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MC Mining CEO Godfrey Gomwe
MC Mining revenue nearly doubles
Updated 4 hours ago By: Darren Parker

JSE listed MC Mining has reported a significant decrease in its aftertax loss for the year ended June 30, thanks to a marketing agreement that has paved the way for lucrative opportunities in the... 

Fortescue abandons carbon offset scheme
Updated 6 hours ago By: Esmarie Iannucci

Iron-ore major and green energy developer Fortescue will forgo buying carbon offsets from this financial year onwards. The miner said in a statement on Friday that all funds allocated to carbon... 

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New railway to include Zambia minerals line
22nd September 2023

Inclusive of a stretch of railway extending into Zambia’s copper-producing district, the start of the transfer of the concession of railway services and support logistics of the Lobito Corridor to... 

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Regional beneficiation proffered
22nd September 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Africa's mining industry is poised for a significant boost, as the demand for critical minerals used in renewable energy technologies continues to grow; however, several barriers to foreign... 

Expansion project strengthens mining operation
22nd September 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

A $1.8-billion expansion programme at platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Zimplats’ – the Zimbabwean PGMs mining business of South African PGMs major Impala Platinum (Implats) – Ngezi operation, in... 

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Motheo mine, Botswana
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A copper mine in the Kalahari Copper Belt, in Botswana. 

New collaboration to extend 4G and 5G connectivity in Africa, Europe
22nd September 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Telecommunications groups Vodafone and Vodacom are preparing to participate in Amazon’s beta testing of its low-Earth orbit satellite  communications initiative Project Kuiper to leverage the... 

Huawei, DCDT partner to drive broadband deployment
22nd September 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

After entering a partnership earlier in August to accelerate South Africa’s information and communications technology (ICT) ambitions, ICT giant Huawei South Africa and the Department of... 

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Back River Gold – Goose mine gold project, Canada – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

B2Gold has reported that all long-lead items for the 2024 construction season have been received at its freight consolidation points. 

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Burnstone gold project, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is more than 50% complete. 

Operations at the FWGR
Far West Gold Recoveries operation, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

There have been delays in the supply to of imported equipment to the project. 

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Kapstevel South project, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is more than 70% complete. 

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Marikana K4 platinum group metals project, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Ore reserve development is ramping up. 

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Motheo processing plant expansion, Botswana – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Sandfire Resources has completed a $60-million uplift to the Motheo finance facility. 

Aerial view of the Platreef project
Platreef palladium/rhodium/nickel/platinum/copper/gold project, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

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

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Titanium beneficiation complex, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Nyanza Light Metals has more than 75%, or about 60 000 t, of its 80 000 t signed up 

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Two Rivers Platinum Mine Merensky project, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The mining programme is on schedule with the run-of-mine stockpile accumulated during the period ended June 30, 2023. 

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Wildcat & Mountain View gold/silver projects, US
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A preliminary economic assessment (PEA) has demonstrated the potential for a low-cost, high-margin, heap-leach gold/silver operation. 

APA raises A$200m in SPP
21st September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Energy infrastructure company APA Group has completed its share purchase plan (SPP), raising A$200-million, well above the targeted A$75-million. The SPP formed part of a greater capital raise,... 

Talks have stalled over the development of the 44GW Grand Inga project with Andrew Forrest's Fortescue Future Industries.
Congo sees expanded UAE mining investment, seeks Inga partners
21st September 2023 By: Bloomberg

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is still looking for partners for the world’s biggest hydropower project and expects expanded mining investments from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as the... 

The Longonjo mine in Angola
Africa must navigate more fragmented, multipolar geopolitics to secure opportunities
20th September 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Major political actors are increasingly looking at how they can entice African countries to align with various key geopolitical affairs, and African countries are trying to play all sides and have,... 

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Africa’s newest oil jackpot comes with a corruption curse
20th September 2023 By: Bloomberg

It’s touted by some as possibly the world’s biggest-ever deep-water oil find. The discovery off the shores of Namibia last year by TotalEnergies and Shell of an estimated 11-billion barrels of... 

Cape Hardy tops Northern Water destination
20th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Iron Road on Wednesday welcomed independent findings provided to Infrastructure South Australia that showed the Cape Hardy site was the best performing site for the proposed large-scale... 

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ACCC predicts east coast gas surplus in 2024
20th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has revealed that Australia’s east coast gas market should have a 1.4 petajoule (PJ) surplus in the first quarter of 2024, even if the... 

Blue Energy stumbles on approvals decline
20th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The share price of ASX-listed Blue Energy fell nearly 16% on Wednesday after the Queensland Department of Resources declined to grant the company nine potential commercial area (PCA) applications... 

