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203 ct diamond
Lucapa recovers 203 ct diamond in Angola
22nd March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed Lucapa Diamond Company has recovered a 203 ct type IIa diamond at its 40%-owned Lulo Alluvial operations, in Angola. The diamond is the fifth-largest diamond to be recovered from Lulo... 


Small-scale mining operations
LBMA seeking to integrate small and artisanal miners into the legitimate gold supply chain
22nd March 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

Independent precious metals authority LBMA has launched a major initiative to support the integration of artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) into the legitimate global gold supply chain, through... 


Glencore nonexecutive director John Wallington
Glencore bids Coates farewell, appoints Wallington nonexec director
22nd March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Global miner Glencore has announced the retirement of board member Peter Coates effective May 29, after a 30-year association with Glencore. He joined the Glencore board in 2011 and has served as... 


Atlas Lithium appoints Brian Talbot as COO
22nd March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Lithium senior executive Brian Talbot is set to join lithium exploration and development company Atlas Lithium Corporation as COO and a member of the company’s board of directors on April 1. This... 


Namibia Mines and Energy Minister Tom Alweendo (left) and German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection Dr Robert Habeck.
$10-billion Namibian green hydrogen project receives major German boost
22nd March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Namibia’s first gigawatt scale green hydrogen project – the $10-billion Hyphen development scheme – this week received a major boost from Germany. The boost came in the form of the German... 


Quantum Battery signs letter of intent to acquire Copper Coffer property
22nd March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Battery metals mining company Quantum Battery Metals has signed a nonbinding letter of intent (LoI) to acquire the Copper Coffer property, in Newfoundland, Canada. The LoI details the proposed... 


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SQM supports water treatment startup with initial $1.27m investment
22nd March 2024 By: Darren Parker

UK-based engineering tech startup Salinity Solutions has secured a $1.27-million initial investment from battery-grade lithium chemicals producer Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile’s (SQM’s)... 


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SQM supports water treatment startup with initial $1.27m investment
22nd March 2024 By: Darren Parker

UK-based engineering tech startup Salinity Solutions has secured a $1.27-million initial investment from battery-grade lithium chemicals producer Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile’s (SQM’s)... 


Iron-ore coneyance
Cadence to revise Amapá mine plan after successful optimisation study
22nd March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed Cadence Minerals has completed a capital expenditure optimisation programme at the Amapá iron-ore project, in Brazil, identifying significant savings in processing plant recommissioning,... 


Gates introduces Clean Master™ Plus pressure wash hose
Gates introduces Clean Master™ Plus pressure wash hose
22nd March 2024

Lighter more flexible high-pressure hose improves ergonomics, productivity and safety  LUXEMBOURG CITY – Gates (NYSE: GTES), a global manufacturer of highly engineered power transmission and fluid... 


The Illawarra coal operations
M Resources, GEAR plan funding round after $1.65bn coal mine buy, source says
22nd March 2024 By: Reuters

Australian coal trader M Resources and Singapore's GEAR plan a funding round after their $1.65-billion purchase of South32's Illawarra metallurgical coal operations, a source familiar with the... 


AECI, Copper 360, public-private partnership make headlines
AECI, Copper 360, public-private partnership make headlines
22nd March 2024

In this week's episode of Second Take, Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer talks about the AECI being on track become a global top 3 player in the industry by 2030; Copper 360's first concentrate... 


Glencore's head office
More investors push Glencore to keep coal post Teck deal
22nd March 2024 By: Reuters

A growing group of Glencore investors are keen for it to keep mining coal instead of spinning out the soon-to-be enlarged unit, with one eye on its financial outlook and another on the... 


Molefi Motuku, CEO of national mineral research organisation Mintek
Molefi Motuku
22nd March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

This week we profile Molefi Motuku, CEO of national mineral research organisation Mintek  


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Sustainable energy transition on track for mining industry
22nd March 2024

The energy transition and the global move towards net zero by 2050 require coordinated action by mining companies, governments, unions and communities to ensure just transitions for coal mines and... 


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New ore sorting tech launched at Indaba
22nd March 2024

Collection and sorting systems developer Tomra Mining launched its Tomra deep learning solution OBTAIN, which is suitable for high-capacity ore sorting, at the Investing in African Mining Indaba,... 


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Mining innovators recognised
22nd March 2024 By: Halima Frost

In conjunction with this year’s yearly Investing in African Mining Indaba, held in Cape Town at the start of February, industry body Mining Equipment Manufacturers of South Africa (Memsa) held a... 



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Operational efficiencies highlighted at Indaba
22nd March 2024

The message from global energy management and automation supplier Schneider Electric at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba – held in Cape Town, South Africa in early February – stressed... 


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Technological solutions key to creating climate-resilient future
22nd March 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Leading subsurface software technology company Seequent highlights that technology solutions will assist in mitigating the global threat of climate change. Seequent, The Bentley Subsurface Company,... 


Condra refurbishing Mpumalanga power station’s 39-year-old crane
22nd March 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Crane manufacturer Condra Cranes is refurbishing a 40 t electric overhead travelling crane that was manufactured and commissioned 39 years ago. The 21-metre-span double-girder crane is used for... 


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Manufacturer reinforces commitment to quality
22nd March 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Established in 1975, and in the lead-up to its fiftieth anniversary in 2025, full-service slurry pump manufacturer Schurco Slurry reflects on its commitment to providing engineering excellence,... 


