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Seriti progressing Mpumalanga wind energy project as it transforms to diversified energy company
19th July 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Seriti Green, a Seriti Resources subsidiary, is progressing the country’s first majority black-owned wind farm, the Ummbila Emoyeni project in Mpumalanga, which would also mark the province’s... 

Academy Award-winning actress, Lupita Nyong'o, visits South Africa's Venetia diamond mine
Academy Award-winning actress, Lupita Nyong'o, visits South Africa's Venetia diamond mine
19th July 2024

Academy Award-winning actress and De Beers Global Ambassador, Lupita Nyong'o, visited the world-class Venetia diamond mine in Limpopo, South Africa this week. At Venetia, one of the world’s leading... 

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Panama vows to talk to First Quantum in coming months on shuttered mine
19th July 2024 By: Bloomberg

Panama’s government says it will engage with First Quantum Minerals in the coming months to discuss the environmental impact of its shuttered copper mine. Panama’s new president, who took office... 

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Dual-stage jet enables enhanced, faster degasification
19th July 2024

As a means to extend its range of battery venting systems, air filtration solutions company Donaldson has introduced its latest product offering, the dual-stage jet, which is a brand-new design... 

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Technology company introduces new dust cannon
19th July 2024

Leader in atomised mist technology and dust control solutions BossTek has introduced a powerful, mobile, mid-sized dust control cannon, in response to input from customers across the demolition and... 

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Leveraging firms
19th July 2024 By: Terence Creamer

South Africa, everyone agrees, has a growth problem. The country has performed poorly when compared with its middle-income peers for more than a decade, averaging growth of only 1.1%. There is also... 

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Coating tech protects critical equipment
19th July 2024

Laser-applied cladding technology provides robust and long-lasting coatings that enhance the performance and lifespan of critical components required for hydraulics, pneumatics and hydropower... 

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High flow, convenience, precision with hydraulic pumps
19th July 2024

Hydraulic electric pumps from industrial equipment supplier BMG’s Enerpac E-pulse pumps range offer intelligent automatic cycle functionality and an efficient power-to-weight ratio to ensure... 

LKP advances explosion-proof lighting
19th July 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Designed to prevent any internal sparks or heat from igniting the hazardous materials in its surroundings, lighting and energy solutions provider Light Kinetics Projects (LKP) introduced its... 

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Unity government must tangibly target swift energy, logistics, water advancement
19th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Economic growth has fallen below permissible percentages. Infrastructure is mangled and maimed. Investment has collapsed and crumbled, and unemployment, poverty and gross domestic product per... 

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Simandou iron-ore project, Guinea – update
19th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

All conditions have now been satisfied for Rio Tinto’s investment to develop the Simandou project. 

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Tiris uranium project, Mauritania – update
19th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Aura Energy has received the last outstanding material permit from the Mauritanian government to allow for the construction and operation of the project. 

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Tocantinzinho gold project, Brazil – update
19th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is on schedule and within budget to start commercial production in the second half of 2024. 

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Hombre Muerto West lithium project, Argentina/Bolivia/Chile – update
19th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Galan Lithium has opted to recalibrate its construction schedule for the first phase of the project. 

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Segovia Operations, Colombia
19th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold/silver mine Antioquia, Colombia. 

DWS promises minimal disruption as six-month maintenance closure of Lesotho Highlands tunnel nears
19th July 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

As the imminent six-month closure for scheduled maintenance of the Lesotho Highlands tunnel draws closer, the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) assures that it is ready and that all... 

Invasive plant purge at Vaal pays off
19th July 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The volume of water lettuce and water hyacinth across the Vaal River Barrage reservoir has reduced markedly over the past few months as removal efforts continue. According to Rand Water, water... 

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Cape Town’s Atlantis SEZ aiming to become green-industry heartland
19th July 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

This month, July, will see the Greentech-focused Atlantis Special Economic Zone (ASEZ) mark two milestones, namely the breaking of ground for the first new factory to be built there, and the start... 

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Vulindlela 2.0, green industrialisation, infrastructure at centre of GNU’s growth vision
18th July 2024 By: Terence Creamer

A second round of economic reforms under Operation Vulindlela, together with green industrialisation and scaled-up infrastructure development have been placed at the centre of the Government of... 

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Capital posts solid growth in second-quarter revenue
18th July 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed mining services company Capital has posted a 16.6% year-on-year increase in revenue to just under $90-million for the quarter ended June 30. The revenue generated in the quarter... 

Andrew Forrest
Fortescue hits brakes on green hydrogen plans
18th July 2024 By: Bloomberg

Billionaire Andrew Forrest is scaling back his plans to turn Australian miner Fortescue into a green hydrogen heavyweight, blaming high energy prices for a setback that has prompted an overhaul of... 

