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Coega reports significant progress on oil tank project
6th June 2023 By: Darren Parker

The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) says significant progress has been achieved on carbon black supplier Orion Engineered Carbon's (OEC's) oil tank project. Carbon black has numerous industrial... 

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Browse to North West project shelf project, Australia
2nd June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The Browse Joint Venture is proposing to develop the Brecknock, Calliance and Torosa fields off the Kimberley coastline of Western Australia.  

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Lapa South-West field construction, Brazil
2nd June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Lapa South-West will be developed through three wells, connected to the existing Lapa floating production storage and offloading facility. 

Ascent announces intention to bid for Amur Minerals
1st June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

European and Latin America-focused Ascent Resources on Thursday revealed that it had approached the board of Amur Minerals, which is a cash shell following its disposal of its Russian nickel asset... 

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Tanzania liquefied natural gas export terminal
26th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Equinor and Shell, along with Exxon Mobil, Ophir Energy and Pavilion Energy, aim to help commercialise Tanzania’s deep-water offshore gas reserves. 

Sihayo updates starter project economics
23rd May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Sihayo Gold has updated the ore reserve and economics for its starter project, in Indonesia, incorporating caustic leaching to improve metallurgical recoveries. Compared with the updated... 

University of the Witwatersrand’s Wits Mining Institute DigiMine Laboratory head Ahsan Mahboob.
Sibanye-Stillwater funding Wits University’s carbon storage brainstorming ‘techathon’
22nd May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg- and New York listed platinum group metals, green metals and gold mining company Sibanye-Stillwater is funding a brainstorming ‘techathon’ on the challenge of storing carbon in... 

IATA reports continued major developments in the field of sustainable aviation fuels
16th May 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) – the global representative body for the airline industry – has highlighted the latest developments concerning the production and roll-out of... 

Bulela Mgobozi, product manager at SYSPRO Africa
Bulela Mgobozi
12th May 2023

This week we profile Bulela Mgobozi, product manager at SYSPRO Africa, a software development and enterprise resource planning company  

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Virginia gas project, South Africa – update
12th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Renergen, through its subsidiary Tetra4, has signed agreements with transport company Timelink to supply Liquefied Natural Gas and displace a significant portion of diesel in Timelink's line-haul... 

Biggest commodities traders doubled profits to $77bn in 2022
4th May 2023 By: Bloomberg

Some of the world’s biggest commodities traders doubled their profits to around $77-billion last year as global energy prices soared following the easing of pandemic restrictions and Russia’s... 

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Hollandse Kust (west) VI Wind Farm, Netherlands
28th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Hollandse Kust (west) VI Wind Farm will generate enough renewable power to decarbonise about 3% of the Netherlands’ current electricity demand. 

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Elandsfontein phosphate project, South Africa – update
28th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Kropz has sold a further 43 886 t of phosphate concentrate produced at the Elandsfontein mine. 

South Africa grants permit for offshore oil exploration study
26th April 2023 By: Bloomberg

South Africa granted an environmental permit for exploration activity in the Orange Basin off the nation’s west coast, adding to other work planned offshore. The area, which includes blocks... 

Nickel Asia to open two more Philippine mines, eyes power unit IPO
24th April 2023 By: Reuters

Nickel Asia, the Philippines' biggest nickel ore producer, expects to bring two more mines into production in three years and will assess the feasibility of building another processing plant, its... 

Govt gives TotalEnergies green light to search for oil, gas between Cape Town, Agulhas
21st April 2023 By: News24Wire

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has granted TotalEnergies environmental authorisation to conduct exploratory drilling off the southwest coast. Interested and affected parties have 20... 

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Virginia gas project, South Africa – update
21st April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The construction and commissioning of the gas gathering pipeline is complete and in operation. 

Project talent still in demand despite signs of an economic winter 
20th April 2023

African economies remain resilient with a stable outlook for 2023-2024, despite tightening global financial conditions, according to the African Development Bank. Globally the signs of an economic... 

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Airbus unveils design for multipurpose crewed space module
19th April 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

Airbus Defence and Space (Airbus DS), part of the Europe-based global major aerospace group Airbus, has, at the 38th Space Symposium at Colorado Springs, in the US State of Colorado, unveiled its... 

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Hollandse Kust (west) VI Wind Farm, Netherlands
14th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The Hollandse Kust project will generate enough renewable power to decarbonise about 3% of the Netherlands’ current electricity demand. 

Atlas Copco Compressor Technique’s Industrial Air team is equipped to meet industry’s growing appetite for green, efficient compressed air solutions
13th April 2023

The global drive by industry towards greener, more efficient product solutions addresses two very important mandates namely optimised operations to remain profitable and environmental compliance to... 

