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DRDGOLD's tailings retreatment under way at Ergo.
Recovery of battery metals, PGMs being looked at by DRDGOLD
30th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The recovery of battery metals and platinum group metals (PGMs) is being looked at by DRDGOLD, the Johannesburg- and New York-listed company, which is being globally acknowledged for its mastery of... 


Origin rejects Brookfield’s Plan B as $12bn deal teeters
Origin rejects Brookfield’s Plan B as $12bn deal teeters
30th November 2023 By: Bloomberg

Origin Energy rejected a backup deal proposal from Brookfield Asset Management to acquire its main energy business, with a full A$19-billion takeover expected to be rejected at a vote next week.... 


Obscure coal stock with 2 900% gains is world's star IPO in 2023
28th November 2023 By: Bloomberg

The world’s best-performing IPO stock this year is a little known Indonesian coal mining company that’s backed by one of Southeast Asia’s richest men. PT Petrindo Jaya Kreasi has soared more than... 


Residents in areas such as Joburg have complained that the latest episode of Stage 6 has felt more intense than previous bouts
De-escalation in loadshedding forecast for coming week as country emerges from renewed Stage 6 trauma
26th November 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Eskom is forecasting a de-escalation in the intensity of rotational power cuts for the coming week following the traumatic return of Stage 6 on Friday November 24 and complaints in certain... 


Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa
Black Friday loadshedding triggered by depletion of reserves and heat-wave demand spike
24th November 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa attributed the “unwelcome” ramp up in the intensity of loadshedding to Stage 6 to a need for Eskom to rebuild its emergency reserves that had been... 


Hard hats
Mine closure assistance needed to prevent dying towns
24th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Corporate governance advocacy foundation Bench Marks Foundation chief researcher David van Wyk has said there is a gap in the Mining Qualifications Authority's (MQA's) training in terms of... 


Botswana’s Diamond State-owned Enterprise - Enhancing value or entrenching the political economy
24th November 2023

By: Sheila Khama In many countries, extractives State Owned Enterprises, (SOEs) dominate economies but performance in governance and development terms varies. Some are spectacularly successful and... 


The EU flag
Opinion: R47bn of South Africa's exports exposed to EU CBAM as EU climate wave reaches South Africa’s shores
24th November 2023

In this opinion article, sustainability consultant Rhys Newton-Hill and Brundtland Consulting partner Henk Sa provide an in-depth analysis of the potential impact of the European Union's (EU's)... 


MediaTek reiterates ambition to drive 5G adoption, futuristic technologies in MEA
24th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Global fabless semiconductor company MediaTek is continuing to expand its footprint across the smartphone and smart device ecosystem in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) regions. The company, which... 


A scientist sieves a sample of tin placer tailings in Cassiterite Creek on the western Seward Peninsula of Alaska
Investigating tailings dumps for in-demand minerals
24th November 2023

US State geology department the US Geological Survey (USGS) has invested more than $2-million into studying the potential to source critical mineral resources in mine waste such as mine tailings,... 


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TÜV SÜD awards first ISO 19443 certificate in South Africa to Allweld Nuclear & Industrial
24th November 2023

In a first for TÜV SÜD South Africa, ISO 19443 certification, a quality management standard specific to the nuclear industry, has been attained by engineering solutions company Allweld Nuclear and... 


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Menar coal and anthracite projects, South Africa – update
24th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Menar, telecommunications group MTN and technology giant Huawei have teamed up to bring fifth-generation technology to the Gugulethu colliery. 


BNP Paribas cracks down on mining clients with new coal policy
BNP Paribas cracks down on mining clients with new coal policy
23rd November 2023 By: Bloomberg

BNP Paribas is imposing new financing restrictions as part of an updated policy around how to treat clients in the mining industry. The European Union’s biggest bank will no longer provide... 


