Mining Weekly | Environmental http://www.miningweekly.com/page/environmental Thu, 20 Sep 2018 12:31:22 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 CNN-flighted advert projecting huge growth for platinum-using fuel cells http://www.miningweekly.com/article/cnn-flighted-advert-projecting-huge-growth-for-platinum-using-fuel-cells-2018-09-18 Martin Creamer PLATINUM Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:36:00 +0200 499092 1537361906 1537281360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000755005_resized_japanfuelcellimagebest1022.jpg CNN-flighted advertisement projecting fuel cell growth. 511 287 Rand Water loses appeal on provision of piped water to Blyvooruitzicht village http://www.miningweekly.com/article/rand-water-loses-appeal-on-provision-of-piped-water-to-blyvooruitzicht-village-2018-09-14 Schalk Burger WATER Fri, 14 Sep 2018 15:07:00 +0200 498822 1536933044 1536930420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 DRDGold projects boost Ergo efficiency, lower costs http://www.miningweekly.com/article/drdgold-projects-boost-ergo-efficiency-lower-costs-2018-09-12 Martin Creamer GOLD Wed, 12 Sep 2018 16:31:00 +0200 498557 1536778573 1536762660 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000753773_resized_riaandaveldrdgold309181022dylan.jpg DRDGold CFO Riaan Davel 511 287 DMR approves amended EA for MC Mining’s Makhado project http://www.miningweekly.com/article/dmr-approves-amended-ea-for-mc-minings-makhado-project-2018-09-11 Simone Liedtke COAL Tue, 11 Sep 2018 09:28:00 +0200 498330 1536651486 1536650880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Services group gains agencies, boosts offering http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-group-gains-two-agencies-2018-09-07 Halima Frost Environmental Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496544 1535985429 1536271200 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000749050_resized_mineraldickinsontruck09181022.jpg HANDLING THE LOAD Dickinson Group's state-of-the-art heavy duty vacuum truck is used for catalyst handling 511 287 Mining waste set to grow, but ‘reduce, reuse, recycle’ solutions abound http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-waste-set-to-grow-but-reduce-reuse-recycle-solutions-abound-2018-09-07 Tracy Hancock MINING & THE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497319 1536071037 1536271200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000751913_resized_waste.jpg 511 287 Platinum miner starts construction of SO2 abatement project http://www.miningweekly.com/article/platinum-miner-starts-construction-of-so2-abatement-project-2018-08-23 Halima Frost Environmental Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496534 1536313381 1536271200 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000749022_resized_hatchafricamdwelekaziceleangloamericanplatinumchiefexecutiveofficerchrisgriffithandlimpopoprovincepremierchupumathabatha09181022.jpg TURNING THE TIDE Hatch Africa MD Welekazi Cele, Anglo American Platinum CEO Chris Griffith and Limpopo Premier Chupu Mathabatha at the sod-turning ceremony 511 287 Adani-owned Abbot Point Bulkcoal faces A$2.7m fine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/adani-owned-abbot-point-bulkcoal-faces-a27m-fine-2018-09-06 Esmarie Swanepoel COAL Thu, 06 Sep 2018 09:59:00 +0200 497878 1536222456 1536220740 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 DRDGold expecting rapid gold output from West Rand tailings project http://www.miningweekly.com/article/drdgold-expecting-rapid-gold-output-from-west-rand-tailings-project-2018-09-05 Martin Creamer GOLD Wed, 05 Sep 2018 16:34:00 +0200 497848 1536842485 1536158040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000752226_resized_neilpretoriusdrdgold209181022dylan.jpg DRDGold CEO Niél Pretorius speaking in video conference call from New York. 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75858_2018-09-05_drdgold_results_-_hd_web.mp479254101DRDGold CEO Niél Pretorius talks to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video: Creamer Media’s Nicholas Boyd. Photograph: Creamer Media’s Dylan Slater DRDGold CEO Niél Pretorius talks to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video: Creamer Media’s Nicholas Boyd. Photograph: Creamer Media’s Dylan Slater DRDGold shares leap on higher-grade fillip http://www.miningweekly.com/article/drdgold-shares-leap-on-higher-grade-fillip-2018-09-05 Martin Creamer GOLD Wed, 05 Sep 2018 09:54:00 +0200 497755 1536135814 1536134040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000752028_resized_martincreamerriaandavelthisone.jpg DRDGold CFO Riaan Davel (right) interviewed in the Creamer Media studio by Mining Weekly Online's Martin Creamer 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75851_2018-09-05_drdgold_-_hd_web.mp471164340DRDGold CFO Riaan Davel talks to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video: Creamer Media’s Nicholas Boyd. Photographs: Creamer Media’s Dylan Slater. DRDGold CFO Riaan Davel talks to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video: