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Piedmont receives mining permit for Carolina lithium project
Piedmont receives mining permit for Carolina lithium project
15th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

US-based Piedmont Lithium has received a mining permit to build and operate its fully integrated Carolina project, which is being designed to produce 30 000 t/y of lithium hydroxide. The North... 


US moves closer to approving ioneer's Nevada lithium mine
US moves closer to approving ioneer's Nevada lithium mine
15th April 2024 By: Reuters

The US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) moved a step closer on Friday to approving ioneer's Rhyolite Ridge lithium mine in Nevada, a project that would be a key supplier of the electric vehicle... 


Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister Barbara Creecy
South Africa seeks to secure global plastics pollution treaty by balancing competing interests – Creecy
12th April 2024 By: Schalk Burger

South Africa will seek to secure a legally binding global plastics pollution and marine litter treaty in negotiations at upcoming global meetings by balancing competing demands, Forestry, Fisheries... 


Woodside under climate pressure from Australia's pension body
Woodside under climate pressure from Australia's pension body
12th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Some of Australia’s top pension funds have been advised to oppose Woodside Energy Group’s climate strategy, potentially adding pressure on the energy producer over its approach to emissions. The... 


Woolworths launches regenerative farming practices campaign
12th April 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Retail company Woolworths has launched a Farming for the Future campaign, with the aim of encouraging farmers to implement regenerative farming practices. By partnering with farmers who adopt... 


The Bristol Bay watershed in southwestern Alaska supports the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery.
Alaska sues EPA over Pebble copper and gold mine prohibitions
12th April 2024 By: Reuters

Alaska sued the US Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday seeking to overturn an agency decision that it said effectively blocked development of one of the world’s largest copper and gold... 


Cyanide-modest gold recovery with new tech
12th April 2024

Sustainable technologies solutions provider Draslovka has progressed an existing partnership with copper and gold miner Barrick Gold Corporation with the start of commercial use of its glycine... 


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Industry well placed to respond to global demand
12th April 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

African law firm Bowmans asserts that the local and broader Southern African manganese industries are well placed to respond to global demand for the commodity. With increased activity in steel... 


LINDI JUMBO PROJECT
Significant strides have been made towards bringing the Lindi Jumbo mine to operational status
Graphite mine on track to meet growing demand
12th April 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

In the rapidly evolving energy storage and electric vehicle (EV) landscape, the global demand for critical minerals, such as graphite, is escalating at an unprecedented rate, says Africa-focused... 


Get CBAM ready
12th April 2024 By: Riaan de Lange

 


Polyhalite produce at Anglo America's Woodsmith project
Woodsmith polyhalite project, UK
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Woodsmith is being developed to access the world’s largest-known deposit of polyhalite. 


Image of South Africa flag and periodic table symbols for platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium,  and gold
Bengwenyama platinum group metals project, South Africa – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Drilling is advancing the prefeasibility study for the project. 


Core sample from the Khemisset project
Khemisset potash project, Morocco – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Emmerson has entered into a subscription agreement with Global Sustainable Minerals, which will result in the company’s gaining a 20.3% shareholding in Emmerson.  


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North Perth Basin mineral sands project, Australia – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is advancing to final Ministerial approval. 


Rock at Premier mine showing gold mineralisation
Premier gold project, US – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Ascot Resources has marked a key milestone at the new mine. 


Image of the Hengjaya mine
Hengjaya mine, Indonesia
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A nickel mine on the east coast of the province of Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. 


DSI technology innovation deputy director general Mmboneni Muofhe
South Africa's science, innovation dept launches circular minerals, metals initiative
11th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

South Africa's Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), through the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has launched the first of three new government-led collaborative... 


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Environment-friendly solutions for Southern Africa’s mining sector
11th April 2024

Atlas Copco Power Technique highlights that its move towards environment-friendly products marks the company's commitment to supporting more sustainable practices, reducing carbon emissions, and... 


Accessing the growth potential of tailings retreatment and rehabilitation
Accessing the growth potential of tailings retreatment and rehabilitation
11th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

New research, developments in technology and advancements in equipment are unlocking significant growth opportunities in the extraction and treatment of tailings in South Africa. However, while... 


Alexforbes collaborating with Alternative Prosperity to provide sustainability consulting
11th April 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

South African financial services group Alexforbes (more formally, Alexander Forbes) has entered a collaboration with local green advisory and investment group Alternative Prosperity to enter the... 


NextSource's battery anode facility site in Mauritius
NextSource starts pilot-scale work at new battery anode site in Mauritius
11th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

TSX-listed NextSource Materials has made progress with the development of a battery anode facility in the Freeport Zone of Port Louis, Mauritius. Following a comprehensive process, the company... 


Diamond nestled in kimberlite
BOD plans drilling at second anomaly discovered near its KX36 project
11th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed Botswana Diamonds (BOD) has discovered a second 6 ha anomaly close to a prior 12 ha anomaly announced in January, with the drilling of five holes to start once an environmental-impact... 


Tautinge (Tau) Matheus Festus
Pindulo Logistics unveils strategic leadership appointment
11th April 2024

Logistics company Pindulo Logistics, a pioneer in redefining logistics through innovation and strategic leadership, proudly announces the appointment of Tautinge (Tau) Matheus Festus as Business... 


Interwaste's new leachate and effluent treatment plant
Interwaste launches R100m leachate, effluent treatment plant in Delmas
10th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Waste management company Interwaste on April 10 launched its R100-million leachate and effluent treatment plant in Delmas, Mpumalanga. The company says the plant is the first of its kind in South... 


