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Orom-Cross graphite project, Uganda – update
12th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A 600 t bulk sample to concentrates has been completed.  


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Orom-Cross graphite project, Uganda – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Blencowe Resources, together with its Chinese partner, is nearly done with processing 600 t of raw material. 


Partner with Grinding Techniques and get the right tool for the job
Partner with Grinding Techniques and get the right tool for the job
4th July 2024

When it comes to stainless steel fabrication, using the best suitable abrasives is essential for achieving optimum results. Our locally manufactured Superflex range includes specifically... 


Heraeus acquires Canadian recycling firm McCol Metals
Heraeus acquires Canadian recycling firm McCol Metals
24th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Processing and recycling group Heraeus Precious Metals has announced the acquisition of McCol Metals, a specialised company based in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. The acquisition... 


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Orom-Cross graphite project, Uganda – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Blencowe Resources has signed its first nonbinding memorandum of understanding for natural large flake concentrate offtake from the project. 


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New cement enhances road durability
7th June 2024

Construction materials supplier AfriSam’s new AfriSam Roadstab Cement is a specialised, high-quality composite cement engineered specifically for road stabilisation tasks. This cement is designed... 


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V-belt range improves HVAC system uptime
31st May 2024

Industrial equipment supplier BMG reports that the reduced life of V-belts operating in the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) sector is a major concern to the industry, despite users... 


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Pensana lauds Angola’s performance in this year’s Fraser Institute rankings
27th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed Pensana commends the government of Angola for instilling attractive policies and growing interest in the country’s exploration potential. This comes as the country recorded an... 


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Specialised cement enhances road durability
17th May 2024

A composite cement formulation, engineered specifically for road construction and stabilisation tasks, is said to enhance the stability and strength of road materials by improving the properties of... 


Share sales rebound 98% in Toronto as copper, gold prices surge
Share sales rebound 98% in Toronto as copper, gold prices surge
17th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

After a miserable year for share sales, Canada’s largest exchange is seeing a rebound thanks to mining firms raising capital as copper and gold prices have spiked. The volume of total financings... 


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Mining-focused manufacturers see innovation as key to survival and future growth
17th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid the challenges of loadshedding, logistical constraints and volatile commodity prices, South Africa’s mining-focused manufacturers and equipment suppliers view ongoing innovation, including... 


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Mining-focused manufacturers see innovation as key to survival and future growth
17th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid the challenges of loadshedding, logistical constraints and volatile commodity prices, South Africa’s mining-focused manufacturers and equipment suppliers view ongoing innovation, including... 


Machine Tools Africa highlights latest IT and Software for manufacturing market
Machine Tools Africa highlights latest IT and Software for manufacturing market
15th May 2024

New technological developments have thrust the local machine tools industry into a novel growth phase. The incorporation of automation and intelligent functions, as well as CNC machines for... 


Pensana records encouraging testwork results from samples at Angola project
14th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

London-listed Pensana Rare Earths says initial results from beneficiation testwork on samples from the Sulima West deposit at the Coola exploration licence, located 75 km north of Longonjo, in... 


The formulation of AfriSam Roadstab Cement aims to address the vital requirements of road construction projects by ensuring the durability and stability of road bases
Enhancing road durability with AfriSam Roadstab Cement
6th May 2024

AfriSam Roadstab Cement is a specialised, high quality composite cement engineered specifically for road stabilisation tasks. Available from leading construction materials supplier, AfriSam, this... 


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SA’s largest boat builder eyes growing share of global ocean-cruising catamaran market
3rd May 2024 By: Irma Venter

It’s easy to overlook the sheer magnitude of Robertson and Caine’s (R&C’s) operations in Cape Town. The company’s ten boat-building factories and assembly lines are dotted across the city – from... 


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Orom-Cross graphite project, Uganda – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Blencowe Resources has initiated a commercial study on a proposed downstream processing facility. 


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Blencowe progresses DFS work on Orom-Cross, unlocks further funding
10th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed Blencowe Resources has confirmed receipt of a third tranche of funding of $1-million from the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC). DFC in September last year... 


TrinaTracker launches smart solar tracking in South Africa
22nd March 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Solar tracking development company TrinaTracker showcased and launched its Vanguard 1P solution in South Africa at the 2024 Solar and Storage Live Africa event. The Vanguard 1P is based on the... 


MC Mining MD and CEO Godfrey Gomwe
MC Mining achieves interim revenue growth despite challenging coal market
15th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Coal miner MC Mining’s strong revenue growth through the six months ended December 31, 2023 were “very pleasing” considering the challenging coal market, MD and CEO Godfrey Gomwe avers. During the... 


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Biobased plastics launched to transform auto sector
15th March 2024

A consortium led by sustainable technology innovator Sonichem has been granted nearly R14.6-million in funding from UK government agency Innovate UK’s 'Resource efficiency for materials and... 


Canada’s IPO drought reaches a full year with no end in sight
8th March 2024 By: Bloomberg

Canada’s biggest market for initial public offerings is marking a grim milestone of a full year without a new listing, and with investors focused on a narrow set of themes, senior bankers don’t... 


