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Foundry company plans further expansion into Zambia

By: Mc'Kyla Nortje     4th December 2019 South Africa-based foundry and engineering company Thos Begbie’s Zambian branch will expand its workshop into a fully equipped heavy machine and fabrication shop with fabrication facilities to cater for other industries. Thos Begbie Zambia MD Piet du Preez highlights this as the medium- to... 

Mining exploration budget recovery falters for the first time since 2016

2nd December 2019 Estimated global nonferrous exploration budget falls 3% year over year to US$9.8 billion from US$10.1 billion in 2019. Gold saw the greatest fall amongst all the commodities covered in our Corporate Exploration Strategy study. Gain vital insights into the 2019 exploration budget trends by... 

Mining exploration budget recovery falters for the first time since 2016

Strata’s redesign and upgrade of Hazardavert®’s Tracking Pad Lamp-tpl2

27th November 2019 The TPL2, commonly known as a Personal Alarm Device or PAD - the miner-worn component of Strata’s proximity detection and collision avoidance system, is gaining popularity as an upgrade across the coal mining sector since its recent redesign. The unit serves as the receiver device that detects... 

Strata’s redesign and upgrade of Hazardavert®’s Tracking Pad Lamp-tpl2

Introducing The Masslift Africa Service App

25th November 2019 At Masslift Africa service excellence is embedded in our DNA. 

Introducing The Masslift Africa Service App

Ethiopian government to unveil mining sector reforms to lure new investors at EIMC 2019

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th November 2019 EIMC 2019, the second edition of the Ethiopian International Mining Conference & Exhibition (EIMC 2019) will take place from 25 – 26 November 2019, in Addis Ababa, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. EIMC’S main theme will be “Transforming potential into production by creating an attractive... 

Ethiopian government to unveil mining sector reforms to lure new investors at EIMC 2019

BT Industrial set on transforming the industrial landscape in Africa

31st October 2019 Built from start-up, BT Industrial – a new-generation, black-owned, high-energy business driven by innovation, international standards, and service excellence – is transforming the industrial landscape both in South Africa and on the continent. For more information on this Sponsored Post, visit,... 

BT Industrial set on transforming the industrial landscape in Africa

Auction of mining and construction items by GoIndustry DoveBid

29th October 2019 Assmang Khumani Iron Ore - Sale 24 If you're in the mining and construction industry, this auction is for you. Featuring items include Front end loader: Caterpillar 950H, Stripped 994F (Qty 2), Bulldozer: Caterpillar D10T, Water tanker truck: Caterpillar 777D, Diesel engine: Cummins Visit the... 

Auction of mining and construction items by GoIndustry DoveBid

Using proximity detection technology in mining safety training

23rd October 2019 While underground mines are unquestionably safer than they once were, accidents and injuries associated with mobile machinery remain a primary concern. 

Using proximity detection technology in mining safety training

Unlocking the potential of national mining sector through investment and diversification

10th October 2019 Join us at AMC 2019, where the main theme is “Unlocking the potential of national mining sector through investment and diversification”. It is a pleasure to announce that the inaugural Angolan Mining Conference & Exhibition is only one month away. For more information on this Sponsored Post,... 

Unlocking the potential of national mining sector through investment and diversification

Mining industry sunrise at even odds – consultant

By: Mamaili Mamaila     3rd October 2019 Recent debates regarding the South African mining industry have centred on whether it is a sunrise or sunset industry. Local mining engineering consultancy Ukwazi business development director Spencer Eckstein comments that while the sun may rise on certain aspects of the sector, it may set on... 

Mining industry sunrise at even odds – consultant

UMS Group puts shaft design and sinking, processing design and execution back on the map

By: Creamer Media Reporter      26th September 2019 Established in 2015, United Mining Services (UMS) Group has positioned itself as a leader in the mining and minerals processing fields.  Through its acquisition of Mining Engineering Technical Services (METS) and Shaft Sinkers, UMS gained more than six decades of combined industry expertise and... 

UMS Group puts shaft design and sinking, processing design and execution back on the map

Mining the benefits of Industry 4.0

26th September 2019 Mining companies have become much better at investing in the mines of today – but what about investing in the mines of the future? Industry 4.0, also known as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the fusion of production, information and communication technologies, offers a significant opportunity... 

