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Firm pursues ‘excellent’ project
10th February 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Exploration and development company World Copper (WCU) announced on April 20, 2021, that it had reached an agreement with resource company Cardero Resource Corporation to acquire 100% of Cardero’s... 


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Company now fully South African-owned
10th February 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Foundry and engineering company Thos Begbie is now wholly South African-owned after 15 years of offshore ownership. Thos Begbie’s top four senior management, together with four other South African... 


Superior building delivers quality houses quickly and cost-effectively
8th February 2023

The multi-award winning Moladi Building System is enabling houses and other structures of a superior quality to be built in record time and at a fraction of the cost of conventional building... 


Future coal expands with enrolment of South African innovator - Menar
8th February 2023

Continuing a spate of new global enrolments, the World Coal Association (WCA) today welcomed South African mining investor, Menar, to its roster of progressive coal members.  On the sidelines of... 


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World Coal Association adds Menar to its ranks
7th February 2023 By: Donna Slater

Coal industry member advocacy and think tank the World Coal Association (WCA) welcomed South African coal miner Menar to its roster of progressive coal members on February 7. On the sidelines of... 


FLSmidth introduces new pure play strategies for mining, cement; introduces new long-term financial targets
FLSmidth introduces new pure play strategies for mining, cement; introduces new long-term financial targets
7th February 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

While Danish multinational FLSmidth’s performance has gradually improved, the company believes it has the potential for more, and has therefore kickstarted a transformation journey in 2022 with a... 


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SEW-EURODRIVE all set to support Africa’s growth
6th February 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Despite the travails of the global economy and uncertainty in many countries, Africa will be the place to do business in the coming years. So says SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa MD Raymond Obermeyer,... 


Value of US mine production jumps to $98bn – USGS
3rd February 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

US mines produced $98.2-billion in nonfuel mineral commodities in 2022, an estimated $3.6-billion increase over the 2021 revised total of $94.6-billion, the US Geological Survey (USGS) announced on... 


Geosynthetics offer durability for concrete structures
3rd February 2023

Geosynthetic products manufacturer and supplier Fibertex South Africa’s geosynthetic solutions encompass controlled permeability formwork (CPF) liners, which are designed for concrete surface... 


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Hyphen Hydrogen Energy signs two ammonia offtake MoUs
2nd February 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Namibian-registered green hydrogen development company Hyphen Hydrogen Energy has signed nonbinding memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with two major industrial companies for the supply of up to... 


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Ndlovu reflects on coal’s continued, changing role in society
2nd February 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Industry organisation the World Coal Association chairperson July Ndlovu has said the time has come for the world to accept that abated coal has a vital role to play in the long-term energy future.... 


European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen
EU recovers appetite for trade in green industry push
30th January 2023 By: Reuters

The European Union is aiming to enact up to five trade deals in record time to ensure its future as a clean tech leader, by securing supplies of key raw materials, increasing markets for green... 


Site found for critical minerals demonstration facility
27th January 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (Amec) has welcomed Australia’s first critical minerals demonstration facility in Townsville, after the Queensland government this week announced... 


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Contractor achieves consecutive safety milestones
27th January 2023 By: Nadine James

Drilling and grouting services company Rosond has marked a year of zero harm at platinum producer Anglo American Platinum’s (Amplats’) Tumela mine in the Limpopo province, South Africa. Rosond... 


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FLSmidth
27th January 2023

Sustainable productivity through innovation FLSmidth provides sustainable productivity to the global mining and cement industries. We deliver market-leading engineering, equipment and service... 


Sasol energy business executive VP Priscillah Mabelane.
Sasol secures first hydrogen-linked renewable energy supply contract
24th January 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Chemicals and energy company Sasol has signed a long-term contract for the supply of 69 MW of renewable energy to its Sasolburg site in the Free State – the first of several agreements Sasol... 


Clean hydrogen patent innovation is all the rage, say IEA and EPO.
Platinum-boosting clean hydrogen projects, patents are all the rage
11th January 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The implementation agreement for Namibia’s planned multibillion-dollar Hyphen Hydrogen Energy project is scheduled to commence in the first quarter of this year, Namibia President Hage Geingob... 


Suvo and First Graphene join forces for low carbon options
10th January 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed First Graphene has inked a joint development agreement (JDA) with fellow listed Suvo Strategic Minerals to research and develop low emission cement and concrete products. The agreement... 


Sayona tracking to plan at NAL
21st December 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium developer Sayona Mining is on track for a first quarter start at its North American Lithium (NAL) operation, in Quebec, with procurement reaching a 99% completion rate. The ASX-listed... 


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South Africa must seize industrial growth opportunity that climate action brings with it
16th December 2022 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s public sector and private sector are united in highlighting the industrial growth that mitigating climate change brings with it. The green hydrogen summit not only had South Africa’s... 


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Hydraulic systems need filtration
2nd December 2022

“Hydraulic systems - which operate under extremely high pressures with tight tolerances - are susceptible to wear from abrasive particles and therefore require efficient filtration to offer... 


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Decarbonised economy requires diverse approach
2nd December 2022 By: Nadine Ramdass

A decarbonised economy requires not only investment in renewable energy, but also exploring and integrating other options to decarbonise industrial processes that comprise about 75% of total carbon... 