One of the fundamental achievements of BEAMS is its ability to analyse data to detect patterns which could indicate unsafe behaviour
Booyco Beams: Enhancing safety and productivity in mining operations
19th September 2023

Today, modern technology has become an integral part of mining operations, ensuring safety and improving productivity. Booyco Electronics, a leading player in proximity detection solutions, is at... 

The Rochester operation in Nevada
Coeur's Rochester expansion pours first doré
19th September 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

US-based Coeur Mining on Monday announced several milestones at its major Rochester expansion project, in Nevada, including the production of the first silver and gold ounces. Following a ramp-up... 

Chinova puts Australian copper-gold operations up for sale
19th September 2023 By: Reuters

Chinova Resources, a unit of Shanxi Donghui Energy Group, has put its Australian copper-gold operations up for sale and hopes to have the deal done this year, a director at adviser BurnVoir... 

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Comet Ridge cements first offtake at Mahalo
19th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Comet Ridge has signed its first gas sales agreement for the Mahalo gas hub, inking a seven-year agreement with Queensland-owned CleanCo. CleanCo will take 3PJ a year of natural gas... 

Rio Tinto shoulders Simandou iron-ore bill as Chinese funds delayed – sources
18th September 2023 By: Reuters

Rio Tinto has been solely funding preparatory work at the blocks it holds at Simandou, one of the world's largest untapped iron-ore deposits, as its Chinese partners are yet to make their funds... 

Rail link to Port Elizabeth port damaged by rough seas
18th September 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Transnet Freight Rail's (TFR's) rail link into the Port of Port Elizabeth has been heavily damaged by rough sea conditions that caused a wash-away of the track formation on September 16. This is... 

Hydrogen-powered aviation company ZeroAvia secures support from major groups
18th September 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

Zero emission aviation company ZeroAvia announced on Monday that its latest funding round has been led by major international groups, namely Europe-based global aerospace group Airbus, UK-based... 

Investors glimpse opportunity in Europe's unloved mining shares
Investors glimpse opportunity in Europe's unloved mining shares
18th September 2023 By: Reuters

Investors are finally seeing potential in European mining shares, as China's step-by-step economic stimulus is steadily laying the foundations for a recovery of the unloved sector. The STOXX... 

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AuTECO starts offtake talks for Green Bay
18th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed AuTECO Minerals will initiate offtake and funding discussions for its Green Bay copper/gold project, in Newfoundland, the company said on Monday. The company told shareholders that it... 

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BMA signs new clean power deal
18th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has entered into a new renewable power purchase agreement (PPA) with Queensland’s publicly owned energy generator and retailer CleanCo, which is expected to... 

Growing electrolyser capacity bodes well for platinum demand over next decade – WPIC
15th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

In its latest release about news in the platinum industry, the World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) says electrolyser capacity is ramping up as both production and deployment expand globally,... 

Weir Minerals Warman mill circuit pump
Flexibility top of mind for manufacturer
15th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With shifting operational conditions, including changing ore grades and the persistent need for increased throughput , original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Weir Minerals’ pump products GM Marnus... 

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Testing ore materials ensures efficiency in operations
15th September 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Testing ores is necessary so that bulk handling and logistics processes run smoothly in the mining material bulk handling and logistics industry, says mining operations support company Isithelo... 

KREBS quick release system
Pump range accommodates midtier miners’ evolving needs
15th September 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

There is a sweet spot when selecting the correct pump for a specific application and the KREBS pump range from minerals processing and materials handling technology and systems supplier FLSmidth... 

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Public–private partnerships could play role in ensuring water security
15th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

As climate change and its effects such as erratic weather patterns intensify, coupled with rapid urbanisation and population growth, municipalities and metros would do well to pursue more... 

Embattled Cell C’s new boss says strategy being crafted will result in ‘different organisation’ in 18 to 24 months
15th September 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Two months into his new position, Cell C CEO Jorge Mendes is confident the embattled telecommunications company will turn its fortunes around to claim its place in South Africa’s telecommunications... 

MTN South Africa makes a significant economic, social impact from its operations and investments
15th September 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Information and communications technology (ICT) giant MTN says that it has created demonstratable socioeconomic contributions to addressing the triple challenges of unemployment, poverty and... 

Misa remains an important vehicle for government to advance its efforts towards meeting the basic needs of South African citizens
Govt has more work to do – Minister
15th September 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

The Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (Misa) last month celebrated ten years of “building a stronger and more resilient nation”, as it continues to deliver municipal services that are... 

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