Mining Weekly | Energy Services http://www.miningweekly.com/page/energy-services Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:25:19 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Bushveld Energy, IDC, Eskom to test first vanadium redox flow battery http://www.miningweekly.com/article/bushveld-energy-idc-eskom-to-test-first-vanadium-redox-flow-battery-2017-11-21 Natasha Odendaal VANADIUM Tue, 21 Nov 2017 11:35:00 +0200 471769 1511275314 1511256900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 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 Caterpillar selected to help install solar PV system for Otjikoto http://www.miningweekly.com/article/caterpillar-selected-to-help-install-solar-pv-system-for-otjikoto-2017-11-10 Tasneem Bulbulia Energy Services Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468784 1510037546 1510264800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687266_resized_mininginafricacaterpillarsolarattucsonprovinggrounds1020171022.jpg ARRAY OF SUNSHINE Solar power will be used to reduce reliance on heavy fuel oil currently powering the Otjikoto mine 511 287 Low capital cost key to continuous improvement http://www.miningweekly.com/article/low-capital-cost-key-to-continuous-improvement-2017-10-19 Simone Liedtke Energy Services Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468272 1509430636 1509660000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685917_resized_metixprojectmanagement102017metixsmsgroupsubsidiary1022.jpg INDUSTRY UPLIFTMENT The efficient delivery of a safely executed and on-time project is key to the upliftment of the industry 511 287 Modular electric houses destined for mine in Africa http://www.miningweekly.com/article/modular-electric-houses-destined-for-mine-in-africa-2017-11-03 Victor Moolman Energy Services Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468286 1509430636 1509660000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686367_resized_parnismanufacturing408171022duane.jpg MOBILE OR MODULAR E-Houses are mobile or modular houses that are fully equipped electrical substations manufactured using insulated steel panels 511 287 Uranium-endowed South Africa stands to benefit from ambitions to improve electricity access in ... http://www.miningweekly.com/article/uranium-endowed-south-africa-stands-to-benefit-from-push-to-improve-electricity-access-in-africa-2017-11-03 Dylan Slater ENERGY MINERALS Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468823 1509436784 1509660000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688570_resized_atomic.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 Hybrid solar systems punted as the way forward for sub-Saharan Africa mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/hybrid-solar-systems-posited-as-way-forward-for-sub-saharan-mines-2017-10-13 Dylan Slater Renewable Energy Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466929 1508396045 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683006_resized_degrussacoppergoldminefotor.jpg DEGRUSSA PLANT The off-grid hybrid power plant at the DeGrussa copper/gold mine, in western Australia features a solar PV plant, lithium-ion battery facility and a diesel power station 511 287 Zambia mines deny they are being subsidised by domestic electricity consumers http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zambian-chamber-of-mines-refutes-claims-of-electricity-subsidies-for-mines-2017-09-29 Ilan Solomons MINING IN ZAMBIA Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464993 1506412344 1506636000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678714_resized_sasolsecundapowerlines211141022duane.jpg KEY CUSTOMER The Zambian mining industry accounts for 80% of Zesco’s revenues with the balance coming from households, government, general industry and agriculture 511 287 Platinum-group metals producer aiming to increase fuel cell demand http://www.miningweekly.com/article/platinum-group-metals-producer-aiming-to-increase-fuel-cell-demand-2017-09-22 Simone Liedtke Energy Services Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464064 1505744436 1506031200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676792_resized_fahmidasmith10516duane1022.jpg FAHMIDA SMITH The development of the 8 MW fuel cell is an exciting development in Implats’ move towards a carbon-neutral fuel source at its refinery 511 287 Surge in fuel cell demand would aid platinum’s future http://www.miningweekly.com/article/surge-in-fuel-cell-demand-would-aid-platinums-future-2017-09-22 Simone Liedtke Energy Services Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464112 1505744436 1506031200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676895_resized_fuelcellinstallation082017sachamberofmines1022.jpg FACING RESISTANCE Using fuel cells to replace petrol and diesel power is facing consumer resistance 511 287 CFBC the preferred coal combustion technology