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LNG demand to keep rising on Asia’s energy growth, Woodside says
LNG demand to keep rising on Asia’s energy growth, Woodside says
8th November 2023 By: Bloomberg

Demand for oil and natural gas will stay resilient for decades, driven by population growth and industrialization in developing economies across Asia, according to Woodside Energy Group, a key... 


Harmony's Great Noligwa gold mine.
Solar power generation poised to save Harmony Gold R3.6bn
7th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Gold-mining company Harmony estimates that it will achieve total cumulative net present value savings of R3.6-billion from its three solar power projects, one of them already generating 30 MW of... 


Unlocking Mozambique’s Resources to Advance National & Regional Economic Growth
Unlocking Mozambique’s Resources to Advance National & Regional Economic Growth
6th November 2023

The countdown has begun to the much anticipated 10th edition of Mozambique’s largest and longest running mining and energy industry event, the 2024 Mozambique Mining and Energy Conference (MMEC)... 


Goodfellow outlines ways platinum/iridium wires are benefiting the medical industry
3rd November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Research and industrial markets supplier Goodfellow highlights the “exceptional” properties of platinum/iridium alloys, which make the alloys suitable for use in electronics within the medical... 


Barrick CEO Dr Mark Bristow.
Barrick’s Bristow spotlights obsessive dismissal of long-term nature of mining
3rd November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The current global metals and minerals environment is reminiscent of 2015, when the mining industry stalled after a very good run – compounded this time, however, by inflation pressures, few or no... 


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Sasol defends disclosure of potential decarbonisation shortcomings as responsible corporate citizenship
3rd November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Energy and chemicals company Sasol has taken exception to nonprofit organisation Just Share accusing it of shirking its responsibility to meet its previously stated goal of reducing its... 


Brookfield rushes to save A$19.4bn Origin takeover deal
3rd November 2023 By: Bloomberg

A Brookfield Asset Management Inc.-led consortium is seeking fresh talks with Origin Energy's top investor in a last ditch effort to rescue its A$19.4-billion ($12.6-billion) takeover plan for the... 


In diamond centre Antwerp, Russian gems are already shunned
3rd November 2023 By: Reuters

Only a few weeks after Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, Antwerp-based diamond dealer Thierry Tugendhaft started receiving calls from big jewellers in Paris asking him to stop supplying them... 


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Boiler, steam generator supplier servicing businesses across Africa
3rd November 2023 By: Trent Roebeck

After a successful showcase of its product offerings at the first Boiler World Africa exhibition in Nairobi, Kenya, in August 2023, Steam Generation shows no signs of slowing its business of... 


A new battery powered Toypta forklift being driven by a woman in PPE
Battery-operated forklifts offer sustainability in warehousing
3rd November 2023

As the world looks towards a more sustainable future, more businesses are being guided by regulations to reduce carbon emissions. For example, in applications such as food storage and handling,... 


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Supplier addresses challenges through product offering
3rd November 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

The mining industry requires innovative and automated solutions to mitigate the impact of various challenges, which industrial product supplier Bolts and Engineering Distributors (B.E.D.) provides... 


 Niroshma Chetty, CEO of Avon and Dedisa Peaking Power
Niroshma Chetty
3rd November 2023

This week we profile Niroshma Chetty, CEO of Avon and Dedisa Peaking Power, which, as open-cycle gas-turbine facilities, play a pivotal role in South Africa by providing electricity during periods... 


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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... 


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$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.   


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