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TAU Mining’s turnkey solution delivers sustainable mining projects
31st January 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

With more than 30 years of experience in hard and soft rock environments, top tier opencut mining contractor TAU Mining has proven that turnkey solutions provide operational efficiency,... 


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MC Mining pleased with results of Uitkomst colliery turnaround, while Vele colliery struggles
31st January 2024 By: Chanel de Bruyn

Run-of-mine (RoM) production at coal miner MC Mining’s Uitkomst Colliery steelmaking and thermal coal mine , in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, increased by 31% year-on-year to 129 272 t for the... 


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Maximising mining equipment performance using optimal lubrication solutions
31st January 2024

In the dynamic landscape of the mining industry, the performance and longevity of equipment stand as critical pillars for operational success. Lubrication plays a pivotal role in maintaining... 


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Infrastructure repairs to Impala Rustenburg’s 11 Shaft to be completed by end-Feb
31st January 2024 By: Chanel de Bruyn

Platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Impala Platinum (Implats) says infrastructure repairs to Impala Rustenburg’s 11 Shaft are expected to be completed by the end of February, with the build-up to... 


Trafigura-backed nickel mine seeks new partner to secure bailout
Trafigura-backed nickel mine seeks new partner to secure bailout
31st January 2024 By: Bloomberg

A major nickel operation backed by Trafigura Group will need support from a new investor after the trading giant declined to contribute more funds as part of a French government rescue package for... 


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Kwale titanium mine to close at end of year
30th January 2024 By: Darren Parker

African mineral sands producer Base Resources has confirmed that its Kwale titanium mining operation in Kenya will come to an end at the end of the year. In an operational, development and... 


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DRC’s green and automated Kibali gold operation highlighted as mining role model
30th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Kibali, the largest gold mine in Africa, is now also one of Africa's greenest and most impressively automated operations, which continues to stimulate local economic development and even provides... 


Copper miner Sandfire maintains FY guidance
Copper miner Sandfire maintains FY guidance
30th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Global copper miner Sandfire Resources has maintained its production, cost and capital expenditure guidance for the 2024 financial year, after a solid December quarter at its MATSA and Motheo... 


First Quantum to sell 120 000 t of copper in Panama mine
30th January 2024 By: Reuters

Canadian miner First Quantum Minerals said on Monday it intends to sell the 120 000 t of copper concentrate stored near the Punta Rincon port. First Quantum's Panama unit said in a statement that... 


Endeavour goes to court to end strike at Burkina Faso gold mine
30th January 2024 By: Bloomberg

An Endeavour Mining unit filed a lawsuit in a bid to end a strike in Burkina Faso that’s disrupted operations at the company’s second-biggest gold mine. The subsidiary that runs the Hounde project... 


Albemarle lays off 4% of its global workforce
Albemarle lays off 4% of its global workforce
30th January 2024 By: Bloomberg

Albemarle, the world's largest lithium producer, has laid off more than 300 employees, or 4% of its workforce, as part of a previously announced round of cost-cuts, The Information news site... 


OIM Consulting expands footprint into Australia
29th January 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Advisory firm OIM Consulting is branching out to Australia to take advantage of opportunities in its $28-billion mining industry. The company is adapting its proven methodologies to meet the unique... 


Sierra Rutile to suspend Area 1 operations, Sembehun receives ESHIA
29th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

The Environmental Protection Agency of Sierra Leone has approved the environmental, social and health impact assessment (ESHIA), the associated environmental, social and health management plan... 


Nornickel forecasts 2024 nickel output drop after 5% fall in 2023
Nornickel forecasts 2024 nickel output drop after 5% fall in 2023
29th January 2024 By: Reuters

Russian metals producer Nornickel on Monday said it expected another drop in nickel output in 2024, following on from a 5% fall last year, as geopolitical risks continue to affect the company's... 


Australia's Resources Minister seeks investment from South Korea, Japan
Australia's Resources Minister seeks investment from South Korea, Japan
29th January 2024 By: Reuters

Australia's Resources Minister has begun a week long trip to South Korea and Japan to discuss gas exports and critical minerals opportunities, as its government on Monday released a "prospectus"... 


Rethinking coal cuttability for efficient mining
Rethinking coal cuttability for efficient mining
29th January 2024

Traditionally, the hardness of coal was believed to be a measure of its cuttability. This however, was based on very little scientific evidence, but rather on conceptions. In the past, the... 


AIC Mines appoints COO
29th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Copper and gold company AIC Mines has grown to the point where a COO is warranted and has appointed Tim Benfield to the position, MD Aaron Colleran announced on Monday. “Tim is a perfect fit for... 


 The green economy – our place in history starts today
The green economy – our place in history starts today
29th January 2024

By Devan Pillay, Cluster President: Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric In a time when the planet is under tremendous pressure, facing the existential threat of complete environmental... 


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Logistics, energy challenges remain for Mining Indaba host South Africa
29th January 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Mining Indaba to open with SA mining industry hit hard by rail inefficiencies The yearly African Mining Indaba will start on February 5 against the backdrop of the local mining industry facing... 


