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Creamer Media to partner with Construction and Concrete events

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th April 2017 Creamer Media is a media partner for the African Construction Expo & Totally Concrete 2017 event, taking place on 23 and 24 May 2017 at Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg. The Engineering News edition dated 12 May 2017 will include a special Cement & Concrete feature previewing the... 

Africa Automation Fair 2017 unveils Connected Industries conference

     5th April 2017 South Africa’s key industrial automation and control event, Africa Automation Fair, will this year host a high-level conference on Connected Industries in line with growing international focus on the ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution and the advanced, connected industries of the future. The... 

Africa Automation Fair 2017 unveils Connected Industries conference

Mining Weekly partners with Canadian mining event

By: Reinette Classen     4th April 2017 Creamer Media’s Mining Weekly is a media partner for the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM)’s annual convention and will this year, for the first time, publish a special CIM Convention e-Supplement.  

Mining Weekly partners with Canadian mining event

Electricity 2017: A review of South Africa's electricity sector (PDF Report)

     20th March 2017 A lack of adequate electricity supply in recent years has had a negative impact on the South African economy. Power shortages have hindered economic growth and negatively affected business confidence. Generation capacity issues were at the heart of the electricity supply woes, but a strong... 

 Electricity 2017: A review of South Africa's electricity sector (PDF Report)

Symposium Mines Guinea

     14th March 2017 Now in its 5th edition, Symposium Mines Guinea organised by the Ministry of Mines and Geology, in partnership with AME Trade Ltd, is firmly established as the largest mining event in West Africa and will take place from 9 – 11 May 2017, in Conakry, Republic of Guinea. 

Symposium Mines Guinea

Power & Electricity World Africa 2017

     9th March 2017 Africa’s largest power and electricity show - Power & Electricity World Africa 2017 celebrates its 20th anniversary. The show welcomes over 7000 attendees and hosts a mecca of solution providers spanning 3 halls and thousands of square meters. Taking place in Johannesburg South Africa, this is a... 

Power & Electricity World Africa 2017

Strata Worldwide Emergency Refuge Chambers

     15th February 2017 Over the years, emergency refuge chambers and underground refuge rooms have gained widespread popularity in many types of mining and tunnelling operations around the world. Mandated for use in United States coal mines since 2007, these chambers are designed to provide emergency life-sustaining... 

Strata Worldwide Emergency Refuge Chambers

Comparison of PhotoSat, LiDAR, Drone and GPS Surveying

     8th February 2017 What is the most cost effective survey method for my project? PhotoSat founder and President Gerry Mitchell P.Geo, has prepared a white paper discussing various surveying options.  He first identifies the situations where the choice of most cost effective survey method is simple and obvious. 

Comparison of PhotoSat, LiDAR, Drone and GPS Surveying

Fraser Alexander partners with Puckree Group to bring the Bultfontein Coal Mine into Production

     6th February 2017 Fraser Alexander (FA) and Puckree Group (PG) have penned a partnership agreement to bring PG’s Bultfontein Coal Mine in Mpumalanga into production during the second quarter of 2017.  The mine will produce 65 000 tons per month run of mine (ROM) coal from the 5 seam, 4 seam and 2 seam, which will... 

Fraser Alexander partners with Puckree Group to bring the Bultfontein Coal Mine into Production

Africa Mining Projects in Progress 2016 - Second Edition (PDF Report)

     3rd February 2017 The second edition of Creamer Media’s Africa Mining Projects in Progress 2016 showcases some of the many mining projects across the continent that are progressing, despite the sector facing many challenges, including the difficulty of raising capital, as well as socioeconomic and regulatory... 

Africa Mining Projects in Progress 2016 - Second Edition (PDF Report)

Mining Indaba remains pivotal to Africa

By: Ilan Solomons     3rd February 2017 The mineral resources sector remains “critically important” to the African continent, which is why the Investing in African Mining Indaba has consistently been regarded as an event of “paramount significance”, says Mining Indaba MD Alex Grose. This is also a key motivation for the at least 24... 

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Rapid Armor Introduces Revolutionary Liner System

     27th October 2016 Rapid Armor Introduces Revolutionary Liner System Rapid Armor has introduced a revolutionary system that would change the way maintenance is done on liner systems in mining and quarrying plants.  This system raises the bar for maintenance efficiency, plant utilization, cost reduction and most... 

Rapid Armor Introduces Revolutionary Liner System

The Joburg Indaba, Investing in Resources and Mining in Africa – Johannesburg – 5-6 October 2016

     5th October 2016 The Joburg Indaba has become a critical platform for industry leaders to engage in conversations on the mining industry, with participants across resource and mining companies; investors; government representatives, policy makers and regulators; stock and commodity exchanges; financiers; and... 

