Mining Weekly | Furnaces and Kilns http://www.miningweekly.com/page/furnaces-and-kilns Tue, 18 Dec 2018 22:06:47 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Casting methodology ensures high-quality sheave wheels http://www.miningweekly.com/article/casting-methodology-ensures-high-quality-sheave-wheels-2018-05-16 Paige Müller Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486675 1529389395 1529618400 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000726395_resized_furnaceskewfoundriesno205181022.jpg NICHE CASTER KEW Foundries remains the only manufacturer in Africa of cast headgear sheave wheels for the mining and industrial industries 511 287 Expansion strategy advances local company http://www.miningweekly.com/article/expansion-strategy-advances-local-company-2018-05-16 Paige Müller Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486740 1529389394 1529618400 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000726480_resized_furnacesdickinsongrouporefurnace05181022.jpg MARKET VOLATILITY The volatility of the local mining market has led to heat-processing service providers moving away from the South African market 511 287 Furnaces outperform industry expectations http://www.miningweekly.com/article/furnaces-outperform-industry-expectations-2018-05-17 Paige Müller Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 01 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486923 1527518428 1527804000 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000726956_resized_furnacesmetixprojectno105181022.jpg ENHANCED AVAILABILITY The submerged arc furnace provided by Metix have enjoyed an availability rate of more than 98% since installation 511 287 First ‘Resources for Future Generations’ conference to be held in Vancouver http://www.miningweekly.com/article/first-resources-for-future-generations-conference-to-be-held-in-vancouver-2018-04-13 Henry Lazenby RFG2018 CONFERENCE Fri, 13 Apr 2018 22:53:00 +0200 483904 1523862594 1523652780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000719943_resized_rfg2018chairpersonjohnthompson1022april2018.jpg RFG2018 chairperson John Thompson 511 287 S African foundry aims to expand footprint in North America http://www.miningweekly.com/article/s-african-foundry-aims-to-expand-footprint-in-north-america-2018-02-16 Donald Makhafola Furnaces & Kilns Wed, 11 Apr 2018 12:39:00 +0200 476625 1523443250 1523443140 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704585_resized_thosbegbie21217duane1022.jpg QUALITY PRODUCTS Thos Begbie has the capacity to meet any client requirement in size, quality and complexity 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72838_2018-01-18_thos_begbie_donald_-_hd_web.mp431799419Thos Begbie CEO Edwin Dreyer discusses the North America smelting market. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Thos Begbie CEO Edwin Dreyer discusses the North America smelting market. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. World's biggest mining show draws huge crowd, signalling mining investment optimism http://www.miningweekly.com/article/worlds-biggest-mining-show-draws-huge-crowd-signalling-mining-investment-optimism-2018-03-07 Henry Lazenby PDAC 2018 Wed, 07 Mar 2018 22:17:00 +0200 480480 1520497111 1520453820 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000712585_resized_pdac261022.jpg 511 287 Mining-specific staff recruitment, management app developed http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-app-to-revolutionise-disrupt-recruitment-in-mining-industry-2018-02-09 Mia Breytenbach MINING SERVICES Tue, 06 Mar 2018 13:47:00 +0200 476717 1520336869 1520336820 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704036_resized_diggerappshowcase0120181022.jpg DIGGING IT Through the Digger app mining professionals are informed of available positions globally, directly on their mobile devices 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/73194_digger_realeconomyreport-476.mp458633327 Innovative mining-specific staff recruitment, management app developed. Editing: Darlene Creamer and Christo Greyling. Innovative mining-specific staff recruitment, management app developed. Editing: Darlene Creamer and Christo Greyling. Northam Platinum to create 6 500 new jobs in growth thrust http://www.miningweekly.com/article/northam-platinum-to-generate-6-500-new-jobs-in-growth-thrust-2018-02-23 Martin Creamer PLATINUM Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:32:00 +0200 479295 1519909613 1519396320 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709893_resized_martincreamer1022.jpg Paul Dunne and Martin Creamer 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/73161_2017-02-23_northam_-_hd_web.mp447307748Northam Platinum CEO Paul Dunne presented financial results covered by Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Photographs: Duane Daws. Video and Video Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Northam Platinum CEO Paul Dunne presented financial results covered by Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Photographs: Duane Daws. Video and Video Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Leon expects mining industry to have a future under Ramaphosa’s Presidency http://www.miningweekly.com/article/leon-expects-mining-industry-to-have-a-future-under-ramaphosas-presidency-2018-02-16 Nadine James LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:39:00 +0200 478550 1518997848 1518773940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000708263_resized_peterleon610220616duane.jpg Herbert Smith Freehills partner and Africa co-chairperson Peter Leon 511 287 Local PGMs industry at risk, but service provider optimistic http://www.miningweekly.com/article/local-pgms-industry-at-risk-but-service-provider-optimistic-2018-02-09 Simone Liedtke Furnaces & Kilns Tue, 13 Feb 2018 08:56:00 +0200 476216 1520861045 1518504960 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702864_resized_edwindreyer11013duane1022.jpg EDWIN DREYER Mining costs are escalating at a rate that cannot be recovered through the price of commodities, leading to restructuring and a resultant loss of employment 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72835_2018-01-18_thos_begbie_simone_-_hd_web.mp430496298Foundry and engineering company Thos Begbie CEO Edwin Dreyer and Thos Begbie sales director Piet du Preez discuss platinum-group metals. