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Constructed wetlands to be completed by this month
17th March 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

A system of three constructed wetlands (CWs) was built in gravel-like beds to establish a microbial consortium using plants that essentially ‘eat’ chemical components in discarded wastewater. The... 

A red carpet leading up to a newly revamped Tavern, The Spot 1818, in Soweto, as part of Heineken South Africa's Taverns of the Future initiative
Initiative sets out to improve tavern experience
17th March 2023 By: Halima Frost

Earlier this month, multinational brewing company Heineken South Africa spearheaded the launch of an initiative, Taverns of the Future, at The Spot 1818 in Phiri, Soweto.  The Spot 1818 is one of... 

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New recycling methods required for API
17th March 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Owing to the highly solvent-intensive processes associated with active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) manufacturing, a single batch of APIs can use and generate significant amounts of waste.... 

Mining services company reports third consecutive year of growth
16th March 2023 By: Darren Parker

Global mining services company Capital has announced a third consecutive year of material growth. The company's revenue for the 2022 financial year amounted to $290.3-million, a 28% increase from... 

Gem delivers solid financial, operational performance despite challenges
16th March 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

London-listed Gem Diamonds delivered a solid financial performance for the financial year ended December 31, despite the volatile global economic environment following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine,... 

Centamin’s Sukari mine continues to deliver
16th March 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Gold miner Centamin made “great progress” in the 12 months ended December 31 – a year which saw the company’s Sukari gold mine, in Egypt, producing its fifth-million ounce, underpinning the quality... 

Devastation left in the wake of a tailings dam burst in Mariana, Brazil
BHP potentially faces $44bn bill in Brazil dam case
16th March 2023 By: Reuters

Mining group BHP Group is potentially facing a £36-billion ($44-billion) lawsuit in London over Brazil's worst environmental disaster after the number of claimants more than tripled to 700 000,... 

Three- to four-month delay to Capricorn Copper restart
15th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior 29Metals on Wednesday told shareholders that mining operations at its Capricorn Copper operation in Queensland could be suspended for three to four months, following heavy rainfall in the... 

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Progress being made in reforming South African electricity sector, assures Presidency official
13th March 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

Major changes were indeed under way in the country’s electricity sector, South African Presidency project management head Rudi Dicks assured the RES4Africa Energy Security Conference in Cape Town,... 

China’s lithium probe puts spotlight on reserves and ESG risks
10th March 2023 By: Bloomberg

If it’s grown, drilled or dug up, chances are there’s not enough of it in China. Beijing’s ability to manage the mismatch between its scarce natural resources and vast industrial output is now... 

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Company embarks on successful trommel projects
10th March 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Minerals processing equipment manufacturer Multotec embarked on two major trommel projects in 2022 for the heavy minerals mining industry. The first project, completed in July, involved the... 

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Continued research makes for better die-cast materials
10th March 2023 By: Halima Frost

Steel and technology group Voestalpine boasts a strong footprint in the supply of metals used in various die-casting applications and strives, through continuous research, to further expand its... 

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Thacker Pass lithium project, US – update
10th March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Construction, including site preparation, geotechnical drilling, water pipeline development and associated infrastructure, has started. 

Ontario names recipients of critical minerals innovation fund
8th March 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Ontario has announced the recipients of the Critical Minerals Innovation Fund, which is supporting research for extraction and processing technologies to build critical minerals supply chain.... 

African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) CEO Mike Schmidt.
Turn energy, logistics threats into opportunities, African Rainbow Minerals CEO urges
6th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa's energy and logistics threats should be turned into opportunities, says African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) CEO Mike Schmidt. Speaking to Mining Weekly in a Zoom interview following ARM’s... 

‘It shouldn’t take 15 years to open a mine’: Ontario proposes mines act changes
6th March 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Ontario government has introduced legislation to amend the Mining Act that, if passed, will attract more investment in the province’s mining sector while strengthening the made-in-Ontario... 

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Seminar to focus on restoration efforts in the Kalahari
3rd March 2023 By: Darren Parker

With more than 30 mines operating in the southern Kalahari, the upcoming Restore Kalahari symposium, on March 17, will investigate how the region can be transformed into a leading restoration area... 

Vale to turn Amazon mining waste into high-grade iron-ore to feed steelmaking
3rd March 2023 By: Bloomberg

Metals producer Vale is turning 37 years worth of mining waste at an iron ore complex in the Amazon into high-quality material to be used in steel production. The company has started extracting... 

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Consultancy offers holistic solutions for decarbonisation
3rd March 2023

Decarbonisation on mines featured high on the agenda at a recent global partners meeting in Johannesburg, Gauteng, says international mining consultancy firm SRK Consulting, which hosted a special... 

Refuse-derived fuels helpful in waste management
3rd March 2023

The mining industry at large is embracing change and finding new ways to integrate innovative waste management strategies into its operations. There are various mines mitigating risks by conducting... 

Tailings re-mining to ramp up in 2023
3rd March 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

JSE-listed platinum group metals (PGMs) producer Impala Platinum’s (Implats’) Rustenburg operation, in the North West province, has been re-mining tailings from its dormant tailings dams 1 and 2,... 

