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Chvaletice manganese project, Czechia – update
8th December 2023

Euro Manganese has signed definitive agreements with OMRF for $100-million in nondilutive financing to advance the project. 


Aerial view of the Kachi lithium operations
Kachi lithium brine project, Argentina – update
8th December 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Lake Resources is embarking on a quest for strategic partnerships to propel the project to new heights. 


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Ngualla rare earths project, Tanzania – update
8th December 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Peak Rare Earths has successfully reduced its capital and operating cost estimates. 


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15 Mile project, Canada
8th December 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The project design has changed. 


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De Beers nurtures small businesses in reaching diamond dreams
7th December 2023

Forging transformation in the diamond sector through nurturing carefully selected small businesses, De Beers takes a hands-on approach that adapts to past experience. This has led the company to... 


G-7 to ban Russian diamonds starting next year
G-7 to ban Russian diamonds starting next year
7th December 2023 By: Bloomberg

Group of Seven nations have agreed to ban Russian diamond imports from the start of next year in the latest move to curb Russia’s ability to fund its invasion of Ukraine. While the G-7 and its... 


Marula completes drilling programmes at South African project ahead of schedule
6th December 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Africa-focused mining and development company Marula Mining has completed Phase 1 and 2 diamond drilling programmes at the Blesberg lithium and tantalum mine in South Africa, ahead of schedule,... 


Murray & Roberts Cementation is repurposing #3 Shaft at Ivanhoe Mines’ Platreef project to serve a dual function
Dual-purpose vent shaft at Platreef will also hoist ore
6th December 2023

In a project innovation that will allow early hoisting of ore at Ivanhoe Mines’ Platreef project, Murray & Roberts Cementation will be repurposing its 3 Shaft – a ventilation shaft – to serve a... 


Govt funding to advance Nico critical minerals project
6th December 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Canadian government has offered funding to support metallurgical test work for the Nico critical minerals project, which entails a planned openpit and underground mine in the Northwest... 


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From the experts: maintenance for mining CVAs
5th December 2023

Cat® Senior Parts & Service Marketing Consultant Megha Garg provided insights about Maintenance for Mining Customer Value Agreements (CVAs) and the value they bring to a mining operation. [CK1]... 


Lindian progressing Malawi project
1st December 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX-listed Lindian Resources has made “excellent” progress this year on mine development operations and the commissioning of the Stage 1 processing plant at the Kangankunde rare earths project in... 


Commissioning of expanded processing plant at Marula's Blesberg project remains on track
1st December 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

African focused battery metals investment and exploration company Marula Mining has reported steady progress in the expansion of ore processing capacity at its Blesberg lithium and tantalum... 


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New machine aids component manufacture
1st December 2023 By: Trent Roebeck

Having accumulated more than 20 years of experience in the local manufacturing industry, specialised manufacturer and materials processing company MAXJET has commissioned the EnduroMAX – a... 


The above image depicts the analysis of  lubricants in accordance with ISO-4406
Proper filtration improves profitability, productivity
1st December 2023 By: Lynne Davies

Fluid contamination occurs at every level of the production process, entering lubricants and acting as a “silent thief”, mostly undetected and resulting in increased operating costs and a reduction... 


The above image depicts the range of filters provided by Cummins
Efficient filtration for transport
1st December 2023

Industrial supplier and distributor BMG’s filtration product specialist Hanli Schutte notes that BMG supplies and supports a comprehensive range of Fleetguard filters – manufactured by Cummins... 


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Platform facilitates information sharing
1st December 2023 By: Lynne Davies

Project, engineering, and construction management consulting firm SSG Consulting is positioning its business intelligence software platform KEY360, designed for project management and business... 


Smart technology for mobile explosives units
1st December 2023

Mining explosives and blasting technology supplier BME is leveraging smart technology, artificial intelligence and machine learning as a key aspect of its automation efforts to enhance the... 


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Financial software simplifies data collection
1st December 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Finnivo software aims to simplify financial reporting processes for mining companies in Africa by automating the data collection process, thereby enabling finance teams to focus more on analysis... 


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Goliath gold complex, Canada – update
1st December 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Treasury Metals has announced a nonbrokered private placement to raise up to C$4-million for the project. 


Drill rigs at the Kachi lithium brine project
Kachi lithium brine project, Argentina – update
1st December 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Lake Resources has announced a substantial increase in the resource estimate. 


Aerial view of the Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex
Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
1st December 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The direct-to-blister flash smelter is on schedule for commissioning in the fourth quarter of 2024. 


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Lift II copper project, South Africa – update
1st December 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Lift II will have a design capacity of 32 500 t/d, 400 m below Lift I, with a mine life to 2040. 


An aerial view of Peak Resources Ngualla project.
Peak slashes costs at Tanzania rare earths project
30th November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Despite global inflationary pressures, Australia-listed Peak Rare Earths has successfully reduced its capital and operating cost estimates for the Ngualla project, in Tanzania. The project, which... 


Lithium slump has room to run as bearish bets mount in Guangzhou
Lithium slump has room to run as bearish bets mount in Guangzhou
30th November 2023 By: Bloomberg

The swift and brutal decline in lithium prices may still have room to run as bearish bets mount on the Chinese futures market that trades the battery metal. Prices on the Guangzhou Futures... 


