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Brightening Botswana’s Future: Botala Energy and AAAS Energy Join Forces for Solar Expansion

Botswana is poised for a significant boost in clean energy production as Botala Energy and AAAS Energy announced a collaborative effort to develop a solar power plant near Palapye. This ambitious project has the potential to generate up to 250 MW of solar capacity, significantly contributing to the country’s renewable …

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Altona Makes a Move for Botswana Copper and Silver

Eyes on Kalahari Copper Belt: Altona Rare Earths clinches option deal for Sesana project London-listed Altona Rare Earths has secured a foothold in the coveted Kalahari Copper Belt (KCB) after inking a binding option agreement with Ignate African Mining. The deal grants Altona the exclusive right to acquire up to …

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Cobre Drills for Copper Riches in Botswana’s Kalahari Copper Belt

Cobre Limited has ignited its quest for copper and silver in Botswana’s Kalahari Copper Belt, commencing a diamond drilling program at its Okavango Copper Project (OCP). This 2,000-meter initiative marks a significant step for the company, targeting not only the discovery of valuable minerals but potentially unearthing new resources close …

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MATO Products Setting New Standards in Botswana’s Conveyor Belt Market

A leading provider of conveyor belt solutions and a proud member of the Multotec Group, MATO Products continues to spearhead innovation in Botswana’s mining sector. With its groundbreaking belt fastening systems, comprehensive range of lacing equipment, and unwavering commitment to belt cleaning technologies, MATO Products is reshaping industry standards. MATO …

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LIFECYCLE APPROACH WITH OEM PARTS FOR SUSTAINABLE PUMPING SOLUTIONS

Capital equipment like pumps operate only as well as their components and wear parts allow, so it makes little sense to risk this performance by installing a replicated part. “Mining and other industrial applications rely heavily on continuous operations to reach the productivity levels that make them profitable,” says Marnus …

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New senior regional appointment to Nissan Africa leadership-Updated

Jordi Vila, currently Nissan Divisional Vice President Marketing and Sales Europe is appointed as President Nissan Africa, as DVP. Joni Paiva, currently Nissan Africa President & India Sales & Marketing DVP will return to the Renault group. Vila is a 30-year Nissan veteran with extensive experience sales and marketing in …

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Debswana Unveils Skills Pipeline for Jwaneng Expansion, Prioritizing Local Talent

Debswana, the De Beers-Botswana government joint venture, is laying the groundwork for a skilled workforce ahead of the expansion of its Jwaneng mine. This proactive approach emphasizes investment in local talent and bodes well for the future of Botswana’s mining sector. The Jwaneng mine, currently the world’s richest diamond mine …

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Rich rewards result from investing in WearCheck’s training

Ensuring that condition monitoring customers whose maintenance staff undergo ongoing technical skills training earn significant returns from their investment into the training courses, is a priority for condition monitoring specialist company, WearCheck. Maintenance crew members can choose from more than 15 courses that are conducted by WearCheck’s experts in various …

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Exxaro Undeterred in Copper Pursuit Despite Botswana Loss

South African mining giant Exxaro Resources remains committed to its diversification strategy, actively seeking copper and manganese acquisitions, according to Chief Executive Nombasa Tsengwa. This comes after Exxaro was outbid by China’s MMG for the Khoemacau copper mine in Botswana for a hefty $1.9 billion. Tsengwa emphasized Exxaro’s measured approach, …

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Lucara Unearths Stellar Diamonds at Karowe Mine

Lucara Diamond Corp. (TSX: LUC) has unearthed a treasure trove of diamonds at its Karowe Mine in Botswana, further solidifying its position as a leading producer of high-quality gems. The company announced the recovery of several impressive stones, including a magnificent 320-carat diamond, a 111-carat gem-quality stone, and two additional …

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