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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... 

Locateion map of the Waterberg project
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... 

Aerial view of the Valentine gold project
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... 

Infrastructure Finance Advisory Institute director Bongani Mankewu
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... 

JAE38 Wildcub Continuous Miner
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... 

MEMSA brings together key South African mining and manufacturing industry role players at the 2023 Mind Shift Conference & Awards held on the 24th & 25th May 2023
13th June 2023

With a focus on innovation in both mining and manufacturing, the 2023 Mind Shift Conference drew together a wide range of stakeholders from the mining industry and supply chain, research... 

Unearthing efficiency in the Mining Industry with leading solutions from Festo
13th June 2023

In the Mining Industry, the use of a reliable detonator cord winder can be the difference between a successful, profitable and safe operation or a disaster. Without the proper equipment, the cord... 

Copper 360 CEO Jan Nelson.
Copper 360 has R560bn worth of copper in the ground, the Junior Indaba hears
9th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Copper company Copper 360, which listed on the AltX of the JSE in April, has more than two-million tonnes of copper its 12 mines, which is worth R560-billion, the Junior Indaba heard this week.... 

Image of a drill rig at the Juanicipio project
Juanicipio silver/gold project, Mexico – update
9th June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

MAG Silver has reported that the mill at Juanicipio is operating at about 85% of its design capacity of 4 000 t/d. 

Location map of the Goulamina lithium project
Goulamina lithium project, Mali – update
9th June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Leo Lithium has struck a A$106-million shareholding and cooperation agreement with Chinese lithium giant Ganfeng Lithium over the project. 

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Stewarts & Lloyds
Stewarts & Lloyds

Stewarts & Lloyds today supplies steel and tube, pipe and fittings, valves, pumps, irrigation, fencing, profiling and roofing products. The cash...

SAIMC (Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Mechatronics and Control)
SAIMC (Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Mechatronics and Control)

Education: Consulting with member companies to obtain the optimal benefits from their B-BBEE spending, skills resources as well as B-BBEE points

KEY360 Management Platform
KEY360 Management Platform

KEY360 Platform Technology is reputedly the world’s leading Project Management and Business Optimization Solution. Award Winning KEY360 is your...


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