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BevCo acquisition expected to drive competition in the local market
17th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

New Delhi-based multinational Varun Beverages says its acquisition of South African entity BevCo and its subsidiaries, valued at close to R3-billion, is set to expand its African footprint and... 


Development finance agency highlights Africa’s infrastructure needs and opportunities
17th May 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), which exists to catalyse private-sector investment in African infrastructure, on Friday released its latest report, State of Africa’s Infrastructure Report... 


Hummingbird says Corica restarts operations at Kouroussa
17th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Aim-listed Hummingbird Resources has reported the remobilisation of mining services provider Corica Mining Services at the Kouroussa gold mine, in Guinea. Corica in March suspended work at the mine... 


Astron Energy supports the critical mining sector through innovative solutions
Astron Energy supports the critical mining sector through innovative solutions
17th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

As a leading energy company and key player in the South African mining industry, Astron Energy is at the forefront of the latest innovations and technology being deployed in the mining sector.... 


Schneider Electric announces inaugural Global Virtual Open Week – aimed at students, graduates and early-careers professionals
Schneider Electric announces inaugural Global Virtual Open Week – aimed at students, graduates and early-careers professionals
17th May 2024

Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has unveiled its inaugural Global Virtual Open Week  which will be held from 3 to 7 June... 


Arizona Metals appoints new CEO and chair
17th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Explorer Arizona Metals has made key changes in its leadership team to steer the company in its next phase of growth with the development of the Kay Mine deposit. To facilitate the progression of... 


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,... 


Diatreme’s Metallica takeover offer period extended
17th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The new closing date for mineral sands miner Diatreme Resources’ offmarket takeover of fellow ASX-listed Metallica Minerals has been extended to June 3. Following acceptances from the two biggest... 


Poseidon restarts Lake Johnston exploration after sales process ends
Poseidon restarts Lake Johnston exploration after sales process ends
17th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

ASX-listed Poseidon Nickel is getting back to exploration at the Lake Johnston project, in Western Australia, following a four-month hiatus while focusing on a sales process. Now that the heads of... 


AIC secures mining lease for Jericho, sets pathway for expanding Eloise copper output
AIC secures mining lease for Jericho, sets pathway for expanding Eloise copper output
17th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The Queensland government has granted AIC Mines a mining lease for the Jericho copper mine, paving the way for surface works to get under way in preparation for mining. Development of Jericho will... 


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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Lighting essential to mining health, safety
17th May 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

South African luminaire and lighting products manufacturer BEKA Schréder, through its continual supplying of solutions to African mining operations, industrial clients, infrastructure providers and... 


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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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Daunia mine, Australia
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A coal mine located 30 km south-east of Moranbah, and about 170 km south-west of Mackay in Queensland. 


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Mining-focused manufacturers see innovation as key to survival and future growth
17th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid the challenges of loadshedding, logistical constraints and volatile commodity prices, South Africa’s mining-focused manufacturers and equipment suppliers view ongoing innovation, including... 


Numbing dumping
17th May 2024 By: Riaan de Lange

Do you by any chance have a recipe for ‘A Good, Easy Garlic Chicken’ and one for French fries? According to www.allrecipes.com, you simply sprinkle the chicken with garlic powder, onion powder and... 


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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... 


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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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Mining-focused manufacturers see innovation as key to survival and future growth
17th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid the challenges of loadshedding, logistical constraints and volatile commodity prices, South Africa’s mining-focused manufacturers and equipment suppliers view ongoing innovation, including... 


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Central lime project, Papua New Guinea
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project will be Asia Pacific’s first carbon-neutral quicklime, clinker and cement project for supply to Papua New Guinea, Australia and the South Pacific at a much lower cost than that of Asian... 


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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. 


DRILL SAMPLES FROM THE CK GOLD PROJECT
CK gold project, US – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is on track to receive all the necessary permits for development by midyear. 


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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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Hemi gold project, Australia – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

De Grey Mining has launched a fully underwritten equity raising, derisking the equity component of the financing for the project. 


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Kathleen Valley lithium/tantalum project, Australia – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

An engineering, procurement and construction contract has been awarded for two paste plants. 


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Kiaka gold project, Burkina Faso – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Construction continues to advance. 


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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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Harena secures US offtaker for rare earth products from incoming Madagascar project
16th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Australian natural resources company Harena Resources has signed a nonbinding indicative offtake term sheet with US-based United Rare Earths for the sale and purchase of mixed rare earth carbonate... 


Eco-innovator acknowledged for contribution to supporting Gauteng’s waste pickers
Eco-innovator acknowledged for contribution to supporting Gauteng’s waste pickers
16th May 2024

Inspirational innovator in the waste management space, Urban Surfer significantly impressed the judges at last year’s Eco-Logic awards, where they scooped the coveted Eco-Innovation award for their... 


President Cyril Ramaphosa may sign ERA Bill ahead of the elections
Eyes turn to Union Buildings after NCOP approves Electricity Regulation Amendment Bill
16th May 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) has approved the Electricity Regulation Amendment (ERA) Bill, which has far-reaching implications for the future structure and operation of an electricity... 


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... 


Threats of legal action after Ramaphosa signs NHI into law
Threats of legal action after Ramaphosa signs NHI into law
16th May 2024 By: Thabi Shomolekae

Civil society organisations and political parties are threatening legal action following Wednesday’s controversial signing of the National Health Insurance Bill. President Cyril Ramaphosa, who... 


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PGM-boosted green hydrogen backed by resolute South African govt's commitment
16th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The production of green hydrogen, which is most effectively generated when catalysed by platinum group metals (PGMs), has profound economic and social implications, including job creation, skills... 


Identity security can help Africa capitalize on opportunities for growth
Identity security can help Africa capitalize on opportunities for growth
16th May 2024

Several developments on the movement of people and goods in Africa hold prospects for surges in trade and development. Technology that supports security and individuals can and must facilitate... 


Eskom joins SAWEA’s EnergyDRIVE to promote renewable power technologies in Mpumalanga schools
Eskom joins SAWEA’s EnergyDRIVE to promote renewable power technologies in Mpumalanga schools
16th May 2024

The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA), Eskom, Danish Embassy and the Durban University of Technology (DUT) have joined hands to promote renewable power technologies and provide career... 


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... 


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