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Weartech
Updated 1 hour 48 minutes ago By: Creamer Media Reporter

Founded in 1984, Weartech has established a highly-respected reputation as a trusted specialist supplier of welding, thermal spray and other speciality products.  Weartech offers a comprehensive... 


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Dual-stage jet enables enhanced, faster degasification
Updated 1 hour 48 minutes ago

As a means to extend its range of battery venting systems, air filtration solutions company Donaldson has introduced its latest product offering, the dual-stage jet, which is a brand-new design... 


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Company reintroduces high efficiency scrubber for industrial processes
Updated 1 hour 48 minutes ago

Industrial machinery and solutions company Metso is reintroducing the high efficiency scrubber for efficient scrubbing of off-gas impurities in nonferrous and ferrous metallurgical processes and in... 


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High flow, convenience, precision with hydraulic pumps
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Hydraulic electric pumps from industrial equipment supplier BMG’s Enerpac E-pulse pumps range offer intelligent automatic cycle functionality and an efficient power-to-weight ratio to ensure... 


Anglo cuts steelmaking coal outlook after Australian mine fire
Anglo cuts steelmaking coal outlook after Australian mine fire
18th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified major Anglo American has revised its coal production guidance for year to account for the impact of a recent fire at the Grosvenor underground mine, in Australia. Due to the incident,... 


Australia’s renewables drive backed by miners, environmentalists
Australia’s renewables drive backed by miners, environmentalists
18th July 2024 By: Bloomberg

A disparate group including Australian mining lobbyists and environmentalists have banded together to back the government’s renewable energy transition plan, after opposition lawmakers called for... 


Apple Paget has been appointed CFO
Fortescue axes 700 roles in global overhaul, appoints CFO
17th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Prominent Australian mining and energy group Fortescue on Wednesday announced the simplification of its organisational structure, the appointment of a new CFO and COO, as well as 700 redundancies... 


German Chancellor Olaf Scholz
Germany’s Scholz plans lithium deal with Serbia after Rio ruling
17th July 2024 By: Bloomberg

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz plans to visit Serbia this week to secure supplies of lithium that are critical for the nation’s energy transition and auto industry, according to people familiar with... 


UK's new coal mine sent 'adverse international signal', campaigners say
UK's new coal mine sent 'adverse international signal', campaigners say
17th July 2024 By: Reuters

Britain's approval of its first new deep coal mine in decades was unlawful because ministers failed to consider the "adverse international signal" sent by the controversial decision, environmental... 


Steel is among the goods affected by the UK's CBAM
South Africa tells UK carbon border tax will deepen inequality
16th July 2024 By: Bloomberg

South Africa has told the UK that its plans to impose a carbon tax on imported goods will deepen global inequality and hamper Africa’s ability to adapt to climate change. The criticism of the... 


QPM receives state govt grant for TECH project
15th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Queensland government has granted Queensland Pacific Metals an A$8-million grant to advance its Townsville Energy Chemicals Hub (TECH) project towards investment readiness Queensland has... 


Europe needs way to price critical minerals independently of China, group says
Europe needs way to price critical minerals independently of China, group says
15th July 2024 By: Reuters

Europe needs a system to set prices for critical minerals needed for the energy transition that is not dependent on China, which dominates much of the global sector, the head of an EU-funded group... 


Power Audits – an important step in the sustainability journey in Africa
Power Audits – an important step in the sustainability journey in Africa
15th July 2024

By Suvern Moodley, EcoConsult Business Development Manager – Anglophone Africa Cluster in Schneider Electric Sustainability has become a global imperative, with countries and businesses worldwide... 


Maersk tankers and competitors bet billions on ammonia fuel carriers
15th July 2024 By: Bloomberg

Some of the biggest names in shipping are betting billions of dollars on tankers to transport a type of ammonia that’s scarcely being produced today — wagering it will become integral to the... 


