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Quebrada Blanca Operations, Chile
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A copper/molybdenum mine in Tarapacá, in northern Chile. 

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Despite big obstacles, AfCFTA viewed as key to weaving new trade and industrial tapestry
28th June 2024 By: Martin Zhuwakinyu

In the grand tapestry of international commerce, Africa’s 55 nations have stood as individual threads rather than a unified fabric of economic opportunity. But a new era of collaboration being... 

GBCSA head of technical Georgina Smit.
Index continues to show value of green buildings in South Africa
27th June 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Investment services and advisory company MSCI’s South Africa Green Annual Property Index for 2023 shows that green-certified prime and A-grade offices produced a total return of 5.8%, which was 150... 

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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... 

Restoring Economic Growth - Connecting African Countries and Optimising the AfCFTA
Restoring Economic Growth - Connecting African Countries and Optimising the AfCFTA
27th June 2024

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) represents a landmark achievement in the pursuit of economic integration across Africa. As the continent navigates the path to restoring economic... 

Victor Molele, Chairman of the School Governing Board with Engen Minins Sales, Vimal Jarganath, Engen CSI Manager, Olwethu Mdabula and CSI Manager Odirile Molefe from Tharisa Mine and Marikana North High headmaster Stoffel Pitse
Engen and Tharisa Mines collaborate to support Marikana matrics
27th June 2024

Engen, in partnership with Tharisa Mines, has once again taken proactive steps to empower the Marikana North High matric class by providing them with study guides to assist them in preparing for... 

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Damen renews NIP agreement with dtic; celebrates more than 40 vessels built at Cape Town shipyard
27th June 2024 By: Irma Venter

Damen Shipyards Group (DSG) has signed a new strategic partnership agreement with the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (dtic) as part of the National Industrial Participation (NIP)... 

SUNOTEC Shines at Intersolar 2024: Showcasing Unparalleled Positioning and Strengthening Strategic Partnerships
27th June 2024

SUNOTEC Shines at Intersolar 2024: Showcasing Unparalleled Positioning and Strengthening Strategic Partnerships [Munich, Germany, 25th June 2024] – SUNOTEC, a leading provider of integrated solar... 

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Legislative certainty amid government shuffle crucial for continued renewable-energy investment
26th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

A clear and certain legislative framework is critical for enabling sustainability and green energy investments in South Africa going forward, especially given the changes taking place in government... 

Anglo Executive Market Development Head Benny Oeyen
Anglo spearheading exciting new clean hydrogen mobility initiative across Europe
26th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum-based hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) received a major boost on Wednesday with the announcement of an initiative to deploy new fleets of zero-emission FCEV taxis in Europe.... 

Zimbabwe's Kuvimba in advanced talks for lithium project partners
26th June 2024 By: Reuters

Zimbabwe's State-owned Kuvimba Mining House has advanced plans to secure investment for a $270 million lithium plant at its Sandawana Mine, where production of concentrates is expected to start by... 

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Petco achieves 60% post-consumer PET recycling rate in 2023
26th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Newly released audited data has shown that South Africa’s longest-standing producer responsibility organisation (PRO) Petco achieved a 64% collection and 60% recycling rate for polyethylene... 

Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis among local government and Nedbank officials during the signing ceremony
Cape Town gets another R3.5bn for its record infrastructure spending target to 2027
25th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

The City of Cape Town has secured a further R3.5-billion in financing towards its plans to spend a record amount on infrastructure investment over the three years to 2027. Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis... 

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Marula signs export logistics agreement for Kenyan mine
25th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Africa-focused mining and development company Marula Mining has entered into an export logistics agreement with Scan Global Logistics (SGL) Group’s Kenya-based subsidiary, SGL Kenya, for the... 

Fire safety for exposed steel structures in buildings
Fire safety for exposed steel structures in buildings
24th June 2024

Exposed steel structures refer to the steel components within a building that are not sprinkler protected, covered or encased by other materials. These structures are often found inside buildings,... 