Business Confidence Index indicates conditions deteriorated further in the first quarter
6th March 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The Rand Merchant Bank/Bureau for Economic Research (RMB/BER) Business Confidence Index (BCI) ticked down by one point to reach 30 in the first quarter, indicating that business conditions... 


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SGB-Cape Announces Strategic Partnership with ICR Group
26th February 2024

SGB-Cape a renowned leader in industrial services, proudly announces a significant milestone in its 75th year of operation with the establishment of a strategic partnership with ICR Group, a global... 


Southern Palladium confirms 26-year mine life potential for Bengwenyama project
12th February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX- and JSE-listed Southern Palladium finds in a scoping study that the Bengwenyama platinum group metals (PGMs) project, in the Bushveld Complex of South Africa, has the potential for a 26-year... 


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Orom-Cross graphite project, Uganda – update
2nd February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The US International Development Finance Corporation has indicated its willingness to participate in debt funding for the project, subject to all the necessary due diligence. 


Airbus opens new hydrogen technology research centre
11th January 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

Europe-based global major aerospace group Airbus has announced that it has opened a new hydrogen technologies research unit, in Germany. Designated the ZEROe Development Centre (ZEDC), the facility... 


The Simandou range
Arrow Minerals restarts Guinea fieldwork
20th December 2023 By: Donna Slater

West Africa-focused explorer and developer Arrow Minerals reports that fieldwork has been restarted at its flagship Simandou North iron ore project in the Republic of Guinea. The initial work... 


South African Rand weakens ahead of economic indicator
South African Rand weakens ahead of economic indicator
19th December 2023 By: Reuters

South Africa's Rand was slightly weaker in early trade on December 19, ahead of a leading business cycle indicator release that is likely to provide clues about the economic health. At 08.18, the... 


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Afrimat Construction Index returns to growth in the third quarter
7th December 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed Afrimat has released the findings of its Afrimat Construction Index (ACI) for the third quarter of the year, and according to economist Dr Roelof Botha, the lethargy of the economy as a... 


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Andrada produces high-grade spodumene concentrate at Lithium Ridge licence area
5th December 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Andrada Mining has produced high-grade lithium spodumene concentrate from mineralised pegmatite material sourced from the Lithium Ridge licence area –  a fully permitted mining licence... 


Obscure coal stock with 2 900% gains is world's star IPO in 2023
28th November 2023 By: Bloomberg

The world’s best-performing IPO stock this year is a little known Indonesian coal mining company that’s backed by one of Southeast Asia’s richest men. PT Petrindo Jaya Kreasi has soared more than... 


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Hail and Ghasha development project, United Arab Emirates – update
17th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company has awarded a contract for the onshore processing portion of the project. 


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Egyptair has ordered next-generation Airbus airliners
14th November 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

Europe-based global major aerospace group Airbus announced on Tuesday that Egypt’s national flag carrier, Egyptair, had ordered ten next-generation A350-900 widebody airliners. Next-generation... 


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Bearings manufacturer discusses technical paper at US conference
10th November 2023

Bearing selection plays a critical role in vertical turbine pump (VTP) performance, but application, medium and bearing material should also be considered during pump manufacturing or... 


Aton drills further high-grade gold mineralisation at Egypt project
7th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

TSX-V-listed Aton Resources says it is “delighted” with the “exceptional results” from the eastern extension of the Semna main vein zone (MVZ) from the recent reverse circulation percussion (RC)... 


Toronto Stock Exchange has 1 IPO this year in historic dry spell
Toronto Stock Exchange has 1 IPO this year in historic dry spell
3rd November 2023 By: Bloomberg

Canada’s largest stock exchange is in the midst of a historic dry spell for initial public offerings and it’s unlikely to improve anytime soon. Just one company has completed an IPO this year on... 


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Orom-Cross graphite project, Uganda – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Additional testwork has been completed by two leading graphite technical specialist laboratories on the project. 


MC Mining CEO Godfrey Gomwe
Turnaround plan at MC Mining's Uitkomst Colliery delivers results
31st October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The implementation of a turnaround plan at the Uitkomst Colliery during June yielded pleasing results for MC Mining in the quarter ended September 30, MD & CEO Godfrey Gomwe says. This resulted in... 


NexGen's Rook I development in Canada
NexGen aims to be Canadian uranium player
20th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Canada’s NexGen Energy is looking to Australia’s equity market as it sets up financing for its first-ever uranium mine back home, a project with a $1-billion price tag. That’s partly because its... 


Higher interest rates hurting household finances, to mute seasonal spending
19th October 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Higher interest rates, offsetting the gains made in the post-Covid-19 recovery period, continue to weigh on South African households’ finances, and could dampen spending during Black Friday sales... 


Angola’s flag carrier has ordered 787 Dreamliners from Boeing
13th October 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

TAAG Angola Airlines (TAAG), the west African country’s national flag carrier, has announced that it is to acquire four next-generation Boeing 787 Dreamliner widebody airliners. This is the first... 


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State-of-the-art waterjet cutting machine commissioned
12th October 2023

A new waterjet cutting machine boasts the latest pump system and technology that enables faster and more efficient speeds without compromising quality. Johannesburg-based material processing... 


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