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Ionic receives support towards mining licence grant in Uganda
Updated 2 hours 8 minutes ago By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed Ionic Rare Earths Limited says its Ugandan subsidiary now has land access agreements in place for 95% of the mining licence area for the Makuutu rare earths project. Owing to support... 

Lake explores strategic partnerships for Kachi lithium project
Updated 2 hours 29 minutes ago By: Mariaan Webb

Australia-listed Lake Resources is embarking on a quest for strategic partnerships to propel its Kachi lithium brine project, in Argentina, to new heights. The company is looking for a partner to... 

SARB says systemic risk to country's financial stability remains elevated
Updated 2 hours 54 minutes ago By: Reuters

South Africa's central bank has warned that systemic risk to the country's financial stability has remained elevated, notably due to the government's increasing debt levels and debt-servicing... 

Exxaro widens critical metals search to greenfield assets
Updated 3 hours ago By: Reuters

Exxaro Resources is expanding its search for critical mineral assets to greenfield projects, the miner said on Wednesday, as it pursues its strategy to diversify away from coal. Exxaro, one of... 

Building sector business confidence index reaches eight-year high
Updated 3 hours ago By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The FNB/BER Building Confidence Index, which measures sentiment in the building sector, increased to an eight-year high of 43 (a gain of nine index points) in the fourth quarter of this year. The... 

EcoGraf on its way to securing $105m for Tanzania graphite project
EcoGraf on its way to securing $105m for Tanzania graphite project
Updated 3 hours ago By: Mariaan Webb

Vertically integrated battery anode developer EcoGraf appears to be on its way to securing a substantial $105-million for the development of its Epanko graphite project, in Tanzania. The company,... 

Sanral to resume road tenders under interim procurement policy
Updated 4 hours ago By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) will on November 29 resume procurement for road construction projects, with 86 tenders to be advertised. CEO Reginald Demana has announced... 

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Vukile increases full-year guidance on the back of strong interim performance
Updated 4 hours ago By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed Vukile Property Fund achieved a 10% increase in its cash dividend to 52.1c a share and a 5.2% growth in its funds from operations (FFO) to 85c apiece for the six months ended September... 

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TCTA progresses its various projects
Updated 4 hours ago By: Natasha Odendaal

The various projects under the umbrella of the Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority (TCTA) are gaining traction, says TCTA CEO Percy Sechemane, outlining the projects in an update on the state of the... 

Greenstone assessing near-term Coolgardie opportunities
Updated 5 hours ago By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Greenstone Resources has initiated a strategic review of near-term mining opportunities at its Burbanks and Phillips Find gold projects near Coolgardie, Western Australia. The Coolgardie... 

Rio Tinto sells stake in Canada diamond project
Rio Tinto sells stake in Canada diamond project
29th November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified miner Rio Tinto is selling its 75% interest in the Fort à la Corne diamond project, in central Saskatchewan, to joint venture (JV) partner Star Diamond Corp, for shares in the Canadian... 

Copper hits 10-week high as mine closure points to supply risk
29th November 2023 By: Bloomberg

Copper touched a 10-week high after the closure of a major mine in Panama highlighted future supply challenges for the red metal as the energy transition accelerates. Panama’s government said it... 

What happens next after Panama's top court strikes down First Quantum contract?
29th November 2023 By: Reuters

Panama's top court on Tuesday ruled that First Quantum Minerals' new contract unconstitutional after unprecedented protests against the mining contract that the Canadian miner signed with the... 

Plastic is fantastic in clever education initiative
29th November 2023

Tourvest's Lemala Camps & Lodges in Tanzania stands tall as eco-driven tourism champion. Plastic is making a huge impact on tourism – and it isn’t by providing that credit card means of paying for... 

Climate Change - Is enough being done to address the global threat?
29th November 2023

By Duncan MacFadyen – Oppenheimer Generations Research and Conservation head of research and Rendani Nenguda – Oppenheimer Generations Research and Conservation research associate  Oppenheimer... 

On-boarding of new dealership brings Wacker Neuson equipment and after-market support to the beautiful island of Mauritius
29th November 2023

“When it comes to quality products, parts availability, and technical support, the Wacker Neuson brand is hands down the best, with service that is second to none,” says Dave Alcock, Managing... 

Community leaders and Engen join hands to strengthen collaboration
Community leaders and Engen join hands to strengthen collaboration
29th November 2023

South Durban Basin community leaders joined Engen employees in a Stakeholder Engagement workshop in November to further strengthen the relationship between Engen and the local community. The... 

$13.5tr needed by 2050 for decarbonisation, especially in hard-to-abate industry sectors
28th November 2023 By: Schalk Burger

The world will require $13.5-trillion in investments by 2050 to transition to a more sustainable and carbon-neutral future, particularly in the production, energy and transport sectors, the World... 

Linden eyes midtier status
Linden eyes midtier status
28th November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

The findings from the Jasper Hills scoping study, unveiled by Perth-based junior Linden Gold Alliance on Tuesday, illuminate a promising prospect for establishing a dynamic multi-mine development... 

Jupiter MD Brad Rogers with the beneficiated manganese product.
Manganese positioning South Africa for entry into huge new energy markets
28th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Manganese mining company Jupiter Mines announced on Tuesday that it has produced a 99.9% pure sample of high purity manganese sulphate monohvdrate (HPMSM) using the Northern Cape’s manganese ore... 

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Gauteng e-tolls debt proposal to be submitted by mid-December
28th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Gauteng provincial government (GPG) will table a “concrete proposal” to national government by December 15 outlining plans to pay off the province’s portion of the long-contested e-tolls debt... 

