Mining Weekly | Consulting Engineers https://www.miningweekly.com/page/consulting-engineers Sun, 26 May 2019 09:27:46 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Nokeng fluorspar mine expects first shipment by midyear https://www.miningweekly.com/article/nokeng-fluorspar-mine-expects-first-shipment-by-midyear-2019-04-24 Cameron Mackay Consulting Engineers Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517891 1556885095 1557439200 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795061_resized_sepfluorbeneficiationplant0420191022.jpg STANDING STRATEGY SepFluor has always planned to be a vertically integrated fluorspar company 511 287 Worley creating a force for the future of resources and energy https://www.miningweekly.com/article/worley-creating-a-force-for-the-future-of-resources-and-energy-2019-05-07 Martin Creamer ENERGY CHEMICALS RESOURCES Tue, 07 May 2019 15:15:00 +0200 519033 1557483790 1557234900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797608_resized_krishiyerfrancoisboschdenverdreyeriandaviesryanfrouderoberthulledhanbidgeworley05191022dylan.jpg From left, Krish Iyer, president Middle East Africa, Francois Bosch, business development (BD) sales manager, East Africa, Denver Dreyer, senior vice president Mining Minerals and Metals (MM&M), Europe Middle East Africa, Ian Davies, senior vice president, BD & Growth MEA, Ryan Froude, operations manager, East Africa, Robert Hull, vice president, MM&M, Africa, and Ed Hanbidge, vice president, Energy Chemicals and Services, Southern and Eastern Africa. 511 287 Water supply pressure boosts mine water treatment demand https://www.miningweekly.com/article/water-supply-pressures-boost-mine-water-treatment-demand-2019-04-17 Khutso Maphatsoe Consulting Engineers Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517493 1556526135 1556834400 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794468_resized_minewaterreturnwaterdamtailingsfacility0420191022.jpg EVERY DROP COUNTS Mines need to reduce their water consumption and also take into consideration the increasing need for water as the population grows 511 287 Tailings facility designs can save water at mines https://www.miningweekly.com/article/tailings-facility-designs-can-save-water-at-mines-2019-04-17 Khutso Maphatsoe Consulting Engineers Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517490 1556526136 1556834400 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794516_resized_minewateradriaanmeintjesprincipalcivilgeotechnicalengineersrkconsulting0420191022.jpg ADRIAAN MEINTJES Mining houses, consulting engineers and TSF contractors have refocused on new best-practice principles for design of tailings dams 511 287 Alternative water treatment pursued https://www.miningweekly.com/article/miners-pursuing-alternative-water-treatment-detailed-calculations-2019-04-18 Khutso Maphatsoe Consulting Engineers Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517654 1556863817 1556834400 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794523_resized_karenkingwsp1022.jpg KAREN KING The environment has benefited from the stricter legislation that governs how mines should treat their water 511 287 Consulting could play an increasingly important role in SA https://www.miningweekly.com/article/consulting-could-play-an-increasingly-important-role-in-south-africa-2019-04-26 Jessica Oosthuizen Consulting Engineers Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515970 1555580984 1556229600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000790915_resized_srkconsultingsouthafricapartnersandrewvanzylandmarcinwertz11022.jpg ANDREW VAN ZYL AND MARCIN WERTZ SRK Consulting acknowledges the growing value of Big Data and technology-focused expertise 511 287 Improvement in mining industry will manifest only in time https://www.miningweekly.com/article/improvement-in-mining-industry-will-manifest-only-in-time-2019-04-26 Jessica Oosthuizen Consulting Engineers Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516693 1555580985 1556229600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792520_resized_chriscampbellcesa0620171022.jpg CHRIS CAMPBELL Stakeholders must remain hopeful that the mining industry can be resuscitated 511 287 Qualified lighting experts crucial for mining operations https://www.miningweekly.com/article/qualified-lighting-experts-crucial-for-mining-operations-2019-04-26 Jessica Oosthuizen Consulting Engineers Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516695 1555580985 1556229600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792528_resized_lighting04181022.jpg LIGHT IT UP Magnitech’s products can be found in factories, power stations and mines 511 287 Demand likely to grow for mine-closure expertise