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A group of boilers painted blue in configuration at a nonwoven fabrics manufacturing plant
KZN manufacturer partners firm to protect boilers
9th June 2023

Creating nonwoven fabrics requires using roller cards to process staple fibre, with the rollers first warmed using steam. With boilers operating to create this steam 24 hours a day, boiler... 

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Dolphin tungsten project, Australia – update
9th June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The project has produced its first tungsten concentrate. 

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Cabinda phosphate project, Angola – update
9th June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The project has been granted key environmental approval licences for construction activities. 

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All-electric mixer launched, tested
9th June 2023

Global innovative and sustainable building solutions developer Holcim tested an all-electric concrete mixer truck last month. The eMixer was officially presented to the industry at international... 

Jubliee CEO Leon Coetzer
Jubilee Metals signs partnership agreement to expand its chrome footprint
6th June 2023 By: Darren Parker

Diversified metals processing company Jubilee Metals has announced a significant new partnership agreement for its platinum group metals (PGM) and chrome operations in South Africa. This... 

nuGen Truck proof-of-concept hybrid hydrogen and battery powered mine haul truck
Battery systems to power diesel-free mining haul trucks
2nd June 2023

Carbon reduction company First Mode purchased 80 Bordline energy storage system (ESS), 2.6 MWh lithium-ion battery systems from electrification and automation corporation ABB in May, to help power... 

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DMS test plant launched
2nd June 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Minerals and metals process engineering company Consulmet launched its 5 t/h dense media separation (DMS) test plant at its facilities in Modderfontein, in Johannesburg, in March. The DMS test... 

Tertiary highlights target areas for further exploration in Zambia
1st June 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Following Aim-listed Tertiary Minerals’ previous announcement of favourable copper analytical results from sampling of core from historic drill hole RKN800, it has published a separate presentation... 

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Porta Plinth™: Revolutionising Pipe Support for the Mining Industry
1st June 2023

Are you tired of dealing with cumbersome steel or concrete pipe support cradles? TSS Global has developed the game-changing solution you've been waiting for, Porta Plinth™. Specifically designed... 

Dolphin produces first tungsten
1st June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Dolphin tungsten mine, in Tasmania, has produced its first tungsten concentrate, with ASX-listed Group 6 Metals now focusing on completing the remaining commissioning activities and performance... 

Piedmont Lithium's North Caroline site plan
North Carolina seeks more info for Piedmont Lithium mine permit review
31st May 2023 By: Reuters

North Carolina regulators on Tuesday asked Piedmont Lithium for additional information needed to approve the company's mine permit application, the third such request since the review process began... 

EPA issues Cadia with pollution prevention notice
29th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The New South Wales Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has issued gold miner Newcrest Mining a final pollution prevention notice regarding the management of emissions of dust and other air... 

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Pre-employment tests limit risks
26th May 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

With substance abuse having been exacerbated during the Covid-19 pandemic, pre-employment drug and alcohol testing has become a greater necessity in the workplace, says substance abuse testing... 

Machine safety can reduce downtime
26th May 2023

Today’s manufacturers are under pressure to be more flexible, reduce downtime, increase efficiency and, above all, keep personnel safe. These efforts are complicated by yet another requirement: the... 

Canadian miner announces technical report filing
26th May 2023

Canadian miner Premium Nickel Resources (PNRL) announced in April that it had filed a technical report – in accordance with National Instrument 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects –... 

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Kouroussa gold project, Guinea – update
26th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Hummingbird Resources has announced the start of the hot commissioning phase at the Kouroussa gold mine. 

Mining entrepreneur and SSC Group founder Fred Arendse
ESG risks in the mining sector
25th May 2023

The qualification and quantification of environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks and uncertainties across the mining lifecycle continue to gain more prominence and relevance in the business... 

Marula highlights Kinusi progress
23rd May 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Tanzania-focused miner Marula Mining says its activities on site at the Kinusi copper project are progressing well, ahead of mining activity, which is planned to start by June 30. Mining activity... 

Hummingbird Resources starts hot commissioning at Guinea mine
22nd May 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Aim-listed gold mining multinational Hummingbird Resources has announced the start of the hot commissioning phase at the Kouroussa gold mine, in Guinea, with the next step being first gold pour,... 

Andrada produces first lithium concentrate from pilot programme
22nd May 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed Andrada Mining has achieved first production of lithium concentrate, in the form of a high-purity petalite concentrate, from an off-site pilot test programme. The off-site test... 

EPA starts new investigation into Cadia dust
22nd May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The New South Wales Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) on Monday has launched a new investigation at gold miner Newcrest Mining’s Cadia operation, less than a year after fining the miner a... 

Tharisa PGM and chrome mine
Tharisa receives environmental approval for local 40 MW solar power plant
19th May 2023 By: Darren Parker

Platinum group metals (PGMs) producer Tharisa has received environmental approval (EA) for its 40 MW solar plant project, allowing it to move ahead with the project. “The EA paves the way for us to... 

KWG Resources morphs into Canada Chrome
19th May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The owner of the Black Horse chromite project, int heh Ring of Fire, has announced that it will amalgamate with its wholly-owned subsidiary Canada Chrome Corporation (CCC). CCC’s assets will be... 

