Mining Weekly | Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure https://www.miningweekly.com/page/headgears-and-shaft-equipment Fri, 17 Sep 2021 09:50:49 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Machines help Belarus mine reach new depths https://www.miningweekly.com/article/machines-help-belarus-mine-reach-new-depths-2021-04-16 Cameron Mackay Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 580398 1617974401 1618524000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000932107_resized_herrenknecht22agsbr1022.jpg SINKING TO NEW DEPTHS The new technology marked a mining milestone, with two fully mechanised shaft sinkings 511 287 Covid affects use of platinum miner’s shafts https://www.miningweekly.com/article/covid-affects-use-of-platinum-miners-shafts-2021-03-30 Cameron Mackay Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 580527 1617974401 1618524000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000932098_resized_wesizeshaft11022.jpg MAKING SHAFTS SAFER Since the shafts were commissioned, the company has had to implement a range of measures when transporting mineworkers up and down the shafts 511 287 Company assists manganese mine shaft refurbishment https://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-aids-in-manganese-mine-shaft-refurbishment-2020-03-27 Mc'Kyla Nortje Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 17 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0200 548596 1588862871 1587074400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 Mechanised hard-rock shaft-sinking tech being developed https://www.miningweekly.com/article/mechanised-hard-rock-shaft-sinking-tech-being-developed-2020-04-17 Darren Parker Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 17 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0200 548668 1588862949 1587074400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000862374_resized_masterdrillingfochvillesbssite20112019mg92301022.jpg IT’S A HARD-ROCK LIFE The development of a mechanised shaft sinking machine for hard-rock applications will add much value to the sector 511 287 Mechanised shaft-boring feasibility studies under way https://www.miningweekly.com/article/mechanised-shaft-boring-feasibility-studies-under-way-2020-04-17 Darren Parker Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 17 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0200 548870 1588863026 1587074400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000862814_resized_shaftsherrenknecht21022.jpg HITTING ROCK BOTTOM The Jansen project was the first time globally that mining shafts have been sunk successfully using only mechanical excavation 511 287 New gold shaft to be commissioned this year https://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-gold-shaft-to-be-commissioned-this-year-2020-04-17 Darren Parker Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 17 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0200 549026 1588863085 1587074400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000863129_resized_caledoniablanketgoldmine04181022.jpg DEEPENING RETURNS The well-established Blanket gold mine will see an increase in production once the new central shaft project is completed later this year 511 287 Murray & Roberts Cementation https://www.miningweekly.com/article/murray-roberts-cementation-2019-04-19 Creamer Media Reporter Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Tue, 03 Sep 2019 09:42:00 +0200 517100 1567496575 1567496520 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793466_resized_img79231022.jpg 511 287 Murray & Roberts Cementation wins Palabora contract https://www.miningweekly.com/article/murray-2019-03-28 Mc'Kyla Nortje Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515605 1555051281 1555624800 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791403_resized_ventilationcoolinghatchgobahasthecapabilitytodesigndeepmineshaftcomplexesincludingundergroundmaterialshandlin08112018jpg1022.jpg CONSTRUCTION A surface headgear and winder installation will be constructed from January to March 2020 511 287 Underground copper project start remains on track https://www.miningweekly.com/article/nevada-copper-underground-copper-project-start-remains-on-track-2019-04-03 Mc'Kyla Nortje Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516160 1555051281 1555624800 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791310_resized_nevadacopperpumpkinhillsite011022.jpg ON SCHEDULE surface infrastructure and processing equipment are advancing to plan 511 287 Construction at Turquoise Ridge mine progresses https://www.miningweekly.com/article/construction-at-turquoise-ridge-underground-mine-progresses-2019-04-03 Mc'Kyla Nortje Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516161 1555051281 1555624800 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791421_resized_barricknevadaoperations1022.jpg PIPELINE POTENTIAL Barrick Gold continues to advance a pipeline of high-confidence projects at or near its existing