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Copper output at Chile's Codelco set to rise this year, CESCO says
15th April 2024 By: Reuters

Chile's state-run copper miner Codelco is poised to improve production this year and begin to climb from its lowest dip in a quarter century, the head of Chilean copper studies center CESCO said... 


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Pensana appoints local expert as Longonjo site manager
15th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed rare earths miner Pensana has appointed Benedito Dumbo site manager of the Longonjo rare earths mine, in Angola, ahead of the project’s main construction phase. He has been a mining... 


Palabora copper mine
Unisa, Palabora sign MoU to facilitate strategic collaboration
12th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between the University of South Africa’s (Unisa’s) College of Science, Engineering and Technology (CSET) and copper mining company Palabora... 


Canada Nickel moving to next phase of Crawford development
12th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

TSX-V-listed Canada Nickel has initiated the front-end engineering design (FEED) phase for its Crawford nickel sulphide project, situated in the Timmins-Cochrane mining camp of Ontario.... 


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Work continues on Rooiwal, Klipdrift water infrastructure upgrade, refurbishment
12th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The refurbishment of the Rooiwal wastewater treatment works and the upgrade of the Klipdrift water treatment works in Hammanskraal is well underway, with Water and Sanitation Minister Senzo Mchunu... 


Standalone 60 kVA 400 V WEG generator
Standby gensets not viable option while loadshedding persists
12th April 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Selecting a generator set with a standby power rating might have been sufficient ten to 15 years ago but is no longer a viable option to cope with the current severity of local power disruptions... 


KAHAMA REFINERY LICENCE
Lifezone CEO Chris Showalter receives the Kahama refinery licence with a handshake from Tanzania Minerals Minister Anthony Mavunde
Nickel, copper, cobalt refinery receives licence
12th April 2024

Modern metals company Lifezone Metals has received a multi-metal processing facility licence from the Tanzanian government to refine nickel, copper and cobalt from its Kabanga nickel project at... 


Two men wearing PPE and safety harnesses working on teh turbines of a wind turbine stack
Wind energy poses increased fall risks
12th April 2024 By: Halima Frost

As the demand for greener energy helps drive the increased uptake of wind energy, the dangers that face workers in the sector are becoming even more evident. As reported by the US Occupational... 


Two men on a scaffold wearing PPE and safety harnesses
Institute warns of looming change in standards
12th April 2024 By: Halima Frost

As the unit standards of the current National Qualifications Framework (NQF) expired in June 2023, with the last enrolment of learners in June 2024, professional body Institute for Work at Height... 


LINDI JUMBO PROJECT
Significant strides have been made towards bringing the Lindi Jumbo mine to operational status
Graphite mine on track to meet growing demand
12th April 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

In the rapidly evolving energy storage and electric vehicle (EV) landscape, the global demand for critical minerals, such as graphite, is escalating at an unprecedented rate, says Africa-focused... 


Renier van Rooyen, group business systems executive at Multotec
Renier van Rooyen
12th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

This week we profile Renier van Rooyen, group business systems executive at Multotec, a supplier of mineral processing equipment 


Cape Town’s MyCiTi depot construction 65% complete
12th April 2024 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town (CoCT) says construction work on two new MyCiTi depots, located on the corner of Spine Road and Mew Way between Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain, is now 65% complete. City... 


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Saldanha green hydrogen project, South Africa
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Phelan Green Energy plans to build a complex that will be able to produce 85 000 t/y of green hydrogen. 


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Savage River iron-ore project, Australia
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A definitive feasibility study has demonstrated that an underground mine is technically and economically viable for the Savage River North Pit orebody. 


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Catalina green hydrogen project, Spain
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Catalina will produce green hydrogen, equivalent to more than 15% of the current total hydrogen consumption in Spain. 


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Goldrush underground gold project, US
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Nevada Gold Mines plans to develop an estimated 400 000 oz operation by 2028. 


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Bengwenyama platinum group metals project, South Africa – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Drilling is advancing the prefeasibility study for the project. 


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Green Energy Manufacturing Centre, Australia – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project has officially opened. 


Image of the inauguration of the start of Hyphen’s MetMast Measuring Campaign
Hyphen green hydrogen project, Namibia – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Hyphen Hydrogen Energy is investing €2-million on its MetMast Measuring Campaign, in Namibia. 


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North Perth Basin mineral sands project, Australia – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is advancing to final Ministerial approval. 


Rock at Premier mine showing gold mineralisation
Premier gold project, US – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Ascot Resources has marked a key milestone at the new mine. 


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Simandou iron-ore project, Guinea – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The Guinea government has said shareholders involved in Simandou have signed $15-billion in financing agreements for the project. 


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uMkhomazi water project – Phase 1, South Africa – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project aims to augment the in-deficit uMgeni system to 608-million cubic metres a year. 


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Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Ore from the Kamoa 1 mine is being stockpiled on surface. 


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Environment-friendly solutions for Southern Africa’s mining sector
11th April 2024

Atlas Copco Power Technique highlights that its move towards environment-friendly products marks the company's commitment to supporting more sustainable practices, reducing carbon emissions, and... 


