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Vis Reddy, chairman and principal environmental geochemist, SRK Consulting
How a comprehensive ESG strategy adds value to mining
21st June 2024

The mining sector’s growing focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks is often portrayed as another regulatory load to be borne by an already over-burdened sector. It is anything... 

Palm oil
21st June 2024 By: Riaan de Lange

The headline should not be confused with the slang that abbreviates the phrase “oil someone’s palm”, which means to derive a favourable outcome based on providing a monetary incentive; in other... 

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Bibiani gold project, Ghana – update
21st June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Asante Gold has reported substantial progress of the sulphide recovery plant. 

Drill samples from the CK gold project, in the US
CK gold project, US – update
21st June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

US Gold has received a key permit, further advancing its development efforts. 

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Goulamina lithium project, Mali – update
21st June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Leo Lithium has received conditional approval from the Mali government for the sale of its remaining 40% stake in Mali Lithium BV to China’s Ganfeng Lithium. 

Image of the Mobi Light lighting towers from Pilot Crushtec
In-house lighting improves safety on crushing sites
14th June 2024

Crushing and screening operations frequently continue operations in the dark and sufficient lighting is essential to ensure safety and productivity and Pilot Crushtec has now introduced its own... 

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Diesel-electric range for crushing operations
14th June 2024

Two new products have been launched as part of a diesel-electric power series for the aggregates market. All the process functions of the Metso’s Lokotrack EC range are electric, with units... 

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Sound ESG performance a non-negotiable in quarrying
14th June 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Environmental performance holds particular significance in the quarrying industry, with quarries re-evaluating their strategies and operational models, driven by an imperative to align with... 

Drill rig at the Pumpkin Hollow project
Pumpkin Hollow copper project, US – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Pumpkin Hollow developer Nevada Copper filed for bankruptcy protection on June 10. 

Image of the Eloise mine, in Australia
Eloise mine, Australia
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A copper/gold/silver mine in North Queensland, Australia. 

Bezant marks progress at Namibia project
13th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Bezant Resources has completed the chain of contractor services that will make up the Hope and Gorob mining operation, chairperson Colid Bird outlines in an update on the copper/gold... 

Processing equipment at Santa Barbara
Aguia outlines reopening plans for Colombia's Santa Barbara mine
7th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

ASX-listed Aguia Resources has announced a comprehensive work programme for the reopening of the high-grade Santa Barbara gold mine, in Colombia. This update follows Aguia's successful takeover of... 

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K.Hill battery-grade manganese project, Botswana – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Giyani Metals Corporation has appointed Wood as the lead consultant on its definitive feasibility study  

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Lafigué gold project, Côte D'Ivoire – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Wet commissioning activities are under way. 

Image of Berg gold project
Berg gold project, Canada – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Surge Copper Corp has launched a metallurgical test programme for its Berg project. 

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Balama graphite project, Mozambique – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Syrah Resources has reported that production from Balama is being moderated until demand and price conditions warrant higher production levels. 

Sandro Scherf, CEO of Pilot Crushtec, and Francois Marais, Sales and Marketing Director of Pilot Crushtec, receiving the award for 2nd place Lokotrack Distributor Award
Pilot Crushtec bags two prestigious awards from Metso
5th June 2024

At the recently ended Lokolaunch 2024, a global Metso customer and partner event held in Tampere, Finland, Pilot Crushtec International walked away with two prestigious awards – Best After Market... 

FUCHS’ lubricants for the sugar sector on show at Sugar Mac 2024
4th June 2024

Lubricants play a critical role in the sugar industry, from the initial crane yard through to the entire crushing, crystalising and packaging processes. Lubricants prevent wear and damage to... 

African Rainbow Minerals Executive Chairperson Dr Patrice Motsepe
South Africa’s ARM completes strategic investment in Canada’s Surge Copper
3rd June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s diversified mining company African Rainbow Minerals has secured its 15% strategic shareholding in Surge Copper, a Toronto Stock Exchange-Venture Exchange company that is advancing an... 

he above image depicts the Metso Crush
Standardised conveyors improve productivity
31st May 2024

In April, sustainable technologies solutions provider Metso launched a productised version of its FIT in-plant, and Foresight, overland conveyors for reliable material transportation in the mining... 

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Côté mine, Canada
31st May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold mine in in north-eastern Ontario, Canada. 

East Manganese mine project, South Africa – update
31st May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A second manganese project is now at an advanced stage of assessment. 

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Kobada gold project, Mali – update
31st May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Toubani Resources has announced several changes to its board of directors and study management team to drive the delivery of the definitive feasibility study. 