Battery metals bust spurs output cut at leading lithium mine
Battery metals bust spurs output cut at leading lithium mine
29th January 2024 By: Bloomberg

Australia’s biggest lithium mine and one the world’s flagship projects has become the latest battery-metals venture to feel the pain from faltering demand growth, with output set to be trimmed as... 


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GoviEx assures shareholders it is unaffected by Niger’s mining sector audit
26th January 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

TSX-V-listed GoviEx Uranium has responded to recent articles published in the wider press concerning an alleged audit of the mining sector in Niger, noting that this will not affect the company.... 


Hedge fund that's up 227% makes commodity bets on rate-cut talk
26th January 2024 By: Bloomberg

XIB Asset Management, the Canadian hedge fund that gained more than 200% in the first two years of the pandemic, is now betting that gold and uranium will outperform as interest rates decline. The... 


 How West Africa is building resilience against climate change
How West Africa is building resilience against climate change
26th January 2024

By Obinna Uche, Sales Director, Power Systems Division at Schneider Electric Anglophone West Africa According to the report Climate Change and Security in West Africa published by the Stockholm... 


Leading underground mining contractor, Murray & Roberts Cementation and its client Palabora Mining Company celebrated the last blast at the new ventilation shaft at the mine
Pioneering vent shaft at Palabora holes out safely at 1200 metres
26th January 2024

Leading underground mining contractor Murray & Roberts Cementation and its client Palabora Mining Company (PMC) celebrated the last blast at the new ventilation shaft, which took its depth to a... 


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New ventilation shaft holes out safely
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Underground mining contractor Murray & Roberts Cementation and its client Palabora Mining Company (PMC) this month celebrated the last blast at the new ventilation shaft at the Lift II project,... 


Glencore allows Falco to use its land for Horne 5
26th January 2024 By: Darren Parker

Base and precious metals exploration and development company Falco Resources has entered into an operating licence and indemnity agreement (OLIA) with diversified miner Glencore Canada, in which... 


Phoenix to raise £2.2m for equipment, working capital
26th January 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed US-focused Phoenix Copper intends to raise about £2.2-million (before expenses) through the issue of new ordinary shares to fund the purchase of mining and processing equipment at a... 


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Weba Chute Systems
26th January 2024

Weba Chute Systems is world-renowned for ensuring that its custom-engineered chutes add immediate and significant value to customers profitability, uptime and on-site health and safety. The... 


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AI must be sustainably embraced by mining sector – law firm
26th January 2024 By: Halima Frost

In an everchanging mining environment, it is crucial for the industry to approach technological advancements, especially artificial intelligence (AI), with a focus on sustainable development and... 


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Greening focus
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid increasing emphasis on tackling climate change globally, mining companies have had to reassess their operational strategies to ensure the value-add of their sustainability objectives and... 


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Modified fleets can benefit African sectors
26th January 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

Special vehicle modifications company RMA Automotive South Africa (RMAA SA) has deepened its promise to use “excellent” design expertise and capabilities, as well as “cutting-edge technology” to... 


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Heat pump saves manufacturer’s site 169 MWh/y
26th January 2024

According to a recent press release from firm specialising in developing, producing and marketing “forward-looking” machinery Ecoclean, premium car manufacturer BMW has replaced its electric water... 


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ESG for African miners – biggest risk, biggest opportunity
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

For the third consecutive year, advisory and professional services firm Ernst and Young’s (EY’s) ‘Mining Risks and Opportunities Study’ has revealed that, although environmental, social and... 


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Company embarks on expansion programmes, advances alliances
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Through its focus on addressing critical challenges, leveraging advanced technologies and expanding into new markets, asset integrity management and industrial solutions company Dickinson Group of... 


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Mining modernisation to be highlighted
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

At this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba, professional services firm PwC will focus on the implications of embracing new technologies, strategies and ideas that can bring about significant... 


SRK Consulting MD Andrew van Zyl (right) interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer.
SRK celebrating 50 years of consulting to natural resource sector
26th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The 50 years of experience that SRK Consulting has accumulated since coming into existence in 1974 has placed it in an excellent position to outline how mining’s approach to environmental... 


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4IR progressing in African mining
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

With Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies and systems becoming more prevalent in African mining, mining equipment simulator provider Immersive Technologies is focusing on digitisation... 


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Indaba theme apt for sector – explosives company
26th January 2024

This year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba 2024 theme ‘Embracing the power of positive disruption: A bold new future for African mining’ could not be more appropriate for the directions being... 


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Underground hard rock equipment launched
26th January 2024

Set to be launched at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba is underground hard rock mining machinery from mining and industrial machinery developer Komatsu, following an expansion of its... 


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Green blasting tech to be showcased
26th January 2024 By: Halima Frost

Commercial explosives and blasting systems developer Orica will showcase its lead-free, non-electric detonator range, its 4D underground (UG) bulk explosives solution as well as its new electronic... 


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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... 


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