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Mintek’s AMAZEMET acquisition to support SA’s additive manufacturing ambitions
3rd November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Mintek’s latest technological acquisition, the AMAZEMET rePowder ultrasonic atomisation and alloy development machine, is an extremely advanced piece of equipment that is expected to strengthen and... 

South Africa should not be ‘pushed into a corner’ on energy funding, say SANEDI and Eskom
3rd November 2023 By: Irma Venter

While any funding of South Africa’s embattled energy sector is welcome, South Africa should not “be pushed into a corner” on how this money should be spent, said South African National Energy... 

Mantashe seeks to extend life of coal-fired power stations
3rd November 2023

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe has called on the private sector to “please and come talk to us” if they have any ideas on extending the life of South Africa’s fleet of... 

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Zero Carbon Lithium project, Germany – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The Australian government’s export credit agency has provided Vulcan Energy with a letter of support for up to A$200-million to be used towards the financing of the project. 

The Kamoa-Kakula copper complex
Kamoa-Kakula shown to produce least carbon intensive copper globally
2nd November 2023 By: Darren Parker

An updated current and future greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions assessment of the Kamoa-Kakula copper complex, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), conducted by independent consultants Skarn... 

Australia urged to take international leadership on global mining governance
2nd November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australia should use its role as an emerging global mining superpower to drive the highest standards of governance, according to the Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). Mark... 

Top Origin investor to snub Brookfield’s A$19bn bid
2nd November 2023 By: Bloomberg

Origin Energy’s top investor AustralianSuper said it will reject an improved A$19.4-billion takeover offer from a Brookfield Asset Management-led consortium. A revised proposal from the group,... 

Jim Chalmers
Australia signals stepped up energy overhaul amid US splurge
2nd November 2023 By: Bloomberg

Australia needs a whole-of-government approach to bolster spending and investment in clean energy, Treasurer Jim Chalmers said, citing estimates a further A$225-billion is required by 2050 to... 

BHP CEO Mike Henry.
Potash presenting BHP with exciting growth path, CEO tells AGM
1st November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg-listed diversified mining major BHP has an exciting growth path ahead in potash used in fertilisers essential for food security and more sustainable farming, the company’s CEO Mike... 

Australia urged to take international leadership on global mining governance
1st November 2023

Australia should use its role as an emerging global mining superpower to drive the highest standards of governance, according to the Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). Mark... 

Australia’s competitive advantage gives it the edge in the global race for critical minerals: Minister
1st November 2023

Australia can lead the world as it transitions to a clean energy future by producing the critical minerals required, whilst not sacrificing its existing competitive advantage as a traditional... 

BurnStar CEO Dr Johan Brand with test reactor.
Hydrogen plant buildout plan under way at metals smelter in Rustenburg
1st November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Work has begun on the development of a hydrogen plant at the smelting site in Rustenburg of Ironveld, the London Aim-listed speciality metals producer. The required funds have been raised to... 

Resources Minister Madeleine King
National mission: Ensuring Australia’s critical minerals meet global demand
1st November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Resources Minister Madeleine King has reaffirmed Australia’s dedication to the traditional resources sector and the burgeoning critical minerals industry, emphasising the role that the mining... 

Panama’s investor-friendly image at risk from anti-mining rage
Panama’s investor-friendly image at risk from anti-mining rage
31st October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Panama’s reputation as an investor-friendly haven is at risk from attempts to shut a giant Canadian-owned copper mine, the latest case of a commodities project triggering social unrest in Latin... 

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Projects in Progress 2023 (Second Edition)
31st October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Creamer Media's second edition of the 'Projects in Progress 2023' supplement offers a unique perspective for evaluating South Africa's current economic landscape, amid ongoing challenges, including... 

Acting Eskom CEO Calib Cassim
Eskom warns of another R23bn loss as loadshedding underpins R24bn collapse
31st October 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Eskom has warned that it is likely to report another R23-billion-plus loss for its current financial year to the end of March 2024, having belatedly confirmed a loss of R24-billion (R12-billion)... 

Macron lands in Putin’s backyard seeking new friends and uranium
31st October 2023 By: Bloomberg

After finding itself suddenly unwelcome in its traditional sphere of influence, France is casting further afield. That’s why president Emmanuel Macron will travel to energy-rich Central Asia this... 

Australian explorer advances in gas potential probe in South Africa’s Mpumalanga province
31st October 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed gas explorer Kinetiko Energy will start drilling five appraisal production wells to the west and north of Volksrust, in February next year, in efforts to commercialise advanced shallow... 

The modern mine: Reducing emissions, increasing safety and improving output
31st October 2023

The modernisation of mining operations is transforming how the industry is securing the minerals the world needs more safely, efficiently and sustainably, the International Mining and Resources... 

Gina Rinehart
Australian mining red tape hurts its global investment case-Hancock
31st October 2023 By: Reuters

Australia's slow pace of mining approvals is diminishing its attraction as a global investment destination, Hancock Prospecting, owned by Australia's richest person Gina Rinehart, said on Tuesday.... 

Hedge funds pile into uranium stocks poised for ‘dramatic’ gains
Hedge funds pile into uranium stocks poised for ‘dramatic’ gains
30th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Several hedge fund managers have started ratcheting up their exposure to uranium stocks, as they bet on significant price gains. Terra Capital’s Matthew Langsford, Segra Capital’s Arthur Hyde and... 

