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Commissioning of expanded processing plant at Marula's Blesberg project remains on track
1st December 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

African focused battery metals investment and exploration company Marula Mining has reported steady progress in the expansion of ore processing capacity at its Blesberg lithium and tantalum... 

Mine dumps in South Africa
Mine closure lacks adequate social integration – research
22nd November 2023 By: Darren Parker

New research on mine closures in South Africa has shown that there remains a lack of integration of social development, which continues to pose a risk to long-term regional development beyond... 

Marula advances Tanzanian, South African projects
16th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

As Africa-focused Marula Mining works to expand lithium ore processing capacity at its Blesberg lithium and tantalum project, in South Africa’s Northern Cape province, the company loaded and hauled... 

With the new ruthenium-iridium material class an activity boost is achieved combined with stability.
Green hydrogen given huge boost as Heraeus, Sibanye attain iridium-thrifting breakthrough
14th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Green hydrogen generation received a major boost on Tuesday with the introduction of a far-reaching iridium-thrifting breakthrough by Germany’s Heraeus Precious Metals in collaboration with South... 

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New documentary starring Idris Elba focuses on gold’s history, impact
14th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Industry organisation the World Gold Council (WGC) has released a new documentary, titled ‘Gold: A Journey with Idris Elba’, created in partnership with Pioneer Productions. The documentary was... 

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Partnership to catalyse health and safety
10th November 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

In recognition of the importance of health and safety, diamond miner De Beers Group and investment holding company AfroCentric collaborated with the South African Business Coalition on Health and... 

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Scientific lab focuses on high-end R&D work in chemical, biological defence solutions
10th November 2023

Protechnik Laboratories Multidisciplinary scientific laboratory Protechnik Laboratories, a subsidiary of Armscor, is focused on high-end research and development work in chemical and biological... 

The 200 tph FastPlant™ from Sandvik Rock Processing at a leading limestone producer in Mali’s Koulikoro region
Sandvik FastPlant™ for mali-based limestone producer
7th November 2023

A leading limestone producer based in Kati, Mali, has taken delivery of a FastPlant™ from Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions. Central to the buying decision was the short lead time of the Sandvik... 

Multotec’s flame-resistant rubber screen panels self-extinguish in under 60 seconds
Flame-resistant screen media innovation sparks safer mining
3rd November 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Hot work on screen decks during plant maintenance poses a significant risk, as fires in mining not only endanger lives, but also lead to substantial downtime and financial losses. In response to... 

These milestones are confirmation that the industry’s  aspiration of zero fatalities is realistic and achievable
Council continues to drive Zero Harm progress
27th October 2023

During the sixth National Day of Health and Safety in Mining, held in August, industry organisation Minerals Council South Africa emphasised the critical need for safe and healthy working... 

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Mobile crusher manufacturer adds to portfolio
27th October 2023

Mining and construction solutions provider Wirtgen Group’s Kleemann brand announced in August that it will launch its mobile impact crusher, the MOBIREX MR 100(i) NEO and NEOe gradually, starting... 

An aerial view of the new Chieftan 2200 mobile incline screen in action at the Jongiliziwe sand mine, in Sasolburg
Larger incline screen delivered for growing sand mine
27th October 2023 By: Halima Frost

A new Chieftain 2200 mobile inclined screen was delivered in August by mining equipment supplier ELB Equipment to the Jongiliziwe sand mine, in Sasolburg, in the Free State. Manufactured by mobile... 

Gold on black carbon
Activated carbon, plant optimisation in focus at gold conference
26th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

Much focus was placed on the latest advances in the use of activated carbon in the gold recovery process at the Go For Gold Conference, held at Gold Reef City, in Johannesburg, this week. ​​The... 

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Volcan gold project, Chile
20th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A preliminary economic assessment has confirmed a large resource capable of generating significant yearly gold production with substantial margins at current gold prices.  

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Karowe mine, Botswana
20th October 2023 By: Nadine James

A diamond mine in north-central Botswana. 

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Rio to increase Gudai-Darri output
19th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner Rio Tinto this week said it was looking to increase capacity at its Gudai-Darri iron-ore mines, in the Pilbara, from 43-million tonnes a year to 50-million tonnes a year, at a... 

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Balama graphite project, Mozambique – update
13th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Syrah Resources has achieved full operation of its solar and battery hybrid system at the project. 

Sandvik Rock Processing invests in its people to ensure employees are trained to adopt an agile mindset
Sandvik Rock processing drives manufacturing agility to meet rising demand
9th October 2023

To keep pace with record equipment orders, vibrating screen and feeder original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Sandvik Rock Processing is driving manufacturing agility at its South African facility.... 

Kazera completes Walviskop trommel screening plant manufacture
6th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed investment company Kazera Global has reported that the manufacturing of a trommel screening plant at its Walviskop Heavy Mineral Sands (HMS) project, in Alexander Bay, in South Africa’s... 

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OLI South Africa
6th October 2023

Making business simpler for customers while going global with a first-class product range, has proved successful in establishing industrial vibration technology company OLI as the world’s... 

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Company localises engagement for growth in Africa
6th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

In the dynamic mining and rock processing landscape, proximity to customers and swift access to support services play a pivotal role in maintaining operational efficiency and building lasting... 

