Mining Weekly | Drilling and Tunnelling http://www.miningweekly.com/page/drilling-and-tunnelling Thu, 20 Sep 2018 12:22:00 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Zambia ventilation shaft project finalised http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zambia-ventilation-shaft-project-finalised-2018-08-30 Paige Müller Drilling & Tunnelling Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497214 1536650773 1536876000 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000751199_resized_mininginzambiaredpathredbore10009181022.jpg REDBORE 100 The Synclinorium Ventilation Shaft project marked the entry of Redpath Mining’s Redbore 100 raise drill into Africa for the first time 511 287 Zambia’s operational investment spikes http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zambias-operational-investment-spikes-2018-08-30 Paige Müller Drilling & Tunnelling Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497228 1536650775 1536876000 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000751131_resized_mininginzambiatakrafafricabucketwheel09181022.jpg INCREASED DEMAND Tenova TAKRAF Africa has noted an increase in Zambian mining houses expenditure on operational investments 511 287 Sandvik launches Leopard DI650i drill rig http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sandvik-launches-leopard-di650i-drill-rig-2018-09-13 Tasneem Bulbulia DRILLING Thu, 13 Sep 2018 12:14:00 +0200 498631 1536843905 1536833640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754032_resized_sandvikleoparddi650idrillrig092018nadinejames1022.jpg Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology’s Leopard DI650i drill rig 511 287 M&R upbeat on prospects for mining unit amid commodity cycle ‘upturn’ http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mr-upbeat-on-prospects-for-mining-unit-amid-commodity-cycle-upturn-2018-08-30 Terence Creamer ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION Thu, 30 Aug 2018 16:30:00 +0200 497332 1535639996 1535639400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000751015_resized_mrcementationdrillrigsimulator1022.jpeg M&R Cementation aiming to become leading mechanised mining operator in Africa 511 287 Diamond drilling programme at Tanzania graphite project completed http://www.miningweekly.com/article/diamond-drilling-programme-at-tanzania-graphite-project-completed-2018-08-29 Simone Liedtke GRAPHITE Wed, 29 Aug 2018 12:13:00 +0200 497117 1535546364 1535537580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Master Drilling mulling year-end dividend, launching blast-free borer http://www.miningweekly.com/article/master-drilling-mulling-year-end-dividend-launching-blast-free-borer-2018-08-28 Martin Creamer MINING TECHNOLOGY Tue, 28 Aug 2018 09:55:00 +0200 496945 1535451500 1535442900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000750038_resized_daniepretorius03151022duane.jpg Master Drilling CEO Danie Pretorius 511 287 Challenge on to develop new deep-level rock drill by early next year http://www.miningweekly.com/article/challenge-on-to-develop-new-deep-level-rock-drill-by-early-next-year-2018-08-20 Schalk Burger DRILLING Mon, 20 Aug 2018 15:44:00 +0200 496176 1534833297 1534772640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000748303_resized_isidingodrillchallengelaunchminingprecinct08181022dylan.jpg RIIS executive Clen Cook, MMP co-directors Navin Singh and Alastair Macfarlane and Mining Equipment Manufacturing of South Africa CEO Paul Jourdan 511 287 Cable bolt technology to improve safety http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sandvik-introduces-first-low-profile-cable-bolter-with-one-hole-automation-2018-08-17 Jessica Oosthuizen Drilling & Tunnelling Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494628 1534227779 1534456800 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 Australia remains competitive in drillhole technology use http://www.miningweekly.com/article/australia-remains-competitive-in-drill-hole-survey-technology-2018-08-10 Donald Makhafola Drilling & Tunnelling Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:01:00 +0200 493887 1533535916 1533852060 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743153_resized_crnewperspective07181022.jpg DRILLING SOLUTION Mining and drilling companies regard Axis' high-end north-seeking Champ Gyro technology as essential for their drilling projects 511 287 Orion starts drilling at high conductance target at Rok Optel http://www.miningweekly.com/article/orion-starts-drilling-at-high-conductance-target-at-rok-optel-2018-08-06 Simone Liedtke EXPLORATION / DRILLING Mon, 06 Aug 2018 14:59:00 +0200 494930 1533632265 