Mining Weekly | Deep Level Mining http://www.miningweekly.com/page/deep-level-mining Mon, 10 Aug 2020 10:51:43 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Coronavirus one of several factors affecting mining http://www.miningweekly.com/article/coronavirus-just-one-of-a-host-of-factors-affecting-mining-operations-2020-04-03 Mamaili Mamaila Deep Level Mining Fri, 03 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0200 547757 1585566045 1585864800 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000860480_resized_deeplevelminingterraminterrablast9x8nozzlewateratomisationdevicefrontview2703201022.jpg DEEP-LEVEL SOLUTIONS Terramin provides dust-control and associated workspace ventilation equipment and services for underground and deep-level mining working spaces 511 287 Deep-level operations remain viable although concerns linger http://www.miningweekly.com/article/deep-level-operations-remain-viable-although-concerns-linger-2020-04-03 Mamaili Mamaila Deep Level Mining Fri, 03 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0200 547171 1585566044 1585864800 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000860430_resized_deeplevelminingmineralscouncilmodernisationvitaltolongtermsurvivalofdeeplevelmininginsa0304201022.jpg THE ESSENCE OF SURVIVAL Modernisation vital to the longterm survival of deep-level mining in South Africa 511 287 Legislation, other factors have enhanced deep-level operations http://www.miningweekly.com/article/legislation-other-factors-have-enhanced-deep-level-operations-2020-04-03 Mamaili Mamaila Deep Level Mining Fri, 03 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0200 547773 1586153169 1585864800 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000860535_resized_deeplevelminingmineralscouncilsouthafricasafetyofemployeestantamountindeeplevelmining030420l1022.jpg SIGNIFICANT ADVANCES The research that the Minerals Council South Africa has been conducting since 1997 has significantly advanced the deep-level mining sector 511 287 Booyco Electronics http://www.miningweekly.com/article/booyco-electronics-2019-01-22 Creamer Media Reporter Deep Level Mining Fri, 24 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200 509237 1580395319 1579816800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000776070_resized_pic021022.jpg 511 287 Secondary mine ventilation system cutting costs http://www.miningweekly.com/article/secondary-mine-ventilation-system-cutting-costs-2019-04-05 Halima Frost Deep Level Mining Fri, 05 Apr 2019 01:00:00 +0200 514803 1554188486 1554418800 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788396_resized_deeplevelminetek04191022.jpg I’M A FAN The newly launched secondary mine ventilation fan cuts costs of underground operations 511 287 SA mines can now use drone technology for underground mapping http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sa-mines-can-now-use-drone-technology-for-underground-mapping-2019-04-05 Halima Frost Deep Level Mining 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 Zimbabwe mine shaft nearing deepest point http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zimbabwe-mine-shaft-nearing-deepest-point-2019-04-05 Halima Frost Deep Level Mining Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514816 1554188485 1554415200 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788434_resized_caledoniacentralshaft04191022.jpg CENTRE OF ATTENTION Caledonia Mining's Central shaft has reached a depth of 1 150 m underground 511 287 Underground support company keeps abreast of developments http://www.miningweekly.com/article/underground-support-company-keeps-abreast-of-developments-2019-04-05 Halima Frost Deep Level Mining Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514973 1554188485 1554415200 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788772_resized_deeplevelmandjminingflexibolt04191022.jpg BRACE YOURSELF The Flexibolt is used in mines at the stope to brace the surface for a safer mining environment 511 287 Council calls for greater modernisation in mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/council-motivates-for-more-modernisation-in-mines-2019-04-05 Halima Frost Deep Level Mining Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515008 1554459457 1554415200 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788819_resized_deeplevelmineralscouncilgoldfieldscreamermedia04191022.jpg HARD CORE The South African deep-level mining sector is a tough environment, which runs on a continuous stop-start basis, predominantly in narrow-reef, hard-rock mining for gold, platinum and chrome 511 287 Engineering firm to launch raise mining offering for Africa http://www.miningweekly.com/article/engineering-firm-to-launch-raise-mining-offering-for-africa-2018-04-06 Donald Makhafola Deep Level Mining Fri, 06 Apr 2018 01:00:00 +0200 481185 1552914685 1522969200 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000715167_resized_redpathredbore10003181022.jpg RAISEBORE EQUIPMENT Redpath's new Redbore 65 raise drill is expected in Africa by the fourth quarter of 2018 511 287 Mobile communication boosts work milieu in deep-level mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mobile-communication-improves-working-conditions-in-deep-level-mines-2018-04-06 Donald Makhafola Deep Level Mining Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:01:00 +0200 481522 1522737174 1522965660 