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Unpacking the conditions for meeting burgeoning copper demand
31st May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With copper demand expected to increase from 28.3-million tonnes in 2020 to 41-million tonnes by 2040 at a compound yearly growth rate of 1.85%, and many regions gearing up supply chains for... 


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Unpacking the conditions for meeting burgeoning copper demand
31st May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With copper demand expected to increase from 28.3-million tonnes in 2020 to 41-million tonnes by 2040 at a compound yearly growth rate of 1.85%, and many regions gearing up supply chains for... 


Boitumelo Zimba, Rubber Product Manager at Weir Minerals Africa
New branding secures authenticity of Linatex premium rubber
27th May 2024

To reinforce the authenticity of its Linatex® premium rubber and protect its customers from inferior counterfeits, Weir Minerals has introduced new branding to its red iconic rubber recognised... 


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Unlocking social and environmental benefits through tailings retreatment
10th May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The retreatment, or remining, of mine tailings can provide usable land, provide profits for companies and clean the environment by moving the reprocessed tailings to more advanced and well-managed... 


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Unlocking social and environmental benefits through tailings retreatment
10th May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The retreatment, or remining, of mine tailings can provide usable land, provide profits for companies and clean the environment by moving the reprocessed tailings to more advanced and well-managed... 


A Trio TC51 cone crusher with conveyer and cone surge hopper for processing material
Weir Minerals Africa reintroduces Wheeled Plant concept
8th May 2024

With the newly introduced Weir Modular Wheeled Plant (WMWP) concept from Weir Minerals Africa, crushing contractors in Africa can now move and transport their crushing and screening plants from one... 


Rick Menell
Rick Menell joins Perseus board as nonexec director
2nd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Mining veteran Rick Menell has joined the board of Africa-focused gold producer Perseus Mining as a nonexecutive, independent director. "I am extremely pleased to welcome Rick Menell to the board... 


Jeremy Weir
Trafigura CEO says copper must surpass $10 000/t to meet demand
17th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

In order to fill a potential supply gap of eight-million tons by 2034, mining companies need prices that are higher than $10 000/t and possibly as high as $12 000/t, says Trafigura Group CEO Jeremy... 


Accessing the growth potential of tailings retreatment and rehabilitation
Accessing the growth potential of tailings retreatment and rehabilitation
11th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

New research, developments in technology and advancements in equipment are unlocking significant growth opportunities in the extraction and treatment of tailings in South Africa. However, while... 


CEO of commodity trader Trafigura starts handover to successor
11th April 2024 By: Reuters

Jeremy Weir, longtime chief executive at commodities trader Trafigura, is priming successor Richard Holtum to take over when he decides to step back into a chairman role, five sources familiar... 


Jeremy Weir
Succession drama grips commodity trading’s billionaire factories
8th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Trafigura Group has fired the starting gun on an era of upheaval at the top of the commodity trading world, with some of the biggest players preparing a new generation of leaders at a moment of... 


Top Trafigura executives retire as new generation steps up
Top Trafigura executives retire as new generation steps up
5th April 2024 By: Reuters

Two senior executives at global commodity trader Trafigura will retire this year, the company said on Friday, clearing the way for a new generation of management in the latest reshuffle at the... 


Lebalelo is improving lives through water infrastructure for a thriving future in Limpopo
Lebalelo is improving lives through water infrastructure for a thriving future in Limpopo
20th March 2024

In celebration of Water Month and World Water Day, we at Lebalelo Water User Association (LWUA) reflect on our achievements in fulfilling our mandate of improving lives through the consistent... 


Marnus Koorts, General Manager Pump Products at Weir Minerals Africa
Lifecycle approach with OEM parts for sustainable pumping solutions
8th March 2024

Capital equipment like pumps operate only as well as their components and wear parts allow, so it makes little sense to risk this performance by installing a replicated part. “Mining and other... 


JON STANTON The demand for a significant increase in global copper production requires a multifaceted approach
Solutions provider aims to enhance mining productivity more sustainably
28th February 2024 By: Shannon de Ryhove

Global engineering solutions provider Weir aims to assist the mining industry to meet the surging global demand for critical minerals and metals in a more sustainable way. It aims to do this... 


