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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.


China says 10 workers trapped in gold mine are searching for others

By: Reuters     22nd January 2021 The ten known survivors trapped since a deadly January 10 gold mine explosion in northern China have been using laser pointers and loudspeakers to try to find their missing colleagues, state media reported on Friday. The rescue operation, which has been able to get food and medicines to the... 

Pan African says on track to meet full-year guidance

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     22nd January 2021 Precious metals miner Pan African Resources CEO Cobus Loots says the company delivered a “commendable operational and safety performance, amid the challenges of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic” during the six months ended December 31. In an operational update for the six months, published on... 

The little-known laws that could galvanise South Africa's fight against corruption

By: News24Wire      8th January 2021 After more than 300 days and 2 000 hours of testimony, one of the clearest takeaways from the ongoing state capture inquiry is a repeated failure to report corruption. But according to lawyer Nick Alp of Webber Wentzel, South Africa's laws are clear and strict. Not reporting knowledge of, or even... 

Blast at Chinese recycler shows battery supply chain risks

By: Bloomberg     8th January 2021 China’s biggest battery manufacturer has urged units to focus on safety issues after an explosion at a recycling affiliate, which has drawn attention to the risks in the industry’s supply chain. While the cause of the blast at a Hunan Brunp Recycling Technology Co. factory in Hunan province is... 

Legal tug-of-war shutters one of SA's richest chrome mines

By: News24Wire      18th December 2020 A chrome mine in Limpopo, potentially one of the richest in South Africa, has sat idle while a series of arcane court battles ensue between local and Chinese business interests. A development agency tasked with bringing employment to the area has lost its stake in the mine, and some 1 200... 

AME 2020 award recipients announced

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th December 2020 The Association for Mineral Exploration (AME) has announced its 2020 Celebration of Excellence Award recipients, recognising leaders for their efforts and contribution to the mineral exploration and development industry. 

Rio Tinto taps Stausholm as new CEO

By: Esmarie Iannucci     17th December 2020 Mining major Rio Tinto has appointed CFO Jakob Stausholm to take over the role as CEO from Jean-Sebastian Jacques on January 1, 2021. Jacques, along with iron-ore CEO Chris Salisbury, and group executive of corporate relations Simone Niven all handed in their resignations following the... 

Work to resume at Big Bell

By: Esmarie Iannucci     17th December 2020 Mining operations will resume at the Big Bell underground mine, in Western Australia, following a fatal accident earlier this week. ASX-listed Westgold Resources on Thursday said that following the completion of a preliminary investigation, inspectors from the Department of Mines, Industry... 

Fatality halts Big Bell

By: Esmarie Iannucci     16th December 2020 ASX-listed Westgold Resources has reported a fatality at its Big Bell mine, in Western Australia. The company on Wednesday reported that a worker was struck by mobile plant at its underground mine, and succumbed to her injuries while in transit to a Perth hospital. 

Rio Tinto’s IOC invests in mining skills development

By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th December 2020 The Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC) and College of the North Atlantic (CNA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the development of new skills aligned with the latest advancements in mining technology. The Rio Tinto subsidiary will invest C$2-million over three... 

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