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Valentine gold project, Canada
3rd March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

An updated feasibility study has presented, for the first time, a three-pit mine plan for the project. 

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Cabinda phosphate project, Angola – update
3rd March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Minbos Resources has flagged a $10-million capital cost saving at its Cabinda phosphate project on the back of a simplified flowsheet. 

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Dalgaranga gold project, Australia – update
3rd March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Gascoyne Resources has unveiled a funding package to advance exploration work and deliver an updated operating plan for its Dalgaranga gold project. 

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Kapstevel South project, South Africa – update
3rd March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Good progress has been made on the project. 

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Merlin diamond project, Australia – update
3rd March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Lucapa Diamond Company has struck a gas supply heads of agreement with ASX-listed Armour Energy for the Merlin project. 

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Pine Point zinc project, Canada – update
3rd March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Private equity group Appian Natural Resources has committed to invest C$100-million to acquire a 60% interest in the project. 

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Skouries gold/copper project, Greece – update
3rd March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Eldorado Gold is forecasting a big jump in its production over the next five years, with the addition of the Skouries mine providing significant near-term growth. 

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Construction kicks off at Thacker Pass lithium mine
2nd March 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Construction of the Thacker Pass lithium mine, in northern Nevada, has begun, dual-listed Lithium Americas announced on Thursday. “Starting construction is a momentous milestone for Thacker Pass... 

First two phases alone will save R425-million a year.
Harmony’s cheaper electricity and productivity surge can extend mine life
1st March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The three-phase renewable energy rollout of Harmony Gold is not only driving decarbonisation but also the reduction of electricity costs, which has the potential to extend mine life through a... 

Harmony's Mponeng Gold Mine.
Harmony CEO hails strong performance of South African mines despite loadshedding
1st March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The South African operations of Harmony Gold did very, very well in the six months to the end of December last year load curtailment notwithstanding, Harmony Gold CEO Peter Steenkamp said during a... 

This road could save the planet — and carve up Alaskan wilderness
This road could save the planet — and carve up Alaskan wilderness
28th February 2023 By: Bloomberg

Coldfoot, Alaska, is a lone truck stop-cafe-bar-motel 60 miles north of the Arctic Circle. It’s the last spot for northbound semis to gas up on their way to Prudhoe Bay and a place where camo-clad... 

Bellevue appoints mining contractor
27th February 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Gold developer Bellevue Gold has awarded near A$24-million openpit mining contract to a subsidiary of NRW Holdings. Bellevue said on Monday that mining at the Vanguard open pit is set to start in... 

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Recycled rubber range aids sustainability initiatives
24th February 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Vinyl flooring and wall protection specialist Polyflor launched the R-Range recycled-rubber wall protector last year to protect buildings against damage caused by wheeled traffic. The first product... 

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Partnership to benefit rubber recycling industry
24th February 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

With a global emphasis on environmental consciousness and the circular economy, demand for recycled rubber pallets has increased in the seven-billion-unit pallet industry, thereby sparking a... 

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Moolmans enters a new five-year manganese mining contract with Tshipi é Ntle
24th February 2023

In line with its vision to be the premier mining contractor in Africa, Moolmans, the South Africa-based contract mining subsidiary of the Aveng group, has entered a new five-year contract with... 

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Woodlark gold project, Papua New Guinea – update
24th February 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Geopacific Resources is hoping to update the operating and capital cost estimate for its Woodlark gold project during 2023. 

Anglo American CEO Duncan Wanblad.
Anglo has 600 MW keyed up ready to go, green hydrogen also developing rapidly, says Wanblad
23rd February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

All policy in South Africa specifically relating to energy certainly does tend to be moving into a path of time and space where it really is incentivising the building out of renewable energy... 

BHP trials green fuel in the Pilbara
23rd February 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner BHP is trialling the use of Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) at its Yandi iron-ore operations, in Western Australia, to help power mining equipment. Supplied through a... 

Petra's Cullinan mine
Petra mulls full-year dividend despite $17.6m interim net loss
21st February 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed Petra Diamonds says the actions it has taken to strengthen the business and improve cashflow generation, together with capital discipline, places the company in good stead for the... 

Kumba Iron Ore CEO Mpumi Zikalala.
Green steel to cut Scope 3, solar to cut Scope 2, hydrogen to cut Scope 1 – Kumba Iron Ore
21st February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s Kumba Iron Ore sees itself as a critical player in the decarbonisation journey. Regarding tricky Scope 3 emission reduction, the Anglo American company is partnering with top... 

The New Century zinc mine, in Queensland.
Sibanye-Stillwater makes a play for New Century
21st February 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Global metals miner Sibanye-Stillwater has launched a A$1.10 a share takeover offer for Australian zinc miner New Century Resources, in which it already holds a 19.9% interest. Sibanye-Stillwater... 

Sinking of the ventilation shaft at the Palabora copper mine, in Phalaborwa
Shaft sinking team at Palabora copper mine reach 800 m
20th February 2023 By: Darren Parker

Mining contractor Murray & Roberts Cementation’s shaft sinking team, responsible for sinking a new ventilation shaft at the Palabora copper mine, in Phalaborwa, Limpopo, have celebrated reaching a... 

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