Mining Weekly | Contract mining https://www.miningweekly.com/page/contract-mining Sat, 24 Jul 2021 09:18:12 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Remote sensing key for construction in mining https://www.miningweekly.com/article/remote-sensing-key-for-construction-in-mining-2021-07-17 Anna Moross Contract mining Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 588298 1626156242 1626386400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000948339_resized_upschalkgrobbelaarconstructioninmining07211022.jpg SCHALK GROBBELAAR Remote sensing techniques help to ensure effective production during the important phases of construction 511 287 Pandemic approach ensures future prospects https://www.miningweekly.com/article/pandemic-approach-ensures-future-prospects-2021-07-17 Anna Moross Contract mining Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 588299 1626156243 1626386400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000948342_resized_trichmannconstructioninmining07211022.jpg TEICHMANN CONTRACT By mobilising before the border closures and other Covid-19 restrictions were imposed by governments, the company was well prepared to complete the Moma project 511 287 Portfolio growth spurs construction projects https://www.miningweekly.com/article/portfolio-growth-spurs-construction-projects-2021-07-17 Anna Moross Contract mining Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 588301 1626156243 1626386400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000948347_resized_menareastmanganeseconstructioninmining07211022.jpg EAST MANGANESE MINE Construction at the manganese mine began in September 2020 with various civil infrastructure components 511 287 Australia’s Thiess extends AECI contract by five years https://www.miningweekly.com/article/australias-thiess-extends-aeci-contract-by-five-years-2021-07-06 Donna Slater EXPLOSIVES Tue, 06 Jul 2021 13:56:00 +0200 588621 1625574413 1625572560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Mining vital to economy, can help guide country's path – President https://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-vital-to-economy-can-help-guide-countrys-path-president-2021-07-05 Martin Creamer LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Mon, 05 Jul 2021 08:14:00 +0200 588447 1625828528 1625465640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000948667_resized_cyrilramaphosathisone1022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 New excavator suited to local mines https://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-excavator-suited-to-local-surface-mines-2021-06-21 Halima Frost Contract mining Fri, 02 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 587208 1624947885 1625176800 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000946049_resized_earthmovingsurfacemininghpehyundair210smart07211022.jpg MAKING GROUND The new crawler excavators introduced to the HPE portfolio are suited to earthmoving applications 511 287 Manufacturer invests in autonomy research https://www.miningweekly.com/article/manufacturer-invests-in-autonomy-research-2021-07-02 Halima Frost Contract mining Fri, 02 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 586977 1624947885 1625176800 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000945614_resized_earthmovingsurfaceminingbellequip07211022.jpg GOLDEN MACHINES Bell Equipment aims to maximise the efficacy of its articulated dump trucks to eventually attain a 'golden lap' 511 287 Aveng sustains earnings recovery into second half https://www.miningweekly.com/article/aveng-sustains-earnings-recovery-into-second-half-2021-06-30 Terence Creamer TRADING UPDATE Wed, 30 Jun 2021 13:26:00 +0200 588097 1625066380 1625052360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000947930_resized_seanflanaganaveng02191022dylan.jpg Aveng CEO Sean Flanagan 511 287 Company announces recovery operations’ profit https://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-announces-recovery-operations-profit-2021-06-09 Cameron Mackay Contract mining Fri, 25 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0200 586377 1624335566 1624572000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000944599_resized_goldplatbenoni20211022.jpg GOLDPLAT RECOVERY With the company’s local operations, the year-on-year decrease in Q3 operating profit was owed to increased cost per ton of material, acquired for Goldplat’s low-grade circuit 511 287 Northern Cape manganese ready to be mined https://www.miningweekly.com/article/northern-cape-manganese-ready-to-be-mined-2021-06-18 Halima Frost Contract mining Fri, 18 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0200 585792 1624283620 1623967200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000943261_resized_manganeseukwazimangnodulesbloomberg06211022.jpg MANAGING MANGANESE Ukwazi is able to help manganese mines optimise their processes