Mining tech shift: Look out below
12th July 2024

By Richard Roberts, Editorial Director, Beacon Events  5 billion deals done since 2021 but motherlode still to be tapped 


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Manufacturer boosts project activity
12th July 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

Industrial vacuum equipment company Applied Vacuum and Silencing continues to increase its project portfolio by providing full turnkey vacuum product and service solutions for multisectoral clients... 


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New concrete fastener meets high-load demand
12th July 2024

Global fastener solutions manufacturer fischer India announced the launch of its pre-positioned undercut anchor, or FSU, which is a “ground-breaking addition” to fischer's line-up designed to meet... 


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Region poised to benefit from energy transition
12th July 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Southern and Central African countries have a significant opportunity to benefit from the anticipated high demand for energy-transition minerals, such as those used for renewable-energy systems,... 


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Mining companies, suppliers team up to advance evolving ESG goals
12th July 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The South African mining industry continues to be a key contributor to the fiscus, with local producers and suppliers paying about R14-billion in royalties and R90-billion in taxes in the year... 


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Rewards and risks
12th July 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The decision to again uncouple the energy portfolio from mineral resources and appoint Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa as the new Electricity and Energy Minister in the government of national unity has... 


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Mining companies, suppliers team up to advance evolving ESG goals
12th July 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The South African mining industry continues to be a key contributor to the fiscus, with local producers and suppliers paying about R14-billion in royalties and R90-billion in taxes in the year... 


BC Premier David Eby
British Columbia Premier walks tightrope between resource boom, green goals
9th July 2024 By: Bloomberg

British Columbia Premier David Eby sees a way for his province to exploit its abundant resources and proximity to Asia — without sacrificing environmental pledges core to his political platform.... 


Electricity and Energy Minister Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa
Ramokgopa warns of distribution challenges, plans more renewables rounds
8th July 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Despite Eskom having made progress on improving the country’s energy availability factor (EAF), lowering the unplanned capacity loss factor (UCLF) and achieving 100 consecutive days without... 


Sovereign starts trading on OTCQX
8th July 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX- and Aim-listed Sovereign Metals has also started trading on the OTCQX under the ticker symbol SVMLF. The OTCQX is the highest market tier of OTC markets on which more than 12 000 US and global... 


Santos CEO Kevin Gallagher
Santos boss is racing against time to build a gas giant
8th July 2024 By: Bloomberg

Kevin Gallagher is in a race against time. A veteran of Australia’s oil and gas industry, the Scotsman has earned acclaim for transforming Santos Ltd into the country’s second-largest fossil fuel... 


Eskom CEO Dan Marokane
Eskom, Minister celebrate 100 days without loadshedding milestone
5th July 2024 By: Schalk Burger

State-owned power utility Eskom has achieved 100 consecutive days without loadshedding, which reflects the enhanced reliability and performance of its generation fleet. The continuous suspension of... 


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Steel key to circular economy
5th July 2024

Not-for-profit trade organisation, the Hot Dip Galvanizers Association of South Africa (HDGASA) implores its members to embrace the important role that steel can play in promoting a circular... 


Renewables project to power miner’s KwaZulu-Natal operations
5th July 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Richards Bay Minerals (RBM), a division of diversified miner Rio Tinto, is set to receive 140 MW of renewable energy from the Khangela Emoyeni Wind Farm, in South Africa’s Western and Northern Cape... 


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City rehabilitating sewer pipelines
5th July 2024

The City of Cape Town’s Water and Sanitation Directorate has achieved significant progress with the rehabilitation of 28 km of bulk sewer pipelines – the country’s largest sewer upgrade of its... 




SUPPLY UNCERTAINTY: The global market for liquefied natural gas (LNG) faces supply uncertainty from factors including sanctions on Russian fuel, aging plants and attacks on vessels in the Red Sea, the International Gas Union warns. Gas has become an increasingly global commodity, with Europe leaning heavily on LNG to help fill the gap after Russia cut most pipeline supplies. At the same time, Asian demand has surged, leaving the market more susceptible to supply disruptions.
SUPPLY UNCERTAINTY
5th July 2024

The global market for liquefied natural (LNG) gas faces supply uncertainty from factors including sanctions on Russian fuel, aging plants and attacks on vessels in the Red Sea, the International... 


