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N2 Wild Coast Toll Road megabridge project – Msikaba bridge, South Africa – update
24th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Construction on the Msikaba bridge is set to progress this year, with several challenging technical activities to be tackled. 


Polyhalite produced at Anglo America's Woodsmith mine
Woodsmith polyhalite project, UK – update
24th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is on schedule and within budget. 


Metallica puts Cape Flattery development works on hold amid takeover
Metallica puts Cape Flattery development works on hold amid takeover
23rd May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Takeover target Metallica Minerals has suspended the majority of the planned project development works at its Cape Flattery silica project, in Queensland, citing the unsolicited, offmarket takeover... 


Enviro thumbs-up for Image’s mineral sands mine
23rd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Atlas mineral sands project, north of Perth in Western Australia, has received environmental approval, ASX-listed Image Resources reported on Thursday. The approval from Energy, Environment... 


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Plans for acceleration of Eskom’s transmission expansion falling into place – Scheppers
23rd May 2024 By: Irma Venter

Eskom Transmission CEO Segomoco Scheppers says he believes the “pieces are falling into place” that will allow the power utility to “ramp up and move faster” in expanding the country’s constrained... 


Speakers who participated in a Mine Water webinar hosted by Creamer Media.
Speakers highlight focus areas to tackle mine water challenges
23rd May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

South Africa has made considerable strides in addressing mine water challenges; however, it is imperative that these efforts are bolstered and improved upon, through aligning research with... 


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Gas still has a crucial role to play in South Africa’s energy mix – Kearney
23rd May 2024 By: Darren Parker

Gas has an important role to play in South Africa’s energy transition journey, Kearney partner Prashaen Reddy says amid calls for public comments on a draft Gas Master Plan, which was released for... 


What will it take for industrial cooling to meet the environmental challenge?
What will it take for industrial cooling to meet the environmental challenge?
23rd May 2024

This is how Sovereign, Clover SA and Dr Oetker are innovating their way to environmental sustainability. 


Ruins of the Panguna mine that ceased operations in 1989.
Rio Tinto and Bougainville Copper face class action over mine impact
23rd May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Miners Rio Tinto and Bougainville Copper (BCL) on Thursday confirmed that class action had been initiated against the companies in Papua New Guinea’s national court. The action, brought forth on... 


Copper frenzy draws mining giants to Argentina after Milei’s reforms
Copper frenzy draws mining giants to Argentina after Milei’s reforms
23rd May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Global mining heavyweights including Lundin Mining, Glencore and First Quantum Minerals are piling into Argentina as a new government intent on luring foreign investment propels the companies... 


First Quantum seeks to speed up Peru projects after Panama debacle
First Quantum seeks to speed up Peru projects after Panama debacle
23rd May 2024 By: Reuters

Canadian miner First Quantum Minerals, which lost the right to operate its copper mine in Panama last year following protests by environmental groups and a court ruling deeming its contract void,... 


At least two companies seek Norway seabed mining permits
At least two companies seek Norway seabed mining permits
22nd May 2024 By: Reuters

Two companies said on Wednesday they are seeking offshore seabed acreage on the Norwegian continental shelf where they hope to explore for minerals, in what could be the start of a controversial... 


UN agency has launched a report on green business and financing in Africa
22nd May 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

Africa has major opportunities for green economic development and could become a world-leader in it, UN Development Programme (UNDP) Regional Service Centre for Africa director Dr Matthias Naab... 


India's Vedanta Aluminium turning to renewables, not adding coal capacity, CEO says
22nd May 2024 By: Reuters

Indian metals-to-oil conglomerate Vedanta's aluminium business will no longer add coal-fired capacity, its CEO said, in the company's biggest move yet toward renewable energy. Vedanta Aluminium,... 


Booyco Engineering has almost 40 years of experience in custom designing robust HVAC solutions for the defence sector
Latest SA-designed HVAC for military vehicle
22nd May 2024

South Africa-based Booyco Engineering has upgraded the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system for a customer’s 8x8 armoured personnel carrier. With almost 40 years of experience in... 


Antamina, controlled by Glencore, BHP, Teck and Mitsubishi, produced 435 378 t of copper last year, and hopes to maintain that level in 2024.
Peru's 2024 copper target is realistic, mining magnates say
22nd May 2024 By: Reuters

The Peruvian government's 2024 copper production goal of three-million metric tons is realistic, senior industry executives said on Tuesday, as the country seeks to boost mining investments to help... 


Solaris CEO blames 'counterproductive' Canadian policy for failed C$130m Zijin deal
Solaris CEO blames 'counterproductive' Canadian policy for failed C$130m Zijin deal
22nd May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Copper and gold company Solaris has decided against selling a minority stake to China’s Zijin Group, owing to concerns that the transaction – announced in January – would not meet Canada’s foreign... 


Southern Copper eyes start of stalled Peru mine project as soon as this year
Southern Copper eyes start of stalled Peru mine project as soon as this year
21st May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Southern Copper hopes to begin construction as soon as this year at a once fiercely contested copper mine in Peru’s coastal mountains as socio-political tensions ease and authorities get behind the... 


Malan Scholes director Hulmes Scholes
ESG just a new way of reporting on what mining companies have already been doing for years, panel says
21st May 2024 By: Darren Parker

When considering the challenges involved in junior mining companies living up to increasingly stringent environmental, social and governance (ESG) requirements and reporting standards, mining and... 


