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Revolutionising corrosion protection: The power of Belzona’s innovative solutions
Revolutionising corrosion protection: The power of Belzona’s innovative solutions
7th June 2024

Corrosion is an insidious enemy of industrial assets, silently deteriorating structures, machinery and equipment across a range of industries. Whether it is the pipelines in an oil refinery, the... 

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Zavalievsky graphite mine, Ukraine
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A graphite mine adjacent to the town of Zavallya, in Ukraine. 

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Tumas uranium project, Namibia – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Deep Yellow has selected a contractor to deliver detailed engineering and engineering, procurement and construction management services for the Tumas uranium project. 

Belgium's King Philippe and Namibian President Ngangolo Mbumba on a site visit at the Cleanenergy Solutions green hydrogen project in Namibia
Namibia’s audacious plan to become a global green hydrogen hub
6th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

Early in May, King Philippe of Belgium was on the edge of the Namib desert to inaugurate a project that aims to help decarbonize European industry, and which might just enable one of Africa’s... 

Antofagasta signs $1.5bn investment deal for water transport system in Chile mine
6th June 2024 By: Reuters

London-listed Antofagasta on Wednesday signed a $1.5-billion investment deal to improve water supply at its Chile mining operations. The deal, signed with a firm owned by Madrid-based Almar Water... 

The Khumani iron-ore mine
Mining input costs up by 7.2% y/y, Minerals Council says
5th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

The Minerals Council South Africa said on June 4 that its index of mining input costs increased by 7.2% year-on-year, matching the highest rate so far this year, which was recorded in January. This... 

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Platinum group metal poised to help protect world from growing water pollution threat
5th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metal (PGM) is once again coming to the fore as a mineral resource that goes the extra mile in protecting a threatened global environment. The latest indispensable commodity that is... 

Greener Mining: Achieving Efficiency and Environmental Responsibility through Water Management Strategies
Greener Mining: Achieving Efficiency and Environmental Responsibility through Water Management Strategies
4th June 2024

(Virtual Showroom) - The National Water Act of 1998 in South Africa has put in place stricter regulations on water management, including for the mining sector which is a significant source of water... 

African Rainbow Minerals Executive Chairperson Dr Patrice Motsepe
South Africa’s ARM completes strategic investment in Canada’s Surge Copper
3rd June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s diversified mining company African Rainbow Minerals has secured its 15% strategic shareholding in Surge Copper, a Toronto Stock Exchange-Venture Exchange company that is advancing an... 

Drilling on the Tiris project, in Mauritania
Aura starts dual funding workstreams to garner debt, strategic financing for Tiris
3rd June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX- and Aim-listed Aura Energy has started two funding workstreams to underpin the development of the Tiris uranium project, in Mauritania. The company aims to secure an integrated funding... 

Cyclones slash Australian gold production in March quarter
Cyclones slash Australian gold production in March quarter
3rd June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australian gold mine production fell to 70 t in the March quarter, from 77 t in the December quarter, as a series of cyclones moved inland, with heavy rain wreaking havoc on the country's main gold... 

The home of Malbec wine makes a play for copper in Argentina mining revival
The home of Malbec wine makes a play for copper in Argentina mining revival
31st May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Argentina’s Mendoza province, known for Malbec vineyards that draw tourists from across the world, is moving to spur exploration of its copper deposits long shunned by prospectors due to... 

Worley wins first South32 North America contract
31st May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diversified mining company South32 has awarded Australian professional services company Worley an engineering and procurement services contract at the Hermosa project, in the US. Worley will be... 

Murray & Roberts Cementation offers both medium and large diameter raiseboring as a service to the mining sector
Mining services leader offers the full package
31st May 2024

A household name for shaft sinking in Africa’s mining sector, Murray & Roberts Cementation has over the decades developed a wide portfolio of mining services – some better known than others.... 

Ruthenium, hydropower and green hydrogen make headlines
Ruthenium, hydropower and green hydrogen make headlines
31st May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer discusses the renewed focus on ruthenium, water as an alternative source of power and the need for the world to make green hydrogen cheap enough to ensure... 

Queensland Premier Steven Miles
Queensland outlaws carbon storage in Australia's biggest aquifer
31st May 2024 By: Reuters

Australia's Queensland state will ban carbon capture and storage in a giant aquifer that spans much of its territory, the state government said on Friday, after an outcry from farmers who said such... 

A more robust engineering workforce can drive technological advancements and operational efficiencies in mining
Upliftment of engineers critical to industrial development
31st May 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

There is a critical need for broader educational reforms to encourage and increase the potential for take-up of engineering as a career among youth, including the country’s mining sector, which... 

SRK Consulting's approach has adapted to evolving needs, incorporating new factors into the core of its technical decision-making processes
Enhancing mining sustainability through tech expertise
31st May 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Amid an industry-wide shift towards more sustainable mining practices, engineering consultancy SRK Consulting says that the significance of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in... 

Bill creating water infrastructure agency heads for President’s desk
31st May 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Following the adoption of the National Water Resource Infrastructure Agency (NWRIA) Bill, the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) is preparing to submit it to President Cyril Ramaphosa for... 

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Côté mine, Canada
31st May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold mine in in north-eastern Ontario, Canada. 

