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Marikana team seeks to raise game and confront big operational challenges

Marikana Mine, the second of Aquarius’ operating mines in, has not been an easy operation from the outset. 

Good progress on non-explosive technology

International company Brandrill has reported solid progress for the 2001 financial year in the development and commercialisation of its penetrating cone fracture (PCF) rock-breaking products and associated excavation technologies. 

R40m backing for new rock-breaking technology

Australian mining technology firm Brandrill has entered into a R40-million finance facility from Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) of South Africa for the refinancing and further expansion of its South African contract mining and PCF technology operations. 

Technology future for SA gold junior

By: Keith Campbell PRESIDENT Steyn Gold Mines Ltd, which is selling, for$32-million, to Canada’s Thistle Mining, its operational President Steyn Gold Mines (Pty) Ltd, is looking at a future of being a mining technology provider. 

Firm wins R300m platinum contract

Australian company Brandrill’s 51% owned South African mining services subsidiary Brandrill Torrex (BTX) has secured a R290-million underground mine development contract at Impala Platinum’s new Maroelabult platinum-mine near Brits, North West Province. 

Gold producer trying out continuous mining

South African gold producer President Steyn Gold Mines has formed an official alliance with Australian mining technology company Brandrill - which holds various rock-breaking patents worldwide - with the aim to to commercialise a continuous mining method. 

R517-million for new shaft system

By: System Author Nchwaning Manganese Expansion 


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