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Epiroc aims to halve carbon dioxide emissions in operations as part of 2030 goals

By: Schalk Burger     3rd July 2020 Mining and infrastructure equipment multinational Epiroc this week released its 2030 sustainability goals, which include halving carbon dioxide emissions from operations, transport and major suppliers, as well as from customers’ use of Epiroc equipment. "These are challenging targets, but we will... 

S Australia establishes mining liaison service

By: Esmarie Iannucci     3rd July 2020 The South Australian government has announced the formation of a new resources information service specifically designed to assist landowners, farmers and community members in their dealings with the resources sector. From July 1, the Rural Business Support (RBS) landowner information service... 

Metso Outotec starts operations - partner for positive change for tomorrow’s aggregates, minerals, metals and recycling industries

1st July 2020 As sustainable processing of the world’s natural resources is becoming a norm within the industries, Metso Outotec is driving the transformation.  Metso Outotec, a unique new company with leadership in sustainable minerals and metals processing and recycling technologies begins its operations... 

R10m Covid testing lab unveiled at De Beers' Venetia diamond mine

By: Martin Creamer     1st July 2020 De Beers Venetia Mine has unveiled a R10-million coronavirus testing laboratory that will be used to check the diamond mines’ employees and contractors for Covid-19. Discussion with the Department of Health is also under way on assisting with the government’s screening efforts in the mine’s... 

FLSmidth gives stacker reclaimer new life

29th June 2020 A comprehensive refurbishment on an FLSmidth stacker reclaimer in South Africa is preparing this giant machine for another decade of sustainable productivity. “As OEM and intellectual property owner, FLSmidth is undertaking the mid-life refurbishment of a stacker reclaimer and tripper car for a... 

Profile on Gemecs

By: Creamer Media Reporter      26th June 2020 Gemecs (Pty) Ltd is a small-sized geological company that renders geological and mining consulting services to the Southern Africa mining industry. Gemecs is a South African company, with its head office situated in Middelburg, Mpumalanga, with a satellite office located in Morningside... 

SSR and Alacer merger makes sense, says leading proxy firms

By: Mariaan Webb     26th June 2020 Proxy firms Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and Glass Lewis have recommended that shareholders in SSR Mining and Alacer Gold vote for merger of equals, arguing that the at-market transaction makes strategic sense. The SSR meeting and Alacer meetings will be held online on July 10, in a... 

Stornoway CEO resigns in rationalisation exercise

By: Creamer Media Reporter      26th June 2020 Canada’s Stornoway Diamonds on Thursday announced a management shakeup as part of a rationalisation exercise, which began last year with the privitisation of the company. Patrick Godin had resigned as CEO and Annie Torkia Lagacé also stepped down as executive VP, finance and corporate services.... 

Barrick JV to retrench most of Porgera’s staff

By: Mariaan Webb     24th June 2020 Global gold major Barrick has told the workforce at its Porgera joint venture (JV) mine that most of them will be retrenched in the coming weeks, affecting 2 650 Papua New Guinea nationals. Expatriate employees had already been retrenched and the local workforce would have their employment... 

Glencore says will cooperate with investigation by Swiss

By: Martin Creamer     20th June 2020 Diversified mining company Glencore stated at the weekend that it would cooperate with an investigation opened into it by the office of the attorney general of Switzerland. Glencore stated in a release to Mining Weekly that it had been informed by the office of the attorney general that it had... 

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