R/€ = 19.2650 Change: -0.1635
R/$ = 17.7336 Change: -0.0666
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Pt 992.85 $/oz Change: 12.10


More delays at Iron Bridge

By: Esmarie Iannucci     28th March 2023 Iron-ore major Fortescue Metals has again pushed back the start date for its Iron Bridge magnetite mine, in the Pilbara, this time from the March quarter to the second half of April. Fortescue last year flagged a cost blow-out and production start delay at Iron Bridge, after upwardly revising... 

More work on regulation, codes, certification and standards needed for hydrogen economy

By: Schalk Burger     24th March 2023 If South Africa wants to develop a hydrogen economy, it cannot have ad hoc regulations, codes and standards (RCS) and certification systems. More work is required to develop RCS that address regulatory gaps and facilitate the development of a hydrogen economy, transaction advisory company... 

Boiler tube cleaning equipment to the rescue

By: Leah Shelene Asaram     24th March 2023 Boilers have to be cleaned regularly to keep power plants and other equipment operating efficiently because ash build-up forms slag deposits on the boiler tubes, acting like a layer of insulation, says local high-pressure jetting equipment manufacturer Werner Pumps MD Sebastian Werner.... 

ExxonMobil urges more gas investment

By: Esmarie Iannucci     22nd March 2023 The Victorian and New South Wales governments were facing a ‘challenge’ to secure gas supplies without lifting existing moratoriums on new production, federal Resources Madeleine King conceded this week. In response to a question during an interview with ABC Radio regarding the Victorian... 

Frontier secures water for Bristol Springs

By: Esmarie Iannucci     14th March 2023 ASX-listed Frontier Energy has signed a binding agreement with the Water Corporation for the supply of up to 1 250 Kl/day of water for the Bristol Springs renewable energy project, in Western Australia. Frontier told shareholders on Tuesday that the volume of water was not only sufficient for... 

Weak tin supply growth forecast for the rest of the year

By: Darren Parker     10th March 2023 Tin mine supply will continue to grow this year, albeit very weakly, according to a global tin mining outlook report issued by research organisation Fitch Solutions Country Risk & Industry Research on March 9. “Despite the fall in prices compared with the highs reached after the Russian invasion... 

Practical means to preserve valves

10th March 2023 Ball, gate, globe, butterfly and check valves, as well as valve assemblies, are all common and critical components in the oil and gas industry. Their job of regulating hazardous fluid flow in pipelines and piping systems underscores the importance of keeping them in peak operating condition, says... 

South Africa must make green hydrogen investment decision in next 12 months  

By: Darren Parker     8th March 2023 For South Africa to take full advantage of the opportunities presented by the growing global demand for green hydrogen, management consulting firm McKinsey managing partner of South Africa Kannan Lakmeeharan believes swift action is needed to move from feasibility to investment decisions.... 

Rand Water unveils largest-of-its-type reservoir in Ekurhuleni

By: Natasha Odendaal     3rd March 2023 Rand Water has unveiled a new 210 Mℓ post-tensioned concrete reservoir in Benoni, Ekurhuleni, deemed to be the largest of its type in South Africa. The next largest reservoir of its type is a 200 Mℓ reservoir in Saudi Arabia, said Rand Water chairperson Ramateu Monyokolo during a site visit of... 

Mining dealmakers set for year of hot M&A after monster gold bid

By: Bloomberg     2nd March 2023 There’s never a shortage of dealmaking gossip at Toronto’s annual mining show, though past gatherings have brought more speculation than actual transactions. This year feels different. Newmont Corp.’s $17-billion pursuit of Newcrest Mining Ltd. underscores the gold industry’s appetite for... 

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