0 COMMENTSMining industry services provider Downer Blasting Services (DBS) has been awarded $230-million in contract extensions for various blasting operations at mining sites across Australia. DBS was awarded three-year contract extensions with coal miner...
By: Carina Borralho
22nd November 2013
0 COMMENTSProject house Downer has been awarded a A$500-million contract for early mining services at the Roy Hill opencut iron-ore mine, in the Pilbara. Downer would perform the pre-strip and supplementary mining activity over an initial four-and-a-half...
18th November 2013
0 COMMENTSMining contractors have an important role to play in helping to drive the business objectives of mining companies, says professional services firm Deloitte Africa mining advisory leader Abrie Olivier. He adds that contractors form an intrinsic...
8th November 2013
0 COMMENTSSouth Africa-based resource sector recruitment specialist Mecs Africa, a subsidiary of JSE-listed company MICROmega Holdings, notes that, in the last nine months, there has been a reduction in appointments, such as operational and project...
8th November 2013
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT – 2
0 COMMENTSMining contractor and engineering firm Redpath South Africa completed the construction of a Mining Qualifications Authority- (MQA-) accredited training centre in August at its head office in Johannesburg.
By: Chantelle Kotze
1st November 2013
0 COMMENTSElectric motors and drives supplier Zest WEG Group reports that it has supplied a second order of electric motors and drives for a mining project, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), in the first quarter of this year.
By: Zandile Mavuso
11th October 2013
FETs not churning out suitable artisans for a mining sector that needs to mechanise at a faster pace
0 COMMENTSThe South African mining sector needs to mechanise at a faster pace to remain competitive and the skills needed to achieve this are sourced from the artisan pool, but the skills shortage in this area is increasing because further education and...
By: Sashnee Moodley
4th October 2013
0 COMMENTSSouth Africa-based pipeline solutions provider Rare is working on a R6.3-million infrastructure contract for steel piping, which conveys abrasive and corrosive mining slurry from the plant to the tailings dam, for Zambian copper mine Kansanshi.
By: Zandile Mavuso
13th September 2013
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Omnia mining business poised for continued growth
Hydropower popularity on the rise
New range of multipurpose hydraulic,...
‘Integrating into one’s business’ will...
Sandvik takes advantage of bauma to unveil...
Correct valve selection critical to a mining...
Company assists in increasing machinery lifetime
Company tendering for Phase 2 of Moatize project
Company assisting semiliterate mineworkers to...
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African mine insurance suffers losses
EIA report gets thumbs-up in DRC
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Commodity boom spurs contract-mining...