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Fortescue abandons carbon offset scheme
22nd September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Iron-ore major and green energy developer Fortescue will forgo buying carbon offsets from this financial year onwards. The miner said in a statement on Friday that all funds allocated to carbon... 

City of Cape Town to launch dispute mediation process on PRASA devolution, service standards
22nd September 2023 By: Irma Venter

Cape Town mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis says the city is briefing its lawyers to launch an intergovernmental dispute on passenger rail devolution and service standards.  Hill-Lewis says the city has... 

Five more Western Cape rail corridors targeted for recovery – PRASA
22nd September 2023 By: Irma Venter

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) says it has, to date, recovered eight lines in the Western Cape following the complete collapse of service during the Covid-19-pandemic. Six of the... 

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Funding increases for small business energy solutions as investment case improves
22nd September 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Different renewable energy, energy storage and/or generator solutions can partially address small businesses' energy related challenges, and funding to install such solutions in small businesses is... 

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Back River Gold – Goose mine gold project, Canada – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

B2Gold has reported that all long-lead items for the 2024 construction season have been received at its freight consolidation points. 

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Steelpoortdrift vanadium project, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Vanadium Resources has conducted an internal review of the project process flowsheets, equipment selection and designs for the concentrator and salt-roast leach plant. 

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Waterberg platinum group metals project, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Platinum Group Metals has reported the successful close of a nonbrokered private placement of common shares to raise $2.5-million. 

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New railway to include Zambia minerals line
22nd September 2023

Inclusive of a stretch of railway extending into Zambia’s copper-producing district, the start of the transfer of the concession of railway services and support logistics of the Lobito Corridor to... 

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Africa must navigate more fragmented, multipolar geopolitics to secure opportunities
20th September 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Major political actors are increasingly looking at how they can entice African countries to align with various key geopolitical affairs, and African countries are trying to play all sides and have,... 

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ACCC predicts east coast gas surplus in 2024
20th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has revealed that Australia’s east coast gas market should have a 1.4 petajoule (PJ) surplus in the first quarter of 2024, even if the... 

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Goose gold pour on track for 2025
19th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Goose gold mine, in Nunavut, is on schedule to pour its first gold in the first quarter of 2025, Vancouver-based B2Gold reported on Monday. The company also stated that its construction... 

Rail link to Port Elizabeth port damaged by rough seas
18th September 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Transnet Freight Rail's (TFR's) rail link into the Port of Port Elizabeth has been heavily damaged by rough sea conditions that caused a wash-away of the track formation on September 16. This is... 

At least 20 dead after Limpopo diamond mine bus collides with truck, burts into flames
18th September 2023 By: News24Wire

At least 20 people died when a bus burst into flames after colliding with a truck head-on in Limpopo on Sunday afternoon.The accident occurred on the R572, and the bus is understood to have been... 

Growing electrolyser capacity bodes well for platinum demand over next decade – WPIC
15th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

In its latest release about news in the platinum industry, the World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) says electrolyser capacity is ramping up as both production and deployment expand globally,... 

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Menar coal and anthracite projects, South Africa – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Menar has provided an update on its coal projects. 

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Venetia Underground Project, South Africa – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Venetia has delivered its first production. 

Road freight growth subsiding, rail sector struggling – Ctrack index
15th September 2023 By: Irma Venter

The Ctrack Transport and Freight Index (Ctrack TFI) retreated further in July to an index level of 120.8, the lowest level this year since March’s 120.5.  This represents a decrease of 1.2% during... 

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Considerable challenges hampering TFR's performance, but interventions under way
14th September 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

There are myriad of challenges plaguing State-owned rail operator Transnet Freight Rail (TFR), ranging from infrastructure and security to skills shortages; however, several interventions are under... 

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Breaking new ground in productivity
14th September 2023

As the world grows so, too, does its energy requirements. Shell is committed to meeting those requirements while keeping the needs of the economy, the environment and the people top of mind. An... 

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Tasmania commits more funding to hydrogen
11th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Industry has welcomed the Tasmanian government’s support for the development of a green hydrogen industry by 2025. In announcing new funding to help stimulate domestic green hydrogen capability in... 

China's CMOC to boost Congo copper output after ending row with Gecamines
8th September 2023 By: Reuters

China's CMOC Group will raise its copper output in Democratic Republic of Congo to 600,000 metric tons next year, after it recently agreed to end a dispute with state-miner Gecamines, it said on... 

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Pumps manufacturer excited about expansion into the US
8th September 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Design, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and repairs specialist Ryalsan North Engineering’s (RNE’s) Pumps Canadian branch is excited about  its expansion into the US market, increasing the... 

