R/€ = 17.7643 Change: -0.0606
R/$ = 17.1446 Change: 0.0453
Au 1741.22 $/oz Change: -17.03
Pt 991.62 $/oz Change: 7.62


Culture carriers vital in construction

By: Leah Shelene Asaram     25th November 2022 Contractors operating in the mining sector –  a sector defined by teamwork, trust and transparent communication –  must organically establish a cogent foundation for partnership throughout the construction process. To establish this foundation and ensure a positive outcome once the construction... 

Tailings critical liability in mining – consultancy

25th November 2022 Tailings storage facilities (TSFs) represent one of the most critical liabilities associated with the mining industry, says engineering and scientific consultancy SRK Consulting tailings engineering corporate consultant Pepe Moreno. With the spotlight focused on environmental, social and... 

AI can help mining companies keep up with modern demands

By: Darren Parker     23rd November 2022 As legacy technologies fail to keep up with the growing demand for advanced mining activities for increased outputs and greater profits, management consulting company GlobalData believes artificial intelligence (AI) can help.  The company says AI can make mining companies more productive and... 

Beneficial ownership registry, extractive industries transparency can benefit South Africa

By: Schalk Burger     23rd November 2022 Establishing a beneficial ownership registry in South Africa will help to improve financial transparency, the transparency of value chains and provide information for companies and the public about companies and who owns and controls them. These were some of the benefits highlighted in two new... 

ZAC golfing-for-good raises record funds for charity

23rd November 2022 Suppliers and other participants of Zululand Anthracite Colliery’s (ZAC’s) 2022 Golf Day raised a record of R310 000 in support of community development initiatives. In 2021 and 2020, the event raised R250 000 and R300 000 respectively.  On 16 November 2022, Zululand Anthracite Colliery (ZAC)... 

Cambi to supply Sasol with thermal hydrolysis process systems

By: Darren Parker     21st November 2022 Thermal hydrolysis company Cambi has signed a large contract with consulting engineering firm Wood to supply energy company Sasol with two full-scale thermal hydrolysis process (THP) systems for treating industrial biological sludge at Sasol’s Secunda operations, in Mpumalanga. Sasol and Cambi... 

Consultants equipped to help develop education infrastructure

By: Cameron Mackay     18th November 2022 Infrastructure consulting business DBI Consulting can support the delivery of key infrastructure for education institutions and facilities. “A skilled and educated workforce serves as a key component of a prosperous country. We cannot expect this economy to grow without significant investment in... 

Cathleen Bayne

18th November 2022 This week we profile Cathleen Bayne, MD of Nuvo Consulting, a project, cost and construction management firm 

Company supports infrastructure for African mines with digital tech

By: Cameron Mackay     18th November 2022 Professional consulting firm WSP has been awarded two major separate infrastructure projects in the African mining sector after leveraging its recent acquisitions in the sector, states WSP Africa transport and infrastructure MD Terence Milne. “WSP Africa is providing the designs for these... 

Star Diamond president and CEO retires

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th November 2022 Toronto-listed Star Diamond on Wednesday announced that president and CEO Ken MacNeill would retire as an executive and director of the company with effect from December 31. Chairperson Ewan Mason extended the board’s gratitude to MacNeill for his years’ of service and his perseverance in... 

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