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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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On-The-Air (08/03/2024)
8th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer talks about iron-ore, manganese and platinum use. 


How we Inspire Inclusion on International Women’s Day
How we Inspire Inclusion on International Women’s Day
8th March 2024

By Nimmita Maharaj, Diversity and Transformation Director, Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric Gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls are central to addressing some of the... 


Precision investment castings
New owners of precision casting company drive technology, skills investment
8th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Following a takeover of Rely Precision Castings by a new group of shareholders, the company is undergoing a renewed market expansion drive with investment into technology, and development of a... 


The above image depicts the ASCO series 327C solenoid valve provides reliable performance helping to improve operational efficiency
Manufacturer launches app, solenoid valve
8th March 2024

A powerful software tool that combines Fisher control valve expertise with advanced analytic algorithms, launched by technology, software and engineering company Emerson makes it possible for users... 


LEONARD DE VILLIERS
Challenges have resulted in significant disruptions and inefficiencies in the country’s transportation network
Local expertise needed to address challenges
8th March 2024

Despite having the most advanced railway system on the continent, with about 30 000 km of track, the South African rail and transportation sector is currently facing numerous significant... 


SCOTT EDMUNDSON
By creating an international registry for recognising and enforcing creditor and lessor rights, these treaties aim to reduce financing costs and risks
Immediate actions needed to foster a more competitive rail industry
8th March 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

South Africa’s rail sector is faced with unprecedented challenges that threaten its operational viability and economic contribution, says law firm Webber Wentzel partner Scott Edmundson, who says... 


John Ciganek, MD and CEO of Vanadium Resources
John Ciganek
8th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

This week we profile John Ciganek, MD and CEO of Vanadium Resources, a developer and ultimately producer of vanadium 


Tydan valves
Tydan Control Valve
8th March 2024

Innovative control valve solutions provider Tydan Control Valve specialises in the design, manufacturing and distribution of high-quality control valves, water demand management equipment and... 


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SWASAP railway axle manufacturer
8th March 2024

Manufacturer and supplier of railway axles Swasap is a proudly South African-owned broad-based Black Economic Empowered company that is committed to expanding education and skills to develop... 


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Toliara mineral sands project – monazite project, Madagascar
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Base Resources plans to exploit the Toliara mineral sands project’s monazite resources. 


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Green, high-purity pig iron project, Saudi Arabia
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

An engineering study has assessed a HIsmelt-based 1.1-million-tonne-a-year pig iron production facility to capitalise on Saudi Arabia’s drive for low-emissions steel production. 


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Burnstone gold project, South Africa – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Consistent with the requirements of Sibanye’s capital allocation framework, the project will be delayed and is expected to ramp up again during 2025.  


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Cariboo gold project, Canada – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Osisko Gold Royalties has secured funding for the project. 


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Lindi Jumbo graphite project, Tanzania – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Commissioning is progressing according to plan. 


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Balama graphite project, Mozambique – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Syrah Resources has announced a binding offtake agreement with Korean battery materials group Posco Future M for natural graphite fines from the Balama mine. 


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Jansen potash project, Canada – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

BHP has signed nonbinding sales agreements for all potash production from both phases of the Jansen mine. 


AERIAL VIEW OF THE KACHI PROJECT
Kachi lithium brine project, Argentina – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Lake Resources has announced further cost reductions to extend its financial flexibility and better position the company to complete a strategic partner selection process for its Kachi project. 


Gold bars from the Sabodala-Massawa mine
Sabodala-Massawa gold mine expansion, Senegal – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Wet commissioning activities are under way. 


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Wolfsberg lithium project, Austria – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Critical Metals is focusing on the project's future construction and commissioning. 


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Zondereinde Western extension project, South Africa – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Northam Platinum has implemented several capital preservation initiatives at the project. 


Elemental Energy’s Dereck Armstrong.
Stationary hydrogen power highlighted as major solution by Toyota fuel cell-using developer
7th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

When Engineering News & Mining Weekly covered last month’s local launch of BMW’s first hydrogen car fleet on South Africa's roads, we discovered that BMW’s hydrogen refilling station in Midrand is... 


Murray & Roberts CEO Henry Laas
M&R weighing capital-light re-entry into Australian mining market
7th March 2024 By: Terence Creamer

JSE-listed Murray & Roberts (M&R) says it still intends to regain a foothold in the Australian mining market, which it lost when RUC’s Australian holding company entered voluntary administration in... 


