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Panther Minerals eyes Nevada uranium property
10th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

CSE-listed Panther Minerals has entered into a non-binding letter of intent (LoI) to acquire 1484506 BC –  the company that holds the Huber Heights uranium property in Elko, Nevada. The property... 


Canada approves Teck’s coal sale to Glencore
Canada approves Teck’s coal sale to Glencore
5th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The Canadian government has approved commodities major Glencore’s acquisition of Teck Resources’ metallurgical coal business, Elk Valley Resources (EVR). The $6.9-billion transaction for a 77%... 


Diamcor closes final tranch of offering, bringing total to C$2m
3rd July 2024 By: Darren Parker

Diamond producer Diamcor Mining has closed a second and final tranche of C$600 300 of its previously announced non-brokered private placement, bringing the total of the offering to about... 


Shareholders prop up Volt with A$500 000 loan
2nd July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Graphite producer and anode developer Volt Resources on Tuesday announced a funding agreement with three major shareholders for the provision of an aggregate loan of up to A$500 000. The investors... 


Mufaro Muzvondiwa, Process and Products Director at Weir Minerals Africa
From smart mining to portable crushing from Weir at Electra Mining Africa
1st July 2024

At this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition, visitors will be attracted to the Weir stand by innovations such as the Weir Modular Wheeled Plant (WMWP), a fully mobile crushing and screening... 


Orion invests in Dakota Gold
28th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Entities managed by Orion Mine Finance Management have invested $6-million in exploration and development company Dakota Gold. Orion’s ownership of Dakota, together with its prior investment from... 


A large yellow 410 P-Tier Articulated Dump Truck with a man wearing PPE driving it
Dump truck redesigned to improve surface mining
28th June 2024

Last month, heavy equipment manufacturer John Deere announced that it has redesigned its 410 P-Tier Articulated Dump Truck (ADT) with upgrades to its design and productivity performance, following... 


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Andrada signs deal to restructure Uis Tin Mining Company
27th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Dual-listed Andrada Mining has executed a legally binding agreement to restructure Uis Tin Mining Company (UTMC), the operational Namibian entity that holds the ML133, ML134 and ML129 mining... 


The Douay gold project
Maple gains full ownership of Quebec projects from Agnico
24th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed Maple Gold has consolidated ownership of the multi-million ounce Douay gold project and past-producing Joutel gold project, in Quebec. This follows the restructuring agreement between... 


Dr Nicole Taylor, onboard the SA Agulhas II
Stellenbosch researcher investigates seasickness, using an app she developed
20th June 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

Contrary to much popular opinion, many sailors and other professional seafarers suffer, to greater or lesser degrees, from seasickness when they re-embark on sea voyages. Suffering dizziness,... 


The Kainatu mine, in Papua New Guinea
K92 closes and upsizes Trafigura loan
20th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Gold miner K92 Mining has announced two new credit facilities with Trafigura to replace a previous loan, upsizing its facility from $100-million to $120-million. Under an accordion feature, the... 


Richard Tomes, AfriSam Sales & Marketing Executive
AfriSam stands ready to serve after 90-years
20th June 2024

Started in 1934 as only the second cement manufacturer in South Africa, AfriSam has built a 90‑year legacy of quality and expertise that ranks with the world’s best. According to Richard Tomes,... 


Cornish to dispose of Canada’s Nickel King property
18th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim- and TSX-V-listed Cornish Metals has announced the sale of its 100% interest in the Nickel King and Opescal Lake properties, in Canada’s Northwest Territories, to Northera Resources for up to... 


Volt expands team to facilitate growth to field operations
14th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Lithium development and technology company Volt Lithium has appointed Dave Kimery as COO, Derek McFarlane as production engineer and field operations, and Greg Foofat as investor relations VP.... 


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Organisation looks into industry challenges
14th June 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

High regulatory and legislative barriers in the quarrying sector are constraining its growth, says quarrying and surface mining professional body Institute of Quarrying Southern Africa (IQSA)... 


Premium Nickel raises C$27.5m for Botswana projects amid strong investor interest
11th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian mining company Premium Nickel Resources will raise C$27.5-million through an upsized private placement offer, the company announced on Monday. This is an increase from the initial... 


Vukile CEO Laurence Rapp
Vukile delivers robust results, growth opportunities
5th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

JSE-listed, consumer-focused retail real estate investment trust (Reit) Vukile Property Fund on June 5 said it had outperformed the upper end of its full-year market guidance, delivering a 10.5%... 


Liquidity position of many municipalities at risk
5th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

National Treasury has released the ‘Local Government Revenue and Expenditure Report’ for the third quarter of the 2023/24 financial year, which shows an underperformance of actual collections... 


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Diamcor closes first tranche of increased placement
5th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

TSX-V-listed Diamcor Mining has closed a $1.4-million first tranche of a nonbrokered private placement following receipt of conditional acceptance of the offering from the TSX-V. The company now... 


Global airline profitability up for this year – but so are airline expenses
4th June 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

At its AGM in Dubai, the global representative body for the airline industry, the International Air Transport Association (IATA), announced that its profitability forecast for the worldwide airline... 


Report reveals tax transparency, exchange of info progress in Africa
3rd June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

The ‘2024 Tax Transparency in Africa’ report shows that improved tax transparency, exchange of information (EOI) and related measures have enabled an increase in fiscal revenue for African... 


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Fairvest weathers challenges to deliver strong interim performance
3rd June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Real estate investment trust Fairvest has posted an interim distribution of 67.83c per A share and 21.24c per B share for the six months ended March 31. “Fairvest is operationally strong and agile... 


