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Cape Town’s MyCiTi depot construction 65% complete
12th April 2024 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town (CoCT) says construction work on two new MyCiTi depots, located on the corner of Spine Road and Mew Way between Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain, is now 65% complete. City... 

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Bengwenyama platinum group metals project, South Africa – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Drilling is advancing the prefeasibility study for the project. 

Core sample from the Khemisset project
Khemisset potash project, Morocco – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Emmerson has entered into a subscription agreement with Global Sustainable Minerals, which will result in the company’s gaining a 20.3% shareholding in Emmerson.  

Rock at Premier mine showing gold mineralisation
Premier gold project, US – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Ascot Resources has marked a key milestone at the new mine. 

Simandou iron-ore project, Guinea – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The Guinea government has said shareholders involved in Simandou have signed $15-billion in financing agreements for the project. 

Aerial view of the Phase 3 concentrator
Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Ore from the Kamoa 1 mine is being stockpiled on surface. 

Accessing the growth potential of tailings retreatment and rehabilitation
Accessing the growth potential of tailings retreatment and rehabilitation
11th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

New research, developments in technology and advancements in equipment are unlocking significant growth opportunities in the extraction and treatment of tailings in South Africa. However, while... 

NextSource's battery anode facility site in Mauritius
NextSource starts pilot-scale work at new battery anode site in Mauritius
11th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

TSX-listed NextSource Materials has made progress with the development of a battery anode facility in the Freeport Zone of Port Louis, Mauritius. Following a comprehensive process, the company... 

The Two Rivers PGM mine
PGM miners overcoming challenges to build new mines
11th April 2024 By: Schalk Burger

South African platinum group metal (PGM) miners are overcoming challenges and building new mines locally, albeit in phases, to derisk some of these promising tier-one projects. PGM mining industry... 

Peninsula selects contractor for Lance uranium plant expansion
Peninsula selects contractor for Lance uranium plant expansion
11th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Peninsula Energy, the project owner of the Lance uranium mine in Wyoming, has appointed US-based engineering, procurement and construction services group Samuel as the contractor for the plant... 

Hydrogen economy, platinum group metals go together.
Platinum-linked green hydrogen set to be world’s ‘new oil’, Forbes article highlights
10th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

There's no climate solution without hydrogen. It’s the missing piece of the clean energy puzzle, says a global CEO-led initiative that brings together leading companies with a united vision. This... 

James Mufara appointed Caledonia COO
8th April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim- and NYSE-listed Caledonia Mining has announced that James Mufara has agreed to join the group as COO with effect from May 1, following the departure of Dana Roets from the business on February... 

The next breakthrough must be zero fatality
Mines investing R46m to put an end to fall-of-ground fatalities
5th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s mining industry is investing R46-million in an action plan to eliminate fall-of-ground (FoG) fatalities. The FoG action plan is being implemented through Minerals Council South... 

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Structa Konsult
5th April 2024

Structa Konsult is a consulting eng-ineering company specialising in the evaluation, design and certification of a range of industrial and civil structures.   Established in 2014, Structa Konsult... 

The integrated facility has been instrumental in advancing stainless steel production and application
Mill highlights benefits of stainless steel for sugar industry
5th April 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Using stainless steel in the sugar industry, where processing conditions can be particularly corrosive, has proven to be an effective solution in mitigating wear-related challenges, says South... 

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DPWI aims to resolve skills deficit
5th April 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) Deputy Minister Bernice Swarts stated at the third iteration of the Women in Engineering, Infrastructure and Innovation event, held on February... 

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Cesa emphasises Infrastructure Indaba’s significance
5th April 2024

Industry body Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa) CEO Chris Campbell emphasised the significance of the Cesa Infrastructure Indaba, which was held in Cape Town on March 19 and 20. “As we... 

Farm uses electricity generated from sugar waste
5th April 2024

A farm in the Czech Republic is showing how valuable food crops can be grown using heat and electricity that are generated using biogas produced from agricultural waste. The farm at Suchohrdly,... 

Elandfontein project
Elandsfontein phosphate project, South Africa – update
5th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Kropz is ramping up to steady-state production. 

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Kayelekera uranium restart project, Malawi – update
5th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Lotus Resources has appointed a debt adviser to arrange debt for the project. 

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Kola potash project, Congo-Brazzaville – update
5th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Kore Potash plans to use the proceeds of a convertible loan to advance work on the project. 

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Phalaborwa Rare Earths Project, South Africa – update
5th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Rainbow Rare Earths is bullish about the potential of the project, as it is expected to be the highest-margin rare earth elements project in development. 

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Salares Norte gold project, Chile – update
5th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Production has started. 

Schneider Electric Begins Innovation Summit World Tour, Unveiling Latest Innovations and Collaborations
Schneider Electric Begins Innovation Summit World Tour, Unveiling Latest Innovations and Collaborations
4th April 2024

Peter Herweck, CEO, delivers keynote on power of innovation for positive impact New solutions announced to increase energy efficiency and accelerate decarbonisation Strategic partnerships drive new... 

