Mining Weekly | Opencast/Quarries http://www.miningweekly.com/page/opencastquarries Thu, 13 May 2021 05:44:45 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Colleagues pay tribute to Wits’ Fred Cawood as he prepares to retire http://www.miningweekly.com/article/colleagues-pay-tribute-to-wits-fred-cawood-as-he-prepares-to-retire-2021-05-10 Donna Slater EDUCATION Mon, 10 May 2021 16:01:00 +0200 583702 1620806482 1620655260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000938931_resized_fredcawoodwitsschoolofminingengineering0521donna1022.jpg Wits Mining Institute director Professor Fred Cawood 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/85260_2021-05-12_wits_presentation_-_2.mp479078881Colleagues wish Wits Mining Institute director Professor Fred Cawood farewell as he retires after serving 22 years in mining education Colleagues wish Wits Mining Institute director Professor Fred Cawood farewell as he retires after serving 22 years in mining education Skills development integral to sector mandate http://www.miningweekly.com/article/skills-development-integral-to-mining-sector-mandate-2021-05-07 Darren Parker Opencast-Quarries Fri, 07 May 2021 00:00:00 +0200 582249 1620390327 1620338400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000935748_resized_educationmwcanyoncoalkhanyecolliery12122019preciousmanjenipeetschoemanmg1801trainee04202111022.jpg MAKING BRIGHT SPARKS Menar runs several human resources development programmes geared towards uplifting the skills development base at its subsidiaries’ operations 511 287 New excavator hits local shores http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-excavator-hits-local-shores-2021-04-30 Darren Parker Opencast-Quarries Fri, 30 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 581627 1619418429 1619733600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000934360_resized_opencastkobelcobell1022.jpg LOADED The SK220XD-10 is loaded with features not usually found in 20 t machines 511 287 New drill promises better efficiency http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-top-hammer-drill-promises-greater-efficiency-2021-04-30 Darren Parker Opencast-Quarries Fri, 30 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 581597 1619418428 1619733600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000934318_resized_opencastmwsandviktophammer1022.jpg GETTING HAMMERED The Top Hammer XL drilling system expands the hole size range of top hammer drilling up to 178 MM 511 287 Menar extends opencast coal operations http://www.miningweekly.com/article/menar-extends-opencast-coal-operations-2021-04-30 Darren Parker Opencast-Quarries Fri, 30 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 581673 1619787905 1619733600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000934428_resized_canyoncoalphalanndwa50217duane10221.jpg WIDENING PROSPECTS Several opencast mine exptensions are currently being planned and developed by Menar’s coal mining subsidiaries 511 287 Demand high for automated fuel system http://www.miningweekly.com/article/demand-high-for-automated-fuel-management-system-2021-04-30 Darren Parker Opencast-Quarries Fri, 30 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 581593 1620727942 1619733600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000934324_resized_opencastoguzkicirogluminetec1022.jpg OGUZ KICIROGLU Diesel is the lifeblood of opencast mining operations 511 287 V-shaped economic recovery to help surface miners recover, says economist http://www.miningweekly.com/article/v-shaped-economic-recovery-to-help-surface-miners-recover-says-economist-2021-02-09 Donna Slater SURFACE MINERS Tue, 09 Feb 2021 16:42:00 +0200 576155 1612882824 1612881720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Contractor learns lockdown lessons http://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 Online hub launched to boost home-grown mining equipment development http://www.miningweekly.com/article/online-hub-launched-to-boost-home-grown-mining-equipment-development-2020-11-12 Donna Slater EQUIPMENT Thu, 12 Nov 2020 16:26:00 +0200 569909 1605264646 1605191160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000909796_resized_1022cmblack.jpg 511 287 Collision avoidance system installed, investment on track for Menar http://www.miningweekly.com/article/collision-avoidance-system-installed-investment-on-track-for-menar-2020-10-23 Mamaili Mamaila Opencast-Quarries Fri, 23 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566579 1603201147 1603404000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000903598_resized_opencastminingmenarcanyoncoalopencasthakhano2310201022.jpg A BIT OF EVERYTHING Menar is considering other diversification avenues while developing its coal and anthracite projects 511 287 Aspasa tightens requirements for its members around fair competition, social aspects http://www.miningweekly.com/article/aspasa-tightens-requirements-for-its-members-around-fair-competition-social-aspects-2020-10-21 Marleny Arnoldi SURFACE MINING Wed, 21 Oct 2020 16:26:00 +0200 567882 1603291668 1603290360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Mobile pumps prove useful in opencast mining http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mobile-pumps-prove-useful-in-opencast-mining-2020-09-11 Darren Parker Opencast-Quarries Fri, 11 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 563077 1598596838 1599775200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000894416_resized_pumpsmwmobilepumpsipr0820201022.jpg A MOVING PROPOSITION Customers value the manoeuvrability and flexibility of their