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Pilbara Minerals appoints chief development officer

By: Esmarie Iannucci     27th January 2023 Lithium miner Pilbara Minerals has appointed John Stanning to the newly created position of chief development officer to oversee all of the company’s corporate development, growth and exploration functions. Stanning has more than 20 years’ experience in the resources sector as an investment... 

SANY Global in Africa: SANY Southern Africa

27th January 2023 SANY Southern Africa is a subsidiary of SANY Group, a high-end equipment manufacturer with research & design (R&D) centres and manufacturing bases in China, India, Germany, US, Brazil, and Indonesia.   Founded three decades ago, in Changsha, Hunan, China, SANY has become one of the largest... 

EBRU’s systems to be used commercially

By: Nadine Ramdass     20th January 2023 Rhodes University’s Institute for Environmental Biotechnology’s (EBRU’s) ongoing research on nature-based water treatment solutions has showcased two possible systems for commercial use that can potentially treat waste water more efficiently while minimising negative environmental impacts. The... 

Suvo and First Graphene join forces for low carbon options

By: Esmarie Iannucci     10th January 2023 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 aims to investigate the potential for further improvements in CO2 emission reductions by combining... 

Africa can produce 50Mt/y of green hydrogen at less than €2/kg by 2035, report shows

By: Donna Slater     21st December 2022 If Africa is able to exploit its solar potential and produce 50-million tonnes of green hydrogen a year by 2035, the continent will be able to create jobs, decarbonise heavy industry, enhance global competitiveness and transform access to clean water and sustainable energy, a new report shows.... 

PIC lifts stake in Afrimat to 15.48%

By: Donna Slater     21st December 2022 The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has increased its shareholding in JSE-listed industrial minerals, bulk commodities and construction materials miner Afrimat to 15.48%. The Afrimat group supplies a range of products ranging from construction materials including aggregates, bricks, blocks,... 

Rio strikes First Nation partnership in Canada

By: Esmarie Iannucci     16th December 2022 Mining major Rio Tinto has inked an alliance agreement with the Pekuakamiulnuatsh First Nation in Canada. This first agreement named Kuessilueu, which means "the wind is turning” in Nelueun, establishes the foundation for an innovative and sustainable alliance for both partners from a human,... 

Safe storage for traffic signal controllers

By: Irma Venter     16th December 2022 The City of Cape Town’s Urban Mobility Directorate is piloting underground chambers for the safe storage of traffic signal controllers and uninterrupted power supply (UPS) systems at intersections prone to vandalism and theft.  Two chambers – or prefabricated underground utility manholes – have... 

Supplier aids tunnel construction

By: Cameron Mackay     2nd December 2022 Construction materials supplier Peikko South Africa has partnered with a local construction company to develop an innovative ventilation tunnel design for a headgear structure in a mine located in the Limpopo province. Peikko South Africa supplies a large selection of products for both precast... 

WSP and SLR Consulting oversee the complete design and construction of the Gold Fields South Deep Gold Mine Doornpoort Tailings Storage Facility (TSF)

29th November 2022 Two market leading professional firms sustain a successful collaborative relationship over 10+ years, bringing deep-technical expertise, innovation and project oversight to Gold Fields South Deep Gold Mine.  In 2007 Golder Africa (now WSP in Africa) and Metago (now SLR Consulting) were appointed... 

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