Mining Weekly | Opencast/Quarries http://www.miningweekly.com/page/opencastquarries Wed, 26 Sep 2018 14:36:47 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 Opencast-Quarries Thu, 06 Sep 2018 09:00:00 +0200 473341 1536067478 1536217200 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 Liebherr celebrates mining solution milestones http://www.miningweekly.com/article/liebherr-celebrates-mining-solutions-milestones-2018-07-20 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Opencast-Quarries Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 491695 1531809832 1532037600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000737977_resized_mininginsouthamericaminewareliebherrshovelimage0620171022.jpg PROVIDING SOLUTIONS Liebherr Group has been providing excavator solutions to the mining industry for more than 18 years 511 287 Bell Equipment extends excavator range, Kobelco partnership http://www.miningweekly.com/article/bell-equipment-extends-excavator-range-kobelco-partnership-2018-07-06 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Opencast-Quarries Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490551 1530857453 1530828000 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000735270_resized_kobelcobaumabell06181022jpg.jpeg EXPANDING RANGE Bell Equipment is extending its excavator range with the addition of new Kobelco excavators 511 287 Bell Equipment enters tipper truck market with Kamaz partnership http://www.miningweekly.com/article/bell-equipment-enters-tipper-truck-market-with-kamaz-partnership-2018-06-22 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Opencast-Quarries Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488752 1529389394 1529618400 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000731083_resized_kamaztipper06181022jpg.jpeg KAMAZ TRUCKS The Kamaz tipper trucks were formally introduced to the South African market at bauma CONEXPO AFRICA 2018 511 287 Skills needed in local quarrying industry http://www.miningweekly.com/article/leadership-and-supervision-skills-needed-in-local-quarrying-industry-2018-06-22 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Opencast-Quarries Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 489023 1529389394 1529618400 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000731559_resized_nicopienaaraspasa06181022jpg.jpeg NICO PIENAAR Leadership and supervision skills are needed urgently in the local quarrying industry 511 287 New app launched for quarrying industry http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-app-launched-for-quarrying-industry-2018-06-22 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Opencast-Quarries Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488958 1529389970 1529618400 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000731433_resized_vibracael06181022jpg.jpeg VIBRATION AND SOUND The AEL Mining Services VibrAc application is a simple tool to work out blasting parameters 511 287 African Sun Mining pursues opportunities at Junior Indaba http://www.miningweekly.com/article/african-sun-mining-in-quest-for-business-opportunities-at-junior-indaba-2018-05-25 Donald Makhafola Opencast-Quarries Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486101 1526912760 1527199200 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000725239_resized_africansunminingproject05181022.jpg SERVICE OFFERING African Sun Mining offers a full package of opencast mining services 511 287 Company moves to introduce new haulers for mining industry http://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-moves-to-introduce-new-trucks-for-mining-industry-2018-05-11 Victor Moolman Opencast-Quarries Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484911 1525759070 1525989600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722092_resized_bloombergopencastmining255357124141022.jpg OPENCAST USES The trucks made by Volvo and supplied by Babcock are used in the opencast mining industry across South Africa 511 287 Manufacturer adds products to existing line aimed at mining industry http://www.miningweekly.com/article/manufacturer-adds-products-to-existing-line-aimed-at-mining-industry-2018-05-11 Victor Moolman Opencast-Quarries Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484918 1525759070 1525989600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722143_resized_vboxsafetycheckcumulus1022.jpg MINE OPTIMISATION VBox Africa provides solutions for the opencast mining industry that can reduce operating costs 511 287 New opencast mining monitoring products introduced http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-opencast-mining-monitoring-products-introduced-2018-05-11 Victor Moolman Opencast-Quarries Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485037 1525759070 1525989600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722495_resized_slopevisioncover1022.jpg SLOPE VISION The Slope Vision georeferenced camera system is used in openpit mines to monitor the slopes of the mines 511 287 Exploration company claims Botswana coal mines