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Companies to improve railway operationality
14th June 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

Construction Group Enza Construction and electrical engineering and infrastructure development company Tractionel Enterprise are assisting in the process of reviving South Africa’s rail and freight... 


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Tech enhances tunnel safety
14th June 2024

Manufacturing company and surface specialist SURTECO states that it ensures greater safety in Norway's tunnels, owing to the preeminece of safety in tunnels, which is a priority in Scandinavian... 


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Camera surveillance benefits sector
14th June 2024

Despite the pivotal role played by South Africa’s public transport systems, recent minibus taxi strikes show the public transport system’s vulnerabilities, in the form of the effects such action... 


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Youth service addresses skills deficit, enabling future success
14th June 2024

Addressing youth unemployment and the associated skills deficit are crucial for ensuring a sustainable and equitable future for the South African mining sector. The private-sector-led Youth... 


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Organisation looks into industry challenges
14th June 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

High regulatory and legislative barriers in the quarrying sector are constraining its growth, says quarrying and surface mining professional body Institute of Quarrying Southern Africa (IQSA)... 


SUSTAINED EFFORTS
The future of South Africa’s infrastructure depends on the sustained efforts to foster a skilled, innovative and adaptable engineering workforce
Strategic training vital
14th June 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

As South Africa continues to invest in its infrastructure, the role of institutions such as civil engineering industry body the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) in providing... 


ACHIEVING IMPROVEMENTS
By addressing challenges and leveraging innovation, South Africa can achieve significant improvements in its infrastructure
Innovation, investment key to advance infrastructure growth
14th June 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

While challenges such as funding constraints and skills shortages persist, the roads and bridges sector is poised for growth through strategic investments and technological advancements. By... 


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South Africans must vociferously demand fruitful public-private economic collaboration
14th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The South African people must go all out for force the public and private sectors to collaborate fully in growing our economy. Jobs, jobs and more jobs must be the demand of South Africa’s... 


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Reality check
14th June 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Regardless of composition, there are certain realities that South Africa’s new government cannot avoid. The first is an unemployment rate so high that, unless it is reduced materially, there is no... 


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Venetia Underground Project, South Africa – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Construction is about 73% complete. 


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Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Ivanhoe Mines has achieved first concentrate production at the Phase 3 concentrator. 


AERIAL VIEW OF KANMANTOO COPPER/GOLD MINE, IN AUSTRALIA
Kanmantoo underground project – Stage 1, Australia – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Hillgrove Resources has loaded its first shipment of concentrate from the Kanmantoo underground mine. 


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Katanning gold project, Australia – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Ausgold has garnered robust investor support for project. 


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Mogale Tailings Retreatment project, South Africa – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project remains on schedule. 


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North Perth Basin mineral sands project, Australia – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Preliminary works have started. 


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Steenkampskraal rare earths mine project, South Africa – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Thor Medical has signed a memorandum of understanding with Steenkampskraal Holdings for feedstock supply and technology cooperation.  


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Evander Egoli project, South Africa – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Dewatering of Evander’s 7 Shaft Egoli project is ongoing.  


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Etango-8 uranium project, Namibia – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Bannerman Resources has announced a moderate increase in the preproduction capital forecast for the project.  


Poor roads, bad weather and weak used-car market dent Zeda’s profit
14th June 2024 By: Irma Venter

Poor road conditions, hailstorms, a shortage of car parts and a deteriorating used-car market converged to dent Zeda’s operating profit for the six months ended March 31. The integrated mobility... 


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Copper World Complex, US – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Hudbay Minerals has signed a letter of intent to enter into a project labour agreement for the construction of the Copper World mine.  


FUNDING APPETITE: The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), which is headquartered in Beijing, plans to invest $1-billion in projects across Africa, where only 4% of the $52-billion it has financed since its inception eight years ago has been directed. AIIB president Jin Liqun reports it has a pipeline of seven projects in Africa, which it is seeking to build further, while there is also interest from African members to issue Panda bonds. Photograph: Bloomberg
FUNDING APPETITE
14th June 2024

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), which is headquartered in Beijing, plans to invest $1-billion in projects across Africa, where only 4% of the $52-billion it has financed since its... 


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Eloise mine, Australia
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A copper/gold/silver mine in North Queensland, Australia. 


Mining production rose by a modest 0.7% y/y in April
13th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Mining production rose by a modest 0.7% in April, after declining by -4.8% year-on-year – revised from -5.8% year-on-year – in March, data published by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) shows.... 


Adani’s Aussie coal port gets A$500m private credit loan
13th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

The Adani Group unit that controls a major Australian coal port has obtained a private credit loan of about A$500-million, according to people familiar with the matter. The company North... 


MRG enters into JV with Sinowin to develop mineral sands projects in Mozambique
13th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed MRG Metals has entered into a binding joint venture (JV) agreement with Chinese mineral investment companies Sinowin Lithium and Sinowin Lithium Cobalt (SLC) to develop its Mozambique... 


