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Coal waste repurposing
Updated 1 hour 45 minutes ago By: Cameron Mackay

An opportunity exists for the target rehabilitation of coarse and ultrafine coal waste streams and stockpiles in the local coal sector, said green coal solutions provider River Energy South Africa... 

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Solutions vs problems
Updated 1 hour 45 minutes ago By: Terence Creamer

There are many differences between Australia and South Africa, and these should not be dismissed or diminished. However, there are also several similarities, particularly when it comes to natural... 

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Every effort should be made to bring the ongoing dumping of mine tailings to an end
Updated 1 hour 45 minutes ago By: Martin Creamer

The state of the world is such that dumping huge volumes of mine waste on Mother Earth should be a thing of the past. Is there technology available to ensure that mines no longer need to dump... 

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Boliden Tara Mines, Ireland
Updated 1 hour 45 minutes ago By: Sheila Barradas

A zinc and lead mine in County Meath, Ireland. 

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South Africa’s manganese mastery putting country in pole position for green transition
27th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Close to half a century of local manganese mastery by Manganese Metal Co of Mpumalanga is placing South Africa – a manganese mining and refining country – in pole position, amid a flurry of global... 

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Wildcat & Mountain View gold/silver projects, US
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A preliminary economic assessment (PEA) has demonstrated the potential for a low-cost, high-margin, heap-leach gold/silver operation. 

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

The project is more than 70% complete. 

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Salares Norte gold project, Chile – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The project was 97% complete as at September 13.  

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Sishen ultrahigh dense-media separation project, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Kumba Iron Ore has significantly progressed detailed design work on UHDMS technology to improve its premium product offering at Sishen. 

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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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Wicheeda rare earths project, Canada – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Defense Metals has upgraded the mineral resource estimate at the Wicheeda deposit. 

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Commissioning starts at Zambian lime plant
22nd September 2023

Last month, strategic minerals developer Firering reported the successful commissioning of the crushing system to produce aggregates, and the finalisation of the design work for the modification... 

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Motheo mine, Botswana
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A copper mine in the Kalahari Copper Belt, in Botswana. 

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Innovation and collaboration take centre stage in decarbonisation
21st September 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Mining companies are leading the charge in decarbonisation, making significant strides. Yet, challenges persist, emphasising the need for collaborative efforts and innovation to strengthen this... 

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Centerra pencils in 2027 restart for Thompson Creek
19th September 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

The idled Thompson Creek molybdenum mine, in Idaho, may resume production by the second half of 2027, Toronto- and New York-listed Centerra Gold said on Monday, announcing the Thompson Creek... 

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Buena Vista iron project, US – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Magnum Mining & Exploration has flagged a potential offtake deal with mining major Anglo American over all the iron-ore produced from the project. 

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Nyanzaga gold project, Tanzania – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Silvercorp has indicated that the development timeline for the project aligns closely with those of takeover target OreCorp. 

The Khusela Dry Sanitation Toilet aims to eliminate pit latrines in South Africa by 2030
Company forges path to safer sanitation
15th September 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Concerted efforts are under way in South Africa to address the use of pit latrines, which remains a pressing human rights concern, especially in schools and areas with inadequate infrastructure.... 

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Digitalisation drive
15th September 2023 By: Lynne Davies

By incorporating advanced technology, such as Internet of Things (IoT) technology, into pump systems, pumps manufacturing specialist Verder Pumps South Africa can assist with pump monitoring. This... 

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Webinar - Waste Management and the Circular Economy
14th September 2023

As municipalities continue to face increasing pressure and challenges in providing effective waste management services amid South Africa's growing waste generation, the business case for improved... 

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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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DWS outlines response progress on Jagersfontein tailings dam collapse investigation
13th September 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has concluded the processes to finalise evidence gathering and collect scientific and engineering information in the wake of the collapse of the... 

