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Water 2023: South Africa’s looming crisis
6th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Without significant changes in how water is managed, South Africa’s forecasted water deficit of 1.60-billion to 2.70-billion cubic metres by 2030 will continue increasing, impacting on investment,... 

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Modi’s green push spurs 120% mining stock frenzy in India
6th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

The hunt for stock winners in the global race for green transition-linked minerals has found a new target: India’s miners. Shares of metals producers have outperformed local equity benchmarks this... 

BEKA Schréder is thrilled to have won the Best Supporting Affiliate Member Award
BEKA Schréder Wins the President’s Award at 2023 AMEU Convention 
6th October 2023

BEKA Schréder is thrilled to have won the Best Supporting Affiliate Member Award at the Association of Municipal Electricity Utilities (AMEU) 2023 President's Awards. The 2023 President’s Awards... 

High pressure grinding roll technology enables mining operations to achieve energy savings that surpass a conventional approach
Flowsheet redefines beneficiation sustainability
6th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

The mining industry is at a critical juncture, where sustainability and energy efficiency have become paramount. In pursuit of this, mining technology company Weir Minerals says its... 

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Energy transition has potential to dramatically increase demand for steel
6th October 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

With local electricity grid constraints becoming more prevalent and given the global emphasis on decarbonisation, the ongoing energy transition, as well as loadshedding, are expected to present... 

Recent outages highlight importance of undersea cables to South Africa and across the rest of the continent
6th October 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

The recent outages experienced across some of the undersea Internet cables connecting Africa to the world have unveiled the need for network resilience and the importance of these systems to South... 

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Aljustrel Mining Complex, Portugal
6th October 2023 By: Nadine James

A zinc, lead and silver operation in the south of Portugal. 

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Fenelon gold project, Canada
6th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A preliminary economic assessment has determined average gold production of 212 000 oz/y over 12.3 years. 

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Marmato lower gold mine project, Colombia
6th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Aris Mining plans to develop a new underground mine at the project and a processing facility. 

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Hombre Muerto West project, Argentina, Bolivia and Chile – update
6th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The Phase 2 DFS on the HMW lithium project has delivered robust financial outcomes. 

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James Bay lithium project, Canada – update
6th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

James Bay is expected to produce an average of 311 000 t/y of spodumene concentrate. 

Recycling economy initiatives create value
6th October 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Although South Africa is leading the African continent in terms of waste management and recycling, the unauthorised disposal of waste and littering is still rampant, says Zero Waste operations... 

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TFR undertaking initiatives to address constraints, outgoing CEO says
5th October 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Transnet Freight Rail (TFR), as a division of Transnet, is affected by three major constraints hampering the entity; however, there are initiatives under way to mitigate this and some progress is... 

The webinar was facilitated by Chris Whyte and the panelists include Yolandi Kruger; Bonte Edwards, Keith Anderson; and Suzan Oelofse.
Speakers deliberate waste management challenges amid moves to a circular economy
5th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

The concept of the circular economy has gained significant traction as a sustainable alternative to traditional linear economic models in recent years and is characterised by the principles of... 

Energy Council of South Africa chairperson and Sasol CEO Fleetwood Grobler
Business, govt collaboration showing signs of success in addressing multiple crises
4th October 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Business is working to add more than 10 GW of generation capacity to the electricity system by the end of next year, which would effectively end loadshedding in South Africa, Sasol president and... 

Jason van der Poel and Hannah Milner
Opinion: Virtual Wheeling 101
4th October 2023

In this opinion article, Jason van der Poel and Hannah Milner of Webber Wentzel discuss Eskom’s virtual wheeling pilot and how the roll-out of the programme will enable companies with multiple... 

Nevada Copper restarts processing at Pumpkin Hollow
Nevada Copper restarts processing at Pumpkin Hollow
4th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-listed Nevada Copper has restarted processing operations at its Pumpkin Hollow underground mine, with the first ore being fed to the mill. “The restart of the mill has been orchestrated... 

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Green hydrogen needed to decarbonise the world, including Africa
4th October 2023 By: Schalk Burger

One of the main areas of focus during negotiations between Germany and Namibia to establish green hydrogen production was to create a value chain in Namibia, as the aim is not only the export of... 

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IGO still positive of reaching milestone at Kwinana
4th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Critical minerals company IGO is ‘comfortable’ that it would reach 50% of the Train 1 nameplate capacity at its Kwinana lithium hydroxide refinery, in Western Australia. IGO holds a 49% stake in... 

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Australian resource exports poised to fall
4th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australia’s commodity export earnings are forecast to fall from last year’s record A$467-billion to A$400-billion in 2023–24, and A$352-billion by 2024–25, the Department of Industry, Science and... 

US President Joe Biden
Democrats in Congress ask Biden for moratorium on carbon pipeline permits
3rd October 2023 By: Reuters

The US should not permit any new carbon dioxide pipelines until updated federal safety regulations are finished, a dozen Democratic members of Congress said in a letter sent to President Joe Biden... 

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East London handles first shipment of export manganese
3rd October 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The East London port received its first export manganese call on October 3 when vessel MV BBG Leader docked to load 30 000 metric tonnes at the East London Multipurpose Terminal. In preparation,... 

