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NRW acquires HSE mining contract and assets for A$85m
Updated 3 hours ago By: Creamer Media Reporter

Perth-based civil and mining contractor NRW Holdings subsidiary Golding Contractors will acquire the mining services contract, associated fleet and transfer of employees from HSE Mining at coal... 


Renergen CEO Stefano Marani
Renergen brings liquid helium back online following shutdown
11th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Renergen has completed the shutdown, checks, calibrations and corrective actions at its liquid helium facility, in Virginia, in the Free State, and has restarted the facility, resuming liquid... 


Public Procurement Bill paves way forward for new sub-contracting model
Public Procurement Bill paves way forward for new sub-contracting model
7th June 2024

There can be no dispute that our current procurement systems help facilitate corruption. Every single day we read of fraudulently awarded contracts with millions of rands being paid to contractors... 


Rosond appoints Zwelibanzi Nkomo as Legal Advisor and ESG Champion
Rosond appoints Zwelibanzi Nkomo as Legal Advisor and ESG Champion
7th June 2024

Leading drilling solutions provider Rosond has appointed Zwelibanzi Nkomo as its Legal Advisor and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Champion. Nkomo has been tasked to take the reins on... 


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Jwaneng underground project, Botswana – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Early works at the underground site are in progress. 


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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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Koeberg nuclear power plant steam-generator replacement project, South Africa – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The National Nuclear Regulator started with another round of hearings for the Koeberg long-term operation, or lifetime extension, project on June 3. 


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. 


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... 


Local Raise Bore Manufacturer AGC Adds Vertical Mobile Slot Borer To Portfolio
Local Raise Bore Manufacturer AGC Adds Vertical Mobile Slot Borer To Portfolio
6th June 2024

Local raise bore manufacturer Atlantis Group of Companies (AGC) has showcased its latest innovation in its MK range of equipment, the AGC Vertical Mobile Slot Borer, which is best suited for block... 


GTI Energy recruits ex-Cameco Australia head
4th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Uranium company GTI Energy on Tuesday announced board changes with chairperson Nathan Lude stepping down and Simon Williamson joining as a nonexecutive director. Williamson was the general manager... 


Concor recently completed the final foundation cast for the San Kraal Wind Energy Facility in Noupoort, as part of the Koruson 1 Cluster.
Concor completes innovative turbine foundations at San Kraal Wind Energy Facility
4th June 2024

Concor recently completed the final foundation cast for the San Kraal Wind Energy Facility in Noupoort, as part of the Koruson 1 Cluster being developed by EDF Renewables and project partners H1... 


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Deep Yellow selects Ausenco as preferred EPCM contractor for Tumas
4th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed Deep Yellow has selected contractor Ausenco Services to deliver detailed engineering and engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for the company’s flagship... 


EB Construction has built its reputation on its attention to detail and on the lasting quality of its workmanship
AfriSam quality cement EB Construction’s success
3rd June 2024

Taking an unconventional route into the construction sector, EB Construction’s Ben Wagner has built a solid contracting business that serves residential, commercial and industrial clients.... 


Moma mine, in Mozambique
Contractor employee dies at Kenmare’s Moma mine
3rd June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed Kenmare Resources has reported the death of an excavator operator, who was employed by a contractor at the Moma titanium minerals mine, in Mozambique. The operator was involved in a... 


Solar power panels at South Deep gold mine.
ESG intrinsic to long-term mining success, Gold Fields AGM hears
31st May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Managing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) aspects is intrinsic to the long-term success of mining, Gold Fields chairperson Yunus Suleman highlighted at this week’s annual general meeting... 


Kavango identifies first high-priority copper drilling targets at Karakubis
31st May 2024 By: Darren Parker

The first high-priority targets have been identified for Phase 1 of drilling on London-listed Kavango Resources’ Karakubis copper project, which is situated in Botswana, on the Kalahari Copper Belt... 


cidb CEO Bongani Dladla
cidb introduces three new categories in awards for women in construction
31st May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The Construction Industry Development Board (cidb) has introduced three new categories in the 2024 Empowerment and Recognition of Women in Construction (Erwic) Awards. Entries for the awards... 


Contractors, subcontractors battling as late payments worsen – MBA North
31st May 2024 By: Irma Venter

The construction industry value chain is at risk of collapsing as shrinking margins, unfair practices and payment issues continue to undermine the sector. This is according to members of the Master... 


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Elk Creek superalloy material project, US – update
31st May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

NioCorp Development has reported that electrifying the Elk Creek mine could be a game-changer for the critical minerals project. 


Adriatic to raise $50m
Adriatic to raise $50m
28th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Silver developer Adriatic Metals has announced a $50-million institutional placement to optimise its balance sheet while ramping up the Vares operation in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The company,... 


