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Globe denies wrongdoing in Malawi

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     23rd March 2018 The share price of junior ASX-listed Globe Metals & Mining dropped more than 11% on Friday, after the company reported that its Malawian subsidiary was facing legal action. Globe Metals and Mining (Africa) has been named as a defendant in a legal action started in the High Court of Malawi, by... 

Fluor successfully completes project at Letlhakane Mine in Botswana

1st November 2017 Fluor has successfully completed the construction of Debswana’s Letlhakane Mine Tailings Resource Treatment Plant (LMTRTP), situated near Francistown in central Botswana. The modular plant, which was designed by Fluor, is currently being commissioned. The new 3.6 million tonne per annum modular... 

Atlas Copco Group to be split – Increased customer focus for mining and civil engineering

24th January 2017 The Atlas Copco Board is proposing a split of Atlas Copco Group, which will turn the Mining and Rock Excavation Technique Business Area and division Construction Tools into a separate company. This new company will be dedicated to customers within mining and civil engineering. This mining and... 

Komatsu’s 363 tonne capacity 980E-4: its largest-ever haul truck

24th August 2016 Komatsu Australia has announced the release of the 980E-4 electric-drive haul truck – its largest-ever – with a payload capacity of 363 tonnes (400 US tons). Power for the 980E-4 comes from a Komatsu SSDA18V170 Tier 2 engine, rated at 2611 kW which in combination with its GE Mining dual IGBT... 

Hummingbird raises $3.8m for value adds at Yanfolila

By: Natasha Odendaal     12th August 2016 Aim-listed Hummingbird Resources has raised some $3.8-million in a private placing with Fidelity Investments to unlock additional value at its Yanfolila gold project, in Mali. The West Africa-focused gold company placed 11.1-million new ordinary shares in the company at 26 p a share, the proceeds... 

Tawana buys WA lithium project, appoints Calderwood CEO

By: Mariaan Webb     11th July 2016 Shares in dual-listed Tawana Resources surged on the ASX on Monday, after the company unveiled a lithium acquisition and announced the appointment of a new CEO. Tawana, which is also listed on the JSE and focused on developing the Mofe Creek iron-ore project in Liberia, acquired Mount Belches,... 

Galaxy and General Mining placed in trading halts

By: Mariaan Webb     27th May 2016 Lithium company Galaxy Resources and its project partner General Mining have both asked the ASX to place their shares in a trading halt, resulting in speculation that the two companies are in talks about a potential corporate transaction. Galaxy said in its request for a trading halt that it... 

Jianke Gao

By: Martin Creamer     11th March 2016 This week we feature Jianke Gao, the CEO of Wesizwe Platinum, a R667-million, 80-employee Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed mine development company 

HQ Mining launches offer for Golden Cross

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     18th November 2015 HQ Mining Resources Holding on Wednesday officially launched a A$7.1-million takeover offer for ASX-listed Golden Cross Resources. HQ Mining, which already holds a 23.4% share in Golden Cross, was offering shareholders 7c a share for their holdings in Southern Cross. 

SKF South Africa takes its solutions offering to customers in Botswana

14th April 2015 SKF South Africa successfully completed its first ever Mapro roadshow in Botswana. When Pius Storom, owner of JRK Investments, based in Gaborone, Botswana, approached SKF South Africa to discuss bringing SKF products and application information closer to his customers in the region, the idea of a... 


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