https://www.engineeringnews.co.za

Receive our free daily newsletter:

Entrance to the Priseka mine
Prieska copper/zinc project, South Africa – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals is continuing its transition to mine developer and operator at the Prieska mine. 


MC Mining CEO Godfrey Gomwe
Turnaround plan at MC Mining's Uitkomst Colliery delivers results
31st October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The implementation of a turnaround plan at the Uitkomst Colliery during June yielded pleasing results for MC Mining in the quarter ended September 30, MD & CEO Godfrey Gomwe says. This resulted in... 


GE Vernova's Steam Power Business with its partners handover a first-of-its-kind clinic in Mpumalanga, South Africa
GE Vernova's Steam Power Business with its partners handover a first-of-its-kind clinic in Mpumalanga, South Africa
31st October 2023

New state-of-the-art primary healthcare clinic to meet growing health demands in Botleng Extension 6 As part of GE Vernova’s commitment to support communities in areas it operates in, GE Vernova's... 


Delivery on the vision of service delivery excellence
Delivery on the vision of service delivery excellence
30th October 2023

The Zululand District Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal has adopted a long-term vision committed to the development of the region through hard work and a common purpose. This includes the mandate to... 


A sunset view of the openpit operations with a load dump haul machine in the background owned by Sandfire Resources in Botswana,
Substantial Botswana contract awarded
27th October 2023

Diversified mining services group Perenti reports that its surface mining business in Africa, contract mining provider African Mining Services (AMS), was awarded a contract for openpit mining... 


Location map of the Molo graphite project
Molo graphite project, Madagascar – update
27th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

NextSource Materials has shipped its first bulk container of SuperFlake graphite from the Molo mine. 


Artist's impression of the proposed Saltend rare-earth oxide (REO) separation facility
Saltend Chemicals Park rare-earth oxide separation facility, UK – update
27th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Pensana has been offered a grant of up to £4-million by the UK Secretary of State for Business and Trade towards the funding of the Saltend Chemicals Park. 


Image of LNG tanks
Tangguh liquefied natural gas project – Train 3, Indonesia – update
27th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The first cargo of liquefied natural gas produced by the new Train 3 sailed from Tangguh on October 18. 


Image of the Koeberg NPP
Koeberg nuclear power plant steam-generator replacement project, South Africa – update
27th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The return of Unit 1 to commercial service had been delayed by a further ten days, as some critical tests were still to be completed before the reactor is started, Engineering News reported on... 


The construction of a rainwater harvest system at Eastgate Shopping Centre will ensure optimal use of available water and reduce the centre’s reliance on municipal supply
Eastgate harvests Rainwater to boost sustainability
26th October 2023

Leading black-owned contractor Concor is constructing facilities to harvest and treat rainwater and groundwater at Eastgate Shopping Centre, adding to the centre’s sustainability and reducing its... 


First trial blasting at Clanwilliam dam construction site
26th October 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

The first trial blasting has been undertaken at the Clanwilliam dam construction site in the Western Cape, as the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) works to raise the dam wall by 13 m. The... 


Afrimat’s Nkomati Anthracite Mine proudly opens Sikhwahlane Community Hall
Afrimat’s Nkomati Anthracite Mine proudly opens Sikhwahlane Community Hall
20th October 2023

Afrimat’s Nkomati Anthracite Mine in Mpumalanga today officially opened the Sikhwahlane Community Hall in Matsamo, in partnership with the Matsamo Tribal Authority, Nkomazi Local Municipality and... 


GROWING CHALLENGE
Growing water shortages are causing significant challenges for both consumers and the commercial sector, especially large-scale commercial projects.
‘Watershedding’ a reality for South Africa
20th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

As South Africa grapples with persistent loadshedding, an increase in water shortages has emerged as another significant challenge for both consumers and the commercial sector, especially for... 


Image of malachite from the Haib copper project
Haib copper project, Namibia – update
20th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Deep-South Resources has entered into an agreement with Namibian drilling contractor Ferrodrill Namibia to proceed with the drilling programme. 


Image of Kusile power station
Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
20th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Kusile Unit 5 is being prepared for synchronisation to the grid towards the end of December. 


Image of platinum nugget
Karo platinum project, Zimbabwe – update
20th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The project's timeline for commissioning has been extended by 12 months to June 2025. 


