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Aerial View of the Simandou project
Simandou iron-ore project, Guinea – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Rio Tinto is continuing to work with its partners to satisfy the outstanding conditions on the project. 

Biden administration aims to clean up power sector with revamped rules
Biden administration aims to clean up power sector with revamped rules
25th April 2024 By: Reuters

The Biden administration on Thursday announced it has finalised rules targeting carbon, air and water pollution from power plants that it says could cut over one-billion metric tons from carbon... 

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Changing business opportunities, challenges in Zimbabwe highlighted
24th April 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Zimbabwe is undergoing change and aims to attract more companies to do business in the country, but risks and challenges remain for businesses aiming to capitalise on the opportunities in the... 

First Quantum navigates Zambia power crisis through imports, renewable projects
First Quantum navigates Zambia power crisis through imports, renewable projects
24th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

In response to Zambia's recent declaration of a national emergency owing to a severe drought affecting power generation, copper miner First Quantum Minerals is taking measures to ensure the... 

FUCHS LUBRICANTS SOUTH AFRICA introduces latest calcium sulphonate grease for mining
23rd April 2024

One of the world’s largest global diversified natural resource companies has standardised on FUCHS’ RENOLIT CSX ULTRA across all its heavy mobile equipment, following extensive testing. The calcium... 

Anglo American CE Duncan Wanblad.
Anglo helping to restore Amazon-like rainforest near Brazil iron-ore mine
23rd April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining company Anglo American is taking steps to help to restore an Amazon rainforest equivalent of which less than 10% remains intact. The Mata Atlántica carbon forest is located near... 

Orion Minerals CEO Errol Smart.
Rich copper intercept in N Cape sends Orion’s shares soaring on Australian exchange
22nd April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The richness of South Africa’s copper assets were emphasised on Monday when Northern Cape mine developer and explorer Orion Minerals published a standout intercept that sent its shares rocketing up... 

Department of Interior Secretary Deb Haaland says the rule's focus is to bolster landscape resilience in the face of climate change.
Association condemns BLM’s Conservation and Landscape Rule as industry lockout
22nd April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The Essential Minerals Association (EMA) has raised objections to the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) final Conservation and Landscape Health rule, citing concerns over what it perceives as a... 

Iluka posts lower first-quarter volumes as planned
19th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Australia-focused mineral sands and rare earths miner Iluka Resources has reported lower year-on-year production of most of its commodities owing to inventory management and a major maintenance... 

Minerals Council South Africa chief economist Hugo Pienaar
Chief economist unpacks mining’s deeply-rooted contribution to economy despite challenges
19th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The mining industry makes a significant difference in the lives and livelihoods of employees and society in South Africa through economic and socioeconomic contributions, but more can be done on... 

direct reduced iron pellets
Decarbonised iron production possible using sodium, company says
19th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

A new process being pioneered by energy companies such as Israel-based Helios and Netherlands-based Alkalium proposes the use of sodium metal rather than coal or hydrogen to refine iron-ore into... 

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Tank supplier intends to help S Africa navigate water crisis
19th April 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Leading water and storage solutions company JoJo asserts that its agility to innovate rapidly – stemming from in-house research and development capacity, 40 years of experience and deep local... 

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Company highlights innovative product offering
19th April 2024

Amid the country’s water crisis, packaged wastewater treatment plant service provider Calcamite highlights the importance of treating wastewater and reintroducing it to the environment.  Calcamite,... 

The above image depicts one of the three mini-substations by Trafo Power Solutions which are in an IP54 configuration – ensuring that the units are completely sealed from dust and water that could occur in the copper/zinc mine
Mini-substations, transformers supplied to DRC
19th April 2024

With its experience in Africa and its agility in executing projects rapidly, electrical equipment supplier Trafo Power Solutions is supplying three mini-substations and two transformers to a... 

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Fog fluid product highlighted to prevent corrosion
19th April 2024

Global corrosion protection company Cortec Corporation highlights that its CorroLogic VpCI-339 fogging fluid is fast, effective and convenient in addressing the challenges of void and corrosion in... 

An image of Pan African resource's processing faciility
Concurrent rehabilitation improves community relations
19th April 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Midtier gold miner Pan African Resources’ concurrent rehabilitation at its Mogale tailings retreatment (MTR) project, located at the Mintails site, near Mogale City in Krugersdorp, Gauteng, is... 

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Tailings equipment security, integrity spotlighted
19th April 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

The industries involved in tailings retreatment and the rehabilitation of tailings storage facilities (TSFs) are increasingly moving towards more sustainable and socially responsible practices,... 

Location map of the Lance project
Lance Projects – Ross and Kendrick production areas, US – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Peninsula Energy has appointed a contractor for the plant expansion of the Ross central processing plant. 

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Okiep copper project, South Africa – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals has made progress through its acquiring a controlling interest in the project. 

West Kenya gold project, Kenya – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Shanta Gold has reported “encouraging results” in an exploration update. 

Optimising green hydrogen production with technology advancement
Optimising green hydrogen production with technology advancement
18th April 2024

By Hennie Colyn at Schneider Electric A recent Markets and Markets research report Green Hydrogen Market, Industry Size Forecast Report  outlines that the segment is set to reach USD 7,314 billion... 

Resources Watch
Resources Watch
17th April 2024

This week: Use underground mines for electricity storage, optimise mine water use; Market development of full PGMs basket is essential, Industry Day hears, and, South Africa well placed to benefit... 

