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Panthera restructures Mali JV agreements
7th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Aim-listed diversified gold exploration and development company Panthera Resources has further restructured the joint venture (JV) agreements with Golden Spear Mali (GSM) over the Kalaka and... 


Guinea signs alumina refinery deal with Emirates Global Aluminium subsidiary
7th June 2024 By: Reuters

Guinea has signed a non-binding agreement with a subsidiary of Emirates Global Aluminium for the construction of a major alumina refinery, the second one in the country, two senior officials of... 


Skills development remains key to charting the future amid the looming energy transition
Skills development remains key to charting the future amid the looming energy transition
7th June 2024

By Mamiki Matlawa, Group Business Development Executive at ACTOM The shifting landscape of the energy sector towards sustainability and efficiency will have implications for workforce and skills... 


Codelco targeting 2030 production for Maricunga lithium site, document shows
Codelco targeting 2030 production for Maricunga lithium site, document shows
7th June 2024 By: Reuters

Rothschild & Co has formally started to assess candidates to partner with Chile's state-run miner Codelco on a major new lithium project slated to begin production in 2030, according to documents... 


Hudbay and unions sign agreement for Copper World mine project
7th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX- and NYSE-listed Hudbay Minerals, in collaboration with several labour unions, has announced the signing of a letter of intent to enter into a project labour agreement (PLA) for the... 


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Quality, design key to taking fibre to underserved markets
7th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Underserved, low income and rural areas are the next frontier for fibre network operators; however to ensure high quality fibre connectivity is viable for these regions, quality components and... 


DWS postpones Lower Sundays Canal rehabilitation
7th June 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has postponed the emergency rehabilitation on parts of the Lower Sundays River Canal, in the Eastern Cape, in the aftermath of flooding events. The... 


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Company uses card mechanism to incentivise safety
7th June 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

To address a multitude of workforce challenges, financial services company adumo Payouts advocates for the adoption by employers of behaviour-enhancing incentivisation for employees, and increased... 


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Expo benefits from proven formula
7th June 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Trade show organiser Specialised Exhibitions, a division of independent events organiser the Montgomery Group, says this year’s A-OSH EXPO – to be held from 11 to 13 June at the Gallagher... 


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Targeted training to address potential workplace hazards
7th June 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

In fostering an awareness of safety in the workplace, adult-based education and training provider the DEKRA Institute of Learning (IOL) stresses the importance of targeted occupational health and... 


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Cost-effective corrosion technology excels in harsh climates
7th June 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Corrosion control specialist Cortec’s migrating corrosion inhibitors (MCIs) technology offers a cost-effective solution to extend structural service life in high-temperature areas, such as those in... 


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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... 


Anchor bolts provide security in bolted construction elements
7th June 2024

In a continuous drive for product improvement, specialist designer, manufacturer and supplier of structural and precast concrete construction elements Peikko South Africa has introduced the HULCO... 


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K.Hill battery-grade manganese project, Botswana – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Giyani Metals Corporation has appointed Wood as the lead consultant on its definitive feasibility study  


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Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

First ore has been fed into the Phase 3 concentrator. 


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Kanyika niobium project, Malawi – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Globe Metals & Mining has reported that capital funding requirements for Phase 1 project development have been finalised. 


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Lafigué gold project, Côte D'Ivoire – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Wet commissioning activities are under way. 


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Menar coal and anthracite projects, South Africa – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Things are going according to plan at the Gugulethu mine project. 


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Flamanville 3 European pressurised reactor project, France – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The loading of the fuel assemblies into the core of the Flamanville 3 European pressurised reactor has been completed ahead of its startup. 


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High-purity manganese sulphate plant, China
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The results of a feasibility study have demonstrated the opportunity for Firebird to become a low-cost producer of high-purity manganese sulphate. 


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Koné gold project, Côte d’Ivoire
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Montague Gold is developing the project based on three openpit gold deposits feeding a central gold-processing facility. 


Plans for acceleration of Eskom’s transmission expansion falling into place – Scheppers
7th June 2024 By: Irma Venter

Eskom Transmission CEO Segomoco Scheppers says he believes the “pieces are falling into place” that will allow the power utility to “ramp up and move faster” in expanding the country’s constrained... 


Revolutionising corrosion protection: The power of Belzona’s innovative solutions
Revolutionising corrosion protection: The power of Belzona’s innovative solutions
7th June 2024

Corrosion is an insidious enemy of industrial assets, silently deteriorating structures, machinery and equipment across a range of industries. Whether it is the pipelines in an oil refinery, the... 