Image of lithium ore
Finniss lithium project, Australia – update
20th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Core Lithium has reported an increase in the mineral resource estimate at the BP33 deposit. 


The Msikaba Project has deeper implications for community integration and development
Localised infrastructure upliftment with local community participation
19th October 2023

Local infrastructure development isn't just about laying roads or erecting bridges; it's about creating sustainable avenues for growth, development and integration. The localised upliftment of... 


Eskom logo
Eskom sub-contractor arrested for allegedly soliciting bribe from coal truckers
17th October 2023 By: News24Wire

An Eskom sub-contractor was arrested last week for allegedly trying to solicit a bribe from a coal transport company at the Camden power station in Mpumalanga. The suspect, who was arrested on 11... 


The Haib copper project
Deep-South hires Ferrodrill to drill the Haib copper project
13th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Mineral exploration and development company Deep-South Resources has entered into an agreement with Namibian drilling contractor Ferrodrill Namibia to proceed with the drilling programme on the... 


An mage of ACTOM Signalling's equipment next to a railway line
Local manufacturers poised to support sector
13th October 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Local manufacturers are well positioned to support the South African railway and transportation sector through products, services and maintenance support tailored to the specific needs of the... 


Image of Kusile
Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
13th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Eskom has confirmed that Unit 3 at the Kusile coal-fired power station is providing 720 MW for the electricity grid. 


Location map of the Mardie project
Mardie salt and potash project, Australia – update
13th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

BCI Minerals has received credit approvals for a total project finance debt of A$981-million for its Mardie project. 


Image of Kamoa-Kakula Mining Complex
Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
13th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The complex produced a record 103 947 t of copper in concentrate during the third quarter ended September 2023. 


Image of Mount Gibson openpit
Mt Gibson gold project, Australia
13th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Capricorn Metals envisages the development, construction and operation of a five-million-tonne-a-year openpit gold mine, in Murchison. 


Vodacom Image
Vodacom converts Midrand Campus into group’s largest on-site solar power generation system
12th October 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

More than 11 000 photovoltaic (PV) panels will be installed at telecommunications service provider Vodacom’s Midrand campus, in Gauteng, by year-end, converting the commercial office park into a... 


OMH fined for 2019 fatality
11th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed OM Holding’s subsidiary, OM Manganese, has been fined A$487 500 for a 2019 fatality at its Bootu Creek manganese mine, in the Northern Territory. A wall failure at the Tourag pit... 


Johannesburg Water Brixton Tower
City of Joburg outlines ambitious plans to mitigate water shortages
10th October 2023 By: Sane Dhlamini

Joburg Water Networks Senior Manager Logan Munsamy on Tuesday laid out a range of plans that the municipality would undertake as it deals with critical water supply challenges across various... 


Codelco probes cause of fire at mine, no injuries reported
Codelco probes cause of fire at mine, no injuries reported
10th October 2023 By: Reuters

Chilean state copper miner Codelco is investigating the cause of a fire over the weekend at its Salvador mine, the firm said in a statement to Reuters on Monday. The world's largest copper... 


Image ofthe Lokotrack LT200HPS mobile cone crusher
Cone crusher with hanging screen for S African mine
6th October 2023

A new cone crusher featuring a detachable screen and return conveyor on one tracked chassis has been deployed on a chrome mine in Steelpoort, Limpopo, South Africa. The Metso Lokotrack LT200HPS was... 


Drill core from the Fenelon project
Fenelon gold project, Canada
6th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A preliminary economic assessment has determined average gold production of 212 000 oz/y over 12.3 years. 


Image of Australia map/flag
Barrambie titanium/vanadium project, Australia – update
6th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Neometals has abandoned talks with China’s Jiuxing Titanium Materials Co for offtakes from the project. 


Image of lithium ore
Finniss lithium project, Australia – update
6th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Core Lithium has reported that the early works and updated feasibility study at BP33 are progressing well. 


Image of periodic table symbols for platinum, palladium, rhodium and gold and the Zimbabwe flag
Karo platinum project, Zimbabwe – update
6th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

First concrete pour took place in June. 