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Concrete steps towards decarbonisation in construction needed
2nd December 2022

As a significant contributor to global carbon emissions, the construction industry is being compelled to adopt more sustainable practices, especially if it is to meet climate change mitigation... 


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Construction company contributes to DRC mine accommodation
2nd December 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

South African construction company Moladi has supplied its removable, reusable, recyclable and lightweight plastic formwork mould construction system for miner Ivanhoe Mines’ Kamoa copper mine, in... 


Zimbabwe says China's Tsingshan to set up lithium operations
30th November 2022 By: Reuters

Zimbabwe has signed an agreement with Tsingshan Holdings Group, which plans to set up lithium mining and processing operations in the southern African country, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on... 


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Chalmers warns of narrow critical mineral supply chains
25th November 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Federal Treasurer Jim Chalmers has warned of the dangers of a constrained supply chain for the critical minerals sector, warning that the sector could become hostage to geopolitical competition and... 


SAICE decries Sanral tender awards as Chinese score most of the work
18th November 2022 By: Irma Venter

The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) says it is “deeply concerned” by the recent awarding of tenders by the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) to joint... 


Sumitomo Metal aims to boost battery materials output
17th November 2022 By: Reuters

 Japan's Sumitomo Metal Mining  aims to increase its capacity to produce cathode battery materials and to broaden its range of products to meet rising demand from the electric vehicle (EV) sector,... 


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Specialist recommends bearings for extreme conditions
11th November 2022

Industrial equipment supplier BMG specialists recommend HKT split cylindrical roller bearings for dependable use in extreme conditions, including applications above ground, underground and in... 


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Hydrogen set to play key role in hard-to-abate transport sectors
11th November 2022 By: Schalk Burger

Green hydrogen’s value lies in decarbonising difficult-to-abate sectors, such as heavy vehicle mobility and industrial processes, and heavy vehicle transport is seen as a lead market, owing to the... 


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Triple Flag to buy peer Maverix Metals in $600m deal
10th November 2022 By: Reuters

Triple Flag Precious Metals Corp said on Thursday it would buy smaller peer Maverix Metals in a deal valued at $606-million to cement its position as the fourth-largest senior streaming and royalty... 


SEW-EURODRIVE's girth gear solution on display at Electra Mining Africa 2022.
SEW-EURODRIVE installs girth gears for Venetia scrubber upgrade
3rd November 2022

Drive technology specialist SEW-EURODRIVE is installing four of its large segmented girth gear systems at De Beer’s Venetia Diamond Mine in Limpopo province. 


Freeport Saldanha CEO Kaashifah Beukes.
Sasol/Saldanha sign MoU for green hydrogen hub in Western Cape
18th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Integrated energy and chemicals company Sasol, already a seasoned grey hydrogen producer, and Freeport Saldanha Industrial Development Zone on Tuesday announced the signing of a memorandum of... 


Carbon capture projects hit record, but would mitigate less than 1% of emissions
17th October 2022 By: Bloomberg

The number of carbon capture and storage projects in development grew to record levels this year on the back of rising carbon prices and government incentives but would still only mitigate less... 


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Pump rental unit proves successful
14th October 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

Local pumps manufacturer Werner Pumps completed a project in September for a mine using its Impi Combination Unit, which is mounted on a Toyota Hino 500 2836 6 x 4 Chassis. The project was... 


LESS WEAR, LONGER LIFESPAN
BMG’s Tsubaki SJ3 sealed joint chain series has extended bushing barrier seals that prevent abrasive materials from entering and attacking chain joints
Chain offers improved reliability of mechanical components in harsh conditions
30th September 2022

Tsubaki engineering class SJ3 sealed joint chains, with improved sealing technology, are designed to improve the reliability of many mechanical components exposed to harsh conditions in coal... 


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Contamination at source affecting recycling
30th September 2022 By: Halima Frost

A substantial portion of plastic waste is not recycled and ends up in landfills, contributing greatly to plastics being regarded as the biggest environmental threat, says industry body Plastics SA... 


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Green hydrogen, fuel cells important part of any future energy system, says global strategist
27th September 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Green hydrogen and fuel cells will be a very important part of any future energy system, says Switzerland-based energy and sustainability consultancy strategist Dr David Hart. Among the... 


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Lamaque mine, Canada
23rd September 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold mine in Quebec, Canada. 


Complete electrification solutions from mine to port
22nd September 2022

We start with the best people, engineering expertise, and over a century of know-how in mine automation and electrification. Our customers’ vision, tasks, and needs define our integrated digital... 


Korean consortium eyes Queensland hydrogen
21st September 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australia’s Ark Energy and its parent company Korea Zinc, as well as Korean conglomerates Hanwha Impact and SK Gas have formed a consortium to unlock Queensland’s hydrogen potential and to build a... 


A ROBUST RANGE 
Grindex has been active in Zambia for the past 25 years, with its range of drainage pumps capable of handling water with abrasive solids up to 12 mm in size
Distribution deal favouring pumps supplier
16th September 2022 By: Tracy Hancock

Engineering products supplier Integrated Engineering Services (IES) has been responsible for servicing pumps specialist Integrated Pump Technology’s growing customer base in the Zambian mining... 


BlueRock announces board shuffle, including new CEO
14th September 2022 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed diamond producer BlueRock Diamonds, which owns and operates the Kareevlei diamond mine in Kimberley, South Africa, has announced that board member Mike Houston has stepped down with... 


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