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Aerial view of the Kachi project
Kachi lithium brine project, Argentina – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Lake Resources has submitted the production environmental-impact assessment for the project. 

Location map of the Wicheeda project
Wicheeda rare earths project, Canada – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Defense Metals has appointed a company to conduct a strategic review of the project. 

Dr Steve Chingwaru
PhD research uncovers invisible gold resource
28th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Stellenbosch University PhD graduate Dr Steve Chingwaru has uncovered what is potentially the world’s largest invisible gold resource. The geometallurgist’s findings could help unlock gold to the... 

Jubilee CEO Leon Coetzer
Jubilee, Abu Dhabi company to form JV for Zambia waste rock project
28th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Abu Dhabi's International Resources Holding (IRH) has exercised its right to proceed with the formation of a joint venture (JV) vehicle with diversified metals processor Jubilee Metals Group for... 

Experts who participated in Creamer Media's webinar on water
Experts propose private solutions to better capacitate municipalities for effective water management
28th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

As South Africa starts to experience more extreme weather events, such as floods, droughts and high-energy storms, the sustainability of public water systems becomes crucial; however, municipal... 

Chvaletice manganese gets ESIA nod
28th March 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The Czech Environment Ministry has approved the environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) for the Chvaletice manganese project, TSX- and ASX-listed Euro Manganese reported on Wednesday.... 

AI, scarcity, power, and other datacentre trends
AI, scarcity, power, and other datacentre trends
27th March 2024

By Faith Waithaka, Cloud and Service Provider Segment Sales Lead: Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric It’s easy to say that 2023 was the year of AI, or generative AI to be more specific.... 

Lake submits production EIA for Kachi Phase 1
26th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Lithium developer Lake Resources has submitted the production environmental impact assessment (EIA) for its Kachi project to the Catamarca Mining Ministry in Argentina. The production EIA is... 

Fuelling Industrial Success: The Undeniable Benefits of Premium Base Oils
Fuelling Industrial Success: The Undeniable Benefits of Premium Base Oils
26th March 2024

In the realm of industrial operations, where precision is paramount, and reliability is non-negotiable, one component’s importance should never be underestimated ­– lubricants. These fluids are... 

Revolutionizing Industries: Rio-Carb Promotes Sustainability with our R-C 700 Chromium Carbide Solutions
26th March 2024

Rio-Carb Pty Ltd, a leading innovator in industrial solutions, is making significant strides in promoting environmental sustainability using R-C 700 Chromium Carbide technology. The company's... 

The McArthur River waste stockpile (pictured 2023) remained in tact with no incidents of landslide or collapses reported in the facility.
Glencore assesses cyclone damage at McArthur River mine
26th March 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

After enduring the impact of a cyclone that brought unprecedented rainfall, commodities major Glencore is now initiating the process of restoring its McArthur River zinc and lead mine, in... 

Rare earth oxides
Ionic reaches steady-state output of rare earth oxide from demo plant, starts planning commercial plant
25th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed Ionic Rare Earths has achieved continuous production from its magnet recycling demonstration plant in Belfast, in the UK. The facility has produced 11.5 kg of didymium oxide (neodymium... 

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Gilbarco Veeder-Root champions fuel efficiency, clean fuels, and diesel rebate solutions in mining
25th March 2024

In the demanding environment of the mining industry, achieving peak operational performance is crucial. Being a global leader in technology solutions original-equipment manufacturer (OEM), Gilbarco... 

water bubbles
SQM supports water treatment startup with initial $1.27m investment
22nd March 2024 By: Darren Parker

UK-based engineering tech startup Salinity Solutions has secured a $1.27-million initial investment from battery-grade lithium chemicals producer Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile’s (SQM’s)... 

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Businesses could enable environment-friendly future – consultants
22nd March 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Global professional services firm BDO South Africa asserts that the imperative for businesses to expedite their environmental commitments remains crucial to promoting sustainable growth. The firm... 

A red XRT Sorter with the OBTAIN Sorting technology integrated into the machine
New ore sorting tech launched at Indaba
22nd March 2024

Collection and sorting systems developer Tomra Mining launched its Tomra deep learning solution OBTAIN, which is suitable for high-capacity ore sorting, at the Investing in African Mining Indaba,... 

A portrait photo of Schneider Electric mining, minerals and metals industries president Rob Moffitt
Operational efficiencies highlighted at Indaba
22nd March 2024

The message from global energy management and automation supplier Schneider Electric at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba – held in Cape Town, South Africa in early February – stressed... 

Image of gold nuggets
Bulyanhulu mine, Tanzania
22nd March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold mine in north-west Tanzania, in the Kahama district of the Shinyanga region. 

Image of iron-ore on a rail cart
Kamistiatusset iron-ore project, Canada
22nd March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Champion Iron has evaluated the construction of mining and processing facilities to produce direct reduction-grade pellet feed iron-ore from the mining properties of the Kami mine. 

Sovereign despatches 30 t of ore from Malawi project to South Africa for test work
20th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim- and ASX-listed Sovereign Metals’ spiral drilling programme has extracted, despatched and delivered 30 t of ore from the Kasiya rutile/graphite project in Malawi to Paterson & Cooke (P&C), in... 

IonicRE successfully produces high-purity terbium oxide in Belfast plant
19th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed Ionic Rare Earths (IonicRE) has announced the successful separation and first production of high-purity terbium oxide (Tb4O7) at its wholly-owned subsidiary Belfast plant, marking a... 