Platinum Group Metals CEO Frank Hallam
New platinum group metals demand may be on way in energy generation and storage
22nd November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

New demand for platinum group metals (PGMs) may be created in the energy generation and storage field, Toronto- and New York-listed Platinum Group Metals (PTM) stated on Wednesday. The unique... 


Uranium exceeds $80/lb for first time in more than 15 years
Uranium exceeds $80/lb for first time in more than 15 years
21st November 2023 By: Bloomberg

Uranium prices topped $80 a pound for the first time in more than fifteen years on renewed demand for nuclear power and disrupted supplies. Nymex futures tracking physical-market contracts for a... 


First Exel™ Neo shipment
21st November 2023

Exel™ Neo: World's first lead-free non-electric detonator range ready to ship Orica, a leading global mining and infrastructure solutions company, is excited to announce that its lead-free... 


AI and ESG Innovations Headline Micromine's 2024 Release
AI and ESG Innovations Headline Micromine's 2024 Release
21st November 2023

Emphasising a steadfast dedication to innovation, Micromine, next-generation technology for mining, has revealed its highly anticipated 2024 Release. The release introduces new features and... 


The Gladstone PEM50 project will use Fortescue's own electrolyser technology.
Fortescue approves $750m in green projects
21st November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Australia-based Fortescue Metals has given the green light for $750-million in funding over three years directed towards two green energy projects and a green steel project. This heralds a new... 


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On-The-Air (17/11/2023)
17th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer discusses green energy, green hydrogen pilot plant and construction of a R14bn metals project. 


Fortescue founder Andrew Forrest
Fortescue powers up US auto industry with $35m investment
17th November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Prominent Australian mining and green energy major Fortescue Metals Group is expanding its global manufacturing capabilities, announcing a $35-million investment to establish a manufacturing centre... 


Huawei looks to accelerate rail’s digital transformation
17th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Information and communications technology giant Huawei is making inroads in delivering connectivity solutions that enable the digital transformation of the railway industry in the Southern African... 


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Language of incumbency
17th November 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Two recent Eskom publications are heavily laden with the language of incumbency, which continues to go unchecked by a policymaker distracted by realpolitik rather than real solutions. The first is... 


The sodturning ceremony at the Lephalale solar plant
Exxaro, Cennergi reach sodturning milestone for Lephalale solar project
16th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Diversified mining and renewable energy solutions company Exxaro Resources and its wholly-owned subsidiary Cennergi on November 16 unveiled the Lephalale solar project (LSP), with the sodturning... 


Loadshedding affecting traffic lights
Stage 3 loadshedding to be implemented until Saturday morning
16th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Power utility Eskom says the shortage of generation capacity requires the implementation of Stage 3 loadshedding from 16:00 today until 05:00 on Saturday. Unplanned outages are currently at 17 391... 


Tshipi mine
Jupiter eyes solar power at Tshipi
16th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed Jupiter Mines has released a strategy outlining the company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) priorities for 2024, including commitments to launch an ESG reporting framework,... 


Image of Menar CIO Cleavon Moothoosamy, MTN's Tumi Chamayou and Huawei South Africa's Jason Shao MoU Signing_1022
Partnership paves way for new smart mine
16th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Private investment company Menar, telecommunications group MTN and technology giant Huawei have once again teamed up to bring fifth-generation (5G) technology to a newly-developed mine in... 


Dickinson Group Post
Dickinson outlines key elements to successful business rescue process
16th November 2023

Legal protection, combined with committed employees, as well as efficient business rescue practitioners (BRPs) and business processes, are pivotal to engendering a successful business rescue... 


South32 to fund AusQuest exploration for another two years
15th November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified miner South32 will fund exploration activities for AusQuest’s projects for a further two years as the companies work together to develop a pipeline of exploration opportunities in... 


From left ECEC deputy marketing director  Xia Lungang, Nyanza CEO Donovan Chimhandamba, ECEC chairperson Li Lixin, Nyanza chairperson William Mathamela.
South Africa’s ilmenite poised for huge value boost following China signing
15th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South African ilmenite used to manufacture titanium dioxide pigment in KwaZulu-Natal has received a major value boost with the signing of an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract... 


Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman.
Renewables now critical part of metal mining thinking, says Sibanye-Stillwater
14th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Renewables have become a critical part of metal mining thinking, the Sibanye-Stillwater Battery Metals Investor Day 2023 audience heard on Tuesday. “If you look at electricity, renewables are... 


With the new ruthenium-iridium material class an activity boost is achieved combined with stability.
Green hydrogen given huge boost as Heraeus, Sibanye attain iridium-thrifting breakthrough
14th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Green hydrogen generation received a major boost on Tuesday with the introduction of a far-reaching iridium-thrifting breakthrough by Germany’s Heraeus Precious Metals in collaboration with South... 


Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe
Bill outlines broad ‘energy value chain’ mandate for State petroleum company
14th November 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe has released a draft Bill for public comment outlining the establishment of the South African National Petroleum Company (SANPC), which the... 


Neodymium is a key rare earth mineral in EVs
Automakers' drive to avoid China's EV rare earth as dominance gathers speed
14th November 2023 By: Reuters

The auto industry's drive to make electric vehicle motors with little to no rare earth content has hit high gear, with European, US and Japanese automakers and suppliers racing for alternatives in... 


Ivanhoe founder Robert Friedland
Ivanhoe declares maiden mineral resource estimates for two DRC copper discoveries
13th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-listed Ivanhoe Mines has published independently verified, maiden mineral resource estimates for the high-grade Makoko and Kiala deposits, within the Western Foreland exploration project, in... 


First Quantum reduces ore processing at Cobre Panama
First Quantum reduces ore processing at Cobre Panama
13th November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Toronto-listed First Quantum Minerals said on Monday that it had begun to reduce ore processing operations at the Cobre Panama mine amid an illegal blockade at the mine’s Punta Rincon port. The... 


AECI equipment
AECI to sell noncore assets, focus on core mining, chemicals capability
13th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Diversified chemicals solutions company AECI will increase focus on its core mining and chemicals capability and divest noncore businesses. The group aims to double the profitability of its core... 


Processing plant at AngloGold's Geita operation in Tanzania.
AngloGold advancing decarbonisation in Tanzania, has begun renewables project in Australia
10th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti is advancing decarbonisation projects at the Geita mine in Tanzania, has commenced renewable energy project works at the Tropicana mine in Australia, and a big... 


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The company’s specialists advise on correct valve selection and installation for every application
Company’s innovative approach helps solve industry challenges
10th November 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Within industrial product supplier BMG's expansive collection of industrial slurry valves lies a diverse selection of pinch valves meticulously engineered to regulate the movement of liquids,... 


The above image depicts a solar photovoltaic array
Reducing grid reliance to reduce costs
10th November 2023

With loadshedding impacting productivity and income generation, and increasing safety and security risks, investing in solar photovoltaic (PV) has become more common. Consequently, getting a... 


Ericsson launches 5G Core Excellence Centre
10th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Information and communications technology group Ericsson has launched a fifth-generation (5G) Core Excellence Centre dedicated to supporting communication service providers in the Middle East and... 


An image of Mineral Resources and Energy Deputy Minister Dr Nobuhle Nkabane.
Sustainable gas development needed for South Africa
10th November 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Accelerated exploration in the oil and gas sector is critical for South Africa to boost economic development, help meet climate change targets by offering less carbon-intensive fossil fuels, and... 


An image of Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe
Oil, gas development activism lambasted
10th November 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Lengthy and costly litigation is stymying significant progress in exploration and development of oil and gas deposits in South Africa, according to Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede... 


 The above image depicts a reverse osmosis water treatment plant for boiler water pore treatment
Thermal solutions increase efficiency
10th November 2023 By: Lynne Davies

An integrated site energy management plan is strongly advised amid South Africa’s power constraints, as it demonstrates opportunities – such as integrating electrical and thermal systems – to... 


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