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CSOS to host first Indaba for community scheme stakeholders
26th July 2023

The Community Schemes Ombud Service (CSOS) is set to host its first-ever Indaba to inform trustees, community scheme homeowners, managing agents and other property stakeholders about the role of... 

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Last call for Factory of the Year 2023 entries
24th July 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The organisers of the Factory of the Year competition, a global benchmarking contest for companies in the manufacturing sector, has issued a final call for applicants for this year’s iteration. To... 

Navigating Disruption: Anticipating the Impact of Global Developments on the Region's Mineral Industrialisation
24th July 2023

The global economic, environmental and political landscape is undergoing significant shifts that are poised to impact the region's mineral industrialisation. As the world grapples with various... 

SEZs and IDZs in Africa: Embracing technological change for economic growth
17th July 2023

Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and Industrial Development Zones (IDZs) play a vital role in promoting economic growth, attracting investments and driving industrialisation in Africa.  As the world... 

Hydrogen: a pathway for energy transition in Africa - revolutionising the energy sector
17th July 2023

The global energy landscape is undergoing a profound transformation, driven by the need for cleaner and more sustainable alternatives. Hydrogen, often referred to as the "fuel of the future," is... 

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SEZs and IDZs in Africa: Embracing Technological Change for Economic Growth
17th July 2023

Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and Industrial Development Zones (IDZs) play a vital role in promoting economic growth, attracting investments and driving industrialisation in Africa. 

Gauteng Premier Panyaza Lesufi
Lesufi wants DMRE to hand over derelict mines to Gauteng govt
13th July 2023 By: Darren Parker

Gauteng Premier Panyaza Lesufi wants the empty and abandoned mines in Gauteng to be handed over to the provincial government so that they can be rehabilitated more swiftly. “The mines that are... 

Resources Watch
Resources Watch
13th July 2023

This week: De Beers commits billion pula upfront to diamonds-for-development in Botswana; Lawyer says South African regulator not doing enough to promote junior mining; and, water power in... 

African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) CE Ferrous Division Andre Joubert.
Beneficiation of waste planned by Northern Cape manganese miner
7th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Steps being taken to add value to manganese waste placed on tailings dams may result in an announcement early in the New Year regarding the turning of that waste into a ferromanganese product,... 

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On-The-Air (07/07/2023)
7th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer discusses renewables, water power, pink diamond 

Manufacturing Indaba KZN opens the way for growth for KZN manufacturers
5th July 2023

The Manufacturing Indaba KZN, an annual gathering of industry leaders, policymakers and manufacturers, is set to return to the City of eThekwini, post COVID-19.  The event will provide a platform... 

Malan Scholes Attorneys director and mining lawyer Hulme Scholes.
South African regulator not doing enough to promote junior mining – mining lawyer
4th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The major theme of the recent Junior Indaba was the concern that the South African regulator is not doing enough to promote junior mining in South Africa. Government’s role should be to cut red... 

UK Minister of State for Industry in the Department for Business and Trade Nusrat Ghani
Collaboration with Africa’s miners essential to UK’s Critical Minerals Strategy – Minister
4th July 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

As the UK works to secure critical mineral supply from around the world, UK Minister of State for Industry in the Department for Business and Trade Nusrat Ghani tells Mining Weekly that the... 

US Department of State Bureau of Energy Resources Office of Energy Transformation acting director Scott Woodard.
Clean hydrogen could be virtually zero cost, US energy diplomat tells London Indaba
30th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The main founders of the Inflation Reduction Act envision the US legislation as a clean energy bill to lower the costs of green energy technologies for everyone around the world as well as being... 

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Titanium beneficiation, London Indaba make headlines
30th June 2023

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses South Africa’s titanium beneficiation project which is expected to peak at R14-billion and headlines from this year's London Indaba.   

Accelerating Renewable Energy Development in Africa
27th June 2023

Accelerating renewable energy development in Africa is crucial for several reasons, including improving energy access, reducing dependence on fossil fuels, mitigating climate change and promoting... 

Barrick president and CEO Dr Mark Bristow.
Junior exploration ‘absolutely critical’, Barrick’s Bristow tells London Indaba
27th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Junior exploration is an “absolutely critical” component of a sustainable mining industry, and “it is something that we neglect”, Barrick president and CEO Dr Mark Bristow has told the London... 

Robert Friedland.
Impossible for world to go green without African resources, London Indaba hears
26th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Without the African mineral endowment, there is no chance of an energy transition taking place. “The fate of humanity rests on the African continent,” Ivanhoe executive co-chairperson Robert... 

Entries for Factory of the Year 2023 now open
26th June 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

South Africa’s manufacturing sector experienced a four-month slump as of February this year, owing to continuous bouts of loadshedding and exacerbated by rising costs and interest rates.  Global... 

Accelerating Financial Solutions for Sustainable Manufacturing
Accelerating Financial Solutions for Sustainable Manufacturing
23rd June 2023

Driving Africa's Industrial Transformation Johannesburg, 26 June 2023 - In a bold effort to drive Africa's industrial transformation and promote sustainable manufacturing practices, key... 

Launch of Africa’s biggest machine tools exhibition
19th June 2023

The recent launch of Machine Tools Africa was attended by industry leaders interested in the latest show updates and new features that will be incorporated in the in 2024 trade exhibition. An event... 

Resources Watch
Resources Watch
14th June 2023

This week: Woman-led Lethabo is mining iron-ore in Limpopo with offtake agreement in place; Lithium-pioneering Marula to be additionally listed on JSE; and, diamond junior says junior miner CEO is... 

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Angola President Lourenço to be a keynote speaker at Mining Indaba 2024
13th June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Angola President João Lourenço will attend the Investing in African Mining Indaba 2024, where he will deliver a keynote address. "His presence marks a significant step of progress for Angola and... 

Botswana Diamonds CEO James Campbell.
Five-year South African diamond prospecting licence awarded
12th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

London Aim- and Botswana-listed diamond exploration company Botswana Diamonds has been granted a five-year prospecting licence on ground containing a cluster of kimberlites in South Africa.... 

Copper 360 CEO Jan Nelson.
Copper 360 has R560bn worth of copper in the ground, the Junior Indaba hears
9th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Copper company Copper 360, which listed on the AltX of the JSE in April, has more than two-million tonnes of copper its 12 mines, which is worth R560-billion, the Junior Indaba heard this week.... 

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Resource-rich Africa needs to reap rewards from critical-minerals demand
9th June 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Despite Africa having significant reserves of metals that are key to the clean energy transition, such as cobalt, lithium and copper, the continent remains “rife with challenges of social and... 

Prime opportunity
9th June 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid a global energy transition and a subsequent increase in demand for critical minerals and metals from Africa, various considerations should be noted and acted upon to ensure that Africa can... 

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Indaba debut to highlight potential for African mining
9th June 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid a global energy transition and the emergence of Industry 4.0, this year’s inaugural London Indaba – hosted by mineral resources, energy and mining conference specialists Resources 4 Africa –... 

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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... 

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