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000714904_resized_wyzetalkceogyskappers03181022.jpg GYS KAPPERS Enhancing stakeholders' engagement through more frequent communication will go a long way towards improving health and safety measures in mines 511 287 AngloGold Ashanti completes sale of Moab Khotsong mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/anglogold-ashanti-completes-sale-of-moab-khotsong-mine-2018-04-06 Donald Makhafola Deep Level Mining Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481894 1522737174 1522965600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000715727_resized_anglogoldashantismponenggoldmine1022.jpg FLAGSHIP OPERATION A jumbo drill rig works under ground at Anglo Gold Ashanti's Mponeng gold mine near Carltonville, South Africa 511 287 First phase at platinum mine project completed http://www.miningweekly.com/article/first-phase-at-platinum-mine-project-completed-2018-04-06 Donald Makhafola Deep Level Mining Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481271 1522737173 1522965600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000714919_resized_bakubungproductionshaftheadgear03181022.jpg DEEP LEVEL Wesizwe Platinum's Bakubung mine project production shaft headgear 511 287 Technical innovation receives industry thumbs up http://www.miningweekly.com/article/technical-innovation-receives-industry-thumbs-up-2018-04-06 Donald Makhafola Deep Level Mining Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481878 1522737174 1522965600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000715703_resized_angloamericasishensloperadarbloomberg1022.jpg GEOTECHNICAL SERVICES The Ultra-Deep Mining Network is accelerating commercially viable technologies to the mining industry 511 287 Technology imperative to improve operations, safety in deep mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/technology-imperative-to-improve-operations-safety-in-deep-mines-2018-04-06 Donald Makhafola Deep Level Mining Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481507 1522737174 1522965600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000714910_resized_williamjoughinchairmansrkconsultingsa521022.jpg WILLIAM JOUGHIN SRK Consulting is collaborating with the Australian Centre for Geomechanics to develop apps to manage seismic hazards that are dangerous for deep-level mines 511 287 ULPs drive innovation for underground mechanisation scheme http://www.miningweekly.com/article/ulps-drive-underground-mechanisation-innovation-programme-2018-04-06 Donald Makhafola Deep Level Mining Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481489 1522737174 1522965600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000714913_resized_danieburger20118duane1022.jpg DANIE BURGER CMTI Group has embarked on a fundraising round that will close during the first quarter of this year to satisfy growth and the significant demand for South African mechanised-mining solutions 511 287 Digital tools deliver transparency, control to deep-level mining http://www.miningweekly.com/article/digital-tools-deliver-transparency-control-to-deep-level-mining-operations-2018-04-06 Donald Makhafola Deep Level Mining Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481573 1523012258 1522965600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718417_resized_sandvikoptimineanalytics04181022.jpg VERSATILE IMPROVEMENT Mining companies can reduce costs, increase productivity, improve safety and make smarter decisions using predictive insights 511 287 Digitalised mining can allow for deeper mining http://www.miningweekly.com/article/digitalised-mining-can-allow-for-deeper-mining-2017-04-07 Marleny Arnoldi Deep Level Mining Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446970 1491224928 1491516000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000635399_resized_fredcawoodwitsmininginstitutewitsdigimine10317duane1022.jpg FRED CAWOOD Deeper mining will remain on hold until government can provide an effective national support system for mines 511 287 Electronic sensors to monitor explosive gases on deep mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/electronic-sensors-to-improve-safety-2017-04-07 Marleny Arnoldi Deep Level Mining Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447151 1491224928 1491516000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Supplier working to improve service delivery, product offering http://www.miningweekly.com/article/supplier-working-to-improve-service-delivery-product-offering-2017-04-07 Marleny Arnoldi Deep Level Mining Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446966 1491224927 1491516000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000635395_resized_semiautomatedflexiboltmandjminingdeeplevel20171022.jpg INDEPENDANT SOLUTION The Flexibolt allows for the installation of longer flexible support in high-risk mining areas without the need for secondary support screws 511 287 Mine mechanisation gains traction http://www.miningweekly.com/article/deep-level-rising-mine-mechanisation-gains-traction-2016-04-01 Simon Sonnekus Deep Level Mining Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 404516 1459234071 1459461600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000525346_resized_declanvogt202111022duane.jpg DECLAN VOGT Mines and mining corporations have shifted their focus to improving production efficiency and maintaining steady productivity to prevent capital expenditure amid the commodities slump by means of using machinary 511 287 Mali gold mine to use SA cooling solution http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mali-gold-mine-to-use-s-africa-cooling-solution-2016-04-01 Simon Sonnekus Deep Level Mining Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 404500 1459234071 1459461600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000525313_resized_richardgundersenbbeprojects0320161022.jpg RICHARD GUNDERSEN Gundersen notes that the selection of lightweight building materials for the shell of the air coolers, leads to saving costs and speeding up construction. 