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Gold Fields' Khanyisa solar plant at South Deep
Gold Fields to build its biggest renewable energy project yet at St Ives
11th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE- and NYSE-listed Gold Fields’ board has approved a A$296-million, or $195-million, renewable energy project to be built at the St Ives mine, in Western Australia. The plant, comprising 42 MW... 


ECOACERO relies on SMS group for its new rebar mill in the Dominican Republic
11th March 2024

Production capacity of up to 400,000 tons of rebar per year ECOACERO plans to serve the growing construction industry in the Caribbean and Central America ECOACERO, an ESTRELLA Group company, has... 


Uranium
Deep Yellow to raise funds to advance its Australia, Namibia uranium projects
11th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed uranium developer Deep Yellow plans to raise A$220-million through a two-tranche placement and an additional $30-million through a share purchase plan for eligible shareholders. The... 


Iron-ore woes deepen as inventories in China keep piling up
Iron-ore woes deepen as inventories in China keep piling up
11th March 2024 By: Bloomberg

Iron-ore slumped almost 5% — heading toward the $110 a ton mark — as disappointing demand in China left the market lumbered with bulging inventories. The steelmaking material has tumbled by almost... 


Construction under way for Kempsdale dam wall raising
11th March 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The construction phase of the raising of Kempsdale dam wall and construction of a pump station is now under way. Inaugurated by Water and Sanitation Minister Senzo Mchunu on March 8, the project,... 


New Brazil copper mine gearing up to start production
8th March 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Construction of the Tucumã mine, in Brazil, is nearing completion and dual-listed Ero Copper is now gearing up for production to begin in the second half of this year. The $310-million new mine... 


Integra receives first cash installment in Wheaton royalty transaction
8th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Precious metals exploration and development company Integra Resources has closed the previously announced royalty transaction with Wheaton Precious Metals and has received its first cash... 


AfriSam has constructed two Grade R classrooms at the GN Pressley Intermediate School
AfriSam and the Northern Cape Department of Education provide a future of possibilities for young learners
8th March 2024

Leading construction materials company, AfriSam, has collaborated with the Northern Cape Department of Education to complete a community development initiative aimed at improving educational... 


ARM Executive Chairperson Dr Patrice Motsepe.
ARM declares interim dividend from robust net cash position
8th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining company African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) on Friday declared an interim dividend for the six months ended December 31, when ARM had net cash of R7.9-billion. The interim dividend of... 


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Huawei launches three AI-focused data storage solutions
8th March 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Information and communications technology giant Huawei has launched three new data storage solutions aimed at tackling the challenges experienced, amid the rapid development of large artificial... 


Image of tables filled with ore from the Springpole project
Springpole gold project, Canada – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

First Mining has received construction permits for a temporary winter road to the exploration camp site. 


The above image depicts the ASCO series 327C solenoid valve provides reliable performance helping to improve operational efficiency
Manufacturer launches app, solenoid valve
8th March 2024

A powerful software tool that combines Fisher control valve expertise with advanced analytic algorithms, launched by technology, software and engineering company Emerson makes it possible for users... 


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Teraco moves to grow and green SA data-centre footprint
8th March 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Digital transformation is happening in every industry and digitalisation of the economy is intensifying the need for highly available, and sustainable, information and communication technology... 


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Teraco moves to grow and green SA data-centre footprint
8th March 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Digital transformation is happening in every industry and digitalisation of the economy is intensifying the need for highly available, and sustainable, information and communication technology... 


An artist's impression of the Cape Winelands airport
Cape Winelands Airport, South Africa
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

RSA.Aero aims to construct Cape Town’s second, big commercial airport. 


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Cairo-Beni Suef railway corridor upgrade and modernisation, Egypt
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Egyptian National Railways plans to modernise the signalling system and tracks across an estimated 125 km of rail tracks. 


Image of ammonia production
Garuda Hidrogen Hijau project, Indonesia
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

ACWA plans to develop a renewable ammonia project powered by wind and solar energy. 


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Toliara mineral sands project – monazite project, Madagascar
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Base Resources plans to exploit the Toliara mineral sands project’s monazite resources. 


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Green, high-purity pig iron project, Saudi Arabia
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

An engineering study has assessed a HIsmelt-based 1.1-million-tonne-a-year pig iron production facility to capitalise on Saudi Arabia’s drive for low-emissions steel production. 


