Mining Weekly | Environmental http://www.miningweekly.com/page/environmental Mon, 25 Sep 2017 13:15:58 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 Environmental 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 Environmental Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464359 1506061293 1506031200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677284_resized_hyplatfuelcells082017hyplat4thenergywave1022.jpg HYPLAT A fuel cell company which uses indigenous developed technology 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 Environmental 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 Environmental 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 Technological advances aim to improve sustainability http://www.miningweekly.com/article/exxaros-technological-advances-aim-to-improve-sustainability-2017-09-22 Nica Schreuder Environmental Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464164 1505894903 1506031200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676995_resized_exxarocustomisedprojects20171022.jpg CUSTOMISED PROJECTS Every Exxaro project is customised, owing to possible environmental constraints 511 287 Deterrence, prevention critical for miners in fight against fraud http://www.miningweekly.com/article/deterrence-prevention-critical-for-miners-in-fight-against-fraud-2017-09-18 Henry Lazenby CORRUPTION Mon, 18 Sep 2017 23:14:00 +0200 465166 1505812640 1505769240 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678943_resized_handcuffscrimefraudreuters.jpg 511 287 Call to mining to update refrigerant systems http://www.miningweekly.com/article/call-to-mining-to-update-refrigerant-systems-2017-09-15 Victor Moolman Environmental Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463475 1505199184 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 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. Industrial solutions provider aiming to benefit Zambia’s mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/industrial-solutions-provider-aiming-to-benefit-zambias-mines-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Environmental Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463507 1505199184 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675530_resized_spinfiltersbackchannelcooling082017rtsafricaengineering.jpg EFFECTIVE SUPPLY The use of a spin filter is a truly effective means of feeding clean air at ambient temperatures 511 287 Mining industry urged to do more to prevent further fatalities in 2017 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-industry-urged-to-do-more-to-prevent-further-fatalities-in-2017-2017-09-15 Ilan Solomons HEALTH & SAFETY Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463834 1505481424 1505426400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676265_resized_mthokozisizondi1010920171022ilan.jpg MTHOKOZISI ZONDI Despite the decrease in fatalities and injuries at mines in recent years, a lot more needs to be done to ensure the ending of injuries and fatalities at mines 511 287 Peristaltic pumps key in war on water wastage http://www.miningweekly.com/article/peristaltic-pumps-key-in-war-on-water-wastage-2017-09-15 Victor Moolman Environmental Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463446 1505199183 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675398_resized_bergwaterprojectdsc00724jade1022.jpg SAVE ON WATER On a plant processing slurry at 75 t/h with 65% solids, every time a peristaltic pump replaces a process slurry pump, more than 1 100-million litres of water is saved every year 511 287 Peristaltic pumps operating at Zambian mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/peristaltic-pumps-operating-at-zambian-mines-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Environmental Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463264 1505199181 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675036_resized_vf125peristalticpump082017verderpumps1022.jpg VERDERFLEX 125 The peristaltic pump is in operation at the Kansanshi copper mine 511 287 Regulatory overhaul expected to improve water use licensing turnaround http://www.miningweekly.com/article/regulatory-overhaul-anticipated-to-improve-water-use-licensing-turnaround-2017-09-08 Ilan Solomons ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463229 1505463284 1505426400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000674806_resized_zaczululandanthracitecollierydamwater230417duane1022.jpg ENCOURAGING DEVELOPMENTS The new regulations are a positive step that aligns the timelines for WULAs with the application for an environmental authorisation 511 287 Second Copper Cobalt Africa Conference to be held next year http://www.miningweekly.com/article/second-copper-cobalt-africa-conference-to-be-held-next-year-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Environmental Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463427 1505199183 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675334_resized_copper0820171022bloomberg.jpg INDUSTRY REVIVAL The African Copperbelt is again experiencing a resurgence of activity following the commodity downturn of recent years 511 287 Systems water intensive, but more efficient and environment friendly http://www.miningweekly.com/article/ultrahigh-pressure-water-blasting-systems-water-intensive-but-more-efficient-and-environment-friendly-2017-09-15 Victor Moolman Environmental Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463244 1505463625 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000674868_resized_pic.