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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... 


Murray & Roberts Cementation techniques, tech advance positive disruption
Murray & Roberts Cementation techniques, tech advance positive disruption
6th February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Mining contracting company Murray & Roberts Cementation is integrating innovative techniques and technologies to drive positive disruption in the African mining sector. Murry & Roberts Cementation... 


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Spatial Dimension commences Angolan mining cadastre project
6th February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Land management solutions provider Spatial Dimension has started activities to implement its Landfolio solution for the Angolan government. Partnering with Angolan company OceanGeo SA, Spatial... 


Emeco exits underground contracting
5th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

ASX-listed Emeco on Monday announced the completion of the sale of key underground mining contracts and assets to fellow-listed Macmahon Holdings. The company announced in December that it would... 


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Collaboration and grid investment key to making 2024 a turning point in SA’s power crisis
2nd February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

If South Africa’s energy investment programmes and reforms continue, the energy availability factor (EAF) for State-owned utility Eskom’s coal fleet does not decline, and business partnerships and... 


West African reports fatality at Burkina Faso gold project
29th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed West African Resources said on Monday that a contractor had died while working at its Kiaka gold project, in Burkina Faso. No other persons were injured in the accident, the company... 


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Grid constraint likely to translate to a renewables price premium, Magoro warns
24th January 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Independent Power Producer (IPP) Office head Bernard Magoro has signalled that the projects bid during the current seventh renewables procurement bid window could carry a price premium, as bidders... 


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NICO gold/cobalt/bismuth/copper mine project, Canada – update
15th December 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The Canadian government has offered funding to support metallurgical testwork for the Nico project. 


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TAU Mining targets continued success in 2024
14th December 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

By forging strategic alliances, leveraging industry expertise and demonstrating operational excellence through its commitment to innovation and sustainability, turnkey opencast mining contractor... 


Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa
South Africa to release 2 500 MW nuclear RFP by March, despite electricity plan review
12th December 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The South African government will publish a request for proposals (RFP) for 2 500 MW of new nuclear capacity by March 2024, following the National Energy Regulator of South Africa’s (Nersa’s)... 


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Murray & Roberts Cementation achieves 1-million fatality free hours on PMC vent shaft
11th December 2023

Murray & Roberts Cementation, a leader in underground mining contracting, recently marked a significant milestone in its vent shaft contract which forms part of the Palabora Mining Company (PMC)... 


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Erection of Karoo telescope dishes to start in early 2024
8th December 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope project is, in terms of scale, undoubtedly the biggest astronomy programme in the world today. What was once a dream, and then a hopeful project, is... 


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Economy moves 'sideways' with marginal 0.2% contraction in GDP
5th December 2023 By: Darren Parker

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has reported a marginal 0.2% contraction in gross domestic product (GDP) for the third quarter, compared with the second quarter, and a contraction of 0.7%... 


First Quantum says two contractors died in Zambia
27th November 2023 By: Reuters

Canada's First Quantum Minerals said on Monday two people died at its Zambian operations last week. The miner said a worker from its contracting partner, Reliant Drilling, died at First Quantum's... 


Uranium exceeds $80/lb for first time in more than 15 years
Uranium exceeds $80/lb for first time in more than 15 years
21st November 2023 By: Bloomberg

Uranium prices topped $80 a pound for the first time in more than fifteen years on renewed demand for nuclear power and disrupted supplies. Nymex futures tracking physical-market contracts for a... 


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Blyvoor reports R58m contribution to South Africa’s economy
20th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Gold miner Blyvoor Gold has reported that it has made a R58-million economic contribution amid persistently high gold prices, steadily growing gold output and improved operational efficiency at the... 


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Zulu lithium/tantalum project pilot plant, Zimbabwe – update
17th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Premier African Minerals has advised that its Zulu project should be in full production in January next year. 


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Lighting Solution for Dube TradePort Warehouse
14th November 2023

BEKA Schréder is proud to have supplied the lighting solution for one of the new warehouses situated at the Dube TradePort close to Durban, South Africa. ​​Dube TradePort is a Special Economic Zone... 


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Lindi Jumbo graphite project, Tanzania – update
10th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The mine is on track for dry commissioning in the last quarter of this year. 


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Specialist develops economical solutions
3rd November 2023

Multi-disciplinary specialist underground mining and metallurgical processing services company United Mining Services (UMS) Group has equipped its operations in preparation for the surge in demand... 


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Lindi Jumbo graphite project, Tanzania – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Walkabout Resources has reported that the earthmoving and civils contract almost completed. 


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M&R describes past year as its ‘most difficult’ since 2008
2nd November 2023 By: Darren Parker

The financial year ended June 30 had been the most challenging period for Murray & Roberts (M&R) Holdings since the 2008 global financial crisis, the company said in a statement on November 2. In a... 