Kore appoints new CEO
4th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

Potash development company Kore Potash has announced the appointment of JM André Baya as CEO, effective from April 15. The position is a non-board role. The company owns a 97% stake in the Kola... 

Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex
Ivanhoe reports 86 203 t of copper production at Kamoa-Kakula in first quarter
3rd April 2024 By: Darren Parker

During the first quarter, Ivanhoe Mines’ Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) successfully produced 86 203 t of copper in concentrate, the company has... 

Pensana's Geraldine Tchimbali receives WIM100 award nomination
3rd April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Country manager for London-listed Pensana’s Angola-based Longonjo rare earths project Geraldine Tchimbali has been nominated for the 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining (WIM100) – a biennial... 

Askari’s strategic uranium prospect acquisitions align with clean energy objectives
Askari’s strategic uranium prospect acquisitions align with clean energy objectives
3rd April 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed Askari Metals has affirmed that its uranium acquisition strategy in southern Tanzania serves as a cornerstone of the company's African clean energy focus. Askari is set to propel various... 

Long-awaited McPhillamys to cost A$1bn, says Regis Resources
Long-awaited McPhillamys to cost A$1bn, says Regis Resources
3rd April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The long-awaited McPhillamys project, in New South Wales, would require about A$1-billion before it produced its first gold, owner Regis Resources said on Wednesday. In a definitive feasibility... 

Sedgman acquires MinSol Engineering
2nd April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Engineering-led construction, mining and services group Sedgman has acquired firm MinSol Engineering, marking its third acquisition in the critical minerals processing sector. The acquisition,... 

On-The-Air (29/03/2024)
On-The-Air (29/03/2024)
29th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

On-The-Air (15/03/2024) 

Though transfer chutes may not be directly involved in the shaft sinking stage of development of a mine, they can used later during materials handling within the mine
Company improves efficiency, safety in underground operations
29th March 2024

There is a growing acknowledgement over the past few years that transfer points and chutes significantly influence overall process plant performance, says engineering company Weba Chute Systems,... 

Reaching a final depth of 1 200 m, the new ventilation shaft sunk by Murray & Roberts Cementation at Palabora Mining Company is a triumph in many respects
Last blast of new ventilation shaft celebrated
29th March 2024

Underground mining contractor Murray & Roberts Cementation and its client Palabora Mining Company (PMC) completed the last blast in the development of the miner’s new ventilation shaft at PMC’s... 

Engagement is a critical step in the construction and maintenance of mine shafts
Correct installation of components critical
29th March 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

A successful shaft sinking project entails the correct installation of various components timeously, in addition to experienced personnel working on the project from the outset and maximising the... 

Lucara Diamond Corporation is expanding the Karowe mine to access the underground orebody, thereby extending the life-of-mine to at least 2040
Diamond miner progresses Botswana shaft sinking
29th March 2024

Diamond explorer and miner Lucara Diamond Corporation made significant shaft sinking progress in 2023 at its Karowe underground project, in Botswana, where the miner invested $101.3-million for the... 

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Spiral beneficiation boost for coal industry
29th March 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

Original equipment manufacturer for the mineral processing industry Multotec is making excellent headway in putting its SX10 spiral separator – which has been subjected to development processes... 

Image of lithium ore
Bougouni lithium project, Mali – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is on track to start production in the fourth quarter. 

Aerial view of the Kachi project
Kachi lithium brine project, Argentina – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Lake Resources has submitted the production environmental-impact assessment for the project. 

Head gear at the Okiep mine
Okiep copper project, South Africa – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Progress has been made with the completion and submission of the Flat mines project bankable feasibility study for independent expert review. 

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Prieska copper/zinc project, South Africa – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

An updated mineral resource estimate for the +105 m level crown pillar block – has revealed an increase in tonnes and grade. 

Flyability announces industry milestone
Flyability announces industry milestone
29th March 2024

Market leader in confined space drones Flyability has announced a new ultrasonic thickness measurement (UTM) payload for its flagship drone the Elios 3. This payload was developed in partnership... 

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Cinovec lithium project, Czechia and Germany – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

European Metals has delayed the publication of a definitive feasibility study for the project. 

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Gautrain Management Agency chief speaks on extension plans, service enhancements
29th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The Gautrain Management Agency (GMA) is re-engineering the company for full commercialisation while undertaking extension plans and pursuing enhancements for the Gautrain system, with many of these... 

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Yale Lifting Solutions is a leading supplier of lifting and material handling equipment in Southern Africa. Yale offers a wide range of quality...

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The SAIMM started as a learned society in 1894 after the invention of the cyanide process that saved the South African gold mining industry of the...

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For over 60 years, VEGA has provided industry-leading products for the measurement of level, density, weight and pressure. As the inventor of the...


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