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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... 

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... 

Mardie DFS proves positve for BCI

By: Esmarie Iannucci     1st July 2020 A definitive feasibility study (DFS) on the Mardie salt and potash project, in Western Australia, has confirmed that the project could become a globally significant Tier 1 project. The DFS, released by owner BCI Minerals on Wednesday, noted that the project could produce 4.4-million tonnes 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... 

SHYFTinc and Rentricity partner to turn Mine Water usage into Hydro power

22nd June 2020 SHYFTinc has recently established a new technology initiative with Rentricity. This agreement will bring Rentricity's innovative electricity production from gravity-fed or pressurized water pipelines directly into mines.  Rentricity has successfully implemented its renewable energy in-pipe hydro... 

BC mining industry in good position to withstand volatility – PwC

By: Mariaan Webb     18th June 2020 British Columbia’s mining industry is in a good position to withstand the challenges of 2020, having been prudent in its spending and expansion plans in the decade preceding the Covid-19 pandemic, which put much of the global economy on hold as governments worked to stop the spread of the virus.... 

Booyco boosts in-house engineering team

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th June 2020 Investing heavily in expertise by actively growing its engineering department will ensure that Booyco Electronics, as the local pioneer of proximity detection systems, remains ahead of the pack. At the forefront of technological innovation in collision avoidance systems (CAS), Booyco Electronics... 

Design, real-time monitoring key to process efficiency

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th June 2020 Kwatani CEO Kim Schoepflin says while the ramping up of production since South Africa’s Level 5 lockdown has brought some relief to mining companies, raising process efficiency is non-negotiable. Design and monitoring as key factors in continuously improving efficiency levels. While the ramping... 

Nickel mine production to contract nearly 20% this year

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     15th June 2020 Research firm Fitch Solutions Country Risk and Industry Research expects nickel mine production to contract by 19.60% this year. In a report, it states that the mining and metals industry will be deeply impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic this year, as the situation continues to evolve and the... 

Gold mining output growth to rebound in coming years, says Fitch Solutions

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     12th June 2020 Global gold mine production growth will rebound in the coming years, underpinned by higher gold prices and mergers between large mining firms, says research firm Fitch Solutions Country Risk and Industry Research. The firm expects global gold production to increase from 106-million ounces this... 

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