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Worleyparsons Embarks On Golpu Feasibility Study

Following approval of the prefeasibility study prepared for the greenfield Golpu Project in Papua New Guinea, WorleyParsons has now embarked on the feasibility study stage. Adopting an innovative approach, the PFS split the project into two stages, the first targeting the upper higher value... 

Mountain Province Diamonds Announces Completion of Primary Syndication of US$370M Term Loan Facility

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. is pleased to announce that primary syndication of the previously announced US$370M term loan facility has been successfully completed. Commenting, Mountain Province CEO Patrick Evans said: “With the completion of primary syndication the way is now clear for the... 

Eqstra Heavy Equipment Delivers Terex Trucks To Contract Miner Mcc

In a major contract award, Eqstra Industrial Equipment has delivered 13 Terex Trucks TR100 rigid dump trucks to MCC, Eqstra’s Contract Mining & Plant Rental Division, to be deployed for the project awarded at Karowe Diamond Mine, located in the diamond-rich Letlhakane region of Botswana. MCC was... 

Eqstra Heavy Equipment Delivers Terex Trucks To Contract Miner Mcc

ExxonMobil Highlights Benefits of Proper Machine Lubrication At Mining Summit Africa

Optimum lubrication helps to ensure maximum productivity and safety at mine sites • Advanced lubricants have potential to extend equipment life, reduce costs and increase safety • ExxonMobil offers comprehensive range of lubricants for mining equipment • Leading industry conference took place in... 

Ready for the resource revolution

We are accelerating the transformation of our businesses and our organisation by combining all of our activities under a single brand. This single brand, the culmination of over 150 years of shared history, expresses our ambition and demonstrates our commitment to securing resources. 

Ready for the resource revolution

Creamer Media publishes Electricity 2015: A review of South Africa's electricity sector research report

Creamer Media’s Electricity 2015 report provides an overview of State-owned power utility Eskom and independent power producers, as well as electricity planning, transmission, distribution and the theft thereof, besides other issues. 

Creamer Media publishes Electricity 2015: A review of South Africa's electricity sector research report

AEL poised to transform the industry with its new and improved Vertical Drop system

AEL Mining Services has entered into an agreement with ELB Engineering Services for the installation of turnkey Vertical Drop infrastructure that will enable deeper, safe and efficient delivery of emulsions for blasting in underground mining operations. A Memorandum of Understanding between the... 

New Blasthole Drills Mobile App for the Pit Viper Series

From the open pit to the palm of your hand, Atlas Copco is bringing the Pit Viper blasthole drill series to your Apple tablet and mobile device. The new app focuses on Atlas Copco’s Pit Viper blasthole drills, with the latest case stories, product information, and interactive 3D models The... 

New Blasthole Drills Mobile App for the Pit Viper Series

Booyco Electronics Installs Its Pedestrian Detection System Technology At A Surface Mining Operation

Booyco Electronics, which has been at the forefront of Pedestrian Detection Systems in the South African mining industry since 2006, is currently installing its PDS technology at a surface mining operation. “We have completed the mining operation side and are currently busy with the mineral... 

Simulated Process Operations Training from Immersive Technologies Delivers Safer and More Productive Plants

Immersive Technologies has released a new training solution for process plant operator training. Simulated Process Operations Training, SPOT™, maximizes plant uptime and throughput, improves safety and significantly reduces the time taken to train new plant operators. The global process industry... 

Mimosa Coal Mine Partners with Immersive Technologies for Operator Safety and Productivity

New mining practices are underway at an underground coal operation in Mexico after changes in geological conditions led to increased coal seam outbursts, putting miner’s lives in danger. To keep operators away from the risk of outbursts the site now operates using a tele-remote system. The site... 

Addressing Mining Industry Challenges Through Training

This month, Immersive Technologies announced the uptake of their Training Systems Integration service has surpassed 200 programs at over 100 mining sites making it the most trusted operator training and technology integration program in mining. They were able to achieve this in collaboration with... 

ELB completes contract for Sedibeng 250tph Wet Screening Plant

ELB Engineering Services (Pty) Ltd is pleased to announce that it has completed the design, fabrication and construction of a 250tph iron ore wet screening plant for the Sedibeng Iron Ore Company. For Sedibeng to comply with restrictions which limit the maximum percentage of fines allowed in... 

IIa Technologies Unveils World’s Largest Diamond

IIa Technologies launches new brand initiative, Cultured in Singapore Hi-res images may be downloaded from this link: we.tl Singapore-based IIa Technologies, the world leader in Grown Diamond technology, today announced the launch of the world’s largest diamond greenhouse, a 200,000 square foot,... 

IIa Technologies Unveils World’s Largest Diamond

MICROmega secures local partner in Swaziland

MICROmega Group Company, NOSA, a global leader in the provision of occupational health, safety and environmental “HSE” services, has secured a local partner for its Swaziland operations. NOSA acquired Swaziland Occupational Safety and Health “SOSH” approximately seven years ago and it has always... 

World's Biggest Diamond Producers and Trade Leaders to Shine in Dubai

Company Announcement - Executives from De Beers Group, Alrosa and Endiama to reveal how the New Silk Route from China across Africa to Dubai has transformed the global Diamond trade. Diamond world trade leaders from WDC, WFDB and IDMA to speak at the conference The Dubai Diamond Exchange, a DMCC... 