Creamer Media’s Nicholas Boyd. Photographs: Creamer Media’s Dylan Slater. Treasury must abandon carbon tax plan in light of IRP http://www.miningweekly.com/article/treasury-must-abandon-carbon-tax-plan-to-save-ferrochrome-industry-2018-09-04 Martin Creamer FERROCHROME Tue, 04 Sep 2018 16:46:00 +0200 497710 1536127121 1536072360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000751940_resized_ferrochomesmeltingunderway.jpg 511 287 Continuous ion exchange technology projects achieve milestones http://www.miningweekly.com/article/continuous-ion-exchange-technology-projects-achieve-milestones-2018-08-31 Tasneem Bulbulia Environmental Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495582 1535439123 1535666400 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000746725_resized_multotecionexchangetechnologymiddleeastproject0820181022.jpg PIONEER PROJECT Multotec installed and is commissioning an effluent treatment plant for the treatment of wastewater at an antimony roaster in Oman, in the Middle East 511 287 New technologies to treat wastewater http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-technologies-to-treat-wastewater-2018-08-31 Tasneem Bulbulia Environmental Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495840 1535439125 1535666400 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000747618_resized_csiracidminedrainageblackreefincline21010meganwait1022.jpg INDUSTRY ISSUE Acid mine water is a by-product of the mining and mineral industry 511 287 Lack of regulatory guidance stymies Climate Change Bill preparations http://www.miningweekly.com/article/lack-of-regulatory-guidance-stymies-climate-change-bill-preparations-2018-08-31 Nadine James ENVIRONMENT Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496718 1535439129 1535666400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000749510_resized_ashleighmaritzestieretiefsrkenvironmentalscientists08181022jpg.jpeg ASHLEIGH MARITZ & ESTIE RETIEF Large carbon emitters face immense technical and financial challenges in repurposing their operations to meet new carbon emission requirements – a process that is hindered by a lack of regulatory clarity 511 287 Mintek showcases developed water rehabilitation technologies http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mintek-showcases-developed-water-rehabilitation-technologies-2018-05-04 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Environmental Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485628 1535444921 1535666400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000723830_resized_minteknicmembraneerinsteenhoff03181022jpg.jpeg WATER WISE Mintek recently showcased its water rehabilitation technologies 511 287 Platinum-using fuel cells making more headway http://www.miningweekly.com/article/platinum-using-fuel-cells-making-more-headway-2018-08-29 Martin Creamer PLATINUM-GROUP METALS Wed, 29 Aug 2018 16:15:00 +0200 497169 1535622592 1535552100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000750569_resized_bloomenergyceoandfounderkrsridhar1022.jpg Bloom Energy CEO and founder KR Sridhar ringing bell at New York Stock Exchange 511 287 Alternative energy, efficiency augment fossil fuels http://www.miningweekly.com/article/alternative-energy-increasingly-complementing-fossil-fuels-2018-08-24 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Environmental Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495110 1534831396 1535061600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000745890_resized_energyefficiencyatminesblackveatch1220161022.jpg RENEWABLE PROLIFERATION Renewable-energy sources could transform electricity supply for mines in Africa 511 287 Rising oil prices fuelling renewables http://www.miningweekly.com/article/rising-oil-prices-fuelling-renewables-2018-08-24 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Environmental Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495108 1534831396 1535061600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000745883_resized_juwigregaustin0818jpg1022jpg.jpeg GREG AUSTIN Redeployable solar power solutions can be reused, justifying investment in multiple applications on mines 511 287 SRK models sustainable solutions for brine from tailings http://www.miningweekly.com/article/srk-models-sustainable-solutions-for-brine-from-tailings-2018-08-24 Nadine James CONSULTING ENGINEERS Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495908 1534831399 1535061600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000747582_resized_srkvancouverbrinemodeeling08181022jpg.jpeg GROUNDWATER MODELLING The groundwater modelling evaluated the likely pressure increases and brine plume migration associated with deep aquifer injection 511 287 Backup power to ensure safety, continuous production http://www.miningweekly.com/article/backup-power-to-ensure-safety-continuous-production-2018-08-24 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Environmental Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495083 1535633503 1535061600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000745849_resized_himoinsamatthewbellchrisdavison0718dylan1022jpg.jpeg CHRIS DAVISON Service, warranty and maintenance are all part of the Himoinsa package 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75576_2018-08-02himoinsa_-_hd_web.mp415718441Himoinsa Southern Africa head of services Chris Davison discusses energy solutions for mines. