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Disruptive tech to be showcased at Indaba
26th January 2024 By: Halima Frost

In partnership with French government business export agency Business France, energy management and automation company Schneider Electric will exhibit at this years Investing in African Mining... 


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Circularity promoted
26th January 2024 By: Halima Frost

Bearings manufacturer and distributor SKF South Africa intends to promote its continuous drive towards reliability improvements and a circular economy to attendees of this year’s Investing in... 


Standardising best practices to develop better project managers
26th January 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Through its commitment to advancing the profession, project management authority Project Management Institute (PMI) is focusing on improving efficiencies and ethical standards of asset-intensive... 


Project management skillsets highlighted
26th January 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Developing projects in the mining industry, and other industries, demands a unique and complex set of skills. These skills are often more specialised compared to those typically required for core... 


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As Cape Town gathering marks 30 years, miners eye new prospects amid disruption
26th January 2024 By: Nadine James

In keeping with its 2024 theme, ‘Embracing the power of positive disruption: A bold new future for African mining’, the Investing in African Mining Indaba is perhaps one of the best examples of... 


Following several advances in 2023, LHWP Phase II moves into final construction phase
26th January 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has made much progress on the Phase II of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) after a milestone year. During 2023, the project marked many... 


Takealot rolls out ten JAC battery-powered delivery trucks
26th January 2024 By: Irma Venter

Online retailer Takealot has deployed ten JAC N75 EV battery electric trucks to make deliveries in Gauteng and the Western Cape. The company in November welcomed four N75 four-ton electric trucks... 


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Inside Bell Heavy Industries
26th January 2024

Project engineering and contract manufacturing company Bell Heavy Industries (BHI) is a new name in engineering and fabrication in South Africa, but its clients are in trusted, experienced hands.... 


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SEW-EURODRIVE
26th January 2024

Drive solutions provider SEW-EURODRIVE has made significant strides in extending its footprint across Africa, and this expansion is set to continue thanks to its unwavering commitment to providing... 


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Tampu kaolin project, Australia
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Corella Resources has investigated two development scenarios for the project. 


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Dougou Extension sylvinite project, Congo-Brazzaville – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Kore Potash is continuing to explore the strategic options available for the DX project. 


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Egoli project, South Africa – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Pan African Resources has reported that dewatering of Evander’s 7 Shaft Egoli project is ongoing. 


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Elandsfontein phosphate project, South Africa – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Kropz has made the final drawdown of R52-million pertaining to a bridge loan facility to meet the immediate cash requirements of the project. 


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Haib copper project, Namibia – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Koryx Copper has filed an updated preliminary economic assessment technical report. 


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Madaouela uranium project, Niger – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

GoviEx has reported that the unexpected military coup in Niger has created some challenges. 


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Mutanga uranium project, Zambia – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is showing good progress. 


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Okiep copper project, South Africa – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals has reached an agreement to access and acquire the surface ownership rights of properties owned by Mora Plase Proprietary. 


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Orokolo Bay industrial sands project, Papua New Guinea – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Mayur Resources has finalised the funding structure for the project. 


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Freeport-McMoRan's profit beats estimates on strong copper production
25th January 2024 By: Reuters

Copper miner Freeport-McMoRan beat Wall Street estimates for fourth-quarter profit on Wednesday, helped by strong production and higher prices for the red metal, sending its shares up about 6% in... 


To harness green hydrogen three requirements must be met
To harness green hydrogen three requirements must be met
25th January 2024

By Vikash Rampathi, Segment Marketing Lead at Schneider Electric With South Africa reaching an agreement to launch $1 billion blended finance fund to accelerate the development of the green... 


Sayona announces redundancies as it initiates NAL review
Sayona announces redundancies as it initiates NAL review
25th January 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Lithium producer Sayona Mining has announced an operational review of its North American Lithium (NAL) operation in Quebec, Canada, to optimise its cost structure in response to “rapidly changing”... 


GREASE MAX® single point automatic lubricator
25th January 2024

GREASE MAX® AUTOMATIC LUBRICATORS ARE IMPORTED DIRECTLY FROM GERMANY (DELTA INTERNATIONAL SALES) AND SUPPLIED TO SOUTHERN AFRICA THROUGH SCC PRODUCTS (PTY) LTD AS SOLE IMPORTER AND DISTRIBUTOR FOR... 


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From the experts: hoses & couplings CVA
25th January 2024

What to Know About Cat® hoses & couplings CVAs A hydraulic hose seems like a simple thing — a reinforced tube with some metal bits on each end. But in fact, they are complex and essential... 


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Africa’s leader in fire suppression technology
25th January 2024

Since the Advanced Group of Companies’ humble beginnings in 2000, it has grown steadily to become a formidable force in the risk management, risk mitigation and emergency response markets across... 


Metals Australia appoints new CEO to drive Canada graphite project
25th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Battery metals exploration and development company Metals Australia on Thursday announced the appointment of mining engineer Paul Ferguson as CEO to drive the development of the Lac Rainy graphite... 


