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The allocation of new renewable electricity capacity to support South Africa’s green hydrogen production goals will need to be included in the updated Integrated Resource Plan or as part of an associated energy plan for green hydrogen
S Africa must apply lessons from auto industry to green hydrogen sector – Patel
20th January 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

Lessons from South Africa’s extensive experience in the automotive industry need to be applied as the country focuses on building a green hydrogen sector, which could potentially produce... 


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Kathleen Valley lithium/tantalum project, Australia – update
13th January 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Liontown Resources has struck a binding power purchase agreement with independent power producer Zenith Energy to supply electricity to the Kathleen Valley project. 


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Walyering licence granted
12th January 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Joint venture partners Strike Energy and Talon Energy have been awarded a production licence for the Walyering gasfield, from the Western Australian Minister of Mines and Petroleum. The two... 


Woodside awards equipment contract at US hydrogen project
20th December 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Woodside has awarded the liquefaction equipment contract at its proposed H2OK hydrogen project in Ardmore, Oklahoma, to Air Liquide Engineering and Construction. Air Liquide will... 


Akobo reports all mining activity is full speed ahead at Segele mine
19th December 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Norway-listed Akobo Minerals’ efforts to develop the Segele gold mine, in Ethiopia, are progressing at pace with surface mining operations being under way and process plant parts having started to... 


Mixed performance for platinum jewellery demand in the third quarter
19th December 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Platinum jewellery demand had a mixed performance in the third quarter, with the Platinum Jewellery Business Review showing year-on-year declines in demand in the US and China and increases in... 


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Cabinda phosphate project, Angola
9th December 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

A definitive feasibility study has shown that the project has robust economics, with relatively low capital expenditure requirements. 


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New welding equipment, training significant contributors in growth strategy
2nd December 2022 By: Tracy Hancock

To assist its growth strategy in an evolving local market space, specialist fabrication company Efficient Engineering has made a significant investment by procuring a state-of-the-art automated... 


Pensana reports early works are progressing well at Saltend, Longonjo
28th November 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Rare earths developer Pensana reports that construction is progressing well at both its Saltend rare earths processing hub, in the UK, and its Longonjo rare earths mine, in Angola. The enabling... 


PGI highlights strong platinum jewellery demand growth in India
18th November 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Despite uncertain global financial conditions and geopolitical tensions, India’s economy has been resilient this year. As a result, its jewellery industry has seen “exceptional growth”, with... 


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Saltend Chemicals Park rare-earth oxide separation facility, UK/Angola – update
4th November 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Pensana has progressed to the construction phase at its Longonjo rare earths mining project, in Angola, and its Saltend processing hub, in the UK. 


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Gold demand firmer in the third quarter, council reports
1st November 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

A healthy third quarter, driven by stronger consumer and central bank buying, helped year-to-date gold demand recover to pre-Covid levels, a new report published by industry organisation the World... 


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Stainless steel industry remains resilient amid post-Covid recovery
28th October 2022 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

The levels of local stainless steel consumption have been declining for the past eight years, however, the industry remains buoyant after having seemingly recovered from the effects of the... 


Scrap export ban detrimental to sector
28th October 2022 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

The Southern Africa Stainless Steel Development Association (Sassda) supports the proposed legislation to stop the economic damage caused by metal theft and infrastructure destruction. However,... 


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Kalgoorlie rare earths processing facility, Australia – update
28th October 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Lynas has awarded a near A$33-million contract for the fabrication and installation of the kiln feed hood and waste gas treatment circuit at the facility. 


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Segele gold project, Ethiopia – update
28th October 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

South African mining contractor IW Mining has arrived on site at Akobo Minerals' Segele project. 


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Vidalia active anode material project, US – update
28th October 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Syrah Resources has been considered for a grant by the US Department of Energy to support the potential expansion of its Vidalia facility. 


Pensana pleased with move to construction at both Longonjo, Saltend
26th October 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Tim George, the CEO of London-listed Pensana says the company is delighted to have moved into the construction phase at both its Longonjo rare earths mining project, in Angola, and its Saltend... 


Syrah secures more US funding, flags ongoing issues in Moz
20th October 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed graphite miner Syrah Resources has been tapped for a grant of up to $220-million from the US Department of Energy (DOE) to support the potential expansion of its Vidalia active anode... 


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Woodside posts record quarter
20th October 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australian energy major Woodside has reported record sales and production third quarter ended September. Production during the three months to September rose by 52% on the previous quarter, to... 


Higher prices drive Santos profits
20th October 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Santos has delivered record year-to-date sales revenue on the back of higher third-quarter production and higher energy prices. Year-to-date sales revenue reached $5.9-billion... 


Akobo starts mine development at Ethiopia site
17th October 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

South African mining contractor IW Mining has arrived on site at Scandinavia-based gold exploration company Akobo Minerals' Segele project, in Ethiopia. The South African team, with many years of... 


Cabinda DFS proves up
17th October 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The definitive feasibility study (DFS) for the Cabinda phosphate project, in Angola, has estimated a capital requirement of $48.5-million to develop the project, with owner Minbos Resources saying... 


