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Vitaly Nesis has resigned from all executive positions with JSC Polymetal and its subsidiaries. He will retain his position with Polymetal International.
Polymetal considers divestment of Russian business
5th June 2023 By: Reuters

Gold and silver producer Polymetal International is considering divesting its Russian operations and senior managers have resigned from Russia-related duties after the imposition of US sanctions,... 

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Contractor secures new orders from diamond mine
28th April 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Following its successful expansion of the sewage treatment plant of diamond miner Lucara Diamond’s Karowe mine in Botswana, water management contractors WEC Projects has secured further orders from... 

Tendele prepares for another onslaught against Somkhele mine expansion
17th March 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

KwaZulu-Natal-based Tendele Mining says it will defend its right to mine at the Somkhele anthracite coal mine, near Mtubatuba, north of Richard’s Bay, amid a latest attempt by an environmental... 

Community celebrates access to clean drinking water
3rd March 2023

The community of Argent in Mpumalanga will now enjoy a consistent flow of clean water following the handover of Jojo tanks on Friday, 24 February 2023 through an initiative by Canyon Coal. Four... 

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Company supplies steel for Cape Town E-Prix
3rd March 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Local steel supplier Macsteel collaborated with contractors to supply more than 465 t of steel in seven weeks for the first-ever Cape Town E-Prix, on February 25, held during the ninth Formula E... 

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Revamp for two water treatment works
20th January 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Consulting engineering solutions provider Bosch Projects has been appointed by the Blue Crane Route municipality (BCRM) as consultants for the refurbishment of the water treatment works (WTW) for... 

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Extortion ‘mafia’ hits South Africa’s $55bn mining sector
9th December 2022 By: Bloomberg

A threatening letter, a derailed train, blocked roads, burned vehicles, workers locked up. That’s what some of the world’s biggest mining companies say they’re battling in South Africa: Extortion.... 

Marula’s Blesberg to deliver first shipment of lithium RoM in December
25th November 2022 By: Darren Parker

AQSE-listed mining and development company Marula Mining has made significant progress towards the delivery of the first shipment of high-grade run-of-mine (RoM) lithium ore at its Blesberg lithium... 

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Company supports infrastructure for African mines with digital tech
18th November 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

Professional consulting firm WSP has been awarded two major separate infrastructure projects in the African mining sector after leveraging its recent acquisitions in the sector, states WSP Africa... 

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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Product range, upgrades help company in turbulent market
14th October 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

Local steel products supplier Stewarts & Lloyds is constantly focusing on expanding its product range, with one of the largest and most comprehensive range of products in the local market when... 

Coca-Cola combines forces with govt in Gqeberha solar-powered groundwater initiative
30th September 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA), in partnership with the Department Water and Sanitation (DWS), has launched a series of off-grid, solar-powered groundwater harvesting and treatment... 

Marula chases high-grade lithium output from Blesberg stockpiles by year-end
14th September 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aquis Stock Exchange-listed Marula Mining has started site works at the Blesberg lithium and tantalum project, in South Africa’s Northern Cape province, to outline its capital requirements and... 

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Royal Bafokeng Platinum, NWDoE partner to deliver two new schools in Rustenburg
18th August 2022 By: Shannon de Ryhove

Platinum group metals mining company Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) has provided a tangible example of its philosophy of “More than Mining”, by partnering with the North West Department of... 

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UK coal mine dilemma pits energy crisis against green goals
14th August 2022 By: Bloomberg

In the far northwest corner of England, coal mining was so finished that the local museum paying tribute to the industry shut a few years ago after running into financial trouble. Yet at the... 

Transnet to invest R16.1bn in Cape Town, Mossel Bay and Saldanha ports 
22nd July 2022 By: Irma Venter

Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) will invest R16.1-billion at the Mossel Bay, Saldanha and Cape Town ports in a seven-year capital investment programme. The capital investment programme... 

Syrah posts solid quarter in Moz
21st July 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Graphite miner Syrah Resources has reported a solid quarter of production at its Balama operation, in Mozambique, during the three months to June. Balama produced 44 000 t of graphite during the... 

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Supply challenges addressed through investment – steel supplier
8th July 2022 By: Nadine Ramdass

While the steel quality from several smaller mills has improved in the past five years, some challenges need to be resolved, prompting such mills to invest in improvements to align with market... 

Company shows revenue growth
10th June 2022 By: Nadine Ramdass

Steel manufacturer and supplier Stewarts and Lloyds’ manufacturing division registered an even bigger growth in revenue last year – compared with the previous year – largely owing to the company’s... 

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BHP plans to double spending with Indigenous vendors
13th May 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner BHP’s iron-ore division is aiming to more than double its spend with Indigenous vendors to more than A$300-million by the end of the 2024 financial year. BHP asset president... 

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Singida gold mining project, Tanzania – update
18th February 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Singida is progressing on schedule and in line with capital-spending expectations. 

Shanta’s Singida project progressing on track
14th February 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Shanta Gold has noted a positive update on the construction progress at the Singida gold project, in central Tanzania, which remains on track for first production in the first quarter of... 

