R/€ = 16.75 Change: -0.05
R/$ = 13.81 Change: -0.03
Au 1855.93 $/oz Change: -2.63
Pt 1151.29 $/oz Change: 4.79


South African coal supply to fall off coal cliff from 2025 onwards – Jones 

By: Martin Creamer     14th June 2021 South African coal supply is set to fall off a coal-cliff from 2025 onwards, African Source Markets CEO Bevan Jones said on Monday. In response to Mining Weekly, Jones cited the three main factors that would cause South African coal supply to plummet as: 

No short-cut to chutes that perform – reliably and safely

11th June 2021 While there are many ‘look-alike’ transfer chutes on the market, it is the demanding original equipment manufacturer (OEM) standards of Weba Chute Systems that keep mined material as well as industrial materials moving smoothly. “Through our focused dedication for many years, we have developed... 

Linatex hose reduces downtime and operating costs at Namdeb

10th June 2021 The installation by Weir Minerals Africa of a Linatex® 808 hard wall rubber hose with wear indicator system is reducing downtime and operating costs at Namdeb’s Sendelingsdrift treatment plant in Namibia. The challenge facing Sendelingsdrift was that it was changing out the incumbent competitor’s... 

Let Midcomp Azero help future-proof your business through total fleet management  

10th June 2021 Digital printing equipment supplier Midcomp Azero offers a value proposition to clients to future-proof their business if it requires A1 to A0+ printing and scanning as part of its workflow. Midcomp Azero assists companies requiring A0 printing and scanner functionality across multiple platforms,... 

Rebirth of junior mining, exploration possible with reforms – Baxter 

By: Donna Slater     1st June 2021 Despite decades of decay in the South African junior mining and exploration industries, Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter says a rebound is possible with the establishment of “reliable infrastructure” and “competitive information”, the latter generated by the Council for Geosciences... 

Nolitha Fakude first woman mining industry president in 131 years 

By: Martin Creamer     26th May 2021 The board members of Minerals Council South Africa on Wednesday elected the first female president in 131 years. New president Nolitha Fakude, a former Minerals Council VP who is the chairperson of Anglo American South Africa, said she would be focusing on ensuring that mining contributes... 

Generalist funds flow back into mining as prices, inflation climb

By: Reuters     21st May 2021 Surging prices for commodities, stronger balance sheets and rising inflation have lured back to mining stocks generalist investors that for years shunned the sector, data shows. Shares in diversified mining companies Rio Tinto , BHP , Anglo American and Glencore have doubled in the last year, as... 

On-The-Air (14/05/2021) 

By: Martin Creamer     14th May 2021 The fact that New York City is to use platinum to help it decarbonise its buildings is great news; the iron-ore price is soaring to unprecedented heights and South Africa stands to benefit; and gold mining companies are going all out to be greener and cleaner. 

Company offers engineered solutions for pump systems

By: Marleny Arnoldi     7th May 2021 Specifying pumps for mine water applications is not as simple as it would first appear, and these applications often require a bespoke solution, says original-equipment pumps manufacturer Weir Minerals Africa. Incorrect specification could result in poor performance, excessive operational and... 

Ministerial determination sanctioning private power procurement would spur investment, clear regulatory blockages  

By: Terence Creamer     5th May 2021 The chairperson of the South African Independent Power Producer Association (SAIPPA) believes that the quickest and cheapest way to reduce, or eliminate, South Africa’s growth-sapping risk of load-shedding would be for Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe to issue a Ministerial... 

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