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Panama lawmakers to visit First Quantum mine amid contract debate
Panama lawmakers to visit First Quantum mine amid contract debate
14th September 2023 By: Reuters

Some Panamanian members of congress will visit First Quantum's copper mine next week, as a vote looms on a contract which would guarantee the Central American government annual income of... 

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John Deere motor graders: pioneering the future of roadwork
14th September 2023

Since its inception, John Deere has been a beacon of innovation and quality in the construction industry. Their motor graders have been instrumental in shaping the landscapes of countless cities... 

Pan African Resources CEO Cobus Loots.
Pan African proposes dividend, expands renewables, heads beyond 200 000 oz/y
13th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The first 10 MW solar plant at Evander gold-mining operation of Pan African Resources is reducing group all-in sustaining costs (AISC) by more than $10/oz with this number set to increase in coming... 

Anglo American's Quellaveco mine is key to Peru increasing production.
Peru clings to copper No. 2 spot but investment pipeline stalls
13th September 2023 By: Reuters

Peru is clinging to its spot as the world's No. 2 copper producer and supplier, with a bounce in mining activity helping the Andean country stay just ahead this year of rival producer Democratic... 

Albemarle seals early agreement with workers union in Chile
13th September 2023 By: Reuters

Albemarle, one of the world's top lithium producers, said on Tuesday it reached an early collective bargaining agreement with a union that represents 386 of its workers in Chile. "This important... 

Liontown awards final construction contract at Kathleen Valley
13th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium developer Liontown Resources has awarded a A$100-million wet plant structural, mechanical, piping (SMP) and electrical and instrumentation (E&I) contract to ASX-listed Monadelphous at its... 

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HyProMag to participate in project to develop UK circular supply chain for wind turbine rare-earth magnets
12th September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Resources development company Mkango Resources reports that rare-earth magnetic recycling company HyProMag, in which it owns a majority stake, is collaborating with EMR, the Offshore Renewable... 

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Bell looks to diversify production at Richard Bay plant through BHI launch
12th 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... 

Former Eskom CEO André de Ruyter
SIU’s Mothibi says contents of private Eskom investigation ‘cannot be ignored’
12th September 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Special Investigating Unit head Advocate Andy Mothibi says the fact that former Eskom CEO André de Ruyter did not receive board authorisation to commission a private intelligence investigation into... 

Almina-Minas halts zinc and lead concentrate operations at Aljustrel
12th September 2023 By: Reuters

Almina-Minas do Alentejo will halt production of zinc and lead concentrates at it Aljustrel operation from September 24 until the second quarter of 2025 because zinc prices are too low, the... 

Synthetic graphite for EV batteries: Can the West crack China's code?
12th September 2023 By: Reuters

New investments in the United States and Europe aim to challenge China’s stranglehold on a key ingredient used in most electric vehicle batteries – graphite – but industry experts said that will be... 

Australian mineral prospectors double fund inflows to A$2.84bn in quarter - report
12th September 2023 By: Reuters

Australian prospectors looking primarily for gold, lithium and critical minerals secured $2.84-billion in funding in the June quarter amid renewed investor appetite for minerals, particularly those... 

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SPR to invest in Bushveld to progress Vanchem, provide financial stability
11th September 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Bushveld Minerals has entered into a binding term sheet with investment fund Southern Point Resources (SPR) for a cumulative proposed investment of between $69.5-million and... 

Orano halts uranium treatment in Niger because of sanctions on Junta
11th September 2023 By: Bloomberg

French nuclear group Orano is halting the processing of uranium ore at one of its facilities in Niger because international sanctions against the military junta are hampering logistics. The crisis... 

Aya Gold & Silver says Morocco employees safe
11th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-listed Aya Gold & Silver on Sunday reported that employees and contractors at its Zgounder silver mine, 100 km from Marrakech, were safe and that no injury was recorded at the mine. The... 

Glencore commits to offtake, financing on DRC’s first lithium mine
11th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Canada-based Tantalex Lithium Resources Corporation has received and executed a term sheet from diversified miner Glencore International for a marketing offtake agreement involving lithium produced... 

ABx strikes bauxite offtake
11th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Bauxite miner ABx Group has reached a five-year bauxite supply deal with cement manufacturer Adelaide Brighton Cement (ABCL), a subsidiary of ASX-listed Adbri. The agreement forecasts the supply of... 

Haultrax exhibiting at IMARC 2023: Revolutionizing Mining Operations through Technology and Change Management
11th September 2023

Haultrax, a leading mining consulting company and a software provider of FMS and mining productivity technologies, is excited to announce its participation in the International Mining and Resources... 

Whim Creek economics improve with heap leach study
11th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A scoping study into the heap leach potential at the Whim Creek polymetallic project, in the Pilbara, has proven positive for junior Anax Metals. The ASX-listed company said the heap leach study... 

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Aus gold production tops 80t in June quarter - Surbiton
11th September 2023

Australian gold production reached 80 t during the three months to June, Melbourne based gold consultants Surbiton Associates reported, with production up 11% on the rain-affected March quarter.... 

Brauteseth drives growth with Sandvik drill rigs
Brauteseth drives growth with Sandvik drill rigs
8th September 2023

Based near Port Shepstone on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast, Brauteseth Blasting’s success has evolved into a national footprint – and beyond – with multiple drill rig acquisitions from Sandvik... 