Electricity power lines
SunZia Wind Farm and transmission project, US
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Pattern Energy group is building the largest clean energy infrastructure project in US history. 


Image of gold nugget
Cariboo gold project, Canada – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Osisko Gold Royalties has secured funding for the project. 


Periodic table symbol for uranium
Honeymoon uranium mine, Australia – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Boss Energy is set to produce its first drum of uranium from the project in the current quarter. 


Graphite from the Lindi Jumbo graphite project
Lindi Jumbo graphite project, Tanzania – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Commissioning is progressing according to plan. 


Image of solar panels with sun shining on them
Marula solar plant project, South Africa – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The bankable feasibility study is being reviewed. 


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Resolution copper mining project, US – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The US appeals court has narrowly ruled that the federal government may give away thousands of acres in Arizona to Rio Tinto for the Resolution copper project. 


Image of zZimbabwe flag and periodic table symbols for platinum, palladium, rhodium and gold
Selous Metallurgical Complex tailings storage facility, Zimbabwe – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project will extend the design life of the tailings storage facility until 2049. 


Image of the Two Rivers mine
Two Rivers Platinum Mine Merensky project, South Africa – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A review of the project is under way. 


Image of Zondereinde mine and smelter
Zondereinde smelter solar photovoltaic project, South Africa – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The development of an 80 MW solar power farm at Zondereinde is in progress. 


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Jansen potash project, Canada – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

BHP has signed nonbinding sales agreements for all potash production from both phases of the Jansen mine. 


Lithium ore from the Keliber project
Keliber lithium hydroxide project, Finland – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Construction activities of the project have continued successfully after the start of construction in March 2023. 


Image of Kusile power plant at night
Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Eskom has insisted that it is on track to complete the repairs to the ducts in the west stack at the Kusile power station by December 2024. 


LOCATION MAP OF THE LONGONJO MINING OPERATION
Longonjo neodymium/praseodymium project, Angola – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Preparatory works are advancing smoothly. 


Gold bars from the Sabodala-Massawa mine
Sabodala-Massawa gold mine expansion, Senegal – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Wet commissioning activities are under way. 


Image of tin ore
South Crofty tin project, UK – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Cornish Metals will start refurbishing New Cook's Kitchen shaft ahead of schedule. 


Drill core from the Tulu kapi project
Tulu Kapi gold project, Ethiopia – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A preliminary economic assessment has indicated the economic attractiveness of mining the underground deposit adjacent to the Tulu Kapi openpit. 


Image of periodic table symbol for lithium
Wolfsberg lithium project, Austria – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Critical Metals is focusing on the project's future construction and commissioning. 


Image of Zondereinde mine and selter
Zondereinde Western extension project, South Africa – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Northam Platinum has implemented several capital preservation initiatives at the project. 


eWasa reaches 31% polystyrene recycling target
7th March 2024 By: Schalk Burger

During the 2022/23 reporting period, a 31% recycling rate for polystyrene was achieved, registered producer responsibility organisation the Extended producer responsibility (EPR) Waste Association... 


Infrastructure Fund chief investment officer Mohale Rakgate
Fund requesting RFPs for infrastructure projects worth R70bn
7th March 2024 By: Nadine James

Infrastructure Fund chief investment officer Mohale Rakgate has reported that various strategic projects identified through government, and in previous Sustainable Infrastructure Development... 


Construction of Turffontein Clinic resumes
7th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The construction of Turffontein Clinic has restarted following a temporary stoppage, the Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) says in a statement. The two-storey, 1 870 m² facility is said to be... 


Ionic nearing first production in Uganda
7th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX-listed Ionic Rare Earths has completed construction and commissioning of Phase 1 of the technical facility and demonstration plant at its Makuutu rare earths project, in Uganda. Makuutu is... 


China’s commodities imports surge but demand may yet disappoint
China’s commodities imports surge but demand may yet disappoint
7th March 2024 By: Bloomberg

China’s raw materials purchases surged in the first two months of the year, as importers took advantage of weaker prices for some commodities and prepared for more stimulus from Beijing to lift... 


Image of WBHO housing project in Lesotho
‘It’s not all doom and gloom in our space’ – WBHO boss
6th March 2024 By: Irma Venter

With a total pipeline of work of R240-billion, up from R211-billion in June, Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon’s (WBHO’s) short- to medium-term future “should be okay”, says CEO Wolfgang Neff. “It’s not... 


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