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The first products to launch in South Africa include, among others, the Komatsu single boom ZJ21 jumbo drill rig and the Komatsu ZB21 medium-class bolter
Underground hard rock equipment launched locally
15th March 2024 By: Donna Slater

Mining and industrial machinery developer and manufacturer Komatsu launched, at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba, held in February in Cape Town, three new models in its underground... 


The end of 2023 marked the start of production from Kangra's Belgarthen Adit project
Innovation, sustainability key to coal expansion
15th March 2024 By: Donna Slater

Expanding upon successful initial foundations, coal miner Kangra’s recent initiative in Mpumalanga towards the end of 2023, marked by the start of production at the miner’s underground Belgarthen... 


Huawei intent on unlocking potential of networks through commercialisation of 5.5G
15th March 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Following the success of fifth-generation (5G) technology over the past five years, information and communications technology (ICT) giant Huawei aims to unlock the potential of networks and create... 


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Delba commits to excellence with its power generation division
15th March 2024

Global leader in engineering, repair and maintenance services Delba Electrical has a strong reputation for delivering high-quality solutions for rotating equipment across various industries. One of... 


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New service centre opened to back Normet Africa’s growth
15th March 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

To support the continued success of its African expansion, underground mining technology company Normet Africa has officially opened its custom-built 4 800 m2 service centre at the Equites... 


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Rotocarb
15th March 2024

Founded in 2016, activated carbons producer Rotocarb was established with the goal of servicing the carbon-based water purification needs of South Africa. Today, Rotocarb stands as an innovative... 


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New Afton mine, Canada
15th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A copper/gold mine in British Columbia, Canada. 


Comprehensive lubricant range for surface and underground mining
14th March 2024

A trusted partner of the global mining industry for over 85 years, FUCHS LUBRICANTS SOUTH AFRICA offers a comprehensive range of lubricants to meet the arduous requirements of surface and... 


Theta secures all approvals to start mining in South Africa
14th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Theta Gold says it has received all approvals to start mining at Mining Right (MR) 83, which includes the Beta, CDM and Frankfort mines, in South Africa's Mpumalanga province.   


Russian diamond ban creates costly delays, Antwerp diamond dealers say
Russian diamond ban creates costly delays, Antwerp diamond dealers say
14th March 2024 By: Reuters

Antwerp's diamond dealers are facing long and expensive delays in their imports of the precious stones due to an EU ban on Russian-origin diamonds that came into effect on March 1, a letter seen by... 


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Capital achieves fourth consecutive year of strong growth
14th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Mining services company Capital CE Peter Stokes says the company is excited for the year ahead after "another great year" in 2023, in which it achieved growth for the fourth consecutive year,... 


 Beyond the panels
Beyond the panels
14th March 2024

By Thabang Byl, Buildings Segment Lead at Schneider Electric We’ve come a long way since the first solar deployments in business and residential areas. It’s become somewhat commonplace to see... 


Madison Metals CEO Duane Parnham
Madison to pursue traditional funding avenues after lacklustre uranium tokenisation results
14th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Uranium exploration and development company Madison Metals will pursue more traditional means of raising capital to fund its future efforts, as the company's unique uranium tokenisation strategy... 


The Karowe openpit
Updated study puts Karowe expansion project capital cost at $683m
14th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canada-headquartered Lucara Diamond Corp has published the results of an updated feasibility study on the Karowe Underground Expansion Project (UGP), detailing an estimated preproduction capital... 


South32 shuffles Australia lead team deck
14th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

As South32 prepares for the impending sale of the Illawarra metallurgical coal mine, the company has announced changes to its lead team in Australia. Jason Economidis, currently South32 COO for... 


Wet feed has contributed to crusher failures at Westgold's Fortnum and Tuckabianna. Repairs at both plants have been completed.
Heavy rainfall halts gold mines in parts of WA
14th March 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Recent heavy rainfall in parts of Western Australia has presented challenges for gold mines in the region, with some suspending operations owing to adverse weather conditions, impacting on their... 


Exxaro CE Dr Nombasa Tsengwa.
Exxaro declares R5.4bn dividends, green energy business thriving
14th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining company Exxaro, with interests in the coal, energy and ferrous markets, has declared final and special dividends. The share dividend of R10.10 a share is roughly R3.4-billion and... 


Key resignation at beleaguered Core Lithium
14th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Beleaguered junior Core Lithium has this week announced that Gareth Manderson will step down as CEO. Core, which is listed on the ASX, is restructuring its business in response to the decrease in... 


Syrah raises A$98m for Mozambique, US operations
14th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Graphite miner Syrah Resources has announced a A$98-million equity raising to preserve optionality its Balama mine in Mozambique, and support the ramp up of downstream activities in the US. Syrah... 


Wyloo says industry will turn from LME without green nickel
14th March 2024 By: Reuters

Nickel miner Wyloo, owned by Australian mining magnate Andrew Forrest, said that if the London Metal Exchange (LME) doesn't launch a green nickel contract, the industry will have to look for... 


Amid nickel glut, Indonesia's next President vows to keep 'downstreaming' policy
13th March 2024 By: Reuters

Indonesia's incoming president, Prabowo Subianto, has pledged to continue predecessor Joko Widodo's nickel "downstreaming" policy but faces the task of reducing oversupply while pushing to... 


Jupiter MD Brad Rogers
Jupiter scoping study shows strong case for North America-based plant
13th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed Jupiter's newly released scoping study evaluating the opportunity to supply high-purity manganese sulphate monohydrate (HPMSM) to the electric vehicle (EV) battery market has yielded... 