Mining the benefits of Industry 4.0

DIN 2353 Hydraulic Tube Fittings from Gates Exceed Red Rust Corrosion Standards

12th September 2019 Higher rust corrosion protection standards employed by Gates reduce scheduled maintenance costs for end-users Gates, a leading global provider of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions, has achieved enhanced levels of protection from red rust through their innovative... 

DIN 2353 Hydraulic Tube Fittings from Gates Exceed Red Rust Corrosion Standards

Empowering Leaders for 21st Century Mining

11th September 2019  

Empowering Leaders for 21st Century Mining

Legal reform is essential for artisanal and small-scale mining in South Africa

By: Creamer Media Reporter      4th September 2019 The formal regulation of artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) in South Africa is long overdue. The term “ASM” can be understood on a spectrum ranging from the use of rudimentary mining methods to access ore, to the act of smaller producers undertaking mining activities sanctioned by approved... 

New East & Central Africa Mining Forum in Rwanda in October to reignite region’s mining sector

3rd September 2019 “Next upsurge in commodity cycle 6 to 12 months away” Rwanda Mines, Petroleum and Gas Board (RMB) is hosting the inaugural East & Central Africa Mining Forum conference and exhibition, which will gather regional ministers and pioneering mining professionals and projects, from 28-29 October at the... 

New East & Central Africa Mining Forum in Rwanda in October to reignite region’s mining sector

South Deep Gold Mine Online Auction of Redundant Assets is now open for bidding

23rd August 2019 WH Auctioneers, Africa’s fastest growing industrial auction house, has been instructed by Gold Fields to dispose of redundant assets from their South Deep Gold Mine operation via an online auction. Bidding closes on Thursday 29 August. 

South Deep Gold Mine Online Auction of Redundant Assets is now open for bidding

Creamer Media scoops publisher of the year award

21st August 2019 In mid-August, Creamer Media – publisher of Engineering News & Mining Weekly, received the award for Publisher of the Year: Trade Publications at the 2019 Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) AON Engineering Excellence Awards ceremony.  

Creamer Media scoops publisher of the year award

Invitation of Offers

17th July 2019 Khongoni Mining (Pty) Limited (“Khongoni”) has a controlling interest in the Haaskraal Coal Mining Project (“HCMP”) Lephalale (Waterberg), South Africa. 

Special Offer: New subscribers can choose a gift book

15th July 2019 Readers who choose to take out a new subscription to Creamer Media’s Engineering News and Mining Weekly can receive a copy of one of the following books as a free gift as part of their subscription. 

Special Offer: New subscribers can choose a gift book

Mining the benefits of Industry 4.0

10th July 2019 Mining companies have become much better at investing in the mines of today – but what about investing in the mines of the future? Industry 4.0, also known as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the fusion of production, information and communication technologies, offers a significant opportunity... 

Mining the benefits of Industry 4.0

Gift to subscribers, a copy of Christo Wiese – Risk & Riches

8th July 2019 Readers who choose to take out a new subscription to Creamer Media’s Engineering News and Mining Weekly can receive a copy of Christo Wiese – Risk & Riches (available in either English or Afrikaans) as a FREE GIFT as part of your subscription.  

Gift to subscribers, a copy of Christo Wiese – Risk & Riches

Bluejay identifies large-scale drill-ready targets at Greenland project

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     2nd July 2019 Dual-listed Bluejay Mining has identified more than 20 large-scale drill-ready targets on licence holdings at its Disko-Nuussuaq magmatic massive sulphide (MMS) nickel/copper/platinum project in West Greenland. The licence holdings have recently expanded from 2 556 km2 to 2 776 km2 following... 

Gift offer for SA sports fans

1st July 2019 Sports fans who wish to read and reminisce about Bafana Bafana’s Africa Cup of Nations win, or the Springbok’s two World Cup victories, or the Protea’s fabled ‘438’ game, or find out more about Caster Semenya, Wayde van Niekerk, Benni McCarthy and Kevin Anderson, will love reading Vuvuzela Dawn,... 

Gift offer for SA sports fans

One hose line for your entire wire braid inventory? Discover MXT.

20th June 2019 Perhaps you’re already familiar with MegaSys™ MXT; Gates’ hydraulic hose solution that is extremely lightweight, offers maximum flexibility and has an optimal lifetime. Well, it gets even better. 

