Mining Weekly | Opencast/Quarries http://www.miningweekly.com/page/opencastquarries Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:08:38 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Nitrogen generator offers Zambian mines extended tyre life http://www.miningweekly.com/article/nitrogen-generator-offers-zambian-mines-extended-tyre-life-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Opencast-Quarries Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464816 1505400752 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678322_resized_nitrogengenerator082017nitralife1022.jpg NITROGEN GENERATOR Minimal maintenance is needed to keep the NitraLife generator operating effectively 511 287 Specialist helps Zambian mines save on maintenance costs http://www.miningweekly.com/article/specialist-helps-zambian-mines-save-on-maintenance-costs-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Opencast-Quarries Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463430 1505199183 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675338_resized_neilrobinsonmd082017wearcheck1022.jpg NEIL ROBINSON Customers are able to see for themselves the savings on the bottom line that are attributable to condition monitoring 511 287 Zambian interest in heavy-duty equipment range http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zambian-interest-in-heavy-duty-equipment-range-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Opencast-Quarries Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463324 1505199182 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675026_resized_samsonmf0814tmaterialfeeder082017bltsa1022.jpg HIGHLY ACCURATE The MF0814T tracked material feeder has a holding capacity of up to 100 t and is designed for high discharge control accuracy 511 287 Nokeng mulling two or three more fluorspar mines by 2026 as huge shortage is predicted http://www.miningweekly.com/article/fluorspar-producer-envisages-market-growth-that-may-support-beneficiation-advances-projects-amid-foreseen-demand-increase-2017-09-08 Mia Breytenbach INDUSTRIAL MINERALS Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463309 1504596038 1504821600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675975_resized_looming.jpg 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 Angola pushes mining production increases and diversification http://www.miningweekly.com/article/angola-pushes-mining-production-increases-and-diversification-2017-08-25 Keith Campbell ANGOLA Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461936 1503384972 1503612000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Refurbishment centre streamlining to enhance mine fleet uptime http://www.miningweekly.com/article/equipment-manufacturer-aims-service-at-maintaining-miners-uptime-2017-08-25 Dylan Slater MINING EQUIPMENT Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462036 1503384972 1503612000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Beneficiation solution for fines, sludges superior – developer http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-solution-for-beneficiating-fines-sludges-superior-developer-2017-08-18 Simone Liedtke Opencast-Quarries Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460379 1502782681 1503007200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668149_resized_mineralagglomeration072017mineralagglomerationsolutions1022.jpg USEFUL WASTE The Briquettes By Extrusion technology allows mining and smelting companies based worldwide to exploit the waste/by-products from all commodities 511 287 ‘Next-gen’ butt-welding machine keeps mine start-up on track http://www.miningweekly.com/article/next-gen-butt-welding-machine-keeps-mine-start-up-on-track-2017-08-18 Simone Liedtke Opencast-Quarries Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460382 1503039323 1503007200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668156_resized_bradchamont10717duane1022.jpg BRAD CHAMONT Design consideration for the operator’s safety is paramount when working at such high welding pressures with large pipes 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70260_2017-07-25_plastitech_-_hd_web.mp419975030Industrial plastic piping company Plasti-Tech managing member Brad Chamont discusses the Hürner CNC ECO 2.0 machine. Video and Editing: Darlene Creamer. Industrial plastic piping company Plasti-Tech managing member Brad Chamont discusses the Hürner CNC ECO 2.0 machine. Video and Editing: Darlene Creamer. Demand for African resources, but common codes needed http://www.miningweekly.com/article/demand-for-african-resources-but-common-codes-needed-2017-07-14 Simone Liedtke Opencast-Quarries Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456612 1499756185 1499983200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660218_resized_ukwaziminingplc062017ukwazi1022.jpg A CASE FOR MAJORS Bulk commodities are for major investors only, as these require substantially ‘deep pockets’ 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 1499408767 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. Association applying changes to expand representation http://www.miningweekly.com/article/association-applying-changes-to-represent-new-operation-types-in-opencast-mining-2017-06-23 Simone Liedtke Opencast-Quarries Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454449 1497877722 1498168800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000654419_resized_opencastminingquarrying062017aspasa1022.jpg SEVERE NEED There is a severe need for services to be delivered from a central and well-organised body to the opencast mining sector 511 287 Loaders drive down cost http://www.miningweekly.com/article/loaders-drive-down-cost-per-ton-at-quarry-2017-06-23 Simone Liedtke Opencast-Quarries Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454381 1497877721 1498168800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000654202_resized_bellwheelloader052017bellequipment1022.jpg BIGGER AND BETTER The first Bell Loader supplied to Flanders Quarry improved its productivity substantially because it was a bigger