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Drilling programme at Orion’s Okiep project confirms high-grade potential
24th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE- and ASX-listed Orion Minerals has reported further “outstanding” assay results from the confirmation diamond drilling programme in the Flat Mines area at its Okiep copper project (OCP), in the... 

Paladin to buy Fission Uranium for C$1.14bn
Paladin to buy Fission Uranium for C$1.14bn
24th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Uranium mining company Paladin Energy on Monday announced the acquisition of Fission Uranium for C1.14-billion, creating a global uranium leader with assets in Canada, Namibia and Australia.... 

  Energy Transition: the pivotal role of hydrogen and carbon capture in the future of African energy
Energy Transition: the pivotal role of hydrogen and carbon capture in the future of African energy
24th June 2024

Arun Velusami, Partner & Africa Practice Co-Head & Andrew Shaw, Partner: Energy Transition, Hogan Lovells Africa, having been historically reliant on fossil fuels, is going through an energy... 

RS South Africa is celebrating Women in Engineering on INWED 2024
21st June 2024

Encouraging young women to pursue STEM careers International Women in Engineering Day (INWED), an annual event that celebrates the incredible contributions of women engineers worldwide, marks its... 

Pilbara Minerals eyes A$1.2bn road to double lithium output
Pilbara Minerals eyes A$1.2bn road to double lithium output
21st June 2024 By: Reuters

Pilbara Minerals, Australia's biggest independent lithium producer, on Friday laid out a A$1.2-billion plan to double production capacity for lithium spodumene at its Pilgangoora operation in... 

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Deal signed to test battery-powered haul trucks
21st June 2024

Forming part of its initiatives to reduce carbon emissions, iron-ore and nickel major Vale and mining equipment manufacturer Caterpillar have signed an agreement to test battery electric trucks and... 

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Fatalities draw attention to health and safety standards
21st June 2024 By: Halima Frost

Recent tragic events, resulting in the loss of over 40 construction workers' lives across three sites last month, have brought heightened attention to both the wellbeing of construction personnel... 

A photo of the new Cape Town Station which has been re-imagined to house over 3 000 students and has sports grounds, a shopping centre and cinemas
Mixed-use project completed
21st June 2024

Privately owned construction company GVK-Siya Zama has worked “around the clock” to complete the redevelopment of Cape Town Station, in the Western Cape, into a mixed-use residential and retail... 

The above image depicts one of the Kwik Kit buildings supplied by Kwikspace
Prefab offering expanded with quick-assemble kits
21st June 2024 By: Lynne Davies

In the mining industry, where time is of the essence, there is a need for fast and efficient solutions when it comes to the construction of permanent structures or fully mobile units for temporary... 

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Defusing CBAM
21st June 2024 By: Terence Creamer

South Africa is strenuously opposing the European Union’s (EU’s) Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) that, under its evolving design and coverage, could have a significant impact on the... 

Construction of new TNPA multipurpose vessel gets under way
21st June 2024 By: Irma Venter

A keel-laying ceremony has marked the beginning of construction of a new multipurpose vessel that will increase the marine fleet availability for Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) in Cape... 

Already green V&A Waterfront eyes starting up desalination plant, building second seawater cooling plant
21st June 2024 By: Irma Venter

Since embarking on its sustainability journey in 2008, the V&A Waterfront (V&A) in Cape Town has reduced its energy use by 40%, with 2 MW of photovoltaic (PV) solar panels generating 1 640 000 kWh... 

SKID WITH CLOSED CONTROL ROOM Parnis strives to push the boundaries of innovation and these transformative enclosures stand as a testament to our commitment to excellence and are designed with meticulous precision and engineering prowess
Engineering with integrity
21st June 2024

Parnis Manufacturing specialises in serving the medium to heavy engineering market, boasting a wealth of experience in this industry since 1975. Its products are meticulously crafted to meet... 

