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BCI strikes offtake deal with Itochu
27th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Potash developer BCI Minerals has inked an offtake term-sheet with Japanese trading and investment firm Itochu for the supply of high-purity salt from the Mardie project, in Western Australia.... 

Western Range spend tips A$1bn
26th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mining major Rio Tinto and its joint venture partner China Baowu Steel Group Co have spent some A$1-billion on contract awards to Western Australian businesses for the construction of the Western... 

B2Gold adds C$90m to capex of its first mine in Canada
B2Gold adds C$90m to capex of its first mine in Canada
26th June 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Toronto-listed miner B2Gold has earmarked an additional C$90-million for the construction of its first mine in Canada, bringing the Goose project’s total capital expenditure to C$890-million. The... 

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Tamboran advances Beetaloo and Middle Arm plans
23rd June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Natural gas developer Tamboran Resources has tapped ASX-listed APA Group as the preferred transmission pipeline partner for its Beetaloo Basin development. The two companies have now signed a term... 

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Renewables drive sustainable development
23rd June 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Comprehensive energy audits and advanced lithium-ion batteries have enabled renewable energy company Blockpower to ensure a stable and high-quality power supply for The Emerald development, in... 

Omron’s commitment to zero-defect manufacturing, eco-design directives and sustainable solutions demonstrates its dedication to advancing green building
Ecological practices ensure ‘greener’ future
23rd June 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

With a commitment to zero-defect manufacturing and an adherence to the European Union Ecodesign Directive – which establishes ecological-design (eco-design) requirements for energy-related products... 

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Firm offers unique cutting service
23rd June 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Local water-jet cutting service provider MAXJET will be launching a new online store in early 2024 for an extensive catalogue that specifically targets clients abroad, owing to the weaker rand.... 

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New space agency CEO outlines vision for stimulating local space industry
23rd June 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

The South African National Space Agency’s (SANSA’s) recently appointed and third confirmed (as distinct from acting) CEO, Humbulani Mudau, is determined to use the solid “launch pad” created under... 

Holistic architecture, sustainable design shaping future of green buildings
23rd June 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

In the pursuit of creating sustainable and eco-friendly buildings, architects and organisations are focusing on key principles that promote holistic architecture and sustainable design. According... 

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Cabinda phosphate project, Angola – update
23rd June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Minbos Resources is advancing the development of its Cabinda phosphate project, having awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management contract for the project to Brazil’s EPC... 

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Goulamina lithium project, Mali – update
23rd June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

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

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Idaho Cobalt Operations, US – update
23rd June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Jervois Global will accelerate exploration at the Idaho Cobalt Operations, and a bankable feasibility study for a cobalt refinery in the US as funding from the US government gets under way. 

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Kachi lithium brine project, Argentina – update
23rd June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Lake Resources is targeting the completion of a definitive feasibility study by December 2023. 

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Mardie salt and potash project, Australia – update
23rd June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

BCI Minerals has flagged a cost blow-out at its Mardie potash project while warning of delays to first production.  

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Nolans neodymium/praseodymium rare earths project, Australia – update
23rd June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Arafura Resources has received a letter of interest from Canadian credit export agency Export Development Canada for the provision of a potential $300-million in financing for the project. 

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Orom-Cross graphite project, Uganda – update
23rd June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Blencowe Resources has announced that additional metallurgical testwork on Orom-Cross has been completed by a Chinese graphite technical specialist laboratory, based at Wuhan University, in China. 

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Mt Carbine tungsten mine expansion project, Australia – update
23rd June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A bankable feasibility study update, completed in May 2023, has proposed a ten-year operation. 

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Caijiaying mine, China
23rd June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A zinc/lead/silver/gold mine in the north-west of Beijing in Hebei province, China. 

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NextSource's Molo mine produces first SuperFlake graphite concentrate
22nd June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-listed NextSource Materials has produced its first SuperFlake graphite concentrate at the Molo mine, in Madagascar. The first tonne of production comprises +48 mesh jumbo size, or SuperFlake,... 

Qld awards A$20m early works contract for CopperString
22nd June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Queensland government has set aside A$594-million in its Budget to start construction of CopperString 2032, announcing on Thursday that a A$20-million early works package for engineering and... 

Zimplats sees significant dust reduction and increased productivity with Weba Chute Systems
20th June 2023

Custom engineered chute systems have significantly reduced dust levels while increasing productivity at Zimplats. Over the last two decades, Weba Chute Systems has installed 99 of its tailormade... 