One hose line for your entire wire braid inventory? Discover MXT.
The latest Fluid Power hose line from Gates, MXT™, was designed using applied materials science and process expertise to deliver lightweight, flexible hydraulic hoses that exceed industry standards

LVS liquid agent fire suppression system 

19th June 2019 Industries rely on their large mobile equipment to work around the clock, therefore, their fire protection should do the same, says Alberton-based fire protection specialist Advanced Fire Suppression Technologies (AFST). 

LVS liquid agent fire suppression system

Heavy Haul Game Changer  

12th June 2019 International Heavy Haul Association (IHHA) chairperson Brian Monakali, who is also acting Rail Network GM at South Africa’s Transnet Freight Rail, believes collaboration is the key to ensuring that global heavy haul operators mitigate the risks associated with the Fourth Industrial Revolution... 

Heavy Haul Game Changer

A Guide on Mining Equipment Used in the Mining Industry

31st May 2019 Working in the mining industry requires the use of different types of machinery. These machines help achieve different mining tasks with precision and efficiency. If you’re new to mining, it’s important to have a good understanding of how these machines work. From crushing and grinding equipment... 

A Guide on Mining Equipment Used in the Mining Industry

Strata Worldwide: Communication vs Information networks in mining

28th May 2019 Data networks within mines have evolved dramatically in recent years from being simply a form of enabling communication between personnel to something which now must also support a range of connected devices and systems.  

Strata Worldwide: Communication vs Information networks in mining

New Technology Conference and Trade Show

23rd May 2019 The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) New Technology Conference and Trade Show take place from 5 to 6 June 2019 at the Canvas Riversands Incubation Hub. This event offers an superb opportunity for mining companies, equipment suppliers, technology and service providers,... 

New Technology Conference and Trade Show

Offering quality and innovative high pressure solutions across Africa

23rd May 2019 Manufacture, sales and service of high-pressure equipment to the Greater African Continent and Neighboring islands. With over 50 years of accumulated industry experience and top of the range products, we have a solution for all your pressure related applications. 

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Afreximbank Regional COO to address Supply Chain Conference 22 May

14th May 2019 The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) was established in 1993, and South Africa joined the bank as a shareholder in 2017. The Bank’s SA Trade and Investment Promotion Programme (SATIPP) announced in 2018 makes available $1 billion in trade finance to South African enterprises, and is... 

Afreximbank Regional COO to address Supply Chain Conference 22 May

Optimum and Koornfontein coal mines up for grabs

10th May 2019 Optimum Coal Mine together with Optimum Coal Terminal and the independent Koornfontein Mines, in Mpumalanga are now up for sale within strict parameters as governed by the provisions regulating entities under Business Rescue.  

Optimum and Koornfontein coal mines up for grabs

Does it matter who owns our mines?

10th May 2019 “Capital goes where it is welcome and stays where it is well treated,” said former Citibank CEO, the late Walter Wriston more than 30 years ago. That sentiment remains even more relevant as global capital has become increasingly mobile. The extractive resources industry, even in Africa, is now... 

Does it matter who owns our mines?

FavorSea offers dry coal dense medium separation tech without capital risk

9th May 2019 Dry Coal DMS technology supplier FavorSea Africa is offering a South African coal mine the opportunity to be the first in the country to benefit from the dry dense medium separation (DMS) beneficiation technology developed by China’s Bohou Coal Processing Engineering. The dry DMS beneficiation... 

FavorSea offers dry coal dense medium separation tech without capital risk

Steelpoort Mines Mining and Industrial Expo

2nd May 2019 The Steelpoort Mining & Industrial Exhibition brings the latest in new products and technology trends to market with resounding success, benefit from on-site sales leads, brand visibility and live demonstrations. It delivers a great return on investment for exhibitor, with visitors keen to see... 

Steelpoort Mines Mining and Industrial Expo

Elmacast Engineering- Invests R134 million into autonomous upgrades in foundry

25th April 2019 Elmacast Engineering (PTY) LTD, a foundry situated in Springs, South Africa, has recently completed phase one of its expansion project which entailed the installation of 4 new induction furnaces, automated continuous caster and a fully integrated double line heat treatment plant. The cost of the... 

Elmacast Engineering- Invests R134 million into autonomous upgrades in foundry

South African foundry involved in product development

By: Jessica Oosthuizen     18th April 2019 South Africa-based foundry and engineering company Thos Begbie is developing a critical furnace component as part of a cooperation agreement with a major Canada-based consulting firm. Thos Begbie sales engineer Esli Bantjes tells Mining Weekly that the development is “top secret” and that the... 

South African  foundry involved in product development
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