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Award winner’s roofing method breaks record for longest roof span
24th November 2023 By: Lynne Davies

Manufacturer, merchandiser and steel distributor Macsteel, offering broader insight into the project that resulted in its winning three awards at the Southern African Institute of Steel... 


A large patch of land being cleared to make way for the construction of a tailing re treatment plant being constructed for Pan African Resources at its Mintails operations
Tailings retreatment plant construction progressing
24th November 2023 By: Halima Frost

The construction of midtier gold producer Pan African Resources’ Mogale tailings retreatment (MTR) plant at the Mintails site, on the West Rand of Gauteng, is progressing according to schedule and... 


Technology company Altron CEO says company’s strategy bearing fruit
24th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

After undertaking an assessment and strategic steps to lay a strong foundation of growth, JSE-listed technology company Altron has been focused on “fixing, enhancing and repositioning”, before... 


Paratus eyes doubled revenue, expansion
24th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

As pan-African telecommunications group Paratus Group marks its twentieth anniversary, the network services provider is targeting expansion in Central and West Africa, as well as a doubling of its... 


Contractors urge dialogue on the back of 88 liquidations
24th November 2023 By: Irma Venter

Contract changes within the construction industry and conditions that are slashing margins are becoming a growing threat to contractors, “contributing to the downward spiral of the construction... 


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Velinga Wind Farm, Sweden
24th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Vattenfall decided in October 2023 to start building an onshore wind farm at Velinga.  


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Menar coal and anthracite projects, South Africa – update
24th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Menar, telecommunications group MTN and technology giant Huawei have teamed up to bring fifth-generation technology to the Gugulethu colliery. 


China shifts approach to fatal coal mining accidents to ensure supply security
23rd November 2023 By: Bloomberg

The latest fatal accident linked to coal production in China, this time caused by a fire in a miner’s building in Shanxi province, has prompted another government campaign to protect lives in... 


Gauteng identified as a driver of low-carbon development
23rd November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With Cabinet having approved the Just Energy Transition Implementation Plan in the week of November 21, Presidential Climate Commission (PCC) adaptation head Dhesigen Naidoo has confirmed that the... 


DP World opens world-class cold storage facility in Lusaka, Zambia
23rd November 2023

DP World is pleased to announce that its Market Access Consumer business, Deep Catch Group, has opened a world-class cold storage facility, Lusaka Commercial Cold Store (LCCS), in Lusaka, Zambia.... 


Olympus Manthata
Enhancing access to climate and nature finance for African cities- challenges and opportunities 
23rd November 2023

By Olympus Manthata, Head of Climate Finance at the Development Bank of Southern Africa Climate change has become an urgent and pervasive challenge, with its impact keenly felt at the local level,... 


African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) sponsors R20 million into research at the University of the Witwatersrand 
African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) sponsors R20 million into research at the University of the Witwatersrand 
23rd November 2023

African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme to support research into water, energy and digitalisation in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment. South Africa is... 


Community clean-up
Experts agree climate change discussions need to filter down to household level
23rd November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

As climate change becomes ever more prevalent in South Africa, stakeholders from the private sector, government, labour and civil society are increasingly engaging on points of concern and... 


Mali signs agreement with Russia to build gold refinery
23rd November 2023 By: Reuters

Mali's military government said it has signed an agreement with Russia to build a gold refinery in the capital Bamako, one of a slew of deals between the two countries as Russia seeks to extend its... 


ARM founder and executive chairperson Dr Patrice Motsepe and Wits ARM Building.
African Rainbow Minerals provides R20-million for Wits University research
23rd November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining company African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) is supporting postdoctoral research into water, energy and digitalisation at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg.... 


Ariana starts due diligence drilling programme at Zimbabwe project
22nd November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Aim-listed mineral exploration and development company Ariana Resources has started a drilling programme at the Dokwe North and Central areas, collectively known as the Dokwe project, in Zimbabwe.... 


AfricaCom: MTN South Africa and Huawei take home ‘sustainability champion’ award
AfricaCom: MTN South Africa and Huawei take home ‘sustainability champion’ award
22nd November 2023

 MTN South Africa and Huawei won the “Sustainability Champion of the Year” award at this year’s AfricaCom Awards. AfricaCom is the largest annual event in the communications industry in Africa. Its... 


Gabrielle Iwanow
Perenti appoints new contract mining head
22nd November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Mining services group Perenti has appointed Gabrielle Iwanow, who was recently the MD and CEO of Mincor Resources, as president of its contract mining division. Iwanow is one of Australia’s... 


Zutari receives international recognition for its public participation project on the N2 Wild Coast toll road
21st November 2023

Leading consulting engineering and infrastructure advisory firm Zutari has received global recognition for its involvement in the N2 Wild Coast toll road development. It won the Member-at-Large... 


Accelerate appoints new CEO
21st November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed exploration company Accelerate Resources has appointed Luke Meter as CEO, with effect from January 1. Meter has more than 18 years of exploration, development and corporate experience... 


Firebird plans manganese sulphate plant in China
21st November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Australian company Firebird Metals is considering building a battery grade manganese sulphate plant in China, which will be supplied with concentrate from its Oakover project, in Western... 


Engen employees help support Aged Valley Home in Lavender Hill
Engen employees help support Aged Valley Home in Lavender Hill
21st November 2023

Moved by a visit to Aged Valley Home in Lavender Hill, Engen employee Giannina San Giorgio used the company’s Employee Community Partnership Programme (ECPP) to rally colleagues to support their... 