operations 511 287 Ivanplats to complete early-works construction at Platreef Shaft 2 https://www.miningweekly.com/article/ivanplats-to-complete-early-works-construction-at-platreef-shaft-2-2019-04-04 Mc'Kyla Nortje Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516264 1555051281 1555624800 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791545_resized_ivanplatsshaft1headgearandshaftsinking011022.jpg SHAFT 2 Aerial view of the Shaft 2 box cut early works with the concrete hitch under construction 511 287 Twiflex https://www.miningweekly.com/article/twiflex-2019-04-19 Creamer Media Reporter Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517102 1555053780 1555624800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793474_resized_image110222.jpg 511 287 UMS Group follows alternative shaft sinking methodologies https://www.miningweekly.com/article/ums-group-follows-alternative-shaft-sinking-methodologies-2019-04-04 Mc'Kyla Nortje Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516208 1561039049 1555624800 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791651_resized_shaftsinkersumsheadgear0420191022.jpg MACHINES With mechanisation shaft development is performed by machines with little or no need for humans to interface with those machines 511 287 Companies reach shaft sinking milestones https://www.miningweekly.com/article/companies-reach-shaft-sinking-milestones-2018-04-20 Tasneem Bulbulia Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482907 1523947445 1524175200 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000717883_resized_oyutolgoicoppergold0420171022.jpg ONGOING DEVELOPMENTS Oyu Tolgoi is one of the world's largest new copper/gold mines and is located in the South Gobi region of Mongolia 511 287 Hoisting mechanism offers increased productivity https://www.miningweekly.com/article/hoisting-mechanism-offers-increased-productivity-reduced-maintenance-2018-04-20 Tasneem Bulbulia Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482749 1523947445 1524175200 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000717495_resized_flsmidthskipdischargingmechanism0420181022.jpg NEW SOLUTION FLSmidth’s Crank Dump Type Mechanism is advantageous for mines that seek to increase hoisting capacity 511 287 Shaft sinking progresses at Platreef’s Shaft 1 https://www.miningweekly.com/article/shaft-sinking-progresses-at-platreef-2017-04-21 Victor Moolman Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448523 1492075730 1492725600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639464_resized_headgearsshaftplatinumplatreefmminesouthafricaivanplats0220171022.jpg STEADY PROGRESS The sinking of Shaft 1 is scheduled to be complete in 2018 511 287 Blanket’s Central shaft sinking on schedule https://www.miningweekly.com/article/blankets-central-shaft-sinking-on-schedule-2017-04-21 Victor Moolman Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448527 1492075730 1492725600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639468_resized_headgearsshaftsinkingshaftcaledonia040420171022.jpg CONTINUED GROWTH The sinking of the Central shaft is expected to reinforce Blanket’s status as a low-cost gold mine 511 287 Digging deeper becoming more attractive, financially possible https://www.miningweekly.com/article/digging-deeper-becoming-more-attractive-financially-possible-2017-04-21 Victor Moolman Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448528 1492075730 1492725600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639426_resized_17shaftimpalaplatinum1022.jpg NEW SHAFT APPEAL New underground shafts can be expensive, but have larger returns on investment than opencast mines 511 287 Strategic mining alliance to clients’ benefit https://www.miningweekly.com/article/strategic-mining-alliance-to-clients-benefit-2017-04-21 Victor Moolman Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448521 1492075730 1492725600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639397_resized_redpathbatterymrc21022.jpg SINGLE SOURCE Through the Redpath Mining and Stefanuti Stocks alliance, mining clients benefit from a single role-player taking responsibility for an entire project 511 287 Headframe modelled using 3D technology https://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-headgear-modelled-with-3d-technology-2016-04-15 Victor Moolman Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 15 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 406127 1460445205 1460671200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000530111_resized_headgearshaftsinkingivanhoemodelheadgearprovided1022.jpg 3D BENEFITS The physical model and the virtual models are almost identical, enabling the ergonomics of the structure to be visually checked to ensure functionality 511 287 Four new hoists for Venetia https://www.miningweekly.com/article/four-new-hoists-for-venetia-2016-04-15 Victor Moolman Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 15 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 406221 1460445205 