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BASF pulls plug on potential Chile investments amid lithium rout
3rd July 2024 By: Bloomberg

German chemicals giant BASF has abandoned plans to invest in lithium mining assets in Chile as a slowdown in electric-vehicle adoption worldwide drags down battery metal prices. BASF withdrew from... 


111 employees, 1 130 contractor employees impacted by Sibanye gold operation restructuring
2nd July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Multinational mining and metals processing group Sibanye-Stillwater has reported that 111 employees and 1 130 contractor employees have been retrenched as a result of the restructuring of its South... 


Drilling at the Kipushi mine
Century-old Kipushi mine starts up again after 31-year hiatus
2nd July 2024 By: Darren Parker

Dual-listed Ivanhoe Mines has announced the completion of construction and the restart of the Kipushi zinc/copper/lead/germanium mine, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), 100 years after it... 


SAB profiles impact of responsible consumption platform
2nd July 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

At an event held at the group’s premises in Bryanston, Johannesburg, on July 2, beverage manufacturing group South African Breweries (SAB) showcased progress achieved by its responsible consumption... 


African Rainbow Minerals Executive Growth Jacques van der Bijl.
High hopes for potentially game-changing technology at platinum group metal mines
2nd July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Development of an innovative new mining method for narrow tabular steep dipping orebodies has reached an advanced stage after four years of effort. The reef boring machine that has already been put... 


A Boeing 737 MAX 10
Major restructuring in global aerospace sector confirmed – Boeing, Airbus, absorb Spirit
2nd July 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

In one of the most important merger and acquisition deals in the global aerospace sector in years, US-based Boeing has announced that it is acquiring another large US group, aerostructures... 


Raise a glass to Rand Air’s rental power solutions that keep South Africa’s wine flowing
Raise a glass to Rand Air’s rental power solutions that keep South Africa’s wine flowing
2nd July 2024

Rand Air has been a trusted rental partner to some of South Africa’s premium wine producers in the Western Cape with the supply of portable power solutions for close on 10 years. South Africa has... 


South Africa’s wastewater operations need firm footing
South Africa’s wastewater operations need firm footing
2nd July 2024

By Peter Marumong, Cluster WWW Segment Leader at Schneider Electric Foundation, building blocks, groundwork; all hopeful words used to kick off the start of projects, developments and establish... 


Meet (Y)our Authors
Meet (Y)our Authors
2nd July 2024

George Jennings and Kobus van Niekerk are both senior underwriters at Consort Collectively, George and Kobus have 100+ years of experience in their insurance careers. Their experience ranges from... 


Updated Kiaka feasibility study indicates a project with strong cash flow
2nd July 2024 By: Darren Parker

A newly released feasibility update for ASX-listed West African Resources’ (WAF’s) Kiaka gold project, in Burkina Faso, shows that strong cash flows are expected from the project. The update... 


Mineral and Petroleum Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe
Minerals Council reiterates mining industry priorities as it welcomed Mantashe’s reappointment
2nd July 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Industry body the Minerals Council South Africa has welcomed the reappointment of Gwede Mantashe as Mineral and Petroleum Resources Minister, with this Ministry having been separated from that of... 


Liquid logistics specialist builds legacy with DAF Trucks
Liquid logistics specialist builds legacy with DAF Trucks
2nd July 2024

DAF Trucks have once again proven their performance as an all-rounder, this time as tanker trailers for Legacy Bulk. The Cape-based liquid logistics company took delivery of five DAF XF 480 Smart... 


Endeavour studying spill from Côte d'Ivoire operation
2nd July 2024 By: Bloomberg

Endeavour Mining says it’s studying the damage from the leak of poisonous liquid at its second-biggest mine located in southern Côte d'Ivoire. Early reports show that a broken valve leaked 3 000... 


Study confirms Jaguar’s nickel sulphide production potential
Study confirms Jaguar’s nickel sulphide production potential
2nd July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australia-listed Centaurus Metals has announced the results of a feasibility study for the Jaguar nickel sulphide project in northern Brazil, highlighting the strong economics from an initial... 


