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Murray & Roberts Cementation

17th May 2019 South Africa-based Murray & Roberts Cementation forms part of the Murray & Roberts Group which is recognised internationally as a leading mining contracting organisation with operations in Africa, Australia and the Americas. Murray & Roberts Cementation has served the mining industry for more... 

Caledonia’s lower first-quarter production offset by FX gains, disposal

By: Marleny Arnoldi     14th May 2019 Gold miner Caledonia Mining, which owns 49% of the Blanket mine, in Zimbabwe, produced 11 948 oz of gold in the quarter ended March 31, an 8% year-on-year decrease as a result of lower grades but in line with expectations. Its consolidated operating profit before tax for the quarter, however,... 

Murray & Roberts Cementation wins Palabora contract

19th April 2019 Mining contractor Murray & Roberts Cementation has been awarded a contract by copper miner Palabora Mining Company for a 1 200-m-deep ventilation shaft. The shaft, with a lined diameter of 8.5 m, will reach a final blind sink depth of 1 190 m before a drop raise takes it to its final depth,... 

Underground copper project start remains on track

19th April 2019 Copper ore company Nevada Copper has confirmed that its Pumpkin Hollow underground copper project remains on target to start production in the fourth quarter this year. Pumpkin Hollow is located in Nevada, in the US and has substantial reserves and resources including copper, gold and silver. 

Construction at Turquoise Ridge mine progresses

19th April 2019 Construction of a third shaft at mining company Barrick Gold’s underground mine Turquoise Ridge in Nevada, in the US, continues to advance according to schedule and within budget, the miner noted in its financial report, released in February. Efforts for this year will focus on shaft sinking and... 

UMS Group follows alternative shaft sinking methodologies

By: Mc'Kyla Nortje     19th April 2019 Mining solutions provider United Mining Services (UMS) Group is focusing on an alternative shaft sinking methodology that emphasises safety and mechanisation. The UMS Group comprises Shaft Sinkers as well as Mining Engineering Technical Services (METS) and aims to provide clients with the full... 

Ivanplats to complete early-works construction at Platreef Shaft 2

By: Mc'Kyla Nortje     19th April 2019 Ivanplats, the South African subsidiary of Ivanhoe Mines, is expected to complete early-works construction at Shaft 2 of the Platreef palladium/platinum/nickel/copper/gold/rhodium project, near Mokopane, in Limpopo, South Africa, in the second quarter, says Ivanplats VP and project director... 

Caledonia maintains full-year guidance despite below-target first-quarter output

By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th April 2019 Triple-listed Caledonia Mining has maintained its full-year production guidance for its 49%-owned Blanket mine, in Zimbabwe, despite first-quarter production having been below target. The Aim-, TSX- and NYSE American-listed company on Tuesday reported that the mine had produced 11 948 oz of gold... 

Zimbabwe mine shaft nearing deepest point

5th April 2019 Despite the challenges of operating in Zimbabwe, exploration and development company Caledonia Mining‘s Blanket mine in Zimbabwe has delivered a “robust” performance, while the mine’s Central shaft has reached a depth of 1 150 m – only 54 m from the planned shaft bottom. “We made good progress on... 

Murray & Roberts Cementation Wins Palabora Vent Shaft Contract

25th March 2019 Murray & Roberts Cementation, Africa’s leading mining contractor, has been awarded a contract by Palabora Mining Company for a 1,200 metre deep ventilation shaft. The shaft, with a lined diameter of 8,5 metres, will reach a final blind sink depth of 1,190 metres before a drop raise takes it to... 

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