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Modern tech incorporated
18th August 2023 By: Lynne Davies

Modern technologies are increasingly being incorporated into original-equipment manufacturer Epiroc’s range of mining machinery and systems as it embraces newer and safer ways of using its... 

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SA distributor announced
18th August 2023

Materials handling solutions provider Barloworld BayWa (BHBW) has introduced Yale lift trucks to the South African market following its appointment by lift trucks and aftermarket parts manufacturer... 

Exxaro Resources CEO Dr Nombasa Tsengwa.
Decarbonisation is urgent imperative, says coal mining company Exxaro
17th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Decarbonisation of coal mining company Exxaro’s operations and entire value chain is an urgent imperative to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, which will result in the additional benefits of... 

Image shows an LNG plant
WA changes domestic gas policy
17th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (Appea) has warned that changes to the Western Australian Domestic Gas Policy would curb investment in new onshore gas supply, saying... 

A map showing the location of the Lobito corridor
Ivanhoe's Kamoa Copper subsidiary signs MoU to start copper exports through Lobito corridor
16th August 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-listed Ivanhoe Mines' Kamoa Copper subsidiary has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Lobito Atlantic International for the transportation of copper concentrate produced at the... 

Jadestone remains fixed on Montara cure
16th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Upstream oil and gas company Jadestone Energy remains focused on repairing its Montara floating production and storage operation (FPSO) offshore Australia, after a gas alarm was triggered. The... 

Image shows man with an ore sample
Geoscience added A$76bn to Australian GDP
16th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Work by Geoscience Australia and state and geological surveys have contributed around A$76-billion to the Australian economy in 2021-22 through the resource exploration and extraction sectors, a... 

Image shows LNG tanker
ACCC releases guidelines for new Gas Market Code
15th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australian oil and gas producers could be hit with penalties of up to A$50-million if they are found not to be in compliance with the new Gas Market Code. The Australian Competition and Consumer... 

Decmil wins major contract from Perdaman
15th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Decmil Group has been awarded an A$84-million bulk earthworks contract from privately held Perdaman at its Karratha urea project, in Western Australia. The scope of works under the... 

Davis’ Vision Blue makes PNG lime investment
Davis’ Vision Blue makes PNG lime investment
14th August 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Clean energy investment group Vision Blue Resources (VBR) is diversifying with a $40-million investment in Mayur Resources’ Central Lime project, in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The companies entered... 

Image shows the Waitsia development
Beach readies for stronger 2024
14th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Energy major Beach Energy has reported an 8% fall in revenue and a 12% fall in underlying earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (Ebitda) for the full year ended June, on the... 

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Strike and Talon finally make a deal
14th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Strike Energy has made good on its ambitions to acquire fellow-listed Talon Energy, entering into a binding scheme implementation deed with the takeover target after twice missing the... 

The Atlantis OCGT plant
With R9.2bn spent since April, govt insists Eskom is not exceeding diesel budget
13th August 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Government reports that Eskom has spent R9.2-billion on diesel since the start of the State-owned utility’s financial year on April 1, which it claims to be marginally below an initial budget for... 

Glencore Alloys head Japie Fullard.
Solar energy plant on the way at vanadium operation, Glencore’s Fullard reports
11th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The decarbonisation and solar power plans of Glencore Alloys are coming to the fore with the first 25 MW solar plant on the way, Glencore Alloys head Japie Fullard told Mining Weekly at question... 

Argonaut appoints new board member
11th August 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-listed Argonaut Gold has appointed Janet Yang to its board of directors, with effect from August 10. Yang is research director, energy and mining at GMT Capital. Prior to joining GMT, from... 

Image shows the Gorgon operation
Woodside and Chevron facing labour issues
11th August 2023

Oil and gas producers Woodside and Chevron could be facing industrial action from Offshore Alliance members over failure to reach an agreement on benchmark pay and conditions, prohibitions against... 

Chevron invests in low carbon projects
11th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Chevron has announced investments in two lower carbon projects in Western Australia. In its first nature-based carbon offsets project in Australia, Chevron will provide funding... 

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Green steel price launch addresses decarbonisation, transparency
11th August 2023

Cross-commodity price reporting agency Fastmarkets has launched a new suite of sustainable ‘green steel’ prices. Green steel, also known as sustainable steel, refers to steel that is produced using... 

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Furnace upgrades enhance productivity
11th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Heat induction specialist firm Electroheat Induction recently undertook an induction melting furnace upgrade project at a steel plant located in New Jersey to improve its efficiency, performance,... 

Aerial view of the Platrref project, in South Africa
Platreef palladium/rhodium/nickel/platinum/copper/gold project, South Africa – update
11th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Ivanhoe Mines is undertaking optimisation work to identify value-accretive options for installing hoisting capacity to Platreef's Shaft 3. 

ENERGYValves leaves the EMVAfrica fold and finds a new home
ENERGYValves leaves the EMVAfrica fold and finds a new home
11th August 2023

EMVAfrica stands as a prominent and trail-blazing entity in Southern Africa, proudly holding the distinction of being a leading ISO 9001:2015 accredited supplier of world-class quality industrial... 

Zimbabwe Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa
Minister highlights Zimbabwe mining sector’s growth potential
10th August 2023 By: Martin Zhuwakinyu

By bringing previously unregulated small-scale miners into the formal fold and introducing incentives for established producers, Zimbabwe has boosted its gold output from about 20 t to 35 t a year... 

