R/€ = 17.8601 Change: -0.0682
R/$ = 17.0829 Change: -0.1357
Au 1782.81 $/oz Change: 14.38
Pt 1044.61 $/oz Change: 7.01


New high-tech African facility for SEW-EURODRIVE 

30th November 2022 SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa, a specialist in drive and control technologies, moved into its new state-of-the-art 26 000-m2 headquarters complex in Aeroton, Johannesburg, earlier this year. The new complex more than triples the floor and factory space that was available at its previous premises. 

Miners welcome progress on FIFO report

By: Esmarie Iannucci     29th November 2022 The Western Australian government on Tuesday tabled a progress report in Parliament on the Parliamentary Inquiry into the fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) mining industry, outlining the actions being taken across key areas such as primary prevention, data and research, refocused regulatory framework, and... 

WSP and SLR Consulting oversee the complete design and construction of the Gold Fields South Deep Gold Mine Doornpoort Tailings Storage Facility (TSF)

29th November 2022 Two market leading professional firms sustain a successful collaborative relationship over 10+ years, bringing deep-technical expertise, innovation and project oversight to Gold Fields South Deep Gold Mine.  In 2007 Golder Africa (now WSP in Africa) and Metago (now SLR Consulting) were appointed... 

Pensana reports early works are progressing well at Saltend, Longonjo

By: Marleny Arnoldi     28th November 2022 Rare earths developer Pensana reports that construction is progressing well at both its Saltend rare earths processing hub, in the UK, and its Longonjo rare earths mine, in Angola. The enabling works for construction, which started in October, are delivering on schedule at both sites, with the... 

Glencore invests 5.5m in NPA partnership to combat GBV

By: Thabi Madiba     28th November 2022 Mining giant Glencore Ferroalloys and the National Prosecuting Authority officially handed over the fully equipped Dilokong Thuthuzela Care Centre to the Ga-Maroga community in Limpopo as part of efforts to combat gender-based violence. The new centre will offer victims of abuse services and... 

TECH feasibility proves positive for QPM

By: Esmarie Iannucci     28th November 2022 The advanced feasibility study into the Townsville Energy Chemicals Hub (TECH) base metals project, in Queensland, has confirmed the Stage 1 economics, prompting owner Queensland Pacific Metals (QPM) to start formal debt funding negotiations with potential lenders. The Stage 1 TECH project is... 

Transnet auction fails to attract private sector

By: News24Wire      28th November 2022 On Friday, Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) announced that only two companies had participated in its much-anticipated auction of slots to private players, the company's first foray into allowing private participation on the rail network.  The only bid made for the Cape Corridor's Kroonstad to East... 

Burkina Faso's vanishing gold boom puts livelihoods at risk

By: Reuters     28th November 2022 A gold mining boom in Burkina Faso over the last decade propelled Boukary Diallo from being a vendor on a market stall to running a meat business supplying a mine near Ouahigouya, his home town in the north of the country. But as the West African country loses territory to Islamist militants and... 

South Africa’s mining market is dynamic and fast-moving, Siemens Large Drives finds  

By: Martin Creamer     25th November 2022 South Africa is a super dynamic and super fast-moving market, says Siemens Large Drives global solutions head Oliver Beck, who has just completed a week of discussions with customers to highlight sustainability solutions for mining. From his perspective, South African mining economy is at the... 

Sandvik wins large mining equipment order in the DRC

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     25th November 2022 High-tech and global engineering group Sandvik has received a large mining equipment order from Chinese global mining services provider JCHX Mining Management for use at the Kamoa-Kakula copper and the Kamoya copper and cobalt mines, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The order is valued at... 

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