Sibanye's Kroondal mine
Mining revenue decreases, but opportunities abound in critical minerals, beneficiation
3rd October 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The past year has seen a regression in performance and shareholder returns for South Africa mining companies, professional services firm PwC South Africa’s ‘2023 SA Mine: Adapt to thrive’ report... 

The ablution block was officially opened recently by representatives of Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions, Adopt-a-School Foundation and Moldilati Secondary School
Supporting social investment through education and community upliftment
3rd October 2023

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is steadfast in its commitment to making a positive societal impact. This commitment is not just in words, but evident through the company's unwavering dedication... 

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Fenix secures 10mt of iron-ore in WA
3rd October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Fenix Resources has struck a deal with Sinosteel Midwest Corporation (SMC) for the exclusive right to mine and export up to 10-million tonnes of iron-ore from the Beebyn-W11 iron-ore... 

Vital's Canadian refining dreams falter
3rd October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Dual-listed Vital Metals’ wholly owned subsidiary Vital Metals Canada has filed for bankruptcy after failing to amend an offtake agreement with Norway’s REEtec, and failing to repurpose its halted... 

Toyota Mirai fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) was refuelled with hydrogen produced by Sasol, using an Air Products dispensing technology
Fuel cell electric vehicle demonstration seen as catalyst for nascent green hydrogen economy
2nd October 2023 By: Terence Creamer

In a milestone for South Africa’s nascent green hydrogen economy, three large corporates have teamed up to showcase the potential of using domestically produced hydrogen as a zero-emission... 

Linatex is a natural rubber produced by a proprietary liquid phase compounding process
Weir Minerals' Linatex scores its century of service
2nd October 2023

It is now a full century that mines and industry have been relying on Linatex® rubber products from Weir Minerals to protect equipment from abrasion, impact and corrosion. “The remarkable qualities... 

Junior miners are the pioneers of the future in developing new resources
2nd October 2023

Junior miners are playing an increasingly important role in producing the critical minerals needed for decarbonisation and the Just Energy Transition (JET), according to Dr. Eduard Vorster,... 

Sibanye-Stillwater innovation head Alex Fenn
Mining industry urged to embrace technological disruptions
29th September 2023 By: Darren Parker

Diversified miner Sibanye-Stillwater innovation head Alex Fenn has challenged the perception that the mining industry is resistant to change and disruption from technological advancements, noting... 

Green Hydrogen container
Export component of South Africa’s green hydrogen strategy will seek to lock in price subsidies
29th September 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The initial export component of South Africa’s yet-to-be-approved Green Hydrogen Commercialisation Strategy is not premised on the trade of scarce renewable electrons – converted into molecules or... 

QPM's Northern Hub gets enviro approval
29th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Queensland Pacific Metals (QPM) has been granted federal environmental approval for its Northern Hub, in Queensland. QPM Energy has sought regulatory approvals for development of the... 

Core marks first profits
29th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium miner Core Lithium has marked its first full-year profit since the start of production at its Finniss lithium project, in the Northern Territory, in March this year. The ASX-listed company... 

Aeysha Samsodien
Mining: a key component in the just energy transition
29th September 2023

By Aeysha Samsodien, Senior Equity Analyst, M&G Investments It’s no secret that South Africa’s mining industry faces significant challenges, such as energy reliability, environmental impact, supply... 

Evolution awards major contract at Mungari
29th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Gold miner Evolution Mining has awarded a A$155-million contract to ASX-listed GR Engineering Services to complete plant expansion work at the Mungari gold project, in Western Australia. The scope... 

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Court order hampers Scarborough development
29th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) this week said that it would review a Federal Court decision which found that an environmental plan for part... 

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Crane-less technology simplifies turbine repair
29th September 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Given the increasing size and weight of wind turbine components, ‘crane-less technology’ is becoming more relevant in the wind energy sector and will likely be adopted more widely in South Africa... 

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Offshore wind energy offers value to energy mix
29th September 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Offshore wind energy has significant potential to provide a consistent source of renewable energy and create jobs in South Africa. While there are challenges to overcome, such as grid upgrades and... 

a mobile cooling solution offered by Aggreko to a client
Supplemental solutions beneficial
29th September 2023

Temporary power generation supplier Aggreko, an official sponsor at this year’s Manufacturing Indaba being held at the Sandton Convention Centre, in October, states that climate change is a hot... 

THROUGH THE HAZE: While the aviation industry has promised to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050, harsher weather conditions are already forcing a rethink of critical infrastructure in airports, such as this Arizona airport pictured during a recent protracted heat wave. Bloomberg reports that airports around the world are relocating sensitive electrical equipment to rooftops to protect it from flooding, reinforcing runways to handle extreme temperature swings and revving up air conditioning as climate change complicates operations. Photograph: Bloomberg
29th September 2023

While the aviation industry has promised to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050, harsher weather conditions are already forcing a rethink of critical infrastructure in airports, such as this... 

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Solutions vs problems
29th September 2023 By: Terence Creamer

There are many differences between Australia and South Africa, and these should not be dismissed or diminished. However, there are also several similarities, particularly when it comes to natural... 

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Anthracite shaft on track for scheduled production
29th September 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

The construction of the Mngeni shaft of KwaZulu-Natal-based prime anthracite producer Zululand Anthracite Colliery (ZAC) remains on track, on schedule and within budget to deliver first coal by the... 

Bell to diversify production at Richards Bay plant through launch of new business
29th 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... 

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