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Tanzania mining sees uptake in reinvestment

By: Mia Breytenbach Tanzania’s mining sector has suffered in recent years, owing to “an unpleasant cocktail” of escalating production costs, a subdued gold price, fiscal and regulatory uncertainty, and power shortages in the country’s north-west, says strategy and communications consultancy africapractice Tanzania... 

Sasol eyeing northern Mozambique gas ‘monetisation’ prospects

By: Terence Creamer Energy and chemicals group Sasol says the gas discoveries in the north of Mozambique are large enough to support significant additional “gas monetisation” options over-and-above the liquefied natural gas (LNG) opportunities currently being considered. There have been significant gas discoveries... 

Infrastructure a burning issue in Ontario’s remote Ring of Fire

By: Mariaan Webb In Ontario’s Far North, the mineral reserve dubbed the Ring of Fire has been hailed as one of the most promising mineral developments in the province in almost a century, with the largest deposit of chromite ever discovered in North America. This discovery has potential for decades, possibly a... 

Central Petroleum invests in Magellan assets

By: Esmarie Swanepoel ASX-listed Central Petroleum has signed a deal with independent oil and gas explorer Magellan Petroleum to acquire its onshore Australian assets for A$35-million. The assets include the Palm Valley and Dingo fields, near Alice Springs, as well as in-place compression, processing and... 

Brockman expands South Pilbara holdings

By: Esmarie Swanepoel Iron-ore miner Brockman Mining has moved to increase its holdings in the Pilbara by purchasing fellow listed Sheffield Resources' south Pilbara tenements, in Western Australia. 

Ontario government creates new Northern Cabinet Committee

By: Henry Lazenby The Liberal Ontario government has created a new Northern Ontario Cabinet committee, chaired by Thunder Bay - Atikokan Member of Provincial Parliament Bill Mauro, to address the needs of Northern Ontario. During the first meeting of the Ontario government in the north of the province since 1995,... 

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IDC report highlights jobs potential of SA mining

By: Terence Creamer A supportive operational environment together with a turnaround in South Africa’s mineral extraction rates could stimulate the creation of an additional 140 000 direct mining jobs by 2020 and over 200 000 by 2030, the State-owned Industrial Development Corporation said in a report published on... 

Specialist company to transport 140-t cold box to Zambia

Specialist heavy rigging and lifting company Vanguard has been awarded a contract to transport a 140-t cold box to a copper mine in Zambia. 

Infrastructure spending to drive sales growth

By: thamashni naidoo Regarded as one of the largest in its field, 93-year-old Denver-based outfit LH Marthinusen operates at its towering 33 000 m2 facility where an expansion of an additional 4 000 m2 is in the process of being completed. A feature on motors and drives would not be complete without input from this... 


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