World's Biggest Diamond Producers and Trade Leaders to Shine in Dubai

The BEAST Fog Cannon from FlowCentric Mining Technology

These diverse machines are in great demand – and it’s easy to see why! FlowCentric Mining Technology has implemented 30 units in the last 60 days. Even the film industry is benefiting from The BEAST’s diverse fog generating abilities! 

The BEAST Fog Cannon from FlowCentric Mining Technology

Gearing your Lamproom for Today's Safety Requirements

The mining industry has come under increased scrutiny over the safety of personnel in mines and the prevention of  situations which contravene the requirements of Sections 54 and 55 of the Mine’s Health & Safety’s Act. Safety is a key concern within the mining industry and outsourcing Lamproom... 

Gearing your Lamproom for Today's Safety Requirements

Northam awards PGM furnace contract to Tenova Pyromet

High capacity furnace and smelting plant specialist, Tenova Pyromet, has been awarded a contract from platinum miner, Northam Platinum Limited, covering the basic engineering and future supply of a PGM Smelting furnace, feed system and off gas handling plant, as well as detail design of the... 

On the 21 April 2015 in Maputo, the market briefing on both the new Gas & Petroleum Law as well as the new Mining Law for Mozambique takes place at the Radisson Blu, Maputo.

The main focus of the market briefing is to focus on key elements of the new Laws pertaining to foreign companies working in Mozambique and the new requirements presented regarding • The promotion and development of Local Content policies and practice • Local content requirements for the... 

Maximize Efficiency And Modernize Your Operations

GEFA System AB will be back in Africa during the second quarter of 2015. Take the opportunity to meet with us and see how we can help reduce energy expenditure in your underground mine. Or if you are looking for efficient and Low NOx combustion technology we will show you how we can help. We are... 

Cat® MD6420B Rotary Drills set operating hours records

At Glencore’s Ravensworth mine, two new Cat® MD6420B Rotary Drills have been cutting their teeth on the overburden of Australian coal for the last 12 months. Their production results are in—with engine hours well above the industry’s “good” rating of 5,000 engine hours per year and even beyond... 

Cat® MD6420B Rotary Drills set operating hours records

Botswana Resource Sector Conference 2015

The programme for the 13th Botswana Resource Sector Conference has been published today and brings together most of the resource players in Botswana under one roof. Endorsed and fully supported by the MMWER and BCM, the conference which has seen year on year growth since its inception has... 

Maximize Efficiency And Modernize Your Operations

Company Announcement - GEFA System AB will be back in Africa during the second quarter of 2015. Take the opportunity to meet with us and see how we can help reduce energy expenditure in your underground mine. Or if you are looking for efficient and Low NOx combustion technology we will show you... 

Major players sign up for Bauma Conexpo Africa 2015

• Barloworld Equipment exhibiting for the first time • Bell Equipment takes up more space • Other big players in the sectors are already signed up • Plans for International Pavilions from nine countries and regions The market for construction and mining machinery in sub-Saharan Africa holds great... 

Mineral Regulatory Compliance Course

The Professional Development Project of the Faculty of Law UCT, and Mineral Law in Africa in conjunction with The Mining Solution, are pleased to offer a course in Mineral Regulatory Compliance. On 20 - 24 July 2015. WHY COMPLIANCE Compliance as a concept has far more intrinsic value and benefit... 

Assmang’s Black Rock Mine Expands Simulator Fleet to Further Improve Operator Safety and Productivity

Assmang’s Black Rock manganese operation in the remote Northern Cape province of South Africa is expanding its training simulation capacity to increase safety and productivity levels. Black Rock’s training team recently completed factory acceptance testing of their new CYBERMINE simulator for an... 

Assmang’s Black Rock Mine Expands Simulator Fleet to Further Improve Operator Safety and Productivity

Chicago Pneumatic light towers outshine competition

Chicago Pneumatic have been chosen by one of South Africa’s leading opencast mining contractors Diesel Power Open Cast Mining (Pty) Limited following a live demonstration in which a CPLT M10 light tower comprehensively outperformed models displayed by competitors. Chicago Pneumatic, represented... 

Chicago Pneumatic light towers outshine competition

Alta Announces Free Technical Library For Metallurgical Industry

Company Announcement - ALTA announced today that the ALTA Free Library is now available to the industry. The library will initially offer the proceedings from the 1995-2009 Nickel-Cobalt conferences, which includes 350+ technical papers. The 1997-2009 Uranium proceedings will be available late... 

Creamer Media publishes African Mining Roundup for March 2015 electronic research report

This month’s report includes details of emerging copper miner Cupric Africa’s proposed development of a new underground copper mine, in Botswana; Africa-focused Rainbow Rare Earths’ mining licence for its high-grade Gakara rare earths project, in Burundi; and platinum mining major Impala... 

Creamer Media publishes African Mining Roundup for March 2015 electronic research report

Sparkling Project For Local Firm

Leading panelbuilder JB Switchgear Solutions was recently awarded two multimillion Rand contracts by Petra Diamonds for the design, manufacture and supply of motor control centres to their Cullinan and Finsch Mines respectively. The primary purpose of the C-Cut Phase 1 project is to extend the... 

Sparkling Project For Local Firm
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