on-site mobile pumps 511 287 Strategic penetration of pumps market under way http://www.miningweekly.com/article/strategic-penetration-of-pumps-market-under-way-2020-09-11 Darren Parker Opencast-Quarries 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 Plug-and-play pumps range launched http://www.miningweekly.com/article/plug-and-play-pump-range-launched-2020-09-11 Darren Parker Opencast-Quarries Fri, 11 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 563430 1599572875 1599775200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000895212_resized_pumpsiduraverder1022.jpg EASY TO USE If the user can read the display, then they can use the pump 511 287 Rental pump option preserves capital http://www.miningweekly.com/article/rental-pump-option-preserves-capital-2020-09-11 Darren Parker Opencast-Quarries Fri, 11 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 563090 1599573769 1599775200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000894413_resized_pumpsmwpasvarrandair0820201022.jpg NO POWER NO PROBLEM The diesel-driven PAS/VAR range of pumps is ideal for areas where power is not available 511 287 Aspasa echoes Minerals Council South Africa’s call to root out corruption http://www.miningweekly.com/article/aspasa-echoes-minerals-council-south-africas-call-to-root-out-corruption-2020-09-04 Donna Slater OPENCAST MINES Fri, 04 Sep 2020 15:53:00 +0200 564027 1599228088 1599227580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000896635_resized_nicopienaaraspasa1022.jpg Aspasa director Nico Pienaar 511 287 Accommodation for Aus SoP mine on track http://www.miningweekly.com/article/accommodation-for-aus-sop-mine-on-track-2020-08-28 Halima Frost Opencast-Quarries Fri, 28 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0200 561865 1598361329 1598565600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000891404_resized_minesitebeyondiepotash1022.jpg NO POT LUCK A Beyondie SoP bankable feasibility study was completed prior to the company’s board approving full development of the project 511 287 Pandemic prevents further engagement on housing draft http://www.miningweekly.com/article/pandemic-prevents-further-engagement-on-housing-draft-2020-08-28 Halima Frost Opencast-Quarries 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 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. Keras acquiring a controlling stake in high-grade Utah phosphate project http://www.miningweekly.com/article/keras-acquiring-a-controlling-stake-in-high-grade-utah-phosphate-project-2020-07-31 Donna Slater PHOSPHATE Fri, 31 Jul 2020 08:33:00 +0200 560843 1596180557 1596177180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Afrimat continues pursuit of UCP http://www.miningweekly.com/article/afrimat-continues-pursuit-of-ucp-2020-07-23 Schalk Burger MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Thu, 23 Jul 2020 16:30:00 +0200 560187 1595515628 1595514600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Next-generation shovel designed for better performance http://www.miningweekly.com/article/next-generation-shovel-designed-for-better-performance-2020-07-17 Darren Parker Opencast-Quarries Fri, 17 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 557987 1594716625 1594936800 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000882745_resized_hydraulicsnextgen6060caterpillarmw0620201022.jpg BUCKET-LOAD OF IMPROVEMENTS The new Cat 6060 features updated engines, improved hydraulics, heavy-duty structures and undercarriage, Cat electronics and a state-of-the-art cab 511 287 Automation technology solution can help smaller mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/automation-technology-solution-can-help-smaller-mines-2020-07-03 Cameron Mackay Opencast-Quarries Fri, 03 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 557104 1593512377 1593727200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000880871_resized_miningequipmentcaterpillarautonomoustruck0120171022.jpg MINESTAR EDGE Automating the production recording process and provides access to business insights in near real-time. This provides an opportunity to improve operations within each shift 511 287 Supplier saves mining industry time, money http://www.miningweekly.com/article/supplier-saves-mining-industry-time-money-2020-06-03 Theresa Bhowan Opencast-Quarries Fri, 19 Jun 2020 00:00:00 +0200 555581 1592386728 1592517600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000877330_resized_quarryingbidodgesafetymountsphericalrollerbearing1022.jpg BEARING DOWN Dodge ISN Trident bearings have a triple-lip sealing system with a contact seal for wet or dirty environments 511 272 Miner works at lower capacity owing to demand, not legislation http://www.miningweekly.com/article/miner-works-at-lower-capacity-owing-to-demand-not-legislation-2020-06-19 Marleny Arnoldi Opencast-Quarries Fri, 19 Jun 2020 00:00:00 +0200 554757 1592386739 1592517600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000875459_resized_afrisamconstructionmaterialsexecutiveavibhoora0520201022.jpg AVI BHOORA Demand for aggregate material from the quarrying operations that produce them will continue to decline 511 287 Mobile screening plant proves highly efficient http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mobile-screening-plant-proves-highly-efficient-2020-06-03 Theresa Bhowan Opencast-Quarries Fri, 19 Jun 2020 00:00:00 +0200 555576 1592386873 1592517600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000877298_resized_quarryinghpeafricasmccloskeys250screenersforhighproductivity10520201022.jpg MOVER AND SHAKER The McCloskey S250 is one of the largest