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EU's green hydrogen goals not realistic, auditors say
17th July 2024 By: Reuters

The EU's goals to produce and import green hydrogen fuel are unrealistic and unlikely to be met despite billions of euros in funding, the European Court of Auditors (ECA) said on Wednesday. The... 

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South Africa’s largest wheeling project celebrates official commissioning
16th July 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Vertically-integrated renewable-energy solutions provider the Sola Group has celebrated the official commissioning of South Africa’s largest operational wheeling project, which will add 256 MW of... 

Vale seeks go-ahead to build iron-ore mine by biodiversity haven
16th July 2024 By: Bloomberg

Vale is seeking to boost iron-ore output by reviving efforts to develop a controversial mine in a mountainous region of southeastern Brazil known for its lush forests and endangered wildlife. The... 

Hive Hydrogen GM Colin Loubser
Green ammonia ousting coal in power stations, R105bn hydrogen developer reports
15th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Huge demand for green ammonia from power stations is being seen by the developer of South Africa’s R105-billion green hydrogen to green ammonia project in the Eastern Cape. But this new development... 

Aura’s Tiris uranium project fully permitted for development, operation
15th July 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

ASX-listed Aura Energy has received the last outstanding material permit to allow the construction and operation of the Tiris uranium project from the Mauritanian government. The company says the... 

Webinar - Local Manufacturing
Webinar - Local Manufacturing
15th July 2024

South Africa's manufacturing output has continued to decline owing to infrastructure constraints, labour challenges and the global economic downturn, impacting on job security and commercial... 

President Cyril Ramaphosa
Carbon intensity of our economy has become unsustainable - Ramaphosa
15th July 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The carbon intensity of our economy has become unsustainable, President Cyril Ramaphosa writes in his latest weekly newsletter, published ahead of his address to a climate finance symposium being... 

Botswana seeks Mozambique rail route to exploit coal billions
15th July 2024 By: Bloomberg

The leaders of three southern African nations signed a deal to proceed with a rail and port project to help land-locked Botswana export its massive coal reserves through a Mozambican port, though... 

Mining tech shift: Look out below
12th July 2024

By Richard Roberts, Editorial Director, Beacon Events  5 billion deals done since 2021 but motherlode still to be tapped 

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Supply concerns for Lynas as BHP Nickel West operations halt
12th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Rare earths producer Lynas is addressing potential supply disruptions at its Kalgoorlie facility following BHP’s decision to suspend operations at its Western Australia nickel facilities starting... 

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Manufacturer boosts project activity
12th July 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

Industrial vacuum equipment company Applied Vacuum and Silencing continues to increase its project portfolio by providing full turnkey vacuum product and service solutions for multisectoral clients... 

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Vacuum company opens new office space
12th July 2024

Vacuum product and solutions company Busch Group last month inaugurated a new office space for its South African sales company in City Deep – an industrial suburb in Johannesburg. Covering a total... 

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ESG highlighted in company’s operations
12th July 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations have evolved beyond the business-as-usual approach to shape its operational ethos, highlights Rand Refinery CEO Praveen Baijnath. Rand... 

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Resilience pays off when mining in Africa
12th July 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

While the African mining industry faces several challenges, the potential rewards of investing in the continent are significant, with companies willing to navigate the complexities of the region... 

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Mining companies, suppliers team up to advance evolving ESG goals
12th July 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The South African mining industry continues to be a key contributor to the fiscus, with local producers and suppliers paying about R14-billion in royalties and R90-billion in taxes in the year... 

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Faster economic growth is a must because it serves the interests of everyone
12th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

It has been estimated that an increase in gross domestic product (GDP) from 1% to 2.5% would create an additional 21-million jobs within a decade and add something like R330-billion a year to the... 

Joburg water challenges indicative of broader issues
12th July 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The recent water challenges experienced in Johannesburg are indicative of the broader issues that many cities could face if infrastructure remains unmaintained, says Frost & Sullivan consultant Yaa... 

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Hermosa zinc/lead/silver project, US – update
12th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Metso has been awarded orders for the delivery of grinding plant equipment.  

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Lance Projects – Ross and Kendrick production areas, US – update
12th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Plant construction and wellfield development activities are progressing on schedule and within budget.  

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Mining companies, suppliers team up to advance evolving ESG goals
12th July 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The South African mining industry continues to be a key contributor to the fiscus, with local producers and suppliers paying about R14-billion in royalties and R90-billion in taxes in the year... 

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Copper, cobalt demand expected to rise
11th July 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

A growing world economy is contributing to an increase in demand for copper and cobalt, speakers participating in Afriforesight’s ‘Cobalt and Copper: African Opportunities’ webinar, held on July... 

In lithium industry first, IBAT commercialises new extraction technology
11th July 2024 By: Reuters

In a milestone for the global clean-energy transition, International Battery Metals has become the first company to commercially produce lithium with a novel type of filtration technology, a step... 

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