Mining Weekly | Material Handling http://www.miningweekly.com/page/materials-handling Mon, 28 May 2018 07:31:16 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Captive Canadian miners decry minister’s move on Bill C-49 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/captive-canadian-miners-decry-ministers-move-on-bill-c-49-2018-04-30 Henry Lazenby TRANSPORTATION Mon, 30 Apr 2018 22:45:00 +0200 485252 1525121248 1525121100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Caterpillar ups profit outlook on doubling Q1 headline profit, record earnings http://www.miningweekly.com/article/caterpillar-ups-profit-outlook-on-doubling-q1-headline-profit-record-earnings-2018-04-24 Henry Lazenby MINING EQUIPMENT Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:26:00 +0200 484869 1524638611 1524587160 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000721979_resized_caterpillar110220614duane.jpg 511 287 Mining equipment supplier Weir buys US market leader Esco in $1.3bn tie-up http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-equipment-supplier-weir-buys-us-market-leader-esco-in-13bn-tie-up-2018-04-19 Henry Lazenby MINING EQUIPMENT Thu, 19 Apr 2018 23:24:00 +0200 484509 1524213821 1524173040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000721238_resized_weirmineralsafricfoundry51022.jpg 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 Local services provider offers long-term services in Africa http://www.miningweekly.com/article/local-services-provider-offers-long-term-services-in-africa-2018-04-13 Melissa Zisengwe Material Handling Fri, 13 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482467 1523343218 1523570400 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000716833_resized_cobaltmineinthedrcbloomberg03181022.jpg EXPANSION STRATEGY The Dickinson Group’s expansion strategy will continue to propel its growth across the continent 511 287 Komatsu sales growth to slow as miners avoid new equipment buys http://www.miningweekly.com/article/komatsu-sales-growth-to-slow-as-miners-avoid-new-equipment-buys-2018-04-12 Reuters MINING EQUIPMENT Thu, 12 Apr 2018 02:26:00 +0200 483576 1523492926 1523492760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Hydrocyclone improves recovery, optimises processing http://www.miningweekly.com/article/hydrocyclone-improves-recovery-optimises-processing-2018-03-30 Nadine James MATERIALS HANDLING Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481773 1522048515 1522360800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Deloitte launches Intelligent Mining Solution to encourage digital transformation http://www.miningweekly.com/article/deloitte-launches-intelligent-mining-solution-to-encourage-digital-transformation-2018-03-22 Nadine James MINING SERVICES Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:57:00 +0200 481849 1521713816 1521709020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Bell Equipment delivers significantly better results http://www.miningweekly.com/article/bell-equipment-delivers-significantly-better-results-2018-03-16 Marleny Arnoldi FINANCIAL RESULTS Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:29:00 +0200 481454 1521211456 1521210540 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Mineral sands see strengthening market conditions http://www.miningweekly.com/article/minerals-sands-see-strengthening-market-conditions-demand-increases-2018-03-16 Victor Moolman Material Handling Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479795 1520864525 1521151200 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000711469_resized_heavymineralstitatniumbloomberg201803021022.jpg SHUTDOWN SLOWDOWN A gearbox failure caused a slowdown in operations at the TiZir titanium and iron ilmenite upgrading facility, in Norway 511 287 Angolan railway and port restarts exporting minerals after 30 years of disruption http://www.miningweekly.com/article/angolan-railway-and-port-restarts-exporting-minerals-after-30-years-of-disruption-2018-03-16 Rebecca Campbell Logistics Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 480660 1520864527 1521151200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Transnet rejects claim of no significant mining-linked rail and port investment in 15 years http://www.miningweekly.com/article/transnet-rejects-claim-of-no-significant-mining-linked-rail-and-port-investment-in-15-years-2018-03-09 Creamer Media Reporter MINING LOGISTICS Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479808 1520326286 1520546400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000711965_resized_shunting.jpg 511 287 BASF opens new lab in Joburg http://www.miningweekly.com/article/basf-mining-solutions-officially-opens-agglomeration-lab-2018-03-09 Nadine James LABORATORY SERVICES Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479773 1520326319 1520546400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000710780_resized_basfminingagglomerationlabopeningfebruary20181022jpg.jpeg NATURAL PROGRESSION The agglomeration lab was a natural progression for the company, which has been exploring means of enhancing recoveries for the last five years 511 287 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. Disruptive MTB solution to provide for continuous operations http://www.miningweekly.com/article/disruptive-mtb-solution-to-provide-for-continuous-operations-2018-03-02 