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Benguela Gem wins top honours at SAISC Steel Awards
14th October 2022 By: Darren Parker

The overall winner of the 2022 Southern African Institute for Steel Construction (SAISC) Awards is the Benguela general treatment plant mining facility aboard the Benguela Gem – the world’s most... 


Lynas awards major contract in Kalgoorlie
11th October 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Rare earths miner Lynas has awarded a near A$33-million contract to Australian industrial services company WestStar Industrial at its rare earths processing facility in Kalgoorlie. WestStar’s... 


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Rope access project completed
7th October 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

Rope access specialist Skyriders has completed a rope access project for a petrochemicals producer in South Africa. The project was divided into two phases, with the first phase being completed... 


Fortune extends option to acquire Alberta refinery site for Nico project
4th October 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canadian mining company Fortune Minerals has secured an extension to the option to buy the JFSL Field Services brownfield site in Lamont, Alberta. The extension, the company says, is owing to “the... 


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Vedanta signs MoUs for $22bn semiconductor manufacturing project in India
19th September 2022 By: Darren Parker

Indian mining investment company Vedanta has signed two memoranda of understanding (MoUs) with the Indian state of Gujarat to set up a semiconductor fabrication plant – commonly referred to as a... 


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Manufacturers must increase export potential – export council
9th September 2022 By: Halima Frost

Igniting investor relations and export potential, as well as increased investment in projects, are paramount to gaining traction when trying to reignite the economy post Covid-19, stresses South... 


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Institute charts direction after pandemic
9th September 2022 By: Nadine Ramdass

Despite many industries being significantly impacted by the pandemic, the Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) used the pandemic period as an opportunity to restructure and enhance itself... 


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New Age Engineering Solutions
9th September 2022

Founded 19 years ago, New Age Engineering Solutions has established its reputation as a top structural, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and piping (SMEIP) service provider.  As a proudly... 


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Brasco emphasizes the importance of dust-control, filtration equipment management
7th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

A combination of lost knowledge and the loss of skilled workers has caused many companies to neglect maintenance of dust-control equipment, which industrial filtration company, Brasco Group,... 


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Hydra Arc eyeing mining industry, international markets
6th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Although there are many benefits when partnering with steel fabricator Hydra Arc, engineering manager Matthew Alfonso says the company’s “unique service” remains core to its management philosophy,... 


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ESAB moving into new 5 000 m2 facility owing to significant growth
6th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Welding company ESAB will be moving into its new state-of-the-art 5 000 m2 facility in November - a move that’s largely motivated by the company experiencing “significant growth” over the last four... 


Multotec South African operations CEO Rikus Immink
Multotec technology assists in achieving ESG goals
6th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

South Africa-based minerals processing equipment specialist Multotec will have a strong presence at this year’s Electra Mining Africa (EMA) exhibition, and will have its in-house experts on hand to... 


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Kwatani casts spotlight on innovation, digitalisation
6th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

In response to the innovation imperative in the mining sector, mining equipment manufacturer Kwatani will use Electra Mining Africa 2022 as the platform to cast the spotlight on its modern... 


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Shortage of frack gear is helping to hold back US oil production
2nd September 2022 By: Bloomberg

In a dusty corner of Oklahoma, close to where Erle Halliburton founded his eponymous oil services empire 103 years ago, a group of workers shows why US oil production growth has been underwhelming... 


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Woodside posts stellar results
30th August 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Higher energy prices has seen oil and gas major Woodside Energy report a 417% surge in net profits after tax for the first half of 2022, while earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and... 


 	DIGITAL ADVANCES Kwatani will showcase its advances in the digital space at Electra Mining Africa
Kwatani puts spotlight on new multi-slope screen designs
26th August 2022

In response to the innovation imperative in the mining sector, Kwatani will use Electra Mining Africa as a platform to cast the spotlight on its modern multi-slope screen design and the company’s... 


PERFFECT ATTENDANCE Multotec has exhibited at every Electra Mining Africa since its inception
Using technology to achieve ESG goals
26th August 2022

Multotec, which has exhibited at every Electra Mining Africa exhibition since the show was launched in the 1970s, will have a strong presence at this year’s event, with its in-house experts on hand... 


THE BIG ONE The AFX150 is one of the biggest peristaltic hose pumps in the world
Energy efficiency intrinsic to local pumps, agitators
26th August 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

Peristaltic pumps have been around for nearly a century and, as with many technologies, these pumps have evolved and improved over time. An area into which much research and development has gone is... 


Pipes manufacturer moves fitting fabrication in-house
26th August 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

The best place to ensure quality control is said to be on the factory floor. Gauteng-based pipe manufacturer Rare recently moved the fabrication of its pipefittings in-house to better control the... 


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Exhibitor lounge offers relaxing space to network, do business
23rd August 2022 By: Shannon de Ryhove

Enterprise resource planning software provider SYSPRO Africa is once again sponsoring the exhibitor lounge at this year’s Electra Mining Africa trade show after a successful first rendition of the... 


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