Weir Minerals Africa
Weir Minerals Africa
23rd February 2024

Market leader in slurry handling equipment, Weir Minerals Africa, has an unrivalled installed base of its Warman centrifugal slurry pumps across Africa. The company offers a wide range of slurry... 


Man in hard hat assessing Enduron high-pressure grinding rolls
Smarter mining key amid current market conditions
23rd February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Despite the boon of improved uranium demand, overall, depressed commodity prices and costly operating conditions are emphasising the need for Namibian mining companies to ensure that they mine a... 


Trafigura group executive chairperson and CEO Jeremy Weir, Ivanhoe Mines founder and executive co-chair Robert Friedland, and Lobito Atlantic Railway CEO Francisco Franca
Kamoa-Kakula, Trafigura become first Lobito railway corridor customers
7th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

The Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and commodities trader Trafigura have both signed a term sheet outlining the key terms for a reserve capacity agreement... 


Weir Minerals discusses evolution of African mining
Weir Minerals discusses evolution of African mining
6th February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Mining technology company Weir Minerals discusses how it expects the African mining industry to evolve in the context of positive disruption while attending this year’s Investing in African Mining... 


INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS
Weir Minerals offers a large portfolio of products to customers for an integrated dewatering solution
Planning key to effective implementation
2nd February 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Planning and site-specific requirement evaluations can see comprehensive solutions deployed to assist mining operations to overcome significant challenges in water management that can disrupt... 


Lerato Ramanala, Product Manager Hydrocyclones at Weir Minerals Africa
Large 20-way Cavex® hydrocyclone cluster for gold project in West Africa
25th January 2024

Weir Minerals Africa recently manufactured a 20-way cluster of Cavex® 500 CVX hydrocyclones. This hydrocyclone delivers exceptional operational efficiencies, reduced wear and consistent... 


Trafigura’s former battery metals co-head Wetterwald is leaving
22nd January 2024 By: Bloomberg

Mehdi Wetterwald, who was briefly co-head of battery metals at Trafigura Group, is leaving the trading house in the latest senior departure from its metals unit. Wetterwald, who joined Trafigura... 


TCTA reports progress on projects in preparation or under implementation, despite challenges
15th December 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

The various projects under the umbrella of the Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority (TCTA) are gaining traction, says TCTA CEO Percy Sechemane, outlining the projects in an update on the state of the... 


New study by Weir highlights big energy saving opportunity in mining
New study by Weir highlights big energy saving opportunity in mining
6th December 2023

The Weir Group PLC, a global mining technology leader, has completed a comprehensive study that highlights a significant opportunity to reduce energy use and emissions in comminution, the rock... 


AusIMM's International Women's Day Event Series 2024: Driving positive change together
27th November 2023

AusIMM, the peak body for people working in the resources sector, is proud to announce the return of its highly successful International Women's Day Event Series in 2024. Featuring five events... 


Marnus Koorts, GM Pump Products at Weir Minerals Africa
Unlocking effective dewatering: Mastering fundamental solutions
2nd November 2023

With every mine or quarry site needing to evaluate dewatering requirements at some point, it is important to determine the exact nature of potential water problems to inform the design of a... 


ENERGY SAVINGS
High pressure grinding roll technology enables mining operations to achieve energy savings that surpass a conventional approach
Flowsheet redefines beneficiation sustainability
6th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

The mining industry is at a critical juncture, where sustainability and energy efficiency have become paramount. In pursuit of this, mining technology company Weir Minerals says its... 


A copper mine at night in Zambia
New railway to include Zambia minerals line
22nd September 2023

Inclusive of a stretch of railway extending into Zambia’s copper-producing district, the start of the transfer of the concession of railway services and support logistics of the Lobito Corridor to... 


Jeremy Weir is staying in his roles
Commodities trader Trafigura revamps senior leadership across divisions
19th September 2023 By: Reuters

Global commodities trader Trafigura has reshuffled some of its senior leadership positions, the company said on Tuesday, with the need to replace outgoing chief operations officer and board member... 