Last month saw surge in sustainable aviation fuel deals and developments, reports IATA
12th April 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

In its latest “Fly Net Zero Media Update”, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) – the global representative body for the airline industry – has highlighted a wave of significant... 

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Wellington battery energy storage system, Australia
7th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Wellington battery energy storage system will be one of the biggest battery storage project in New South Wales. 

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Green Energy Oman, Oman
7th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Green Energy Oman will have a capacity of up to 25 GW of upstream wind/solar. 

Company’s four sugar projects completed
7th April 2023

Member of Bosch Holdings Bosch Projects completed four major projects at a sugar factory in Dalton, KwaZulu-Natal last year. These projects comprised of engineering, procurement and construction... 

De Beers Group CFO Sarah Kuijlaars
Kuiljaars succeeds Wanblad as Kumba nonexec director
5th April 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Diversified miner Anglo American has announced that De Beers Group CFO Sarah Kuijlaars will join the Kumba Iron Ore board as a nonexecutive director, effective May 31. This follows Anglo CE... 

TNPA opens Bayhead bypass road to help decongest Durban port
4th April 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has completed construction on the Bayhead bypass road at the Durban Container Terminal, which is meant to manage the diversion of heavy motor vehicles and... 

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Hydrogen Energy Supply Chain project, Australia
31st March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A collaboration between Japan and Australia that includes Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Electric Power Development Co, Iwatani Corporation, Marubeni Corporation, AGL Energy and Sumitomo Corporation... 

Mining haul trucks in Botswana
ICMM, CharIN launch task force to resolve bottlenecks in rollout of zero-emission mining vehicle fleets
30th March 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The challenge of electrifying mining haul truck operations has taken a step forward with the launch of the CharIN Mining Taskforce, a partnership between global organisations CharIN and the... 

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Lapa South-West oil development, Brazil
24th March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The project will increase production from the Lapa field by 25 000 bbl/d of oil. 

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Elandsfontein phosphate project, South Africa – update
17th March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Plant modifications and adjustments to processing parameters have resulted in significant improvements in daily throughput and quality. 

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Virginia gas project, South Africa – update
17th March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Renergen has said its Virginia gas project could generate an estimated R5.7-billion to R6.2-billion in earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation once the Phase 1 and 2 plants... 

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Units resist harsh conditions
17th March 2023

Engineering solutions specialist BMG has completed the two-phase upgrade of its in-house BTC bearing block unit (BBU) and housing range of products, which is manufactured exclusively for BMG, to... 

Infill drilling at Fortuna's Côte d'Ivoire project progresses
14th March 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canadian precious metals mining company Fortuna Silver Mines is progressing infill drilling at the Sunbird deposit, at its Séguéla gold project, in Côte d'Ivoire, with the aim to increase resource... 

Kongsberg Digital Signs Five-year Agreement With Shell Global Solutions International B.V to Digitalize Global Assets 
14th March 2023

Kongsberg Digital (KONGSBERG) has entered a five-year agreement with the energy company Shell Global Solutions International B.V. to digitalize its global assets using Kongsberg Digital's digital... 

Special dividend awaits Amur shareholders as Kun-Manie sale concludes
6th March 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

London-listed Amur Metals said on Monday that it would pay a special dividend of 1.8p a share to shareholders, following the completion of the disposal of its Kun-Manie project, in Russia, for... 

Implats group executive refining and marketing Sifiso Sibiya.
Hydrogen economy continuing to build, Implats’ Sifiso Sibiya reports
3rd March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Momentum in the hydrogen economy is continuing to build, Implats group executive refining and marketing Sifiso Sibiya reported when he presented an Implats slide outlining global market trends for... 

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Resources Watch
15th February 2023

This week: Shell driven to powering progress in mining; Venetia Underground Project will achieve operational readiness, first production in 2023; And, Multotec focusing on improving African mining... 

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Engen, Vivo Energy merge to form a company spanning 27 countries in Africa
10th February 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Vivo Energy and Engen have merged into a combined group to create one of Africa’s largest energy distribution companies that will have more than 3 900 service stations and more than two-billion... 

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Company now fully South African-owned
10th February 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Foundry and engineering company Thos Begbie is now wholly South African-owned after 15 years of offshore ownership. Thos Begbie’s top four senior management, together with four other South African... 

Shell services manager Mpho Mokwena
Shell driven to powering progress in mining
9th February 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Petroleum business company Shell is recommitting itself to the African mining industry with its solutions and products geared towards sustaining the mining industry through the provision of... 

Superior building delivers quality houses quickly and cost-effectively
8th February 2023

The multi-award winning Moladi Building System is enabling houses and other structures of a superior quality to be built in record time and at a fraction of the cost of conventional building... 

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Virginia gas project, South Africa – update
3rd February 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Renergen is preparing for a potential initial public offering in the American Depositary Shares, and listing on the Nasdaq Stock Market in 2023. 

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