Image paid for final Boonanarring shipment
28th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Image Resources has received A$22-million from the sale of its final bulk shipment of heavy mineral concentrate (HMC) from its Boonanarring mineral sands project, in Western Australia.... 

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Stefanutti Stocks reports improved interim revenue, operating profit
28th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed Stefanutti Stocks’ contract revenue and operating profit from continuing operations for the six months ended August 31 improved to R3.3-billion and R69-million, respectively, with the... 

Southern Palladium incoming nonexecutive chairperson Roger Baxter
Southern Palladium brings Baxter on board as chairperson
28th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX- and JSE-listed Southern Palladium has appointed Roger Baxter as nonexecutive chairperson, effective January 1, 2024. Baxter had been CEO of the Minerals Council South Africa for eight years... 

Fremont sells Nevada lithium assets
28th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Vancouver-based Fremont Gold has sold its US subsidiary, Lithuar, which owns its Nevada lithium assets, to a private Australia-based company for cash, a royalty and a best-efforts commitment to... 

Tanzania plans new $5.6bn rail line to iron-ore, coal-rich area
28th November 2023 By: Bloomberg

Tanzania is seeking $5.6-billion for a new railway in the south linking the Indian Ocean to Lake Nyasa and traversing regions rich in iron-ore, coal and graphite. The East African nation is looking... 

Fresh identify for Fortescue as it moves to go green
28th November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Australian mining powerhouse Fortescue has formally rebranded itself, transitioning from Fortescue Metals Group to a more streamlined identity: Fortescue. This change mirrors the company’s... 

Andrada’s Uis lithium pilot plant commissioned
27th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

The commissioning of London-listed technology metals mining company Andrada's pilot plant, located adjacent to the main tin processing plant at its Uis mine, in Namibia, was completed in October,... 

France seeks deal by January to save New Caledonia nickel sector
27th November 2023 By: Reuters

France is seeking an agreement by the end of January to salvage New Caledonia's nickel industry, which has been hobbled by political tensions and high energy costs, Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire... 

BLSA CEO Busisiwe Mavuso
South Africa needs to leverage global goodwill at COP28
27th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

The upcoming 2023 United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference, or Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, more commonly referred to as COP28, will be an... 

Gold Fields interim CEO Martin Preece.
Gold Fields takes big new Scope 3 decarbonisation step
27th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The global transition to net zero emissions by 2050 requires significant deployment of clean energy technologies and increased material production and infrastructure. This is top of mind within the... 

Africa Energy Indaba launches Solar & Wind Indaba to drive renewable energy innovation
27th November 2023

The Africa Energy Indaba, a leading platform for energy professionals and stakeholders across the continent, is excited to announce the launch of the Solar & Wind Indaba. This dedicated event aims... 

Red Rocket on a mission to answer businesses' call for more energy
27th November 2023

Revolutionary Independent Power Producer (IPP) Red Rocket is once again thrusting its engines, this time to launch its newest venture that aims to provide affordable, renewable electricity to be... 

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Report highlights return to offices trend, warns cost of living may drive workplace activism
24th November 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Law firm Herbert Smith Freehills' 'Future of Work' report shows that 70% of employers expect more work to be done from the office than from the home in the next two years and 47% expect the right... 

Hard hats
Mine closure assistance needed to prevent dying towns
24th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Corporate governance advocacy foundation Bench Marks Foundation chief researcher David van Wyk has said there is a gap in the Mining Qualifications Authority's (MQA's) training in terms of... 

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Karpowership SA secures environmental authorisation for Saldanha Bay project
24th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Karpowership South Africa (SA), the local entity of Turkish company Karpowership, has welcomed the granting of an environmental authorisation (EA) for its Saldanha Bay project by the Department of... 

The Berge Olympus docked at the Port of Tubarão this week.
Vale port receives maiden voyage of vessel with wings to transport iron-ore
24th November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Charting a course to a greener future, diversified miner Vale’s Port of Tubarão, in Brazil, witnessed a historic moment on Wednesday, with the maiden voyage of the Berge Olympus. This Newcastlemax... 

Killi share trading resumes as potential acquisition fails
24th November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Gold, copper and rare earths explorer Killi Resources announced on Friday the resumption of share trading, citing the failure to reach agreement on commercial terms for a previously mentioned... 

The above image depicts the Pick n Pay Distribution Centre East Port project that earned a place in the Guinness World Records for the innovative solutions for handling and installation required of the unprecedented roof sheeting lengths
Local sector a major player
24th November 2023

The Southern African Institute of Steel Construction’s (Saisc’s) 2023 Steel Awards highlighted the collaboration between steel value chain participants, including architects, designers, engineers... 

Parliamentary committee wants water boards reconfiguration to yield efficiency, better access for communities
24th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

As the reconfiguration of South Africa’s water boards continue, the Portfolio Committee on Water and Sanitation warned that the process should not be a “tick-box exercise to present a façade of... 

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Tailings dams, climate change relevance highlighted
24th November 2023

As the global mining industry works towards meeting stringent new tailings dam standards, international independent consultancy SRK Consulting, through a presentation given earlier this year to the... 

A large patch of land being cleared to make way for the construction of a tailing re treatment plant being constructed for Pan African Resources at its Mintails operations
Tailings retreatment plant construction progressing
24th November 2023 By: Halima Frost

The construction of midtier gold producer Pan African Resources’ Mogale tailings retreatment (MTR) plant at the Mintails site, on the West Rand of Gauteng, is progressing according to schedule and... 

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Prosecutions coupled with zero-tolerance culture key to fighting SA’s corruption scourge
24th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Corruption has long been an unhappy and increasingly harmful feature of the South African political, economic and business landscape. The extreme scale of this insidious problem came into sharp... 

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