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JKTech is the technology transfer company for the Sustainable Minerals Institute at The University of Queensland

‘Optimising today and transforming tomorrow’ is the objective of JKTech’s new Mining Leaders’ Program – a revolutionary seven month, four module course that aims to address the global shortage of future leaders in the industry. Brett Cunningham, Acting CEO of JKTech says, “We developed this... 

Altaaqa Global Breaks Ground for Its Headquarters

Altaaqa Global CAT Rental Power, the global provider of temporary power solutions, broke ground at the site of its new headquarters at the Dubai World Central, on December 3, 2014. Located on a 40,000 square meter plot of land, the facility will house the head office, a state-of-the-art asset... 

Creamer Media publishes Liquid Fuels 2014 - A review of South Africa's Liquid Fuels sector research report

Creamer Media’s Liquid Fuels 2014 Report examines these issues, focusing on the business environment, oil and gas exploration, the country’s feedstock supplies, the development of South Africa’s biofuels industry, fuel pricing, competition in the sector, the logistics of transporting liquid fuels... 

Creamer Media publishes Liquid Fuels 2014 - A review of South Africa's Liquid Fuels sector research report

Mbe Minerals Sa Lowers Capital And Operating Costs With Latest Iron Ore And Coal Beneficiation Technology

MBE Minerals SA is a leading supplier of iron ore and coal beneficiation technology, offering basic and detailed engineering, components for complete plants and systems including modernisation and capacity increase measures, as well as automation and process control equipment. The company’s scope... 

JKTech CEO moving to global Anglo role

After 14 years at JKTech, Dr Dan Alexander is stepping down as CEO at the end of 2014 to commence a role within Anglo American as Head of Open Forum based in London. Dr Alexander has a long history with JKTech, the technology transfer company for the Sustainable Minerals Institute at The... 

Creamer Media publishes Base Metals 2014: A review of Africa's base metal's sector research report

In light of these developments, Creamer Media’s Base Metals 2014 Report examines the global base metals market, with a particular focus on supply and demand, and on the production of copper, zinc, nickel and lead, as well as selected base metals operations and projects in Africa. 

Creamer Media publishes Base Metals 2014: A review of Africa's base metal's sector research report

Kennametal Opens New Rapid Response Center in Istanbul, Turkey

New facility joins UK-based center and RRCs in South Korea and Poland in delivering maximum customer value. When it comes to local service, metalworking operations require three things – their problems are understood, they are responded to quickly, and that they get the right solutions. To better... 

Redis Construction Afrika ‘Strikes Gold’ with Award of Asanko Gold Mining project in Ghana

Redis Construction Afrika has announced that it has been awarded the SMP contract for the construction of the Asanko Gold Mine  in Ghana, a milestone step in the company’s  West African and pan-African growth strategy.  The contract is a ground-breaking one for Redis, as it is the first time the... 

Zest Weg Group Wins Major Contracts From Arcelormittal

The Zest WEG Group is showcasing its full suite of products and manufacturing capabilities at a flagship infrastructure and iron ore mining project in Liberia. This follows Group company EnI Electrical clinching two major contracts for ArcelorMittal at Buchanan Port in Liberia as well as at the... 

Creamer Media publishes Water 2014: A review of South Africa's water sector research report 

By: Creamer Media Reporter Creamer Media’s Water 2014 report considers the aforementioned issues, not only in the South African context, but also in the African and global context, and examines the issues of water and sanitation, water quality and the demand for water, among others. 

Creamer Media publishes Water 2014: A review of South Africa's water sector research report

Shanghai Welcomes Dubai And Dmcc To 2014 China Gold And Precious Metals Summit

DMCC, one of the world’s leading commodity hubs for trade and enterprise and the largest and fastest growing Free Zone in the UAE, attended the 9th annual China Gold and Precious Metals Summit with a Dubai trade delegation. Franco Bosoni, Director, Commodity Services, DMCC said: “DMCC recognises... 

Murray & Roberts Underground Mining Platform Is The Single Most Active Shaft Sinking Company In The World Outside Of China

The Murray & Roberts Underground Mining platform not only has growth in its order book, but with 22 active shaft projects underway globally, is the single most active shaft sinking group in the world outside of China. This is according to Allan Widlake, Business Development Executive of Murray &... 

Murray & Roberts Underground Mining Platform Is The Single Most Active Shaft Sinking Company In The World Outside Of China

Solutions for Mining beyond Mines

It is a well-known fact that South Africa’s mining industry is an important sector in the country’s economy. It is similarly well known that, due to the history, structure and practices, South Africa’s expertise in mining is on par with some of the best mining countries in the world. However, the... 

Marthinusen & Coutts Wins Contract To Inspect And Repair Three Winder Motors At Cullinan Diamond Mine

Marthinusen & Coutts, a division of Actom, was awarded the contract to refurbish three winder motors at the Cullinan Diamond Mine. The contract was awarded by instrumentation and control specialist ABB, in consultation with Petra Diamonds. ABB is in the process of upgrading the mine’s winders to... 

Pedestrian Detection System Developed By Booyco Electronics Is Expected To Change The Face Of Mining In South Africa

The drive by Booyco Electronics to pioneer Pedestrian Detection System technology in South Africa is expected to change the face of mining. Legislation under development by the Chamber of Mines’ Mining Industry Occupational Safety and Health taskforce is being fast tracked to compel the... 