Langer Heinrich was placed on care-and-maintenance in 2018. The mine will resume operations in the first quarter.
Langer Heinrich restart faces minor delay, costs tweaked
25th January 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

After more than six years of care-and-maintenance, the Langer Heinrich uranium mine, in Namibia, has restarted production activities and while Paladin Energy continues to target first commercial... 


Fortescue's first-half shipments hover near record high; shares rise
Fortescue's first-half shipments hover near record high; shares rise
25th January 2024 By: Reuters

Australia's Fortescue logged a near-record iron-ore shipments for the first half and kept full-year forecast unchanged on Thursday, as the mining giant ramps up production at its flagship Iron... 


Pilbara Minerals moves to preserve cash after price slump
Pilbara Minerals moves to preserve cash after price slump
24th January 2024 By: Reuters

Shares of Pilbara Minerals climbed on Wednesday as the Australian lithium miner trimmed its annual capital expenditure forecast given a slump in prices that pulled down its second-quarter revenue... 


McClean Lake uranium mining to restart
McClean Lake uranium mining to restart
24th January 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The McClean Lake Joint Venture (MLJV) will restart uranium mining operations, targeting 800 000 lb of uranium oxide (U3O8) in 2025, Orano Canada and Denison Mines announced on Wednesday. Mining at... 


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Manufacturer secures new clients despite challenges
24th January 2024 By: Halima Frost

Despite the negative effects of illegal mining and copper scrap exports on the confidence levels of international investors and clients, South Africa-based foundry and engineering company Thos... 


VR8 MD and CEO John Ciganek.
Vanadium junior has expansive plans for long-life operation, mulling JSE listing
24th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Keep an eye on Vanadium Resources (VR8). It’s a motivated ASX-listed, JSE-mulling junior that is thinking expansively in line with the potentially very long-life mine that it is setting out to... 


New Caledonia's Prony Resources faces cash crunch on nickel slump
24th January 2024 By: Reuters

ew Caledonian nickel producer Prony Resources is facing an "alarming" situation amid a slump in metal prices as it waits for the possibility France will offer monetary support for the territory's... 


1.1 GW solar farm to power Rio Tinto’s Gladstone aluminium operations
1.1 GW solar farm to power Rio Tinto’s Gladstone aluminium operations
24th January 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Miner Rio Tinto is set to lead the development of Australia’s biggest solar power project, near Gladstone. The company has committed to buying all electricity generated the 1.1 GW Upper Calliope... 


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Seriti donates R6.5m worth of vehicles to Emalahleni SAPS
23rd January 2024 By: Darren Parker

Coal mining company Seriti Resources’ Seriti Community Trust has handed over ten new vehicles worth R6.5-million to the South African Police Service (SAPS) in Emalahleni, Mpumalanga. The vehicles... 


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Jubilee achieves ‘robust’ second-quarter production performance
23rd January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Metals processing company Jubilee has delivered a robust second-quarter operational performance and remains on track to meet its guidance for the full 2024 financial year. Chrome concentrate... 


Sovereign appoints SocialEssence to assist in progressing Malawi project
23rd January 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim- and ASX-listed Sovereign Metals has appointed specialist social performance consultancy SocialEssence to assist in the continued development of the company’s stakeholder relations, social... 


Aton reorganises management team, appoints new COO
23rd January 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

TSX-V-listed Aton Resources has reorganised the management team at its Abu Marawat Concession in the Eastern Desert of Egypt. Robert Parr has been appointed COO and will be responsible for... 


Botswana Diamonds discovers high-grade anomaly close to KX36 in the Kalahari
23rd January 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

BSE- and Aim-listed Botswana Diamonds has completed a gravity survey over four high-grade geophysical targets that had good magnetic response in a previous survey undertaken by the company.... 


 How engineering advancement is changing the way we manage water
How engineering advancement is changing the way we manage water
23rd January 2024

By Johan Potgieter, Cluster Industrial Software Lead at Schneider Electric While ancient Rome could rely on gravity alone for its daily water supply, today, continuous engineering advancements play... 


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Northern Cape copper revival receives yet another promising forward nudge
23rd January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s prospective Northern Cape province on Tuesday received yet another promising forward nudge along the road to copper-revival in the form of development obstacles being moved out of... 


Orica’s Exel™ Neo wins the 2023 Mining Magazine Award for Technology and Innovation in Surface Mining
Orica’s Exel™ Neo wins the 2023 Mining Magazine Award for Technology and Innovation in Surface Mining
23rd January 2024

Orica’s Exel™Neo lead-free non-electric detonator range has won the 2023 Mining Magazine Award for Technology and Innovation in Surface Mining.  Orica announced the launch of Exel™Neo non-electric... 


Lynas reports over 50% drop in Q2 revenue
22nd January 2024 By: Reuters

Australia's Lynas Rare Earths on Monday reported a 51.7% drop in second-quarter revenue reflecting a plunge in underlying prices coupled while a planned shutdown of its Malaysian operations which... 


Nickel price crash seen strengthening Indonesia's grip on supply
Nickel price crash seen strengthening Indonesia's grip on supply
22nd January 2024 By: Bloomberg

A prolonged slump in nickel prices is stress-testing producers worldwide, raising the prospect of sweeping mine closures that will deepen Indonesia’s dominance of global supply. The metal used in... 


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