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Eskom makes shock objection to issuance of trading licences
18th July 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Eskom has lodged a surprise objection to the issuance of licences to private traders in areas where its distribution entity currently holds a licence, arguing that the current rules of the National... 


Mineral and Petroleum Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe
Migration to new mining cadastre expected to be completed by June 2025 – Mantashe
18th July 2024 By: Chanel de Bruyn

Mineral and Petroleum Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has said the migration to a new mining cadastre system is expected to be completed by June 2025. The former Department of Mineral Resources... 


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Coordinated approach key to success
12th July 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

In its endeavours to add projects to its portfolio, diversified mining services group Siyakhula Sonke Empowerment Corporation (SSC Group) focuses on pursuing gold and platinum opportunities. Owing... 


Location map of the Lindi Jumbo project
Lindi Jumbo graphite project, Lesotho – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The maiden shipment of graphite concentrate from the Lindi Jumbo graphite mine is set to depart to Europe early this month. 


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Steelpoortdrift vanadium project, South Africa – update
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Vanadium Resources has chosen to modify the back end of the salt roast leach processing plant. 


Disputed Sigma Lithium land has 'probable' reserves, study shows
Disputed Sigma Lithium land has 'probable' reserves, study shows
27th June 2024 By: Reuters

Sigma Lithium, the biggest player in Brazil's booming lithium industry, told regulators late last year it had found likely mineral reserves on two plots of disputed land, about a month after it... 


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Eastern Cape road projects planned
21st June 2024

The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) announced in March that it expected to inject close to R2-billion into the Dr AB Xuma local municipality, in the Eastern Cape, when it... 


The Lubambe mine in Zambia
JCHX closes in on Zambian copper mine deal as China tightens Africa grip
19th June 2024 By: Reuters

JCHX Mining is close to concluding a deal to buy Zambia's Lubambe Copper Mine, two sources told Reuters, in the latest in a string of copper deals by Chinese companies intent on growing their... 


Debswana reports fatality at its Jwaneng mine
Debswana reports fatality at its Jwaneng mine
18th June 2024 By: Reuters

Botswana's Debswana Diamond Company on Tuesday reported a fatality at its Jwaneng mine following an accident involving a crane and drill rig. The incident, which took place on Monday, involved an... 


Location map of the Lindi Jumbo project
Lindi Jumbo graphite project, Tanzania – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Walkabout has produced and shipped its first consignment of on-specification graphite concentrate. 


Bezant marks progress at Namibia project
13th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Bezant Resources has completed the chain of contractor services that will make up the Hope and Gorob mining operation, chairperson Colid Bird outlines in an update on the copper/gold... 


SSC Group acquires controlling interest in Lesedi Drilling & Mining Contracting Company
SSC Group acquires controlling interest in Lesedi Drilling & Mining Contracting Company
4th June 2024

The SSC Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of the controlling interest in Lesedi Drilling & Mining Contracting Company and its subsidiaries. This marks a significant milestone and... 


BUTEC services director Robbie Di Giovampaolo.
BUTEC positioning itself as significant player in Southern Africa
31st May 2024

A s one of Africa’s largest  electro mechanical contractors and facility management service providers, BUTEC aims to solidify its position as a significant player in the Southern African market... 


Marula confirms series of local contracts for Kenyan operations
30th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

AQSE-listed Marula Mining has confirmed that the agreements which extend over all the company’s key operations activities at the Larisoro manganese mine, in Kenya, have been executed with several... 


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Zulu lithium/tantalum project pilot plant, Zimbabwe – update
24th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Premier African Minerals is raising funds for the ongoing mining operations at the project, and for working capital purposes. 


Metals Australia granted drilling permits for Corvette River
21st May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canada-focused Metals Australia has received all the required permitting approvals for a new drilling and trenching programme at Corvette River, in Quebec. The programme, which will include 10... 


Lift-off for Cape Hardy green fuels project as Amp and Iron Road finalise commercial agreements
Lift-off for Cape Hardy green fuels project as Amp and Iron Road finalise commercial agreements
21st May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Canada-headquartered energy transition company Amp Energy has announced the development of the Cape Hardy Advanced Fuels Precinct, which entails green hydrogen, green ammonia and advanced fuel... 


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Hosted learnerships allow for collaborative skills development
10th May 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Hosted learnerships play a crucial role in addressing the skills gap in the mining sector, particularly in areas with high unemployment rates, by upskilling local talent, providing additional... 


LOCATION MAP OF THE LINDI JUMBO PROJECT
Lindi Jumbo graphite project, Tanzania – update
10th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Walkabout Resources has confirmed that ore has successfully advanced through the concentrating circuit to produce an unscreened wet concentrate. 


West African on track to meet full-year guidance following solid first quarter
24th April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Unhedged gold mining company West African Resources’ Sanbrado mine, in Burkina Faso, produced 56 595 oz of gold at an all-in sustaining cost (AISC) of $1 291/oz in the first quarter of this year.... 


M&R’s TNT awarded EPC contract in South America
22nd April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed Murray & Roberts (M&R) has announced that Terra Nova Technologies (TNT), in joint venture with Ingeniería y Construcción Sigdo Koppers, has been awarded an engineering, procurement and... 


Renascor signs native title agreement to advance Siviour desalination plant
19th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Renascor Resources has entered into an indigenous land use agreement (ILUA) with the Barngarla Determination Aboriginal Corporation (BDAC) – the registered native title body corporate of... 


