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Centrex signs another offtake agreement

By: Esmarie Iannucci     14th May 2019 ASX-listed Centrex Metals has inked a second offtake agreement for phosphate rock concentrate from its Ardmore project, in Queensland. Centrex has reached an agreement with New Zealand fertilizer group Ballance Agri-Nutrients to supply some 5 000 t of concentrate, which will be produced as part... 

Water management a reality for mining industry

By: Khutso Maphatsoe     3rd May 2019 Amid cost balancing; global economy fluxes; revolving regulatory changes; geopolitical, civil and social pressures; and the effects of climate change, water management is emerging as the pre-eminent sustainability issue in the global energy and mining resource industries, says pumps manufacturer... 

When only the best is good enough

By: Creamer Media Reporter      3rd May 2019 The Colliery Training College (CTC), an important centre for artisan and mining skills training in Emalahleni, Mpumalanga, has been part of the coal mining industry since 1964. Prominent mining houses (Anglo American Thermal Coal, Exxaro, Glencore, Izimbiwa Coal, Kangra Coal and South32) own and... 

Trafo Power Solutions

29th April 2019 Trafo Power Solutions was established to cater for the growing appetite and scope for the application of dry-type transformers in Africa. These power solutions are suitable across a wide range of industry including mining. The company offers a wide range of cast resin transformers from 160 kVA to... 

Australia’s minerals council calls for repeal of ‘discriminatory’ nuclear energy ban

By: Esmarie Iannucci     23rd April 2019 The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has called on the federal government to repeal a ban on nuclear energy. The call comes after Prime Minister Scott Morrison last week said in a radio interview that while nuclear energy was “not on the agenda”, he noted that nuclear energy had to pay its... 


19th April 2019 Over the past 30 years the main technological development in brakes for mine hoists has been the replacement of less efficient drum brakes with Hydraulic disc brakes.  At the forefront of this development is the British Company Twiflex. 

Secondary mine ventilation system cutting costs

5th April 2019 Australian base water evaporator and ventilation solution provider Minetek has made available its patented secondary mine ventilation system, based on a high output axial fan system. The new technological solution, engineered and manufactured in Australia, categorically offers power savings and... 

Accommodation supplier expands Botswana footprint

By: Mc'Kyla Nortje     29th March 2019 Since establishing a footprint in Botswana in 1991 to cater to the site accommodation needs of mines, modular building supplier Speedspace Botswana has expanded its operations by opening a new satellite branch in Letlhakane, in northern Botswana. Operations at the new branch, which Speedspace... 

Kwikspace installs mobile units at new mine

29th March 2019 Kwikspace was contracted to manufacture, supply and erect ten mobile units to for use at  a new mine in Mpumalanga. The four single-wide and six double-wide prefabricated modular units were the first operational buildings to be installed on site. The units, which provide structures for four... 

REMA TIP TOP presents integrated industry solutions developed in Germany

26th March 2019 Innovative exhibition stand | 320 m2 in-house exhibition | Live demonstration: REMA PERFORMANCE RMS | Factory tours | Comprehensive service solutions along the entire value chain of the raw material industry Over 3,500 exhibitors from 55 countries, 614,000 square meters of exhibition space and a... 

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