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Sibanye-Stillwater's first-quarter results.
Sibanye pursuing rapid self-generation to improve energy supply
9th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals, green metals and gold producer Sibanye-Stillwater is pursuing self-generation projects that will improve the security of its energy supply in South Africa, the company said... 

The power take-off (PTO) gearboxes, planter bearings and agricultural chains help farmers to increase productivity and efficiency in the field
Company boosts productivity, lessens environmental impact
5th May 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Bearings and power transmission supplier Bearings International is staying up to date with emerging trends and technologies in the agriculture industry by incorporating this knowledge into its... 

By working with reputable manufacturers and experienced suppliers, users of agricultural equipment can improve efficiency, reduce costs, and enhance their operations significantly
Use of soft starters, VSDs in irrigation beneficial
5th May 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Implementing modern electric motor control technology in the agriculture industry has become increasingly important to improve efficiency throughput, reduce downtime, reduce waste, and drive... 

Iritron’s solar trailers are designed to be mobile, so farmers can move them around as required
Solar trailers transform industry
5th May 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Equipped with solar panels that power various farming equipment, automation company Iritron’s off-grid solar trailers are especially useful for small-scale farmers who do not have access to grid... 

An emerald and metallic green electric truck manufactured by Volvo has been delivered to Morocco as a continent first
New electric trucks destined for S Africa
5th May 2023 By: Halima Frost

On the back of delivering the first ever heavy electric truck to the African continent last month, global manufacturer Volvo says it will deliver its first FM electric truck tractor to a client in... 

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.  

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Kapstevel South project, South Africa – update
5th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Twenty-nine heavy mining machines have been procured.  

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Windfall gold project, Australia – update
5th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Gold Fields has partnered with Osisko Mining to develop and mine the project. 

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Delo 400 SLK Caltex lubricant for heavy-duty diesel engines
4th May 2023

Astron Energy (Pty) Ltd, licensee of Caltex-brand lubricants have introduced Delo 400 SLK SAE 15W-40 engine oil, a new premium heavy-duty diesel engine oil. 

Lynas eyes more rare earths capacity if Malaysia plant shuts
3rd May 2023 By: Bloomberg

Lynas Rare Earths, the biggest producer of the key materials outside of China, said it will need to look at ways to address lost capacity should its Malaysian plant be shut indefinitely. The miner... 

Thew New Afton mine
Canadian mining firms recognised for excellence in sustainable mining
3rd May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has awarded the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Excellence Awards to New Gold’s New Afton mine and Rio Tinto’s Diavik mine. New Gold and Rio Tinto's... 

The Oyu Tolgoi operation in Mongolia
Copper mine flashes warning of 'huge crisis' for world supply
3rd May 2023 By: Bloomberg

Accompanied by tinny taped music and overall-clad workers, Rio Tinto Group executives and Mongolian officials gathered a kilometer beneath the freezing Gobi Desert earlier this year to open one of... 

Multotec's SX4 degritting spiral reduces carbon costs for mining operations in West Africa
2nd May 2023

Amid tough economic conditions, Multotec has responded to a challenge faced by gold operations in West Africa which were dealing with the high costs of activated carbon used in gold processing. To... 

Sibanye to complete compulsory acquisition of New Century shares
2nd May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The remaining shareholders of takeover target New Century Resources will have their shares acquired by suitor Sibanye-Stillwater Resources on Tuesday. Sibanye-Stillwater in February launched a... 

St Barbara production falls by 4%
28th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Ongoing issues at the Leonora operations, in Western Australia, and truck availability at the Simberi operation, in Papua New Guinea, has seen gold miner St Barbara report a 4% reduction in gold... 

Rio buys scandium project
28th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner Rio Tinto has struck a $14-million deal with ASX-listed Platina Resources to acquire its Platina scandium project, in New South Wales. The project comprises a long life,... 

Patented technology improves sustainability of plant
28th April 2023

Water treatment solutions provider Veolia Water Technologies’ patented solutions for wastewater treatment and biogas production are now in service at dairy company Pınar Süt’s factory in İzmir,... 

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Safer tailings deposition cannot be a tick-box exercise
28th April 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With the local and global mining industries still reeling from tailings dam failures in recent years, the solutions cited for more responsible tailings management are collaboration, consistent... 

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Safer tailings deposition cannot be a tick-box exercise
28th April 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With the local and global mining industries still reeling from tailings dam failures in recent years, the solutions cited for more responsible tailings management are collaboration, consistent... 

Northern Star flags costs increases
27th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Gold miner Northern Star Resources has increased its all-in sustaining cost (AISC) estimates for the 2023 financial year, following a tough March quarter. Gold sales in the March quarter declined... 

Nigel Townshend.
Shaft-sinking boom-time stalwart Nigel Townshend returns as chair of mining services company
26th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Mining luminary of South Africa’s shaft-sinking boom period at the beginning of the millennium Nigel Townshend is back in action as the newly appointed nonexecutive chairperson of United Mining... 

Gravity energy storage to be trialled at decommissioned German mine
25th April 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

German mine owners Geiger Group have contracted gravity energy storage specialist Gravitricity to investigate the potential of storing energy at a decommissioned mine. The decommissioned shafts... 

