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On-The-Air (08/03/2024)
8th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer talks about iron-ore, manganese and platinum use. 

New Brazil copper mine gearing up to start production
8th March 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Construction of the Tucumã mine, in Brazil, is nearing completion and dual-listed Ero Copper is now gearing up for production to begin in the second half of this year. The $310-million new mine... 

How we Inspire Inclusion on International Women’s Day
How we Inspire Inclusion on International Women’s Day
8th March 2024

By Nimmita Maharaj, Diversity and Transformation Director, Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric Gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls are central to addressing some of the... 

KREBS Technequip knife gate valves are designed to provide long service life and easy maintenance
Valves are critical components that should not be overlooked
8th March 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Viewing valves as insignificant components and, consequently, failing to procure the most suitable solution for a robust application is a common occurrence that impacts negatively on the uptime of... 

The above image depicts the ASCO series 327C solenoid valve provides reliable performance helping to improve operational efficiency
Manufacturer launches app, solenoid valve
8th March 2024

A powerful software tool that combines Fisher control valve expertise with advanced analytic algorithms, launched by technology, software and engineering company Emerson makes it possible for users... 

The new IBL 3000 dry ice blasting machine sold by Dry Ice Blasting Solutions
Dry ice blaster popular in cleaning applications
8th March 2024 By: Halima Frost

With more than 30 units of the Intelblast (IBL) 3000 having been sold to foundries, forges and die-casting companies across South Africa, blasting machine manufacturer Dry Ice Blasting Services... 

The newly launched Vanta Max and Vanta Core X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysers one blue and one yellow
New analysers launched at Indaba
8th March 2024 By: Halima Frost

International elemental analysis company Innov-X Africa has taken delivery of the newly launched Vanta Max and Vanta Core X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysers, which were showcased at this year’s... 

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Teraco moves to grow and green SA data-centre footprint
8th March 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Digital transformation is happening in every industry and digitalisation of the economy is intensifying the need for highly available, and sustainable, information and communication technology... 

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Tydan Control Valve
8th March 2024

Innovative control valve solutions provider Tydan Control Valve specialises in the design, manufacturing and distribution of high-quality control valves, water demand management equipment and... 

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Green, high-purity pig iron project, Saudi Arabia
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

An engineering study has assessed a HIsmelt-based 1.1-million-tonne-a-year pig iron production facility to capitalise on Saudi Arabia’s drive for low-emissions steel production. 

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Burnstone gold project, South Africa – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Consistent with the requirements of Sibanye’s capital allocation framework, the project will be delayed and is expected to ramp up again during 2025.  

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Cariboo gold project, Canada – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Osisko Gold Royalties has secured funding for the project. 

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Selous Metallurgical Complex tailings storage facility, Zimbabwe – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project will extend the design life of the tailings storage facility until 2049. 

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Balama graphite project, Mozambique – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Syrah Resources has announced a binding offtake agreement with Korean battery materials group Posco Future M for natural graphite fines from the Balama mine. 

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Jansen potash project, Canada – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

BHP has signed nonbinding sales agreements for all potash production from both phases of the Jansen mine. 

Kachi lithium brine project, Argentina – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Lake Resources has announced further cost reductions to extend its financial flexibility and better position the company to complete a strategic partner selection process for its Kachi project. 

Longonjo neodymium/praseodymium project, Angola – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Preparatory works are advancing smoothly. 

Gold bars from the Sabodala-Massawa mine
Sabodala-Massawa gold mine expansion, Senegal – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Wet commissioning activities are under way. 

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South Crofty tin project, UK – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Cornish Metals will start refurbishing New Cook's Kitchen shaft ahead of schedule. 

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Tulu Kapi gold project, Ethiopia – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A preliminary economic assessment has indicated the economic attractiveness of mining the underground deposit adjacent to the Tulu Kapi openpit. 

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Wolfsberg lithium project, Austria – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Critical Metals is focusing on the project's future construction and commissioning. 

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Zondereinde Western extension project, South Africa – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Northam Platinum has implemented several capital preservation initiatives at the project. 

Encouraging exploration buoys Côte d’Ivoire prospect
8th March 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Canada-based precious metals miner Fortuna Silver has reported several emerging prospects at its West African Séguéla mine, in Côte d’Ivoire, of which its Badior prospect stands out, with... 

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Stationary hydrogen power highlighted as major solution by Toyota fuel cell-using developer
7th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

When Engineering News & Mining Weekly covered last month’s local launch of BMW’s first hydrogen car fleet on South Africa's roads, we discovered that BMW’s hydrogen refilling station in Midrand is... 

Ionic nearing first production in Uganda
7th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX-listed Ionic Rare Earths has completed construction and commissioning of Phase 1 of the technical facility and demonstration plant at its Makuutu rare earths project, in Uganda. Makuutu is... 

DRA Global director Val Coetzee
DRA Global promotes Coetzee to executive director position
7th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Engineering consultancy DRA Global has appointed nonexecutive director Val Coetzee as director of process and technology – an executive position – effective immediately. He will oversee the... 

