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Coal still relevant despite backlash – investment firm
9th June 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Despite the prevailing global transition away from coal-based forms of energy, the fossil fuel remains crucial in supplying baseload energy and powering critical industries, says mining investment... 

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Digital, ESG embraced to add new life to operations
9th June 2023

Digital transformation is imperative for mining, serving as the “seamless thread” through all the mining value chain processes, and enhances safety and health, security, production, and workforce... 

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Uranium project ramps up
9th June 2023

As a mineral resource company focused on the exploration and development of uranium properties in Africa, GoviEx Uranium CEO Daniel Major will shed light on the role of uranium in the global energy... 

Lethabo Exploration CEO Mandy Malebe.
Woman-led Lethabo is mining iron-ore in Limpopo with offtake agreement in place
8th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Lethabo Exploration, which started out as an exploration company, has since transitioned into mining iron-ore, for which it has secured an offtake agreement. Lethabo, which is 100% South African... 

Q Global Commodities CEO Quinton van der Burgh (left) and Marula Mining CEO Jason Brewer.
Lithium-pioneering Marula to be additionally listed on JSE, CEO tells Junior Indaba
7th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

In conjunction with a proposed Aim listing in London, Marula Mining is going to have an additional listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), Marula Mining CEO Jason Brewer told the Junior... 

James Campbell
Junior miner CEO is typically ‘chief cook and bottlewasher’, diamond junior confirms
7th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Outgoing Minerals Council South Africa’s Roger Baxter told the Junior Indaba's opening day that the CEO of a junior mining company is typically a chief cook and bottlewasher – and Botswana Diamonds... 

Andrada CEO Anthony Viljoen.
Namibia best place to mine, says lithium, tin, tantalum miner
6th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Namibia is the best jurisdiction in Africa in which to mine, Andrada Mining CEO Anthony Viljoen told the Junior Indaba on Tuesday. The London Aim-listed tin, tantalum and now lithium mining company... 

Machine Tools Africa 2024 to emphasise skills development
29th May 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

While the machine tools industry experiences daily challenges – such as high energy supply costs, power interruptions, increasing raw material costs, as well as inadequate infrastructure – that... 

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Junior Indaba to highlight challenges, opportunities
19th May 2023 By: Halima Frost

This year’s Junior Indaba event – aimed at explorers, developers and investors in the African junior mining sector – will feature a panel discussion on efforts to create a junior mining environment... 

From left, Gold Fields CFO Paul Schmidt, interim CEO Martin Preece and EVP Kelly Carter.
Gauteng gold mine being blown away by wind’s potential as Reef electricity source
5th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Although Gauteng dwellers have tended to dismiss wind as a renewable energy provider from this region, some are now being blown away by the gusts that puff across our far-stretching gold reef. “I... 

Aterian upbeat despite losses in 2022
2nd May 2023 By: Darren Parker

Despite LSE-listed Aterian making a loss of about £4.38-million in 2022 – a significantly larger sum than the loss made in 2021 of about £1.35-million – the company reiterated its firm belief in... 

Minister in The Presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni
Cabinet targets 1 000 MW of demand-side savings as winter approaches
28th April 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Cabinet reports that a target has been set to save about 1 000 MW, or the equivalent of one stage of loadshedding, through demand side management (DSM) measures, but has provided no details as to... 

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Tech*Carnival to enable greater engagement with ‘MinTech’
28th April 2023 By: Nadine James

Dwyka Mining Services Tech*Carnival-23 – “the lovechild of the Rand Easter Show and the Investing in African Mining Indaba” – is the inaugural #tech4good mining technology festival taking place on... 

Eskom board chairperson Mpho Makwana
Five candidates shortlisted for Eskom CEO
24th April 2023 By: News24Wire

Eskom has compiled a shortlist consisting of five candidates to take on the role as CEO of the embattled utility. Delivering a keynote address at the National Demand Side Management Indaba in... 

The biggest gathering of global special tooling and machining experts promises delegates an unrivalled information-sharing and networking experience this November in Cape Town
20th April 2023

Experts from across all four corners of the globe will convene to discuss tangible solutions on how to progress the tooling and machining industry in a post-Covid world. The City of Cape Town in... 

Transformation, economy key topics in Mining Indaba Ministerial Symposium report
12th April 2023 By: Darren Parker

A report from this year’s Mining Indaba Ministerial Symposium, sponsored by Deloitte, has been released. The symposium, which was held in February during the Invest in African Mining Indaba, in... 

NJ Ayuk – Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber
Natural Gas Is Key to Addressing South Africa’s Energy Needs Today and Tomorrow
12th April 2023

By NJ Ayuk – Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber Energy woes are synonymous with South Africa right now. 

2023 Manufacturing Indaba Programme Overview Released
4th April 2023

The event represents the ultimate marketplace for practical educational opportunities that empower industry professionals to grow their establishments and create a competitive edge that will see... 

ENSafrica's safety and health webinar team.
Trackless mobile machinery one of mining’s burning issues, ENSafrica webinar hears
3rd April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s new trackless mobile machinery (TMM) regulations published five months ago are one of mining’s burning issues and perhaps an undeclared state of national disaster for some, ENSafrica... 

Mantashe highlights exploration efforts
30th March 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy is engaged in an intensive programme of mineral exploration, particularly in the North West, Limpopo and the Northern Cape provinces, Mineral... 

Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu.
South Africa will overcome its rail and electricity problems, Menar MD predicts
27th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

At the end of the day, South Africa will overcome its rail transport and electricity availability issues, and confidence in both Transnet and Eskom will be fully restored, Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu... 

The things you need to know about Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Risks in the Mining Sector
24th March 2023

The Mining Indaba 2023 which took place last month in Cape Town, from February 6 to 9, highlighted efforts of all sectors to reduce or eliminate activities that have a negative impact on the planet... 

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Firm discusses tech advancements
24th March 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Exhibiting as an associate sponsor at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba – held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre last month – minerals mining company Exxaro participated... 

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Sponsor discusses hydrogen, wastewater
24th March 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Advisory firm KPMG was a sponsor at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba – held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre last month – where its energy and natural resources team... 

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Rawbank presents financing solutions at Indaba
24th March 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Democratic Republic of Congo- (DRC-) based financial institution Rawbank liaised with authorities from the DRC while presenting its financing solutions for mining companies in the country’s value... 

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Firm discusses sustainability, safety at Indaba
24th March 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Representatives from operations management consultancy dss+ participated in discussions regarding security of supply from Africa’s metal and minerals sector during the prevailing super cycle at... 

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2023 ‘perfect’ to expand to Africa
24th March 2023 By: Nadine James

Speaking on the sidelines of the Investing in Africa Mining Indaba, Spanish mining technology company Torsa Global’s business development director Gabino de Diego told Mining Weekly that 2023 is... 

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Wastewater solution can aid ESG goals
24th March 2023 By: Nadine James

Mining companies are facing increasing scrutiny around their environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG), and an area that can reduce energy consumption, and environmental and societal... 

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Indaba opens door for more collaboration in mining
24th March 2023

Mining has shown itself to be an important enabler of the African economy and is a central contributor to job creation and community development, says chemicals company Omnia Group COO Tiaan Kotze.... 

Kicking Off SA’s Energy Transition: How Sikla's siFramo Can Enable Africa's Renewable Energy Revolution with Non-Welded Modular Support Systems
23rd March 2023

This year’s Energy Indaba has created a buzz in the energy sector. As an annual event held in South Africa that brings together various stakeholders together to discuss the challenges and... 

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AEP Energy showcased mobile solar solution at Africa Energy Indaba
23rd March 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Solar park operator and owner AEP Energy advanced its global expansion plans at this year’s Africa Energy Indaba (AEI) by showcasing its unique mobile solar container, the MooV Solar. 

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Rand Refinery CFO urges for greater localisation in jewellery industry
20th March 2023 By: Darren Parker

The gold and silver beneficiation industry needs stronger localisation laws to protect local economic development of small-, medium- and micro-sized enterprises (SMMEs) who participate in the... 

Trackless mobile machine safety next big challenge, says Minerals Council
17th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Having last year achieved the lowest fall of ground fatalities ever, South African mining’s next big safety challenge is to achieve greater safety in the use of trackless mobile machines –... 

Mantashe says SA must not ‘walk away from coal’ as Greenpeace disrupts his Indaba speech
17th March 2023 By: Irma Venter

Greenpeace Africa last week disrupted Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe’s opening speech at the Africa Energy Indaba in Cape Town by staging a silent protest in front of the... 

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Astron Energy at the 2023 Mining Indaba
17th March 2023

Astron Energy took part in the 2023 Mining Indaba. This is what Axola Myendeki, National Sales Manager – Direct Sales, Fuels and Lubricants, Commercial & Industrial (C&I), had to say about the... 

Microgrids – a key ingredient in solving the Energy Trilemma 
16th March 2023

The deployment of microgrids across the African continent has evolved beyond its socioeconomic goals to providing a viable answer to the energy ‘trilemma’, said Taru Madangombe, Vice President:... 

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NRF CEO Dr Fulufhelo Nelwamondo named SAIEE Engineer of the Year
15th March 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Independent statutory body the National Research Foundation (NRF) CEO Dr Fulufhelo Nelwamondo has been named Engineer of the Year by the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE) at... 

Powering up: The African Energy Indaba 2023 Sets the Stage for a Brighter Future
14th March 2023

“The event brought together some of the brightest minds from across the energy realm, and we are confident that the discussions and collaborations that took place will help to drive innovation and... 

NUM backs Mantashe on pro-coal stance
10th March 2023 By: Donna Slater

Labour union the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has expressed its support for Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe’s pro-coal stance, alleging “coercion” efforts to move away... 

Battery Energy Storage to Cut Business Energy Costs by 30%
10th March 2023

The Africa Energy Indaba – aimed at paving the way toward a more secure energy ecosystem – is taking place this week at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), amid concerns over... 

Renewables and hydrogen infrastructure
Namibia stresses green hydrogen ambitions, plans
9th March 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

The south west African Republic of Namibia sought to become the sustainability hub of Africa and aimed to become the first carbon-neutral country on the continent. This was highlighted on Wednesday... 

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South Africa must make green hydrogen investment decision in next 12 months
8th March 2023 By: Darren Parker

For South Africa to take full advantage of the opportunities presented by the growing global demand for green hydrogen, management consulting firm McKinsey managing partner of South Africa Kannan... 

AEI Kicks Off with Exclusive Insights from Sectoral Visionaries
7th March 2023

The first day of the conference holds great promise for an exhilarating start, highlighted by a keynote address from South Africa's Minister Gwede Mantashe of the Department of Mineral Resources &... 

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