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A chinchilla
Salares Norte project section temporarily put on hold to ensure chinchilla protection
20th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

NYSE- and JSE-listed Gold Fields has announced that its Salares Norte project, in Chile, has received an urgent and transitionary measure (MUT) from Chile’s Superintendence of Environment (SMA).... 


Scrap metals
Get Steel invites comment on proposed foundry project in Benoni
17th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Local steel processing company Get Steel has invited interested and affected parties to submit comments on a draft scoping report into the refurbishment of the Naledi Foundry, in Benoni, Gauteng.... 


Petco recycling bins
Tshwane’s first separation-at-source project in a public space signals success
17th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

A separation-at-source recycling campaign, called S@S, at Tshwane’s public Fountains Valley Resort – a collaboration between the City of Tshwane and producer responsibility organisation Petco – is... 


On-The-Air (17/05/2024)
On-The-Air (17/05/2024)
17th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer talks about green energy as a major reindustrialisation opportunity for South Africa, the country's potential to lead in battery manganese for electric cars, and Anglo American's... 


Tenth Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation finalists revealed
17th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Four innovators from Kenya, Côte d'Ivoire and Uganda – whose innovations address recycling in construction, AI tools for healthcare and farming, and reengineered waste collection – have been... 


The great business retreat
17th May 2024 By: Martin Zhuwakinyu

The announcement last week by oil giant Shell that it is to divest from downstream operations in South Africa seems to have been a godsend to the political opposition, which did not waste time in... 


A portrait image of Leon Koetzer
Metals processor expands, progresses Zambian assets
17th May 2024 By: Donna Slater

Zambia- and South Africa-focused diversified metals processor Jubilee Metals has completed the manufacturing of a new front-end modular 50 000-t-a-month unit at its Zambia-based Roan copper... 


AES Gauteng regional manager Jordan Smith standing in front of a company sign for AES
Rubber companies urged to go green
17th May 2024

There is a strong drive in and among rubber companies to exchange fossil fuels for renewable-energy sources, says steam and boiler service provider Associated Energy Services (AES). AES Gauteng... 


Image of coal shovel
Daunia mine, Australia
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A coal mine located 30 km south-east of Moranbah, and about 170 km south-west of Mackay in Queensland. 


Cape Town targeting this year as starting date for turning landfill waste into power
17th May 2024 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town (CoCT) says it is moving closer to turning landfill waste into energy, with two projects that are designed to produce electricity from the combustion of landfill gas moving... 


IMAGE OF GOLD BARS
Berg gold project, Canada
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Surge Copper plans to build a gold mine based on large-scale conventional drill, blast, load and haul openpit mining methods suited to the project location and local site requirements. 


Image of distribution system carrying biogas
Biomethane project, Portugal
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Goldenergy plans to build a biomethane production plant using agricultural waste to produce carbon neutral green gas. 


Image of gold bars
Burnstone gold project, South Africa – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

All construction has been suspended. 


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Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant project, UK – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The first of eight steam generators has been delivered to the construction site. 


Image of the Karowe mine
Karowe underground project, Botswana – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Significant progress has been made. 


Process flowsheet for the Kasiya rutile project
Kasiya rutile/graphite project, Malawi – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Sovereign has reported “excellent” results from graphite testwork completed at four different laboratories. 


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Steelpoortdrift vanadium project, South Africa – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Vanadium Resources has signed an offtake agreement with a China-based company. 


Eco-innovator acknowledged for contribution to supporting Gauteng’s waste pickers
Eco-innovator acknowledged for contribution to supporting Gauteng’s waste pickers
16th May 2024

Inspirational innovator in the waste management space, Urban Surfer significantly impressed the judges at last year’s Eco-Logic awards, where they scooped the coveted Eco-Innovation award for their... 


Why laboratory support is crucial in good waste management
Why laboratory support is crucial in good waste management
16th May 2024

Before waste may be disposed of to a landfill, it must be analysed by a South African National Accreditation System (SANAS) approved laboratory to understand its chemical and physical makeup. In... 


Strong support for QPM’s A$19m placement
16th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Queensland Pacific Metals (QPM) has successfully completed a A$0.38-a-share placement raising A$19.1-million to drive growth initiatives. The placement, QPM said on Thursday, was... 


Neometals starts trading on OTCQX in US
16th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australia-based process technology developer Neometals has upgraded to the OTCQX market in the US, it announced on Thursday. “The US trading upgrade reflects a desire to provide additional... 


Leveraging advances in technology to drive sustainable construction
Leveraging advances in technology to drive sustainable construction
15th May 2024

Morag Evans, CEO of Databuild Globally, the building and construction industry has been putting more emphasis on using energy-efficient technologies and equipment to reduce carbon emissions and... 


Embracing circular economy principles in the built environment to unlock the potential of a renewable water sector
15th May 2024

By Walter Wales, Head of WaterSolve at Remote Metering Solutions (RMS). With its potential for renewable practices, the water sector holds the key to a critical transition. A paradigm shift is... 


