Tuesday , January 31 2023

International

Past 12 months were one of the most challenging ever for Blencowe Resources -CEO

For the fiscal year that ended on September 30, 2022, London-listed Blencowe Resources reported a comprehensive loss of £1.1 million that was attributable to the group’s equity holders. With no income in the year, the group says it continues to monitor the loss before tax to ensure its continued viability …

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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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SRK Innovators gather in SA for Global Workshop

By Tracey Drew– Principal Environmental Consultant and SRK’s Team Lead for Innovation and Data Services Known for innovating solutions across multiple disciplines in the consulting engineering field, SRK Consulting held its intensive two and a half-day Global Innovation Workshop in South Africa (SA) recently. Leading up to this international event, …

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Boddington Mine hauls 100 million tonnes using Cat® MineStar™ Command

Western Australia’s largest gold mine, Newmont Corporation’s Boddington Mine, recently surpassed the 100 million tonnes (110 million tons) milestone for material safely hauled using Cat® MineStar™ Command for hauling with the gold industry’s first autonomous haulage system (AHS) fleet. Boddington, a deep open pit surface mine, delivered 19.7 million grams …

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MINING INDABA 2023: INDABA SET TO FOCUS ON AFRICAN MINERALS CRITICAL FOR A GREENER FUTURE

Focusing on the ways Africa can optimise the opportunity to increase the supply of green metals for global energy demands while creating meaningful value for communities will be the emphasis of  Investing in African Mining Indaba 2023 which takes place at the CTICC, Cape Town, 6 – 9 February 2023. …

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Mining’s Energy Transition Dependent on New Copper Sourcing

As the demand for copper surges amid the energy transition, mining experts expect supply deficits to emerge in coming years, in part due to lacklustre investment in exploration and construction of new copper mines. Mining company executives’ preference for safe, short-term returns has led to a massive underinvestment in new …

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Wits GIS course prepares professionals for the future workforce

Geographical Information System (GIS) platforms are becoming the preferred platform for visualising and analysing mining data in multiple dimensions, making the Wits Mining Institute’s (WMI) upcoming GIS course a must-attend for mining professionals. Due to the high demand of the course at international level, this year the course – GIS …

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BME highlights mining efficiency at Indaba

Getting behind the renewed enthusiasm of the upcoming Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town, Omnia Group company BME will be face-to-face with the mining industry at its exhibition booth. “Everyone is looking forward to the interaction at this year’s Indaba, giving a boost to the positive momentum currently …

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Copper Price Rising amidst China Lockdown

On 4 April 2022, the copper price rose despite lingering demand concerns in top consumer China. Copper for delivery in May rose 2.3% from 1 April 2022’s settlement price, touching $4.790 per pound ($10,538 per tonne). Trading was sluggish as Chinese financial markets were closed for a public holiday, but …

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Securex, A-OSH Expo, Facilities Management Expo – and now Firexpo – all confirmed for 2022

Specialised Exhibitions, the largest trade show organiser in Southern Africa, is pleased to announce that its Securex South Africa, A-OSH Expo and Facilities Management exhibitions are confirmed to go ahead for 2022, with the exciting addition of Firexpo to the Securex show. The four trade shows will take place from …

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