DRA Global director Val Coetzee
DRA Global promotes Coetzee to executive director position
7th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Engineering consultancy DRA Global has appointed nonexecutive director Val Coetzee as director of process and technology – an executive position – effective immediately. He will oversee the... 


Pele Green Energy MD Gqi Raoleka
Pele Green Energy looking beyond R2.5bn funding innovation as it hastens towards ‘South African IPP’ vision
7th March 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Following its recent success in securing new public and private power purchase agreements, Pele Green Energy (PGE) is already having to consider additional funding options beyond the pioneering... 


Kendal power station
Move to formalise deal on injecting private skills into Eskom amid plan to add and recover 10.6 GW by end-2025
6th March 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Government and business have set a goal of increasing South Africa’s electricity generation capacity by 10.6 GW by the end of 2025 as part of ongoing collaborative efforts to tackle growth-sapping... 


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M&R gets back on track with narrowed losses, lower debt
6th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

JSE-listed Murray & Roberts (M&R) has reported a significant year-on-year reduction in its attributable loss for the six months ended December 31, 2023, signalling a positive turn in its financial... 


Alara starts production in Oman
Alara starts production in Oman
5th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australia-based precious and base metals explorer Alara Resources has successfully started concentrate production at its one-million-tonne-a-year Al Wash-hi-Majaza copper/gold and copper... 


Lotus Resources to join the ASX 300 index
5th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX- and OTCQB-listed Lotus Resources will join the S&P/ASX 300 index on March 18, following the index’s March quarterly review. Lotus owns an 85% interest in the Kayelekera uranium project, in... 


Osisko Development secures $50m for Cariboo project
5th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Gold company Osisko Development has secured funding for ongoing detailed engineering and preconstruction activities at the Cariboo gold project, in British Columbia. The $50-million delayed draw... 


Sandvik Rock Processing’s design and engineering process involves close collaboration with customers to understand their specific needs
In-house engineering expertise give mines valuable flexibility
5th March 2024

With its well established design and manufacturing capabilities in South Africa, Sandvik Rock Processing delivers customised and standard vibrating equipment solutions, including screens and... 


DFC unpacks key to client satisfaction
DFC unpacks key to client satisfaction
4th March 2024

Valves supplier Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) channel sales executive Belinda Rossouw shares insights into her role in understanding client needs, building and nurturing relationships, educating... 


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UK Hydrogen Week highlights green hydrogen investments
1st March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Following its inauguration last year, UK Hydrogen Week is taking place once again, from February 26 to March 3. The World Platinum investment Council says more than 6 300 individuals and 110... 


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On-The-Air (01/03/2024)
1st March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer discusses gold mining project and two huge wind and sun energy projects. 


IsoEnergy preps Utah uranium mine for 2025 restart
IsoEnergy preps Utah uranium mine for 2025 restart
1st March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed IsoEnergy will reopen its past-producing Tony M mine, in Utah, and aims to restart uranium mining production operations in 2025. The decision, IsoEnergy says, is underpinned by rising... 


MacLean announces expansion of global sales, service & support footprint
MacLean announces expansion of global sales, service & support footprint
1st March 2024

DEALER AGREEMENTS WITH MACHBERT CO. (BRAZIL), STEWART & STEVENSON (COLOMBIA), AND KANU EQUIPMENT (SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA), TO PROVIDE WIDER REACH & IMPROVED SITE SUPPORT FOR GLOBAL CUSTOMERS  As the... 


Canada to expedite approval of new nuclear projects
Canada to expedite approval of new nuclear projects
1st March 2024 By: Reuters

Canada will expedite the approval process for new nuclear projects, but will not exclude them from the federal environmental review as requested by the province of Ontario, Energy and Natural... 


Ringrollers brings its expertise to new sectors
Ringrollers brings its expertise to new sectors
1st March 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Leading steel products manufacturer Naledi Ringrollers has, for more than 50 years, been committed to high-quality standards and is making significant strides in the railway, general engineering,... 


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Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
1st March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Ivanhoe chairperson Robert Friedland has commented that Kamoa-Kakula continues to exceed expectations in terms of overall performance. 


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Degritting spiral reduces carbon costs for gold miners
1st March 2024

Amid tough economic conditions, metallurgy and process engineering solutions developer Multotec has responded to the challenge of the high costs associated with using activated carbon in gold... 


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