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Image of Water and Sanitation Minister Pemmy Majodina
New water Minister assures of continuity in DWS
12th July 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Newly appointed Water and Sanitation Minister Pemmy Majodina has assured the continuity of the various reforms and improvements initiated by her predecessor Senzo Mchunu, who is now Police... 


An Ejot EJOFAST JF3-2-6.0, a 6 mm self-drilling screw designed for solar installations on a solar panel
Fastener provider expands portfolio
12th July 2024

Solar system fastening solutions provider Ejot has announced the launch of its EJOFAST JF3-2-6.0, a 6 mm self-drilling screw that expands on Ejot’s already vast portfolio of fasteners for solar... 


Orion Minerals
Orion Minerals accelerating towards production
12th July 2024

Through the development of its extensive, high-quality mineral resources base located in South Africa’s Northern Cape, junior miner Orion Minerals aims to be a next-generation Australian-South... 


Aerial view of the Hermosa project
Hermosa zinc/lead/silver project, US – update
12th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Metso has been awarded orders for the delivery of grinding plant equipment.  


Image of Okiep Copper Project underground
Okiep copper project, South Africa – update
12th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals has reported robust assay results from the confirmation diamond drilling programme in the Flat Mines area at Okiep.  


Image of Prieska mine headgear
Prieska Copper Zinc Mine, South Africa – update
12th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals plans to raise up to about R60-million to develop the project. 


COMRO’s Legacy author Brian Protheroe (right) interviewed by Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer.
Mining’s dormant gold analyser seen as potential gold optimiser with help of today’s tech
11th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

For 30 years, 800 people at the now defunct Chamber of Mines Research Organisation (COMRO) devoted intense ongoing effort to research and development to advance mining in general and gold mining in... 


West Red Lake reports more Madsen drill results
West Red Lake reports more Madsen drill results
11th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed West Red Lake Gold Mines has reported “meaningful” results from its latest round of drilling at the Madsen mine, in Ontario. The latest round focused on underground drilling on the... 


Antipa shares gain on high-grade gold results
10th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The share price of exploration company Antipa Minerals gained 10% on Wednesday as the company announced the final results from its Phase 1 reverse circulation (RC) drilling at the Minyari Dome... 


Marula subsidiary acquires interest in high-grade historic cobalt mine in South Africa
10th July 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Africa-focused mining and development company Marula Mining, through its wholly owned South African subsidiary Muchai Mining South Africa, has signed a binding term sheet with South African mining... 


An image of DigiMine head Dr Muhammad Ahsan Mahboob
DigiMine head graduates with PhD in engineering from Wits
10th July 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Dr Muhammad Ahsan Mahboob, head of the Digital Mining Laboratory (DigiMine) at Wits University, was awarded his PhD in engineering from the School of Mining Engineering, Wits University, in a... 


Orion Minerals MD Errol Smart
Orion reports robust assay results from Okiep project's Flat Mines area
9th July 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX- and JSE-listed Orion Minerals has reported robust assay results from the confirmation diamond drilling programme in the Flat Mines area at its Okiep Copper Project (OCP) in the Northern Cape.... 


Kamoa-Kakula
Kamoa-Kakula delivers nearly 187 000 t of copper in first half
8th July 2024 By: Darren Parker

TSX- and OTCQX-listed Ivanhoe Mines has reported that its Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) produced 100 812 t of copper in concentrate during the second quarter... 


City of Cape Town’s water outlook report shows need for diversification of water
8th July 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The City of Cape Town’s Water and Sanitation Directorate’s March 2024 Water Outlook Report underscores the critical need for the New Water Programme (NWP) to diversify the city’s water sources. The... 


Location map of the Bengwenyama project
Bengwenyama platinum group metals project, South Africa – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Southern Palladium has completed an initial resource drilling campaign as part of a prefeasibility study, and all assays have been received. 


Red Hill to earn into Peel’s Curnamona project
5th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Red Hill Minerals has agreed to farm into and earn a 75% interest in the Curnamona project by spending A$6.5-million on exploration over five years. The project, held by Peel’s Peel Far... 


Image of the SlurrySucker dredging system
Dredging system helps rescue Gauteng sewage works
5th July 2024

Local pump and dredging company IPR recently dredged the emergency water dams at a Gauteng wastewater treatment facility, using its SlurrySucker dredging system. IPR business development manager... 


Image of two computers to illustrate
New software for designers and engineers
5th July 2024

The latest version of a cloud based software tool, the Peikko Designer Bolted Connection tool is now available in South Africa. The tool is a module in a software portfolio used to assist... 


Image of rock drill at the Burnstone gold project
Burnstone gold project, South Africa – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Capital investment has been deferred. 


Aerial view of the Kipushi mine
Kipushi zinc/copper/lead/germanium mine, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Ivanhoe Mines announced the completion of construction and the restart of the historiccal ultra-high-grade Kipushi mine on July 2. 


Prieska mine head gear
Prieska Copper Zinc Mine, South Africa – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

An updated bankable feasibility study (BFS) will address perceived challenges associated with the 2020 BFS. 


Gold ore from the Segele gold mine, in Ethiopia
Segele gold project, Ethiopia – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Akobo Minerals has successfully completed the construction of its processing plant. 


Aerial view of mining at the Zondereinde mine
Zondereinde Western extension project, South Africa – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Northam Platinum has implemented several capital preservation initiatives, deferring certain workstreams pertaining to the project. 


