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AuTECO spends A$65m on Canadian mine
31st August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed AuTECO Minerals has struck a A$65-million deal to acquire the Green Bay copper/gold project in Newfoundland, Canada. AuTECO submitted a bid under the sale and investment solicitation... 

Sibanye CEO Neal Froneman
Sibanye’s gold operations offset impact of lower PGM prices
29th August 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Multinational mining and metals processing group Sibanye-Stillwater’s strategic commodity and geographical diversification served it well in the six months ended June 30, with a turnaround in its... 

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Agriculture 2023: Surging costs threaten sustainability
29th August 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza tabled a R17.20-billion budget for her department in the 2023/24 financial year in May 2023, including transfers to provincial... 

Vedanta Resources chairperson Anil Agarwal
Vedanta aims to complete $1bn investment in South Africa soon
29th August 2023 By: Darren Parker

Globally diversified Indian-headquartered mining company Vedanta Resources chairperson Anil Agarwal has told Mining Weekly that the company aims to complete its commitment to invest $1-billion in... 

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Master Drilling achieves strong interim performance with increased revenue
29th August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Following a solid 2022 performance, JSE-listed Master Drilling achieved another good performance for the six months ended June 30, with revenue up by 12% year-on-year to $108.2-million , CEO Danie... 

Iron-ore remains resilient despite China's property woes
Iron-ore remains resilient despite China's property woes
29th August 2023 By: Bloomberg

The one commodity that should be getting hammered by China’s worsening property crisis is actually doing rather well. Iron ore climbed to its highest in a month last week after a rally that has... 

Hindustan Zinc eyes jump in output under chair Agarwal Hebbar
29th August 2023 By: Bloomberg

Hindustan Zinc is targeting a major boost in output and accelerating plans to decarbonize its operations under chairwoman Priya Agarwal Hebbar. The daughter of Anil Agarwal, the billionaire... 

Apollo strikes a deal on Serbian copper
29th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Apollo Minerals has struck a conditional agreement to acquire Edelweiss Mineral Exploration, which holds the Belgrade copper project in Serbia. The project consists of four licenses... 

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A$3bn boost to WA's electricity grid
29th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal and Western Australian governments have inked a landmark agreement to bolster the state’s energy security. The Commonwealth-Western Australia Rewiring the Nation deal would expand and... 

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Lynas unveil cost increases at Kalgoorlie
29th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Rare earth miner Lynas has announced a cost-blow out at its Kalgoorlie rare earths processing facility, while falling revenue and inflation pressures have eaten into profits for the year ending... 

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Draft Freight Logistics Roadmap promised by year-end
28th August 2023 By: Terence Creamer

A new ‘Freight Logistics Roadmap’ is currently undergoing an internal government consultative process for publication before the end of the year, the latest Operation Vulindlela progress update... 

Bowen adjusts strategy as costs rise and prices fall
28th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Coal miner Bowen Coking Coal will adjust the mine plan a its Burton Complex in order to preserve capital amid tightened market and pricing conditions. The miner said on Monday that while the... 

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bp plans investment decision at H2Kwinana in 2024
28th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Energy major bp will take an investment decision on the H2Kwinana project, in Western Australia, in 2024, and is aiming to start production by 2026. The company last week completed its concept... 

China's Zijin Mining's openpit copper mines.
China’s Zijin mulls $3.8bn expansion of Serbia copper mine
28th August 2023 By: Bloomberg

China’s Zijin Mining Group is developing plans to expand its copper mine in eastern Serbia due to demand for the metal considered vital to the global energy transition — an effort that could cost... 

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First Quantum joins Rio in copper JV
28th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner Rio Tinto has formed a joint venture (JV) with fellow major First Quantum over the development of the La Granja copper project, in Peru. Following the completion of conditions... 

Sibanye-Stillwater chief sustainability officer Themba Nkosi
SLP approach to community development too narrow
25th August 2023 By: Darren Parker

Mining company Sibanye-Stillwater says that viewing social and labour plans (SLPs) as the driver for community development is too narrow an approach. Rather, the driver should be enduring social... 

QPM completes Moranbah buy
25th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Queensland Pacific Metals (QPM) has completed the acquisition of the Moranbah gas project, transforming the company into the sixth largest domestic gas producer on the Australian... 

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BCI gets credit approval for Mardie finance
25th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Potash developer BCI Minerals has received credit approvals for A$650-million of project finance for its Mardie salt project, in Western Australia. The company on Friday said that the Northern... 

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Start-up develops alternative critical minerals production
25th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

A partnership between Canadian net-zero mining start-up Tersa Earth and geological exploration and mining consulting company Trigteq is paving the way for a feasible solution to cost effectively,... 

