Mining Weekly | Furnaces and Kilns http://www.miningweekly.com/page/furnaces-and-kilns Sun, 09 May 2021 04:10:24 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Merafe loss decreases, electricity risk remains, logistics challenge intensifies http://www.miningweekly.com/article/merafe-loss-falls-electricity-risk-remains-logistics-challenge-intensifies-2021-03-08 Martin Creamer FERROCHROME AND CHROME Mon, 08 Mar 2021 16:39:00 +0200 578587 1615268814 1615214340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000927830_resized_zanelematlala10311duanejpg1022.jpg Merafe Resources CEO Zanele Matlala. 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/84805_2021-03-08_merafe21_-_3.mp459733506Merafe Resources results presentation covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer. Merafe Resources results presentation covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer. SMS Group to buy Andritz Maerz's copper furnace business http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sms-group-to-buy-andritz-maerzs-copper-furnace-business-2021-01-13 Donna Slater FURNACES Wed, 13 Jan 2021 16:18:00 +0200 573794 1610549113 1610547480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 SA company aims for preferred supplier status in Australia http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sa-company-aims-for-preferred-supplier-status-in-australia-2020-09-30 Cameron Mackay Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 565947 1602570169 1602799200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901736_resized_thosbegbiecoppercomponents10920201022.jpg SCM21 PROJECT SUPPLIER Thos Begbie will manufacture and supply new and improved components to BHP’s Olympic Dam underground copper mine’s flash and electric furnace 511 287 Company meets demands amid pandemic challenges http://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-meets-demands-amid-pandemic-challenges-2020-08-19 Theresa Bhowan Furnaces & Kilns Mon, 05 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 562465 1602071347 1601848800 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000893191_resized_mwmineralsandmetalsprocessingthisbegbie0920201022.jpg TEAMWORK Thos Begbie has adapted operations to use virtual platforms to conduct meetings, inspections and webinars 511 287 Local value chain should include TiCI4, powder http://www.miningweekly.com/article/ticl4-and-titanium-metal-powder-production-should-be-part-of-local-titanium-metal-value-chain-2020-08-24 Theresa Bhowan Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 04 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 562888 1598966457 1599170400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000894009_resized_mineralsmetalprocessingupcsirrichardsbatmineralsrbm1022.jpg COMPLETING THE FLOW With South Africa being one of the largest producers of mined titanium, rutile and ilmenite, many would assume that the country has a thriving titanium industry 511 287 Foundry company ensuring safe platinum smelting http://www.miningweekly.com/article/foundry-company-ensuring-safe-platinum-smelting-2020-08-21 Tracy Hancock Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 21 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0200 561231 1597754398 1597960800 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000889899_resized_thosbegbie1022.jpg TIMEOUS TURNAROUND Thos Begbie is ensuring the interchangeability of furnace components at the Anglo Converter Plant in Rustenburg 511 287 Electra Mining Africa 2020 going digital with Connect – and it’s free of charge http://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. Flight to quality favours South Africa – Kumba Iron Ore http://www.miningweekly.com/article/flight-to-quality-favours-south-africa-kumba-iron-ore-2020-07-29 Martin Creamer IRON-ORE Wed, 29 Jul 2020 18:56:00 +0200 560643 1596089538 1596041760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000888583_resized_frompittoport1022.jpg Illustrated is Kumba Iron Ore's pit-to-port performance in the six months to June 30. 511 287 Furnace company supplying two rebuilds http://www.miningweekly.com/article/furnace-company-supplying-two-rebuilds-2020-05-29 Halima Frost Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 29 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 553402 1590473838 1590703200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000872541_resized_furnacealliedtemcowatercooled1022.jpg TOO COOL Water-cooled roofs, off gasses and shells are being supplied by Allied Furnace Consultants on two local rebuilds 511 287 Incinerator installation continues http://www.miningweekly.com/article/incinerator-installation-continues-2020-05-13 Halima Frost Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 29 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 553403 1590473937 1590703200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000873059_resized_furnacesthermopowertesting05201022.jpg TRIED & TESTED The testing facility at Thermopower Furnaces facility help the company offer a full turnkey solution to