With over 93 000 wear and spare parts in stock, Pilot Crushtec ensures minimum downtime when it comes to maintenance or breakdown repairs
Warranties key to customer satisfaction – supplier
6th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

While competitive pricing may attract attention, it is the combination of robust warranties and strong aftermarket support that truly defines operational efficiency, longevity and total cost of... 

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Barrambie titanium/vanadium project, Australia – update
6th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Neometals has abandoned talks with China’s Jiuxing Titanium Materials Co for offtakes from the project. 

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Goulamina lithium project, Mali – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

An intensive construction phase is planned for the project in the second half of 2023. 

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Balama graphite project, Mozambique – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The US International Development Finance Corporation has approved a conditional loan commitment to Syrah Resources subsidiary Twigg Exploration and Mining. 

Monadelphous wins Greenbushes contract
8th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Engineering firm Monadelphous Group has been awarded a A$160-million contract from Talison Lithium at the Greenbushes site, in Western Australia, for the construction of the chemical grade plant 3... 

Construction starts on Phase 2 of City of Cape Town’s Milnerton bulk sewer upgrade project
8th September 2023 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town has broken ground on the next phase of the R470-million Milnerton bulk sewer upgrade project, with construction of a new pipeline set for completion by 2025.  This project... 

Multotec has developed a range of self-extinguishing flame-resistant rubber screen panels to mitigate the risk of fire
Mitigating fire risk with Multotec’s robust flame-resistant rubber screen panels 
6th September 2023

Multotec has developed a range of flame-resistant rubber screen panels that self-extinguishes in under 60 seconds, thereby significantly reducing the risk of fire and the associated loss of... 

Lindian enters into MoU to expand bauxite supply in Guinea
4th September 2023 By: Darren Parker

Mining company Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée (CBG), which is 49% owned by the Guinean State, alongside US-registered Halco Mining, a consortium comprising Rio Tinto-Alcan, Alcoa and Dadco... 

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Swanson tantalum/lithium project, Namibia
25th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Arcadia Minerals plans to mine the D-pegmatite and E F-pegmatite deposits using opencast mining methods. 

Having an in-country presence allows Sandvik Rock Processing to service customers across Africa
Sandvik Rock Processing Screening Solutions builds on Africa footprint for screen business
24th August 2023

It is a well proven fact that companies succeed where they are closest to their customers, and this is driving Sandvik Rock Processing to leverage the extensive Sandvik footprint across Africa.... 

Renewable energy and fossil fuel power infrastructure
TIPS sets out to create a South Africa-focused Just Transition Transaction Framework
21st August 2023 By: Darren Parker

Independent, nonprofit economic research institution Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS) has launched research on a proposed Just Transition Transaction Framework. During a webinar on... 

An image of Asimwe Kabunga at the Kangankunde rare earth mining project
Explorer buoyed by Malawi prospect
18th August 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

ASX-listed exploration firm Lindian Resources has made several major recent advancements at its Kangankunde rare earth mining project in Malawi. In early August, Lindian declared its maiden mineral... 

A photo of Maria Mogenadi wearing PPE at the forefront of a mining operation with load haul vehicles in the background
Women-centric mine contracting company launched
11th August 2023 By: Halima Frost

With a clear goal to become a reputable service provider to pre-selected blue chip mining companies, black woman-led and women-centric mine contracting company, TseboKgadi has been launched.... 

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Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions - Women in Mining
11th August 2023

Unleashing the power of women in mining Mining has made progress in attracting more women to the sector, but the challenge now lies in retaining and empowering them. Tarynn Yatras, head of sales... 

Weir Minerals Africa
Weir Minerals Africa - Women in Mining
11th August 2023

Championing women’s advancement in mining Weir Minerals Africa demonstrates a strong commitment to advancing women within its business, recognising their pivotal role in contributing to... 

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Liontown advances DSO strategy
3rd August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium developer Liontown Resources will move ahead with a direct shipping ore (DSO) strategy at its Kathleen Valley project, in Western Australia, in order to generate early cashflow. The... 

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Hamersley Iron, Australia
28th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

An iron-ore mine in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. 

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Multotec opens manufacturing plant in Brazil to better serve iron-ore miners
21st July 2023 By: Darren Parker

Multotec has expanded its operation in Brazil with the opening of a manufacturing facility. This enables the company to bring its manufacturing capabilities closer to its customers in the country.... 

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Barrambie titanium/vanadium project, Australia
21st July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Neometals has concluded a prefeasibility study update for the production of direct shipping ore and mixed gravity concentrate from the Barrambie project, with ilmenite the primary product to be... 

Location map of the Goulamina project
Goulamina lithium project, Mali – update
21st July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Leo Lithium has flagged a $30-million capital cost increase at Goulamina. 

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Montepuez graphite project, Mozambique – update
21st July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Tirupati has completed various workstreams to optimize the Montepuez project. 

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Zizwe's strong client relationships and new contracts drive success in sustainable mining industry
20th July 2023

Middelburg | 17 July – Renowned mining company Zizwe continues to thrive by prioritising the establishment of strong partnerships with reputable clients involved in sustainable commodity extraction... 

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