A female geologist, with boots firmly grounded, explores the future of mining in SA

By Sharyn Macnamara Sara Turnbull, senior exploration geologist for SRK Exploration, takes us on an excursion into the realities of, and the need for, exploration and discovery of critical minerals in South Africa. [...]

2024-05-22T12:56:12+00:00June 1st, 2024|Mine Excursion|

An excursion into the nuances of alternatives to alternatives in energy

The inherent high cost of some critical metals and elements has driven initiatives to search for alternatives, writes Dr Nicolaas C. Steenkamp, as he explores the nuances of an evolving critical mission in battery chemistry. [...]

2024-05-08T12:06:22+00:00May 1st, 2024|Mine Excursion|

Synopsis of an excursion into positive disruption at mining indaba

Compiled by Sharyn Macnamara The tide is turning for African Mining – global, regional and local currents collided in Cape Town from 5–8 February 2024 at the annual Investing in African Mining Indaba presenting a [...]

2024-03-25T13:40:17+00:00April 1st, 2024|Mine Excursion|

Exxaro and Cennergi to ‘power possibilities’ in Limpopo

Compiled by Sharyn Macnamara The Lephalale Solar Project (LSP), launched by diversified mining and renewable energy solutions company, Exxaro Resources, together with wholly owned subsidiary, Cennergi, promises to ‘power’ new possibilities for the Limpopo area [...]

2024-01-31T13:07:39+00:00February 1st, 2024|Mine Excursion|

An excursion into the mindset of a woman leader in mining 

By Sharyn Macnamara A successful career in mining lies in a positive mindset; opportunities embraced – despite discomfort; being your authentic self and supporting one another in the mining industry, says Fatima Hayat of Glencore. […]

2024-01-09T05:48:48+00:00January 9th, 2024|Mine Excursion|

An excursion on DigMine – exploring real-world solutions in mining (Part 2)

By Sharyn Macnamara Join African Mining on an excursion into the future of mining. Ahsan Mahboob, DigiMine Laboratory head, discusses two new research themes – embarked on in collaboration with a range of industry stakeholders [...]

2023-10-18T13:17:58+00:00November 1st, 2023|Mine Excursion|
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