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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... 

Renascor secures license for PSG purification process
10th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Renascor Resources has entered into a licensing agreement with German battery mineral consultancy group Dorfner ANZAPLAN, allowing the company to use an eco-friendly purification... 

De Grey confident in financing Mallina
9th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed De Grey Mining was confident in its ability to fund the Mallina gold project, in Western Australia. A 2022 prefeasibility study (PFS) estimated that the project could produce some 540... 

Westgold to retart Great Fingall
9th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Westgold Resources has pulled the trigger on the Great Fingall mine, some 5km southwest of its Cue operation and 28km from its Tuckabianna processing hub in Western Australia. The... 

Kore Potash has 97% ownership of the Kola and DX Potash Projects in the Sintoukola Basin, located in Congo-Brazzaville
Kore raises $1m, signs revised agreement with Sepco for Kola project
8th August 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Potash development company Kore Potash has entered into a revised agreement with Chinese construction and engineering company Sepco Electric Power Construction Corporation for the provision of... 

The Enduron HPGRs can crush material as small as 5mm to 8mm and requires significantly less water
Weir Minerals' integrated solutions deliver process improvements
7th August 2023

Taking in the full scope of factors within any mining challenge or context, integrated solutions are the best way to reduce operational costs and increase throughput – while maximising water... 

FIRB clears Stellantis' investment in Alliance Nickel
4th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Australian Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) has approved automotive maker Stellantis NV’s investment into ASX-listed Alliance Nickel. The two companies earlier this year struck a binding... 

Compressor recycle valves, also called anti-surge valves, play a vital role in safeguarding the compressor against expensive damage
Compressor recycle valve enhances efficiency, reliability
4th August 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Increasingly demanding dynamic performance requirements and targets to reduce plant emissions are placing compressor equipment at risk of damage, but proven anti-surge and compressor recycle valve... 

Valves play a crucial role in mitigating challenges and ensuring smooth operations
Innovative valve solutions for African mines
4th August 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Mining companies operating in Africa must overcome various obstacles, and valves can play a crucial role in mitigating these challenges and ensuring smooth operations, says distribution service... 

The valve provides “exceptional performance” while reducing installation, maintenance and replacement costs
Versatile valve solution introduced
4th August 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Combining lightweight construction, modular capabilities, corrosion resistance and high-quality materials, industrial equipment supplier Instru-Serve’s butterfly valve 565 provides “exceptional... 

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Concrete offers sustainability, resilience for road construction
4th August 2023

Sustainable and resilient concrete roads are critical in supporting sustainable infrastructure development. Building durable roads should be balanced with minimising the carbon emissions throughout... 

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Scientists develop sustainable alternative to traditional building materials
4th August 2023

Scientists have developed a way to grow building materials using knitted moulds and the root network of fungi as a potential alternative to traditional building material. The composite, called... 

The superiority of John Deere’s 770G/GP and 772G/GP motor graders
The superiority of John Deere’s 770G/GP and 772G/GP motor graders
4th August 2023

When you think of high-quality construction equipment, one name that frequently tops the list is John Deere, a world-renowned brand that consistently delivers industry-leading innovation. Two... 

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Elandsfontein phosphate project, South Africa – update
4th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Kropz has reported in its full-year results, published on July 31, 2023, that delays continue in commissioning the ramp-up of Elandsfontein operations at the mine. 

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Haib copper project, Namibia – update
4th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Deep-South Resources has announced the third batch of assay results from the drilling programme at its Haib copper project. 

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Makhado hard coking coal project, South Africa – update
4th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

An updated life-of-mine (LoM) plan and coal reserve estimate have significantly increased the LoM and improved the project's economics.  

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Makuutu rare earths project, Uganda – update
4th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Construction has started on a demonstration plant at the project.  

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Okiep copper project, South Africa – update
4th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals has reported that the feasibility study is well advanced. 

The Kamoa-Kakula mining complex
Ivanhoe Mines records strong second-quarter at Kamoa-Kakula
3rd August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Canadian miner Ivanhoe Mines’ Kamoa-Kakula copper complex, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), sold 101 526 t of payable copper in the second quarter ended June 30 and recognised record... 

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BHP and Toyota collaborate on decarbonisation
3rd August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified major BHP has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Toyota Australia to enhance safety and decarbonisation measures within BHP's Australian operations. A primary objective of... 

Surface works under way at the Mogale Tailings Retreatment project west of Johannesburg.
Gold miner reserving rights to develop project for benefit of people of South Africa
2nd August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Gold mining company Pan African on Wednesday gave stern notice that it will not tolerate the actions of a few parties with selfish interests that want to derail the R2.5-billion Mogale Tailings... 

Climate-smart mining: Making ‘smart energy’ transition work
Climate-smart mining: Making ‘smart energy’ transition work
2nd August 2023

Media is full of climate-smart mining, and the trend of the world turning to renewable energy for a carbon-neutral future. As a German company founded in 1830, NEUMAN & ESSER (NEA GROUP) has been... 

