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ASM CEO and MD Rowena Smith
ASM secures another financing letter of intent from Canadian agency
26th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Credit agency Export Development Canada (EDC) has indicated in a conditional letter of interest that it will provide a direct lending debt funding package of up to A$400-million to ASX-listed... 


As one of the pioneers in Proximity Detection Systems (PDS) and Collision Prevention Systems (CPS) on mines, Booyco Electronics is rightly regarded as a technology company
Human factor remains key to integrating collision prevention on mines
26th April 2024

While South Africa leads the world in regulating the field of collision prevention in mining, a key challenge in implementing effective solutions is to secure the buy-in and collaboration of all... 


Bannerman eyes expansion options for Namibia uranium project
Bannerman eyes expansion options for Namibia uranium project
26th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

As uranium developer Bannerman Resources progresses with its plans for an initial eight-million-tonne-a-year Etango project, in Namibia, it is casting its gaze towards a broader horizon. The... 


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The self-sustaining, flushing toilet system that recycles 100% of used water targets underserved communities, and is environmentally sustainable and practical for widespread implementation
Sanitation solution developed for underserved communities, schools
26th April 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

The introduction of the Enviro Loo Clear Non-Sewered Sanitation System (NSSS) marks a substantial advance in addressing pressing issues of sanitation and water scarcity, says sanitation service... 


FAILING INFRASTRUCTURE  
AfriForum’s latest blue and green drop report notes that 81% of sewage wastewater treatment works fail to meet minimum standards, endangers water sources nationwide
NGO unpacks poor quality of S Africa’s wastewater systems
26th April 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Nongovernmental organisation (NGO) AfriForum’s latest blue and green drop report notes that 81% of sewage wastewater treatment works (SWWTWs) fail to meet minimum standards, which the NGO says... 


SIGNIFICANT INCREASE
The 2023 Blue Drop report highlighted that the proportion of water supply systems failing to meet minimum microbiological water-quality standards increased significantly
Task team established to enhance service delivery
26th April 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

In response to the concerning findings of the Blue, Green and No Drop reports, which highlight a nationwide decline in the quality of water services, government has established a task team... 


The above image depicts Fargo Steel Fabrication’s recently purchased Amanda Tube Laser has allowed the company to enter new markets, with the constant purchase of new machinery diversifying its capabilities, benefitting clients and markets
Fabricator offers one-stop solution
26th April 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Turnkey steel service centre Fargo Steel Fabrication aims to streamline the complexities that occur during engineered projects by eliminating the need for companies or individuals to utilise... 


Lowered profile, integral bogeys the answer as Condra is set to install crane in factory with limited headroom
26th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Crane manufacturer Condra Cranes is preparing to embark on a crane installation to customer specifications in a factory that has no roof access and limited headroom. The team of Condra specialists,... 


Volkswagen to invest R4-billion to produce third model at Kariega plant in show of commitment to South Africa
26th April 2024 By: Irma Venter

Volkswagen Group Africa (VWA) will invest R4-billion in its manufacturing plant in Kariega, in the Eastern Cape. The investment will be used to prepare the plant for the addition of a third model... 


Image of Jansen potash project
Jansen potash project, Canada – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is almost 50% complete. 


Location map of the Madaouela project
Madaouela uranium project, Niger – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

GoviEx is in discussions with the government of Niger regarding the start of mining operations. 


Head gear at the Okiep project
Okiep copper project, South Africa – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A standout intercept at the project resulted in Orion Minerals shares rocketing up 58% on the Australian Stock Exchange on April 22. 


Image of a lump of graphite
Orom-Cross graphite project, Uganda – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Blencowe Resources has initiated a commercial study on a proposed downstream processing facility. 


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Oyu Tolgoi underground mine project, Mongolia – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Rio Tinto has reported that the sinking of ventilation shafts 3 and 4 is progressing. 


Prieska mine headgear
Prieska copper/zinc project, South Africa – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is fully permitted. 


Aerial View of the Simandou project
Simandou iron-ore project, Guinea – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Rio Tinto is continuing to work with its partners to satisfy the outstanding conditions on the project. 


Image of drill core from the Thacker Pass project
Thacker Pass lithium project, US – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Lithium Americas plans to raise funds to accelerate the construction and development of the project. 


Schneider Electric highlights the importance of software, automation and electrification in accelerating industrial competitiveness
Schneider Electric highlights the importance of software, automation and electrification in accelerating industrial competitiveness
23rd April 2024

Schneider Electric outlines how software-defined automation is driving industrial growth at Hannover Messe  Alongside AVEVA, company unveils latest innovations aimed at boosting industrial... 


M&R’s TNT awarded EPC contract in South America
22nd April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed Murray & Roberts (M&R) has announced that Terra Nova Technologies (TNT), in joint venture with Ingeniería y Construcción Sigdo Koppers, has been awarded an engineering, procurement and... 


Fluor’s Newly Appointed General Manager, Etienne Bredell, Aims for Strategic Growth in South Africa
Fluor’s Newly Appointed General Manager, Etienne Bredell, Aims for Strategic Growth in South Africa
22nd April 2024

Etienne Bredell, recently appointed General Manager of Fluor’s South Africa office, brings more than 30 years of industry knowledge to his role. Having joined Fluor in 2008, Bredell is experienced... 


