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Indonesia approves 38 of 84 requests for 2023 mining quota revision
6th November 2023 By: Reuters

Indonesia has approved 38 out of 84 requests for mining quota revisions this year, a mining ministry official told a parliamentary committee on Monday. Bambang Suswantono did not elaborate on how... 


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Sasol defends disclosure of potential decarbonisation shortcomings as responsible corporate citizenship
3rd November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Energy and chemicals company Sasol has taken exception to nonprofit organisation Just Share accusing it of shirking its responsibility to meet its previously stated goal of reducing its... 


UNDER 60 SECONDS
Multotec’s flame-resistant rubber screen panels self-extinguish in under 60 seconds
Flame-resistant screen media innovation sparks safer mining
3rd November 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Hot work on screen decks during plant maintenance poses a significant risk, as fires in mining not only endanger lives, but also lead to substantial downtime and financial losses. In response to... 


CROP CHALLENGE 
Climate extremes have adversely affected potato crops worldwide
Company advancing agriculture objectives
3rd November 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Amid mounting environmental challenges and the impact of climate change on crop yields and quality, Canadian multinational McCain Foods is embracing so-called regenerative agriculture. This... 


Boosting capital productivity in mining
3rd November 2023

Better project management, through the implementation of two key measures, can improve a mine’s capital productivity, reports consulting, assurance, tax and transaction services firm Ernst & Young... 


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Battery-operated forklifts offer sustainability in warehousing
3rd November 2023

As the world looks towards a more sustainable future, more businesses are being guided by regulations to reduce carbon emissions. For example, in applications such as food storage and handling,... 


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New warehouse to bolster logistics provider’s position in sector
3rd November 2023

Independent logistics service provider Seabourne Logistics announced in September that it would be moving into a new, “expansive” facility in Gauteng, South Africa. The new 22 000 m2 premises... 


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Pandemic-induced change demands upskilling
3rd November 2023 By: Halima Frost

The warehousing and storage sector has noted a substantial uptick in demand for space and associated services, following the significant increase in e-commerce buying after Covid-19. The e-commerce... 


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Optimising to address issues
3rd November 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

As mining operations contend with various industry challenges, operations and maintenance  specialist Associated Energy Sources (AES) MD Chris Paterson points to energy plant optimisation and... 


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Specialist develops economical solutions
3rd November 2023

Multi-disciplinary specialist underground mining and metallurgical processing services company United Mining Services (UMS) Group has equipped its operations in preparation for the surge in demand... 


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Projects in Progress 2023 (Second Edition)
31st October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Creamer Media's second edition of the 'Projects in Progress 2023' supplement offers a unique perspective for evaluating South Africa's current economic landscape, amid ongoing challenges, including... 


DRDGold CEO CEO Niël Pretorius
DRDGOLD CEO reflects on strides made in a challenging 2023 financial year
31st October 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Dual-listed gold recycler DRDGold produced a satisfactory set of results for the 2023 financial year, ended June 30, despite various challenges, CEO Niël Pretorius says in the company’s Annual... 


Cloud Tech Leader IFS Spotlights Mining’s ESG Evolution
31st October 2023

IFS, the global cloud technology provider, will lead a panel discussion at the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) today, focusing on harnessing cutting-edge technology to... 


The modern mine: Reducing emissions, increasing safety and improving output
31st October 2023

The modernisation of mining operations is transforming how the industry is securing the minerals the world needs more safely, efficiently and sustainably, the International Mining and Resources... 


SafeGauge Unveils the NEW MultiTool Pro at IMARC 2023: Shaping the Future of Elimination of Live Work (ELW) in Mining and Heavy-Vehicle Maintenance
SafeGauge Unveils the NEW MultiTool Pro at IMARC 2023: Shaping the Future of Elimination of Live Work (ELW) in Mining and Heavy-Vehicle Maintenance
31st October 2023

IMARC 2023 has officially begun, and SafeGauge is gearing up for an extraordinary showcase at Stand C41! Today at 3pm, the leading innovators in heavy-vehicle maintenance technology invite you to... 


WA’s net zero ambitions need urgent actions, says CME
30th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Some of Western Australia’s biggest and most strategic resource projects are at risk owing to uncertainty as to whether the state’s new low emissions, reliable and cost-competitive energy system... 


FCEVs to reach 1.5m units by 2030
27th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

Fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) are poised for rapid growth and are expected to reach nearly 1.5-million units globally by 2030, according to the World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC). 


An aerial view of the new Chieftan 2200 mobile incline screen in action at the Jongiliziwe sand mine, in Sasolburg
Larger incline screen delivered for growing sand mine
27th October 2023 By: Halima Frost

A new Chieftain 2200 mobile inclined screen was delivered in August by mining equipment supplier ELB Equipment to the Jongiliziwe sand mine, in Sasolburg, in the Free State. Manufactured by mobile... 


A large yellow grader in an opencast mine with a blue sky in the background
Sector can flourish – association
27th October 2023 By: Halima Frost

Despite small-scale surface miners being negatively affected by the prevailing subdued economic climate in South Africa, surface mining nonprofit organisation Aspasa director Letisha van den Berg... 


Queensland Magnesia’s Kunwarara openpit operation in Australia which mines magnesia products
Sorting technology exceeds client expectations
27th October 2023

An X-ray transmission (XRT) sorter employed at magnesia products producer Queensland Magnesia’s (QMAG’s) Kunwarara openpit operation in Australia since 2016 has shown positive results, exceeding... 


An image of works installing solar panel at the South Deep Khanyisa Solar Plant
Miner focuses on improving energy capacity, sustainability
27th October 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Gold producer Gold Fields plans to increase its embedded electricity generation capacity through wind energy at its South Deep operation in Gauteng.  Further, the company is in talks with... 