https://www.miningweekly.com/article/demand-likely-to-grow-for-mine-closure-expertise-2019-04-26 Jessica Oosthuizen Consulting Engineers Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516704 1555580985 1556229600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792552_resized_mineclosurerehabilitiationabandonedminecuimulus2015jun021022.jpg ABANDONED MINE In the case of an unplanned mine closure the implications are significant 511 287 Consulting engineers face volatility, lack of opportunities https://www.miningweekly.com/article/consulting-engineers-face-volatility-lack-of-opportunities-2019-04-26 Jessica Oosthuizen Consulting Engineers Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516699 1556265086 1556229600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792535_resized_rubbersafetybootsgaragoldminemalioctober2013bloomberg1022.jpg SAFETY FIRST From a consulting engineering and project management point of view, mine safety is a key focus area and a business imperative 511 287 Need for external skills boosting consulting services https://www.miningweekly.com/article/need-for-external-skills-boosting-consulting-services-2019-04-26 Jessica Oosthuizen Consulting Engineers Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516789 1557145195 1556229600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797334_resized_bbeloulomine0419.jpg 511 287 Rock engineering consultancy expanding service offering https://www.miningweekly.com/article/rock-engineering-consultancy-expanding-service-offering-2019-04-12 Jessica Oosthuizen Consulting Engineers Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515555 1554473935 1555020000 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000789950_resized_openhousemanagementsolutions04191022.jpg REAL-TIME MONITORING Open House Management Solutions can monitor the rock mass response in real time 511 287 Exploration trends likely to improve significantly in West Africa https://www.miningweekly.com/article/exploration-trends-likely-to-improve-significantly-in-west-africa-2019-04-12 Mamaili Mamaila Consulting Engineers Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515206 1554473936 1555020000 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000789206_resized_mininginwestafricaandrewvanzylsrkconsulting1204191022.jpg ANDREW VAN ZYL Energy and power solutions in mining must also facilitate support from local communities 511 287 West African mining rising steadily https://www.miningweekly.com/article/west-african-mining-rising-steadily-2019-04-12 Mamaili Mamaila Consulting Engineers Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515207 1554473937 1555020000 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000789210_resized_mininginwestafricajohnkwofiesrkconsulting1204191022.jpg JOHN KWOFIE West Africans are expressing their right to benefit from mining activities taking place in their own backyard 511 287 SA mines can now use drone technology for underground mapping https://www.miningweekly.com/article/sa-mines-can-now-use-drone-technology-for-underground-mapping-2019-04-05 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514769 1554188485 1554415200 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788330_resized_deeplevelramjackdrones04191022.jpg GAME OF DRONES Initially used during wars and for defense purposes drones are now being used in mining and industrial applications 511 287 Recovery process aiding cyanide detox https://www.miningweekly.com/article/recovery-process-aiding-cyanide-detox-2019-03-22 Thabi Madiba Consulting Engineers Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513765 1552893825 1553205600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 Quicker manufacturing of rope attachments provides competitive edge https://www.miningweekly.com/article/quicker-manufacturing-of-rope-attachments-provides-competitive-edge-2019-03-05 Cameron Mackay Consulting Engineers Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513327 1552473127 1553205600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000785127_resized_beckerropeattachments0320191022.jpg SAFETY FIRST Rope attachments are used in several vertical shafts where they provide a safe method of terminating the winding rope 511 287 Industry adopting more sustainable approaches to mining activities https://www.miningweekly.com/article/industry-adopting-more-sustainable-approaches-to-mining-activities-2019-03-22 Thabi Madiba Consulting Engineers Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513655 1552473589 1553205600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000785945_resized_environmentalprotectionharmonyrandfonteinoperationsdumps060407creamermedia1022.jpg WASTE REDUCTION Using cleaner production techniques, environmental control technologies and process re-engineering can