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Longonjo Project update

Longonjo Project update

Pensana Rare Earths has provided an update on the developments with bringing the Longonjo Project online as the first major rare earth mine in over a decade. Two studies are currently underway, a feasibility study into the production of a mixed...

Success in equipment manufacturing: Part 1

In this exclusive two-part feature, Mining News speaks to two women who are involved in the business of manufacturing equipment for the mining industry. They are also members of Mining Equipment Manufacturers of South Africa (MEMSA). They share...

Not all iron ore is created equal

Themba Mkhwanazi was appointed CEO of Kumba Iron Ore in September 2016, at a time of adversity and significant change for the business. Fast forward almost two years, and Kumba profits have soared under Mkhwanazi’s leadership. By Mpinane Senkhane...

Sishen – A flagship game changer

Kumba Iron Ore’s Sishen mine is an open-pit iron ore mine, 14 km in length, producing a leading-quality lump ore and a premium fine ore. The company now intends to extend the life cycle of the successful operation, which currently has 13 years left...

Anglo American’s sustainability strategy

Anglo American recently launched its Sustainability Strategy, outlining an innovative approach to three major areas of sustainability – the environment, community development, and driving greater trust and transparency across the mining industry –...

Unlocking mineral wealth in Mauritania

Straddling the Arab Maghreb and western sub-Saharan Africa, Mauritania’s massive mineral resource wealth makes it an attractive prospect for resource investors. The country is an established producer of crude oil, copper, gold and iron ore, and is...

Holistic service excellence

In a challenging economic climate, companies with effective, inspirational leaders are favourably positioned to weather the storm. Under managing director Thierry Pimi, Cummins SA has placed an unwavering focus on understanding its markets and...