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Platinum major expands renewable energy roll-out
25th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Zimbabwe-based platinum group metals (PGMs) producer Zimplats, a subsidiary of PGMs major Impala Platinum, is midway through the construction of a $37-million, 35 MW solar plant at its Selous... 

Offtake options advanced for Waterberg project
25th August 2023

While focusing on the development of its Waterberg project, located on the Northern Limb of the Bushveld Complex in South Africa, mining company Platinum Group Metals is advancing discussions and... 

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South Africa’s nonrevenue water rising to worrying levels
25th August 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

South Africa’s nonrevenue water (NRW) is rising to unsustainable levels, with nearly half the water piped through the country’s infrastructure being lost through leaks, theft or nonpayment.... 

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Nichols Ranch Complex. US
25th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A uranium mine Campbell and Johnson counties, in Wyoming. 

Progress made on North West reservoir project, with completion expected in June next year
25th August 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Progress is being made on the construction of the third phase of the multi-phased Moretele South bulk water supply scheme project, in the North West, which started in June 2023, with completion... 

Payment24 expands into new industries and regions
25th August 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

As South African specialised payment solutions firm Payment24 continues to expand into new regions, while adding products and solutions to its portfolio, it is also branching out into other... 

Constant reinvention key for businesses to stay ahead of the curve in rapidly evolving digital era – Accenture
25th August 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

In the rapidly evolving digital era, companies not only need to undertake digital transformation, but it is becoming increasingly critical for companies to become constant reinventors of every part... 

Stanlib acquires 51% of solar and battery platform
25th August 2023 By: Irma Venter

Stanlib Asset Management has acquired 51% of Solareff, through its Stanlib Infrastructure Fund II.  Stanlib Asset Management is a local investor in sustainable infrastructure. 

Marita van den Bergh
Optimising project execution for critical infrastructure: The Eskom experience
25th August 2023

As one of South Africa's leading State-owned enterprises, Eskom plays a crucial role in supplying electricity to millions of people and supporting the nation's economic growth.  Efficient project... 

Judgment in favour of power utility welcomed
25th August 2023

State-owned power utility Eskom in July said it was pleased with the Johannesburg High Court judgment dismissing with costs, the interdict application by green energy supplier G7 Renewable Energies... 

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Microgrid roll-out gaining traction
25th August 2023 By: Halima Frost

After the successful commissioning of State-owned power utility Eskom’s third microgrid, at the Swartkop dam, in the Northern Cape, the company aims to launch its next two microgrids at Nomalengena... 

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BVI - Women in Industry
25th August 2023

Farah Bawa - Civil Engineer Farah Bawa works as a project leader in the civil services department at BVi Consulting Engineers. Born on  4 December 1992 in Cape Town, she focuses mainly on township... 

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Colossal Concrete Products - Women in Industry
25th August 2023

Gwen Mahuma-Madida – Chief Executive Officer Gwen Mahuma-Madida is owner of Mahuma Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd (MIH), an investment company with interests in the steel and Infrastructure sectors. 

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Building bridges: Fashioning a future for women in construction and engineering law
25th August 2023

Krevania Pillay is a Senior Associate in the Construction & Engineering sector at leading corporate and commercial law firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH). In 2023, Pillay was recognised as a... 

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Understand your design obligations and address risk in NEC contracts
25th August 2023

There has been an increase in the use of the New Engineering Contract (NEC) in mining, energy and infrastructure sectors. The NEC, which has been in use for over 30 years, provides a choice of... 

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Blackwater gold project, Canada – update
25th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The Blackwater mine remains on track for its first gold pour in the second half of 2024. 

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Ewoyaa lithium project, Ghana – update
25th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Piedmont Lithium plans to use proceeds from the sale of lithium concentrate from its offtake agreement with North American Lithium to fund further investment in Ewoyaa. 

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Motheo processing plant expansion, Botswana – update
25th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Sandfire Resources has secured a mining licence extension at its Motheo copper mine. 

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Windfall gold project, Canada – update
25th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Gold Fields has reported that the joint venture will start and finalise permitting for the project, hopefully by the fourth quarter. 

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Swanson tantalum/lithium project, Namibia
25th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Arcadia Minerals plans to mine the D-pegmatite and E F-pegmatite deposits using opencast mining methods. 

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Bakubung Platinum Mine project, South Africa – update
25th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The mine has successfully reopened and resumed activities.  

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Saltend Chemicals Park rare-earth oxide separation facility, Angola – update
25th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Pensana is on track to re-engineer the Longonjo project to reduce its upfront capital cost. 

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Hombre Muerto West project, Argentina, Bolivia and Chile
25th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Construction has started. 

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Mallina gold project, Australia – update
25th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

De Grey Mining is confident it will be able to fund the project. 

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