further reduce waste output of mines 511 287 BI to expand offering in mining sector https://www.miningweekly.com/article/bi-to-expand-offering-in-mining-sector-2019-03-07 Cameron Mackay Wire Rope & Chain Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513603 1552474364 1553205600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000785748_resized_hotpanconveyor0320191022.jpg BEST POSITION Bearings International is looking to bring stock holding to the mining sector to have stock in the branches, at the right place, at the right time 511 287 Contractor building infrastructure at Belfast mine https://www.miningweekly.com/article/contractor-building-infrastructure-at-belfast-mine-2019-03-15 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:00:00 +0200 512786 1552639411 1552604400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000783919_resized_coalconcorexxarodam03191022.jpg DAM BIG JOB Dams are lined in compliance with environmental regulations and best practice 511 287 Company readies itself to be key supplier https://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-readies-itself-to-be-key-supplier-2019-03-15 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512570 1552313834 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000783452_resized_eichoffacontinousminer03191022.jpg ON AND ON . . . The continuous miner delivered to Exxaro last year has shown good return on investment 511 287 Aury Africa to add value to heavy minerals sector https://www.miningweekly.com/article/aury-africa-to-add-value-to-heavy-minerals-sector-2019-02-27 Cameron Mackay Consulting Engineers Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512777 1552313836 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000783937_resized_auryafricarfidinspectionsolution0220191022.jpg VALUE ADDING SERVICES Aury Africa can service the local and broader African heavy minerals sector with high quality services 511 287 Coal will continue to be key resource for decades https://www.miningweekly.com/article/coal-will-continue-to-be-a-key-resource-for-decades-2019-03-15 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513071 1552639511 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Council sees potential in coal exports https://www.miningweekly.com/article/council-sees-potential-in-coal-exports-2019-03-15 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513057 1552639543 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000784556_resized_rogerbaxtermineralscouncildylancreamermedia05181022.jpg ROGER BAXTER A collaborative approach is needed to develop and implement solutions for the mining sector 511 287 Order intake and sales increase for valves manufacturer https://www.miningweekly.com/article/order-intake-and-sales-increase-for-valves-manufacturer-2019-02-21 Cameron Mackay Consulting Engineers Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512384 1551767537 1551996000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000783064_resized_ksbpumpsvalvesservice310214duane1022.jpg ORDER INTAKE GROWTH Adjusted for currency translation effects, order intake for all regions grew, while currency-adjusted growth of the group was 6% 511 287 Engineering company to offer mobile service for valves from September https://www.miningweekly.com/article/engineering-company-to-offer-mobile-service-for-valves-from-september-2019-02-20 Cameron Mackay Consulting Engineers Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512135 1551953890 1551996000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000782484_resized_brimissafetyvalvestestunit0220191022.jpg MOBILE VALVE REPAIR SERVICES Brimis plans to take its mobile valve-repair and testing services to the various refineries from September 511 287 SRK Exploration Services appoints John Hunt local manager https://www.miningweekly.com/article/srk-exploration-services-appoints-john-hunt-local-manager-2019-03-07 Marleny Arnoldi CORPORATE ACTIVITY Thu, 07 Mar 2019 16:11:00 +0200 513662 1551970354 1551967860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Auctions an efficient way to generate cash, reduce costs https://www.miningweekly.com/article/auctions-raise-capital-assist-fledgling-companies-and-could-drive-investment-2019-03-22 Nadine James MINING AUCTIONS Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512425 1551435587 1551391200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000783532_resized_means.jpg 511 287 Consultancy implements responsible, sustainable practices for tailings facilities https://www.miningweekly.com/article/consultancy-implements-responsible-sustainable-practices-for-tailings-facilities-2019-02-13 Mc'Kyla Nortje Consulting Engineers Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 511422 1550740126 