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Uniting innovation with experience to deliver turnkey mining solutions
13th May 2021

Uniting innovation with a wealth of industry experience that spans six decades, the United Mining Services Group is continuing to grow from strength to strength. With projects throughout southern... 


Mining starts at GoldStone’s Ghana gold project
13th May 2021 By: Donna Slater

Aim-listed GoldStone Resources, in April, started mining and ore stacking at the Homase mine within its Akrokeri-Homase gold project (AKHM) in Ghana, with the first mined ore having been... 


Williamson mine
Petra agrees to settlement over human rights abuses claims
12th May 2021 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

A settlement has been agreed with diamond miner Petra Diamonds following claims of serious human rights abuses at its majority-owned Williamson diamond mine in Tanzania. Law firm Leigh Day has... 


Dual power in crushers shows its competitive advantage
11th May 2021

The age of the dual power, or bi-power, mobile crushers and screens is here – allowing contractors, quarries and mines to reduce operational costs and increase equipment availability while enjoying... 


Sandvik and Kwatani announce game-changer for vibrating equipment industry
7th May 2021

In an exciting joint announcement, Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions and Kwatani have confirmed that an agreement has been signed for the multi-national Sandvik Group to acquire the shares of this... 


MORRISON MASEKO The transition from openpit to underground demands a complete shift in mindset, as well as new skills
New training centre for diamond mine
7th May 2021 By: Darren Parker

Diamond mining company De Beers Group – majority owned by diversified mining major Anglo American – is constructing a new training facility at its Venetia Diamond Mine, in Limpopo, to facilitate... 


Houston iron-ore project, Canada
Houston iron-ore project, Canada
7th May 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

A preliminary economic assessment has supported resource extraction company Labrador Iron Mines Holdings' plan to resume iron-ore production from the next phase of its Houston project. 


Kolomela mine, South Africa
Kolomela mine, South Africa
7th May 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

An iron-ore mine in the southern end of the iron-ore belt, in the Northern Cape, South Africa. 


World's biggest coal port loan price linked to social, emissions goals
4th May 2021 By: Reuters

Australia's Port of Newcastle has signed a A$515-million loan with National Australia Bank (NAB) that links interest payments to non-mandatory social and environmental targets, the companies said.... 


Butcherbird manganese project, Australia – update
Butcherbird manganese project, Australia – update
23rd April 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

First ore has been successfully processed through the Butcherbird plant. 


South Flank iron-ore sustaining mine project, Australia – update
South Flank iron-ore sustaining mine project, Australia – update
23rd April 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is on schedule and budget. 


Cabinet welcomes recommendation on lifting of J&J vaccine pause, says Mkhize to announce recommencement details
Cabinet welcomes recommendation on lifting of J&J vaccine pause, says Mkhize to announce recommencement details
22nd April 2021 By: Terence Creamer

Cabinet has welcomed the recommendation by the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority regarding the lifting of the temporary pause placed on the Johnson & Johnson Sisonke Vaccination... 


Century picks ASX for Joyce Lake iron-ore IPO
16th April 2021 By: Mariaan Webb

Toronto-listed Century Global Commodities has announced that its Joyce Lake direct shipping ore (DSO) project – the most advanced in its portfolio – will be spun out and listed on the Australian... 


QUALITY SCREENING Remote Medical International has adapted its proprietary Health Dashboard to capture and track Covid-19 information on mine employees
Mine protocols adapted for Covid-19
9th April 2021 By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

The Covid-19 pandemic has significantly affected the mining industry, owing to employees often having to work in close proximity to one another and the consequent difficulty of isolating tasks. To... 


East Manganese mine project, South Africa – update
East Manganese mine project, South Africa – update
9th April 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

The East Manganese project is on schedule to produce its first manganese ore in July 2021. 


Company aids West African miners’ Covid-19 response
2nd April 2021

Medical solutions provider Remote Medical International (RMI), which provides preventative and emergent medical services to mining and other industries, is currently aiding mining companies in... 