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Foundry and engineering company Thos Begbie CEO Edwin Dreyer and Thos Begbie sales director Piet du Preez discuss platinum-group metals. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Rio Tinto receives offer for aluminium smelter http://www.miningweekly.com/article/rio-tinto-receives-offer-for-aluminium-smelter-2018-01-10 Martin Creamer ALUMINIUM Wed, 10 Jan 2018 16:42:00 +0200 474875 1515638842 1515595320 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699958_resized_alfredobarriosriotinto.jpg Rio Tinto Aluminium CE Alf Barrios 511 287 Activated carbon producer to aid tailings processing http://www.miningweekly.com/article/upcoming-activated-carbon-producer-to-aid-tailings-processing-operations-2017-12-15 Marleny Arnoldi TOP TAILINGS RETREATMENT PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472488 1512994100 1513288800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695494_resized_rotocarbactivatedcarbonplanttailingsretreatment20171022.jpg WATER TREATMENT SOLUTION There is a big requirement for activated carbon, which local manufacturer Rotocarb can provide a solution for with locally designed technology and locally sourced raw materials 511 287 Equipment maintenance, repair products showcased http://www.miningweekly.com/article/conference-highlights-new-advanced-offerings-to-prolong-equipment-life-and-enhance-maintenance-2017-11-10 Dylan Slater Maintenance Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469884 1510037547 1510264800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Low capital cost key to continuous improvement http://www.miningweekly.com/article/low-capital-cost-key-to-continuous-improvement-2017-10-19 Simone Liedtke Furnaces & Kilns 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 Furnaces & Kilns 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 The Krugerrand’s remarkable contribution to SA mining value-addition http://www.miningweekly.com/article/krugerrand-lauded-for-contribution-to-south-african-mining-value-addition-2017-10-06 Ilan Solomons GOLD COINS Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465841 1507016374 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682009_resized_golden.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71277_2017-10-06_rw294_-_hd_web.mp445641576Special video report on the Krugerrand. Special video report on the Krugerrand. SA platinum miners enter recycling market despite ‘mixed’ expectations http://www.miningweekly.com/article/south-african-platinum-producers-enter-struggling-recycling-market-hoping-to-bridge-supply-deficit-2017-09-22 David Oliveira PLATINUM RECYCLING Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463092 1505806687 1506031200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679028_resized_secondary.jpg 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 Furnaces & Kilns 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 Five new pumps supplied to Limpopo platinum mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/five-new-pumps-supplied-to-limpopo-platinum-mine-2017-09-15 Victor Moolman Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463320 1505199183 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Poor market conditions lead to diversification http://www.miningweekly.com/article/poor-market-conditions-lead-to-diversification-2017-09-08 Marleny Arnoldi Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462688 1504594106 1504821600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Myriad of opportunities in Zim’s mining sector http://www.miningweekly.com/article/myriad-of-opportunities-in-zimbabwes-mining-sector-2017-09-08 Tasneem Bulbulia Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462530 1504704165 1504821600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673297_resized_mininginzimbabwediamondbloomberg315762804170820171022.jpg DIAMONDIFEROUS Zimbabwe has deposits of high-quality diamonds, which are in high demand on the global market 511 287 Rapid drying oven offers faster minerals processing http://www.miningweekly.com/article/rapid-drying-oven-improves-mineral-processing-turnaround-time-2017-09-01 Nica Schreuder ELECTRA MINING BOTSWANA PREVIEW Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461934 1503989785 1504216800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672028_resized_cannedheat2017thyssenkrupp1022.jpg HEAT RETENTION The oven does not lose heat, even with the door open 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 Low grades, high power costs key snags to SA chromite sector’s competitiveness http://www.miningweekly.com/article/technology-research-to-improve-south-africas-chromite-competitiveness-2017-07-14 David Oliveira CHROMITE Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457607 1499757955 1499983200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663079_resized_twin.jpg 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. Thos Begbie’s global quality status boosted by on-the-spot Dekra http://www.miningweekly.com/article/thos-begbies-global-quality-status-boosted-by-on-the-spot-dekra-2017-05-23 Martin Creamer QUALITY ASSURANCE Tue, 23 May 2017 14:10:00 +0200 453115 1520861095 1495541400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651072_resized_martincreameredwindreyerjohangerber110220517duane.jpg Thos Begbie’s Edwin Dreyer (centre) with Dekra’s Johan Gerber (right) and Martin Creamer left. 