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ScoZinc expects upcoming PFS to improve past Scotia assessments

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th February 2020 TSX-V-listed explorer and developer ScoZinc is hopeful that when it announces the results of a prefeasibility study (PFS) for the idled Scotia mine, near Halifax, it will be an improvement on past assessments. The company confidence levels are boosted by the recent doubling of the mineral... 

Donlin gains key state transport/energy infrastructure approvals

By: Creamer Media Reporter      7th February 2020 Alaska’s Donlin gold project – jointly owned by NovaGold and Barrick Gold – has received key state transport and energy infrastructure approvals, adding to a growing list of permitting approvals, including the jointly issued federal record of decision received in 2018. The Alaska Department of... 

Minerals Council calls for coal advocacy group to be established

By: Kim Cloete     31st January 2020 The Minerals Council has called for an advocacy group to be set up in the coal sector to highlight its value to the South African economy as an industry and employer of 220 000 people across the coal value chain, says the council's senior economist, Bongani Motsa. “As an industry we need to... 

Boost coal export efficiency as competition ramps up, says Seriti 

By: Kim Cloete     31st January 2020 South African coal producers will need to boost efficiency as competition intensifies in coal export markets, says Mike Teke, CEO of black-owned and controlled coal mining company, Seriti Resources. As many Western countries shift their focus towards renewable and alternative energies, countries... 

Exhibition Freighting GSM

31st January 2020 An exhibition, trade show, event or demonstration would not be able to take place without the proper equipment and products. A major player in the exhibition freight forwarding arena in South Africa, Exhibition Freighting GSM (EF-GSM) is the obvious choice to handle the logistics for both local... 

Coal conference addresses challenges

By: Mc'Kyla Nortje     31st January 2020 The planned phase-out of coal in South Africa and other developed countries is one of the biggest challenges facing the coal industry, says London-based global information provider IHS Editor Markit Southern African Coal Report editor in chief Randy Fabi He notes that top government officials,... 

Zest WEG Group

24th January 2020 Zest WEG Group, a subsidiary of leading Brazilian motor and controls manufacturer WEG, has a strong commitment to contributing to the development of Africa and has been servicing the mining sector on the continent for more than 35 years. An in-depth understanding of the harsh conditions found... 

Workforce Development for an Autonomous Future at Anglo’s Quellaveco Mine

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th January 2020 Located in the Moquegua region in the south of Peru, Quellaveco is one of the world’s largest undeveloped copper deposits. Part of the mine plans are to transition to autonomous haulage systems, and Quellaveco will utilize simulation-based training and workforce development solutions from... 

Aurizon agreement gets watchdog approval

By: Esmarie Iannucci     20th December 2019 The Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) has approved freight services provider Aurozin’s revised draft amending access undertaking for the Central Queensland Coal Network (CQCN). The revised UT5 access undertaking was submitted to the QCA in May this year, following a landmark agreement... 

IBM's new battery design taps seawater as alternative mineral source

By: Reuters     18th December 2019 International Business Machines on Wednesday said it has come up with a new battery technology that uses materials extracted from seawater and requires no cobalt, as the race to find alternative sources to the expensive mineral intensifies. IBM said it has partnered with the research wing of... 

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