https://www.miningweekly.com
R/€ = 16.74 Change: -0.01
R/$ = 15.72 Change: 0.12
Au 1855.47 $/oz Change: 11.76
Pt 971.00 $/oz Change: 2.01
 

Company Announcements

The articles on this page are not written by Creamer Media, but are supplied media statements.

New Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) and Mine Community Resettlement Guidelines: progress, but grey areas remain

28th April 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Nomsa Mbere, Partner & Jaqui Pinto, Senior Associate from Webber Wentzel The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has published two key policy documents dealing with artisanal and small-scale mining and resettlement as a result of mining 

New product launches, demos and competitions galore coming up at Securex 2022

25th April 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The first Securex South Africa expo since 2019 is coming up, and exhibitors are pulling out all the stops to wow visitors. Securex South Africa 2022, Africa’s leading security and fire trade exhibition will take place from 31 May to 02 June 2022 at Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg, and... 

NOSA Integrated Five Star System sees Phoenecian Group expand into contract mining

21st April 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / An expansion into contract mining as part of a larger diversification strategy has been accompanied by Phoenecian Group achieving a NOSA Integrated Five Star System in terms of occupational health, safety, and environmental management, incorporating the requirements of ISO 45001:2018 and ISO... 

Increased uptake of the Sandvik DD422i development drill in Africa

21st April 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / As mines in Africa are constantly turning to modern technologies to run more efficient operations and improve safety, Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has seen renewed interest in its DD422i, the next-generation mining jumbo with the widest range of automatic drilling functions. Having sold the... 

It is not about Mining, it is about Logistics!

21st April 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Henk Bester Managing Director: Bigen Transport Most of the 100,000 route-km of railway network in Africa was built more than a century ago and very little was added over the corresponding period. At one stage the Africa rail network constituted almost 10% of the world’s total, but over time,... 

Correct screen media selection is key to lowering TCO

20th April 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Screen media is a critical part of the metallurgical process, and it is therefore essential that the appropriate screen panel or screen panel combinations are selected, not only to improve efficiencies, but also to lower the overall cost of operation.   This is according to Gerrit van den Heever,... 

Madagascar welcomes best-in-class communication solutions from Hytera

20th April 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Hytera (SZSE: 002583), the global leading provider of professional communications equipment and solutions, held a user experience seminar in Radisson Blu Hotel, Antananarivo. Co-hosted with leading Madagascar tech integrator Teknet Group, the seminar gathered senior government officials, business... 

Verder wins Global Business Excellence Award

19th April 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Verder are delighted to announce that our Verderflex Dura 65 peristaltic hose pump has won the Global Business Excellence Award for Outstanding New Product/Service. The chairman of the judges said “Congratulations to Netherlands-based Verder Group for inventing the Verderflex Dura 65 (D65)... 

The challenges posed by power plant demolition and decontamination

19th April 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Technically-demanding projects add to Jet Demolition’s diverse portfolio Power plant demolition and decontamination work represents some of the most demanding, time-sensitive and technically-challenging projects undertaken by Jet Demolition. Here the scope of work ranges from the safe and... 

Lithium set to spark greater interest than ever before

14th April 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / AusIMM and Murdoch University are once again bringing together the best and brightest minds at the Lithium, Battery and Energy Metals Conference in Perth and online from September 14-15 2022. Delegates will hear first-hand the latest research and innovative technologies in lithium and battery... 

The role and importance of diversity and inclusion in ESG

13th April 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Diversity and inclusion have become increasingly important considerations in the corporate culture in their own right and have in parallel become key issues in the ESG (environmental, social and governance) debates and processes.  Diversity and inclusion are tightly interconnected with ESG as... 

Venetia training centre imparts underground mining skills

11th April 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / One the challenges facing De Beers as it implements its US$2,2 billion Venetia Underground Project (VUP) in South Africa’s Limpopo Province is the training of its employees – and new recruits – to allow them to acquire the necessary skills to successfully transition from open pit mining to... 

Low maintenance option for SA's ageing mini substations

8th April 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / As South Africa’s many thousands of oil-cooled mini substations reach the end of their operating lives, there is scope to replace them with a safer and more economical option, according to Trafo Power Solutions managing director David Claassen. “These mini substations are located all along our... 

Waste Legislation update

7th April 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / (Virtual Showroom): In November 2013 the Minister of the then Water and Environmental affairs promulgated GN 921 in terms of the waste act which contained the List of Waste Management Activities that have, or are likely to have, a detrimental effect on the environment. On 11 October 2017, GN 1094... 

Financial advantages of ISO 14001

7th April 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / (Virtual Showroom): ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems (EMS) have been implemented by many companies throughout South Africa with the intention of ensuring their operations meet the compliance requirements of government’s ever stricter Environmental legislation and regulations. Having an... 

Envass suggests treatment solutions for prominent environmental problem, namely acid mine drainage

7th April 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / (Virtual Showroom): Acid mine drainage (AMD) is a prominent environmental problem which is associated with the mining industry where impacts are present in groundwater, rivers and dams. AMD occurs when sulphide minerals found in mining waste oxidises (reaction with water and air) resulting in an... 

AEL compliance reporting

7th April 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / (Virtual Showroom): Atmospheric Emissions Licenses (AEL’s) are obligatory under the National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act 39 of 2004 (AQA) for activities that result in atmospheric emissions which have a significant negative environmental impact, listed in GN 893 of November 22,... 

