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Nokeng mulling two or three more fluorspar mines by 2026 as huge shortage is predicted

By: Mia Breytenbach     8th September 2017 Following the breakthrough of opening the first new mine in Gauteng, South Africa, in the last 12 years, which is being developed by producer SepFluor’s wholly owned Nokeng fluorspar mine, the company aims to become vertically integrated in the fluorspar value chain in future. Fluorite ore is... 

Nokeng mulling two or three more fluorspar mines by 2026 as huge shortage is predicted

By: Mia Breytenbach     8th September 2017 Following the breakthrough of opening the first new mine in Gauteng, South Africa, in the last 12 years, which is being developed by producer SepFluor’s wholly owned Nokeng fluorspar mine, the company aims to become vertically integrated in the fluorspar value chain in future. Fluorite ore is... 

Meridian increases credit in support of Brazil gold exploration

By: Henry Lazenby     24th August 2017 TSX-V-listed manganese miner Meridian Mining has increased its credit facility from The Sentient Group by $500 000, to $7.5-million, in support of gold exploration initiatives at its flagship Espigão project, in Rondônia, Brazil. The company, which recently relocated its headquarters from... 

Coal traders see end of price rally as China ramps up output

By: Bloomberg     22nd December 2016 Coal’s recovery was one of the biggest surprises in commodities this year, but it is all poised to end as output rises from China, producer of half the world’s supply. After half a decade of declines, European prices rebounded more than 80% as China, also the world’s biggest consumer of the... 

Meridian takes up TSX-V listing as it prepares for two-pronged BMC exploration approach

By: Henry Lazenby     29th November 2016 Amsterdam, Netherlands-based Meridian Mining has completed its acquisition of Canadian junior Cancana Resources, the companies announced Monday – a deal that is expected to streamline the ownership structure of Cancana and Meridian's joint venture (JV) exploration and development project Brazil... 

Zinc drops as investors take a break from year’s best commodity

By: Bloomberg     7th September 2016 Zinc dropped the most in a week as some investors closed out bullish bets on this year’s best-performing major commodity. The metal fell as much as much as 1.3% in London after touching a 15-month high on Monday. Zinc has rallied 45% this year on expectations of a supply shortage after mine... 

Alkane gold output dips but remains in guidance, $1bn Dubbo project construction ready

By: Creamer Media Reporter      14th July 2016 Multi-commodity explorer and miner Alkane Resources poured 67 812 oz of gold in the year ended June 30, which was within guidance, but below the previous year’s production of 69 612 oz. Alkane, which produced gold at the Tomingley mine in New South Wales, sold 67 983 oz at an average price of A$1... 

Mining contractor launches new bolter to enhance longwall mining

By: Zandile Mavuso     20th November 2015 Mining and construction contractor Sandvik launched its Sandvik MB670 bolter miner last week in Amsterdam, which will help mines increase productivity, reduce total cost of ownership and improve safety and ergonomics for operators in longwall mining. 

Rare earths price recovery seen muffled by excess supply

By: Reuters     9th July 2015 An expected bounce in hard-hit rare earth prices later this year will be vulnerable to a glut of supplies, including from illicit mines and smuggling in dominant producer China. The outlook will weigh on miners such as Molycorp, the only US supplier of rare earths, which filed for Chapter 11... 

Australian coal prices rise as scorching Asian heat pushes up demand

By: Reuters     17th June 2015 Australian coal prices have risen almost 8% since the beginning of June as a drought in South Asia pushes up power demand, although the overall sentiment in the sector remains bearish due to falling imports by other major Asian buyers. Coal prices for prompt physical delivery from its Newcastle... 

European mining seemingly regaining lost lustre as at least one mine opens each year since 2008

By: Ilan Solomons     22nd May 2015 Europe is remarkable in that its mining industry predates the Roman Empire, yet large portions of unexplored territories with highly prospective resources remain, says European metals and minerals mining representative body Euromines president Mark Rachovides. Mattia Pellegrini, head of the raw... 

European mining seemingly regaining lost lustre as at least one mine opens each year since 2008

By: Ilan Solomons     22nd May 2015 Europe is truly remarkable in that its mining industry predates the Roman Empire, yet large portions of unexplored territories with highly prospective resources remain, says European metals and minerals mining representative body Euromines president Mark Rachovides. European Commission... 

Diamond demand on the rise

By: Kim Cloete     10th February 2015 The demand for diamonds is set to continue increasing this year, with demand outstripping supply and no new discoveries on the horizon, delegates at the Mining Indaba heard this week. “There’s no significant rise in production and that will affect diamond pricing,” said Fusion Alternatives CEO... 

China coal capping, lower growth hitting coal prices – analyst

By: Martin Creamer     5th February 2015 Government energy capping combined with lower economic growth appeared to be limiting coal demand in China and bringing down coal prices, King Abdullah petroleum studies research fellow Rodrigo Echeverri said on Thursday. January’s coal-price low of $53/t cost insurance freight Antwerp Rottterdam... 

Mintek bioleach propriety installed in Finland

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th January 2015 Amsterdam-headquartered talc producer Mondo Minerals and South Africa’s State-owned Council for Mineral Technology (Mintek) are currently constructing a Mintek-developed nickel sulphide bioleach plant at Mondo’s Vuonos talc processing site, in Finland. This followed the conclusion of a licence... 

Mwana shareholder, director take company to court

By: Natalie Greve     10th December 2014 The China International Mining Group Corporation (CIMGC) – a “substantial” shareholder in pan-African resources group Mwana – and Mwana nonexecutive director and CIMGC associate Yat Hoi Ning have filed a petition at the High Court of Justice, Companies Court in London, against the company and... 

Mike de Wit

By: Martin Creamer     12th September 2014 Main Activity of the Company: Exploring for base metals and diamonds in Botswana and for kimberlites in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) 

Wining and mining in the early Cape Colony

By: Jade Davenport     2nd May 2014 One thing you would not associate with mining is the craft of winemaking. However, in a country that has been so completely dominated by that extractive industry, it is not entirely surprising that even certain South African wine-producing regions and a few wine estates have some kind of... 

Terex Finlay nominated for ‘Manufacturers’ Innovation Award’ at World Demolition Awards, 2013.

By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th September 2013 We are pleased to announce that the new Terex Finlay 883 Spaleck screener has been included on the shortlist for the ‘Manufacturers’ Innovation Award’ at the World Demolition Awards organized by KHL’s Demolition and Recycling International. “Reaching the final shortlist for this award is... 

State

By: Asha Ramsaran     17th August 2012 Tender work arising from state contracts  

State Miscellaneous

By: Asha Ramsaran     17th August 2012 Tenders arising from a range public sector sectors 

State

By: Asha Ramsaran     10th August 2012 Tender work arising from state contracts  

State Miscellaneous

By: Asha Ramsaran     10th August 2012 Tenders arising from a range public sector sectors 

State

By: Asha Ramsaran     3rd August 2012 Tender work arising from state contracts  

Europe burning coal at fastest pace since 2006

By: Bloomberg     13th July 2012 Europe is burning coal at the fastest pace since 2006, as surging imports from US producers such as Arch Coal helped cut prices 26% in a year and benefited European power companies including EON. 

Company Announcement: Nordgold Converts Rouble Loan to US Dollars

     10th April 2012 Nord Gold N.V. has signed cross-currency swap agreements with various banks. The total amount of the currency swap is 11 billion roubles. 

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