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Maida Ntuli

By: Martin Creamer     10th August 2018 This week Mining Weekly features Maida Ntuli, Senior Mining Engineer AEL Mining Services, a company that develops, manufactures and supplies commercial explosives, initiating system and blasting services for the mining and construction markets 

New app launched for quarrying industry

By: Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage     22nd June 2018 Johannesburg-headquartered developer, producer and supplier of commercial explosives AEL Mining Services has launched a new application (app), the Vibration and Acoustic Calculator (VibrAc). VibrAc will assist local quarries in calculating the various elements involved in blasting and in... 

AECI mining division reports improved operating profit

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     27th February 2018 Explosives and specialty chemicals group AECI's mining solutions segment's revenue declined by 2.2% to R9.7-billion in the year ended December 31, owing to lower ammonia prices and a stronger rand against the dollar - more than 50% of revenue in this segment is dollar based. Profit from... 

AEL Mining Services launches rock-breaking technology chair at University of Pretoria

By: Mia Breytenbach     10th November 2017 Johannesburg-headquartered developer, producer and supplier of commercial explosives AEL Mining Services has, in partnership with the University of Pretoria (UP), launched the AEL Mining Services Chair in Innovative Rock Breaking Technology, which will reside within the Department of Mining... 

First gold pour at new Mali gold mine by year-end

By: Mia Breytenbach     6th October 2017 The ball mill shell has been successfully installed at emerging gold miner Hummingbird Resources’ flagship Yanfolila project, in Mali, which remains on schedule and on budget for the first gold pour by the end of this year. The installation is a significant milestone in progressing the project to... 

Preproduction mining gets under way at Hummingbird’s Yanfolila project

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th August 2017 Preproduction mining has started at Aim-listed Hummingbird Resources’ Yanfolila project, in Mali, which remains on schedule for its first gold pour by the end of this year. The preproduction mining, which is being undertaken by contractor African Mining Services (AMS), will ramp up over the next... 

Explosives manufacturer launches electronic blasting system

27th January 2017 Explosives manufacturer and distributor AEL Mining Services launched what it claims is its most advanced electronic initiating system, the intelliShot, in December. The electronic initiating system is designed to work in partnership with the company’s DetNet. 

Industrial Explosives Market Is Expected to Reach $196,299 Million, Globally by 2022

19th January 2017 Industrial Explosives Market by type (High Explosives, ANFO, Emulsions and Others), end-use industry (Metal Mining, Non-Metal Mining, Quarrying, Construction and Others) is projected to reach $15,888 million by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 6.7% from 2016 to 2022, according to a new report by... 

New approach to deliver safe, efficient blasting and cost savings – AEL

By: Mia Breytenbach     11th November 2016 South African explosives manufacturer and distributor AEL Mining Services has launched IntelliBlast, a holistic and flexible approach to help clients on their unique journey to optimal blast outcomes using AEL’s differentiated products and services. IntelliBlast was launched at AEL’s Blasting... 

Schalk Venter

21st October 2016 This week we feature Schalk Venter, CEO of African Oxygen, an industrial gases and welding technologies company 

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