Kavango reveals promising resource estimates at Zimbabwe project
6th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Southern Africa-focussed metals explorer Kavango Resources has received a maiden resource estimate for the two largest tailings dumps at the Nara gold project, in Zimbabwe, revealing an indicated... 

Lotus Resources to join the ASX 300 index
5th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX- and OTCQB-listed Lotus Resources will join the S&P/ASX 300 index on March 18, following the index’s March quarterly review. Lotus owns an 85% interest in the Kayelekera uranium project, in... 

Osisko Development secures $50m for Cariboo project
5th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Gold company Osisko Development has secured funding for ongoing detailed engineering and preconstruction activities at the Cariboo gold project, in British Columbia. The $50-million delayed draw... 

Sandvik Rock Processing’s design and engineering process involves close collaboration with customers to understand their specific needs
In-house engineering expertise give mines valuable flexibility
5th March 2024

With its well established design and manufacturing capabilities in South Africa, Sandvik Rock Processing delivers customised and standard vibrating equipment solutions, including screens and... 

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Bridging the talent shortage in modern data centres
5th March 2024

By Carol Koech, Strategy Director, Sustainability & Thought Leadership – Schneider Electric International Operations  The rapid expansion of data centres has created a high demand for skilled... 

Pensana’s Longonjo project in Angola
Long lead item orders placed, site preparation works well under way at Longonjo
4th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Preparatory works are forging ahead smoothly at rare earths mining company Pensana’s Longonjo project in Angola, with main construction expected to start in May and cold commissioning to follow in... 

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ACTOM Distribution Transformers secures order to supply NECRT units to Kamoa copper mine
4th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

ACTOM Distribution Transformers recently secured an order for the supply of its neutral electromagnetic couplers with earthing resistors and an auxiliary transformer (NECRTs) to the Kamoa copper... 

Top Codelco execs see debt growing as production recovers
Top Codelco execs see debt growing as production recovers
1st March 2024 By: Reuters

Top executives of Chile's State-run Codelco, the largest copper producer in the world, expect the company's debt to continue increasing as it adjusts cost estimates to revamp key mines. In a... 

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Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
1st March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Ivanhoe chairperson Robert Friedland has commented that Kamoa-Kakula continues to exceed expectations in terms of overall performance. 

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Degritting spiral reduces carbon costs for gold miners
1st March 2024

Amid tough economic conditions, metallurgy and process engineering solutions developer Multotec has responded to the challenge of the high costs associated with using activated carbon in gold... 

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Local manufacturer seeks to ease crane buying process
1st March 2024 By: Lynne Davies

There is a risk associated with buying capital equipment, and the choice of a factory crane can be “especially tricky”, says local overhead cranes and hoists manufacturer Condra Cranes. Condra... 

3D concrete printers offers transformative solutions to the challenges faced by the construction sector
3D concrete printer stands to benefit South African construction
1st March 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

The development of fit-for-purpose machinery, made in South Africa and for African conditions, such as three-dimensional (3D) concrete printing, stands to offer the construction industry enhanced... 

The above image depicts the Kito L5 lever hoists, which have been developed to improve efficiencies and enhance safety. In the event of excessive overload lifting, the integrated overload limiter is automatically activated and the lever slips, preventing injury and damage
Increased demand for safe, stable hoists
1st March 2024

Technology supplier Becker Mining South Africa experienced a record year in 2023 in terms of sales and the success of Kito electrical and manual hoists, with a particular focus on Kito L5 lever... 

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Tyre repurposing tech floated for waste issues
1st March 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Waste recycling and reuse plant developer Stellar3 reports that end-of-life mining vehicle tyres can pose significant challenges for the mining industry, as tyres are used for a lot of mining... 

Prefab buildings provider celebrates five decades
1st March 2024

Prefabricated buildings provider Kwikspace is celebrating more than five decades of delivering tailor-made solutions across diverse industries. With expertise spanning schools, clinics, mining,... 

Machinery heralds more efficient, environment-friendly practices
1st March 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

In a significant development for the construction sector, machine industry group Husqvarna has introduced a new range of advanced machinery, which machinery distributor Superb Construction Systems... 

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Is the era of the flying taxi finally about to dawn?
1st March 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The concept of small, usually unconventional, aircraft, carrying small numbers of passengers, weaving their way through towering skyscrapers and speeding over suburbs, has been a staple of... 

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Booyco Electronics
Booyco Electronics

Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of Proximity Detection Systems, offers safety solutions for underground and surface mining, quarrying,...

Booyco Electronics
Booyco Electronics

Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of Proximity Detection Systems, offers safety solutions for underground and surface mining, quarrying,...


Leading condition monitoring specialists, WearCheck, help boost machinery lifespan and reduce catastrophic component failure through the scientific...

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Hanna Instruments (Pty) Ltd

We supply customers with practical affordable solutions for their testing needs. Our products include benchtop, portable, in-line process control...


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