Eramet faces mine stoppage in latest New Caledonia snag
Eramet faces mine stoppage in latest New Caledonia snag
10th April 2024 By: Reuters

French mining group Eramet faces a stoppage from Thursday at some of the mines operated by its troubled New Caledonian nickel subsidiary SLN in a dispute with local authorities over financial... 


Image of Atlas Copco light towers
Environment-friendly solutions for Southern Africa’s mining sector
10th April 2024

Atlas Copco Power Technique highlights that its move towards environment-friendly products marks the company's commitment to supporting more sustainable practices, reducing carbon emissions, and... 


Why choose Sungrow
Why choose Sungrow
10th April 2024 By: Dimpho Madiba

When you tired of seeing your electricity bills skyrocket with each passing month it might be the right time to exploring an alternative energy solution that can give you security and save you... 


Work under way on Oxford Parks Block 2A Phase 1
Concor stresses green building practices in its new Rosebank project
10th April 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

South African construction group Concor has highlighted progress at its Green Star V2-rated Oxford Parks Block 2A Phase 1 project, in the Johannesburg suburb of Rosebank. Work started in February... 


Concor has kicked off construction on Oxford Parks Block 2A Phase I in the vibrant Rosebank area
Concor kicks off Oxford Parks Block 2A Phase I project
10th April 2024

Concor has commenced construction on Oxford Parks Block 2A Phase I, located at the heart of Rosebank. The company is leveraging its expertise in project management and fast-paced programming for... 


FUCHS LUBRICANTS SOUTH AFRICA aims to be world’s most sustainable lubricant solutions provider
10th April 2024

Aiming to be the world’s most sustainable lubricant solutions provider is the driving force behind FUCHS’ sustainability initiatives, says Esther Seabi, Sustainability Director at FUCHS LUBRICANTS... 


US President Joe Biden and US flag
Institute urges US to make concerted efforts to partner with African countries on critical minerals
9th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

A study group convened by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) has made multiple recommendations for the US government to support mutually beneficial public and private partnerships in... 


IATA launches report into the reduction of single use plastics in the airline sector
9th April 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The global representative body for the airline industry, the International Air Transport Association (IATA), has released its latest report on how the industry can reduce its environmental impact.... 


Copper mining operation in Zambia
Zambian govt grants EIA for Konkola West exploration, triggering KoBold’s earn-in drilling to start
9th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The Zambian Minister of Mines has approved the environmental-impact assessment (EIA) that provides for a subsidiary of KoBold Metals to earn into Tertiary Minerals Zambia’s exploration licence over... 


Orion sells $100m stake in Sweetwater Royalties
9th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Metals and materials investment firm Orion Resources Partners has announced the sale of a minority interest in private industrial minerals royalty Sweetwater Royalties to a Canadian pension fund.... 


Is your building intelligently supporting your well-being?
Is your building intelligently supporting your well-being?
9th April 2024

By Thabang Byl, Buildings Segment Lead at Schneider Electric Buildings are gathering places for humans, and for its inhabitants to prosper, it needs to be sustainable, resilient and people centric.... 


Perpetua gets nod to pursue $1.8bn US loan for gold/antimony mine
Perpetua gets nod to pursue $1.8bn US loan for gold/antimony mine
9th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Nasdaq- and TSX-listed Perpetua Resources has received a letter of interest from the Export-Import Bank of the US (Exim), signalling a step forward in its financing endeavours for the Stibnite gold... 


Aris appoints CFO, senior VP for capital markets
9th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-listed Aris Mining has announced the appointment of Richard Orazietti as CFO and Oliver Dachsel as senior VP of capital markets. Welcoming the two new additions to Aris’ management team,... 


Botswana Diamonds chairperson John Teeling.
Artificial intelligence to be applied to Botswana Diamonds’ database
9th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

London- and Botswana-listed diamond company Botswana Diamonds is going to apply artificial intelligence (AI) techniques to its Botswana database, the company said on Tuesday, April 9. Involved are... 


Huawei Fusionsolar launches Luna 2.0 solar solution in South Africa
Huawei Fusionsolar launches Luna 2.0 solar solution in South Africa
9th April 2024

Supplied by: Huawei Digital Power Sub-Saharan Africa Region Leading global digital power and product solution vendor, Huawei has launched its innovative Fusionsolar Residential Luna 2.0 solar... 


BMO drops anti-coal policy amid Wall Street rebuke of ESG
BMO drops anti-coal policy amid Wall Street rebuke of ESG
9th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

BMO Bank quietly dropped its policy restricting lending to the coal industry in late 2023, helping it avoid being labeled an energy “boycotter” in West Virginia. The change came to light Monday... 


Image says WA mineral sands project advances to Minister approval
8th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Atlas mineral sands project, north of Perth, is advancing to final Ministerial approval, ASX-listed Image Resources said on Monday. This comes as a three-week review period following the... 


Solar panels being installed
Africa Data Centres breaks ground on new solar farm in the Free State
8th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

Technology group Cassava Technologies subsidiary Africa Data Centres (ADC) has broken ground on the construction of a solar farm in the Free State in collaboration with solar power company... 


Karst MD Guy Richards.
Use underground mines for electricity storage, optimise mine water use – Karst Hydro
8th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s many underground mines can be used as batteries that store the clean electricity that the water descending for cooling can provide. At the same time, the local community could end up... 


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