Kwatani scalpers treble panel wear life
31st March 2021 By: Creamer Media Reporter

As mines move towards using one large scalping screen between primary and secondary crushers – rather than a modular approach using multiple smaller screens – Kwatani has found ways to triple the... 


Council urges members to discourage employees from travelling over Easter
30th March 2021 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The Minerals Council South Africa has made certain recommendations to member companies in light of the risks that a third Covid-19 wave poses, should infections surge over the Easter long weekend... 


Bell launches global pre-owned equipment website
30th March 2021 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Bell pre-owned equipment can now be shopped online thanks to the launch of a dedicated global website, www.pre-owned.bellequipment.com, which is also accessible from the company’s website. Doug... 


Vermeer Equipment Suppliers appointed as authorised distributor of Anaconda Equipment in Southern Africa
26th March 2021

Anaconda Equipment are very pleased to announce the appointment of Vermeer Equipment Suppliers (Pty) Ltd as the exclusive distributor for Southern Africa. Vermeer Equipment Suppliers will supply... 


KWALITY CHECK
Kwatani’s large multi-slope screens undergo testing before being handed over
Coal still holds promise for OEMs – screening specialist
26th March 2021 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Original-equipment manufacturer Kwatani has kept up sales and service volumes throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, despite the lull in coal demand globally.  


CREATING POWER
90% of the workers and contractors at ZAC are sourced from the surrounding communities
Anthracite producer resumes operations
26th March 2021 By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

Owing to Covid-19-related industry shutdowns and low demand for coal and anthracite, the operations of South African anthracite producer Zululand Anthracite Colliery (ZAC) – subsidiary of mining... 


Industry can grow with diverse solutions – institute
26th March 2021 By: Cameron Mackay

The best growth scenario for the local sugar industry is to diversify its products to create multiple revenue streams, says research organisation the Sugar Milling Research Institute NPC (SMRI)... 


Butcherbird manganese project, Australia – update
Butcherbird manganese project, Australia – update
26th March 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

ASX-listed Element 25 has reported that it will raise about A$35.5-million through a share placement to investors to fund the Stage 2 expansion of its Butcherbird project. 


East Manganese mine project, South Africa – update
East Manganese mine project, South Africa – update
26th March 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

The East Manganese project is on schedule to produce its first manganese ore in May. 


Thorny River diamond dyke project, South Africa – update
Thorny River diamond dyke project, South Africa – update
26th March 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

Diamond exploration and project development company Botswana Diamonds has recovered 11 diamonds and abundant kimberlitic indicators from drill samples at the recently discovered River Kimberlite... 


Botswana Diamonds recovers 11 diamonds from Limpopo pipe
23rd March 2021 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Diamond exploration company Botswana Diamonds has recovered 11 diamonds and abundant kimberlitic indicators from drill samples at the recently discovered River Kimberlite pipe at Thorny River in... 


Raising beneficiation efficiencies in coal
23rd March 2021 By: Creamer Media Reporter

With South Africa now working hard to contain the cost of its coal-fired power generation, efficiencies are vital throughout the value chain – not least in beneficiation. This means the continuous... 


LLOYD CHRISTIE
Mobilising capital for a sustainable economy will require shifting the current capital allocation from an unsustainable pathway to a sustainable one
ESG investment opportunities provided
19th March 2021 By: Cameron Mackay

Law firm ENSafrica executive Lloyd Christie says the Financial Provisions Regulations, which came into effect in 2015, have presented significant opportunities for sustainable finance, as well as... 


Butcherbird manganese project, Australia – update
Butcherbird manganese project, Australia – update
12th March 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

An updated prefeasibility study has presented a compelling base case and expansion case economics. 


Balama graphite project, Mozambique – update
Balama graphite project, Mozambique – update
5th March 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

A feasibility study has confirmed Balama as a project with low capital intensity and technical risk, but attractive returns. 


