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Broad view of water treatment options advised by consulting firm

15th October 2021 A broad view should be taken when considering the options for treating water, says consulting engineering firm SRK Consulting principal engineer Xanthe Adams. Complying with water quality limits set out in water use licences is imperative for mines, industrial organisations and other authorised... 

Ghana base acts as catalyst for growth

By: Cameron Mackay     8th October 2021 Much of the success of consulting engineers and scientists SRK Consulting’s office in Accra, Ghana, is based on the company’s local knowledge, represented by experienced professionals from West Africa, states SRK Consulting principal resource geologist and SRK Ghana country manager Ivan Doku.... 

No sector unaffected by growing ESG demands

30th September 2021 In a world facing challenges ranging from climate change to social inequality, every business sector will experience rising demands on its environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. “The importance of ESG issues has grown steadily in recent decades – building momentum from concerns... 

Scoping study anticipates favourable project economics at Akobo’s Segele deposit

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     27th September 2021 Gold exploration company Akobo Minerals has completed a scoping study for the Segele deposit in Ethiopia and the company highlights encouraging results that exceed previous expectations. The study follows ten years of exploration work, which culminated in a Joint Ore Reserves Committee-compliant... 

Coal still a lifeline for South Africa

17th September 2021 While the global focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues looks set to phase out coal as an energy resource, the prospects for South African coal production remain strong for decades to come. Following the third Coal Industry Day, held online in July, consulting firm SRK... 

Condor outlines two scenarios for La India

By: Mariaan Webb     9th September 2021 Aim- and TSX-listed Condor Gold has outlined two mining scenarios in an updated technical study for its La India project, in Nicaragua, both of which yielded robust economics. The highlight of the technical study, chairperson and CEO Mark Child said on Thursday, was a post-tax, post upfront... 

Giyani announces maiden indicated mineral resources at K.Hill

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     3rd September 2021 Canadian exploration company Giyani Metals has announced an updated mineral resource estimate (MRE) for its K.Hill project, in Botswana, as part of the feasibility study for the project. Infill drilling has resulted in the conversion of about 95% of the current inferred mineral resources for... 

SRK advocates for more female voices in mines’ stakeholder engagement

By: Marleny Arnoldi     27th August 2021 Consultancy SRK Consulting says the issues facing women in the downstream mining value chain are often overlooked, despite the focus on women in mining in terms of employment and advancement. Some of the gender-related issues include the position of women in stakeholder groups such as local... 

Water stewardship gives mines the broader view

20th August 2021 With South Africa’s growing demand for water – and the impact of climate change on rainfall variability and water supply security – the need for a systematic approach to water stewardship in mining has never been greater.  

Sustainable social transitioning at mine closure starts with paradigm shift

5th August 2021 Recognising the assets and opportunities inherent in mine communities throughout the life of mine is one of the first steps towards more sustainable social transitioning after mine closure, according to SRK Consulting principal consultant and social scientist Lisl Pullinger. “A key challenge in... 

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