Snc-Lavalin Set To Broaden Capabilities In Africa

SNC-Lavalin has increased its capabilities in Africa thanks to the recent acquisition of Kentz. “We are growing due to the broader focus this has given us in other sectors such as oil and gas, infrastructure, power and water,” says Graeme Johnson, Managing Director, Southern Africa, SNC-Lavalin.... 

Raubex Group Showcases Its Turnkey Solutions At 476-Unit Housing Project At Kumba Iron Ore’s Sishen Mine

The Raubex Group has showcased its turnkey solutions capability at a 476-unit housing project for Kumba Iron Ore at its Sishen Mine at Kathu in the Northern Cape. “The success of the housing project undertaken for Anglo American at Kumba holds huge potential for Raubex in the mining services... 

Creamer Media publishes Coal 2014: A review of South Africa's coal sector research report

Creamer Media’s Coal 2014 report examines South Africa’s coal industry amid the business environment, the key participants in the sector, local demand, export sales and coal logistics, projects being undertaken by the large and smaller participants in the market, as well as various issues... 

Creamer Media publishes Coal 2014: A review of South Africa's coal sector research report

Fight Rust and Save Time and Money

Rust is a highly destructive force able to compromise and destroy expensive building materials, mechanical parts and exposed surfaces. When investigating the removal and treatment of rust, it frequently proves extremely labour intensive, resulting in high costs for businesses. Chemsearch... 

Zest Weg Group Positions Itself To Become A Regional,Manufacturing Hub And Centre Of Excellence Of Weg

The Zest WEG Group is positioning itself to become a regional hub of WEG, with subsidiary company Shaw Controls “set to become the number one panel builder and systems integrator in Africa,” Louis Meiring, CEO of the Zest WEG Group says. This forms part of the Group’s overall strategy to ramp up... 

Zest Weg Group Positions Itself To Become A Regional,Manufacturing Hub And Centre Of Excellence Of Weg

Minesight For Coal

Coal mines face unprecedented challenges. Stringent legislation governing production and emissions means companies demand unique software solutions. Those companies increasingly turn to MineSight because MineSight software meets those needs. MineSight offers coal-specific modeling features and... 

Kibo Mining appoints Aurecon for power plant study in Tanzania

Mining appoints Aurecon for power plant study in Tanzania Kibo Mining has appointed Aurecon to conduct a prefeasibility study for a 300MW coal fired power plant in Rukwa, Tanzania. CEO of Kibo Mining Louis Coetzee said: “We are exceptionally pleased with the acceleration of this study and the... 

Schneider Electric and Ampcontrol join forces to optimise underground coal mining operations

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, and Ampcontrol, Australia’s largest privately-owned electrical engineering company, today announced a partnership to co-develop an operational intelligence solution that will specifically address the needs of underground coal mining... 

South Africa’s major mines continue extensive disposal of redundant equipment

Maintaining momentum of fiscal prudence and freeing up working capital, South Africa's major mines continue to proactively dispose of redundant assets. These disposals are primarily due to financial reasons, but also as a result of a need to better structure supply chains. With an increasing... 

ABB launches new hoist assessment service ‘Hoist Performance Fingerprint’

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has launched a new service product called Hoist Performance Fingerprint to help its customers assess and optimize the condition of their mine hoists. It consists of a structured audit of complete hoist systems – covering all electrical and... 

Mining sector to benefit from the CSIR’s multidisciplinary research, development and innovation approach

South Africa’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research continues to undertake research, development and innovation to benefit the South African mining sector. The organisation was recently selected as a partner organisation to deliver the Mine Health and Safety Council’s Centre of... 

New Cat® 994K Wheel Loader Features Increased Payload, Power and Productivity—and Lower Cost per Ton

The new Cat® 994K Wheel Loader is Caterpillar’s largest wheel loader and handles significantly greater payload compared to its predecessor, the 994H. The result is fewer passes required to load large mining trucks, higher productivity and lower cost per unit of material moved. The standard 994K... 

Leading mining contractor Macmahon adopts ChekRite inspection system

One of Australia’s leading mining contractors, Macmahon Holdings, has implemented ChekRite’s iPad-based compliance system to carry out its heavy equipment inspections and tests. ChekRite is an iPad-based App developed specifically for the mining industry as an easy-to-use, low-cost alternative to... 

New Cat® 6020B Hydraulic Mining Shovel Features Innovative Designs for Safe

The Cat® 6020B Hydraulic Mining Shovel is a brand new model in the extensive line of Cat hydraulic mining shovels. The clean-sheet design features a 22-tonne (24-ton) payload and 224-tonne (247-ton) operating weight and teams with the Cat 777G Off-Highway Truck for optimized loading and hauling.... 

New Cat® 6020B Hydraulic Mining Shovel Features Innovative Designs for Safe

Deswik Makes A Mark In South Africa

Miners who are researching efficient mining techniques and optimisation of operating costs are attending the In-Pit Crushing and Conveying Conference (IPCC 2014) in Johannesburg this week. The Deswik team will be present to showcase the latest advances for planning continuous mass mining... 

Creamer Media publishes Diamonds 2014: A review of Southern Africa's diamond sector research report

In line with other luxury products, the diamond industry was severely affected by the global recession of 2008/9 and although prices quickly recovered, the industry was in for a rollercoaster ride over the following years, as 2011’s European sovereign crisis threatened to erase gains. However,... 

Creamer Media publishes Diamonds 2014: A review of Southern Africa's diamond sector research report
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