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Sugar factory expansion earns excellence award

By: Nadine Ramdass     3rd December 2021 Consulting engineering and project management company Bosch Projects was named a joint winner in the 2021 CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards, for the UCL 175 TCH Factory Expansion Project, in the category of projects valued between R50-million and R250-million. “This annual awards programme,... 

Global Atomic to break ground at Niger uranium mine in January

By: Mariaan Webb     18th November 2021 Uranium developer Global Atomic would move ahead with construction of its Dasa uranium project, in Niger, and would break ground in January, president and CEO Stephen Roman said this week, announcing the results of its feasibility study. The study confirmed that the Dasa project was economically... 

Aris ready to start Marmato Lower mine construction

By: Mariaan Webb     12th November 2021 Toronto-listed Aris Gold on Thursday announced plans to start construction of the Marmato Lower mine, in Caldas, Colombia, with construction of the new camp and administrative areas to begin late this month, followed by the new portal and decline next month. The Lower mine project includes a new... 

Complex Kenmare Wet Concentrator Plant relocation project in Mozambique wins at the 2021 Construction World Best Projects Awards

8th November 2021 At the Construction World Best Projects gala event on November 3, Hatch won the Consulting Engineers award for Kenmare Resources’ (Kenmare) Wet Concentrator Plant B relocation project in Mozambique, Southern Africa. The Moma Titanium Minerals Mine in northern Mozambique, owned and operated by... 

Virginia gas project, South Africa – update

By: Sheila Barradas     5th November 2021 Renergen has reported an in increase in helium reserves of more than 600% and in methane reserves of more than 400% at the Virginia  gas project. 

IGO reports a strong start to 2022

By: Esmarie Iannucci     1st November 2021 ASX-listed Independence Group (IGO) has reported a sold start to the 2022 financial year, following the divestment of its stake in the Tropicana gold project, in Western Australia, and the completion of its transaction with Tianqi Lithium Corporation over its Australian lithium assets. “We are... 

Virginia gas project, South Africa – update

By: Sheila Barradas     22nd October 2021 Renergen has signed a helium forward sale agreement with helium trading company Argonon Helium US for 100 000 units over 19 years. 

Jervois plans less staggered SMP restart, product switch

By: Mariaan Webb     27th September 2021 Dual-listed Jervois is planning a bigger, less staggered restart of its São Miguel Paulista (SMP) refinery, in Brazil, and is considering switching product to nickel sulphate, rather than metal. The company explained on Monday that nickel sulphate was trading at a significant premium to metal, a... 

Katlego Makgata

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     17th September 2021 This week we profiole Katlego Makgata, MD of Leoka Engineering, which procvides project management, design and engineering services, mainly in the mining sector 

Asante awards early works EPCM contract to fast-track Bibiani

By: Creamer Media Reporter      8th September 2021 CSE-listed Asante Gold has awarded an early works engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract to Ghana-based Harlequin to initiate the refurbishment of the three-million-tonne-a-year Bibiani mine processing plant. Harlequin, based in Takoradi, would focus on building... 

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