Sarana Riggs
Uranium hunters in US West face partial ban, pollution concerns
10th August 2023 By: Bloomberg

Five weeks before President Joe Biden announced a historic new ban on new uranium mining around the Grand Canyon, Sarana Riggs approached the barbed-wire fence surrounding an inactive mine in an... 

Barrick president and CEO Dr Mark Bristow.
Risk-on greater reason for record-high Q2 gold price than interest rate decline – Bristow
10th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The all-time-high second-quarter (Q2) gold price is less about the forecast decline in interest rates and more about risk-on amid global economy wrestling and world deglobalisation, Barrick... 

Bolivia eyes lithium mining investment from Brazil's Petrobras
10th August 2023 By: Reuters

 Brazil's state-run oil giant Petrobras has signaled interest in possibly investing in Bolivia's lithium-rich salt flats with an eye toward industrial-scale projects, the country's top energy... 

Premier backs Scarborough deal
10th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Western Australian government has backed energy major Woodside’s $880-million deal with a subsidiary of LNG Japan Corporation to sell a 10% stake in the Scarborough liquefied natural gas (LNG)... 

Image shows solar panels
Westgold powers up Tuckabiana
10th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Gold miner Westgold Resources has started operations at its new 17.9 MW hybrid power facility at Tuckabiana, in Western Australia, replacing an existing diesel-fired power station and reducing some... 

Company releases new products  for cleaner air
Company releases new products for cleaner air
8th August 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Having spent 30 years researching and developing original products to reduce particulate matter (PM) from global industrial sources, air filtration solutions provider Aircure is launching three... 

The Grand Canyon
Biden to protect vast sacred lands near Grand Canyon
8th August 2023 By: Reuters

US President Joe Biden will curb land development on a stretch of nearly one-million acres (405 000 ha) near Arizona's iconic Grand Canyon, a move intended to cement his environmental credentials... 

Image shows Woodside logo on building
Woodside sells 10% in Scarborough
8th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Woodside has struck a near $880-million deal with a subsidiary of LNG Japan Corporation to sell a 10% stake in the Scarborough project. LNG Japan will pay Woodside a purchase... 

Image shows product from the Lynas Malaysia plant
Lynas remains committed to Malaysia - Lacaze
8th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Rare earths miner Lynas has no plans to abandon its Malaysian operations with the start of refining activities in the US. Speaking on the sidelines of the Diggers & Dealers conference, Lynas MD... 

Gold Fields to expand renewables in WA
7th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Gold miner Gold Fields is looking to further invest in renewable energy generation at its Western Australian operations. Speaking on the sidelines of the Diggers & Dealers conference, Gold Fields... 

AngloGold Ashanti's reassessed mining assets.
AngloGold’s top-tier Africa assets brought to fore, emissions cut using renewables
7th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Four out of the five top-tier gold-mining assets of AngloGold Ashanti are in Africa. As the cornerstones of the company, these tier 1 mines are Geita in Tanzania, Obuasi and Iduapriem in Ghana, and... 

Bayu-Undan partners for CCS
7th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Santos and the joint venture (JV) partners at the Bayu-Undan project have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Timor-Leste’s national oil company TIMOR GAP to explore... 

Image shows mining operation
WA companies shrug off woes
7th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Western Australia’s listed mining companies were worth a combined A$363.3-billion at the close of the 2023 financial year, up 21% on the previous year, advisory firm Deloitte found. The 2023... 

Renewable energy and hydrogen infrastructure
Unido, Hydrogen Council sign hydrogen standards, best practices and dialogue declaration
4th August 2023 By: Schalk Burger

The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (Unido) and global private sector hydrogen organisation the Hydrogen Council have signed a joint declaration reinforcing ongoing... 

AngloGold Ashanti CEO Alberto Calderon.
AngloGold reaffirms guidance on improved second quarter
4th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti on Friday reaffirmed annual guidance as it reported an improved second quarter performance compared with the first three months of the year, underpinned by a... 

Compressor recycle valves, also called anti-surge valves, play a vital role in safeguarding the compressor against expensive damage
Compressor recycle valve enhances efficiency, reliability
4th August 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Increasingly demanding dynamic performance requirements and targets to reduce plant emissions are placing compressor equipment at risk of damage, but proven anti-surge and compressor recycle valve... 

An image of ASP Fire CEO Michael van Niekerk
Vodacom Century City fire highlights fire safety for PV systems
4th August 2023

The fire at the Vodacom building at Century City in Cape Town last month is suspected of having been caused by an issue with the rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) installation, notes ASP Fire CEO... 

Image shows Woodside CEO Meg O'Neill
King condemns protest action at Woodside boss' home
3rd August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Federal Resources Minister Madeleine King has condemned environmental protesters who were this week arrested outside the home Woodside boss Meg O’Neill. WA Police this week laid charges against... 

Image shows the BHP logo
BHP and Toyota collaborate on decarbonisation
3rd August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified major BHP has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Toyota Australia to enhance safety and decarbonisation measures within BHP's Australian operations. A primary objective of... 

Image shows lithium rock
Pilbara takes downstream FID
2nd August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium miner Pilbara Minerals has announced a final investment decision on the mid-stream demonstration plant at the Pilgangoora operation. The joint venture (JV) with Calix is expected to... 

The Secunda complex
In appeal against air-quality decision, Sasol again makes case for load-based emission limit
1st August 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Energy and chemicals group Sasol has moved to formally appeal a decision of the National Air Quality Officer (NAQO) to decline its application to have its Secunda boilers regulated using a... 

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