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SEW-EURODRIVE supports positive disruption in Africa
SEW-EURODRIVE supports positive disruption in Africa
5th February 2024

Drive technology and automation specialist SEW-EURODRIVE has a history of providing solutions for the mining industry and plans to contribute to the positive disruption and transformation of... 


Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions drives positive disruptions
Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions drives positive disruptions
5th February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Equipment and technical solutions provider Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has introduced key technological innovations and advancements in Southern Africa to drive positive disruption in mining... 


EAPASA's role as environmental assessment practitioners' registration authority extended
5th February 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister Barbara Creecy has extended the appointment of the Environmental Assessment Practitioners Association of South Africa (EAPASA) as the single... 


AZMET finalising installation of AZ-CRP plant in DRC
AZMET finalising installation of AZ-CRP plant in DRC
4th February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Engineering design and project management company AZMET expects to finalise performance testing of an AZMET Cyanide Reduction Process (AZ-CRP) plant installation at a gold mining operation in the... 


SRK bridges worlds to drive responsible mining in DRC
SRK bridges worlds to drive responsible mining in DRC
2nd February 2024

As African countries like the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) see more investment from mining companies based in China, SRK Consulting senior consultant and geologist Frank Li is helping to pave... 


Copper sheets produced in the DRC
Western miners lag as oil powers enter race for Africa's critical metals
2nd February 2024 By: Reuters

Risk aversion is likely to leave major Western miners lagging in a race to tap Africa's reserves of critical raw materials that has gathered pace now Middle Eastern oil powers have begun to emulate... 


Installing higher efficiency motors can help address energy crisis
2nd February 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Energy-intensive industries, such as mining, are increasingly seeking out ways to reduce energy consumption, and the use of the latest motor and drive technology can play a significant role.... 


BENEFICIAL CONTRIBUTION
The SlurrySucker contributes to cleaner ecosystems, healthier aquatic life and reduced ecological damage
Dredging system positioned for sustainability
2nd February 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

The integration of advanced technology, and precise customisation in mine dewatering and water treatment applications, not only contribute to efficiency and versatility, but present a practical... 


EFFICIENCY UPGRADE
The company reduces the number of mobile pump sets through upgrading existing diesel pump units to move more water in less time
Mobile pumps improve efficiency, sustainability
2nd February 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

South African coal mining operations, particularly in openpit environments, are confronted with the ongoing challenge of managing water levels for seamless operations. Pumps supplier Mechanical... 


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Drilling projects successful despite challenges
2nd February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Owing to quay walls that are starting to collapse and their requiring replacement, drilling company Geomech Africa was contracted to conduct offshore drilling at various South African ports from... 


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Hybrid solutions to boost energy efficiency
2nd February 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Hybrid energy solutions combine various technologies that mining companies can integrate to establish a more reliable source of power, decrease operational costs and enhance their sustainability... 


Richard Floyd, CEO of Aurous Resources
Richard Floyd
2nd February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

This week we profile Richard Floyd, CEO of Aurous Resources, a South African gold mining company which owns the Blyvoor mine and the Gauta tailing project 


Multibillion-rand Cape Winelands Airport aims to receive first passengers in 2027  
2nd February 2024 By: Irma Venter

 Cape Town’s proposed second big commercial airport, Cape Winelands Airport (CWA), should receive its first passengers in 2027, says RSA.Aero MD Nick Ferguson. RSA.Aero is the project developer,... 


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Collaboration and grid investment key to making 2024 a turning point in SA’s power crisis
2nd February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

If South Africa’s energy investment programmes and reforms continue, the energy availability factor (EAF) for State-owned utility Eskom’s coal fleet does not decline, and business partnerships and... 


Periodic table symbol for nickel
Baptiste nickel project, Canada – update
2nd February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

FPX Nickel has closed the private placement financing for the project with new cornerstone investor Sumitomo Metal Mining.  


New potash processing method set to improve environmental, economic returns – Emmerson
1st February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed potash development company Emmerson has said the results of an in-depth scoping study on a new and innovative processing route at its wholly-owned Khemisset potash project, in Morocco,... 


Five-year multinational project kicks off to advance the circular economy in the textile industry
Five-year multinational project kicks off to advance the circular economy in the textile industry
1st February 2024

“The World Bank estimates that nearly 20% of global wastewater comes from textiles,” said United Nations Industrial Development Organization Project Administrator, Franchesca Beru at an inception... 


Interdisciplinary knowledge base is key to tailings compliance
1st February 2024

To improve safety, mitigate risks and create a state of readiness for any eventuality among internal and external stakeholders related to tailings facilities, mines are developing comprehensive... 


Hedge funds react to supply shocks with bold bets on copper
Hedge funds react to supply shocks with bold bets on copper
1st February 2024 By: Bloomberg

A number of hedge fund managers are betting that copper stocks are significantly undervalued, as they position themselves for gains this year. Funds including Tribeca Investment Partners, Terra... 


Bengwenyama scoping study shows attractive economics – Southern Palladium
1st February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

A scoping study of JSE- and ASX-listed Southern Palladium’s 70%-owned Bengwenyama platinum group metals (PGMs) project on the eastern limb of the Bushveld Complex in South Africa shows “very... 


South Africa climbs to 23rd in PwC’s EMEA Private Business Attractiveness Index
1st February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Within the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, South Africa is being looked at in a more favourable light as a location for private business, according to PwC’s latest 'EMEA Private... 


UD Trucks Southern Africa MD Filip van den Heede
UD Trucks Southern Africa to expand feature, service offerings
1st February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

As the South African logistics industry continues to undergo a shift, with cargo increasingly being moved by road rather than rail, UD Trucks Southern Africa (UDTSA) is sharpening up its service... 


