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Western start-ups seek to break China's grip on rare earths refining
Updated 2 hours 28 minutes ago By: Reuters

Start-up tech firms are racing to transform the way rare earths are refined for the clean energy transition, a push aimed at turbocharging the West's expansion into the niche sector that underpins... 

Vital appoints REE specialist as VP exploration
4th December 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canada-focused Vital Metals has appointed rare earth systems specialist and professional geologist Dr Natalie Pietrzak-Renaud as its VP of exploration. Announcing her appointment, the ASX-listed... 

Commissioning of expanded processing plant at Marula's Blesberg project remains on track
1st December 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

African focused battery metals investment and exploration company Marula Mining has reported steady progress in the expansion of ore processing capacity at its Blesberg lithium and tantalum... 

Tighter graphite markets put spotlight on Canadian producer
Tighter graphite markets put spotlight on Canadian producer
1st December 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

The controls that China imposed for graphite exports have added new vigour to conversations with global suppliers, says Canadian producer Northern Graphite CEO Hugues Jacquemin. He reports that... 

SMS group to build new electric arc furnace for SSAB for fossil-free steel production
1st December 2023

SMS group has secured the contract from Nordic steelmaker SSAB to engineer, deliver and construct a new electric arc furnace (EAF) for steelmaking at SSAB’s site in Oxelösund, Sweden.  The scope of... 

Geotech study by SRK for East London port rehabilitation
Geotech study by SRK for East London port rehabilitation
1st December 2023

As part of the proposed rehabilitation of the century-old Quay Wall 3 at the Port of East London, SRK Consulting has completed a geotechnical investigation to assess ground conditions at the site.... 

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Delba Electrical's large machine division offers expert medium and high voltage rotating machine repairs and rewinding
30th November 2023

Rotating machines repairer Delba Electrical stands at the forefront of innovation in the field of electrical rotating machine repairs, boasting a cutting-edge facility specifically designed for the... 

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Zero tolerance for greenwashing to inform future legislation
29th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

A zero tolerance for “greenwashing” is a sentiment that is likely going to inform much environment- and climate-related legislation as it develops going forward, legal firm Bowmans partner and... 

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Virgin Atlantic, with Rolls-Royce engines, makes first 100% SAF flight from London to New York
28th November 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Airliner Virgin Atlantic's Flight100 – a Boeing 787 using aircraft engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce's Trent 1000 engines – on November 28 departed London for New York across the Atlantic ocean using... 

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MTN enhances network resilience to alleviate loadshedding impact
28th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Telecommunications group MTN has achieved several milestones as it continues to spearhead its comprehensive modernisation project across a number of provinces to bolster network resilience against... 

Bureau Veritas goes off-grid at lab in Cape Town
28th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Global testing, inspection and certification body Bureau Veritas has installed a solar power plant at its AgriFood Laboratory, in Cape Town, to enable operations to continue without reliance on the... 

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Manganese positioning South Africa for entry into huge new energy markets
28th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Manganese mining company Jupiter Mines announced on Tuesday that it has produced a 99.9% pure sample of high purity manganese sulphate monohvdrate (HPMSM) using the Northern Cape’s manganese ore... 

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Gauteng e-tolls debt proposal to be submitted by mid-December
28th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Gauteng provincial government (GPG) will table a “concrete proposal” to national government by December 15 outlining plans to pay off the province’s portion of the long-contested e-tolls debt... 

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Ivanhoe to explore for copper in Angola
27th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canada-headquartered mining company Ivanhoe Mines has been granted 22 195 km2 of greenfield prospecting rights for exploration in the Moxico and Cuando Cubango provinces of Angola. A mining... 

MediaTek reiterates ambition to drive 5G adoption, futuristic technologies in MEA
24th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Global fabless semiconductor company MediaTek is continuing to expand its footprint across the smartphone and smart device ecosystem in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) regions. The company, which... 

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Tailings monitoring tech making headway in African mining
24th November 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Geotechnical instrumentation supplier, installer and monitoring company Terra Monitoring – a subsidiary of geotechnical services group GeoGroup – is installing a ShapeArray electronic monitoring... 

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TÜV SÜD awards first ISO 19443 certificate in South Africa to Allweld Nuclear & Industrial
24th November 2023

In a first for TÜV SÜD South Africa, ISO 19443 certification, a quality management standard specific to the nuclear industry, has been attained by engineering solutions company Allweld Nuclear and... 

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Koeberg nuclear power plant steam-generator replacement project, South Africa – update
24th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Eskom has once again missed an updated target date for grid synchronisation of Unit 1 of the plant. 

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Richard Data pursues doctorate in civil and structural engineering
22nd November 2023

By Leah Shelene Asaram – Engineering Institute of Technology Introduction: 

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DHL to test Volkswagen’s electric ID.Buzz Cargo vans in South Africa
22nd November 2023 By: Irma Venter

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has partnered with DHL Express for the pilot testing of the electric ID.Buzz Cargo van in South Africa. Four ID.Buzz Cargo units will be placed at DHL Express service... 

