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Brick maker allays fears over coal mining licence
3rd May 2024

Clay brick and paver maker Corobrik reports that it has no intention of entering into the coal mining sector, despite its application to mine the commodity at its Centurion-based Rietvlei mine and... 


Drill rig at the Doropo project
Doropo gold project, Côte d'Ivoire – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Centamin has allocated $14-million to complete the Doropo definitive feasibility study. 


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Kalgoorlie rare earths processing facility, Australia – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Final commissioning and initial production activities are progressing. 


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Oyu Tolgoi underground mine project, Mongolia – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Rio Tinto has reported that the sinking of ventilation shafts 3 and 4 is progressing. 


Prieska mine headgear
Prieska copper/zinc project, South Africa – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is fully permitted. 


Aerial View of the Simandou project
Simandou iron-ore project, Guinea – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Rio Tinto is continuing to work with its partners to satisfy the outstanding conditions on the project. 


Hummingbird’s first-quarter performance impacted by contractual dispute at Kouroussa
25th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Despite what its CEO Dan Betts deemed a challenging quarter, Aim-listed Hummingbird Resources delivered an 18% quarter-on-quarter increase in gold production at just under 17 000 oz from the... 


Perseus expects strong operating performance to continue
24th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

ASX- and TSX-listed Perseus Mining has reported gold sales of 115 648 oz in the March quarter – a 19 489 oz decrease on sales in the December 2023 quarter, owing to the timing of gold sales. The... 


West African on track to meet full-year guidance following solid first quarter
24th April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Unhedged gold mining company West African Resources’ Sanbrado mine, in Burkina Faso, produced 56 595 oz of gold at an all-in sustaining cost (AISC) of $1 291/oz in the first quarter of this year.... 


Globeleq acquires 48.3% interest in Egypt solar plant
23rd April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Independent power company Globeleq has completed the acquisition of a 48.3% equity stake in the 25 MW Winnergy solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in Egypt from Enerray, Enerray Global Solar... 


Orion Minerals CEO Errol Smart.
Rich copper intercept in N Cape sends Orion’s shares soaring on Australian exchange
22nd April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The richness of South Africa’s copper assets were emphasised on Monday when Northern Cape mine developer and explorer Orion Minerals published a standout intercept that sent its shares rocketing up... 


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Energy plant to receive new automation system
19th April 2024

Leading manufacturer of automation solutions and process technologies Valmet will deliver a comprehensive Valmet DNA Automation System to Lostock Sustainable Energy Plant (LSEP) currently under... 


The above image depicts one of the three mini-substations by Trafo Power Solutions which are in an IP54 configuration – ensuring that the units are completely sealed from dust and water that could occur in the copper/zinc mine
Mini-substations, transformers supplied to DRC
19th April 2024

With its experience in Africa and its agility in executing projects rapidly, electrical equipment supplier Trafo Power Solutions is supplying three mini-substations and two transformers to a... 


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Karo platinum project, Zimbabwe – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Project development is continuing. 


Location map of the Kouroussa project
Kouroussa gold project, Guinea – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Hummingbird Resources is progressing with the restart and ramp-up of mining activities. 


Location map of the Lance project
Lance Projects – Ross and Kendrick production areas, US – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Peninsula Energy has appointed a contractor for the plant expansion of the Ross central processing plant. 


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Zulu lithium/tantalum project pilot plant, Zimbabwe – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Premier African Minerals continues to engage with Zimbabwe-based lenders for working capital facilities. 


Centamin CEO Martin Horgan
Centamin confident of increasing production in the quarters ahead
18th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

LSE- and TSX-listed gold miner Centamin reports that the scheduled processing of lower-grade ore from the Sukari openpit, alongside the planned underground ventilation upgrades and mill maintenance... 


BHP will announce a decision on its WA nickel operations in the coming months
BHP nears decision on WA nickel, adjusts coal guidance
18th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified mining company BHP is nearing a decision regarding its nickel operations in Western Australia. The company, which has been conducting a review of these assets since February, is... 


Endeavour accused of misleading buyer of two African gold mines
16th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Endeavour Mining has been accused by Lilium Mining of misrepresentation over the sale of two African gold mines, as the fallout from the tenure of ousted CEO Sebastien de Montessus continues.... 


Hummingbird continues discussions with Corica, progresses with mining activities at Kouroussa
16th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid ongoing discussions with mining services provider Corica, Aim-listed Hummingbird Resources says it is progressing with the restart and ramp-up of mining activities at the Kouroussa gold mine,... 


Macmahon MD and CEO Michael Finnegan
Macmahon advances capital-light strategy with sale of mobile equipment
12th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Mining services company Macmahon has taken a strategic step towards enhancing its return on average capital employed (ROACE) performance by agreeing to sell a substantial portion of its mobile... 


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... 


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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Jambreiro iron-ore project, Brazil – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Centaurus has reported encouraging results from recent bench-scale metallurgical testwork at the project. 


IMAGE OF IRON-ORE BUCKET
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. 


Aerial view of the Phase 3 concentrator
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... 


Sibanye's Beatrix mine
Unions call for heads to roll over Sibanye's plans to cut more jobs in South Africa
11th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Labour unions Solidarity and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) have called for mining and metals processing multinational Sibanye-Stillwater's management to step down after launching a third... 


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... 


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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... 


Murray & Roberts Cementation showcases simulated mine training facility
Murray & Roberts Cementation showcases simulated mine training facility
10th April 2024

Mining contractor Murray & Roberts Cementation in mid-March showcased its mock-up mine and other training facilities for underground mechanised mining operators, supervisors and engineers at its... 


Progress made on the Lower uMkhomazi water project
8th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Good progress is being made on the implementation of the Lower uMkhomazi water scheme project, in KwaZulu-Natal, which is expected to be complete by December 2027, says Water and Sanitation... 


Location map of the Kouroussa project
Kouroussa gold project, Guinea – update
5th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Commercial production will be delayed beyond the targeted first quarter of 2024. 


Location map of the Longonjo project
Longonjo neodymium/praseodymium project, Angola – update
5th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Pensana has reported that preparatory works are advancing smoothly. 


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Virginia gas project, South Africa – update
5th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Renergen has reached the final stages of its helium system integration. 


TRIUMPHANT SHAFT SINKING
Reaching a final depth of 1 200 m, the new ventilation shaft sunk by Murray & Roberts Cementation at Palabora Mining Company is a triumph in many respects
Last blast of new ventilation shaft celebrated
29th March 2024

Underground mining contractor Murray & Roberts Cementation and its client Palabora Mining Company (PMC) completed the last blast in the development of the miner’s new ventilation shaft at PMC’s... 


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Bougouni lithium project, Mali – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is on track to start production in the fourth quarter. 


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Prieska copper/zinc project, South Africa – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

An updated mineral resource estimate for the +105 m level crown pillar block – has revealed an increase in tonnes and grade. 


Location map of the WBP project tenements
Witwatersrand basin project – Qala Shallows Phase 1, South Africa – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

West Wits Mining has reported that the company is in good stead to develop the project. 


Water solid clarifier
Zandvliet Wastewater Treatment Works, South Africa – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project has been handed over to the City of Cape Town's mayor. 


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Goulamina lithium project, Mali – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Leo Lithium has reported that progress at Goulamina remains on schedule and construction has reached about 80% completion. 


Hummingbird warns of delay in achieving commercial production at Kouroussa
28th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Aim-listed Hummingbird Resources has informed shareholders that commercial production at its Kouroussa gold mine, in Guinea, will be delayed beyond the targeted first quarter of this year owing to... 


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