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Image of Metso’s Lokotrack crusher
Diesel-electric range for crushing operations
14th June 2024

Two new products have been launched as part of a diesel-electric power series for the aggregates market. All the process functions of the Metso’s Lokotrack EC range are electric, with units... 


An image of Orica's fully lead-fee electronic blasting systems
Lead removed from electronic blasting products
14th June 2024

Commercial explosives and blasting systems manufacturer Orica is expanding its lead-free non-primary explosives detonator (NPED) technology through the manufacturing of what it claims is the... 


Image of the Eloise mine, in Australia
Eloise mine, Australia
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A copper/gold/silver mine in North Queensland, Australia. 


New Porgera Limited and Barrick Niugini Limited country manager Karo Lelai (left) hands over the second donation of relief supplies from the Porgera mine to Dorothy Kukum, director of community development with the Enga provincial government, on June 3.
Barrick and Zijin contribute $1m to PNG landslide relief efforts
10th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Mining companies Barrick Gold and Zijin Mining – joint venture partners in the Porgera mine – have jointly contributed $1-million to help communities in Papua New Guinea’s Enga province in the wake... 


Moma mine, in Mozambique
Contractor employee dies at Kenmare’s Moma mine
3rd June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed Kenmare Resources has reported the death of an excavator operator, who was employed by a contractor at the Moma titanium minerals mine, in Mozambique. The operator was involved in a... 


Fortescue reports 6% dip in quarterly iron-ore shipments
Fortescue reports 6% dip in quarterly iron-ore shipments
24th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australian green energy and iron-ore giant Fortescue has revealed a 6% decline in third-quarter iron-ore shipments, attributed to the repercussions of an ore car derailment on December 30, coupled... 


1.136 billion in turnover, 6.7 per cent more customers and 247 new products at the Hannover Messe
1.136 billion in turnover, 6.7 per cent more customers and 247 new products at the Hannover Messe
17th April 2024

After two years of rapid growth totalling 57 per cent, igus was able to maintain its billion-euro turnover in 2023 despite the challenging global economic situation. In 2024, the company will... 


Tormin Mineral Sands faces production delays
19th February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Mining and development company Mineral Commodities’ (MRC’s) operations at the Tormin mine, in South Africa – held by the company’s 50%-owned subsidiary Mineral Sands Resources – has, so far,... 


Marula CEO Jason Brewer
Marula commissions Rados XRF ore sorter at Blesberg mine
25th January 2024 By: Darren Parker

AQSE-listed mining and development company Marula Mining has completed the commissioning of a Rados SRF100-8 X-ray fluorescence (XRF) ore sorter at its Blesberg lithium and tantalum mine, in the... 


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Construction machinery dealership for Mauritius
12th January 2024

Yellow Metal Machine Rental has recently been appointed as an official Wacker Neuson dealer in Mauritius. The company’s machine rental business was originally opened in Mauritius by MD Dave Alcock... 


Sunward expands presence in S Africa with 3 000 m2 distribution, service centre
Sunward expands presence in S Africa with 3 000 m2 distribution, service centre
20th December 2023

Drill, earth-moving and construction equipment supplier Sunward South Africa has unveiled its dedicated distribution facility in Jet Park, Boksburg, to serve the Southern African mining and... 


Sunward South Africa launch
Sunward expands presence in South Africa with new distribution, service centre
11th December 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Drilling, earthmoving and construction equipment supplier Sunward South Africa has unveiled its dedicated distribution facility in Jet Park, Boksburg, to serve the Southern African mining and... 


An image of the Eloise copper mine
Eloise mine, Australia
8th December 2023 By: Nadine James

The mine is located in north Queensland, in Australia, about 60 km south-east of Cloncurry and 155 km east-south-east of Mount Isa.   


Image of Manono lithium drill core
Manono lithium tailings project, Democratic Republic of Congo
1st December 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Tantalex Lithium Resources Corp plans to build an operation with a nameplate capacity of 1.26-million tonnes a year of run-of-mine ore. 