The Joburg Indaba, Investing in Resources and Mining in Africa – Johannesburg – 5-6 October 2016

SIM Senegal 2016

     28th September 2016 SIM Senegal 2016 Under the High Patronage of His Excellency Macky SALL President of the Republic of Senegal 4th Senegalese Mining Conference & Exhibition, Dakar, Senegal 8 – 10 November 2016 SIM Senegal set to be West Africa’s largest mining event in 2016 The fourth edition of the Senegalese... 

SIM Senegal 2016

Get more out of every machine you operate

     26th September 2016 If boosting production while maintaining the lowest total cost of operation—in other words, doing more with less—is your goal, we’re there with solutions to help you reach it. Caterpillar offers the most productive new mining machines in the industry, designed to produce more while consuming less... 

Get more out of every machine you operate

Caterpillar Offers an Exclusive Look at Its Plans for MINExpo 2016

     25th August 2016 Caterpillar is counting down the hours until MINExpo 2016 on a new website, www.CatMiningExperience.com. The company recently launched the site to give the mining industry an inside look at some of its plans for the world’s largest mining equipment exhibition, scheduled for September 26-28 in Las... 

Caterpillar Offers an Exclusive Look at Its Plans for MINExpo 2016

Neptun Boot

     24th August 2016 Neptun Boot was established in 1977 in Westmead, Pinetown in order to supply high-quality PVC gumboots to general industry with a focus on the agricultural sector. Over the years the business has grown and developed to become the leading gumboot manufacturer in Southern Africa. Neptun’s market... 

Neptun Boot

Mauritania to showcase their flagship mining and petroleum projects at MAURITANIDES 2016

     19th August 2016 The fourth edition of the Mauritanian Mining & Petroleum Conference & Exhibition (MAURITANIDES 2016) will take place from 11 – 13 October 2016, in Nouakchott, Islamic Republic of Mauritania. MAURITANIDES is already a fixture in the worldwide mining and petroleum trade event calendar with over two... 

Mauritania to showcase their flagship mining and petroleum projects at MAURITANIDES 2016

Mining on Top: Africa- London Summit

     26th July 2016 The 4th Mining on Top: Africa - London Summit (MOTA) will be held in London from the 19th-20th September 2016 at the Radisson Blu, Portman Square, London, United Kingdom. The two-day conference is expected to attract over 200 participants from over 20 countries. MOTA is the definitive African... 

Mining on Top: Africa- London Summit

Immersive Technologies

     13th July 2016 Every year mines waste millions of dollars by not improving critical operator behaviors related to safety, machine abuse, fuel consumption and production. 

 Immersive Technologies

Do you have the right diluent in your metal extraction plant?

     23rd June 2016 Solvent extraction is now the preferred route for extracting metals from ores and other sources as it ensures both environmental responsibility and cost efficiency. In order to ensure optimal performance in terms of operator safety, process efficacy and reliability there a few few key things to... 

Do you have the right diluent in your metal extraction plant?

Five ways to reduce fuel costs at a mine

     17th June 2016 In the current climate of low commodity prices, many mining companies are under increasing pressure to reduce operating costs. The most obvious way to cut costs on fuel is to look for price reductions, but with the competitive nature of supplying to mines there is most probably very little margin... 

Five ways to reduce fuel costs at a mine

Six ways to decrease the oil cost on a mine site

     9th June 2016 Total’s mining specialists are always looking for ways to help our customers reduce their controllable cost. They have put together 6 practical tips for mining companies to make savings on mine sites. It is simple and it’s worked for many of our mining clients, we hope it helps you as well. 

Six ways to decrease the oil cost on a mine site

Oral Fluid Testing in the Mining Industry

     1st June 2016 What is your ratio of presumptive positive drug tests with confirmed negative tests? If your answer is higher than you would like, you are sending too many samples to undergo confirmatory testing. The MultiSTAT has changed drug testing forever. Randox Toxicology has created an automated analyser... 

Oral Fluid Testing in the Mining Industry

New online floor plan launched for Electra Mining Africa 2016

     30th May 2016 For the first time, this year Creamer Media introduced an interactive floor plan and exhibitor listing for Electra Mining Africa 2016, taking pace from 12 to 16 September. The floor plan and exhibitor listing will be hosted on MiningWeekly.com.  

New online floor plan launched for Electra Mining Africa 2016

Botswana Resource Sector Conference 2016 – June 14th and 15th 2016, Gaborone

     17th May 2016 The Botswana Resource Sector Conference is only 4 weeks away and this year the addition of four exciting panels addressing some of the most pertinent issues in Botswana will form part of the agenda. 