Morila mine, in Mali
Firefinch, Morila served with arbitration notice over payment dispute
27th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed Firefinch has received a notice of arbitration from mining services contractor Enterprise Générale Traoré et Frères (EGTF), in Mali. EGTF also named Société des Mines de Morila... 


Staff often have to work on outages at night
Cape Town’s water and sanitation staff victims of 22 hijackings, 52 robberies
24th May 2024 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town (CoCT) says its Water and Sanitation staff have been the victims of 22 hijackings and 52 robberies since July 1, last year. Of the hijackings, seven were in Khayelitsha, six... 


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Operations resume at coal mine
24th May 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Coal mining and trading company Minergy Coal has resumed production at its Masama coal mine, in the Mmamabula West coalfield of southern Botswana, after successfully entering a mining contract with... 


An aerial image of the Jwaneng openpit mine
Diamond miner progresses move to underground
24th May 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Ahead of its fifty-fifth anniversary, Botswana-based diamond miner Debswana Diamond Company is undertaking an expansion project at its flagship Jwaneng mine, in the south-central part of Botswana,... 


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International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor project, France – update
24th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A contract has been awarded to supply a further 12 outer vertical targets for the diverter to be used in the project. 


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N2 Wild Coast Toll Road megabridge project – Msikaba bridge, South Africa – update
24th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Construction on the Msikaba bridge is set to progress this year, with several challenging technical activities to be tackled. 


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Zulu lithium/tantalum project pilot plant, Zimbabwe – update
24th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Premier African Minerals is raising funds for the ongoing mining operations at the project, and for working capital purposes. 


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SunZia wind  and transmission projects, US
24th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is the biggest clean energy infrastructure project in US history. 


Image of the closure of the thermal control layer of the Akkuyu NPP
Akkuyu nuclear power plant project, Türkiye update
24th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The closure of the thermal control layer of the project has allowed for the installation of the turbine-generator set to proceed. 


Expert suggests new ways junior miners can classify resources
22nd May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

A key issue with all mineral projects is the quantification of risk and uncertainty, which has always been narrowed down to grade estimation issues; however, just basing the mineral resource... 


AIC initiates A$50m Jericho mine development, elevating Eloise
AIC initiates A$50m Jericho mine development, elevating Eloise
22nd May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Queensland copper miner AIC Mines on Wednesday pushed the button on the development of the A$50-million Jericho mine, which is set to transform its Eloise operation into a cornerstone asset.... 


Premier raises £1.25m for use at its Zulu lithium, tantalum project
21st May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

London-listed Premier African Minerals is raising about £1.25-million through the issue of about 781.25-million shares at 0.16p each. It will use the funds raised for the ongoing mining operations... 


Metals Australia granted drilling permits for Corvette River
21st May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canada-focused Metals Australia has received all the required permitting approvals for a new drilling and trenching programme at Corvette River, in Quebec. The programme, which will include 10... 


DRILL SAMPLES FROM THE CK GOLD PROJECT
CK gold project, US – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is on track to receive all the necessary permits for development by midyear. 


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Goulamina lithium project, Mali – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Leo Lithium announced its exit from the project on May 8, 2024. 


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Hemi gold project, Australia – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

De Grey Mining has launched a fully underwritten equity raising, derisking the equity component of the financing for the project. 


The Msikaba bridge
Concor’s Msikaba bridge progresses to highly technical phases
16th May 2024 By: Irma Venter

Construction at the Msikaba Bridge on the N2 in the Eastern Cape is set to move up a gear this year, with a number of challenging technical activities to be tackled. According to contractor Concor,... 


Satellite image of the Jagersfontein tailings dam disaster
Mashatile says Jagersfontein house rebuilding project is advancing
16th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Deputy President Paul Mashatile has assured the National Council of Provinces that the Jagersfontein house rebuilding project is well under way. This project follows the collapse of a tailings dam... 


Big 5 Construct South Africa 2024: The gateway to the country’s construction sector
14th May 2024

South Africa's construction sector is projected to grow thanks to government’s National Development Plan 2023, with numerous mega projects happening in all nine provinces; projects such as Mtentu... 


Contractors, sub-contractors battling as late payments accelerate – MBA North
Contractors, sub-contractors battling as late payments accelerate – MBA North
13th May 2024 By: Irma Venter

The construction industry value-chain is at risk of collapsing as shrinking margins, unfair practices and payment issues continue to undermine the sector. This is according to members of the Master... 


AFC-led consortium financing large-scale road infrastructure development in Angola
10th May 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) announced on Friday the signing of a €381.5-million financing package for road transport infrastructure development in Angola. The AFC, founded in 2007, serves... 


Airlock gate at the Akkuyu NPPAkkuyu Nuclear
Akkuyu nuclear power plant project, Türkiye – update
10th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The first airlock gateway has been installed. 


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