machine, quicker and more robust 511 287 Multidisciplinary mining company says market is challenging http://www.miningweekly.com/article/local-multidisciplinary-construction-materials-company-says-market-challenging-2017-06-23 Simone Liedtke Opencast-Quarries Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454584 1497877722 1498168800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000654726_resized_denverquarryportelizabeth062017afrimat1022.jpg CHALLENGING CONDITIONS Overall, the construction materials sector remains relatively flat 511 287 Process-focused solution ups output http://www.miningweekly.com/article/process-focused-solution-ups-output-2017-06-23 Simone Liedtke Opencast-Quarries Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454459 1497877722 1498168800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000654422_resized_processfocused062017weirminerals1022.jpg NEW TECHNOLOGY PAYS The installation of the Cavex hydrocyclone at CNC Crushers’ Stilfontein operation has resulted in increased production and reduced slimes to the tailings dam 511 287 JV contract secured to desilt acid ponds http://www.miningweekly.com/article/jv-contract-secured-to-desilt-acid-ponds-2017-06-09 Tasneem Bulbulia Opencast-Quarries Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454088 1497253678 1497564000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653393_resized_pumpsiprblaststosuccesspic020520171022.jpg CAUSE AND EFFECT Acid ponds and dams that have become silted have serious repercussions for a mining operation 511 287 Major Transnet Freight Rail mineral mining, chrome maintenance shut http://www.miningweekly.com/article/major-transnet-freight-rail-mineral-mining-chrome-maintenance-shut-2017-06-05 Martin Creamer CHROME Mon, 05 Jun 2017 08:26:00 +0200 454351 1496647390 1496643960 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000654153_resized_transnetfreightrail1110221013duane.jpg 511 287 Dozer designed to ramp up productivity http://www.miningweekly.com/article/dozer-designed-to-ramp-up-productivity-2017-06-02 Robyn Wilkinson Opencast-Quarries Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452769 1496127801 1496354400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650142_resized_catd8rdozer0520171022.jpg BIGGER BLADE Equipped with the largest standard blade in its class at 10.3 m3, the D8R dozer can move up to 13% more material per pass than previous models 511 287 Manufacturer expands to meet screening media module size demand http://www.miningweekly.com/article/manufacturer-expands-to-meet-screening-media-module-size-demand-2017-06-02 Robyn Wilkinson Opencast-Quarries Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452749 1496127801 1496354400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 S Africa to be updated on global trends http://www.miningweekly.com/article/s-africa-to-be-kept-up-to-date-on-international-materials-handling-trends-2017-06-02 Robyn Wilkinson Opencast-Quarries Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452427 1496127800 1496354400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649340_resized_kyugawettransferconveyor0520171022.jpg SPECIALISED EQUIPMENT Innovative conveyor belt designs, such as Australian conveyor supplier Nepean Conveyors’ wet transfer conveyor, will be discussed at this year’s Beltcon 511 287 Tensioning system extends conveyor belt life http://www.miningweekly.com/article/tensioning-system-extends-conveyor-belt-life-reduces-safety-risks-2017-06-02 Robyn Wilkinson Opencast-Quarries Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452147 1496127800 1496354400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648552_resized_automaticconveyorbelttensionermartinengineering052017.jpg AUTOMATION ACCURACY Users benefit from a consistently correct blade tension and reduced power demand on start-up when using Martin Engineering's Automated Blade System 511 287 Botswana business expected to ‘flourish’ http://www.miningweekly.com/article/botswana-business-expected-to-flourish-2017-05-26 Simone Liedtke Opencast-Quarries Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451831 1495523592 1495749600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648721_resized_multoteconsiteserviceteamsinbotswana052017multotec1022.jpg CUSTOMER SERVICE Multotec field service teams are based on-site at key customers in Botswana 511 287 Botswana to adopt Canadian model of sustainability http://www.miningweekly.com/article/botswana-to-adopt-canadian-model-of-sustainability-2017-05-26 Simone Liedtke Opencast-Quarries Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452242 1495523592 1495749600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648950_resized_projectmanagementwescoalelandspruitmine120716victor1022.jpg CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT TSM requires miners to continuously assess their mining practices and report them to the community 511 287 Dust regulations hinder productivity http://www.miningweekly.com/article/dust-regulations-hinder-productivity-2017-05-12 Simone Liedtke Opencast-Quarries Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450337 1494579318 1494540000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644210_resized_t1255tlssaction042017vermeerequipmentsuppliers1022.jpg IDEAL SOLUTION The T1255III Terrain Leveler surface excavation machine is ideal for use in surface mine applications with drill-and-blast restrictions 511 287 Dust-suppression specialist geared for growth in Africa http://www.miningweekly.com/article/dust-suppression-specialist-geared-towards-growth-in-africa-2017-05-12 Simone Liedtke Opencast-Quarries Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450560 1494249717 1494540000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644791_resized_dustsuppression042017icatenvironmentalsolutions1022.jpg OPENCAST OBSTACLE Visibility on opencast mine roads is severely impaired by excessive road dust and is a major cause of on-site vehicle accidents 511 287 Extended product range to improve opencast offering http://www.miningweekly.com/article/extended-product-range-to-improve-opencast-mining-offering-2017-05-12 