Sibanye-Stillwater completes acquisition of Reldan
18th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Diversified miner Sibanye-Stillwater's acquisition of the Reldan Group of Companies has been successfully concluded for a final cash purchase consideration of $155.9-million. Sibanye in November... 

A digital twin model integrates real-time data from various sources to simulate, monitor and enhance the mining environment, operations and equipment for enhanced safety, efficiency and sustainability
Digital twins paving way to safer underground mining
15th March 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Digital twins represent a “pivotal technological advancement” in underground mining, offering innovative solutions for safety, operational efficiency and environmental sustainability, says business... 

An image of Chetan Mistry
Company aims to accelerate provision of basic human right
15th March 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Amid South Africa’s water infrastructure crisis, global water solutions company Xylem says improving public awareness on water scarcity, quality and sustainability remain crucial in fast-tracking... 

An image of the Degerminator MHXM from Bühler
Solutions provider helps improve production efficiency, enhance sustainability
15th March 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

Process solutions provider, Bühler Johannesburg, offers Southern African and global food industry players equipment solutions and services to improve food production efficiency, meet consumers’... 

A range of bottles filled with various colour liquids used for cleaning
Probiotic-based cleaning products now available
15th March 2024

In contributing to a healthier environment, biological cleaning solutions producer Bionetix International, a division of environmentally responsible corrosion control technologies developer Cortec,... 

Mushrooms next to two manufactured leather rounds
White biotechnology solutions highlighted
15th March 2024

Market intelligence specialists IDTechEx reported in February that handbags made of mushroom leather and biodegradable foodware are two examples of how white biotechnology can produce functional... 

Cape Town aims to invest R43bn in infrastructure over next three years – mayor
15th March 2024 By: Irma Venter

Cape Town mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis says the city will invest R43-billion in infrastructure over the next three years. The ten-year project pipeline is valued at R120-billion. 

Image of Canada flag and image so copper and gold
New Afton mine, Canada
15th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A copper/gold mine in British Columbia, Canada. 

Innovation for development
14th March 2024

Boosting socio-economic development in South Africa through research and innovation, is at the core of the Department of Science and Innovation’s (DSI) mandate.  

Burgundy Diamond Mines CEO and MD Kim Truter
Burgundy CEO believes his diamond company is undervalued
13th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed Burgundy Diamond Mines (BDM) CEO and MD Kim Truter believes the company is trading at a significant discount, presenting a real opportunity for investors. “At some point, the market is... 

Navigating the supply chain for Scope 3 emissions
Navigating the supply chain for Scope 3 emissions
13th March 2024

By Ben Selier, Vice President, Secure Power, Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric It is encouraging to note that datacentres across the globe are taking proactive steps to incorporate renewable... 

East Africa’s sustainability journey – the road ahead is clear
East Africa’s sustainability journey – the road ahead is clear
12th March 2024

By Carol Koech, Strategy Director, Sustainability & Thought Leadership – Schneider Electric International Operations. In a time when countries are proactively moving toward more sustainable... 

Vale CEO to keep job through 2024 as miner seeks successor
Vale CEO to keep job through 2024 as miner seeks successor
11th March 2024 By: Bloomberg

Vale CEO Eduardo Bartolomeo will retain his job through December while one of the world’s biggest mining companies conducts a search for a successor, according to people familiar with the matter.... 

Image of tables filled with ore from the Springpole project
Springpole gold project, Canada – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

First Mining has received construction permits for a temporary winter road to the exploration camp site. 

Precision investment castings
New owners of precision casting company drive technology, skills investment
8th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Following a takeover of Rely Precision Castings by a new group of shareholders, the company is undergoing a renewed market expansion drive with investment into technology, and development of a... 

The new IBL 3000 dry ice blasting machine sold by Dry Ice Blasting Solutions
Dry ice blaster popular in cleaning applications
8th March 2024 By: Halima Frost

With more than 30 units of the Intelblast (IBL) 3000 having been sold to foundries, forges and die-casting companies across South Africa, blasting machine manufacturer Dry Ice Blasting Services... 

AC Valves photo
AC Valves
8th March 2024

Valves manufacturer and supplier AC Valves is a well recognised specialist in the provision of high-quality knife gate valves, serving major mining industries globally. Its extensive range of... 

Image of minerals sands
Toliara mineral sands project – monazite project, Madagascar
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Base Resources plans to exploit the Toliara mineral sands project’s monazite resources. 

Image of Saudi Arabia map/flag
Green, high-purity pig iron project, Saudi Arabia
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

An engineering study has assessed a HIsmelt-based 1.1-million-tonne-a-year pig iron production facility to capitalise on Saudi Arabia’s drive for low-emissions steel production. 

Image of gold nugget
Burnstone gold project, South Africa – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Consistent with the requirements of Sibanye’s capital allocation framework, the project will be delayed and is expected to ramp up again during 2025.  

Lithium ore from the Keliber project
Keliber lithium hydroxide project, Finland – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Construction activities of the project have continued successfully after the start of construction in March 2023. 

mine shaft head
Kilimapesa restart on track following mill relining in January
7th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Progress at the Kilimapesa mine, in Kenya, is on track since the relining of the mill in January and the restart of production, London-listed Caracal Gold CEO Robbie McCrae has said. “We look... 

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