1460671200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000530343_resized_debeersvenetiaprocessplantbynight06141022.jpg PROLONGING PRODUCTION Two new shafts will be sunk by De Beers extending the Venetia mine's life beyond 2040 511 287 Main sinking at Platreef Shaft 1 https://www.miningweekly.com/article/main-sinking-at-platreef-shaft-1-2016-04-15 Tracy Hancock Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 15 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 406428 1604478050 1460671200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000530970_resized_platreefshaft1shaftsinkinginternalviewivanplatsplatinum300320161022.jpg MOVING ON Presinking of Shaft 1 at the Platreef project was completed to a depth of 54 m below surface 511 287 New shaft drilling method under development https://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-shaft-drilling-method-under-development-2015-03-17 Kimberley Smuts Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 365114 1428999074 1429221600 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000409662_resized_image1.jpg CONTRACT CONSTRUCTION CONTINUED Work on the Palabora project has started and civil preparation is well under way to enable the completion of the first shaft in 2016. 511 340 New corrosion-protection solution developed https://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-corrosion-protection-solution-developed-2015-04-17 Kimberley Smuts Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 364848 1428999122 1429221600 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000408871_resized_rustprufeisenvironmentallyfriendlyandwithzerotoxicityleftoverthecoatingcanbedisposedofsafelyinlandfills1022.jpg RUSTPRUFE COATED COMPONENTS RustPrufe is environmentally-friendly solutionused to protect electric motors, equipment and structures in acid plants at numerous South African mines 511 287 Training academy accommodates latest shaft sinking technology https://www.miningweekly.com/article/training-academy-adapted-to-accommodate-latest-shaft-sinking-technology-2015-04-17 Creamer Media Reporter Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 365177 1428999172 1429221600 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 Obtaining social licence a manageable challenge for emerging miner https://www.miningweekly.com/article/obtaining-social-licence-a-manageble-challenge-for-emerging-miner-2015-04-17 Kimberley Smuts Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 364983 1428999191 1429221600 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000409248_resized_wesizwe5copy.jpg ON HIGH ALERT As mining relies extensively on energy provision, the industry is closely monitoring South Africa's current electricity-generation challenges 511 340 Bakubung shaft sinking remains on track https://www.miningweekly.com/article/bakubung-shaft-sinking-remains-on-track-2015-04-17 Kimberley Smuts Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 364984 1429255973 1429221600 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000409258_resized_wesizwe11copy1022.jpg EVENED OUTOwing to additional development work done on the ventilation shaft, both shafts are now at the same depth 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/54083_2015-03-30_bakubung_kimberley_-_hd_web.mp426653591Bakubung platinum mine GM Eddie Mohlabi discusses the mine’s shaft sinking progress. Bakubung platinum mine GM Eddie Mohlabi discusses the mine’s shaft sinking progress. Mine shaft systems division poised for growth https://www.miningweekly.com/article/mine-shaft-systems-division-poised-for-growth-2014-04-18 Carina Borralho Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0200 325878 1397467539 1397772000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000303032_resized_0000301847resizedmineshaftssystemspic01.jpg LARGE SCALE The 5.5-m-diameter man and material winder installed at Styldrift is showing positive results 511 383 Shaft impact course offered https://www.miningweekly.com/article/shaft-impact-course-offered-2014-04-18 Carina Borralho Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0200 325765 1397467559 1397772000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000301521_resized_cemconeil1022.jpg NEIL HISE Hise has been with the family-owned company CEMCO since its inception in 1962 and has patented several VSI-related technologies in the US 511 287 Shaft-sinking specialist awarded work at platinum mine https://www.miningweekly.com/article/additional-work-awarded-at-platinum-mine-2014-04-18 Carina Borralho Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0200 325952 1425039654 1397772000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Headgear manufacturer to complete contract in May https://www.miningweekly.com/article/headgear-manufacturer-to-complete-contract-in-may-2013-04-19 Chantelle Kotze Shaft Sinking, Maintenance & Closure Fri, 19 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +0200 288511 1366092134 1366322400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0