http://www.miningweekly.com/article/cfbc-the-preferred-coal-combustion-technology-says-falcon-2017-09-22 Nica Schreuder Energy Services Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463861 1505894709 1506031200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676664_resized_rosemaryfalcon10314duane1022.jpg ROSEMARY FALCON The Fossil Fuel Foundation’s co-founder and executive committee member believes circulating fluidised-bed combustion is the preferred technology 511 287 Minerals processing business bullish about future, despite industry challenges http://www.miningweekly.com/article/minerals-processing-business-bullish-for-the-future-despite-industry-challenges-2017-09-22 Nica Schreuder Energy Services Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463868 1505894731 1506031200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676327_resized_allencompassingfraseralaxander20171022.jpg ALL ENCOMPASSING Fraser Alexander is able to service clients across the coal washing and processing value chain 511 287 Electricity exports create investment opportunity for S Africa http://www.miningweekly.com/article/electricity-exports-create-investment-opportunity-for-s-africa-2017-09-22 Nica Schreuder Energy Services Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463943 1505894782 1506031200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676467_resized_bloombergcoalstockpiledforexportstandsattherichardsbaycoalterminalinrichardsbaysouthafrica20101022.jpg LEGISLATION DERAILING Rail infrastructure is crucial in Africa and South Africa, but can only be finalised once legislation surrounding independent power producers is finalised 511 287 Fuel cell opportunity to save platinum mining http://www.miningweekly.com/article/fuel-cell-technology-presents-opportunity-to-save-platinum-mining-2017-09-22 Simone Liedtke Energy Services Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464215 1506089298 1506031200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677118_resized_vinaysomera10216duane1022.jpg VINAY SOMERA The drive to zero emissions also represent the “single biggest opportunity” for the industry 511 287 Platinum mining to play role in emerging sector http://www.miningweekly.com/article/platinum-mining-to-play-role-in-emerging-sector-2017-09-22 Simone Liedtke Energy Services Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464359 1506595084 1506031200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677287_resized_3dprotrailer0820174thenergywave1022.jpg INCREASED ADOPTION Trends and demands for an increasing availability of fuel cells are leading to increased adoption 511 287 Reopening of mines to stabilise employment, improve tax revenues http://www.miningweekly.com/article/reopening-of-mines-to-stabilise-employment-improve-tax-revenues-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Energy Services Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463348 1505199182 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675103_resized_mininginzambia082017miningforzambiacominitiative1022.jpg CONTRIBUTION TO DEVELOPMENT The mining sector contributes to Zambia’s socioeconomic development through the creation of jobs and new business opportunities 511 287 Nokeng mulling two or three more fluorspar mines by 2026 as huge shortage is predicted http://www.miningweekly.com/article/fluorspar-producer-envisages-market-growth-that-may-support-beneficiation-advances-projects-amid-foreseen-demand-increase-2017-09-08 Mia Breytenbach INDUSTRIAL MINERALS Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463309 1504596038 1504821600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675975_resized_looming.jpg 511 287 Despite high upfront costs, technology investments yield long-term savings – BMI http://www.miningweekly.com/article/despite-high-upfront-costs-technology-investments-reap-long-term-savings-bmi-2017-09-01 Mia Breytenbach MINING & THE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462737 1503989787 1504216800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673790_resized_angloamericanminasrioaaironorecdm76296284copy1022.jpg LONG-TERM BENEFIT BMI expexts long-term cost savings to benefit companies that are ahead of the curve when it comes to prioritising green strategies 511 287 Red Metal Mining http://www.miningweekly.com/article/red-metal-mining-2017-09-01 Creamer Media Reporter COMPANY PROFILE Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461153 1503994967 1504216800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000674380_resized_0000670118rmmplant1022.jpg 511 287 Corporate and govt cooperation needed to drive energy stability http://www.miningweekly.com/article/corporate-and-govt-cooperation-needed-to-drive-energy-stability-2017-08-25 Robyn Wilkinson Energy Services Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460994 1503384970 1503612000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669738_resized_coreconsultantsfoumderlarasmithironore1120161022.jpg