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Get to know Strata Worldwide at Electra Mining Africa
18th July 2024

Strata Worldwide’s South African operations head office is situated just outside Johannesburg, providing the company with a strong presence in the African mining industry. 

Lucapa focuses on sampling near Cacuilo river following floods
15th July 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Now that floodwaters have receded after a severe wet season in Angola, ASX-listed Lucapa Diamond Company says its immediate focus is on sampling kimberlites closer to the Cacuilo river, as these... 

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Vacuum company opens new office space
12th July 2024

Vacuum product and solutions company Busch Group last month inaugurated a new office space for its South African sales company in City Deep – an industrial suburb in Johannesburg. Covering a total... 

BC Premier David Eby
British Columbia Premier walks tightrope between resource boom, green goals
9th July 2024 By: Bloomberg

British Columbia Premier David Eby sees a way for his province to exploit its abundant resources and proximity to Asia — without sacrificing environmental pledges core to his political platform.... 

Anthony Artin, Country Manager – Brazil, Multotec
Multotec leverages vast global expertise and experience to support the booming lithium sector in Brazil
5th July 2024

( Virtual Showroom ) Multotec’s experience and expertise in dense media separation (DMS) across the world is hugely benefiting lithium operations in Brazil. This sector is currently booming due to... 

Integrated Pump Technology will offers its Grindex range of submersible dewatering, sludge and slurry pumps to clients in Botswana through Mitchell Equipment Hire
Partnership boosts Botswana mine pumping solutions
5th July 2024

Following a distributorship agreement concluded earlier this year between pumps solutions provider Integrated Pump Technology and plant hire company Mitchell Equipment Hire, Botswana’s promising... 

Aerial view of the Kainantu mine
Kainantu mine, Papua New Guinea
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold mine in the Eastern Highlands province of Papua New Guinea. 

African Rainbow Minerals Executive Growth Jacques van der Bijl.
High hopes for potentially game-changing technology at platinum group metal mines
2nd July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Development of an innovative new mining method for narrow tabular steep dipping orebodies has reached an advanced stage after four years of effort. The reef boring machine that has already been put... 

Russia's Alrosa buys Degdekan gold deposit from Polyus
1st July 2024 By: Reuters

Russian diamond producer Alrosa has bought a gold deposit in Russia's Far East from miner Polyus, the two companies, both of which are under Western sanctions, said on Monday. For the world's... 

Mufaro Muzvondiwa, Process and Products Director at Weir Minerals Africa
From smart mining to portable crushing from Weir at Electra Mining Africa
1st July 2024

At this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition, visitors will be attracted to the Weir stand by innovations such as the Weir Modular Wheeled Plant (WMWP), a fully mobile crushing and screening... 

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Lack of transparency
28th June 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The tapering of loadshedding has arguably provided the Eskom board and executive team with some much-needed time and space to consider the future of the business without the daily distraction of... 

McEwen advances new mine at Fox Complex
21st June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Canada-based McEwen Mining is developing a new mining operation at the Stock property of the Fox Complex, in Timmins, Ontario. The Stock property, which includes the former Stock mill and mine,... 

The above image depicts a laundry room provided by Ascot Site Solutions
Reducing remote-site breakdowns
21st June 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Mass accommodation and remote-site catering, laundry and hospitality solutions provider Ascot Site Solutions aims to ensure employee comfortability by reducing the risk of accommodation-related... 

Refreshed Lake Maitland uranium study impresses
18th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australian company Toro Energy has announced the outcomes of a refreshed scoping study for the Lake Maitland deposit, at Wiluna in Western Australia, showcasing “impressive outcomes”. The study,... 

Eskom targets JETP funds and partnerships for 2 GW clean-energy pipeline
Eskom targets JETP funds and partnerships for 2 GW clean-energy pipeline
14th June 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Having recently confirmed a decoupling of its just energy transition strategy from the decommissioning of its coal-fired power stations, Eskom is aiming to finalise business cases for a pipeline of... 

Kanmantoo underground project – Stage 1, Australia – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Hillgrove Resources has loaded its first shipment of concentrate from the Kanmantoo underground mine. 

MRG enters into JV with Sinowin to develop mineral sands projects in Mozambique
13th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed MRG Metals has entered into a binding joint venture (JV) agreement with Chinese mineral investment companies Sinowin Lithium and Sinowin Lithium Cobalt (SLC) to develop its Mozambique... 

Is the modular data centre the answer to the technology industry’s land and energy crisis?
Is the modular data centre the answer to the technology industry’s land and energy crisis?
7th June 2024

By Faith Waithaka, Cloud and Service Provider Segment Sales Lead: Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric According to research group,  McKinsey & Company, data centres are fast becoming an... 

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Zavalievsky graphite mine, Ukraine
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A graphite mine adjacent to the town of Zavallya, in Ukraine. 

A more robust engineering workforce can drive technological advancements and operational efficiencies in mining
Upliftment of engineers critical to industrial development
31st May 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

There is a critical need for broader educational reforms to encourage and increase the potential for take-up of engineering as a career among youth, including the country’s mining sector, which... 

Is the modular data centre the answer to the technology industry’s land and energy crisis?
Is the modular data centre the answer to the technology industry’s land and energy crisis?
27th May 2024

By Faith Waithaka, Cloud and Service Provider Segment Sales Lead: Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric According to research group,  McKinsey & Company, data centres are fast becoming an... 

An image of the Masama Coal Mine at sunset
Operations resume at coal mine
24th May 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Coal mining and trading company Minergy Coal has resumed production at its Masama coal mine, in the Mmamabula West coalfield of southern Botswana, after successfully entering a mining contract with... 

