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 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... 


Plates of biochar and green pig iron
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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Twin Hills gold project, Namibia – update
12th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Dundee intends to advance all remaining engineering activities for Twins Hills to reach a construction decision by the third quarter of 2024. 


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Thunderbird mineral sands project, Australia – update
12th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The first shipment of zircon concentrate from the project has set sail. 


Image of historic drilling and sampling at the Samphire project
Samphire uranium project, Australia – update
12th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Alligator Energy has said that its planned 2024 field recovery trial is expected to assist in further derisking and optimising the technical aspect of the project.  


Location map of the Etango uranium project
Etango-8 uranium project, Namibia – update
12th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Namibia's Ministry of Mines and Energy granted Bannerman Energy a mining licence for its Etango uranium project in December 2023. 


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Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
12th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex produced 393 551 t of copper in concentrate in 2023, aligning with the production guidance range of 390 000 t to 430 000 t. 


Location map of the Tumas project
Tumas uranium project, Namibia – update
12th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A review of the definitive feasibility study has validated the commercial viability of the project as a long-term, high-margin and globally significant uranium operation. 


Forrest to advance 14 GW of new clean energy in Australia
Forrest to advance 14 GW of new clean energy in Australia
11th January 2024 By: Bloomberg

Billionaire Andrew Forrest pledged to develop 14 GW of new clean power projects in Australia by 2030, offering a boost to the nation’s efforts to accelerate investments in renewable energy.... 


Priscillah Mabelane
Sasol’s Mabelane to head board at Eskom’s unbundled grid company, NTCSA
9th January 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The inaugural board of directors of the National Transmission Company of South Africa (NTCSA), which was announced by the Eskom board on Tuesday, will be chaired by Priscillah Mabelane, who is also... 


Pensana progressing activities at Angola project prior to main construction
9th January 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

London-listed Pensana has made significant strides at the Longonjo mine site in Angola ahead of main construction starting later this year. The company is currently busy with civil works for the... 


The Kamoa-Kakula mine
Ivanhoe’s Kamoa-Kakula achieves yearly guidance
8th January 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Dual-listed Ivanhoe Mines’ Kamoa-Kakula copper complex, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), produced 393 551 t of copper in concentrate in 2023, in line with the production guidance range of... 


Busa energy and environment desk head Happy Khambule
Busa warns that lack of detail in IRP 2023 makes it impossible to assess plan’s credibility
8th January 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Business Unity South Africa (Busa) will approach the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) to secure the technoeconomic information that has been used to inform the assumptions... 


Emmerson still awaiting Ministerial environmental approval for Morocco project
8th January 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

London-listed Emmerson is still awaiting the session of the Commission Ministérielle de Pilotage (Ministerial Committee) to obtain environmental approval for the Khemisset potash project that it is... 


Giyani Metals CEO Danny Keating.
IDC-funded Canada-Botswana battery manganese demo plant to be built in Joburg
20th December 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Giyani Metals is a company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange in Toronto, Canada. Through its wholly-owned Botswana subsidiary Menzi Battery Metals, Giyani is the owner of the past producing K.Hill... 


Samples ready for testing at Lake Resources' pilot plant
Kachi Phase 1 DFS shows 'strong, competitive economics' – Lake Resources
19th December 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

A definitive feasibility study (DFS) for Phase 1 of ASX-listed Lake Resources' Kachi lithium brine project, in Argentina, has shown "strong and competitive economics", CEO David Dickson says. The... 


Aerial view of the Lindi Jumbo plant and TSF
Walkabout starts commissioning activities at Lindi Jumbo
19th December 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Walkabout Resources has started commissioning activities at its Lindi Jumbo graphite mine, in Tanzania, another step toward full operation and critical minerals producer status. The... 


The Grota do Cirilo mine
Sigma enters into negotiations with finalists in strategic review process
19th December 2023 By: Chanel de Bruyn

Brazil-focused Sigma Lithium’s strategic review process will continue into 2024, with the company having entered into contractual and detailed structural negotiations with finalists. The company... 


Argonaut's Magino mine
Argonaut making progress in optimising its Magino mine
19th December 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canada-based gold producer Argonaut Gold says its flagship Magino mine, in Ontario, is nearing the gold production rates set out in its National Instrument 43-101 technical report following the... 


The Alacran project area
Cordoba to start engineering, design work at Colombia project in early 2024
19th December 2023 By: Chanel de Bruyn

Minerals exploration company Cordoba Minerals Corp plans to start detailed mine engineering and design work at its flagship joint venture (JV) Alacran copper/gold project, in Colombia, in early... 


The Twin Hills project area
Dundee Precious Metals sees growth potential as it moves to buy Osino
18th December 2023 By: Chanel de Bruyn

TSX-listed gold miner Dundee Precious Metals (DPM) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire TSX-V-listed Osino Resources Corp and, in turn, Osino's high-quality, long-life Twin Hills... 


An artist's impression of the proposed green ammonia plant in Norway
EU to invest nearly €204m in Fortescue's proposed green ammonia plant in Norway
18th December 2023 By: Chanel de Bruyn

The European Union (EU) has endorsed and chosen to significantly invest in Australia-headquartered green technology, energy and metals company Fortescue’s plans for a flagship green ammonia plant... 


On-The-Air (15/12/2023)
On-The-Air (15/12/2023)
15th December 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer discusses green ammonia, copper and the mining sector. 


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USAID and Savant unveil commercialisation-focused investment readiness initiative for engineering-based startups
15th December 2023

Savant, at the forefront of pioneering technology commercialisation, is thrilled to unveil its green economy investment readiness programme in partnership with USAID Southern Africa Mobilizing... 


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