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Reduce exports, increase beneficiation – CDAA

By: Mc'Kyla Nortje     17th May 2019 Nonprofit organisation Copper Development Association Africa (CDAA) encourages countries, such as Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo, to reduce their copper exports and start investing in infrastructure to support the use of copper in downstream industries. CDAA executive chairperson... 

Sand mining 'mafias' destroying environment, livelihoods – UN

By: Reuters     7th May 2019 Sand mining is eroding the world's river deltas and coastlines, damaging the environment and hurting livelihoods from Cambodia to Colombia, as government regulation fails to keep pace with rising demand, the United Nations warned on Tuesday. Global demand for sand and gravel, used extensively in... 

Lincoln Lubrication SA

6th May 2019 Lincoln Lubrication SA offers a range of lub-rication system solutions for every industry and application. As the leader in our field of business, we incorporate and apply many years of experience to provide the best possible solution to every lubrication challenge.   Our team of experts and... 

High quality, locally manufactured electrical products from Powermite

16th April 2019 Powermite, a member of the Hudaco group, offers a fully comprehensive range of high quality locally manufactured electrical products for machinery and equipment including mobile generators, pumps, welding machines, continuous miners, shuttle cars, tunnel borers, and transformers used by the... 

TSX delists marine miner Nautilus

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th March 2019 Marine mining hopeful Nautilus Minerals will be delisted from the TSX on April 3, a decision from the Canadian bourse that the company has unsuccessfully appealed. Nautilus last month field for creditor protection while it restructures. 

Slurry, thermoplastic valves up for mining task

By: Cameron Mackay     8th March 2019 Engineering consumables and components distributor Bearing Man Group (BMG) will continue to be prominent in the mining sector, as the company’s range of industrial slurry valves are suitable for harsh mining conditions. “BMG’s range of industrial valves, including the butterfly and knife gate, as... 

Belgian fast-moving 'caterpillar' in deep sea copper, cobalt race

By: Reuters     27th February 2019 Belgian group DEME and Canada's DeepGreen are carrying out tests and research to collect nodules containing copper, cobalt and other minerals from the ocean floor, as a race to mine the depths gathers pace. Deep sea mining is often dismissed as unaffordable and environmentally hazardous because... 

Mpumi Zikalala to head De Beers managed operations 

By: Martin Creamer     25th February 2019 De Beers Group has announced an initiative to consolidate its mining assets in South Africa and Canada into one business called De Beers Group Managed Operations. The new business will streamline operational management and identify synergies to create a more sustainable business in the two... 

Transnet says coal exports expected to dip this year

By: Kim Cloete     1st February 2019 Coal exports are expected to drop this year, following a disappointingly slow run over the past few months, says Transnet Freight Rail coal GM Mandisa Mondi. “For the current financial year, the target for export was 77-million tonnes. We are trending at 73-million tonnes. We hope to have a good... 

UN is right to alert business to opportunity of mining world’s quickly rising brine mountain

By: Martin Creamer     1st February 2019 There are about 16 000 desalination plants in the world and these discharge 142-million cubic meters of brine daily, which is well up on previous estimates and enough in a year to cover KwaZulu-Natal in 30 cm of saturated salt water. What is needed is a mining of the salt and metals contained in... 

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