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Wolfsberg lithium project, Austria – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Critical Metals is focusing on the project's future construction and commissioning. 


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Zondereinde Western extension project, South Africa – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Northam Platinum has implemented several capital preservation initiatives at the project. 


Encouraging exploration buoys Côte d’Ivoire prospect
8th March 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Canada-based precious metals miner Fortuna Silver has reported several emerging prospects at its West African Séguéla mine, in Côte d’Ivoire, of which its Badior prospect stands out, with... 


Elemental Energy’s Dereck Armstrong.
Stationary hydrogen power highlighted as major solution by Toyota fuel cell-using developer
7th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

When Engineering News & Mining Weekly covered last month’s local launch of BMW’s first hydrogen car fleet on South Africa's roads, we discovered that BMW’s hydrogen refilling station in Midrand is... 


Ionic nearing first production in Uganda
7th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX-listed Ionic Rare Earths has completed construction and commissioning of Phase 1 of the technical facility and demonstration plant at its Makuutu rare earths project, in Uganda. Makuutu is... 


DRA Global director Val Coetzee
DRA Global promotes Coetzee to executive director position
7th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Engineering consultancy DRA Global has appointed nonexecutive director Val Coetzee as director of process and technology – an executive position – effective immediately. He will oversee the... 


Kavango reveals promising resource estimates at Zimbabwe project
6th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Southern Africa-focussed metals explorer Kavango Resources has received a maiden resource estimate for the two largest tailings dumps at the Nara gold project, in Zimbabwe, revealing an indicated... 


Lotus Resources to join the ASX 300 index
5th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX- and OTCQB-listed Lotus Resources will join the S&P/ASX 300 index on March 18, following the index’s March quarterly review. Lotus owns an 85% interest in the Kayelekera uranium project, in... 


Osisko Development secures $50m for Cariboo project
5th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Gold company Osisko Development has secured funding for ongoing detailed engineering and preconstruction activities at the Cariboo gold project, in British Columbia. The $50-million delayed draw... 


Sandvik Rock Processing’s design and engineering process involves close collaboration with customers to understand their specific needs
In-house engineering expertise give mines valuable flexibility
5th March 2024

With its well established design and manufacturing capabilities in South Africa, Sandvik Rock Processing delivers customised and standard vibrating equipment solutions, including screens and... 


Carol Koech
Bridging the talent shortage in modern data centres
5th March 2024

By Carol Koech, Strategy Director, Sustainability & Thought Leadership – Schneider Electric International Operations  The rapid expansion of data centres has created a high demand for skilled... 


Pensana’s Longonjo project in Angola
Long lead item orders placed, site preparation works well under way at Longonjo
4th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Preparatory works are forging ahead smoothly at rare earths mining company Pensana’s Longonjo project in Angola, with main construction expected to start in May and cold commissioning to follow in... 


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ACTOM Distribution Transformers secures order to supply NECRT units to Kamoa copper mine
4th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

ACTOM Distribution Transformers recently secured an order for the supply of its neutral electromagnetic couplers with earthing resistors and an auxiliary transformer (NECRTs) to the Kamoa copper... 


Top Codelco execs see debt growing as production recovers
Top Codelco execs see debt growing as production recovers
1st March 2024 By: Reuters

Top executives of Chile's State-run Codelco, the largest copper producer in the world, expect the company's debt to continue increasing as it adjusts cost estimates to revamp key mines. In a... 


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Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
1st March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Ivanhoe chairperson Robert Friedland has commented that Kamoa-Kakula continues to exceed expectations in terms of overall performance. 


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Degritting spiral reduces carbon costs for gold miners
1st March 2024

Amid tough economic conditions, metallurgy and process engineering solutions developer Multotec has responded to the challenge of the high costs associated with using activated carbon in gold... 


The above image depicts two Condra technicians working on a jib crane
Local manufacturer seeks to ease crane buying process
1st March 2024 By: Lynne Davies

There is a risk associated with buying capital equipment, and the choice of a factory crane can be “especially tricky”, says local overhead cranes and hoists manufacturer Condra Cranes. Condra... 


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3D concrete printers offers transformative solutions to the challenges faced by the construction sector
3D concrete printer stands to benefit South African construction
1st March 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

The development of fit-for-purpose machinery, made in South Africa and for African conditions, such as three-dimensional (3D) concrete printing, stands to offer the construction industry enhanced... 


The above image depicts the Kito L5 lever hoists, which have been developed to improve efficiencies and enhance safety. In the event of excessive overload lifting, the integrated overload limiter is automatically activated and the lever slips, preventing injury and damage
Increased demand for safe, stable hoists
1st March 2024

Technology supplier Becker Mining South Africa experienced a record year in 2023 in terms of sales and the success of Kito electrical and manual hoists, with a particular focus on Kito L5 lever... 


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Tyre repurposing tech floated for waste issues
1st March 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Waste recycling and reuse plant developer Stellar3 reports that end-of-life mining vehicle tyres can pose significant challenges for the mining industry, as tyres are used for a lot of mining... 


Prefab buildings provider celebrates five decades
1st March 2024

Prefabricated buildings provider Kwikspace is celebrating more than five decades of delivering tailor-made solutions across diverse industries. With expertise spanning schools, clinics, mining,... 


Machinery heralds more efficient, environment-friendly practices
1st March 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

In a significant development for the construction sector, machine industry group Husqvarna has introduced a new range of advanced machinery, which machinery distributor Superb Construction Systems... 


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Is the era of the flying taxi finally about to dawn?
1st March 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The concept of small, usually unconventional, aircraft, carrying small numbers of passengers, weaving their way through towering skyscrapers and speeding over suburbs, has been a staple of... 


