Mining Weekly | Diversified Miners http://www.miningweekly.com/page/diversified-miners Sat, 18 Nov 2017 07:44:18 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Teck declares supplemental dividend of C$0.40 a share http://www.miningweekly.com/article/teck-declares-supplemental-dividend-of-c040-a-share-2017-11-17 Henry Lazenby SUPPLEMENTARY DIVIDEND Fri, 17 Nov 2017 03:24:00 +0200 471445 1510902273 1510881840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Regulatory uncertainty results in inability to comply http://www.miningweekly.com/article/regulatory-uncertainty-results-in-inability-to-comply-2017-11-17 Nadine James Diversified Miners Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469804 1510643480 1510869600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689587_resized_leentiesmitcenviro1022.jpg LEENTIE SMIT Financial guarantee solutions allow mining clients to fund the mining rehabilitation liability over a period that takes into consideration life-of-mine 511 287 Consultancy looks to reduce cost of complying with new regulations http://www.miningweekly.com/article/consultancy-looks-to-reduce-cost-of-complying-with-new-regulations-2017-11-02 Nadine James Diversified Miners Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469857 1510643480 1510869600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689659_resized_carltonvilleminetaken2014m1331641bloomberg1022jpg.jpeg RECLAIMED BY NATURE The new, stricter regulations are likely owing to the Department of Mineral Resources being responsible for the rehabilitation close to 6 000 abandoned mines 511 287 Financial provisioning regulations a game changer – law firm http://www.miningweekly.com/article/financial-provisioning-regulations-a-game-changer-law-firm-2017-11-17 Nadine James Diversified Miners Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469673 1510643480 1510869600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689590_resized_garynrapsonhires1022.jpg GARYN RAPSON The new laws have changed the rules surrounding mine closure in fundamental ways 511 287 Need for collaboration in CSR initiatives emphasised http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-industry-should-review-business-models-csr-collaboration-dmr-2017-11-17 Mia Breytenbach CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470603 1510643481 1510869600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 AngloGold’s capex project progressing as planned, within budget http://www.miningweekly.com/article/anglogold-progresses-capital-projects-in-international-portfolio-2017-11-17 Mia Breytenbach GOLD Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470391 1510643482 1510869600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691022_resized_mponengmine21022.jpg IN PROGRESS Anglogold is extending the life of its Mponeng mine, in Gauteng, initially through the Phase 1 project to access deeper, higher-grade ore 511 287 Zambian mining sector edging closer to ‘zero harm’ http://www.miningweekly.com/article/almost-free-of-fatalities-2017-11-17 Nadine James Health & Safety Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470641 1510643482 1510869600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691080_resized_kansanshimine0220141022.jpg KANSANSHI MINE A woman truck driver from Kansanshi mine sustained fatal injuries when the heavy-duty truck she was driving collided with another truck in the sole fatality in Zambia’s mining industry so far, this year 511 287 BHP facing uncertain future as shareholders push for strategic change http://www.miningweekly.com/article/bhp-facing-uncertain-future-as-shareholders-push-for-change-2017-11-08 Esmarie Swanepoel DIVERSIFIED MINERS Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470267 1510646326 1510869600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691798_resized_under.jpg 511 287 'A good number of investors' considering countries offering better return-on-investment ... http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sa-mining-policy-resulting-in-investment-uncertainty-driving-away-capital-2017-11-17 Dylan Slater MINING INVESTMENT Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470572 1510646394 1510869600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000690934_resized_paulmiller610220515duane.jpg PAUL MILLER A significant volume of additional capital needs to be earmarked for every new mining project to account for risk associated with policy uncertainty 511 287 Collaboration with engineering firm yields nigh-R100m cost saving for Harmony http://www.miningweekly.com/article/gold-miner-achieves-operational-efficiency-improvements-2017-11-17 Mia Breytenbach MINING SERVICES Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470344 1510914712 1510869600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000690573_resized_harmonytshepongminehmy1120171022.jpg IMPROVING EFFICIENCY ETA Operations aided Harmony Gold in maintaining previously-implemented electricity cost savings projects that yielded significant results 511 287 DRC State mining company under fire http://www.miningweekly.com/article/drc-state-mining-company-under-fire-2017-11-16 Creamer Media Reporter FINANCE Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:06:00 +0200 471324 1510835202 1510833960 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692753_resized_stmw1022x575.