1533560340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 New drilling fleet to launch all-women crew http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-drilling-fleet-to-launch-all-women-crew-enhance-gender-diversity-2018-08-03 Tasneem Bulbulia Drilling & Tunnelling Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493105 1533019892 1533247200 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 Hydraulic cylinder manufacturer to focus on expansion, African markets http://www.miningweekly.com/article/hydraulic-cylinder-manufacturer-to-focus-on-expansion-african-markets-2018-07-20 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Drilling & Tunnelling Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 491565 1531809831 1532037600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000737759_resized_siphomdandaandersonkerr07181022jpg.jpeg SIPHO MDANDA Anderson & Kerr Engineering is working towards becoming a world class manufacturer 511 287 Hytec focuses on improving turnaround times http://www.miningweekly.com/article/hytec-focuses-on-improving-turnaround-times-2018-07-20 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Drilling & Tunnelling Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 491664 1531809832 1532037600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000737896_resized_hytecengineering120307duane1022jpg.jpeg REDUCING TURNAROUND Hytec Engineering is taking steps to reduce turnaround time for clients 511 287 Construction project boosts services demand http://www.miningweekly.com/article/construction-company-secures-mining-contracts-2018-07-20 Melissa Zisengwe Drilling & Tunnelling Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 491645 1532012324 1532037600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000737801_resized_tds07181022.jpg PROJECT OFFTAKE The Matla project is expected to start in September this year 511 287 Joburg to host ‘safe drilling’ event this month http://www.miningweekly.com/article/drill-safe-innovation-forum-looks-to-engender-safety-2018-07-13 Nadine James EXPLORATION Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 491932 1531403886 1531432800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000738702_resized_explorationdrilling60211jonathan1022.jpg SAFETY IS PARAMOUNT Colin Rice notes that almost every accident in an exploration drilling environment is related to human error 511 287 TDS, Newrak awarded construction contract for Exxaro’s Matla Mine 2 and Mine 3 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/tds-newrak-awarded-construction-contract-for-exxaros-matla-mine-2-and-mine-3-2018-07-10 Nadine James COAL Tue, 10 Jul 2018 10:58:00 +0200 492202 1531213679 1531213080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sandvik offers safe, dependable blast drilling http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sandvik-offers-safe-dependable-blast-drilling-2018-07-06 Melissa Zisengwe Drilling & Tunnelling Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490296 1530541500 1530828000 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000734503_resized_sandvikdr412i06181022.jpg SURFACE LEVEL The Sandvik DR412i is focused on the changing requirements of surface miners 511 287 ATON’s mandatory offer undervalues company, M&R reiterates in circular http://www.miningweekly.com/article/atons-mandatory-offer-undervalues-company-mr-reiterates-in-circular-2018-07-02 Terence Creamer CONSTRUCTION Mon, 02 Jul 2018 16:10:00 +0200 491459 1530600941 1530540600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000737408_resized_murrayandroberts3bedfordview06181022dylan.jpg 511 287 Mining, manufacturing sectors urged to focus on local content http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-manufacturing-sectors-urged-to-focus-on-local-content-2018-06-19 Anine Kilian INDUSTRIALISATION Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:41:00 +0200 490189 1529420487 1529419260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Mustang Resources finds more high-grade vanadium at Moz project http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mustang-resources-finds-more-high-grade-vanadium-at-moz-project-2018-06-08 Melissa Zisengwe Drilling & Tunnelling Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487497 1529680060 1528408800 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000728278_resized_mustangresourcesoperations05181022.jpg HIGH-GRADE VANADIUM The latest assays indicate grades of up to 1.02% vanadium pentoxide and 24.2% total graphitic carbon 511 287 ATON questions logic of M&R’s proposed ‘poison pill’ Aveng deal http://www.miningweekly.com/article/aton-questions-logic-of-mrs-proposed-poison-pill-aveng-deal-2018-05-31 