Mining Weekly | Consulting Engineers http://www.miningweekly.com/page/consulting-engineers Sat, 27 Feb 2021 18:12:54 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Gold sales are up, but production is declining http://www.miningweekly.com/article/gold-sales-are-up-but-production-is-declining-2021-02-26 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 26 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 576306 1614060937 1614290400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000922996_resized_councilbulliongoldnugget02211022.jpg SHINY PROSPECTS The increased price of gold has detracted attention from the decrease in production figures 511 287 Positive results after gold remains resilient http://www.miningweekly.com/article/positive-results-after-gold-remains-resilient-2021-02-26 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 26 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 576317 1614060938 1614290400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000923030_resized_goldpanafricantailingssunset0221.jpg CURTAILING DAMAGES Pan African Resources re-mines its tailing to decrease its environmental impact 511 340 Global gold event taking place in SA http://www.miningweekly.com/article/global-gold-event-taking-place-in-s-africa-2021-02-26 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 26 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 576323 1614083039 1614290400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000923046_resized_goldsaimmbloomberg02211022.jpg GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY SAIMM will be co hosting this years World Gold 21 event in August 511 287 Webinar highlights aims for artisanal gold project http://www.miningweekly.com/article/webinar-highlights-aims-for-artisanal-gold-project-2021-02-26 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 26 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 576307 1614083065 1614290400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000923007_resized_golddrcgold1022.jpg SETTING THE BAR The Zahabu Safi project intends to build on recent successes achieved by donor-funded initiatives to export responsibly-produced gold to jewellery buyers globally 511 287 Digital tech advances project management http://www.miningweekly.com/article/digital-tech-advances-project-management-2021-02-03 Theresa Bhowan Consulting Engineers Fri, 19 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 575593 1613454695 1613685600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000921457_resized_mwprojectmanagementupgielbekker0220211022.jpg GIEL BEKKER In the mining sector, we have already witnessed the application of digital twins, but this tool is still new with many lessons still to be learned 511 287 Uranium industry awaits price increase http://www.miningweekly.com/article/uranium-industry-awaits-price-increase-2021-02-04 Mc'Kyla Nortje Consulting Engineers Fri, 19 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 575747 1613479008 1613685600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000921900_resized_nuasafetyinspectionathusabmine0220211022.jpg SAFETY FIRST Radiation Safety Working Group inspecting final product transport at the Husab Mine 511 287 Concentrator plant at platinum mine under way http://www.miningweekly.com/article/concentrator-plant-at-platinum-mine-under-way-2021-02-19 Darren Parker Consulting Engineers Fri, 19 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 575962 1613479122 1613685600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 Improved tailings disposal could reduce water use http://www.miningweekly.com/article/improved-tailings-disposal-could-reduce-water-use-2021-02-04 Mc'Kyla Nortje Consulting Engineers Fri, 19 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 575712 1614243691 1613685600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000921892_resized_knightpiesoldminingservices0220211022.jpg FOR THE BETTER OF IT The company assist several mining clients with water and waste management design for greenfield operations, as well as expansion plans for existing mines 511 287 ‘Green’ trend an opportunity for mining http://www.miningweekly.com/article/trend-toward-green-energy-opportunity-for-african-mining-2021-02-12 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 12 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 575085 1612849249 1613080800 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000920455_resized_energysolutionslithiummininhbloomberg02211022.jpg LIKING LITHIUM Lithium holds great potential for Africa's mineral sector and the global energy sector 511 287 Positive progress at ‘mine of the future’ http://www.miningweekly.com/article/positive-progress-at-mine-of-the-future-2021-02-12 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 12 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 575131 1612881374 1613080800 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000920586_resized_energysolutionsabbsumproject02211022.jpg SUM IT UP The Sustainable Underground Mining future mine project sums up the aspirations of the