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International Finance Corporation to develop offshore wind power road map for South Africa
6th October 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of the World Bank group, is to develop an offshore wind power road map for South Africa, IFC Principal Renewable Energy Specialist Sean Whittaker... 


BEKA Schréder is thrilled to have won the Best Supporting Affiliate Member Award
BEKA Schréder Wins the President’s Award at 2023 AMEU Convention 
6th October 2023

BEKA Schréder is thrilled to have won the Best Supporting Affiliate Member Award at the Association of Municipal Electricity Utilities (AMEU) 2023 President's Awards. The 2023 President’s Awards... 


Site map of the Marmato gold project
Marmato lower gold mine project, Colombia
6th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Aris Mining plans to develop a new underground mine at the project and a processing facility. 


Process flowsheet for the Araguaia
Araguaia ferronickel project, Brazil – update
6th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Horizonte Minerals has reported that costs at its Araguaia nickel project will increase by at least 35% and that first production will be delayed. 


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Finniss lithium project, Australia – update
6th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Core Lithium has reported that the early works and updated feasibility study at BP33 are progressing well. 


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Orom-Cross graphite project, Uganda – update
6th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Blencowe Resources has signed an agreement with the US International Development Finance Corporation to provide funding for the definitive feasibility study programme on the Orom-Cross project. 


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Commission recommends Tribunal approve ACSA's acquisition of bpSA's aviation fuel supply assets at two airports
5th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Competition Commission has recommended that the Competition Tribunal unconditionally approve the proposed transaction whereby the Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) intends to acquire the... 


SATMC launches tyre safety programme to boost road safety
SATMC launches tyre safety programme to boost road safety
4th October 2023

Automotive industry body the South African Tyre Manufacturers Conference (SATMC) hosted a launch event for its tyre safety programme on September 1 in Pretoria.  


Engen Driver Wellness back in the spotlight this Transport Month 
Engen Driver Wellness back in the spotlight this Transport Month 
4th October 2023

Engen Driver Wellness again takes the front seat this October, ensuring that truck driver health and wellness, and road safety in general is prioritised.    In partnership with Trucking Wellness,... 


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East London handles first shipment of export manganese
3rd October 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The East London port received its first export manganese call on October 3 when vessel MV BBG Leader docked to load 30 000 metric tonnes at the East London Multipurpose Terminal. In preparation,... 


Zambia, DRC kick off major road project
3rd October 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The Presidents of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Zambia have broken ground at the Lualapa river bridge site, marking the start of the Kasomeno-Mwenda Toll Road (KMTR) project. The new... 


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Fenix secures 10mt of iron-ore in WA
3rd October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Fenix Resources has struck a deal with Sinosteel Midwest Corporation (SMC) for the exclusive right to mine and export up to 10-million tonnes of iron-ore from the Beebyn-W11 iron-ore... 


Four key considerations informing NEV policy space in South Africa
2nd October 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

As South Africa’s automotive industry explores adopting new energy vehicles (NEVs), there are four key considerations that are informing policies and initiatives around this, Trade & Industrial... 


Toyota Mirai fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) was refuelled with hydrogen produced by Sasol, using an Air Products dispensing technology
Fuel cell electric vehicle demonstration seen as catalyst for nascent green hydrogen economy
2nd October 2023 By: Terence Creamer

In a milestone for South Africa’s nascent green hydrogen economy, three large corporates have teamed up to showcase the potential of using domestically produced hydrogen as a zero-emission... 


BLSA CEO Busi Mavuso
Meeting with President, Ministers reinvigorates BLSA’s confidence in joint problem-solving efforts
2nd October 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) has gained confidence in government’s willingness to work in partnership with the private sector to deal with key issues, following a meeting it had last... 


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De Grey completes major bookbuild
2nd October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed De Grey Mining has completed the bookbuild for it’s A$300-million fully underwritten share placement. The company last week announced the two-tranche placement to fund major work at... 


Kodal confirms extended long-stop date to complete Bougouni funding package
29th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed Kodal Minerals has advised of an extension to the long-stop date for completing the funding package of the Bougouni lithium project, in Mali. The extension, from the original... 


Danakali receives last Colluli payment
29th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Danakali has received the final $16-million second tranche payment from the sale of its interest in the Colluli potash project, in Eritrea. Danakali in March wrapped the sale of its 50%... 


Water Tap
Gauteng water supply recovering after emergency mitigation measures
29th September 2023 By: News24Wire

Although the water supply in Gauteng is critical in many areas, there has been an uptick in availability since Water and Sanitation Minister Senzo Mchunu's visit this week.  After consulting Rand... 


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Crane-less technology simplifies turbine repair
29th September 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Given the increasing size and weight of wind turbine components, ‘crane-less technology’ is becoming more relevant in the wind energy sector and will likely be adopted more widely in South Africa... 


Bell to diversify production at Richards Bay plant through launch of new business
29th September 2023 By: Irma Venter

Bell Equipment is set to launch a new business, called Bell Heavy Industries (BHI), at the Mining Indaba in February next year. BHI will be an arm of Bell Equipment Company South Africa, which is... 


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Yarwun hydrogen calcination pilot demonstration programme, Australia
29th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The project involves the construction of a first-of-a-kind hydrogen plant. 