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71971_2017-11-16_secondtake_mw__-_hd_web.mp481981963DRC State mining company under fire DRC State mining company under fire Zeta ups holding in three companies http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zeta-ups-holding-in-three-companies-2017-11-16 Esmarie Swanepoel CORPORATE ACTIVITY Thu, 16 Nov 2017 08:42:00 +0200 471325 1510821342 1510814520 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 BHP eyes two-year exit from shale; also selling nickel http://www.miningweekly.com/article/bhp-eyes-two-year-exit-from-shale-also-selling-nickel-2017-11-16 Reuters DIVERSIFIED MINER Thu, 16 Nov 2017 08:05:00 +0200 471309 1510836210 1510812300 1513375200 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692605_resized_bhpceoandrewmackenzie1022bloomberg1.jpg BHP CEO Andrew Mackenzie 511 287 Glencore is said close to creating mining royalty company http://www.miningweekly.com/article/glencore-is-said-close-to-creating-mining-royalty-company-2017-11-15 Bloomberg DIVERSIFIED MINERS Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:22:00 +0200 471073 1510728990 1510726920 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692139_resized_ivanglasenberg309141022duane.jpg Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg 511 287 Former Xstrata chief Davis eyed for Rio Tinto chairperson's job – FT http://www.miningweekly.com/article/former-xstrata-chief-davis-eyed-for-rio-tinto-chairpersins-job-ft-2017-11-14 Reuters DIVERSIFIED MINERS Tue, 14 Nov 2017 09:15:00 +0200 470952 1510649745 1510643700 1513202400 Reuters 0 0 Rio completes off-market buy-back http://www.miningweekly.com/article/rio-completes-off-market-buy-back-2017-11-13 Esmarie Swanepoel DIVERSIFIED MINER Mon, 13 Nov 2017 09:22:00 +0200 470764 1510565117 1510557720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Namibia Rare Earths expands metals portfolio http://www.miningweekly.com/article/namibia-rare-earths-expands-metals-portfolio-2017-11-10 Henry Lazenby RARE EARTHS Fri, 10 Nov 2017 23:31:00 +0200 470740 1510567504 1510349460 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Camborne School of Mines pioneers ‘Fairtrade’ model for ethically, sustainably resourced ... http://www.miningweekly.com/article/camborne-school-of-mines-pioneers-fairtrade-model-for-ethically-sustainably-resourced-raw-materials-2017-11-10 Henry Lazenby RARE EARTHS Fri, 10 Nov 2017 22:19:00 +0200 470738 1510565574 1510345140 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691224_resized_molycorprareearthsreuters1022.jpg 511 287 IHS Materials Price Index falls for third time in 5 weeks http://www.miningweekly.com/article/his-materials-price-index-falls-for-third-time-in-5-weeks-2017-11-10 Henry Lazenby MATERIALS PRICE INDEX Fri, 10 Nov 2017 21:40:00 +0200 470737 1510567735 1510342800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Fortune to consider higher cobalt output in Nico feasibility report http://www.miningweekly.com/article/fortune-to-consider-higher-cobalt-output-in-nico-feasibility-report-2017-11-10 Henry Lazenby COBALT DEVELOPMENT Fri, 10 Nov 2017 03:20:00 +0200 470595 1510303526 1510276800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 New Alliance to ensure responsible cobalt supply from Africa http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-alliance-to-ensure-responsible-cobalt-supply-from-africa-2017-11-10 Robyn Wilkinson Diversified Miners Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468878 1510037545 1510264800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687414_resized_ergmetalkolrtrdrc1020171022.jpg CONFLICT-FREE OPERATION ERG’s Metalkol Roan Tailings Reclamation project will supply 14 000 t/y of responsibly mined cobalt to the global market in 2018 511 287 Opportunities persist in sub-Saharan Africa, despite unfavourable mining sector http://www.miningweekly.com/article/opportunities-persist-in-sub-saharan-africa-despite-unfavourable-mining-sector-2017-11-10 Tasneem Bulbulia Diversified Miners Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469142 1510037546 1510264800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687918_resized_mininginafricaminebloomberg311980724131020171022.jpg CHALLENGING ENVIRONMENT Sub-Saharan Africa remains challenged by underdeveloped infrastructure and small mining sectors 511 287 Africa’s first coltan smelter established in Tanzania http://www.miningweekly.com/article/africas-first-coltan-smelter-established-in-tanzania-2017-11-10 Robyn Wilkinson Diversified Miners Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468621 1510037545 1510264800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Digitalised in-house communications to benefit African mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/digitalised-in-house-communications-beneficial-for-african-mines-2017-11-10 Robyn Wilkinson Diversified Miners Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468611 1510037545 1510264800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686812_resized_gyskapperswyztalk1020171022.jpg GYSBERT KAPPERS There is a strong focus on employees, communities and investing in technology that contributes towards empowerment, inclusivity and sustainability in mining operations 511 287 New merger boosts offering for Africa’s mining industry http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-merger-boosts-offering-for-africas-mining-industry-2017-11-10 Tasneem Bulbulia Diversified Miners Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469279 1510037546 1510264800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688224_resized_mininginafricaamecfosterwheeler1020171022.jpg DRAWING ON PAST SUCCESSES Amec Foster Wheeler has enjoyed a favourable experience in the African mining industry thus far, drawing on project successes from various projects 511 287 Political tension slows mining activity in Tanzania http://www.miningweekly.com/article/political-tension-slows-mining-activity-in-tanzania-2017-11-10 Victor Moolman Diversified Miners Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468967 1510037545 1510264800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687493_resized_seweurodrive1022.jpg NORMAN MALEKA There will be demand for after-sales support in Tanzania, owing to new