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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... 



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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... 


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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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Rural Coastal Sustainability Laboratory launched in Mthatha
26th January 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) and the National Research Foundation (NRF) have launched the Rural Coastal Sustainability Laboratory at the Walter Sisulu University (WSU) Mthatha... 


Novagold and Barrick diverge on next steps for Donlin
Novagold and Barrick diverge on next steps for Donlin
26th January 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The joint owners of the Donlin project – Novagold and Barrick Gold – have yet to reach consensus on the path forward for the Alaska project, it was revealed on Thursday. The December Donlin board... 


Africa's premier 2024 event: The inaugural shared value and ESG summit
26th January 2024

We are excited to announce the 2024 Africa Shared Value and ESG Summit, a groundbreaking event set to transform the African business landscape. This unique summit, emerging from a partnership... 


Brazil orders Vale, BHP and Samarco to pay $9.7bn in damages for dam disaster
Brazil orders Vale, BHP and Samarco to pay $9.7bn in damages for dam disaster
26th January 2024 By: Reuters

A Brazilian federal judge ruled that miners Vale and BHP and their joint venture Samarco must pay 47.6-billion reais ($9.67-billion) in damages for a 2015 tailings dam burst, according to a legal... 


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Weba Chute Systems
26th January 2024

Weba Chute Systems is world-renowned for ensuring that its custom-engineered chutes add immediate and significant value to customers profitability, uptime and on-site health and safety. The... 


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AI must be sustainably embraced by mining sector – law firm
26th January 2024 By: Halima Frost

In an everchanging mining environment, it is crucial for the industry to approach technological advancements, especially artificial intelligence (AI), with a focus on sustainable development and... 


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Firm uses Indaba to understand client needs
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

As a participant at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba – to be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from February 5 to 8 – audit, tax and advisory services firm KPMG is... 


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JSE punts incentives, facilitates capital flow
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

While the global energy transition has sparked a greater demand for critical minerals, access to capital and a lack of incentives have made it challenging for African mining companies to embark on... 


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Greening focus
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid increasing emphasis on tackling climate change globally, mining companies have had to reassess their operational strategies to ensure the value-add of their sustainability objectives and... 


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Bilateral discussions on challenges held
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

To help its mining clients navigate sector challenges, advisory and professional services firm Ernst and Young (EY) will host bilateral discussions at its V&A Waterfront office, in Cape Town, and... 


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ESG for African miners – biggest risk, biggest opportunity
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

For the third consecutive year, advisory and professional services firm Ernst and Young’s (EY’s) ‘Mining Risks and Opportunities Study’ has revealed that, although environmental, social and... 


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Company embarks on expansion programmes, advances alliances
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Through its focus on addressing critical challenges, leveraging advanced technologies and expanding into new markets, asset integrity management and industrial solutions company Dickinson Group of... 


SRK Consulting MD Andrew van Zyl (right) interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer.
SRK celebrating 50 years of consulting to natural resource sector
26th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The 50 years of experience that SRK Consulting has accumulated since coming into existence in 1974 has placed it in an excellent position to outline how mining’s approach to environmental... 


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4IR progressing in African mining
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

With Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies and systems becoming more prevalent in African mining, mining equipment simulator provider Immersive Technologies is focusing on digitisation... 


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Mining sector experiencing innovative shifts
26th January 2024

To support the evolving industry, and with deep roots in Africa, mining tyre services provider Kal Tire is participating as a partner at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba – to be held... 


Rock and gravel flying through the air in an optimally placed blast
Indaba theme apt for sector – explosives company
26th January 2024

This year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba 2024 theme ‘Embracing the power of positive disruption: A bold new future for African mining’ could not be more appropriate for the directions being... 


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Young mining potential
26th January 2024 By: Halima Frost

To ignite conversations about the ballooning youth unemployment rate in South Africa, private-sector-funded initiative Youth Employment Services (YES) programme CEO Ravi Naidoo will unpack the... 


Standardising best practices to develop better project managers
26th January 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Through its commitment to advancing the profession, project management authority Project Management Institute (PMI) is focusing on improving efficiencies and ethical standards of asset-intensive... 


Following several advances in 2023, LHWP Phase II moves into final construction phase
26th January 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has made much progress on the Phase II of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) after a milestone year. During 2023, the project marked many... 


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Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions
26th January 2024

Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions, a business area within the Sandvik Group, is a prominent provider of equipment, tools, parts, services and solutions for rock and mineral processing in the mining... 


Delba Electrical
Delba Electrical’s large machine division offers expert medium and high voltage rotating machine repairs and rewinding
26th January 2024

Rotating machines repairer Delba Electrical stands at the forefront of innovation in the field of electrical rotating machine repairs, boasting a cutting-edge facility specifically designed for the... 


Vedanta Base Metals setting up for sustainable positive disruption across nations
Vedanta Base Metals setting up for sustainable positive disruption across nations
26th January 2024

The innovative and forward-looking Indian multinational group, Vedanta Limited, continuously strives to unlock value and create positive disruption in its journey to Transform For Good through... 


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Elandsfontein phosphate project, South Africa – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Kropz has made the final drawdown of R52-million pertaining to a bridge loan facility to meet the immediate cash requirements of the project. 


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Haib copper project, Namibia – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Koryx Copper has filed an updated preliminary economic assessment technical report. 


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Jadar lithium-borates project, Serbia – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The government of Serbia wants to hold further talks with Rio Tinto about the project. 


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Kasiya rutile/graphite project, Malawi – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Sovereign Metals has appointed a specialist social performance consultancy to assist with the continued development of the company’s stakeholder relations, social performance objectives, and its... 


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Kola potash project, Congo-Brazzaville – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The Summit Consortium has advised that the financing proposal for the total construction cost of the project will be provided for Kore within six weeks of the engineering, procurement and... 


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Madaouela uranium project, Niger – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

GoviEx has reported that the unexpected military coup in Niger has created some challenges. 


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Mutanga uranium project, Zambia – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is showing good progress. 


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N2 Wild Coast Toll Road megabridge project – Msikaba bridge, South Africa – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

South African National Roads Agency has reported that cable-stay strands for the project will need to be imported. 


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Orokolo Bay industrial sands project, Papua New Guinea – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Mayur Resources has finalised the funding structure for the project. 


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