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Group Line Projects

Group Line Projects, an industrial linings solutions provider, was founded in 1991 and acquired in 2012 by Wonderstone, which is part of the larger Assore Group, whose origins date back to the early 1900s. Group Line Projects’ core business is...
26th September 2014
Electra Mining

Power transmission products on show

Bibby Turboflex SA, which is celebrating 85 years in South Africa, will again be exhibiting at Electra Mining Africa.
29th August 2014

Waterberg coal project, South Africa Restricted

A successful bulk sample burn test at Majuba power station, in Mpumalanga, has enabled it to use Waterberg coal at Majuba power station
8th August 2014

Right Eskom price will trigger R10bn Waterberg coal investment Video Available

Waterberg Coal Company CEO Stephen Miller A successful bulk sample burn test at Majuba power station has opened the way for Waterberg coal to be used at Majuba power station in Mpumalanga. As part of the feasibility and technical work the ASX- and JSE-listed Waterberg Coal Company has...
30th July 2014

Southern Africa’s largest spreader commissioned at Grootegeluk expansion project

State-owned power utility Eskom’s  Medupi power station has comissioned a PA299-2100/50+50  spreader – the largest type in Southern Africa – from mining equipment manufacturer Sandvik earlier this month for the  coal miner Exxaro-owned Grootegeluk...
25th July 2014
Ferrous Metals

Pig iron project could boost company profile

Ironveld expects to start production at its pig iron project in 2015
Once pig iron developer Ironveld’s Limpopo-based pig iron project starts production, which is expected in the second half of 2015, the company is likely to become South Africa’s first producer of high-purity iron (HPI), says Ironveld CEO Peter...
25th July 2014
Grootegeluk Medupi Expansion

Grootegeluk production dampened by rain

The Grootegeluk Medupi Expansion Project is a brownfield expansion whereby the existing opencast pit will be mined at an accelerated rate
Operations at the Limpopo-based Grootegeluk coal mine, owned by coal and heavy minerals mining company Exxaro Resources, experienced a setback following heavy rainfall in March.
27th June 2014

ANC’s Mantashe backs fracking to meet SA’s energy needs

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, would have to begin in the Karoo to meet South Africa's growing energy needs despite resistance from environmental and other lobby groups, African National Congress secretary general Gwede Mantashe said on...
8th April 2014

Grootegeluk Medupi expansion project, South Africa Restricted

Construction on the Grootegeluk Medupi expansion project is 97% complete.
14th March 2014

Supplying Eskom is coal industry’s greatest challenge, says professional services firm

The key issue is increasing the capacity of the rail link to enable junior miners to gain access to Richards Bay Coal Terminal
The greatest and most immediate challenge currently facing the South African coal sector is security of supply for State-owned power utility Eskom, says professional services firm KPMG Africa mining transaction leader Werner Jacobs.
14th March 2014

Transnet boosts Exxaro’s coal railing, Eskom paying invoices Video Available

Exxaro's Mxolisi Mgojo State-owned rail enterprise Transnet was praised at Thursday’s Exxaro Resources results presentation for boosting the JSE-listed company’s coal exports by 15% last year and facilitating the doubling of them in 2014. But at the other end of the...
6th March 2014

Second Waterberg operation has to come to the party – Meyer

PC Meyer consulting's Peet Meyer A second operation in the Waterberg coalfield, where mining major Exxaro’s Grootegeluk colliery was currently the only producing mine, had to come to party to meet the country’s future needs, PC Meyer Consulting exploration geologist Peet Meyer...
4th March 2014
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