R/€ = 16.28 Change: 0.09
R/$ = 14.32 Change: 0.04
Au 1421.65 $/oz Change: 19.13
Pt 810.64 $/oz Change: 0.16

Eleanor Seggie

SA’s coal industry in “a strong position” but also grappling with major challenges – SACPS head

10th June 2011 Coal-processing project house Taggert Jim Harrison Design Associates’ Jim Harrison was named coalman of the year at the South African Coal Processing Society (SACPS) yearly awards evening in May. 

New rock, concrete breaking solution eliminates noise, gases, flying rock and vibration shockwaves

3rd June 2011 Nondetonating technology developer Green Break Technology’s (GBT’s) patented nondetonating safety power cartridge is set to make a significant impact in the explosives and mechanical breaker markets and presents a shift in mining economically. 

Project management firm says new image is underpinned by cultural adaptation

8th April 2011 Fox Projects, formerly known as SSP & Associates, has launched its new corporate identity with a renewed, adaptable and forward-thinking approach to project management.  

Global palladium supply shock?

21st January 2011 A global palladium supply shock, and accompanying high prices, will be inevitable should the Russian State hamper or stop supply, says stockbroking firm BP Bernstein stockbroker Menelaos Hatziandreou. 

Model platinum project progressing

21st January 2011 Sinking has progressed to more than 4 000 m total sink at South African platinum-miner Impala Platinum’s (Implats’) No 17 shaft project, in Rustenburg, in the North West pronvince, says project house TWP CEO Digby Glover. 

Tjate platinum project on track

21st January 2011 Mining exploration and development company Jubilee Platinum’s Tjate platinum project, on the eastern limb of the Bushveld Complex, is continuing, with nine new drill holes having been completed in the last quarter of 2010.  

Platinum projects on the rise for EPCM firm

21st January 2011 Local black-empowered engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) firm K’Enyuka MD Mike Symonds says that the company has noticed increased activity in platinum projects recently. 

Atcom project on track for completion

10th December 2010 Diversified miner Xstrata Coal South Africa reports that its Arthur Taylor colliery opencast mine (Atcom) East project, in Mpumalanga, is well on track to achieving fully integrated production in 2011.  

Improving operations management to 
enhance production

20th August 2010 Targeted consulting and implementation services company Rifle-Shot Performance Holdings CEO and MD Ian Huntly says that most platinum mines, as well as other deep-level mines, do not have access to enough reliable information on their below-ground operations. 

Platinum projects on the go for 
engineering firm

20th August 2010 Engineering projects firm TWP Projects has signed the main engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract for South African platinum-miner Impala Platinum’s (Implats) No 17 shaft project in Rustenburg, in North West province. 

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