LARA SMITH Governments’ lead times for approving new power plants in African countries are often too long, resulting in a failure to realise the full potential of valuable mining projects 511 287 Improve efficiencies before adopting new energy solutions http://www.miningweekly.com/article/improve-efficiencies-before-adopting-new-energy-solutions-2017-08-25 Robyn Wilkinson Energy Services Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460988 1503384969 1503612000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669823_resized_eyimprovingenergyefficiencyatmines0820171022.jpg STRATEGIC INVESTMENTS With a thorough understanding of its daily energy requirements, a mine can achieve clarity on where an injection of renewable energy can provide maximum benefit 511 287 Modular, mobile dry-type transformers ideal for Africa http://www.miningweekly.com/article/modular-mobile-dry-type-transformers-ideal-for-african-mining-2017-08-25 Robyn Wilkinson Energy Services Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460991 1503384969 1503612000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669726_resized_trafopowersolutionsdrytypetransformers0820171022.jpg SAFER OPTION Dry-type transformers are completely flame-retardant and emissions free, using resin and vacuum-pressure impregnation to insulate windings and air as a cooling agent 511 287 Rental generators bridging solution for African mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/rental-generators-bridging-solution-for-african-mines-2017-08-25 Robyn Wilkinson Energy Services Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461311 1503384970 1503612000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670516_resized_aksarentalgenset0820171022.jpg READY TO GO Aksa’s new generator rental fleet is well stocked and designed to operate in harsh conditions, providing the ideal interim power solution for mines expanding in Africa 511 287 Tax benefits for demonstrated energy savings at mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/tax-benefits-for-demonstrated-energy-savings-at-mines-2017-08-25 Robyn Wilkinson Energy Services Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461012 1503384970 1503612000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669773_resized_masanahaultruckenergyefficiency0820171022.jpg FUEL FOCUS Masana offers mines high-performance products and fuel management systems for improved haul road efficiencies and reduced heavy equipment maintenance 511 287 Mines realise commercial, social gains of off-grid power http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mines-realise-commercial-social-gains-of-off-grid-power-2017-08-25 Robyn Wilkinson Energy Services Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461083 1503392672 1503612000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670036_resized_powerinfrastructureinremotemininglocations0820171022.jpg REMOTE CHALLENGES As mining companies expand their mining activities into ever-more remote locations in Africa, access to basic services, such as power, becomes more challenging 511 287 Elegen http://www.miningweekly.com/article/elegen-2017-09-01 Creamer Media Reporter COMPANY PROFILE Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461481 1503394371 1503612000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672855_resized_0000670682img865321022.jpg 511 287 Incremental improvements now leading to energy efficiency http://www.miningweekly.com/article/incremental-improvements-now-leading-to-energy-efficiency-2017-08-25 Robyn Wilkinson Energy Services Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460998 1504181491 1503612000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669756_resized_zestweggroupie3energyefficientmotors0820171022.jpg LONG-TERM VALUE Zest WEG Group’s robust IE3 premium-efficiency motors are lowering operating costs through energy savings at mines throughout Africa 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70365_2017-07-21_zest_-_hd_web.mp416773135Zest WEG Group integrated sales executive Johan van Niekerk discusses the group’s energy efficiency technologies. Video and Editing: Lionel da Silva Zest WEG Group integrated sales executive Johan van Niekerk discusses the group’s energy efficiency technologies. Video and Editing: Lionel da Silva Bushveld Energy, IDC studies indicate favourable vanadium battery, electrolyte demand http://www.miningweekly.com/article/bushveld-energy-idc-studies-indicate-favourable-vanadium-battery-electrolyte-demand-2017-08-16 Mia Breytenbach VANADIUM Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:08:00 +0200 461820 1502888890 1502885280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671666_resized_fortunemojapelo310220414duane.jpg Bushveld Minerals CEO Fortune Mojapelo 511 287 Resources Watch http://www.miningweekly.com/article/resources-watch-2017-08-02 Creamer Media Reporter LEGISLATION Thu, 03 Aug 2017 14:11:00 +0200 460362 