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Mining Weekly iPhone and Android Apps available for free download 

     20th January 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Creamer Media’s readers continue to be part of the mobile revolution.  Over 20% of Creamer Media’s online readers view the websites on their mobile devices. To cater for this growing mobile readership Creamer Media offers a MiningWeekly.com app for iPhone and Android users.  These apps offer... 

Industrial Explosives Market Is Expected to Reach $196,299 Million, Globally by 2022

     19th January 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Industrial Explosives Market by type (High Explosives, ANFO, Emulsions and Others), end-use industry (Metal Mining, Non-Metal Mining, Quarrying, Construction and Others) is projected to reach $15,888 million by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 6.7% from 2016 to 2022, according to a new report by... 

SA Pump Manufacturer Celebrates 37 Years Of Internationally Proven Award Winning Pump Designs

     19th January 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / HAZLETON PUMPS, a family owned and managed business located in Centurion, has been continually awarded since the company’s inception 37 years ago with numerous awards and is regarded as a world leader in the pumping of high head, high volume acidic liquids containing solids utilising their... 

SA Pump Manufacturer Celebrates 37 Years Of Internationally Proven Award Winning Pump Designs

Caterpillar To Develop Autonomous Mining Truck Technology for Additional Models and Brands

     19th January 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Caterpillar is developing autonomous mining truck technology for an expanded range of models, including other brands. At a recent Cat® MineStar™ Command for hauling demonstration at the company’s facility in Arizona, Caterpillar announced a project to adapt hardware and software for retrofitting... 

Caterpillar To Develop Autonomous Mining Truck Technology for Additional Models and Brands

PDAC 2017: Where the world’s mineral industry meets

     18th January 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The world’s leading minerals and mining event is once again returning to downtown Toronto. The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada’s (PDAC) International Convention, Trade Show & Investors Exchange—celebrating 85 years—will take place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) from... 

PDAC 2017: Where the world’s mineral industry meets

Tackling Acid Mine Drainage And Generating Returns 

     16th January 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Mineral processing specialist Multotec says its continuous ionic filtration (CIF) process could change the mining sector’s outlook on wastewater treatment and also offer an income stream while treating contaminated water to achieve potable water quality. According to Multotec environmental... 

Tackling Acid Mine Drainage And Generating Returns

Improving Screens For Better Bottom Lines

     16th January 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Working closely with mines to ensure optimal designs for vibrating screens and feeders gives Kwatani the opportunity to constantly improve products by applying the latest technology. Kwatani, previously known as Joest Kwatani, is one of the largest OEMs producing custom engineered vibratory... 

Improving Screens For Better Bottom Lines

Quality Equipment Directly Impacts Safety and Efficiency

     12th January 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The mining industry is supported by a vast system of pumps and pipes. Whether to transport slurries filled with product or to siphon away waste and excess water, pumps surround the operation. However, mined materials are not always soft, safe, and easy to handle. A lot of damage can be done to... 

Fluor Wins FEED Contract for Potash Mining Project in East Africa

     11th January 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Danakali Limited selects Fluor following competitive bid process IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) was awarded a front-end engineering, design and optimization (FEED) contract by Danakali Limited (ASX: DNK) in Eritrea, East Africa for the Colluli Potash Project... 

Fluor Wins FEED Contract for Potash Mining Project in East Africa

The Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act

     11th January 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The fact that alcohol consumption increases over the holiday period is a well-known fact, and many companies implement more stringent controls and policies over these times to reduce risk. However, this piecemeal approach is often ineffective in the long run, as the momentum achieved as a result... 

The Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act

Tsodilo Resources Limited Closes C$8,096,683 Private Placement Financing for Units

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / TORONTO, ONTARIO - Tsodilo Resources Limited ("Tsodilo" or the "Company") (TSX- Venture Exchange: (TSD)) is pleased to announce that it has closed a private placement financing (the "Financing") previously announced on December 6, 2016, for gross proceeds to the Company of C$8,096,683. Pursuant... 

Further Eickhoff Shearers for the Balkan Region

     13th December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The steady success story of Eickhoff´s growing population of high performance shearer loaders in Bosnia is backed by two new orders from the region. The path into a new generation of high performance mining with top-of-the-line equipment was already paved some years back when the two mines Breza... 

Local Pump Technology Wows International Market.

     12th December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Pump and Abrasion Technologies® (PAT) unveiled its latest product range CURVE™ to the African market at Electra Mining 2016 and to global markets at the recent MINExpo in Las Vegas, USA. According to Sales Director James Pienaar the reaction to the CURVE™ from potential international clients has... 

Local Pump Technology Wows International Market.

Simulators from Immersive Technologies Developing Community Skills at Canada’s Rainy River Gold Mine

     9th December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / New Gold’s Rainy River Project in Canada is anticipated to create 600 permanent jobs. As part of their investment New Gold is providing training in mining. Simulators from Immersive Technologies are being used to develop future mining equipment operators in the local community. “We’re excited to... 

DroneBox - a world first in geomatics

By: Creamer Media Reporter      8th December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The DroneBox technology is scalable, patented, and designed to equip both plane and multi-rotor UAS, as well as terrestrial photogrammetric and bathymetric UVS.  This solution is a genuine technological kernel, concentrating 70% of the drone's value.  By investing in the DroneBox, professionals... 

Hélicéo wraps up fundraising of €1.5 million

By: Creamer Media Reporter      8th December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Hélicéo is a French start-up that designs, develops and implements innovative civilian drone systems for use in geomatics applications. The company is based in Nantes and has just completed raising funds of €1.5 million. This financing has been raised through Sequoia, Feed and the... 