Ethiopia’s first new mine in 30 years nears funding package completion
5th October 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed Kefi Gold and Copper has completed the last of many special permissions and policy changes agreed with the Ethiopian authorities over the years since Kefi assumed control of the Tulu... 


Ubunye Mining Services crowned global Rio Tinto Contractor of the Year
Ubunye Mining Services crowned global Rio Tinto Contractor of the Year
5th October 2023

Ubunye Mining Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Unitrans, a leading name in the mining logistics industry, has been awarded the prestigious Rio Tinto Safety Award for Best Contract Partner at... 


Image shows molten gold
Tietto updates Abujar plans
5th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior gold miner Tietto Minerals has unveiled a new life-of-mine (LOM) plan for its Abujar gold mine, in Cote d’Ivoire. Over the nine-year mine life, from 2024 to 2032, Abujar is expected to... 


Karo Mining updates shareholders on mine construction, management changes
3rd October 2023 By: Darren Parker

London- and JSE-listed Tharisa Mining subsidiary Karo Mining, in Zimbabwe, has confirmed that the first concrete pour at the Karo mining project took place in June after construction of bulk... 


Legacy Iron readies for gold production
3rd October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Legacy Iron is set to become a gold producer after the Western Australian government gave final approvals for the start of mining at the Mount Celia gold project. Legacy told... 


The Cote project camp
Iamgold reports nonwork-related death at Côté project
2nd October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canadian miner Iamgold has reported the death of an individual employed by a contractor at its Côté project, in Ontario. The company explained that the person was found unconscious near the camp... 


Image is an aerial view of the Kathleen Valley operation
Kathleen Valley costs rise
29th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium developer Liontown Resources has flagged a near 6% increase in the capital cost estimates for its Kathleen Valley project, in Western Australia, following the award of all major... 


WBHO makes strong return, warns of potential contractor shortage for IPP jobs
29th September 2023 By: Irma Venter

Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon (WBHO) is back, “and we are back on a very strong footing”, says CEO Wolfgang Neff. “We had an exceptional year in a difficult period.” 


Image of the Kusile power station
Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
29th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister Barbara Creecy has upheld the decision of the National Air Quality Officer to permit the temporary operation of the Kusile coal power station using... 


3 4 5 6
7
8 9 10 11

Showroom

Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East
Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East

Weir Minerals Europe, Middle East and Africa is a global supplier of excellent minerals solutions, including pumps, valves, hydrocyclones,...

VISIT SHOWROOM 
Flameblock
Flameblock

FlameBlock is a proudly South African company that engineers, manufactures and supplies fire intumescent and retardant products to the fire...

VISIT SHOWROOM 
VEGA Controls SA (Pty) Ltd
VEGA Controls SA (Pty) Ltd

For over 60 years, VEGA has provided industry-leading products for the measurement of level, density, weight and pressure. As the inventor of the...

VISIT SHOWROOM 
Victaulic
Victaulic

Since 1919, Victaulic’s innovative solutions and design services continue to increase construction productivity and reduce risk, ensuring projects...

VISIT SHOWROOM 

Latest Multimedia

sponsored by

Photo of Martin Creamer
On-The-Air (12/07/2024)
12th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer
Magazine image
Magazine round up | 12 July 2024
12th July 2024

Option 1 (equivalent of R125 a month):

Receive a weekly copy of Creamer Media's Engineering News & Mining Weekly magazine
(print copy for those in South Africa and e-magazine for those outside of South Africa)
Receive daily email newsletters
Access to full search results
Access archive of magazine back copies
Access to Projects in Progress
Access to ONE Research Report of your choice in PDF format

Option 2 (equivalent of R375 a month):

All benefits from Option 1
PLUS
Access to Creamer Media's Research Channel Africa for ALL Research Reports, in PDF format, on various industrial and mining sectors including Electricity; Water; Energy Transition; Hydrogen; Roads, Rail and Ports; Coal; Gold; Platinum; Battery Metals; etc.

Already a subscriber?

Forgotten your password?

MAGAZINE & ONLINE

SUBSCRIBE

RESEARCH CHANNEL AFRICA

SUBSCRIBE

CORPORATE PACKAGES

CLICK FOR A QUOTATION







pqt: 1.505s - ct: 1.621s - 514pq - 3rq
Subscribe Now