Orica launches Exel™ Neo, the world’s first lead-free non-electric detonator range,
Orica launches Exel™ Neo, the world’s first lead-free non-electric detonator range,
8th September 2023

Melbourne, Australia: Orica (ASX: ORI) is taking another step towards its purpose to sustainably mobilise the earth’s resources by announcing the commercial release of the world’s first lead-free... 

Russia's Nornickel: cash flow not yet stable enough to resume dividends
Russia's Nornickel: cash flow not yet stable enough to resume dividends
8th September 2023 By: Reuters

Russian metals and mining giant Norilsk Nickel is not yet generating free cash flow on a stable enough basis to resume dividend payments, but does not rule out doing so in future, head of investor... 

First Mining’s says 200 000 oz/y Quebec mine to cost C$700m to build
First Mining’s says 200 000 oz/y Quebec mine to cost C$700m to build
8th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Gold development company First Mining has announced the results of a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for its Duparquet mine, in Quebec, putting an initial capital cost of C$706-million on the... 

DSO remains an option at Goulamina - Hay
8th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The direct shipping ore (DSO) opportunity at the Goulamina lithium mine, in Mali, remained present, owner Leo Lithium said on Friday. Speaking at the last day of Paydirt’s Africa Downunder... 

Australia remains committed to African partnerships
8th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australia remained committed to building a relationship with Africa, despite the recent abrupt decision by Austrade to close its office in South Africa in lieu of a desk in Nairobi. Speaking on... 

Monadelphous wins Greenbushes contract
8th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Engineering firm Monadelphous Group has been awarded a A$160-million contract from Talison Lithium at the Greenbushes site, in Western Australia, for the construction of the chemical grade plant 3... 

A total of 46 individuals graduated from Multotec for various 12-month learnership programmes
Programme contributes to skills upliftment
8th September 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Mineral processing solutions provider Multotec celebrated the successful completion of its 12-month learnership programme in June, underscoring the company’s commitment to skills development,... 

The research endeavours to pioneer the latest techniques for powering various stages of the zinc refining process
Study investigates novel zinc refining method
8th September 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Researchers at the University of Cape Town (UCT) are leading a concept study aimed at developing a mini-scale, environment-friendly process to extract pure zinc from polymetallic South African ore... 

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Energy efficient beneficiation
8th September 2023

An R800-million mineral beneficiation plant in Zimbabwe has been unveiled by Zimbabwe-based chrome producer African Chrome Fields, which uses a modern aluminothermic process that is energy... 

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Kenya Airways unit pushing use of drones and other emerging aviation technologies
8th September 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

With new technologies promising to transform commercial aviation, Kenyan national flag carrier Kenya Airways is determined to be an active participant in this revolution and so make the East... 

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Firm offers immediate solar solutions
8th September 2023

Solar energy company SunSource Solutions remains committed to not only providing immediate solutions to South Africa's energy challenges but also contributing to a more sustainable and... 

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Exploration resumes at flagship gold mine
8th September 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

After suspending operations amid underground logistical constraints and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on contractor operations, gold producer Caledonia Mining restarted production and... 

Construction starts on Phase 2 of City of Cape Town’s Milnerton bulk sewer upgrade project
8th September 2023 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town has broken ground on the next phase of the R470-million Milnerton bulk sewer upgrade project, with construction of a new pipeline set for completion by 2025.  This project... 

Taxis critical to transport system, but rail has to be the backbone – Cape Town oil, gas sector
8th September 2023 By: Irma Venter

The recent minibus taxi strike in Cape Town cost the Western Cape economy an estimated R5-billion, while it also caused at least R18-million worth of damage in the city, according to provincial data. 

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Finniss lithium project, Australia – update
8th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Boxcut excavation has started at Finniss's BP33 underground project. 

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Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
8th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Original-equipment manufacturer Epiroc has won its largest-ever order for the expansion of the Kamoa-Kakula copper mining complex. 

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Orom-Cross graphite project, Uganda – update
8th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Blencowe Resources has announced the successful completion of additional metallurgical testwork on the project. 

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Prieska copper/zinc project, South Africa – update
8th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals has awarded a six-month trial mining contract to P2 Mining, a subsidiary of South African mining contractor Newrak Mining Group, to undertake the early works trial underground mining... 

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Kennecott copper mine expansion, US
8th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Rio Tinto aims to strengthen its supply of copper in the US by increasing production from underground mining and improving the health of key assets in an area known as the North Rim Skarn. 

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Mardie salt and potash project, Australia – update
8th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

BCI Minerals has received credit approvals for a further A$150-million of project finance for its Mardie salt project. 

Merafe, Glencore add another PGM plant to joint venture operations 
7th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE-listed chrome miner Merafe Resources says it will further improve and expand the Eastern Platinum Group Metal (PGM) Plant it owns in joint venture (JV) with Glencore South Africa. The companies... 

Africa’s mines and factories must brace for AI and ‘bots’ as part of an integrated safety and network solution
Africa’s mines and factories must brace for AI and ‘bots’ as part of an integrated safety and network solution
7th September 2023

By Anton Fester (Managing Director) & Koos Fourie (Technical Director) Sedna Industrial IT Solutions Tech disruption in the mining and heavy-duty industrial sectors in Africa is set to continue at... 

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SBS® Tanks is a leading provider of innovative water security solutions with offices in Southern Africa, East and West Africa, the USA and an...

Universal Storage Systems (SA)
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South African leader in Steel -Racking, -Shelving, and -Mezzanine flooring. Universal has innovated an approach which encompasses conceptualising,...


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