to become preferred supplier http://www.miningweekly.com/article/exploration-company-claims-botswana-coal-mines-to-become-preferred-supplier-2018-05-11 Victor Moolman Opencast-Quarries Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484915 1526022279 1525989600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722139_resized_pholacoaltransnettfr81022.jpg STEPPING UP Botswana coal mines could become one of the main suppliers in Southern Africa 511 287 Autonomous mining vehicle test at SA coal mine successfully completed http://www.miningweekly.com/article/autonomous-mining-vehicle-test-at-sa-coal-mine-successfully-completed-2018-05-11 Victor Moolman Opencast-Quarries Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485017 1526022320 1525989600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 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 Provider ensures sustainability in CO2-intensive industry http://www.miningweekly.com/article/construction-materials-provider-ensures-sustainability-in-co2-intensive-cement-industry-2018-03-23 Tasneem Bulbulia Opencast-Quarries Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 480177 1521446651 1521756000 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000711852_resized_environmentalprotectionafrisamsaldanhaminingarea0320181022.jpg QUARRYING FAVOUR To mine limestone in the ecologically sensitive Saldanha Vredenburg area, AfriSam is placing more than 150 ha of this property into environmental status 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. 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 ‘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 Showcase of SA's manufacturing prowess to debut in 2019 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/broader-exposure-for-south-africa-at-2019-expo-2018-02-02 Dylan Slater Manufacturing Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476093 1517295056 1517522400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 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 Opencast-Quarries 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 Tharisa enters 2018 with a bang http://www.miningweekly.com/article/tharisa-enters-2018-with-a-bang-2018-01-10 Martin Creamer PLATINUM AND CHROME Wed, 10 Jan 2018 10:24:00 +0200 474799 1515590418 1515572640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699777_resized_phoevosporoulisonlinepic.jpeg Tharisa CEO Phoevos Pouroulis 511 287 State of local mining regulations shun investment, says CoM report http://www.miningweekly.com/article/state-of-local-mining-regulations-shun-investment-says-com-report-2017-12-14 Dylan Slater LEGISLATION Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:35:00 +0200 474075 1513264817 1513254900 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Environmental permit bodes well for project financing http://www.miningweekly.com/article/environmental-permit-bodes-well-for-project-financing-2017-11-08 Nica Schreuder Opencast-Quarries Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471907 1512454254 1512684000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 New polishing facility a boost to Dubai’s status as a diamond trading centre http://www.miningweekly.com/article/dubai-hosts-a-rapidly-expanding-and-thriving-diamond-trading-environment-2017-12-08 Dylan Slater PRECIOUS MINERALS Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472607 1512460611 1512684000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696391_resized_city.jpg 511 287 Intermin reaffirms guidance as first ore is hauled from Teal Stage 2 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/intermin-reaffirms-guidance-as-first-ore-is-hauled-from-teal-stage-2-2017-12-06 Dylan Slater GOLD Wed, 06 Dec 2017 15:45:00 +0200 473313 1512568142 1512567900 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 GBM scoping study shows economic viability of Mt Coolon project http://www.miningweekly.com/article/gbm-scoping-study-shows-economic-viability-of-mt-coolon-project-2017-12-04 Dylan Slater GOLD Mon, 04 Dec 2017 12:03:00 +0200 472931 1512382066 1512381780 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Pilot Crushtec launches modular solutions, increases service offering http://www.miningweekly.com/article/pilot-crushtec-launches-new-modular-solutions-increases-service-offering-2017-11-24 Mia Breytenbach CRUSHING & SCREENING Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471319 1511853919 1512079200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692570_resized_pilotcrushtecscalperquarry112017001hrsml1022.jpg MODULAR FLEXIBILITY The MAXIscalp 600 scalping plant has a set-up that provides flexibility to adapt to changing operational requirements 511 287 Atlas Copco splits into entities focusing on mining and civil engineering, and the industrial ... http://www.miningweekly.com/article/atlas-copco-splits-business-focus-on-mining-sector-2017-11-24 Dylan Slater CAPITAL EQUIPMENT Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471170 1511247645 1511474400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692330_resized_sanjayahujaregionalgeneralmanagercopyfotor.jpg SANJAY AHUJA Epiroc is now a house where we can live and breathe mining and rock excavation 511 287 New tin player aiming to achieve steady-state production at Namibian project within 12 months http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-tin-player-targets-namibia-project-africa-tin-champion-title-2017-11-24 Mia Breytenbach TIN Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471344 1511505840 1511474400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694428_resized_0010li.