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Gold Fields subsidiary plans to buy stock in Peru-focused mining company

By: Marleny Arnoldi     20th May 2022 TSX-V-listed Chakana Copper Corporation has announced a private placement of up to 63-milllion units of the company at a price of C$0.11 apiece, for gross proceeds of up to C$7-million. Each unit will comprise one common share in the capital of the company and one-half of one common share... 

Botswana Diamonds identifies anomalies indicative of kimberlite pipes

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     19th May 2022 Aim- and BSE-listed Botswana Diamonds’ ground geophysics survey on its Sekaka diamonds prospecting licences, in Botswana, have revealed high-interest anomalies indicative of kimberlite pipes discovered in the vicinity of the KX36 diamond discovery. “These results strongly support our view that... 

UK sustainable logistics company secures Fortune 500 customer as it transitions from startup phase

By: Irma Venter     13th May 2022 UK-based sustainable logistics company Magway has secured its first commercial customer in the form of a large Fortune 500 multinational group, says CEO and founder – and South African – Rupert Cruise. Magway is a zero-emission delivery system (when powered by renewable energy), consisting of... 

The trusted manufacturing partner for the agricultural industry

13th May 2022 For the past 28 years, proudly South African manufacturer Fabrinox has been a trusted partner of choice for the agricultural industry. Our wide range of capabilities includes the manufacturing of metal components, sub-assemblies, batch and under-license manufacturing as well as project management... 

Perkoa workers still missing – Trevali

By: Mariaan Webb     10th May 2022 TSX-listed Trevali Mining said on Monday that it had not yet been able to locate any of the eight underground workers who went missing when the Perkoa mine, in Burkina Faso, flooded three weeks ago. There has been no communication with the missing individuals since April 16. 

South Africa remains a leader in the evolution of cooling in underground mining

9th May 2022 By Russell Hattingh, MD of BBE Consulting, and Steven Bluhm, founding member of the BBE Group Along with ventilation, mine cooling is an integral part of any mining operation, as it is central to creating a suitable climate for miners to work safely and efficiently underground, especially in... 

Chile's parched mines race for an increasingly scarce commodity: water

By: Reuters     6th May 2022  A record-breaking drought in Chile is impacting mining operations and forcing companies to escalate their search for more sources of water, from water treatment and pricey desalination plants to even encouraging workers to use less water in the shower. The Andean nation, the world's no. 1... 

Underground surveying critical in mining

6th May 2022 Specialist utility services company Bosch Munitech provides specialist utility services that include underground utility detection (UUD) which is essential for providing accurate information on underground infrastructure for many sectors, including the mining industry. 

Africa House notes investment potential in Uganda, Guinea projects

By: Marleny Arnoldi     13th April 2022 Research and consulting company Africa House will from May 15 to 20 host a delegation of investors and business leaders in Uganda to better understand the opportunities for investment and the rationale for setting up a local presence in the country. The country is poised for immense economic... 

Vulcan signs first geothermal agreement at German lithium project

By: Esmarie Iannucci     6th April 2022 ASX-listed Vulcan Energy Resources has signed its first geothermal energy offtake agreement at its Zero Carbon lithium project, in Germany. The company aims to produce both renewable geothermal energy and lithium hydroxide from the same deep brine source at its operations in Germany. 

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