Sayona kicks off drilling at 'highly prospective' Tabba Tabba
Sayona kicks off drilling at 'highly prospective' Tabba Tabba
23rd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

North American lithium producer Sayona Mining has initiated reverse circulation (RC) drilling at its Tabba Tabba project, in Western Australia, where previous air core drilling identified potential... 

Menar MD Vuslat Bayoğlu
Menar advancing on the manganese front
21st May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Private investment company Menar, which is advancing steadily on the manganese front, has anthracite, coal, nickel, and gold in its diversified multi-country portfolio. The company's... 

An aerial image of the Kansashi mine
Collaborative exploration plan adopted
17th May 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

A cooperative exploration plan has been established between Zambia-Congo Copperbelt-focused copper explorer and developer Midnight Sun Mining and copper producer First Quantum Minerals (FQM) to... 

A portrait image of Leon Koetzer
Metals processor expands, progresses Zambian assets
17th May 2024 By: Donna Slater

Zambia- and South Africa-focused diversified metals processor Jubilee Metals has completed the manufacturing of a new front-end modular 50 000-t-a-month unit at its Zambia-based Roan copper... 

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Daunia mine, Australia
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A coal mine located 30 km south-east of Moranbah, and about 170 km south-west of Mackay in Queensland. 

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Green stimulus
17th May 2024 By: Terence Creamer

South Africa’s manufacturing sector is in dire need of stimulus. In its recently released ‘Industrial Policy & Strategy Review’, the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (dtic) confirmed... 

In South Africa, the adoption of Proximity Detection Systems (PDS) in quarries and surface mines marks a pivotal move towards heightened safety and adherence to regulatory mandates
Booyco Electronics leads the charge in quarrying & surface mining elevating safety with PDS
16th May 2024

The continued focus on integrating Proximity Detection Systems (PDS) in South African quarries and surface mines highlights a significant shift towards enhanced safety and regulatory compliance.... 

Ken Brinsden says the collaboration with Albemarle has been extremely valuable.
Patriot and Albemarle’s downstream lithium collaboration ends
15th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Lithium exploration company Patriot Battery Metals will no longer pursue a downstream lithium processing partnership with shareholder Albemarle, it was announced on Wednesday. Patriot, which owns... 

Treasurer Jim Chalmers
Australia to invest A$22.7bn in renewable energy, critical minerals
14th May 2024 By: Reuters

The Australian government on Tuesday announced a A$22.7-billion package to boost domestic manufacturing and renewable energy as the country seeks to reduce its reliance on foreign suppliers for key... 

An image of DMRE chief inspector of mines David Msiza
Conference highlights coal mining industry safety milestones, new targets
9th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The South African coal mining industry has made progress in reaching its goal of zero harm; however, programmes and initiatives must be bolstered to ensure this is achieved and then maintained.... 

An image showing the Sabodala-Massawa expansion project
Endeavour progresses strategic objectives in first quarter
2nd May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Multinational miner Endeavour Mining, which owns and operates gold mines in Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso and Senegal, continued to make progress against its strategic objectives in the first quarter... 

Anglo owns the Quellaveco mine in Peru
Anglo’s copper assets worth $35bn, report shows
2nd May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Anglo American’s copper assets are valued at about $35-billion and, if BHP aims to clinch these prized operations, the miner must substantially enhance its offer for its competitor. This is... 

As one of the pioneers in Proximity Detection Systems (PDS) and Collision Prevention Systems (CPS) on mines, Booyco Electronics is rightly regarded as a technology company
Human factor remains key to integrating collision prevention on mines
26th April 2024

While South Africa leads the world in regulating the field of collision prevention in mining, a key challenge in implementing effective solutions is to secure the buy-in and collaboration of all... 

A man in Blue PPE at the face of a shaft in the Test Mine offered by the Mandela Mining Precinct
Focus on programmes driving tech development
26th April 2024 By: Halima Frost

The five mining technology research programmes of the Mandela Mining Precinct (MMP) have garnered much attention and have, thus far, yielded positive results, pointing to “great future potential”,... 

Silver bars
Armadale sets out to earn a majority stake in US silver asset
24th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Aim-listed investment company Armadale Capital, which holds mine investments in Africa, has entered into an agreement to earn a 50% interest in Africo American Incorporated (AAI), the holding... 

Gas tanks
Invictus partners with Zim-focused gold miner to investigate gas supply to Eureka mine
23rd April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed Invictus Energy has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that could lead to a maiden gas offtake agreement with Dallaglio Investments, involving the supply of gas to the Eureka... 

Amplats CEO Craig Miller
Amplats posts lower first-quarter output
23rd April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Platinum group metals (PGM) miner Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) has reported a decrease in 5E metal-in-concentrate production of 7% to 834 100 oz for the quarter ended March 31, compared with... 

Vladimir Potanin
Nornickel set to build copper plant in China after shutting Russian factory
22nd April 2024 By: Reuters

Metals giant Nornickel will close its copper plant that seeks to cut sulphur dioxide emissions in the Russian Arctic and build a new one in China, CEO Vladimir Potanin said, after Western... 

A graphic representation of a Jojo tank
Tank supplier intends to help S Africa navigate water crisis
19th April 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Leading water and storage solutions company JoJo asserts that its agility to innovate rapidly – stemming from in-house research and development capacity, 40 years of experience and deep local... 

A Large white RD8 drill rig manufactured by Master drilling on site
Driller foresees revenue boost with strong order book
19th April 2024 By: Halima Frost

Boring and drilling services provider Master Drilling is optimistic its revenue for this year will improve on the back of a strong order book, the company reported during its 2023 full-year results... 

West Kenya gold project, Kenya – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Shanta Gold has reported “encouraging results” in an exploration update. 

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Yale Lifting Solutions

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