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Chinese OEM supports Aury Africa with second major visit

15th February 2019 The parent company of Aury Africa, Dadi Engineering Development Group (DDEDG), holds the African market in such high regard that senior management will pay a second visit to South Africa from 13 to 22 February. The aim of the visit is to engage with potential customers in the mining industry,... 

Trialling of dry sorter coal-beneficiation solution targeted for 2019

7th December 2018 Mounting stress on South Africa’s water resources, combined with growing concerns about the environmental impact of mining operations, make Aury Africa’s 400 tph dry sorting technology ideal for environmentally-conscious mining houses. Aury Africa aims to bring its first dry separator to South... 

High-quality screening, vibrating solutions for African mining industry

29th October 2018 The African mining industry needs high-quality screening and vibrating equipment solutions, supported by rapid turnaround around times and expert technical back-up, which is where Aury Africa stands to play a key role on the continent. This was the message from senior management from Dadi... 

China's Shandong Zhaojin seeks South American mining assets

By: Reuters     19th October 2018 Shandong Zhaojin Group, one of China's biggest gold miners, is scouring assets in South America as it looks to invest in its first overseas mining project, its general manager said on Friday. The company has set up a representative office in Machala, capital of Ecuador's El Oro province,... 

Dry separator could arrive in Africa in early 2019

By: Jessica Oosthuizen     21st September 2018 Screening and vibrating equipment solutions and services provider Aury Africa aims to bring the first dry separator to Africa for trial at a coal mine next year, says Aury Africa business development manager George Sturgeon. Aury Africa, a subsidiary of design and construction coal group Dadi... 

Meridian reports record Q3 output, sales; new offtake accord

By: Henry Lazenby     11th October 2017 Manganese miner Meridian Mining has reported new record production and sales at its flagship Espigão project, in Rondônia, Brazil. London, UK-based Meridian achieved production of 18 488 t in the third quarter ended September 30, compared with 13 445 t in the comparable period a year earlier – a... 

Mining majors' shares pull back as iron, copper prices retreat

By: Henry Lazenby     18th April 2017 Major miners saw their respective stocks pull back on Tuesday on the back of weaker iron-ore and base metals prices, despite the latest Chinese economic data showing better-than-expected growth in the first quarter of 2017. Major miners traded in the red on Tuesday, including the world’s largest... 

Hard times bring opportunity for Aury Africa

26th August 2016 While the recent mining industry downturn has led to mining companies tightening their belts, it is also a source of opportunity for local screening and vibration equipment specialist Aury Africa. 

Aspire starts feasibility study for Mongolia rail project

By: Mariaan Webb     18th August 2016 Mongolian metallurgical coal explorer and infrastructure company Aspire Mining has started the first stage of the rail feasibility study for the Erdenet to Ovoot railway, which is critical to the development of the Ovoot coking coal project. The railway forms part of the new Northern Rail... 

Vibration equipment supplier commissions R3m moulding system

By: Nadine James     8th July 2016 Africa-focused vibration equipment supplier Aury Africa has commissioned a hand-cast gravity-pour polyurethane (PU) system to start the local manufacture of PU panels to reduce imports, saving on costs and improving turnaround times. “Local manufacture will enable us to remain competitive while... 

Aspire subsidiary awarded concession for cross-country rail corridor

By: Samantha Herbst     29th June 2016 ASX-listed metallurgical coal explorer and infrastructure company Aspire Mining’s subsidiary, Northern Railways, has been awarded a rail concession from the Mongolian government to build, operate and transfer a 547 km section of the newly agreed upon Northern Rail Corridor from Erdenet, in... 

Cost-effective equipment still valued

By: Kimberley Smuts     2nd October 2015 Despite the downward commodity pricing cycle making operating conditions increasingly challenging in the African mining sector, screen and vibrating equipment solutions supplier Aury Africa has sold a considerable amount of jaw and cone crushers to operations located across South Africa and... 

Caterpillar China Manufactures First Complete Longwall

28th April 2015 Company Announcement - Caterpillar Mining Equipment Co. recently manufactured its first full armored face conveyor system for longwall mining. Previously the facility, located in Hebei Province, China, had produced only line pans for AFC systems. Producing the first full AFC system marks a... 

China to use up nickel ore port inventories by April 2015

By: Henry Lazenby     4th November 2014 Chinese ports are expected to run down their nickel ore inventories by April next year, Chinese metals market intelligence firm Shanghai Metals Market (SMM) said. The firm last week noted that nickel ore inventories had been falling at China’s five major ports, – Tianjin, Rizhao, Lanshan,... 

Imminent arrival in China of first Kalagadi manganese sinter – Metmar

By: Martin Creamer     5th May 2014 The arrival in China of the vessel carrying the first bulk shipment of manganese sinter from the Kalagadi tolling project in the Northern Cape is imminent. The sinter is from South Africa’s black-owned, black-managed and State-backed Stanley Nqobizizwe Nkosi manganese sinter plant near Hotazel,... 

Only one week left to enjoy CHINA MINING 2013 Early Bird Rate

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      16th September 2013 Asia's biggest and most influential event for the global Mining Industry "The 15th annual CHINA MINING Conference and Exhibition" will open its doors in Tianjin, PRC soon 

320 Sentula Mining heavy-equipment items to be sold at Joburg auction

15th March 2013 Vancouver-based Ritchie Bros Auctioneers, the world’s largest industrial auctioneer, is gearing up for an open auction later this month on behalf of South Africa-based mining company Sentula Mining, which will see more than 320 of its heavy-equipment items and trucks being sold. The auction, to... 

Iron-ore set to climb in second half of next year on Chinese demand

By: Bloomberg     7th December 2012 Iron-ore is set to consolidate into next year before climbing as much as 7.6% in the second half as demand improves in China, the biggest buyer, according to Australia & New Zealand Banking Group. 

Shell outlines plans to invest $1bn/y in upstream activities for five years

By: Leandi Kolver     14th September 2012 Energy giant Shell plans to invest $1-billion a year for five years in its upstream activities to exploit China’s unconventional gas resources, the company tells Mining Weekly. These activities include the Fushun-Yongchuan shale gas production-sharing contract (PSC), signed with China National... 

Rio completes Alcan Cable sale

By: Esmarie Iannucci     5th September 2012 Global miner Rio Tinto has completed the sale of the North American portion of its Alcan Cable business for $151-million. Alcan Cable, which employs 1 051 people, has five manufacturing operations, a distribution centre and a dedicated technology development center in North America and an... 

Company Announcement: Rio Tinto completes sale of Alcan Cable’s North American business

5th September 2012 Rio Tinto has completed the sale of the North American portion of its Alcan Cable business to General Cable Corporation for $151 million in cash, subject to customary adjustments primarily related to working capital levels at closing 


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