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$13.5tr needed by 2050 for decarbonisation, especially in hard-to-abate industry sectors
28th November 2023 By: Schalk Burger

The world will require $13.5-trillion in investments by 2050 to transition to a more sustainable and carbon-neutral future, particularly in the production, energy and transport sectors, the World... 


Attacq CEO Jackie van Niekerk
Attacq on track to deliver 2024 year-end dividend growth guidance
28th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Real estate investment trust Attacq is on track to deliver its 2024 financial year guidance for dividend a share growth of between 8% and 10%, CEO Jackie van Niekerk told investors at the company’s... 


Organisations collaborate on development of a consolidated responsible mining standard
Organisations collaborate on development of a consolidated responsible mining standard
28th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The Copper Mark, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC), ICMM and the World Gold Council (WGC) are working towards consolidating their individual voluntary responsible mining and metals standards... 


Rolls-Royce seeking a 'step change' in its mid-term financial performance
28th November 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

UK-based global major propulsion and power systems group Rolls-Royce announced on Tuesday, as part of a Capital Markets Day that it is hosting, that it is targeting a major uplift in its... 


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Stefanutti Stocks reports improved interim revenue, operating profit
28th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed Stefanutti Stocks’ contract revenue and operating profit from continuing operations for the six months ended August 31 improved to R3.3-billion and R69-million, respectively, with the... 


IATA director-general Willie Walsh
IATA welcomes aviation decarbonisation conference agreements, but demands States act
27th November 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), which is the global representative body for the airline industry, has welcomed the outcomes of the intergovernmental International Civil Aviation... 


Necsa Group CEO Loyiso Tyabashe
South Africa has hosted major nuclear energy school for African countries
27th November 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

The fourth International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Nuclear Energy Management (NEM) school for Africa was held in Cape Town, from November 13 to November 24, the South African Nuclear Energy... 


Cell C's head office in Midrand
Cell C's Mendes optimistic over latest results
27th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Telecommunications group Cell C on Monday reported a loss before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation of R907-million for the year ended December 31, 2022. This is a 509% decline compared... 


Mozambique approves $80bn energy transition strategy
27th November 2023 By: Bloomberg

Mozambique’s government approved a strategy to reduce the nation’s dependence on fossil fuels that it estimates will cost $80-billion to implement by 2050, a step aimed at winning finance to... 


Mastercard Southern Africa country manager Gabriel Swanepoel
Mastercard completes significant new payments technology infrastructure in South Africa
27th November 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Payments services multinational Mastercard has completed the construction of significant new technological infrastructure in South Africa that will enable the company to process transactions... 


VW brand chief Thomas Schaefer
VW struggling with South Africa costs as group targets savings – executive
27th November 2023 By: Reuters

A senior Volkswagen executive involved in a global cost-cutting strategy said on Friday he was "very worried" about the future of the company's operations in South Africa, which is fighting... 


Base turns focus to Toliara project as Kwale comes to an end
24th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Mineral sands producer Base Resources describes the 2023 financial year as one of operational and financial success in which the company delivered robust results at its Kwale Operations, in Kenya,... 


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De Beers donates building to Sol Plaatje University in Kimberley
24th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Diamond producer De Beers Group will donate the Harry Oppenheimer House (HOH) building, in Kimberley, to the Sol Plaatje University following the January relocation of De Beers’ Sightholder Sales... 


Steinmüller Africa designs classrooms in Kriel
Steinmüller Africa designs classrooms in Kriel
24th November 2023

In June 2023, Steinmüller Africa joined Eskom, Seriti, GE and Exxaro in the handover of the Bonginhlanhla Primary School building in Thubelihle, a township in Kriel, Mpumalanga. Steinmüller Africa... 


R5 coin
Reserve Bank slightly more positive about inflation, but Transnet crisis now serious threat
24th November 2023 By: News24Wire

Even after annual consumer inflation shocked the market on the upside on Wednesday, rising to 5.9% in October – higher than any economist surveyed had forecast – the Monetary Policy Committee kept... 


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Tailings dams, climate change relevance highlighted
24th November 2023

As the global mining industry works towards meeting stringent new tailings dam standards, international independent consultancy SRK Consulting, through a presentation given earlier this year to the... 


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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... 


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