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Eramet faces mine stoppage in latest New Caledonia snag
Eramet faces mine stoppage in latest New Caledonia snag
10th April 2024 By: Reuters

French mining group Eramet faces a stoppage from Thursday at some of the mines operated by its troubled New Caledonian nickel subsidiary SLN in a dispute with local authorities over financial... 


Sibanye-Stillwater COO Richard Stewart
Collaboration crucial to ensuring PGM industry’s success
10th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

Creating greater synergies between competing platinum group metal (PGM) companies might be the only way for the industry to survive the current economic downturn, diversified miner... 


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Blencowe progresses DFS work on Orom-Cross, unlocks further funding
10th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed Blencowe Resources has confirmed receipt of a third tranche of funding of $1-million from the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC). DFC in September last year... 


Hydrogen economy, platinum group metals go together.
Platinum-linked green hydrogen set to be world’s ‘new oil’, Forbes article highlights
10th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

There's no climate solution without hydrogen. It’s the missing piece of the clean energy puzzle, says a global CEO-led initiative that brings together leading companies with a united vision. This... 


US President Joe Biden and US flag
Institute urges US to make concerted efforts to partner with African countries on critical minerals
9th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

A study group convened by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) has made multiple recommendations for the US government to support mutually beneficial public and private partnerships in... 


Guinea, partners get $15bn funds for top iron-ore deposit
9th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Guinea said shareholders involved in Simandou, the biggest untapped iron-ore reserve globally, have signed $15-billion in financing agreements for the project. The accords provide funds for rail... 


Karst MD Guy Richards.
Use underground mines for electricity storage, optimise mine water use – Karst Hydro
8th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s many underground mines can be used as batteries that store the clean electricity that the water descending for cooling can provide. At the same time, the local community could end up... 


China-Australia ties frayed under former Australian leader Scott Morrison.
China investment in Australia sinks as companies favor Belt and Road
8th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Investment into Australia by Chinese private and state-owned companies tumbled in 2023 to the second-lowest level in 18 years, according to a report from KPMG and the University of Sydney. The... 


The Renard project
Court approves Winsome’s Renard project option
8th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australia-listed Winsome Resources has paid a C$4-million option fee to secure the acquisition rights for the Renard project, in Quebec. This comes as the Superior Court of Quebec approved an... 


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Roads, Rail & Ports 2024: Inefficiencies reach new lows
5th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Creamer Media’s ‘Roads, Rail & Ports 2024’ report reflects upon the current state of South Africa’s roads, delving into the some of the issues that are plaguing the sector such as maintenance... 


Sibanye’s post-mining agri initiative seeks commercial farming, agribusiness partners
5th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Nonprofit initiative Bokamoso Ba Rona has published a request for expression of interest, in seeking to partner with established commercial farmers and/or agribusinesses to spearhead Bokamoso’s... 


Stanmore buys rest of Eagle Downs
Stanmore buys rest of Eagle Downs
5th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australian coal miner Stanmore Resources is taking full control of the Eagle Downs assets, in the Bowen basin of Queensland. The company entered into an agreement with China Baowu Steel Group... 


Seriti Green CEO Peter Venn
RMB facilitates project financing for Seriti Green’s first wind farm in Mpumalanga
5th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Mining and energy company Seriti Resources’ subsidiary Seriti Green has signed a long-term project financing agreement with Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) as co-mandated lead arranger to enable the... 


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Newlyn launches R3.4bn multimodal rail terminal at Durban port
5th April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Port logistics company the Newlyn Group on April 4 unveiled the Newlyn PX Bayhead rail terminal, strategically located next to the Port of Durban, aimed at opening intra-Africa and local trade and... 


A comprehensive approach to modernising manufacturing operations and how to overcome the fear of change
A comprehensive approach to modernising manufacturing operations and how to overcome the fear of change
5th April 2024

By Sarika Andhee, Marketing Leader at Schneider Electric Businesses are often hesitant to embrace change, particularly when it involves crucial operations. Many organisations and industries worry... 


Rio Tinto's QIT Madagascar mineral sands operation
As Rio Tinto strives for 'impeccable ESG', investors raise water issues
5th April 2024 By: Reuters

Rio Tinto faced demands from shareholders at its annual meeting on Thursday to come clean on environmental issues, including water and biodiversity, as the company said it was committed to... 


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Supaflor polyurethane heavy-duty offers superior resistance to the specific conditions in sugar mills
Firm offers durable flooring solution, corrosion protection
5th April 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

The deterioration and corrosion of concrete infrastructure have presented significant challenges in harsh operational environments such as sugar mills. Corrosion protection, epoxy flooring and... 


UCT research team develops ‘new set of tools’ to support mine closure planning in South Africa
5th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

A new set of tools aimed at assisting in responsible and sustainable mine closures across South Africa has been developed by a University of Cape Town (UCT) research team through a Water Research... 


The above image depicts the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure deputy minister Bernice Swarts
DPWI aims to resolve skills deficit
5th April 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) Deputy Minister Bernice Swarts stated at the third iteration of the Women in Engineering, Infrastructure and Innovation event, held on February... 


The above image depicts Consulting Engineers South Africa CEO Chris Campbell
Cesa emphasises Infrastructure Indaba’s significance
5th April 2024

Industry body Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa) CEO Chris Campbell emphasised the significance of the Cesa Infrastructure Indaba, which was held in Cape Town on March 19 and 20. “As we... 


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Growth potential, challenges presented in West Africa
5th April 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

West Africa’s mining and industrial sectors are characterised by growth and challenges, says multinational banking and financial services provider Absa Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB)... 