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Tanzanian project on track
10th December 2021

East Africa-focused gold producer, developer and explorer Shanta Gold in November released an update on the construction of the Singida Gold Project in Central Tanzania. Shanta Gold CEO Eric Zurrin... 

Construction of Shanta’s Singida gold project on track
2nd November 2021 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Shanta Gold says construction at the Singida gold project, in Central Tanzania, remains on track for first production in early 2023, adding a second revenue stream across the portfolio... 

UCD opens new depot in Cape Town
1st October 2021 By: Irma Venter

United Container Depots (UCD) has moved from its location in Paarden Eiland to larger premises in Beaconvale, Parow, also in Cape Town. The new depot has a container stacking area of more than 20... 

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Vittangi battery anode project, Sweden – update
1st October 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

Talga Resources has started trial mining at the project. 

Talga starts graphite trial mining in Sweden
23rd September 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Talga has started trial mining at its Vittangi graphite project in north Sweden. The 2021 trial mining campaign is extracting a 2 500 t sample of natural graphite from the Niska South... 

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TFR approaches customers on security levy to raise funds for rapid security overhaul
17th September 2021 By: Terence Creamer

State-owned railway utility Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) is approaching its customers about instituting a three-year security levy, which will be used to raise the funding needed for the rapid... 

Matjhabeng municipality: Rampant looting, illegal mining, theft could wipe out ailing entity
6th September 2021 By: News24Wire

Unemployment and closure of businesses in the Free State's mining towns has left one municipality with a burden of problems resting on its shoulders. The Matjhabeng local municipality servicing... 

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TFR approaches customers on security levy to raise funds for rapid security overhaul
3rd September 2021 By: Terence Creamer

State-owned railway utility Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) is approaching its customers about instituting a three-year security levy, which will be used to raise the funding needed for the rapid... 

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Company provides crucial relief for community
30th July 2021 By: Anna Moross

Stainless steel producer Columbus Stainless aims to ensure the educational and social welfare of the Steve Tshwete local community through financial contributions and fundraising, says Columbus... 

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Columbus Stainless (Pty) Ltd - Stainless steel manufacturer
30th July 2021

Year of Formation and Background to Founding: Columbus Stainless was registered on December 24, 1964 by Rand Mines as Southern Cross Steel. The South Africa Stainless Steel Development Association... 

Passenger rail agency fails to meet capex targets
23rd July 2021 By: Irma Venter

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa’s (PRASA’s) capital expenditure (capex) programme has failed to meet its targets, says CEO Zolani Matthews. “Sadly, this has also affected PRASA’s... 

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Relief Canyon mine, US
23rd July 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold mine in Nevada, in the US. 

BORIS IVANOV Artisanal and small-scale mining often provides the only means of income and employment for rural communities
No simple solution to illegal mining in Africa
9th July 2021 By: Darren Parker

There is no “one-size-fits-all” solution to combat the rise of illegal mining and the associated artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) industry in Africa, says diversified mining and exploration... 

Concor, partner awarded MeerKAT/SKA radio telescope construction contract
5th March 2021 By: Rebecca Campbell

South African contractor Concor, in partnership with OptiPower, has been awarded a R212-million contract for the structural foundations and associated infrastructure for 24 additional dishes for... 

Fund targeting infrastructure investments listed on 4 Africa Exchange
6th November 2020 By: Simone Liedtke

South Africa’s first preference shares with an infrastructure focus were listed on October 22 on 4 Africa Exchange (4AX), Gaia Fund Managers and Kruger International Asset and Wealth Management... 

Many of the staff at Stewart & Lloyds Booysens branch have worked at the store for more than 20 years
Steel supplier relaunches flagship store
23rd October 2020

Steel supplier Stewarts & Lloyds has designed a new retail experience, offering a wider range of products and stock at its flagship store in Booysens, which is expected to facilitate the growth of... 

WEF White Paper highlights human rights fragility in DRC's artisanal mining sector
17th September 2020 By: Donna Slater

Human rights abuses associated with artisanal cobalt mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are highlighted in the World Economic Forum’s (WEF’s) 'Making Mining Safe and Fair: Artisanal... 

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Bushveld creates new entity to provide vanadium electrolyte rental option
7th September 2020 By: Donna Slater

Aim-listed integrated primary vanadium producer and energy storage provider Bushveld Minerals, which owns high-grade vanadium assets in South Africa, has formed a special purpose company in... 

Exploration, cheaper inputs, solid laws and better logistics key to mining sector's growth
4th August 2020 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Even before Covid-19 hit South African shores, the mining industry was already in a structural decline and, without significant intervention to alter this trajectory, the sector's output,... 

ANC document says mining exploration should be incentivised.
ANC document calls for mining exploration to be incentivised
24th July 2020 By: Martin Creamer

Listings of mining companies on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange should be encouraged and South African retail investors willing to invest in mining exploration should be incentivised as is the case... 

ANC document says mining exploration should be incentivised.
Investors in mining exploration should be incentivised – ANC’s ETC
13th July 2020 By: Martin Creamer

Listings of mining companies on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange should be encouraged and South African retail investors willing to invest in mining exploration should be incentivised as is the case... 




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