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Bigger not always better with gensets – OEM

By: Marleny Arnoldi     4th December 2020 Bigger is not always better when considering generators (gensets) and standby power, and it is vital that site-specific power requirements and conditions are taken into account during the design phase of these power supply products, says local manufacturer Zest WEG.  

Mines keen to embrace renewables for on-site energy

3rd November 2020 Renewable energy is showing its potential contribution to power generation on mines, with keen interest in South Africa and Australia; the pace of take-up in the two countries, however, has been quite different. 

Hazardavert®, global name in PDS

13th October 2020 Strata’s HazardAvert® for surface and underground, has become a leading global brand in proximity detection and collision avoidance. With tried and true electromagnetic technology, the system currently operates in hundreds of mines around the world. 

Sedibelo Platinum Mines closer to finding listing date – Frandsen  

By: Martin Creamer     5th October 2020 The unlisted Sedibelo Platinum in South Africa’s North West province is closer to finding a listing date, says Pallinghurst managing partner and co-founder and Sedibelo chairperson Arne Frandsen, who is absolutely bullish about the prospects for platinum group metals (PGMs) in the medium to long... 

Altus appoints Sandra Bates as general counsel

By: Donna Slater     21st August 2020 Aim- and TSX-V-listed African mining royalty generator Altus Strategies has appointed Sandra Bates as general counsel. She is an international lawyer with over 20 years' experience, having advised listed and private companies in the natural resources sector on complex commercial negotiations and... 

Drilling programme unearths high-grade mineralisation at Altus' Tabakorole project

By: Donna Slater     17th August 2020 Aim- and TSX-V-listed African mining royalty generator Altus Strategies has recorded high-grade drilling results from the FT prospect at its 100 km2 Tabakorole gold project, in southern Mali, about 280 km south of the capital Bamako. 

Western Cape’s Breede River Valley becoming prime location for solar project implementation

By: Natasha Odendaal     14th August 2020 The Western Cape ’s Breede River Valley is rapidly becoming a hot spot for the implementation of solar energy applications, EP Solar CEO Manie de Waal says. While recognised as a top tourist destination and fruit- and wine-producing valley, the region is now a top destination for renewable-energy... 

Altus progresses Moroccan silver/copper project

By: Donna Slater     12th August 2020 Aim- and TSX-V-listed African mining royalty generator Altus Strategies has reached key milestones in the development of its 100%-owned Agdz silver/copper project in Morocco. The 59.7 km2 Agdz project, which comprises four contiguous licence blocks in the Souss-Massa-Drâa region of the... 

Barrick alliance provides update on Japan regional programme

By: Mariaan Webb     9th July 2020 Vancouver-based junior Japan Gold and its alliance partner Barrick Gold have started regional-scale geophysical-gravity surveys in the Hokasatsu region, which is located in the largest gold-producing region in Japan. As part of the alliance’s work, regional work programmes have started on 14... 

South African govt initiates process of developing societal hydrogen roadmap  

By: Martin Creamer     7th July 2020 South Africa’s Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) has initiated a process, with other government and industry stakeholders, to develop a roadmap that will lead South Africa towards a hydrogen society, Mining Weekly can today report. The aim is to create a policy document that will inform... 

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