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LNG market sees increased clean energy demand

24th April 2020 Global demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) increased by 12.5% to 359-million tonnes last year, which is a significant increase that bolsters LNG’s growing role in the transition to a lower carbon energy system. This is according to a LNG outlook report that was published by natural gas and... 

Heat exchanger training offered by company

By: Darren Parker     10th April 2020 Heat exchanger company Protherm Systems is planning to host its first heat exchanger training course in the coming months, in Gauteng, once the Covid-19 national lockdown has been lifted. The specific date and venue will be communicated to all interested parties and on Protherm System’s website... 

Global mining majors putting bright new spotlight on green hydrogen 

By: Martin Creamer     10th April 2020 Three years ago the Hydrogen Council catapulted hydrogen to the forefront as a source of energy for transport and industrial companies. Now mining majors are putting the spotlight on hydrogen once again with the launch of the Green Hydrogen Consortium, which Hatch marketing coordinator Alana... 

Woodside cuts 900 staff - AWU

By: Esmarie Iannucci     24th March 2020 The Australian Worker’s Union (AWU) has lashed out at oil and gas major Woodside, claiming that it had stood down 500 of its workers both at the Karratha gas plant and at the Pluto liquefied natural gas (LNG) project “without a word of explanation or a dollar of compensation”. The AWU said that... 

Resolute restarts sulphide roaster

By: Esmarie Iannucci     20th December 2019 Africa-focused gold miner Resolute Mining on Friday repo0rted that the sulphide roaster at the Syama gold mine, in Mali, has been successfully brought back online, and is operating at nameplate capacity. Resolute in October took the roaster offline after a crack was detected in the main... 

Resolute completes refurbishment at Syama

By: Esmarie Iannucci     10th December 2019 Gold miner Resolute Mining has completed repairs to the sulphide roaster at the Syama gold mine, in Mali, within time and budget. The roaster, which forms part of the sulphide processing circuit, was taken offline in October this year after a crack was detected in the main external shell. 

Endeavour's Houndé resource increases by 1Moz

25th November 2019 Africa-focused gold miner Endeavour Mining has announced a one-million-ounce indicated maiden resource for the Kari West and Kari Centre discoveries at its Houndé mine, in Burkina Faso. As a result, Houndé’s measured and indicated resources have increased by 32% from 3.1-million oounces to... 

Small ships are next big thing for this $150bn market

By: Bloomberg     9th October 2019 Giant ocean-going tankers built the liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry into a $150-billion-a-year business. The next expansion opportunity may come from ships a seventh of the normal size. Fifty-five years after the first commercial LNG tanker sailed from Algeria, this segment of the gas... 

After dumping Vale, Church of England says miner has ‘way to go’

By: Bloomberg     24th September 2019 The Church of England has dumped Vale, and it doesn’t look like the Brazilian miner will make it back into the good books any time soon. The church sold its shares in Vale after a tailings dam collapse in January killed at least 249 people in the Brazilian town of Brumadinho. It has also blocked... 

Improving efficiency, safety and profits with specialised equipment

By: Mamaili Mamaila     9th August 2019 There is a big opportunity to improve safety, efficiency and cost savings when it comes to kiln maintenance, says cement kiln equipment and bricking-machine manufacturer Bricking Solutions MD Heather Harding. 

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