Death toll rises to 45 in ArcelorMittal Kazakh coal mine fire
29th October 2023 By: Reuters

The death toll from a fire at a coal mine in Kazakhstan owned by ArcelorMittal rose to 45 on Sunday, with emergency teams engaged in an operation to find one remaining miner believed to have been... 

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz
Germany's Scholz says his country willing to invest in Nigerian gas, minerals
29th October 2023 By: Reuters

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Sunday his country was willing to invest in gas and critical minerals in Nigeria, Africa's largest oil producer, as he started a two-nation visit to... 

The world’s iron-ore powerhouse is preparing to reinvent itself
The world’s iron-ore powerhouse is preparing to reinvent itself
29th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Vast heaps of crushed brown rock hem the Indian Ocean at Western Australia’s Parker Point port — each a stockpile of 200,000 tons of iron-ore, ready to be poured into a procession of bulk carriers... 

Welborn steps down as Equatorial MD and CEO
27th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

John Welborn will step down as MD and CEO of Australia-based Equatorial Resources in late November, the company reported on Friday. Equatorial notes that Welborn will remain in his role as... 

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Converter plants beneficial
27th October 2023

With a focus on future-oriented stainless steelmaking, metallurgical industry plant supplier SMS group offers converter steel plants for carbon and stainless steel worldwide. This includes complex... 

Schalk van der Merwe, GM of the industrial water tube division at John Thomson
Schalk van der Merwe
27th October 2023 By: Martin Zhuwakinyu

This week we profile Schalk van der Merwe, GM of the industrial water tube division at John Thomson, is involved in the design, manufacture, building and maintenance of industrial and utility... 

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Nickel Shäw nickel/copper/cobalt/platinum group metals project, Canada
27th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A prefeasibility study on the project has proven positive. 

South32 annual general meeting.
South32 continuing to investigate reducing Hillside Aluminium’s emissions intensity
26th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The long-term energy transition solutions on which South32 is focused are renewable energy and electrification. The Sydney-, Johannesburg- and London-listed diversified mining company has... 

IMARC 2023: Providing an in-depth glance into the opportunities of Mongolia’s mining sector
26th October 2023

Rich in natural resources, Mongolia has historically attracted significant foreign investment to its mining sector. Producing primarily coal, copper and gold, the mining industry is a crucial... 

Power line
$1bn World Bank loan to support South Africa's energy reforms and decarbonisation
25th October 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The World Bank has approved a $1-billion Development Policy Loan (DPL) to support market reports under way in the country, as well as South Africa's low-carbon transition.   

IMARC 2023: How Space is Helping Mining Rise to New Heights
25th October 2023

The 2023 International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) in Sydney this month is bringing together two seemingly distinct industries, mining and space exploration, to collaborate on... 

Coconut shell activated carbon
Jacobi developing sustainable coconut-based activated carbon production technology
24th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

Gold recovery technology company Jacobi is rolling out a proprietary clean coconut charcoal production technology in India and Sri Lanka using coconut shells sourced from five different countries... 

The solar farm at Gudai-darri
In Australia's outback, Rio Tinto prepares for a low carbon future
24th October 2023 By: Reuters

In the red, dusty outback of the Pilbara in Western Australia, the world's biggest iron ore miner Rio Tinto is preparing for a low carbon future as it maps out new sources of the raw material to... 

Hennie Colyn
Process Automation – an important driver in creating a sustainable future for mining
24th October 2023

By Hennie Colyn, Direct Sales Executive: Process Automation at Schneider Electric Process automation plays vital role in making the mining industry more sustainable. It enhances operational... 

An offshore oil rig
Global oil demand to reach its peak this decade, IEA says
24th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Global demand for oil will reach its peak this decade, the International Energy Agency predicted for the first time, amid growing popularity of electric cars and the cooling of China’s economy. The... 

South Africa Manganese's Hotazel mine in the Northern Cape.
South32 reports record quarterly production at South Africa Manganese
23rd October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa Manganese continued its strong performance in the three months to September 30, when it increased saleable production by 7% to a record 628 000 wet metric tonnes (wmt), South32... 

Rio Tinto, Aboriginal group sign first solar deal for WA iron-ore region
20th October 2023 By: Reuters

Rio Tinto has signed an initial agreement with the Yindjibarndi people and Philippines' ACEN to look at options to develop green energy supplies for its operations in the world's biggest iron-ore... 

Deutsche Bank places new restrictions on financing of coal
Deutsche Bank places new restrictions on financing of coal
20th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Deutsche Bank is expanding restrictions on its financing of coal, one of the main sources of energy in its home market of Germany, as part of a wider crackdown on high-emitting sectors. Companies... 

Rio Tinto's iron-ore trains
Challenge for world’s biggest robot trains is going electric
20th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Rio Tinto Group is preparing for trials of battery-powered locomotives in Australia, where it uses giant autonomous trains – the world’s largest and longest robots – to transport iron-ore across... 

A court ruling last week voided most of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's environmental assessment law for resource projects.
Canada court ruling on key environmental law risks deterring investments
20th October 2023 By: Reuters

A Canadian court ruling that voided most of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's environmental assessment law for resource projects has sparked fresh policy uncertainty and risks deterring investments,... 

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Partnership formed to focus on directional drilling
20th October 2023

Global mining technology company IMDEX is partnering with directional core drilling (DCD) services and borehole surveying company Devico to expand their DCD capabilities and grow the market for... 

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Energy transition raises questions
20th October 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

The African oil and gas industry is facing increasing pressure to clarify the implications of the energy transition for upstream operations and business models, and explain the contributions that... 

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