AfDB president calls for political will to kick-start Inga 3 project
19th April 2024

Development finance institution African Development Bank (AfDB) group president Dr Akinwumi Adesina has called for a major political commitment to kick-start construction work on the Democratic... 


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Zulu lithium/tantalum project pilot plant, Zimbabwe – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Premier African Minerals continues to engage with Zimbabwe-based lenders for working capital facilities. 


EY Africa strategy and transactions leader Quintin Hobbs
Opinion: Moving from hype to reality – how green hydrogen’s role in the energy transition is evolving
12th April 2024

In this article, EY Africa strategy and transactions leader Quintin Hobbs writes about the growth in green hydrogen demand and the related growth in electrolyser demand. It is now clear that green... 


Ctrack transport, freight index shows deterioration in all but one of six sectors tracked
29th March 2024 By: Irma Venter

After increasing somewhat in December, the Ctrack Transport and Freight Index (TFI) declined notably in January to a level of 119.3 – a drop of 2.1%, compared with December’s 121.9. The extent of... 


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Mining sector meets target to reduce TB levels to below national average
25th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The South African mining industry has made significant inroads into addressing tuberculosis (TB) since 2017 and has met its ten-year target to reduce the incidence rate among mineworkers to below... 


UAE conglomerate seeks to gatecrash China's JCHX Zambian copper deal
21st March 2024 By: Reuters

A unit of International Holding Company IHC.AD, Abu Dhabi's most valuable company, is interested in acquiring Zambia's Lubambe Copper Mine, an asset that China's JHCX Mining has already agreed to... 


The Kibali mine
Barrick explores new gold and copper ventures in DRC
20th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Buoyed by the success of Kibali – Africa’s biggest gold mine – Barrick Gold is setting its sights on new opportunities in gold and copper in partnership with the government of the Democratic... 


Pump and dredging specialist IPR has become a one-stop solutions provider representing key global pump brands
IPR grows its offering to make customers more productive
13th March 2024

Having built its reputation as a responsive and reliable partner in the field of dewatering, heavy duty slurry pump and dredging, IPR is now well positioned to provide customers with all they need.... 


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By creating an international registry for recognising and enforcing creditor and lessor rights, these treaties aim to reduce financing costs and risks
Immediate actions needed to foster a more competitive rail industry
8th March 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

South Africa’s rail sector is faced with unprecedented challenges that threaten its operational viability and economic contribution, says law firm Webber Wentzel partner Scott Edmundson, who says... 


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Lindi Jumbo graphite project, Tanzania – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Commissioning is progressing according to plan. 


Murray & Roberts CEO Henry Laas
M&R weighing capital-light re-entry into Australian mining market
7th March 2024 By: Terence Creamer

JSE-listed Murray & Roberts (M&R) says it still intends to regain a foothold in the Australian mining market, which it lost when RUC’s Australian holding company entered voluntary administration in... 


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Tirupati to remain listed, shuffles board
7th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Following recent speculation among investors, London-listed Tirupati Graphite has confirmed that there are no plans to take the company private, emphasising that the board remains confident that... 


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M&R gets back on track with narrowed losses, lower debt
6th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

JSE-listed Murray & Roberts (M&R) has reported a significant year-on-year reduction in its attributable loss for the six months ended December 31, 2023, signalling a positive turn in its financial... 


Incoming MD Simon Rushton
New board to spearhead Macro’s iron-ore push
6th March 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australia’s Macro Metals on Wednesday announced the appointment of an experienced board with a dedicated focus of developing its Pilbara iron-ore portfolio, sending the company’s stock surging on... 


Alara starts production in Oman
Alara starts production in Oman
5th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australia-based precious and base metals explorer Alara Resources has successfully started concentrate production at its one-million-tonne-a-year Al Wash-hi-Majaza copper/gold and copper... 


C$134m gain in physical uranium pushes Denison to highest EPS in 17 years
C$134m gain in physical uranium pushes Denison to highest EPS in 17 years
1st March 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Toronto- and New York-listed Denison Mines, which is advancing the Wheeler River project in the Athabasca basin, has reported its highest earnings a share since 2007. The company’s earnings a... 


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Association remains steadfast amid challenging conditions
1st March 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

On the back of the energy crisis and poor economic growth, steel consumption has decreased, resulting in the steel and steel-related industries contracting over the past decade. Despite these... 


Aqora rebrands, aims to make battery cells in Cape Town
1st March 2024 By: Irma Venter

South African energy company Aqora has rebranded to become Afrivolt, says MD Deshan Naidoo. The firm’s goal, however, remains the same – opening a lithium-ion cell gigafactory in South Africa, able... 


M&R to report narrowed losses, improved capital structure
29th February 2024 By: Schalk Burger

JSE-listed engineering and contracting services company Murray & Roberts (M&R) on February 29 said it has made meaningful progress towards implementing a sustainable capital structure. In a trading... 


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Zulu lithium/tantalum project pilot plant, Zimbabwe – update
23rd February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Premier African Minerals intends to raise £2.48-million before expenses through a subscription to advance its Zulu project. 


Uranium is having more than a momentary surge, says Cameco CEO
Uranium is having more than a momentary surge, says Cameco CEO
9th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The current bullish trend in the uranium market is not just a fleeting moment, uranium major Cameco CEO Tim Gitzel declared on Thursday, stating that the market is driven by global-scale factors... 


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