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Mkango gets Minister’s praise for Songwe Hill project

By: Marleny Arnoldi     28th August 2020 TSX-V- and Aim-listed Mkango Resources continues to progress the work programme for its Songwe Hill rare earths project, in Malawi, towards completing a feasibility study by the second half of 2021. The Malawian Minister of Mining Rashid Gaffar visited the project earlier this year and... 

Glencore part of giant leap to transform informal cobalt mining  

By: Martin Creamer     24th August 2020 Eight concerns, including diversified mining and marketing company Glencore, have joined forces to transform the informal mining of cobalt for the better. Full implementation would take five years and would begin in mines in Kasulu and Kamilombe in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), with the... 

Volkswagen adds Ghana to its list of African assembly plants

By: Irma Venter     21st August 2020 Volkswagen has cut the ribbon on a new vehicle assembly facility in Accra, the capital of Ghana. This makes Ghana the fifth Volkswagen vehicle assembly location in sub-Saharan Africa, with the other plants in South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria and Rwanda. 

Energy Efficient Mining for a better tomorrow

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th August 2020 Never has there been more of a need from the mining industry to opt for energy efficient measures on the journey to sustainability as part of a successful energy transition towards a low-carbon future. The mining sector needs to rethink its energy consumption patterns to ensure that the sector... 

Fortescue looks at hydrogen at Christmas Creek

By: Esmarie Iannucci     17th August 2020 Iron-ore major Fortescue Metals has taken further steps to meet its zero operational emissions target by 2040, appointing hydrogen mobility and clean energy company Hyzon Motors to deploy hydrogen fuel cell-powered coaches at the Christmas Creek operation, in the Pilbara. The vehicles will be a... 

Company provides support for food sector during pandemic

14th August 2020 Engineering solutions specialist BMG provides critical engineering support to ensure safe and efficient food and beverage production and handling during the Covid-19 pandemic, says BMG group product and sales manager Mark Barbour.  BMG’s solutions for the sector extend from processing, where raw... 

Fluid testing, an aid for precise drilling

By: Theresa Bhowan     14th August 2020 Global mining technology company IMDEX developed the IMDEX MUD Automated In-field Diagnosis (AID) to optimise fluid management, as drilling fluids can be critical to how successfully the drilling programme runs, says IMDEX product development GM Michelle Carey. 

Home of the oil sands eyes cleaner future as hydrogen superpower

By: Bloomberg     13th August 2020 The idea of producing cleaner-burning hydrogen to rid the world of fossil fuels is gaining traction in the unlikeliest of places: Alberta, home of the infamously dirty oil sands. Better known for energy companies that have been blacklisted by the Church of England for their emissions-intensive... 

Make sure all pumps add to efficiency, urges expert

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th August 2020 Pump users need to make the most of their operational inventory, even pumps that may be considered redundant. Pump expert Lee Vine, managing director of specialist companies Integrated Pump Technology and Integrated Pump Rental, says all industries can benefit from improved pump efficiencies.... 

Lynas signs contract with US Department of Defence

By: Esmarie Iannucci     27th July 2020 Rare earths miner Lynas has inked a contract with the US Department of Defence (Dod) for Phase 1 work on a US-based heavy rare earths separation facility. The DoD in April this year told Lynas of its intent to award a Phase 1 contract for the separation facility, with the funding to allow Lynas... 

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