Friday , July 12 2024

Press Release

Glencore champions sustainable mining at DRC Mining Week

Glencore cemented its commitment to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) at the recent DRC Mining Week, a pivotal conference shaping the future of the country’s mining sector. The company participated in discussions around “Prioritising sustainable mining operations and local transformation in the DRC,” a theme reflecting growing industry concerns …

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Lualaba’s Land Transformed: Mining Giant and Bank Sow Seeds of Prosperity

A glimmer of hope has sprouted in the Lualaba province of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Mutanda Mining, a Glencore group company partnered with the DRC government and Equity-BCDC have joined forces to launch ProAc, an ambitious project aimed at empowering communities and fostering a thriving agri-food sector. This initiative …

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Marula Mining Gears Up for Export with SGL Logistics Partnership

Manganese miner Marula Mining is ramping up operations at its Larisoro Mine in Kenya with the signing of a key logistics agreement with Scan Global Logistics (SGL) Group. This partnership marks a significant step forward for Marula, paving the way for the efficient export of manganese ore and the generation …

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New members appointed to Mining Indaba advisory board

Mining Indaba has introduced its latest advisory board members, joining the key industry players in driving transformation within the mining sector. Dr. Marit Kitaw and Kwasi Ampofo are now part of the Mining Indaba 2025 advisory board and committee members. According to Mining Indaba, the committee members, with their diverse …

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Too much of a good thing

More is not always the right approach when it comes to using oil additives.  In many instances, blending more additive into the oil, does not result in improved performance. Sometimes, adding more additive actually causes the oil’s function to deteriorate.  In other cases, while the performance of the additive doesn’t …

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The evolution of oil filtration systems

Early automotive engines didn’t use any kind of filtration for the oil. It wasn’t until a patent was granted to Ernest Sweetland and George Greenhalgh in 1923 – for their product the “pure oil later” or “Purolator” – that you could buy an automobile with a full-pressure lubrication system. It …

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Aftermarket oil additives can backfire

Increasing the percentage of a certain additive may improve one property of an oil, while at the same time degrading another. When the specified concentrations of additives become unbalanced, overall oil quality can be affected. Some additives compete with each other for the same space on a metal surface. For …

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Insights into oil additives

By simply including an additive, an inferior base oil cannot be converted into a premium product. It is illogical to use poor-quality oil on a continuing basis, and attempt to overcome its poor lubricating qualities with some special additive. A far better approach is to determine the manufacturer’s recommendation as …

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Empowering Tanzania through Sustainable Energy Solutions

The Tanzanian government is making significant strides in enhancing the country’s energy sector by accelerating the activation of the second turbine at the Julius Nyerere Hydropower Plant (JNHPP). Despite facing challenges posed by overflowing water levels due to El Nino rains, the government remains committed to harnessing the potential of …

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Strandline to sell Tanzania mineral sands asset

Australia’s Strandline Resources has agreed to sell its Tanzania mineral sands assets to a subsidiary of rare earths and mineral sands miner Shenghe Resources. Strandline will receive a total of $43-million, comprising A$27.2-million for the sale of Strandline’s shares in the Tanzania projects and A$15.8-million for the assignment to Shenghe …

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