Tuesday , January 31 2023

Business

US signs MoU with DRC and Zambia for Cobalt and Copper Mining and Processing for Electric Vehicle batteries

The United States of America’s Department of State released a signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Zambia on electric vehicle battery value chains. The document was signed on 13 December 2022, during the Africa Leaders Summit and states DRC and Zambia’s involvement in …

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Leading the Global Charge towards Gender Equality in the African Mining Industry

Top women in the mining industry will be at the forefront of the speaker list and discussions at the upcoming Investing in African Mining Indaba. The 2023 programme will see an exciting line-up of over 50 female speakers from around the world, including the President of Ivanhoe Mines and one of the 100 …

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Walkabout completes Lindi Jumbo inaugural environmental audit

Walkabout Resources has passed an independent environmental audit for Lindi Jumbo Graphite Mine in Tanzania, the first to take place since the commencement of construction activities. The development is in compliance with Regulation 50 of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) & Audit Regulations, Walkabout Resources commissioned NAK Limited to conduct …

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Kenya’s communities to see an increase in entrepreneurial investment following new partnership

Kenya’s startup ecosystem has shown impressive growth over the years, obtaining both 2.1 points in the StartupBlink ecosystem index and ranking as the third-leading African country for startups after South Africa and Nigeria. These achievements have coincided with significant investment flows into areas such as Nairobi, with efforts now underway to uplift …

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How Weholite Technology is helping to maintain Zanzibar’s beauty

By Ali Gulamhussein, Plasco CEO In 2015 CPS Live Ltd, a real estate developer launched Fumba Town, a modern African town in Zanzibar, the island that lies some 30km (just over 16 nautical miles) off the Tanzanian mainland. Fumba Town consists of 3,000 housing units, commercial, retail, hospitality, and medical …

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BARRICK TARGETS FURTHER GROWTH IN TANZANIA

With its North Mara and Bulyanhulu gold mines set to achieve a combined production in excess of 500,000 ounces1 for the second year running, Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:GOLD)(TSX:ABX) is looking to expand its East African footprint from this base. Speaking to media at a briefing at a local school near …

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The first and only CAT IV instructor in Africa is from WearCheck

Condition monitoring specialist company, WearCheck, is proud to announce that its Asset Reliability Care (ARC) division officially has Africa’s first and only CAT IV instructor, after technical and training manager, Louis Peacock, passed his final exam with flying colours. CAT certification is achieved through the Mobius Institute, a worldwide provider …

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Cat latest mining truck hits market

New Cat® 789 Mining Truck builds on a legacy of proven performance to offer efficiency gains, the next generation of cab comfort and cutting-edge connectivity. According to the manufacturer, the truck offers a weight advantage over the competition to haul more material every load and deliver a cost-per-ton advantage. And …

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Terex washing systems for Africa

A thirty-year partnership between Terex Washing Systems and multi-franchise distributor, ELB Equipment, has led to customers in southern Africa delivering some of the highest quality washed sand and aggregates for use of many of the country’s flagship infrastructure projects wherever speciality and higher strength concretes were preferred. The advanced nature …

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Shifting energy gears in manufacturing

Manufacturing is an inherently energy-intensive sector. According to the EIA, 35% of energy consumption in the US is attributed to the industrial sector of which 81% is used by manufacturing. In South Africa, the industry is equally the primary user of power at 52% of the total electricity consumption, and …

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