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APA's hydrogen conversion study moves ahead
19th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Testing by energy infrastructure operator APA Group has confirmed the feasibility of converting a 43-km section of the Parmelia gas pipeline, in Western Australia, to carry 100% hydrogen. The... 

KSB can provide rapid response times and quick repairs, minimizing downtime and ensuring equipment is up and running as quickly as possible
Bigger, more efficient valves needed in mining
19th May 2023

As the mining industry in Southern Africa continues to grow, there is an increasing need for pumps and valves that are bigger, more energy-efficient and sustainable.  

Valve certified for hydrogen applications
19th May 2023

Multinational corporation Emerson has announced approval by testing, inspection, and certification company Bureau Veritas Italia of its BM6X Series Slam-Shut valve for use in applications with up... 

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Lifting, rigging solutions for wildlife
19th May 2023

Industrial equipment supplier BMG’s dedicated lifting and rigging division has been involved in important projects recently, including the lifting and moving of wildlife. “A challenging task for... 

Blencowe raises £635 000 for Orom-Cross DFS
18th May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Natural resources company Blencowe Resources has raised £635 000 through the issue of 12.7-million new shares to maintain momentum on the definitive feasibility study (DFS) work that is under way... 

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A$50m in grants awarded to critical mineral projects
18th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal government has approved nearly A$50-million in a second round of grants to accelerate the development of 13 critical minerals projects, which Resources Minister Madeleine King said... 

Middle Island to acquire East Tennant
16th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Gold explorer Middle Island Resources has inked a binding sale and purchase agreement with ASX-listed Strategic Energy Resources (SER) to acquire the East Tennant project in the Northern... 

Critical Metals progressing operational goals at DRC project
15th May 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Mining investment company Critical Metals has been progressing its operational goals at the company’s Molulu copper/cobalt asset, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), since announcing the... 

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Chalice poised for A$80m raise
12th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Metals explorer Chalice Mining will raise some A$70-million in a private placement to major institutions to fund ongoing exploration and pre-development work at its Julimar nickel/copper/platinum... 

Kavango begins drilling campaign at KSZ North in Botswana
10th May 2023 By: Darren Parker

Southern Africa-focused metals exploration company Kavango Resources has announced the start of a drilling campaign on its Kalahari Suture Zone (KSZ) North project, in Botswana. On May 10, the... 

Gypsum stacks at Rainbow Rare Earths' Phalaborwa project
Rainbow raises £7.52m for South African project
9th May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

London-listed Rainbow Rare Earths has agreed to issue about 72.45-million shares in the company to raise £7.52-million to further develop its Phalaborwa project, in South Africa. Existing... 

An image of the Atlas Copco U110PACE compressor mounted on the back of a service truck.
Compressor partnership for Mpumalanga miner
5th May 2023

Aftermarket services and digital solutions provider Atlas Copco Power Technique and long-standing distributor Airlif Compressors and Pumps have collaborated again to deliver a reliable compressed... 

Born in Cape Town and now cleaning waterbodies worldwide – meet the WasteShark
5th May 2023 By: Irma Venter

It’s like a Roomba for water, and it has its roots in Cape Town. If you don’t know what a Roomba is, it is a robotic vacuum cleaner that hoovers your carpets and floors autonomously.  

Sintech Company Profile
5th May 2023

Since 1984 Sintech has supplied the South African market with clutches, brakes and engineering solutions for a range of applications in mining and mining-related industries. Sintech supplies... 

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Ngualla rare earth project, Tanzania – update
5th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Peak Rare Earths has been granted a special mining licence for its Ngualla project. 

Teck signs coal rail agreement with CPKC
Teck signs coal rail agreement with CPKC
4th May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diversified miner Teck Resources has entered into a long-term rail agreement with Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC) for the transportation of steelmaking coal from its operations in south-eastern... 

burning coal
Kibo finds solid biofuel performs better than coal
2nd May 2023 By: Darren Parker

Aim- and AltX-listed renewable-energy development company Kibo Energy has made “significant progress” on its previously stated aim to supply solid biofuel as a replacement for conventional coal to... 

Hummingbird to reach first gold pour this quarter at Guinea mine
2nd May 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Hummingbird Resources says the Kouroussa gold mine processing plant has reached the practical completion stage and has entered the commissioning phase towards achieving first gold pour... 

West Wits continues to pursue blended financing options for Witwatersrand Basin project
28th April 2023 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed West Wits has revealed that it has been in advanced discussions with multiple funders to secure a funding solution for its Witwatersrand Basin project (WBP). West Wits said on April 28... 

Innovation in electrical termination products for the mining sector
28th April 2023

The global mining industry is facing complex challenges due to changing regulations, resource depletion and environmental impact concerns. To remain viable, the industry must adapt to new... 

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Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East
Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East

Weir Minerals Africa is a global supplier of excellent minerals solutions, including pumps, valves, hydrocyclones, wear-resistant linings,...

Booyco Electronics
Booyco Electronics

Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of Proximity Detection Systems, offers safety solutions for underground and surface mining, quarrying,...

Booyco Electronics
Booyco Electronics

Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of Proximity Detection Systems, offers safety solutions for underground and surface mining, quarrying,...

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Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions

As a world-leading mining equipment manufacturer, we are committed to improving your productivity and profitability. Sandvik Mining and Rock...


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