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DMRE to remodel draft IRP 2023 in light of new information, curtailment plans
1st February 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Many of the submissions the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) has received from the first round of public engagements about the draft Integrated Resource Plan 2023 (IRP 2023) in... 


Sigma announces jump in size of Brazilian deposits
1st February 2024 By: Bloomberg

Sigma Lithium announced an increase in the estimated size of its deposits of the electric vehicle battery metal in Brazil, which the company said will allow it to further expand production levels... 


Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe
DMRE names preferred bidder to design, implement mining cadastre
31st January 2024 By: Chanel de Bruyn

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE), working with the State Information Technology Agency, has concluded the process to appoint a service provider for the design, implementation,... 


Lotus, A-Cap merger posited to provide uranium opportunities
31st January 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX-listed Lotus Resources completed the implementation of the merger with A-Cap during the quarter ended December 31, which the company avers has created a “leading uranium player with significant... 


Scatec CEO Terje Pilskog
New renewables platform Lyra Energy poised to change South Africa's energy landscape
31st January 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Renewable energy company Scatec, financial services firm Standard Bank and asset management company Stanlib have established new renewable energy platform Lyra Energy to offer a low-risk, flexible... 


Resources Watch
Resources Watch
31st January 2024

This week: Vanadium junior has expansive plans for long-life operation, mulling JSE listing; New public-private rail corridor agreement already boding well and, SRK celebrating 50 years of... 


Rob McEwen
Rob McEwen seeks $100m for Argentina copper mine as Milei boosts prospects
31st January 2024 By: Bloomberg

Canadian entrepreneur Rob McEwen is in talks to raise about $100-million for a copper project in Argentina, at a time when miners are betting that deregulation by the new government of Javier Milei... 


A Trump win won’t sink IRA's climate benefits, California regulator predicts
31st January 2024 By: Bloomberg

California’s top environmental regulator said it’s unlikely that the Inflation Reduction Act’s climate-focused tax credits will be undone, even if Donald Trump recaptures the White House in... 


Ndalamo CEO Shammy Luvhengo.
Coal miner Ndalamo pursuing renewable energy, other minerals
31st January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Coal mining company Ndalamo Resources is actively exploring opportunities in renewable energy and other minerals, paving the way for a diversified and resilient future. Ndalamo CEO Shammy Luvhengo... 


Growthpoint Properties South Africa CEO Estienne de Klerk
Growthpoint enters 195 GWh/y renewable energy PPA with Etana Energy
30th January 2024 By: Schalk Burger

JSE-listed real estate investment trust Growthpoint Properties has entered into a power purchase agreement (PPA) with electricity trader Etana Energy for 195 GWh/y of renewable energy, which... 


Brazil state prosecutor urges Vale, BHP to settle over dam disaster
30th January 2024 By: Reuters

Miners Vale, BHP and their joint venture, Samarco, should strike a deal to compensate for a deadly dam disaster in 2015 or risk paying a lot more in court, the Minas Gerais state prosecutor general... 


Third mine disaster in a decade tests ESG boundaries in Brazil
30th January 2024 By: Bloomberg

Investors were swift to dump debt of Braskem after the Brazilian petrochemicals maker’s salt mine partially collapsed in December — a situation that has forced tens of thousands to evacuate the... 


Sierra Rutile to suspend Area 1 operations, Sembehun receives ESHIA
29th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

The Environmental Protection Agency of Sierra Leone has approved the environmental, social and health impact assessment (ESHIA), the associated environmental, social and health management plan... 



Image of a dry-type mini-substation
SA-manufactured mini substations supplied to DRC mine
29th January 2024

South African company Trafo Power Solutions has supplied 40 dry-type mini-substations and seven standalone ring main units, to a large copper mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The... 


Artist impression of a green hydrogen facility
South African green hydrogen developers urged to bid for €270m in German grant funding to close project ‘bankability gap’
29th January 2024 By: Terence Creamer

South African developers of mature green hydrogen or derivatives projects are potentially eligible for non-refundable grant funding being extended under Germany’s €270-million Power-to-X (PtX)... 


 The green economy – our place in history starts today
The green economy – our place in history starts today
29th January 2024

By Devan Pillay, Cluster President: Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric In a time when the planet is under tremendous pressure, facing the existential threat of complete environmental... 


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QRC notes increase in women working in mining
29th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

The number of women working in trade positions in Queensland’s resources sector jumped by almost 40% in the last financial year and now accounts for a record 13% of all trade roles, the Queensland... 


SKF Authorised Distributor, Bearings 2000, contributes to the circular economy through sustained support of SKF’s bearing reman solutions
SKF Authorised Distributor, Bearings 2000, contributes to the circular economy through sustained support of SKF’s bearing reman solutions
26th January 2024

Throughout 2023, SKF Authorised Distributor, Bearings 2000, supported SKF’s Remanufacturing Services with a strong focus on remanufacturing mainly Spherical Roller Bearings (SRB) used in food &... 


GEM and Anglo teams at signing ceremony.
Anglo launches battery raw materials research project with large China recycler
26th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa-founded and Johannesburg- and London-listed Anglo American on Friday announced the launch of a research and development project in collaboration with one of China’s largest battery and... 


BHBW announces partnership with Motrec International to become official distributor in southern Africa
26th January 2024

BHBW, a leading provider of high-quality industrial and materials handling equipment, is delighted to announce its partnership with Motrec International, a global leader in electric industrial... 


Highland, Kinterra starts drilling on White Pine Copper
26th January 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

TSX-V-listed Highland Copper Company has announced that the White Pine Copper joint venture (JV) it has with Kinterra Copper has initiated a drilling programme at the White Pine North project, in... 


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