Mining Weekly | Drilling and Tunnelling http://www.miningweekly.com/page/drilling-and-tunnelling Fri, 23 Feb 2018 20:23:38 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Orion reveals encouraging results from drilling at Prieska project http://www.miningweekly.com/article/orion-reveals-encouraging-results-from-drilling-at-prieska-project-2018-02-19 Simone Liedtke BASE METALS Mon, 19 Feb 2018 15:04:00 +0200 478701 1519048895 1519045440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Leon expects mining industry to have a future under Ramaphosa’s Presidency http://www.miningweekly.com/article/leon-expects-mining-industry-to-have-a-future-under-ramaphosas-presidency-2018-02-16 Nadine James LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:39:00 +0200 478550 1518997848 1518773940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000708263_resized_peterleon610220616duane.jpg Herbert Smith Freehills partner and Africa co-chairperson Peter Leon 511 287 Harmony's headline earnings soar, eight die, Moab transferred http://www.miningweekly.com/article/harmonys-headline-earnings-soar-eight-die-moab-transferred-2018-02-13 Martin Creamer GOLD Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:05:00 +0200 478066 1518547714 1518505500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706930_resized_petersteenkamponlinepic.jpeg Harmony Gold CEO Peter Steenkamp 511 287 Mitchell Services buys underground coal drilling firm Radco http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mitchell-services-buys-underground-coal-drilling-firm-radco-2018-02-12 Simone Liedtke COAL Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:03:00 +0200 477939 1518427697 1518426180 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Mining-specific staff recruitment, management app developed http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-app-to-revolutionise-disrupt-recruitment-in-mining-industry-2018-02-09 Mia Breytenbach MINING SERVICES Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476717 1517899893 1518127200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704036_resized_diggerappshowcase0120181022.jpg DIGGING IT Through the Digger app mining professionals are informed of available positions globally, directly on their mobile devices 511 287 Revival of interest in robotics to increase safety in South African mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/there-is-a-revival-of-interest-in-robotics-to-increase-safety-in-south-african-mines-2018-02-09 Rebecca Campbell Science & technology Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476852 1517908039 1518127200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000705525_resized_return.jpg 511 287 Master Drilling unveils novel mobile tunnel boring system at Indaba http://www.miningweekly.com/article/master-drilling-unveils-novel-mobile-tunnel-boring-system-at-indaba-2018-02-06 Mia Breytenbach MINING INDABA Tue, 06 Feb 2018 14:21:00 +0200 477412 1517920341 1517919660 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Engineering group Sandvik rides strong demand as profit tops forecast http://www.miningweekly.com/article/engineering-group-sandvik-rides-strong-demand-as-profit-tops-forecast-2018-02-05 Reuters MINING SERVICES Mon, 05 Feb 2018 10:11:00 +0200 477235 1517820182 1517818260 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Showcase of SA's manufacturing prowess to debut in 2019 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/broader-exposure-for-south-africa-at-2019-expo-2018-02-02 Dylan Slater Manufacturing Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476093 1517295056 1517522400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Gold sponsor to exhibit latest tech and services http://www.miningweekly.com/article/gold-sponsor-to-exhibit-latest-tech-and-services-2018-01-26 Marleny Arnoldi MINING INDABA PREVIEW Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474846 1516688546 1516917600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699887_resized_catad22undergroundtruckinmine1022.jpg DRIVING EFFICIENCY At 22 t capacity, the AD22 is the smallest underground truck in the Caterpillar equipment line, yet it offers greater payload than competitor trucks of the same size 511 287 Investors spur Spitfire’s Western Australia gold development http://www.miningweekly.com/article/investors-spur-spitfires-western-australia-gold-development-2018-01-18 Dylan Slater GOLD Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:20:00 +0200 475595 1516278190 1516278000 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Middle Island plans follow-up drilling to enhance Wirraminna deposit http://www.miningweekly.com/article/middle-island-plans-follow-up-drilling-to-enhance-wirraminna-deposit-2018-01-18 Dylan Slater GOLD Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:00:00 +0200 475572 1516269825 1516269600 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Eighth high-value Angolan diamond discovered http://www.miningweekly.com/article/eighth-high-value-angolan-diamond-discovered-2017-12-15 Nica Schreuder TOP DIAMOND PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472405 1512994099 1513288800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694987_resized_lucapadiamondlulomine20171022.jpg LUCAPA PRIDE The Type IIa-D diamond was discovered in Angola last month 511 287 Initial mining programme expected to start next year http://www.miningweekly.com/article/initial-mining-programme-expected-to-start-next-year-2017-12-15 Nica Schreuder TOP DIAMOND PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472597 1512994100 1513288800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695334_resized_yatoivo1022.jpg YO TOIVO The vessel is designed to provide efficient and effective mining of diamonds on the seafloor 511 287 Underground mine plans for Karowe moving forward http://www.miningweekly.com/article/botswana-openpit-diamond-mine-receives-underground-plans-2017-12-15 Nica Schreuder TOP DIAMOND PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472645 1512994100 1513288800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695445_resized_karoweopenpitmed1022.jpg KAROWE OPENPIT The Karowe mine located in Botswana has valuable resources located underground 511 287 Fast-paced developments at Prieska benefit all stakeholders http://www.miningweekly.com/article/fast-paced-developments-at-prieska-benefit-all-stakeholders-2017-12-15 Robyn Wilkinson TOP ZINC PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472877 1512994100 1513288800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696082_resized_orionprieskadrilling1120171022.jpg PROJECT ADVANCES Sixteen drill rigs are operating on site in a dual-focused drill programme that aims to confirm the extensive historical drilling database on the remaining mineralisation at Prieska 511 287 First blast marks Kamoa Kakula development http://www.miningweekly.com/article/first-blast-marks-kamoa-kakula-development-2017-11-22 Donald Makhafola Drilling & Tunnelling Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471967 1512454255 1512684000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694412_resized_drillcoreloggingkamoakakuladrcivanhoemines11161022.jpg KAMOA-KAKULA The combined Kamoa-Kakula indicated mineral resources as of a May estiimate is about one-billion tonnes, grading 3.02% copper, containing 66-billion pounds of copper 511 287 GBM scoping study shows economic viability of Mt Coolon project http://www.miningweekly.com/article/gbm-scoping-study-shows-economic-viability-of-mt-coolon-project-2017-12-04 Dylan Slater GOLD Mon, 04 Dec 2017 12:03:00 +0200 472931 1512382066 1512381780 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Aiming to improve emergency preparedness http://www.miningweekly.com/article/aiming-to-improve-emergency-preparedness-procedure-in-coal-sector-2017-12-01 Tasneem Bulbulia Drilling & Tunnelling Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471218 1511853918 1512079200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692443_resized_healthsafetycollierytrainingcollegerescuedrillunit1120171022.jpg SAFETY UNIT The Rescue Drill Unit is used for assistance and/or rescue after a mine accident caused by a fire, roof collapse or explosion 511 287 European Metals reports increased indicated resource at Cinovec http://www.miningweekly.com/article/european-metals-reports-increased-indicated-resource-at-cinovec-2017-11-28 Samantha Herbst LITHIUM/TIN Tue, 28 Nov 2017 14:32:00 +0200 472420 1511873011 1511872320 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Ausdrill wins contract extensions in Africa and Australia http://www.miningweekly.com/article/ausdrill-wins-contract-extensions-in-africa-and-australia-2017-11-28 Creamer Media Reporter MINING SERVICES Tue, 28 Nov 2017 11:18:00 +0200 472390 1511861078 1511860680 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Atlas Copco splits into entities focusing on mining and civil engineering, and the industrial ... http://www.miningweekly.com/article/atlas-copco-splits-business-focus-on-mining-sector-2017-11-24 Dylan Slater CAPITAL EQUIPMENT Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471170 1511247645 1511474400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692330_resized_sanjayahujaregionalgeneralmanagercopyfotor.jpg SANJAY AHUJA Epiroc is now a house where we can live and breathe mining and rock excavation 511 287 Gold Fields invests R6m to boost mechanised mining skills http://www.miningweekly.com/article/gold-fields-invests-r6m-to-boost-mechanised-mining-skills-in-south-africa-2017-11-22 Nadine James SKILLS DEVELOPMENT Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:22:00 +0200 471970 1511507542 1511360520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 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 South Africa’s Master Drilling expands into India, Australia http://www.miningweekly.com/article/south-africas-master-drilling-expands-into-india-australia-2017-11-01 Martin Creamer MINING SERVICES Wed, 01 Nov 2017 16:52:00 +0200 469710 1509548651 1509547920 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689153_resized_daniepretorius03151022duane.jpg Master Drilling CEO Danie Pretorius 511 287 Drill series evolved to increase cost effectiveness and productivity http://www.miningweekly.com/article/drill-series-evolved-to-increase-cost-effectiveness-and-productivity-2017-10-27 Nica Schreuder Drilling & Tunnelling Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467774 1508762248 1509055200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684905_resized_sandvikdx900iinaction1022.jpg DEVELOPED ON DEMAND The DX900i is Sandvik's latest answer to the evolving technological needs of the surface mining industry 511 287 Small-scale opencast mining to boost industry http://www.miningweekly.com/article/small-scale-opencast-mining-to-boost-industry-2017-10-27 Nica Schreuder Drilling & Tunnelling Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467376 1508762248 1509055200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683910_resized_voorspoedopencastfeature1022.jpg