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Construction starts at Norseman plant

By: Esmarie Iannucci     13th October 2021 Construction has started at the Norseman gold project’s processing plant, in Western Australia, after project partners Pantoro and Tulla Resources obtained all the necessary approvals. The joint venture (JV) partners said on Wednesday that the old processing plant had been demolished and site... 

Mining boom papering over serious structural issues – Nedbank's Mpofu  

By: Martin Creamer     11th October 2021 South Africa’s current mining boom is papering over some very serious structural issues that underlie the mining industry as a whole. “Chief amongst those is the slowdown if not disappearance of investment in future capacity, a trend we’ve been seeing for the past ten years,” said Nedbank mining... 

Red Rock completes RC drill programme at Luanshimba

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     11th October 2021 Natural resource development company Red Rock Resources has completed a reverse circulation (RC) drill programme at the Luanshimba copper/cobalt project in the Haut-Katanga province of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Luanshimba project is operated by Red Rock Galaxy, an 80%-owned Congolese... 

Brightstar raises funds for drilling

By: Esmarie Iannucci     8th October 2021 Junior Brightstar Resources has completed a A$2.3-million share placement to professional and sophisticated investors, to fund drilling at the Cork Tree Well gold project, in Western Australia. The company placed some 87-million shares, at a price of 2.7c each. 

Range pumps abrasive solids

8th October 2021 Mining systems solution provider Becker Mining South Africa’s PVS range of vortex pumps has been designed to efficiently pump sludge and slurries containing large abrasive solids and fibrous materials in light, medium and heavy service industries. The PVS range, which can handle solids to 72 mm... 

Nevada Copper appoints new CEO; reports positive performance at Pumpkin Hollow underground mine

By: Creamer Media Reporter      7th October 2021 TSX-listed Nevada Copper has appointed Randy Buffington as president and CEO, with immediate effect,  further strengthening its senior management team as operational productivity and production ramp-up at the Pumpkin Hollow underground mine. Interim CEO Mike Brown as stepped down as interim... 

Innovative wireless sensor approach could make exploration cheaper – Prof  

By: Martin Creamer     5th October 2021 An innovative wireless sensor method of mapping the subsurface of the earth could make exploration cheaper and mining safer, says Professor Musa Manzi, the award-winning director of the Seismic Research Centre of the School of Geosciences at the University of the Witwatersrand. The method, which... 

BHP joins EV battery alliance

By: Esmarie Iannucci     4th October 2021 Diversified miner BHP on Monday announced that it had inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with hybrid battery producer Prime Planet Energy & Solutions (PPES) and Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC) for the creation of a green electric vehicle (EV) ecosystem that will enhance sustainability,... 

Gruyere output set to rise - Gold Road

By: Esmarie Iannucci     4th October 2021 Gold production at the Gruyere joint venture (JV), in Western Australia, reached 59 371 oz during the September quarter, compared with the 53 132 oz delivered in the June quarter, despite operational issues. ASX-listed Gold Road Resources last week flagged operational issues at the JV,... 

Optimising mill circuits for best efficiency impact

1st October 2021 Decades of product evolution have given multinational engineering company FLSmidth a range of solutions – including its LoadIQ smart sensor technology – to supply and optimise all technology in the grinding circuit. According to FLSmidth regional product line and key account management director... 

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