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WA leads the way for autonomous mining - Minister

Western Australia will this week play host to International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO), which is in Perth to examine the state's proposed new code for autonomous mining. Western Australia is leading the global implementation of...
18th September 2014

Renewables repositioning to meet mining industry’s energy needs

It is increasingly clear that mining and renewable energy are two businesses that belonged together – and yet figuring out the nuts and bolts of getting projects off the ground was not always easy. For many renewable-energy companies, the slow...
16th September 2014

Tertiary Minerals' MB fluorspar project approved for Phase 3 drilling

Aim-listed Tertiary Minerals on Tuesday said the permitting for Phase 3 drilling at the MB fluorspar project, in Nevada, had been approved. The Phase-3 drilling programme was planned to increase the size of the inferred mineral resource by...
16th September 2014

Company modifies pumps range to meet miner’s requirements

GE812 Instead of having several stages of pumps at each level of a mine, the GE812 can manage the full workload of an entire mine Local pumps manufacturer Cemo Pumps last month delivered the first set of GE812 pumps to gold miner Gold One’s Modder East mine, on Johannesburg’s East Rand, says Cemo Pumps MD Gregory Cohen. The GE812 is a modification of the GE088 designed to...
12th September 2014

Drilling to start at synclinorium shaft this month

This raise drill will be used to drill a 1 167 m vertical shaft, at Mopani Copper Mines' synclinorium shaft Mining contractor and engineering firm Redpath Mining Africa will begin drilling at Mopani Copper Mines’ synclinorium shaft project, in Kitwe, Zambia, at the end of the month. The project is owned and operated by joint venture company Carlisa...
12th September 2014

Hans Merensky – the prisoner of war

RMI PRESSURE SYSTEMS The designers at RMI have produced a versatile product that is capable of operating in a multitude of situations Ninety years ago, almost to the day, South Africa’s pre-eminent geologist, Dr Hans Merensky, made one of the most important and phenomenal mineral discoveries anywhere in the world when he identified a section of the platinum-group-metal-rich...
12th September 2014

Installation team arrives at greenfield copper smelter

Dickinson Group’s refractory installation crew has arrived at the Kansanshi greenfield copper smelter project in Solwezi Minerals processing and smelter services company, Dickinson Group’s refractory installation crew has arrived at Canadian mining and metals company First Quantum Mineral’s (FQM’s) Kansanshi greenfield copper smelter project in Solwezi, Zambia,...
12th September 2014

Local pump manufacturers expand

APE MULTISTAGE PUMP The pump boasts pressure-boosting, fire-fighting and water-circulation functionalities suited to the mining industry Johannesburg-based pump manufacturers APE Pumps and Mather+Platt, owned by India-based multinational pumps manufacturer WPIL, have bought factory space alongside their existing pump factory as part of efforts to expand their portfolio as pumps...
12th September 2014
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