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ERG asks Congo to lift copper unit ban, denies pollution charge
7th June 2023 By: Reuters

Eurasian Resources Group has asked authorities in Congo to reconsider a three-month ban imposed on its Boss Mining unit's copper and cobalt operations after the government accused the miner of... 

Augusta advances Reward project to feasibility study
7th June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-listed Augusta Gold has announced it will advance its Reward project, in the Walker Lane district of southern Nevada, to a feasibility study, bringing the company closer to its plan to get... 

Mark Munroe has been appointed Implats chief technical officer
Implats names new COO; Munroe appointed chief technical officer
7th June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Impala Platinum (Implats) has appointed Patrick Morutlwa to succeed Gerhard Potgieter as COO, with effect from June 19. Potgieter is retiring after 13 years at... 

Kingston re-enters underground development at SOZ
7th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Kingston Resources has started work to re-enter the underground development at the Southern Ore Zone (SOZ) in preparation to start the next phase of mining at the Mineral Hill copper and... 

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Perseus returns to Meyas Sand but defers FID
7th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Contractors and employees of gold miner Perseus Mining have returned to the Meyas Sand gold project, in Sudan, however, the miner has deferred a final investment decision (FID) on the project. In... 

West Red Lake appoints new CEO as it buys Madsen
West Red Lake appoints new CEO as it buys Madsen
6th June 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

TSX-V-listed West Red Lake Gold Mines, which is buying the Madsen gold mine in Ontario, has appointed Shane Williams as president and CEO, succeeding Tom Meredith, who becomes executive... 

Operations at the Casa Berardi mine have been temporarily suspended.
Forest fires disrupt Quebec mining and exploration activity
6th June 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Several mining and exploration companies operating in Quebec have temporarily suspended their operations, as the Canadian province struggles to battle more than 160 forest fires during what... 

Jubliee CEO Leon Coetzer
Jubilee Metals signs partnership agreement to expand its chrome footprint
6th June 2023 By: Darren Parker

Diversified metals processing company Jubilee Metals has announced a significant new partnership agreement for its platinum group metals (PGM) and chrome operations in South Africa. This... 

Eramet opens Chile office in lithium push
6th June 2023 By: Reuters

 French mining group Eramet has opened an office in Chile, it said on Monday, as it looks to develop lithium production in South America to supply battery makers. The office, whose role is to... 

Copper 360 CEO Jan Nelson, Copper 360 chairperson Shirley Hayes and JSE Deals Head Samuel Mokorosi at the April listing.
Copper 360 reports encouraging new drilling results
6th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Copper 360, which listed on the AltX of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in April, has reported encouraging new drilling results. The Copper 360 business is focused on processing historical mined... 

Rainbow Rare Earths Phalaborwa mine gypsum stacks
Rainbow starts operations at Phalaborwa magnet rare earths pilot plant
6th June 2023 By: Darren Parker

plant for the Phalaborwa project, in South Africa, has started operations and is on track to produce the first high-value mixed rare earth sulphate in the third quarter. The company said this would... 

Marula strengthens management team
6th June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Africa-focused battery metals investment and exploration company Marula Mining has strengthened its management team with a number of key appointments, including that of Tokkas van Heerden as COO.... 

Invictus raises cash for Zim oil and gas hunt
6th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Invictus Energy has raised A$12.75-million from a share placement to sophisticated and institutional investors to fund further oil and gas exploration in Zimbabwe. Under the placement,... 

Metals Acquisition shareholders approve Australia copper mine buy
6th June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The shareholders of NYSE-listed Metals Acquisition Corp (MAC) have approved its proposed acquisition of the CSA copper mine from Glencore Operations Australia. MAC will acquire from Glencore the... 

Derailment, cable theft disrupts TFR's iron-ore rail corridor
6th June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

State-owned Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) on June 5 reported that its iron-ore corridor had been severely impacted on by a derailment and cable theft. TFR said 20 iron-ore loaded wagons had derailed... 

Business join forces against proposed job legislation
6th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A number of industry bodies, including the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA), the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (Appea) and the Australian Chamber of Commerce and... 

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Iron Road granted extension for Cape Hardy deep-sea port development
5th June 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

The South Australian government has approved an application by ASX-listed Iron Road for an extension to develop the Cape Hardy deep-sea port, given recent developments in relation to the potential... 

REZ confirms nickel sulphides at Springfield prospect
5th June 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX-listed Resources and Energy Group (REZ) has received results from the company’s 2023 opening drilling campaign at the Springfield nickel prospect, with multi element and precious metal assay... 

Ironveld appoints deputy CFO, acting CFO
5th June 2023 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed Ironveld has announced the appointment of Malebo Ratlhagane as deputy group CFO.  Additionally, Ironveld finance head for the UK and company secretary Brian James has been appointed... 

Evolution unveils life extension plans for two Australian mines
Evolution unveils life extension plans for two Australian mines
5th June 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Gold producer Evolution Mining used its 2023 investor day on Monday to unveil a series of significant announcements, including news about life extensions at two of its Australian mines.   At... 

Vitaly Nesis has resigned from all executive positions with JSC Polymetal and its subsidiaries. He will retain his position with Polymetal International.
Polymetal considers divestment of Russian business
5th June 2023 By: Reuters

Gold and silver producer Polymetal International is considering divesting its Russian operations and senior managers have resigned from Russia-related duties after the imposition of US sanctions,... 

