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ZCCM-IH shareholders approve Kansanshi royalty transaction
3rd April 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Shareholders of ZCCM-Investments Holdings (ZCCM-IH) have approved the Kansanshi royalty conversion, in terms of which the company will now receive 3.1% of Zambia copper and gold miner Kansanshi... 

Panama adopts made-in-Canada TSM standard
3rd April 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Panama’s national mining chamer, Cámara Minera de Panamá (CAMIPA), has announced its adoption of Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM), a made-in-Canada corporate social responsibility performance... 

Rio taxes reach $10.8bn
3rd April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner Rio Tinto on Monday revealed it had paid some $10.8-billion in lobal royalties and taxes in 2022. Taxes and royalties in 2022 was up from the $13.3-billion paid in 2021 and... 

Shanta achieves first gold pour at Singida mine in Tanzania
31st March 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Shanta Gold has announced the first gold pour, of 35 oz, at the Singida gold mine in central Tanzania on March 30, on schedule and within budget. There are about 500 oz of gold currently... 

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Company drives innovation despite challenges involved
31st March 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Coal-focused original-equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in South Africa are facing increasing pressure, owing to the loss of critical expert resources to overseas markets and the continued divestment... 

Energy transition affecting coal industry
31st March 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

With a global emphasis on sustainability, adopting sustainable beneficiation practices has become more prevalent among South African coal mining operations, owing to coal mining’s using and... 

Colloquium postponed until 2024
31st March 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

The Coaltech Research Association is working on 36 projects for the South African coal mining sector, following the local industry’s setbacks in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic that delayed... 

ASSAf flags SA’s worsening water security situation in new document, suggests solutions
31st March 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) has published its Water Security Statement, in partnership with various institutions, to raise awareness and contribute solutions to mitigate South... 

Department solicits stakeholders’ views on draft water, sanitation services policy on privately owned land
31st March 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has hosted its final national consultations on the Draft Water and Sanitation Services Policy on Privately Owned Land. Approved by Water and Sanitation... 

Sandfire America appoints Greenidge CEO, names new CFO
29th March 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The company behind the development of the Black Butte copper project in Montana has appointed mining executive Lincoln Greenidge as CEO, replacing Rob Scargill who has resigned. Greenidge joined... 

Canada aims to catch up with US with deficit-swelling green bet
Canada aims to catch up with US with deficit-swelling green bet
29th March 2023 By: Bloomberg

Canada is ramping up efforts to become a leader in the green energy transition, unveiling almost C$83-billion ($61-billion) in investment tax credits over the next decade, including tens of... 

Biden tees up a supply-chain rethink with challenge to China’s EVs
29th March 2023 By: Bloomberg

Seven months after President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law, the magnitude of the challenge it will be for the US to loosen China’s grip on the electric vehicle supply chain... 

Why follow when you can lead?
28th March 2023

Ever since Bell Equipment founder, Irvine Bell, invented his self-loading sugarcane trailer in 1954, the year in which the global manufacturer was established, the group’s innovation has seen it... 

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South Africa will overcome its rail and electricity problems, Menar MD predicts
27th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

At the end of the day, South Africa will overcome its rail transport and electricity availability issues, and confidence in both Transnet and Eskom will be fully restored, Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu... 

The things you need to know about Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Risks in the Mining Sector
24th March 2023

The Mining Indaba 2023 which took place last month in Cape Town, from February 6 to 9, highlighted efforts of all sectors to reduce or eliminate activities that have a negative impact on the planet... 

NextSource starts commissioning of Madagascar graphite mine
24th March 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian mining company NextSource Materials has initiated commissioning of its first mine – the Molo graphite operation in Madagascar. The mine will transition NextSource into a global graphite... 

WA opens investment platform for global investors
24th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Western Australian government is launching a new online platform that promotes investment-ready projects with a value above A$10-million. Launching with more than 35 projects that have a... 

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2023 ‘perfect’ to expand to Africa
24th March 2023 By: Nadine James

Speaking on the sidelines of the Investing in Africa Mining Indaba, Spanish mining technology company Torsa Global’s business development director Gabino de Diego told Mining Weekly that 2023 is... 

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Indaba opens door for more collaboration in mining
24th March 2023

Mining has shown itself to be an important enabler of the African economy and is a central contributor to job creation and community development, says chemicals company Omnia Group COO Tiaan Kotze.... 

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New approaches to waste needed to alleviate impact
24th March 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Establishing a hierarchy to avoid and minimise waste production, following a circular economy model and increasing awareness on the impact of waste can alleviate the impacts of current waste... 

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AESPUMP: Leading pumping solutions company providing expert repair services
24th March 2023

AESPUMP is a leading provider of pumping solutions, offering top-quality repair and maintenance services for all types of pumps, compressors, and fans. Established in 2012, the company was founded... 

Deep-sea mining just lost its biggest corporate backer
23rd March 2023 By: Bloomberg

A growing number of countries are calling to delay plans to strip-mine the seabed for metals to make electric car batteries as US defense giant Lockheed Martin, the biggest corporate player in deep... 

