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Metals processor expands, progresses Zambian assets
17th May 2024

Zambia- and South Africa-focused diversified metals processor Jubilee Metals has completed the manufacturing of a new front-end modular 50 000-t-a-month unit at its Zambia-based Roan copper... 


Startup to build 120 off-grid e-truck charging sites
17th May 2024 By: Irma Venter

Electric vehicle charging startup Zero Carbon Charge has launched a new subsidiary, Zero Carbon Logistics, which it says will roll out 120 off-grid solar photovoltaic (PV) electric truck charging... 


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Back River Gold – Goose mine gold project, Canada – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

First gold pour has been delayed. 


Leveraging advances in technology to drive sustainable construction
Leveraging advances in technology to drive sustainable construction
15th May 2024

Morag Evans, CEO of Databuild Globally, the building and construction industry has been putting more emphasis on using energy-efficient technologies and equipment to reduce carbon emissions and... 


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Better policing required in fire industry – manufacturer
10th May 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Fire suppression systems manufacturer and distributor Fire and Security Techniques (FST) advocates that national compliance and industry specific regulations be strictly monitored and adhered to.... 


Critical Importance of Machine Tools Market in Africa highlighted at Machine Tools Africa 2024
Critical Importance of Machine Tools Market in Africa highlighted at Machine Tools Africa 2024
9th May 2024

Machine tools are the foundation of modern manufacturing, providing essential equipment for the fabrication processes of all major manufacturing sectors, including automotive, aerospace,... 


Critical importance of machine tools market in Africa highlighted at Machine Tools Africa 2024
9th May 2024

Machine tools are the foundation of modern manufacturing, providing essential equipment for the fabrication processes of all major manufacturing sectors, including automotive, aerospace,... 


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Weir Minerals Africa reintroduces Wheeled Plant concept
8th May 2024

With the newly introduced Weir Modular Wheeled Plant (WMWP) concept from Weir Minerals Africa, crushing contractors in Africa can now move and transport their crushing and screening plants from one... 


B2Gold says Goose project slightly behind schedule
B2Gold says Goose project slightly behind schedule
8th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Development of the Goose openpit and underground project, in Nunavut, is running slightly behind schedule, with the first gold pour pushed out by one quarter. Senior gold producer B2Gold explains... 


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Zero emission heavy lifting
3rd May 2024

Recent technological developments now make the electrification of heavy lifting and transportation equipment a possibility. Heavy lifting and transportation specialist Mammoet says it views... 


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Waste Rock Project, Zambia
3rd May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A joint venture comprising Jubilee Metals Group and International Resources Holding plans to process more than 260-million tonnes of copper-containing surface material from the project. 


Kwikspace paves the way for educational equity in the Eastern Cape with innovative sanitation solutions
Kwikspace paves the way for educational equity in the Eastern Cape with innovative sanitation solutions
2nd May 2024

Eastern Cape, South Africa – In a stride towards accessible education, Kwikspace is proud to announce the initiation of a pivotal project in the Eastern Cape. This endeavour, part of the Sanitation... 


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New cable carriers ideal for harsh conditions
26th April 2024

Tsubaki chain, power transmission and motion control products distributor BMG supplies and supports Tsubaki Kabelschlepp cable carriers that have been developed to withstand operation in many... 


Revolutionising mining efficiency and safety with Crystal by Ctrack
Revolutionising mining efficiency and safety with Crystal by Ctrack
26th April 2024 By: Yolande Botes

In the face of evolving global demands and the increasing complexity of mining operations, the industry stands on the brink of a technological revolution, spearheaded by the integration of... 


Zero emission heavy lifting on site: building a sustainable future
25th April 2024

How Mammoet is innovating with zero-emission lifting and transport on site to help its customers reduce the carbon footprint of projects “If you ask me what my main vision is, I want us to... 


ABB secures a foothold in the Zambian sugar industry
ABB secures a foothold in the Zambian sugar industry
23rd April 2024

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex), a global technology leader in electrical products and solutions, has secured a foothold in the potentially lucrative Zambian sugar industry by supplying its UniGear ZS1... 


Jubilee CEO Leon Coetzer at the Roan concentrator
Jubilee achieves record third-quarter chrome output, while copper expansion advances
18th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim- and ASX-listed Jubilee Metals has achieved record production levels at its South African chrome operations, both on monthly output for March and for the quarter ended March 31 – which is the... 


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Flexible copper busbar for local industry
11th April 2024

The Cubic range of Cu-flex flexible copper busbars is now available from Referro Systems, an authorised distributor of Rockwell Automation products in South Africa. This follows Rockwell... 


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Flexible copper busbar for local industry
10th April 2024

The Cubic range of Cu-flex flexible copper busbars is now available from Referro Systems, an authorised distributor of Rockwell Automation products in South Africa. This follows Rockwell... 


Rolls-Royce Power Systems enters partnership to achieve carbon capture for its mtu engines
9th April 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

Rolls-Royce, the UK-based global major power and propulsion systems group, has announced that it is partnering with Switzerland-based carbon dioxide and dry ice company ASCO Carbon Dioxide (ASCO)... 


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Zero Carbon Charge says it will build 120 off-grid e-truck charging sites
9th April 2024 By: Irma Venter

Electric vehicle charging startup, Zero Carbon Charge, has launched a new subsidiary, Zero Carbon Logistics, which it says will roll out 120 off-grid solar photovoltaic (PV) electric truck charging... 