An image of a Metso grinding mill facility
High-capacity grinding mill deal concluded
5th April 2024

Finland-based industrial machinery company Metso Corporation has been awarded an order to deliver an 18 MW semi-autogenous grinding (SAG) mill for the Phase 2 expansion at Canadian mineral... 


A large sign next to the road at the entrance to the Mponeng Mine owned by Harmony Gold that states it is the deepest mine globally
Deep-level investment
5th April 2024 By: Halima Frost

Gold major Harmony’s strategy is to direct major capital towards its high-grade underground mines and high-margin surface source operations to improve profitability. The decision to extend Mponeng,... 


An Aerial view of the Balnket Mine in Zimbabwe owned by Mining Corporation
Miner eyes further growth in Zimbabwe
5th April 2024 By: Halima Frost

In its constant drive to increase its representation and relevance in the country’s mining sector, Zimbabwe-focused explorer, developer and miner Caledonia Mining Corporation has changed its mining... 


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Regional growth prospects remain positive
5th April 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Long-term growth prospects in West Africa remain positive, says security research organisation the Institute for Security Studies (ISS), with the scenarios emerging from its African Futures and... 


gas pipes leading to gas terminal
Role of gas in SA’s future energy mix under intense scrutiny
5th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

Given South Africa’s ongoing energy crisis, there remains much debate around whether gas should be included in the future energy mix and, if so, how much. Advocates argue that the fossil fuel is a... 


Reforms to cut red tape starting to bear fruit – Ramaphosa
5th April 2024 By: Irma Venter

President Cyril Ramaphosa believes that government’s efforts to cut the red tape holding back infrastructure development are beginning to bearing fruit. Delivering the keynote address at... 


Govt turns to private sector to fix public facilities
5th April 2024 By: Irma Venter

Given the current economic downturn, government does not have the resources to look after all its assets, says Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) property management trading... 


Infrastructure SA names 12 projects it will unlock in 2024/25
5th April 2024 By: Irma Venter

Infrastructure South Africa (ISA) unveiled 12 “infrastructure projects for preparation” for the 2024/25 financial year at the Sustainable Infrastructure Development Symposium South Africa 2024... 


Infrastructure SA gets R600m boost from Treasury for project preparation
5th April 2024 By: Irma Venter

The National Treasury has allocated Infrastructure South Africa (ISA) a budget of R600-million over three years to “prepare projects”, says ISA head Mameetse Masemola. Addressing a media conference... 


Liquid C2, partners combine forces to create safer, more productive digital experience
5th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Pan-African technology group Liquid Intelligent Technologies business Liquid C2 is collaborating with global technology leader Google Cloud and artificial intelligence (AI) company Anthropic to... 


Image of gold bars
Songjiagou mine, China
5th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold mine in the Muping-Rushan gold belt, in Shangdong province. 


Image of gold pour
Côté gold project, Canada – update
5th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Iamgold has successfully completed the inaugural gold pour at the Coté project. 


Image of Kayelekera project
Kayelekera uranium restart project, Malawi – update
5th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Lotus Resources has appointed a debt adviser to arrange debt for the project. 


Image of washed reverse circulation cuttings
Monte Muambe rare earths project, Mozambique – update
5th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Altona has reported several achievements during the six months ended December 31, 2023. 


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Tailings management at DRDGOLD
4th April 2024

DRDGOLD produces gold by the large-scale retreatment of mine waste stored in dormant mine dumps and old tailings storage facilities (TSFs). TSF safety therefore plays a prominent role at its... 


Schneider Electric Begins Innovation Summit World Tour, Unveiling Latest Innovations and Collaborations
Schneider Electric Begins Innovation Summit World Tour, Unveiling Latest Innovations and Collaborations
4th April 2024

Peter Herweck, CEO, delivers keynote on power of innovation for positive impact New solutions announced to increase energy efficiency and accelerate decarbonisation Strategic partnerships drive new... 


The Metalkol mine
Congo suspends ERG subcontractors at major cobalt mine
4th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has suspended nine subcontracting companies working at mines run by Eurasian Resources Group (ERG), as the cobalt and copper producer faces fresh... 


The Renard mine is about 60 km from the Adina resource.
Winsome’s diamond mine bid may advance pathway to lithium production
4th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australia-listed explorer Winsome Resources on Thursday unveiled an exclusive option agreement to acquire the assets of the idled Renard mine, in Quebec, in a move that may accelerate its path to... 


Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex
Ivanhoe reports 86 203 t of copper production at Kamoa-Kakula in first quarter
3rd April 2024 By: Darren Parker

During the first quarter, Ivanhoe Mines’ Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) successfully produced 86 203 t of copper in concentrate, the company has... 


OAR acquires two uranium prospects in Namibia
3rd April 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed OAR Resources has signed a binding agreement with Bullrun Capital, Cityscape Asset and Impala Consulting to acquire a 100% interest in two exploration prospecting licences (EPLs) in the... 


Rare earth oxides
IonicRE, Viridis to form JV to advance rare earth prospects in Brazil
3rd April 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed companies Ionic Rare Earths (IonicRE) and Viridis Mining and Minerals are to form a 50:50 joint venture (JV) company to advance rare earth separation business prospects in Brazil. The JV... 


Distance, what distance?  Microgrids meet remote operations’ energy requirements
Distance, what distance? Microgrids meet remote operations’ energy requirements
2nd April 2024

By Nishandra Baijnath, Systems Architect, Power Systems, Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric As the world’s second largest continent, the vast expanse Africa lends itself to remote operations,... 


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