R/€ = 19.7770 Change: -0.0819
R/$ = 18.1357 Change: -0.1677
Au 1977.12 $/oz Change: 7.30
Pt 984.94 $/oz Change: 0.00


Norwegian, Egyptian companies to collaborate on green hydrogen projects in Egypt

By: Rebecca Campbell     22nd March 2023 Norway-based international independent risk management and assurance group DNV has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Egypt-based regional engineering-procurement-construction (EPC) group Petrojet, it announced on Tuesday. The MoU would reinforce their collaboration in the Egyptian... 

FinTech and financial inclusion for the unbanked and underbanked in Africa

22nd March 2023 By Dr Mthandazo Ngwenya, Managing Director: Development Advisory and Impact at leading infrastructure development group, Bigen The South African Reserve Bank (SARB), in August 2017, established a unit within the bank called the SARB FinTech Unit. This unit was created because ‘advances are... 

Safety environment that almost guarantees that people come first is a must, says Naidoo  

By: Martin Creamer     20th March 2023 Mine safety is absolutely essential. Stopping injury and fatality in mines just has to happen. How can South Africa achieve the zero harm that is needed? This was Mining Weekly’s opening question to Dilley Naidoo, the director of business development at Rifle-Shot Performance. (Also watch... 

Avantor advances laboratory services in Southern Africa

By: Simone Liedtke     20th March 2023 As South Africa’s mining industry continues to grow, mining laboratories are relied upon to provide high-quality testing, inspection and certification services that adhere to internationally recognised standards and customer-specific methodologies. Fortune 500 company Avantor is therefore... 

Mintek highlights its role in developing mineral processing technology

By: Donna Slater     20th March 2023 Mining analytical services company Mintek has highlighted its commitment to partner with the mining industry in developing and expanding new and existing technologies that can solve the industry’s mineral processing challenges. Along with more than 21 African countries and several mining... 

Pure Gold management departs as it seeks to appoint chief administrative officer

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th March 2023 Embattled miner Pure Gold has announced the departures of its management in consultation with its senior lender and the court-appointed monitor in its ongoing Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) proceedings. The resignations include president and CEO Mark O’Dea, VP exploration and... 

ARC’s portfolio resilient amid challenging macroeconomic environment

By: Marleny Arnoldi     17th March 2023 JSE-listed African Rainbow Capital (ARC) says its diverse investment portfolio has shown remarkable resilience in what was challenging macroeconomic conditions for all the firms it is invested in, in the six months ended December 31, 2022. ARC’s intrinsic investment value in the African Rainbow... 

Support for Grindex range grows with African expansion

17th March 2023 As the demand for market leading Grindex pumps steadily increases, official distributor of this dewatering pump brand, Integrated Pump Technology is growing its support capacity to keep customers well served. “Our expansion into the SADC region and beyond has been built on the proven quality of... 

Rio spending big in Australia

By: Esmarie Iannucci     17th March 2023 Diversified major Rio Tinto has spent more than A$15.3-billion with Australian suppliers during 2022, of which some A$8.6-billion was spent in Western Australia. The miner this week reported that local expenditure was up 9% on the previous year, with more than 6 200 companies benefitting. As... 

Botswana’s Debswana installs eLTE solution at Jwaneng diamond mine

By: Natasha Odendaal     17th March 2023 Botswana’s Debswana Diamond Company and information and communications technology (ICT) giant Huawei have unveiled its fifth-generation- (5G-) orientated smart diamond mine project. Debswana’s Jwaneng openpit diamond mine has been equipped with Huawei’s fourth-generation (4G) enterprise Long Term... 

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