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Flexible copper busbar for local industry
11th April 2024

The Cubic range of Cu-flex flexible copper busbars is now available from Referro Systems, an authorised distributor of Rockwell Automation products in South Africa. This follows Rockwell... 


Nedbank outgoing CEO Mike Brown
Nedbank looks to investment banking for growth under new CEO
11th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

South Africa’s Nedbank Group is hoping to hire more investment bankers as it seeks to take advantage of a surge of deals in renewable energy, water and logistics in Africa’s most developed economy.... 


Coal stockpiles at a power station
Global coal power grew 2% last year, the most since 2016, GEM survey says
11th April 2024 By: Reuters

The world's coal-fired power capacity grew 2% last year, its highest annual increase since 2016, driven by new builds in China and decommissioning delays elsewhere, according to research published... 


SPS, Darling Green Country Estate & Touchpoint develop 6 MW green energy solution
SPS, Darling Green Country Estate & Touchpoint develop 6 MW green energy solution
11th April 2024

Solar energy company Sustainable Power Solutions (SPS) in partnership with housing development Darling Green Country Estate and energy solutions provider TouchPoint Energy is embarking on a... 


Peninsula selects contractor for Lance uranium plant expansion
Peninsula selects contractor for Lance uranium plant expansion
11th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Peninsula Energy, the project owner of the Lance uranium mine in Wyoming, has appointed US-based engineering, procurement and construction services group Samuel as the contractor for the plant... 


Image of Cu-Flex flexible copper busbars
Flexible copper busbar for local industry
10th April 2024

The Cubic range of Cu-flex flexible copper busbars is now available from Referro Systems, an authorised distributor of Rockwell Automation products in South Africa. This follows Rockwell... 


Image of Atlas Copco light towers
Environment-friendly solutions for Southern Africa’s mining sector
10th April 2024

Atlas Copco Power Technique highlights that its move towards environment-friendly products marks the company's commitment to supporting more sustainable practices, reducing carbon emissions, and... 


A truck transporting cement
Tribunal approves Afrimat, Lafarge merger with conditions
10th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Competition Tribunal has conditionally approved the proposed large merger wherein Afrimat intends to acquire the entire issued share capital of Lafarge South Africa Holdings.   The tribunal’s... 


Joburg Water assures of quality as it upgrades lab power, equipment
10th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Johannesburg Water on Wednesday assured residents of the City of Johannesburg (CoJ) that the drinking water it provides is of the highest possible quality. The water utility, responsible for the... 


E-tolls scrapped but gantries will remain, accounts up until April 11 must be paid – Minister
E-tolls scrapped but gantries will remain, accounts up until April 11 must be paid – Minister
10th April 2024 By: Thabi Shomolekae

Transport Minister Sindisiwe Chikunga noted on Wednesday that while Gauteng roads are no longer going to be tolled, the e-toll gantry lights and cameras will remain for road safety purposes, adding... 


Work under way on Oxford Parks Block 2A Phase 1
Concor stresses green building practices in its new Rosebank project
10th April 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

South African construction group Concor has highlighted progress at its Green Star V2-rated Oxford Parks Block 2A Phase 1 project, in the Johannesburg suburb of Rosebank. Work started in February... 


Concor has kicked off construction on Oxford Parks Block 2A Phase I in the vibrant Rosebank area
Concor kicks off Oxford Parks Block 2A Phase I project
10th April 2024

Concor has commenced construction on Oxford Parks Block 2A Phase I, located at the heart of Rosebank. The company is leveraging its expertise in project management and fast-paced programming for... 


The crushed ore storage dome at Greenstone
Greenstone set to start production next month
10th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

After a meticulous two-and-a-half-year construction phase, the Greenstone gold mine in Ontario is primed to initiate gold production next month. Equinox Gold, a Toronto-listed mining company, said... 


Unlocking success and seizing opportunities
Unlocking success and seizing opportunities
10th April 2024

IFE 2024 – where Franchise success stories will begin The International Franchise Expo (IFE) is set to host a significant event at the Gallagher Convention Centre from July 20th to 21st, 2024.... 


Rolls-Royce Power Systems enters partnership to achieve carbon capture for its mtu engines
9th April 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

Rolls-Royce, the UK-based global major power and propulsion systems group, has announced that it is partnering with Switzerland-based carbon dioxide and dry ice company ASCO Carbon Dioxide (ASCO)... 


Zinc
Excess market supply drags zinc prices lower, says BMI
9th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Research agency BMI maintains a lower price forecast for zinc this year, at $2 500/t, compared with the yearly average price of $2 651/t in 2023, as excess market supply drags prices. BMI says an... 


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Zero Carbon Charge says it will build 120 off-grid e-truck charging sites
9th April 2024 By: Irma Venter

Electric vehicle charging startup, Zero Carbon Charge, has launched a new subsidiary, Zero Carbon Logistics, which it says will roll out 120 off-grid solar photovoltaic (PV) electric truck charging... 


Peninsula strengthens board and management team
9th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Peninsula Energy has appointed David Coyne as nonexecutive director and Willie Bezuidenhout as interim CFO. Coyne and Bezuidenhout start their respective new roles at an exciting time... 


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