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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,... 

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. 

Offering quality and innovative high pressure solutions across Africa

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... 

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Thos Begbie has new products pending further investigation and studies that could present the opportunity to produce unique components for the steel industry, particularly blast furnaces
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NICHE MARKET Thos Begbie has new products pending further investigation and studies that could present the opportunity to produce unique components for the steel industry, particularly blast furnaces

2020 Deadline for implementation of TMM regulations imminent

11th April 2019 The 2020 deadline for mining companies to implement the stipulations laid out in the 2015 amendments to the Chapter 8 regulations – which address the safe use of diesel-powered trackless mobile machinery (TMM) – of the Mine Health and Safety Act (MHSA) is fast approaching. 

2020 Deadline for implementation of TMM regulations imminent

Need to lift the performance of your operation or project?

11th April 2019 While set up to manage the day-to-day, many mining companies often struggle with the business imperative of continuously improving operational performance. Partners in Performance is an international consulting firm of business improvement experts, focused on the mining and resources sector,... 

Need to lift the performance of your operation or project?

Audio versions of Creamer Media's daily newsletters launched

3rd April 2019 Recipients of Creamer Media's popular daily Engineering News and Mining Weekly email newsletters can now listen to audio versions of the newsletters on their computers or mobile devices.   "Our 100 000-plus daily email newsletter recipients simply need to click on the 'Listen to this newsletter'... 

Audio versions of Creamer Media's daily newsletters launched

Sibanye-Stillwater appoints DataProphet to implement an AI powered plant optimisation system

20th March 2019 Sibanye-Stillwater appoints DataProphet, a South African company with offices in Cape Town and the US, to implement an Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered plant optimisation system. Sibanye-Stillwater, an independent mining group with a global portfolio of high-quality gold and platinum group... 

Sibanye-Stillwater appoints DataProphet to implement an AI powered plant optimisation system

Rustenburg Mining & Industrial Expo

18th March 2019 M.I.S International provides a Mining & Industrial Exhibition that brings new products to market with resounding success.  

Rustenburg Mining & Industrial Expo

The solution to the sealing and safety problems of conveyor belts

12th March 2019 LIFTUBE® Standard Industrie International, founded in 1978 in the North of France, specializes in the design and manufacture of equipment facilitating the handling of bulk powdery products.  

WITH LIFTUBE® - Conveyor sealing: no overflow of material or dust emission. Easy maintenance and reduced cleaning costs.
WITH LIFTUBE® - Conveyor sealing: no overflow of material or dust emission. Easy maintenance and reduced cleaning costs.

Polity aims for an informed choice by SA’s electorate on May 8

6th March 2019 Detailed coverage of South Africa’s upcoming May 8 election is being offered on Creamer Media’s Polity.org.za, as the site has launched a new dedicated section – called SA Election 2019. 

Polity aims for an informed choice by SA’s electorate on May 8

There’s liquidity in gas

18th February 2019 Mozambique is no stranger to mega-projects with large foreign direct investments dating back to the 90’s. Mozambique, through its National Oil Company, has again partnered with International Oil Companies for the development of gas resources discovered in offshore Mozambique. RMB’s Oil and Gas... 

There’s liquidity in gas

New graphite factory bolsters mining, foundry product offerings

By: Schalk Burger     7th February 2019 A new graphite facility, Graphite Freezeline Solutions, was opened last month on industrial engineering firm Thos Begbie’s manufacturing campus, in Middelburg. It will reduce the time to manufacture products that include graphite components, especially for the mining and foundry industry, says... 

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Hercules van der Merwe at the Graphite Freezeline Solutions facility opening
GFS FACILITY OPENING Hercules van der Merwe at the Graphite Freezeline Solutions facility opening

EPA Survey 

7th February 2019 Eugene Pretorius & Associates (Pty) Ltd, or EPA Survey as it is commonly known, provides comprehensive mine survey and technical service to the mining industry. It was established in 1993 and today forms part of the Pretorius Group of Companies which provides opencast contract mining, exploration... 

EPA Survey

Mining Indaba e-Supplement

31st January 2019  

Mining Indaba e-Supplement

All the tools for success

23rd January 2019 Strata is a diversified energy, mineral and natural resources company focused on the exploration of base, ferrous, non-ferrous, precious metals, minerals and gems with the establishment of various small to medium sized mining operations on the African continent. 

All the tools for success

Make your mark at PDAC in Toronto

By: Creamer Media Reporter      23rd January 2019 The annual Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention is scheduled to take place from 3 to 6 March 2019 in Toronto, Canada.   Creamer Media’s Mining Weekly – a media partner for this prestigious event that attracts over 25 600 attendees from over 135 countries – will once... 

Make your mark at PDAC in Toronto

South Africa’s gold reserves are being lost to organised crime

9th January 2019 A new report claims that South Africa’s gold reserves are being stolen by organised crime syndicates with the aim of selling them on for more money overseas. The story by the Sunday Times indicates that illegal miners are assisting the theft of gold throughout South Africa before passing it on to... 

