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Sasscal Executive Director Dr Jane Olwoch
More green hydrogen insight on way as Southern African scientists head to Germany
28th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Twelve scientists from Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries will head to Germany in May, where they will have an opportunity to obtain more in-depth insight into green hydrogen... 


Goldsource has closely watched Mako's successful development of the San Albino mine.
Mako Mining to buy Goldsource Mines
27th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed Mako Mining on Tuesday announced it would buy fellow-listed Goldsource Mines, creating a diversified gold producer with a platform for growth. The transaction will create a company... 


European Metals flags potential improvements in delayed DFS
European Metals flags potential improvements in delayed DFS
27th March 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Dual-listed European Metals has delayed the publication of a definitive feasibility study (DFS) for the Cinovec lithium project, in Czech Republic. However, chairperson Keith Coughlan expressed... 


Lake submits production EIA for Kachi Phase 1
26th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Lithium developer Lake Resources has submitted the production environmental impact assessment (EIA) for its Kachi project to the Catamarca Mining Ministry in Argentina. The production EIA is... 


Kodal on track to produce lithium at Bougouni in the fourth quarter
26th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Mineral exploration and development company Kodal Minerals has said its Bougouni lithium project, in southern Mali, is on track to begin production in the fourth quarter, following the achievement... 


Rio-Carb Pty Ltd Welcomes Conrad De Kock as a Project Engineer
26th March 2024

Rio-Carb the leading provider of the R-C 700 Wear Liner Range, is pleased to announce the addition of Conrad De Kock to our team as a Project Engineer. With an extensive wear solutions background,... 


Schneider Electric Collaborates with NVIDIA on Designs for AI Data Centres
Schneider Electric Collaborates with NVIDIA on Designs for AI Data Centres
25th March 2024

New reference designs will offer a robust framework for implementing NVIDIA’s accelerated computing platform within data centres Designs will optimise performance, scalability, and energy... 


The mini substation is an important part of the mine’s electrical infrastructure upgrade
Trafo Power Solutions shows it agility in upgrading DRC mine transformers
25th March 2024

With its experience in Africa and its agility in executing projects rapidly, Trafo Power Solutions is supplying three mini-substations and two transformers to a copper-zinc mine in the Democratic... 


Kore raises $530 000 through convertible loan note issue
22nd March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Potash development company Kore Potash has issued five separate convertible loan notes (CLNs) with an aggregate value of $530 000 and a proposed drawdown date of March 22. Kore holds a 97% stake in... 


Debswana's Jwaneng mine, in Botswana
Debswana builds skills pipeline ahead of expanded operations at Jwaneng
22nd March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

In preparation for Debswana’s upcoming Jwaneng underground project, in Botswana, the company has been fostering local talent and enhancing skills development by recruiting graduate learners in... 


Wilna Hoffmann, Business Development Manager, Multotec
Multotec leverages lithium experience as it readies to supply equipment to new projects in Africa
22nd March 2024

The lithium processing industry is constantly evolving, and technology advancements have been crucial in shaping its future. Several companies and organisations within the mining and mineral... 


Namibia Mines and Energy Minister Tom Alweendo (left) and German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection Dr Robert Habeck.
$10-billion Namibian green hydrogen project receives major German boost
22nd March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Namibia’s first gigawatt scale green hydrogen project – the $10-billion Hyphen development scheme – this week received a major boost from Germany. The boost came in the form of the German... 


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SQM supports water treatment startup with initial $1.27m investment
22nd March 2024 By: Darren Parker

UK-based engineering tech startup Salinity Solutions has secured a $1.27-million initial investment from battery-grade lithium chemicals producer Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile’s (SQM’s)... 


Molefi Motuku, CEO of national mineral research organisation Mintek
Molefi Motuku
22nd March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

This week we profile Molefi Motuku, CEO of national mineral research organisation Mintek  


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Forestry value chain innovations can help mitigate effects of climate change
22nd March 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Given the climate crisis in South Africa and around the world, tertiary education institution University of Pretoria’s (UP’s) Technology and Innovation senior lecturer Dr Schalk Grobbelaar argues... 


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The company's offerings underscore its commitment to excellence and reliability
Company leverages offering, expertise to ‘redefine’ S Africa’s energy industry
22nd March 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

As South Africa’s energy sector continues to grapple with climate change and an increasing demand for electricity, electromechanical equipment manufacturer ACTOM is making significant strides in... 


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Mining innovators recognised
22nd March 2024 By: Halima Frost

In conjunction with this year’s yearly Investing in African Mining Indaba, held in Cape Town at the start of February, industry body Mining Equipment Manufacturers of South Africa (Memsa) held a... 


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Alternative fuel production to increase during energy transition
22nd March 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

One of the foreseeable local and global energy transition trends in 2024, and beyond, is that of increased production of transport fuels made of vegetable oils and animal fats in the short term,... 


Condra refurbishing Mpumalanga power station’s 39-year-old crane
22nd March 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Crane manufacturer Condra Cranes is refurbishing a 40 t electric overhead travelling crane that was manufactured and commissioned 39 years ago. The 21-metre-span double-girder crane is used for... 


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Manufacturer reinforces commitment to quality
22nd March 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Established in 1975, and in the lead-up to its fiftieth anniversary in 2025, full-service slurry pump manufacturer Schurco Slurry reflects on its commitment to providing engineering excellence,... 


The above image depicts the EVO series which integrates the key benefits of the ARO air operated pumps with important features from other pump technologies
New pumps range improves fluid handling productivity
22nd March 2024

Engineering products and services provider BMG has extended its range of Ingersoll Rand ARO fluid handling products to include the new EVO series diaphragm pumps, which are designed to enhance... 


