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Expo benefits from proven formula
7th June 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Trade show organiser Specialised Exhibitions, a division of independent events organiser the Montgomery Group, says this year’s A-OSH EXPO – to be held from 11 to 13 June at the Gallagher... 

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Khemisset potash project, Morocco – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Emmerson is working on getting environmental approval for the project. 

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Murray & Roberts Cementation
4th June 2024

Murray & Roberts Cementation, part of the Murray & Roberts group, is a top-tier underground mining contractor headquartered in Johannesburg, serving Africa. 

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Mine consultancy offers software suite for streamlining mine management
31st May 2024

On the back of mine health and safety remaining an international talking point, mining industry operational software solutions provider Mineware Consulting has developed an innovative AI-powered... 

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Consultancy drives mining standards innovation
31st May 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

By prioritising safety, sustainability and efficiency, mining consulting company Baletsema Mining Services MD Bokang Kelepa says the company adheres to international safety and environmental... 

AI-powered fintech solutions changing the way people in Africa transact
31st May 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to propel the financial technology (fintech) industry into a new era of financial inclusion, and Africa is already developing innovative solutions... 

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Municipalities, mines share the risk of tailings failures – SRK
24th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

Municipalities share the risk of tailings dam failure with mines, consulting firm SRK Consulting has pointed out, noting that the latest global standards reiterate how municipalities must play an... 

Municipalities share the risk of tailings dam failure with mines
Municipalities share the risk of tailings dam failure with mines
21st May 2024

In the event of a mine tailings dam failure, the latest global standards reiterate that municipalities must play an important role in the emergency response and recovery. Indeed, local government... 

The Machine Tools Africa expo aims to be an indispensable gathering for all stakeholders in the engineering and manufacturing industries
Machine Tools Africa to play crucial role in education, skills development
17th May 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

The upcoming Machine Tools Africa 2024 exhibition will serve as a comprehensive platform for showcasing the latest innovations in machine tools and related technologies. It also plays a crucial... 

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Fire risks posed by lithium-ion batteries
10th May 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Amid the increasing popularity of renewable-energy systems, including solar and battery energy storage systems, fire engineering consultant and manufacturer ASP Fire asserts that lithium-ion... 

Harmony reports second fatality in a week
3rd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

A rock drill operator has died following a fall-of-ground incident at Harmony Gold Mining Company's Doornkop mine, in Gauteng, on May 2. “We are deeply saddened by this loss of one of our... 

 The digital mining frontier - future developments for process automation in mining
The digital mining frontier - future developments for process automation in mining
26th April 2024

By Hennie Colyn, MMM - Strategic Account Executive at Schneider Electric The digital process automation market is expected to reach a staggering 24.2 Billion by 2028, with a Compound Annual Growth... 

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Khemisset potash project, Morocco – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Emmerson has entered into a subscription agreement with Global Sustainable Minerals, which will result in the company’s gaining a 20.3% shareholding in Emmerson.  

Santos shareholders re-elect Keith Spence as chair
11th April 2024 By: Reuters

Australia's Santos re-elected Keith Spence as its chair after a majority of shareholders voted in his favour despite unrest over the oil company's inadequate response to climate woes, results of... 

Proxy advisor CGI Glass Lewis recommends Woodside Energy chairman's ouster
5th April 2024 By: Reuters

Proxy advisor CGI Glass Lewis has asked shareholders of Australia's Woodside Energy to vote against the re-election of chairman Richard Goyder and against the company's climate strategy at the... 

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Bibi Goss-Ross
5th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

This week we profile Bibi Goss-Ross, MD of Advanced Health SA, which manages and owns day hospitals 

DMRE confirms acceptance of Marula's Blesberg mining right application
20th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Mining and development company Marula Mining says the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) has confirmed acceptance of the company's mining right application for the Blesberg lithium... 

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Empowering South Africa’s water future: A strategic vision by EWSETA
15th March 2024

In the dynamic landscape of South Africa’s water sector, the Energy and Water Sector Education and Training Authority (EWSETA) stands at the forefront of transformative initiatives to fortify the... 

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Green energy integrated into Harmony Gold operations, uranium surprises on upside
29th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Green electrons are being generated as planned at Harmony Gold’s 30 MW first phase of renewable energy generation, which is now fully integrated into the mining company’s Tshepong South and North... 

Critical infrastructure blackouts top business risk in SA – Allianz
16th February 2024

For the second consecutive year, international financial services provider Allianz’s Risk Barometer indicates that critical infrastructure blackouts, attributed to power outages and the failure of... 