and operations 511 287 Academy’s upgrades embrace Industry 4.0 approach https://www.miningweekly.com/article/academys-upgrades-embrace-industry-40-approach-2021-05-07 Darren Parker Contract mining Fri, 07 May 2021 00:00:00 +0200 582185 1620109165 1620338400 99999999999 Nadine James 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000935583_resized_educationmrtadroneshot1022.jpg TRAINING FOR THE FUTURE OF MINING The Murray & Roberts Training Academy has upgraded its systems and made new additions to embrace Industry 4.0 mining technology 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/85125_2021-04-21_mr_-_2.mp426688920Murray & Roberts Cementation education, training and development executive Tony Pretorius discusses the Murray & Roberts Training Academy’s paperless training management system. Murray & Roberts Cementation education, training and development executive Tony Pretorius discusses the Murray & Roberts Training Academy’s paperless training management system. New training centre for diamond mine https://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-training-centre-for-diamond-mine-2021-05-07 Darren Parker Contract mining Fri, 07 May 2021 00:00:00 +0200 582252 1620109165 1620338400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000935754_resized_educationmwdebeersmorrisonmaseko0420211022.jpg MORRISON MASEKO The transition from openpit to underground demands a complete shift in mindset, as well as new skills 511 287 Industry test mine piques interest https://www.miningweekly.com/article/industry-test-mine-piques-interest-2021-04-23 Halima Frost Contract mining Fri, 23 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 581092 1617948515 1619128800 99999999999 Nadine James 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000933264_resized_mandelaprecincttestmine04211022.jpg HANDS ON Being able to test machinery and technologies in the test mine offers more accurate testing conditions and results 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/85023_2021-04-07_madela_mining_precint_-_2.mp426221978Mandela Mining Precinct Test Mine Manager Jurgens Visser and Advanced Orebody Knowledge manager Michelle Pienaar discusses the Mandela Mining Precincts programme and the test mine Mandela Mining Precinct Test Mine Manager Jurgens Visser and Advanced Orebody Knowledge manager Michelle Pienaar discusses the Mandela Mining Precincts programme and the test mine Local procurement crucial to economic recovery https://www.miningweekly.com/article/local-procurement-crucial-to-economic-recovery-2021-04-23 Halima Frost Contract mining Fri, 23 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 581097 1618840485 1619128800 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000933274_resized_mandelaprecinctmemsajae04211022.jpg KEEN SKILLS The promotion of relevant skills in the mining equipment sector is fundamental to its sustainability 511 287 Programme showing promising results https://www.miningweekly.com/article/programme-at-test-mine-showing-promising-results-2021-04-23 Halima Frost Contract mining Fri, 23 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 581089 1619098727 1619128800 99999999999 Nadine James 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000933246_resized_mandelaprecinctaokprogrammeert04211022.jpg LIGHTING THE WAY Some of the testing conducted by the Advanced Orebody Knowledge programme included handheld light-detection and ranging scanners from a range of suppliers 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/85022_2021-04-07_madela_mining_precint_-_2.mp426221978Mandela Mining Precinct Test Mine Manager Jurgens Visser and Advanced Orebody Knowledge manager Michelle Pienaar discusses the Mandela Mining Precincts programme and the test mine. Mandela Mining Precinct Test Mine Manager Jurgens Visser and Advanced Orebody Knowledge manager Michelle Pienaar discusses the Mandela Mining Precincts programme and the test mine. DRC exploration ongoing https://www.miningweekly.com/article/exploration-programme-going-ahead-in-drc-2021-04-16 Halima Frost Contract mining Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 580589 1617974402 1618524000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000932199_resized_basemetalsivanhoeminesdrccopper04211022.jpg EXPLORE MORE Ivanhoe Mines has begun its expansive 2021 exploration programme in the Democratic Republic of Congo 511 287 Capital's West African expansion pays off as earnings rise https://www.miningweekly.com/article/capitals-west-african-expansion-pays-off-as-earnings-rise-2021-03-18 Marleny Arnoldi MINING SERVICES Thu, 18 Mar 2021 16:13:00 +0200 579657 1616078449 1616076780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Webinar highlights aims for artisanal gold project https://www.miningweekly.com/article/webinar-highlights-aims-for-artisanal-gold-project-2021-02-26 Halima Frost Contract mining 