its clients 511 287 Company facilitates efficient furnace shutdown projects http://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-facilitates-efficient-furnace-shutdowns-2020-05-29 Halima Frost Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 29 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 553628 1590474002 1590703200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 Mining may resume at 50% capacity – Minister http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-may-resume-at-50-capacity-minister-2020-04-16 Martin Creamer LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Thu, 16 Apr 2020 15:06:00 +0200 550763 1587107533 1587042360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000866868_resized_gwedemantashe1022.jpg Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Matashe during virtual media conference. 511 287 Engineering company exploits gap in market http://www.miningweekly.com/article/thos-begbie-exploiting-gap-in-market-2020-03-25 Mc'Kyla Nortje Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 10 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0200 548285 1586152065 1586469600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000861767_resized_coppersmelterbloomberg1022.jpg GETTING HEATED To repair the launder, the tapping process had to be halted, and that work was done within 2 m to 3 m of a working furnace in heat-stroke conditions 511 287 Valves industry continues to struggle http://www.miningweekly.com/article/valves-industry-continues-to-struggle-2020-03-06 Darren Parker Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 06 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0200 545119 1583310250 1583445600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000854301_resized_valvesoldabandonedmetallurgicalplantadobe020201022.jpg MANUFACTURING COOLDOWN Numerous South African foundries and smelters have doused their furnaces and shut their doors, leading to job losses in a number of manufacturing sectors 511 287 Recent developments bode well for copper, copper alloys http://www.miningweekly.com/article/recent-developments-bode-well-for-copper-copper-alloys-2019-12-06 Mamaili Mamaila Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0200 538930 1575528894 1575583200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000841997_resized_copperincentralafricasmsgroupeasterncoppercontirod0612191022.jpg MORE THAN JUST A METAL Copper is more than just a mined metal – it not only provides jobs but also promotes a higher standard of living 511 287 First glimpse into Mining Indaba 2020 programme http://www.miningweekly.com/article/first-glimpse-into-mining-indaba-2020-programme-2019-09-26 Martin Creamer INVESTING IN AFRICAN MINING INDABA Thu, 26 Sep 2019 11:46:00 +0200 532934 1569509827 1569491160 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000827815_resized_africanminingindaba1022.jpg Investing in African Mining Indaba. 511 287 Underground vehicles that use hydrostatic technology launched in South Africa http://www.miningweekly.com/article/samss-launches-hydrostatic-drive-underground-mining-vehicle-in-south-africa-2019-09-20 Schalk Burger MINING EQUIPMENT Fri, 20 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0200 531781 1568702853 1568930400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000825268_resized_samssdualliftfrontkultwanomatlala9191022.jpg 2T DUAL-LIFT The dual-lift utility vehicle has an 8 m, 2 t crane 511 287 Increased demand for customised furnaces http://www.miningweekly.com/article/increased-demand-for-customised-furnaces-2019-05-17 Mc'Kyla Nortje Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519920 1559026822 1559253600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799649_resized_vantylmeltingpotfurnaces0520191022.jpg PERFECT MATCH The new controller will be compatible with Van Tuyl’s existing furnaces range 511 287 South African foundry aims to become one-stop shop http://www.miningweekly.com/article/s-african-foundry-aims-to-become-one-stop-shop-2019-05-17 Mc'Kyla Nortje Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519917 1559026822 1559253600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799670_resized_eslibantjesthosbegbie02191022.jpg ESLI BANTJES Recent investments has resulted in the company controlling all the processes required to meet client requirements 511 287 Commissioning of tin concentrate dryer finalised http://www.miningweekly.com/article/commissioning-of-tin-concentrate-dryer-finalised-2019-05-17 Mc'Kyla Nortje Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 520172 1559026824 1559253600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799789_resized_thermopowerrotarydryer0520191022.jpg TESTING Thermopower has manufactured the rotary dryer for the Bisie tin mine and a laboratory unit for national mineral research organisation Mintek to carry out iron-ore reducibility testing 511 287 Casting methodology ensures high-quality sheave wheels http://www.miningweekly.com/article/casting-methodology-ensures-high-quality-sheave-wheels-2018-05-16 Paige