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Marathon Gold has a new COO

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th July 2020 Tim Williams, who until recently was operations chief for Chile project developer Rio2, is joining Marathon Gold as COO with effect from July 13. Williams is a professional engineer with more than 25 years of experience in mine construction and operation. He will be responsible for the... 

Osborn completes first equipment installation in CIS region

By: Marleny Arnoldi     6th July 2020 Mining and quarrying equipment specialist Osborn has completed an export order to Kyrgyzstan, which extends its reach into the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) region. The equipment supplied by Osborn has been installed at the country’s second-largest gold mine, the Jerooy gold project.  

Future order book to relieve pressure for fabricator 

By: Darren Parker     3rd July 2020 Although the strategic decision to continue to pay employees full salaries during the Level 5 lockdown in April put pressure on its cashflow, steel fabricator and erector Betterect believes a healthy order book of projects for the next 18 months should ensure that the pressure will be relieved.... 

Academy attains artisan training certification

By: Mamaili Mamaila     3rd July 2020 The Lesedi Skills Academy received its Trade Test Centre certification from the National Artisan Moderation Body, which enables the academy to perform trade testing of mechanical artisans. 

Profile on Gemecs

By: Creamer Media Reporter      26th June 2020 Gemecs (Pty) Ltd is a small-sized geological company that renders geological and mining consulting services to the Southern Africa mining industry. Gemecs is a South African company, with its head office situated in Middelburg, Mpumalanga, with a satellite office located in Morningside... 

Company assists mining development projects towards optimising value

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th June 2020 Geometallurgical service provider GEMET is comprised of a team of mineral processing, engineering and associated technical specialists with laboratory testing functionality focused on mine development projects, especially those within the advanced, and brownfield exploration stages. In this... 

Project delivery in a post-COVID-19 world

By: Creamer Media Reporter      8th June 2020 Having successfully undergone a major business transition in the last 12 months, Worley has weathered the storm in a rapidly changing environment, seamlessly delivering strategic and operational objectives through innovation, strength and determination to deliver. Worley sees its ability to adapt... 

Johan du Toit

8th May 2020 This week we profile Andries Johan du Toit, strategic sales and channel development executive at Syspro, a software development and sales company 

Horizon FS proves Boorara a hit

By: Esmarie Iannucci     10th February 2020 A feasibility study into the Stage 1 development of the Boorara gold project, in Western Australia, has indicated the project to be financially viable, ASX-listed Horizon Minerals said on Monday. The openpit operation is expected to produce 159 000 t of ore, producing 9 500 oz of gold over a... 

Eskom’s transition to ‘philosophy maintenance’ will increase load-shedding risk for at least 18 months  

By: Terence Creamer     31st January 2020 The board at State-owned electricity utility Eskom has sanctioned a proposal to migrate the group’s unreliable coal fleet to a ‘philosophy maintenance’ model, whereby generation units are serviced in strict adherence with prescribed maintenance schedules in a bid to break the cycle of unplanned... 

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