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 Aveng hopes to build on first positive earnings since 2014 as restructuring nears end https://www.miningweekly.com/article/aveng-hopes-to-build-on-first-positive-earnings-since-2014-as-restructuring-nears-end-2021-02-23 Terence Creamer CONSTRUCTION Tue, 23 Feb 2021 12:30:00 +0200 577356 1614094763 1614076200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000925218_resized_seanflanaganaveng02191022dylan.jpg Aveng CEO Sean Flanagan 511 287 Contractor learns lockdown lessons https://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-contractor-learns-its-lockdown-lessons-2021-01-29 Darren Parker MINING INDABA PREVIEW Fri, 29 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0200 573670 1611640973 1611871200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000917359_resized_basilreadonsite201831022.jpg BIG PLANS Basil Read Mining aims to diversify beyond the commodities it currently works in, while expanding its geographical footprint 511 287 Proactive second half for coal giant https://www.miningweekly.com/article/proactive-second-half-for-coal-giant-2020-12-11 Halima Frost Contract mining 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 PGMs miner focused on Waterberg mine project https://www.miningweekly.com/article/pgms-miner-focused-on-waterberg-mine-project-2020-11-26 Cameron Mackay Contract mining Fri, 11 Dec 2020 00:00:00 +0200 571198 1607413612 1607637600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000912671_resized_pgmsmichaeljonesplatinumgroupmetalsceo1120201022.jpg R. MICHAEL JONES Platinum Group Metals’ near-term objectives are to achieve the grant of a mining right for the palladium dominant Waterberg Project and complete construction 511 287 Transport system linking mining areas now operational https://www.miningweekly.com/article/transport-system-linking-mining-areas-across-difficult-terrain-now-operational-2020-11-25 Cameron Mackay Contract mining Fri, 11 Dec 2020 00:00:00 +0200 571025 1607413612 1607637600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000912380_resized_doppelmayrtransportbooysendalsouthropecon11022.jpg IN TOTAL ORE For the expansion of the Booysendal mine, Booysendal Platinum opted for a RopeCon system to tackle the challenge of transporting 909 t/h of platinum ore 511 287 Aveng's shares rise on recapitalisation, restructuring progress https://www.miningweekly.com/article/avengs-shares-rise-on-recapitalisation-restructuring-progress-2020-11-25 Creamer Media Reporter INFRASTRUCTURE Wed, 25 Nov 2020 17:22:00 +0200 571065 1606368377 1606317720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Bulk air coolers improving efficiencies and working conditions https://www.miningweekly.com/article/bulk-air-coolers-improving-efficiencies-and-working-conditions-2020-11-03 Khutso Maphatsoe Contract mining 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 Study demonstrates longwall viability for Sasol https://www.miningweekly.com/article/study-demonstrates-longwall-viability-for-sasol-2020-09-18 Halima Frost Contract mining Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 563819 1600717492 1600380000 99999999999 Nadine James 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000895974_resized_coalmindsetlongwallmining09201022.jpg FOR THE LONG-HAUL Being able to supply coal over the entirety of the plant's life is key for Sasol Mining 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/83278_2020-08-06_mindset_-_3.mp441638544Mindset Mining Consultants MD Alan Gissing and senior mining engineer Ronnie van Eeden discuss a recently completed longwall mining feasibility study conducted for energy and chemicals company Sasol. Camerawork: Darlene Creamer. Editing: Darlene Creamer. Recorded: 30.07.2020 Mindset Mining Consultants MD Alan Gissing and senior mining engineer Ronnie van Eeden discuss a recently completed longwall mining feasibility study conducted for energy and chemicals company Sasol. Camerawork: Darlene Creamer. Editing: Darlene Creamer. Recorded: 30.07.2020 Strategic penetration of pumps market under way https://www.miningweekly.com/article/strategic-penetration-of-pumps-market-under-way-2020-09-11 Darren Parker Contract mining Fri, 11 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 563093 1599484525 1599775200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000894410_resized_pumpsmwghanagoldfieldscummins0820201022.jpg GIVING THE POWER BACK The repower project in Ghana saw Cummins installing complete new power packs on the mine’s dewatering pumps 511 287 Pandemic prevents further engagement on housing draft https://www.miningweekly.com/article/pandemic-prevents-further-engagement-on-housing-draft-2020-08-28 Halima Frost Contract mining Fri, 28 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0200 561864 1598361271 1598565600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000891400_resized_minesitenicopienaaraspasa08201022.jpg