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Press Office - SPH Kundalila Iron-Ore

SPH Kundalila Iron-Ore

SPH is a materials handling company, operating in the surface mining industry. Its services include mobile crushing and screening, bulk earthworks, plant hire, haul road construction, rehabilitation and maintenance. The company is focussed on safety and reliability, and believes in value-add through efficiency. SPH is a full subsidiary of the Raubex Group Ltd, a JSE listed company.


In northern Brazil, iron-ore keeps flowing as Vale miners battle coronavirus

By: Reuters     1st June 2020 In late April, Evaldo Fidelis, a 35-year-old tractor operator at Vale's massive iron-ore mine in northern Brazil, came down with a dry cough. Soon, he said, six others in his crew of about 40 workers fell ill with classic symptoms of Covid-19, the respiratory illness caused by the novel... 

Miners, Drillers returning to work as Covid restrictions ease: Imdex

By: Creamer Media Reporter      25th May 2020 Leading global mining-tech company IMDEX expects some COVID-19 restrictions affecting its international operations to be eased during May and June, prompting mining operations to resume and drilling contractors to return to work. With 20 offices internationally, sales in 102 countries, and a... 

Basto to run BHP’s Australian mines

By: Mariaan Webb     22nd May 2020 Edgar Basto has been promoted to president of mining major BHP’s entire suite of Australian operations, including iron-ore, coal, nickel and copper, with effect from July 1. The Colombia-born executive previously headed BHP’s Western Australia iron-ore business and is filling the position left... 

Regulatory Framework in the Indian Mining Industry: Evolution & Need for an Enduring Outlook

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th May 2020 By: Munawwar Naseem, Partner-Dua Associates, Delhi Febin Mathew Varghese, Principal Associate- Dua Associates, Delhi 1. Regulatory regime along with geo-politics play a significant role in the mining sector. Political upheavals and consequent regulatory changes are major factors influencing... 

Brazil's Vale sees a 'very vigorous' economic recovery in China

By: Reuters     11th May 2020 Brazil's Vale is seeing a "very vigorous" economic rebound in China, the iron-ore miner's principal export market, CFO Luciano Siani said during an online event hosted by newspaper Valor Economico on Friday. "Industrial activities [in China] are practically at their normal levels.... Civil... 

Australia's Port Hedland iron-ore shipments to China up 10.6% in April

By: Reuters     8th May 2020 Australia's shipments of iron-ore to China from the world's top export hub of Port Hedland jumped to 38.7-million tonnes in April, data from the port authority showed on Friday. Shipments were up by 10.6% from a year earlier, although they shrank by 4.2% from March's figure of 40.43-million... 

CEO of Russian mining company Metalloinvest dies at 52

By: Reuters     28th April 2020 Andrey Varichev, CEO of Russian mining company Metalloinvest, died on Monday at the age of 52 following a serious illness, the company said in a statement. Varichev had been CEO at Metalloinvest, one of the world's largest producers of iron ore, since 2009. He had developed a form of pneumonia... 

Vale slashes 2020 output forecasts, citing virus

By: Reuters     18th April 2020 Brazilian miner Vale on Friday cut its forecast for production of iron ore fines and pellets, copper and nickel in 2020, saying in a securities filing that the new coronavirus outbreak was delaying some facilities from reopening. Vale reduced its forecast for annual production of iron-ore fines... 

Mining the golden opportunities of the energy transition and digital transformation

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th April 2020 Have one last look at the mining of old. An entire industry is digging toward an unrecognisable future. The mining industry is often associated with massive pits either excavated into the ground or underneath the surface. Concern about the environmental impact of extracting minerals has existed... 

Update on the state of COVID-19 lockdown on the South African mining industry

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th April 2020 On 15 March 2020, the Minister of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, as designated in terms of section 3 of the Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002 ("DMA"), declared a state of emergency in the Republic of South Africa, in terms of section 27(2) of the DMA. On 23 March 2020,... 

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