mining sector in regards to sustainable mining 511 287 Technology presents opportunities for company, industry http://www.miningweekly.com/article/technology-presents-opportunities-for-company-industry-2021-01-29 Mamaili Mamaila MINING INDABA PREVIEW Fri, 29 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0200 573589 1611640973 1611871200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000917724_resized_miningindabapreviewsrkmarcinwertz2901211022.jpg MARCIN WERTZ As a conference that focuses on business networking, the Mining Indaba is certainly compromised by being limited to a virtual format 511 287 Industry expected to shoulder heavy responsibility http://www.miningweekly.com/article/industry-expected-to-shoulder-heavy-responsibility-2021-01-29 Mamaili Mamaila MINING INDABA PREVIEW Fri, 29 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0200 573588 1611640973 1611871200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000917720_resized_miningindabapreviewandrewvanzylpartnerandprincipalconsultantsrkconsultingsa2901211022.jpg ANDREW VAN ZYL The African mining sector will, similar to other regions, face uncertainty around supply and demand dynamics 511 287 Company services Zambian smelters remotely, eyes expansion http://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-services-zambian-smelters-remotely-eyes-expansion-2020-11-18 Cameron Mackay Consulting Engineers Tue, 19 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0200 570452 1611058180 1611007200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000911306_resized_alexnhlapothosbegbie1120201022.jpg ALEX NHLAPO As the demand for copper increases, pressure is placed on the smelters and refineries to increase their production output 511 287 Pandemic heightens compliance awareness http://www.miningweekly.com/article/pandemic-heightens-compliance-awareness-2021-01-15 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 15 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0200 572004 1607590175 1610661600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000914114_resized_mininghealthkbchealthnataliepitout01211022.jpg The capacity of classes for each course has been reduced, yet classes are offered more frequently 511 287 Remote health and safety audits gaining traction http://www.miningweekly.com/article/remote-health-and-safety-audits-gaining-traction-2021-01-15 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 15 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0200 571894 1610702537 1610661600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000913852_resized_mininghealthjcauditorsgeneric0121.jpg R'E'MOTE Being able to conduct health & safety e-audits on remote locations such as mines has gained popularity owing to the Covid-19 pandemic 511 255 Proactive second half for coal giant http://www.miningweekly.com/article/proactive-second-half-for-coal-giant-2020-12-11 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 11 Dec 2020 00:00:00 +0200 571306 1607413612 1607637600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000912906_resized_topcoalexarrogrootegeluk12201022.jpg GOOD LUCK The Grootegeluk mine has proven its mettle being Exxaro's most prominent mines 511 287 Company involved in plant construction for DRC mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-involved-in-plant-construction-for-drc-mine-2020-11-18 Cameron Mackay Consulting Engineers Fri, 04 Dec 2020 00:00:00 +0200 570426 1608049058 1607032800 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000911300_resized_metcstevecathey1120201022.jpg STEVE CATHEY We aim to become the go-to engineering team to solve the challenges around transitional ores that many copper producing mining houses are currently facing 511 287 Procurement boosts local economy http://www.miningweekly.com/article/procurement-boosts-local-economy-2020-11-13 Theresa Bhowan Consulting Engineers Fri, 27 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0200 570007 1605512916 1606428000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000910171_resized_mininginafricakearneyfrancoissantos1120201022.jpg FRANCOIS SANTOS Capturing and sustaining a competitive advantage will require embracing a shared value agenda 511 287 Consulting engineers boost project portfolio http://www.miningweekly.com/article/consulting-engineers-boost-project-portfolio-2020-11-11 Theresa Bhowan Consulting Engineers Fri, 27 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0200 569672 1606209909 1606428000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000909896_resized_mininginafricacoenglouislabaschagne1120201022.jpg LOUIS LABUSCHAGNE The relationship between COENG and Amplats started about four years ago 511 287 Bulk air coolers improving efficiencies and working conditions http://www.miningweekly.com/article/bulk-air-coolers-improving-efficiencies-and-working-conditions-2020-11-03 Khutso Maphatsoe Consulting Engineers Fri, 20 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0200 569033 1604647147 1605823200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000907782_resized_ventilationcoolingiwcindustrialwatercoolingventilationinspection1022.jpg COOLER CONDITIONS Bulk air coolers reduce the working temperatures inside a mine, consequently enabling mineworkers to operate in better conditions and allowing for improved efficiencies 511 287 Company designs, constructs ventilation and cooling systems for mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-designs-and-constructs-ventilation-and-cooling-systems-for-mines-2020-11-05 Khutso Maphatsoe Consulting Engineers Fri, 20 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0200 569211 1604665941 1605823200 99999999999 Nadine James 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000908626_resized_bbe.