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Is the modular data centre the answer to the technology industry’s land and energy crisis?
Is the modular data centre the answer to the technology industry’s land and energy crisis?
7th June 2024

By Faith Waithaka, Cloud and Service Provider Segment Sales Lead: Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric According to research group,  McKinsey & Company, data centres are fast becoming an... 

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Company uses card mechanism to incentivise safety
7th June 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

To address a multitude of workforce challenges, financial services company adumo Payouts advocates for the adoption by employers of behaviour-enhancing incentivisation for employees, and increased... 

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Cost-effective corrosion technology excels in harsh climates
7th June 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Corrosion control specialist Cortec’s migrating corrosion inhibitors (MCIs) technology offers a cost-effective solution to extend structural service life in high-temperature areas, such as those in... 

Anchor bolts provide security in bolted construction elements
7th June 2024

In a continuous drive for product improvement, specialist designer, manufacturer and supplier of structural and precast concrete construction elements Peikko South Africa has introduced the HULCO... 

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Pioneer Dome lithium project, Australia
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

An updated scoping study has shown that the project will generate strong financial returns. 

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Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

First ore has been fed into the Phase 3 concentrator. 

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Kanyika niobium project, Malawi – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Globe Metals & Mining has reported that capital funding requirements for Phase 1 project development have been finalised. 

Core sample from the Khemisset project
Khemisset potash project, Morocco – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Emmerson is working on getting environmental approval for the project. 

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Hermosa zinc/lead/silver project, US – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

South32 has awarded an engineering and procurement services contract to an Australian company. 

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Berg gold project, Canada – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Surge Copper Corp has launched a metallurgical test programme for its Berg project. 

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Balama graphite project, Mozambique – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Syrah Resources has reported that production from Balama is being moderated until demand and price conditions warrant higher production levels. 

MEMSA Mind Shift 2024 - Innovation, digital technology and skills in the SA mining supply chain
MEMSA Mind Shift 2024 - Innovation, digital technology and skills in the SA mining supply chain
7th June 2024

This year’s MEMSA conference, aptly themed ‘Smart Solutions for People and Planet’, brought together experts and thought leaders from the mining industry to share insights and advancements in... 

Martin Horgan CEO of Centamin plc
Why transitioning to clean energy is in mining companies financial interest
7th June 2024

The mining industry has undergone a transformation over the past decade as pressures around the energy transition have grown. With the metals and mining industry currently responsible for about 15%... 

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Woodsmith polyhalite project, UK – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

UK politicians have called on Anglo American to rethink halting its work at the Woodsmith fertiliser project. 

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Nolans neodymium/praseodymium rare earths project, Australia – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Export Development Canada has conditionally approved $300-million in debt financing. 

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Nyanzaga gold project, Tanzania – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Perseus Mining has completed the acquisition of the Nyanzaga gold project through the takeover of OreCorp. 

High-level representatives from Anglo American Platinum and Komatsu at the P&H 4800XPC’s official unveiling at Mogalakwena. The machine will enable the site to increase productivity while setting new standards in emissions reduction
Mogalakwena commissions first P&H 4800XPC in Africa
6th June 2024

Global mining companies need machines that maximise value extraction safely with the lightest possible carbon footprint and at the lowest cost per tonne. This requirement was met with Anglo... 

SolGold inks exploitation contract for Ecuador copper and gold mine
SolGold inks exploitation contract for Ecuador copper and gold mine
6th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Dual-listed SolGold has signed an exploitation contract for its flagship Cascabel copper and gold project, in Ecuador. The signing follows successful contractual negotiations and approval of the... 

Tucano mine, in Brazil
ICMM suggests tax reforms to drive greater investment to meet metals, minerals demand
5th June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Mining organisation ICMM says its members paid corporate income tax (CIT) and royalties of $54.2-billion last year, employed 561 800 people and paid $39-billion in wages. About $187-billion was... 

PGM-linked hydrogen peroxide generator.
Platinum group metal poised to help protect world from growing water pollution threat
5th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metal (PGM) is once again coming to the fore as a mineral resource that goes the extra mile in protecting a threatened global environment. The latest indispensable commodity that is... 

Glencore to toll treat Crean Hill bulk sample – Magna
Glencore to toll treat Crean Hill bulk sample – Magna
5th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Exploration and development company Magna Mining has signed a toll milling agreement with Glencore Canada for the surface bulk sample of the 109 Footwall (FW) zone at its Crean Hill project, in... 

Rio Tinto Iron Ore CEO Simon Trott
Rio Tinto invests $143m in low-carbon ironmaking R&D facility
4th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Mining giant Rio Tinto has announced a $143-million investment to establish a research and development (R&D) facility in Western Australia to test the effectiveness of its low-carbon ironmaking... 

Greener Mining: Achieving Efficiency and Environmental Responsibility through Water Management Strategies
Greener Mining: Achieving Efficiency and Environmental Responsibility through Water Management Strategies
4th June 2024

(Virtual Showroom) - The National Water Act of 1998 in South Africa has put in place stricter regulations on water management, including for the mining sector which is a significant source of water... 

