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Australian Tech Company, iSeekplant, Disrupts Plant and Equipment Hire Market

By: Yolande Botes     17th May 2016 iSeekplant.com.au is an online sourcing tool that allows the full spectrum of construction and mining companies to search for plant and equipment hire suppliers online, connecting them to thousands of disparate small businesses which own the exact equipment required for the project, are capable... 

Nersa to propose a coal benchmark cost as part of its multiyear price determination for Eskom  

By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th May 2016 The May 2016 roundup covers activities across South Africa for April 2016 and includes details of the National Energy Regulator of South Africa’s proposal to introduce a coal benchmark cost as part of its final decision on Eskom’s multiyear price determination process; environmental group... 

Nersa to propose a coal benchmark cost as part of its multiyear price determination for Eskom

Canadian cobalt project development advancing

By: Malusi Mkhize     6th May 2016 More than C$115-million has, so far, been spent on the development, including test mining and a pilot plant processing, at the Nico cobalt/gold/bismuth/copper project, in Canada’s Northwest Territories and Saskatchewan. Once operational, Nico, discovered by North American development stage mining... 

Canadian cobalt project  development advancing
STRATEGIC POSITIONING As Nico will be a vertically integrated project, Fortune Minerals will control the mining of the cobalt and the processing of concentrates into higher value products

Enriching Tanzania: Local Engineers Attend GE Oil & Gas University

4th March 2016 Like many African countries,  Tanzania has no shortage of supply of natural oil and gas. However, there is  a shortage of skills and experience in this sector within Tanzania. To  address this, multinational companies like GE are working hard to empower  local people by building valuable skills,... 

Enriching Tanzania: Local Engineers Attend GE Oil & Gas University

The Big Picture: Here’s What GE Will Look Like In 2016

19th February 2016 GE released its fourth-quarter results two weeks ago, capping a pivotal year when the company sold much of its lending business and embraced software to become the world’s largest digital-industrial company. The company also improved its operations, growing revenue at a faster clip than peers and... 

The Big Picture: Here’s What GE Will Look Like In 2016

Being worlds apart doesn't mean there isn't room

15th February 2016 Dover, the capital city of the north eastern US state Delaware, would not be categorised as a large city if it was in Nigeria. In fact, Dover’s total area of 22.7 square miles is a mere five per cent of the total area of Lagos and its population of 37,000 is just 0.2 per cent of Lagos’s population. 

Being worlds apart doesn't mean there isn't room

The Path to Mining Execution Excellence

27th January 2016 Free White Paper Mining companies are seeking to achieve Mining Execution Excellence and greater Business Agility to enable sustainable productivity gains and consistent profitability. Discover why Operational Stability is the required foundation for realizing these goals, the benefits it... 

The Path to Mining Execution Excellence

Developing Leaders Across Africa

2nd December 2015 While every business focuses on delivering unique value to their customers and clients, often the challenges they face are remarkably similar. GE Transportation recently hosted some of their strategic rail customers across Africa to explore these common challenges and discuss best practices in... 

Developing Leaders Across Africa

National Geographic channel and GE have developed an innovative new series: Breakthrough

27th November 2015 Produced by imagine entertainment and asylum entertainment, the series will examine the amazing technological revolutions that will define our futureHollywood Visionaries Angela Bassett, Peter Berg, Paul Giamatti, Akiva Goldsman, Ron Howard and Brett Ratner Each Direct an Episode (Johannesburg. –... 

National Geographic channel and GE have developed an innovative new series: Breakthrough

General Electric partners AMI to host Media Training on Energy and Infrastructure Coverage

22nd October 2015 Nairobi, 2nd October 2015- African Media Initiative (AMI) and General Electric (GE) have partnered to boost media coverage in Africa of Energy and Infrastructure issues.  

General Electric partners AMI to host Media Training on Energy and Infrastructure Coverage

Kenyan Paul Kelemba wins GE Energy & Infrastructure Award at CNN Multichoice African Journalist Awards 2015

22nd October 2015 Paul Kelemba, from Kenya, has been awarded GE Energy & Infrastructure Award, presented by Jay Ireland, President and CEO of GE Africa, at this year’s CNN Multichoice African Journalist 2015 Awards ceremony.  Kelemba, who works freelance for The Standard on Saturday, won for his piece “Sorting out... 

