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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.


Booyco field service geared up for collaboration

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th July 2020 Booyco Electronics’ partnership approach to its field service offering ensures that mines can manage the growing complexity of proximity detection systems. “The increased outsourcing of non-core technical services by the mines makes close collaboration with OEMs vital,” says Booyco Electronics... 

Booyco boosts in-house engineering team

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th June 2020 Investing heavily in expertise by actively growing its engineering department will ensure that Booyco Electronics, as the local pioneer of proximity detection systems, remains ahead of the pack. At the forefront of technological innovation in collision avoidance systems (CAS), Booyco Electronics... 

Australia facing stiff LNG competition

By: Esmarie Iannucci     12th June 2020 Australia could be facing increasing competition in the global supply of natural gas, the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (Appea) said this week. Pointing to a new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA), which showed that the global demand for natural gas is... 

Argonaut aims for Magino decision in H2

By: Mariaan Webb     12th June 2020 Canada-based mining company Argonaut Gold has cleared a “pivotal” permitting milestone at its Magino project – a past-producing underground gold mine, near Wawa, Ontario. The company concluded the Canadian federal government Schedule 2 processing process, which president and CEO Pete Dougherty... 

Newmont picks up project near Cerro Negro

By: Creamer Media Reporter      10th June 2020 TSX-V-listed Magna Terra Minerals has sold its Boleadora group of properties – a large greenfields exploration land package of about 55 000 ha in Santa Cruz, Argentina – to global major Newmont. The 12 individual exploration licences are about 17 km south-east of Newmont’s Cerro Negro mine. 

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake rocks northern Chile; minor damage, no casualties

By: Reuters     4th June 2020 A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck Chile´s mineral-rich northern desert early on Wednesday, monitoring groups confirmed, though damage was minimal and mining companies told Reuters their operations had not been affected. In Chile, a South American nation often rocked by tremors, mine facilities... 

Sayona and Altura refocus on Pilbara earn-in

By: Esmarie Iannucci     4th June 2020 Lithium developer Sayona Mining has affirmed its focus on its Western Australian exploration tenements, particularly those falling within an earn-in agreement with fellow-listed Altura Mining, following a strategic review. Sayona said on Thursday that following a review of its Western... 

BP mulls green hydrogen in Australia

By: Esmarie Iannucci     8th May 2020 Energy major BP Australia has been awarded A$1.71-million in funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to assess the feasibility of building a renewable hydrogen and ammonia production facility in Geraldton, Western Australia. BP is undertaking a A$4.42-million feasibility... 

Mining shifts focus to technology, automation

1st May 2020 Technology implemented alongside the correct logistics and strategy, makes a difference to age-old industries, automation company SICK Automation noted in a press release in February. As the mining industry is faced with numerous challenges relating to growth in a digitised economy, it is in... 

Eskom says all repurposing options on table for Komati, Hendrina and Grootvlei 

By: Terence Creamer     28th April 2020 State-owned power utility Eskom insists that all options are on the table as it considers proposals for the repurposing of three coal-fired power stations – Komati, Hendrina and Grootvlei – that are scheduled to cease producing electricity between 2022 and 2026. The utility issued an expression... 

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