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69037_2017-05-16_thos_begbie-edit2_-_lio-hd_web.mp450110961Engineering News Online’s Martin Creamer talks to Thos Begbie’s Edwin Dreyer and Dekra’s Johan Gerber. Photographs: Duane Daws. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Video Editing: Lionel da Silva. Engineering News Online’s Martin Creamer talks to Thos Begbie’s Edwin Dreyer and Dekra’s Johan Gerber. Photographs: Duane Daws. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Video Editing: Lionel da Silva. Fibre-optic pyrometer offers South Africa greater accuracy http://www.miningweekly.com/article/fibre-optic-pyrometer-offers-s-africa-greater-accuracy-2017-05-19 Nadine James Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451272 1494853185 1495144800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646704_resized_asstechcalexfibremini1022.jpeg FIBRE-MINI PYROMETER The fibre-optic sensing head withstands up to 200 °C ambient temperature 511 287 Kiln refractory replacement expected to boost production http://www.miningweekly.com/article/kiln-refactory-replacement-expected-to-boost-vanadium-production-2017-05-04 Nadine James Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451283 1494853185 1495144800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646694_resized_largoresorucesoldkilnfebruary20141022.jpg REJUVENATED Maracas replaced the kiln refractory during a 20-day shutdown 511 287 Furnace projects to impact mining giant’s nickel, copper http://www.miningweekly.com/article/furnace-projects-impact-on-mining-giants-nickel-copper-output-2017-05-19 Nadine James Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451282 1494853185 1495144800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646698_resized_valeindonesianickelreuters1022.jpg FLASHY UPGRADES The $88-million capital expenditure will fund maintenance and strategic projects, such as increasing the power capacity of one of the furnaces 511 287 Krugersdorp plant converts furnaces to produce ferrochrome http://www.miningweekly.com/article/krugersdorp-plant-converts-furnaces-to-produce-ferrochrome-2017-05-19 Nadine James Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451281 1494853185 1495144800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646701_resized_refiningandgranulationequipmentmogalealloys05171022.jpg NIMBLE OPERATION Mogale's swing plant operation, enables it to change its production capacity in line with market expectations 511 287 EIUG supports Eskom plan for new pricing deals with power-intensive firms http://www.miningweekly.com/article/eiug-sees-no-impediment-to-eskom-striking-new-pricing-deals-with-power-intensive-firms-2017-03-22 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:00:00 +0200 447201 1490603609 1490191200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000635774_resized_arcelormittalsaldanhaworks510221113duane.jpeg 511 287 A catalyst for innovation, Goldcorp pushes the envelope on technological advances http://www.miningweekly.com/article/a-catalyst-for-innovation-goldcorp-pushes-the-envelope-on-technological-advances-2017-03-11 Henry Lazenby MINING INNOVATION Sat, 11 Mar 2017 01:13:00 +0200 446147 1489393838 1489187580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000633215_resized_goldcorppenasquitowomen1022march2017.jpg Goldcorp’s existing policies promote diversity in the work place 511 287 Canadian miner achieves record smelter production http://www.miningweekly.com/article/canadian-mining-company-achieves-record-production-at-namibian-smelter-2017-02-25 Johane Turkstra Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 442398 1487661025 1487887200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Zondereinde smelter expansion due H2 2017 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zondereinde-projects-slated-for-h2-2017-2016-12-16 Simone Liedtke NORTHAM PLATINUM GROWTH PROJECTS Fri, 16 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 437006 1481611553 1481839200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 South Africa’s chrome industry well placed to ‘grow and prosper’ http://www.miningweekly.com/article/south-africas-chrome-industry-well-placed-to-grow-and-prosper-2016-10-21 Nadine James Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:30:00 +0200 432774 1477555451 1477038600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000599560_resized_tharisaplantpaulfunckmdmengineer.jpg UNTAPPED POTENTIAL South Africa's chromium sector should improve upper group two beneficiation, while also generating capital to invest in new furnace technology to achieve maximum production capacity 511 340 Chilled-mirror hygrometer gives reliable control of sintering processes http://www.miningweekly.com/article/chilled-mirror-hygrometer-gives-reliable-control-of-sintering-processes-2016-10-14 Sascha Solomons Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 430086 1476170106 1476396000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000593727_resized_sintering1016bloomberg1022.jpg MOISTURE CONTROL The S8000RS chilled-mirror sensor is an efficient choice for moisture control in a range of metallurgical processes, including sintering 511 287 Foundry and engineering company clinches several contracts http://www.miningweekly.com/article/local-furnace-supplier-secure-major-contracts-2016-09-16 David Oliveira FURNACES & SMELTING EQUIPMENT Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200 426926 1474281079 1473976800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Consultant promotes technology over subsidies to ensure sustainability http://www.miningweekly.com/article/consultant-promotes-technology-over-subsidies-to-ensure-sustainability-2016-09-16 Nadine James Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200 426337 1490697601 1473976800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000584551_resized_lorenzotencati1022.jpg LORENZO TENCATI It is technology, not government subsidies, that will add value to the South African mining industry 511 287