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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. 

Ivanhoe reports promising testwork for improving copper recoveries
27th July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Metals miner Ivanhoe Mines has announced “highly promising” preliminary testwork for improving copper recoveries at its Kamoa-Kakula copper mine in Kolwezi, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.... 

Anglo American Platinum CEO Natascha Viljoen.
Challenge of producing green hydrogen economically has been met – Natascha Viljoen
26th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The challenge of producing green hydrogen economically is now done and dusted. “That box has been ticked,” Anglo American Platinum CEO Natascha Viljoen assured Mining Weekly in a Zoom interview.... 

Three consortia selected to bid for greenfield Boegoebaai port and rail project
25th July 2023 By: Terence Creamer

South Africa’s State-owned Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has shortlisted three consortia to participate in an upcoming bidding process to design, fund and construct a greenfield... 

Weba Chute Systems Technical Manager, Dewald Tintinger and Director Denise Abrahams during a site survey at a steel plant
Optimising transfer points in brownfields projects
25th July 2023

As mining companies embark on brownfields initiatives to meet rising market demand for battery and other minerals, the optimising of transfer points presents a valuable opportunity to deliver more... 

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Kumba lowers full-year sales guidance as logistics challenges persist
25th July 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed Kumba Iron Ore achieved a solid operational and financial performance for the six months ended June 30, despite ongoing logistics constraints and weak global steel demand impacting on... 

Prieska crown pillar +105 level resource increases ahead of trial mining
25th July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Diversified metal explorer and developer Orion Minerals on July 25 announced that the company has taken another key step in its early mining strategy at the Prieska copper/zinc project in South... 

Non-Western supplies start replacing Nornickel's old mining equipment
Non-Western supplies start replacing Nornickel's old mining equipment
24th July 2023 By: Reuters

Russia's Nornickel has started replacing its old mining equipment with supplies from so called "friendly" countries - those that have not imposed sanctions on Moscow, it said on Monday, as it... 

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Modular systems could transform sustainable housing – UP lecturer
21st July 2023 By: Lynne Davies

Standardised modular building systems, supplemented by educational mobile applications, could transform aspects of the local construction sector, says University of Pretoria (UP) senior lecturer... 

HRD 100
The HRD 100 poised to replace current pneumatic models in the market once its multistage pusher leg is made available
Company highlights hand-held rock drill at customer day
21st July 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Conventional mining operations have relied on pneumatic machines for years, but mining equipment supplier Epiroc is confident that its hydraulic hand-held rock drill (HRD) 100, is poised to replace... 

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New technology helps reduce respirable dust
21st July 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

To minimise exposure to hazardous amounts of respiratory dust released through mining operations, dust suppression specialists CDC Dust Control and centrifugal and axial flow fan supplier Air Blow... 

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Solar installation lights way for shoppers
21st July 2023 By: Halima Frost

South African lighting solutions manufacturer BEKA Schréder completed the supply of a solar streetlight installation for a shopping centre in Alberton, Gauteng. A total of 24 BEKA Schréder... 

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Companies bolstering defences as cyberattack threats rise
21st July 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Companies across all industries are increasing their cybersecurity maturity across people, process and technology aspects, but are also increasingly looking at how best to respond in the event of... 

Genlux Lighting
Examining the hype around solar highmast solutions: Are they a real solution or just political grandstanding?
21st July 2023

Loadshedding has residences, businesses and even municipalities scouring to find affordable solutions that can provide relief from the dark of night. With the focus on municipalities, this means... 

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Magnitech: Pioneers in advanced lighting solutions
21st July 2023

Setting the gold standard since 1969, Magnitech has consistently transformed lighting within the mining and engineering sectors. Our distinguished reputation stems from our commitment to innovative... 

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Make the right connection
21st July 2023

Boksburg-based Victor Industrial Equipment (VIE)  has been supplying electrical connectors for underground and open-pit mining ever since its foundation in 1979. VIE is also a distributor for LED... 

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Bidaminna mineral sands project, Australia
21st July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The project prefeasibility study proposes a dredge mining operation, as the deposit is located below the water table. 

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CK gold project, US – update
21st July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

US Gold has achieved two significant milestones in the permitting stage of its CK Gold mining project. 

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Goulamina lithium project, Mali – update
21st July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Leo Lithium has flagged a $30-million capital cost increase at Goulamina. 

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Muntanga uranium project, Zambia – update
21st July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

GoviEx Uranium has announced an updated mineral resource estimate for Muntanga project. 

UMS bridges the gap between the front-end and construction on project in Brazil
20th July 2023

Specialist underground mining and metallurgical processing services company, UMS Group (UMS), is proving the success of its integrated partnership business model on the Ero Copper Caraíba... 

