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Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II – update

By: Sheila Barradas     21st January 2022 The construction of permanent housing, a visitors’ lodge and associated infrastructure at the Polihali Village is set to start this month. 

IMC nears commissioning of rare earth separation plant

By: Marleny Arnoldi     5th January 2022 Toronto-based Innovation Metals Corporation (IMC) says commissioning of its demonstration-scale rare earth separation and purification pilot plant, in Ontario, will start in the first quarter of this year. This follows the company undertaking extensive process and hardware design activities... 

More firms in lithium supply chain join industry association

By: Reuters     15th December 2021 Twelve more companies in the lithium supply chain including Rio Tinto, BASF and Sibanye Stillwater have joined a global trade association for the material used to make batteries for electric vehicles. They, alongside others such as Savannah Resources, SVOLT Energy Technology, Sichuan Calciner... 

Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II – update

By: Sheila Barradas     10th December 2021 The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority has awarded the construction contract for the Katse Village upgrades. 

Explorer announces positive PFS results

3rd December 2021 Guinea-focused developer Société des Mines de Fer de Guinée (SMFG) chairperson Guy de Selliers and SMFG CEO Mamady Youla have announced the positive findings of its prefeasibility study (PFS) for the Nimba Iron Ore Project. 

Kropz’s Elandsfontein project remains on track, albeit tightly so

By: Simone Liedtke     23rd November 2021 Emerging African phosphate developer Kropz’s Elandsfontein project, in South Africa, remains on schedule, albeit tight, and within the original projected capital budget for commissioning next month. The Aim-listed producer on November 23 highlighted that these achievements “have been realised... 

Hatch invests in leading augmented business intelligence firm, Brainnwave

22nd November 2021 Hatch has announced a Series A investment in augmented business intelligence firm, Brainnwave. The two organizations have formed a co-venture to focus on developing applications and products combining Brainnwave’s machine learning and AI-powered analytics platform with Hatch’s deep knowledge of... 

Saldanha iron-ore terminal's air emissions licence renewed for five years

By: Schalk Burger     10th November 2021 The West Coast district municipality, in the Western Cape, has issued a five-year air emissions licence to the Saldanha Iron Ore Terminal. The terminal handled more than 54-million tonnes of iron-ore in the financial year ended March 31. It is Africa's largest iron-ore export terminal, with a... 

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... 

Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II – update

By: Sheila Barradas     5th November 2021 The South African and Lesotho water Ministries have agreed to fast-track Phase II of the  Lesotho Highlands Water Project to ensure security of supply to the Integrated Vaal River System. 

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