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By Andrew van Zyl, Managing Director, SRK Consulting While mineral exploration investments and discoveries grab the headlines on Africa’s mining prospects for 2024, there is less visible progress being made that promises to strengthen the sector’s future. Africa’s substantial and varied...
Nababeep, Northern Cape, South Africa: Copper 360 (JSE: CPR) has announced a significant discovery at its Tweefontein mine.  Drilling and surface sampling confirmed a potentially large, on-surface, high-grade copper deposit at the first of four Magnetic Drone delineated anomalies...
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 evaluating both mineral assets and the companies themselves. Business models within the...
Demolition robots are a relatively new form of professional service robot used in the demolition sector to demolish buildings at the end of their lifecycle. These mobile robots leverage a range of end-of-arm tools such as breakers, crushers, drills,...
Australian mining company De Grey Mining Limited has awarded Metso orders for a Superior™ MKIII 50-65 primary gyratory crusher and two 14MW Premier™ ball mills. The equipment will be installed at De Grey Mining’s Hemi Gold Project located in the Pilbara...
The Republic of Congo is a mature hydrocarbon market with proven resources, numbering 1.8 billion barrels of oil reserves and 284 billion cubic meters of natural gas reserves. Despite this, the country’s on- and offshore territory remains underexplored and...
Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) , the continent’s leading instrumental infrastructure solutions provider, has announced several strategic partnerships on the sidelines of the recently concluded 2024 Mining Indaba conference in Cape Town to boost Africa’s mining sector, ushering the continent...
The once unconventional sight of a woman skilfully operating heavy-duty machinery at a mine is now becoming commonplace at Kagem Mining. Kagem is striving towards increased diversity and inclusion within its workforce, changing gender stereotypes in mining. 2022 marked a...
Mining operations are known for high water usage, which presents a significant challenge in Africa’s water-scarce regions. Ivanhoe’s Platreef Project in Mokopane, South Africa, has successfully addressed its water supply needs through a creative arrangement with the Mogalakwena Local...
Mining continues to engage with the many difficult issues that affect the future of the industry and broader society, judging by the topics and turn-out at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town. “The event remains a...