AngloGold’s JSE share price falls on earnings warning
1st August 2023 By: Darren Parker

Gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti has advised its shareholders to expect a considerable decrease in earnings for the six months ended June 30. The company, which is set to publish its interim... 

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Lynas gets more support from the DoD
1st August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Rare earths miner Lynas has signed an updated contract with the US Department of Defence (DoD) for the construction of its heavy rare earth processing facility in Texas. Lynas was in 2022 awarded... 

Kropz's Elandsfontein mine
Kropz’s shares resumes trading in London, but Elandsfontein ramp-up drags
31st July 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed phosphate miner Kropz’s shares have resumed trading on the London Stock Exchange following a temporary suspension since July 3. The company’s shares were suspended owing to its results... 

MC Mining MD and CEO Godfrey Gomwe
Makhado project economics improved as LoM increases ‘significantly’
31st July 2023 By: Darren Parker

An updated life-of-mine (LoM) plan and coal reserve estimate for MC Mining’s fully-licensed and shovel-ready Makhado steelmaking hard coking coal project have significantly increased the LoM and... 

Customer crane commissioned at Angolan mine
Customer crane commissioned at Angolan mine
31st July 2023

This photograph of milling plant under construction at a mine in Angola shows the mill, the associated overhead crane atop its gantry, and conveyors nearing completion on both sides. The overhead... 

IonicRE advances work on Makuutu demonstration plant
28th July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Construction has started on a demonstration plant at rare earth minerals developer Ionic Rare Earths’ (IonicRE’s) 60%-owned Makuutu heavy rare earths project, in Uganda. The installation contract... 

Work continues on Pueblo Viejo expansion – Barrick
Work continues on Pueblo Viejo expansion – Barrick
28th July 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Global gold major Barrick is continuing to advance the engineering design for the El Naranjo tailings storage facility (TSF) project, which will extend the life of the Pueblo Viejo mine beyond... 

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Victoria bans gas in new-build homes
28th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Victorian government has announced a landmark decision to phase out gas in new homes, drawing criticism from the industry. From January 2024, planning permits for new homes and residential... 

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Lubricant to ‘revolutionise’ automotive sector
28th July 2023

Global leader in automotive lubricants Castrol has announced the launch of its “highly anticipated” Castrol MAGNATEC with DUALOCK technology, which is now available in Africa and “promises to... 

Saudi Ministry signs-off on EV manufacture
28th July 2023

The Saudi Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources has granted an industrial licence to Saudi Arabia’s first electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing brand Ceer, with its vehicles expected to be... 

Firm starts moving to fully electric locomotives
28th July 2023

Australia’s largest rail freight operator, ASX-listed company Aurizon, has been in contact with a Caterpillar company in rail technology solutions, Progress Rail, to undertake an innovative... 

Partners introduce Li-ion solutions
28th July 2023

Swiss low-carbon, lithium-ion (Li-ion) cell-based energy storage solutions provider Leclanché and India-based research and development focused railway products developer Medha Group have formed a... 

Firm invests in second plant
28th July 2023

Integrated urban solutions provider Alstom is driving the expansion of the rail industry in Morocco by investing 160-million dirhams to construct a second rail plant, which will make driving cabs... 

Copper mine files geological findings
28th July 2023

Africa-focused mining and development company Marula Mining reports promising initial findings from the exploration work completed by the company’s independent geological consultants Geofields... 

Project managers and principal agents – who is responsible for what?
28th July 2023

In construction projects undertaken in terms of the Joint Building Contractors Committee (JBCC) Principal Building Agreements, an employer may, in certain instances, depending on the size of the... 

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Pilbara iron-ore project, Australia
28th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Flinders Mines has launched a scoping study to determine the potential development of the project resources to produce a +60% iron direct shipping ore product. 

Aerial view of the Hermosa project
Hermosa zinc/lead/silver project, US – update
28th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

South32 has warned of a noncash impairment expense with regard to the Taylor zinc/silver/lead deposit at the project. 

Image of the Iron Bridge mining equipment
Iron Bridge magnetite project – Stage 2, Australia – update
28th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Fortescue has loaded the first high-grade magnetite product from the Iron Bridge operation. 

Image of Prieska project headgear
Prieska copper/zinc project, South Africa – update
28th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals has taken another key step in its early mining strategy. 

Image of the Sal de Vida lithium operation
Sal de Vida lithium project, Argentina – update
28th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The International Finance Corporation will provide Allkem with up to A$180-million for the development of its Sal de Vida project. 

Image of the Sishen iron-ore operations
Sishen ultrahigh dense-media separation project, South Africa – update
28th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Kumba has significantly progressed detailed design work on ultrahigh dense-media separation technology to improve its premium product offering at Sishen. 

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