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BME expands its footprint with Indonesian JV

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th March 2023 Mining and explosives solutions provider BME – a subsidiary of Omnia Holdings – has signed a conditional sale and purchase of shares agreement (CSPA) with Multi Nitrotama Kimia (MNK), an Indonesian provider of explosives and blasting services. The two companies will form a joint venture (JV),... 

Master Drilling posts record revenue, focuses on new technology development

By: Marleny Arnoldi     28th March 2023 Drilling solutions company Master Drilling has posted record revenue of $226-million for the year ended December 31, 2022 – a 31.7% year-on-year increase. CEO Danie Pretorius attributes the strong revenue generation, as well as strong cash generation of $25-million, to higher utilisation rates... 

MacLean EV Series showcase at Underground Operators Conference 2023

24th March 2023 Battery electric SS5 Shotcrete Sprayer to be featured at MacLean booth – part of company’s product development pipeline in support of electrified, automated, and digitalized mining in Australia and around the globe. The prestigious Underground Operators Conference 2023 (UGOPS), taking place in... 

Indaba opens door for more collaboration in mining

24th March 2023 Mining has shown itself to be an important enabler of the African economy and is a central contributor to job creation and community development, says chemicals company Omnia Group COO Tiaan Kotze. This is more the case since sustainability has become an underlying principle, with environmental,... 

Orica introduces automated used oil recycling service for emulsion explosives manufacture

23rd March 2023 Orica (ORI:ASX) has successfully commissioned an automated used oil recycling service that enables treated used oil from mine sites to be used in the manufacture of quality emulsion for bulk explosives, reducing waste, cost and risks for customers and impact to the environment. Mine sites where... 

Mining BEVs set to launch

By: Tracy Hancock     17th March 2023 Underground mining mobile equipment specialist MacLean Engineering is expanding its battery electric vehicle portfolio this year with the launch of three new mining vehicles that further address ventilation-related energy costs, improve health and safety through diesel-free work environments, and... 

MacLean releases annual innovation report for PDAC 2023

6th March 2023 Scope and scale of MacLean product development continues to reshape the company to support zero-harm, zero-entry, zero-emissions mining in the 21st century As the mining world gathers today for the kickoff of the 2023 edition of the PDAC conference, MacLean is marking the occasion with the... 

African Rainbow Minerals declares R3bn interim dividend 

By: Martin Creamer     6th March 2023 The headline earnings of African Rainbow Minerals rose by 40% to R5 171 million in the six months to December 31, when the JSE-listed company maintained a robust financial position, with net cash of R9 548-million. An interim dividend of R14 a share amounting to R3 145-million has been declared... 

KP Lime looks to expand with an additional pit

By: Donna Slater     3rd March 2023 Global commodities trader IMR Resources is set to expand its Kgatelopele Lime (KP Lime) mine, in the Northern Cape, with a second openpit operation that is expected to be built within the next two years in close proximity to the currently in-use Bowden pit. Previously owned by construction... 

Implats unable to stem inflation tide as well as hoped, says CEO  

By: Martin Creamer     3rd March 2023 Platinum group metals mining and marketing company Implats was unable to stem the high global inflation tide in the six months to December 31. Half-year group unit costs per six element (6E) ounce rose 15% to R19 346/oz. Fuel inflation hit Implats' Canada operation at the sky-high level of 71%.... 

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