R/€ = 19.07 Change: 0.04
R/$ = 17.40 Change: 0.00
Au 1709.96 $/oz Change: -19.74
Pt 822.85 $/oz Change: -14.85


Grinding Techniques playing an essential part in the Mining Industry

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th April 2020 The mining sector plays a prominent role in the South African economy. With the increased demand for raw materials such as Manganese, Chrome, Nickel, Platinum and Coal from various consumers in a global economy, the need to mine cheaper, faster and more productive has never been more prevalent.... 

Alrosa considers going underground at Jubilee

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     2nd March 2020 Russian miner Alrosa’s investment committee has approved financing for preliminary engineering studies at the Jubilee diamond mine, to provide up-to-date information to decide on the construction of an underground mine. The Jubilee pipe forms part of the Aikhal division and is currently being... 

Baita Plai cold commissioning gets under way

By: Mariaan Webb     16th December 2019 Aim-listed mining company Vast Resources has started the cold commissioning of tis Baita Plai polymetallic mine, in Romania, with initial trail mining expected to be carried out shortly. The current cold commissioning capacity is up to 7 000 t/m and will be progressively ramped up 14 000 t/m in... 

Alrosa finds 230 ct diamond

By: Creamer Media Reporter      25th October 2019 Russian diamond miner Alrosa has unearthed its largest gem-quality diamond in more than three years: a 232.4-ct stone that was unearthed at the Udachnaya kimberlite pipe. The diamond has a yellowish hue and several chips. Its dimensions are 40 х 39 х 23 mm. 

Self-funding in coal sector is key as banks retreat – Bayoglu

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th September 2019 Vuslat Bayoglu, the managing director of mining investment company Menar, has stressed the importance of reinvestment of income from existing operations to fund growth in light of the reluctance of South African commercial banks to fund coal-related investments. Bayoglu was among the speakers at... 

Gem’s cost-cutting drive on track

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     5th September 2019 LSE-listed Gem Diamonds continues with the successful implementation of its business transformation programme, which is aimed at achieving $100-million in incremental revenue, productivity improvements and cost savings to the end of 2021. Reporting on the diamond miner’s results for the six... 

BlueRock expects to be profitable in second half

By: Simone Liedtke     2nd September 2019 Aim-listed BlueRock Diamonds produced more than 50% of its overall output for the six months ended June 30 in May and June. Production for the two months reached 63 200 t. 

Gem Diamonds delivers good first-half output

By: Natasha Odendaal     15th August 2019 Some 18 months into its four-year business transformation programme, diamond miner Gem Diamonds is on track to deliver its targeted $100-million in incremental revenue, productivity improvements and cost savings by the end of 2021. Since implementation, the LSE-listed group has achieved... 

Company reduces costs, improves efficiency

9th August 2019 Technical solutions provider BMG’s global fluid sealing products manufacturer Garlock products – along with the company’s technical expertise, on-site maintenance, emission monitoring and repair programmes – ensure reduced operational costs, improved efficiency, minimal downtime and uninterrupted... 

Learnership programme in sealing industry reaping fruit

By: Khutso Maphatsoe     9th August 2019 Since the introduction of sealing products manufacturer KLINGER Mzansi’s training academy in 2017, the company has received continuous enquiries from companies about the learnership programme offered at the academy. “Our customers have enquired regarding sending their staff members for correct... 

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