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World-first corrosion-resistant flameproof junction box nominated for HazardEx Technical Innovation Award 2024
World-first corrosion-resistant flameproof junction box nominated for HazardEx Technical Innovation Award 2024
5th March 2024

The world’s first polymeric, corrosion-resistant, direct-entry, flameproof junction box from Pratley has been nominated for the 2024 HazardEx Awards in the category of Technical Innovation, reveals... 


JG Afrika is pleased to announce the promotion of valued team members
JG Afrika is pleased to announce promotions of team members
5th March 2024

JG Afrika (Pty) Ltd, a leading multi-disciplinary engineering and environmental consultancy, is pleased to announce the promotion of Emma Day and Jefrey Pilusa to Technical Director; Adrian... 


Canada and Australia boost collaboration on critical minerals
5th March 2024 By: Reuters

Canada and Australia have agreed to promote shared priorities related to the extraction, processing, and refining of critical minerals, they said in a joint statement on Monday. The announcement... 


Terry Heymann
Opinion: From mine to market – building a more transparent and trusted gold supply chain
5th March 2024

In this article, World Gold Council (WGC) CFO Terry Heymann argues that the disclosure of a miner’s refining partners will support recognition of a trusted eco-system that will grow over time and... 


Chieta CE Yershen Pillay
Chieta announces new green hydrogen qualifications, skills programmes
4th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

The Chemical Industries Training and Education Authority (Chieta) will be registering new qualifications on green hydrogen and offering specialised skills programmes relevant to growing the green... 


Pensana’s Longonjo project in Angola
Long lead item orders placed, site preparation works well under way at Longonjo
4th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Preparatory works are forging ahead smoothly at rare earths mining company Pensana’s Longonjo project in Angola, with main construction expected to start in May and cold commissioning to follow in... 


Lender due diligence for Madaouela uranium project under way
4th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

TSX- and OTQCB-listed GoviEx Uranium has announced that lender due diligence for the Madaouela uranium project, in Niger, has begun, with the appointment of consulting firm SLR Consulting acting on... 


Merafe’s shares rise on higher earnings expectations
4th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The share price of JSE-listed Merafe Resources increased by more than 15% on the morning of March 4, after the company informed shareholders that it was likely to report higher earnings for the... 


Northam Platinum CEO Paul Dunne.
New solar farm being built in Limpopo, wind boost on way from W Cape – Northam
4th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals (PGMs) mining company Northam Platinum has begun construction of an 80 MW solar power farm at its Zondereinde operation in Limpopo – and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed... 


DFC unpacks key to client satisfaction
DFC unpacks key to client satisfaction
4th March 2024

Valves supplier Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) channel sales executive Belinda Rossouw shares insights into her role in understanding client needs, building and nurturing relationships, educating... 


Rio Tinto CEO Jakob Stausholm
Rio Tinto CEO bullish on lithium but not eyeing big acquisitions
4th March 2024 By: Reuters

Demand for key-battery mineral lithium will continue to grow, underpinned by strong adoption of electric vehicles but the price of the metal is expected to be volatile, Rio Tinto CEO Jakob... 


In blow to Native Americans, US court approves land swap for Rio's Arizona copper mine
In blow to Native Americans, US court approves land swap for Rio's Arizona copper mine
3rd March 2024 By: Reuters

A US appeals court on Friday narrowly ruled that the federal government may give away thousands of acres in Arizona to Rio Tinto for a copper mine, upholding a previous ruling and rejecting an... 


AfCFTA investment protocol has international best practices, dispute settlement annex still outstanding
1st March 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Continental trade bloc the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) aims to integrate regional trade blocs to unlock synergies to drive more intra-African trade and enable countries to derive... 


Barrick's Bulyanhulu mine, in Tanzania
New chemical tech at Barrick’s Buylanhulu mine results in cleaner tailings, better recoveries
1st March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Following a successful trial of chemical technologies provider Draslovka’s GlyCat glycine leaching technology at global miner Barrick Gold’s Buylanhulu mine, in Tanzania, the gold miner has started... 


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Circular economy solutions showcased
1st March 2024

A range of mining and industrial product, technology and service solutions were recently featured by SKF at the Mining Indaba 2024, highlighting the company’s drive towards a circular economy and... 


East Africa – a sustainability journey on course
East Africa – a sustainability journey on course
1st March 2024

By Carol Koech, Strategy Director, Sustainability & Thought Leadership – Schneider Electric International Operations In the first part of my East African sustainability journey blog series, I will... 


Canada to expedite approval of new nuclear projects
Canada to expedite approval of new nuclear projects
1st March 2024 By: Reuters

Canada will expedite the approval process for new nuclear projects, but will not exclude them from the federal environmental review as requested by the province of Ontario, Energy and Natural... 


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Refiner highlights ethical gold provenance mark
1st March 2024

In highlighting its efforts to ensure gold provenance, fineness and quality, Germiston-based gold refiner Rand Refinery says its RandPure mark emphasises its commitment to sourcing and producing... 


TRANSFORMATIVE SOLUTION
3D concrete printers offers transformative solutions to the challenges faced by the construction sector
3D concrete printer stands to benefit South African construction
1st March 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

The development of fit-for-purpose machinery, made in South Africa and for African conditions, such as three-dimensional (3D) concrete printing, stands to offer the construction industry enhanced... 