EPA backs Woodside's solar plans
13th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has recommended the approval of oil and gas major Woodside’s solar facility plans in the Pilbara’s Maitland Strategic Industrial Area... 

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Decommissioning offering valuable opportunity for sector
13th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Australian government has released an issue paper on offshore decommissioning, which has highlighted the opportunities for the oil and gas sector. Speaking in Parliament, Resources Minister... 

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HyProMag to participate in project to develop UK circular supply chain for wind turbine rare-earth magnets
12th September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Resources development company Mkango Resources reports that rare-earth magnetic recycling company HyProMag, in which it owns a majority stake, is collaborating with EMR, the Offshore Renewable... 

Manganese Metal Company Chairperson Bernard Swanepoel.
Manganese beneficiator wheeling hydropower as it targets entry into battery market
11th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The world’s producer of the purest manganese metal is becoming greener and cleaner as it repositions for market acceptance in the battery electric vehicle (BEV) market, where it sees phenomenal... 

TIA invites applications for funding natural resource, energy technologies
8th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), an entity of the Department of Science and Innovation, is calling for the submission of funding applications for developing innovative natural resource and... 

The US Interior Department earlier that year cancelled leases for an underground mine near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
Mining company loses bid to revive Minnesota copper, nickel project
8th September 2023 By: Reuters

A US judge has rejected a bid by a subsidiary of Chilean mining company Antofagasta to restore canceled mineral leases for a proposed $1.7-billion Minnesota copper and nickel mine, which the Biden... 

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... 

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Exploration resumes at flagship gold mine
8th September 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

After suspending operations amid underground logistical constraints and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on contractor operations, gold producer Caledonia Mining restarted production and... 

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Cabinda phosphate project, Angola – update
8th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Minbos Resources is engaging with its syndicate of investors on the potential yellow phosphorous project development and technical review to develop a new energy material business. 

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Rook 1 uranium project, Canada – update
8th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

NexGen has announced financing of $110-million for the project. 

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Greenbushes mine, Australia
8th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A lithium mine 250 km south of Perth, in Australia. 

An important foundation is the integration of technology in training programmes
Safety training to keep up with changing technologies
7th September 2023

Training within the mining sector is a fast-changing field, driven by technological advancements, evolving safety standards and the need for a more skilled workforce. Keeping up with these demands... 

Ecuador's suspension of environmental consultations hits $2bn of investment -business leaders
7th September 2023 By: Reuters

Ecuador's suspension of a decree enabling environmental consultations prior to the licensing of industrial and mining projects has paralyzed investments worth $2-billion, business associations said... 

Mining and Resources in Europe: The quest for sustainability and innovation as Germany and Finland head down under for IMARC 2023
6th September 2023

Germany, often hailed for its technological prowess and commitment to environmental sustainability, finds itself at a crossroads when it comes to its mining and resources future.   Historically,... 

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Cost focus is key, new African Rainbow Minerals CEO emphasises
5th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Ensuring cost-competitive operational performance and increasing efficiencies and outputs to improve margins were cited as being key by new African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) CEO Phillip Tobias when he... 

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Pursuing critical minerals in discard, tailings
1st September 2023

The metals-intensive transition to a low-carbon economy has cast a spotlight on the mining sector’s ability to supply the large amounts of raw materials required for the energy transition, explain... 

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Firm installs new boilers to optimise operations
1st September 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Energy plant operations and maintenance company Associated Energy Services (AES) is working on an operational optimisation project for a client in the fishing industry to install an additional 60... 

Risks rise in critical minerals boom
1st September 2023

New environmental and social challenges are likely to arise as the energy transition gains traction and demand for critical minerals increases, reports environmental, social and governance (ESG)... 

Large-scale waste-to-DME projects in development
1st September 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Large-scale waste-to-dimethyl ether (DME) projects, one based in north-west Europe and the other on the Gulf Coast of the US, are in the feasibility stage, with the projects anticipated to produce... 

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