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Visser appointed Canada Fluorspar CEO
25th July 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Canada Fluorspar, the company owned that recently bought the insolvent St Lawrence mine in Newfoundland, has a new CEO. Eben Visser, a mining executive with experience in project development, has... 

ECS Associates MD Mile Sofijanic.
ECS partnering Anglo Platinum in delivery of mining company’s project pipeline
21st July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Integrated procurement and project management needs to be actively adopted by South Africa’s private and public sectors to ensure optimal return on investment, job creation, skills development, and... 

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On-The-Air (21/07/2023)
21st July 2023

Martin Creamer discusses energy generation, gold and platinum 

Female STEM participation slow to pick up - report
21st July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Female participation in Australia’s science, technology, engineering and math- (STEM-) qualified jobs has increased by 15%, or four percentage points, in the decade to 2022, the federal government... 

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Modular systems could transform sustainable housing – UP lecturer
21st July 2023 By: Lynne Davies

Standardised modular building systems, supplemented by educational mobile applications, could transform aspects of the local construction sector, says University of Pretoria (UP) senior lecturer... 

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The HRD 100 poised to replace current pneumatic models in the market once its multistage pusher leg is made available
Company highlights hand-held rock drill at customer day
21st July 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Conventional mining operations have relied on pneumatic machines for years, but mining equipment supplier Epiroc is confident that its hydraulic hand-held rock drill (HRD) 100, is poised to replace... 

Mammoet used a customised, hydraulically powered solution – the SBL 1100 – at the Unterweser nuclear power plant
Hydraulic lifting for nuclear components
21st July 2023

Heavy lifting and transport company Mammoet used a customised, hydraulically powered solution – the SBL 1100, a moveable four-point hydraulic lifting gantry with a capacity of 1 100 t – as part of... 

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New technology helps reduce respirable dust
21st July 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

To minimise exposure to hazardous amounts of respiratory dust released through mining operations, dust suppression specialists CDC Dust Control and centrifugal and axial flow fan supplier Air Blow... 

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Light manufacturer expands range
21st July 2023

Global lighting solutions manufacturer ams OSRAM bolstered its horticultural lighting offerings in June, announcing the addition of two new products. The company continues to provide important... 

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No projects, significant investments in infrastructure development – CESA
21st July 2023 By: Lynne Davies

Industry body Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa) CEO Chris Campbell attributes the  decaying state of the construction industry in South Africa, and the resultant dearth of infrastructure... 

Andile Africa, CEO of the Automotive Industry Development Centre
Andile Africa
21st July 2023 By: Martin Zhuwakinyu

This week we profile Andile Africa, CEO of the Automotive Industry Development Centre, which was established to develop and transform the automotive industry in South Africa into a globally... 

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Companies bolstering defences as cyberattack threats rise
21st July 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Companies across all industries are increasing their cybersecurity maturity across people, process and technology aspects, but are also increasingly looking at how best to respond in the event of... 

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Singida mine, Tanzania
21st July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold mine in the Ikungi administrative district of the Singida region, central Tanzania. 

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Magnitech: Pioneers in advanced lighting solutions
21st July 2023

Setting the gold standard since 1969, Magnitech has consistently transformed lighting within the mining and engineering sectors. Our distinguished reputation stems from our commitment to innovative... 

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Bunyu graphite project, Tanzania – update
21st July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The results from an updated feasibility study for the Stage 1 development are expected in early August. 

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CK gold project, US – update
21st July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

US Gold has achieved two significant milestones in the permitting stage of its CK Gold mining project. 

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Goulamina lithium project, Mali – update
21st July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Leo Lithium has flagged a $30-million capital cost increase at Goulamina. 

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Karowe underground project, Botswana – update
21st July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Lucara Diamond Corp has delayed the completion of the project by a year and a half. 

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Montepuez graphite project, Mozambique – update
21st July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Tirupati has completed various workstreams to optimize the Montepuez project. 

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Prieska copper/zinc project, South Africa – update
21st July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The Prieska project is transitioning to the mine development and construction phase. 

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Vittangi battery anode project, Sweden – update
21st July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The environmental permit for Vittangi is now in force. 

UMS bridges the gap between the front-end and construction on project in Brazil
20th July 2023

Specialist underground mining and metallurgical processing services company, UMS Group (UMS), is proving the success of its integrated partnership business model on the Ero Copper Caraíba... 

