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Richard Viljoen
 
MINING PERSONALITY

Fortune Mojapelo

Main Activity of the Company: Mineral exploration and developing iron-ore and tin projects on the Bushveld Igneous Complex of South Africa Date and Place of Birth: April 6, 1976, Zimbabwe Education: ‘A’ Levels, Fletcher High School, Zimbabwe; BSc...
4th April 2014
 
IRON-ORE

Multicommodity projects rolling out on Bushveld’s rich northern limb Video Available

Bushveld Minerals CEO Fortune Mojapelo Multicommodity-focused projects embracing iron-ore, vanadium, titanium and phosphate are rolling out on the rich northern limb of South Africa’s Bushveld Complex, a huge mineral repository best known for its world-leading platinum and chrome...
20th March 2014
 
Mining Indaba Preview

CGS plans to drum up support for 2016 event

  South Africa’s Council for Geosciences (CGS) says it will use its stand at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba conference and exhibition, which takes place from February 4 to 7, in Cape Town, to promote the thirty-fifth International...
25th January 2013
 
Exploration

International Geological Conference on track

Plans to host South Africa’s second International Geological Conference (IGC) in 2016 are going smoothly, with a full marketing campaign underway to raise funds for and attract delegates to the event, says IGC joint president and local organising...
30th November 2012
 
FERROUS METALS

Completion of scoping study for Bushveld Minerals’ Limpopo iron-ore project slated for early 2013

The scoping study for Aim-listed junior iron-ore and tin explorer Bushveld Minerals’ Bushveld Iron Ore project, with a current Joint Ore Reserves Committee- (Jorc-) compliant resource of 633-million tons, is expected to be completed by the end of...
16th November 2012
 
GEOLOGICAL CONGRESS

SA to host ‘world cup’ of geosciences in 2016

South Africa is readying itself to host the “world cup” of geosciences – the thirty-fifth International Geological Congress (IGC) – in 2016, local organising committee chairperson and IGC joint president Professor Richard Viljoen reported. The...
13th August 2012
 
Mining Personality

Fortune Mojapelo

Position: CEO of Bushveld Minerals Main Activity of the Company: Mineral exploration and developing iron-ore and tin projects on the Bushveld Igneous Complex of South Africa
1st June 2012
 
GOLD

Revived old Joburg gold mines may begin producing earlier, from bigger resource Video Available

The remining of Johannesburg – 122 years after George Harrison’s initial 1886 gold discovery – is now poised to begin sooner than expected and involve a bigger resource than originally announced, Mining Weekly understands. The...
6th June 2008
 
Gold

Revived old Joburg gold mines may begin producing earlier, from bigger resource Video Available

The re-mining of Johannesburg - 122 years after George Harrison’s initial 1886 gold discovery - is now poised to begin sooner than expected and involve a bigger resource than originally announced, Mining Weekly understands.
6th June 2008
 
Gold

Plan to mine under Joburg resurfaces

A plan to delineate 100-million ounces of gold under the City of Gold resurfaced in Australia last week.
17th September 2004
 
Breaking News

South African platinum resource ballooning

A black-economically-empowered (BEE) Australian company active in South Africa yesterday announced an additional platinum exploration success and resource upgrade.
10th September 2004
 
Breaking News

Plan to mine under Joburg resurfaces

A plan to delineate 100-million ounces of gold under the City of Gold resurfaced in Australia yesterday.
9th September 2004
 
 
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