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Descycle non-executive chairperson Ian Cockerill
Ian Cockerill appointed Descycle chairperson
18th September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Metals recovery company Descycle has appointed mining and metals industry veteran Ian Cockerill as nonexecutive chairperson. He succeeds Geoff McNamara, who will remain on the board as a... 


Perseus adds to Yaouré mine life
18th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Dual-listed gold miner Persues Mining has extended the mine life at its Yaouré operation, in Côte d’Ivoire, by 12 years to 2035. The ASX- and TSX-listed miner on Monday updated the ore reserve at... 


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Minerals Council, NUM mourn death of 18 M&R employees killed in bus crash
18th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The Minerals Council South Africa and trade union the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) are mourning the death of those killed in an accident between a bus and a truck, near diamond miner De... 


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On-The-Air (15/09/2023)
15th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer discuses green mining, skills, copper demand. 


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Goulamina lithium project, Mali – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

An intensive construction phase is planned for the project in the second half of 2023. 


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Crawford nickel sulphide project, Canada – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Canada Nickel has announced a bridge facility with Auramet International. 


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Balama graphite project, Mozambique – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The US International Development Finance Corporation has approved a conditional loan commitment to Syrah Resources subsidiary Twigg Exploration and Mining. 


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A strategic partner of choice for defence and security solutions
15th September 2023

The Armaments Corporation of South Africa SOC Limited (Armscor) is an acquisition agency for the South African Department of Defence (DOD), and other State organs and entities. Armscor’s mandate is... 


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Lake Maitland uranium/vanadium project, Australia – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Toro Energy will raise A$4.5-million through a share placement to fund extensions to the Lake Maitland scoping study. 


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Lindi Jumbo graphite project, Tanzania – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Walkabout Resources has reported that civil works are more than 97% complete. 


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Manono lithium/tin project, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Tantalex Lithium Resources Corporation has received and executed a term sheet from diversified miner Glencore International for a marketing offtake agreement involving lithium produced from the... 


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Menar coal and anthracite projects, South Africa – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Menar has provided an update on its coal projects. 


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DemcoTECH sees uptick in business
15th September 2023

Engineering and project-focused company, DemcoTECH Engineering has seen an upturn in business in the two years following the Covid lockdown, with a number of local and global project awards. These... 


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Egoli project, South Africa – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Pan African Resources has reported that the dewatering of 3 Decline infrastructure to 19 Level at Egoli will be achieved in the fourth quarter of 2023. 


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Pump range accommodates midtier miners’ evolving needs
15th September 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

There is a sweet spot when selecting the correct pump for a specific application and the KREBS pump range from minerals processing and materials handling technology and systems supplier FLSmidth... 


Weir Minerals Warman mill circuit pump
Flexibility top of mind for manufacturer
15th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With shifting operational conditions, including changing ore grades and the persistent need for increased throughput , original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Weir Minerals’ pump products GM Marnus... 


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Firm applies orbital technology to heat exchangers
15th September 2023

An even higher standard of welding on heat exchangers will now be achieved by specialist fabrication company Efficient Engineering, with the installation of two orbital welding machines from... 


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Welding standards critical for process efficiencies
15th September 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

As a member of industry body the Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW), South African capital equipment manufacturer Bell Equipment emphasises the importance of welding standards in the... 


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Two aerospace research projects under spotlight
15th September 2023

Aerospace Industry Support Initiative (AISI), an initiative of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), in conjunction with prominent aerospace design company Ontrack... 


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Report highlights welding capability
15th September 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid a growing global population, and increasing pressure on manufacturing, infrastructure and power generation, welding is a significant global industry and plays a critical role in the world’s... 


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Institutes collaborate to advance welding capabilities
15th September 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

To help improve national welding capabilities and advance the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals, four welding institutes – the Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW), the Canadian... 


Embattled Cell C’s new boss says strategy being crafted will result in ‘different organisation’ in 18 to 24 months
15th September 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Two months into his new position, Cell C CEO Jorge Mendes is confident the embattled telecommunications company will turn its fortunes around to claim its place in South Africa’s telecommunications... 


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Public–private partnerships could play role in ensuring water security
15th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

As climate change and its effects such as erratic weather patterns intensify, coupled with rapid urbanisation and population growth, municipalities and metros would do well to pursue more... 


Litghium from the Kathleen Valley project
Kathleen Valley lithium/tantalum project, Australia – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Liontown Resources is evaluating the sale of direct shipping ore at its Kathleen Valley project as an opportunity for early cash generation. 


