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Anglo American CE Duncan Wanblad.
Anglo helping to restore Amazon-like rainforest near Brazil iron-ore mine
Updated 1 hour 31 minutes ago By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining company Anglo American is taking steps to help to restore an Amazon rainforest equivalent of which less than 10% remains intact. The Mata Atlántica carbon forest is located near... 


Discarded office furniture becomes bespoke art for the 2050 workplace
Discarded office furniture becomes bespoke art for the 2050 workplace
22nd April 2024

UPCYCLE reimagines the future world of work through circular design, which sees local artists transform discarded office furniture into bespoke art pieces. The exhibition is a collaboration between... 


Drought
CSIR researchers confirm latest El Niño is among harshest in history
22nd April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

A research team tasked to monitor the impact of the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) climatic phenomenon has confirmed that the 2023/24 El Niño was among the top five strongest on record. El... 


Orion Minerals CEO Errol Smart.
Rich copper intercept in N Cape sends Orion’s shares soaring on Australian exchange
22nd April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The richness of South Africa’s copper assets were emphasised on Monday when Northern Cape mine developer and explorer Orion Minerals published a standout intercept that sent its shares rocketing up... 


Where the rubber hits the road: AES gets rubber manufacturers on the path to sustainable energy optimisation
Where the rubber hits the road: AES gets rubber manufacturers on the path to sustainable energy optimisation
22nd April 2024

For decades, South Africa’s rubber has been a major material used in both the mining and automotive sectors. Now, with increasing pressure to address energy usage and optimisation, the intervention... 


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South Africa must commit to, accelerate reforms to achieve growth – BLSA
22nd April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Last week’s ‘World Economic Outlook’ (WEO) published by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) was a reminder of how far South Africa is from the kind of economic performance it should achieving as... 


Department of Interior Secretary Deb Haaland says the rule's focus is to bolster landscape resilience in the face of climate change.
Association condemns BLM’s Conservation and Landscape Rule as industry lockout
22nd April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The Essential Minerals Association (EMA) has raised objections to the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) final Conservation and Landscape Health rule, citing concerns over what it perceives as a... 


LPG gas bottles
Project envisions rollout of smart LPG, solar systems, hydrogen stoves to 3.51m indigent households
22nd April 2024 By: Darren Parker

Energy solutions company Kili Energy is spearheading a large-scale initiative, the Kili Energy Clean Energy Democratisation Project, to provide smart liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) canisters and... 


Iluka posts lower first-quarter volumes as planned
19th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Australia-focused mineral sands and rare earths miner Iluka Resources has reported lower year-on-year production of most of its commodities owing to inventory management and a major maintenance... 


Minerals Council South Africa chief economist Hugo Pienaar
Chief economist unpacks mining’s deeply-rooted contribution to economy despite challenges
19th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The mining industry makes a significant difference in the lives and livelihoods of employees and society in South Africa through economic and socioeconomic contributions, but more can be done on... 


Image of AfriSam All Purpose Cement used in the construction industry
Laying down the benefits of all-purpose cement
19th April 2024

AfriSam All Purpose Cement notes that its specially blended formulation supports the construction of durable and long-lasting structures and highlights its cement’s contribution to the durability... 


direct reduced iron pellets
Decarbonised iron production possible using sodium, company says
19th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

A new process being pioneered by energy companies such as Israel-based Helios and Netherlands-based Alkalium proposes the use of sodium metal rather than coal or hydrogen to refine iron-ore into... 


UPS trade-in helps South African IT industry protect environment
UPS trade-in helps South African IT industry protect environment
19th April 2024

A world without waste is possible. It only requires deliberate action, commitment, and critical mass to make it a reality. Intelligent power management technology manufacturer Eaton is offering a... 


A graphic representation of a Jojo tank
Tank supplier intends to help S Africa navigate water crisis
19th April 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Leading water and storage solutions company JoJo asserts that its agility to innovate rapidly – stemming from in-house research and development capacity, 40 years of experience and deep local... 


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Company highlights innovative product offering
19th April 2024

Amid the country’s water crisis, packaged wastewater treatment plant service provider Calcamite highlights the importance of treating wastewater and reintroducing it to the environment.  Calcamite,... 


The above image depicts one of the three mini-substations by Trafo Power Solutions which are in an IP54 configuration – ensuring that the units are completely sealed from dust and water that could occur in the copper/zinc mine
Mini-substations, transformers supplied to DRC
19th April 2024

With its experience in Africa and its agility in executing projects rapidly, electrical equipment supplier Trafo Power Solutions is supplying three mini-substations and two transformers to a... 


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Fog fluid product highlighted to prevent corrosion
19th April 2024

Global corrosion protection company Cortec Corporation highlights that its CorroLogic VpCI-339 fogging fluid is fast, effective and convenient in addressing the challenges of void and corrosion in... 


An image of Pan African resource's processing faciility
Concurrent rehabilitation improves community relations
19th April 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Midtier gold miner Pan African Resources’ concurrent rehabilitation at its Mogale tailings retreatment (MTR) project, located at the Mintails site, near Mogale City in Krugersdorp, Gauteng, is... 


An image of Terra Monitoring staff conducting maintenance
Tailings equipment security, integrity spotlighted
19th April 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

The industries involved in tailings retreatment and the rehabilitation of tailings storage facilities (TSFs) are increasingly moving towards more sustainable and socially responsible practices,... 


Image of green hydrogen concept
HySHiFT sustainable aviation fuel project, South Africa – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Contractual negotiations are under way between the developers of the project and the intermediary company established under Germany’s H2Global scheme. 


