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Rainbow produces first mixed rare earth sulphate from South African pilot plant
22nd September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

In continuing its efforts to be a forerunner in the establishment of an independent rare earth elements (REEs) supply chain in the UK, London-listed Rainbow Rare Earths has entered into a strategic... 

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OLI South Africa
22nd September 2023

Making business simpler for customers while going global with a first-class product range, has proved successful in establishing industrial vibration technology company OLI as the world’s... 

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Explorer commences soil sampling campaign
22nd September 2023

Following the receipt of forest permits in July, energy minerals explorer and developer Tertiary Minerals has started soil sampling at its Konkola West project in Zambia with about 260 soil samples... 

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Commissioning starts at Zambian lime plant
22nd September 2023

Last month, strategic minerals developer Firering reported the successful commissioning of the crushing system to produce aggregates, and the finalisation of the design work for the modification... 

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Mandilla scoping proves positive for Astral
21st September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A scoping study into the Mandilla gold project, in Western Australia, has estimated that the project could produce some 845 000 oz of gold over an 11-year mine life. ASX-listed Astral Resources... 

Gold Fields deploying ABB digital technologies to improve mining operations in Western Australia
20th September 2023

Global mining company Gold Fields has begun using a comprehensive digital platform from ABB to coordinate production scheduling and execution across its Granny Smith Mine in Western Australia. The... 

The Rochester operation in Nevada
Coeur's Rochester expansion pours first doré
19th September 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

US-based Coeur Mining on Monday announced several milestones at its major Rochester expansion project, in Nevada, including the production of the first silver and gold ounces. Following a ramp-up... 

Makuutu project drill cores
DRA tasked to save costs at Makuutu
19th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Rare earths developer Ionic Rare Earths has appointed engineering and project house DRA Global to review the definitive feasibility study (DFS) for the Makuutu rare earths project, in Uganda.... 

Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Canada risks more than C$50bn in clean tech as incentives in limbo
18th September 2023 By: Reuters

More than a year after Canada first announced incentives to jumpstart clean technology projects there is still no money flowing, and if they are not in place soon, more than C$50-billion... 

Andrada confirms lithium intersected pegmatites from Lithium Ridge drilling
18th September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Namibian metals mining company Andrada Mining on September 18 confirmed that all drill holes – from assay results for the remaining reverse circulation (RC) exploration drilling results of an... 

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Petra confident of medium-, long-term lift in market
15th September 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

In a diamond market that is softer than anticipated, London-listed Petra Diamonds is moving ahead with confidence despite a downturn in its financial performance for the year ended June 30, 2023.... 

A focus on creating deal flow at the Manufacturing Indaba
15th September 2023

The 10th edition of the Manufacturing Indaba will have a major emphasis on doing business and growing manufacturing businesses The Manufacturing Indaba is gearing up to showcase a wealth of... 

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Victor Industrial Equipment
15th September 2023

With over 80 years of dedicated service to the mining sector, Victor Industrial Equipment expanded its expertise by introducing the Pumps division in 2018. This strategic move has translated into... 

IPR's pump selector algorithm can be used to size any pump in the Atlas Copco range for a customer's specific requirements
Pump-sizing calculator prevents costly mistakes
15th September 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

Identifying the correct pump for the job has historically been a time-consuming process. Pump dewatering and dredging solutions company IPR is helping its customers streamline the selection process... 

Weir Minerals Warman mill circuit pump
Flexibility top of mind for manufacturer
15th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With shifting operational conditions, including changing ore grades and the persistent need for increased throughput , original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Weir Minerals’ pump products GM Marnus... 

Overstocked Motus faces slowing South African new-vehicle market
15th September 2023 By: Irma Venter

Following seven months of trading, it is clear that the South African new-car market is unlikely to reach the 540 000 to 560 000 units expected at the beginning of the calendar year, says Motus CEO... 

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Sandfire completes finance uplift at Motheo
14th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Copper/gold miner Sandfire Resources has completed a $60-million uplift to the Motheo finance facility, from $140-million to $200-million to support the 5.2-million tonne a year expansion of the... 

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DWS outlines response progress on Jagersfontein tailings dam collapse investigation
13th September 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has concluded the processes to finalise evidence gathering and collect scientific and engineering information in the wake of the collapse of the... 

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Shareholder activity reflects strong confidence in Canadian North Resources
13th September 2023

Canadian mining exploration and development company Canadian North Resources (CNRI) ( chairperson Lee Shim has acquired an impressive 150 000 shares of the company's stock,... 

Synthetic graphite for EV batteries: Can the West crack China's code?
12th September 2023 By: Reuters

New investments in the United States and Europe aim to challenge China’s stranglehold on a key ingredient used in most electric vehicle batteries – graphite – but industry experts said that will be... 

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SPR to invest in Bushveld to progress Vanchem, provide financial stability
11th September 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Bushveld Minerals has entered into a binding term sheet with investment fund Southern Point Resources (SPR) for a cumulative proposed investment of between $69.5-million and... 

Hudbay publishes PFS for Arizona copper project
Hudbay publishes PFS for Arizona copper project
11th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-listed Hudbay Minerals has announced the results of a prefeasibility study (PFS) for Phase 1 of its Copper World project, in Arizona. Phase 1, which is a standalone operation requiring... 

