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South African export route to Mozambique shut as violence erupts
17th November 2023 By: Bloomberg

The road leading to South Africa’s main border with Mozambique, a key export route for coal and chrome, was closed on Friday after clashes between truck drivers and minibus taxi operators who’d... 

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Richards Bay Port says it ‘may’ halt trucks carrying cargo to the port; RFA outraged
17th November 2023 By: Irma Venter

Richards Bay Transnet Port Terminals (RCB TPT) says it “may” suspend the processing of trucks bringing cargo into its terminals by road. Only trucks whose vessels have been already nominated shall... 

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Non Ferrous Metal Works (NFM)
17th November 2023

Non Ferrous Metal Works (NFM) Group is one of the leading non-ferrous metallurgical manufacturers and suppliers in Southern Africa. With its head office and production facilities situated south of... 

Challenges have affected South African iron-ore producers over the past two years with lower-than-expected export volumes
Opportunities unlocked through addressing fundamentals
17th November 2023

While it is home to several significant iron-ore producers, amid the opportunities within the African iron-ore industry there are also significant challenges, as all bulk material operations... 

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New processing chemicals supplied to copper miner
17th November 2023 By: Halima Frost

Consequent to a complete ore characteristics analysis for a new client in the copper processing sector, South African chemical company Axis House has supplied collectors, depressants and frothers... 

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Premier gold project, Canada – update
17th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Ascot Resources has made considerable progress on outdoor areas, such as the tailings storage facility earthworks, the new water treatment plant and the electrical substation. 

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Caserones mine, Chile
17th November 2023 By: Nadine James

The Caserones mine produces high-quality copper concentrate, copper cathode and molybdenum concentrate. 

Marula advances Tanzanian, South African projects
16th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

As Africa-focused Marula Mining works to expand lithium ore processing capacity at its Blesberg lithium and tantalum project, in South Africa’s Northern Cape province, the company loaded and hauled... 

29Metals’ Capricorn declared ‘prescribed project’
16th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Queensland government has conferred ‘prescribed project’ status on Capricorn Copper, providing a strong signal of support for ongoing recovery activities following the extreme weather events of... 

Amith Singh
Driving South Africa forward by laying a solid foundation for the manufacturing sector
16th November 2023

Developing South Africa (SA) into a manufacturing dream performer is an ideal worth pursuing. This is particularly clear after an illuminating week at South African Auto Week. Auto Week, the... 

Kodal completes $118m funding transaction to advance Bougouni project
15th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

West Africa-focused lithium and gold exploration and development company Kodal Minerals has completed a transaction with Hainan Mining, raising $117.75-million for the development and start of... 

From left ECEC deputy marketing director  Xia Lungang, Nyanza CEO Donovan Chimhandamba, ECEC chairperson Li Lixin, Nyanza chairperson William Mathamela.
South Africa’s ilmenite poised for huge value boost following China signing
15th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South African ilmenite used to manufacture titanium dioxide pigment in KwaZulu-Natal has received a major value boost with the signing of an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract... 

New-vehicle sales down 1.8% y/y in the third quarter, but NEV sales rise
15th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

New-vehicle sales declined by 1.8% year-on-year in the third quarter of this year, but increased by 6.3% quarter-on-quarter. Notably, new energy vehicle (NEV) sales by 17 industry brands increased... 

First Quantum reduces ore processing at Cobre Panama
First Quantum reduces ore processing at Cobre Panama
13th November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Toronto-listed First Quantum Minerals said on Monday that it had begun to reduce ore processing operations at the Cobre Panama mine amid an illegal blockade at the mine’s Punta Rincon port. The... 

Affordable, reliable and highly tailored Overnight Road Services delivers with superior reach and in record time
13th November 2023

In a landscape where businesses demand swift and dependable logistics solutions, Seabourne Logistics is leading with its innovative ONR (overnight road service), setting new industry standards,... 

Ascot progressing construction on British Columbia project
10th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Canadian mining firm Ascot Resources made considerable progress on outdoor areas such as the tailings storage facility (TSF) earthworks, the new water treatment plant (WTP) and the electrical... 

Trevor Manuel
Africa must do more to advance its own development – Manuel
10th November 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Africa's business sector and governments must push harder in addressing the challenges facing the continent, as the biggest threat to its development is complacency, said insurance and investment... 

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Partnership to catalyse health and safety
10th November 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

In recognition of the importance of health and safety, diamond miner De Beers Group and investment holding company AfroCentric collaborated with the South African Business Coalition on Health and... 

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Geoff Baars
10th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

This week we profile Geoff Baars, chairperson and CEO NMG Benefits, a provider of healthcare and retirement funds consulting and administration to corporate South Africa and its employees 

City of Cape Town study proves business case for electrification of vehicle fleet
10th November 2023 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town has wrapped up a three-year electric vehicle (EV) pilot project, which it says proves the business case for the electrification of municipal vehicle fleets.  “Battery EV... 

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Armoured Vehicle Solutions: locally manufactured armoured vehicles
10th November 2023

South African manufacturer Armoured Vehicle Solutions (AVS) has introduced a range of light armoured vehicles (LAVs) that are unique in its category. The Milcat LAV offers supreme reliability,... 

