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Booyco
23rd February 2024

South African pioneer of proximity detection systems Booyco Electronics continues to play a pivotal role in the quest for zero harm in the mining sector. Acknowledged as a leader in the field, the... 


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Far West Gold Recoveries operation, South Africa – update
23rd February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Far West Gold Recoveries hit full stride in the six months to December 31, 2023. 


DRDGOLD’s business model is ESG in action
DRDGOLD’s business model is ESG in action
20th February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Considering that environmental, social and governance (ESG) aspects have become increasingly important over the years, especially in the mining industry, gold producer DRDGOLD emphasises that its... 


Copper 360 CEO Jan Nelson.
Rich new Copper 360 discovery points to big Chile-type copper mine potential
20th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Okiep Copper Company, which mining company Newmont established in 1937, is today one of the 100%-owned subsidiaries of South Africa’s Copper 360, the only pure copper play listed on the... 


Embedding ESG in Mining
Embedding ESG in Mining
19th February 2024

The mining industry's consistent focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks, once again a central theme at the Investing in African Mining Indaba, heightened the complexity in... 


Cosmo exercises option to acquire Kanowna project
19th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Gold and base metals exploration company Cosmo Metals on Monday announced it would acquire the Kanowa Gold Project (KGP), located adjacent to the seven-million ounce Kanowa Belle gold mine,... 


First Quantum exercises option over two licences in Zambia
16th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Canada-based First Quantum Minerals (FQM) has exercised its option over the remaining two licences in the Central Africa Copperbelt from an object agreement with London-listed African Pioneer’s... 


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Empire State mine, US
16th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A zinc mine in the state of New York, in the US. 


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Can SA mining prevent more hostage dramas in 2024?
16th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Since October of last year, several unlawful underground protests have raised serious concerns about the potential emergence of a new trend in which frustrated underground mineworkers turn to... 


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Explorer starts Tanganyika-based drill programme
16th February 2024

During January, junior explorer and developer AJN Resources started percussion drilling on its Manono Northeast project in the Tanganyika province, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Local... 


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Switchgear units supplied to DRC copper mine
16th February 2024

Switchgear manufacturer and supplier Actom MV Switchgear has been awarded a contract to supply the extensive new Kamoa-Kakula copper mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) with power... 


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Explorer issues tenders for project drilling
16th February 2024

As it looks to progress the development of its Adumbi project, Canadian gold exploration company Loncor sent drilling tenders to a number of drilling companies to bid on a 11 000 m deep drilling... 


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Can SA mining prevent more hostage dramas in 2024?
16th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Since October of last year, several unlawful underground protests have raised serious concerns about the potential emergence of a new trend in which frustrated underground mineworkers turn to... 


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Admixtures help manage effects of extreme weather
15th February 2024

Extreme weather conditions such as very hot or cold ambient temperatures can affect both strength and open time, when working with concrete. CHRYSO Southern Africa technical manager Patrick... 


The Hermosa project in the US state of Arizona
South32 board approves $2.16bn US zinc mine
15th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The board of South32 has given the green light for the development of the Taylor polymetallic deposit – the first development at its regional-scale Hermosa project in the US state of Arizona. The... 


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Pan African on track to deliver full-year guidance following strong interim period
14th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Gold miner Pan African Resources delivered an “excellent” safety, production and financial performance for the six months ended December 31, 2023, which positions the group well to deliver on its... 


How cultural assessments drive behavioural change for safer operations in high-risk industries
How cultural assessments drive behavioural change for safer operations in high-risk industries
14th February 2024

By Louise Woodburn, GM Risk Solutions, KBC Health & Safety The roar of heavy earthmoving machinery, the shouts of workers at height, the flash of welding arcs, the vast expanse of an open mine –... 


Komatsu’s 4800XPC rope shovel is not only an engineering marvel but once fully assembled, will also be the first of its kind in Africa
Heavy equipment manufacturer adopts cutting-edge innovations for sustainable mining
13th February 2024 By: Shannon de Ryhove

Leading heavy equipment manufacturer Komatsu provided insights into the company's pioneering development in the mining sector during an exclusive interview at the Investing in African Mining... 


Plastics industry response to President Cyril Ramaphosa's 2024 State of the Nation Address
13th February 2024

Plastics SA, the umbrella body representing the local plastics industry, has issued a response to President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address (SONA)  delivered on February 8, 2024.... 


 US coal miner Ramaco ups 2024 guidance
US coal miner Ramaco ups 2024 guidance
13th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

US-based metallurgical coal miner Ramaco Resources has raised its 2024 sales and production guidance, which it says reflects the strong market acceptance of the company's coal. The... 


Anglo American projects and development director Alison Atkinson.
Anglo American, Finnish Minerals sign battery value chain agreement
12th February 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Mining multinational Anglo American and Finnish State-owned mining company Finnish Minerals Group have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore opportunities to further support the... 


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Pump accessories locally available
10th February 2024

Local pump supplier IPR also supplies specialised, fit-for-purpose accessories to ensure an effective dewatering solution. IPR sales manager Steve du Toit says the company has an extensive... 