Whim Creek economics improve with heap leach study
11th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A scoping study into the heap leach potential at the Whim Creek polymetallic project, in the Pilbara, has proven positive for junior Anax Metals. The ASX-listed company said the heap leach study... 

Russia's Nornickel: cash flow not yet stable enough to resume dividends
Russia's Nornickel: cash flow not yet stable enough to resume dividends
8th September 2023 By: Reuters

Russian metals and mining giant Norilsk Nickel is not yet generating free cash flow on a stable enough basis to resume dividend payments, but does not rule out doing so in future, head of investor... 

C$2bn NPV for Baptiste nickel project
8th September 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

The newly released prefeasibility study (PFS) for the Baptiste project has established the nickel asset as a key strategic asset in the development of Canada’s critical minerals supply chain, says... 

Olifants Management Model Programme
OMM Programme builds water infrastructure to improve lives, strengthen economy
8th September 2023

The Olifants Management Model Programme (OMM Programme) is the Lebalelo Water User Association’s flagship capital expenditure programme that aims to fast-track the construction of bulk and potable... 

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Breather range prevents contamination
8th September 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Lubrication and industrial equipment specialist ISO-Reliability Partners’ desiccant breather range is a cost-effective solution to prevent fuel contamination. Companies can reduce internal tank... 

Construction starts on Phase 2 of City of Cape Town’s Milnerton bulk sewer upgrade project
8th September 2023 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town has broken ground on the next phase of the R470-million Milnerton bulk sewer upgrade project, with construction of a new pipeline set for completion by 2025.  This project... 

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Orom-Cross graphite project, Uganda – update
8th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Blencowe Resources has announced the successful completion of additional metallurgical testwork on the project. 

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Phalaborwa Rare Earths Project, South Africa – update
8th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Rainbow Rare Earths has achieved successful first production of mixed rare-earth sulphate at the Phalaborwa pilot plant. 

South Africa wants $8.5bn climate plan wrapped up by COP28
7th September 2023 By: Bloomberg

Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister Barbara Creecy said she expects the long-delayed implementation plan for an $8.5-billion climate pact with some of the world’s richest nations to be... 

Rubber lined mill circuit pumps handle large particle impacts and are more cost effective and easier to handle.
Keeping mill circuit pumps running: The key to efficient operations
7th September 2023

The requisite levels of support are critical to ensure optimal performance of a mill circuit, as is the correct selection of the mill circuit pump. Attention to both these aspects will facilitate... 

Faggiolati pumps to power efficient dewatering at Mpumalanga power station
Faggiolati pumps to power efficient dewatering at Mpumalanga power station
7th September 2023

Integrated Pump Technology has successfully secured an order for three Faggiolati stainless submersible pumps to be deployed at one of the major coal fired power stations located in Mpumalanga. The... 

Chile's miners ready to absorb higher domestic royalties, Fitch says
7th September 2023 By: Reuters

Mining companies operating in Chile, the world's top copper producer, are well positioned to absorb higher domestic royalties required by a new law enacted by the country's leftist government,... 

Brightstar prices Menzies and Laverton restart
6th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A restart study into the combined Menzies and Laverton gold projects, in Western Australia, has estimated that a capital investment of around A$22-million would be required to initiate... 

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Rainbow produces first mixed rare earth sulphate from pilot plant in South Africa
5th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed Rainbow Rare Earths has achieved successful first production of mixed rare earth sulphate at the Phalaborwa pilot plant, in South Africa. This validates Rainbow’s process flow sheet... 

Metallurgical test work at Blencowe’s Orom-Cross graphite project complete
4th September 2023 By: Darren Parker

London-listed Blencowe Resources has announced the successful completion of additional metallurgical test work on its Orom-Cross graphite project, in Uganda. The testing was conducted by graphite... 

Fireweed raises C$16.8m to expand drill programme
4th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed exploration company Fireweed Metals has closed a nonbrokered private placement, raising C$16.8-million that it will use to expand its 2023 drill programme in northern Canada. The... 

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Australian mining investment under threat - MCA report
4th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Deepening investment uncertainty, exhaustive delays in environmental approvals and the proposed introduction of rigid and costly industrial relations laws are combining to blunt Australia’s ability... 

BMW to launch electric bike in SA next year
1st September 2023 By: Irma Venter

BMW Group South Africa will introduce the electric CE 02 motorbike to the South African market in the second quarter of next year. The CE 02 is neither an e-scooter nor an e-motorcycle. The German... 

Implats CEO Nico Muller
PGM market fundamentals stronger than current pricing suggests – Muller
31st August 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Impala Platinum (Implats) CEO Nico Muller says platinum group metal (PGM) market fundamentals are stronger than what current pricing suggests. He also does not expect there to be further... 

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Byerwen future on the line as Glenden plan causes concern
31st August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The future of unlisted QCoal’s Byerwen coal mine, in Queensland, has been called into question after most of the 400 workforce have informed the company that they would quit, rather than move to... 

Peninsula makes a new plan for Lance
Peninsula makes a new plan for Lance
31st August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Uranium developer Peninsula Energy has unveiled a new life-of-mine (LoM) plan for the Ross and Kendrick production areas at its Lance uranium project, in Wyoming, which could see production... 

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