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The Khoemecau copper mine in Botswana
BHP-Anglo prospects flag more M&A ahead for miners
Updated 3 hours ago By: Reuters

BHP's bid for Anglo American underlines the growing appetite for energy transition metals like copper from miners who must become more aggressive to secure new projects or risk missing out,... 


Menar MD Vuslat Bayoğlu
Menar advancing on the manganese front
21st May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Private investment company Menar, which is advancing steadily on the manganese front, has anthracite, coal, nickel, and gold in its diversified multi-country portfolio. The company's... 


The Mobi Light range offers an ideal solution for roadworks and construction sites, mining and quarrying applications and outdoor events
New tower light range from Pilot Crushtec
21st May 2024

Crushing and screening operations frequently run on a 24/7 basis to meet demand and optimise productivity, so crushing specialist Pilot Crushtec is the ideal partner to introduce its own brand of... 


Paul Brown named new Core Lithium CEO
Paul Brown named new Core Lithium CEO
20th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Following a domestic and global search process, Australian hard-rock lithium miner Core Lithium has appointed Paul Brown CEO with effect from June 4. Brown’s appointment comes after Gareth... 


Safeguarding and encouraging the future progress of women in SA
Safeguarding and encouraging the future progress of women in SA
17th May 2024

Conferencing and training specialists Pinpoint Stewards will be hosting the 3rd Annual Women & Leadership in Mining conference. The annual conference aims to highlight women leaders in mining... 


An image of Petra CEO Richard Duffy
Petra weathers lower diamond prices in latest tender
17th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Independent diamond miner Petra Diamonds’ sixth tender cycle for the 2024 financial year yielded $44-million from the sale of 371 000 ct.   CEO Richard Duffy says like-for-like prices were... 


Wits School of Mining Engineering Professor Fred Cawood
Greater man/machine collaboration needed as AI, automation evolve – Cawood
17th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

In the new world of digitised and automated mining that is headed towards increased dependence on AI to solve problems and facilitate complex processes, University of the Witwatersrand (Wits)... 


The above image depicts a Schurco Slurry pump
Tech expertise shortage in junior mining
17th May 2024 By: Lynne Davies

There is a shortage of expertise in the specialised domain of junior mining – a situation that is compounded by South Africa’s so-called brain drain, as skilled professionals seek jobs elsewhere,... 


An image of Herman Kleynhans
Company highlights positive technological effect on market
17th May 2024

Industrial equipment supplier Auma South Africa emphasises the positive impact of technology on the actuators market ecosystem. Auma's electric actuators and gearboxes are fitted onto... 


An image of a mine conveyor with BEKA Schréder lighting
Lighting essential to mining health, safety
17th May 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

South African luminaire and lighting products manufacturer BEKA Schréder, through its continual supplying of solutions to African mining operations, industrial clients, infrastructure providers and... 


A man in a R&D workshop working on Boiler monitoring technologies
Solutions provider helps manage emissions reduction
17th May 2024 By: Halima Frost

As a company that delivers modern, efficient solutions for oil and gas burner and boiler installations, Combustion Technology prides itself on its continuous carbon reduction cognisance, both for... 


The Steven’s Croft biomass power station in Lockerbie, Scotland in the UK
Boiler rebuild to be delivered to biomass power station
17th May 2024

Flow control solutions developer Valmet announced in April that it would deliver a major boiler rebuild to the Steven’s Croft biomass power station in Lockerbie, Scotland in the UK, which is... 


AES Gauteng regional manager Jordan Smith standing in front of a company sign for AES
Rubber companies urged to go green
17th May 2024

There is a strong drive in and among rubber companies to exchange fossil fuels for renewable-energy sources, says steam and boiler service provider Associated Energy Services (AES). AES Gauteng... 


An image of industrial slurry valves
Firm showcases industrial valve range
17th May 2024

Industrial equipment supplier BMG has presented its range of industrial slurry valves, which has been designed to cope efficiently in harsh conditions. This range includes robust butterfly and... 


