R/€ = 17.98 Change: 0.03
R/$ = 15.88 Change: 0.01
Au 1781.48 $/oz Change: -11.66
Pt 953.50 $/oz Change: 0.75


Geosynthetics implemented in oil storage facility

By: Anna Moross     26th November 2021 Fibertex South Africa has supplied geosynthetics for the reinforcement, protection and leak detection of the oil tanks at an oil storage facility in the Port of Saldanha, in the Western Cape. 

Verder Pumps partner with ProProcess on Anglo American project

23rd November 2021 Verder Pumps South Africa, a market leader in advanced industrial pumping solutions, has been selected as one of the preferred pumps suppliers for Anglo American Platinum’s new Modular Fines Flotation Pilot Plant and supplied 16 pumps for various applications within the mobilised plant. In August... 

Cooling solution provided for Brazilian mine

By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah     19th November 2021 The Pilar mine at the Caraiba mining complex in north-eastern Bahia, in Brazil, will soon own a turnkey, “high-tech, safe and efficient” underground mine cooling system, supplied by air and gas handling equipment supplier Howden. The complex, owned and operated by base metals mining company Ero... 

Mining projects will come if Colombia solves bottlenecks - Vice Minister

By: Reuters     18th November 2021 Colombia will easily attract major mining investment by solving licensing and regulatory bottlenecks and dealing with security issues comprehensively, the vice minister of mines said on Wednesday. Colombia has long sought to tap its gold, copper and other mineral deposits, especially with the... 

WDC sees green shoots of progress in responsible diamond sourcing discussions

By: Marleny Arnoldi     15th November 2021 At the closing session of the 2021 Kimberley Process (KP) Plenary on November 12, World Diamond Council (WDC) president Edward Asscher was encouraged by the KP’s constructive discussions and its welcoming of a Declaration of Supporting Principles for Responsible Diamond Sourcing. Although a... 

Congo lawmakers tell Barrick to secure mine perimeter after deadly protest

By: Reuters     11th November 2021 Lawmakers in Democratic Republic of Congo have asked Barrick Gold Corp to secure the perimeter of its Kibali gold mine after a protest last month over the eviction of people living on the company's concession turned deadly. A parliamentary mission found four people, including one soldier, were... 

South Deep is Gold Fields’ star performer 

By: Martin Creamer     11th November 2021 Mechanised underground Gauteng gold mine South Deep has been hailed by a solidly performing Gold Fields as its star in the three months to September 30. Gold Fields CEO Chris Griffith singled out the 75-year-life West Rand gold mine’s 30%-higher quarter-on-quarter performance when he reported... 

FFI targets green hydrogen in Jordan

By: Esmarie Iannucci     4th November 2021 The green energy arm of iron-ore major Fortescue Metals, Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) will partner with the Kingdom of Jordan to conduct studies to develop green hydrogen production through potential large-scale wind and solar energy production facilities. The partnership between Jordan and... 

UN climate summit starts under cloud after G-20 dodges hard questions

By: Bloomberg     1st November 2021 Climate negotiators at the COP26 summit were banking on the world’s most powerful leaders to give them a boost before they embark on two weeks of fraught discussions over who should do what to slow the rise in global temperatures. In the broadest sense, they got what they needed — any consensus... 

Innovation implemented in road project

By: Anna Moross     29th October 2021 Consulting engineers firm WSP has used not only innovative technology in the upgrading of the National Route 3 (N3) project but also aims to ensure the use of sustainable materials throughout construction. 

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