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Himoinsa Southern Africa head of services Chris Davison discusses energy solutions for mines. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. African Chrome commissions Zimbabwe plant http://www.miningweekly.com/article/african-chrome-fields-launches-new-aluminothermic-plant-2018-08-10 Nadine James CHROME Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494519 1533535920 1533852000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Mafube colliery trialling use of mining-impacted water for agriculture http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mafube-colliery-participates-in-pilot-crop-irrigation-project-2018-08-10 Nadine James MINING & THE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494504 1533633252 1533852000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000744503_resized_maizecropkenyabloombergjuly20181022jpg.jpeg AMAZING EFFORT The first maize crop was irrigated with water from the Mafube pit and has since been harvested. The area yielded 14.5 t/ha, compared with 8t/ha from dryland crops 511 287 Mining should bolster environmental, social sustainability http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-bolsters-environmental-and-social-sustainability-2018-08-10 Donald Makhafola Environmental Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493568 1534339417 1533852000 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742889_resized_employeewatchesextractionofminingmaterialatminingareaoneonskeletoncoastnearoranjemundnamibiabloomberg1022.jpg COOPERATION CONSCIOUSNESS Many mining companies now recognise the benefits of proactive early engagement with their affected communities 511 287 Govt must play role in limiting large-scale retrenchment – RBPlat http://www.miningweekly.com/article/govt-must-play-role-in-limiting-large-scale-retrenchment-rbplat-2018-08-07 Martin Creamer PLATINUM GROUP METALS Tue, 07 Aug 2018 16:31:00 +0200 495093 1533883777 1533652260 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000745866_resized_rbplatstevephirimartincreamer08181022dylan.jpg Royal Bafokeng Platinum CEO Steve Phiri (left) being interviewed by Mining Weekly Online's Martin Creamer 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75577_2018-08-07_rbplat_interview2_-_hd_web.mp4173417069Royal Bafokeng Platinum CEO Steve Phiri interviewed by Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Photographs: Dylan Slater Royal Bafokeng Platinum CEO Steve Phiri interviewed by Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Photographs: Dylan Slater S African company supplies four hoppers to Kenyan port http://www.miningweekly.com/article/s-african-company-supplies-four-hoppers-to-kenyan-port-2018-08-03 Halima Frost Environmental Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492834 1533019888 1533247200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000740984_resized_harboursbltworld08181022.jpg OUT OF THE QUAY The SAMSON hoppers can be moved to free up space where needed 511 287 TRI opens subsidiary in South Africa http://www.miningweekly.com/article/tri-opens-subsidiary-in-sa-2018-07-18 Paige Müller Environmental Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492947 1533022495 1533247200 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741533_resized_triafricaenvironmentalservicesnamenadiaminnaarpositiondirector0718creamermedia1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75361_2018-07-06_tri_-_hd_web.mp432898136Independent global third-party geotechnical testing and research company TRI Environmental discusses the establishment of its new African subsidiary. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Independent global third-party geotechnical testing and research company TRI Environmental discusses the establishment of its new African subsidiary. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Energy access solution lies in adopting VRFB technology in renewable energy – Nikomarov http://www.miningweekly.com/article/energy-access-solution-lies-in-adopting-vrfb-technology-in-renewable-energy-nikomarov-2018-08-01 Simone Liedtke ENERGY / VANADIUM Wed, 01 Aug 2018 16:01:00 +0200 494520 1533233713 1533132060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000744528_resized_mikhailnikomarovceobushveldenergy0718creamermedia1022.jpg Bushveld Energy CEO Mikhail Nikomarov 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75513_2018-07-30_bushveld_-_hd_web.mp422777654Bushveld Energy CEO Mikhail Nikomarov speaks to Mining Weekly Online about the company's mission to address Africa's electricity shortage through cost effective storage and vanadium applications for Africa-specific solutions. Video and Editing: Nicholas Boyd Bushveld Energy CEO Mikhail Nikomarov