511 287 Shaft solutions to address commodities crunch http://www.miningweekly.com/article/shaft-solutions-to-address-commodities-crunch-2016-04-01 Simon Sonnekus Deep Level Mining Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 404524 1459234071 1459461600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000525370_resized_hatchgobadeeplevelminingshaftingsolutions0320161022.jpg DIGITAL MINING TECH Hatch Goba has highlighted an increase in mechanised mining and the subsequent need for such solutions 511 287 SA deep-level mining industry to remain in doldrums http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sa-deep-level-mining-industry-to-remain-in-doldrums-2015-04-03 Bruce Montiea Deep Level Mining Fri, 03 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 363470 1427701467 1428012000 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000406071_resized_goldfieldssouthdeep3310220214duane.jpg MITIGATION STRATEGY South African mining companies are attempting to introduce technology that aids deep-level mining, which is generally challenging 511 287 Mining-induced earthquake research in final stages http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-induced-earthquakes-research-in-final-stages-2015-04-03 Bruce Montiea Deep Level Mining Fri, 03 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 362715 1427701566 1428012000 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000404661_resized_kibaligoldminedrcoctober2014resized.jpg SAFETY UNDERGROUND Once the research project is completed it will assist the mining industry in being better equipped to deal with the ongoing challenge of keeping their workers safe underground 511 287 Innovative technology leading to increased deep-level mining http://www.miningweekly.com/article/innovative-technology-leading-to-increased-deep-level-mining-2015-03-16 Bruce Montiea Deep Level Mining Fri, 03 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 363364 1427701588 1428012000 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000404526_resized_stantecminingimageresized.jpg GOING DEEPER Deep-drilling technology enables mining companies to identify mineralisation at much greater depths with a reasonable level of confidence 511 287 Research results in fewer incidents at SA deep-level mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/research-results-in-fewer-incidents-at-sa-deep-level-mines-2015-04-03 Bruce Montiea Deep Level Mining Fri, 03 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 363219 1427701599 1428012000 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000404177_resized_simminingconsultantsresized.jpg GREATER CONTROL While deep-level mines are still exposed to significant seismic risk levels, these are increasingly being controlled through research and its implementation 511 287 SA mines benefit from sophisticated cooling methods http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sa-mines-benefit-from-sophisticated-cooling-methods-2015-04-03 Bruce Montiea Deep Level Mining Fri, 03 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 363546 1427701612 1428012000 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000404941_resized_tektowercoolingtowerresized.jpg COOLING TOWER Mines require sophisticated cooling methods and equipment to reduce temperatures to safe levels for workers 511 287 South African mining industry committed to mechanisation http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sa-mining-industry-committed-to-mechanisation-2015-04-03 Bruce Montiea Deep Level Mining Fri, 03 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 362594 1427701622 1428012000 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000402303_resized_impalaplatinumminerustenburgsouthafricajune2008resized.jpg DOUBLE CONCERN Using people in deep-level operations is a challenge for mining companies because not only does making the underground environment suitable for workers become more costly but the risk to mineworkers also increases 511 287 Mechanised installation of mesh promotes underground safety http://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-provides-high-tensile-steel-chain-link-mesh-for-underground-support-2015-04-03 Bruce Montiea Deep Level Mining Fri, 03 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 362792 1427701631 1428012000 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000402872_resized_geobruggmeshagroundsupporthandlerresized.jpg UNDERGROUND SUPPORT Geobrugg's high-tensile steel mesh is is three times stronger than mild steel and lighter than classical mild steel products 511 287 Tecman http://www.miningweekly.com/article/tecman-2015-04-03 Leandi Kolver Deep Level Mining Fri, 03 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 364031 1427701832 1428012000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000409095_resized_0000406442factoriesexterior1022.jpg 511 287