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Furnaces outperform industry expectations

By: Paige Müller     1st June 2018 Two custom built 81 MVA submerged arc alternating current (AC) furnaces – designed and supplied by South African process and engineering firm Metix to Malaysia-based joint venture smelting facility Sakura Ferroalloys – have outperformed industry expectations since the smelting facility’s... 

TNG signs co-op agreement with contractors

By: Esmarie Iannucci     16th March 2018 ASX-listed TNG has inked a cooperation agreement with contractors McMahon Services and Clough Projects to provide construction services for the Mount Peake vanadium/titanium/iron project, in the Northern Territory. The agreement will see McMahon and Clough joint venture (JV) to review the Mt... 

Low capital cost key to continuous improvement

By: Simone Liedtke     3rd November 2017 Delivering well-executed projects at a low capital cost is key to continuous improvement within the local and global mining industry, and Sandton-based process and engineering service provider Metix attributes its ongoing success to its ability to do so for large projects on an engineering,... 

Poor market conditions lead to diversification

By: Marleny Arnoldi     8th September 2017 Owing to tough ferrochrome and ferromanganese market conditions globally, process and engineering service provider Metix has had to widen its focus beyond ferrous metals and target the processing of other commodities.  

TNG and SMS testwork slashes Mt Peake costs by A$50m/y

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     1st August 2016 Australian strategic metals company TNG has, in conjunction with its strategic partner engineering group SMS, identified potentially transformational capital and operating cost savings for its flagship 100%-owned Mount Peake vanadium/titanium/iron project in the Northern Territory. Testwork... 

TNG signs MoU with Downer for Mt Peake development

By: Creamer Media Reporter      23rd February 2016 Strategic metals company TNG Limited has signed a nonbinding memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Downer EDI, which may pave the way for the engineering and services provider’s involvement in the development of the Mount Peake project, in the Northern Territory. The two ASX-listed companies... 

TNG moves closer to Mt Peak construction

By: Esmarie Iannucci     2nd February 2016 Metals hopeful TNG has signed a heads of agreement (HoA) with global engineering firm SMS Group to design and construct the TIVAN downstream refinery at the Mt Peak vanadium/titanium/iron project, in the Northern Territory. Under the HoA, SMS would undertake a full due diligence of all the... 

Beneficiation Africa conference returns to Johannesburg this March

30th January 2015 Liming Lu from Australia’s CSIRO Mineral Resources Flagship will be the international guest speaker at the 3rd annual Iron Ore Beneficiation Africa conference. Mr Lu will be giving a technical presentation covering the evaluation of iron ore for iron production on the morning of day 2. The event... 

Smelter engineer delivers electrode columns for furnace project

By: David Oliveira     12th December 2014 South African smelter engineering firm Metix has successfully commissioned the electrode columns used in the C and D furnaces at the Glencore Merafe Chrome Venture’s Lion Ferrochrome Phase 2 expansion project, in Steelpoort, Limpopo. Metix technology equipment manager Ivan Holl tells Mining... 

Indonesian steel manufacturer places furnace order

25th May 2012 One of Indonesia’s largest steel manufacturers, Gunung Steel Group, has placed an order with global steel processing technology supplier SMS Siemag Germany for the supply of an Arccess electric arc furnace and a ladle furnace for its new steelmaking plant complex, in Bekasi, West Java, Indonesia. 

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