Energy Council of South Africa CEO James Mackay
Energy Council CEO sees 2023 as a turning point in the energy crisis, but warns of slow decarbonisation progress
14th September 2023 By: Darren Parker

Industry body the Energy Council of South Africa CEO James Mackay has said there is sufficient reason to believe that loadshedding could end as early as the end of 2024, but warns that South Africa... 


Marathon appoints new COO as Williams heads back to Australia
14th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-based gold company Marathon Gold on Wednesday announced the appointment of Gil Lawson as COO, with effect from October 1, succeeding Tim Williams, who is returning to his native Australia... 


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John Deere motor graders: pioneering the future of roadwork
14th September 2023

Since its inception, John Deere has been a beacon of innovation and quality in the construction industry. Their motor graders have been instrumental in shaping the landscapes of countless cities... 


Lithium tech developers eye ways to boost water recycling
13th September 2023 By: Reuters

The mining industry is working to boost freshwater recycling while also developing direct lithium extraction (DLE) technologies as it races to reinvent how the battery metal is produced for the... 


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DWS outlines response progress on Jagersfontein tailings dam collapse investigation
13th September 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has concluded the processes to finalise evidence gathering and collect scientific and engineering information in the wake of the collapse of the... 


TZ project: Marking one-year milestone with construction progress at halfway mark
13th September 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

On the one-year anniversary since G Mining Ventures made a formal construction decision, the Tocantinzinho (TZ) gold project is 51% complete and remains on track and budget for commercial... 


A South African coal miner has renewed its man-on-site HVAC maintenance contract with Booyco Engineering for another three years
SA coal miner proritises uptime with Booyco HVAC man-on-site contract
11th September 2023

Keeping its mobile equipment operators comfortable in hot, cold or dusty conditions is a priority for a South African coal miner, so it has renewed its man-on-site HVAC maintenance contract with... 


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South Africa to co-host grid financing seminar with JSE in September
10th September 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Electricity Minister Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa reports that he is planning to co-host a seminar with the JSE in September to unpack various financing options for the expansion of South Africa’s... 


Brauteseth drives growth with Sandvik drill rigs
Brauteseth drives growth with Sandvik drill rigs
8th September 2023

Based near Port Shepstone on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast, Brauteseth Blasting’s success has evolved into a national footprint – and beyond – with multiple drill rig acquisitions from Sandvik... 


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On-The-Air (08/09/2023)
8th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer talks about platinum, commodities and clean electricity. 


WAE showcases configurable hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle tech
8th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

UK-headquartered WAE Technologies has revealed its latest hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) innovation at the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle Show, which is being held at mobiliity company UTAC’s... 


C$2bn NPV for Baptiste nickel project
8th September 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

The newly released prefeasibility study (PFS) for the Baptiste project has established the nickel asset as a key strategic asset in the development of Canada’s critical minerals supply chain, says... 


Monadelphous wins Greenbushes contract
8th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Engineering firm Monadelphous Group has been awarded a A$160-million contract from Talison Lithium at the Greenbushes site, in Western Australia, for the construction of the chemical grade plant 3... 


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Pumps manufacturer excited about expansion into the US
8th September 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Design, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and repairs specialist Ryalsan North Engineering’s (RNE’s) Pumps Canadian branch is excited about  its expansion into the US market, increasing the... 


Contract awarded for pilot plant
8th September 2023

Global mining group Rio Tinto has awarded aggregates, mining and metals services and solutions provider Metso the detailed design and engineering contract for their continuous pilot plant (CPP) for... 


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The research endeavours to pioneer the latest techniques for powering various stages of the zinc refining process
Study investigates novel zinc refining method
8th September 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Researchers at the University of Cape Town (UCT) are leading a concept study aimed at developing a mini-scale, environment-friendly process to extract pure zinc from polymetallic South African ore... 


Large-scale oil, gas comeback for Angola
8th September 2023

Recent deepwater discoveries and fiscal policy improvements have contributed to a significant uptick in investments in Angola’s oil and gas industry, says energy advocacy group African Energy... 


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Kenya Airways unit pushing use of drones and other emerging aviation technologies
8th September 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

With new technologies promising to transform commercial aviation, Kenyan national flag carrier Kenya Airways is determined to be an active participant in this revolution and so make the East... 


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Group installs 1.1 MW solar system at manufacturing facility
8th September 2023 By: Halima Frost

After a year of planning and installing alternating-current and direct-current solutions, standby equipment manufacturer Static Power has commissioned a 1.1 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) grid-tied... 


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