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Bush clearing, shaft rehab under way at West Wits gold revival project  

By: Martin Creamer     16th September 2021 Australia-listed West Wits Mining, which is considering a secondary listing on the JSE, has commenced bush clearing and old shaft rehabilitation west of Johannesburg, as part of its far-reaching revival plans for an area where gold mining took place as recently as 20 years ago. West Wits Mining,... 

Karratha urea plant project, Australia – update

By: Sheila Barradas     16th September 2021 The Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority has approved plans by Perdaman to build and operate a urea plant. 

Miner dies in Qld coal mine

By: Esmarie Iannucci     15th September 2021 Mining contractor Mastermyne on Wednesday confirmed that a worker was fatally injured in an underground incident at the Gregory Crinum coal mine, in Queensland. News services reported overnight that one man had died and two others had been taken to hospital after a section of the Sojitz-owned... 

Building confidence remains under pressure

By: Schalk Burger     14th September 2021 Financial services firm First National Bank (FNB) and the Bureau of Economic Research Building Confidence Index declined to 35 points in the third quarter of the year from 39 points in the second quarter, indicating that 65% of respondents are dissatisfied with prevailing business conditions.... 

Work advances at Warrawoona

By: Esmarie Iannucci     14th September 2021 Gold developer Calidus Resources has finalised a A$210-million mining contract with contractor Macmahon for the Warrawoona gold project, in Western Australia. The contract involves the development of a new opencut mine, with Macmahon to undertake all opencut mining activities until December... 

Business confidence in construction at its lowest point

13th September 2021 Business confidence in the construction industry has reached record low levels as the combined effect of the sector’s general state of decline and the unexpected shock of mass riots knocked business confidence hard in the third quarter of 2021. This is according to Craig Lemboe, a Senior... 

Katoro advances project portfolio

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     10th September 2021 Despite the ongoing challenges around the Covid-19 pandemic, Aim-listed Katoro Gold says it continued to make significant progress across its project portfolio during the six months ended June 30. During the period, the company raised £960 000 (gross) through a placing and subscription of new... 

Opinion: African power project boon?

10th September 2021 In this opinion piece, law firm Bowmans head of banking and finance Shamilah Grimwood-Norley, writes about the power supply challenges in Africa and how governments are increasingly looking to private sector investment to improve electricity supply. 

Company involvement in municipal project well under way

By: Anna Moross     10th September 2021 Engineering consultant Zutari has completed several aspects of Phase 1 and Phase 1A of the Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone (TASEZ), for which it provided civil and structural engineering services associated with bulk and internal infrastructure. 

R61: Baziya to Mthatha Airport road upgrade, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     10th September 2021 The R61 will be a vital link and catalyst for the development of the Wild Coast Special Economic Zone. 

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