A generic image of a valve
Firms unveils latest product industrial applications
17th May 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Industrial sensor and technology company, Senseca South Africa recently unveiled its FF series of flow switches for water, oil, gas and industrial applications, as well as for general industry... 


Spending on telecoms services forecast to decelerate this year
17th May 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

While global spending on telecommunications and pay television (TV) services increased during 2023, growth started slowing in the second half of the year, with expectations that it will slow... 


The real cost of non-OEM hoses in mining
The real cost of non-OEM hoses in mining
17th May 2024

In any industrial operation, achieving the delicate balance between cost efficiency and profitability is paramount. Nowhere is this more evident than in the mining industry, where the relentless... 


ANC leader Cyril Ramaphosa
ANC walks political tightrope over coal plant shutdowns
16th May 2024 By: Reuters

In a ward where South Africa's governing African National Congress won handily in local elections three years ago, party campaign worker Poppy Vilakazi has been getting a decidedly frosty reception... 


Automated mining vehicles
Half of mining industry still resisting AI integration
15th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

At least half of heavy machinery users within the global mining industry still rely primarily on manual supply chain management tools, with 40% still using manual tools for operational planning,... 


Anglo American CE Duncan Wanblad
All-round value unlock targeted in proposed demerging of Anglo Platinum and De Beers
14th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining major Anglo American is targeting value elevation in its planned demerging of South Africa-based Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) and the envisaged divestment or demerger of... 


World Platinum Director of Research Edward Sterck
Platinum demand outlook pretty robust, World Platinum Investment Council highlights
13th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The outlook for platinum is one that's pretty robust, the World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) has highlighted in its latest Platinum Quarterly, which shows the projection of the metal's demand... 


Sipho Kunene, Operator and Technical Training Manager at Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions
Sandvik invests in skills to drive technology impact
10th May 2024

As a leader in technology-driven productivity, Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions supports the continuous upskilling of operators and maintenance teams to keep up with the ever-evolving capabilities... 


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The Omniplus IO-link transmitters are specifically tailored for precision in oil flow measurements
New tool released
10th May 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

In a strategic move that signifies a pivotal enhancement in the confluence of digital and analogue technologies within the hydraulics and pneumatics sectors in South Africa, flow measurement... 


An image of the Jadair Settler/Clarifier System
Water clarification technology eliminates settling ponds
10th May 2024

Advanced water clarification technology solutions on offer from water recycling and concrete reclaiming systems developer Jadair International – such as its Settler/Clarifier System – are enabling... 


A generic image of solar panels
Firm highlights risks, challenges associated with solar expansion
10th May 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

With a surge in the adoption of residential and commercial solar power generation, global professional services firm Aon South Africa highlights that the expansion of the solar industry comes with... 


Image of heap of coal
Tarrawonga mine, Australia
10th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A coal mine about 16 km north-east of Boggabri, in Australia. 


Siemens South Africa CEO sub-Saharan Africa Sabine Dall’Omo standing on a stage talking
Cumulative effort to transform grids a hot topic
10th May 2024 By: Halima Frost

Of the 103 countries that in 2020 pledged to reduce global carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane emissions by at least 30%, 54 are African, says global technology giant Siemens South Africa CEO... 


A black and white image of a hand under a tap with a trickle of water
Water a hurdle in Africa’s development - expert
10th May 2024

Water scarcity poses a significant hurdle to Africa's growth and development, with climate change and deteriorating infrastructure intensifying the challenges, says advisory and analytics firm... 


Location map of the Witwatersrand basin project
Witwatersrand basin project – Qala Shallows Phase 1, South Africa – update
10th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

West Wits Mining has secured firm commitments from unrelated existing and new sophisticated and professional investors to raise A$1.4-million to further progress the Qala Shadows project. 