Kenyan Paul Kelemba wins GE Energy & Infrastructure Award at CNN Multichoice African Journalist Awards 2015

‘Sectional block model’ launched in China 

By: Zandile Mavuso     11th September 2015 South Africa and Singapore-based commodity trader Sail Group in conjunction with integrated chrome producer Afarak Group and trade services company Chinalight Resources launched the Sectional Block model – an approach to mine development that serves both the mine developer as well as the Chinese... 

‘Sectional block model’ launched in China

KPMG Mining Executive Forum 

2nd September 2015 KPMG in South Africa is hosting the inaugural Mining Executive Forum on African soil on 9 and 10 September 2015. This two-day event provides mining executives with opportunities to network with peers and participate in industry-leader driven interactive and informative sessions. 

KPMG Mining Executive Forum

A fresh and integrated innovative approach to technical mining consulting services by VBKom

31st August 2015 VBKom Consulting Engineers, known for its specialised bouquet of technical engineering and decision support consulting services, particularly to the mining sector, is launching its newly renamed seamless turnkey consulting expertise under the ‘VBKom’ umbrella.  

A fresh and integrated innovative approach to technical mining consulting services by VBKom

Khoemacau Operation in Botswana

26th August 2015 The Sedgman Africa team has picked up again where it left off late last year with the Khoemacau operation in Botswana. After completing the Feasibility Study for Khoemacau’s Zone 5 Copper Mine 35km south west of Maun in Northern Botswana, the team has been awarded two studies which... 

Khoemac<u>a</u>u Operation in Botswana

Dust-A-Side’s Australian business going strong

7th August 2015 Dust control manage-ment specialist Dust-A-Side (DAS) Australia recently signed an affiliate supply agreement, as part of its global framework agreement with diversified major Anglo American, which will see DAS Australia continuing to offer haul road management for 400 000 m2 of permanent haul-... 

Dust-A-Side’s Australian business going strong

Fatigue-monitoring COP welcomed  

By: Pimani Baloyi     21st May 2015 Fatigue-management advocacy company Fatigue Sharks and technology developer Prism Services have welcomed the Department of Mineral Resources’ (DMR’s) code of practice (COP) on risk based fatigue management, which requires miners to compile and implement a code to monitor and take fatigue into... 

Fatigue-monitoring COP welcomed

Efficient rosters help mines to maximise employee time

By: Bruce Montiea     20th May 2015 An optimised employee roster increases a mining operation’s productivity, reduces labour costs, satisfies employee and union needs, meets regulatory requirements and ensures a healthy workforce, says customised roster solutions provider Shiftwork Solutions Africa manager Andrew Harding. Harding... 

Efficient rosters help mines to maximise employee time

Coal mine methane touted as alternative energy source for mines

By: Zandile Mavuso     1st May 2015 Amid policy uncertainty, rising input costs, labour unrest and illegal mining in the South African mining sector, the lack of or irregular power supply poses an additional challenge for the sector. 

Coal mine methane touted as alternative energy source for mines

Hear What Industry Experts Have to Say

27th April 2015 To address economic and productivity challenges, the mining industry is undergoing fundamental changes. Do you know how it will change – and are you ready for it? Read the Special Report on Mining Innovation to hear about the state of the mining industry and the role new and innovative software... 

Hear What Industry Experts Have to Say

New mine-traction battery chargers released

By: Dylan Stewart     26th March 2015 Energy distribution manufacturer Becker released its new insulated-gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) mine-traction battery chargers in September last year at the Electra Mining Africa trade show that was held in Johannesburg. 

New mine-traction battery chargers released

Mining companies continue to strive for excellence

By: Dylan Stewart     25th February 2015 North American mining companies are increasingly pursuing superior performance as they respond to low commodity prices, with innovation gaining in importance and energy costs being managed as a diversified portfolio that can be optimised. These form 3 of 10 key mining trends provided to Mining... 

Mining companies continue to strive for excellence
ANDREW SWART The mining industry could be facing a cliff if new mines and developments are not invested in

Get premium mining equipment at Ritchie Bros.’ auction in France

18th February 2015 Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world’s largest industrial auctioneer, is gearing up for a large equipment auction which will be held at its site in St Aubin sur Gaillon, France, on March 3, 2015. The auction will feature a large selection of heavy equipment items from several equipment owners,... 

Get premium mining equipment at Ritchie Bros.’ auction in France
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