THINK SMALL Big industries and big underground mines are too capital intensive 511 287 Safer rock-breaking alternatives offered http://www.miningweekly.com/article/safer-rock-breaking-alternatives-offered-2017-10-20 Marleny Arnoldi Drilling & Tunnelling Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466731 1508223541 1508450400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682389_resized_nxcopropellantpowderexplosivesmining20171022.jpg CARTRIDGE BENEFITS Using expanding gas improves workplace safety, recovery, reduces costs and also reduces the impact of the mining process on the environment 511 287 Rise in DRC exploration activity expected http://www.miningweekly.com/article/rise-in-drc-exploration-activity-expected-consultant-2017-10-04 Nadine James Drilling & Tunnelling Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466720 1508223541 1508450400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682529_resized_mmgkinsevereminedrc09171022.jpg EXTENDING LIFE The sulphide resources underlying the oxide resources at Kinsevere have the potential to extend the mine life to 2033 511 287 Gamsberg zinc project a thumbs up for South Africa amid investment slowdown http://www.miningweekly.com/article/s-africa-zinc-project-shows-commitment-buoyancy-amid-sluggish-investment-climate-2017-10-20 Mia Breytenbach BASE METALS Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467692 1508245473 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685462_resized_vote.jpg 511 287 Atlas Copco http://www.miningweekly.com/article/atlas-copco-2017-10-20 Creamer Media Reporter COMPANY PROFILE Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467153 1508246291 1508450400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685482_resized_0000683463atlascopcoautomaticfunctionsontherigincreaseoperatorsafetyimprovesworkingenvironmentandincreasesproductivity1022.jpg 511 287 Large and small miners announce, plan contract awards for Moz projects http://www.miningweekly.com/article/large-and-small-miners-award-or-announce-contracts-for-projects-in-mozambique-2017-10-06 Keith Campbell CORPORATE ACTIVITY Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466038 1506954316 1507240800 99999999999 Robyn Wilkinson 0 0 Botswana Diamonds to start drilling at Limpopo project in October http://www.miningweekly.com/article/junior-miner-to-start-drilling-at-sa-project-2017-09-29 Mia Breytenbach PRECIOUS MINERALS Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464826 1506412343 1506636000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678341_resized_uncutdiamondsfromsouthernafricaandcanadaareseenatdebeersheadquartersinlondonreuters2copy2.jpg RESOURCE DETERMINATION The drilling programme, along with previous geological and resource development work, is targeting the declaration of an inferred resource 511 340 Offshore capital equipment markets come in handy amid ‘turmoil’ in domestic mining sector http://www.miningweekly.com/article/resilience-pays-off-for-local-capital-equipment-exporters-as-local-support-lacking-2017-09-29 Dylan Slater CAPITAL EQUIPMENT Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465506 1506422071 1506636000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680521_resized_export.jpg 511 287 Master Drilling aiming to extend geographical, technological diversification http://www.miningweekly.com/article/specialised-drilling-services-provider-to-extend-geographical-technological-diversification-2017-09-22 Mia Breytenbach MINING SERVICES Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464646 1505744436 1506031200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677840_resized_masterdrillingmdrillcullinan2730920171022.jpg KEY COMPONENT Master Drilling aims to grow business not only in underground mining, but also in openpit mining, which makes up the majority of mining 511 287 Canadian-listed junior plans further drilling to increase Guinea project resource base http://www.miningweekly.com/article/volcanic-expands-mineralized-footprint-at-mandiana-set-to-initiate-resource-drilling-programme-2017-09-15 Mia Breytenbach GOLD Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464043 1505396848 1505426400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676752_resized_pic1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70853_2017-08-18_volcanic_gold_-_hd_web.mp430319888Volcanic Gold Mines president Jeremy Crozier discusses the progress at the Mandiana gold project in Guinea. Video and Editing: Lionel da Silva. Volcanic Gold Mines president Jeremy Crozier discusses the progress at the Mandiana gold project in Guinea. Video and Editing: Lionel da Silva. Botswana Diamonds plans additional drilling at South Africa project http://www.miningweekly.com/article/botswana-diamonds-plans-additional-drilling-at-south-africa-project-2017-09-12 Mia Breytenbach DIAMONDS Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:42:00 +0200 464507 1505227668 1505227320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Master Drilling posts resilient interim results, continues technological innovation focus http://www.miningweekly.com/article/master-drilling-posts-resilient-interim-results-continues-technological-innovation-focus-2017-09-12 Mia Breytenbach CAPITAL EQUIPMENT/DRILLING AND TUNNELLING Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:08:00 +0200 464489 1505302288 1505225280 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677549_resized_masterdrillingmdrillcullinan2730920171022.jpg 511 287