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AESPUMP and ANDRITZ AG collaboration is shaping the future
22nd March 2024

In the dynamic landscape of Southern Africa’s pump industry, a transformative collaboration between pump supplier AESPUMP and international technology group ANDRITZ AG is set to redefine standards,... 


‘It’s not all doom and gloom in our space’ – WBHO boss
22nd March 2024 By: Irma Venter

With a total pipeline of work of R240-billion, up from R211-billion in June, Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon’s (WBHO’s) short- to medium-term future “should be okay”, says CEO Wolfgang Neff. “It’s not... 


Aerial view of the Kachi project
Kachi lithium brine project, Argentina
22nd March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A definitive feasibility study has demonstrated that Kachi is a tier-one project. 


Sovereign despatches 30 t of ore from Malawi project to South Africa for test work
20th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim- and ASX-listed Sovereign Metals’ spiral drilling programme has extracted, despatched and delivered 30 t of ore from the Kasiya rutile/graphite project in Malawi to Paterson & Cooke (P&C), in... 


GoviEx appoints FEED contractor, starts initial ground works at Niger project
18th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed GoviEx Uranium has appointed SGS Bateman to undertake the front-end engineering design (FEED) for the Madaouela mine, in Niger. The project is also moving forward with initial ground... 


LNG infrastructure
Energy investor Reatile gears up for LNG importation as gas shortage looms
15th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

In light of the looming natural gas supply constraints from mid-2026, investment company Reatile Group is actively engaging Sasol on mitigating the gap between 2026 and the eventual arrival of... 


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On-The-Air (15/03/2024)
15th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer discusses gold mines, hydrogen-based power and mining boost. 


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Cap output will benefit breweries, bottling companies
15th March 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

Leading metal crown manufacturer Coleus Packaging will produce between seven- and eight-billion metal crown closures for bottling companies, breweries and other beverage industry players in South... 


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Private-equity investments could address water challenges
15th March 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Mid-market private equity firm Agile Capital asserts that investors have a great opportunity to make sizable investments in the water sector and contribute towards the advancement of sustainable... 


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Firm offers expertise on water use applications
15th March 2024

Global mining consultancy SRK Consulting hails the introduction of the Department of Water and Sanitation’s (DWS’s) Electronic Water Use Licence Application and Authorisation System (E-WULAAS). The... 


A picture of Shell Downstream South Africa learning and development manager Kefilwe Maseko stood in front of a Shell banner by a school blackboard
Programme targets underprivileged youth
15th March 2024 By: Halima Frost

Commercial fuels, lubricants and oils retailer Shell Downstream South Africa has invested over R30-million in its science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) bursary programme to help... 


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Delba commits to excellence with its power generation division
15th March 2024

Global leader in engineering, repair and maintenance services Delba Electrical has a strong reputation for delivering high-quality solutions for rotating equipment across various industries. One of... 


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Sintech
15th March 2024

Since 1984 Sintech has supplied the South African market with clutches, brakes and engineering solutions for a range of applications in mining and mining-related industries. Sintech supplies... 


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Bengwenyama platinum group metals project, South Africa
15th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A scoping study has shown the project to have very attractive economics, with results justifying a prefeasibility study already under way. 


Theta secures all approvals to start mining in South Africa
14th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Theta Gold says it has received all approvals to start mining at Mining Right (MR) 83, which includes the Beta, CDM and Frankfort mines, in South Africa's Mpumalanga province.   


The Vertrex modules to be supplied to the Merak 1 project
Trina Solar, SOLA and WBHO collaborate on 135 MW solar plant for ARM
14th March 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Shanghai-listed solar photovoltaic company Trina SOLAr, renewable energy project developer SOLA and civil engineering and construction company WBHO Construction will build the 135 MW Merak 1 SOLAr... 


African Rainbow Minerals Executive Chairperson Dr Patrice Motsepe.
Right things are being done with Transnet, right things will be done with Eskom – Motsepe
12th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Dr Patrice Motsepe, the founder and chairperson of diversified mining company African Rainbow Minerals (ARM), has expressed confidence in the direction being taken by South Africa’s State transport... 


Critical Metals appoints Gordon Thompson as nonexecutive director
12th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Mining company Critical Metals, which is developing the Molulu copper/cobalt mine, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), has appointed Gordon Thompson as nonexecutive director and... 


Neodymium
Mkango, CoTec appoint engineering experts to aid with feasibility study in the US
11th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed Mkango Resources and partner TSX-V-listed CoTec have appointed two US-based engineering solutions companies to engineer and design a rare earth elements magnet recycling plant and... 


The patented Tru-Trac Taper Trough Tracker offers the ultimate in tracking performance on the load-carrying side of conveyor belts
Nearly 30 years of ‘Tru-Trac moment’ for conveyor users
11th March 2024

With belt misalignment remaining the biggest headache for conveyor system operators across a variety of bulk material handling industries, Tru-Trac has evolved from this valuable niche into a full... 


Women leaders in BME ignite change in blasting industry
8th March 2024

Celebrating International Women's Day, BME reflects on its efforts to champion gender diversity and empowerment in the mining sector. Shaping this narrative at BME, part of the JSE-listed Omnia... 


Women leaders in BME ignite change in blasting industry
8th March 2024

Celebrating International Women's Day, BME reflects on its efforts to champion gender diversity and empowerment in the mining sector. Shaping this narrative at BME, part of the JSE-listed Omnia... 


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