Tesla's vision of EVs without rare earths will spur magnet race
20th March 2023 By: Bloomberg

Tesla’s ambition to remove rare earths from future models has producers in the sector reeling, but it also should spur global efforts to deliver alternatives for electric car motors that currently... 

“Building Trust to Decarbonize the World” The 2023 CIM Convention + Expo
17th March 2023

Keynote and Plenaries unveiled Early-bird registration for the CIM Convention + EXPO 2023 (April 30 to May 3, Montreal) will end midnight, March 25. 

Trackless mobile machine safety next big challenge, says Minerals Council
17th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Having last year achieved the lowest fall of ground fatalities ever, South African mining’s next big safety challenge is to achieve greater safety in the use of trackless mobile machines –... 

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Recycling tech mitigates waste
17th March 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Plastic production has increased to more than one-million tonnes a day, resulting in a growing plastic waste challenge, which chemical recycling technologies can mitigate by turning the waste into... 

Mobile connectivity to be harnessed in fight against disease in Africa
17th March 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

The GSMA and the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) have partnered to support the continent’s most significant healthcare challenges through mobile connectivity. The... 

Vehicle sales growing, but storm clouds loom, warns TransUnion
17th March 2023 By: Irma Venter

South Africa’s automotive industry shrugged off ongoing vehicle price inflation, declining consumer credit health and looming macroeconomic storm clouds to record an increase in vehicle sales in... 

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Guideline to improve agro-processing water efficiency
17th March 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

The National Cleaner Production Centre of South Africa (NCPC-SA) has created an Industrial Water Efficiency Guideline following its assessment of water efficiency between 2013 and 2020 in the... 

Mining BEVs set to launch
17th March 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

Underground mining mobile equipment specialist MacLean Engineering is expanding its battery electric vehicle portfolio this year with the launch of three new mining vehicles that further address... 

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Unchanged levy announcement welcomed
17th March 2023

In a media statement release last month industry representative The Beverage Association of South Africa (BevSA) on behalf of the industry, said it welcomes Finance Minister Enoch Godogwana 2023... 

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Nutrition programme delivering the goods
17th March 2023

South African learners and schools continue to benefit measurably, meaningfully as a result of holistic health and nutrition initiative the Health in Action (HIA) programme. The number of children... 

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Initiative sets out to improve tavern experience
17th March 2023 By: Halima Frost

Earlier this month, multinational brewing company Heineken South Africa spearheaded the launch of an initiative, Taverns of the Future, at The Spot 1818 in Phiri, Soweto.  The Spot 1818 is one of... 

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New recycling methods required for API
17th March 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Owing to the highly solvent-intensive processes associated with active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) manufacturing, a single batch of APIs can use and generate significant amounts of waste.... 

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Eskom granted exemption to operate temporary stacks at Kusile for 13 months
15th March 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister Barbara Creecy has granted Eskom exemption that will enable it to operate temporary stacks at the Kusile power station, in Mpumalanga, for 13 months... 

Three- to four-month delay to Capricorn Copper restart
15th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior 29Metals on Wednesday told shareholders that mining operations at its Capricorn Copper operation in Queensland could be suspended for three to four months, following heavy rainfall in the... 

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NUM opposes Amplats’ ‘migration’ from MHSA to OHSA
14th March 2023 By: Darren Parker

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has condemned platinum group metals miner Anglo American Platinum’s (Amplats’) “migration” from the Mine Health & Safety Act (MHSA) to the Occupational... 

Power Metal's planned IPOs delayed
10th March 2023 By: Darren Parker

Metals mining company Power Metal announced on March 10 that its planned initial public offerings (IPOs) are taking longer than expected. In a strategic update, the company cited extensive... 

Hitachi Construction Machinery and First Quantum Minerals announce zero emission partnership with signing of Letter of Intent
10th March 2023

Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. and First Quantum Minerals Ltd today announce that they have entered into a Letter of Intent (“LOI”) to advance the development of sustainable mining... 

New Sandvik drill rig stands on shoulders of giant
10th March 2023

Sandvik’s new D25KX rotary drill rig, combining reliability and technology, has arrived in Africa – but its legacy has preceded it. This is because the Sandvik D25KX is an improved version of the... 

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Ilmenite production ramps up after successful 2022
10th March 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Mineral sands producer Kenmare Resources is ramping up ilmenite production to 1.2-million tonnes a year, on a sustainable basis, with the company having produced 1.09-million tonnes of ilmenite in... 

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Third-party access crucial for sector
10th March 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

Rail industry representative African Rail Industry Association (ARIA) is driven by a mandate to facilitate public–private partnerships (PPPs) as a tool to revitalise the South African rail... 

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Welding certification for ISO 3834 increasingly being sought in mining industry – SAIW
9th March 2023 By: Schalk Burger

There is a move in the South African mining industry to specify that welding fabricators and associated suppliers must obtain ISO 3834 welding certification to ensure the quality and safety of the... 

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