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XMP Consulting senior coal analyst Xavier Prévost
Analyst highlights ample continued opportunities for South African coal
9th June 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Now is the time to help junior coal mining companies expand or help bring newcomers on board, amid high coal prices and solid existing and incoming demand, XMP Consulting senior coal analyst Xavier... 

Tech company commissioned to run upgrades in UAE
3rd June 2022

Global technology company ABB has installed ABB Ability System 800xA, called the market-leading distributed control system (DCS) automation platform, to upgrade three grinding units at Star Super... 

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Sevenfold increase in yearly clean hydrogen needed to hit 2050 net-zero target
23rd May 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Annual production of clean hydrogen would need to increase more than sevenfold for the world to hit net zero in 2050, say the leading founders of McKinsey & Company’s platform for climate... 

Calix receives funding for low emissions lime project
19th May 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed environmental technology company Calix has been awarded an A$11-million grant from the federal government’s Carbon Capture, Use and Storage Hubs and Technologies programme, to develop... 

World Coal Association welcomes new South African members
16th May 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Industry body the World Coal Association (WCA) has welcomed two new members to the growing alliance of responsible coal participants. These are Seriti, a major South African mining company that... 

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South African coal consumers face tough decisions as miners prioritise exports over domestic offtakers – Jones
13th May 2022 By: Donna Slater

A potential food crisis may be brewing in South Africa as domestic coal consumers face increasing difficulty in securing coal supplies at a fair price to fire their processing plants, says... 

Investors are rushing back into Africa’s copper country
Investors are rushing back into Africa’s copper country
13th May 2022 By: Bloomberg

Mining investors are stampeding back into a region many had seemed determined to leave. Straddling the border of Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo, a vast forested area roughly the size... 

6th May 2022

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Mbalula recommends a people-centred just transition
5th May 2022 By: Schalk Burger

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has said a just transition is about improving the lives and livelihoods of all South Africans, particularly those that are bearing the brunt of climate impacts,... 

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A Century of Doing Good
3rd May 2022

Rand Refinery, which turned 100 during the Covid-19 pandemic, continues to reshape value and pioneer change 

Morrison promises green future in Qld
26th April 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner Glencore on Tuesday welcomed the promise of federal funding of up to A$35-million to its CTSCo carbon capture use and storage (CCUS) project. Prime Minister Scott Morrison, on... 

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Miners gather amid surging demand for critical minerals and fiercely rising ESG demands
22nd April 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

Amid the global transition to renewable energies and the effects of strong commodity prices and supply crunches, there is a scramble to ensure security of supply of critical and battery minerals in... 

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Miners gather amid surging demand for critical minerals and fiercely rising ESG demands
22nd April 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

Amid the global transition to renewable energies and the effects of strong commodity prices and supply crunches, there is a scramble to ensure security of supply of critical and battery minerals in... 

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Ghana subsidiary drives efficiency, sustainability for customers
8th April 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Multinational engineering company FLSmidth continues to drive efficiency across the West African mining sector through the value-engineering approach of its Ghana-based subsidiary, with the company... 

Countries must choose their own energy transition pathways, says WCA
5th April 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The World Coal Association (WCA) says global events in recent months have highlighted the fragility of the new energy paradigm, reminding the world of the need to advance energy independence and... 

Copper prices slip on China's gloomy factory activity data
1st April 2022 By: Reuters

Copper prices dropped on Friday as demand worries rose after data showed factory activity in top metals consumer China slumped last month at the fastest pace in two years, with a firm US dollar... 

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Sequestration crucial for local forestry, paper industries
1st April 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

Industry body Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (Pamsa) executive director Jane Molony highlights that in the National Treasury’s Budget Review in February, sequestration was... 

Sedibelo Platinum Mines Limited involved in the exploration, processing of Platinum Group Metals mineral deposits
30th March 2022

Fully integrated Sedibelo Platinum Mines Limited (SPM), is involved in the exploration, development, operation, and processing of Platinum Group Metals (PGM) mineral deposits in the Bushveld... 

Past-producing eastern Quebec copper mine back in focus
Past-producing eastern Quebec copper mine back in focus
29th March 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

Exploration and development firm Osisko Metals is looking at the former-producing Gaspé Copper, which during its past life was one of the biggest copper operations in eastern Quebec. Osisko has an... 

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Pumps supplier offers solution to municipal woes
25th March 2022

Local pumps manufacturer Werner Pumps is poised to assist with service delivery solutions for wastewater and sewerage system maintenance and repairs, says Werner Pumps MD Sebastian Werner. He... 

Drilling contractor plans to evolve grouting services
25th March 2022 By: Claire O'Reilly

Drilling technology solutions provider Rosond’s grouting services are one of the foundations on which the company has built its reputation in the mining industry and, as such, it is a critical part... 

Educational institute boosts simulator training
25th March 2022

Australian educational institution Holmesglen Institute – a “leading and diversified” technical and further education institution – will acquire two “highly-advanced”, fifth generation CYBERMINE... 