West African reports high-grade gold mineralisation at Burkina Faso deposit
17th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

ASX-listed unhedged gold mining company West African Resources has reported high-grade gold mineralisation from recent infill underground diamond drilling within the main lode at the M1 South (M1S)... 

Uranium in hand
Lotus advances process optimisation work ahead of Letlhakane mine development
17th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed Lotus Resources has developed a detailed initial programme of work to maximise the potential of its Letlhakane uranium project, in Botswana. The company is working to update the... 

Orion MD and CEO Errol Smart
Orion makes advances in acquiring control of Okiep copper project
17th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Australia-headquartered Orion Minerals has made progress with acquiring a controlling interest in the Okiep copper project, in South Africa’s Northern Cape province. Orion and other relevant... 

Grindex Bravo submersible pumps have been chosen for diverse applications at a mineral sands operation on South Africa's West Coast
Elevating efficiency in mineral sands with Grindex Bravo Pumps
17th April 2024

Grindex Bravo submersible pumps were selected by a mineral sands operation on the West Coast of South Africa and according to JD Nel, Key Account Manager at Integrated Pump Technology, these will... 

Rio Tinto CEO Jacob Stausholm says the group delivered stable operating results in the first quarter.
Rio Tinto reports dip in first-quarter iron-ore shipments
17th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified mining group Rio Tinto has reported lower first-quarter iron-ore shipments of 78-million tonnes, amounting to a 5% year-on-year decline. The company attributed the dip to weather... 

Codelco CEO vows to pursue community buy-in over lithium expansion
17th April 2024 By: Reuters

Chile's State-run miner Codelco has made progress in negotiating with local communities over lithium mining and will keep working to win their support, CEO Ruben Alvarado said on Tuesday, a day... 

Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek
Australia to establish EPA as part of environmental law reforms
16th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

In a move to bolster environmental protection measures, Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek announced on Tuesday the establishment of an Environment Protection Agency (EPA) as part of the Albanese... 

Codelco aims to land partner for Maricunga lithium by next year
Codelco aims to land partner for Maricunga lithium by next year
16th April 2024 By: Reuters

Chile's State-run miner Codelco plans to select a partner for a future lithium project in one of the country's top salt flats, Maricunga, in the first quarter next year, Chairman Maximo Pacheco... 

Manganese nodules
Jupiter lists achievements, goals in inaugural sustainability report
15th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed Jupiter Mines lists in its inaugural sustainability report, published on April 15, key areas for emission reduction such as optimising fuel use, exploring regenerative braking systems in... 

Hot Chili prepares to create new water company
15th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX- and TSX-V-listed Hot Chili has submitted a second maritime concession application to facilitate a potential multi-user water network for the Huasco Valley area of the southern Atacama region... 

Speakers outline green hydrogen challenges, infrastructure hurdles
12th April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

South Africa’s green hydrogen economy faces complexities and challenges, both upstream and downstream, and this requires technological disruption and commitment beyond the current value chain. This... 

EY Africa strategy and transactions leader Quintin Hobbs
Opinion: Moving from hype to reality – how green hydrogen’s role in the energy transition is evolving
12th April 2024

In this article, EY Africa strategy and transactions leader Quintin Hobbs writes about the growth in green hydrogen demand and the related growth in electrolyser demand. It is now clear that green... 

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Hydrogen 2024: Implementation crucial going forward
12th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Green hydrogen is prominent on the global agenda for creating a cleaner, greener future. The element holds the potential to unlock a new epoch in energy. Unlike conventional fossil fuels, the... 

The Bristol Bay watershed in southwestern Alaska supports the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery.
Alaska sues EPA over Pebble copper and gold mine prohibitions
12th April 2024 By: Reuters

Alaska sued the US Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday seeking to overturn an agency decision that it said effectively blocked development of one of the world’s largest copper and gold... 

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People at the heart of South Africa’s water sector recovery
12th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The complexity of the water sector in South Africa, along with the numerous and seemingly insurmountable challenges faced, demands a series of integrated interventions – and people are at the... 

Cape Town to depoly camera-fitted aircraft in war against crime
12th April 2024 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Towns’ (CoCT’s) Safety and Security Directorate is enhancing its crime prevention capabilities with the inclusion of new aerial surveillance technology. The information,... 

Cape Town’s MyCiTi depot construction 65% complete
12th April 2024 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town (CoCT) says construction work on two new MyCiTi depots, located on the corner of Spine Road and Mew Way between Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain, is now 65% complete. City... 

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Excellent mining-linked agri opportunity on Far West Rand must now be accelerated
12th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Gauteng’s Far West Rand mining-linked area has always had excellent agricultural potential. In fact, the area had all the makings of a colossal market garden had early mining not dewatered the... 

Image of South Africa flag and periodic table symbols for platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium,  and gold
Bengwenyama platinum group metals project, South Africa – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Drilling is advancing the prefeasibility study for the project. 

Core sample from the Khemisset project
Khemisset potash project, Morocco – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Emmerson has entered into a subscription agreement with Global Sustainable Minerals, which will result in the company’s gaining a 20.3% shareholding in Emmerson.  

Rock at Premier mine showing gold mineralisation
Premier gold project, US – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Ascot Resources has marked a key milestone at the new mine. 

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