Greener digital content supports Net Zero goals
15th May 2024

Web sites and digital content can increase organisations’ carbon emissions and hamper efforts to achieve Net Zero status. This is according to Andri Johnston, Digital Sustainability Lead at... 


The 2015 dam collapse aftermath
Brazil states ask court to double what Vale, BHP should pay for dam burst
15th May 2024 By: Reuters

Two Brazilian states have asked a court to more than double the amount that miners Vale and BHP, plus a jointly owned tie-up, must pay in damages for a 2015 deadly tailings dam failure, according... 


The modified site layout of the Oropesa tin project in Spain
Elementos restarts Spanish tin DFS with modified layout
15th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The definitive feasibility study (DFS) and licensing activities for the Oropesa tin project will resume, following an agreement between Elementos and the Andalusian government on project layout... 


IEA executive director Fatih Biro
$2.2bn pledged to support clean-cooking access in Africa
14th May 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Pledges worth $2.2-billion to support clean-cooking access in Africa were made at a summit in France on Tuesday, convened by the International Energy Agency (IEA). It is estimated that more than... 


Latest trends in Machines Tools market on display at Machine Tools Africa
Latest trends in Machines Tools market on display at Machine Tools Africa
14th May 2024

Machine tools is an integral part of the manufacturing industry, and directly impacts the economy of any country. The machine tools sector in Africa provides numerous prospects for investment,... 


UK creating regulatory framework for nuclear fusion plants – simpler, easier, than for fission
14th May 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The UK Government has initiated the consultation process for its proposed policy to regulate the siting of commercial nuclear fusion reactors in England. (Siting policies for Scotland, Wales and... 


Korea Zinc sees US opportunities as it targets big copper growth
14th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

The world’s largest zinc smelter is planning to significantly expand its copper output, taking advantage of growth opportunities in the US as it seeks to become a leading player in the global... 


Queensland Premier Steven Miles
Queensland Premier says nuclear will cost jobs
14th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Queensland Premier Steven Miles has strongly opposed the Liberal Party’s proposition to introduce nuclear reactors in the northern regions of the state, asserting that such a move is “recipe for a... 


SA plastics industry attends INC-4 discussions in Ottawa, Canada
13th May 2024

“The plastics industry remains committed to addressing plastic pollution through collaboration, innovation, and evidence-based solution” The Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC) recently... 


An image showing Lucara's Karowe mine
Lucara achieves solid quarter at Karowe, underground expansion progressing
10th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Diamond miner Lucara Diamond Corp’s Karowe diamond mine, in Botswana, delivered another solid operational quarter ended March 31, and the company’s high-value diamond production forecast remains... 


An image of the Jadair Settler/Clarifier System
Water clarification technology eliminates settling ponds
10th May 2024

Advanced water clarification technology solutions on offer from water recycling and concrete reclaiming systems developer Jadair International – such as its Settler/Clarifier System – are enabling... 


Image of heap of coal
Tarrawonga mine, Australia
10th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A coal mine about 16 km north-east of Boggabri, in Australia. 


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Unlocking social and environmental benefits through tailings retreatment
10th May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The retreatment, or remining, of mine tailings can provide usable land, provide profits for companies and clean the environment by moving the reprocessed tailings to more advanced and well-managed... 


Platinum nugget
Crocodile River mine restart project, South Africa – update
10th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Eastern Platinum has initiated the restart of the Zandfontein underground section. 


Magazine Cover image
Unlocking social and environmental benefits through tailings retreatment
10th May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The retreatment, or remining, of mine tailings can provide usable land, provide profits for companies and clean the environment by moving the reprocessed tailings to more advanced and well-managed... 


Francisco De Freitas
Igniting Innovation: The Engineering Battle Against Fire
10th May 2024

Fire, by its nature, is notoriously unpredictable. It is difficult to model, even with multiple assumptions and many simplifications. So, what is fire, and why is it simultaneously so crucial and... 


Image of gold nuggets
Mine Waste Solutions extension project, South Africa – update
10th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Harmony Gold Mining Company has reported that the project is on track. 


Image of graphite specimen
Santa Cruz graphite project – pilot plant, Brazil – update
10th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

South Star Battery Metals Corp has announced a binding sales agreement with a prominent US industrial graphite customer for the initial purchase of graphite concentrate from the Santa Cruz mine. 


Critical Importance of Machine Tools Market in Africa highlighted at Machine Tools Africa 2024
Critical Importance of Machine Tools Market in Africa highlighted at Machine Tools Africa 2024
9th May 2024

Machine tools are the foundation of modern manufacturing, providing essential equipment for the fabrication processes of all major manufacturing sectors, including automotive, aerospace,... 


Critical importance of machine tools market in Africa highlighted at Machine Tools Africa 2024
9th May 2024

Machine tools are the foundation of modern manufacturing, providing essential equipment for the fabrication processes of all major manufacturing sectors, including automotive, aerospace,... 


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