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De Grey takes option on Pilbara gold project
6th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Western Australian gold explorer and project development company De Grey Mining has signed an exclusive option agreement with fellow ASX-listed Kalamazoo Resources to acquire the Ashburton gold... 


SRK Consulting brings power of innovation to Mining Indaba
SRK Consulting brings power of innovation to Mining Indaba
6th February 2024

Celebrating 50 years of serving the mining industry worldwide, SRK Consulting continues to be a partner to its clients in working to derisk mining investments. As an independent consultancy with... 


Fluor ready to address carbon tax challenges
Fluor ready to address carbon tax challenges
6th February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

One of the most significant focus areas for the mining and metals industry in the next decade, and into the future, will be the management of carbon emissions, says global engineering, procurement... 


Gold pouring
DRDGold to report higher interim earnings, despite cost increases
6th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

JSE-listed gold mining company DRDGold, which is in the process of finalising its results for the six months ended December 31, expects to report a 5% to 15% year-on-year increase in earnings per... 


From left Minerals Council South Africa’s Sietse van der Woude, Dr Thuthula Balfour, Japie Fullard, Mzila Mthenjane and Dushendra Naidoo.
Noise-induced hearing loss now highest priority mining health condition, Indaba hears
6th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Noise-induced hearing loss has displaced tuberculosis (TB) and silicosis as the top priority health threat in the South African mining industry. “I’m emphasising noise-induced hearing loss because... 


Weir Minerals discusses evolution of African mining
Weir Minerals discusses evolution of African mining
6th February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Mining technology company Weir Minerals discusses how it expects the African mining industry to evolve in the context of positive disruption while attending this year’s Investing in African Mining... 


SANY to showcase extensive mining solutions at Mining Indaba
SANY to showcase extensive mining solutions at Mining Indaba
6th February 2024

Heavy equipment manufacturer SANY will attend the 30th annual Investing in African Mining Indaba at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from February 5 to 8, exhibiting at stand L41. SANY... 


Sable Mining, IPace agree additional funding for DMS beneficiation plant
6th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed Sable Exploration and Mining’s subsidiary Sable Platinum Holdings (SPH) and IPace on February 2 entered into a term sheet for additional funding of R1-million payable by SPH for a dense... 


Murray & Roberts Cementation techniques, tech advance positive disruption
Murray & Roberts Cementation techniques, tech advance positive disruption
6th February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Mining contracting company Murray & Roberts Cementation is integrating innovative techniques and technologies to drive positive disruption in the African mining sector. Murry & Roberts Cementation... 


West African’s 2024 production to align with long-term mining plan
6th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX-listed West African Resources expects its Sanbrado mine, in Burkina Faso, to produce between 190 000 oz and 210 000 oz of gold this year, consistent with the company’s long-term mining plan.... 


Booyco Electronics embraces positive disruption
Booyco Electronics embraces positive disruption
6th February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Mine safety equipment manufacturer Booyco Electronics is embracing the concept of positive disruption to redefine the African mining industry. In a video interview with Mining Weekly at this year’s... 


Energy Council CEO James Mackay
Energy Council welcomes IRP extension, calls for strong reform message in SoNA
6th February 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Energy Council CEO James Mackay has welcomed the decision of the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy to extend the comment period for the draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2023 by a month... 


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Spatial Dimension commences Angolan mining cadastre project
6th February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Land management solutions provider Spatial Dimension has started activities to implement its Landfolio solution for the Angolan government. Partnering with Angolan company OceanGeo SA, Spatial... 


Advantages of investing in RBIDZ outlined at Mining Indaba
Advantages of investing in RBIDZ outlined at Mining Indaba
6th February 2024

Big investments require smart decisions, says state-owned Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone Company (RBIDZ) CEO Thabane Zulu during a video interview at the Investing in African Mining... 


Boston Consulting Group partner Rudi van Blerk
Energy shortage presents mining industry with opportunities, pivotal choices
6th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

The energy challenges facing mining companies in South Africa have given rise to significant opportunities, strategic management consulting firm Boston Consulting Group partner Rudi van Blerk says.... 


Wärtsilä experiencing ‘great success’ across Africa
Wärtsilä experiencing ‘great success’ across Africa
6th February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

International energy company Wärtsilä’s GEMS Digital Energy Platform has successfully provided the integration between solar photovoltaic and thermal installations for mining customers in Africa,... 


A cobalt mining operation in the DRC
US DFC boosts Congo funding, bids to de-risk world's top cobalt supplier
6th February 2024 By: Reuters

The US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) said it was scaling up financing and guarantees for mining projects in Democratic Republic of Congo, to help de-risk and unlock private... 


Zambia to start trading its own copper, competing with Glencore
Zambia to start trading its own copper, competing with Glencore
6th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

Zambia plans to directly buy and sell a portion of the copper produced in the southern African nation, competing with trading giants including Mercuria Energy Group and Glencore. “We obviously... 


Billionaire-backed KoBold says open to partners as it plans $2bn Zambian copper mine
6th February 2024 By: Reuters

KoBold Metals, a California-based metals exploration company backed by billionaires Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos, said it may consider partnerships as it plans to fast-track development of a new... 


Anglo American CEO Duncan Wanblad
Anglo CEO urges resilience, partnerships amid global disruptions
6th February 2024 By: Shannon de Ryhove

Multinational mining company Anglo American is focusing on partnerships with its host nations to grow the mining industry and remain resilient through disruptions, said CEO Duncan Wanblad during... 


Fire damage, sanctions delay start of new Russia zinc mine
6th February 2024 By: Reuters

The start of zinc concentrate production at Russia's new Ozernoye mine will be delayed until at least the third quarter of 2024 and a ramp-up to full capacity until 2025, the mine operator said on... 