Mining industry must think deeply about recognition, reconciliation and Indigenous inclusion, conference hears
1st November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The outcome of The Voice Referendum has unveiled a gap in understanding the benefits of better integrating First Nations people into critical industries like mining, attendees at the International... 


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Botswana's Debswana rough diamond sales down 21% on weak demand
31st October 2023 By: Reuters

Sales of rough diamonds at Debswana Diamond Company fell 21% in the nine months up to September, Botswana's central bank data on Tuesday showed, as demand for gems slowed amid global economic... 


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Projects driven by regulatory improvements
27th October 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Embedded electricity projects are increasing in size and complexity, owing to improvements in regulations. A wider variety of power solutions, capitalising on the benefits offered by independent... 


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The commitment to solar battery hybrid projects underscores the company’s dedication to environmental responsibility
Partnership to boost regional energy offering
13th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

A planned strategic combination of South African petroleum and lubricants company Engen and fuels and lubricants company Vivo Energy, aimed at establishing a significant energy distribution company... 


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M&R again fails to regain control of RUC
4th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Engineering and contracting group Murray & Roberts (M&R) was unable to regain control of RUC, the Australian mining services business it lost when its Australian holding company and Clough entered... 


Kazatomprom to end uranium production cuts in 2025
Kazatomprom to end uranium production cuts in 2025
29th September 2023 By: Reuters

- Kazatomprom, the world's biggest uranium miner which for the last few years has restricted its own output in order to stabilise prices, will end such cuts in 2025 and thus significantly increase... 


De Grey strengthens balance sheet with A$300m placement
28th September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Australian gold explorer De Grey Mining has launched a fully underwritten two tranche placement of new fully paid ordinary shares to raise A$300-million, strengthening its balance sheet and... 


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Lindi Jumbo graphite project, Tanzania – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Walkabout Resources has reported that civil works are more than 97% complete. 


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Zulu lithium/tantalum project pilot plant, Zimbabwe – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Premier African Minerals has raised a further £5-million before expenses for project optimisation. 


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G7 Renewable Energies withdraws case against Eskom's interim grid rules
7th September 2023 By: Terence Creamer

G7 Renewable Energies has withdrawn its High Court review against Eskom's Interim Grid Capacity Allocation Rules (IGCAR), following what it describes as “meaningful industry engagements” that have... 


Lindi Jumbo offers opportunity for mining in Tanzania
7th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Graphite developer Walkabout Resources is hoping that the development of its Lindi Jumbo graphite mine, in Tanzania, would open the floodgates for foreign investment in the African nation.... 


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Canadian uranium major lowers production guidance
6th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canadian uranium major Cameco has reduced its production forecast for 2023, citing challenges at its Cigar Lake mine and the Key Lake mill, which was brought out of care-and-maintenance at the end... 


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MCA calls for IR bill to be scrapped
5th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has called on the federal government to scrap its new Industrial Relations (IR) Bill introduced to Parliament this week. The bill aims to criminalise wage... 


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Critics argue that the import duty has led to increased prices and hindered competition
Sector mulls duty’s future
1st September 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

The intricate task of reconciling the interests of divergent stakeholders, including local manufacturers and downstream industries, lies at the heart of ongoing deliberations by the International... 


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Zulu lithium/tantalum project pilot plant, Zimbabwe – update
1st September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Premier African Minerals has announced a conditional subscription for ordinary shares. 


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M&R 'still in race’ to regain RUC as it seeks to rebuild from 2023 shock
31st August 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Downscaled engineering and contracting group Murray & Roberts (M&R) is continuing with efforts to regain control of RUC, the Australian mining services business it lost when its Australian holding... 


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Diamond producers adapting to rapidly changing landscape, says BDO
28th August 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The diamond industry has faced multiple challenges leading to a notable shift in its landscape over the last few years, says personal liability company BDO South Africa. Natural resources partner... 


Premier to raise £4m to fund Zulu project
25th August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Premier African Minerals has announced a placing and subscription to raise £4-milllion before expenses for the ongoing Zulu lithium and tantalum project pilot optimisation, in Zimbabwe,... 


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Understand your design obligations and address risk in NEC contracts
25th August 2023

There has been an increase in the use of the New Engineering Contract (NEC) in mining, energy and infrastructure sectors. The NEC, which has been in use for over 30 years, provides a choice of... 


China’s jewellery purchases could be a weak spot for gold demand
China’s jewellery purchases could be a weak spot for gold demand
18th August 2023 By: Bloomberg

Chinese gold consumption is likely to be buttressed by financial investors and the central bank, although retail demand is more uncertain as the economy weakens, according to the producer-funded... 


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