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Ironbark taps potential partner for Citronen

By: Esmarie Iannucci     23rd May 2022 Junior Ironbark Zinc has inked a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Norwegian group Leonhard Nilsen & Sønner (LNS) over a potential equity investment and services contract for the Citronen in Greenland. Under the terms of the MoU, LNS could earn an equity position in the project... 

Two employees of mining contractor Barminco killed in accident at Khoemacau

By: Darren Parker     23rd May 2022 Two employees of Australian mining contractor Barminco died in an underground incident at copper miner Khoemacau Copper Mining’s operations, in Botswana, on May 20. On May 21, Khoemacau said investigations into the cause of the accident were ongoing. 

Supplier provides innovative cleaning method

By: Cameron Mackay     20th May 2022 Cleaning chemicals supplier O3 Chemicals has developed two cleaning chemicals specifically for heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR)  equipment, the first of which is called Smart Air, and the second Smart Finish. The chemicals are designed to remove mould and bacteria... 

Digitalisation drive already yielding impressive results for M&D

19th May 2022 Leading multi-disciplinary construction company, Murray & Dickson Construction Group’s drive to digitalise processes is already yielding favourable results. This is especially noteworthy for the company’s technically complex projects for private sector clients operating in the energy and mining... 

Acquisitions strengthen mining contractor's capability

16th May 2022 The global Mining Platform of Murray & Roberts has significantly extended its capabilities over the past several years with two key acquisitions in the US and Australia, says Mike da Costa, CEO of the platform. The two companies in which majority interests have been acquired are San Diego-based... 

Equinox suspends RDM operations pending TSF raise permits

By: Mariaan Webb     16th May 2022 TSX-listed Equinox Gold on Monday announced the suspension of operations at the RDM mine, in Brazil, pending regulatory approvals for the scheduled tailings storage facility (TSF) raise. The company said it applied for the permits for the TSF raise in 2021, but that it had not yet been granted. 

Chaarat reports fatality at Kapan

By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th May 2022 Aim-quoted gold miner Chaarat Gold on Monday reported a fatality at its Kapan mine, in Armenia. The company stated that an employee of its contractor, S&A Mining, had died in a rockfall underground on May 14. The underground mining area where the incident occurred was closed and an internal and... 

More local artisan skills developed at Venetia

16th May 2022 As Murray & Roberts Cementation continues to push skills development throughout its projects, local community member Abram Sebola has recently graduated as a qualified electrician from the company’s learnership scheme. Sebola, who has been working for Murray & Roberts Cementation since April... 

South Africa’s high-flying Jubilee creating 800 mostly long-term jobs in Zambia 

By: Martin Creamer     16th May 2022 Diversified metal recovery business Jubilee, which is rolling out an investment of R786-million in South Africa and Zambia, has offered employment and contractor opportunities to more than 800 people in Zambia, the most of which are long term, the company stated in a release on Monday. In Zambia,... 

Turnkey demolition services for industrial and mining facilities

13th May 2022 Jet Demolition offers specialised demolition services to large industrial and mining facilities. These range from selected brownfield demolition of redundant plant and structures to turnkey demolition and rehabilitation services at end-of life. “Furthermore, we offer demolition costing services,... 

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