DRDGOLD's tailings retreatment under way at Ergo.
Recovery of battery metals, PGMs being looked at by DRDGOLD
30th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The recovery of battery metals and platinum group metals (PGMs) is being looked at by DRDGOLD, the Johannesburg- and New York-listed company, which is being globally acknowledged for its mastery of... 


Battery prices are falling again as raw material costs drop
Battery prices are falling again as raw material costs drop
27th November 2023 By: Bloomberg

As the auto industry grapples with how to make affordable EVs, the task may get easier by one key metric. Battery prices are resuming a long-term trend of decline, following an unprecedented... 


The above image depicts the Pick n Pay Distribution Centre East Port project that earned a place in the Guinness World Records for the innovative solutions for handling and installation required of the unprecedented roof sheeting lengths
Local sector a major player
24th November 2023

The Southern African Institute of Steel Construction’s (Saisc’s) 2023 Steel Awards highlighted the collaboration between steel value chain participants, including architects, designers, engineers... 


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Smart monitoring solutions offered for tailings dams
24th November 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Demand for smart monitoring solutions in tailings storage facilities (TSFs) and waste management infrastructure has increased, following governing bodies’ introducing new standards to mitigate TSF... 


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Tailings dams, climate change relevance highlighted
24th November 2023

As the global mining industry works towards meeting stringent new tailings dam standards, international independent consultancy SRK Consulting, through a presentation given earlier this year to the... 


The above image depicts the concrete columns that secure the steelwork have to be drilled and dowelled onto the existing columns supporting the rooftop slabs, transferring the weight to the centre’s foundations
Unique panel installation at centre
24th November 2023

The addition of another 5.74 MW of solar power at Eastgate Shopping Centre, east of Johannesburg, is being undertaken by diversified infrastructure and construction company Concor, while keeping... 


A large patch of land being cleared to make way for the construction of a tailing re treatment plant being constructed for Pan African Resources at its Mintails operations
Tailings retreatment plant construction progressing
24th November 2023 By: Halima Frost

The construction of midtier gold producer Pan African Resources’ Mogale tailings retreatment (MTR) plant at the Mintails site, on the West Rand of Gauteng, is progressing according to schedule and... 


An aerial view of load haul dump trucks carrying sand and rubble from the construction site of Pensana's Longonjo Mine in Angola
Angolan rare earth project construction progressing
24th November 2023

Magnet metals miner Pensana, continuing with the site development works for its rare-earth elements Longonjo project, in Angola, reported towards the end of August that it was progressing with site... 


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TÜV SÜD awards first ISO 19443 certificate in South Africa to Allweld Nuclear & Industrial
24th November 2023

In a first for TÜV SÜD South Africa, ISO 19443 certification, a quality management standard specific to the nuclear industry, has been attained by engineering solutions company Allweld Nuclear and... 


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Copper World Complex, US
24th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A prefeasibility study has significantly derisked and enhanced the economics of the project. 


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Dalgaranga gold project, Australia – update
24th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Spartan Resources announced a A$25-million institutional placement on November 17 to accelerate its growth strategy. 


Aerial view of the Idaho Cobalt Operations
Idaho Cobalt Operations, US
24th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Jervois has started its underground resource extension programme at the RAM deposit at the Idaho Cobalt Operations. 


 Women in Mining South Africa Launches Bold Initiative Addressing Gender-Based Violence
Women in Mining South Africa Launches Bold Initiative Addressing Gender-Based Violence
23rd November 2023

Gender-based violence (GBV) takes centre stage in the agenda of Women in Mining South Africa (WIMSA). In a sector where various initiatives are underway, GBV remains a critical concern for the... 


Cobalt Blue reports positive results from Flin Flon tailings tests
23rd November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

ASX-listed Cobalt Blue is reported positive results from the test work conducted on Hudbay Minerals’ Flin Flon tailings, in Manitoba. The companies previously announced a test work cooperation... 


Mine dumps in South Africa
Mine closure lacks adequate social integration – research
22nd November 2023 By: Darren Parker

New research on mine closures in South Africa has shown that there remains a lack of integration of social development, which continues to pose a risk to long-term regional development beyond... 


Multotec undertook several environmental clean-up projects that yielded positive outcomes demonstrating the potential in environmental rehabilitation
Multotec eyes environmental clean-up projects as test work yields successful results
22nd November 2023

While the modern world simply cannot function without mining and industrial operations, environmental rehabilitation is an essential and sustainable response to the man-made destruction of the... 


Submersible pumps have long been a staple in the world of fluid handling and pumping
Why Submersible pumps rise above the rest in fluid handling
21st November 2023

Submersible pumps have long been a staple in the world of fluid handling and pumping, with their presence becoming more pronounced, especially in particular applications like sump pumping,... 


Jacques Farmer
Transforming South Africa's Mining Industry Through Specialist Training Providers
21st November 2023

By Jacques Farmer, Managing Director at PRISMA Training Solutions  As mining operations transition to modern methods, it is crucial to ensure workers can adapt to thrive in this new landscape.... 


Sandvik launches its most advanced top hammer tool systems 
Sandvik launches its most advanced top hammer tool systems 
20th November 2023

Featuring an industry-first curved thread design, Sandvik’s new CT55 and CT67 top hammer tool systems are the most advanced the company has launched. The unique design increases efficiency and... 


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