UK, US nuclear groups jointly win UK funding to further develop space micro-reactors
8th April 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

UK-based global major power and propulsion systems group Rolls-Royce and US-based major nuclear manufacturing and engineering group BWX Technologies (BWXT) have been awarded funding from the UK... 


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Solar carport system maximises use of space
5th April 2024

A new, modular solar carport system featuring a slim yet stable design, with only one central support, has been developed to enable optimum use of parking areas. The single central support and... 


TLT-Turbo Africa sales engineer Katlego Nchabeleng
Major ventilation installation completed by manufacturer
5th April 2024

During March, technology-driven mining and industrial fan and ventilation manufacturer TLT Turbo Africa has successfully implemented a major ventilation project within the platinum belt of South... 


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Longonjo neodymium/praseodymium project, Angola – update
5th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Pensana has reported that preparatory works are advancing smoothly. 


Offsite construction a key trend for 2024
Offsite construction a key trend for 2024
4th April 2024

The global offsite construction market is projected to top $235 billion by 2030, signifying a compound annual growth rate of almost 6% in the period from 2021 to 2030. This should hardly come as a... 


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Bougouni lithium project, Mali – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is on track to start production in the fourth quarter. 


Flyability announces industry milestone
Flyability announces industry milestone
29th March 2024

Market leader in confined space drones Flyability has announced a new ultrasonic thickness measurement (UTM) payload for its flagship drone the Elios 3. This payload was developed in partnership... 


Jubilee CEO Leon Coetzer
Jubilee, Abu Dhabi company to form JV for Zambia waste rock project
28th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Abu Dhabi's International Resources Holding (IRH) has exercised its right to proceed with the formation of a joint venture (JV) vehicle with diversified metals processor Jubilee Metals Group for... 


Trina Solar team at Solar & Storage Live Africa 2024
Trina Solar one-stop shop for Africa’s solar power needs
28th March 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

With offices in Southern, West and East Africa, global leader in smart photovoltaic (PV) and energy storage solutions Trina Solar hopes to transform the African energy landscape by allowing its... 


Rare earth oxides
Ionic reaches steady-state output of rare earth oxide from demo plant, starts planning commercial plant
25th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed Ionic Rare Earths has achieved continuous production from its magnet recycling demonstration plant in Belfast, in the UK. The facility has produced 11.5 kg of didymium oxide (neodymium... 


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Crushing and screening solutions for energy minerals sector
20th March 2024

A range of crushing and screening solutions are available for applications within the energy minerals sector, and are being used in lithium, cobalt, manganese, nickel, copper and graphite... 


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Modular substations meet demands of data centre growth
20th March 2024

The advancement of digital technology has led to increased demand for data centres in South Africa. To keep up with the demand, these facilities are required to expand rapidly when needed, and the... 


Copper 360 CEO Jan Nelson.
Copper 360 output set to quickly double on Nama Copper acquisition
19th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Energetic Northern Cape copper mining company Copper 360 this week produced the first concentrate from the plant it has just acquired from Nama Copper, which becomes its second concentrator plant... 


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Pipe supplier introduces three food processing innovations
15th March 2024

In a world that is still adapting to post-Covid-19 consumer demand for “farm-to-plate freshness”, variety and convenience, there are two factors that continue to drive innovation in food... 


Madison Metals CEO Duane Parnham
Madison to pursue traditional funding avenues after lacklustre uranium tokenisation results
14th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Uranium exploration and development company Madison Metals will pursue more traditional means of raising capital to fund its future efforts, as the company's unique uranium tokenisation strategy... 


Aubert & Duval invests in SMS group closed-die forging press for manufacturing innovative forgings to support the decarbonization trend of its main customers
11th March 2024

75 million euros to be invested in new forging technology for the total project Long-standing partnership confirmed Special applications for the aerospace industry New materials and processes for... 


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Local crusher gains ground in New Zealand
8th March 2024

South Africa-based supplier of quarrying and mining equipment Pilot Crushtec says that its dealer in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, Sanland Equipment, reports a rapid uptake of the Pilot... 


LOCATION MAP OF THE LONGONJO MINING OPERATION
Longonjo neodymium/praseodymium project, Angola – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Preparatory works are advancing smoothly. 


Pensana’s Longonjo project in Angola
Long lead item orders placed, site preparation works well under way at Longonjo
4th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Preparatory works are forging ahead smoothly at rare earths mining company Pensana’s Longonjo project in Angola, with main construction expected to start in May and cold commissioning to follow in... 


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Pump users now also have access to lighting towers
1st March 2024

Pump dewatering solutions specialists IPR now offers its customers access to a range of lighting towers from Olikara. The company says its new offering adds one-stop-shop convenience to customers... 


Canada to expedite approval of new nuclear projects
Canada to expedite approval of new nuclear projects
1st March 2024 By: Reuters

Canada will expedite the approval process for new nuclear projects, but will not exclude them from the federal environmental review as requested by the province of Ontario, Energy and Natural... 


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Degritting spiral reduces carbon costs for gold miners
1st March 2024

Amid tough economic conditions, metallurgy and process engineering solutions developer Multotec has responded to the challenge of the high costs associated with using activated carbon in gold... 


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