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Amplats' Unki mine, in Zimbabwe
Amplats attains IRMA standard for three platinum mines in Southern Africa
16th February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) has passed the audit for Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance’s (IRMA’s) comprehensive mining standard for two of its... 


Aerial photo of the Bécancour industrial park showing NMG’s land for its Phase-2 Bécancour battery material plant.
Nouveau Monde strikes supply deals with GM, Panasonic
16th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian miner Nouveau Monde Graphite (NMG) on Thursday announced an offtake agreement with General Motors (GM) and a commitment from the automotive giant to invest $150-million to support the... 


Albemarle CEO Kent Masters
Top lithium supplier Albemarle says prices are unsustainably low
16th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

Low lithium prices are “unsustainable” and will have to rise in order to trigger the supply investments needed to meet long-term demand growth, according to Albemarle, the world’s biggest... 


Resources Minister Madeleine King
Australia places nickel on critical minerals list
16th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australian Resources Minister Madeleine King has placed nickel on the critical minerals list, giving companies in the beleaguered industry an opportunity to access billions of dollars in government... 


PALLETS OF DRILL CORE FROM THE DX PROJECT
Dougou Extension sylvinite project, Congo-Brazzaville – update
16th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Kore Potash aims to exploit the project's mineral resource, a sylvinite deposit with exceptionally high potassium chloride grade, compared with that of global potash operations. 


Locantion map of Kanmantoo tenements, mine and exploration
Kanmantoo underground project – Stage 1, Australia – update
16th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Hillgrove Resources has produced first concentrate from the Kanmantoo copper mine. 


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Lafigué gold project, Côte d'Ivoire – update
16th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Endeavour Mininf has reported that construction activities are well advanced. 


UPSKILLING DGC Africa, equips people with essential skills for meaningful employment, benefiting both the local workforce and international mining companies operating in the DRC
Company growing presence in the DRC
16th February 2024 By: Donna Slater

Amidst the growing global spotlight on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as a key player in copper and cobalt mining, asset integrity management and industrial solutions company DGC Africa’s –... 


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Reform momentum
16th February 2024 By: Terence Creamer

From an economic perspective, the most important signal provided by President Cyril Ramaphosa in his State of the Nation Address was that the reform agenda remains in place, and that it will be... 


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Empire State mine, US
16th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A zinc mine in the state of New York, in the US. 


New task team to review municipal water, sanitation service delivery mechanisms
16th February 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

A new nationally coordinated task team is being established to review service delivery mechanisms for water and sanitation services in South Africa. The task team, comprising the Department of... 


Digitalisation is the key to SME success in 2024
16th February 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

For small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to drive sustainable economic growth across South Africa in 2024, digital transformation is critical. The impact of SME digitalisation is far-reaching,... 


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Rössing Uranium life-of-mine extension, Namibia – update
16th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The push-back will start in 2024. 


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Prairie lithium project, Canada – update
16th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Arizona Lithium has reported that the direct lithium extraction pilot plant has produced “exceptional” results during operations over the past three months. 


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Can SA mining prevent more hostage dramas in 2024?
16th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Since October of last year, several unlawful underground protests have raised serious concerns about the potential emergence of a new trend in which frustrated underground mineworkers turn to... 


Critical infrastructure blackouts top business risk in SA – Allianz
16th February 2024

For the second consecutive year, international financial services provider Allianz’s Risk Barometer indicates that critical infrastructure blackouts, attributed to power outages and the failure of... 


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Silicone compounds benefit various operations
16th February 2024

The range of oils, additives and care products produced by industrial equipment supplier BMG contain silicone sealing compounds, which have been developed by Liqui Moly to seal various materials in... 


MOZAMBIQUE-SECUNDA PIPELINE
Rompco operates the 865 km pipeline linking Mozambique’s gas fields to markets in Mozambique and industrial operations in Secunda
Pipeline progress enhances Southern Africa’s energy market, capacity
16th February 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Gas is a key enabler for economic growth and social development in the Southern Africa region, and a cleaner alternative to fossil fuels, says joint venture (JV) Republic of Mozambique Pipeline... 


BRIDGING THE GAP
Candi Solar is eager to bridge the gap in the solar market through its financial model
Solutions provider offers financing model for solar
16th February 2024

Solar solutions provider Candi Solar is offering a financing model to companies who cannot afford the commonly significant upfront expenditure for solar energy installations. The initiative... 


An aerial view of a formal copper mine in DRC with load haul dump vehicles
Pursuing sustainable battery metals supply
16th February 2024

Despite a projected gradual decrease from 76% of global cobalt mine production in 2023 to 67% in 2028 and 66% in 2033, the DRC will continue to be the most dominant producer globally, according to... 


 A young boy miner stood in front of an openpit artisanal mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Human rights a key issue
16th February 2024 By: Halima Frost

Modern slavery risk mitigation data and research company Evidencity says although poor governance is an endemic issue in the mining sector of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the protection... 


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Switchgear units supplied to DRC copper mine
16th February 2024

Switchgear manufacturer and supplier Actom MV Switchgear has been awarded a contract to supply the extensive new Kamoa-Kakula copper mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) with power... 


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Can SA mining prevent more hostage dramas in 2024?
16th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Since October of last year, several unlawful underground protests have raised serious concerns about the potential emergence of a new trend in which frustrated underground mineworkers turn to... 


John Thornton
Barrick’s Thornton moves from executive chairman to chairman
15th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

Barrick Gold’s executive chairman John Thornton has moved from executive chairman to chairman after nearly a decade in the position. The change is “best suited for the company’s next growth... 


