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Research makes inroads in dealing with acid mine drainage

2nd May 2008 National research and development initiator, the Water Research Commission (WRC), is funding and undertaking a number of projects to provide solutions for dealing with acid mine drainage (AMD) in South Africa. 

Alternative fire lighting reduces pollution, ups energy savings

2nd May 2008 Coal mining company Anglo Coal won the second annual Nedbank Capital Green Mining socioeconomic award last year for implementing the Department of Mineral’s and Energy (DME)-endorsed alternative fire-lighting method, Basa Njengo Magogo (BNM), in the Vosman township.  

Mine water treatment plant under way

2nd May 2008 The wastewater treatment demonstration plant to be built at Anglo Coal’s operations in the Emalahlehi municipality using the GypSLiM process, is under way, and product recovery as well as industrial waste recycling company Sulphide Tech process engineer Shaan Oosthuizen says that plant... 

New water treatment dredger refines sludge at copper mine

2nd May 2008 Water treatment company SAME Water sales director Frank Schulz says that one of the company’s most recent research and development technologies manufactured, the Imvubu dredger, has been used to dredge settling pond silt on a copper mine in Zambia. 

Legislation protecting mine environment standards

2nd May 2008 Diversified law firm for commerce, environment and finance in mining, Bell Dewar and Hall, environment senior associate Justine Sweet says that two pieces of legislation could boost local environment responsibility in mining operations, with particular reference to mine water treatment. 

Tile company expects lower sales growth but steady supply for 2008

4th April 2008 JSE-listed tile retailer Italtile expects lower real growth in sales in 2008 than last year, although the company is confident that the tile market will continue its supply of tiles in tough economic periods. 

Fibreglass gratings offer popular alternatives to steel

4th April 2008 The international steel shortage and subsequent price increases have led to the manufacture of fibreglass gratings as an alternative to steel grating says Fibreglass Grating Company MD Jay Behrmann. 

Flooring company receives airport flooring installation contract

4th April 2008 Polymer resin manufacturing and supply company, Stonhard, part of the StonCor Group, has been awarded a contract to supply the epoxy flooring at the baggage-handling facility for the new terminal at OR Tambo International Airport. The epoxy flooring system, awarded in February, involves the... 

Local company completes flooring contract

4th April 2008 Manufacturer of gratings, stair treads, pressed floors and safety handrails Vital Engineering has completed the installation of gratings and accessories at petrochemical company and producer of fuel from coal Sasol's Project Turbo and at Sasol's research facility, Vital Engineering MD... 

Green chemicals pave the way

21st March 2008 Drilling and mining chemicals supplier and manufacturer Samchem is increasing its development of environment-friendly products, Samchem head of research and development Dr Rakhi Pathak tells Engineering News. 

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