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Consultancy offers holistic solutions for decarbonisation

3rd March 2023 Decarbonisation on mines featured high on the agenda at a recent global partners meeting in Johannesburg, Gauteng, says international mining consultancy firm SRK Consulting, which hosted a special workshop dedicated to this topic last year. Mining is currently responsible for 4% to 7% of... 

Climate action mainstreamed at SRK workshop

24th February 2023 As the consideration of climate change factors becomes part and parcel of doing business, SRK Consulting recently held a global climate action workshop to further mainstream this issue into its project work. The workshop was a critical component of an international gathering of SRK engineers and... 

Consultants equipped to support industry’s sustainability drive

By: Cameron Mackay     24th February 2023 With a growing range of operational risks and pressures – from climate change vulnerability to cost inflation – South African mining companies are taking an increasingly integrated approach to sustainability. With its multidisciplinary professional teams, global centres of excellence in niche... 

DRC mining on the up, but with hills to climb

17th February 2023 The positive climate for mined commodities – and battery minerals in particular – is giving the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) great opportunities to leverage its resource wealth. However, there are numerous burning issues that mining companies there are facing. These range from social and... 

African mining can make the most of energy transition

10th February 2023 By  SRK Consulting MD Andrew van Zyl With the global energy transition gathering pace, it is imperative that African mining keeps up with the rapidly growing demand for commodities – both to responsibly develop the continent’s economies and to avoid the negative impact of market imbalances. 

SRK Consulting focusing on clients' success, not just own growth 

By: Simone Liedtke     6th February 2023 With several African countries currently the source of key minerals, and potentially hosting other minerals, engineering consultancy SRK Consulting newly appointed MD Andrew van Zyl expects the demand for key minerals to continue supporting the ongoing development of both the continent, and the... 

Twin Hills definitive feasibility study progressing – Osino

By: Donna Slater     3rd February 2023 TSX-V-listed gold explorer and developer Osino Resources is progressing with developing a definitive feasibility study (DFS) for its Twin Hills gold project, in Namibia, and is conducting trade-off studies and assessing risks and opportunities for infrastructure enhancement, water and power... 

Consultants offer energy efficiency planning, implementation

3rd February 2023 Making a mine energy efficient requires plenty of planning, which ideally means proactively designing for efficiency from an early stage in a project, says consulting engineers and scientists SRK Consulting. “Many mining companies are embracing new technology for energy efficiency, but there is... 

Mining demands multifaceted teams

27th January 2023 As the mining sector gathers again for the 2023 Investing in African Mining Indaba, there is likely to be both excitement and apprehension in the air, mining and engineering consultants SRK Consulting predicts.   Global trends toward decarbonisation are raising demand expectations for battery... 

Andrew van Zyl

27th January 2023 This week we profile Andrew van Zyl, MD of SRK Consulting South Africa and director of SRK Global, a firm of consulting engineers and scientists 

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