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71973_2017-11-13-afritin_-_hd_web.mp428888732Afritin Mining CEO Anthony Viljoen discusses newly- Aim-listed Afriting Mining and its strategies. Afritin Mining CEO Anthony Viljoen discusses newly- Aim-listed Afriting Mining and its strategies. In-house focus ensures continued growth http://www.miningweekly.com/article/in-house-focus-ensures-continued-growth-2017-11-10 Robyn Wilkinson Opencast-Quarries Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468618 1510037545 1510264800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686828_resized_afrimatcapelimeoperationvredendal1020171022.jpg A FORGOTTEN TREASURE CLC Builders Lime produced at Afrimat’s Cape Lime business, in the Western Cape, has been identified as a marketing priority 511 287 Transmission equipment components offer multiple benefits http://www.miningweekly.com/article/transmission-equipment-components-offer-multiple-benefits-2017-11-03 Victor Moolman Opencast-Quarries Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468285 1509430636 1509660000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685947_resized_bmgkabelschlepprsccablecarriersystemforlongtravelcablesaccessories0620171022.jpg STRONG STRETCH The elasticity of the PowerTwist's woven polyurethane fabric enables these belts to be stretched over a pulley drive without any damage 511 287 Mechanised mining produces indirect jobs, uptake increasing http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mechanised-mining-produces-indirect-jobs-uptake-increasing-2017-11-03 Victor Moolman Opencast-Quarries Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468476 1509430636 1509660000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686493_resized_drillingtunnellingsandvikdd422ie0320171022.jpg AUTOMATED SYSTEMS Sandvik is increasing its focus on automated mining equipment 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 Opencast-Quarries 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 Uranium-endowed South Africa stands to benefit from ambitions to improve electricity access in ... http://www.miningweekly.com/article/uranium-endowed-south-africa-stands-to-benefit-from-push-to-improve-electricity-access-in-africa-2017-11-03 Dylan Slater ENERGY MINERALS Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468823 1509436784 1509660000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688570_resized_atomic.jpg 511 287 Influence of association grows in surface mining sector http://www.miningweekly.com/article/influence-of-association-grows-in-surface-mining-sector-2017-10-27 Nica Schreuder Opencast-Quarries Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467605 1508762248 1509055200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684387_resized_tinusmullerbloombergminingcommuinities1022.jpg LOOKING LOCAL Aspasa advocates the recruitmet of workers living in close proximity to mining operations 511 287 Africa must innovate or risk being left behind http://www.miningweekly.com/article/africa-must-innovate-or-risk-being-left-behind-2017-10-27 Nica Schreuder Opencast-Quarries Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467264 1508762248 1509055200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683738_resized_yolandatorrisicorporatephoto1022.jpg YOLANDA TORRISI Innovation, cost effectiveness and safety are factors that must be prioritised, to boost Africa’s opencast mining industry 511 287 Association educates mineworkers and communities http://www.miningweekly.com/article/association-educates-mineworkers-and-communities-2017-10-27 Nica Schreuder Opencast-Quarries Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467329 1508762248 1509055200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683844_resized_nicopienaaraspasa20171022.jpg NICO PIENAAR The Aggregate and Sand Producers Association of Southern Africa wants to encourage surface mine and quarry management to look beyond their boundaries 511 287 Drill series evolved to increase cost effectiveness and productivity http://www.miningweekly.com/article/drill-series-evolved-to-increase-cost-effectiveness-and-productivity-2017-10-27 Nica Schreuder Opencast-Quarries Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467774 1508762248 1509055200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684905_resized_sandvikdx900iinaction1022.jpg DEVELOPED ON DEMAND The DX900i is Sandvik's latest answer to the evolving technological needs of the surface mining industry 511 287