Christelle Grohmann
Collaborative strategies are key to overcoming South Africa’s poor rail, logistics performance
10th November 2023

South Africa's transport infrastructure, particularly its rail and logistics systems, are under severe strain, raising critical concerns about the nation's economic growth and employment prospects.... 

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Kasomeno-Mwenda toll road (KMTR) project, Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia
10th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The project will reduce the roundtrip for commercial transporters from Haut-Katanga’s booming mining sector, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, to the Port of Dar es Salaam, in Tanzania, by about... 

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Burnstone gold project, South Africa – update
10th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The project remains behind schedule. 

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Hino to take multiple pathways to develop cleaner trucks
9th November 2023 By: Irma Venter

Truck and bus manufacturer Hino Motors says it will follow its parent company, Toyota Motor Corporation, in championing multiple powertrains as it aims for carbon neutrality by 2050.  The strategy... 

President Cyril Ramaphosa
Corruption threatens democracy itself, Ramaphosa says
8th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

President Cyril Ramaphosa has said the "rampant and unbridled corruption" that has gutted the South African economy over the past few decades is not just a threat to the economy, but also to the... 

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Ford South Africa investing R5.2bn to produce PHEV Ranger model at Silverton plant
8th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

On the occasion of celebrating its 100-year anniversary, automotive manufacturer Ford Motor Company South Africa (FMCSA) has announced it will start producing plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV)... 

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Congo trucker strike blocks exports of copper and cobalt
8th November 2023 By: Bloomberg

A trucker strike in the Democratic Republic of Congo is blocking exports of copper and cobalt mined by producers including Glencore and China’s CMOC Group, according to people familiar with the... 

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Webfleet report shows jump in collisions involving trucks
7th November 2023 By: Irma Venter

The 2023 Webfleet Road Safety Report shows a jump in collisions involving trucks this year, at 1 313 incidents, compared with 1 252 collisions in 2022. The survey for the report was conducted... 

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Alcohol Breathalysers (Pty) Ltd
7th November 2023

Alcohol Breathalysers supplies the iBlow10 no-contact breathalyser, a high speed no-contact alcohol breathalyser screener for testing drivers at road blocks and workers entering industrial sites... 

Wildcat hits high-grade at Tabba Tabba
6th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australian lithium developer Wildcat Resources on Monday announced “exceptional” results from its Tabba Tabba lithium project, near Port Hedland, Pilbara. The latest assay results from the Leia... 

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Critical Metals moves from copper explorer to producer
3rd November 2023 By: Darren Parker

At the release of copper project developer Critical Metals’ results for the financial year ended June 30, the company celebrated its transformation from an explorer to a fully-fledged copper... 

China’s grip on Africa's minerals sparks a US response
China’s grip on Africa's minerals sparks a US response
3rd November 2023 By: Bloomberg

The US is going full steam ahead in its effort to catch up with China in a part of the world that’s become central to the green transition: Africa’s “Copperbelt". Loaded with minerals critical to... 

Lithium producers stay bullish on EVs despite growing headwinds
Lithium producers stay bullish on EVs despite growing headwinds
3rd November 2023 By: Reuters

The world's largest lithium producers say they remain bullish on long-term demand for the battery material in the midst of recent price drops fueled by growing worries that the global pace of... 

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Woodside solar photovoltaic facility, Australia
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Woodside Energy plans to build a solar facility that includes a solar photovoltaic farm comprising up to one-million solar panels and supporting infrastructure. 

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Clanwilliam dam and irrigation scheme upgrade project, South Africa – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The first trial blasting has been undertaken on site. 

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Orom-Cross graphite project, Uganda – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Additional testwork has been completed by two leading graphite technical specialist laboratories on the project. 

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Tomingley gold extension project, Australia – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The second vent rise has been completed at the Roswell deposit. 

Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana
Mining sector will not be spared from coming economic crisis
2nd November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Without an urgent acceleration in the implementation of growth-enhancing structural reforms, South Africa is headed for a fiscal crisis, the Minerals Council South Africa has said, noting that the... 

Raymond Suttner
Demoralisation, passivity and hope – Part Two
2nd November 2023

Apart from there needing to be a viable direction and plan to set the country on the road to reconstructing our democratic life, who can be relied on to do this, to ensure that whatever may be... 

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New-vehicle sales continue to drop, truck sales jump as rail system falters
1st November 2023 By: Irma Venter

Total new-vehicle sales in October dropped by 2%, to 45 445 units, compared with the same month last year, reports naamsa | The Automotive Business Council. This was the third consecutive month of... 

South Africa needs a pragmatic, integrated strategy for sustainable transport
1st November 2023

South Africa needs a pragmatic, integrated strategy to promote sustainable transport, according to Vishaal Lutchman, Managing Director, Transport, at leading consulting engineering and... 

The Tshipi manganese mine
Tshipi é Ntle reports lower Sept quarter output, Ebitda
31st October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Production by Tshipi é Ntle Manganese Mining, which operates the Tshipi manganese mine in the Kalahari manganese field in South Africa's Northern Cape, decreased to 786 308 t in the quarter ended... 

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