Image of Uis tin project
Uis Phase 2 expansion project, Namibia – update
1st December 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Andrada Mining has reported that resource validation drilling is planned over the northern and central pegmatite clusters. 


copper ore
Critical Metals moves from copper explorer to producer
3rd November 2023 By: Darren Parker

At the release of copper project developer Critical Metals’ results for the financial year ended June 30, the company celebrated its transformation from an explorer to a fully-fledged copper... 


Image of Mount Gibson openpit
Mt Gibson gold project, Australia
13th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Capricorn Metals envisages the development, construction and operation of a five-million-tonne-a-year openpit gold mine, in Murchison. 


Image if Krone-Endora diamonds
Krone-Endora at Venetia project expansion, South Africa – update
6th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Diamcor Mining plans to complete a term loan financing for and the continued advancement of the work programmes under way at Krone-Endora, besides other purposes. 


The Krone-Endora at Venetia mine
Diamcor seeks to raise C$5m
3rd October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canadian diamond mining company Diamcor Mining, which owns and operates the Krone-Endora at Venetia mine, in South Africa's Limpopo province, plans to complete a term loan financing of up to... 


Bell to diversify production at Richards Bay plant through launch of new business
29th September 2023 By: Irma Venter

Bell Equipment is set to launch a new business, called Bell Heavy Industries (BHI), at the Mining Indaba in February next year. BHI will be an arm of Bell Equipment Company South Africa, which is... 


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Bell looks to diversify production at Richard Bay plant through BHI launch
12th September 2023 By: Irma Venter

Bell Equipment is set to launch a new business, called Bell Heavy Industries (BHI), at the Mining Indaba in February next year. BHI will be an arm of Bell Equipment Company South Africa, which is... 


Image of the Lokotrack LT120E track-mounted primary crusher
Mobile jaw crusher promises performance and quality
7th September 2023

The Lokotrack LT120 mobile jaw crusher, supplied by Pilot Crushtec, is said to be ideal for all quarrying applications and promises efficient crushing and fuel economy. The track-mounted primary... 


SRK helps prepare the way for E Cape solar plant
SRK helps prepare the way for E Cape solar plant
6th September 2023

Gqeberha will see construction starting on an exciting new solar energy plant later this year, and SRK Consulting (South Africa) is among the technical partners working to make this project a... 


Sailing to the African Continent | The Journey of Heavy Machinery Across Mountains and Seas
Sailing to the African Continent | The Journey of Heavy Machinery Across Mountains and Seas
17th August 2023

Hunan Daily reporter: Cao Xian, Meng Jiaoyan, Yi Ang, Zeng Guanlin In late April, Kenya has entered the rainy season, but the rain comes and goes quickly. The Swak Dam located at where the Swak... 


Image of a Sumitomo excavator painted bright green by ELB Equipment
Tree feller gets customised excavator
10th August 2023

A Benoni-based tree feller recently purchased a Sumitomo excavator from equipment supplier ELB Equipment and had the machine painted a distinctive bright green colour, to ensure that its brand is... 


Image of the Booyco CXS solution
Proximity detection system technology continues to advance
3rd August 2023

Proximity detection systems (PDS) have become central to helping mines improve safety and are also being employed to optimise productivity and efficiency. Booyco Electronics says that PDS data... 


The Lokotrack® LT120™ is a robust, track-mounted primary crusher, optimal for mining and quarrying applications
Unmatched quality and support with Lokotrack® LT120™ mobile jaw crusher
3rd August 2023

The Lokotrack® LT120™ mobile jaw crusher, supplied by Pilot Crushtec, is renowned across Southern Africa for its impressive performance and quality. The exceptional offer provided with this piece... 


Images shows coal heaps at port
Stanmore posts solid June quarter
20th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Coal miner Stanmore has reported a strong three months of production during the quarter ended June. The ASX-listed company on Thursday reported that run-of-mine production for the June quarter... 


