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Women making inroads into male-dominated mining sector despite challenges

9th August 2013 The mining industry faces many challenges from a macro and micro perspective, from fluctuating exchange rates to mineral prices and labour unrest. 

HPE sells 12 McCloskey machines since being named distributor in January

2nd August 2013 Distributor of Hyundai earthmoving equipment High Power Equipment (HPE) Africa has successfully showcased the new McCloskey C38 recirculating cone crusher at an interactive open day, which was hosted by crushing, screening and handling equipment company McCloskey International at a quarrying... 

Shantui to unveil excavator, wheel-loader models at bauma Africa

26th July 2013 Earthmoving equipment manufacturer Shantui will officially launch its 48 t SE480 excavator and SL60W-3 wheel loader onto the African market. The launch will take place at the inaugural bauma Africa trade fair, which will be held in Midrand, Johannesburg, from September 18 to 21. 

Ferrex intersects high-grade iron-ore

19th July 2013 AIM quoted iron ore and manganese development company focused in Africa Ferrex announced an update from its 3 000 m drilling programme at its 309 sq km Mebaga direct shipping ore (DSO) Iron Ore Project in northern Gabon. 

South African firm starts erecting diamond plant at Zim mine

12th July 2013 The fabrication and pre-erection of a front-end module for a diamond plant, in Zimbabwe, has been completed by Tenova Bateman Technologies modular plants, formally known as Bateman modular plants 

World Coal Association to honour outstanding leadership, excellence

12th July 2013 The World Coal Association (WCA) has announced the launch of its inaugural Leadership & Excellence Awards programme. The awards will be held yearly and this year the awards will be presented in November during the WCA’s International Coal & Climate Summit, in Poland. 

Collective action needed to tackle labour unrest

5th July 2013 An urgent collective response from all stakeholders is needed to deal with investor confidence that has been negatively affected by labour tensions, particularly in the mining sector, according to Cabinet Ministers, private-sector leaders and union representatives. 

We’ll continue to ‘help mining through its challenges’ – 3M

21st June 2013 Innovative diversified technology company 3M considers taking a more medium- to long-term view on the mining challenges that the industry currently faces. 

Contractor takes delivery of ‘urgently needed’ heavy-duty crusher

21st June 2013 Mobile and semi-mobile crushing, screening, washing and materials handling equipment supplier, Pilot Crushtec International, has delivered a Sandvik UJ440i heavy-duty mobile jaw crusher to South African crushing specialist Danoher Contracting. 

Mining’s challenges present opportunity for improvement, growth

14th June 2013 Although faced with a lot of challenges, the mining industry can grow and evolve. Some experts feel that these challenges can be seen as opportunities to turn the negatives of the industry into positives that will, in effect, help with the improvement and growth of a mining business and the... 

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