Endeavour’s Côte d’Ivoire project ahead of schedule
30th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

London- and Toronto-listed Endeavour Mining announces that wet commissioning activities are now under way at the Lafigué project, in Côte d’Ivoire. The project is on budget, with construction now... 

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Redesigned wheeled plant concept introduced
24th May 2024

To meet the growing need for mobility and transportability of crushing and screening plants in both construction and mining, Weir Minerals Africa has introduced its modular wheeled plant (WMWP)... 

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Southern Africa always a key market – firm
24th May 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

With the trusted legacy of more than 150 years of Siemens engineering expertise, Innomotics is the backbone of reliable motion for industries and infrastructure worldwide. Amid the increased... 

An image of the Mothae mine, which uses TOMRA sorters
Manufacturer highlights XRT sorting technology’s impact
24th May 2024

Mining sorting equipment manufacturer TOMRA Mining highlights that its XRT technology, powered by TOMRA Insight, has delivered significant results at the Mothae Diamonds operation, in Lesotho.... 

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... 

Menar MD Vuslat Bayoğlu
Menar advancing on the manganese front
21st May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Private investment company Menar, which is advancing steadily on the manganese front, has anthracite, coal, nickel, and gold in its diversified multi-country portfolio. The company's... 

The Mobi Light range offers an ideal solution for roadworks and construction sites, mining and quarrying applications and outdoor events
New tower light range from Pilot Crushtec
21st May 2024

Crushing and screening operations frequently run on a 24/7 basis to meet demand and optimise productivity, so crushing specialist Pilot Crushtec is the ideal partner to introduce its own brand of... 

Berg gold project, Canada
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Surge Copper plans to build a gold mine based on large-scale conventional drill, blast, load and haul openpit mining methods suited to the project location and local site requirements. 

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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Kiaka gold project, Burkina Faso – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Construction continues to advance. 

Wilmar edible oils refinery in Richards Bay IDZ celebrates Phase 1 operationalisation
Wilmar edible oils refinery in Richards Bay IDZ celebrates Phase 1 operationalisation
16th May 2024

Wilmar is a Singaporean-listed multinational company that has operationalised R1.27-billion Phase 1 of its edible oils refining plant (Wilmar Processing SA) located in the Richards Bay Industrial... 

Copper cathode ready to dispatch
Glencore steps in to help Austral exit receivership
13th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Copper producer Austral Resources on Monday announced the end of receivership, as offtake partner Glencore Australia stepped in to the role of senior secured creditor. Glencore Australia has... 

An image of World Wide Industrial and Systems Engineers MD Muhammad Ali
Virtual training key to cost-effective skills development
10th May 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

The mining industry is increasingly turning to virtual reality (VR) training to equip employees with essential skills in a simulated environment that mimics real-life conditions while reducing... 

Gold ore from the Segele project
Segele gold project, Ethiopia – update
10th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Akobo Minerals is making progress in resolving the recent challenges of nationwide fuel-supply disruptions and new customs procedures, enabling full site activity at the mine. 

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Upgraded cone crusher range launched
9th May 2024

A new series of cone crushers that features powerful automation and connectivity systems is set to improve productivity and performance for mines and quarries. The upgraded Sandvik 800i cone... 

Sovereign reports ‘excellent’ graphite testwork results
8th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX- and Aim-listed Sovereign has reported “excellent” results from graphite testwork completed at multiple independent laboratories in Australia, Canada and South Africa using a conventional... 

A Trio TC51 cone crusher with conveyer and cone surge hopper for processing material
Weir Minerals Africa reintroduces Wheeled Plant concept
8th May 2024

With the newly introduced Weir Modular Wheeled Plant (WMWP) concept from Weir Minerals Africa, crushing contractors in Africa can now move and transport their crushing and screening plants from one... 

Arrow’s Simandou North drilling off to a promising start
Arrow’s Simandou North drilling off to a promising start
7th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australian junior Arrow Minerals as hit the ground running at its Simandou North deposit, in Guinea, uncovering high-grade mineralisation in the area during the initial stages of drilling. The... 

Kathleen Valley nearing first production
Kathleen Valley nearing first production
3rd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Lithium developer Liontown is getting closer to first production – scheduled for mid-year – with the miner this week reaching the key milestone of crushing first ore at its flagship Kathleen Valley... 

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Rentech provides renewable energy products and services to the local and selected African markets. Supplying inverters, lithium and lead-acid...

John Thompson
John Thompson

John Thompson, the leader in energy and environmental solutions through value engineering and innovation, provides the following: design, engineer,...


GreaseMax is a chemically operated automatic lubricator.

Yale Lifting Solutions
Yale Lifting Solutions

Yale Lifting Solutions is a leading supplier of lifting and material handling equipment in Southern Africa. Yale offers a wide range of quality...


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