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LOcation map of the Mahenge graphite project
Mahenge graphite project, Tanzania – update
10th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Black Rock Mining has received approval from the Development Bank of Southern Africa for project debt of up to $59.6-million, which is expected to form part of the project debt facilities for the... 


B2Gold's Otjikoto mine in Namibia
B2Gold confident of meeting full-year output guidance at lower cash operating cost
9th November 2023 By: Chanel de Bruyn

On the back of a strong operational and financial performance for the first nine months of this year, international gold producer B2Gold expects to meet its production guidance of one-million to... 


The 20 MW/100MWh Hex BESS site, in Worcester in the Western Cape
Eskom’s Hex battery the first of eight utility-scale projects being deployed across four provinces
9th November 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Eskom has officially started operating the first of eight utility-scale battery energy storage system (BESS) projects being introduced as part of Phase 1 of a World Bank-funded programme to add... 


Geopacific refreshes board
8th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Exploration and development company Geopacific Resources has appointed highly experienced Australian mining executives to its board as part of its leadership renewal. The company, which owns the... 


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7th November 2023

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Harmony's Great Noligwa gold mine.
Solar power generation poised to save Harmony Gold R3.6bn
7th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Gold-mining company Harmony estimates that it will achieve total cumulative net present value savings of R3.6-billion from its three solar power projects, one of them already generating 30 MW of... 


Trafo Power Solutions recently successfully extended its scope of supply into modular substations – also called E-houses
The evolution of mining infrastructure and EPCM collaboration
6th November 2023

As the demand for raw material continues to surge, the spotlight has turned to the mining sector, bringing both greenfield and brownfield mining projects into focus. Ensuring these ventures are... 



The US Interior Department cancelled the leases for an underground mine near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
Twin Metals fights for Minnesota copper/nickel leases
6th November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Antofagasta-owned Twin Metals has moved to defend its mineral leases in north-east Minnesota from “unlawful federal agency action”. The company on Friday filed a notice of appeal in the US Court... 


Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi
South Africa risks losing business investment over visa ‘chaos’
6th November 2023 By: Bloomberg

In one of the world’s most unequal nations an acute shortage of skilled workers is restraining already tepid growth, limiting job creation and pushing some foreign investors to think about moving... 


The White Mesa uranium mill in Utah
Energy Fuels preparing 4 uranium mines for production
6th November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

US-based critical minerals company Energy Fuels is preparing four of its convention uranium mines production, CEO Mark Chalmers reported on Friday. Together, these mines have the ability to... 


Australia’s biggest business event smashes records as 2024 event confirmed for Sydney
3rd November 2023

Sydney, Australia: Australia’s leading mining and resource event will return to Sydney in 2024 following the extraordinary success of the 10th anniversary conference. This year’s International... 


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Firm creating largest pan-African data centre footprint
3rd November 2023 By: Trent Roebeck

The digitisation of African economies requires infrastructure, and Africa Data Centres (ADC) aims to make access to fully operational and protected data centres a reality for small, medium-sized... 


A new battery powered Toypta forklift being driven by a woman in PPE
Battery-operated forklifts offer sustainability in warehousing
3rd November 2023

As the world looks towards a more sustainable future, more businesses are being guided by regulations to reduce carbon emissions. For example, in applications such as food storage and handling,... 


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Supplier addresses challenges through product offering
3rd November 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

The mining industry requires innovative and automated solutions to mitigate the impact of various challenges, which industrial product supplier Bolts and Engineering Distributors (B.E.D.) provides... 


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Specialist develops economical solutions
3rd November 2023

Multi-disciplinary specialist underground mining and metallurgical processing services company United Mining Services (UMS) Group has equipped its operations in preparation for the surge in demand... 


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Mintek’s AMAZEMET acquisition to support SA’s additive manufacturing ambitions
3rd November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Mintek’s latest technological acquisition, the AMAZEMET rePowder ultrasonic atomisation and alloy development machine, is an extremely advanced piece of equipment that is expected to strengthen and... 


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Lindi Jumbo graphite project, Tanzania – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Walkabout Resources has reported that the earthmoving and civils contract almost completed. 


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Longonjo neodymium/praseodymium project, Angola – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Pensana Rare Earth's engineering team has successfully completed a modular redesign of the Longonjo neodymium and praseodymium mine and processing facility. 


Drill core from the Manono lithium/tin project
Manono lithium/tin project, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

AVZ Minerals plans to file an emergency arbitration application, seeking to prohibit any transaction pertaining to the contested Manono lithium mine. 


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Orom-Cross graphite project, Uganda – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Additional testwork has been completed by two leading graphite technical specialist laboratories on the project. 


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Phalaborwa Rare Earths Project, South Africa – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Rainbow Rare Earths is set to focus on the production of separated rare-earth oxides at a back-end pilot plant, in the US. 


Entrance to the Priseka mine
Prieska copper/zinc project, South Africa – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals is continuing its transition to mine developer and operator at the Prieska mine. 


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Wolfsberg lithium project, Australia – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Critical Metals Corp has secured an additional $10-million equity investment for the project. 


