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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.
15th July 2005
Mining Services

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.
18th January 2002
Breaking News

R40m backing for new rock-breaking technology

PCF 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...
8th January 2002

Technology future for SA gold junior

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.
16th November 2001
Mining Services

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,...
28th September 2001

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...
22nd June 2001
Ferrous Metals

R517-million for new shaft system

Nchwaning Manganese Expansion
3rd December 1999
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