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Gold miner reflects on Ghana achievements

13th July 2018 Gold producer Gold Fields West Africa, a subsidiary of South Africa-based gold major Gold Fields, has invested significantly into the Ghana mining industry over the past 25 years, with shareholders, government and local communities that have and still are benefitting from the gold miner’s... 

Big names in construction, earthmoving equipment headed for Hillhead 2018

By: Shannon de Ryhove     15th June 2018 Later this month, construction solutions company Tarmac’s Hillhead quarry, near Buxton, in Derbyshire, UK, will again host the world’s biggest working quarry exhibition. Some 525 UK and overseas companies have booked exhibition space at Hillhead 2018, which means this year’s event will be 10%... 

OLI South Africa

18th May 2018 Making business simpler for customers, while going global with a first-class product, has proved successful in establishing industrial vibration technology company OLI as the world’s top-selling supplier of electric external motovibrators. OLI has been committed to delivering high-quality... 

AECI posts record HEPS for FY17

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     27th February 2018 Explosives and specialty chemicals group AECI on Tuesday reported its highest recorded headline earnings per share (HEPS) to date, at 959c, for the financial year ended December 31. HEPS were up 17% year-on-year, while earnings a share increased by 22% year-on-year to 900c. 

Civil engineering solutions provider secures new contracts

26th January 2018 Civil engineering solutions provider Concor Infrastructure, formerly known as Murray & Roberts Infrastructure, is well positioned to take advantage of the recent increase in optimism in the mining space, with company representatives poised to attend the 2018 Investing in African Mining Indaba in... 


26th January 2018 Firmly entrenched as an Africa-based diversified heavy engineering company, Raubex Group continues to excel as a world-class player in the heavy construction sector, with a focus on infrastructure development. Founded by industry legend Koos Raubenheimer in 1974, the company has a proud record of... 

Concor Infrastructure Boosts Order Book With New Contracts

5th December 2017 Concor Infrastructure recently secured two significant contracts in the mining sector, and managing director, Eric Wisse, says the company, formerly known as Murray & Roberts Infrastructure, is well positioned to take advantage of the recently increased optimism in the mining space. As part of... 

Sampling confirms lithium in Namibia – Montero

By: Martin Creamer     17th November 2017 Exploration and development company Montero, which is putting mineralisation to the test in Namibia in search of a lithium resource, on Friday confirmed the presence of the soft silver-white metal in central Namibia. “Montero’s first channel sampling programme has confirmed lithium,” Montero CEO... 

Bauma CONEXPO AFRICA: numerous industry leaders on board

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th October 2017 The economic comeback of Sub-Sahara and positive market opportunities in South Africa are reflected in the number of companies that have already signed up for the upcoming bauma CONEXPO AFRICA. The third international trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining... 

New compact crusher range unveiled

6th October 2017 Manufacturer of screening and crushing equipment McCloskey International’s expanding crusher line now includes a compact crusher, which made its worldwide debut in Europe’s largest basalt quarry at Steinexpo 2017, the biggest quarry exhibition in Europe held from August 31 to September 2 in... 

Myriad of opportunities in Zim’s mining sector

8th September 2017 Zimbabwe is poised for growth and, with the country committed to ensuring a sustainable growth path, there are a host of investment opportunities in the mining industry to be capitalised on. This is according to the investment promotion body Zimbabwe Investment Authority‘s Invest in Zimbabwe... 

Burundi rare earths project on track for first production

By: Nica Schreuder     14th July 2017 Rare-earth element mining company Rainbow Rare Earths says it has made significant progress towards achieving first production at its Gakara rare earths project in Burundi, East Africa, with about $6-million has been invested in the project to date. Bolstered by Rainbow’s completion of an... 

New mobile screen launched in S Africa

By: Victor Moolman     7th July 2017 Mobile crushing and screening equipment supplier Kleemann, part of international specialist construction equipment manufacturer Wirtgen, has launched the Mobiscreen MS 703 EVO, which is capable of processing 350 t/h, in South Africa. 

Multidisciplinary mining company says market is challenging

By: Simone Liedtke     23rd June 2017 With the general depletion of natural sand reserves around South Africa, especially within large cities, multidisciplinary materials openpit mining company Afrimat has invested in sand producing plants – especially in Gauteng – to produce high-quality concrete sands to ensure higher concrete... 

Three-deck screener now includes rinser

17th February 2017 Ohio, US-based mobile crushing and screening equipment manufacturer IROCK Crushers has redesigned its TS-522 TD track portable screening plant to include a rinser. 


27th January 2017 With more than four decades of experience in the Southern African construction and mining industry, infrastructure development and materials handling specialist Raubex Group is a leading player on the sub-continent. Listed on the JSE since 2007, Bloemfontein-headquartered Raubex specialises in... 

Husky hits snag in efforts to contain Saskatchewan oil spill

By: Bloomberg     25th July 2016 Husky Energy Inc. is running into difficulty containing and cleaning up a 1 570-bl oil pipeline spill that entered the North Saskatchewan River in Canada this week, after rising water levels compromised its initial plan to capture the release. The company responded Thursday morning when a sheen... 

UK show sees strong demand

By: Kimberley Smuts     17th June 2016 The Hillhead international quarrying and recycling show is famous for its live demonstrations and 2016 will be no different with a range of equipment being put through its paces in a live quarry environment. Demand for the 2016 event has been strong with every square metre now allocated,... 

It’s a sell out!

22nd March 2016 Demand for the 2016 event has been buoyant with every square metre now allocated, including a new outdoor area at the southern end of the site and an extended Registration Pavilion.   More than 460 exhibitors will attend, with all the major industry players returning as well as some exciting new... 