France offers loan to New Caledonia nickel firm Prony to avert collapse
France offers loan to New Caledonia nickel firm Prony to avert collapse
15th February 2024 By: Reuters

France has agreed to provide a €140-million loan to Prony Resources to avert the collapse of the New Caledonian nickel producer as Paris pursues negotiations to salvage the Pacific territory's... 


Premier to raise £2.48m for its Zulu project
15th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Premier African Minerals intends to raise £2.48-million before expenses through a subscription to advance its Zulu lithium and tantalum project. “This placement assures Zulu of plant... 


 Empowering DRC's Mining Industry: DGC Africa's Transformative Legacy
Empowering DRC's Mining Industry: DGC Africa's Transformative Legacy
15th February 2024

Amidst the growing global spotlight on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as a key player in copper and cobalt mining, DGC Africa emerges as a prominent and enduring presence. With a legacy... 


Datacentres, meet microgrids
Datacentres, meet microgrids
15th February 2024

By Faith Waithaka, Cloud and Service Provider Segment Sales Lead: Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric Discussions around datacentre reliability have moved up a gear to include sustainable... 


De Beers Venetia senior manager for safety and sustainable development Gavin Anderson
De Beers’ innovative approach to safety ensures 10m fatality-free shifts at Venetia
15th February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Diamond miner De Beers’ Venetia mine, near Musina, Limpopo, has reached 10.2-million fatality-free shifts, which safety manager Gavin Anderson deems remarkable given the mine’s transition from... 


Gavin Anderson, Senior Manager for Safety and Sustainable Development at De Beers Venetia
Safety milestone for Venetia from bold new approach
15th February 2024

At the end of December 2023, De Beers’ Venetia Mine near Musina celebrated reaching 10,2 million Fatality Free shifts, a remarkable achievement as it transitions from open pit to underground... 


TotalEnergies CEO Patrick Pouyanne
TotalEnergies CEO says IMF debt rules hobbling African green energy projects
15th February 2024 By: Reuters

Renewable energy investments in Africa are being hobbled by insufficient government loan guarantees, as the International Monetary Fund keeps a tight leash on country indebtedness, TotalEnergies... 


Overcoming today’s mining challenges by finding an edge
Overcoming today’s mining challenges by finding an edge
15th February 2024

Over the past years, mining producers have needed to adapt to rapidly changing market conditions. While seeing opportunities driven by strong demand and high prices for metals such as copper, gold... 


Barrick CEO Mark Bristow.
Barrick replaces 140% of gold reserve, no need for ‘dilutionary or delusionary’ M&A
15th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

New York- and Toronto-listed mining company Barrick has replaced more than 140% of its gold reserves in the last five years and more importantly at the same grade, Barrick CEO Dr Mark Bristow... 


Unlocking mining excellence with trusted energy partner Astron Energy
Unlocking mining excellence with trusted energy partner Astron Energy
15th February 2024

In the vibrant world of mining, where operational efficiency and reliability are paramount, petroleum products supplier Astron Energy (AE) stands as a beacon of experience and commitment. With over... 


The Copler mine in Turkey
Landslide at SSR’s Turkish mine triggers cyanide spill concerns
15th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

A landslide at a gold mine in eastern Turkey triggered concerns of cyanide contamination in western Asia’s longest river. The incident at the Copler mine dislodged ten million cubic meters of... 


It is an uncertain time for the Western Australia nickel industry
BHP considers closing WA Nickel, flags impairments
15th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified mining major BHP is considering closing its Western Australia Nickel operations, amid the sharp fall in prices, the company announced on Thursday. BHP said it could place Nickel West... 


Chinese firm selected as preferred EPC partner for $30m Theta contract
Chinese firm selected as preferred EPC partner for $30m Theta contract
14th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Gold development company Theta Gold Mines has selected Yellow River Co (YRC), a subsidiary of Power Construction Corporation of China, for the construction of its TGME gold plant, tailings storage... 


Zesco representatives recently visited one of FQM's mines
First Quantum in talks with utility to improve Zambia’s grid efficiency
14th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Stabilisation of the national power grid is a prerequisite to increasing Zambia’s copper production to three-million tonnes a year, says miner First Quantum Minerals (FQM). Ensuring that power was... 


DRDGOLD surface mining
DRDGOLD says dust control measures seem to be working
14th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

JSE-listed DRDGOLD has reported that only 0.6% out of 632 dust monitoring sites registered an exceedance in terms of the stipulated regulatory thresholds across its operations. “Because our... 


An image showing Pan African Resources' Mogale project
Pan African on track to deliver full-year guidance following strong interim period
14th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Gold miner Pan African Resources delivered an “excellent” safety, production and financial performance for the six months ended December 31, 2023, which positions the group well to deliver on its... 


An image of SRK Consulting South African consulting practice director Robert Armstrong
SRK Consulting makes director, partner appointments in South African operations
14th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Global consultancy SRK Consulting has appointed partner and principal geologist (geotechnical) Robert Armstrong as a director in its South African consulting practice. Armstrong has been with the... 


The Copler mine
Rescue workers search for missing gold miners after Turkey landslide
14th February 2024 By: Reuters

Rescue workers battled to find nine workers trapped under earth after a landslide at a gold mine in eastern Turkey on Wednesday, the interior minister said, while state media said four people were... 


The New Afton mine
New Gold to reach free cash flow inflection point this year, says CEO
14th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian gold miner New Gold has executed on its key priority of stabilising its operations and delivering consistent results throughout the year, CEO Patrick Godin said on Tuesday. “2023 was a... 


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