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Sustainable strategies for digitalisation needed, from raw materials to waste management
11th July 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The nature and scale of the digital sector’s environmental footprint remains largely unassessed, and there is an urgent need for sustainable strategies throughout the life cycle of digitalisation,... 


Transportation focus shifting to people-centred approach
10th July 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

There is an increased focus on the role of transportation in society and how it can be used to improve peoples’ quality of life, rather than focusing only on building and maintaining systems. This... 


Zimbabwe Mining Law Masterclass
10th July 2024

Effectively Navigate Regulatory Frameworks and Compliance Strategies in the Zimbabwean Mining Industry! The Zimbabwe Mining Law Masterclass emerges as a response to the regulatory landscape of... 


Clean-Up & Recycle SA Week 2024: Join the movement to make a difference
Clean-Up & Recycle SA Week 2024: Join the movement to make a difference
10th July 2024

As the calendar turns to September, South Africans are gearing up for the annual Clean-Up & Recycle SA Week, scheduled to take place from 16-21 September 2024. This year marks the 28th consecutive... 


Environmental Assurance
9th July 2024

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Deborah Dull and Douglas Kent
Supply chain community urged to “UNLEARN” in order to fight climate change
9th July 2024

Experts stress that to fight climate change, it is critical to transform supply chains as they produce around 60% of all carbon emissions globally. But while greener supply chains are a growing... 


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Shell wants permission to drill off South Africa's west coast
9th July 2024 By: Reuters

Shell is seeking government permission authorities to drill up to five offshore wells off the west coast of South Africa, a draft scoping report from environmental consultancy SLR showed on... 


BC Premier David Eby
British Columbia Premier walks tightrope between resource boom, green goals
9th July 2024 By: Bloomberg

British Columbia Premier David Eby sees a way for his province to exploit its abundant resources and proximity to Asia — without sacrificing environmental pledges core to his political platform.... 


Hydrogenious founder and CEO Dr Daniel Teichmann (left) after receiving a gold medal in the Netherlands for the promotion of platinum-based hydrogen,
Platinum still playing key role in hydrogen carrier’s journey towards competitiveness
8th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Thrifted platinum is continuing to play its critical catalytic role in the significant strides that have been made towards making liquid organic hydrogen carrier (LOHC) competitive, SherLOHCk... 


Silvercorp’s C$200m acquisition of Adventus stalls
Silvercorp’s C$200m acquisition of Adventus stalls
8th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The proposed C$200-million acquisition of Ecuador-focused copper and gold explorer Adventus Mining by Canadian mining company Silvercorp Metals has hit a snag, the companies disclosed on Friday.... 


Mining filtration solutions transform operational efficiency, sustainability
Mining filtration solutions transform operational efficiency, sustainability
8th July 2024 By: Shannon de Ryhove

Advanced filtration technologies are proving to be pivotal in optimising efficiency and sustainability efforts in the mining industry. This was the focal point of a recent webinar hosted by Creamer... 


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US miners push Washington to revive long-dormant Bureau of Mines
7th July 2024 By: Reuters

Mining trade groups plan to push Washington to revive and expand the long-dormant Bureau of Mines, an effort aimed at streamlining how the US government regulates and supports critical minerals... 


Uranium oxide
Niger govt takes back Madaouela mining right from GoviEx
5th July 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The government of Niger has issued TSX-V-listed GoviEx Uranium with a letter, stating that it no longer has rights over the perimeter of the Madaouela mining permit. GoviEx operated the project and... 


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On-The-Air (05/07/2024)
5th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer talks about platinum, new mining technologies and SA's GNU.  


Potash ore
Emmerson submits optimised ESIA for approval, advances patents and crop trials
5th July 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Morocco-focused Emmerson has submitted an updated environmental- and social-impact assessment (ESIA) incorporating optimisation from the Khemisset Multimineral Process (KMP) that the company has... 


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Dredging system helps rescue Gauteng sewage works
5th July 2024

Local pump and dredging company IPR recently dredged the emergency water dams at a Gauteng wastewater treatment facility, using its SlurrySucker dredging system. IPR business development manager... 


 True sustainability means the entire food value system going on the offensive in the fight against climate change
True sustainability means the entire food value system going on the offensive in the fight against climate change
5th July 2024

By Kevin O’ Brien, Group Sustainability Executive at The SPAR Group The SPAR Group isn't simply tackling climate change; it’s a strategic imperative for us. However, this battle must become an... 


Canada approves Teck’s coal sale to Glencore
Canada approves Teck’s coal sale to Glencore
5th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The Canadian government has approved commodities major Glencore’s acquisition of Teck Resources’ metallurgical coal business, Elk Valley Resources (EVR). The $6.9-billion transaction for a 77%... 


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Through the precise identification and quantification of noise sources, these tools pave the way for a safer and more regulated work environment
Sound level meters find local distributor
5th July 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Local test and measurement company TANDM Technologies has introduced engineering company Brüel & Kjaer’s (B&K’s) wireless, smartphone-operated 2245 and 2255 sound level meters (SLMs) to the South... 


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Bottlenecks affecting company’s operations
5th July 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Local supply chain and logistics bottlenecks have significantly impacted on steel trading and distribution company Tradecore Steel’s manufacturing operations. These bottlenecks can be attributed to... 


The above image depicts a system designed by Modena to reduce flood water
Digitalisation offers possible solution to water challenges
5th July 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Addressing water challenges now is essential to avoiding significant future issues, says water solutions provider Modena Design Centres, adding that data and digitalisation are key to understanding... 


Renewables project to power miner’s KwaZulu-Natal operations
5th July 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Richards Bay Minerals (RBM), a division of diversified miner Rio Tinto, is set to receive 140 MW of renewable energy from the Khangela Emoyeni Wind Farm, in South Africa’s Western and Northern Cape... 