Mining industry to put the skids on waste tyres

By: Mia Breytenbach     26th February 2016 The Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa (Redisa) says waste tyre remediation company Waste Beneficiation, which is supported through the initiative’s business incubation programme, is ready to use its waste tyre shredding solutions to implement tyre abatement plans for... 

New crushing, screening units to improve operations at Hong Kong quarry

By: Ilan Solomons     4th December 2015 Diversified engineering and mining group Metso will soon help Chinese investment holding company Wai Kee produce uniform-quality aggregates cost-efficiently by supplying ten Lokotrack mobile crushing and screening units and four CW series wheeled conveyors to its Lam Tai quarry in Hong Kong. The... 

Compact articulated loaders supplied to local gold miner

By: Mia Breytenbach     30th October 2015 Following the official launch of Jet Park-based industrial equipment distributor MultiOne South Africa’s (SA’s) head office in mid-February, the company has sold more than 15 MultiOne 6 series compact articulated loaders, worth several million rand, to a local gold mining company. MultiOne SA... 

Weir minerals cements leading position in the global sand and aggregates sector

13th October 2015 Weir Minerals is gaining acceptance in the global sand and aggregates sector following the expansion of its comminution offering with the inclusion of the Trio product range. An example of this is that Weir Minerals recently supplied all of the equipment for a large scale, dewatering sand plant... 

Company yet to offer thermal assessment services to mining industry

By: Dylan Stewart     19th June 2015 Although the solutions of electrical equipment, industrial instrumentation and automation supply, implementation and support company Magnet can be used for any electrical or mechanical application, including mining, the company is yet to offer its services to the mining industry, Magnet training... 

Local supplier on track for R50m turnover 

By: David Oliveira     3rd October 2014 Local screening and vibrating-equipment solutions supplier Aury Africa was on track to achieve a R50-million turnover this year, Aury Africa MD Mark Houchin told Mining Weekly at the company’s Jetpark factory launch earlier this month. Aury Africa is a subsidiary of Chinese screening and... 

Enviro company limits dust at Zambia copper mine

By: David Oliveira     12th September 2014 Environmental management company I-Cat Environmental Solutions is supplying Zambian copper mine Kansanshi, owned and operated by mining companies First Quantum Minerals and ZCCM-IH, with its GreenGrip gravel road sealant. The sealant eliminates dust on the mine’s semi-permanent roads, improving... 

Metso aiming to expand African footprint

By: Chantelle Kotze     8th August 2014 With a well-established and strong presence in the African mining industry, comminution solutions company Metso Minerals South Africa, subsidiary of Finland-based Metso Minerals group, plans to further bolster and expand its presence in the African construction sector. 

IROCK Introduces TC-20 Track Impact Crusher

4th August 2014 IROCK Crushers, a leader in global sales of mobile screening and crushing equipment, introduces the new TC-20 Track Impact Crusher. The unit combines a larger feeder, a high-performance four-bar impactor and heavy-duty components for exceptional efficiency, reliability and precision. The TC-20... 

CEMCO Inc.’s Turbo™ 80 VSI Crusher Produces Consistent Material Economically and Efficiently

4th August 2014 Turbo™ 80 VSI Crusher is an efficient, highly productive vertical shaft impact crusher capable of processing a variety of aggregate materials and industrial minerals. Available in two models, the Turbo 80 offers a mid-sized option powerful enough to process materials up to 4-inches wide into a... 


By: Alida Odendaal     25th July 2014 Tender work arising from state contracts 


By: Alida Odendaal     4th July 2014 Tenders for work in Europe  

MIC attributes 2013 gains to investment diversification strategy

By: Natalie Greve     2nd July 2014 Emphasising that the Mineworkers Investment Company (MIC) would continue to be opportunistic if attractive investment opportunities arose, CEO Mary Bomela said on Wednesday that a 31% rise in the value of the group’s investment portfolio to R4.9-billion for the year to February 28 was a product... 

Acquisition By B&E Will Propel Comar’s Presence Into The African Continent

2nd June 2014 Since being acquired by crushing, mining and mineral processing entity B&E International in 2012, Comar Plant Design and Manufacturing has ramped up its business activities to a new level and is on track to achieve its ultimate objective of becoming the biggest asphalt plant manufacturer in... 

Construction Unlimited On Show at WAMPEX

19th May 2014 The forthcoming West African Mining and Power Exhibition in Accra will host a large contingent of Indian companies, including construction machinery specialist Delco Automotive India. WAMPEX takes place from 28 to 30 May at Accra Convention Centre in Accra, Ghana. Delco Automotive India plans to... 

Construction Unlimited On Show at WAMPEX

19th May 2014 The forthcoming West African Mining and Power Exhibition in Accra will host a large contingent of Indian companies, including construction machinery specialist Delco Automotive India. WAMPEX takes place from 28 to 30 May at Accra Convention Centre in Accra, Ghana. Delco Automotive India plans to... 

M&R’s international businesses underpin current and future growth prospects

By: Terence Creamer     27th February 2014 JSE-listed Murray & Roberts (M&R), a company synonymous with the South African construction industry, is increasingly deriving the bulk of its earnings from offshore operations, while its future fortunes are also increasingly tied to non-South African prospects, especially in the global natural... 


By: Alida Odendaal     21st February 2014 Tenders for work in Asia  

Contractors hand over huge Sishen haul truck maintenance workshop

By: Chantelle Kotze     24th January 2014 Mining contractors WorleyParsonsTWP and Stefanutti Stocks handed over a medium- and long-term haul truck maintenance facility of more than R1-billion last month to iron-ore producer Kumba Iron Ore, a business unit of mining major Anglo American. 

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