Embedded generation threshold increase drives PPAs
27th October 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Increasing the threshold for embedded projects has been the biggest positive policy change in unblocking private power purchase agreements (PPAs) and stimulating South Africa’s energy transition,... 


Sun City’s newest high-end development nears completion
27th October 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Sun International’s R295-million Lefika Villas development is 85% complete and fully booked one year after breaking ground on the expansion at its iconic Sun City resort, in the North West. The... 


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The new pulse Thermamax APOLLO MATRIX MIG series
27th October 2023

Introducing the revolutionary Thermamax APOLLO MATRIX MIG Series, the ultimate welding solution for professionals seeking unmatched power, versatility and cutting-edge technology. With its synergic... 


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South32 continuing to investigate reducing Hillside Aluminium’s emissions intensity
26th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The long-term energy transition solutions on which South32 is focused are renewable energy and electrification. The Sydney-, Johannesburg- and London-listed diversified mining company has... 


Afrimat group CEO Andries van Heerden
Afrimat continues to weather economic shocks through diversification
26th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

Mid-tier mining and materials company Afrimat’s strategy to diversify between commodities and revenue streams, coupled with stringent capital allocation, has enabled the group to continue to... 


Pioneering local expertise: PRISMA and Barrick redefine training in African mining
Pioneering local expertise: PRISMA and Barrick redefine training in African mining
26th October 2023

Introduction: Collaborating for growth  Barrick Gold, the second largest gold producer in Tanzania, is dedicated to fostering local mining sector growth through its sites at North Mara and... 


IMARC 2023: How Space is Helping Mining Rise to New Heights
25th October 2023

The 2023 International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) in Sydney this month is bringing together two seemingly distinct industries, mining and space exploration, to collaborate on... 


Coconut shell activated carbon
Jacobi developing sustainable coconut-based activated carbon production technology
24th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

Gold recovery technology company Jacobi is rolling out a proprietary clean coconut charcoal production technology in India and Sri Lanka using coconut shells sourced from five different countries... 


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Top bond investor slams South Africa bid to fix State firms
24th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Futuregrowth Asset Management, a South African money manager overseeing more than R190-billion of fixed-income assets, says the government’s draft legislation meant to address inefficiencies at... 


Hennie Colyn
Process Automation – an important driver in creating a sustainable future for mining
24th October 2023

By Hennie Colyn, Direct Sales Executive: Process Automation at Schneider Electric Process automation plays vital role in making the mining industry more sustainable. It enhances operational... 


A court ruling last week voided most of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's environmental assessment law for resource projects.
Canada court ruling on key environmental law risks deterring investments
20th October 2023 By: Reuters

A Canadian court ruling that voided most of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's environmental assessment law for resource projects has sparked fresh policy uncertainty and risks deterring investments,... 


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Partnership formed to focus on directional drilling
20th October 2023

Global mining technology company IMDEX is partnering with directional core drilling (DCD) services and borehole surveying company Devico to expand their DCD capabilities and grow the market for... 


An explosion with ground being blown up in a controlled explosion using the BME Viperdet MS series of Detonators
Nonelectric detonators gain traction
20th October 2023 By: Halima Frost

Since the launch of mining explosives and blasting technology supplier BME’s new Viperdet MS series of detonators in August, the products have been used in 11 successful blasts in the South African... 


A detonator and charge placed on the wall of an opencast mining operation with
New explosives innovation prioritises safety
20th October 2023

The DigiShot Ranger, designed by South African mining explosives manufacturer AECI Mining Explosives has been designed to cater specifically for smaller mines, quarries and civil blasting... 


LANTERN RINGS
The introduction of Vesconite Hilube’s lantern ring applications prolonged lifespan and reduced maintenance efforts
Better hydro efficiency through pump, turbine tech
20th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Early attempts to replace conventional metallic-type lantern rings with polymers, such as nylon, yielded discouraging results compared to metallic lantern rings in the water engineering industry,... 


Company to exhibit resource conserving systems
20th October 2023

After a four-year break, beverage industry trade show BrauBeviale returns to Nuremberg, and packaging equipment provider KHS Group will be presenting its extensive portfolio of “cutting-edge... 


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SA urged to adopt innovation as it confronts big waste management problem
20th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

At the heart of South Africa’s environmental discussion is the pressing need to embrace a circular economy, but such a shift demands practical collaboration, inventive thinking and a resolute... 


Image of South Africa map and periodic tables symbols for platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, gold, iridium
Bengwenyama platinum group metals project, South Africa – update
20th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Southern Palladium's primary focus has turned to delivering a prefeasibility study. 


Gubhani Exploration
Gubhani Exploration: Pioneering the future of surface drilling
20th October 2023

Wholly black female-owned surface exploration drilling company Gubhani Exploration was established in 2008 to set new innovative standards in surface drilling operations. Managed by a geologist,... 


Participants who spoke during Creamer Media's October 18 webinar on the transport sector in South Africa
Competition, collaboration needed for an efficient logistics network in South Africa
19th October 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Competition is important to create efficiencies in the logistics and transport network, but collaboration is similarly necessary to ensure that all the public and private sector role-players can... 


The Grindex Magnum pump's dependable design combined with its ease of maintenance has earned it a favoured position with customers worldwide
Grindex’s Magnum pump offers unparalleled heavy-duty drainage capability
19th October 2023

In the two decades since its launch, Grindex’s Magnum pump has emerged as the first choice for heavy-duty drainage tasks across a myriad of applications in the construction, mining and quarrying... 


SAIMM- Decarbonisation of the Minerals Industry: Challenges and Opportunities Colloquium 2023
18th October 2023

Carbon Tax: South Africa and the context of the global mining industry The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) acknowledges that the intent of carbon tax is to change user... 


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