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Condra supplies electric hoists, overhead cranes and chain blocks to Platreef mine
26th January 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Cranes manufacturer Condra Cranes has delivered electric hoists, two overhead cranes and a number of chain blocks to Canada-based Ivanhoe Mines’ South African subsidiary Ivanplat’s Platreef... 


Following several advances in 2023, LHWP Phase II moves into final construction phase
26th January 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has made much progress on the Phase II of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) after a milestone year. During 2023, the project marked many... 


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Inside Bell Heavy Industries
26th January 2024

Project engineering and contract manufacturing company Bell Heavy Industries (BHI) is a new name in engineering and fabrication in South Africa, but its clients are in trusted, experienced hands.... 


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IPR
26th January 2024

IPR, previously known as Integrated Pump Rental, is recognised across the SADC region as the pump, heavy-duty slurry handling and dredging specialist, operating across all sectors including... 


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SEW-EURODRIVE
26th January 2024

Drive solutions provider SEW-EURODRIVE has made significant strides in extending its footprint across Africa, and this expansion is set to continue thanks to its unwavering commitment to providing... 


Sintech
Sintech
26th January 2024

Since 1984 Sintech has supplied the South African market with clutches, brakes and engineering solutions for a range of applications in mining and mining-related industries. Sintech supplies... 


Tshepa Basadi
Tshepa Basadi
26th January 2024

Black women-owned project, engineering and procurement management business Tshepa Basadi, meaning “Trust Women” in Setswana, was founded by its female leadership team in 2017 in the Hotazel region... 


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Pilot Crushtec
26th January 2024

With over three decades of experience in the crushing, screening and materials handling industry, Pilot Crushtec International is not only an approved distributor of world class leading brands such... 


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Egoli project, South Africa – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Pan African Resources has reported that dewatering of Evander’s 7 Shaft Egoli project is ongoing. 


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Elandsfontein phosphate project, South Africa – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Kropz has made the final drawdown of R52-million pertaining to a bridge loan facility to meet the immediate cash requirements of the project. 


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Florence Copper in situ copper recovery facility, US – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Taseko will accelerate construction activities at the Florence project, as the company has concluded more financing for the mine. 


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Haib copper project, Namibia – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Koryx Copper has filed an updated preliminary economic assessment technical report. 


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Kola potash project, Congo-Brazzaville – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The Summit Consortium has advised that the financing proposal for the total construction cost of the project will be provided for Kore within six weeks of the engineering, procurement and... 


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Okiep copper project, South Africa – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals has reached an agreement to access and acquire the surface ownership rights of properties owned by Mora Plase Proprietary. 


To harness green hydrogen three requirements must be met
To harness green hydrogen three requirements must be met
25th January 2024

By Vikash Rampathi, Segment Marketing Lead at Schneider Electric With South Africa reaching an agreement to launch $1 billion blended finance fund to accelerate the development of the green... 


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Giyani secures $10m of funding to progress K.Hill to a final investment decision
24th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed Giyani Metals has secured $10-million in funding from private equity fund ARCH Sustainable Resources Fund. The funding fulfils a key condition for the drawdown of a $16-million... 


Fortescue partners with Michigan to set up Detroit battery plant
24th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Green energy, metals and technology company Fortescue Energy has partnered with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to establish a battery plant in Detroit. MEDC announced this... 


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Manufacturer secures new clients despite challenges
24th January 2024 By: Halima Frost

Despite the negative effects of illegal mining and copper scrap exports on the confidence levels of international investors and clients, South Africa-based foundry and engineering company Thos... 


VR8 MD and CEO John Ciganek.
Vanadium junior has expansive plans for long-life operation, mulling JSE listing
24th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Keep an eye on Vanadium Resources (VR8). It’s a motivated ASX-listed, JSE-mulling junior that is thinking expansively in line with the potentially very long-life mine that it is setting out to... 


Barrick CEO Mark Bristow
Barrick speeds up major Zambia copper mine expansion project
24th January 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The Lumwana copper mine’s Super Pit expansion project has been accelerated with initial production now scheduled for 2028, Barrick president and CEO Mark Bristow said on Tuesday. The project will... 


Multi-dimensional tailings standard demands varied disciplines
Multi-dimensional tailings standard demands varied disciplines
23rd January 2024

Vis Reddy, Chairman of SRK Consulting (SA) and Regional Coordinator (Africa) for SRK Global John Stiff, Partner and Principal Engineering Geologist at SRK Consulting 


Denison Mines awards C$16m Phoenix contract
23rd January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX- and NYSE American-listed Denison Mines has awarded a C$16-million contract to consulting and engineering group Wood Canada for the completion of detailed design engineering for the in-situ... 


 How engineering advancement is changing the way we manage water
How engineering advancement is changing the way we manage water
23rd January 2024

By Johan Potgieter, Cluster Industrial Software Lead at Schneider Electric While ancient Rome could rely on gravity alone for its daily water supply, today, continuous engineering advancements play... 


