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Marula signs export logistics agreement for Kenyan mine
25th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Africa-focused mining and development company Marula Mining has entered into an export logistics agreement with Scan Global Logistics (SGL) Group’s Kenya-based subsidiary, SGL Kenya, for the... 


Heavy rains in Chile cause mining tailing overflow
25th June 2024 By: Reuters

s heavy rains continue to pummel Chile, cutting off areas of the country and damaging thousands of homes, one community is dealing with a tailings dam rupture that has sent heavy metals throughout... 


Hedge fund making 20% a year for last decade targets uranium M&A
Hedge fund making 20% a year for last decade targets uranium M&A
25th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

A top performing hedge fund is betting the pullback in uranium producer NexGen Energy will be short lived, as the industry’s growing appeal leaves the startup well placed for a potential takeover.... 


Invicta reports increase in operating profit despite challenges
24th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

In its audited consolidated results for the financial year ended March 31, investment holding and management company Invicta Holdings reports that its operating profit grew by 8% to R702-million,... 


DWS assures it is ready for Lesotho Highlands tunnel closure
24th June 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) is ready for the upcoming six-month closure of the Lesotho Highlands tunnel for maintenance from October until March 2025. The department and relevant... 


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Nestlé’s South African dairy farm, factory exemplifiers of group’s sustainability goals
24th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

As Swiss multinational food and drink processing conglomerate Nestlé’s seeks to reach its ambitious global target of waste-free operations and net-zero emissions by 2050, two of the group’s South... 


Defence industries association calls for greater investment in the underfunded SANDF
24th June 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

South African Aerospace, Maritime and Defence Industries Association (AMD) CEO Sandile Ndlovu has issued an open letter to the country’s next (and currently not yet known or appointed) Defence... 


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El Niño dries up South Africa’s agricultural business confidence for the second quarter
24th June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The Agricultural Business Chamber of South Africa (Agbiz) and Industrial Development Corporation’s Agribusiness Confidence Index (ACI) reached a 15-year low of 38 points in the second quarter of... 


PPC CEO Matias Cardarelli
PPC reports a 20.6% boost in revenue thanks to Zimbabwe business
24th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Cement company PPC has reported a 20.6% year-on-year increase in revenue to about R10-billion for the financial year ended March 31, compared with the R8.3-billion in revenue reported for the prior... 


Jubilee CEO Leon Coetzer
Johannesburg-listed Jubilee gains two more Zambia copper mining operations
24th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg- and London-listed Jubilee Metals has acquired two opencast Zambia copper mining operations. “The strategic acquisition of the two opencast operations is an example of our ability to... 


Tomingley has ‘big future ahead’, says Alkane MD
Tomingley has ‘big future ahead’, says Alkane MD
24th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The Tomingley gold operation, near Dubbo in New South Wales, is set to increase production to more than 100 000 oz/y by 2027, says ASX-listed Alkane Resources. The company on Monday announced a... 


The Plutonic East portal
Catalyst optimistic about profitability of former Barrick mine
24th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Following successful stabilisation efforts at the Plutonic gold mine, in Western Australia, miner Catalyst Metals is now setting its sights on expanding through organic growth opportunities in the... 


Barminco clinches A$450m contract extension at Sunrise Dam
Barminco clinches A$450m contract extension at Sunrise Dam
24th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

AngloGold Ashanti has awarded Perenti subsidiary Barminco a A$450-million, three-year mining contract extension at the Sunrise Dam underground mine in Western Australia. The contract extension... 


OceanaGold halts operations at Philippines mine after worker death
21st June 2024 By: Reuters

OceanaGold has suspended operations at its Didipio mine in the Philippines for 24 hours after an employee died at the site, the Canadian miner said on Friday. The employee was found unresponsive... 


Electric aviation company chooses Siemens software for its design processes
21st June 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

Australian sustainable aviation company Dovetail Electric Aviation (Dovetail) has selected Siemens Digital Industries Software’s Xcelerator software portfolio to employ in the design of its... 


Arcadia appoints new project manager for Namibia mine
21st June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Arcadia Minerals has appointed Eugene Coetzee as project manager to oversee the construction of the Swanson tantalum mine, in Namibia. Coetzee brings more than three decades of hands-on... 


Vis Reddy, chairman and principal environmental geochemist, SRK Consulting
How a comprehensive ESG strategy adds value to mining
21st June 2024

The mining sector’s growing focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks is often portrayed as another regulatory load to be borne by an already over-burdened sector. It is anything... 


Harmonic filters and the quest for power quality in utility environments are an integral part of the transition to clean energy generation
Harmonic filters and the quest for power quality in utility environments are an integral part of the transition to clean energy generation
21st June 2024

By Wesley Govender, Digital Power Services Lead at Schneider Electric While there is a growing need for renewable energy as countries around the globe seek to reduce their dependency on fossil... 


Energy management in datacentres – keeping rising GHG at bay
Energy management in datacentres – keeping rising GHG at bay
21st June 2024

By Dwibin Thomas, Cluster Automation Leader at Schneider Electric   Datacentres and data transmission networks today account for approximately 1 to 1.5% of global electricity use.  These facilities... 


Aurubis names Toralf Haag as new CEO after board overhaul
21st June 2024 By: Bloomberg

Copper producer Aurubis has named Toralf Haag as its new CEO, completing an overhaul of its board in the wake of a giant raw-materials fraud. Haag will take over from Roland Harings, after the... 