industries established in the country 511 287 Room to improve stakeholder collaboration in African mining http://www.miningweekly.com/article/room-to-improve-stakeholder-collaboration-in-african-mining-2017-11-10 Robyn Wilkinson Diversified Miners Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468616 1510037546 1510264800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687846_resized_mineworkersbloombergmininginafrica1020171022.jpg MORE THAN MINING Mining companies must take the time to interact with the people affected by their operations 511 287 Miners urged to take heed of Natural Capital Protocol framework http://www.miningweekly.com/article/miners-should-take-heed-of-natural-capital-protocol-framework-advises-srk-2017-11-10 Ilan Solomons MINING & THE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469197 1510037546 1510264800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688048_resized_pauljorgensenenvironmentalscientistatsrkconsulting1022.jpg PAUL JORGENSEN Sustainability practices in mining are increasingly being incorporated into these value chain approaches to risk management 511 287 Zambian chamber lauds Chile as model of what mining can achieve with the right policies http://www.miningweekly.com/article/chile-lauded-as-exemplar-of-what-mining-can-achieve-with-right-policies-2017-11-10 Ilan Solomons MINING IN ZAMBIA Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469152 1510037546 1510264800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687934_resized_eltenientecopperminechilecodelco1022.jpg LONG-TERM VISION Chile place’s great emphasis on due process and the rule of law, when it comes to their mining industry; even where it might not be to the country’s short-term benefit 511 287 Modular Reflux Classifier launched http://www.miningweekly.com/article/flsmidth-launches-new-modular-rc-plant-2017-11-10 Mia Breytenbach MINERAL PROCESSING Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469885 1510037547 1510264800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689623_resized_minprocessingflsmidthcountryheaddeondekock102017duanedaws1022.jpg DEON DE KOCK With this modular plant, we can really live our vision by delivering that extra value 511 287 Equipment maintenance, repair products showcased http://www.miningweekly.com/article/conference-highlights-new-advanced-offerings-to-prolong-equipment-life-and-enhance-maintenance-2017-11-10 Dylan Slater Maintenance Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469884 1510037547 1510264800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Madagascar graphite mine poised for global success http://www.miningweekly.com/article/madagascan-graphite-mine-poised-for-global-success-2017-11-10 Robyn Wilkinson Diversified Miners Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468874 1510037546 1510264800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687291_resized_bassmetalsnewmodulardryingsystemgraphmada1020171022.jpg A MODERN MINE In addition to the establishment of a new processing plant and significant earthworks and site works, a new modular drying system has been implemented at Graphmada 511 287 Call for better understanding of trackless mobile mining equipment regulations http://www.miningweekly.com/article/regulations-regarding-tmm-equipment-need-to-be-better-understood-says-commentator-2017-11-10 Ilan Solomons MECHANISATION Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469344 1510041290 1510264800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688339_resized_drdanieburger51022ilan.jpg DANIE BURGER There are currently a number of problems relating to the standards for the testing of brakes and in-service brake testing of trackless mobile mining equipment 511 287 Positive signs for African miners with transparent regulations http://www.miningweekly.com/article/positive-signs-for-african-miners-with-transparent-regulations-2017-11-10 Tasneem Bulbulia Diversified Miners Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469288 1510303295 1510264800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688234_resized_graphite1022bloomberg.jpg SPECIALITY COMMODITIES Over the past 12 to 18 months, there has been a much larger focus on commodities such as lithium and graphite 511 287 AEL Mining Services launches rock-breaking technology chair at University of Pretoria http://www.miningweekly.com/article/ael-mining-services-up-launch-partnership-to-pioneer-mining-expertise-2017-11-10 Mia Breytenbach MINING EXPLOSIVES Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469878 1510303317 1510264800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689649_resized_miningaelminingblast1020171022.jpg CHAIRED PROJECT The first project from AEL Mining Services Chair in Innovative Rock Breaking Technology will be to determine safe blast-clearance radii for blasting 511 287 Favourable policies key to attracting mining investment http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-policy-a-key-factor-in-attracting-or-shunning-investment-2017-11-10 Dylan Slater LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469883 1510303341 1510264800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Mining production contracts while sales soar – Stats SA http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-production-contracts-while-sales-soar-stats-sa-2017-11-09 Megan van Wyngaardt DIVERSIFIED MINERS Thu, 09 Nov 2017 16:26:00 +0200 470579 1510303195 1510237560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Mining technology gets boost from new Wits-Sibanye partnership http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-technology-gets-boost-from-new-wits-sibanye-partnership-2017-11-09 Martin Creamer PRECIOUS METALS Thu, 09 Nov 2017 12:43:00 +0200 470504 1510303266 1510224180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0