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Simandou iron-ore project, Guinea – update
19th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

All conditions have now been satisfied for Rio Tinto’s investment to develop the Simandou project. 

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Segovia Operations, Colombia
19th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold/silver mine Antioquia, Colombia. 

President Cyril Ramaphosa delivering his opening of Parliament address
Vulindlela 2.0, green industrialisation, infrastructure at centre of GNU’s growth vision
18th July 2024 By: Terence Creamer

A second round of economic reforms under Operation Vulindlela, together with green industrialisation and scaled-up infrastructure development have been placed at the centre of the Government of... 

Newmont's Brucejack mine is located in the Golden Triangle
C$195m BC highway upgrade to benefit minerals-rich Golden Triangle
16th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The mineral-rich Golden Triangle of British Columbia received a boost on Monday, with the announcement of a C$195-million highway infrastructure upgrade that will support the development of mining... 

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Resilience pays off when mining in Africa
12th July 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

While the African mining industry faces several challenges, the potential rewards of investing in the continent are significant, with companies willing to navigate the complexities of the region... 

Aerial view of the Hermosa project
Hermosa zinc/lead/silver project, US – update
12th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Metso has been awarded orders for the delivery of grinding plant equipment.  

Location map of the Bengwenyama project
Bengwenyama platinum group metals project, South Africa – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Southern Palladium has completed an initial resource drilling campaign as part of a prefeasibility study, and all assays have been received. 

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Consistent pipeline all that is needed to resuscitate SA construction
5th July 2024 By: Schalk Burger

A consistent and predictable pipeline of construction and infrastructure development projects, which must be underpinned by political support and leadership, is all that is necessary to accelerate... 

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Lafigué gold project, Côte d'Ivoire – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Endeavour Mining conducted its first gold pour from Lafigué on June 28. 

Platinum-enabled hydrogen fuel cell electric heavy duty vehicles active at Los Angeles port.
Pace of platinum-enabled green hydrogen adoption building up steadily worldwide
4th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The pace of platinum group metals- (PGM-) enabled green hydrogen generation and clean PGM-catalysed fuel cell electricity adoption is building up steadily worldwide. In a global online... 

Lafigué GM Paul Day with first gold bar from Lafigué
Endeavour achieves first gold pour at Lafigué
2nd July 2024 By: Darren Parker

LSE-, TSX- and OTCQX-listed Endeavour Mining made its first gold pour from the Lafigué mine, in Côte d’Ivoire, on June 28, marking the delivery of the project’s construction on budget and a... 

LHWP II’s Senqu Bridge progressing steadily
28th June 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) Phase II passed a significant milestone in May, following the casting of the first deck segment on the Northern abutment of the Senqu bridge. Work on the... 

Jackwell Feris
Implementation of South Africa’s clean hydrogen ambition
28th June 2024

In the throes of a global energy transformation, South Africa emerges as a prominent player, leveraging its abundant renewable resources, particularly solar and wind power, to unlock the potential... 

Anglo Executive Market Development Head Benny Oeyen
Anglo spearheading exciting new clean hydrogen mobility initiative across Europe
26th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum-based hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) received a major boost on Wednesday with the announcement of an initiative to deploy new fleets of zero-emission FCEV taxis in Europe.... 

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Eastern Cape road projects planned
21st June 2024

The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) announced in March that it expected to inject close to R2-billion into the Dr AB Xuma local municipality, in the Eastern Cape, when it... 

Logistics Crisis Committee’s work to continue, freight sector poised to transform in next two years
21st June 2024 By: Irma Venter

Business Unity South Africa (Busa) president Mxolisi Mgojo says he is confident that work within the National Logistics Crisis Committee (NLCC) will continue as political parties grapple to form a... 

Location map of the Bengwenya project
Bengwenyama platinum group metals project, South Africa – update
21st June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A prefeasibility study drilling campaign has emphasised the robustness of the upper group two reef. 

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Uitkomst Colliery, South Africa
21st June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A coal mine in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. 

Infinity Lithium’s San Jose project declared of regional interest
Infinity Lithium’s San Jose project declared of regional interest
19th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The regional government of Extremadura, Spain, has awarded Premia status to Infinity Lithium’s San José, streamlining the permitting process for the lithium venture. The ASX-listed company’s... 

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Organisation looks into industry challenges
14th June 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

High regulatory and legislative barriers in the quarrying sector are constraining its growth, says quarrying and surface mining professional body Institute of Quarrying Southern Africa (IQSA)... 

The future of South Africa’s infrastructure depends on the sustained efforts to foster a skilled, innovative and adaptable engineering workforce
Strategic training vital
14th June 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

As South Africa continues to invest in its infrastructure, the role of institutions such as civil engineering industry body the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) in providing... 

By addressing challenges and leveraging innovation, South Africa can achieve significant improvements in its infrastructure
Innovation, investment key to advance infrastructure growth
14th June 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

While challenges such as funding constraints and skills shortages persist, the roads and bridges sector is poised for growth through strategic investments and technological advancements. By... 