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Garden Well Main underground gold mine project, Australia
31st May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project will open a new mining domain directly below the base of the current Garden Well openpit. 

East Manganese mine project, South Africa – update
31st May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A second manganese project is now at an advanced stage of assessment. 

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Elk Creek superalloy material project, US – update
31st May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

NioCorp Development has reported that electrifying the Elk Creek mine could be a game-changer for the critical minerals project. 

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Kobada gold project, Mali – update
31st May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Toubani Resources has announced several changes to its board of directors and study management team to drive the delivery of the definitive feasibility study. 

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Narrabri Stage 3 extension project, Australia – update
31st May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

An pbjection against the project has been dismissed by the federal court. 

The SlurrySucker dredging system provided the ideal solution to get the emergency water dams at a Gauteng wastewater treatment plant back to optimal condition
SlurrySucker puts sewage works back on track
30th May 2024

Developed by local pump and dredging expert IPR, the SlurrySucker dredging system recently provided the ideal solution for getting the emergency water dams at a Gauteng wastewater treatment plant... 

Transforming Mining: Innovations Revolutionising Efficiency and Sustainability
30th May 2024

By: Selim Kaymak, Founder & CEO Alpha Resources and Investments Innovation serves as the bedrock of progress across all industries, including mining. As the global demand for crucial resources like... 

Valuable use of ruthenium being researched.
Ruthenium highlighted again in what could be another big boost for platinum group metals
27th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Ruthenium, one of the six platinum-group metals (PGMs), is once again being given major research attention in view of it being exceptionally suited to uplifting the efficiency and sustainability of... 

The Endeavor zinc mine in Cobar
Polymetal and MAC form Cobar mine alliance
27th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The stock of ASX-listed base metals miner Polymetals Resources jumped 21% on Monday as the company announced a strategic alliance with, and investment by, ASX- and NYSE-listed Metals Acquisition... 

Social elements of ESG in mining more complex, but an established part of mining's legacy
24th May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

While there are increasingly complex regulatory requirements governing the social obligations of mines, regulations are only catching up to what some mining companies are doing to benefit mine... 

COMRO book editor Brian Protheroe (right) and Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer (left).
Massive water power possibilities in underground mining, says COMRO book editor
24th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

When hydropower was being developed for South Africa’s gold-mining industry, the industry was going through a tough time and the research organisation of the day, the Chamber of Mines Research... 

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Emmerson pleased with innovative processing method to be used at Morocco project
24th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed potash development company Emmerson’s main priority at this time is obtaining environmental approval for the Khemisset project, in Morocco. The company advises that a scoping study... 

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Firm lauds foam dousing system viability
24th May 2024

German proportion system operator FireDos asserts that its foam proportioning systems are fit for mining in Southern Africa. The company boasts a variety of foam proportioning systems ranging from... 

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Technology emphasised as way to increase sustainable mining – Chamber
24th May 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

The Southern African - German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAGCC) highlights that the development of many countries in Southern Africa is linked to the mining sector. The organisation asserts... 

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Southern Africa always a key market – firm
24th May 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

With the trusted legacy of more than 150 years of Siemens engineering expertise, Innomotics is the backbone of reliable motion for industries and infrastructure worldwide. Amid the increased... 

The above image depicts the fourth generation Outotec Kaldo L furnace is able to achieve smelting, reducing and converting in a single vessel
Flexible furnace system launched
24th May 2024

Finnish industrial machinery company Metso has launched the compact fourth generation, heavy-duty Outotec Kaldo L Furnace, which is ideally suited for the melting, reducing and converting of... 

Remote Metering Solutions (RMS) chief commercial officer Frikkie Malan
Smart metering to drive energy efficiency
24th May 2024

The age-old practice of monthly meter readings is drawing to a close in the face of the modern world’s dynamic and fluctuating energy demands says utility metering management solutions provider... 

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Algae offers new carbon emissions solution
24th May 2024 By: Halima Frost

Based on the concept that algae are a carbon-capture powerhouse, Austin, Texas biotech company Reactive Surfaces has invested over $2-million in the research and development of an algae-infused... 

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Diamond miner progresses move to underground
24th May 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Ahead of its fifty-fifth anniversary, Botswana-based diamond miner Debswana Diamond Company is undertaking an expansion project at its flagship Jwaneng mine, in the south-central part of Botswana,... 

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Vaal Water Lettuce invasion signifies need to weed out water pollution
24th May 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Vaal Barrage is now home to an invasive plant species that has had significant negative economic and environmental consequences for the region, and its rapid spread will not slow down without... 

Cape Town adds new tech layer in fight against crime
24th May 2024 By: Irma Venter

Very early on in his term, Cape Town mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis was told by law enforcement agencies that there could never be enough boots on the ground to fully combat violent crime and the drug... 

AESSEAL’s innovative sealing solutions drive sustainability in Botswana’s mining operations
24th May 2024

In a recent interview, AESSEAL South Africa MD Shane Chester discussed how the company is revolutionising the mining industry in Botswana with its innovative sealing solutions, focusing on the... 

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Hombre Muerto West project, Argentina, Bolivia and Chile – update
24th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Galan Lithium has received commitments for an equity raising of A$14-million. 

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