Orion Minerals CEO Errol Smart.
Rich copper intercept in N Cape sends Orion’s shares soaring on Australian exchange
22nd April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The richness of South Africa’s copper assets were emphasised on Monday when Northern Cape mine developer and explorer Orion Minerals published a standout intercept that sent its shares rocketing up... 


Willem Slabbert, Samplers, and Magnetics Product Specialist at Multotec
Multotec to showcase its innovative sampling technologies and competencies at the 11th World Conference on Sampling and Blending
22nd April 2024

With its extensive array of products, skills, expertise, and knowledge, Multotec will be participating in the 11th World Conference on Sampling and Blending, taking place from the 21 to 23 May... 


Francois Hardy
Newmont promotes Hardy to chief technology officer
22nd April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

US-headquartered gold major Newmont on Friday announced the appointment of Francois Hardy as new chief technology officer (CTO). With more than three decades of technical and operational expertise... 


South32 expects prolonged suspension of Groote Eylandt manganese exports
South32 expects prolonged suspension of Groote Eylandt manganese exports
22nd April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Commodities giant South32 said on Monday that manganese ore exports from Groote Eylandt mine, in the Northern Territory, were likely to remain suspended until 2025 owing to extensive damaged caused... 


GoviEx in talks with Niger govt on Madaouela start date
19th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

TSX-V listed GoviEx Uranium is in discussions with the government of Niger regarding the start of mining operations after having received notice that it must begin mining at its Madaouela uranium... 


Godolphin takes 100% control of Narraburra rare earths project
19th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed Godolphin Resources has agreed to acquire the remaining 49% interest in the flagship Narraburra rare earths elements (REE) project in New South Wales, Australia, in which it already... 


direct reduced iron pellets
Decarbonised iron production possible using sodium, company says
19th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

A new process being pioneered by energy companies such as Israel-based Helios and Netherlands-based Alkalium proposes the use of sodium metal rather than coal or hydrogen to refine iron-ore into... 


EMP Metals begins operations at direct lithium extraction pilot plant
19th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Canadian lithium exploration and development company EMP Metals has, in partnership with Koch Technology Solutions and Saltworks Technologies, started commissioning its direct lithium extraction... 


Aerial view of the Casino project
Casino copper/gold/molybdenum project, Canada – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Western Copper and Gold Corporation has upsized its bought-deal public offering to fund permitting and engineering work at its Casino project. 


An image of the DNA Automation System
Energy plant to receive new automation system
19th April 2024

Leading manufacturer of automation solutions and process technologies Valmet will deliver a comprehensive Valmet DNA Automation System to Lostock Sustainable Energy Plant (LSEP) currently under... 


The above image depicts one of the three mini-substations by Trafo Power Solutions which are in an IP54 configuration – ensuring that the units are completely sealed from dust and water that could occur in the copper/zinc mine
Mini-substations, transformers supplied to DRC
19th April 2024

With its experience in Africa and its agility in executing projects rapidly, electrical equipment supplier Trafo Power Solutions is supplying three mini-substations and two transformers to a... 


A Large white RD8 drill rig manufactured by Master drilling on site
Driller foresees revenue boost with strong order book
19th April 2024 By: Halima Frost

Boring and drilling services provider Master Drilling is optimistic its revenue for this year will improve on the back of a strong order book, the company reported during its 2023 full-year results... 


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Will the Zimbabwe Gold, or ZiG, restore currency confidence?
19th April 2024 By: Martin Zhuwakinyu

The heightened sense of urgency within Zimbabwe’s government to act as the country’s currency crashed – losing 90% of its value since the beginning of the year – was there for all to see in the... 


Reshaping power transmission with renewable energy integration
Reshaping power transmission with renewable energy integration
19th April 2024

In an era marked by escalating climate concerns and the urgent need for sustainable energy solutions, the power transmission landscape is witnessing a profound revolution. At the forefront of this... 


Ferronickel shots from the Araguaia plant
Araguaia ferronickel project, Brazil – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Horizonte Minerals has failed to secure financing for the project. 


Image of lithium ore stockpile
Carolina lithium project, US – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Piedmont Lithium has received a mining permit to build and operate its fully integrated Carolina project. 


Image of periodic table symbol for nickel
Crawford nickel sulphide project, Canada – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Canada Nickel has initiated the front-end engineering design phase. 


Image of HPA first products
High-purity alumina First project, Australia – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The federal government has announced its support for two critical minerals projects in Queensland and South Australia. 


Image of Australia map and periodic table symbols for uranium and vanadium
Lake Maitland uranium/vanadium project, Australia – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Toro is updating the scoping study.   


Location map of the Lance project
Lance Projects – Ross and Kendrick production areas, US – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Peninsula Energy has appointed a contractor for the plant expansion of the Ross central processing plant. 


Image of the Okiep project headgear
Okiep copper project, South Africa – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals has made progress through its acquiring a controlling interest in the project. 


Image of uranium ore
Salamanca uranium project, Spain – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Berkeley Energia has reported that it remains committed to the project. 


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