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GoviEx in talks with Niger govt on Madouela start date
19th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

TSX-V listed GoviEx Uranium is in discussions with the government of Niger regarding the start of mining operations after having received notice that it must begin mining at its Madaouela uranium... 


CPM Group managing partner Jeffrey Christian
Over-optimistic, exaggerated expectations in platinum market can lead to bad investment decisions, says CPM
19th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Independent commodity research group CPM Group managing partner Jeffrey Christian has dispelled some of the common myths in the platinum market, which can lead to bad investment decisions on the... 


Iluka posts lower first-quarter volumes as planned
19th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Australia-focused mineral sands and rare earths miner Iluka Resources has reported lower year-on-year production of most of its commodities owing to inventory management and a major maintenance... 


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John Deere continues focus on innovation, technology
19th April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Equipment manufacturer John Deere South Africa will continue to focus on pursuing innovation on its machines and technology as it looks to strengthen its footprint in Africa. This was outlined by... 


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... 


Conditions challenging, but some green shoots emerging – MBA North
Conditions challenging, but some green shoots emerging – MBA North
19th April 2024 By: Irma Venter

Last year was one of the most challenging years the Master Builders Association (MBA) North has ever experienced, with many of its long-standing members entering business rescue or closing their... 


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Roll crusher enhances communition processes
19th April 2024

A roll crusher which provides higher throughputs, energy efficiency and flexibility is said to optimise comminution processes, mines and quarries. FLSmidth has developed its patented Eccentric Roll... 


Renascor signs native title agreement to advance Siviour desalination plant
19th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Renascor Resources has entered into an indigenous land use agreement (ILUA) with the Barngarla Determination Aboriginal Corporation (BDAC) – the registered native title body corporate of... 


Reunion Gold signs mineral agreement with Guyana govt for Oko West project
19th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

TSX-V-listed Reunion Gold has signed a mineral agreement with the Cooperative Republic of Guyana and the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission that provides the company, and its 100%-owned Guyanese... 


Xanadu engages Bacchus Capital as strategic, project funding adviser
19th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

ASX- and TSX-listed exploration company Xanadu Mines has engaged financial consultant Bacchus Capital Advisers as its strategic and project funding adviser in relation to the Kharmagtai copper/gold... 


Infinium founder and CEO Robert Schuetzle.
New boost for platinum group metals may arise from emerging eFuel scale-up
19th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The emerging use of electrofuel (eFuel) as an interchangeable substitute for petrol, diesel and aviation fuel has the potential to create important new demand for Southern Africa’s platinum group... 


Aerial view of the Casino project
Casino copper/gold/molybdenum project, Canada – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Western Copper and Gold Corporation has upsized its bought-deal public offering to fund permitting and engineering work at its Casino project. 


The above image depicts the old Olkari I geothermal power plant in Kenya
Kenyan plant to be enhanced
19th April 2024

Japan-based energy and power generation company Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation (Toshiba ESS) announced last month that it had received an order from SEPCOIII Electric Power... 


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AI, robotics play important role in demolition sector
19th April 2024

Demolition robots are a relatively new form of professional service robot used in the demolition sector to demolish buildings at the end of their life cycle. These mobile robots leverage a range of... 


An image of the DNA Automation System
Energy plant to receive new automation system
19th April 2024

Leading manufacturer of automation solutions and process technologies Valmet will deliver a comprehensive Valmet DNA Automation System to Lostock Sustainable Energy Plant (LSEP) currently under... 


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Company highlights innovative product offering
19th April 2024

Amid the country’s water crisis, packaged wastewater treatment plant service provider Calcamite highlights the importance of treating wastewater and reintroducing it to the environment.  Calcamite,... 


The above image depicts one of the three mini-substations by Trafo Power Solutions which are in an IP54 configuration – ensuring that the units are completely sealed from dust and water that could occur in the copper/zinc mine
Mini-substations, transformers supplied to DRC
19th April 2024

With its experience in Africa and its agility in executing projects rapidly, electrical equipment supplier Trafo Power Solutions is supplying three mini-substations and two transformers to a... 


An image of the thermolineEco heat exchanger
Firm acquires German heat exchanger producer
19th April 2024

Multinational boiler manufacturer Nexson Group says its acquisition of German quality-plate heat exchanger manufacturer Thermowave GmBH as a stand-alone entity will strengthen and complement its... 


A Large white RD8 drill rig manufactured by Master drilling on site
Driller foresees revenue boost with strong order book
19th April 2024 By: Halima Frost

Boring and drilling services provider Master Drilling is optimistic its revenue for this year will improve on the back of a strong order book, the company reported during its 2023 full-year results... 