The accident took place on January 26, 2003 at the Diavik mine (pictured).
Rio Tinto unit faces criminal case in Canada over injured worker
6th February 2024 By: Reuters

A Canadian unit of global mining company Rio Tinto is facing a criminal case after an employee was seriously injured at an Arctic diamond mine, according to an announcement by local authorities.... 


Emeco exits underground contracting
5th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

ASX-listed Emeco on Monday announced the completion of the sale of key underground mining contracts and assets to fellow-listed Macmahon Holdings. The company announced in December that it would... 


Rail setback for Ardmore phosphate mine
5th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Centrex is investigating road transport alternatives for phosphates concentrate from its Ardmore mine, after a portion of the Mount Isa-Townsville rail network has been damaged in the... 


Mining Indaba helps AMIS plan for year ahead
Mining Indaba helps AMIS plan for year ahead
5th February 2024

As a major event in the global mining investment landscape, the Investing in African Mining Indaba plays a pivotal role for mining services provider AMIS. It serves as a platform for identifying... 


WiMSA has strong presence at Mining Indaba
WiMSA has strong presence at Mining Indaba
5th February 2024

Women in Mining South Africa (WiMSA) provides a free platform that supports and guides women's personal growth, leadership and career development in the South African mining industry. WiMSA was... 


Earthlab poised for further global growth
Earthlab poised for further global growth
5th February 2024

South African geological consulting company Earthlab is poised to further expand its global footprint through the commercial and technical experience it has accumulated across 23 countries since it... 


Werner Duvenhage, Dr Mashego Mashego and Stephen Bullock
Procurement extortion, copper theft serious issues for South African miners
5th February 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

One of the major crime problems facing South African mining companies is that of the so-called “construction mafias”, or perhaps more accurately (as far as mining is concerned) “procurement... 


President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Mining Indaba.
South Africa’s mining industry now 39% black-owned, Mining Indaba hears
5th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

In 2004, the year South Africa’s far-reaching Mining Charter was first introduced, black ownership in South Africa’s globally recognised mining industry stood at a negligible 2%. This has now leapt... 


A person holding pieces of gold in their hand
Harmony Gold highlights the fight against illegal mining
5th February 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

Effectively dealing with the problem of illegal mining operations really needs the recreation of specialised units by the South African Police Service (SAPS). So highlighted Harmony Gold executive... 


Powering African mining's future with 5G private networks
Powering African mining's future with 5G private networks
5th February 2024

At the 2024 Mining Indaba in Cape Town, mobile telecommunications provider MTN proudly showcases its advancements in 5G private networks, which is helping to transform the African mining landscape... 


Indonesia's January tin exports slump 99% on delayed work approvals
5th February 2024 By: Reuters

Indonesia exported 0.4 metric tons of refined tin in January, down 99% from the same month last year, Trade Ministry data showed on Monday, as miners faced delays in work plan approvals. On a... 


What’s reliable data worth
5th February 2024

By Caroline Carter The Challenge 


Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions enabling positive disruption
Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions enabling positive disruption
5th February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Eco-efficient rock processing solutions provider Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions is playing a key role in embracing the power of positive disruption in the African mining industry. Sandvik Rock... 


SEW-EURODRIVE supports positive disruption in Africa
SEW-EURODRIVE supports positive disruption in Africa
5th February 2024

Drive technology and automation specialist SEW-EURODRIVE has a history of providing solutions for the mining industry and plans to contribute to the positive disruption and transformation of... 


Image of the MCSA's Mzila Mthenjane, Nolitha Fakude and Hugo Pienaar
Initial signs that energy sector is stabilising; logistics to take longer – Minerals Council 
5th February 2024 By: Irma Venter

The domestic mining industry is looking at 2024 as a year of stabilisation, rather than growth, says Minerals Council South Africa CEO Mzila Mthenjane. The industry continues to face persistent... 


Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions drives positive disruptions
Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions drives positive disruptions
5th February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Equipment and technical solutions provider Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has introduced key technological innovations and advancements in Southern Africa to drive positive disruption in mining... 


Mining Indaba strategic event for Engen
Mining Indaba strategic event for Engen
5th February 2024

The Investing in African Mining Indaba is a strategic event that allows energy and solutions company Engen to understand the mining industry and its trajectory, says Engen mining sales manager... 


Astron Energy supports mining customers at Mining Indaba
Astron Energy supports mining customers at Mining Indaba
5th February 2024

Southern African petroleum products supplier Astron Energy is an enabling partner in the mining industry and its presence at the Investing in African Mining Indaba is just one of the many ways the... 


Shell new country chair reaffirms commitment to mining
Shell new country chair reaffirms commitment to mining
5th February 2024

Mining Weekly talks to newly appointed Shell Downstream South Africa country chair for South Africa Aluwani Museisi on the first day of the Investing in African Mining Indaba. Museisi succeeds... 


Shell committed to support sustainable mining
Shell committed to support sustainable mining
5th February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Oil and gas company Shell is showcasing and recommitting its support to sustainable mining through its products and solutions that help customers achieve their performance and profitability... 


The Didipio mine, in the Philippines
OceanaGold files for Philippines unit’s IPO
5th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

OceanaGold Philippines (OGPI), a subsidiary of Vancouver-based OceanaGold, has filed a preliminary prospectus with the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission to raise up to 7.9-billion pesos... 


OIM launches new payoff line at Mining Indaba
OIM launches new payoff line at Mining Indaba
5th February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Operational improvement management specialist OIM Consulting has launched a new payoff line at the 2024 Investing in African Mining Indaba – ‘Refining Lives. Releasing Value.’ – which captures the... 


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