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Automation technology supports surface drill management
10th February 2024

Epiroc has launched its common automation panel (CAP) for rig control system-based surface drill rigs, namely the Pit Viper and SmartROC DTH MKII models. CAP is said to enable improved ergonomics... 


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Illawarra Metallurgical Coal, Australia
9th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A coal mine in he southern coalfields of New South Wales, Australia. 


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Barrick grows its reserve base for third successive year
9th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

NYSE- and TSX-listed Barrick Gold has reported growth in attributable proven and probable gold mineral reserves by five-million ounces before 2023 depletion, while also striving to maintain the... 


Silver One acquires 'extremely rich silver vein' project
9th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed Silver One has exercised its option to acquire a 100% interest in the high-grade Phoenix Silver project, in the ‘Arizona Silver Belt’. The project covers 6 141 ha along the northern... 


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Chromium can be used in a chemical coating process known as chrome plating whereby a thin chromium layer is applied to a raw metal substrate
Chrome highlighted for resistance properties
9th February 2024

With stainless steel considered a “marvel of modern engineering”, owing to its involvement with products ranging from kitchen appliances to surgical instruments, independent corrosion and failure... 


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Uranium explorer expands portfolio
9th February 2024

Uranium exploration company Skyharbour Resources has acquired several new prospective uranium exploration claims through online staking and through an agreement with exploration and project... 


Competition Commission media and digital inquiry public hearings to start in March
9th February 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Competition Commission is preparing to hold the first round of public hearings on its Media and Digital Platforms Market Inquiry (MDPMI). The inquiry was officially launched in October after... 


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Federation polymetallic metals project, Australia – update
9th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Aurelia has warned that heavy rainfall linked to ex-tropical cyclone Kirrily could potentially affect its project schedule. 


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Jubilee embarks on Zambia expansion strategy
8th February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Metals processing company Jubilee Metals aims to expand its operations in Zambia to produce an initial 25 000 t/y of copper. The strategy includes the expansion of Jubilee’s copper resource base... 


African Pioneer extends Ongombo prospecting licence, upgrades mineral resource estimate
8th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

London-listed exploration and resource development company African Pioneer has been notified that the exclusive prospecting licence (EPL) 5772, 40 km northeast of Windhoek, Namibia, has been... 


Xtract confirms new licences in Zambia show promising copper potential
8th February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed Xtract Resources has confirmed there is scope for the discovery of high-grade Kamoa-style mineralisation at depth, and lower-grade Kolwezi-type mineralisation near surface on its two... 


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De Beers’ fourth-quarter rough diamond production down 3% y/y
8th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Diamond producer De Beers reported on February 8 that its 2023 fourth-quarter rough diamond production had decreased by 3% year-on-year to 7.9-million carats, primarily owing to the planned... 


Madison Metals executive chairperson and CEO Duane Parnham
Madison reports high-grade uranium discovery at Khan
8th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Upstream uranium mining and exploration company Madison Metals has discovered a high-grade uranium mineralisation at Anomaly 5, located within the company’s Khan project at Madison West in... 


Steenkampskraal mine CEO Graham Soden and BMS owner and CEO Enock Mathebula
Bora buys into Steenkampskraal as strategic partner
7th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Mining services company Bora Mining Services (BMS) has acquired a share in the Steenkampskraal monazite mine, in the Western Cape, for an undisclosed sum as a strategic partner.  The partnership... 


Aurelia warns major rain event could impact development
6th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Heavy rainfall linked to ex-tropical Cyclone Kirrily, which has impacted much of central and western New South Wales, could have potentially affect Aurelia Metals’ project schedule at its... 


Emeco exits underground contracting
5th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

ASX-listed Emeco on Monday announced the completion of the sale of key underground mining contracts and assets to fellow-listed Macmahon Holdings. The company announced in December that it would... 


Denel interim CEO Mike Kgobe
Denel shows off its products at global defence show in Saudi Arabia
5th February 2024 By: Schalk Burger

State-owned defence company Denel is showcasing several of its products in the fields of missile technology, air defence systems, precision guided munitions, artillery systems and unmanned aerial... 


AZMET finalising installation of AZ-CRP plant in DRC
AZMET finalising installation of AZ-CRP plant in DRC
4th February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Engineering design and project management company AZMET expects to finalise performance testing of an AZMET Cyanide Reduction Process (AZ-CRP) plant installation at a gold mining operation in the... 


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High strength bolting solutions offered for marine services
2nd February 2024

Industrial equipment supplier BMG’s Nord-Lock Expander System pivot pin components offer dependable solutions that combat the challenges of lug wear in the marine and shipping sector. Pivots, which... 


Reducing corrosion in waste heat boilers
2nd February 2024

The corrosion of waste heat boilers (WHBs) – which are crucial in the recovery and use of heat generated as a by-product by non-ferrous pyrometallurgical plants globally – has a detrimental impact... 


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Cannington mine, Australia
2nd February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A silver/lead/zinc mine in North-west Queensland, Australia 


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