Base Metal Experts Outline Contrasting Fortunes for Tin and Copper in 2019

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th December 2018 The new year could see two base metals experience contrasting fortunes as it plays out according to industry experts. With increasing demand for tin and the weaponization of copper by China, the markets could move dramatically in one direction or the other as 2019 gets into its stride. The latest... 

African Energy Leadership Centre

20th November 2018 African Energy Leadership Centre The Wits Business School African Energy Leadership Centre is the first of its kind on the continent. 

African Energy Leadership Centre

Save 10% for the 25th Anniversary edition of Investing in African Mining Indaba

15th November 2018 Hear from 300+ expert speakers across the entire mining value chain at Mining Indaba 2019, Africa’s largest mining investment event. Returning to Cape Town from 4-7 February 2019 to celebrate its 25th anniversary, you can expect an unprecedented speaker line-up of pan-African ministers, mining... 

Save 10% for the 25th Anniversary edition of Investing in African Mining Indaba

Meet 300+ mining companies and 500+ investors under one roof

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st November 2018 Investing in African Mining Indaba is returning to Cape Town from 4-7 February 2019 to celebrate its 25th anniversary and biggest event yet…meet 300+ mining companies and 500+ investors under one roof, as well as senior government officials and other industry stakeholders. With the President of... 

The immediate usefulness of EV

By: Creamer Media Reporter      7th September 2018 Underground mining is at an interesting place right now, with the availability of diesel-free, battery electric equipment in most of the vehicle categories except heavy haulage, with that gap being actively addressed by a number of OEMs and the solution not something to be relegated to the... 

The immediate usefulness of EV

The immediate usefulness of EV

By: Creamer Media Reporter      7th September 2018 Underground mining is at an interesting place right now, with the availability of diesel-free, battery electric equipment in most of the vehicle categories except heavy haulage, with that gap being actively addressed by a number of OEMs and the solution not something to be relegated to the... 

The immediate usefulness of EV

Don’t let your network dictate your choices

6th September 2018 Strata Worldwide and RFI Technology Solutions have joined forces to bring the underground world a simple yet powerful solution for overcoming many of the classic constraints of typical digital networks. It assists in resolving the common “last mile” difficulties of getting power and connectivity... 

Don’t let your network dictate your choices

Systematic Ground Support – The Ontario Example

23rd August 2018 The pursuit of zero harm is at the top of the agenda for all members of the global mining community.  A safe mine brings many benefits including higher productivity, reduced down time, fewer accidents, a stronger social license to operate, and a better overall reputation for a mining company.... 

Systematic Ground Support – The Ontario Example

Creativity Saves Lives. Protect your people today, tomorrow and for the future

15th August 2018 A strong Health and Safety culture improves productivity and assists in creating a safe and great place to work. The Health and Safety Dialogue Company Ltd ensures labour force, management, community and all stakeholders are aligned in creating and respecting a safe and healthy working environment.  

Creativity Saves Lives. Protect your people today, tomorrow and for the future

Reliability. Durability. Prosper-Ability. Isosyn Technology

15th August 2018  

Reliability. Durability. Prosper-Ability. Isosyn Technology

Systematic Ground Support – The Ontario Example

15th August 2018 The pursuit of zero harm is at the top of the agenda for all members of the global mining community.  A safe mine brings many benefits including higher productivity, reduced down time, fewer accidents, a stronger social license to operate, and a better overall reputation for a mining company.... 

Systematic Ground Support – The Ontario Example

Caledonia Mining Corporation PLC – Blanket Gold Mine

15th August 2018 HEREBY ISSUES WARNING There are persons illicitly posing as employees of the group, acting in a procurement capacity. 

Caledonia Mining Corporation PLC – Blanket Gold Mine

Mining Indaba takes home 1st prize for ‘Best large-scale event’ at the 2018 Conference Awards

By: Creamer Media Reporter      10th August 2018 On 29th June 2018 members of the Mining Indaba team attended the London Conference Awards, which took place at the beautiful venue City Central at the HAC. Chosen by judges from a shortlist of 8 finalists, Investing in African Mining Indaba came away with the prestigious title of ‘Best... 

Mining Indaba takes home 1st prize for ‘Best large-scale event’ at the 2018 Conference Awards

RMB Corvest assists clients internationally

8th August 2018 RMB Corvest has realised significant returns in exiting the Servest Group, demonstrating its expertise internationally. RMB Corvest is a preferred PE partner, commanding an authoritative track record in the field and enjoying the diverse skills of an experienced executive team. “Our emphasis is... 

RMB Corvest – CEO – Mike Donaldson
RMB Corvest – CEO – Mike Donaldson

Eskom pilots incentive designed to claw back 5 TWh of energy-intensive demand 

By: Terence Creamer     6th August 2018 State-owned electricity producer Eskom has confirmed that it has entered into a sales incentive pilot programme with nine large industrial customers in a bid to stabilise sales to electricity-intensive industries. The two-year sales incentive pilot programme, which commenced on June 1, has the... 

Eskom pilots incentive designed to claw back 5 TWh of energy-intensive demand
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