Dr Andy Robertson
SRK Global, RGC announce passing of founder Dr Andy Robertson
24th April 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Mining industry geotechnical and environmental engineering services company Robertson GeoConsultants (RGC) and engineering consultancy SRK Global have announced the passing of the companies'... 

Heat exchanger for fuel cell systems launched
21st April 2023

At centrifugal separation solutions provider Alfa Laval’s net-zero launch event in February this year, the company introduced the AlfaNova GL50, the first heat exchanger developed specifically for... 

Two autonomous drill rigs owned by Epiroc on the surface of a mine
Manufacturer accelerates autonomous drills transformation
21st April 2023

Mining and infrastructure equipment manufacturer Epiroc says it is continuously accelerating the transformation of the mining industry toward lower emissions, improved safety, and higher... 

A Truscan machine which uses high-resolution sample scanning and x-ray fluorescence to better asses ores, being manned by a male technician in PPE
Firm branches out, improves technology offering
21st April 2023 By: Halima Frost

International exploration company Boart Longyear announced the launch of its new subsidiary Veracio, which will combine science and digital technologies in a single, integrated platform for the... 

Location map of the Waterberg project
Waterberg platinum group metals project, South Africa – update
21st April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Platinum Group Metals has reiterated its focus on advancing the Waterberg project. 

Centamin lifts revenue, production in first quarter
20th April 2023 By: Donna Slater

LSE- and TSX-listed gold miner and explorer Centamin produced 14% more gold year-on-year in the first quarter of this year at 105 875 oz, while its revenue increased by 18% year-on-year to... 

Stellenbosch University Department of Earth Sciences geometallurgy PhD student Steve Chingwaru
Sulphide-hosted gold remains in Witwatersrand tailings
14th April 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Stellenbosch University Department of Earth Sciences geometallurgy PhD student Steve Chingwaru has shown that, as historical mining of the Witwatersrand region focused almost uniquely on the free... 

Four killed in conveyor accident at Sibanye's Burnstone gold mine
14th April 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Multinational mining and metals group Sibanye-Stillwater has advised of four fatalities at its Burnstone gold project, near Balfour, following a surface waste rock conveyor collapse on April 13.... 

UPS systems necessary for businesses – company
14th April 2023

Downtime can be costly for any business, especially for growing ones that need to be operational around the clock. Power management company Eaton’s uninterruptable power supply (UPS) systems are... 

Omron's goal is to help suppliers of battery cells for hydrogen electric vehicles, for example, save 10% on excess material
How automation solutions with AI can help optimise maintenance, production for sustainable manufacturing
14th April 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

Sustainability can play an important role in acquiring and retaining customers, as well as in developing new market opportunities, says automation specialist Omron. One area where the company wants... 

Coal, gold projects show company’s closure capabilities
14th April 2023

Mine closure services provider Agreenco has become the specialist rehabilitation and mine closure partner for a large multinational coal miner, for which the company generates rehabilitation... 

Kumba stresses benefit of concurrent rehabilitation
Kumba stresses benefit of concurrent rehabilitation
14th April 2023

Iron-ore producer and Anglo American subsidiary Kumba Iron Ore is implementing concurrent rehabilitation and closure measures at the company’s flagship open pit Sishen operation, near the town of... 

Aerial view of the Platreef project
Platreef palladium/rhodium/nickel/platinum/copper/gold project, South Africa – update
14th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Construction on the Phase 1 concentrator has started, with first production scheduled for the third quarter of 2024. 

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Steelpoortdrift vanadium project, South Africa – update
14th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Vanadium Resources is expected to make a final investment decision on the project by July 2023. 

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Skouries gold/copper project, Greece – update
14th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Eldorado Gold has closed a €680-million project financing for the project. 

Tharisa CEO Phoevous Pouroulis
Adverse weather impacts on Tharisa’s quarterly results
13th April 2023 By: Darren Parker

Platinum group metals (PGMs) and chrome producer Tharisa Mining’s volume recovery was slower than expected in the quarter ended March 31 owing to continued adverse weather, which impacted on... 

Jagersfontein after the tailings dam failure
New study shows Jagersfontein dam deviated from best practice
12th April 2023 By: Darren Parker

Civil engineers at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg have used public satellite and aerial imagery in a study to investigate the history of the infamous Jagersfontein waste... 

Blyvoor Gold boosts supplier development, improves near-mine community
11th April 2023 By: Donna Slater

Blyvoor Gold, which operates the Blyvoor mine – once one of the largest gold mines in the world – has invested more than $100-million in refurbishing and upgrading the mine after it stood idle for... 

BlueRock says unable to contribute funding to recapitalise South African mine
11th April 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The directors of Aim-listed BlueRock Diamonds have notified the business rescue practitioners (BRPs) that control Kareevlei Mining and its operations – the Kareevlei mine in South Africa’s Northern... 

Glencore CEO Gary Nagle.
Glencore advances further on circular economy journey
11th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Glencore has taken another step on the road to achieving the world’s circular economy imperative. The London- and Johannesburg-listed diversified mining an marketing company, headed by CEO Gary... 

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James Bay lithium project, Canada
7th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Allkem plans to build a 5 480 t/d lithium mine in Quebec. 

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