New strategy and more funding for critical minerals
16th March 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Australian government on Wednesday unveiled a package of measures to unlock Australia’s critical minerals potential, including a A$200-million Accelerator grants program, A$50-million to... 

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Australian govt invests heavily in critical minerals projects
16th March 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal government on Wednesday announced over A$243-million in funding support for four critical minerals projects under the Collaboration Stream of the A$1.3-billion Modern Manufacturing... 

China spot coal prices soar to near double government-set cap
11th March 2022 By: Bloomberg

Spot coal prices in China surged this week amid fears of a tightening global market, nearly doubling a government-set cap for long-term supply to power plants. The price of physical thermal coal... 

Suvo's kaolin could answer green cement question
10th March 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Kaolin producer Suvo Strategic Minerals has inked an agreement with Curtin University to investigate the application of high reactivity metakaolin (HRM) as a sustainable solution in decarbonising... 

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Cobalt Blue's Broken Hill gets Major Project status
2nd March 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal government has granted Major Project status to ASX-listed Cobalt Blue for it’s A$560-million Broken Hill project, in New South Wales. The project will produce 16 700 t/y of high purity... 

Prospect attributes Zimbabwe lithium exploration success to Mnangagwa’s governance
28th February 2022 By: Donna Slater

ASX-listed battery metals project developer Prospect Resources attributes its current success, especially in Zimbabwe, to a “resurgence” of that country’s governance and “open for business” mining... 

Mayur and First Graphene join forces in carbon battle
22nd February 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Mayur Resources has inked a collaboration agreement with fellow-listed listed First Graphene for the development of graphene derived additives for cement manufacturing specific to low... 

Duroxite® overlay products now available from SSAB in Sub-Saharan Africa
22nd February 2022

Duroxite® chromium carbide overlay (CCO) products safeguard equipment against wear in severe abrasive environments. The harder the abrasive material, the more Duroxite® is the solution. Duroxite®... 

Noncontact temperature measurement vital for cement industry
18th February 2022 By: Claire O'Reilly

Industrial infrared sensors and systems for noncontact temperature measurement are vital to the cement industry and can be employed throughout a plant for process monitoring and predictive... 

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Manufacturer hosts training day for SMMEs
18th February 2022

Local cement and construction materials manufacturer AfriSam hosted 60 small, medium-sized and microenterprises (SMMEs) from different communities surrounding its Jukskei and Eikenhof quarries,... 

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Nzimande outlines key role for green hydrogen in recovery as he launches Hydrogen Society Road Map
17th February 2022 By: Terence Creamer

Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister Dr Blade Nzimande made a direct link between the country’s plans to produce green hydrogen for export and domestic markets and the Economic... 

Bowen raises cash for Burton buy
17th February 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Bowen Coking Coal will raise A$41.5-million in a placement to sophisticated and professional investors to acquire a 90% interest in the Burton mine and Lenton project, and to partly... 

The carbon to value initiative and Fluor announce year two of the carbontech accelerator program
16th February 2022

As public and private sector stakeholders around the world increasingly recognize the climate imperative of carbon dioxide removal and the economic opportunity the growing carbontech industry... 

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Raubex has acquired a majority stake in chrome/ PGM producer Bauba Resources’ shares, with 22% held by trading firm Pelagic Resources
15th February 2022

Raubex has acquired a majority stake in chrome/ PGM producer Bauba Resources’ shares, with 22% held by trading firm Pelagic Resources. Pelagic to market all Bauba's chrome and PGM output. 

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Use of synthetic lubricants growing in local industry
11th February 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

Synthetic lubricant use in the local industry as a viable alternative to conventional, hydrocarbon- and mineral-based lubricants is gaining momentum, says industrial equipment and consumables... 

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CCUS not viable for S Africa yet
4th February 2022 By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

Despite North America and the UK being the global frontrunners in carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS), with more than 40 new related projects announced last year, society body the... 

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South Africa has just deployed its first truly operational satellites
4th February 2022 By: Rebecca Campbell

On Thursday, January 13, 2022, a Falcon 9 rocket, designed, developed, assembled and operated by renowned company SpaceX, founded and spearheaded by South African-born entrepreneur and engineer... 

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Mantashe rallies coal producers to save industry despite growing climate change concerns
1st February 2022 By: Donna Slater

Despite South Africa’s significant coal resources, there are “binding constraints” impacting on the future growth of the coal industry – an issue Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede... 

Global coal prices surge as Ukraine tensions worsen supply woes
28th January 2022 By: Reuters

Global coal prices have shot back towards record highs as the Ukraine crisis raises expectations that European buyers will start loading up on the fossil fuel for fear that a standoff between... 

What does the future hold?
What does the future hold?
27th January 2022

Digital Mining and AI-based solutions for the Mining and Cement Industry Increasing cost-efficiency is one of the biggest challenges in both the mining and the cement industry. Digitalization is... 

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Hydrogen roadmap targeting societal well-being, North West conference told
26th January 2022 By: Martin Creamer

In terms of high-level outcomes, the vision of South Africa’s Hydrogen Society Roadmap is to create an inclusive, sustainable and competitive hydrogen economy to support net-zero carbon economic... 

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