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$62m Zimbabwe smelter heeds local beneficiation call 

By: Martin Creamer     16th May 2019 The $62-million smelter at Unki Mine’s existing complex is a strategic investment, which meets local beneficiation commitments, Anglo American Platinum said on Thursday, when it opened the completed installation at a ceremony in Shurugwi, Zimbabwe. The smelter investment is indicative of the... 

Tharisa sticks to dividend guns as mine reconfiguration lowers output, profit 

By: Martin Creamer     15th May 2019 Platinum group metals and chrome mining company Tharisa Minerals has not allowed lower half-year production, profit and cash flow to get in the way of declaring an interim dividend. The Johannesburg- and London-listed company declared a $0.005-a-share payout on earnings a share of $0.4c, in... 

Browns Range to benefit from WA infrastructure spend

By: Esmarie Iannucci     13th May 2019 Rare earths producer Northern Minerals is set to benefit from a A$51-million capital allocation by the Western Australian government to upgrade roads in the East Kimberley region. The miner on Monday said that the upgrades of the Duncan road and Gordon Downs road in the East Kimberley would... 

DeGrussa mine, Australia

By: Sheila Barradas     10th May 2019 A copper/gold mine located in Western Australia’s Bryah basin mineral province, about 900 km north-east of Perth. 

Geosynthetic products protect environment

3rd May 2019 The mining industry - which has become a major user of geosynthetic materials - recognises the value of using geosynthetic products for environmental protection, says geosynthetic products manufacturer and supplier Fibertex South Africa (SA) geotechnical engineer Johnny Oriokot. Therefore,... 

Stable oil price drives investment in burgeoning African oil, gas sector

By: Nadine James     25th April 2019 Africa is likely to experience continued oil and gas investment over the next three to five years as the stabilisation of crude prices above $60/bl, coupled with the continent’s rapidly expanding population, lure oil producers to one of the last remaining energy investment frontiers, Standard... 

Cabinet Ministers’ meeting with Xolobeni community postponed

By: Simone Liedtke     24th April 2019 A delegation of Cabinet Ministers, led by Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe, which were to meet with the Xolobeni community, in the Eastern Cape, on Thursday, has postponed its visit to the area owing to the heavy rainfall that has led to flooding and damaged roads in the province. The... 

Agnico bets on high grade gold as it digs in Canada's remote north

By: Reuters     24th April 2019 Agnico Eagle Mines is doubling down this year on Nunavut, Canada’s least developed territory, betting that the high-grade gold ores and slim competition there will offset the risks of digging in the remote location in the far north. For miners desperate to shore up reserves, the choice is often... 

Southern Mapping aerial surveys and geospatial solutions

12th April 2019 Established in 2006, Southern Mapping Company provides aerial light detection and ranging, or LiDAR, surveys and geospatial solutions to clients in Africa. The company created a watershed moment in the history of surveying in Africa when it became the first independently owned LiDAR company on... 

Zimbabwe pursuing favourable policies to attract more mining investment 

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     10th April 2019 To pursue meaningful and increased exploration, fully capitalise on economic benefits and increase investment in the mining sector, the Zimbabwean government has embarked on a number of policies to engender a favourable environment for investors. Deputy Mines and Mining Development Minister... 

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