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Karowe underground project, Botswana – update
1st March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Lucara Diamond Corp has reiterated that the underground project remains a priority, with president and CEO William Lamb saying it represents an exciting and valuable future for the company. 


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Kayelekera uranium restart project, Malawi – update
1st March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Lotus Resources plans to raise $30-million through the issue of 100-million new shares at $0.30 apiece to strategic investors to accelerate the restart works at Kayelekera mine. 


Aerial view of Skouries gold project
Skouries gold/copper project, Greece – update
1st March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Eldorado Gold has increased the capital expenditure estimate of the project. 


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Twin Hills gold project, Namibia – update
1st March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

On February 25, 2024, Osino and Yimtai announced that that they had entered into a binding arrangement – the Yintai Arrangement Agreement – pursuant to which Yintai will acquire all the outstanding... 


Anglo American's Africa and Australia Regional Director Themba Mkhwanazi.
Project finance clinched for 520 MW South African wind, solar projects – Anglo
29th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg- and London-listed diversified mining and marketing company Anglo American announced on Thursday that jointly owned renewable energy venture with EDF Renewables, Envusa Energy, has... 


Harmony Gold CEO Peter Steenkamp.
Harmony Gold board approves R7.9bn project on back of superb half-year results
28th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The board of mining company Harmony Gold has approved the commencement of a R7.9-billion life-of-mine (LoM) extension project at the rich Mponeng gold mine in the West Wits region of South Africa's... 


MacLean Australasia showcases latest Elevated Work Platform innovation - the ML5 Multi-Lift
MacLean Australasia showcases latest Elevated Work Platform innovation - the ML5 Multi-Lift
28th February 2024 By: Dimpho Madiba

MacLean Australasia is launching the latest addition to its Elevated Work Platform product suite – the ML5 Multi-Lift – at an ‘Open Day’ event at its Perth branch on Thursday, March 7th. This... 


An image showing uranium from Aura Energy's Tiris project
FEED study confirms exceptionally good economics for Aura’s Mauritania project
28th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX- and Aim-listed Aura Energy’s recently completed front end engineering design (FEED) study for the Tiris uranium project, in Mauritania, has confirmed “excellent” economic returns, the company... 


The SlurrySucker MK III incorporates the world renowned Toyo heavy duty slurry pump, making it the most efficient and cost effective electrically powered floating dredging system available on the market
Next-gen SlurrySucker for silt-challenged water areas powered by Toyo
28th February 2024

Not only does IPR’s SlurrySucker dredging system effectively clean process water ponds, return water dams or other water storage areas, it has become recognised as an ideal solution for cleaning... 


Modular substations are the best option for data centres, as they can be designed and built quickly
Modular substations power in South Africa's data centre boom
27th February 2024

Data centres are experiencing significant growth in South Africa as the digital revolution continues to gain momentum. To keep up with the demand, these facilities must have the flexibility to... 


Court victory for Sandfire’s Montana copper project
Court victory for Sandfire’s Montana copper project
27th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Copper developer Sandfire Resources America has been given the green light to proceed with the construction of its Black Butte project, after the Montana Supreme Court reversed a 2021 district... 


Wiluna pilot plant be operational by H2 – Toro
27th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed uranium development and exploration company Toro Energy is advancing the design phase of its beneficiation and hydrometallurgical pilot plant at a facility in Perth, in line with plans... 


Lithium Universe secures industrial land for Quebec refinery
26th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australia-listed Lithium Universe on Monday announced the execution of an option agreement to purchase a commercial property in the Becancour Waterfront Industrial Park (BWIP) for its planned 16... 


The Phalaborwa Rare Earths Project involves the recovery of rare earths from gypsum and waste dumps.
Likely lifespan boost for critical rare earths project in South Africa’s Limpopo province
26th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s rare earths project in Limpopo has received a distinctly possible lifespan boost to more than 16 years following an updated bulk density calculation, which has enlarged the likely... 


Lotus to raise $30m to accelerate Kayelekera restart, Letlhakane development
23rd February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

ASX-listed Lotus Resources plans to raise $30-million through the issue of 100-million new shares at $0.30 apiece to strategic investors. The placement funds will enable Lotus to accelerate the... 


FUCHS offers a range of service and maintenance solutions for mining
23rd February 2024

Such has been the success of its relationship building that FUCHS LUBRICANTS SOUTH AFRICA has been offering its man-on-site service to some mining clients for over 30 years, according to Tiaan Le... 


Weir Minerals Africa
Weir Minerals Africa
23rd February 2024

Market leader in slurry handling equipment, Weir Minerals Africa, has an unrivalled installed base of its Warman centrifugal slurry pumps across Africa. The company offers a wide range of slurry... 


Man in hard hat assessing Enduron high-pressure grinding rolls
Smarter mining key amid current market conditions
23rd February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Despite the boon of improved uranium demand, overall, depressed commodity prices and costly operating conditions are emphasising the need for Namibian mining companies to ensure that they mine a... 


An image of the surroundings at the site location of the Omitiomire project
Developer progresses copper project
23rd February 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

After having been stalled for seven years, the Omitiomire copper project of Namibian copper explorer and developer Omico Mining has now completed phases 1, 2 and 3 of metallurgical testwork, with... 


The above image depicts a facility, which comprises a lighting solution that enables managers to dim the luminaires as needed
Lighting system advances energy efficiency
23rd February 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Luminaire manufacturer BEKA Schréder’s wireless control system Schréder ITERRA offers a wireless control solution for lighting applications, providing a “robust, cost-effective and futureproof... 


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