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Nothing new in Customs
1st December 2023 By: Riaan de Lange

My mother constantly reminds me that there is nothing new under the sun. When, as a small boy, she first told me this, I was very sceptical, reasoning that there had been no motor vehicles before... 

Sanral to resume road tenders under interim procurement policy
29th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) will on November 29 resume procurement for road construction projects, with 86 tenders to be advertised. CEO Reginald Demana has announced... 

Busa, B4SA raise deep concerns over lack of due process on NHI adoption
27th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Business Unity South Africa (Busa) and Business for South Africa (B4SA) have written to the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), as well as to Deputy President Paul Mashatile to raise their deep... 

First Quantum says two contractors died in Zambia
27th November 2023 By: Reuters

Canada's First Quantum Minerals said on Monday two people died at its Zambian operations last week. The miner said a worker from its contracting partner, Reliant Drilling, died at First Quantum's... 

Wilco de Villiers
The potential for South Africa's mining sector to drive renewable energy investments
23rd November 2023

By Wilco de Villiers In recent years, the emphasis in the global mining industry has shifted from mere energy cost savings and carbon footprint reduction to a more critical concern: energy... 

Uranium exceeds $80/lb for first time in more than 15 years
Uranium exceeds $80/lb for first time in more than 15 years
21st November 2023 By: Bloomberg

Uranium prices topped $80 a pound for the first time in more than fifteen years on renewed demand for nuclear power and disrupted supplies. Nymex futures tracking physical-market contracts for a... 

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Telkom delivers H1 improvements
21st November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

JSE-listed Telkom on Tuesday posted improvements across the board during the six months ended September 30, 2023, as it positions itself as an digital infrastructure business at its core. During... 

Blyvoor reports R58m contribution to South Africa’s economy
20th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Gold miner Blyvoor Gold has reported that it has made a R58-million economic contribution amid persistently high gold prices, steadily growing gold output and improved operational efficiency at the... 

DFFE launches invasive plant removal programme
17th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE) has launched a five-year R2.67-billion Working for Water Programme aimed at eradicating invasive alien plants in communities. The... 

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Zulu lithium/tantalum project pilot plant, Zimbabwe – update
17th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Premier African Minerals has advised that its Zulu project should be in full production in January next year. 

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Lighting Solution for Dube TradePort Warehouse
14th November 2023

BEKA Schréder is proud to have supplied the lighting solution for one of the new warehouses situated at the Dube TradePort close to Durban, South Africa. ​​Dube TradePort is a Special Economic Zone... 

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Lindi Jumbo graphite project, Tanzania – update
10th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The mine is on track for dry commissioning in the last quarter of this year. 

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Specialist develops economical solutions
3rd November 2023

Multi-disciplinary specialist underground mining and metallurgical processing services company United Mining Services (UMS) Group has equipped its operations in preparation for the surge in demand... 

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Lindi Jumbo graphite project, Tanzania – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Walkabout Resources has reported that the earthmoving and civils contract almost completed. 

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M&R describes past year as its ‘most difficult’ since 2008
2nd November 2023 By: Darren Parker

The financial year ended June 30 had been the most challenging period for Murray & Roberts (M&R) Holdings since the 2008 global financial crisis, the company said in a statement on November 2. In a... 

Mining industry must think deeply about recognition, reconciliation and Indigenous inclusion, conference hears
1st November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The outcome of The Voice Referendum has unveiled a gap in understanding the benefits of better integrating First Nations people into critical industries like mining, attendees at the International... 

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Botswana's Debswana rough diamond sales down 21% on weak demand
31st October 2023 By: Reuters

Sales of rough diamonds at Debswana Diamond Company fell 21% in the nine months up to September, Botswana's central bank data on Tuesday showed, as demand for gems slowed amid global economic... 

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South Africa's energy transition gathers pace
27th October 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Speakers across a range of disciplines and domains have said that South Africa's electricity market is transitioning to a more pluralistic market that will also include a much larger range of... 

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Projects driven by regulatory improvements
27th October 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Embedded electricity projects are increasing in size and complexity, owing to improvements in regulations. A wider variety of power solutions, capitalising on the benefits offered by independent... 

Stakeholder collaboration required to improve road freight safety
20th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

Collaboration between all stakeholders in the road freight industry is critical to improving South Africa’s poor road safety record, certification body JC Auditors CEO Oliver Naidoo said at the... 

Sapa estimates R3bn loss to poultry industry after 7.5m birds culled
20th October 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

In an update presented to the Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development on October 20, the South African Poultry Association (Sapa) has estimated that 30% of the South... 

EOH CEO Stephen van Coller
Six-month extension will see Van Coller exit EOH board only in March
18th October 2023 By: Schalk Burger

JSE-listed information and communications technology services company EOH has announced that CEO Stephen Van Coller has agreed to extend his five-year contract by another six months to March 31,... 