US proposes end to federal coal leasing in Wyoming Powder River Basin
US proposes end to federal coal leasing in Wyoming Powder River Basin
21st May 2024 By: Reuters

The Biden administration on Thursday proposed an end to future coal leasing on federal lands in Montana and Wyoming's Powder River Basin, the nation's most productive coal-producing region, in part... 


Energy mogul makes 100-year bet on Argentina’s mineral wealth
Energy mogul makes 100-year bet on Argentina’s mineral wealth
21st May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Over three decades, Jose Luis Manzano built a reputation for diving into distressed sectors in Argentina and navigating tumultuous economic and political cycles to shape a portfolio ranging from... 


SLIDING THROUGH TIME: Lubrication from Stone Age to Modern Age - part 3 of 4
21st May 2024

In part two of Lubrication from Stone Age to Modern Age (Technical Bulletin 89), we slid through 145 years of action-packed lubrication history and left off towards the end of the Gilded Age, full... 


The Railveyor system is a fully electric and autonomous bulk material handling system.
Electrifying Elk Creek to reduce costs, accelerate production
21st May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Electrifying the Elk Creek mine in south-west Nebraska could be a game changer for the critical minerals project, promising to not only reduce upfront capital and operational expenses, but also... 


Kefi announces launch of Tulu Kapi project
20th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed gold and copper exploration and development company Kefi has announced that the Tulu Kapi Gold Mines (TKGM) board has formally launched the project. "Our launch timing is fortuitously... 


Seminar commemorates World Metrology Day, with a focus on sustainability
20th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

In celebration of the first Unesco-recognised World Metrology Day on May 20, as well as a global emphasis on climate change and sustainability, the National Metrology Institute of South Africa... 


Booming renewable energy market driving need for better risk management in local construction
20th May 2024

By Kevin Nadasen 20 May 2024: South Africa’s renewable energy market is booming. With a growing number of projects planned and in progress, there is an increasing need for construction companies... 


Eskom head of generation Bheki Nxumalo
Eskom board approves plan to operate Camden, Grootvlei and Hendrina to 2030
20th May 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The Eskom board has given its approval for the continued operation of the Camden, Grootvlei and Hendrina power stations to 2030 – a departure from the original decommissioning schedule that has... 


Thabo Meeko and Joubert Roux
Zero Carbon Charge signs MoU with Free State govt on EV charger rollout
20th May 2024 By: Irma Venter

Zero Carbon Charge (Zero CC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Free State provincial government on the introduction of what it describes as a “network of solar-powered,... 


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BCIMA urges construction industry to increase safety measures in wake of George tragedy
20th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The Building and Construction Industry Medical Aid Fund (BCIMA) has called for a review of the safety practices on construction sites and the prioritisation of the health of construction workers... 


A chinchilla
Salares Norte project section temporarily put on hold to ensure chinchilla protection
20th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

NYSE- and JSE-listed Gold Fields has announced that its Salares Norte project, in Chile, has received an urgent and transitionary measure (MUT) from Chile’s Superintendence of Environment (SMA).... 


ESG key as investors back gold ETPs, metals funds – Tabula
17th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Gold exchange-traded products (ETPs) and metals funds are expected to benefit the most from positive flows into the commodities sector this year, with an environmental, social and governance (ESG)... 


Scrap metals
Get Steel invites comment on proposed foundry project in Benoni
17th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Local steel processing company Get Steel has invited interested and affected parties to submit comments on a draft scoping report into the refurbishment of the Naledi Foundry, in Benoni, Gauteng.... 


Glencore's head office
Glencore expands adherence to standards, reporting frameworks to ensure sustainability
17th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Global diversified miner Glencore’s emissions and energy use increased in 2023, but the group continues to make strides in managing its operations sustainably and according to ever-evolving... 


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Solutions for sustainable water management
17th May 2024

A range of dragline, garden hose and plastic valve boxes suitable for applications in the agricultural, irrigation, mining and residential sectors is now available to meet a growing demand for... 


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Zambia to benefit from 60 MW solar power station
17th May 2024

Zambia-based power infrastructure solutions provider Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) took a significant stride towards sustainable operations with the successful commissioning of the... 


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Indaba aims to unlock junior mining potential
17th May 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Mineral resources, energy and mining conference specialists Resources 4 Africa (R4A) envision junior miners playing a crucial role in meeting the rising demand for critical minerals and metals, in... 


The above image depicts Ndalamo Resources FD Mpho Nkhumeleni
Potential for growth for midtier miners
17th May 2024

Following the recent 2024 State of the Nation Address (Sona) and Budget Speech coal producer Ndalamo Resources believes that there is the potential for growth and resilience among midtier mining... 


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Solutions provider helps manage emissions reduction
17th May 2024 By: Halima Frost

As a company that delivers modern, efficient solutions for oil and gas burner and boiler installations, Combustion Technology prides itself on its continuous carbon reduction cognisance, both for... 


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Foundries resilient despite challenges – organisation
17th May 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Key industry support initiative the National Foundry Technology Network (NFTN) asserts that the health of the foundry sector has remained resilient despite significant challenges in recent years... 


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CNG Holdings
17th May 2024

CNG Holdings is a privately owned energy company operating in Southern Africa, specialising in providing environmentally-friendly energy solutions. Established in June 2008, we are dedicated to... 


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BorWin6 project, Germany – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project has recorded another record-breaking achievement. 


DRILL SAMPLES FROM THE CK GOLD PROJECT
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. 


Aerial view of the Hermosa gold project
Hermosa zinc/lead/silver project, US – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The federal permitting process has started. 


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