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Zijin, Nkwe launch Garatau platinum mine  

By: Marleny Arnoldi     13th May 2021 China-headquartered Zijin Mining Group, through its South African subsidiary Nkwe Platinum, on May 13 announced the start of development at its Garatau platinum-group metals (PGMs) mine, in Limpopo. Boxcut development at the mine will start on May 28 and the company envisions decline shaft... 

Mining Indaba expands the Advisory Board for 2022

7th May 2021 Investing in African Mining Indaba (Mining Indaba), organised by Hyve Group Plc announced the newly expanded Advisory Board last week. The strategic committee includes distinguished finance, technology, sustainability, mining operations, policy, and governance leaders whose focus will be to shape... 

Artisanal and small-scale mining workforce has tripled from 2001

By: Donna Slater     7th May 2021 Mineworkers in the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) industry make up the world’s largest mining workforce, with the number of such workers more than tripling from 13-million estimate of 2001 by the International Labour Organisation, reveals the yearly report on the state of the ASM industry... 

Mining, beer brewing and circular economy on the agenda at Sustainability Summit Africa 2021

3rd May 2021 Recognising the increasing importance of sustainable procurement practices, Smart Procurement World will host Africa’s first ever continent-wide sustainability summit on 18 and 19 May 2021.  The event features local and international experts who will address the critical role played by supply... 

EIUG welcomes zinc miner as a member

By: Schalk Burger     30th April 2021 Nonprofit association the Energy Intensive User Group (EIUG) on April 30 said its new member Namibian and South African zinc mining company Black Mountain Mining (BMM) will strengthen the association and diversify its portfolio through the addition of the zinc industry. The EIUG is committed to... 

We are very excited to announce the launch of the SOLARFLOOD, our solar lighting highmast solution for all area applications

30th April 2021 Our solar lighting highmast solution for outdoor open area and rural applications provides you with a high performing, robust option for your off-grid solar lighting requirements. The SOLARFLOOD, combined with the OMNISTAR-MINI luminaire, provides a reliable lighting solution with a high Ingress... 

ERG issues action pledge in support of the elimination of child labour

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     29th April 2021 Diversified natural resources group Eurasian Resources Group (ERG) has submitted an action pledge to accelerate efforts to eradicate child labour worldwide in support of the United Nation’s designation of 2021 as the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour. Administered by the... 

Platinum applications enabling effective healthcare delivery amid pandemic

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     29th April 2021 Cold-chain monitoring and ultralow freezer storage of biologicals and vaccines for the pharmaceutical and health segment has increased in importance. However, as the Covid-19 pandemic has demonstrated, providing a cold supply chain for temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical products, such as... 

ERG establishes dedicated ESG committee

By: Simone Liedtke     28th April 2021 Diversified natural resources company Eurasian Resources Group (ERG) has established a dedicated environmental, social and governance (ESG) committee with the aim of fully incorporating sustainability practices into the group’s strategy and decision-making processes. The new committee serves as a... 

Tackling climate change could not be more urgent – Anglo American 

By: Martin Creamer     26th April 2021 Tackling climate change could not be more urgent, Anglo American said on Monday when it presented its biannual sustainability performance update. “For the emissions that we control in our business, we have come a long way, delivering our 2020 target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 22% a... 

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