mobile screens on the market 511 287 New compressors provide faster drilling, reduced fuel costs http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-compressors-provide-faster-drilling-reduced-fuel-costs-2020-06-04 Theresa Bhowan Opencast-Quarries Fri, 19 Jun 2020 00:00:00 +0200 555711 1592386886 1592517600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000877586_resized_quarryingrandairmarch20201022.jpg CRAIG SWART The new compressor units are ideally suited for applications such as mineral exploration drilling, geothermal drilling, construction and blast hole drilling 511 287 This year's Electra Mining cancelled http://www.miningweekly.com/article/this-years-electra-mining-cancelled-2020-05-29 Donna Slater MINING EXHIBITION Fri, 29 May 2020 12:25:00 +0200 555069 1590755440 1590747900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Nondigital mines losing out on R213bn in value http://www.miningweekly.com/article/nondigital-mines-losing-out-on-r213bn-in-value-2020-05-28 Donna Slater PROJECT MANAGEMENT Thu, 28 May 2020 11:41:00 +0200 554909 1590696619 1590658860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000875791_resized_eric1022.jpg Accenture Africa Industry X.0 MD Eric Croeser 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/82371_2020-05-27_accenture_video.mp446459533Accenture Africa Industry X.0 MD Eric Croeser talks to Mining Weekly about how mines can enhance their digital technologies to unlock further efficiencies, improve safety and cut costs Accenture Africa Industry X.0 MD Eric Croeser talks to Mining Weekly about how mines can enhance their digital technologies to unlock further efficiencies, improve safety and cut costs Afrimat says all its mines will be at full operating capacity in June http://www.miningweekly.com/article/afrimat-says-all-its-mines-will-be-at-full-operating-capacity-in-june-2020-05-21 Marleny Arnoldi OPENPIT MINING Thu, 21 May 2020 14:41:00 +0200 554237 1590072880 1590064860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000874412_resized_afrimatavanheerden1022.jpg Afrimat CEO Andries van Heerden 511 287 PEA estimates 'robust' economics for Deep-South's Namibia copper project http://www.miningweekly.com/article/pea-estimates-robust-economics-for-deep-souths-namibia-copper-project-2020-05-21 Donna Slater Opencast-Quarries Thu, 21 May 2020 11:27:00 +0200 554183 1591094158 1590053220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Miners learning lessons from global Covid-19 experiences http://www.miningweekly.com/article/miners-learning-lessons-from-global-covid-19-experiences-2020-05-12 Simone Liedtke SURFACE MINING Tue, 12 May 2020 16:15:00 +0200 553232 1589293866 1589292900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000872184_resized_miningnicopienaaraspasadirector1022.jpg Aspasa director Nico Pienaar 511 287 Aspasa advises on preparing stockpiles for rapid post-lockdown deliveries http://www.miningweekly.com/article/aspasa-advises-on-preparing-stockpiles-for-rapid-post-lockdown-deliveries-2020-05-06 Donna Slater MATERIALS HANDLING Wed, 06 May 2020 08:35:00 +0200 552480 1588750718 1588746900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000870554_resized_stockpile1022.jpg 511 287 Miner implements enterprise, supplier development http://www.miningweekly.com/article/miner-implements-enterprise-supplier-development-2020-05-01 Halima Frost Opencast-Quarries Fri, 01 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 550892 1587127949 1588284000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000867164_resized_opencastexxarobelfast1022.jpg STEADFAST Exxaro's Belfast operation if one of its numerous opencast mines adding to its large coal contribution in South Africa 511 287 Autonomous rig to boost safety, efficacy http://www.miningweekly.com/article/autonomous-rig-to-boost-safety-efficacy-2020-05-01 Halima Frost Opencast-Quarries Fri, 01 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 550998 1587372873 1588284000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000867361_resized_opencastbasilreadparamountdeonrajooinnocentmasinganevillefivaz05201022.jpg PARAMOUNT PARNERSHIPS B&E partners with Paramount Equipment to maximise its efficacy in supply 511 287 Zero harm difficult to attain – Aspasa http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zero-harm-difficult-to-attain-aspasa-2020-05-01 Halima Frost Opencast-Quarries Fri, 01 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 550659 1587715503 1588284000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000866600_resized_opencastaspasa1022.jpg HARMLESS Aspasa aspires to achieve a goal of zero harm in all surface mining operations including that of pedestrians 511 287 Proper wash-bays prove beneficial http://www.miningweekly.com/article/proper-wash-bay-equipment-offers-numerous-benefits-2020-05-01 Halima Frost Opencast-Quarries Fri, 01 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 550660 1588602923 1588284000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000866605_resized_opencastdosetechwashbaycannon05201022.jpg WORKING AT THE WASH BAY A well-equipped wash bay has multiple benefits for an opencast operation 511 287 Adviser streamlines mine processes http://www.miningweekly.com/article/adviser-streamlines-mine-processes-2020-05-01 Halima Frost Opencast-Quarries Thu, 30 Apr 2020 10:09:00 +0200 550658 1588234302 1588234140 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000866596_resized_opencastukwazicoal05201022.jpg COAL-ITION Ukwazi Mining Solution's has partnered with a major coal mining client to maximize the efficacy of its planning processes 511 287