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70728_2017-08-30_totalblasting-victor_1_-_hd_web.mp416660713Total Blasting sales director Bradley Storer explains what ultrahigh-pressure water blasting systems are used for. Video: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Total Blasting sales director Bradley Storer explains what ultrahigh-pressure water blasting systems are used for. Video: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Greece issues Olympias operating, tailings installation permits to Eldorado http://www.miningweekly.com/article/greece-issues-olympias-operating-tailings-installation-permits-to-eldorado-2017-09-13 Henry Lazenby PERMIT APPROVAL Wed, 13 Sep 2017 18:38:00 +0200 464677 1505378651 1505320680 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677975_resized_eldoradogoldolympiasproject20131022.jpg The Olympias project 511 287 Demand for quality metals amplifying http://www.miningweekly.com/article/demand-for-quality-metals-amplifying-2017-09-13 Creamer Media Reporter CLIMATE CHANGE Wed, 13 Sep 2017 15:44:00 +0200 464604 1505372584 1505310240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677909_resized_stmw1022x575.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70972_2017-09-13_second_take_mw__-_hd_web.mp496364467Demand for quality metals amplifying Demand for quality metals amplifying Tailings-savvy DRDGold inviting collaboration, consolidation http://www.miningweekly.com/article/tailings-savvy-drdgold-inviting-collaboration-consolidation-2017-09-12 Martin Creamer GOLD Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:36:00 +0200 464504 1505283654 1505226960 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677566_resized_nielpretoriusonlinepicbest.jpeg CEO Niël Pretorius 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70938_2017-09-012_drd_-_hd_web.mp430487605DRDGold CEO Niël Pretorius tells Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer that the time for tailings collaboration has never been more opportune. Video and Video Editing: Darlene Creamer. DRDGold CEO Niël Pretorius tells Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer that the time for tailings collaboration has never been more opportune. Video and Video Editing: Darlene Creamer. Centerra, Kyrgyzstan resolve long-standing legal standoff http://www.miningweekly.com/article/centerra-kyrgyzstan-resolve-long-standing-legal-standoff-2017-09-11 Henry Lazenby ARBITRATION SETTLEMENT Mon, 11 Sep 2017 19:54:00 +0200 464367 1505206738 1505152440 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677311_resized_centerragoldkumtor.jpg Centerra Gold's Kumtor mine, Kyrgyz Republic 511 287 US braces for Hurricane Irma as effects of Harvey still progress toward consumers http://www.miningweekly.com/article/us-braces-for-hurricane-irma-as-effects-of-harvey-still-progress-toward-consumers-2017-09-09 Henry Lazenby OIL & GAS Sat, 09 Sep 2017 02:24:00 +0200 464194 1505134519 1504916640 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Improving prices prompt Fortune to aim for bigger, more economic Nico development http://www.miningweekly.com/article/improving-prices-prompt-fortune-to-aim-for-bigger-more-economic-nico-development-2017-09-09 Henry Lazenby COBALT DEVELOPMENT Sat, 09 Sep 2017 01:24:00 +0200 464193 1505118891 1504913040 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677068_resized_fortunemineralsnicoprojectnorthwestterritoriespresidentandceorobingoadsept2017.jpg Fortune Minerals president and CEO Robin Goad 511 287 Pan African’s tailings retreatment project set to boost Mpumalanga economy http://www.miningweekly.com/article/pan-africans-tailings-retreatment-project-set-to-boost-mpumalanga-economy-2017-09-08 Ilan Solomons GOLD Fri, 08 Sep 2017 16:33:00 +0200 464189 1504882209 1504881180 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677055_resized_thabomokoenaerickholwaneandcobusloots1022.jpg Pan African CEO Cobus Loots, Mpumalanga Finance, Economic Development and Tourism MEC Eric Kholwane and Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) director-general Advocate Thabo Mokoena 511 287 Cuba shuts down nickel industry as Hurricane Irma approaches http://www.miningweekly.com/article/cuba-shuts-down-nickel-industry-as-hurricane-irma-approaches-2017-09-08 Reuters HURRICANE IRMA Fri, 08 Sep 2017 08:41:00 +0200 464109 1504862990 1504852860 1507413600 Reuters 0 0 DRDGold tackles mine dump vegetation http://www.miningweekly.com/article/drdgold-tackles-mine-dump-vegetation-2017-09-06 Creamer Media Reporter GOLD Thu, 07 Sep 2017 09:21:00 +0200 463884 1504783817 1504768860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676556_resized_stmw1022x575.