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/83888_2020-10-29_bbe_-_2.mp483847736Bluhm Burton Engineering’s joint head of projects Richard Gundersen and CEO Wynand Marx discuss the company’s recent mining ventilation and cooling projects and give an overview of the sector. Bluhm Burton Engineering’s joint head of projects Richard Gundersen and CEO Wynand Marx discuss the company’s recent mining ventilation and cooling projects and give an overview of the sector. Strides taken to improve environmental, community impact http://www.miningweekly.com/article/strides-taken-to-improve-environmental-community-impact-2020-11-20 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 20 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0200 569247 1605594208 1605823200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 Demand for reliable monitoring systems on the rise http://www.miningweekly.com/article/demand-for-reliable-monitoring-systems-on-the-rise-2020-11-20 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 20 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0200 569194 1605620069 1605823200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000908239_resized_tailingsgeogroupmonitoring11201022.jpg IN DEMAND The raise in demand for reliable detection systems aimed at tailing facilities has grown over the last few years owing to devastating faliures 511 287 Technology helps companies weather storm http://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-leverages-technology-to-weather-pandemic-storm-2020-11-13 Cameron Mackay Consulting Engineers Fri, 13 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0200 568621 1604992673 1605218400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000907168_resized_andrewvanzylmarcinwertzsrkconsultingsa1020201022.jpg ANDREW VAN ZYL AND MARCIN WERTZ SRK’s in-country expertise has provided many advantages, particularly in instances when cross-border travel has been restricted 511 287 High demand for tailings consulting exceeds local capacity http://www.miningweekly.com/article/high-demand-for-tailings-consulting-exceeds-local-capacity-2020-10-29 Cameron Mackay Consulting Engineers Fri, 13 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0200 568603 1605090074 1605218400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000907174_resized_knightpiesoldhydropowerprojectdrc1020201022.jpg SWIMMING WITH THE CURRENT Owing to Knight Piésold’s dam engineering experience, the company can work with mines in remote areas, particularly in the DRC, to provide hydropower 511 287 Improvements in rock engineering reduce accidents http://www.miningweekly.com/article/improvements-in-rock-engineering-reduce-accidents-2020-10-22 Khutso Maphatsoe Consulting Engineers Fri, 06 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0200 567995 1603437978 1604613600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 Panel calls for more junior mining, exploration in SADC region http://www.miningweekly.com/article/panel-calls-for-more-junior-mining-exploration-in-sadc-region-2020-11-03 Simone Liedtke JUNIOR MINING Tue, 03 Nov 2020 15:57:00 +0200 569040 1604415385 1604411820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Licence management software to be aligned with South African law http://www.miningweekly.com/article/licence-management-software-to-be-aligned-with-s-african-law-2020-10-30 Darren Parker Consulting Engineers Fri, 30 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566942 1603870365 1604008800 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000903282_resized_minromceooscarvanantwerpen1022.jpg OSCAR VAN ANTWERPEN Minrom Consulting would expand its licensing management software services to incorporate the national licensing database system if it were made open to all 511 287 New tool launched for mining project management http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-tool-launched-for-mining-project-management-2020-10-30 Darren Parker Consulting Engineers Fri, 30 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566946 1603870264 1604008800 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000903300_resized_projectmanagementsandyquarrysunsetopencast1020201022.jpg IMPROVING THE ODDS Only 2.5% of mining projects globally are considered successful 511 287 Legal collaboration critical in mining project management http://www.miningweekly.com/article/legal-collaboration-critical-in-mining-project-management-2020-10-30 