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International Women in Mining launches newest edition of mentoring programme

By: Marleny Arnoldi     7th December 2020 Gender equality nonprofit organisation International Women in Mining (IWiM) has announced the launch of its 2021 International Women in Resources Mentoring Programme (IWRMP) in collaboration with organisational specialist Metisphere. The programme seeks to actively empower women in the mining... 

Mines keen to embrace renewables for on-site energy

3rd November 2020 Renewable energy is showing its potential contribution to power generation on mines, with keen interest in South Africa and Australia; the pace of take-up in the two countries, however, has been quite different. 

SRK Consulting highlights Northern Cape mining potential following Joburg Indaba

By: Simone Liedtke     26th October 2020 The Northern Cape’s potential gained considerable mention at the recent Joburg Indaba mining conference as the prospects of South Africa’s minerals sector start to brighten. “It was encouraging to hear a similar message from major mining companies and juniors alike – that there is still... 

Science and tech key to sector’s survival

By: Halima Frost     21st August 2020 The impact of Covid-19 on infrastructure projects demands that the construction sector use its scientific and engineering expertise better, says engineering consultant SRK Consulting partner and principal engineering technologist Steve Bartels. “The Covid-19 pandemic has reminded us that... 

Kogi Iron nears trial mining completion

By: Marleny Arnoldi     20th August 2020 ASX-listed Kogi Iron has advised that it is nearing the end of its small-scale trial iron-ore mining at the Agbaja Cast Steel project, in Nigeria. The company is in the process of conducting trial mining on site, as well as various community activities, including water clarification and flow... 

Condor continues to progress Nicaragua project

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     14th August 2020 Dual-listed Condor Gold recorded considerable progress towards advancing its La India project, in Nicaragua, towards a construction decision, chairperson and CEO Mark Child said on Friday. He said that company’s focus during the first six months of the year had been two-fold – fulfilling... 

SRK's Roger Dixon receives Brigadier Stokes award

By: Marleny Arnoldi     13th August 2020 Well-respected mining figure and consultant Roger Dixon has been honoured with the 2020 Brigadier Stokes award by the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. He received the award during an online annual general meeting of the institute on August 13.  

Skeena starts PFS for Eskay Creek to further de-risk project

By: Simone Liedtke     15th June 2020 TSX-V-listed Skeena Resources has started a preliminary feasibility study (PFS) for its Eskay Creek gold and silver project, in British Columbia. The goal of the PFS is to technically further de-risk Eskay Creek while developing an appropriate execution strategy to ensure fast-tracked... 

Junior unveils another study for ‘leading’ CuMo project

By: Mariaan Webb     3rd June 2020 TSX-V-listed American CuMo has unveiled its fifth report in 12 years for its copper/molybdenum/silver/rhenium deposit, revalidating the size, scope and potential economics of the project, in Idaho, US. The updated preliminary economic assessment (PEA) was conducted by SRK Consulting (Canada),... 

Safer tailings storage facilities can be achieved − SRK

By: Simone Liedtke     30th March 2020 Safer tailings storage facilities (TSFs) – or tailings dams – can be achieved when mine owners, contractors and engineering consultants work closely together, says SRK Consulting senior geotechnical engineer Linda Spies. Speaking after a recent Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy... 

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