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Drones deliver medicine, mail, money and spare parts to hardest-to-reach locations
Drones deliver medicine, mail, money and spare parts to hardest-to-reach locations
15th July 2024

Drone technology is taking off and cargo drones are being used successfully in supply chains around the world, to deliver things ranging from critical medicines, mail and money to spare parts and... 


Michael Jones
Nevada-focused tungsten junior bolsters advisory, management team
15th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Guardian Metal, a London-listed exploration and development company focusing on tungsten, copper, silver, gold and lithium in Nevada, on Monday announced key appointments aimed at strengthening its... 


Dismissal of ‘bad actor’ lawsuit clears path for Hecla’s Montana project
15th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

NYSE-listed Hecla Mining has announced the dismissal of a ‘bad actor’ lawsuit that has been impacting its Libby Exploration project, in Montana. The lawsuit, filed by environmental groups and... 


How ESG in construction can transform SA’s building sector
How ESG in construction can transform SA’s building sector
15th July 2024

By Morag Evans - CEO of Databuild The growing importance of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria is having a significant impact on how building projects are planned, executed, and... 


Power Audits – an important step in the sustainability journey in Africa
Power Audits – an important step in the sustainability journey in Africa
15th July 2024

By Suvern Moodley, EcoConsult Business Development Manager – Anglophone Africa Cluster in Schneider Electric Sustainability has become a global imperative, with countries and businesses worldwide... 


Webinar - Local Manufacturing
Webinar - Local Manufacturing
15th July 2024

South Africa's manufacturing output has continued to decline owing to infrastructure constraints, labour challenges and the global economic downturn, impacting on job security and commercial... 


Bloom Lake halts operations amid nearby forest fires
Bloom Lake halts operations amid nearby forest fires
15th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Iron-ore miner Champion Iron has halted operational activities at the Bloom Lake mine in response to forest fires north of its operations. The company said on Saturday that the forest fires were... 


NRF environmental data node wins prestigious award
12th July 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The National Research Foundation (NRF), which is the agency responsible for supporting and promoting scientific and technological research in South Africa by means of funding, human skills... 


Atlantic resuming Ewoyaa operations, mining lease application submitted to Parliament
12th July 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Aim-listed Atlantic Lithium on July 12 confirmed that the application for the grant of the mining lease in respect of its Ewoyaa lithium project had been submitted to the Ghanaian Parliament. The... 


Engen Partners with Gift of the Givers to Aid Cape Storm Victims
Engen Partners with Gift of the Givers to Aid Cape Storm Victims
12th July 2024

Engen has stepped forward to support people affected by the gale-force winds and flooding that has wreaked havoc in the Western Cape this week, after multiple cold fronts hit the area. The efforts... 


LBMA appoints new nonexec director; chairperson to step down
12th July 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Independent precious metals authority the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) has reported that former BIS banking department head Peter Zoellner will join the association as an independent... 


The Joby hydrogen-electric flight demonstrator on its range-demonstration flight, trailing only water vapour
US company successfully executes regional-range test flight with hydrogen-electric air taxi
12th July 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

US-based electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) air taxi company Joby Aviation announced on Thursday that its hydrogen-electric demonstrator air taxi had successfully completed a 523-mile... 


The Rochester mine in Nevada
Coeur’s newly expanded Rochester mine hits stride
12th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

NYSE-listed Coeur Mining’s recently-expanded Rochester silver and gold mine, in Nevada, has successfully completed ramp-up activities at the end of the second quarter by achieving daily throughput... 


Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis
South Africa storms in Western Cape cause damage to 35 000 homes
12th July 2024 By: Bloomberg

Storms that pounded South Africa’s Western Cape province have led to flood damage affecting more than 35 000 households in the city of Cape Town, Executive Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis said. “We’ve got... 


EV Bus
Electric buses may not be a justified public transport endeavour – Zutari
12th July 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Talk of alternative energy technology and fuels has increased in frequency and prominence among stakeholders in the transport industry, with both the public and private sectors having made... 


Teck bids farewell to coal, sets sights on copper
Teck bids farewell to coal, sets sights on copper
12th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian mining giant Teck Resources has successfully concluded its exit from coal with the conclusion on Thursday of the sale of its remaining 77% stake in its Elk Valley Resources (EVR)... 


CreditSights views BHP nickel suspension as positive in depressed market
CreditSights views BHP nickel suspension as positive in depressed market
12th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Analysts at CreditSights have identified BHP's decision to suspend its Western Australian Nickel operations, including Nickel West and the West Musgrave project starting in October, as a beneficial... 


Lynas' Kalgoorlie plant processes rare earth concentrate into a carbonate.
Supply concerns for Lynas as BHP Nickel West operations halt
12th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Rare earths producer Lynas is addressing potential supply disruptions at its Kalgoorlie facility following BHP’s decision to suspend operations at its Western Australia nickel facilities starting... 


JASON BREWER
It is a good time to be producing and selling manganese into the market
Strategic African expansion continues
12th July 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Battery metals miner Marula Mining, under the leadership of CEO Jason Brewer, is rapidly expanding its operations across Africa, which he highlighted – during a presentation at Resources for... 


