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Caserones mine, Chile
17th November 2023 By: Nadine James

The Caserones mine produces high-quality copper concentrate, copper cathode and molybdenum concentrate. 


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Baptiste nickel project, Canada
10th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A prefeasibility study has outlined an openpit mining project that will produce an average of 59 100 t/y of nickel in concentrate over a 29-year mine life. 


First Quantum says production at Cobre Panama mine remains uninterrupted
3rd November 2023 By: Reuters

First Quantum Minerals said on Friday production at the Cobre Panama mine remains uninterrupted hours before Panama's congress passed a law banning new mining concessions after protests, including... 


Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu
South Africa has the skills to resolve the Transnet issue – Menar
3rd November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa has the skills to resolve the Transnet issue, says Vuslat Bayoglu, the MD of Menar, a private investment company with an actively managed and growing portfolio of mining assets... 


Australia’s competitive advantage gives it the edge in the global race for critical minerals: Minister
1st November 2023

Australia can lead the world as it transitions to a clean energy future by producing the critical minerals required, whilst not sacrificing its existing competitive advantage as a traditional... 


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Projects in Progress 2023 (Second Edition)
31st October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Creamer Media's second edition of the 'Projects in Progress 2023' supplement offers a unique perspective for evaluating South Africa's current economic landscape, amid ongoing challenges, including... 


Ero Copper enters deal with Vale
31st October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Vancouver-based Ero Copper has entered a binding term sheet with Salobo Metais, part of the Vale Base Metals business (VBM), to advance its Furnas copper project, in Brazil. The term sheet... 


Inside Diamond Mining Icons - Joint Ventures between Botswana and De Beers
27th October 2023

In many ways Botswana is a small country, but the exception is diamond mining in which the global center of gravity shifts inward. The country has the second largest reserves after Russia’s Alrosa... 


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Buena Vista iron project, US – update
27th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Magnum Mining and Exploration might have found an export solution, with Levin-Richmond Terminal, operators of a rail terminal and port facility in Richmond, California. 


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In Australia's outback, Rio Tinto prepares for a low carbon future
24th October 2023 By: Reuters

In the red, dusty outback of the Pilbara in Western Australia, the world's biggest iron ore miner Rio Tinto is preparing for a low carbon future as it maps out new sources of the raw material to... 


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Buena Vista iron project, US
20th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Magnum Mining is rapidly progressing the project.  


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Council for Geoscience implores mining companies to share historical data in efforts to revive exploration
20th October 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Many of South Africa’s 53 mineral and metal types remain unexplored, particularly in the Northern Cape, despite a 130-year legacy of mining and a rising global need for critical minerals and metals... 


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Water – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Water – Midyear Brief 2023 is a two-page synopsis of key developments in the sector over the past 12 months. The brief posits that South Africa’s water security challenges are intensifying,... 


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Hydrogen – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Hydrogen – Midyear Brief 2023 is a two-page synopsis of key developments in the sector over the past 12 months. The sector is still in its infancy but presents a vital opportunity for South... 


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Construction – Midyear Review 2023
18th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Construction – Midyear Review 2023 is a three-page synopsis of key developments in the construction sector over the past 12 months, which is yet to recover to pre-Covid-19 pandemic levels of... 


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Platinum – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Platinum MYB is a three-page synopsis of key developments in the platinum group metals market over the past 12 months, including details of South Africa’s supply and demand, and mergers and... 


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Iron-Ore – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Iron-Ore Iron-Ore – Midyear Brief 2023 is a two-page synopsis of key developments in the iron-ore market over the past 12 months, including South Africa’s iron-ore production and the rail... 


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Gold – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The Gold – Midyear Brief 2023 is a two-page synopsis of key developments in the gold market over the past 12 months, which experienced a glittering ascent in the first half of 2023, asserting its... 


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Coal – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The Coal – Midyear Brief 2023 is a three-page synopsis of key developments in South Africa’s coal sector over the past 12 months. The sector still dominates the country’s energy mix, however, it is... 


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Pumps – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Pumps – Midyear Brief 2023 is a three-page synopsis of key developments in the pumps market over the past 12 months, which has been on a growth trajectory for years, with the trend expected to... 


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Manufacturing – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The Manufacturing – Midyear Brief 2023 is a three-page synopsis of key developments in the global manufacturing sector over the past 12 months, which continues to surpass the performance of... 


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Steel – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Steel – Midyear Review 2023 is a three-page synopsis of key developments in South Africa’s steel sector over the past 12 months, which finds itself under great pressure, owing to a prolonged... 


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Roads, Rail & Ports – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Roads, Rail & Ports – Midyear Brief 2023 is a three-page synopsis of key developments in South Africa’s roads, rail and ports sector over the past 12 months. It examines the increasing concerns... 