Tanzania mine gears up for first graphite concentrate exports
Tanzania mine gears up for first graphite concentrate exports
2nd July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The maiden shipment of graphite concentrate from the Lindi Jumbo graphite mine, in Tanzania, is set to depart to Europe early this months, unlocking a new global graphite mining jurisdiction. The... 


MTM Critical Metals CEO resigns
2nd July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Lachlan Reynolds has resigned as CEO of Australia- and Canada-focused explorer MTM Critical Metals with immediate effect. Reynolds served as MD since the company’s listing in July 2021 until... 


transmission towers
NTCSA starts trading
1st July 2024 By: Darren Parker

The National Transmission Company South Africa (NTCSA) has officially begun trading, establishing the NTCSA as a duly constituted separate, distinct and wholly owned subsidiary of State-owned... 


View of the Kangankunde Hill
Kangankunde feasibility study supports robust rare earths project
1st July 2024 By: Darren Parker

Rare earths mining and development company Lindian Resources has announced the completion of a feasibility study on Stage 1 of its Kangankunde rare earths project in Malawi. The study examined... 


Transforming Healthcare in Eswatini with Innovation and Compassion
Transforming Healthcare in Eswatini with Innovation and Compassion
1st July 2024

The Kingdom of Eswatini is the unexpected location of an extraordinary, state-of-the-art healthcare facility that is leveraging the latest technology and innovations to deliver exceptional free... 


President Cyril Ramaphosa
Business welcomes finalisation of Cabinet, highlights focus areas for economic growth
1st July 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Business organisations have responded to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement of a final agreement for a Government of National Unity (GNU) and the new Cabinet, with consensus that an... 


Central to the acquisition is the Magino mine
Argonaut shareholders approve takeover by Alamos
1st July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The shareholders of Argonaut Gold have approved a special resolution for a takeover by fellow Canadian miner Alamos Gold. The arrangement resolution received overwhelming approval with 99.58% of... 


Argentina is about to unleash a wave of lithium in a global glut
Argentina is about to unleash a wave of lithium in a global glut
1st July 2024 By: Bloomberg

For all the money that’s poured into Argentina’s giant lithium deposits, the country has seen just one new mine come on stream in almost a decade. That’s about to change. Four new projects will... 


Rio to install carbon free aluminium smelting cells at Quebec smelter
Rio to install carbon free aluminium smelting cells at Quebec smelter
1st July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Mining company Rio Tinto has announced a C$375-million demonstration plant equipped with carbon free aluminium smelting cells at its Arvida smelter, in Quebec. The plant, which will be owned in a... 


Six Advantages Of Modular Data Centres
Six Advantages Of Modular Data Centres
1st July 2024

( Virtual Showroom )The local data centre market is poised for rapid growth, driven by the adoption of AI and mobile data. According to Amanda Venter, External IT Sales, Rittal SA, the market is... 


Nutrien says ‘black swan’ jolts are finally easing
Nutrien says ‘black swan’ jolts are finally easing
1st July 2024 By: Bloomberg

The world’s biggest maker of crop nutrients said fertiliser demand is just now starting to stabilise from seismic shocks of the past few years that left the company with wild profit swings. “We’re... 


Laura Tyler
Former BHP exec appointed to Adriatic board
1st July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Europe-focused Adriatic Metals has recruited Laura Tyler, a former executive at the world’s top miner BHP, to its board. Her appointment as a nonexecutive director is effective from July 1. 


Sierra Rutile completes initial safety review
Sierra Rutile completes initial safety review
1st July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Sierra Rutile has announced the completion of its initial safety risk review of Area 1, leading to the resumption of operations at the Sierra Leone mine after a temporary suspension.... 


Red Conger
Former Teck COO joins Newmont board
1st July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

US-based goldminer Newmont has appointed Harry (Red) Conger to its board of directors, bringing 46 years of extensive mining and leadership experience. He recently retired from Canadian major Teck... 


Underground fire forces production suspension at Anglo American coal mine
Underground fire forces production suspension at Anglo American coal mine
1st July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Global mining giant Anglo American has halted operations at its Grosvenor steelmaking coal mine in Queensland after an underground coal gas ignition over the weekend, prompting immediate evacuation... 


