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The WEBA Chute System eliminates problems associated with conventional transfer chutes providing cost effective environmentally friendly solutions. The best results are achieved by incorporating the WEBA Transfer Chute System during the design phase of a new project.


Metals rebound as world's energy crisis keeps roiling the market

By: Bloomberg     22nd October 2021 Base metals were mostly higher, paring a weekly slump, as the global energy crisis kept roiling the energy-intensive sector. The global energy shortage, fueled by record coal and gas costs, has forced metal output cuts from China to Europe, depleting inventories. Freeport-McMoRan, the world’s... 

Mine operators need to take hydrogen very seriously, law firm webinar hears 

By: Martin Creamer     22nd October 2021 Mine operators need to take hydrogen and fuel cells very seriously as a pathway to decarbonisation, a webinar hosted by law firm Fasken heard this week. “There’s no pathway to zero carbon that does not include hydrogen and fuel cells,” H2GO Canada CEO Bob Oliver stated emphatically in response to... 

Covid accelerates 4IR, women in mining progress

By: Nadine Ramdass     22nd October 2021 Women have gradually become formal participants in the mining industry, which has resulted in their having to deal with various challenges, and although the industry has improved in its identifying and dealing with these issues, the biggest game changer is the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).... 

Coal and iron pile up in South Africa on rail constraints

By: Bloomberg     21st October 2021 Kumba Iron Ore’s struggle in getting supplies to ports is further highlighting the constraints South Africa faces in exporting key commodities including coal. The continent’s top iron ore producer said its premium steelmaking material is being held up at mines in South Africa’s Northern Cape... 

Diamonds, iron-ore drive 2% rise in Anglo American's third-quarter output  

By: Simone Liedtke     21st October 2021 Diversified miner Anglo American achieved a 2% increase in production for the third quarter, ended September 30, which CEO Mark Cutifani largely attributed to planned higher rough diamond production at its De Beers subsidiary, as well as increased production from the Minas-Rio iron-ore project,... 

Kumba lifts third-quarter output but port, weather disruptions impact on sales

By: Simone Liedtke     21st October 2021 South African iron-ore miner Kumba Iron Ore’s production increased to 10.8-million tonnes during the third quarter, ended September 30, but equipment breakdowns at the Port of Saldanha Bay and weather disruptions affected ship movements, resulting in lower sales of 10.1-million tonnes. Owing to... 

Mardie gets the go-ahead

By: Esmarie Iannucci     21st October 2021 Junior BCI Minerals has taken a final investment decision (FID) on its Mardie salt and potash project, in Western Australia, just days after securing A$740-million in debt funding for the project. The ASX-listed company on Thursday said that subject to final approvals, main construction for the... 

Vale to slow down iron-ore production in Q4 due to low prices

By: Reuters     20th October 2021 Brazilian miner Vale said on Tuesday it was slowing down production of low-margin iron-ore in the fourth quarter by about four-million tonnes due to low prices, and could cut back output in 2022 if prices did not rise. Vale said in a securities filing that iron ore output for the year is now... 

Rio sets new emission targets

By: Esmarie Iannucci     20th October 2021 Major Rio Tinto has set a target to reduce its Scope 1 and 2 carbon emissions by 50% by 2030, more than tripling its previous target. The miner said on Wednesday that a 15% reduction in emissions is now targeted for 2025, five years earlier than previously. These targets are supported by around... 

BHP continues with Woodside deal after tough quarter

By: Esmarie Iannucci     19th October 2021 Diversified miner BHP has reported a fall in production across the majority of its commodity portfolios, apart from petroleum, during the three months to September. “BHP’s operations delivered reliably during the first quarter and we completed planned major maintenance activities across a number... 

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