speaks to Mining Weekly Online about the company's mission to address Africa's electricity shortage through cost effective storage and vanadium applications for Africa-specific solutions. Video and Editing: Nicholas Boyd Anglo draws line in sand for thermal coal http://www.miningweekly.com/article/anglo-draws-line-in-sand-for-thermal-coal-2018-07-27 Martin Creamer DIVERSIFIED MINERS Fri, 27 Jul 2018 15:57:00 +0200 494104 1532754231 1532699820 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743558_resized_markcutifanicorrectedpic.jpg Anglo CE Mark Cutifani 511 287 Mine opens education centre for local community http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mine-opens-education-centre-for-local-community-2018-07-12 Paige Müller Environmental Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492410 1532414931 1532642400 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739672_resized_kumbaprironore07181022.jpg ENVIRONMENTAL EXPERIENCE Kumba Iron Ore believes that an environmental education centre will allow school learners and tertiary students to experience nature and learn in a natural environment 511 287 SA iron-ore industry struggles more than most http://www.miningweekly.com/article/s-african-iron-ore-industry-struggles-more-than-most-2018-07-11 Paige Müller Environmental Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492376 1532414930 1532642400 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739636_resized_bloombergmoltenironore07181022.jpg AFFECTED PRODUCTION China’s attempt to curb harmful emission levels has resulted in reduced steel production, which is negatively impacting on global iron-ore imports 511 287 $5bn Anglo copper project going ahead in Peru http://www.miningweekly.com/article/5bn-anglo-copper-project-going-ahead-in-peru-2018-07-26 Martin Creamer COPPER Thu, 26 Jul 2018 15:08:00 +0200 493921 1532613628 1532610480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743119_resized_coppermaponline1022.jpg The Anglo-Mitsubishi Quellaveco copper mining project in Peru. 511 287 R2.6bn boost for platinum demand http://www.miningweekly.com/article/r26bn-boost-for-platinum-demand-2018-07-17 Martin Creamer PLATINUM-GROUP METALS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 14:23:00 +0200 492815 1531921760 1531830180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000740626_resized_sholtodolamokevineggersandrewhinklychrisgriffithpic1022.jpg From left are PIC executive head: project development Sholto Dolamo; AP Ventures partner Kevin Eggers, AP Ventures managing partner Andrew Hinkly and Anglo American Platinum CEO Chris Griffith. 511 287 Mining pursuing optimisation, innovation to increase profits http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-heading-toward-pursuing-process-optimisation-innovation-to-increase-profits-2018-07-13 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Environmental Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490913 1531206507 1531432800 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 Former coal lobbyist takes over EPA from embattled chief Pruitt http://www.miningweekly.com/article/former-coal-lobbyist-takes-over-epa-from-embattled-chief-pruitt-2018-07-06 Bloomberg ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Fri, 06 Jul 2018 08:49:00 +0200 491898 1530860816 1530859740 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 ICMM welcomes two South American miners http://www.miningweekly.com/article/icmm-welcomes-two-south-american-miners-as-new-members-2018-07-06 Jessica Oosthuizen Environmental Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490039 1530541500 1530828000 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000733918_resized_tombutlerheadshotprint1022.jpg TOM BUTLER Both Minera San Cristóbal and Minsur have shown real leadership in their environmental and social performance and have valuable experience to share 511 287 Glacier-protection Bill dropped in Chile and miners applaud http://www.miningweekly.com/article/glacier-protection-bill-dropped-in-chile-and-miners-applaud-2018-07-03 Bloomberg MINING & THE ENVIRONMENT Tue, 03 Jul 2018 12:09:00 +0200 491538 1530633376 1530612540 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Exxaro commits to leading SA coal sector to ‘a new way of working’ http://www.miningweekly.com/article/exxaro-recommits-to-cleaner-greener-future-2018-06-29 Nadine James MINING & THE ENVIRONMENT – 2 Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490544 1529997556 1530223200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Coal miner, community set to meet in public debate to discuss Yzermyn underground coal mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/coal-miner-community-set-to-meet-in-public-debate-to-discuss-yzermyn-underground-coal-mine-2018-06-28 Simone Liedtke COAL Thu, 28 Jun 2018 14:00:00 +0200 491143 1530191449 1530187200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000736375_resized_coalfarmyzermyn96htportion1wherethesurfaceinfrastructureoftheproposedyzermynundergroundcoalmineyucmistobelocated062018athaafrica1022.jpg 511 287