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Combatting mining sector fatigue

     26th July 2017 Mining sector solutions provider Expert Mining Solutions and Australia-based fatigue monitoring technology company SmartCap Technologies started their relationship in 2012 after concluding a distribution agreement for sub-Saharan Africa. It was sooner rather than later that Expert Mining... 

Africa remains tough but attractive mining destination

By: Nica Schreuder     13th July 2017 Despite potential risk factors associated with mining in Africa, mining services provider Fraser Alexander executive business development head Ken Bouch says the rewards make it worth investing in the mineral-rich continent. 

Africa remains  tough but attractive mining destination

Christmas in July

     11th July 2017 Creamer Media is offering companies a 15% discount on advertisement bookings into the 2018 Suppliers Directory received before the end of July 2017. Furthermore, a booking before the end of July 2017 will also give the advertising company 4 weeks’ FREE advertising on any one of Creamer Media’s... 

Christmas in July

Mining in South America e-Supplement

By: Yolande Botes     7th July 2017 Creamer Media’s Mining Weekly is a media partner for the inaugural Investment in Mining Cumbre, scheduled to take place from 11 to 12 July 2017.  Click here to read Mining Weekly’s Mining in South America e-Supplement. 

Mining in South America e-Supplement

Dingo reduces downtime with Trakka

     22nd June 2017 Dingo’s Trakka™, the industry leading predictive maintenance software, helps maintenance teams reduce operating costs by maximising the life of major components and increasing availability through the reduction of unplanned failures.    It provides an easy and cost-effective way to run a... 

Dingo reduces downtime with Trakka

Ecsponent Development Fund improving BEE procurement in the Mining Sector

     21st June 2017 JSE-listed African financial services company, Ecsponent Limited, says that its unique Ecsponent Development Fund (EDF) provides large corporate business with an effective way of managing preferential procurement and improving reliable delivery whilst ensuring true social upliftment and skills... 

Ecsponent Development Fund improving BEE procurement in the Mining Sector

Revamped Polity website gives prominence to exclusive content  

By: Creamer Media Reporter      13th June 2017 One of South Africa’s pioneering websites, Creamer Media’s Polity.org.za, is being re-launched in June 2017 to give its readers easier access to more exclusive content and to strengthen the site’s research and referencing capabilities. Kenneth Creamer, CEO of Creamer Media, says that in addition... 

Revamped Polity website gives prominence to exclusive content

Creamer Media announces special offer on real economy research portal

     7th June 2017 Creamer Media has announced a special offer on its well-respected research portal Research Channel Africa. Research Channel Africa offers unparalleled access to intelligence on industry and mining in South Africa and the wider African continent. 

Creamer Media announces special offer on real economy research portal

Customised 2018 Diaries to be produced by Creamer Media

     25th May 2017 Creamer Media will during the month of May 2017 be marketing Customised 2018 Diaries as high-impact corporate gifts. The Diaries, sized either as A4 or as a smaller corporate size, will offer branding opportunities on their covers as well as on their ribbons. 

Customised 2018 Diaries to be produced by Creamer Media

Industrie 4.0 set to improve all processes, grow economy

     23rd May 2017 Advanced automation can improve virtually any process, anywhere, and has the potential to grow the South African economy and create jobs.   Industry leaders participating at the upcoming Africa Automation Fair and Connected Industries conference note that Industrie 4.0, the catchphrase describing... 

Industrie 4.0 set to improve all processes, grow economy

Creamer Media to partner with Joburg annual mining event

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th May 2017 As a media partner for the event, Mining Weekly will publish a Preview Feature about the Joburg Indaba in the edition dated 29 September 2017. To find out more about this great marketing opportunity or to secure an advertisement space contact Creamer Media’s advertising department on 2711 622... 

Creamer Media to partner with Joburg annual mining event

The growth of a diversified economy through the development of mining and energy at ZIMEC 2017!

By: Creamer Media Reporter      3rd May 2017 Lusaka, Zambia – April, 2017 - With around 70% of Zambia’s earnings currently depending on copper mining, the Zambian government aims to diversify mining activities and strive towards a sustainable and viable mining sector.  

The growth of a diversified economy through the development of mining and energy at ZIMEC 2017!

Creamer Media publishes CIM e-Supplement

     26th 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 this year, for the first time, published a special CIM Convention e-Supplement. Click here to read this special e-Supplement.  

Creamer Media publishes CIM e-Supplement

Creamer Media announces special offer for Real Economy Yearbook to be published in June

     25th April 2017 The next edition of Creamer Media’s Real Economy Yearbook will be published on 30 June 2017 and will provide a researched overview of the state of play in a number of industrial and mining sectors. As in previous years, the Real Economy Yearbook will include updates on key news developments in... 

Creamer Media announces special offer for Real Economy Yearbook to be published in June

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... 

Creamer Media to partner with Construction and Concrete events

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
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