Base Metals

The most common base metals are copper, lead,nickel, tin, aluminium, and zinc. Base metals are used in a wide variety of applications. For example, lead has proven to be a reliable source for batteries, and nickel often is used to strengthen and harden metal alloys, including stainless steel. Base metals also are used frequently to coat other metals. For example, zinc is used to coat galvanized steel.

Government admits private sector may purchase COVID vaccines

Solidarity and AfriForum will continue to hold the government liable and accountable and will continuously act as watchdogs.
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Webinar 1 April: Nickel – The forgotten battery metal

Can Africa participate in this anticipated uptick in nickel demand? Does the continent offer resources worth extracting and if so, what is the timeline on doing so? Join Mining Review Africa and Africa Mining Forum as we unpack this topic in greater detail.

Mining stalwarts collaborate to decarbonise mine sites

Electrification is a game changer for the mining industry as it allows the complete removal of diesel from mines.

Silver production forecast to rise by 8.1% in 2021

Global silver mine production is estimated to have declined by 2.4% to 849.7 Moz in 2020, the fourth consecutive annual decrease.
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AVZ Minerals makes big step in delivering Manono

ASX-listed AVZ Minerals is a mere 12 weeks away from its next milestone – a clear plan of action in delivering its Manono lithium and tin project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

POWER DESIGN & DELIVERY: Ivanhoe – Kamoa-Kakula in the DRC

Ivanhoe's goal is to be the world’s ‘greenest’ copper miner and be one of the its lowest greenhouse gas emitters per unit of copper.

Chemvulc: Earth conscious mining

As the source of resources in the world’s building and manufacturing industries, mining plays an essential part in human progress.

BUILDING SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES: Kumba Iron Ore

R3 billion has been invested in relocating the residents of Dingleton to a new purpose-built town, Siyathemba.

COVID-19 didn’t keep Consulmet down

Strong engineering skill sets and expertise has seen Consulmet’s business continue to flourish, even during the worst periods of COVID-19.

Connectivity: The foundation of digital transformation

As the mining sector moves towards a more digitised and automated future, connectivity is becoming increasingly important.

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