R/€ = 19.5906 Change: 0.0000
R/$ = 18.1703 Change: 0.0850
Au 1978.67 $/oz Change: 0.00
Pt 976.84 $/oz Change: 0.00


Orion will now build smaller but get base metals into production far sooner 

By: Martin Creamer     15th March 2023 What South Africa’s base metals mining aspirant Orion Minerals has been trying to do over the last two years is to drive a very typical historic project financing arrangement for junior mining. This very typical historic project financing model involves getting banks in for between 60% and 70% of... 

DRA secured new contracts, rebased the business in 2022

By: Donna Slater     28th February 2023 Deals worth A$638-million were awarded to multidisciplinary engineering, project management and operations management group DRA Global in 2022, as the group sought to strengthen its relationships with longstanding clients and broadened its geographic footprint. "Financial year 2022 saw the... 

BBE Projects appointed to construct refrigeration plant for Northam Platinum’s Zondereinde Western Extension Project

28th February 2023 BBE Projects, a specialist in the design, engineering and construction of mine ventilation, refrigeration and cooling systems, is currently executing a turnkey project to design and construct a refrigeration plant and fan station at Northam Platinum’s Zondereinde No. 3 Shaft Project. The... 

BBE provides large-scale refrigeration station for Northam

By: Darren Parker     27th February 2023 Mine ventilation, refrigeration and cooling systems company BBE Projects is busy with a turnkey design and construction project for a refrigeration plant and fan station at platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Northam Platinum’s Zondereinde No 3 Shaft project.  The Zondereinde No 3 Shaft project,... 

Methano Group advances goal of becoming leading EPCM firm in Africa 

By: Simone Liedtke     6th February 2023 Multidisciplinary engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) firm Methano Group is in the late engagement stage with its strategic partners in setting up offices in Southern Africa Development Communities (SADC) countries, such as Zambia. This, says group CEO Sereme Maphaka, will... 

This year holds promise for local, African battery materials mining

By: Marleny Arnoldi     17th January 2023 The mining industry has seen its fair share of highs and lows over the past ten years, with 2022 being no exception, but 2023 holds more positive headwinds. Engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) company Erudite CEO Johann de Bruin says last year was a turbulent year for the... 

West African awards contracts at Kiaka

By: Esmarie Iannucci     5th December 2022 Gold miner West African Resources is advancing work at its Kiaka gold project, in Burkina Faso, completing the first stage of the debt financing process and awarding the engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract and the grinding mill package. The ASX-listed company on... 

App revolutionises project management

By: Leah Shelene Asaram     4th November 2022 Consulting firm SSG Consulting founder and CEO Steven Golding, in partnership with his team, designed and developed the award-winning KEY360 Management Platform that has become a “highly esteemed” global platform, owing to SSG’s passion for solving capital project management challenges for... 

Court date set for Thacker Pass RoD appeal

By: Creamer Media Reporter      10th October 2022 The US District Court would on January 5 hold an oral hearing on the appeal of the record of decision (RoD) for the Thacker Pass lithium project, owner Lithium Americas confirmed on Friday. The TSX- and NYSE-listed company has received all state and federal permits to begin construction and the... 

EPCM phase gets under way at Dasa uranium project

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th September 2022 Toronto- and Frankfurt-listed Global Atomic has signed Development Consultants Private (DPCL) of Kolkata, India, and Lycopodium Minerals of Canada to start the basic and detailed engineering, procurement and project management of the Dasa mine processing plant in Niger. These engineering and... 

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