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Location map of the Goulamin project
Goulamina lithium project, Mali – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

An intensive construction phase is planned for the project in the second half of 2023. 

Drill core from the Pebble project
Pebble copper/gold/molybdenum/silver/rhenium project, US – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A new preliminary economic assessment published in September 2023 has provided new cost and price estimates. 

A locomotive owned by Transnet Freight Rail
Considerable challenges hampering TFR's performance, but interventions under way
14th September 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

There are myriad of challenges plaguing State-owned rail operator Transnet Freight Rail (TFR), ranging from infrastructure and security to skills shortages; however, several interventions are under... 

Kruger Park opposes new border link to Mozambique
Kruger Park opposes new border link to Mozambique
14th September 2023 By: Bloomberg

South Africa’s biggest wildlife reserve and some local businesses are opposing plans for a new privately operated trucks-only border crossing aimed at speeding up mineral exports to ports in... 

Sibanye's Kloof gold mine
Sibanye to consult labour on the future of its Kloof 4 shaft
14th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

JSE- and NYSE-listed Sibanye-Stillwater will start consultations with organised labour and other affected stakeholders about the possible restructuring of its South African gold operations as a... 

Jaguar completes purchase of Iamgold’s Brazil assets
14th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-listed Jaguar Mining will aim to move the newly acquired Pitangui project, in Brazil, into development as quickly as possible, president and CEO Vern Baker said on Wednesday, announcing the... 

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DWS outlines response progress on Jagersfontein tailings dam collapse investigation
13th September 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has concluded the processes to finalise evidence gathering and collect scientific and engineering information in the wake of the collapse of the... 

EU to launch first phase of world-first carbon dioxide border tax
13th September 2023 By: Reuters

The European Union (EU) starts the initial phase of its plan for the world's first carbon border tax next month, requiring importers to report the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of products sold... 

EPA backs Woodside's solar plans
13th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has recommended the approval of oil and gas major Woodside’s solar facility plans in the Pilbara’s Maitland Strategic Industrial Area... 

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Gov weighing safeguards to avoid Northern Endeavour repeat
13th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Australian government is considering ways to strengthen the existing financial assurance regime for offshore oil and gas titleholders, to better insulate taxpayers against future... 

Image shows the North Rankin complex
Decommissioning offering valuable opportunity for sector
13th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Australian government has released an issue paper on offshore decommissioning, which has highlighted the opportunities for the oil and gas sector. Speaking in Parliament, Resources Minister... 

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Production starts at Shenzi North
13th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Woodside has started production at the Shenzi North project in the deep-water US Gulf of Mexico. Shenzi North is a two-well subsea tieback that takes advantage of the existing... 

Minsur rolls out digital tracing to prove metal is conflict free
12th September 2023 By: Bloomberg

One of the world’s biggest tin producers is rolling out a digital tracking system for all of its output as the formal mining industry steps up efforts to distinguish itself from minerals produced... 

The Lumwana mine, in Zambia
Barrick to double copper output by decade-end
12th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Global mining company Barrick plans to double its copper output by the end of the decade and continue to increase its production of the metal to an estimated one-billion pounds, or 450 000 t/y, by... 

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Bell looks to diversify production at Richard Bay plant through BHI launch
12th September 2023 By: Irma Venter

Bell Equipment is set to launch a new business, called Bell Heavy Industries (BHI), at the Mining Indaba in February next year. BHI will be an arm of Bell Equipment Company South Africa, which is... 

Synthetic graphite for EV batteries: Can the West crack China's code?
12th September 2023 By: Reuters

New investments in the United States and Europe aim to challenge China’s stranglehold on a key ingredient used in most electric vehicle batteries – graphite – but industry experts said that will be... 

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Develop unveils new Woodlawn plans
12th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

An updated mine plan for the Woodlawn zinc/copper project, in New South Wales, has estimated that the project would require a capital investment of A$32-million to allow for a restart. ASX-listed... 

The Nugget Pond mill
Court backs AuTECO's Canadian play
12th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador has approved ASX-listed AuTECO’s A$65-million deal to acquire the Green Bay copper/gold project in Newfoundland, Canada. AuTECO previously submitted... 

Mintek shows off its new AMAZEMET ultrasonic atomiser
11th September 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

National mineral processing and metallurgical research council Mintek has unveiled its latest technological acquisition – the AMAZEMET rePowder ultrasonic atomisation and alloy development machine.... 

Aya Gold & Silver says Morocco employees safe
11th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-listed Aya Gold & Silver on Sunday reported that employees and contractors at its Zgounder silver mine, 100 km from Marrakech, were safe and that no injury was recorded at the mine. The... 

The seminar will be co-hosted with the JSE
South Africa to co-host grid financing seminar with JSE in September
10th September 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Electricity Minister Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa reports that he is planning to co-host a seminar with the JSE in September to unpack various financing options for the expansion of South Africa’s... 

Orica launches Exel™ Neo, the world’s first lead-free non-electric detonator range,
Orica launches Exel™ Neo, the world’s first lead-free non-electric detonator range,
8th September 2023

Melbourne, Australia: Orica (ASX: ORI) is taking another step towards its purpose to sustainably mobilise the earth’s resources by announcing the commercial release of the world’s first lead-free... 