Northern Ireland’s technology expertise fuels growth in Africa’s mining industry
Northern Ireland’s technology expertise fuels growth in Africa’s mining industry
25th February 2021

Africa is a central player in the global mining industry, producing platinum, copper, iron ore, diamonds, gold and more[1]. Several Northern Ireland companies are key suppliers to this industry –... 


Musina Makhado SEZ EIA application submitted
19th February 2021 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The Musina Makhado Special Economic Zone (MMSEZ) on February 1 submitted the final environmental-impact assessment (EIA) application report to the legally designated competent authority, the... 


Robe Mesa iron-ore project, Australia
Robe Mesa iron-ore project, Australia
19th February 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

A prefeasibility study has successfully outlined mining and processing plans, a target production rate, estimates for capital and operating costs and infrastructure requirements to support the... 


Report points to significant increase in time spent using apps in 2020
12th February 2021 By: Natasha Odendaal

The latest App Annie State of Mobile 2021 has revealed how mobile applications (apps) have dominated during 2020, with new app downloads increasing 7% to 218-billion globally. As consumers... 


V-shaped economic recovery to help surface miners recover, says economist
9th February 2021 By: Donna Slater

With signs of a V-shaped economic recovery, economist Dr Roelof Botha says the surface mining industry will recover in line with hard lockdown’s ending and increased demand for building materials.... 


Volt looks at European graphite
5th February 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Volt Resources has signed a term sheet to potentially acquire a 70% interest in the Zavalievsky graphite business, in the Ukraine. Zavalievsky is a long life graphite operation that has... 


Chvaletice manganese project, Czechia
Chvaletice manganese project, Czechia
5th February 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

he Czech Ministry of Environment has completed a six-month screening of Euro Manganese’s preliminary environmental-impact assessment for the Chvaletice manganese project. 


Siemens Southern & Eastern Africa CEO Sabine Dall'Omo
Upskilling needs careful thought amid rapid tech adoption in mining industry
3rd February 2021 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Despite the negative impacts that Covid-19 has brought to the world, it has also had positive impacts, such as the acceleration of Fourth Industrial Revolution- (4IR-) type technology adoption,... 


Opinion: Good job, Minister Mantashe – now more of the same
2nd February 2021

Ahead of this year's virtual Investing in African Mining Indaba, law firm Webber Wentzel commends Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe and the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE)... 


Company continues to provide an array of services to the mining industry
Company continues to provide an array of services to the mining industry
29th January 2021

Mining services provider Moopetsi Mining Solutions provides the mining industry with an array of services in mining and engineering. The mining services range from contract mining, underground... 


KIM SCHOEPFLIN
The pandemic has not affected Kwatani’s business as negatively as originally expected
Good vibrations for the year ahead
29th January 2021 By: Darren Parker

Vibrating original-equipment manufacturer (OEM) Kwatani’s capital project pipeline is “exceptionally strong against the back-end of weak markets”, which Kwatani CEO Kim Schoepflin says is a result... 


RESTARTING THE INDUSTRY
Innovation in the industry will see a roll-out of hybrid events, mixing the onsite experience with digital services and products
Hybrid events to carry industry, physical format still needed
29th January 2021 By: Cameron Mackay

Innovation in the exhibitions, events and conferencing industry will result in a roll-out of hybrid events this year, says local exhibition company Specialised Exhibitions – a division of... 


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Environmental Assurance (Pty) Ltd.

ENVASS is a customer and solutions-driven environmental consultancy with established divisions, serviced by highly qualified and experienced...

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From batteries for boats and jet skis, to batteries for cars and quad bikes, SABAT Batteries has positioned itself as the lifestyle battery of...

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Rio-Carb
Rio-Carb

Our Easy Access Chute concept was developed to reduce the risks related to liner maintenance. Currently, replacing wear liners require that...

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WearCheck
WearCheck

Leading condition monitoring specialists, WearCheck, help boost machinery lifespan and reduce catastrophic component failure through the scientific...

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