https://www.miningweekly.com
R/€ = 20.57 Change: 0.00
R/$ = 17.37 Change: 0.00
Au 1943.72 $/oz Change: -5.15
Pt 938.45 $/oz Change: -17.65
 

Topic

Uncertain when Milnerton oil refinery will come back on stream ­ 

By: Martin Creamer     11th August 2020 Astron Energy’s oil refinery in Cape Town, where a fire broke out last month killing two people and injuring seven others, remains closed while a full investigation into the incident is carried out. The former Chevron 100 000 bbl/d Milnerton refinery – which with the Caltex brand now fall under... 

Albemarle warns lithium sales sliding amidst weak EV market

By: Reuters     6th August 2020 Albemarle, the world's largest producer of lithium for electric vehicle batteries, warned on Wednesday that its third quarter sales and profit will dip as automakers produce fewer EVs due to the coronavirus pandemic. The warning came after the company posted a 45% drop in second-quarter profit... 

Markets reward companies that treat workers well in a crisis

By: Bloomberg     24th July 2020 For millions of Britons, March 24 will be remembered as the lockdown moment when they either lost their job or were told not to come back to work for months. For Andy Howard, it was the day his workload doubled. In addition to running a team of 13 investment analysts at London-based asset manager... 

Battery revolution in drill rigs comes to Africa

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th July 2020 Southern African mines will soon begin the transition from diesel-driven to battery-powered drill jumbos, with the introduction of the world’s first highly-automated underground electric drill rig by Sandvik Mining & Rock Technology. According to Saltiel Pule, Sandvik Mining & Rock Technology’s... 

Coal snags $31m in US stimulus loans for small business

By: Bloomberg     6th May 2020 Stimulus loans meant to help small businesses hurt by the coronavirus pandemic are being doled out to coal companies, stoking criticism from environmentalists that the Trump administration is using the aid to help a preferred industry that was already in financial trouble. The US Small Business... 

Proper wash-bays prove beneficial

By: Halima Frost     1st May 2020 Investing in a ‘proper’ wash-bay water cannon can save money and time on vehicle upkeep and maintenance for an opencast operation, says fire protection supplier DoseTech MD Mike Feldon. He notes that operations often uses standard fire protection ‘monitors’ or water cannons, which are not fit for... 

Interior tank cleaning made easier through rope access

By: Darren Parker     10th April 2020 Work at height company Skyriders is cleaning the interiors of large storage tanks for a major petrochemicals producer, in Mpumalanga, using rope access. Having completed its first cleaning scope of the year in February, it started its second cleaning in late March. 

IoT assists with challenges in mining operations

By: Mc'Kyla Nortje     10th April 2020 Every mining environment poses different challenges, but mining houses tend to prioritise the enhancement of mine health and safety procedures, and technology service provider In2IT Technologies CTO Vishal Barapatre notes that the Internet of Things (IoT) is “a top choice” in this regard. He... 

Lotus sets exploration target for Kayelekera

By: Esmarie Iannucci     2nd April 2020 ASX-listed Lotus Resources has added fuel to the Kayelekera fire, announcing an exploration target of between 6-million to 22-million tonnes, containing between 7-million and 14-million pounds of uranium oxide (U3O8). The exploration target followed on from an exploration review, which... 

Gold to remain relevant, says WGC

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     26th March 2020 With the rapidly evolving COIVD-19 situation globally, market development organisation the World Gold Council (WGC) CEO David Tait indicated that Like most asset classes, gold has been affected by widespread, rapid-fire asset sales and a dash for cash, says World Gold Council (WGC) CEO David Tait. 

Latest News

more

Latest Videos

more

About

Mining Weekly is a product of Creamer Media.
www.creamermedia.co.za

Other Creamer Media Products include:
Engineering News
Research Channel Africa
Polity

Read more

Subscriptions

We offer a variety of subscriptions to our Magazine, Website, PDF Reports and our photo library.

Subscriptions are available via the Creamer Media Store.

View store

Advertise

Advertising on MiningWeekly.com is an effective way to build and consolidate a company's profile among clients and prospective clients. Email advertising@creamermedia.co.za

View options
Subscribe Now for $119
Free daily email newsletter Register Now
Subscribe Close