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International

Atlantic Council’s Africa Centre Unveils Revolutionary Critical Minerals Initiative at Mining Indaba

The Africa Centre of the Atlantic Council is embarking on an innovative three-year programme dedicated to critical minerals in Africa. With Africa housing 30% of the world’s critical-mineral reserves, the continent assumes a pivotal role in twenty-first-century supply chains, especially for electric vehicles, lithium batteries, cellphones, medical scanners, and military …

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Secret of the Kibali mine – flying people in and gold bars out

Randgold Resources had to haul heavy equipment more than 1 000 miles to build the roads and hydropower plants needed to construct its Kibali gold mine, the biggest in Democratic Republic of Congo. The sprawling facility in a remote corner of a country the size of Western Europe is a …

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Volt Resources raise funds for Bunyu project in Tanzania

Graphite producer and battery materials developer Volt Resources recently raised $1.632M capital to advance integrated graphite battery materials strategy, including the development of downstream graphite anode business, and progress the Bunyu Project, Tanzania, and Zavalievsky Graphite business. The capital raising consists of a placement to raise $1.132M via the issue …

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Global Copper Market on the brink, says analysts

Reduced supply from major copper producers Panama and Peru may flip the global copper market into a deficit from surplus in 2024 or at least tighten oversupply if the disruptions are not resolved in coming months, analysts said on Tuesday. Panama’s top court on Tuesday ruled that Canadian miner First …

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Multotec eyes environmental clean-up projects

…as test work yields successful results While the modern world simply cannot function without mining and industrial operations, environmental rehabilitation is an essential and sustainable response to the man-made destruction of the natural habitat that is a consequence of these activities. Environmental restoration is an important consideration for Multotec, a …

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STEINERT, Ferbasa leading sensor-based sorting in Latin America

STEINERT has developed a unique sensor combination concept called “multi-sensor sorting” or STEINERT KSS. The STEINERT KSS sorting system applies this concept, combining the x-ray transmission sensor with three other additional sensor options (Induction, 3D laser, and Colour). Ferbasa operates one of the largest chromite mines in Brazil and is …

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Metso launches Skega™ Life

Metso is introducing to its mill lining portfolio an innovative rubber, Skega™ Life, with up to 25 percent longer wear life compared to the current premium rubber, Skega™ Classic.   The new rubber type is developed in Metso’s own laboratory and validated by field studies. Skega™ Life is a part …

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Germany pledges 4 billion Euros in Africa’s green energy

Germany has pledged to invest 4 billion euros in Africa’s green energy until 2030. The announcement was made by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Berlin after meeting African leaders and heads of international organisations including the President of the African Development Bank Group Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, during the G20 Compact …

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Solar, wind Indaba to drive renewable energy innovation

The Africa Energy Indaba, a leading platform for energy professionals and stakeholders across the continent, is excited to announce the launch of the Solar & Wind Indaba. According to the organisers, the event aims to accelerate the adoption of renewable energy solutions, particularly solar and wind, to address the growing …

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Fusion developer hits world-first generation milestone

Fusion energy specialist, ENG8, has demonstrated an electrical energy output five times greater than the energy used in this ground-breaking, independent validation at Culham Innovation Centre in Oxfordshire, one of the top five leading fusion centres in the world, and home to the UK’s Atomic Energy Authority. During each of …

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