University of the Witwatersrand’s Wits Mining Institute DigiMine Laboratory head Ahsan Mahboob.

Sibanye-Stillwater funding Wits University’s carbon storage brainstorming ‘techathon’

22nd May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg- and New York listed platinum group metals, green metals and gold mining company Sibanye-Stillwater is funding a brainstorming ‘techathon’ on the challenge of storing carbon in... 

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe and Shadow Mineral Resources Minister James Lorimer.

Mantashe: Exploration funds July; Lorimer: Mining new deal can create poverty-busting jobs

16th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The first R500-million worth of mineral exploration funds will be available from July, Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe told Parliament on May 16 when Shadow Mineral Resources... 

World Platinum Investment Council Research Director Edward Sterck.

Huge projected platinum deficit points to supply need beyond mining and recycling

15th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The platinum deficit prediction for this year is up 77% to close to a million ounces. This year’s platinum deficit is projected to be a record 983 000 oz amid consistently growing industrial demand... 

SFA (Oxford) CEO Henk de Hoop.

Will it be 100% battery electric vehicles by 2035, SFA (Oxford) event asks

11th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Will it be 100% battery electric vehicle (BEV) dominance by 2035? That was the question posed in the title of the SFA (Oxford)'s Battery Metals Lectures on May 11, when slides projected a 45% BEV... 

Glencore CEO Gary Nagle.

Glencore takes yet another step along the busying road to circularity

9th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Mining and marketing company Glencore, which last month initiated steps to provide lithium-ion battery recycling solutions at scale for Spain and Portugal in partnership with FCC Ámbito and... 

Global mining supply. Source: DNV report.

Hydrogen has advantage of relatively cheap energy storage, DNV study finds

28th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Both hydrogen and battery technologies are expected to operate in the power sector, but in different areas, says independent risk management and assurance firm DNV. Hydrogen is expected to play a... 

Sasol issues $1bn in senior notes

28th April 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Energy and chemicals multinational Sasol has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Sasol Financing USA (the issuer) has priced an offering of $1-billion of dollar-denominated notes due 2029.... 

Nigel Townshend.

Shaft-sinking boom-time stalwart Nigel Townshend returns as chair of mining services company

26th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Mining luminary of South Africa’s shaft-sinking boom period at the beginning of the millennium Nigel Townshend is back in action as the newly appointed nonexecutive chairperson of United Mining... 

Takoordeen resigns as CFO of AECI

26th April 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Chemicals company AECI's CFO Aarti Takoordeen has resigned, with immediate effect, for personal reasons. The company's board has appointed AECI Mining CFO Rafael Fernandes as acting CFO and has... 

Hive Hydrogen chairperson Thulani Gcabashe.

50 more R105bn Hive Hydrogen projects still not enough if demand projections continue, says GM

25th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The R105-billion investment pledge by Hive Hydrogen at President Cyril Ramaphosa’s fifth South Africa Investment Conference was the biggest by far, resulting in Engineering News & Mining Weekly... 

Heraeus Precious Metals Executive Vice-President New Business Philipp Walter.

Platinum-based hydrogen production is in competitive upscale mode, Heraeus’ Walter reports

20th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals- (PGM-) based proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrolysis is a competitive technology in upscale mode and is making its mark in electrolysis for hydrogen production as well as... 

Sasol's head office

Sasol secures new $2.9bn facility

18th April 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Chemicals and energy company Sasol has refinanced its existing banking facilities that were due to mature in 2024, by securing a new $2.9-billion banking facility. The new facility comprises a... 

Hive Hydrogen South Africa executive chairperson Thulani Gcabashe.

Green hydrogen investment pledge hits conference’s top spot at R105bn

17th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The investment into green hydrogen was the biggest investment pledge by far to be announced at the fifth South African Investment Conference (SAIC) in Sandton. The R105-billion energy investment... 

AmaranthCX founder and director Paul Miller, when he listed Keaton Energy on the JSE many years ago, well before the delistings issue arose.

How South Africa could have 21 new mining listings

13th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa could have 21 new mining listings if foreign mining companies that already operate in this country would also list on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, the largest stock exchange in... 

Glencore CEO Gary Nagle.

Glencore advances further on circular economy journey

11th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Glencore has taken another step on the road to achieving the world’s circular economy imperative. The London- and Johannesburg-listed diversified mining an marketing company, headed by CEO Gary... 

Professor Judith Kinnaird, the Visiting Professor of the School of Geosciences, and the co-director of Cimera at the University of the Witwatersrand.

Critical metals for low-carbon economy being studied across 12 universities

30th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

A consortium across a dozen South African universities has the spotlight on critical metals for a low-carbon future. At a time when the mining world is focused firmly on the availability of... 

Rifle-Shot Performance Business Development Director Dilley Naidoo.

Mining needs truth-and-reconciliation approach to ESG, says Rifle-Shot’s Naidoo

29th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Mining companies need to approach environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles on a truth and reconciliation footing and be honest about where they are on a scale of one to 10, says... 

A mine blasting undertaken by BME

BME expands its footprint with Indonesian JV

29th March 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Mining and explosives solutions provider BME – a subsidiary of Omnia Holdings – has signed a conditional sale and purchase of shares agreement (CSPA) with Multi Nitrotama Kimia (MNK), an Indonesian... 

Platinum group metals can boost South African jobs and economic growth.

Platinum group metals can add million South African jobs plus R8-trillion to economy

28th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Collaborative marketing of platinum group metals (PGMs) has the potential to add a million more South African jobs and contribute R8-trillion more to the economy as the world greens and lowers... 

Ammonia leak contained at Sasolburg

10th March 2023 By: News24Wire

An ammonia leak at Sasol's operations in the early hours of Friday morning has been contained, the synthetic fuel and chemicals giant has said. According to a Sasol spokesperson, a "strong ammonia... 

Multotec Canada GM Réjean Foisy

Multotec Canada becomes exclusive distributor for Siebtechnik centrifuge solutions in Canada

10th March 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Mineral processing equipment supplier Multotec Canada has signed an agreement with Siebtechnik to become a distributor of the German company’s range of centrifuge products to the mining, chemicals,... 

Another just energy transition initiative has come flying out of its starting blocks in the form of Just Green AfrH2ica.

Another just energy transition drive hits high spots in form of Just Green AfrH2ica

9th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Yet another just energy transition initiative has come flying out of its starting blocks in the form of Just Green AfrH2ica, the promoter of the just energy transition to green hydrogen in Africa,... 

AECI posts higher full-year revenue and Ebitda, declares dividend

1st March 2023 By: Schalk Burger

JSE-listed industrial and mining chemicals company AECI grew its revenue for the financial year ended December 31, 2022, by 37% year-on-year to R53-billion driven by significantly improved sales in... 

Minerals Council welcomes 125% energy tax break in Budget speech

22nd February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Minerals Council South Africa welcomed the government’s intervention on Eskom’s debt and the financial encouragement to stimulate businesses building renewable energy projects by offering generous... 

Kumba Iron Ore CEO Mpumi Zikalala.

Green steel to cut Scope 3, solar to cut Scope 2, hydrogen to cut Scope 1 – Kumba Iron Ore

21st February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s Kumba Iron Ore sees itself as a critical player in the decarbonisation journey. Regarding tricky Scope 3 emission reduction, the Anglo American company is partnering with top... 


Latest Multimedia

R/€ = 21.1449 Change: 0.0817
R/$ = 19.6925 Change: 0.0276
Au 1959.25 $/oz Change: 16.00
Pt 1035.88 $/oz Change: 5.92