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More Asian nations want to join Putin, Xi in expanded BRICS
21st June 2024 By: Bloomberg

As Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese Premier Li Qiang wrapped up separate meetings in Southeast Asia this week, the two partners in the BRICS economic bloc encountered a region keen to... 


Andrada CEO Anthony Viljoen
Andrada reports higher tin, tantalum production for the quarter ended May 31
21st June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed Andrada Mining, which owns operations in Namibia, has announced a 14% quarter-on-quarter increase in saleable tantalum concentrate production to 9 t for the quarter ended May 31, which... 


Grindex submersible pumps are renowned for their reliability and efficiency, particularly in challenging mining environments
Integrated Pump Technology to unveil expanded pump solutions at Electra Mining Africa
21st June 2024

Integrated Pump Technology, a leading provider of pump solutions to the mining industry, will use Electra Mining Africa to highlight its recent appointment as an official Godwin distributor as well... 


Mafube Coal’s Journey to Digital Production Management
21st June 2024

Operations Control X-Cellence Implementation Award Category: Monitoring and Control X-Cellence 


McEwen advances new mine at Fox Complex
21st June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Canada-based McEwen Mining is developing a new mining operation at the Stock property of the Fox Complex, in Timmins, Ontario. The Stock property, which includes the former Stock mill and mine,... 


China's Tsingshan $1bn steel plant in Zimbabwe starts production
21st June 2024 By: Reuters

China's nickel giant Tsingshan Holding Group has started production at its $1-billion steel plant in central Zimbabwe, a company official said on Thursday. Tsingshan's Dinson Iron and Steel Company... 


Allegations of human rights abuses 'unfounded', Barrick Gold tells UNHRC
Allegations of human rights abuses 'unfounded', Barrick Gold tells UNHRC
21st June 2024 By: Reuters

Barrick Gold said in a letter to the United Nations Human Rights Council on Thursday that allegations of human rights violations at its North Mara gold mine were "misdirected, unfounded" and... 


Canada oil sands group removes online content over federal anti-greenwashing rules
Canada oil sands group removes online content over federal anti-greenwashing rules
21st June 2024 By: Reuters

he Pathways Alliance, a group of Canada's biggest oil sands producers, has removed all content about environmental goals from its website and social media pages, citing "significant uncertainty"... 


Pilbara Minerals eyes A$1.2bn road to double lithium output
Pilbara Minerals eyes A$1.2bn road to double lithium output
21st June 2024 By: Reuters

Pilbara Minerals, Australia's biggest independent lithium producer, on Friday laid out a A$1.2-billion plan to double production capacity for lithium spodumene at its Pilgangoora operation in... 


Firms can boost sustainability through maintenance
21st June 2024

In a press release published last month, national welding supply store franchise Unique Welding commented that the welder is widely regarded as the “premier athlete” within the realm of metal... 


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Institutes promote sustainable development
21st June 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

Members of welding professional body the Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) stress the importance of high-quality welder education and training strategies to help catalyse the... 


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Company improves solutions offering
21st June 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

Waterjet cutting company Aquajet is tackling the challenges of the waterjet cutting industry head-on while reducing wastage of abrasive materials. “Making changes to enhance our accuracy, speed and... 


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S America changing tack for in-demand minerals
21st June 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

An emerging trend in Latin America, and South America in general, is the shift from mining certain commodities to mining commodities that are more critical for the energy transition, such as... 


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Deal signed to test battery-powered haul trucks
21st June 2024

Forming part of its initiatives to reduce carbon emissions, iron-ore and nickel major Vale and mining equipment manufacturer Caterpillar have signed an agreement to test battery electric trucks and... 


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Reducing remote-site breakdowns
21st June 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Mass accommodation and remote-site catering, laundry and hospitality solutions provider Ascot Site Solutions aims to ensure employee comfortability by reducing the risk of accommodation-related... 


Tunnel-boring machines for Polihali transfer tunnel inspected ahead of delivery to Lesotho
21st June 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The tunnel-boring machines specifically designed and manufactured to excavate the Lesotho Highlands Water Project’s (LHWP’s) 38 km transfer tunnel from Polihali to Katse will soon be making their... 


Rosond inks JV with Saudi Arabia’s Bin Harkil
21st June 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

South African exploration and drilling solutions provider Rosond and Bin Harkil Saudi Arabia have established a new joint venture (JV) company, Rosond Arabia, poised to become a leader in the... 


Logistics Crisis Committee’s work to continue, freight sector poised to transform in next two years
21st June 2024 By: Irma Venter

Business Unity South Africa (Busa) president Mxolisi Mgojo says he is confident that work within the National Logistics Crisis Committee (NLCC) will continue as political parties grapple to form a... 


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Major focuses on regional sustainability
21st June 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Amid an increased focus on the clean energy transition, diversified mining group Anglo American highlights sustainability as an integral aspect of how it operates and that the company goes to great... 


Drill samples from the CK gold project, in the US
CK gold project, US – update
21st June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

US Gold has received a key permit, further advancing its development efforts. 


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Uitkomst Colliery, South Africa
21st June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A coal mine in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. 


MTN at Nampo 2024
MTN at Nampo 2024
20th June 2024

Mobile telecommunications provider MTN IoT products head Lawrence Juku explains why digitalisation of agriculture is important to overcome traditional challenges and ensure sustainable farming... 


Evion ramping up graphite production in India
Evion ramping up graphite production in India
20th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Panthera expandable graphite facility, in India, has largely concluded its testing and production ramp up, with full production of at least 150 t set to be reached in the short term. Panthera... 


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