Aluminium cans
Nampak sees turnaround in first-half performance
28th June 2024 By: Schalk Burger

JSE-listed packaging producer Nampak has achieved headline earnings of R267-million for its total operations for the six months ended March 31, compared with a headline loss of R342-million for the... 


drd gold tailings treatment
DRDGOLD assessing its alignment with Responsible Gold Mining Principles
28th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Gold mining company DRDGOLD has started self-assessment in line with the World Gold Council (WGC) Responsible Gold Mining Principles (RGMPs) to determine conformance levels across all DRDGOLD... 


Hudaco CEO Graham Dunford
Hudaco’s interim performance hampered by suspended loadshedding
28th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Diversified consumer and engineering products group Hudaco has faced a challenging start to the 2024 financial year, with the reduction in loadshedding negatively impacting on some of its... 


Nersa approves tariff increases for new financial year, City Power unpacks higher charges
28th June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has approved the tariff applications of 178 licenced electricity distributors, including municipal and private distributors, for the 2024/25... 


Top Babcock artisans rewarded with a trip to Sweden
Top Babcock artisans rewarded with a trip to Sweden
28th June 2024

For the second year running, Babcock has rewarded the top four artisans from its Equipment business with a trip to visit Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) factories and facilities in Sweden.... 


RC 700 Wear Liner Plate: Your Ultimate Solution for Enhanced Durability and Performance!
RC 700 Wear Liner Plate: Your Ultimate Solution for Enhanced Durability and Performance!
28th June 2024

( Virtual Showroom ) R-C700 is a critical component used in various industries to protect machinery and equipment from wear and tear caused by abrasive materials. R-C 700 liner plates are typically... 


Elevate Your Skincare Brand with Expert Printing and Labelling Solutions
Elevate Your Skincare Brand with Expert Printing and Labelling Solutions
28th June 2024

We understand the importance of creating products that captivate consumers and convey the essence of your brand. In a market saturated with serums and moisturisers, standing out requires more than... 


Schneider Electric named the world’s most sustainable company by Time magazine and Statista
Schneider Electric named the world’s most sustainable company by Time magazine and Statista
28th June 2024

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has topped the "World's Most Sustainable Companies for 2024" list by Time magazine and Statista.... 


Image of The Spar Group national logistics executive Solly Engelbrecht
The Spar Group targets water-saving measures
28th June 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Spar Group has been steadily implementing proactive water-saving measures within its logistics operations amid the increasing threat of water insecurity across South Africa. Potential water... 


The above image depicts an arial view of the Hermosa Mine
Consultancy awarded US contract
28th June 2024

Engineering consultancy Worley has been awarded a contract to provide detailed engineering and procurement services for underground infrastructure and surface-based non-process facilities of... 


EFFICIENCY BOOST The Xcentric ripper is a hydraulic attachment on an excavator that employs percussion to break or rip through hard material at a rate that is 80% more effective than a standard vibration-activated attachment or hydraulic hammer
Percussion excavation as blasting alternative
28th June 2024 By: Halima Frost

Opencast mining, bulk materials handling, and drilling and blasting service provider Zizwe Opencast Mining’s fleet of hydraulic ripper excavator attachments from systems developer Xcentric enables... 


A large yellow 410 P-Tier Articulated Dump Truck with a man wearing PPE driving it
Dump truck redesigned to improve surface mining
28th June 2024

Last month, heavy equipment manufacturer John Deere announced that it has redesigned its 410 P-Tier Articulated Dump Truck (ADT) with upgrades to its design and productivity performance, following... 


A 20 B50E articulated dump truck manufactured in South Africa by Bell Equipment being loaded by a Kobelco SK850LC-8 excavator
Emerald miner invests in SA-made dump trucks
28th June 2024

Emerald producer Grizzly Mining has invested in 20 B50E articulated dump trucks (ADTs), manufactured by South African mining and construction equipment manufacturer Bell Equipment, for its... 


NEW ERA
The scheduled start of underground production in the first half of 2028 is anticipated to bring a new era of high-value diamond recovery for Lucara
Underground expansion progressing towards 2028 start
28th June 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

With careful planning, innovative solutions and a dedicated team, diamond miner Lucara Diamond Corporation’s Karowe Underground Expansion Project (UGP) at the wholly owned  Karowe diamond mine, in... 


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