NICO PIENAAR The surface mining sector represents a large part of the overall mining community 511 287 M&R pursuing open-pit services acquisition as it seeks ‘step-change’ growth in mining https://www.miningweekly.com/article/mr-pursuing-open-pit-services-acquisition-as-it-seeks-step-change-growth-in-mining-2020-08-27 Terence Creamer CORPORATE ACTIVITY Thu, 27 Aug 2020 15:15:00 +0200 563313 1598883437 1598534100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000894886_resized_miningdumptruckstransportingplatinumoreforprocessing052019adobestock1022.jpg 511 287 M&R retreats into a loss amid R622m Covid-19 hit https://www.miningweekly.com/article/mr-retreats-into-a-loss-amid-r622m-covid-19-hit-2020-08-26 Terence Creamer CONSTRUCTION Wed, 26 Aug 2020 16:30:00 +0200 563163 1598454884 1598452200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000894526_resized_murrayandroberts3bedfordview06181022dylan.jpg 511 287 Electra Mining Africa 2020 going digital with Connect – and it’s free of charge https://www.miningweekly.com/article/electra-mining-africa-2020-going-digital-with-connect-and-its-free-of-charge-2020-08-19 Martin Creamer ELECTRA MINING AFRICA 2020 CONNECT Thu, 20 Aug 2020 05:01:00 +0200 562515 1597928879 1597892460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000892972_resized_garycorin.jpg Specialised Exhibitions MD Gary Corin. 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/83098_2020-08-17_specialised20_-_3.mp472809587Specialised Exhibitions MD Gary Corin outlines Electra Mining Africa 2020 Connect plans to Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer. Specialised Exhibitions MD Gary Corin outlines Electra Mining Africa 2020 Connect plans to Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer. Sacred site destruction demonstrates industry's need to improve corporate citizenship https://www.miningweekly.com/article/tailings-disasters-highlight-safety-environmental-impact-2020-07-08 Mamaili Mamaila Contract mining Fri, 24 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 558778 1595839096 1595541600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000885225_resized_devastationleftinthewakeofatailingsdamburstownedbyvaleandbhpbillitoninmarianabrazil0515reuters1022.jpg IN THE SPOTLIGHT Devastation left in the wake of a tailings dam burst owned by Vale and BHP Billiton in Mariana, Brazil 511 287 Positive mining developments halted by Covid-19 https://www.miningweekly.com/article/positive-mining-developments-halted-by-covid-19-2020-07-17 Tracy Hancock Contract mining Fri, 17 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 558016 1594717032 1594936800 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000882802_resized_concor11022.jpg COLLABORATION EXPECTATION A more collaborative approach regarding the development of mining infrastructure is expected in future, as well as more involvement by the State 511 287 Basil Read Limited's business rescue progressing https://www.miningweekly.com/article/basil-read-limiteds-business-rescue-progressing-2020-06-22 Simone Liedtke CONSTRUCTION Mon, 22 Jun 2020 12:32:00 +0200 557255 1592833783 1592821920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Rented mobile equipment presents opportunities https://www.miningweekly.com/article/rented-mobile-equipment-presents-opportunities-in-lubrication-delivery-2020-06-04 Cameron Mackay Contract mining Fri, 12 Jun 2020 00:00:00 +0200 555686 1591275328 1591912800 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 Chute design’s complexity necessitates credible supplier https://www.miningweekly.com/article/chute-designs-complexity-necessitates-credible-supplier-2020-05-12 Theresa Bhowan Contract mining Fri, 29 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 553247 1590474307 1590703200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000872225_resized_materialsbulkhandlingwebachuteaus1022.jpg SMOOTH OPERATOR Custom engineered Weba Chute Systems offer major advantages to mining operations 511 287 Moolmans remobilises after lockdown, but Aveng warns of liquidity risks https://www.miningweekly.com/article/moolmans-remobilises-after-lockdown-but-aveng-warns-of-liquidity-risks-2020-05-14 Terence Creamer CONSTRUCTION Thu, 14 May 2020 16:30:00 +0200 553552 1605704685 1589466600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 New blood key to Mining 4.0 transition https://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-blood-key-to-mining-40-transition-2020-04-24 Mamaili Mamaila Contract mining Fri, 24 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0200 549694 1587448841 1587679200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000864597_resized_siminevirtualreality3mandelaminingprecicnt0518dylan1022.jpg MINING FOR THE FUTURE Mining 4.0 is about integrating people with technology to allow for seamless cooperation 511 287