GEOLOGICAL HOTSPOT
Andrada Mining’s focus on Namibia is the result of the region's strategic importance in the global shift towards energy transition technology-related minerals
Set to transform Namibian lithium production
12th July 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

African technology metals mining company Andrada Mining, which has its roots in exploring the rich geologies of Southern Africa, is poised to become a pivotal player in the global lithium supply... 


CRUCIAL ROLE
Mining plays a crucial role in economic development and contributing to global supply chains
Meeting challenges requires strategy rethink
12th July 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

In 2023, the global mining sector, including key players in Africa, faced a dual threat of falling commodity prices and rising operational costs, which pressured the financial performance of the... 


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Miner prioritises value of Zim mine
12th July 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

In focusing on its Zimbabwean assets, gold miner Caledonia Mining has strongly affirmed its focus on gold in optimising the net present value of its Blanket mine in Gwanda, in south-west Zimbabwe.... 


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Major eyes steady production growth
12th July 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

With a well-built portfolio of assets in several countries, gold major Gold Fields is in a strong position to deliver attractive near-term growth underpinned by a steady baseload of production with... 


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Cutting costs with pumps
12th July 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Using efficient pumps that have undergone extensive testing, measured by agreed and approved key performance indicators, can result in operational savings, states slurry pump manufacturer Schurco... 


LOCAL PARTNERSHIP
Through its in-country partnerships, BME invests in local infrastructure and skills transfer, to build capacity in local supply chains
Specialist expands African footprint
12th July 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Blasting and explosives specialist BME is bolstering its presence in Africa through strategic expansions and a strong emphasis on sustainability and local partnerships. The company, a division of... 


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ESG highlighted in company’s operations
12th July 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations have evolved beyond the business-as-usual approach to shape its operational ethos, highlights Rand Refinery CEO Praveen Baijnath. Rand... 


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Bullion manager aims to restore precious metals as currency globally
12th July 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

A cost-effective wealth generative solution – BullionGold facility – has been made available by gold bullion dealing, investment and vaulting company SA Bullion, thereby enabling investors from all... 


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Railway functionality hinges on fasteners
12th July 2024

Railway infrastructure stands as a testament to human ingenuity, connecting cities, nations and continents, says local fastener manufacturer and distributor Swagefast, adding that beneath the... 


A gloved hand holding a securing washer made by Nord-Lock
CE marked washer range offered by distributor
12th July 2024

The Swedish wedge-locking solutions manufacturer Nord-Lock range of securing washers, distributed and supported by industrial equipment supplier BMG, is reportedly the only brand on the market that... 


An image of EY Africa energy and natural resources leader Wickus Botha
Region poised to benefit from energy transition
12th July 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Southern and Central African countries have a significant opportunity to benefit from the anticipated high demand for energy-transition minerals, such as those used for renewable-energy systems,... 


An image of artisanal miners
Tanzania leads ASM legislation, support
12th July 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Tanzania has emerged as a leader in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region for its progressive and supportive policies toward artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM), demonstrating... 


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Resilience pays off when mining in Africa
12th July 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

While the African mining industry faces several challenges, the potential rewards of investing in the continent are significant, with companies willing to navigate the complexities of the region... 


Grant Sboros, CEO of Euro Sun Mining
Grant Sboros
12th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

This week we profile Grant Sboros, CEO of Euro Sun Mining, the developer of the Rovina Valley project, in west-central Romania, one of Europe’s largest gold/copper projects 


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Mining companies, suppliers team up to advance evolving ESG goals
12th July 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The South African mining industry continues to be a key contributor to the fiscus, with local producers and suppliers paying about R14-billion in royalties and R90-billion in taxes in the year... 


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Area 1 Operations, Sierra Leone
12th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A rutile operation in Sierra Leone's Moyamba and Bonthe districts. 


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Koruson 1 wind project, South Africa – update
12th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

About half of the turbine blades and other components required for the project have been delivered to site. 


Location map of the Lance projects
Lance Projects – Ross and Kendrick production areas, US – update
12th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Plant construction and wellfield development activities are progressing on schedule and within budget.  


Location map of the Madaouela project
Madaouela uranium project, Niger – update
12th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

GoviEx no longer has rights over the perimeter of the Madaouela mining permit. 


Image of Okiep Copper Project underground
Okiep copper project, South Africa – update
12th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals has reported robust assay results from the confirmation diamond drilling programme in the Flat Mines area at Okiep.  


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Orom-Cross graphite project, Uganda – update
12th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A 600 t bulk sample to concentrates has been completed.  


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Prieska Copper Zinc Mine, South Africa – update
12th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals plans to raise up to about R60-million to develop the project. 


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Mining companies, suppliers team up to advance evolving ESG goals
12th July 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The South African mining industry continues to be a key contributor to the fiscus, with local producers and suppliers paying about R14-billion in royalties and R90-billion in taxes in the year... 


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Rand Water’s ‘reimagination’ of value chain in execution
11th July 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Water utility Rand Water is working towards “reimagining” South Africa’s water sector – and its own value chain – by leveraging advanced technologies and new innovations that could help solve the... 


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