Navigating the supply chain for Scope 3 emissions
Navigating the supply chain for Scope 3 emissions
13th March 2024

By Ben Selier, Vice President, Secure Power, Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric It is encouraging to note that datacentres across the globe are taking proactive steps to incorporate renewable... 


Methane emissions in the oil and gas industry
Energy industry’s methane emissions near record despite pledges
13th March 2024 By: Bloomberg

Global methane emissions from fossil fuels held near a record high last year, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in its annual 'Methane Tracker' report, renewing concerns that governments... 


Qala Shallows
West Wits ready for rapid development of Qala Shallows once funding agreements conclude
12th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed West Wits Mining has reported a cash and cash equivalent position of $1.4-million as at December 31, which, coupled with a proposed $15.8-million debt facility with the Industrial... 


The Uis mine, in Namibia
Andrada ramps up tin, tantalum and lithium production at Uis
12th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed Andrada Mining has started implementing an ore sorting circuit at the Uis mine, in Namibia, to increase tin concentrate production from 1 500 t/y to 2 600 t/y. This is expected to... 


African Rainbow Minerals Executive Chairperson Dr Patrice Motsepe.
Right things are being done with Transnet, right things will be done with Eskom – Motsepe
12th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Dr Patrice Motsepe, the founder and chairperson of diversified mining company African Rainbow Minerals (ARM), has expressed confidence in the direction being taken by South Africa’s State transport... 


East Africa’s sustainability journey – the road ahead is clear
East Africa’s sustainability journey – the road ahead is clear
12th March 2024

By Carol Koech, Strategy Director, Sustainability & Thought Leadership – Schneider Electric International Operations. In a time when countries are proactively moving toward more sustainable... 


After massive bust, global lithium market shows signs of life
After massive bust, global lithium market shows signs of life
12th March 2024 By: Bloomberg

After a spectacular bust, battery-metal lithium is showing tentative signs of life on speculation the retracement that convulsed the market last year has forced the conditions for a recovery. The... 


Critical Metals appoints Gordon Thompson as nonexecutive director
12th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Mining company Critical Metals, which is developing the Molulu copper/cobalt mine, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), has appointed Gordon Thompson as nonexecutive director and... 


Dartbrook back in production by mid-year, says AQC
Dartbrook back in production by mid-year, says AQC
12th March 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The Dartbrook coal mine, in the Hunter Valley of New South Ales, will be back in production by the middle of 2024, after 18 years in care-and-maintenance. Australian Pacific Coal (AQC) is... 


From left Orion Resource Partners’ Andrew Ham, Rigel’s Stephen Saunders, Aurous CEO Richard Floyd, Citi’s Michael Cramer, and Citi South Africa’s Flint McGregor.
South African gold producer to go public in combination with US group
11th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South African gold producer Aurous, which owns and operates the Blyvoor gold mine and the Gauta tailings retreatment project on Gauteng's West Rand, has announced plans to go public through a... 


African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) CEO Phillip Tobias.
ARM CEO commends workforce for heeding clarion call to improve volume, cost, grade
11th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Full ownership and execution of factors that are within management’s control are being elevated to the highest possible level by African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) CEO Phillip Tobias. ARM has sharpened... 


Neodymium
Mkango, CoTec appoint engineering experts to aid with feasibility study in the US
11th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed Mkango Resources and partner TSX-V-listed CoTec have appointed two US-based engineering solutions companies to engineer and design a rare earth elements magnet recycling plant and... 


Arizona Lithium enters into mining services agreement for Big Sandy
11th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australia-listed Arizona Lithium on Monday announced that it had entered into a mining services agreement with Navajo Transitional Energy Company (NTEC) for the Big Sandy project. NTEC, which is a... 


Receivers appointed for Panoramic Resources property
Receivers appointed for Panoramic Resources property
11th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

FTI Consulting, acting as voluntary administrators for Panoramic Resources, announced Monday the appointment of Thomas Birch and Jeremy Nipps of Cor Cordis as receivers and managers for specific... 


SSR makes changes to its leadership team
11th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

US-based SSR Mining has reorganised key roles and responsibilities within its executive leadership team. The leadership changes include appointing executive VP, chief legal and administrative... 


Vale CEO to keep job through 2024 as miner seeks successor
Vale CEO to keep job through 2024 as miner seeks successor
11th March 2024 By: Bloomberg

Vale CEO Eduardo Bartolomeo will retain his job through December while one of the world’s biggest mining companies conducts a search for a successor, according to people familiar with the matter.... 


Australia gold production dips, but Close says nothing to worry about
Australia gold production dips, but Close says nothing to worry about
11th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australian gold production reduced by 3%, or 9 t, to 304 t last year, Melbourne-based gold mining consultant Surbiton Associates reported on Sunday, but director Dr Sandra Close said that the drop... 


Inca Minerals closes up shop in Peru
8th March 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australian exploration company Inca Minerals has resolved to cease operations in Peru, after failing to make any progress in extended discussions with potential joint venture (JV) partners for the... 


BME MD Ralf Hennecke
BME to start local manufacturing of blasting technology in Western Australia
8th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Having actively built its foundation in the Australian mining market over the past decade, global blasting and explosives specialist BME is ramping up its footprint and capability with facilities... 


Concorde Cells
Metso launches Concorde Cell flotation technology in Africa
8th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Process and optimisation technology company Metso has launched the first of its Concorde Cell high-intensity pneumatic flotation units in Africa through local manufacturing partner Betterect, which... 


MC Mining receives off-market cash takeover proposal
8th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Coal miner MC Mining’s share price on the JSE rose by more than 6% on March 8, after announced that it had received a letter from fellow coal miner Vulcan Resources outlining a non-binding proposal... 


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