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70843_2017-09-06_secondtake_mw_-_hd_web.mp477719849DRDGold tackles mine dump vegetation DRDGold tackles mine dump vegetation New EnviroLeach process poised to transform metals extraction as we know it http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-enviroleach-process-poised-to-transform-metals-extraction-as-we-know-it-2017-09-06 Henry Lazenby URBAN MINING Wed, 06 Sep 2017 20:18:00 +0200 463950 1504792389 1504721880 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676483_resized_enviroleachlaboratoryanalysisinprogressenviroleachtechnologiessept20171022.jpg EnviroLeach expects to capitalise on recovering metals from e-waste – the fastest growing portion of municipal waste expected to grow to 50-million tons by 2020 511 287 Acid mine water used to recover gold from dumps – DRDGold http://www.miningweekly.com/article/acid-mine-water-used-to-recover-gold-from-dumps-drdgold-2017-09-06 Martin Creamer GOLD Wed, 06 Sep 2017 13:59:00 +0200 463915 1504764105 1504699140 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676394_resized_nielpretoriusonlinepicshadow.jpeg DRDGold CEO Niël Pretorius 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70842_2017-09-06_pretorius_-_hd_web.mp440744354DRDGold CEO Niël Pretorius outlines to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer the company’s use of AMD. Video and Video Editing: Darlene Creamer. DRDGold CEO Niël Pretorius outlines to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer the company’s use of AMD. Video and Video Editing: Darlene Creamer. Excelsior receives operating permit for Gunnison copper project http://www.miningweekly.com/article/excelsior-receives-operating-permit-for-gunnison-copper-project-2017-09-06 Samantha Herbst COPPER Wed, 06 Sep 2017 09:50:00 +0200 463879 1504684546 1504684200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Expensive mine dump vegetation going up in flames – DRDGold http://www.miningweekly.com/article/expensive-mine-dump-vegetation-going-up-in-flames-drdgold-2017-09-05 Martin Creamer GOLD Tue, 05 Sep 2017 16:48:00 +0200 463809 1504686841 1504622880 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676204_resized_nielpretoriusonlinepicbest.jpeg DRDGold CEO Niël Pretorius 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70805_2017-09-05_drdgold_-_hd_web.mp484052008DRDGold CEO Niël Pretorius broaches tailings treatment consolidation with Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video and Video Editing: Darlene Creamer 5.9.2017 DRDGold CEO Niël Pretorius broaches tailings treatment consolidation with Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video and Video Editing: Darlene Creamer 5.9.2017 Philippines' Duterte wants ban on openpit mining to stay http://www.miningweekly.com/article/philippines-duterte-wants-ban-on-openpit-mining-to-stay-2017-09-05 Reuters MINING BAN Tue, 05 Sep 2017 12:51:00 +0200 463769 1504608867 1504608660 1507154400 Reuters 0 0 Fatalities serve to remind industry of necessity to achieve zero harm – DMR http://www.miningweekly.com/article/fatalities-serve-to-remind-industry-of-necessity-to-achieve-zero-harm-dmr-2017-09-01 Ilan Solomons HEALTH AND SAFETY Fri, 01 Sep 2017 16:26:00 +0200 463559 1505481526 1504275960 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675665_resized_mthokozisizondi1010920171022ilan.jpg Department of Mineral Resources chief inspector of mines Mthokozisi Zondi 511 287 Brazil suspends Amazon mining decree in face of criticism http://www.miningweekly.com/article/brazil-suspends-amazon-mining-decree-in-face-of-criticism-2017-09-01 Reuters ENVIRONMENT Fri, 01 Sep 2017 10:52:00 +0200 463493 1504256092 1504255920 1506808800 Reuters 0 0 Council for Geoscience appoints new CEO http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mabuza-takes-helm-at-council-for-geoscience-2017-09-01 Ilan Solomons PEOPLE Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462513 1503993869 1504216800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673268_resized_mosamabuza109121022duane.jpg MOSA MABUZA Mabuza is a qualified geologist with extensive exploration experience in multiple regional jurisdictions 511 287 Debate on land rehab for future farming comes to the fore as mine closures increase http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-and-agriculture-coexistence-requires-careful-scientific-approach-2017-09-01 Dylan Slater MINING & THE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462544 1503993826 1504216800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000674356_resized_beyond.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 Show expected to achieve further growth http://www.miningweekly.com/article/show-expected-to-achieve-further-growth-2017-09-01 Nica Schreuder ELECTRA MINING BOTSWANA PREVIEW Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461859 1504079726 1504216800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671851_resized_visitorsattendingelectraminingbotswanain20151022.jpg PROMISING PODIUM Electra Mining Botswana is said to be fast becoming a major mining exhibition and networking platform 511 287 Resources Watch http://www.miningweekly.com/article/resources-watch-2017-08-30 Creamer Media Reporter TIN Thu, 31 Aug 2017 14:20:00 +0200 463240 1504182587 1504182000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675138_resized_rw1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70740_2017-09-01_rw289_-_hd_web.mp429070589Resources Watch Resources Watch EnviroLeach strikes global Jabil partnership http://www.miningweekly.com/article/enviroleach-strikes-global-jabil-partnership-2017-08-30 Creamer Media Reporter URBAN MINING Wed, 30 Aug 2017 23:10:00 +0200 463274 1504168507 1504127400 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Brazil judge blocks decree opening Amazon area to mining http://www.miningweekly.com/article/brazil-judge-blocks-decree-opening-amazon-area-to-mining-2017-08-30 Reuters ENVIRONMENT Wed, 30 Aug 2017 19:14:00 +0200 463270 1504113435 1504113240 1506722400 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0