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Shell unveils latest bulk grease delivery trucks

30th November 2018 Shell’s latest bulk grease delivery truck provides a one stop filling solution to mining customers to ensure that lubricants can be dispensed on site and accurately recorded, saving both time and reducing cost of ownership. As a major influencer in the mining sector, Shell has further enhanced... 

Thumbs up for Sibanye-Lonmin merger

30th November 2018 The Competition Tribunal on Wednesday approved the merger between Sibanye-Stillwater and Lonmin, with conditions. As part of its consent for the transaction, it imposed a six-month moratorium on retrenchments at the Lonmin operations. 

Go-ahead for $295m Argentina lithium expansion

29th November 2018 The boards of joint venture partners Orocobre and Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC) have approved a 25 000 t/y expansion of the Olaroz lithium facility, which will increase the Argentina-based operation’s output to 42 500 t/y. Announcing the final investment decision this week, Orocobre said that... 

Polymetal buys rest of Nezhda for $185m

29th November 2018 Russian mining group Polymetal will start construction of the Nezhda mine in March next year, the company said on Thursday, after it announced the completion of the acquisition of the remaining 82.3% stake in the property from Ivan Kulakov for $185-million. The Nezdha mine, which the... 

Remediation work at Mali pit under way – Hummingbird

29th November 2018 Remediation work on the western wall of the Komana East pit at Aim-listed Hummingbird Resources’ Yanfolila mine, in Mali, is expected to be completed in January. Hummingbird in October reported that stability issues had been identified at the pit. Mining at the western side of the pit was... 

Solar Street Lighting Solution for Mine Intersections

29th November 2018 Four intersections leading to Black Rock Mine in the Northern Cape have been equipped with BEKA Schréder’s Solar lighting solution, in order to provide a safer environment for pedestrians and motorists. Black Rock Mine is located in Black Rock, a small town in South Africa’s largest and most... 

Group Eleven announces resource estimate for Ireland zinc project

29th November 2018 Canadian junior Group Eleven has announced a new mineral resource estimate for its 60%-owned Ballinalack zinc project, in Ireland. The Ballinalack project contains estimated inferred mineral resources of 5.4-million tonnes grading 8.7% zinc and lead combined (7.6% zinc and 1.1% lead) and 9.0 g/t... 

ARM shares start trading on A2X

29th November 2018 Diversified miner African Rainbow Minerals' (ARM's) shares started trading on the A2X on Thursday.   ARM, which will retain its primary listing on the JSE, is the first mining company to list on the A2X.   A2X CEO, Kevin Brady says, “We are pleased to welcome African Rainbow Minerals onto our... 

Troilus buys more land north-east of past-producing mine

29th November 2018 Quebec-focused exploration and early-development company Troilus has significantly expanded its land position through the acquisition of the Troilus North project, located north-east of the Val-d’Or mining district. The Toronto-based company is focused on restarting the former Troilus mine,... 

Western advances plans to reopen Colorado’s Sunday mine complex

29th November 2018 Colorado-based uranium and vanadium mining company Western Uranium & Vanadium has announced the reopening of the Sunday Mine Complex (SMC) to produce vanadium, a worldwide shortage of which has made several offtake agreements available for ore production. Although no anticipated start date for... 


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