, in its 2023... 


Bolivia hikes lithium resources estimate to 23Mt
21st July 2023 By: Reuters

Bolivia's lithium resources are now estimated at 23 million metric tons, its president said on Thursday after government studies that further cement the South American country's position as the... 


Two Rivers platinum group metals operation.
Big platinum group metals pull in return for small fuel cell car market push
20th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

If fuel cell electric vehicles can capture 10% of the global car market, demand will be created for five-million to six-million ounces of incremental platinum group metals (PGMs) a year, this... 


FFI's hydrogen plans gets EU boost
17th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Green energy developer Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) has been tapped as one of the beneficiaries of the European Commission’s €3.6-billion in funding for clean tech projects. The Commission... 


Integrated Air Solutions
Integrated Air Solutions
14th July 2023

Integrated Air Solutions is a specialist compressed air solutions provider dedicated to delivering air reliably and efficiently, helping companies achieve their productivity targets by keeping the... 


Kirsten Hund, Head of Carbon Neutrality, De Beers Group.
Venetia mine rapidly becoming a flagship in advancing De Beers’ climate ambition
30th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Combating climate change is a process. We are all in it together. We need to work together, and we need to be strategic about how we do it, how we report it, and how we talk about it. 


An image depicting Tycho Moncks
Manganese opportunities amass
23rd June 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

As developed economies seek to diversify their sources of critical minerals away from China and Russia, South Africa has the “clear potential” to strengthen its position as a key supplier of... 


Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking infrastructure, energy and telecommunications head Mike Peo.
Green hydrogen presenting South Africa with good target point – Nedbank
22nd June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Green hydrogen is presenting South Africa with a good target point at a time when the African continent is on the cusp of a massive revolution in the energy space. “For South Africa in particular,... 


One of Afrimat's aggregate quarries
Afrimat diversifies further with Lafarge South Africa acquisition
20th June 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The share price of mining and materials company Afrimat rose by more than 12% on June 20 after it announced the planned acquisition of Lafarge South Africa (LSA), including all its subsidiaries,... 


Barrick CEO Mark Bristow
Copper is as strategic as gold is precious, says Barrick’s Bristow
19th June 2023 By: Bloomberg

For a company with “gold” in its name, Barrick Gold Corp. has become noticeably fixated on copper. The world’s second-largest bullion producer recently approached First Quantum Minerals to discuss... 


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