Diamcor adds large excavator to its equipment fleet at Krone-Endora
18th July 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed Diamcor Mining, which owns and operates the Krone-Endora at Venetia diamond mine, in South Africa's Limpopo province, has acquired additional heavy equipment for use at the mine. The... 


Image of the articulated dump truck (ADT) operating at a site
Equipment giant to deliver 1.5-million low-carbon vehicles by 2026
14th July 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

US-headquartered equipment manufacturer John Deere promises to deliver 1.5-million low or no carbon machines by 2026 to dealers across its 54-country network, including the company’s South African... 


Image of Goodwin ANZE pump product
Supplier bullish about African growth
7th July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Pumps supplier Goodwin Submersible Pumps Africa is optimistic about the company’s future business prospects in the mining sector of South Africa, as well as about the company’s growth potential in... 


The PMC Lift 2 expansion project is expected to extend the life-of-mine to at least 2038
Palabora’s vent shaft a 'triumph of collaboration’ and remarkable safety performance
4th July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

The sinking of a 1 200 m ventilation shaft as part of copper miner Palabora Mining Company’s (PMC’s) Lift 2 expansion is proving to be a partnership success story, based on an unshakeable... 


Yellow dump truck outside Efficient Engineering manufacturing facility.
Specialist fabricator stronger than ever in tough market conditions
12th May 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

While the local economic climate weighs heavily on many manufacturers, specialist fabrication company Efficient Engineering’s order book has never looked better. “We've never experienced such an... 


Image of the King of the Hills mine
King of the Hills mine and processing hub, Australia
12th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold mine in the Eastern Goldfields region of Western Australia. 


Aerial view of the Blackwater gold project
Blackwater gold project, Canada – update
12th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Artemis Gold has placed an order with Finning (Canada) for the primary and ancillary mining fleet required for the initial Phase 1 of operations of its Blackwater mine. 


Wacker Neuson distributors, AFGRI and Maucal Mining & Minerals, give the all-electric EZ17e excavator the thumbs up
10th May 2023

Wacker Neuson’s decision to introduce its all-electric EZ17e to the Southern African market was driven by the feature-rich mini-excavator’s ability to meet the efficiency, productivity, and... 


An image of Gugulethu GM Jarmi Steyn
Gugulethu project continues to meet expected timeline
5th May 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Coal exploration and mining company Canyon Coal, subsidiary of private investment firm Menar, has made “good progress” on the developmental phase of its Gugulethu project and expects to begin with... 


Artemis places C134m order for Blackwater mining fleet
14th April 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Gold mine developer Artemis Gold has placed a C$134-million order with Finning (Canada), a division of TSX-listed Finning International, for the primary and ancillary mining fleet required for the... 


Marula to receive new equipment at South African lithium mine
11th April 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Africa-focused battery metals investment and exploration company Marula Mining has secured R20-million of new mobile mining equipment for its Blesberg lithium and tantalum mine, in South Africa.... 


Kingwest readies for mining at Menzies
28th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Gold hopeful Kingwest Resources has cleared the last hurdle to the start of production at its Menzies gold project, in Western Australia, signing a toll milling agreement with gold miner St... 


Image of Hyundai’s HX220HD crawler excavator 1
New crawler excavators maintain high quality
3rd March 2023

Construction equipment supplier HPE Africa’s line-up of earthmoving equipment now includes automotive manufacturer Hyundai’s HX220HD crawler excavators. These machines, which are manufactured in... 


Makro and Builders Warehouse now offer a comprehensive range of the legendry CAT cordless power tools
2nd March 2023

10 Times longer motor life, 50% more run time 25 % more power and new advanced brushless motors, and the new 18V CAT Graphene* Li-ion batteries Everyone that has ever been associated with CAT will... 


Image of iron-ore stockpiles
Koolan Island mine, Australia
24th February 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

An iron-ore mine in the Buccaneer Archipelago 140 km north of Derby, in Australia. 


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