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Murray & Roberts Cementation
4th June 2024

Murray & Roberts Cementation, part of the Murray & Roberts group, is a top-tier underground mining contractor headquartered in Johannesburg, serving Africa. 

Energy Fuels shores up Australian supply for REE production
Energy Fuels shores up Australian supply for REE production
4th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

US-based Energy Fuels has formed a joint venture with Astron to develop the Donald rare earth element (REE) and mineral sands project in Australia, securing supply for its White Mesa mill, in... 

African Rainbow Minerals Executive Chairperson Dr Patrice Motsepe
South Africa’s ARM completes strategic investment in Canada’s Surge Copper
3rd June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s diversified mining company African Rainbow Minerals has secured its 15% strategic shareholding in Surge Copper, a Toronto Stock Exchange-Venture Exchange company that is advancing an... 

Kagiso Fredericks, Beneficiation Manager at De Beers
De Beers’ diamond design awards get rolling for 2024
3rd June 2024

As diamond-producing countries look to add further local value through downstream beneficiation, De Beers’ Shining Light Awards programme will highlight the most talented youth and give them a... 

With ARM as strategic investor, Surge Copper kick starts Berg PFS work
3rd June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

TSX-V-listed Surge Copper has initiated its prefeasibility study (PFS) work on its Berg property, in British Columbia, having completed a C$5-million funding package. The biggest component of the... 

Diamond jewellery
De Beers invites entries for 2024 Shining Light Awards programme
3rd June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Diamond miner De Beers has invited entries from Canadian, Botswanan, Namibian and South African young diamond jewellery designers for its 2024 Shining Light Awards programme. The Shining Light... 

Worley wins first South32 North America contract
31st May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diversified mining company South32 has awarded Australian professional services company Worley an engineering and procurement services contract at the Hermosa project, in the US. Worley will be... 

Perseus progressing work streams at Nyanzaga project after buyout
31st May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX- and TSX-listed Perseus Mining has completed the acquisition of the Nyanzaga gold project, in Tanzania, through the takeover of OreCorp, chairperson and CEO Jeff Quartermaine informs. The... 

Murray & Roberts Cementation offers both medium and large diameter raiseboring as a service to the mining sector
Mining services leader offers the full package
31st May 2024

A household name for shaft sinking in Africa’s mining sector, Murray & Roberts Cementation has over the decades developed a wide portfolio of mining services – some better known than others.... 

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Acquisition boosts asset, fleet management solutions
31st May 2024

Mining technology solutions provider Datamine aims to expand its asset and fleet management solutions for mining, industrial and construction operations, through its parent software development... 

The above image depicts the WX07 LHD which has been engineered for demanding underground environments and designed for small, narrow-vein applications with limited manoevering space
New LHD engineered for hard-rock mining
31st May 2024

In an environment where cost control and remaining competitive and financially viable are constant challenges for operators of underground hard rock mines, mobile machinery manufacturer Komatsu... 

Engineers bring essential expertise in geotechnical engineering, risk assessment and regulatory compliance
Consultancy drives mining standards innovation
31st May 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

By prioritising safety, sustainability and efficiency, mining consulting company Baletsema Mining Services MD Bokang Kelepa says the company adheres to international safety and environmental... 

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Standardised conveyors improve productivity
31st May 2024

In April, sustainable technologies solutions provider Metso launched a productised version of its FIT in-plant, and Foresight, overland conveyors for reliable material transportation in the mining... 

An image of B2K’s managing director, Ross Trevelyan, and the CEO of IWIS Drive Systems Germany, Dr Frank Mitzschke, signing the IWIS distribution agreement in Germiston in February 2024
Specialist expands in sub-Saharan Africa
31st May 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Following its acquisition of chain solutions manufacturer IWIS Drive Systems South Africa in November last year, industrial supplies specialist Bearings 2000 (B2K) has become the exclusive... 

The range of Red Powertwist V belts that are manufactured by Fenner and distributed by BMG in South Africa
V-belt range improves HVAC system uptime
31st May 2024

Industrial equipment supplier BMG reports that the reduced life of V-belts operating in the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) sector is a major concern to the industry, despite users... 

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Côté mine, Canada
31st May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold mine in in north-eastern Ontario, Canada. 

31st May 2024

Since 1984 Sintech has supplied the South African market with clutches, brakes and engineering solutions for a wide range of applications and across a wide spectrum of industry both domestically... 

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... 

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Elk Creek superalloy material project, US – update
31st May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

NioCorp Development has reported that electrifying the Elk Creek mine could be a game-changer for the critical minerals project. 

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Kobada gold project, Mali – update
31st May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Toubani Resources has announced several changes to its board of directors and study management team to drive the delivery of the definitive feasibility study. 

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Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East
Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East

Weir Minerals Europe, Middle East and Africa is a global supplier of excellent minerals solutions, including pumps, valves, hydrocyclones,...

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ESAB South Africa

ESAB South Arica, the leading supplier of high-end welding and cutting products to the Southern African industrial market is based in...


GreaseMax is a chemically operated automatic lubricator.

VEGA Controls SA (Pty) Ltd
VEGA Controls SA (Pty) Ltd

For over 60 years, VEGA has provided industry-leading products for the measurement of level, density, weight and pressure. As the inventor of the...


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