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Noncompliance causing environmental damage
1st March 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

With the need to improve environmental protection standards in South Africa’s mining sector casting a spotlight on implementation and compliance thereof, law firm Webber Wentzel partner and... 


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Clean-coal technology highlighted
1st March 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Deploying technology in the fossil fuels mining and consumption industries can accelerate innovative practices that are less harmful to the environment, consequently ensuring that coal is used... 


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Filter press aids in water sustainability
1st March 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Coal exploration and mining company Canyon Coal reports that its newly commissioned 40 t/h filter press at its Mpumalanga-based Gugulethu mine is assisting in improving its sustainable use of... 


Machinery heralds more efficient, environment-friendly practices
1st March 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

In a significant development for the construction sector, machine industry group Husqvarna has introduced a new range of advanced machinery, which machinery distributor Superb Construction Systems... 


Gerard Pretorius, GM at John Thompson, a division of Actom
Gerard Pretorius
1st March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

This week we profile Gerard Pretorius, GM at John Thompson, a division of Actom (Air Pollution Control Business Unit) that provides solutions for clients with air pollution control challenges 


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Is the era of the flying taxi finally about to dawn?
1st March 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The concept of small, usually unconventional, aircraft, carrying small numbers of passengers, weaving their way through towering skyscrapers and speeding over suburbs, has been a staple of... 


African shared mobility sector to almost double in size by 2030 – report
1st March 2024 By: Irma Venter

The size of Africa’s shared mobility market, which includes services such as ride-hailing, scooter or e-bike rentals, as well as car-sharing, will almost double by 2030, creating an additional 550... 


Call for continued public participation in wetland protection, preservation
1st March 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has called for continued public participation in the protection and preservation of South Africa’s critical wetlands. Wetlands play a significant role... 


Rand Water launches programme to rid Vaal river of invasive water lettuce
1st March 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Rand Water has embarked on a programme to clear the invasive water lettuce currently overwhelming the Vaal river. The water utility, after being approached by communities, had been working with... 


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Carmen de Andacollo mine, Chile
1st March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A copper/gold mine in Coquimbo region, central Chile. 


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Black Butte copper project, US – update
1st March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Sandfire Resources America has been given approval to proceed with the construction of its Black Butte project. 


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Kuopio mill expansion, Finland – update
1st March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project has been commissioned. 


Image of gold nugget and dust
Premier gold project, Canada – update
1st March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Construction of the project is nearing completion. 


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Twin Hills gold project, Namibia – update
1st March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

On February 25, 2024, Osino and Yimtai announced that that they had entered into a binding arrangement – the Yintai Arrangement Agreement – pursuant to which Yintai will acquire all the outstanding... 


Magazine cover image
Is the era of the flying taxi finally about to dawn?
1st March 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The concept of small, usually unconventional, aircraft, carrying small numbers of passengers, weaving their way through towering skyscrapers and speeding over suburbs, has been a staple of... 


Implats CEO Nico Muller
Implats expecting phased reduction in group output
29th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

A phased reduction in group output owing to a probable decline in production from Impala Canada and Mimosa in Zimbabwe is likely from platinum group metals (PGMs) mining and marketing company... 


Indonesia says its nickel supply will keep global prices low
29th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

Indonesia, the world’s largest nickel exporter, has a sobering message for struggling producers of the battery metal elsewhere: don’t expect any meaningful revival in prices. Septian Hario Seto,... 


‘It’s all about this hope thing’, Jane Goodall tells SA researchers
‘It’s all about this hope thing’, Jane Goodall tells SA researchers
29th February 2024

Yves Vanderhaeghen The ethologist and environmentalist Dr Jane Goodall thinks big and acts small to solve global problems. “If we can’t save the planet, we can’t save Africa,” she told a select... 


Anglo American's Africa and Australia Regional Director Themba Mkhwanazi.
Project finance clinched for 520 MW South African wind, solar projects – Anglo
29th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg- and London-listed diversified mining and marketing company Anglo American announced on Thursday that jointly owned renewable energy venture with EDF Renewables, Envusa Energy, has... 


Integra makes small, but strategic acquisition
29th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Vancouver-headquartered Integra Resources has exercised an option to acquire 17 unpatented claims in the Rich Gulch area, which will provide the company with operational flexibility for future... 


Harmony Gold FD Boipelo Lekubo.
Green energy integrated into Harmony Gold operations, uranium surprises on upside
29th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Green electrons are being generated as planned at Harmony Gold’s 30 MW first phase of renewable energy generation, which is now fully integrated into the mining company’s Tshepong South and North... 


Speakers who participated in Creamer Media's 'Mining Sustainability and Security in the South African mining industry' webinar
Tackling illegal mining key to sustainability of the mining industry
28th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Illegal mining is one of the biggest constraints threatening the sustainability of the South African mining industry and, while this challenge is considerable, it is not insurmountable. There are... 


Rand Water works to rid Vaal river of invasive plants
Rand Water works to rid Vaal river of invasive plants
28th February 2024

Rand Water has embarked on a three-pronged integrated programme to clear the invasive water lettuce currently overwhelming the Vaal River, one part of which is the release of hundreds of weevils as... 


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Spar Group advancing sustainability initiatives to reduce plastic waste
28th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed retailer Spar Group is undertaking several initiatives to curb the environmental impact of plastic packaging materials. This commitment aligns with the group’s dedication to phasing out... 


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