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Tshwane’s first separation-at-source project in a public space signals success
17th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

A separation-at-source recycling campaign, called S@S, at Tshwane’s public Fountains Valley Resort – a collaboration between the City of Tshwane and producer responsibility organisation Petco – is... 

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Specialised cement enhances road durability
17th May 2024

A composite cement formulation, engineered specifically for road construction and stabilisation tasks, is said to enhance the stability and strength of road materials by improving the properties of... 

China’s top copper miner to ramp up output as supply risks mount
China’s top copper miner to ramp up output as supply risks mount
17th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

China’s leading copper miner raised its output guidance at a time when prices have been rallying toward a record on expected deficits. Zijin Mining Group aims to boost mined copper production to... 

Investment in certain minerals, notably copper and lithium, is falling short of what was required for transition to net-zero energy system
Today’s well-supplied market for critical minerals ‘may not be a good guide for future’
17th May 2024 By: Terence Creamer

A new International Energy Agency (IEA) report describes the sharp decline in critical mineral prices over the past year as a double-edged sword, cautioning that, while it has been a boon for clean... 

Loyal Lithium raises cash for Quebec project
Loyal Lithium raises cash for Quebec project
17th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

North America-focused, ASX-listed Loyal Lithium has reported “exceptionally strong demand” for its capital raise dedicated to exploration works at the Trieste lithium project, in James Bay,... 

Biden open to easing sanctions on billionaire Gertler in return for Congo exit
17th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

The US government is open to easing sanctions on billionaire mining magnate Dan Gertler if he gives up his business operations and assets in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where Washington’s... 

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Tech expertise shortage in junior mining
17th May 2024 By: Lynne Davies

There is a shortage of expertise in the specialised domain of junior mining – a situation that is compounded by South Africa’s so-called brain drain, as skilled professionals seek jobs elsewhere,... 

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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... 

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Gem miner boosts local economy, socially uplifts
17th May 2024

As a measure for promoting enhanced transparency around the sharing of natural resource wealth with governments of host countries, Zambia’s single-largest producing emerald mine, gemstone miner... 

COUNTRY BOOST The aim of this new Zambia Country Strategy Paper is to support Zambia’s vision of speeding up its socioeconomic transformation to improve livelihoods
AfDB approves strategy paper
17th May 2024

Earlier last month, the board of directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group approved the Country Strategy Paper (CSP) for Zambia for 2024-2029, which sets out two priority intervention... 

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Indaba aims to unlock junior mining potential
17th May 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Mineral resources, energy and mining conference specialists Resources 4 Africa (R4A) envision junior miners playing a crucial role in meeting the rising demand for critical minerals and metals, in... 

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Potential for growth for midtier miners
17th May 2024

Following the recent 2024 State of the Nation Address (Sona) and Budget Speech coal producer Ndalamo Resources believes that there is the potential for growth and resilience among midtier mining... 

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Boiler rebuild to be delivered to biomass power station
17th May 2024

Flow control solutions developer Valmet announced in April that it would deliver a major boiler rebuild to the Steven’s Croft biomass power station in Lockerbie, Scotland in the UK, which is... 

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Foundries resilient despite challenges – organisation
17th May 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Key industry support initiative the National Foundry Technology Network (NFTN) asserts that the health of the foundry sector has remained resilient despite significant challenges in recent years... 

Climate and development investment platforms as tools for transformation
17th May 2024 By: Saliem Fakir

It takes a while but, slowly, one gets to see the possibility of things. Climate action has long been the mainstay of a specific tradition, which is based on the assumption that, if you throw... 

COPPER LEVERAGE: A revamped minerals-for-infrastructure deal between the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and China’s Sicomines is contingent on the price of copper. Under the new contract, DRC will get $324-million yearly for infrastructure projects from its Chinese partners through to 2040 as long as the copper price remains above $8000/t. If copper rises above $12000/t, 30% of the additional profit will go to financing more infrastructure. If it falls below $8 000, funding will diminish and stop altogether at $5,200/t. Photograph: Bloomberg
17th May 2024

A revamped minerals-for-infrastructure deal between the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and China’s Sicomines is contingent on the price of copper. Under the new contract, DRC will get... 

Cape Town targeting this year as starting date for turning landfill waste into power
17th May 2024 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town (CoCT) says it is moving closer to turning landfill waste into energy, with two projects that are designed to produce electricity from the combustion of landfill gas moving... 

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Green stimulus
17th May 2024 By: Terence Creamer

South Africa’s manufacturing sector is in dire need of stimulus. In its recently released ‘Industrial Policy & Strategy Review’, the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (dtic) confirmed... 

CNG Holdings
17th May 2024 By: Yolande Botes

CNG Holdings is a privately owned energy company operating in Southern Africa, specialising in providing environmentally-friendly energy solutions. Established in June 2008, we are dedicated to... 

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Bankan gold project, Guinea
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A prefeasibility study has outlined robust production and financial metrics. 

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BESIPPPP – Bid Window 3 – South Africa – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The deadline for South Africa’s recently launched BW3 has been extended. 