Jessica Oosthuizen Mining Indaba Review Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478581 1519654893 1519941600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000708238_resized_daniepretorius03151022duane.jpg DANIE PRETORIUS Master Drilling’s mobile tunnel boring system is due to arrive in South Africa in the last quarter of 2018 and it will be used at a local mine 511 287 M&R’s oil and gas unit turns to ‘complementary markets’ amid project slowdown http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mrs-oil-and-gas-unit-turns-to-complementary-markets-amid-project-slowdown-2018-03-01 Terence Creamer ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION Thu, 01 Mar 2018 16:20:00 +0200 479922 1519914356 1519914000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000711167_resized_henrylaas003highres1022.jpg M&R CEO Henry Laas 511 287 Digitalisation to impact on every aspect of mining – Schneider http://www.miningweekly.com/article/digitalisation-software-will-drive-future-mining-schneider-electric-vp-2018-02-23 Dylan Slater DIGITISATION Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478510 1519811065 1519336800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 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 Pipe for tailings system supplied on schedule http://www.miningweekly.com/article/pipe-for-chrome-deposit-tailings-system-supplied-on-schedule-2018-02-16 Victor Moolman Material Handling Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476963 1518500556 1518732000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704607_resized_sappmapipes1022.jpg HIGHLY ABRASIVE High-density polyethylene pipes were chosen owing to their resistance to corrosive tailings 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72832_2018-01-29_plasti-tech_victor_-_hd_web.mp410942664Plasti-Tech managing member Brad Chamont explains the pipe specs and where they have been installed. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Christo Greyling. Plasti-Tech managing member Brad Chamont explains the pipe specs and where they have been installed. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Christo Greyling. ‘Digital mine’ solution for local market launched http://www.miningweekly.com/article/ge-launches-digitalisation-solution-for-local-market-during-mining-indaba-2018-02-16 Dylan Slater DIGITALISATION Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477692 1518500557 1518732000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 TFR transports record chrome volumes from mines to ports http://www.miningweekly.com/article/tfr-transports-record-chrome-volumes-from-mines-to-ports-2018-02-14 Schalk Burger FREIGHT RAIL Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:35:00 +0200 478312 1518615516 1518615300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Company prefers sponsoring event, expands African footprint http://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-prefers-sponsoring-event-expands-african-footprint-2018-01-26 Marleny Arnoldi MINING INDABA PREVIEW Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474417 1516688546 1516917600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699791_resized_flsmidthmodularplantminingindaba20181022.jpg EXPANDING NETWORK FLSmidth is reaching out to Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Kenya, Botswana, Mozambique, Madagascar, Angola and Cameroon to appoint agents and representatives 511 287 Manufacturer expands offering http://www.miningweekly.com/article/manufacturer-expands-excavator-portfolio-2018-01-26 Marleny Arnoldi MINING INDABA PREVIEW Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474767 1516688546 1516917600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699718_resized_komatsupc700miningindabapreview20181022.jpg EXCAVATING INTEREST The first two units of Komatsu’s PC700 excavator range to reach South African shores are already hard at work 511 287 Staying abreast of industry challenges and needs vital http://www.miningweekly.com/article/staying-abreast-of-industry-challenges-needs-vital-2018-01-26 Marleny Arnoldi MINING INDABA PREVIEW Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474410 1516688546 1516917600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699788_resized_kwatanivibratingscreenminingindaba20171022.jpg VERSATILE VIBRATING Kwatani’s manufacturing facility caters for the engineering design, manufacturing, assembly and testing of vibrating screens and feeders for a spectrum of commodities and industrial applications 511 287 Northern Cape mining development takes delivery of three cranes http://www.miningweekly.com/article/crane-company-delivers-cranes-for-new-northern-cape-mine-2018-01-26 Dylan Slater Materials Handling Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475626 1516688547 1516917600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Tailings retreatment company to emphasise value of its plants http://www.miningweekly.com/article/tailings-retreatment-company-to-emphasise-value-of-its-plants-2018-01-26 Marleny Arnoldi MINING INDABA PREVIEW Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474437 1517293010 1516917600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699803_resized_ericalaubschertaniapienaardavebaigent11117duane1022.jpg ERICA LAUBSCHER, TANIA