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Goulamina lithium project, Mali – update
21st June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Leo Lithium has received conditional approval from the Mali government for the sale of its remaining 40% stake in Mali Lithium BV to China’s Ganfeng Lithium. 

Accessing Infrastructure Project Developments in Africa
20th June 2024

Africa is experiencing a wave of infrastructure developments that are poised to transform the continent’s economic landscape. Significant investments in urban development, transportation, energy,... 

This Prieska mine chamber was blasted in the 1970s.
Green copper, vapour refining envisaged at Orion’s Northern Cape base metals mines
20th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Green copper and clean smelting and refining are envisaged at Orion Minerals’ quickly advancing base metals mines in South Africa’s well-endowed Northern Cape province, which has historically... 

WIOCC Group secures digital infrastructure expansion funds
20th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Digital infrastructure provider WIOCC Group is furthering its expansion strategy in three African countries, enhancing the continent’s digital infrastructure and connectivity and supporting... 

Europe’s EV battery plans fade on China price war, US subsidies
Europe’s EV battery plans fade on China price war, US subsidies
20th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

In 2019, France and Germany agreed to pump billions of euros into a plan to boost Europe’s battery industry and catch up with China and the US. Five years later, that effort is running out of... 

Africa Gears Up for a New Era of Mobility: Smarter Mobility Africa 2024 Announces Mobility Investment Projects
Africa Gears Up for a New Era of Mobility: Smarter Mobility Africa 2024 Announces Mobility Investment Projects
20th June 2024

Africa is on the move, with rapid urbanization transforming cities across the continent. To navigate this exciting yet challenging landscape, Smarter Mobility Africa summit 2024 is set to convene... 

Dutch miner AMG buys into Portuguese lithium project
Dutch miner AMG buys into Portuguese lithium project
20th June 2024 By: Reuters

Dutch miner AMG has acquired a 15.77% stake in London-based Savannah Resources to become the largest shareholder in the company that is developing a lithium project in northern Portugal, the... 

Western Cape Government tackles public procurement changes, challenges and opportunities at annual conference
Western Cape Government tackles public procurement changes, challenges and opportunities at annual conference
20th June 2024

The Western Cape Government’s 11th Annual Smart Procurement Conference saw 500 provincial and municipal officials and suppliers meet to learn, share knowledge and network. The event’s key focus... 

Fortress reports positive operational performance amid logistics demand, disposals and capital recycling
20th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Real estate company Fortress Real Estate Investments says healthy logistics demand, disposals of noncore assets and effective capital recycling continue to drive its positive operational... 

Lekau ‘Solly’ Letsoalo
Transnet appoints Letsoalo as new group COO
20th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

State-owned freight logistics group Transnet has announced the appointment of Lekau ‘Solly’ Letsoalo as group COO, with effect from July 1. Letsoalo returns to the group where he worked previously... 

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,... 

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De Beers opens entries for this year’s Shining Light Awards
19th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Diamond Miner De Beers has announced that entries for the 2024 Shining Light Awards (SLA) jewellery design competition are officially open. The competition falls under the De Beers Group Designers... 

Namibia to have its own satellite tracking and data reception facility
19th June 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The development of a satellite ground segment complex in Namibia has been approved by the Namibia Infrastructure Development and Investment Fund (NIDIF) management enterprise, Eos Capital. The... 

China is building Europe battery supply in Morocco, VW unit says
19th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

China is building a battery supply chain for Europe in Morocco, as the continent struggles to develop its own industry to feed electric-car manufacturing, PowerCo’s operations head said. “We don’t... 

George disaster highlights the importance of compliance and the right people partner
George disaster highlights the importance of compliance and the right people partner
19th June 2024

By Donné Nieman, Sales Director at Workforce Staffing The catastrophic collapse of a near-completed building under construction in George in May 2024, which resulted in at least 34 fatalities and... 

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