1501762442 1501762260 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668566_resized_rw1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70274_2017-08-11_rw286_-_hd_web.mp438724826Resources Watch Resources Watch Opinion: Hybrid energy solutions can boost viability of African mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/opinion-hybrid-energy-solutions-can-boost-viability-of-african-mines-2017-07-18 Terence Creamer HYBRID ENERGY Tue, 18 Jul 2017 07:55:00 +0200 458804 1500359292 1500357300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000664607_resized_gregaustinjuwi1022.jpg juwi Renewable Energies MD Greg Austin 511 287 Power increasingly expensive input cost in Southern African mining http://www.miningweekly.com/article/power-increasingly-expensive-input-cost-in-southern-african-mining-2017-07-14 Simone Liedtke Energy Services Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457043 1499756185 1499983200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660641_resized_tltactomventilation032017jpg1022.jpg TOTAL VENTILATION One of the major input costs at any underground mine or process plant is that of ventilation or air used in the process 511 287 Mining Indaba offering new junior zone, boosting interface opportunities http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-indaba-offering-new-junior-zone-boosting-interface-opportunities-2017-07-03 Martin Creamer MINING INVESTMENT Tue, 04 Jul 2017 08:00:00 +0200 457355 1508149025 1499148000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000661354_resized_alexgrosemartinonlinepic.jpeg Investing in African Mining Indaba MD Alex Grose (right) with Martin Creamer 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69733_2017-07-03_alexgrose_-_hd_web.mp428703095Investing in African Mining Indaba MD Alex Grose outlines to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer the major new focus on junior miner involvement. Video and Video Editing: Lionel da Silva. Investing in African Mining Indaba MD Alex Grose outlines to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer the major new focus on junior miner involvement. Video and Video Editing: Lionel da Silva. New speed control product for pumps, compressors http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-speed-control-product-for-pumps-compressors-2017-06-16 Tasneem Bulbulia Energy Services Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453826 1497253678 1497564000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000652795_resized_voithvecodrivefront0520171022.jpg EFFECTIVE COMBINATION The VECO-Drive, which combines a mechanical planetary gear with a frequency controlled servo motor, reduces energy consumption by more than 2 000 MWh/y 511 287 ‘Solid’ industry employing survival strategies http://www.miningweekly.com/article/solid-industry-employing-survival-strategies-2017-06-09 Tasneem Bulbulia Energy Services Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453988 1497253678 1497564000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653835_resized_pumpsengnewspic021022.jpg GROWTH POTENTIAL While the stability, progress and growth of the mining pumps industry lies predominantly in maintaining its existing installed base, potential does exist for growth in other areas 511 287 Solar PV project construction starts at Burkina Faso gold mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/solar-pv-project-construction-starts-at-burkina-faso-gold-mine-2017-06-16 Mia Breytenbach ELECTRICITY & MINING Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454567 1497253679 1497564000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000654684_resized_pv42016bloomberg11022.jpg NOTABLE SIZE The solar plant will be added to the existing 55 MW heavy fuel power plant, thereby creating the largest hybrid photovoltaic-diesel plant in the world 511 287 Zambia’s mines chamber calls for transparent electricity pricing http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zcm-calls-for-transparency-fairness-in-power-pricing-adjudication-2017-06-09 Ilan Solomons MINING IN ZAMBIA Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453715 1497253679 1497564000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000652478_resized_powerlinesgeneric1270820011022.jpg CORE CONCERN The question of power pricing is ‘vital to the economic future of Zambia’ 511 287 Festoon systems ‘life blood’ of bulk materials handling http://www.miningweekly.com/article/festoon-systems-life-blood-of-bulk-materials-handling-machines-2017-06-02 Robyn Wilkinson Energy Services Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452730 1496127800 1496354400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650013_resized_transnetnationalportsauthorityportofngquracoega1210220315duane.jpg KEEPING MACHINERY MOVING Powermite’s I-Beam cable carrier is suited for heavy-duty applications, including bulk container handling by cranes typically found at ports 511 287