R/€ = 17.37 Change: -0.07
R/$ = 14.61 Change: -0.08
Au 1743.98 $/oz Change: -1.45
Pt 1204.50 $/oz Change: -29.50


EN/MW PIPS – 02/04/2021

By: Sheila Barradas     2nd April 2021 Name of the Project Furfural production pilot plant. Location 

Company releases drill, blast knowledge base

2nd April 2021 Underground drill and blast planning software company iRing has introduced an extensive, searchable and comprehensive Knowledge Base that provides answers to questions concerning the use of commercial explosives in mining and construction applications. This includes the physics of the detonation... 

Wolfpack appointed by Cyber Security South Africa as authorised reseller for ZeroFOX

By: Creamer Media Reporter      31st March 2021 CSSA, sole distributor for ZeroFOX on the African continent, recognises Wolfpack’s proven track record in driving the protection of companies around Africa against threats such as social media impersonations, fraudulent activities, reputational damage and account hacking. In turn, Wolfpack, as a... 

Two-part modernisation of Amandelbult platinum mine under way  

By: Martin Creamer     26th March 2021 Two-part modernisation is under way at the Amandelbult underground platinum group metals (PGMs) mine of Anglo American Platinum (Amplats), one where conventional mine design remains intact but is renedered safer and more efficient, and the other involving mechanisation and the deployment of... 

Orion confirms viability of openpit mining at Jacomynspan

By: Marleny Arnoldi     23rd March 2021 ASX- and JSE-listed Orion Minerals has announced that a shallow high-grade nickel/copper/cobalt/platinum group metal intercept confirms strong openpit mining potential at the Jacomynspan project, in South Africa’s Northern Cape province. The company reports that the intersection starts from... 

Northam pays most tax as growth strategy heads for 8 500 jobs boost 

By: Martin Creamer     23rd March 2021 “We’ve made the single-largest tax payment in the history of the company,” Northam Platinum CEO Paul Dunne said during last week’s presentation of 74%-higher headline half-year earnings.   The JSE-listed platinum group metals (PGMs) mining company’s half-year contribution to the fiscus topped... 

Water Resource Management – a world-wide concern as we celebrate World Water Day

By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th March 2021 Scarcity of fresh water has become an unavoidable and serious threat. By John Conboy – Danfoss Drives Director – Danfoss Middle East & Africa 

Hawke’s Point joins Rox to progress Youanmi

By: Mariaan Webb     18th March 2021 Gold and nickel company Rox Resources on Thursday announced an agreement with Hawke’s Point to subscribe for $11-million in new fully paid ordinary shares in Rox, plus one free attaching option for every two shares subscribed. Rox will place 314 285 714 shares to Hawke’s Point, the mining... 

Capital awarded two new contracts at AngloGold’s Geita

By: Simone Liedtke     16th March 2021 Mining services company Capital has been awarded two new long-term three-year contracts at AngloGold Ashanti’s Geita gold mine, in Tanzania. The new contracts are scheduled to start on April 1, and are expected to generate revenues of $65-million over the contract term. 

R2.3bn to be spent on Burnstone gold project – Sibanye-Stillwater 

By: Martin Creamer     5th March 2021 Capital of R2.3-billion will be spent over 14 years on the Burnstone gold project in Mpumalanga, where two-million ounces of gold are to be mined over 21 years, Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman told the BMO conference this week. JSE- and ADR-listed Sibanye-Stillwater acquired the Burnstone... 

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