Better wastewater management will reduce pressure on South Africa’s natural systems
Better wastewater management will reduce pressure on South Africa’s natural systems
5th July 2024

Climate change and failing infrastructure are placing greater pressure on South Africa’s scarce water resources, exacerbating the country’s water crisis and emphasising the need to better address... 


LOcation map of the Etango uranium project
Etango-8 uranium project, Namibia – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Bannerman Energy announced a placement to raise A$85-million for the continued development of its Etango-8 project on June 28. 


Imager of gold bar/nuggets
Hemi gold project, Australia – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is getting closer to a final investment decision. 


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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Unit 5 was transferred to Eskom's generation division on June 30. 


ICE-SA (Institution of Civil Engineers - South African Division) presents The Future of Rail Webinars
ICE-SA (Institution of Civil Engineers - South African Division) presents The Future of Rail Webinars
4th July 2024

ICE-SA is excited to announce it is hosting online webinars, on the 18th July and 13th August, for Civil Engineers and others interested in rail. The webinars will be presented by Konstantinos... 


Subsidising costs for solar panel recycling will offset high costs in industry
3rd July 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Government and producer responsibility organisations could support the solar industry by subsidising the cost of recycling the PV panels and helping to establish recyclers. In this way, the... 


SA’s energy industry is between a rock and a hard place as global pressures to reduce coal dependency mounts
SA’s energy industry is between a rock and a hard place as global pressures to reduce coal dependency mounts
3rd July 2024 By: Dimpho Madiba

By: Rhian Capostagno - African Head of Energy Transformation at Partners in Performance SA faces a tough spot as it balances diminishing demand for coal with local need to keep producing and the... 


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South Africa seeks to renegotiate coal pact tied to $2.6bn
3rd July 2024 By: Bloomberg

South Africa is seeking to alter the terms of a landmark agreement under which it promised to cut its reliance on coal in exchange for access to financing. The government of President Cyril... 


Blair Way
Way retires as Patriot Battery Metals COO
3rd July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Blair Way has retired as COO of Patriot Battery Metals, the hard rock lithium exploration company announced this week. Way will continue to serve on the Patriot board as a nonexecutive director... 


First Quantum jumps 5% on Panama plans for mine environmental audit
First Quantum jumps 5% on Panama plans for mine environmental audit
3rd July 2024 By: Reuters

Shares of Canadian miner First Quantum Minerals closed 5% higher on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Tuesday after Panama said it would conduct an environmental audit of the company's Cobre Panama... 


TotalEnergies plans to exit South African offshore gas finds
2nd July 2024 By: Bloomberg

TotalEnergies plans to exit its discoveries of gas-condensate off the tip of South Africa to prioritize exploration in other areas closer to Namibia, according to people familiar with the matter.... 


African Rainbow Minerals Executive Growth Jacques van der Bijl.
High hopes for potentially game-changing technology at platinum group metal mines
2nd July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Development of an innovative new mining method for narrow tabular steep dipping orebodies has reached an advanced stage after four years of effort. The reef boring machine that has already been put... 


Unlocking ESG Potential: Experts to Guide Businesses at CILTSA’s Data-Centric Conference
Unlocking ESG Potential: Experts to Guide Businesses at CILTSA’s Data-Centric Conference
2nd July 2024

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport: South Africa (CILTSA) has secured a powerful line-up of panellists and speakers for its upcoming Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)... 


FUCHS LUBRICANTS’ Oil Chooser simplifies maintenance for off-highway equipment
2nd July 2024

When it comes to heavy-duty machinery and off-highway equipment, efficiency and reliability are key. Every second of downtime due to maintenance can translate into significant losses in... 


South Africa’s wastewater operations need firm footing
South Africa’s wastewater operations need firm footing
2nd July 2024

By Peter Marumong, Cluster WWW Segment Leader at Schneider Electric Foundation, building blocks, groundwork; all hopeful words used to kick off the start of projects, developments and establish... 


Southern Copper flags progress at key Peru mine
Southern Copper flags progress at key Peru mine
2nd July 2024 By: Reuters

Miner Southern Copper will likely finish building its Tia Maria copper project in southern Peru in up to two years and then begin production in 2027 if not sooner, CEO Oscar Gonzalez told local... 


US judge halts Biden administration's pause on LNG permits
2nd July 2024 By: Reuters

A federal judge on Monday dealt President Joe Biden's climate agenda a setback by blocking the Democrat's administration from continuing to pause the approval of applications to export liquefied... 


Study confirms Jaguar’s nickel sulphide production potential
Study confirms Jaguar’s nickel sulphide production potential
2nd July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australia-listed Centaurus Metals has announced the results of a feasibility study for the Jaguar nickel sulphide project in northern Brazil, highlighting the strong economics from an initial... 


View of the Kangankunde Hill
Kangankunde feasibility study supports robust rare earths project
1st July 2024 By: Darren Parker

Rare earths mining and development company Lindian Resources has announced the completion of a feasibility study on Stage 1 of its Kangankunde rare earths project in Malawi. The study examined... 


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Majodina named Water and Sanitation Minister
1st July 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Pemmy Majodina has been appointed Water and Sanitation Minister, replacing Senzo Mchunu, who has been named as Police Minister, as South Africa’s seventh administration is formed. David Mahlobo... 


Southern Copper to restart development of Peru mine on Monday
Southern Copper to restart development of Peru mine on Monday
1st July 2024 By: Reuters

Peruvian copper producer Southern Copper, controlled by Grupo Mexico, plans on Monday to restart development of the long-postponed Tia Maria project, according to an internal document seen by... 


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