Mining Weekly | Energy Services http://www.miningweekly.com/page/energy-services Fri, 22 Sep 2017 04:29:33 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 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 1505744436 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 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 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 The graphite fix: Inside China's newest commodity addiction http://www.miningweekly.com/article/the-graphite-fix-inside-chinas-newest-commodity-addiction-2017-09-21 Reuters GRAPHITE Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:11:00 +0200 465499 1506006073 1505977860 1508536800 Reuters 0 0 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 1499408767 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 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 ‘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 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 Mines can use their vast amounts of data to lower costs – Rockwell Automation http://www.miningweekly.com/article/connected-mines-help-boost-optimisation-rockwell-automation-2017-06-02 Schalk Burger MINING & TECHNOLOGY Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453181 1496127803 1496354400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651230_resized_rockwellssamdbarryelliot05171022.jpg BARRY ELLIOT The ability of personnel to leverage data is key to enabling a connected mine 511 287 ‘Cost-reflective’ electricity tariffs a must – chamber http://www.miningweekly.com/article/cost-reflective-electricity-tariffs-a-must-chamber-2017-06-02 Nica Schreuder Energy Services Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452598 1496127801 1496354400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650339_resized_nathanchishimba1220161022.jpg NATHAN CHISHIMBA At present, the cost of producing electricity in Zambia is not known 511 287 Structural supply side changes, growing demand support rising vanadium prices http://www.miningweekly.com/article/structural-supply-side-changes-growing-demand-support-rising-vanadium-prices-2017-06-01 Henry Lazenby VANADIUM MARKET Thu, 01 Jun 2017 21:54:00 +0200 454192 1496388923 1496346840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653728_resized_vanadiumpentoxideatlargoresourcesmaracasmenchenminebraziloct2016henrylazenby1022.jpg Vanadium pentoxide flakes ready for shipment at Largo Resources' Maracas Menchen mine, Brazil 511 287 Danakali finds power solution for Colluli http://www.miningweekly.com/article/danakali-finds-power-solution-for-colluli-2017-05-31 Esmarie Swanepoel POTASH Wed, 31 May 2017 08:55:00 +0200 453944 1496224703 1496213700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Botswana receives load bank system order http://www.miningweekly.com/article/botswana-receives-load-bank-system-order-2017-05-26 Simone Liedtke Energy Services Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452091 1495523592 1495749600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648433_resized_vertenergysuppliesascofromentloadbanktopeterinvestments052017vertenergysuppliers1022.jpg SECURING SUPPLY Vert Energy plays a role in providing dependable power to companies, even in Africa’s most remote countries – such as Botswana 511 287 Junior miners well placed to exploit better-performing commodities http://www.miningweekly.com/article/junior-miners-well-placed-to-exploit-better-performing-commodities-2017-05-26 Dylan Slater Market Conditions Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452815 1495523593 1495749600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Teck sells two-thirds interest in Waneta dam, related hydro transmission assets http://www.miningweekly.com/article/teck-sells-two-thirds-interest-in-waneta-dam-related-hydro-transmission-assets-2017-05-13 Henry Lazenby POWER AGREEMENT Sat, 13 May 2017 02:04:00 +0200 452251 1494835077 1494633840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Extended product range to improve opencast offering http://www.miningweekly.com/article/extended-product-range-to-improve-opencast-mining-offering-2017-05-12 Simone Liedtke Energy Services Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450621 1494249772 1494540000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Nevsun taps UK-based Aggreko to provide 29.5 MW solar-diesel hybrid power to Bisha http://www.miningweekly.com/article/nevsun-taps-uk-based-aggreko-to-provide-295-mw-solar-diesel-hybrid-power-to-bisha-2017-05-04 Henry Lazenby RENEWABLE ENERGY Thu, 04 May 2017 00:07:00 +0200 451161 1493887471 1493849220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646279_resized_nevsunbishaeritrea2017051022.jpeg Bisha, Eritrea 511 287