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Mduduzi Magubane

By: Martin Creamer     3rd May 2019 This week Mining Weekly features Mduduzi Magubane, the executive director of Aury Africa and the MD of Nkomose Group of Companies 

Take control of your water

By: Creamer Media Reporter      2nd May 2019 Water is the lifeblood of our planet, and a resource essential to minerals processing which must be used conservatively. Mine operators must be conscious of their water use, as well as innovative in how they re-use and handle water.   Water is critical for every mine site, it’s used for minerals... 

Glass Lewis supports three dissident nominees at Hudbay Minerals

By: Bloomberg     29th April 2019 A prominent shareholder advisory firm has recommended investors partially support efforts from one of Hudbay Minerals Inc.’s largest investors to revamp the board, including withholding their votes for the company’s chairperson Alan Hibben. Glass Lewis urged investors to support three nominees... 

SailingStone to vote against Turquoise Hill independent directors

By: Mariaan Webb     26th April 2019 San Francisco-based investment advisory firm SailingStone Capital Partners has informed TSX- and NYSE-listed Turquoise Hill that it intends to vote against the independent directors of the company at the yearly meeting on May 14, citing concerns about corporate governance practices. MD MacKenzie... 

Consulting engineers face volatility, lack of opportunities

By: Jessica Oosthuizen     26th April 2019 The volatility of the local mining industry, particularly in terms of Mining Charter III, coupled with political uncertainty and unstable power supply, is directly impacting on consulting engineers servicing the industry, says multidisciplinary engineering company GIBB Mining MD Alan Wingrove.... 

Brazil Minerals, Inc. Achieves Key Milestone Towards Mining New Gold And Diamond Area

9th April 2019 Brazil Minerals announced today that it has achieved a key milestone towards mining gold and diamonds from a promising area in the Jequitinhonha River Valley. Recently, this project was inspected by the local environmental council which then voted to give its permit for its advancement, an... 

AZMET Technology & Projects

22nd March 2019 AZMET is a multi-disciplinary engineering and project management company specialising in the design and implementation of hydrometallurgical processing plants all over the world.  AZMET’s industry knowledge and experience, linked to a sound, fundamental understanding of metallurgical processes,... 

Chevron gives green light for Jansz-Io FEED

By: Esmarie Iannucci     14th March 2019 US oil and gas giant Chevron has given the go-ahead for the front-end engineering and design (FEED) work for the Jansz-Io compression project at the Gorgon natural gas facility, offshore Western Australia. In an Australian first, the project will use subsea compression to enhance recovery of the... 

Economic climate poses threat to effective project management

By: Thabi Madiba     15th February 2019 Although there is much room for growth and the implementation of effective project management tools in mines across Africa, the current global economic climate has led companies to refrain from investing in project management software, says mining software solutions provider CCS Mining &... 

Investment in new technologies in mining decreasing

By: Thabi Madiba     15th February 2019 The risk aversion of most mining companies has resulted in their being unwilling to invest in new technologies, which limits their competitiveness and growth potential, says emerging mining project management service provider Manhize Mineral Consultants (MMC) executive director Joel Mungoshi.... 

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