Olifants Management Model Programme
OMM Programme builds water infrastructure to improve lives, strengthen economy
8th September 2023

The Olifants Management Model Programme (OMM Programme) is the Lebalelo Water User Association’s flagship capital expenditure programme that aims to fast-track the construction of bulk and potable... 

An image depicting Zunaid Mota
Energy efficient beneficiation
8th September 2023

An R800-million mineral beneficiation plant in Zimbabwe has been unveiled by Zimbabwe-based chrome producer African Chrome Fields, which uses a modern aluminothermic process that is energy... 

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Exploration resumes at flagship gold mine
8th September 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

After suspending operations amid underground logistical constraints and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on contractor operations, gold producer Caledonia Mining restarted production and... 

An image depicting Mihlali Sitefane
Great potential in Zim Mining despite challenges
8th September 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Despite the Zimbabwean mining sector exhibiting positive indicators, such as increased sector growth, economic growth and new legislative interventions aimed at increasing the ease of mining, the... 

Energy balancing act highlighted
8th September 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

While Zimbabwe is well placed to take advantage of growing demand for critical minerals associated with the global energy transition, the country’s unstable energy supply requires urgent... 

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Kenya Airways unit pushing use of drones and other emerging aviation technologies
8th September 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

With new technologies promising to transform commercial aviation, Kenyan national flag carrier Kenya Airways is determined to be an active participant in this revolution and so make the East... 

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Greenbushes mine, Australia
8th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A lithium mine 250 km south of Perth, in Australia. 

Construction starts on Phase 2 of City of Cape Town’s Milnerton bulk sewer upgrade project
8th September 2023 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town has broken ground on the next phase of the R470-million Milnerton bulk sewer upgrade project, with construction of a new pipeline set for completion by 2025.  This project... 

Large-scale oil, gas comeback for Angola
8th September 2023

Recent deepwater discoveries and fiscal policy improvements have contributed to a significant uptick in investments in Angola’s oil and gas industry, says energy advocacy group African Energy... 

An image of WSGES Singapore team working on a FPSO project
Firm secures FPSO projects
8th September 2023

Industrial services specialist WSG Energy Services (WSGES) of Singapore has secured multiple contracts for floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel projects with a combined value... 

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Unresolved problems dog manufacturing
8th September 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

The machinery and capital equipment industry is “very quiet” and many businesses are reluctant to spend on marketing or new procurement, owing to challenges such as power failures, water cuts,... 

A 20m high streetlight with a solar panel on top installed along Stanford Road in Gqeberha with the area in the background
Solar streetlights installed along Gqeberha street
8th September 2023 By: Halima Frost

Lighting manufacturer BEKA Schréder has supplied its solar lighting highmast the SOLARFLOOD solution for the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality, along a stretch of Stanford road in Gqeberha, in the... 

An aerial view of the Westgate Shopping centre with teh rood almost completely covered in a solar photovoltaic panel array
Firm pushing for investment in energy projects
8th September 2023 By: Halima Frost

Having realised the potential of particularly solar energy in the renewable-energy sector, independent investment and advisory firm Bravura aims to implement additional in-house capabilities to... 

A solar alternating current (ac), low-voltage/medium-voltage, step-up skid or ‘E-House' on show at Turnkey modular's manufacturing site in Germiston
First skid delivered to Free State client
8th September 2023 By: Halima Frost

Prefabricated deployment solutions developer Turnkey Modular rolled out the first of multiple solar alternating current (ac), low-voltage/medium-voltage, step-up skid or ‘E-Houses’ in July for... 

Image of phosphates
Cabinda phosphate project, Angola – update
8th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Minbos Resources is engaging with its syndicate of investors on the potential yellow phosphorous project development and technical review to develop a new energy material business. 

Location map of the Ewoyaa project deposits
Ewoyaa lithium project, Ghana – update
8th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Piedmont Lithium has thrown its support behind Atlantic Lithium’s development of Ewoyaa. 

Image of the Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex
Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
8th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Original-equipment manufacturer Epiroc has won its largest-ever order for the expansion of the Kamoa-Kakula copper mining complex. 

Prieska mine portal
Prieska copper/zinc project, South Africa – update
8th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals has awarded a six-month trial mining contract to P2 Mining, a subsidiary of South African mining contractor Newrak Mining Group, to undertake the early works trial underground mining... 

Location map of the Witwatersrand Basin Project's depoists
Witwatersrand basin project – Qala Shallows Phase 1, South Africa – update
8th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Wits Mining has made significant progress with getting water and electricity access to the Qala Shallows mine. 

Iron-ore stockpile
Razorback iron-ore project, Australia
8th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

An update on Razorback has modelled two development scenarios, based on mine schedules that produce an estimated 2.3-billion tonnes of life-of-mine ore from the indicated and inferred mineral... 

Aerial view of the Two Rivers platinum mine
Two Rivers Platinum Mine Merensky project, South Africa – update
8th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Mining and construction are progressing aa planned. 

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