The above image depicts the EVO series which integrates the key benefits of the ARO air operated pumps with important features from other pump technologies
New pumps range improves fluid handling productivity
22nd March 2024

Engineering products and services provider BMG has extended its range of Ingersoll Rand ARO fluid handling products to include the new EVO series diaphragm pumps, which are designed to enhance... 


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SRK celebrates its half century of innovation in mining
22nd March 2024

It has been 50 years since SRK Consulting founders Oskar Steffen, Andy Robertson and Hendrik Kirsten started their consulting business in Johannesburg.  The world was a different place in 1974, but... 


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AESPUMP and ANDRITZ AG collaboration is shaping the future
22nd March 2024

In the dynamic landscape of Southern Africa’s pump industry, a transformative collaboration between pump supplier AESPUMP and international technology group ANDRITZ AG is set to redefine standards,... 


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Unprecedented crime levels threaten mining’s sustainability
22nd March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Amid South Africa’s ticking of all the boxes for a fertile environment for organised crime – economic inequality, rampant crime, widespread government corruption and poorly performing State organs... 


‘It’s not all doom and gloom in our space’ – WBHO boss
22nd March 2024 By: Irma Venter

With a total pipeline of work of R240-billion, up from R211-billion in June, Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon’s (WBHO’s) short- to medium-term future “should be okay”, says CEO Wolfgang Neff. “It’s not... 


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Bulyanhulu mine, Tanzania
22nd March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold mine in north-west Tanzania, in the Kahama district of the Shinyanga region. 


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Kamistiatusset iron-ore project, Canada
22nd March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Champion Iron has evaluated the construction of mining and processing facilities to produce direct reduction-grade pellet feed iron-ore from the mining properties of the Kami mine. 


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Rhovan solar photovoltaic facility, South Africa
22nd March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Glencore is building a 25 MW solar photovoltaic plant in North West. 


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Kanyika niobium project, Malawi
22nd March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Kanyika has the potential to become the first new globally significant niobium mine in 50 years. 


The Pebble project in Alaska
Alaska's governor calls on Biden to update mine permit process
21st March 2024 By: Reuters

Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy called on President Joe Biden on Wednesday to update and streamline the US mine permitting process in order to boost domestic production of critical minerals and... 


UAE conglomerate seeks to gatecrash China's JCHX Zambian copper deal
21st March 2024 By: Reuters

A unit of International Holding Company IHC.AD, Abu Dhabi's most valuable company, is interested in acquiring Zambia's Lubambe Copper Mine, an asset that China's JHCX Mining has already agreed to... 


The Los Pelambres mine
Antofagasta launches desalination plant for Los Pelambres copper mine in Chile
21st March 2024 By: Reuters

Chilean miner Antofagasta Minerals on Thursday inaugurated a more than $2 billion desalination plant for its flagship copper mine in Chile, Los Pelambres, aimed at relieving the effects of severe... 


Eramet's SLN operation in New Caledonia
France sets end March deadline for New Caledonia nickel deal
21st March 2024 By: Reuters

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire on Thursday set an end of month deadline for New Caledonia to back a state bailout deal for the French territory's nickel industry, ruling out an improved... 


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Partnership brings dredging technology to African mines
20th March 2024

A recently announced strategic partnership aims to address challenges faced by the mining sector in Africa through the implementation of innovative dredging technology. Tri-Pump, a provider of... 


Hummingbird, Corica in dispute over Kouroussa contract
20th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Mining services provider Corica Mining Services says the restart of work at Hummingbird Resources’ Kouroussa mine, in Guinea, is conditional on the payment of certain funds it believes it is due... 


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Surface drills with automation functionality
20th March 2024

Mine automation is being extended for use on surface drill rigs, helping to improve safety and productivity.    Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions’ AutoMine functionality is available for its... 


The Kibali mine
Barrick explores new gold and copper ventures in DRC
20th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Buoyed by the success of Kibali – Africa’s biggest gold mine – Barrick Gold is setting its sights on new opportunities in gold and copper in partnership with the government of the Democratic... 


Mining explosives pioneer AECI celebrating 100 years of business at the JSE.
Stage set for mining explosives centenarian to capture global top-three spot
20th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The stage is set for proudly South African mining explosives trailblazer, AECI, to become the third biggest in its field globally by 2030, AECI Group chairperson Dr Khotso Mokhele told an... 


Lebalelo is improving lives through water infrastructure for a thriving future in Limpopo
Lebalelo is improving lives through water infrastructure for a thriving future in Limpopo
20th March 2024

In celebration of Water Month and World Water Day, we at Lebalelo Water User Association (LWUA) reflect on our achievements in fulfilling our mandate of improving lives through the consistent... 


Uranium
Sibanye appoints veteran Cochran to oversee uranium developments
20th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Diversified miner Sibanye-Stillwater has appointed Greg Cochran executive VP of uranium, effective June 1. He will be responsible for developing and driving strategies to realise and optimise the... 


ESG and commodity price uncertainty top risks for ASX miners
ESG and commodity price uncertainty top risks for ASX miners
20th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Climate change has seized the spotlight as the primary risk confronting the Australian mining industry in 2024, despite its absence from last year’s rankings. According to the latest mining risk... 


Sovereign despatches 30 t of ore from Malawi project to South Africa for test work
20th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim- and ASX-listed Sovereign Metals’ spiral drilling programme has extracted, despatched and delivered 30 t of ore from the Kasiya rutile/graphite project in Malawi to Paterson & Cooke (P&C), in... 


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