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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... 

Artist impression of the proposed deep-water port at Boegoebaai
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... 

An infographic on how the FireDos stationary proportioning systems work
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,... 

Aerial view of the Platrref project, in South Africa
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. 

Aerial view of the Idaho Cobalt operations, in Canada
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... 

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... 

An image of the BioKnit prototype structure developed by the Living Textiles Research Group
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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