Image of periodic table symbol for lithium
Zero Carbon Lithium project, Germany – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The Australian government’s export credit agency has provided Vulcan Energy with a letter of support for up to A$200-million to be used towards the financing of the project. 


Secrets, culture clashes and storytelling: What is holding mining innovation back?
2nd November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Innovators in the mining and resources industry must tell their stories better, be more business-minded and truly understand their customers’ needs if they are to attract the investment required to... 


Murray & Roberts sign
M&R describes past year as its ‘most difficult’ since 2008
2nd November 2023 By: Darren Parker

The financial year ended June 30 had been the most challenging period for Murray & Roberts (M&R) Holdings since the 2008 global financial crisis, the company said in a statement on November 2. In a... 


Sparking STEM Enthusiasm: Future Professionals Join IMARC 2023
2nd November 2023

Budding experts in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) space have been trying their hand at some cutting-edge mining equipment at this year’s International Mining and... 


Secrets, culture clashes and storytelling: What is holding mining innovation back?
2nd November 2023

Innovators in the mining and resources industry must tell their stories better, be more business-minded and truly understand their customers’ needs if they are to attract the investment required to... 


Lesedi names Leon van Wyk as new CEO to lead company into next phase of growth
Lesedi names Leon van Wyk as new CEO to lead company into next phase of growth
1st November 2023

Lesedi, a prominent African Engineering Procurement Construction and Maintenance company, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Mr. Leon van Wyk as its new Chief Executive Officer. This... 


BurnStar CEO Dr Johan Brand with test reactor.
Hydrogen plant buildout plan under way at metals smelter in Rustenburg
1st November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Work has begun on the development of a hydrogen plant at the smelting site in Rustenburg of Ironveld, the London Aim-listed speciality metals producer. The required funds have been raised to... 


The Cullinan diamond mine
Petra defers some capital programmes to mitigate against market weakness
1st November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

London-listed Petra Diamonds, which owns and operates the Cullinan, Finsch and Koffiefontein mines, in South Africa, and the Williamson mine, in Tanzania, is taking steps to provide further... 


Costs of funding delays on Lindi Jumbo capex minimal
Costs of funding delays on Lindi Jumbo capex minimal
31st October 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

The Lindi Jumbo graphite project, in Tanzania, has weathered funding delays with resilience, registering a minimal impact of 4.2% on the capital cost estimate, ASX-listed Walkabout Resources... 


Penansa makes headway on Longonjo financing
31st October 2023 By: Darren Parker

Rare earths and magnet metals mining company Pensana's engineering team has successfully completed a modular redesign of the Longonjo neodymium and praseodymium mine and processing facility in... 


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Projects in Progress 2023 (Second Edition)
31st October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Creamer Media's second edition of the 'Projects in Progress 2023' supplement offers a unique perspective for evaluating South Africa's current economic landscape, amid ongoing challenges, including... 


Macron lands in Putin’s backyard seeking new friends and uranium
31st October 2023 By: Bloomberg

After finding itself suddenly unwelcome in its traditional sphere of influence, France is casting further afield. That’s why president Emmanuel Macron will travel to energy-rich Central Asia this... 


Orion is developing three complementary base metal production hubs in the Northern Cape.
Orion advancing towards operational commencement at Prieska in Northern Cape
31st October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg- and Sydney-listed Orion Minerals has continued its transition to mine developer and operator at the Prieska copper/zinc mine in South Africa’s Northern Cape. The diversified base... 


Hathorn to step in as interim CEO at Kore
31st October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Brad Sampson will step down as CEO of Aim- and JSE-listed Kore Potash at the end of November, with chairperson David Hathorn to assume the role of CEO in the interim. Kore, which owns the Kola and... 


Ero Copper enters deal with Vale
31st October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Vancouver-based Ero Copper has entered a binding term sheet with Salobo Metais, part of the Vale Base Metals business (VBM), to advance its Furnas copper project, in Brazil. The term sheet... 


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Ramohlale Industries launches new facility in Limpopo
30th October 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Electromechanical engineering company Ramohlale Industries on October 27 launched its new offices and factory facility at the N1 Industrial Park in Polokwane, Limpopo. Shortly after establishment... 


Kodal, Hainan agree on funding terms for Bougouni lithium project
27th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

West Africa-focused lithium and gold mineral exploration and development company Kodal Minerals, along with Kodal Mining UK (KMUK), Hainan Mining and Hainan’s wholly owned UK-incorporated... 


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On-The-Air (27/10/2023)
27th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer discusses carbon emissions and green hydrogen  


Rosond focuses on employee development for its future skills pipeline
27th October 2023

Continuous employee development is critical to maintain a skills pipeline in the mining and exploration industry, says Carlo Claassens, Head of Training and Development at leading drilling... 


Rosond boasts fully-fledged manufacturing and workshop facilities
27th October 2023

Drilling technology leader Rosond has fully-fledged manufacturing and workshop facilities at its Midrand head office to service its extensive surface and underground mining operations all over... 


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