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Shale-gas companies wary of cost-sensitive impacts of exploration

With government supporting the notion of shale gas exploration in the Karoo, shale gas companies are weary of the cost-sensitive impacts of the exploration, but they can employ new conventions for unconventional fracking to improve return on...
22nd August 2014

WA launches fly-in, fly-out probe after spate of suicides

A Western Australian Parliamentary Committee would launch an investigation into mental health in the fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) community, following a string of suicides. Over the past year, nine Pibara FIFO workers took their own lives.
21st August 2014

Macmahon faces trouble in Mongolia

ASX-listed project house Macmahon Holdings on Wednesday reported it had suspended work at the Tavan Tolgoi coal mine, in Mongolia, owing to a disagreement with the client, Erdenes Tavan Tolgoi (ETT). Macmahon has been operating at the Tavan...
20th August 2014

Demand for resource staff continues to decline - recruiter

Specialist resources recruiter DFP Resources has reported the third consecutive month of decline in its job index. The index dropped 2.5% in July, to 72.77, showing a total decline of 9.8% for the quarter.
18th August 2014

Base metals to see growth in Africa

Africa promises to yield increased amounts of base metals   
Africa, and Southern Africa is particular, is contributing significantly to the increase in global copper supply, says mining consultancy The MSA Group GM Dr Ian Haddon tells Mining Weekly that, in addition to copper, mining projects in Africa...
15th August 2014

Mintek to host analytical symposium in November

In the interests of maintaining the field of analytical chemistry, the Council for Mineral Technology (Mintek) will host its annual Analytical Symposium on November 7 at the Mintek Auditorium in Johannesburg.
15th August 2014

New software optimises drilling, enhances blast effectiveness

Mining services company Sandvik Mining has developed a mining software called Intelligent Sandvik Underground Rock Excavation (iSure) that optimises drilling and enhances blast effectiveness.
15th August 2014

Oyu Tolgoi inks power cooperation accord with Mongolia govt

Rio Tinto subsidiary Turquoise Hill Resources has signed a power-sector cooperation agreement (PSCA) with the Mongolian government that will guide long-term strategic cooperation between the State and Oyu Tolgoi to deliver a comprehensive energy...
14th August 2014
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