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Artisanal mining continues to threaten water quality

THREATENING WATER QUALITY There are significant environmental problems association with artisanal and small-scale mining While regulated mines have greatly improved their environmental performance over the years, specifically with regard to water management, the use of liquid mercury in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) continues to pose a serious threat to...
2nd May 2014
Mining Services

Global gathering creates opportunity for local businesses, says Ghana pumps supplier

The biennial West African Mining and Power Exhibition (Wampex) presents West African businesses with an ideal opportunity to showcase products and services and could help even small-scale businesses gain access to major mining and power industry...
2nd May 2014


Tender work arising from state contracts
25th April 2014
Corporate Profile


Project delivery and consulting services firm WorleyParsons has been consulting in the global resource and energy sectors, as well as other complex-process industries, since its inception in 1977. With a wealth of expertise and experience in the...
25th April 2014
Base Metals


IN PROGRESS A laboratory container conversion Established in 2007, Johannesburg-based mining laboratory services provider Tramecon provides turnkey laboratory solutions to new mining projects, including workload determination, staff training, laboratory design commissioning and management....
18th April 2014

Orica secures BEE partner, set to expand African footprint

Leven Moodley and Dallas Wilkinson ASX-listed global commercial explosives and mining and tunnelling ground support provider Orica and South Africa-headquartered investment group Reindus Holdings have partnered to further Orica Mining Services South Africa’s (OMSSA's) African...
7th April 2014
Company Announcement

Flowrox PVG Valves PDF Available

Flowrox PVG is a robust yet compact pinch valve engineered with the highest quality standards. It is made for processes involving pressure resistance, abrasion, corrosion and aggressive slurries. PVG offers substantial savings through improved...
1st April 2014

Avalon Rare Earths strikes refining accord and strategic partnership

Junior project developer Avalon Rare Metals recently struck an offtake deal with global chemicals firm Solvay to process Avalon's rare earth concentrate into pure rare earth oxides for ten years, from the start of deliveries to Solvay's rare earth...
12th March 2014

Sasol eyeing northern Mozambique gas ‘monetisation’ prospects Video Available

Energy and chemicals group Sasol says the gas discoveries in the north of Mozambique are large enough to support significant additional “gas monetisation” options over-and-above the liquefied natural gas (LNG) opportunities currently being...
10th March 2014

Jobs impact still uncertain as Sasol gets set to implement streamlined model Video Available

Energy and chemicals group Sasol will pull the trigger on its streamlined operational structure on July 1, with CEO David Constable forecasting a minimum of R3-billion in sustainable yearly savings as a result of the reorganisation. However, the...
10th March 2014
Mining Services

Company launches heavy-duty butterfly valve

Global water, fluid, thermal management and equipment protection company Pentair’s Valves & Controls division has launched a new line of heavy-duty resilient seated double-flanged butterfly valves, manufactured by China-based butterfly valve...
7th March 2014

Fortune Minerals pursuing strategic partnership strategy to finance projects

As the mining world struggles to raise financing on global capital markets, Toronto-listed diversified junior Fortune Minerals is pursuing a financing strategy based on securing strategic partnerships with companies that need the product it plans...
28th February 2014
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