Aura raises $670 495 in share purchase plan
20th June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australia-based minerals company Aura Energy, which is developing the Tiris uranium project in Mauritania, has raised $670 495 in a share purchase plan (SPP). The SPP, along with a placement... 

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BCI flags A$500m cost blow-out and delayed production
20th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Potash developer BCI Minerals has flagged a A$500-million cost blow-out at its Mardie potash project, in Western Australia, while also warning of delays to first production. The company on... 

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King unveils Critical Minerals Strategy
20th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal government has unveiled its new Critical Minerals Strategy, highlighting six focus areas to help grow Australia’s critical minerals wealth, create jobs, and strengthen global clean... 

High quality of end products reaffirmed at Blencowe’s Uganda project
19th June 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Blencowe Resources announces that additional metallurgical test work on its Orom-Cross graphite project, in northern Uganda, has been completed by a Chinese graphite technical specialist... 

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Transforming South Africa's Mining Industry Through Specialist Training Providers
19th June 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.... 

Proof will be in the pudding says Appea
16th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (Appea) said this week that the test for the government’s newly introduced Mandatory Code of Conduct would be if it could support the... 

GIBB’s supportive environment allows young engineers to express their opinions and explore alternative approaches
Sector poses daily trials, despite prowess
16th June 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

The civil engineering sector presents daily challenges that engineers, regardless of their experience, must overcome. These challenges can be technical, contractual or even outside their comfort... 

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Company expands blast enhancement platform to include quarries
16th June 2023

Explosives and blasting solutions company Orica released a new integrated digital solution for the quarry market to streamline and optimise blasting operations in April. BlastIQ Quarry is a smart... 

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Extreme weather erodes road networks
16th June 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Extreme weather associated with climate change has resulted in many roads becoming impassable, sustaining serious damage or being completely destroyed. The South African roads industry has sought... 

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Waterberg platinum group metals project, South Africa – update
16th June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Platinum Group Metals has reported that two of its joint venture partners have established a special purpose company to hold and fund their future equity interests in the venture. 

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Mahenge graphite project, Tanzania – update
16th June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Black Rock Mining will raise A$10-million in a share placement to institutional and sophisticated investors, to fund working capital for the completion of the debt process and project-level partner... 

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Valentine gold project, Canada – update
16th June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Franco-Nevada now holds an aggregate 3% net smelter return on the project. 

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Iron Bridge magnetite project – Stage 2, Australia – update
16th June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Fortescue Metals has signed an A$18-million agreement with the Nyamal traditional custodians to provide mining equipment for the project. 

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Move on
16th June 2023 By: Terence Creamer

South Africans are beyond exhausted when it comes to power disruptions and are entirely fed up with false promises. Amid the fatigue and annoyance, it is possible to be convinced by solutions that... 

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Opinion: Economy heavily dependent on freight rail demonopolisation, passenger rail devolution
15th June 2023

The pragmatism of the National Logistics Crisis Committee can yield an innovative complementary funding model for freight and passenger rail networks in South Africa, writes Infrastructure Finance... 

Sandvik introduces AutoMine® AutoLoad 2.0 for improved autonomous bucket loading
15th June 2023

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is introducing AutoMine® AutoLoad 2.0, a new AutoMine® feature that enables fully automated production cycles for loaders operating in fixed drawpoint and dump... 

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Govt finalises new Gas Code
15th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal government has completed the design of the Mandatory Gas Code of Conduct (Gas Code), placing emphasis on securing additional domestic supply in the short term, and facilitating... 

Ramping up new builds, maintenance
15th June 2023

Roads agency the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) will continue to increase road construction and maintenance across South Africa. These efforts comprise numerous projects... 

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Structural demolitions pick up pace
15th June 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Requests for proposals for structural demolition have increased recently, following a backlog in maintenance and repairs of critical infrastructure, owing to the temporary suspension of... 

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JA Engineering showcases new continuous mining machine
14th June 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Original-equipment manufacturer JA Engineering (JAE) has showcased the latest in its range of underground mining equipment, the JAE38 Wildcub. The locally manufactured, low-mid-seam continuous... 

Panoramic suspends concentrate production at Savannah
14th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Nickel miner Panoramic Resources has suspended ore processing and concentrate production at its Savannah nickel project, in Western Australia with the miner also revising production guidance. The... 

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IGO has electrification plans for Cosmos
14th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Critical minerals company IGO will undertake a study for the full underground electrification of its Cosmos nickel project, in Western Australia. The miner has awarded ASX-listed Perenti, in... 

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