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St Barbara slumps on production downgrade, Gwalia trucking announcement

By: Esmarie Iannucci     22nd March 2019 The share price of ASX-listed St Barbara fell by nearly 30% on Friday after the company lowered its production forecast and announced plans to continue trucking at its Gwalia gold mine, in Western Australia. A feasibility study into the Gwalia mass extraction (GMX) project identified an... 

Continental reports resource estimate for BMZ1 at Buriticá

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     20th March 2019 Development-stage Continental Gold has received a positive and high-grade mineral resource estimate for a mineralised zone in the central-west portion of the Yaraguá system at its Buriticá project in Antioquia, Colombia. The estimate for broad mineralized zone 1 (BMZ1) showed a combined measured... 

Culverts an integral component for water, road and mining infrastructure projects

By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th March 2019 The main function of culverts is to manage the flow of water from one side to the other of an ‘obstruction’. This can be a road, railroad, trail or other structure constructed in either the natural or designed flow path of the water. Factors to be considered before design and installation are the... 

Pre-Bagged products for the Mining sector

By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th March 2019 Above or below ground mining activities require materials to be of an exacting standard and to meet high safety requirements. Technicrete has a unique range of pre-bagged concrete mixes as well as heavy-duty blocks which not only meet these safety concerns but offer effective and cost effective... 

Businesses encouraged to do more business in Africa

15th March 2019  Mining has long played a crucial role in the development of African nations, with the continent being renowned for having the largest mineral resources in the world. While gold ranks number one among African mining resources, the continent has a number of other valuable minerals including... 

thyssenkrupp unveils ground-breaking technology solutions at Mining Indaba 2019

22nd February 2019 Aligning with Industry 4.0 is no longer optional for the mining industry. Companies are urged to embrace digitalisation and automation for the critical goal to enhance sustainability, productivity and profitability. thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions South Africa, a market leading engineering... 

Letšeng delivered record number of large diamonds for Gem in 2018 

By: Nadine James     7th February 2019 Relatively stable carat recovery and sales contributed to a strong performance for LSE-listed Gem Diamonds in the fourth quarter ended December 31. Gem on Thursday reported that it had recovered three diamonds larger than 100 ct at its Letšeng mine, in Lesotho, during the quarter, taking the... 

Death toll rises to six at South Africa coal mine gas explosion

By: News24Wire      7th February 2019 The number of people killed by a gas explosion in an unused coal mine in South Africa's eastern province of Mpumalanga has risen to six, and several others remain trapped, an official at the mine said on Thursday. The representative of the creditor protection team at the mine, Michael Elliot,... 

Krebs brings new levels of hydraulic efficiency in slurry applications

1st February 2019 The Krebs slurryMAX range of slurry pumps from global minerals process specialist FLSmidth has brought new levels of hydraulic efficiency to Africa’s slurry operations.  

Company revives mobile dewatering pump systems

1st February 2019 When called upon to refurbish two diesel powered mobile dewatering trailers, pump supplier Mechanical Rotating Solution (MRS) made sure that it put its own personal seal of quality on the product by not only refurbishing the units but also improving on the original design aspects. 

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