A platinum bar
Johnson Matthey forecasts lower palladium, rhodium deficits, but larger platinum deficit
9th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Chemicals and sustainable technologies provider Johnson Matthey says the palladium and rhodium markets are likely to record smaller deficits this year, while platinum is likely to record a deficit... 


Manuka raises cash to bring Mt Boppy into production
9th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Exploration and development company Manuka Resources has announced an A$8-million capital raise that it plans to use to bring the Mt Boppy gold mine into production this year. The capital will be... 


Komatsu’s WX07 LHD is engineered for the demanding South African underground hard rock environment
Komatsu’s WX07 LHD is engineered for the demanding South African underground hard rock environment
9th May 2024

Controlling costs and remaining competitive and financially viable are constant challenges for operators of underground hard rock mines. Making intensive use of new technology is the logical... 


TOMRA’s XRT technology powered up by TOMRA Insight delivers big results at Mothae Diamonds in Lesotho
8th May 2024

The Mothae mine, located in the Maluti Mountains of Lesotho is known to produce large, high-value diamonds which command the second highest dollar per carat for kimberlite diamonds worldwide. The... 


A Trio TC51 cone crusher with conveyer and cone surge hopper for processing material
Weir Minerals Africa reintroduces Wheeled Plant concept
8th May 2024

With the newly introduced Weir Modular Wheeled Plant (WMWP) concept from Weir Minerals Africa, crushing contractors in Africa can now move and transport their crushing and screening plants from one... 


FireDos proportioners for mining
7th May 2024

In a mine in South Africa, FireDos foam proportioning systems type FD500, FD1000 and FD1600 are used at a depth of 6 km. The mine water poses a specific challenge when used underground. Mining... 


FLSmidth develops vital skills at its dedicated Training Academy in Chloorkop, South Africa
FLSmidth builds solid skills base for local, global succession
7th May 2024

To support its full flowsheet technology capabilities, FLSmidth is continuously developing vital skills at its well-resourced Training Academy at the company’s Chloorkop Service Centre in Gauteng.... 


Minister insists the recent period of no loadshedding is down to the improved performance of coal stations such as Matla (pictured)
Ramokgopa insists loadshedding not being ‘stage managed’ ahead of May 29 poll
6th May 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa denies that the prevailing reprieve from loadshedding has been “stage managed” to improve the prospects of the governing African National Congress ahead... 


Weba Chute systems field advisor doing an inspection on a chute, noting the wear pattern
The critical role of maintenance in terms of financial constraints
6th May 2024

In the face of declining commodity prices, the mining industry has increasingly prioritised cost saving measures, often leading to the suspension of capital expenditure (CAPEX). While such... 


Panama to bar First Quantum from mining copper during closure process
Panama to bar First Quantum from mining copper during closure process
3rd May 2024 By: Reuters

Panama will bar First Quantum from extracting copper during the closure of the mine it lost the rights to run last year, the country's Trade Minister Jorge Rivera Staff told Reuters, adding that... 


Harmony reports second fatality in a week
3rd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

A rock drill operator has died following a fall-of-ground incident at Harmony Gold Mining Company's Doornkop mine, in Gauteng, on May 2. “We are deeply saddened by this loss of one of our... 


Boliden to restart its Tara zinc mine in Ireland
Boliden to restart its Tara zinc mine in Ireland
3rd May 2024 By: Reuters

Swedish mining group Boliden will restart production at its Tara zinc mine in Ireland after it was paused in 2023, it said on Friday. The mine was put on care and maintenance last year after... 


West Wits to raise A$1.4m
3rd May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

To strengthen its balance sheet and fund its ongoing operations, ASX-listed West Wits Mining has secured firm commitments from unrelated existing and new sophisticated and professional investors to... 


O3 terminates option to acquire Aurbel mill
3rd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Exploration and development company O3 Mining has terminated its option with Eldorado Gold to acquire the Aurbel mill, which is located about 10 km from its Alpha property in Quebec. In 2022, O3... 


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