Müller Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486675 1529389395 1529618400 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000726395_resized_furnaceskewfoundriesno205181022.jpg NICHE CASTER KEW Foundries remains the only manufacturer in Africa of cast headgear sheave wheels for the mining and industrial industries 511 287 Expansion strategy advances local company http://www.miningweekly.com/article/expansion-strategy-advances-local-company-2018-05-16 Paige Müller Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486740 1529389394 1529618400 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000726480_resized_furnacesdickinsongrouporefurnace05181022.jpg MARKET VOLATILITY The volatility of the local mining market has led to heat-processing service providers moving away from the South African market 511 287 Furnaces outperform industry expectations http://www.miningweekly.com/article/furnaces-outperform-industry-expectations-2018-05-17 Paige Müller Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 01 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486923 1527518428 1527804000 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000726956_resized_furnacesmetixprojectno105181022.jpg ENHANCED AVAILABILITY The submerged arc furnace provided by Metix have enjoyed an availability rate of more than 98% since installation 511 287 First ‘Resources for Future Generations’ conference to be held in Vancouver http://www.miningweekly.com/article/first-resources-for-future-generations-conference-to-be-held-in-vancouver-2018-04-13 Henry Lazenby RFG2018 CONFERENCE Fri, 13 Apr 2018 22:53:00 +0200 483904 1523862594 1523652780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000719943_resized_rfg2018chairpersonjohnthompson1022april2018.jpg RFG2018 chairperson John Thompson 511 287 S African foundry aims to expand footprint in North America http://www.miningweekly.com/article/s-african-foundry-aims-to-expand-footprint-in-north-america-2018-02-16 Donald Makhafola Furnaces & Kilns Wed, 11 Apr 2018 12:39:00 +0200 476625 1523443250 1523443140 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704585_resized_thosbegbie21217duane1022.jpg QUALITY PRODUCTS Thos Begbie has the capacity to meet any client requirement in size, quality and complexity 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/72838_2018-01-18_thos_begbie_donald_-_hd_web.mp431799419Thos Begbie CEO Edwin Dreyer discusses the North America smelting market. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Thos Begbie CEO Edwin Dreyer discusses the North America smelting market. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. World's biggest mining show draws huge crowd, signalling mining investment optimism http://www.miningweekly.com/article/worlds-biggest-mining-show-draws-huge-crowd-signalling-mining-investment-optimism-2018-03-07 Henry Lazenby PDAC 2018 Wed, 07 Mar 2018 22:17:00 +0200 480480 1520497111 1520453820 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000712585_resized_pdac261022.jpg 511 287 Mining-specific staff recruitment, management app developed http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-app-to-revolutionise-disrupt-recruitment-in-mining-industry-2018-02-09 Mia Breytenbach MINING SERVICES Tue, 06 Mar 2018 13:47:00 +0200 476717 1520336869 1520336820 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704036_resized_diggerappshowcase0120181022.jpg DIGGING IT Through the Digger app mining professionals are informed of available positions globally, directly on their mobile devices 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/73194_digger_realeconomyreport-476.mp458633327 Innovative mining-specific staff recruitment, management app developed. Editing: Darlene Creamer and Christo Greyling. Innovative mining-specific staff recruitment, management app developed. Editing: Darlene Creamer and Christo Greyling. Northam Platinum to create 6 500 new jobs in growth thrust http://www.miningweekly.com/article/northam-platinum-to-generate-6-500-new-jobs-in-growth-thrust-2018-02-23 Martin Creamer PLATINUM Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:32:00 +0200 479295 1519909613 1519396320 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709893_resized_martincreamer1022.jpg Paul Dunne and Martin Creamer 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/73161_2017-02-23_northam_-_hd_web.mp447307748Northam Platinum CEO Paul Dunne presented financial results covered by Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Photographs: Duane Daws. Video and Video Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Northam Platinum CEO Paul Dunne presented financial results covered by Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Photographs: Duane Daws. Video and Video Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Leon expects mining industry to have a future under Ramaphosa’s Presidency http://www.miningweekly.com/article/leon-expects-mining-industry-to-have-a-future-under-ramaphosas-presidency-2018-02-16 Nadine James LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:39:00 +0200 478550 1518997848 1518773940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000708263_resized_peterleon610220616duane.jpg Herbert Smith Freehills partner and Africa co-chairperson Peter Leon 511 287 Local PGMs industry at risk, but service provider optimistic http://www.miningweekly.com/article/local-pgms-industry-at-risk-but-service-provider-optimistic-2018-02-09 Simone Liedtke Furnaces & Kilns Tue, 13 Feb 2018 08:56:00 +0200 476216 1520861045 1518504960 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702864_resized_edwindreyer11013duane1022.jpg EDWIN DREYER Mining costs are escalating at a rate that cannot be recovered through the price of commodities, leading to restructuring and a resultant loss of employment 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/72835_2018-01-18_thos_begbie_simone_-_hd_web.mp430496298Foundry and engineering company Thos Begbie CEO Edwin Dreyer and Thos Begbie sales director Piet du Preez discuss platinum-group metals. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Foundry and engineering company Thos Begbie CEO Edwin Dreyer and Thos Begbie sales director Piet du Preez discuss platinum-group metals. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Rio Tinto receives offer for aluminium smelter http://www.miningweekly.com/article/rio-tinto-receives-offer-for-aluminium-smelter-2018-01-10 Martin Creamer ALUMINIUM Wed, 10 Jan 2018 16:42:00 +0200 474875 1515638842 1515595320 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699958_resized_alfredobarriosriotinto.jpg Rio Tinto Aluminium CE Alf Barrios 511 287 Activated carbon producer to aid tailings processing http://www.miningweekly.com/article/upcoming-activated-carbon-producer-to-aid-tailings-processing-operations-2017-12-15 Marleny Arnoldi TOP TAILINGS RETREATMENT PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472488 1512994100 1513288800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695494_resized_rotocarbactivatedcarbonplanttailingsretreatment20171022.jpg WATER TREATMENT SOLUTION There is a big requirement for activated carbon, which local manufacturer Rotocarb can provide a solution for with locally designed technology and locally sourced raw materials 511 287 Equipment maintenance, repair products showcased http://www.miningweekly.com/article/conference-highlights-new-advanced-offerings-to-prolong-equipment-life-and-enhance-maintenance-2017-11-10 Donna Slater Maintenance Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469884 1510037547 1510264800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Low capital cost key to continuous improvement http://www.miningweekly.com/article/low-capital-cost-key-to-continuous-improvement-2017-10-19 Simone Liedtke Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468272 1509430636 1509660000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685917_resized_metixprojectmanagement102017metixsmsgroupsubsidiary1022.jpg INDUSTRY UPLIFTMENT The efficient delivery of a safely executed and on-time project is key to the upliftment of the industry 511 287 Modular electric houses destined for mine in Africa http://www.miningweekly.com/article/modular-electric-houses-destined-for-mine-in-africa-2017-11-03 Victor Moolman Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468286 1509430636 1509660000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686367_resized_parnismanufacturing408171022duane.jpg MOBILE OR MODULAR E-Houses are mobile or modular houses that are fully equipped electrical substations manufactured using insulated steel panels 511 287 The Krugerrand’s remarkable contribution to SA mining value-addition http://www.miningweekly.com/article/krugerrand-lauded-for-contribution-to-south-african-mining-value-addition-2017-10-06 Ilan Solomons GOLD COINS Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465841 1507016374 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682009_resized_golden.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/71277_2017-10-06_rw294_-_hd_web.mp445641576Special video report on the Krugerrand. Special video report on the Krugerrand. SA platinum miners enter recycling market despite ‘mixed’ expectations http://www.miningweekly.com/article/south-african-platinum-producers-enter-struggling-recycling-market-hoping-to-bridge-supply-deficit-2017-09-22 David Oliveira PLATINUM RECYCLING Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463092 1505806687 1506031200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679028_resized_secondary.jpg 511 287 Second Copper Cobalt Africa Conference to be held next year http://www.miningweekly.com/article/second-copper-cobalt-africa-conference-to-be-held-next-year-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Furnaces & Kilns Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463427 1505199183 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675334_resized_copper0820171022bloomberg.jpg INDUSTRY REVIVAL The African Copperbelt is again experiencing a resurgence of activity following the commodity downturn of recent years 511 287