Demolition of older compromised structures versus modern recyclable buildings
20th November 2023

Demolition of older, compromised structures – from residential buildings to industrial facilities – can have significant environmental and social implications. The demolition process can generate a... 


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Brikor achieves strong interim performance
20th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Construction materials provider Brikor reported a profit before earnings from its associate of R13.1-million for the six months ended August 31, compared with a loss of R1.7-million in the first... 


Swiss miner finds rich lithium deposit in Bosnia
20th November 2023 By: Reuters

Swiss miner ARCORE said on Friday its exploration in eastern Bosnia had found mineral deposit rich in lithium carbonate, magnesium and other minerals that are in demand in Europe. The company said... 


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Western lithium, graphite miners boost prices for ESG-friendly supply
19th November 2023 By: Reuters

Western lithium and graphite miners have started charging the electric vehicle (EV) supply chain higher prices for their material, meeting demand for environment-friendly and consistent supply that... 


The Cimerwa cement plant in Rwanda
PPC to sell its stake in Rwanda business
17th November 2023 By: Schalk Burger

JSE-listed construction materials supplier PPC has concluded an agreement to sell its 51% shareholding of Rwandan integrated cement manufacturer Cimerwa for $42.5-million to Kenya-based National... 


SQM loses $1bn in market value as lower prices dent profit
SQM loses $1bn in market value as lower prices dent profit
17th November 2023 By: Reuters

Chile's SQM, the world's second-largest lithium producer, saw more than $1-billion wiped from its market value on Thursday as investors reacted to a third quarter profit hammered by sliding prices... 


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Digital solution improves asset management
17th November 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Technology and asset management – amid the introduction of the Internet of Things – have become a necessary component of civil engineering and construction projects in South Africa. Asset... 


Saice President, Steven Kaplan, at the University of the Free State
Mentorship programmes necessary
17th November 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Maintaining a sufficient number of capable engineers, technologists and technicians to meet the demands of the South African civil engineering and construction industry requires relevant training... 


Sumitomo Metal Mining looks to boost battery materials output, possibly in US
16th November 2023 By: Reuters

Japan's Sumitomo Metal Mining is considering producing cathode battery materials in the United States among other options as it looks to expand output to meet demand from electric vehicles, an... 


Death toll in China coal firm office rises to 26; at least 38 injured
16th November 2023 By: Reuters

A fire that erupted in the office of a coal company in northern China has now killed 26 people, state media said on Thursday, raising the death toll from the latest in a series of deadly accidents... 


Experts agree ‘beyond compliance’ is the way forward for mining
Experts agree ‘beyond compliance’ is the way forward for mining
16th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

There is increasing pressure from stakeholders in all sectors for companies to improve their environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices, but the mining industry, in particular, has to... 


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Coping with rising costs | Informative Webinar
16th November 2023

There’s a lot that goes into each project in terms of time, materials, and labour. There are also many factors that can throw cost estimations and plans off. This means achieving consistently... 


Kodal completes $118m funding transaction to advance Bougouni project
15th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

West Africa-focused lithium and gold exploration and development company Kodal Minerals has completed a transaction with Hainan Mining, raising $117.75-million for the development and start of... 


MESA conference presents learnings, considerations for manufacturing digitalisation
15th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The modern trend toward digitalisation and the drive to use fewer resources while producing more has created opportunities for optimised systems architecture that integrates and enables... 


Teraco completes expansion of DB1 data centre facility in Durban
15th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Data centre provider Teraco has completed an expansion project at its DB1 facility, in Durban, which is now the largest data centre in KwaZulu-Natal. The company says Durban is experiencing... 


From left ECEC deputy marketing director  Xia Lungang, Nyanza CEO Donovan Chimhandamba, ECEC chairperson Li Lixin, Nyanza chairperson William Mathamela.
South Africa’s ilmenite poised for huge value boost following China signing
15th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South African ilmenite used to manufacture titanium dioxide pigment in KwaZulu-Natal has received a major value boost with the signing of an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract... 


As Aussie magnates gatecrash lithium deals, bankers get creative
As Aussie magnates gatecrash lithium deals, bankers get creative
15th November 2023 By: Reuters

Australian mining moguls who have gatecrashed the country's recent international lithium deals have pushed bankers into trying fresh measures to fend off interlopers unwilling to pay the full price... 


Rooftop and small-scale installations account for about two-thirds of the four-million jobs in the PV sector
There are already more clean-energy than fossil-fuel jobs and gap is set to widen
15th November 2023 By: Terence Creamer

More people work in the energy sector today than in 2019, almost exclusively because of the growth in clean-energy sectors, which have employed more workers than fossil fuels since 2021, a new... 


Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Sihle Zikalala
DPWI to standardise infrastructure construction projects to curb corruption
14th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) has initiated a comprehensive standardisation programme aimed at streamlining the construction of facilities with similar purposes, such as... 


Liberty finalises buyout of L2D shares
14th November 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Financial services firm Liberty has finalised the acquisition of real estate investment trust Liberty Two Degrees' (L2D's) minority shares at R5.55 a share and terminated the listing of L2D shares... 


Indonesia, Freeport to finalise investment, mining permit by end-Nov - govt
14th November 2023 By: Reuters

Indonesia's discussions with US miner Freeport McMoran on the government's plan to increase its stake in its Indonesian unit and on extending its mining permit are expected to wrap up by... 


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