A solar alternating current (ac), low-voltage/medium-voltage, step-up skid or ‘E-House' on show at Turnkey modular's manufacturing site in Germiston
First skid delivered to Free State client
8th September 2023 By: Halima Frost

Prefabricated deployment solutions developer Turnkey Modular rolled out the first of multiple solar alternating current (ac), low-voltage/medium-voltage, step-up skid or ‘E-Houses’ in July for... 

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Kenya Airways unit pushing use of drones and other emerging aviation technologies
8th September 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

With new technologies promising to transform commercial aviation, Kenyan national flag carrier Kenya Airways is determined to be an active participant in this revolution and so make the East... 

Energy balancing act highlighted
8th September 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

While Zimbabwe is well placed to take advantage of growing demand for critical minerals associated with the global energy transition, the country’s unstable energy supply requires urgent... 

Stellenbosch University converts Toyota taxi into EV, testing to start shortly
8th September 2023 By: Irma Venter

The Department of Industrial Engineering at Stellenbosch University (SU) has joined forces with Rham Equipment to convert a Toyota Hiace Ses’fikele minibus taxi into a battery electric vehicle... 

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Finniss lithium project, Australia – update
8th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Boxcut excavation has started at Finniss's BP33 underground project. 

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Orom-Cross graphite project, Uganda – update
8th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Blencowe Resources has announced the successful completion of additional metallurgical testwork on the project. 

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Razorback iron-ore project, Australia
8th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

An update on Razorback has modelled two development scenarios, based on mine schedules that produce an estimated 2.3-billion tonnes of life-of-mine ore from the indicated and inferred mineral... 

Woodside inks CCS MoU with KEPCO
7th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Woodside will collaborate with Japanese company Kansai Electric Power Co (KEPCO) on carbon capture and storage (CCS). The two companies have inked a non-binding memorandum of... 

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Qld miners spending big locally
5th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

New data from the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has shown that mining and energy companies spent some A$26.8-billion in purchases with local companies during 2021-22. Some 77% of all purchase... 

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MCA calls for IR bill to be scrapped
5th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has called on the federal government to scrap its new Industrial Relations (IR) Bill introduced to Parliament this week. The bill aims to criminalise wage... 

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Leo shares fall as Mali issues arise
4th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The share price of ASX-listed Leo Lithium tanked on Monday, after the government of Mali ordered the company to halt direct shipping ore (DSO) operations at its Goulamina lithium project. The... 

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Booysendal South platinum mine project, South Africa – update
1st September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The number of stoping crews has now reached steady state and production is averaging more than 250 000 ore tonnes a month. 

Trafigura-led Lobito rail upgrade has yet to find users
1st September 2023 By: Reuters

African metal producers are reluctant to make long-term commitments to use a railway a Trafigura-led consortium plans to upgrade, four sources with knowledge of the matter said. Known as Lobito... 

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Pallet-free bulk bags developed
1st September 2023

Materials handling systems specialist Conceptainer has developed solutions to protect product integrity and enable efficient handling, stacking and storage in the design and local manufacture of... 

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Eland mine complex, South Africa – update
1st September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Northam Platinum has reported on the progress at the project. 

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Waterberg platinum group metals project, South Africa – update
1st September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Platinum Group Metals has reported that it is advancing discussions and related agreements concerning the possible offtake of mineral products from the Waterberg project. 

At least 13 killed in attack at Congo gold quarry
29th August 2023 By: Reuters

Unidentified militiamen killed at least 13 people in an overnight attack on a gold quarry in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, an army spokesperson and a civil society leader said. The attack... 

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Draft Freight Logistics Roadmap promised by year-end
28th August 2023 By: Terence Creamer

A new ‘Freight Logistics Roadmap’ is currently undergoing an internal government consultative process for publication before the end of the year, the latest Operation Vulindlela progress update... 

More needs doing on decarbonisation - Minister
25th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The latest results from the Quarterly National Greenhouse Gas Inventory has highlighted the need for greater action on decarbonisation said Climate Change and Energy Minister Chris Bowen. The... 

bp a step closer to hydrogen FID
25th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

PERTH ( – Energy major bp is a step closer to a final investment decision (FID) on its energy hub H2Kwinana, having completed its concept development phase study. The study... 

Payment24 expands into new industries and regions
25th August 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

As South African specialised payment solutions firm Payment24 continues to expand into new regions, while adding products and solutions to its portfolio, it is also branching out into other... 

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