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Booyco Electronics

Booyco Electronics (Pty) Ltd is a market leader in the innovation and supply of specialised electronic safety equipment to the southern African mining sector. Some of these warning, locating and monitoring systems are unique in the industry and new products are being introduced to the line-up on an ongoing basis.

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AfriTin buoyed by exploration of Namibia licence ML133

By: Donna Slater     24th November 2022 Tin miner AfriTin Mining is progressing with exploration of mining licence ML133, located about 35 km south-east of the company’s Uis mine in Namibia, having found thus far 13 m of mineralisation grading at 1.93% lithium oxide, 0.10% tin and 36 parts per million (ppm) of tantalum in sample T78.... 

Oz Minerals to back new play by BHP

By: Esmarie Iannucci     18th November 2022 The board of copper miner Oz Minerals will back an increased offer from diversified miner BHP. BHP has submitted a revised non-binding indicative proposal for Oz Minerals, to acquire the company for a cash price of A$28.25 a share, valuing Oz Minerals at A$9.6-billion. 

Company launches ‘Big Five’ campaign

11th November 2022 Last month, industrial equipment supplier Festo South Africa introduced its Festo Core Range of ‘Big Five’ products, which are an attractively priced range of pneumatic automation products that can reliably handle numerous standard tasks and still meet all the demands of daunting applications.... 

Integrated CAS solution enables safer, more productive mining

11th November 2022 Safer mining is about integrated risk management and safety protocols in a range of areas. Proximity detection and collision awareness is a crucial focus area in the drive to reduce fatalities, contributing to higher levels of protection against the risks associated with vehicle interactions on a... 

Yintai backs out of acquisition offer as Shanta reveals drilling results

By: Darren Parker     2nd November 2022 Mining and metals trader Yintai Gold has informed Africa-focused gold miner Shanta Gold that it no longer intends to make an offer to acquire the company.  In addition to receiving interest from Yintai, Shanta said on October 18 that it had also received approaches from Chinese State-owned mining... 

Mincor adds to Kambalda mine life

By: Esmarie Iannucci     28th October 2022 Nickel miner Mincor Resources has extended the reserve-backed mine life at its Kambalda nickel operations, in Western Australia, to six years, following an initial ore reserve for the Golden Mile. The company on Friday announced an ore reserve of 475 000 t, at 2.6% nickel for 12 500 t of nickel... 

Plan of action devised to prevent further fatalities

By: Halima Frost     28th October 2022 Mining employers’ organisation Minerals Council South Africa held a special board meeting last month to devise a four-tiered plan of action aimed at preventing fatalities. The meeting was called in response to the worst monthly safety performance reported for the year to date, in August, with... 

Lake Maitland's economics prove up

By: Esmarie Iannucci     24th October 2022 A scoping study into a stand-alone uranium and vanadium operation at the Lake Maitland project, in Western Australia, confirmed the project economics. ASX-listed Toro Energy previously flagged a capital cost of A$270-million to develop the operation, which would process at a rate of 1.94-million... 

Billionaire Adani to target Europe with huge Morocco clean energy project

By: Reuters     21st October 2022 Gautam Adani, Asia’s richest person, is in exploratory talks for a giant renewables project in Morocco, which would aim to supply electricity and emissions-free fuel to Europe. Adani’s coal-to-ports conglomerate is considering building wind and solar generation plants in the North African nation... 

Kinross partners with Gold79 on project near Round Mountain

By: Creamer Media Reporter      14th October 2022 TSX-V-listed Gold79 Mines on Thursday announced an exploration and option agreement with Kinross Gold, which CEO Derek Macpherson said was a strong endorsement of the Jefferson Canyon project’s potential. Jefferson Canyon is a gold/silver project, located in Nye county, Nevada, about 7 km from... 

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