David Hallet – Vice President Automation at Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions
AutoMine® Core platform to support ramp-up from manual to autonomous mining
22nd January 2024

With its focus on innovation in mining, Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has introduced AutoMine® Core, a comprehensive automation platform for mass mining applications. According to David... 


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On-The-Air (19/01/2024)
19th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer discusses global mining, critical minerals and the benefit of smartwatches for mineworkers. 


Startup aims to transform WA from world’s mine into world’s foundry
Startup aims to transform WA from world’s mine into world’s foundry
19th January 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Perth-headquartered Element Zero, a green materials platform company launched by former Fortescue executives, has raised $10-million in seed funding for its pioneering zero-carbon metal conversion... 


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Belt reelers can handle narrow to wide belts and can be handled with one unit that is adjustable for various belt widths
Electronic belt tension control system developed
19th January 2024

Equipment manufacturer Dymot Engineering Company has developed an electronic belt tension control system (BTS) for mines that use high speed, large capacity and long length conveyors as an... 


Rethabile Melamu, CEO of the South African Photovoltaic Industry Association
Rethabile Melamu
19th January 2024 By: Martin Zhuwakinyu

This week we profile Rethabile Melamu, CEO of the South African Photovoltaic Industry Association, a not-for-profit industry association that represents close to 700 actors along the solar... 


Sylvania marks important milestones on ESG journey
19th January 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Platinum group metals producer and developer Sylvania Platinum (Sylvania) has been advancing its various environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives since the publication of its... 


Dept to launch turnaround initiatives as SA’s water quality, wastewater plants deteriorate
19th January 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

As South Africa’s water quality, nonrevenue water and wastewater facilities deteriorate, the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) is embarking on various initiatives to arrest the downward... 


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Jansen potash project, Canada
19th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

BHP approved Jansen Stage 2 of the project in November 2023, and will transform Jansen into one of the world’s biggest potash mines, doubling production capacity to an estimated 8.5-million tonnes... 


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Lake Maitland uranium/vanadium project, Australia – update
19th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Toro has initiated a refresh and update of the scoping study. 


First production of mixed rare earth sulphate from the Phalaborwa project
Phalaborwa Rare Earths Project, South Africa – update
19th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Rainbow Rare Earths has announced progress with its Phalaborwa pilot plant. 


Kore nears finalisation of EPC contract, financing proposal for Kola project
18th January 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim- and JSE-listed Kore Potash has advised that the consortium it is in talks with to provide financing for the Kola project, in Congo-Brazzaville, will soon provide a financing proposal, while an... 


Breaking the nitrate-based explosives greenhouse
Breaking the nitrate-based explosives greenhouse
17th January 2024

The exciting potential of hydrogen peroxide emulsion (HPE) to reduce explosives emissions will come under the spotlight at the upcoming 50th Conference of the International Society of Explosives... 


MacLean announces passing of founder and chairman, Don MacLean
MacLean announces passing of founder and chairman, Don MacLean
17th January 2024

MacLean Engineering is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Don MacLean on January 11th, 2024, surrounded by his family in Meaford, Ontario. Don founded his namesake mobile equipment... 


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Engineering study demonstrates viability of Saudi green pig iron project – Magnum
17th January 2024 By: Chanel de Bruyn

ASX-listed Magnum Mining & Exploration has successfully completed an engineering study into the technical and economic viability of establishing a green, high-purity pig iron (GHPPI) project, in... 


Taseko to accelerate construction activities at Florence
Taseko to accelerate construction activities at Florence
17th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Vancouver-headquartered Taseko Mines will be accelerating construction activities at the Florence project, in Arizona, as the company concluded more financing for the mine. TSX-, NYSE American-... 


Petra Diamonds' Finsch mine
Petra maintains ‘cautious’ approach to diamond sales
16th January 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed Petra Diamonds is heading into the second half of its 2024 financial year with caution, as the rough diamond market continues to stabilise following actions taken by producers and... 


Murray & Roberts Cementation’s busy pipeline of projects demonstrates the mining sector’s faith in the company’s unsurpassed industry knowledge and depth of skills
Leading underground mining contractor serves sector on multiple fronts
16th January 2024

Leveraging over a century of experience, Murray & Roberts Cementation is working with some of the world's most respected mining companies to pave the way for safe and efficient underground mining.... 


Consulting Engineers South Africa welcomes new President David Leukes 
Consulting Engineers South Africa welcomes new President David Leukes 
16th January 2024

Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA), a voluntary association of approximately 600 consulting engineering member firms, has elected David Leukes as its new President. He was elected at CESA’s... 


JSE business development manager Patrycja Kula-Verster
JSE presents opportunity for critical mineral miners to access capital
12th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Critical mineral demand is growing significantly at a time when South Africa has a pressing need to reawaken its public markets – two crucial needs that can be fulfilled in one go by companies... 


OceanaGold appoints technical and project officer
12th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-listed OceanaGold on Thursday announced the appointment of Bhuvanesh Malhotra as chief technical and projects officer, effective January 22. “Following an extensive search, we are pleased... 


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