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FREIGHT TRANSPORT

ONTC to remain in public hands, telecom division to be sold

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Ontario Northland Transportation Commission Ontario’s Northern Development and Mines Minister Michael Gravelle on Friday announced that the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC) would remain in public hands, but would sell the communications arm Ontera. Ontario will continue...
4th April 2014
 
 
Coal

Moatize coal operation awaits new infrastructure to achieve full capacity

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Brazilian mining major Vale’s Moatize coal operation in the Tete province of Mozambique remains constrained by logistical inadequacies, although its output was slightly higher in 2013 than in 2012. However, the miner remains confident in the...
7th March 2014
 
 
MINING OPTIMISM

New report points to encouraging signs for Quebec and Canadian miners

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Despite the current challenges the mining industry faces, Canadian junior mining executives appear to have a renewed sense of optimism, particularly those in Quebec, where Bill 70 – adopted last December to reform the Mining Act – had provided...
5th March 2014
 
 
MINE PRODUCTIVITY

Miners must revisit business models to achieve maximum savings - KPMG

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Mining companies should re-visit and re-evaluate their business models to ensure the maximum benefit of cost and efficiency savings, head of KPMG Canada’s Value Creation service Simon Beer told members of the Canadian Institute of Mining’s...
3rd March 2014
 
 
Earthmoving and Surface Mining

Company to highlight own brand, add new products to Botswana offering Video Available

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Schwalbe MD Jonathan Betsalel Local drill equipment provider Schwalbe will place greater emphasis on promoting its self-manufactured Orange rock-tool equipment range and will introduce new products to the Botswana mining industry to meet clients’ growing demand, MD Jonathan...
21st February 2014
 
 
Earthmoving and Surface Mining

New service-driven geomatics supplier breaking even

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Geospatial products distributor Aciel Geomatics has attributed its start-up success to the company’s approach to business and its focus on being more of a service provider than simply a products provider. “We recognised that the future of this...
29th November 2013
 
 
Earthmoving and Surface Mining

Study aims to improve blasting methods

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South African mining industry explosives supplier BME technical manager Refiloe Kekana has co-written a paper that aims to increase the mining industry’s depth of understanding in rock and its characteristics, thereby helping mining companies to...
22nd November 2013
 
 
MINING EQUIPMENT

Local manufacture of Gravico-branded surface mining equipment to be launched this month

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The production of a new range of Gravico-branded aftermarket attachments for surface mining equipment is expected to start this month, after officially being launched onto the Southern African market last month.
15th November 2013
 
 
 
 
 
 
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