Location map of the Lance project
Lance Projects – Ross and Kendrick production areas, US – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Peninsula Energy has appointed a contractor for the plant expansion of the Ross central processing plant. 


Image of the Okiep project headgear
Okiep copper project, South Africa – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals has made progress through its acquiring a controlling interest in the project. 


IMAGE OF INFILL DRILLING AT THE WEST KENYA PROJECT
West Kenya gold project, Kenya – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Shanta Gold has reported “encouraging results” in an exploration update. 


Image of construction under way at the Bayside Canal
Bayside Canal upgrade, South Africa
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The upgrade will increase the capacity of the canal. 


Infrastructure Africa Launches Projects Dealroom
Infrastructure Africa Launches Projects Dealroom
18th April 2024

A Revolutionary Platform for Infrastructure Investment Infrastructure Africa, a leading African business event dedicated to fostering infrastructure development across the continent, is proud to... 


X-Furniture supplies bespoke office furniture solution for Barloworld Equipment Botswana
18th April 2024

Barloworld Equipment Botswana, a subsidiary of Barloworld Equipment Southern Africa, recently completed Phase One of its new Centre of Excellence at Phakalane. The project marks a significant... 


Aluminium Alloy Junction Boxes ideal for urban installations
18th April 2024

Aluminium Alloy Electrical Junction Boxes from leading electrical termination manufacturer Pratley can be used in multiple applications in urban areas to distribute and connect cables. Some... 


Optimising green hydrogen production with technology advancement
Optimising green hydrogen production with technology advancement
18th April 2024

By Hennie Colyn at Schneider Electric A recent Markets and Markets research report Green Hydrogen Market, Industry Size Forecast Report  outlines that the segment is set to reach USD 7,314 billion... 


Resources Watch
Resources Watch
17th April 2024

This week: Use underground mines for electricity storage, optimise mine water use; Market development of full PGMs basket is essential, Industry Day hears, and, South Africa well placed to benefit... 


Joburg Water showcases its reservoirs
Joburg Water showcases its reservoirs
17th April 2024

Johannesburg Water has showcased some of the various reservoirs and systems that supply the City of Johannesburg with water. The water utility also outlined the challenges in operating the systems... 


Resilient performance from SA property despite tough economic backdrop
17th April 2024

Author: Mahir Hamdulay, Equity research analyst, Absa CIB Despite the challenging economic backdrop, high interest rate environments and elevated cost pressures associated with loadshedding, the... 


West African reports high-grade gold mineralisation at Burkina Faso deposit
17th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

ASX-listed unhedged gold mining company West African Resources has reported high-grade gold mineralisation from recent infill underground diamond drilling within the main lode at the M1 South (M1S)... 


Drought in corn field
African Risk Capacity to pay out insurance to drought-affected Southern African farmers
17th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Farmers in Mozambique and Zambia are being impacted by one of the worst droughts in decades, United Nations (UN) assistant secretary-general Reena Ghelani has said as she met with stakeholders to... 


Uranium in hand
Lotus advances process optimisation work ahead of Letlhakane mine development
17th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed Lotus Resources has developed a detailed initial programme of work to maximise the potential of its Letlhakane uranium project, in Botswana. The company is working to update the... 


The Importance of Infrastructure Development in Africa
The Importance of Infrastructure Development in Africa
17th April 2024

Infrastructure development is of paramount importance in Africa due to its significant impact on economic growth, social progress, and sustainable development.  Here are several key reasons why... 


Orion MD and CEO Errol Smart
Orion makes advances in acquiring control of Okiep copper project
17th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Australia-headquartered Orion Minerals has made progress with acquiring a controlling interest in the Okiep copper project, in South Africa’s Northern Cape province. Orion and other relevant... 


Grindex Bravo submersible pumps have been chosen for diverse applications at a mineral sands operation on South Africa's West Coast
Elevating efficiency in mineral sands with Grindex Bravo Pumps
17th April 2024

Grindex Bravo submersible pumps were selected by a mineral sands operation on the West Coast of South Africa and according to JD Nel, Key Account Manager at Integrated Pump Technology, these will... 


Namibia sees final investment decision on oil find by end 2024
17th April 2024 By: Reuters

Namibia will invest a big chunk of any revenue it gets from a potentially massive oil discovery into a sovereign wealth fund, and expects to learn if the find is commercially viable later this... 


Impact manager Acre raises $100m for African climate infrastructure
17th April 2024 By: Reuters

Two former BNP Paribas bankers have raised almost $100-million for a new fund which aims to unlock billions of dollars of funding for climate-aligned infrastructure projects in Africa. Acre Impact... 


Rio Tinto CEO Jacob Stausholm says the group delivered stable operating results in the first quarter.
Rio Tinto reports dip in first-quarter iron-ore shipments
17th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified mining group Rio Tinto has reported lower first-quarter iron-ore shipments of 78-million tonnes, amounting to a 5% year-on-year decline. The company attributed the dip to weather... 


Codelco CEO vows to pursue community buy-in over lithium expansion
17th April 2024 By: Reuters

Chile's State-run miner Codelco has made progress in negotiating with local communities over lithium mining and will keep working to win their support, CEO Ruben Alvarado said on Tuesday, a day... 


Cape Town technology enterprise incubator celebrates birthday with launch of new products
16th April 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

Cape Town-based ‘techpreneur’ incubation hub The Creative Lab has announced that it would mark its first anniversary with the launch of a diverse array of cutting-edge products, developed by a... 


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