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Coega green ammonia project, South Africa – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A group led by Japanese trading house Itochu Corp is nearing an agreement to buy green ammonia from Hive Hydrogen South Africa. 

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Lance Projects – Ross and Kendrick production areas, US – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Peninsula Energy has announced an updated mineral resource estimate. 

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Mogale Tailings Retreatment project, South Africa – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project remains on schedule. 

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Steelpoortdrift vanadium project, South Africa – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Vanadium Resources has signed an offtake agreement with a China-based company. 

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Afrimat delivers strong full-year results, continuing growth
16th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

During its financial year to February 29, midtier mining and materials company Afrimat invested considerably in projects that are expected to yield fruitful returns and further strengthen diversity... 

Alboricah Rathupetsane
Opinion: Time to open the floodgates on infrastructure development
16th May 2024

In this article, Stellenbosch University PhD student and Centre for Sustainability Transitions junior researcher Alboricah Rathupetsane writes about the impact of extreme weather events on South... 

GENESIS ENERGY GROUP to mobilize $10 billion in climate investments across Africa
16th May 2024

Genesis Energy Group Limited (GENESIS) and the U.S. Agency for International Development signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) December 6, 2023 during COP 28.  This MOU will see GENESIS... 

SAVCA announces winners at prestigious industry awards ceremony
16th May 2024

The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Associate (SAVCA) Industry Awards, which took place in Sandton last week, showcased the achievements of some of the most innovative... 

 Establishing a skilled Mozambican economy
Establishing a skilled Mozambican economy
16th May 2024

By Mark Marucchi, General Manager, Schneider Electric Mozambique Mozambique is set for some exciting growth in the coming years.  In fact, according to the Mozambican government, the southeast... 

ANC leader Cyril Ramaphosa
ANC walks political tightrope over coal plant shutdowns
16th May 2024 By: Reuters

In a ward where South Africa's governing African National Congress won handily in local elections three years ago, party campaign worker Poppy Vilakazi has been getting a decidedly frosty reception... 

Prescient supports Reatile’s acquisition of stake in 240 MW solar project
16th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Prescient Investment Management has approved R324-million in equity finance to support black-owned investment company Reatile acquire a 31.5% stake in a 240 MW Free State solar PV project. The... 

Rio Tinto CEO Jakob Stausholm
Rio Tinto ‘not afraid’ of M&A, says Stausholm
16th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Amid heightened discussions surrounding mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the mining sector, Rio Tinto CEO Jakob Stausholm has reaffirmed the company’s readiness to pursue such ventures. However,... 

Court dismisses objection to Whitehaven’s Narrabri expansion
Court dismisses objection to Whitehaven’s Narrabri expansion
16th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

A full bench of the federal Court has dismissed an objection raised by community organisation Environment Council of Central Queensland (ECCQ) against Whitehaven Coal’s Narrabri Stage 3 extension... 

Labyrinth retains deposit as sale of Canadian gold project falls through
16th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Labyrinth Resources has announced the termination of the sale and purchase agreement for its namesake gold project in Canada. The termination comes as a result of the buyer, Gold... 

Saudi’s new mining vehicle picks industry veteran as first CEO
16th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia’s Manara Minerals Investment hired veteran dealmaker Pierre Chenard to be its first permanent CEO as the mining investment firm searches for more assets. Manara, backed by the Saudi... 

Near-term uranium producer Peninsula raises over A$100m
Near-term uranium producer Peninsula raises over A$100m
16th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

With work at the Lance uranium project in the US continuing at full pace, developer Peninsula Energy on Thursday moved to raise more than A$100-million to carry it through until it starts... 

Lotus bolsters its management team
15th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX-listed Lotus Resources has appointed four experienced resource executives to provide the company with additional experience in project development, operations, technical and corporate... 

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Nedbank launches R10m Indalo Fund
15th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Finance institution Nedbank on May 15 announced the launch of the R10-million Indalo Fund at the Indalo Inclusive Symposium at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in Pretoria. The... 

Transitioning to sustainability: The holistic conversation at Enlit Africa
15th May 2024

Enlit Africa focuses on the key sustainability transition narrative, highlighting the role of green business and investment with the global launch of the UNDP Africa Green Business & Financing... 

Embracing circular economy principles in the built environment to unlock the potential of a renewable water sector
15th May 2024

By Walter Wales, Head of WaterSolve at Remote Metering Solutions (RMS). With its potential for renewable practices, the water sector holds the key to a critical transition. A paradigm shift is... 

Greener digital content supports Net Zero goals
15th May 2024

Web sites and digital content can increase organisations’ carbon emissions and hamper efforts to achieve Net Zero status. This is according to Andri Johnston, Digital Sustainability Lead at... 

Cobalt on a conveyor belt
US blames China’s CMOC for predatory tactics behind cobalt glut
15th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

China’s CMOC Group is being accused by a top US official of using “predatory” tactics to depress prices of a key battery metal by flooding the market with cobalt from Democratic Republic of Congo... 

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