Financial support is key to growing emerging business owners

6th April 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A closer look at the benefits of access to funding in the agriculture and construction sector Growing any business is no easy feat. Challenges range from access to market, limited customer base as well as inadequate financial support. This is no different for emerging businesses within the... 

LED retrofit lighting solution for De Aar Hospital

6th April 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / BEKA Schréder has supplied the LED retrofit lighting solution for the De Aar Hospital in the Northern Cape. With this new lighting installation, the hospital benefits from significant energy savings and better light levels. Various products were installed for the interior and exterior of the... 

Ventilation and cooling simulation software instrumental in optimising efficiency and safety underground

6th April 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Miguel Coelho, Ventilation Engineer at BBE Consulting and Hendrik Botma, Chief Technology Officer at VUMA Software In December 1986, a mining tradition that dated back to 1911 ended, which saw the use of canaries in coal mines to detect carbon monoxide and other toxic gases before they could... 

Bureaucracy and anti-mining lobbies stifling South Africa’s growth prospects 

5th April 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Speaking during the recent South African Mining Investment Forum and FFF Carbon conference Managing Director of mining investment firm Menar Vuslat Bayoglu, noted that there were significant bottlenecks in mining approval processes, ranging from the awarding of prospecting rights to water use... 

Increase productivity with the new Cat® R1700 Underground Loader

5th April 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The South African mining industry contributed 7% of the total GDP in 2021 (Stats SA, 2021). As such, it is no secret that with effective and appropriate selection of fleet, operators are enabled to maximize production while minimizing capital and operational costs. Despite the mining industry’s... 

Multinational Mining Company reinforces safety with IntelliPERMIT

4th April 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / IntelliPERMIT was rolled out across operational areas to improve safety processes through the automation of the permit-to-work issuing procedure and the improvement of management’s electronic accessibility to view permits issued. Mining at the operation is performed over extensive areas, and a... 

Pump leader triples dewatering fleet as rains plaque mines

4th April 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Flooding of open pit mines and quarries has become widespread following intense and unseasonal rainfall in many parts of South Africa recently, demanding added dewatering capacity. Lee Vine, managing director of dewatering pump specialist Integrated Pump Rental, says the rains have had a dire... 

Tshipi é Ntle Manganese Mining fights period poverty in the Northern Cape while supporting job creation with Blossom Care Solutions 

4th April 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Period poverty refers to barriers to menstrual products, education, and sanitation, which can include social, economic, political and cultural causes. More specifically, it generally denotes the financial inability to afford sanitary products, coupled with a lack of knowledge about menstruation.... 

Bigen supports Mauritian Government in major social housing drive

1st April 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Established 50 years ago, the Bigen Group has earned a solid reputation as an innovative, solutions-focused infrastructure development Group invested in the future of Africa. With its Head Quarters in South Africa and Mauritius, the Bigen Group has grown its footprint to ten regional offices... 

ESG in the Mining Industry: What’s Missing?

31st March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Nomsa Mbere, Partner & Sebastian Steenkamp, Associate by Webber Wentzel A recent analysis of ESG reports by nine mining companies highlighted strengths and weaknesses in how they are tackling these objectives 

MTE EXPO looks to explore the growth of North West's mines

31st March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The North West Province is known as the country’s ‘Platinum Province’ due to its mineral riches of platinum, chrome, and platinum group metals. It is also home to a strong dimension stone sector, due to the riches of its slate, marble, and granite deposits. The economy of North West is driven by... 

Mining Indaba 2022 to host inaugural Innovation & Research Battlefield, offering up to US$28,600 Innovation Grant for solutions to critical sector challenges 

30th March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A new annual event calling for innovative research proposals to address the mining industry’s toughest sustainable development challenges is coming to the Mining Indaba conference agenda this year.  On 9 and 11 May, the Innovation & Research Battlefield, an event convened by Investing in African... 

SKF West Africa’s lubrication and condition monitoring solutions boost uptime, delivering significant savings for Guinean ore mine  

30th March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / SKF West Africa identified a number of lubrication issues while conducting  a paid lubrication audit for a long-standing mining customer in the Republic of Guinea.  “Our objective with the audit process was to gain a better understanding of our customer’s existing lubrication and maintenance... 

Sedibelo Platinum Mines Limited involved in the exploration, processing of Platinum Group Metals mineral deposits

30th March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Fully integrated Sedibelo Platinum Mines Limited (SPM), is involved in the exploration, development, operation, and processing of Platinum Group Metals (PGM) mineral deposits in the Bushveld Complex (BC), South Africa - one of the richest ore deposits in the world. SPM are the owners of the... 

1
2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
RSS Feed

About

Mining Weekly is a product of Creamer Media.
www.creamermedia.co.za

Other Creamer Media Products include:
Engineering News
Research Channel Africa
Polity

Read more

Subscriptions

We offer a variety of subscriptions to our Magazine, Website, PDF Reports and our photo library.

Subscriptions are available via the Creamer Media Store.

View store

Advertise

Advertising on MiningWeekly.com is an effective way to build and consolidate a company's profile among clients and prospective clients. Email advertising@creamermedia.co.za

View options
Subscribe Now
Free daily email newsletter Register Now