Tribunal prohibits AkzoNobel's proposed acquisition of Plascon entities in Africa
21st November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Competition Tribunal has issued an order prohibiting the proposed merger of Amsterdam-based chemicals company AkzoNobel and paint and coatings manufacturers Kansai Plascon Africa (KPA) and... 

Bushveld announces progress in Vanchem sales deals
20th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed Bushveld Minerals has entered into a definitive agreement for the sale of its Bushveld Vanchem business to Southern Point Resources (SPR) for $21.3-million. Bushveld Vanchem owns the... 

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World-first X.e agitator gear units order for SA company
17th November 2023

SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa has secured an order for nine new X.e series agitator industrial gear units, said to be particularly suitable for the harsh African operating environment. In what the... 

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Delba Electricals’ expertise in repairing low voltage motors up to 1 000 V
17th November 2023

Rotating equipment repairer Delba Electrical has long been a leading name in the world of electric rotating machines. Renowned for its dedication to quality, innovation and reliability, Delba has... 

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Vidalia further expansion project, US – update
17th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Syrah Resources is on track to start production at its expanded facility by the December quarter. 

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Germany funding green hydrogen pilot plant in Namibia
16th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

A green hydrogen pilot plant and refuelling station, to gain scientific insights into the upscaling green hydrogen technologies and to ensure a high safety level for the hydrogen economy, is to be... 

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Crisis looms with inadequately treated sewage
15th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

While South Africa’s drinking water largely meets the minimum requirements, the country’s sewage treatment ecosystem is heading toward a state of crisis, civil rights organisation AfriForum’s... 

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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... 

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Eskom says Koeberg Unit 1 being started as another resumption target is missed
15th November 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Eskom reports that it has received permission from the National Nuclear Regulator (NNR) to restart Koeberg Unit 1, but has once again missed a recently updated target date for grid synchronisation. 

An overview of 342 – Diesel quality and its importance
An overview of 342 – Diesel quality and its importance
13th November 2023

By John Evans B.Sc. MLA II – diagnostic manager, WearCheck SANS 342:2016 (South African National Standard) is the standard that governs the quality of diesel in South Africa. The SANS document,... 

Local Nikki hard hats exceed international standard for lateral deformation
13th November 2023

The Nikki brand of hard hats from BBF Safety Group is one of the most popular and trusted brands in the personal protective equipment (PPE) industry, with over 15 years of continued service across... 

Exxon aims to begin lithium production by 2026 in Arkansas -source
13th November 2023 By: Reuters

Exxon Mobil is set to unveil its long-awaited lithium strategy on Monday with an announcement that it aims to start production of the electric vehicle (EV) battery metal in Arkansas by 2026,... 

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... 

Frontier Lithium receives Ontario grant for processing research
10th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed Frontier Lithium has received C$2-million in grant funding from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) to test the processing and conversion of byproducts as it... 

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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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Company’s innovative approach helps solve industry challenges
10th November 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Within industrial product supplier BMG's expansive collection of industrial slurry valves lies a diverse selection of pinch valves meticulously engineered to regulate the movement of liquids,... 

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Alcohol testing a priority for mines
10th November 2023 By: Trent Roebeck

It is a top health and safety priority to ensure that mineworkers do not enter mines after having consumed any alcohol, or with any alcohol remaining in their blood the day after consumption, as... 

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Superlube vanes address concrete vibrator wear
10th November 2023

Wear parts and bushings manufacturer Vesconite Bearings supplied test vanes to a concrete vibrator manufacturer having difficulties with the vanes installed in its vibrators. The manufacturer... 

Hudaco partners with Indian firm to bring branded energy solutions to South Africa
10th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

India-based energy solutions brand Luminous Power Technologies and South Africa’s Hudaco Energy have teamed up to bring a new range of applicable energy solutions to South Africa. The official... 

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Scientific lab focuses on high-end R&D work in chemical, biological defence solutions
10th November 2023

Protechnik Laboratories Multidisciplinary scientific laboratory Protechnik Laboratories, a subsidiary of Armscor, is focused on high-end research and development work in chemical and biological... 

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Silova gold/silver project, Kosovo
10th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A positive preliminary economic assessment has proposed the development of an operation with average production of 13 000 oz/y of gold. 

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Astron Energy introduces new solution for varnish
9th November 2023

At Astron Energy, we don’t accept the status quo, particularly when challenges are industry-wide and costly. We sat down with Astron Energy Technical Specialist Faiz Regal to find out which big... 

CleanTech progressing PFS for Chile project
8th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Exploration and development company CleanTech Lithium (CTL) is progressing the prefeasibility study (PFS) at its Laguna Verde project, which will incorporate the results from extensive test work... 

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