Pan African Resources' Mogale operation
Pan African announces capital reduction to recover overpaid distributions
24th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE- and Aim-listed Pan African Resources will host a general meeting in London on June 10 to discuss a proposed capital reduction programme. Additionally, the company expects a court hearing to... 


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Silicosis and Dust Suppression
23rd May 2024

Spray nozzles play a crucial role in dust suppression to help prevent silicosis, a lung disease caused by prolonged exposure to respirable crystalline silica (RCS) particles. Here are some ways in... 


Keeping up with the prosumers
Keeping up with the prosumers
22nd May 2024

By Taru Madangombe, Vice President: Power and Grid for Middle East and Africa at Schneider Electric By hook or by crook is certainly a statement in determination that applies to South Africans.... 


Brick machine supplier embraces the benefits of Vesconite Hilube bushings
Brick machine supplier embraces the benefits of Vesconite Hilube bushings
22nd May 2024

A South African manufacturer and supplier of concrete brick-making machines has started using Vesconite Hilube linear bushings as spare parts for its manual/electric brick-making machines and as... 


Tirupati schedules requisitioned general meeting for June 11
14th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Specialist graphite producer Tirupati Graphite will, on June 11, hold a general meeting to give shareholders the opportunity to vote on a resolution brought by a group of shareholders to replace... 


Anglo American Platinum's Mogalakwena operation in South Africa
Investors expect BHP to lift Anglo American offer again
14th May 2024 By: Reuters

BHP is likely to sweeten its $43-billion takeover offer for Anglo American for a second time and possibly add cash, investors in both companies said on Tuesday, after the London-headquartered... 


Tirupati urges shareholders to vote against replacing the board with new directors
13th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

London-listed specialist flake graphite producer Tirupati Graphite has asked shareholders to vote against resolutions brought by a group of shareholders seeking the removal of chairperson and MD... 


BHP CEO Mike Henry says the group is disappointed that its second proposal has been rejected.
Anglo rejects BHP's revised £34bn proposal
13th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified major Anglo American has rejected a revised proposal put forward by BHP, which valued the UK-headquartered miner at about £34-billion. The structure of the revised proposal, unveiled... 


An image of the Jadair Settler/Clarifier System
Water clarification technology eliminates settling ponds
10th May 2024

Advanced water clarification technology solutions on offer from water recycling and concrete reclaiming systems developer Jadair International – such as its Settler/Clarifier System – are enabling... 


Wind and solar
Climate commission model points to the growth potential of green industrialisation
6th May 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The initial direct cost of placing South Africa on an energy transition pathway over the coming five years in line with its decarbonisation targets is calculated at a hefty R1.5-trillion in the... 


Tirupati offers to meet with shareholders who sought the removal of three directors
3rd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Specialist graphite producer Tirupati Graphite says its directors have offered to meet with shareholders who have requested a general meeting be held to allow shareholders to vote on the removal of... 


LOCALLY SOURCED
The perlite-based mineral aggregate is sourced from a South African mine
Local product ensures efficiency
3rd May 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Addressing global challenges such as climate change and the growing focus on sustainable development was front of mind in the development of Pratliperl by local manufacturer Pratley, says Pratley... 


Diamcor announces C$1.5m private placement
2nd May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Diamond mining company Diamcor Mining plans to complete a non-brokered private placement financing of up to C$1.5-million, and anticipates that an aggregate of up to C$1.25-million of the financing... 


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Tribunal approves Vitol’s buyout of Engen
25th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

The Competition Tribunal has approved the proposed acquisition of petrol station brand Engen by independent energy marketing and trading company Vitol Emerald, subject to a set of competition and... 


Image of the TwisterTrac VS350E crusher from Pilot Crushtec
South African crusher gaining ground in Australia
19th April 2024

A vertical shaft impactor (VSI) designed and manufactured in South Africa is proving to be popular in the high-spec road base and concrete aggregates market in Australia. The TwisterTrac VS350E... 


Image of AfriSam All Purpose Cement used in the construction industry
Laying down the benefits of all-purpose cement
19th April 2024

AfriSam All Purpose Cement notes that its specially blended formulation supports the construction of durable and long-lasting structures and highlights its cement’s contribution to the durability... 


EMP Metals begins operations at direct lithium extraction pilot plant
19th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Canadian lithium exploration and development company EMP Metals has, in partnership with Koch Technology Solutions and Saltworks Technologies, started commissioning its direct lithium extraction... 


SLG positioning company to aggregate South Africa’s LNG market
SLG positioning company to aggregate South Africa’s LNG market
18th April 2024

South Africa faces a gas supply issue from about mid-2026, and liquified natural gas (LNG) is the only viable solution for the country’s existing gas industry which is reliant on large scale,... 


Revival expands US gold portfolio with Ensign acquisition
Revival expands US gold portfolio with Ensign acquisition
11th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed Revival Gold has announced the acquisition of Ensign Minerals, owner of the Mercur gold project, in Utah, marking the company’s expansion in the US. The acquisition, in an all-share... 


Justin Guilfoyle, Queensland (QLD) Regional Sales Manager at Finlay Australia, the Pilot Crushtec dealer in Australia
TwisterTrac VS350E delivers the goods in Australia
4th April 2024

Designed and manufactured in South Africa by Pilot Crushtec, the TwisterTrac VS350E vertical shaft impactor (VSI) has over the years gained popularity in Australia. Key to its success is the... 


AfriSam All Purpose Cement is recognised for its specially blended, high quality formulation that supports the construction of durable and long lasting structures
AfriSam All Purpose Cement still a cornerstone for diverse construction applications
4th April 2024

AfriSam All Purpose Cement is recognised as a fundamental component in various construction applications, embodying versatility, reliability, quality and affordability. This premium product is... 


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