Size of a Pony, Power like a Clydesdale - new Eickhoff CM cuts at New Clydesdale, SA

     1st December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Australian listed coal mining company Universal Coal plc (UC) started its underground production at the New Clydesdale Colliery (NCC) in September this year. NCC is located about 30km South of Emalahleni in the Witbank coal area of South Africa’s Mpumalanga province. The South African focused... 

MMK’s environmental management system passes international audit

     1st December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / OJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works announces that it is now one of the first companies in Russia to have its environmental management system (EMS) certified in line with the new version of the ISO 14001:2015 International Standard. This audit was carried out by TÜV NORD CERT (Germany), a... 

DELTA launched the new explosion-proof electric vehicle for underground coal mines

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Chinese explosion-proof electric vehicle manufacturer DELTA is pursuing ambitious sales targets in the worldwide. DELTA will offer four models for underground coal mines, which are truck for repair team, 10 seats drift runner, 19 seats passengers’ vehicle and 5 tonnes carrier, all of them are for... 

SA French Supplies Saltec Passenger Hoists To Zambian Mines

     28th November 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Safety and operational reliability are key for equipment that operates on mines, and even more so when this machinery is responsible for the vertical movement of personnel. SA French reports that the company will supply two Saltec T1 half ton passenger hoists to copper mines in Zambia. The two... 

SA French Supplies Saltec Passenger Hoists To Zambian Mines

C-Tech – The Game Changer That Continues To Impress

     28th November 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Afrivalve exceeded expectations with their robust C-Tech Knife Gate valve in 2016. The C-Tech Knife Gate valves, manufactured at eDART Surry Valve’s manufacturing facilities in Jet Park, Gauteng, range in sizes from DN100-DN800. The DN750 size has proved extremely popular, with Afrivalve... 

C-Tech – The Game Changer That Continues To Impress

Komatsu extends iMC dozer efficiency and cost-saving benefits, releasing three new models

     25th November 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Komatsu Australia has extended its innovative “intelligent” dozer range, with the release of three additional machines with a fully integrated intelligent Machine Control (iMC) system, a concept which has delivered productivity, efficiency and cost-saving benefits. Komatsu’s new intelligent dozer... 

Komatsu launches world’s first Intelligent Machine Control excavator

     25th November 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Komatsu Australia has released the PC210LCi-10, the world’s first Intelligent Machine Control (iMC) excavator, which features a revolutionary and fully factory-integrated 3D GNSS machine control and guidance system. With an operating weight of 23.3 tonnes, the PC210LCi-10 is powered by a Komatsu... 

Komatsu delivers quantum leap in overcoming skills shortages

     25th November 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Komatsu’s new Intelligent Machine Control (iMC) technology provides a solution to one of the major challenges facing the construction industry: the lack of skilled operators at a time when clients are demanding ever-higher levels of precision combined with increased productivity. Currently... 

Weir Minerals Lewis Pumps celebrates 125 years of specialist design and manufacturing

     22nd November 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Weir Minerals is proud to announce that 2016 marks its 125 year anniversary for one of its long standing brands – Lewis® pumps. For 125 years, Weir Minerals Lewis Pumps has developed an international reputation in the design and manufacture of pumps and valves in the Sulphur, Sulphuric Acid and... 

Significant Gains for Mining Equipment Index in Q3 2016

     22nd November 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Parker Bay’s Mining Equipment Index showed a gain of 6.5% (US$-weighted basis) for the third calendar quarter of 2016 vs. comparable deliveries during the second quarter of the year.  On an unweighted basis (number of units delivered), the gain was much more impressive at 13%.   The difference... 

ELB to provide life extension services to the Portal Reclaimer Scraper at Petra Diamonds Cullinan Mine

     21st November 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / ELB Engineering Services (ELB) is pleased to announce that a contract has been entered into between Petra Diamonds Premier Mine and ELB Engineering Services for the life extension of the Cullinan Portal Reclaimer Scraper at the Petra Diamond’s Cullinan Diamond Mine, close to Pretoria. The focus... 

Against the Odds, The Remarkable Story of Champagne

     21st November 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) Johannesburg branch held its monthly technical presentation at Worley Parsons in Johannesburg last Thursday, 17 November 2016. SAIMM Johannesburg branch chairman John Arthur Luckmann in a few words explained the purpose of... 

Registrations for BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA open

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th November 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The preparations for the upcoming BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA, being held from March 13–16, 2018 at the Johannesburg Expo Centre (JEC), have begun: Interested companies can download the application documents from www.bcafrica.com/trade-fair/exhibitors/booking-stands/application-documents/index.html. The... 

Combined effort resolves benchmark industry contract for WorleyParsons RSA

     18th November 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / WorleyParsons RSA has been awarded the engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract for the De Beers Venetia Underground Project, a culmination of more than a year’s joint efforts by Anglo American, De Beers and WorleyParsons to resolve a benchmark industry contract and... 

Combined effort resolves benchmark industry contract for WorleyParsons RSA

Outstanding safety record at Black Rock Manganese Project

     18th November 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Leading project delivery company WorleyParsons RSA is now more than halfway through its scope of work at the Black Rock Mine Operations (BRMO) on a project that will see the modernisation of the mine to optimise resource exploitation and to create the flexibility within the underground operations... 

Outstanding safety record at Black Rock Manganese Project
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