Simone Liedtke Opencast-Quarries Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450621 1494249772 1494540000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Gathering info to better training http://www.miningweekly.com/article/quarrying-association-gathers-information-to-better-training-2017-05-05 Marleny Arnoldi Opencast-Quarries Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449473 1494248658 1494540000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644826_resized_bloombergliebherrquarrying258064824171022.jpg SELF-RELIANT Aggregate and Sand Producers Association of Southern Africa does not rely on training institutions to provide general training, but develops training materials itself 511 287 Improved geology function advances mine planning http://www.miningweekly.com/article/improved-geology-function-advances-mine-planning-in-challenging-market-2017-05-12 Robyn Wilkinson Opencast-Quarries Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450452 1494248658 1494540000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644427_resized_geologichexagonmining0420171022.jpg BETTER VISUALISATION GeoLogic helps geologists build complex shapes, using mathematical algorithms to create a surface or a solid from drillhole data 511 287 Improved outcomes at member quarries http://www.miningweekly.com/article/environmental-performance-improved-at-member-quarries-2017-03-17 Johane Turkstra Opencast-Quarries Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445783 1494248658 1494540000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000632321_resized_aspasaaboutfacenicopienaar032017jpg1022.jpg NICO PIENAAR The About Face programme is a valuable tool for meaningful self-governance 511 287 Opencast mine equipment relocation method saves costs, time http://www.miningweekly.com/article/opencast-mine-equipment-relocation-method-saves-costs-time-2017-05-12 Simone Liedtke Opencast-Quarries Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450576 1494581821 1494540000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644722_resized_elsegundominedraglinetransportationfullyassembled032017mammoetsouthafricajpg1022.jpg ADDITIONAL SERVICES Mammoet is also capable of moving rock trucks and hydraulic shovels 511 287 Start-up solution offered by crushing specialist http://www.miningweekly.com/article/start-up-solution-offered-by-crushing-specialist-2017-05-12 Simone Liedtke Opencast-Quarries Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450588 1494248658 1494540000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644794_resized_crushingequipment032017beinternational1022.jpg EARLY PAY-OFF OPTION Customers can decide to pay off the residual value of the plant at an earlier stage 511 287 Clay mine aims to expand output to 2086 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/delmas-clay-mine-aims-to-expand-operations-until-2086-2017-03-17 Johane Turkstra Opencast-Quarries Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445888 1489746578 1490306400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000632563_resized_bloombergbrickwallahij0225.jpg SIGNIFICANT EXTENSION Era Bricks is looking to extend its southern clay quarry project’s life-of-mine to 2086 through phases 511 287 New programme increases environmental stewardship awareness at quarries http://www.miningweekly.com/article/quarry-programme-increases-environmental-stewardship-awareness-for-quarry-operators-2017-03-24 Dylan Slater QUARRYING & THE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446525 1489746579 1490306400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000634113_resized_aspasaaboutfacenicopienaar032017jpg1022.jpeg NICO PIENAAR Aspasa’s About Face 2017 programme has been specifically adapted to the requirements of the South African surface-mining industry 511 287 Surface miner proves its mettle in S Africa trials http://www.miningweekly.com/article/surface-miner-proves-its-mettle-in-s-africa-trials-2017-03-17 Marleny Arnoldi Opencast-Quarries Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444557 1489473874 1489701600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000629716_resized_wirtgensa2200smcoal022017jpg1022.jpg MULTIPURPOSE MINER The 2200 SM surface miner can separate thin coal seams, and cut, crush and load coal ore in one operation 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 Drones facilitating increased blasting accuracy, efficiency http://www.miningweekly.com/article/drones-provide-increased-blasting-accuracy-efficiency-2017-03-10 Dylan Slater MINING EXPLOSIVES Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445189 1488868456 1489096800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000631131_resized_bmedroneimageofblastsite022017jpg1022.jpeg AERIAL POTENTIAL After blasting, aerial images provide a clear image of where coarser and finer fragments are located and in what relative quantities 511 287 ELB, ENFI team up to advance joint interests in rest of Africa http://www.miningweekly.com/article/elb-enters-into-formal-partnership-with-enfi-to-advance-joint-interests-in-africa-2017-02-24 Ilan Solomons MINING SERVICES Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 443110 1488204618 1488492000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000626238_resized_elbenfiagreementsigning3070220171022.jpg MAKING IT OFFICIAL ELB CE Dr Stephen Meijers and ENFI VP Wei Jiaming signing partnership agreement to formalise companies’ long standing working relationship 511 287 ‘Ground-breaking equipment’ set to join Babcock’s product line this year http://www.miningweekly.com/article/babcock-to-introduce-new-equipment-says-customers-are-upbeat-for-2017-2017-02-10 Ilan Solomons MINING EQUIPMENT Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 442626 1488204618 1488492000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000624999_resized_davidvaughanbabcock1022.jpg DAVID VAUGHAN The Volvo A60H’s higher payload represented a 40% increase on Volvo’s A40 model, thereby significantly lowering the cost-per-tonne ratio for hauler customers 511 287