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Partnership to boost regional energy offering
13th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

A planned strategic combination of South African petroleum and lubricants company Engen and fuels and lubricants company Vivo Energy, aimed at establishing a significant energy distribution company... 

Engen fuels ‘Gammie-on-the-Go’ disability challenge
Engen fuels ‘Gammie-on-the-Go’ disability challenge
10th October 2023

Cross discipline para-athlete, Sean Clarke is taking the impossible to new extremes to help raise funds for 16-year-old, James Thusi Willers who is in desperate need of a new prosthetic leg. Over... 

Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa
‘Instrument’ being studied to open rooftop solar to poorer households
9th October 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa says that work is under way on the creation of an “instrument” that will allow poorer households to participate in the ongoing roll-out of rooftop solar... 

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Eskom expects to roll out virtual wheeling scheme before end of 2024
6th October 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Electricity utility Eskom expects to formally roll-out a virtual wheeling scheme, which it has been piloting with mobile telecoms group Vodacom since August, to the rest of the market before the... 

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Seifsa celebrates eightieth anniversary
6th October 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of South Africa (Seifsa) – after 80 years of representing and promoting the interests of the South African metals and engineering industry –... 

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M&R again fails to regain control of RUC
4th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Engineering and contracting group Murray & Roberts (M&R) was unable to regain control of RUC, the Australian mining services business it lost when its Australian holding company and Clough entered... 

Eskom evolving from traditional to virtual wheeling with Vodacom
29th September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

State-owned power utility Eskom strategy development senior manager Mutenda Tshipala has noted that Eskom is evolving from the traditional electricity wheeling mechanism to virtual wheeling in... 

Kazatomprom to end uranium production cuts in 2025
Kazatomprom to end uranium production cuts in 2025
29th September 2023 By: Reuters

- Kazatomprom, the world's biggest uranium miner which for the last few years has restricted its own output in order to stabilise prices, will end such cuts in 2025 and thus significantly increase... 

De Grey strengthens balance sheet with A$300m placement
28th September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Australian gold explorer De Grey Mining has launched a fully underwritten two tranche placement of new fully paid ordinary shares to raise A$300-million, strengthening its balance sheet and... 

Growthpoint South Africa CEO Estienne de Klerk
Growthpoint wheels first renewable electricity through Cape Town pilot project
15th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE-listed real estate investment trust Growthpoint Properties South Africa has become the first party in South Africa to wheel renewable electricity through Cape Town’s energy grid, in... 

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Lindi Jumbo graphite project, Tanzania – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Walkabout Resources has reported that civil works are more than 97% complete. 

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Zulu lithium/tantalum project pilot plant, Zimbabwe – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Premier African Minerals has raised a further £5-million before expenses for project optimisation. 

Power lines
G7 Renewable Energies withdraws case against Eskom's interim grid rules
7th September 2023 By: Terence Creamer

G7 Renewable Energies has withdrawn its High Court review against Eskom's Interim Grid Capacity Allocation Rules (IGCAR), following what it describes as “meaningful industry engagements” that have... 

Lindi Jumbo offers opportunity for mining in Tanzania
7th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Graphite developer Walkabout Resources is hoping that the development of its Lindi Jumbo graphite mine, in Tanzania, would open the floodgates for foreign investment in the African nation.... 

The Cigar Lake mine
Canadian uranium major lowers production guidance
6th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canadian uranium major Cameco has reduced its production forecast for 2023, citing challenges at its Cigar Lake mine and the Key Lake mill, which was brought out of care-and-maintenance at the end... 

GDP records 0.6% growth in Q2, but loadshedding threatens gains
5th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) increased by 0.6% in the second quarter, which North West University Business School Professor Raymond Parsons says is welcoming news. He notes that... 

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MCA calls for IR bill to be scrapped
5th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has called on the federal government to scrap its new Industrial Relations (IR) Bill introduced to Parliament this week. The bill aims to criminalise wage... 

Critics argue that the import duty has led to increased prices and hindered competition
Sector mulls duty’s future
1st September 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

The intricate task of reconciling the interests of divergent stakeholders, including local manufacturers and downstream industries, lies at the heart of ongoing deliberations by the International... 

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Zulu lithium/tantalum project pilot plant, Zimbabwe – update
1st September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Premier African Minerals has announced a conditional subscription for ordinary shares. 

CEO Henry Laas
M&R 'still in race’ to regain RUC as it seeks to rebuild from 2023 shock
31st August 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Downscaled engineering and contracting group Murray & Roberts (M&R) is continuing with efforts to regain control of RUC, the Australian mining services business it lost when its Australian holding... 

Rough diamonds
Diamond producers adapting to rapidly changing landscape, says BDO
28th August 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The diamond industry has faced multiple challenges leading to a notable shift in its landscape over the last few years, says personal liability company BDO South Africa. Natural resources partner... 

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