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Gemfields full-year benefit rises 2% on record ruby, emerald deals

Faberge gems brand proprietor Gemfields Bunch detailed a 2% rise in full-year benefit on Friday made a difference by higher costs for uncut emeralds and rubies. The valuable stone mineworker said feature profit per share, the most benefit degree in South Africa, rose to 4.8 US dollar cents for the …

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Interview Questions for Jeanette Van Wyk – CARL HAMM

Please give us a brief background about your role and your organisation’s journey thus far in Africa. Our parent company in Germany, Röhrenwerk Kupferdreh Carl Hamm GmbH is a 4th Generation family-run business – Carl Hamm PPS in South Africa was established in 2016 to service SADC member countries . …

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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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Schneider Electric warns of critical minerals, metals shortfall

Schneider Electric is one of the sponsors of this year’s African Mining Indaba has emphasized industry partnership in meeting critical minerals and metals demand The call comes after an International Energy Agency (IEA) report indicated that the Mining, Minerals, and Metals (MMM) industries’ clean energy transition will require the quadrupling …

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Energy transition ambitions put on spotlight

Formerly known as African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa, Enlit Africa 2023 returns showcasing the latest technology and services on offer in the power and energy sector Slated for 16 to 18 May at the CTICC in Cape Town under the theme: The multi-dimensional, multi-sectoral energy transition Enlit Africa includes …

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KCM Secures $27m for annual Smelter Shutdown

Konkola Copper Mines Plc (KCM) has secured financing to conduct the annual shutdown of the Nchanga smelter, which periodically requires an upgrade of infrastructure to improve efficiency and production. The bi-annual smelter shutdown scheduled to also take place between July and August for 45 days is meant to prolong the …

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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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Epiroc Wins Large Equipment Order for Platinum Mine in South Africa

A leading productivity and sustainability partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, Epiroc, has won a large order for low-profiling mining equipment from African Rainbow Minerals for use at a platinum mine in South Africa. African Rainbow Minerals has ordered drill rigs, loaders and mine trucks for use at the …

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GoviEx sells Falea to develop Muntanga, Madaouela projects

GoviEx has entered into a sale agreement with African Energy Metals (AEM) for its subsidiary Delta Exploration in Mali. According to the company Delta holds three contiguous exploration licences – Falea, Bala, and Madini collectively known as the Falea project. The sale of the Falea project is part of GoviEx’s strategy …

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Chamber of Mines applaud govt’s revived passion for mining

The mining sector is witnessing revived growth spurring renewed interest from local and international investors and creating new business opportunities for the local economy. According to industry stalwart Dr. Godwin Beene, who is FQM Government Affairs Specialist, and President of the Zambia Chamber of Mines has attributed the development to …

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