1550786400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780873_resized_skorpiomineinnamibiaknightpiesold0220191022.jpg TESTS AND MORE TESTS CPTu Style tests measuring friction and pore pressure during the sounding enables the company to interpret how consolidated the material is 511 287 Investment in new technologies in mining decreasing https://www.miningweekly.com/article/investment-in-new-technologies-in-mining-decreasing-2019-02-15 Thabi Madiba Consulting Engineers Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510373 1549952213 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Re-evaluation of SA’s mineral beneficiation strategy urged amid slow progress https://www.miningweekly.com/article/commentators-question-the-validity-of-mineral-beneficiation-as-a-growth-trajectory-for-south-africa-2019-02-15 Paige Müller MINERAL BENEFICIATION Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510879 1550226275 1550181600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780564_resized_rethink.jpg 511 287 Battery metals a key opportunity for Africa https://www.miningweekly.com/article/battery-metals-a-key-opportunity-for-africa-2019-01-09 Paige Müller Mining Indaba Preview Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508025 1548081130 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000773387_resized_msagroupminevisitbatterymetals01191022.jpg OPTIMISING POTENTIAL To attract further investment into the wealth of battery metals available in Africa, countries will need to mitigate investor risk 511 287 Energy security in Africa remains a concern https://www.miningweekly.com/article/energy-security-in-africa-remains-a-concern-2019-01-09 Paige Müller Mining Indaba Preview Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508058 1548081130 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000773464_resized_zestwegpowergenerationsystem01191022.jpg FULL ENERGY LINE SOLUTIONS Zest WEG Group can provide a reliable source of energy to miners and develop energy efficient process lines 511 287 Harnessing the power of data vital for industry https://www.miningweekly.com/article/harnessing-the-power-of-data-vital-for-mining-industry-2019-01-25 Jessica Oosthuizen MINING INDABA PREVIEW Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 507101 1548081131 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771612_resized_worleyparsons01191022.jpg WORLEYPARSONS TEAM WorleyParsons has the knowledge and expertise to offer a roadmap to help its clients navigate what is unfamiliar territory for many 511 287 Firm to exhibit mining related expertise at Indaba https://www.miningweekly.com/article/consulting-engineering-firm-to-exhibit-mining-related-expertise-at-indaba-2019-01-09 Paige Müller Mining Indaba Preview Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508045 1548081128 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000773437_resized_srkconsultingteammarcinwertzandrewvanzylandhennietheart01191022.jpg ANDREW VAN ZYL, MARCIN WERTZ AND HENNIE THEART The delegation that will lead SRK South Africa’s participation at this year’s African Mining Indaba 511 287 Company rebranding to be showcased https://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-rebranding-to-be-showcased-2019-01-09 Paige Müller Mining Indaba Preview Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508024 1548144914 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000773379_resized_moolmanscompanyrebrandingshaftshinking01191022.jpg BRAND UNIFICATION Aveng groups rebranding strategy is aimed at having the African mining market identify with the consolidated brand as Moolmans from the end of 2019 511 287 Consultancy plans to expand mining capability https://www.miningweekly.com/article/consultancy-plans-to-expand-mining-capability-2019-01-25 Jessica Oosthuizen MINING INDABA PREVIEW Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 507091 1548333907 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771485_resized_gamsbergprojectknightpiesold01191022.jpg AWARD WINNING Knight Piésold won a South African Institution of Civil Engineering award for the design of the tailings storage facility of diversified miner Vedanta’s four-million-tonne-a-year Gamsberg zinc project 511 287 New maintenance solution for mining launched https://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-proactive-maintenance-solutions-for-mining-to-be-launched-2019-01-18 Thabi Madiba Consulting Engineers Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 506907 1547542598 1547762400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771099_resized_mininginafricabtindustrialkgomotsolekola1022.jpg KGOMOTSO LEKOLA The balance that we need to strike is between increasing efficiencies and mechanising without necessarily putting people out of work 511 287