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Horizonte appoints former Vale exec as Araguaia operations director
24th August 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Nickel developer Horizonte Minerals has strengthened its management team with the appointment of Fernando Marino as operations director for Araguaia project, in Brazil. Marino has more than 35... 

E3 produces lithium carbonate 
24th August 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Alberta lithium developer and extraction technology innovator E3 Lithium on Wednesday announced that it had successfully produced lithium carbonate – the last major step in a conventional process... 

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Iluka pauses synthetic rutile production after tough half
23rd August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mineral sands miner Iluka has closed a tough first half, with revenues and profits falling on the back of subdued demand. The ASX-listed company on Wednesday reported that mineral sands revenue... 

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Aveng swings to a loss in ‘transitional’ year
22nd August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Construction and engineering group Aveng has described the financial year ended June 30 as one of transition, characterised by a normalisation of operating activities as the group emerged from the... 

Perpetua wins new DoD award to push antimony trisulphide supply chain at Stibnite
22nd August 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

US-headquartered Perpetua Resources on Monday announced a new award from the Department of Defense (DoD) for up to $15.5-million to demonstrate a fully domestic antimony trisulphide supply chain... 

Pensana's Longonjo mine
Pensana progresses upfront cost reduction of planned Longonjo mine
21st August 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed Pensana has advised that it is on track to re-engineer the Longonjo project, in Angola, to reduce its upfront capital cost to $200-million and complete financial due diligence for... 

Jubilee's Sable Zinc operations in Zambia
Jubilee on track to expand copper, chrome and PGM processing further
21st August 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Johannesburg- and London-listed Jubilee Metals says it has traded 24 500 t of newly produced chrome product from the expanded Inyoni chrome and platinum group metal (PGM) operations, in the... 

SAIMM announces William Joughin as president
18th August 2023

The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) has sworn in William Joughin as the new president for 2023/2024. The SAIMM announced the new president for the Institute at the... 

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Solid foundations required for successful community trusts
18th August 2023 By: Donna Slater

Several factors can play a key and determining role in the success of mining companies’ efforts to improve environmental, social and governance credentials, especially as it relates to the... 

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Advancing bolt load measurement
18th August 2023 By: Donna Slater

Ensuring the reliability of bolted connections is vital for safety, performance and operational efficiency in mining and engineering applications, leading to bolt technology developer InterBolt... 

South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy president and SRK Consulting partner William Joughin
William Joughin
18th August 2023

This week we profile South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy president and SRK Consulting partner William Joughin 

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New products garner attention
18th August 2023

To help improve efficiency, reduce downtime and save on costs within the mining sector, electrical and automation systems supplier Referro Systems provides a wide range of products, from valve... 

Company offers solutions for safer work-at-height practices
18th August 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Solar system installations in South Africa must prioritise safety and proper planning, with height works specialist Height Safe 360 emphasising that training is an imperative to ensure... 

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Haib copper project, Namibia – update
18th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

South African technical consultancy the MSA Group has been reappointed to produce an updated NI43-101-compliant mineral resource estimate for the Haib copper project. 

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Kolosori nickel project, Solomon Islands – update
18th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Pacific Nickel Mines has started construction at its Kolosori nickel project. 

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Twin Hills gold project, Namibia
18th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A definitive feasibility study has proposed the development of a low-risk, technically simple openpit mine using contract mining. 

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Understanding the SAISC: Empowering excellence in Southern African steel construction
18th August 2023

The Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC) stands as a prominent and esteemed organisation dedicated to advancing and promoting the steel construction industry in the region. With... 

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Yearly materials handling conference well represented
18th August 2023 By: Halima Frost

This year’s International Materials Handling Conference (IMHC), Beltcon21, was held on August 2 and 3 at the Emperor's Palace Conference Centre in Kempton Park, Gauteng. Beltcon – the leading... 

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Global giant acquires materials handling supplier
18th August 2023

Mining and construction equipment manufacturer Metso signed an agreement to acquire privately-owned Australian company Brouwer Engineering in July. Brouwer Engineering specialises in automation,... 

SAP, partners launch Africa’s first AppHaus in South Africa
18th August 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Africa’s first AppHaus, forming part of a community of global locations driven by software company SAP and its partners to ensure that creative spaces and innovation services are available to... 

Cape Town approves seven-year road contracts
18th August 2023 By: Irma Venter

Cape Town’s Urban Mobility Directorate has received the green light from the city council to enter into long-term road contracts, spanning seven financial years, to facilitate the “uninterrupted... 

SA mining regulations hinder junior miners
18th August 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

South African mining regulations are more geared towards major mining houses; this contributes to lower levels of investment in greenfield exploration  and remote brownfields development... 

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South Africa still mulling design for sustainable automotive industry
18th August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

South Africa’s automotive manufacturing sector has been a real success story for the country; however, it must now bolster domestic demand and adapt its policies and initiatives as the shift... 