Alaska sues to challenge new NPR-A oil and gas leasing rules
Alaska sues to challenge new NPR-A oil and gas leasing rules
4th July 2024 By: Reuters

The state of Alaska on Wednesday said it has filed a lawsuit challenging new federal regulations imposed for oil and gas leasing in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPR-A). In April,... 


Eduardo Werninghaus, CEO at WEG Africa
A rebranded WEG set to make powerful debut at Electra Mining Africa
3rd July 2024

WEG has maintained a formidable presence on the African continent for over four decades, consistently demonstrating its industry-leading capabilities at Electra Mining Africa under the Zest WEG... 


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South Africa seeks to renegotiate coal pact tied to $2.6bn
3rd July 2024 By: Bloomberg

South Africa is seeking to alter the terms of a landmark agreement under which it promised to cut its reliance on coal in exchange for access to financing. The government of President Cyril... 


Rio Tinto builds off-grid solar plant in Canada’s North
Rio Tinto builds off-grid solar plant in Canada’s North
3rd July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diversified miner Rio Tinto has completed installation of a 3.5 MW capacity solar power plant at the Diavik mine, in Canada’s Northwest Territories. The project represents the largest off-grid... 


Drilling at the Kipushi mine
Century-old Kipushi mine starts up again after 31-year hiatus
2nd July 2024 By: Darren Parker

Dual-listed Ivanhoe Mines has announced the completion of construction and the restart of the Kipushi zinc/copper/lead/germanium mine, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), 100 years after it... 


Foster Yeboah Owusu, Regional Manager – West Africa – Sales at WEG Africa
WEG Africa’s Ghana branch marks 15 years of serving West Africa
2nd July 2024

Set up in 2009, initially to provide parts support to the growing installed base in West Africa at the time, WEG Africa’s Ghana operation has transformed into a fully-fledged branch. Through an... 


US judge halts Biden administration's pause on LNG permits
2nd July 2024 By: Reuters

A federal judge on Monday dealt President Joe Biden's climate agenda a setback by blocking the Democrat's administration from continuing to pause the approval of applications to export liquefied... 


Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa speaking during an Eskom power station visit while still Electricity Minister
Separation of energy portfolio and Ramokgopa’s appointment praised amid rising energy-transition complexity
1st July 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The decision to establish a separate energy portfolio with the African National Congress’s Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa as Minister and the Democratic Alliance’s Samantha Graham as Deputy Minister has... 


Rio to install carbon free aluminium smelting cells at Quebec smelter
Rio to install carbon free aluminium smelting cells at Quebec smelter
1st July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Mining company Rio Tinto has announced a C$375-million demonstration plant equipped with carbon free aluminium smelting cells at its Arvida smelter, in Quebec. The plant, which will be owned in a... 


Underground fire forces production suspension at Anglo American coal mine
Underground fire forces production suspension at Anglo American coal mine
1st July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Global mining giant Anglo American has halted operations at its Grosvenor steelmaking coal mine in Queensland after an underground coal gas ignition over the weekend, prompting immediate evacuation... 


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Eskom to hit CO2 targets despite coal plant extension, CEO says
28th June 2024 By: Reuters

South Africa's state power company Eskom will meet its target to reduce carbon emissions by 71-million metric tons a year by the end of the decade, its new CEO said on Friday, despite scrapping... 


Lake Resources CEO David Dickson
Lake Resources cuts staff, eyes asset sales amid low lithium prices
28th June 2024 By: Reuters

Lithium developer Lake Resources is laying off staff and selling assets as low prices for the electric vehicle battery metal hamper efforts to find customers and investors for its flagship Kachi... 


Pilbara Minerals CEO Dale Henderson keeps his eye on the long-term trajectory.
Lithium producers bullish on long-term demand despite recent price drop
28th June 2024 By: Reuters

The world's largest lithium producers told a major industry conference this week they remain bullish on long-term demand for the electric vehicle battery metal despite the recent price plunge that... 


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