Bezant marks progress at Namibia project
13th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Bezant Resources has completed the chain of contractor services that will make up the Hope and Gorob mining operation, chairperson Colid Bird outlines in an update on the copper/gold... 


Nils-Peter Ahlqvist, Sales Support Manager Africa & Latin America – Crushing Division at Sandvik Rock Processing
Sandvik branches key to supporting crushing and screening customers
13th June 2024

In an environment where crushing and screening operations attach great importance to equipment uptime and productivity, an extensive footprint of 11 Sandvik entities in Africa enables Sandvik Rock... 


First CAT Early Learner electric haul truck to touch down at Jimblebar
13th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The first Early Learner CAT 793 battery-electric haul truck (BEHT) is on its way to BHP's Jimblebar iron-ore mine, in Western Australia, marking a milestone in the company’s decarbonisation... 


New iron-ore exporter for Port of Esperance
New iron-ore exporter for Port of Esperance
13th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The Port of Esperance, in Western Australia, is set to increase its iron-ore trade by 1.5-million tonnes a year, following a new agreement announced by Ports Minister David Michael. Gold Valley... 


TIA invites funding applications for innovative technologies
TIA invites funding applications for innovative technologies
13th June 2024

Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), an entity of the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), was established in terms of the TIA Act, 2008 (Act No. 26 of 2008), with the objective to stimulate,... 


Ukwazi’s 20-year history enabled by commodity and geographic diversification
Ukwazi’s 20-year history enabled by commodity and geographic diversification
13th June 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

As it celebrates its twentieth anniversary this year, South Africa-based specialist mining services provider Ukwazi is broadening its reach throughout Africa and the Middle East.  The company... 


AmaranthCX director Paul Miller.
Reserve Bank concern about decline of public markets welcome development – Miller
12th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The concern that South Africa’s Reserve Bank expressed last week on the state of this country’s public markets is seen as a welcome development by AmaranthCX director and public market promoter... 


Artisanal gold miners
Four central banks sign London Principles to formalise artisanal small-scale gold mining sector
12th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

The World Gold Council (WGC) has announced that four central banks have committed to signing ‘The London Principles’, which is a set of operating principles to help structure and formalise central... 


Supply constraints and elevated prices will continue until Gemco (pictured) is brought back on line.
Forget copper and gold as steelmaking manganese outperforms
12th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

Manganese, an essential steel-making ingredient, has outstripped copper, gold and many other commodities this year after a cyclone halted exports from the world’s second-largest mine in March.... 


Image kicks off preliminary works at WA mineral sands project
11th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

ASX-listed Image Resources has started minor, or preliminary work activities at its Atlas mineral sands project, north of Perth in Western Australia. Preliminary works include the construction of... 


Communities are the foundation of success
Communities are the foundation of success
11th June 2024

By Thabang Byl, Buildings Segment Lead at Schneider Electric American labour leader, Cesar Chavez said: “We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our... 


K-Tec Joins Forces with Ukwazi to Revolutionise Earthmoving and Mining in Sub-Saharan Africa
10th June 2024

In a strategic move set to transform the landscape of earthmoving and mining operations in sub-Saharan Africa, K-Tec, a leading manufacturer of innovative earthmoving scrapers, has announced a... 


Omnia CEO Seelan Gobalsamy
Agriculture, mining remain growth areas for Omnia, despite difficult operating environment
10th June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE-listed chemicals group Omnia has reported a 10% decrease in operating profit to R1.7-billion for the financial year ended March 31, saying this reflected volatile market conditions and global... 


Schneider Electric launches PowerLogic P7 power and control platform for complex and high-demand applications
Schneider Electric launches PowerLogic P7 power and control platform for complex and high-demand applications
10th June 2024

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has unveiled the latest device in its PowerLogic range of products – the PowerLogic P7 digital... 


South Australia budget lacks adequate support for mining - Amec
7th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The South Australian government has unveiled a surplus budget, buoyed by stronger-than-expected goods and services (GST) and state tax revenues, as well as A$420-million in royalties from the... 


Is the modular data centre the answer to the technology industry’s land and energy crisis?
Is the modular data centre the answer to the technology industry’s land and energy crisis?
7th June 2024

By Faith Waithaka, Cloud and Service Provider Segment Sales Lead: Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric According to research group,  McKinsey & Company, data centres are fast becoming an... 


Business profitability can be maximised by adopting proactive consulting and maintenance contracts
7th June 2024

By Nontu Mkhize, Offer Marketing Manager at Schneider Electric Facilities often neglect services and after-sales support until they face operational issues, highlighting the need to shift focus to... 


Guy Fitt, National Sales Manager at Tru-Trac
Tru-Trac upgrades facilities in KZN, Mpumalanga
7th June 2024

Solid demand growth has led conveyor solutions innovator Tru-Trac to upgrade and expand its facilities at Richards Bay and Middelburg. “These strategic expansions are part of enhancing our branch... 


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