Darren Parker Consulting Engineers Fri, 30 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566944 1612448703 1604008800 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000903293_resized_projectmanagementinmisorobertbotha1020201022.jpg ROBERT BOTHA The legal team ought to be seen as a critical contributor to the strategic side of project planning 511 287 Phased approach key for digital twin adoption http://www.miningweekly.com/article/phased-approach-key-for-digital-twin-adoption-2020-10-23 Mamaili Mamaila Consulting Engineers Fri, 23 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566850 1603169328 1603404000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000903594_resized_opencastmininghololensrocketmine2310201022.jpg HIGH PRECISION Setting up a digital twin in mining operations starts with a really accurate high-resolution three-dimensional model of the mine or asset in question 511 287 Nigeria incentivises new mining investment http://www.miningweekly.com/article/nigeria-incentivises-new-mining-investment-2020-10-09 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 09 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 565629 1601904542 1602194400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000900401_resized_westafricainvestinnigeriagold10201022.jpg GOING FOR GOLD Nigeria's government looks to reignite flames under the mining investment banner to draw attention to its vast mineral and metal resources 511 287 Grande Côte operation achieves ‘excellent’ results http://www.miningweekly.com/article/grande-cte-operation-achieves-excellent-results-2020-10-09 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 09 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 565624 1601019607 1602194400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000900381_resized_westafricaerametgrandecotedredging10201022.jpg NOT SCRAPING THE BOTTOM The dredging operation at Eramet's Grande Côte operation reported an excellent operating performance for the first half of 2020 511 287 Study paves way for engaging artisanal miners http://www.miningweekly.com/article/study-paves-way-for-engaging-artisanal-miners-2020-10-09 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 09 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 565620 1601978645 1602194400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000900373_resized_westafricadigbywellsartisinalmining10201022.jpg LEGITIMATE OPPORTUNITY While considered illegitimate trade, artisanal mining space is well organised and financially fruitful 511 287 Processing plant progressing well amid slowdown http://www.miningweekly.com/article/processing-plant-progressing-well-amid-slowdown-2020-10-09 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 09 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 565633 1601978706 1602194400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000900414_resized_westafricametcsierradiamondstongaprojectdeclinecommenced10201022.jpg DIAMOND DECLINE The decline on the Tongo diamond project is progressing well as is the fabrication of the diamond processing plant 511 287 Freight forwarder growing reach in West Africa http://www.miningweekly.com/article/freight-forwarder-growing-reach-in-west-africa-2020-10-09 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 09 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 565618 1601978910 1602194400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000900369_resized_westafricaivandesouzasunellvanderwaltdeugro10201022.jpg IVAN DE SOUZA & SUNELL VAN DER WALT Senior members of deugro's sales and business development team unpack the company's sucess in west Africa 511 287 Company notes West African mining potential http://www.miningweekly.com/article/consulting-firm-sees-potential-in-west-african-mining-2020-10-09 Halima Frost Consulting Engineers Fri, 09 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 565637 1602597975 1602194400 99999999999 Nadine James 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000900422_resized_westafricamsagroupbulksampleplantmali10201022.jpg TRIAL RUN One of many sample plants set up in Mali has revealed the great potential the gold mining sector holds in the country 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/83456_2020-09-17_msa.mp452555382MSA Group principal consultant Mike Robertson discusses the company’s investment in West Africa and the challenges faced in doing so. MSA Group principal consultant Mike Robertson discusses the company’s investment in West Africa and the challenges faced in doing so. Components provider launches ‘improved’ chain range http://www.miningweekly.com/article/components-provider-launches-improved-chain-range-2020-10-02 Mamaili Mamaila Consulting Engineers Fri, 02 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 564301 1601666688 1601589600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000899132_resized_3conveyorscomponents1bmgtsubakititanchain0210201022.jpg INCORPORATED FEATURES The Tsubaki Titan chain’s use of seamless bushes incorporate lube grooves 511 287