The Msikaba Bridge forms part of the South African National Roads Agency Limited’s N2 Wild Coast project.
‘Highly technical’ phases start at Msikaba
14th June 2024

The Msikaba Bridge project, in South Africa’s Eastern Cape, is progressing significantly, says construction company Concor project director Laurence Savage, who notes the structure is now entering... 

Construction of Msikaba bridge progresses to highly technical phases
14th June 2024 By: Irma Venter

Construction at the Msikaba Bridge on the N2 in the Eastern Cape is set to move up a gear this year, with a number of challenging technical activities to be tackled. According to contractor Concor,... 

Poor roads, bad weather and weak used-car market dent Zeda’s profit
14th June 2024 By: Irma Venter

Poor road conditions, hailstorms, a shortage of car parts and a deteriorating used-car market converged to dent Zeda’s operating profit for the six months ended March 31. The integrated mobility... 

Processing equipment at Santa Barbara
Aguia outlines reopening plans for Colombia's Santa Barbara mine
7th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

ASX-listed Aguia Resources has announced a comprehensive work programme for the reopening of the high-grade Santa Barbara gold mine, in Colombia. This update follows Aguia's successful takeover of... 

The above image depicts a worker, making use of the Afrisam Roadstab Cement
New cement enhances road durability
7th June 2024

Construction materials supplier AfriSam’s new AfriSam Roadstab Cement is a specialised, high-quality composite cement engineered specifically for road stabilisation tasks. This cement is designed... 

Mozambique continues to attract international interest and aims to bolster its position as a key mining hub in Southern Africa
Long-term unlocking of vast resources potential gaining ground
7th June 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Mozambique’s mining industry has been a significant driver of economic growth over the past two decades. With vast mineral resources, including heavy sands, coal, magnetite, graphite, lithium, gold... 

Image of hammered gold bar
Lafigué gold project, Côte D'Ivoire – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Wet commissioning activities are under way. 

Aerial view of the Hermosa project
Hermosa zinc/lead/silver project, US – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

South32 has awarded an engineering and procurement services contract to an Australian company. 

Cyclones slash Australian gold production in March quarter
Cyclones slash Australian gold production in March quarter
3rd June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australian gold mine production fell to 70 t in the March quarter, from 77 t in the December quarter, as a series of cyclones moved inland, with heavy rain wreaking havoc on the country's main gold... 

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... 

China President Xi Jinping
Post-Covid, China is back in Africa and doubling down on minerals
28th May 2024 By: Reuters

China's flagship economic cooperation program is bouncing back after a lull during the global pandemic, with Africa a primary focus, according to a Reuters analysis of lending, investment and trade... 

Valuable use of ruthenium being researched.
Ruthenium highlighted again in what could be another big boost for platinum group metals
27th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Ruthenium, one of the six platinum-group metals (PGMs), is once again being given major research attention in view of it being exceptionally suited to uplifting the efficiency and sustainability of... 

Social elements of ESG in mining more complex, but an established part of mining's legacy
24th May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

While there are increasingly complex regulatory requirements governing the social obligations of mines, regulations are only catching up to what some mining companies are doing to benefit mine... 

Drill core from the Tulu Kapi project
Tulu Kapi gold project, Ethiopia – update
24th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project has been formally launched. 

US proposes end to federal coal leasing in Wyoming Powder River Basin
US proposes end to federal coal leasing in Wyoming Powder River Basin
21st May 2024 By: Reuters

The Biden administration on Thursday proposed an end to future coal leasing on federal lands in Montana and Wyoming's Powder River Basin, the nation's most productive coal-producing region, in part... 

The cathode side of proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells that convert hydrogen to electricity require platinum.
Platinum-enabled green molecules offering inviting green electron value-add – Nedbank
20th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

It’s no longer good enough to just produce electric vehicles (EVs). You have to produce green EVs, and to do that, you need green steel. To get the green steel, you need the green molecules that... 

Startup to build 120 off-grid e-truck charging sites
17th May 2024 By: Irma Venter

Electric vehicle charging startup Zero Carbon Charge has launched a new subsidiary, Zero Carbon Logistics, which it says will roll out 120 off-grid solar photovoltaic (PV) electric truck charging... 

Aerial view of the Hermosa gold project
Hermosa zinc/lead/silver project, US – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The federal permitting process has started. 

Core samples from the Tulu Kapi project
Tulu Kapi gold project, Ethiopia – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The remaining finance syndicate approval process is on track for final approvals. 

Impala Rustenburg delivers four Social and Labour Plan projects to local mine communities
16th May 2024

Impala Rustenburg proudly announces the successful completion and handover of four third-generation Social and Labour Plan (SLP) projects, further solidifying the Company’s commitment to community... 

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Tarrawonga mine, Australia
10th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A coal mine about 16 km north-east of Boggabri, in Australia. 

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ENVASS is a customer and solutions-driven environmental consultancy with established divisions, serviced by highly qualified and experienced...

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The SAIMM started as a learned society in 1894 after the invention of the cyanide process that saved the South African gold mining industry of the...

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Weir Minerals Europe, Middle East and Africa is a global supplier of excellent minerals solutions, including pumps, valves, hydrocyclones,...


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