Weir Minerals Warman mill circuit pump
Flexibility top of mind for manufacturer
15th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With shifting operational conditions, including changing ore grades and the persistent need for increased throughput , original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Weir Minerals’ pump products GM Marnus... 


Olifants Management Model Programme
OMM Programme builds water infrastructure to improve lives, strengthen economy
8th September 2023

The Olifants Management Model Programme (OMM Programme) is the Lebalelo Water User Association’s flagship capital expenditure programme that aims to fast-track the construction of bulk and potable... 


Hillhead welcomes back industry favourites ...
Hillhead welcomes back industry favourites ...
7th September 2023

Hillhead 2024 is set to build on the momentum of its record-breaking 2022 event with all the leading OEMs already signed up for the biennial quarrying, construction and recycling show, including... 


Rubber lined mill circuit pumps handle large particle impacts and are more cost effective and easier to handle.
Keeping mill circuit pumps running: The key to efficient operations
7th September 2023

The requisite levels of support are critical to ensure optimal performance of a mill circuit, as is the correct selection of the mill circuit pump. Attention to both these aspects will facilitate... 


RUBBER LINING 
Weir Minerals Africa also does rubber lining at the factory based in Alrode
Kansanshi benefits from longer wear life
6th December 2019 By: Mamaili Mamaila

Kansanshi mine, located near Solwezi in Zambia.has significantly reduced costs and improved productivity by applying solutions provider Weir Minerals’ Linatex premium rubber lining solutions. The... 


A game designed for miners
27th November 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

90s kids had Crash Bandicoot, Gen Z has Fortnite, and soccer enthusiasts have FIFA; in 2019 there is a game for everyone.  Now, with Pumped Up! Weir Minerals introduces a game for miners. There are... 


“What you need to know about dewatering tailings”
“What you need to know about dewatering tailings”
19th November 2019

With increased scrutiny and pressure to improve the management of tailings, it is more important than ever to look at different methods to improve this process. An important component of a... 


GEHO® pumps are the lifeblood of SIMEC mining’s operation in Whyalla, Australia
5th November 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

SIMEC mining produces iron ore concentrate for the Whyalla steelworks. It’s the GEHO® positive displacement pump’s responsibility to pump the slurry 67km from the plant to Whyalla, where it is then... 


Locally Manufactured Wear Lining For Fine Slurry Abrasion Applications
31st October 2019

Engineered to provide superior wear performance to counter fine slurry abrasion, Linacure® 40 is locally manufactured by Weir Minerals Africa. This uncured natural rubber compound is suitable for... 


Inside three common froth pumping challenges for mine operators
25th September 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

To counteract declining ore grades, more and more mine operators are investing in techniques to increase the minerals reclaimed from froth pumping. However, when these techniques are deployed... 


MARNUS KOORTS 
Weir Minerals Africa slurry pumps product manager
Supplier supports pumps through the life cycle of mine operation
13th September 2019

Mines need to partner with suppliers who can support pumps through the full life cycle of the mine. “As a market leader with more than 80 years of experience in providing slurry transportation... 


Weir wins record £100m order for Australian magnetite iron ore project
12th September 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Weir Group PLC (Weir), one of the world’s premium providers of highly engineered mining equipment and services, has been awarded a £100m order to provide industry-leading energy saving... 


Digital Design Tools And Simulation Technology Drive Process And Equipment Efficiencies
Digital Design Tools And Simulation Technology Drive Process And Equipment Efficiencies
2nd September 2019

Digital design and simulation technology tools are enhancing Weir Minerals Africa’s solution offering to customers, allowing insights into upstream and downstream improvements that optimise mineral... 


Hudson makes first bulk shipment from Greenland mine
Hudson makes first bulk shipment from Greenland mine
22nd August 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The first bulk shipment of anorthosite from the White Mountain mine, in Greenland, has been loaded and is on route to a port facility in Charleston, South Carolina, TSX-V-listed Hudson Resources... 


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