Friday , July 12 2024

Projects

Rwanda Mines for Gender Equality: Women Take Up Pickaxes in Pursuit of Progress

Rwanda is unearthing a new kind of treasure: its women. In a sector traditionally dominated by men, the tiny African nation is making big strides towards gender equality in its lucrative mining industry. This commitment was on full display during a recent celebration of International Day of Women in Mining …

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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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ARSP inks new deal with Tenke Fungurume Mining

The Congolese Regulatory Authority for Subcontracting in the Private Sector (ARSP) has announced a new agreement with China’s CMOC Group, the majority shareholder at the world’s second largest cobalt mine, Tenke Fungurume Mining (TFM), to ensure more Congolese participation in the value chain of the project. ARSP and CMOC Group, …

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Trafigura and Kamoa-Kakula sign agreements to become first customers of the Lobito Atlantic Railway

Trafigura and Kamoa-Kakula have today agreed long-term commitments to transport minerals via the Lobito Atlantic Railway for a minimum term of six years. The terms of the Reserved Capacity Agreements were signed during the Mining Indaba in Cape Town, South Africa and mark the first long-term commercial commitments to the …

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IonicRE Secures Landmark Mining Licence for Ugandan Rare Earths Project, Eyes 2026 Production

ASX-listed Ionic Rare Earth (IonicRE) has unlocked a pivotal milestone in its Ugandan ambitions, securing the first large-scale mining licence (LML) ever issued under the country’s revamped Mining Act of 2022. The granted LML 00334, officially signed by Ugandan Minister of Energy and Mineral Development Dr Ruth Nankabirwa Ssentamu, covers …

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Twiga partnership adds value to Tanzanian economy

Tanzania and Barrick Gold Corporation are working together to create sustainable value for all stakeholders, says president and chief executive Mark Bristow. Bristow said Barrick’s pioneering Twiga partnership with the government, which equally shares the economic benefits generated by the North Mara and Bulyanhulu mines, should be a model for …

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Uganda approves Ionic Rare Earth for demonstration plant

Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD) Uganda has granted ASX-listed Ionic Rare Earths approval for its demonstration plant at the Makuutu rare earths project. The demonstration plant is expected to validate and optimise results from the Stage 1 definitive feasibility study (DFS), which was released last month, and will …

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Brand new WearCheck labs open in Kathu, Johannesburg

Kathu, the iron ore capital of the Northern Cape province, is where condition monitoring specialist company, WearCheck, recently opened its newest laboratory. While for many years there has been a WearCheck office in Kathu where used oil samples could be dropped off, the nearest laboratory was in Johannesburg, where the samples …

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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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