TPT's Eastern Cape Terminals
Following national trend, Eastern Cape Terminals introduce a truck appointment system
28th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Transnet Port Terminals' (TPT's) Eastern Cape Terminals has introduced a mandatory truck appointment system in a move to improve coordination and streamline processes across different commodities.... 


These simple measures will substantially improve SA’s roads
These simple measures will substantially improve SA’s roads
28th September 2023

As the country continues to navigate the challenges of road accidents, the strain of heavier and higher quantities of vehicles, and the need to reduce abnormal loads on roads, many sustainable... 


Glencore, Seriti weigh job cuts in South Africa due to ‘dire’ train situation
Glencore, Seriti weigh job cuts in South Africa due to ‘dire’ train situation
27th September 2023 By: Bloomberg

Glencore and Seriti Resources are in talks to cut hundreds of jobs in South Africa as their ability to export coal is stymied by inefficiencies at the state-run freight company. Transnet, which... 


Copper plates at a refinery in Peru
Peru is approaching peak copper — for now — as new mines stall
27th September 2023 By: Bloomberg

Peruvian copper production probably will rise through next year before flattening out due to a slowdown in investment, according to the head of the country’s mining society. Output from the... 


Trailer manufacturer doubles orders for Vesconite side-tipper trailer bushings
26th September 2023

In a testament to the outstanding performance and reliability of Vesconite self-lubricating bushings, a prominent South African side-tipper manufacturer has doubled its monthly orders for... 


Sasol moves to improve coal quality, completes study for new destoning unit
Sasol moves to improve coal quality, completes study for new destoning unit
26th September 2023 By: Darren Parker

JSE-listed energy group Sasol has confirmed that its planned new destoning unit, which has the potential to improve the quality of coal at its mines, will be on line towards the end of 2025 or... 


Africa lays the groundwork for a future of electric vehicles
26th September 2023

By Yael Shafrir, Associate Director at Webber Wentzel The fast-evolving emobility sector presents a significant opportunity for sustainable growth and job creation in Africa, but some constraints... 


The UK is one of the South African automotive industry's top vehicle export destinations.
UK pushes back new petrol car ban by five years
26th September 2023 By: Bloomberg

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak softened key parts of the UK government’s green agenda, including a ban on petrol car sales, as he set out what he called a “new approach” to tackling climate change.... 


PRASA’s future vision and the role of the SARA Conference
PRASA’s future vision and the role of the SARA Conference
26th September 2023

As anticipation builds for the upcoming Southern African Railway Association (SARA) Conference and Exhibition, the spotlight turns to key operators set to make a significant impact. One such... 


Professor Mohamed Mostafa
Opinion: Innovations in ecofriendly pavement solutions
22nd September 2023

In this article, University of KwaZulu-Natal Sustainable Transportation Research group head Professor Mohamed Mostafa writes about the growing use of sustainable materials in road construction... 


Artist's impression of the Msikaba bridge
N2 Wild Coast Toll Road megabridge project – Msikaba bridge, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Msikaba project has created work for 137 unskilled local labourers and 372 jobs for skilled persons, so far. 


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Party pooper
22nd September 2023 By: Terence Creamer

As D-Day for the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) approaches, it is evident that the National Treasury will need to go against the political grain if it is to achieve its objective of... 


Image of gold nuggets
Back River Gold – Goose mine gold project, Canada – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

B2Gold has reported that all long-lead items for the 2024 construction season have been received at its freight consolidation points. 


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Burnstone gold project, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is more than 50% complete. 


Image of proposed Mtentu bridge
N2 Wild Coast Toll Road (N2WCTR) megabridge project – Mtentu bridge, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The South African National Roads Agency Limited announced the restart of construction work on the Mtentu bridge contract in August 2023. 


a group of men in PPE in front of a mine building with a drone in front of them
Copper mine invests in aerial survey tech
22nd September 2023

Copper miner Lubambe Copper Mine (LCM) claims its underground Lubambe mine’s technical services division’s adoption and implementation of an aerial drone-based surveying technology to improve data... 


A cut through view of a Timken Quick Flex coupling
Supplier hones in-country offering
22nd September 2023

Industrial products supplier BMG has established itself in Zambia as a single point of contact and reliable supplier of all essential quality branded products and essential support services,... 


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Motheo mine, Botswana
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A copper mine in the Kalahari Copper Belt, in Botswana. 


Africa lays the groundwork for a future of electric vehicles
21st September 2023

By Yael Shafrir, Associate Director at Webber Wentzel The fast-evolving emobility sector presents a significant opportunity for sustainable growth and job creation in Africa, but some constraints... 


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R575m Goodwood social housing project gearing up for its first tenants
20th September 2023 By: Irma Venter

Tenanting is set to begin in November on the 330-unit first phase of the Goodwood social housing megaproject, which will, once completed, provide affordable rental opportunities to more than 1 000... 


Smarter Mobility Africa Summit 2023: Tackling key challenges and solutions in African mobility, from governance to electrification
20th September 2023

The countdown is on for the Smarter Mobility Africa (SMA) summit, an annual event that gathers leading experts, government officials, global mobility influencers, and transport professionals in its... 


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