R/€ = 17.09 Change: 0.15
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Iron-ore futures rise as miners face labour shortage in Australia

By: Reuters     25th January 2022 Iron-ore futures in China and Singapore rose on Tuesday after miner Fortescue Metals Group raised concerns over a labour shortage in Australia because of Covid-19 curbs, which could hamper output and shipments of the steelmaking ingredient. Bigger rivals BHP Group and Rio Tinto have also warned... 

EcoGraf produces first GreenRECARB product

By: Esmarie Iannucci     25th January 2022 ASX-listed EcoGraf on Tuesday reported the production of its first GreenRECARB products as part of its global product development program for the new EcoGraf battery anode material (BAM) facility, in Western Australia. GreenRECARB is a recarburiser additive for use in electric arc and induction... 

Fortune plans to build new cobalt refinery in Alberta

By: Creamer Media Reporter      24th January 2022 Critical minerals developer Fortune Minerals has selected a site for its proposed brownfields hydrometallurgical refinery for the Nico cobalt project in Northwest Territories.   The TSX-listed company on Monday announced that it had entered into an option agreement with JFSL Field Services, a... 

China lets in most of the Australian coal stranded at its ports

By: Bloomberg     24th January 2022 Most of the Australian coal used by steelmakers that was being held at Chinese ports in the wake of Beijing’s import ban has now been cleared, according to local research firm Fengkuang Coal Logistics, although there’s no sign that the halt on new shipments will be lifted. Customs data for the... 

Sam Molefi clinches promising contract for his impressive mining business  

By: Martin Creamer     21st January 2022 Modi Mining is a 100% black South African-owned company founded and owned by mining engineer and entrepreneur Samuel Molefi and entrepreneur Christina Motlapele Molefi. The company was established with the sole objective of rendering differentiated contract mining services and to be a supplier of... 

Concern over decline in galvanised steel uptake

21st January 2022 The steady decline in the uptake of galvanised steel in South Africa is directly related to the drop-off in manufacturing activity and the dwindling number of construction and civil engineering projects under way, notes association body International Zinc Association (IZA) Africa Desk coordinator... 

Solution to sewage treatment facility issues

21st January 2022 Tarcron Projects was appointed by Musina municipality in the Vhembe district to find a sustainable solution that would be fit for purpose, robust and simple for the small municipality to operate and maintain. 

Locally built diesel pumps for every application

19th January 2022 With its expertise and experience in custom-building diesel driven pumps locally, Integrated Pump Rental ensures their customers get exactly what they need with a short lead time. “Our in-house capability allows us to design and build pumps to any required specification,” says Steve du Toit,... 

Vulco® R67 mill lining rubber compound is revolutionising mine site mill operations

19th January 2022 Vulco® rubber is renowned throughout the mining industry for its exceptional wear life and reliability in mill lining systems. These abrasion- and impact-resistant rubber compounds have been developed with advanced technologies by the Weir Minerals’ team of expert engineers and material... 

Lynas posts record revenues

By: Esmarie Iannucci     19th January 2022 Rare earths miner Lynas has reported record sales revenue for the three months to December, reflecting strong customer demand. The ASX-listed company on Wednesday reported that revenue for the quarter had reached A$202.7-million, up from the A$121.6-million reported in the previous quarter, with... 

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