Surefire signs downstream MoU in Saudi Arabia
16th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Surefire Resources has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Investment in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (MISA) for concentrate processing and vanadium production... 

St Barbara unveils plans for Fifteen Mile Stream
St Barbara unveils plans for Fifteen Mile Stream
16th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Gold miner St Barbara has unveiled plans for a standalone 1.7-million- to 1.8-million-tonne-a-year operation at its Fifteen Mile Stream project, in Nova Scotia. The company said on Wednesday that... 

Premier reaches new offtake, prepayment agreement with Canmax for Zimbabwe project
15th August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Premier African Minerals and Canmax Technologies have reached an agreement to amend and restate the offtake and prepayment agreement they entered into in August 2022. The amended... 

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TNPA confirms participants in consortia vying for Boegoebaai project
14th August 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has released details of the companies participating in the three consortia shortlisted to participate in an upcoming bidding process to design, fund and... 

Akobo appoints consultancy veteran as Segele mine manager
14th August 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Ethiopia-focused gold miner Akobo Minerals has appointed Professor Steven Rupprecht as mine manager and strategic adviser to its Segele operation in southwest Ethiopia. He initially worked for... 

The increase in the second quarter of this year’s net income was largely attributable to the significant increase in third-party chrome sales at the Crocodile River Mine
Eastplats reports strong second-quarter financial, operating performance
11th August 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Eastern Platinum’s (Eastplats’) net income attributable to equity shareholders increased to $7.7-million for the quarter ended June 30, compared with the... 

Marula approves Blesberg resource drilling exploration, mining programme
11th August 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

The board of Africa-focused mining and development company Marula Mining has approved a R26-million (about $1.35-million) resource drilling exploration and mine planning programme for the company’s... 

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Lift II copper project, South Africa – update
11th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Murray & Roberts Cementation achieved a milestone at the project. 

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Companies collaborate on voltage solutions for large EAFs
11th August 2023

Global solutions provider Tenova and leading power conversion company GE Power Conversion signed a Cooperation Agreement in June, combining their efforts on target projects that are aimed at... 

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Fire protection for industry
11th August 2023

With many highly flammable substances being processed and the varying risks of fire hazards and explosive potential on chemical and petrochemical plants, fire protection has become a major... 

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Fuel type key to success
11th August 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid ongoing power outages and energy constraints, new approaches to fuel selection and efficiency among chemical plants have become necessary, says boiler and energy plant operations and... 

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Furnace upgrades enhance productivity
11th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Heat induction specialist firm Electroheat Induction recently undertook an induction melting furnace upgrade project at a steel plant located in New Jersey to improve its efficiency, performance,... 

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Platreef palladium/rhodium/nickel/platinum/copper/gold project, South Africa – update
11th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Ivanhoe Mines is undertaking optimisation work to identify value-accretive options for installing hoisting capacity to Platreef's Shaft 3. 

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Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
11th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Record quarterly production of 103 786 t of copper in concentrate was achieved for the quarter ended June 30, 2023. 

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Idaho Cobalt Operations, US – update
11th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Jervois entered an agreement for $15-million in funding from the US government for drilling at its Idaho Cobalt Operations and to conduct a bankable feasibility study for the construction of a... 

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Coburn mineral sands project, Australia – update
11th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Strandline Resources launched a A$35-million capital raise on July 31 to support the ramp-up of its Coburn project towards steady-state production. 

Condra supplies overhead crane to Angolan mine
11th August 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Crane manufacturer Condra Cranes has manufactured and commissioned an overhead crane for a mine in Angola. The overhead crane is assisting with the construction, in a project managed by specialist... 

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Copper 360 - Women in Mining
11th August 2023

The women making copper shine Copper 360 is not only South Africa’s emerging copper giant, but is also a business that understands the mutually symbiotic relationship between the success of a... 

These beneficiation plants will be similar to those at the Mooinooi Sylvania Dump operations in terms of circuit configuration and technology
Sylvania subsidiary signs chrome, PGMs ore treatment JV agreement
10th August 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Platinum group metals (PGMs) producer Sylvania Platinum’s wholly owned South African subsidiary Sylvania Metals has entered into an unincorporated joint venture (JV) agreement with design engineer... 

US GoldMining CEO Tim Smith (left) and Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy (right) standing on the Whistler gold/copper project, overlooking the camp site, airstrip and Skwentna river valley.
Plans for West Susitna access road progressing
10th August 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

The proposed West Susitna Access Road (WSAR) that will connect exploration and development company US GoldMining’s proposed Whistler project with existing highway, rail, power and port... 

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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,...

Booyco Electronics
Booyco Electronics

Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of Proximity Detection Systems, offers safety solutions for underground and surface mining, quarrying,...

Booyco Electronics
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Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of Proximity Detection Systems, offers safety solutions for underground and surface mining, quarrying,...

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