Botswana Resource Sector Conference 2016 – June 14th and 15th 2016, Gaborone

Nersa to propose a coal benchmark cost as part of its multiyear price determination for Eskom  

By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th May 2016 The May 2016 roundup covers activities across South Africa for April 2016 and includes details of the National Energy Regulator of South Africa’s proposal to introduce a coal benchmark cost as part of its final decision on Eskom’s multiyear price determination process; environmental group... 

Nersa to propose a coal benchmark cost as part of its multiyear price determination for Eskom

Canadian cobalt project development advancing

By: Malusi Mkhize     6th May 2016 More than C$115-million has, so far, been spent on the development, including test mining and a pilot plant processing, at the Nico cobalt/gold/bismuth/copper project, in Canada’s Northwest Territories and Saskatchewan. Once operational, Nico, discovered by North American development stage mining... 

Canadian cobalt project  development advancing
STRATEGIC POSITIONING As Nico will be a vertically integrated project, Fortune Minerals will control the mining of the cobalt and the processing of concentrates into higher value products

Enriching Tanzania: Local Engineers Attend GE Oil & Gas University

     4th March 2016 Like many African countries,  Tanzania has no shortage of supply of natural oil and gas. However, there is  a shortage of skills and experience in this sector within Tanzania. To  address this, multinational companies like GE are working hard to empower  local people by building valuable skills,... 

Enriching Tanzania: Local Engineers Attend GE Oil & Gas University

The Big Picture: Here’s What GE Will Look Like In 2016

     19th February 2016 GE released its fourth-quarter results two weeks ago, capping a pivotal year when the company sold much of its lending business and embraced software to become the world’s largest digital-industrial company. The company also improved its operations, growing revenue at a faster clip than peers and... 

The Big Picture: Here’s What GE Will Look Like In 2016

Being worlds apart doesn't mean there isn't room

     15th February 2016 Dover, the capital city of the north eastern US state Delaware, would not be categorised as a large city if it was in Nigeria. In fact, Dover’s total area of 22.7 square miles is a mere five per cent of the total area of Lagos and its population of 37,000 is just 0.2 per cent of Lagos’s population. 

Being worlds apart doesn't mean there isn't room

The Path to Mining Execution Excellence

     27th January 2016 Free White Paper Mining companies are seeking to achieve Mining Execution Excellence and greater Business Agility to enable sustainable productivity gains and consistent profitability. Discover why Operational Stability is the required foundation for realizing these goals, the benefits it... 

The Path to Mining Execution Excellence

Developing Leaders Across Africa

     2nd December 2015 While every business focuses on delivering unique value to their customers and clients, often the challenges they face are remarkably similar. GE Transportation recently hosted some of their strategic rail customers across Africa to explore these common challenges and discuss best practices in... 

Developing Leaders Across Africa

National Geographic channel and GE have developed an innovative new series: Breakthrough

     27th November 2015 Produced by imagine entertainment and asylum entertainment, the series will examine the amazing technological revolutions that will define our futureHollywood Visionaries Angela Bassett, Peter Berg, Paul Giamatti, Akiva Goldsman, Ron Howard and Brett Ratner Each Direct an Episode (Johannesburg. –... 

National Geographic channel and GE have developed an innovative new series: Breakthrough

General Electric partners AMI to host Media Training on Energy and Infrastructure Coverage

     22nd October 2015 Nairobi, 2nd October 2015- African Media Initiative (AMI) and General Electric (GE) have partnered to boost media coverage in Africa of Energy and Infrastructure issues.  

General Electric partners AMI to host Media Training on Energy and Infrastructure Coverage

Kenyan Paul Kelemba wins GE Energy & Infrastructure Award at CNN Multichoice African Journalist Awards 2015

     22nd October 2015 Paul Kelemba, from Kenya, has been awarded GE Energy & Infrastructure Award, presented by Jay Ireland, President and CEO of GE Africa, at this year’s CNN Multichoice African Journalist 2015 Awards ceremony.  Kelemba, who works freelance for The Standard on Saturday, won for his piece “Sorting out... 

Kenyan Paul Kelemba wins GE Energy & Infrastructure Award at CNN Multichoice African Journalist Awards 2015

‘Sectional block model’ launched in China 

By: Zandile Mavuso     11th September 2015 South Africa and Singapore-based commodity trader Sail Group in conjunction with integrated chrome producer Afarak Group and trade services company Chinalight Resources launched the Sectional Block model – an approach to mine development that serves both the mine developer as well as the Chinese... 

‘Sectional block model’ launched in China

KPMG Mining Executive Forum 

     2nd September 2015 KPMG in South Africa is hosting the inaugural Mining Executive Forum on African soil on 9 and 10 September 2015. This two-day event provides mining executives with opportunities to network with peers and participate in industry-leader driven interactive and informative sessions. 

KPMG Mining Executive Forum
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