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De Beers’ innovative approach to safety ensures 10m fatality-free shifts at Venetia
15th February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Diamond miner De Beers’ Venetia mine, near Musina, Limpopo, has reached 10.2-million fatality-free shifts, which safety manager Gavin Anderson deems remarkable given the mine’s transition from... 

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Safety milestone for Venetia from bold new approach
15th February 2024

At the end of December 2023, De Beers’ Venetia Mine near Musina celebrated reaching 10,2 million Fatality Free shifts, a remarkable achievement as it transitions from open pit to underground... 

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SRK Consulting makes director, partner appointments in South African operations
14th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Global consultancy SRK Consulting has appointed partner and principal geologist (geotechnical) Robert Armstrong as a director in its South African consulting practice. Armstrong has been with the... 

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Khemisset potash project, Morocco – update
9th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Emmerson is working on a six-million-tonne-a-year run-of-mine operation. 

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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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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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Tshepa Basadi
26th January 2024

Black women-owned project, engineering and procurement management business Tshepa Basadi, meaning “Trust Women” in Setswana, was founded by its female leadership team in 2017 in the Hotazel region... 

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Africa’s leader in fire suppression technology
25th January 2024

Since the Advanced Group of Companies’ humble beginnings in 2000, it has grown steadily to become a formidable force in the risk management, risk mitigation and emergency response markets across... 

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GoviEx progressing projects despite political challenges
16th January 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Despite bullish uranium prices, the unexpected military coup in Niger, where TSX-V-listed GoviEx’s  Madaouela project is located, has created some challenges, CEO Daniel Major and executive... 

Gold mine collapse in Venezuela kills dozen people
11th December 2023 By: Reuters

The collapse of an artisanal gold mine in southeastern Venezuela near an Indigenous community killed at least 12 people, the government announced on Sunday. A landslide on Wednesday buried the... 

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Geopolitical tensions, continued central bank buying likely to support gold in 2024
7th December 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Gold had a strong 2023, defying expectations amid a high interest rate environment and outperforming commodities, bonds and most stock markets, the World Gold Council (WGC) says as it outlines... 

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New tanks acquired for fuel storage, transportation across Africa
1st December 2023 By: Trent Roebeck

Celebrating 40 years in business this year, South African tank and container supplier Container World last month bought 20 container tanks, which were delivered to the company’s Durban depot, in... 

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New project management certification
17th November 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Nonprofit professional project management organisation Project Management Institute (PMI) and industry body the South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions... 

Nickel crisis shows LME could learn from China, Minmetals says
16th November 2023 By: Bloomberg

Last year’s nickel crisis shows that risk controls and management at the London Metal Exchange are worse than those of its main Chinese rival, the Shanghai Futures Exchange, an executive at a... 

Experts agree ‘beyond compliance’ is the way forward for mining
Experts agree ‘beyond compliance’ is the way forward for mining
16th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

There is increasing pressure from stakeholders in all sectors for companies to improve their environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices, but the mining industry, in particular, has to... 

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Maintaining an agile risk management culture
10th November 2023 By: Trent Roebeck

Integrated health and safety solutions provider, KBC Health & Safety (KBC) has introduced an innovative operational risk management processes (ORMP) training initiative called Riski Diski, which... 

Boosting capital productivity in mining
3rd November 2023

Better project management, through the implementation of two key measures, can improve a mine’s capital productivity, reports consulting, assurance, tax and transaction services firm Ernst & Young... 

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Essential integration of mining with circular economy highlighted at FT Mining Summit
9th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Circularity is already practised at many mine sites, which use circular principles to reduce waste and conserve water. But to achieve full circularity for products – from production to consumption... 

AECI appoints new CFO
3rd October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diversified chemicals solutions company AECI has appointed Rochelle Gabriels CFO and executive director, with effect from September 29. This follows the resignation, in April, of former CFO Aarti... 

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The future of transformation in the mining sector
14th September 2023

By Jan de Kock, Head: CFM: Origination at Absa CIB The mining sector in Africa holds immense potential for economic growth and development. As the continent's working-age population continues to... 

Bowen quits BHP board
14th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner BHP has announced the retirement of independent non-executive director Terry Bowen at the end of the company’s annual general meeting on November 1. Bowen has accepted the role... 

Two employees die in fall-of-ground incident at Harmony's Kusasalethu mine
6th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Two employees died in a fall-of-ground incident, caused by a seismic event, at Harmony Gold's Kusasalethu mine, in Carletonville, on September 5. “We are deeply saddened by the loss of our... 

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Aveng swings to a loss in ‘transitional’ year
22nd August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Construction and engineering group Aveng has described the financial year ended June 30 as one of transition, characterised by a normalisation of operating activities as the group emerged from the... 

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