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Multifunctional security tech can boost productivity

By: Tracy Hancock     19th August 2022 While response to the new technologies needed for South Africa’s mines of the future are mixed, decision-makers are gaining a better understanding of how one device can serve several functions to boost productivity amid a changing mining landscape, says Sweden-headquartered video surveillance... 

Local firm aids mine upgrade

By: Sabrina Jardim     19th August 2022 South Africa-based foundry and engineering company Thos Begbie completed its supply of copper pyrometallurgical components for the upgrade of mining major BHP’s Olympic Dam flash furnace, in Southern Australia, in June. The company was awarded the contract for the manufacture and supply of the... 

Local firm supplying cooling tower in Australia

By: Sabrina Jardim     19th August 2022 Johannesburg-based thermal engineering solutions provider Industrial Water Cooling (IWC) is involved in a new rare earths project, in the northern territories of Australia, where it is determining the cooling requirements for the processing systems. The project is anticipated to be awarded by the... 

Exploration company completes drilling project

By: Sabrina Jardim     19th August 2022 Australia-based exploration and development company Thor Mining has completed the second phase of drilling at its Ragged Range project, in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, in July. Owing to the territory being unexplored, a systematic exploration programme was conducted, starting with... 

Choosing the right ESG paths is critical

By: Sabrina Jardim     19th August 2022 The Australian mining industry is facing hampered growth owing to domestic and global system backlogs. With ESG now a non-negotiable in the sector, explorers are having to quickly adapt to changing policy and guidance with miners now focussing on their environmental, social and corporate... 

Gold Fields announces changes to its board committees

By: Darren Parker     18th August 2022 JSE-listed Gold Fields has announced changes to the allocation of nonexecutive directors to various board committees. Maria Cristina Bitar has been appointed as a member of the audit; risk; social, ethics and transformation; and safety, health and sustainable development committees. 

Traders stare at losses as gold coins boost Zimbabwe dollar

By: Bloomberg     18th August 2022 Not everyone is happy about the Zimbabwean dollar’s gains. Black market traders have been left reeling as measures taken by authorities, including new gold coins, to support the embattled local currency dry up excess liquidity and erode arbitrage opportunities. 

Resources Watch 

18th August 2022 This week: Barrick’s Mali trebling solar as renewables stave off high energy prices at Kibali; Royal Bafokeng looking to R1.6bn off-balance-sheet spend on 98 MW solar plant; and, Environmental, social and governance elevating to safety-equalling status 

Australian firm prepares to build Brazil's first southern phosphate mine

By: Reuters     18th August 2022 The Brazilian arm of Australia's Aguia Resources hopes to complete building the first phosphate mine in Southern Brazil by late 2023, Aguia Fertilizantes CEO Fernando Tallarico told Reuters on Wednesday. The company expects to get the installation license required to start work around October,... 

Gold seen rising above $2 000/oz on inflation, mining veteran says

By: Bloomberg     18th August 2022 Gold could rally above $2 000/oz next year as inflation remains elevated, underpinning support for the metal often viewed as a traditional hedge against price pressures, an industry veteran said. Given the latest Federal Reserve minutes signal hikes could be deferred or smaller, that indicates... 

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