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Risk Mitigation Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme, South Africa – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Environmental activist nonprofit organisation the Green Connection has taken the National Energy Regulator of South Africa and the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy to court to “force”... 


Project site overview of the Vidalia project
Vidalia further expansion project, US – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Syrah Resources has reported that “enormous progress” has been made towards completing the Vidalia active anode material facility. 


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Nolans neodymium/praseodymium rare earths project, Australia – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Export Development Canada has conditionally approved $300-million in debt financing. 


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Nuclear power plant project, Poland – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Japan's Toshiba has signed a memorandum of understanding with two Polish companies to explore collaboration in equipment supply and maintenance services. 


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Thunderbird mineral sands project, Australia – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Kimberley Mineral Sands continues to ramp up production and product shipments from Thunderbird. 


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Nyanzaga gold project, Tanzania – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Perseus Mining has completed the acquisition of the Nyanzaga gold project through the takeover of OreCorp. 


Location of Tumas uranium project tenements
Tumas uranium project, Namibia – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Deep Yellow has selected a contractor to deliver detailed engineering and engineering, procurement and construction management services for the Tumas uranium project. 


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Richards Bay Minerals signs agreement for additional 140 MW of renewable energy
6th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

A second renewable-energy project has been announced for heavy mineral sands extraction and refining company Richards Bay Minerals (RBM), which mines in northern KwaZulu-Natal and produces... 


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Already green V&A Waterfront eyes starting up desalination plant; building second seawater cooling plant
6th June 2024 By: Irma Venter

Since starting 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 of... 


Absa, IFC unveil innovative climate-smart housing rebate
6th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Financial services provider Absa, in collaboration with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), has launched a new initiative within the South African residential market aimed at promoting... 


SolGold inks exploitation contract for Ecuador copper and gold mine
SolGold inks exploitation contract for Ecuador copper and gold mine
6th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Dual-listed SolGold has signed an exploitation contract for its flagship Cascabel copper and gold project, in Ecuador. The signing follows successful contractual negotiations and approval of the... 


Glencore CEO Gary Nagle
Glencore is said to weigh selling stake in Kazakh miner Kazzinc
6th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

Glencore is considering selling its stake in Kazakh mining company Kazzinc amid interest from potential buyers in China, people familiar with the situation said. A deal could value Glencore’s... 


Antofagasta signs $1.5bn investment deal for water transport system in Chile mine
6th June 2024 By: Reuters

London-listed Antofagasta on Wednesday signed a $1.5-billion investment deal to improve water supply at its Chile mining operations. The deal, signed with a firm owned by Madrid-based Almar Water... 


Professionalisation, mentorship in focus to drive sustainable infrastructure development
5th June 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Mentorship of new entrants and the professionalisation of practitioners will help people in the construction industry to excel and build roads, water infrastructure and houses that last, and build... 


Vukile CEO Laurence Rapp
Vukile delivers robust results, growth opportunities
5th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

JSE-listed, consumer-focused retail real estate investment trust (Reit) Vukile Property Fund on June 5 said it had outperformed the upper end of its full-year market guidance, delivering a 10.5%... 


Alley Roads’ Riverstone Mall kickstarts R600m development injection for Meyerton
Alley Roads’ Riverstone Mall kickstarts R600m development injection for Meyerton
5th June 2024

As part of its pipeline of 175 000 m2 of retail space earmarked for township and peri-urban areas across South Africa, property developer Alley Roads has unveiled its first retail development... 


CDE executive director Ann Bernstein
Think tank outlines five priorities for new government and for shaping coalition talks
5th June 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE) has released a list of five priorities for South Africa’s yet-to-be-formed new government and which the think tank also argues should help guide... 


External probe finds Sandfire disturbed artefact scatters at DeGrussa
External probe finds Sandfire disturbed artefact scatters at DeGrussa
5th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Copper miner Sandfire Resources chairperson John Richards on Wednesday apologised to traditional owners Yugunga-Nya for failing to protect artefact scatters during the construction of the Monty... 


The Kroondal mine
Employees hold unprotected sit-in at Sibanye's Kroondal mine
4th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Multinational mining and metals processing group Sibanye-Stillwater reported on June 4 that more than 200 employees remained underground in an illegal sit-in at its Kroondal mine. The group said... 


Rio Tinto Iron Ore CEO Simon Trott
Rio Tinto invests $143m in low-carbon ironmaking R&D facility
4th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Mining giant Rio Tinto has announced a $143-million investment to establish a research and development (R&D) facility in Western Australia to test the effectiveness of its low-carbon ironmaking... 


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