The above image depicts one of the solar plants engineered by JUWI
Energy grid impedes excess power transmission
19th April 2024 By: Lynne Davies

South Africa’s current electricity transmission grid is generally constrained in the Cape provinces and unable to facilitate the connection of new utility-scale generation including that from solar... 


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Concurrent rehabilitation improves community relations
19th April 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Midtier gold miner Pan African Resources’ concurrent rehabilitation at its Mogale tailings retreatment (MTR) project, located at the Mintails site, near Mogale City in Krugersdorp, Gauteng, is... 


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Fibre optic cables improve monitoring, safety
19th April 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Innovative applications of fibre optic cable technology can provide a proactive solution to detect potential tailings storage facility (TSF) risks and improve protection of the associated... 


AfDB president calls for political will to kick-start Inga 3 project
19th April 2024

Development finance institution African Development Bank (AfDB) group president Dr Akinwumi Adesina has called for a major political commitment to kick-start construction work on the Democratic... 


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Mixed outlook
19th April 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The recent period of decreased loadshedding has been met with tremendous scepticism by a South African public who have been burnt more times over the past 15-plus years than a lump of wet coal.... 


Record R12.1bn set aside for infrastructure in Cape Town’s R76.4bn budget for 2024/25
19th April 2024 By: Irma Venter

Cape Town mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis has tabled a R76.4-billion draft budget for the city for the 2024/25 financial year. The budget proposes record infrastructure investment of R12.1-billion for the... 


Embracing the grid services revolution: Reshaping power transmission with renewable energy integration
Embracing the grid services revolution: Reshaping power transmission with renewable energy integration
19th April 2024

In an era marked by escalating climate concerns and the urgent need for sustainable energy solutions, the power transmission landscape is witnessing a profound revolution. At the forefront of this... 


Ferronickel shots from the Araguaia plant
Araguaia ferronickel project, Brazil – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Horizonte Minerals has failed to secure financing for the project. 


Image of lithium ore stockpile
Carolina lithium project, US – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Piedmont Lithium has received a mining permit to build and operate its fully integrated Carolina project. 


Image of periodic table symbol for nickel
Crawford nickel sulphide project, Canada – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Canada Nickel has initiated the front-end engineering design phase. 


Image of HPA first products
High-purity alumina First project, Australia – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The federal government has announced its support for two critical minerals projects in Queensland and South Australia. 


Image of Australia map and periodic table symbols for uranium and vanadium
Lake Maitland uranium/vanadium project, Australia – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Toro is updating the scoping study.   


Location map of the Lance project
Lance Projects – Ross and Kendrick production areas, US – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Peninsula Energy has appointed a contractor for the plant expansion of the Ross central processing plant. 


Artist's impression of the Natrium plant
Natrium reactor demonstration project, US – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

TerraPower has submitted a construction permit application to build a reactor plant. 


Image of the Okiep project headgear
Okiep copper project, South Africa – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals has made progress through its acquiring a controlling interest in the project. 


Image of construction under way at the Bayside Canal
Bayside Canal upgrade, South Africa
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The upgrade will increase the capacity of the canal. 


Image of solar panels
Leeudoringstad solar photovoltaic project, South Africa
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Yellow Door announced the successful completion of the development phase for the solar plant in February 2024. 


Image of Malawi map/flag
Special Economic Zone and a dry port, Malawi
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project aims to stimulate and attract multisector investments – industrial and commercial – to the country. 


Image of solar battery energy storage facility
Oriana solar project, US
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Sabanci Renewables plans to design and build a solar project and an energy storage facility in Texas. 


Kenhardt solar farm, in Northern Cape
Scatec inaugurates 540 MW Kenhardt solar farm
18th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Norwegian renewable energy company Scatec has inaugurated the 540 MW Kenhardt solar farm in the Northern Cape. In his keynote address at the event, on April 18, CEO Terje Pilskog commended how... 


X-Furniture supplies bespoke office furniture solution for Barloworld Equipment Botswana
18th April 2024

Barloworld Equipment Botswana, a subsidiary of Barloworld Equipment Southern Africa, recently completed Phase One of its new Centre of Excellence at Phakalane. The project marks a significant... 


Green economy surge pushes 2023 silver industrial demand to new highs
Green economy surge pushes 2023 silver industrial demand to new highs
18th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Building upon the momentum of 2022’s surge in silver consumption for industrial applications, 2023 saw yet more record-breaking industrial demand, reaching 654.4-million ounces, fuelled by the... 


Jubilee CEO Leon Coetzer at the Roan concentrator
Jubilee achieves record third-quarter chrome output, while copper expansion advances
18th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim- and ASX-listed Jubilee Metals has achieved record production levels at its South African chrome operations, both on monthly output for March and for the quarter ended March 31 – which is the... 


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