Partner with Grinding Techniques and get the right tool for the job
Partner with Grinding Techniques and get the right tool for the job
4th July 2024

When it comes to stainless steel fabrication, using the best suitable abrasives is essential for achieving optimum results. Our locally manufactured Superflex range includes specifically... 


SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa’s National Sales and Marketing Manager, Jonathan McKey
Modernising for productivity - SEW-EURODRIVE debuts at NAMPO
3rd July 2024

Making its debut appearance at NAMPO Cape in Bredasdorp this year, geared motor specialist SEW-EURODRIVE is all set to excite the farming community with even more solutions to drive productivity... 


Ore from Trident will be processed at the Plutonic plant
Catalyst slashes Trident capex with new development approach
3rd July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Gold miner Calayst Metals has unveiled a new development approach for the Trident deposit that more than halves preproduction capital and lowers the mine’s development risk. At the centre of the... 


Drilling at the Kipushi mine
Century-old Kipushi mine starts up again after 31-year hiatus
2nd July 2024 By: Darren Parker

Dual-listed Ivanhoe Mines has announced the completion of construction and the restart of the Kipushi zinc/copper/lead/germanium mine, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), 100 years after it... 


African Rainbow Minerals Executive Growth Jacques van der Bijl.
High hopes for potentially game-changing technology at platinum group metal mines
2nd July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Development of an innovative new mining method for narrow tabular steep dipping orebodies has reached an advanced stage after four years of effort. The reef boring machine that has already been put... 


South Africa’s wastewater operations need firm footing
South Africa’s wastewater operations need firm footing
2nd July 2024

By Peter Marumong, Cluster WWW Segment Leader at Schneider Electric Foundation, building blocks, groundwork; all hopeful words used to kick off the start of projects, developments and establish... 


The above image depicts an arial view of the Hermosa Mine
Consultancy awarded US contract
28th June 2024

Engineering consultancy Worley has been awarded a contract to provide detailed engineering and procurement services for underground infrastructure and surface-based non-process facilities of... 


EFFICIENCY BOOST The Xcentric ripper is a hydraulic attachment on an excavator that employs percussion to break or rip through hard material at a rate that is 80% more effective than a standard vibration-activated attachment or hydraulic hammer
Percussion excavation as blasting alternative
28th June 2024 By: Halima Frost

Opencast mining, bulk materials handling, and drilling and blasting service provider Zizwe Opencast Mining’s fleet of hydraulic ripper excavator attachments from systems developer Xcentric enables... 


A large yellow 410 P-Tier Articulated Dump Truck with a man wearing PPE driving it
Dump truck redesigned to improve surface mining
28th June 2024

Last month, heavy equipment manufacturer John Deere announced that it has redesigned its 410 P-Tier Articulated Dump Truck (ADT) with upgrades to its design and productivity performance, following... 


NEW ERA
The scheduled start of underground production in the first half of 2028 is anticipated to bring a new era of high-value diamond recovery for Lucara
Underground expansion progressing towards 2028 start
28th June 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

With careful planning, innovative solutions and a dedicated team, diamond miner Lucara Diamond Corporation’s Karowe Underground Expansion Project (UGP) at the wholly owned  Karowe diamond mine, in... 


Image of potash ore by Bloomberg
Ohmgebirge potash development, Germany
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A prefeasibility study has demonstrated the technical and financial robustness of an existing shaft-access, underground mining operation at Ohmgebirge. 


Image of copper ore
Okiep copper project, South Africa – update
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals has reported further “outstanding” assay results from the confirmation diamond-drilling programme in the Flat Mines area at the project. 


Image of Prieska shaft
Prieska copper/zinc project, South Africa – update
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is fully permitted. 


Image of fine vanadium
Steelpoortdrift vanadium project, South Africa – update
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Vanadium Resources has chosen to modify the back end of the salt roast leach processing plant. 


Image of construction of the Senqu bridge
Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The Senqu bridge is expected to be completed in early 2026. 


New Pacific shares PFS results for Bolivia silver asset
27th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-listed New Pacific Metals has announced the results of its prefeasibility study (PFS) for the Silver Sand project, in Bolivia, confirming its potential to become a high-grade, low-cost pure... 


Why Spray nozzles are essential for cooling processes
Why Spray nozzles are essential for cooling processes
27th June 2024

Spray nozzles are used to cool numerous industrial processes from stamping presses to freshly forged steel and from gas turbine inlets to power plant exhaust streams. But what is it about spray... 


Drilling at Khan
Madison confirms high-grade uranium deposits after completing maiden drill programme at Khan
25th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Uranium exploration company Madison Metals has completed its maiden reverse circulation (RC) drill programme of 997 m over nine holes at its Khan uranium project at Madison West, located in... 


Galileo to undertake Phase 3 drill programme at Zambian project
24th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Galileo Resources has decided to undertake a Phase 3 drill programme to validate its current view that near-surface copper/gold mineralisation occurs along the Shinganda fault splay over... 


An image of Orion CEO and MD Errol Smart
Drilling programme at Orion’s Okiep project confirms high-grade potential
24th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE- and ASX-listed Orion Minerals has reported further “outstanding” assay results from the confirmation diamond drilling programme in the Flat Mines area at its Okiep copper project (OCP), in the... 


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