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Metso to provide high-performance crushing and material handling equipment to one of South Africa’s largest diamond mines

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th January 2020 Metso will deliver high-performance crushing and material handling equipment to the De Beers Group Venetia mine, located in Limpopo Province, South Africa. The Venetia mine is reported to produce an output of about 4 million carats, making it one of South Africa’s mineral resource flagships.... 

Trends evolving HVAC efficiencies

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th December 2019 Although HVAC systems have evolved, one things remains consistent, the need for adequate and sealed piping systems. Marcel Ley, Victaulic Regional Sales Manager, looks at the current market trends, and how Victaulic solutions can plug in to provide optimal HVAC efficiencies. Human civilisations... 

Denison wraps up ‘first-of-its-kind’ ISR testing

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th December 2019 TSX- and NYSE-listed Denison Mines has completed the 2019 in-situ recovery (ISR) field test programme in the Phoenix uranium deposit, at the Wheeler River project, in Saskatchewan, Canada. The company hailed the “first-of-its kind” ISR testing programme as “highly successful” and said the... 

Resolute signs power deal for Syama

By: Esmarie Iannucci     18th December 2019 Africa-focused gold miner Resolute Mining has signed a power supply agreement with power provider Aggreko for the installation, operation and maintenance of a new power station at its Syama operation, in Mali. The power station will combine solar, battery and thermal generation technologies,... 

Zenith powers up at Nova

By: Esmarie Iannucci     18th December 2019 ASX-listed Zenith Energy has flipped the switch at its solar power plant at the Nova nickel/copper/cobalt project, in Western Australia. The plant which is built, owned and operated by Zenith, is already exceeding performance targets for power output and energy efficiency, Zenith said on... 

Metso delivers high-performance equipment to De Beers’ Venetia diamond mine

By: Simone Liedtke     17th December 2019 Global industrial company Metso is set to deliver high-performance crushing and material handling equipment to global diamond miner De Beers Group’s Venetia mine, in Limpopo. The Venetia mine is reported to produce an output of about four-million carats, making it one of South Africa’s mineral... 

Bushveld group advances vanadium redox flow battery plans through Enerox deal 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     13th November 2019 Aim-listed Bushveld Minerals’ 84%-owned subsidiary Bushveld Energy has signed a term sheet agreement with CellCube Energy Storage Systems to acquire all issued shares in Enerox for €11-million. A Bushveld Energy-led consortium has been granted exclusivity until the end of February 2020 to... 

BOD recovers first diamonds from residual stockpiles at Marsfontein

By: Marleny Arnoldi     12th November 2019 London-listed Botswana Diamonds (BOD) has recovered the first diamonds from its plant commissioning activities at the Marsfontein mining permit. The company’s 40%-owned associate Vutomi Mining was last month granted a mining permit for the diamond-bearing gravels and residual unprocessed... 

Newmont Goldcorp board approves second Tanami expansion

By: Mariaan Webb     25th October 2019 The board of gold major Newmont Goldcorp has approved the Tanami Expansion 2 project, in Australia, which will improve the mine’s cost profile and extend its operating life beyond 2040. The expansion includes construction of a 1 460 m shaft, additional capacity in the processing plant, and... 

African mines gear up with refurbishment service from SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd.

17th October 2019 A convenient and cost-effective option for ageing African mines, some of them 50 to 60 years’ old, is to have their geared units professionally and cost-effectively refurbished by SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. Supplementing its refurbishment capability, the drive engineering specialist can also offer... 

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