PIENAAR & DAVE BAIGENT One of Tailtech’s strengths lies in its ability to run its plants located at large mining operations at a gross profit of up to 95% during some months 511 287 Nkomati mine tailings pipeline project set for completion next month http://www.miningweekly.com/article/construction-company-on-track-with-tailings-pipeline-for-mpumalanga-nickel-mine-2018-01-19 Mia Breytenbach MINING SERVICES Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473876 1516085037 1516312800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000698133_resized_tdsprojectsnkomationsitepipelineprogress21220171022.jpg PROJECT PROGRESS All the pipes required for the project have been delivered and more than 4 500 m of piping have been installed to date 511 287 South African company building new smelter in Zimbabwe http://www.miningweekly.com/article/s-african-company-building-new-smelter-in-zimbabwe-2018-01-19 Victor Moolman Material Handling Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473341 1516278868 1516312800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697922_resized_thosbegbie1a12171022duane.jpg ADVANCING UNKI SMELTER Thos Begbie has completed several parts of the Unki platinum smelter being constructed in Zimbabwe 511 287 Opencast mining tyre safety increased with use of up to 98% pure nitrogen http://www.miningweekly.com/article/opencast-mining-tyre-safety-increased-with-use-of-up-to-98-pure-nitrogen-2018-01-19 Victor Moolman Material Handling Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473456 1516364019 1516312800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701942_resized_mininginafricanitralife2novemberprovided201712081022.jpg OPENCAST UPTAKE Most large opencast mines in South Africa and several opencast mines in Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia, Namibia and the Democratic Republic of Congo are using nitrogen generators from NitraLife 511 287 Rainbow starts drilling programme at Burundi project http://www.miningweekly.com/article/rainbow-starts-drilling-programme-at-burundi-project-2018-01-10 Dylan Slater RARE EARTHS Wed, 10 Jan 2018 16:06:00 +0200 474866 1515593292 1515593160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Canadian junior mining company makes progress in Northern Cape http://www.miningweekly.com/article/canadian-junior-mining-company-makes-progress-in-northern-cape-2017-12-15 Nica Schreuder TOP DIAMOND PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472608 1512994099 1513288800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695364_resized_oenasite20171022.jpg EXPLORATION ACTIVITIES The Oena diamond mine will see the mining of alluvial diamonds over a 60-month period 511 287 Initial mining programme expected to start next year http://www.miningweekly.com/article/initial-mining-programme-expected-to-start-next-year-2017-12-15 Nica Schreuder TOP DIAMOND PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472597 1512994100 1513288800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695334_resized_yatoivo1022.jpg YO TOIVO The vessel is designed to provide efficient and effective mining of diamonds on the seafloor 511 287 Lesotho mine delivers another high-value diamond http://www.miningweekly.com/article/lesotho-mine-delivers-another-high-value-diamond-2017-12-15 Nica Schreuder TOP DIAMOND PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472639 1512994100 1513288800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695435_resized_letsengminelesothogemdiamonds1022.jpg PICTURE PERFECT The Letšeng mine, located in Lesotho, which is claimed ot be the highest dollar-per-carat kimberlite diamond mine in the world 511 287 Underground mine plans for Karowe moving forward http://www.miningweekly.com/article/botswana-openpit-diamond-mine-receives-underground-plans-2017-12-15 Nica Schreuder TOP DIAMOND PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472645 1512994100 1513288800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695445_resized_karoweopenpitmed1022.jpg KAROWE OPENPIT The Karowe mine located in Botswana has valuable resources located underground 511 287 Company fills gap in market http://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-fills-gap-in-market-2017-12-15 Marleny Arnoldi TOP TAILINGS RETREATMENT PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472583 1512994100 1513288800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695497_resized_tailtechtailingsretreatment20171022.jpg SEIZING OPPORTUNITY Tailing Technology saw a gap in the market for the installation of a plant at the back-end of an existing mine to retreat tailings material 511 287 Company moves forward with tailings retreatment project http://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-moves-forward-with-tailings-re-treatment-project-2017-12-15 Marleny Arnoldi TOP TAILINGS RETREATMENT PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473076 1512994100 1513288800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696359_resized_goldplatrecoverytailingsretreatment20171022.jpg SOPHISTICATED CIRCUIT Goldplat Recovery’s extraction processes and multiple process lines enable it to keep materials separate, which provides a high degree of flexibility when proposing a solution for a particular type of material 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