Adrian van Wyk
Optimising mining operations, reducing costs through control and industrial automation
20th July 2023

By Adrian van Wyk, Managing Director at Referro Systems (Pty) Ltd With over 22 years’ experience representing some of the world’s most renowned industrial brands, including Rockwell Automation,... 

Andrada CEO Anthony Viljoen
Andrada raises £7.7m for capital expansion programmes
18th July 2023 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed technology metals mining company Andrada Mining has successfully raised £7.7-million by issuing 77 unsecured, convertible loan notes worth £100 000 each to both new and existing... 

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First Sandvik screen package built in SA
18th July 2023

Sandvik Rock Processing, a global leader in the mining and rock excavation industry, has marked a significant step in its expansion across Africa with the successful completion of its first South... 

Another project proves up for Black Cat
18th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A scoping study into the Coyote gold project, in Western Australia, has found that the project could support the production of 200 000 oz over a mine life of five years. ASX-listed Black Cat... 

Gaylor Montmasson-Clair
Opinion: How South Africa could seize the moment and build renewables and battery value chains
18th July 2023

The draft South African Renewable Energy Masterplan (SAREM) has been released for public comment. In this article, Gaylor Montmasson-Clair, who is a facilitator of the SAREM process, outlines the... 

Hunter Valley hydrogen hub gets A$70m boost
18th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal government will invest A$70-million to progress the Hunter Valley Hydrogen Hub (HVHH) being developed by energy major Origin and mining and infrastructure solutions provider Orica. The... 

QPM strikes partnership deal with SMT
17th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Queensland Pacific Metals (QPM) has struck a partnership agreement with New Caledonian ore supplier Société des Mines de la Tontouta (SMT). Under a memorandum of understanding (MoU)... 

Atlantic appoints DRA to confirm viability of upgrading lower-grade secondary product at Ewoyaa
14th July 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed Atlantic Lithium has appointed consultancy DRA Global to conduct a scoping study for the inclusion of a flotation circuit at the Ewoyaa lithium project, in Ghana. The scoping study... 

Magnum to refresh Buena Vista economics
14th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Magnum Mining & Exploration on Friday announced that it would undertake a refresh of the engineering and design for its Buena Vista iron project in Nevada. The refresh is aimed at... 

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Ensuring uptime
14th July 2023

Booyco Engineering – a South African company specialising in the design, development and manufacturing of custom designed heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems – has implemented... 

It is specifically designed for future maintenance and cleaning on areas where there is a brick façade
Fastener specialist driven by innovation, sector challenges
14th July 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

South Africa’s fasteners industry is a dynamic sector driven by innovation, challenges and the collective efforts of passionate individuals and companies like Germiston-based fastener supplier The... 

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Local manufacturer lights up DRC mine
14th July 2023

The Kipushi mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been illuminated using an underground lighting solution made possible by South African lighting solutions manufacturer BEKA Schréder.... 

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New vacuum gauge ensures process control and operational reliability
14th July 2023

The new Pirani Bayard-Alpert vacuum gauge PBR 360 offers increased accuracy, attractive service concept and longevity owing to its redundant filaments. Vacuum pumps manufacturer Pfeiffer Vacuum has... 

Screw compressor introduced to meet various industries’ needs
14th July 2023

To meet the diverse requirements of its customers, compressed air solutions provider Tru Compressor Solutions has introduced the full feature tank-mounted screw compressor Detroit DB FF Series to... 

Firm’s products mitigate challenges
14th July 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

In the competitive fastener industry, substandard products often present a significant challenge, one that industrial machinery manufacturer Bearing Man Group (BMG) aims to mitigate through... 

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Company expands into DRC with launch of two new entities
14th July 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

A new venture in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has led to asset integrity management and industrial solutions company the Dickinson Group of Companies (DGC) establishing DGC Africa DRC - a... 

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Sanankoro gold project, Mali – update
14th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Cora Gold announced the appointment of key management personnel and the start of the construction tender process on July 11. 

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KSM – additional block cave, Canada – update
14th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

KSM Mining has closed the sale of a $150-million secured note to Sprott Resource Streaming and Royalty. 

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Haib copper project, Namibia – update
14th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Namibia's Ministry of Mines and Energy has renewed Deep-South Resources' Haib copper licence for two years. 

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Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
14th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The complex produced a record 103 786 t of copper concentrate in the second quarter, compared with the 93 603 t produced in the first quarter, representing an 11% increase quarter-on-quarter. 

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Wolfsberg lithium project, Austria – update
14th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Critical Metals Corp has entered into a share subscription agreement of up to $125-million with private alternative investment group GEM Global Yield Fund, the proceeds of which will be used to... 

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Araguaia ferronickel project, Brazil – update
14th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Horizonte Minerals has received a mining approval permit for Araguaia, paving the way for mining activities to start. 

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