Fortuna reports fatality at Peru mine
5th June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

NYSE- and TSX-listed Fortuna Silver Mines has reported a mine fatality at its Caylloma mine, in Peru. The company said that the worker was employed by a mining contractor and that he had died in... 

Blyvoor Gold CFO Pieter du Preez
Blyvoor appoints seasoned corporate finance executive Du Preez as CFO
2nd June 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Gauteng-based gold miner Blyvoor Gold has appointed Pieter du Preez as CFO, bringing with him more than 25 years of corporate finance and financial management experience. The seasoned corporate... 

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On-The-Air (02/06/2023)
2nd June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer unpacks changes at Anglo, the JSE’s new goal, Sibanye’s wind project 

ZAC delivers Laptops to help learners gain digital skills  
2nd June 2023

Learners at Mvalo Secondary School will have an opportunity to get computer literacy skills, following a handover of 18 laptops by ZAC together with Rich Steel on 31 May 2023.... 

Colombia coal production may grow 10.7% in 2023, industry group says
2nd June 2023 By: Reuters

 Colombia's coal production could hit 71.9-million tonnes this year, driven by favorable weather conditions in mining regions, the Colombian Mining Association (ACM) said on Thursday. If the... 

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European Lithium strikes partnership deal for lithium hydroxide plant
2nd June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed European Lithium has inked a binding term sheet to jointly develop and operate a lithium hydroxide processing plant in Saudi Arabia. Under the term sheet with Obeikan Group, the two... 

Cabinda clears environmental hurdle
2nd June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Cabinda phosphate project, in Angola, has been granted key environmental approval licenses for construction activities, owner Minbos Resources said on Friday. The company told shareholders... 

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Rio to invest in Pilbara desalination plant
2nd June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Major Rio Tinto on Friday announced plans to invest $395-million in a seawater desalination plant in the Pilbara to support future water supply for the company’s coastal operations and communities... 

SEW-EURODRIVE’s Smart App connects the user to the data gathered and the insights that follow
Company revolutionises IIoT, predictive maintenance
2nd June 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Unplanned downtime is a major challenge for companies active in manufacturing, as it not only leads to lost productivity and revenue but can also result in additional costs, owing to emergency... 

An image depicting a smiling man, Andrew van Zyl.
Addressing Energy Challenges
2nd June 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

While South Africa’s mining industry has embraced renewable energy amid a global energy transition, local energy constraints have made renewable-energy capacity a short-term requirement, in... 

Alpha Motors, a Bearings International brand, is manufactured by TechTop
Company expands market share
2nd June 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Industrial products supplier Bearings International is expanding its market share in South Africa’s electric motor industry through its continued commitment to providing reliable, energy efficient... 

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Manufacturer innovates for energy, growing industries
2nd June 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

The ongoing energy supply crisis in South Africa has put the spotlight on the importance of reliable and efficient renewable-energy systems, and the role of the mechanical seal industry in... 

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Modern skills for young mining engineers
2nd June 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid the emergence of Industry 4.0 and an increasing emphasis on environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) factors, new generations of mining engineers are expected to embrace a... 

nuGen Truck proof-of-concept hybrid hydrogen and battery powered mine haul truck
Battery systems to power diesel-free mining haul trucks
2nd June 2023

Carbon reduction company First Mode purchased 80 Bordline energy storage system (ESS), 2.6 MWh lithium-ion battery systems from electrification and automation corporation ABB in May, to help power... 

A photo of Digital Industries CEO and software distributor IS³ MD Dion Govender
Supplier grows tech as sector evolves
2nd June 2023 By: Halima Frost

Operational technology software provider AVEVA continuously strives to advance its technologies in the mining sector as both the local and global mining sectors evolve. AVEVA Select partner,... 

A portrait picture of Charl Marais 4Sight operational technology digital transformation manager
Value chain solution implemented at local mine
2nd June 2023

Energy management and automation company Schneider Electric and information technology management company 4Sight have embarked on a project at a prominent South African mining group that sees both... 

An image of Shumani MD Victor Nemukula
Leasing agreements preferred for hassle free operations
2nd June 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Maintenance lease agreements offered by industrial equipment supplier Shumani enable customers to rent equipment on a long-term basis, with full maintenance programmes as a cost-effective option,... 

Neale Hill, President of Ford Motor Company: Africa
Neale Hill
2nd June 2023

This week we profile Neale Hill, president for Africa at automotive manufacturer Ford Motor Company  

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TCTA unpacks progress being made on key bulk water projects
2nd June 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority (TCTA) has come a long way since being established in 1986 to fund and implement the South African portion of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP), gaining... 

Telecoms body concerned about prospect of worsening loadshedding in colder months
2nd June 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Association of Comms and Technology (ACT) is calling for urgent regulatory and government action on the loadshedding crisis in South Africa, fearing that the impact on an already hard-hit... 

19 of PRASA’s 40 corridors reopened but providing peak-period service only
2nd June 2023 By: Irma Venter

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) has seen passenger numbers plummet from 600-million a year in the 2014/15 financial year, to 15-million in the last financial year, says CEO... 

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Kiena Mine Complex, Canada
2nd June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold mine in north-western Quebec, in Canada. 

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