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Agriculture 2023 – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Agriculture – Midyear Brief 2023 is a two-page  synopsis of key developments in the agriculture sector over the past 12 months. It focuses on current food price inflation in South Africa, as... 


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Automotive – Midyear Brief 2023
17th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The Automotive Midyear Brief is a two-page synopsis of key developments in the automotive sector over the past 12 months. It provides an overview of the promising future of electric vehicles and... 


The platinum group metals Polokwane smelter of Anglo American Platinum in Limpopo.
Minerals Council South Africa highlights green hydrogen economy’s forward momentum
16th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The world over, green hydrogen is being recognised as the most effective route towards combating the climate crisis in the most holistic way possible, with Minerals Council South Africa on Monday... 


Neglect, mismanagement threaten S Africa's once-promising transport infrastructure, warns Cesa
13th October 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

South Africa boasts extensive road and railway systems, along with well-equipped ports and airports, some of which are comparable to infrastructure in developed nations. However, a lack of... 


Plug CEO Andy Marsh.
Americans, Australians partner to build out, scale up global green hydrogen ecosystem
12th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Building out and scaling up a global green hydrogen ecosystem collaboratively is at the heart of an American-Australian business partnership announced this week amid 30-plus countries already... 


Dhiren Vanmali
Opinion: Speedbumps, not roadblocks, beckon South African bakkie builders
10th October 2023

In this opinion article, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa sales operations executive director Dhiren Vanmali writes that South Africa's hosting of the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa)... 


Joburg Indaba panel from left Bernard Swanepoel, Otsile Matlou, Errol Smart, Mosa Mabuza and Mzila Mthenjane.
Approving outstanding permits could shift economy in 12-18 months, says Mzila Mthenjane
6th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

If the 5 066 outstanding mining and exploration permits were approved, South Africa could begin to see a shift in the economy within 12 to 18 months, new Minerals Council South Africa CEO Mzila... 


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Australian resource exports poised to fall
4th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australia’s commodity export earnings are forecast to fall from last year’s record A$467-billion to A$400-billion in 2023–24, and A$352-billion by 2024–25, the Department of Industry, Science and... 


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Crane-less technology simplifies turbine repair
29th September 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Given the increasing size and weight of wind turbine components, ‘crane-less technology’ is becoming more relevant in the wind energy sector and will likely be adopted more widely in South Africa... 


WBHO makes strong return, warns of potential contractor shortage for IPP jobs
29th September 2023 By: Irma Venter

Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon (WBHO) is back, “and we are back on a very strong footing”, says CEO Wolfgang Neff. “We had an exceptional year in a difficult period.” 


TPT's Eastern Cape Terminals
Following national trend, Eastern Cape Terminals introduce a truck appointment system
28th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Transnet Port Terminals' (TPT's) Eastern Cape Terminals has introduced a mandatory truck appointment system in a move to improve coordination and streamline processes across different commodities.... 


The Kasiya Proiect area showing rail and port infrastructure for export of product to global markets.
Malawi gov't sets innovative permitting example by working alongside mining company
28th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

On the face of it, South Africa could do a lot more to speed up critical minerals mining development in South Africa. An example of doing so that catches the eye is the extra mile the government of... 


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Motheo mine, Botswana
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A copper mine in the Kalahari Copper Belt, in Botswana. 


Growing electrolyser capacity bodes well for platinum demand over next decade – WPIC
15th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

In its latest release about news in the platinum industry, the World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) says electrolyser capacity is ramping up as both production and deployment expand globally,... 


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Gravelotte mine, South Africa
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

An emerald mine in Limpopo, South Africa. 


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Buena Vista iron project, US – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Magnum Mining & Exploration has flagged a potential offtake deal with mining major Anglo American over all the iron-ore produced from the project. 


BASIC NEEDS
Misa remains an important vehicle for government to advance its efforts towards meeting the basic needs of South African citizens
Govt has more work to do – Minister
15th September 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

The Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (Misa) last month celebrated ten years of “building a stronger and more resilient nation”, as it continues to deliver municipal services that are... 


Overstocked Motus faces slowing South African new-vehicle market
15th September 2023 By: Irma Venter

Following seven months of trading, it is clear that the South African new-car market is unlikely to reach the 540 000 to 560 000 units expected at the beginning of the calendar year, says Motus CEO... 


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Considerable challenges hampering TFR's performance, but interventions under way
14th September 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

There are myriad of challenges plaguing State-owned rail operator Transnet Freight Rail (TFR), ranging from infrastructure and security to skills shortages; however, several interventions are under... 


Kruger Park opposes new border link to Mozambique
Kruger Park opposes new border link to Mozambique
14th September 2023 By: Bloomberg

South Africa’s biggest wildlife reserve and some local businesses are opposing plans for a new privately operated trucks-only border crossing aimed at speeding up mineral exports to ports in... 


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