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Impala Platinum taking steps to develop solar energy plant in Rustenburg
19th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Impala Platinum on Wednesday announced its intention to develop a 100 MW-plus solar energy plant at its platinum group metals operations in North West province. The subsidiary of the Johannesburg... 

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Resolving locomotive supply impasse with Chinese firm crucial, says TFR CEO
18th July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

It is crucial that State-owned freight rail operator Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) find a solution to its long-standing locomotive supply impasse with Chinese manufacturer CRRC, TFR CEO Siza Mzimela... 

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First Sandvik screen package built in SA
18th July 2023

Sandvik Rock Processing, a global leader in the mining and rock excavation industry, has marked a significant step in its expansion across Africa with the successful completion of its first South... 

Hunter Valley hydrogen hub gets A$70m boost
18th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal government will invest A$70-million to progress the Hunter Valley Hydrogen Hub (HVHH) being developed by energy major Origin and mining and infrastructure solutions provider Orica. The... 

Talga's enviro permit takes force
17th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Talga’s environmental permit for its Vittangi battery anode plant in Sweden is now in force, after the permit appeal application closed on July 12, with no appeals submitted. The... 

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On-The-Air (14/07/2023)
14th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer discusses new mining school and the revival of West Wits. 

Updated FS for Bunyu on the horizon - Volt
14th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The results from an updated feasibility study for the Stage 1 development of the Bunyu graphite project, in Tanzania, is anticipated in early August, ASX-listed Volt Resources said on Friday. The... 

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Rail link between Greenbushes and Bunbury on the cards
14th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Western Australian government and lithium miner Talison Lithium would each contribute A$3.3-million towards investigating the recommissioning of the Greenbushes to Bunbury railway line. The... 

Magnum to refresh Buena Vista economics
14th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Magnum Mining & Exploration on Friday announced that it would undertake a refresh of the engineering and design for its Buena Vista iron project in Nevada. The refresh is aimed at... 

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Ensuring uptime
14th July 2023

Booyco Engineering – a South African company specialising in the design, development and manufacturing of custom designed heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems – has implemented... 

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Coconut shells go for gold
14th July 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Environmentally responsible carbon manufacturer Panthera Carbon Global has uplifted many African communities through buying discarded coconut shells, which it repurposes into activated carbon that... 

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Incorporation, decriminalisation of ASM sought
14th July 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

With about 20% of yearly global gold production being produced by artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) practices, an urgent need to revise existing ASM frameworks has arisen, alongside a need to... 

The B.E.D. Group received the Comtest Best Industrial Wholesaler 2022 Award, while its Middelburg branch won the Comtest Extra Mile Award
Fastener supplier wins two awards
14th July 2023

Fastener supplier The Bolt and Engineering Distributors (B.E.D.) Group has been recognised for its performance with two awards by test and measurement specialist Comtest. Comtest provides test and... 

BEKA Schréder OPTIWAY low-power light-emitting diode bulkhead on a white background
Local manufacturer lights up DRC mine
14th July 2023

The Kipushi mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been illuminated using an underground lighting solution made possible by South African lighting solutions manufacturer BEKA Schréder.... 

Firm’s products mitigate challenges
14th July 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

In the competitive fastener industry, substandard products often present a significant challenge, one that industrial machinery manufacturer Bearing Man Group (BMG) aims to mitigate through... 

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Compressor control solutions offer optimisation, increased efficiency
14th July 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Automation technology and solutions specialist Rockwell Automation offers solutions for controlling and protecting compressors; these solutions improve energy efficiency, optimise machine... 

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Company expands into DRC with launch of two new entities
14th July 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

A new venture in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has led to asset integrity management and industrial solutions company the Dickinson Group of Companies (DGC) establishing DGC Africa DRC - a... 

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Sanankoro gold project, Mali – update
14th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Cora Gold announced the appointment of key management personnel and the start of the construction tender process on July 11. 

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Blackwater gold project, Canada – update
14th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Artemis Gold has received the Fisheries Act authorisation for the development of its Blackwater mine. 

Malachite ore sample at the Haib copper project
Haib copper project, Namibia – update
14th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Namibia's Ministry of Mines and Energy has renewed Deep-South Resources' Haib copper licence for two years. 

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High-purity manganese sulphate monohydrate facility, US – update
14th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Global automaker Stellantis has completed its first $15-million investment in Element 25. 

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