Terence Creamer ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION Thu, 31 May 2018 10:55:00 +0200 488292 1527760293 1527756900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729986_resized_southdeep02141022duane.jpg ATON says Aveng transaction would distract M&R from focusing on growth opportunities in mining 511 287 M&R says meeting set with ATON to discuss ‘highly strategic’ Aveng deal http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mr-says-meeting-set-with-aton-to-discuss-highly-strategic-aveng-deal-2018-05-30 Terence Creamer ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION Wed, 30 May 2018 16:45:00 +0200 488231 1527751006 1527691500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729888_resized_infrastructureconstructioncranesandton210221115duane.jpeg 511 287 As ATON prepares mandatory offer, M&R board says higher price still ‘undervalues’ company http://www.miningweekly.com/article/as-aton-prepares-mandatory-offer-mr-board-says-higher-price-still-undervalues-company-2018-05-29 Terence Creamer ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION Tue, 29 May 2018 16:10:00 +0200 488074 1527603742 1527603000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729486_resized_craneinvestment06081022duane.jpg 511 287 African Sun Mining pursues opportunities at Junior Indaba http://www.miningweekly.com/article/african-sun-mining-in-quest-for-business-opportunities-at-junior-indaba-2018-05-25 Donald Makhafola Drilling & Tunnelling Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486101 1526912760 1527199200 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000725239_resized_africansunminingproject05181022.jpg SERVICE OFFERING African Sun Mining offers a full package of opencast mining services 511 287 Schramm appoints HUD as sub-Saharan Africa hammers, bits distributor http://www.miningweekly.com/article/schramm-appoints-hud-as-sub-saharan-africa-hammers-bits-distributor-2018-05-23 Marleny Arnoldi MINING EQUIPMENT Wed, 23 May 2018 12:30:00 +0200 487477 1527083075 1527071400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Machine purchase increases fleet, strengthens partnership http://www.miningweekly.com/article/companies-strengthen-relationship-with-purchase-of-three-new-machines-2018-05-11 Victor Moolman Drilling & Tunnelling Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484914 1525759070 1525989600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722146_resized_epirocrockdrillprovided1022.jpg STRONG RELATIONSHIP Epiroc has been supplying surface drill machines to Booysen Bore for several years 511 287 Reclaiming competitiveness through R&D-led mining modernisation http://www.miningweekly.com/article/reclaiming-competitiveness-through-rd-led-mining-modernisation-2018-04-27 Martin Creamer MANDELA MINING PRECINCT Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483296 1524565039 1524780000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718845_resized_martincreamerbeeuwengerryts0318dylan1022.jpg RECLAIMING SOUTH AFRICA’S COMPETITIVENESS Department of Science and Technology chief director of technology localisation, beneficiation and advanced manufacturing Beeuwen Gerryts (left), being interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/73797_beeuwen_gerryts1_-_hd_web.mp477272721Beeuwen Gerryts interviewed by Martin Creamer. Beeuwen Gerryts interviewed by Martin Creamer. Manufacturing capability to underpin SA’s reindustrialisation http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-equipment-manufacturing-capability-to-underpin-south-africas-reindustrialisation-2018-04-27 Nadine James Drilling & Tunnelling Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483599 1524747866 1524780000 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000719377_resized_memsafreddymugeriulrichkienle20318dylan1022.jpg MEMSA BOARD CHAIRS MEMSA's Freddy Mugeri and Ulrich Kienle note that the cluster will be officially launched alongside the Mandela Mining Precinct on May 4 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/73891_2018-04-05_memsa_-_hd_web.mp436482596MEMSA chairperson Freddy Mugeri discusses the activities and objectives of both MEMSA and the Mandela Mining Precinct. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. MEMSA chairperson Freddy Mugeri discusses the activities and objectives of both MEMSA and the Mandela Mining Precinct. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. W completes drilling campaign at Tarouca tungsten project http://www.miningweekly.com/article/w-completes-drilling-campaign-at-tarouca-tungsten-project-2018-04-26 Marleny Arnoldi TUNGSTEN Thu, 26 Apr 2018 15:39:00 +0200 485130 1524751906 1524749940 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 First ‘Resources for Future Generations’ conference to be held in Vancouver http://www.miningweekly.com/article/first-resources-for-future-generations-conference-to-be-held-in-vancouver-2018-04-13 Henry Lazenby RFG2018 CONFERENCE Fri, 13 Apr 2018 22:53:00 +0200 483904 1523862594 1523652780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000719943_resized_rfg2018chairpersonjohnthompson1022april2018.jpg RFG2018 chairperson John Thompson 511 287 Engineering firm to launch raise mining offering for Africa http://www.miningweekly.com/article/engineering-firm-to-launch-raise-mining-offering-for-africa-2018-04-06 Donald Makhafola Drilling & Tunnelling Fri, 06 Apr 2018 01:00:00 +0200 481185 1522737174 1522969200 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000715167_resized_redpathredbore10003181022.jpg RAISEBORE EQUIPMENT Redpath's new Redbore 65 raise drill is expected in Africa by the fourth quarter of 2018 511 287 Technology imperative to improve operations, safety in deep mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/technology-imperative-to-improve-operations-safety-in-deep-mines-2018-04-06 Donald Makhafola Drilling & Tunnelling Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481507 1522737174 1522965600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000714910_resized_williamjoughinchairmansrkconsultingsa521022.jpg WILLIAM JOUGHIN SRK Consulting is collaborating with the Australian Centre for Geomechanics to develop apps to manage seismic hazards that are dangerous for deep-level mines 511 287 ULPs drive innovation for underground mechanisation scheme http://www.miningweekly.com/article/ulps-drive-underground-mechanisation-innovation-programme-2018-04-06 Donald Makhafola Drilling & Tunnelling Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481489 1522737174 1522965600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000714913_resized_danieburger20118duane1022.jpg DANIE BURGER CMTI Group has embarked on a fundraising round that will close during the first quarter of this year to satisfy growth and the significant demand for South African mechanised-mining solutions 511 287 Digital tools deliver transparency, control to deep-level mining http://www.miningweekly.com/article/digital-tools-deliver-transparency-control-to-deep-level-mining-operations-2018-04-06 Donald Makhafola Drilling & Tunnelling Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481573 1523012258 1522965600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718417_resized_sandvikoptimineanalytics04181022.jpg VERSATILE IMPROVEMENT Mining companies can reduce costs, increase productivity, improve safety and make smarter decisions using predictive insights 511 287 Botswana approves drilling at Metal Tiger, MOD’s T3 Dome http://www.miningweekly.com/article/botswana-approves-drilling-at-metal-tiger-mods-t3-dome-2018-04-03 Marleny Arnoldi COPPER Tue, 03 Apr 2018 14:26:00 +0200 482786 1522765628 1522758360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Transport system ready for implementation in new investment cycle http://www.miningweekly.com/article/underground-transport-system-ready-for-implementation-when-investment-cycle-turns-2018-03-13 Paige Müller Drilling & Tunnelling Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 480935 1522048515 1522360800 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000713673_resized_undergroundtransportfutran031810222.jpg SUSPENDED TRANSPORTATION Futran Holdings has developed the Futran OreVeyor suspended underground mining transportation system 511 287 Beowulf releases Finland graphite drilling results http://www.miningweekly.com/article/beowulf-releases-finland-graphite-drilling-results-2018-03-23 Marleny Arnoldi GRAPHITE Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:47:00 +0200 482039 1521798625 1521798420 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000715991_resized_graphitebloomberg1022.jpg Beowulf Mining is drilling for graphite at its Aitolampi project in Finland 511 287 HRB technology, advantages drilled out at SANCOT talk http://www.miningweekly.com/article/hrb-technology-advantages-drilled-out-at-sancot-talk-2018-03-23 Jessica Oosthuizen Drilling & Tunnelling Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 480298 1521446652 1521756000 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000712153_resized_drillingtunnellinghrbtunnelmasterdrilling0320181022.jpg INNOVATIVE TUNNELLING Master Drilling was involved in the boring and excavation of a 180-m-long horizontal tunnel at Cullinan mine, in Gauteng 511 287