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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... 

Activity at Wescoal mining in Mpumalanga
Wescoal develops SOPs, COPs for Covid, expects upcoming loss
15th June 2020 By: Martin Creamer

Coal-mining and trading company Wescoal on Monday voluntarily updated shareholders on its operations, strategic projects and milestones as well as its quarterly production and sales figures from... 

Despite delays, PRASA insists turnaround is continuing
Despite delays, PRASA insists turnaround is continuing
22nd May 2020 By: Simone Liedtke

The turnaround of State-owned Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) is on track, albeit with delays, in part owing to the situation brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, administrator... 

Eastern Cape municipality upgrades wastewater plant
15th May 2020 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Kouga local municipality, in the Eastern Cape, has upgraded its St Francis Bay wastewater treatment works (WWTW) from a capacity of 750 m3/d to 2 000 m3/d. The upgrades, which started in... 

Alternatives to conventional plastic packaging do not change consumer behaviour with regard to littering
Beware of biodegradable and compostable plastics – Plastics SA
28th February 2020 By: Khutso Maphatsoe

The introduction of bioplastics to South Africa’s burgeoning and well-developed recycling industry should carefully be considered, says plastics industry association Plastics SA. Bioplastics are... 

Robe River Joint Venture iron-ore project, Australia
Robe River Joint Venture iron-ore project, Australia
10th January 2020 By: Sheila Barradas

Rio Tinto has awarded an estimated A$150-million worth of contracts for the project. 

Cimic wins Rio contracts
20th December 2019 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mining major Rio Tinto has awarded some A$150-million worth of contracts to ASX-listed mining contractor Cimic’s subsidiary CPB Contractors. CPB Contractors will deliver three separate packages of... 

Illegal miners at KCC operations remain dispersed – Katanga
18th December 2019 By: Mariaan Webb

Glencore subsidiary Katanga Mining, which trades on the TSX, has installed nearly 20 km of new perimeter security fencing at its Komoto Copper Company (KCC) site in the Democratic Republic of Congo... 

The Katse dam not only supplies water to the South Africa but also hydro electricity and tourism to the Kingdom of Lesotho
Maintenance work on tunnel completed
13th December 2019

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has indicated that the inspection and maintenance work on the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) tunnel – which was closed on October 1 and was... 

6th December 2019 By: Martin Creamer

INFORMAL DIAMOND MINING: Members of the Batho Pele cooperative of artisanal miners sift through sand and rocks as they search for diamonds in Kimberley, the site of the nineteenth-century diamond... 

Strong intumescent formation with clear coat based on Exolit 855 after fire test
Building and construction applications get a coatings sustainability boost
14th June 2019

Multinational speciality chemicals producer Clariant aims to contribute more sustainability and safety solutions to meet the building and construction industry’s challenges, says Clariant flame... 

After lengthy delays, Adani’s Carmichael gains final enviro approval
After lengthy delays, Adani’s Carmichael gains final enviro approval
13th June 2019 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Indian major Adani’s groundwater management plan for its Carmichael coal project, in Queensland, has been approved the by the Department of Environment and Science (DES). The approved plan was... 

Opinion piece: Beef up visual security to clamp down on illegal mining
22nd May 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

By Laurence Smith, Executive at Graphic Image Technologies In 2017, it was estimated that South Africa’s illegal mining trade was worth R7 billion a year, and in 2015 the SA Human Rights Commission... 

DAM BIG JOB Dams are lined in compliance with environmental regulations and best practice
Contractor building infrastructure at Belfast mine
15th March 2019

Construction contractor Concor Infrastructure has been awarded the job of building dams, roads, platforms and other civil works at diversified miner Exxaro’s new digital coal mine near Belfast, in... 

SITES ON AFRICA Vermeer aims to penetrate the renewable-energy market in Africa
Equipment supplier to spread its wings outside South Africa
15th March 2019 By: Mamaili Mamaila

Industrial equipment supplier Vermeer will attend The Solar Show Africa 2019 which is combined with the 2019 Power and Electricity World Africa (PEWA) conference at the Sandton Convention Centre on... 




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