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South African company building new smelter in Zimbabwe

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th May 2019 Foundry and engineering company Thos Begbie is working in the Great Dyke of Zimbabwe, close to the town of Shurungwi, where it is helping to construct the Unki platinum smelter, adjacent to a mining operation owned by platinum mining company Anglo American Platinum (Amplats). Thos Begbie was... 

High quality, locally manufactured electrical products from Powermite

16th April 2019 Powermite, a member of the Hudaco group, offers a fully comprehensive range of high quality locally manufactured electrical products for machinery and equipment including mobile generators, pumps, welding machines, continuous miners, shuttle cars, tunnel borers, and transformers used by the... 

Blackham and Salt Lake team up at Lake Way

By: Esmarie Iannucci     8th April 2019 ASX-listed Blackham Resources and fellow-listed Salt Lake Potash have executed a binding split commodity and access agreement on the Lake Way project, in Western Australia. Salt Lake holds some 290 km2 of tenure on the Lake Way region, while Blackham owns the Matilda-Wiluna gold project, at the... 

Genrec Engineering booms its capabilities in specialist steel fabrication and engineering

By: Creamer Media Reporter      23rd January 2019 Genrec Engineering again demonstrated the depth and extent of its skills and capabilities in steel fabrication and engineering when it successfully repaired a damaged dragline excavator boom in record time for one of South Africa’s leading coal mines. Importantly, this project also marks yet... 

Welding Alloys South Africa

18th January 2019 The loss of material owing to wear is costing the mining industry billions of dollars every year. Abrasive wear occurs when small pieces of material are forcefully removed from the surface of steel and other liners as feedstock passes through a chute, for example. Over time, the liner thickness... 

Talga finds possible buyer for graphite

By: Esmarie Iannucci     15th January 2019 ASX-listed Talga Resources has inked a letter of intent (LoI) with a subsidiary of Germany’s Schunk Group to cooperate on the exploration and incorporation of Talga graphene into a Schunk product with applications in the automotive sector. Schunk is a globally operating technology company with... 

Ramp-up for Anglo American's Minas Rio mine likely delayed to 2021

By: Reuters     16th October 2018 Anglo American should restart operations at its Brazilian Minas Rio iron ore mine in November or December but a planned ramp-up to 26.5-million tonnes per year is likely to be pushed back to 2021 from 2020 as previously expected, the miner's Brazil chief said on Tuesday. The company halted... 

Welding Alloys South Africa

5th October 2018 Welding Alloys South Africa (WASA) has been providing the African market with locally manufactured engineered wear protection solutions since 1976, making it one of the most experienced companies in the field. WASA’s array of products covers an extensive range of chromium carbide overlay... 

Strandline signs another offtake agreement

By: Esmarie Iannucci     3rd October 2018 Mineral sands developer Strandline Resources has signed an offtake agreement with commodity trader Industrial Minerals and Metals (IMMCO) covering all the rutile to be produced at its Fungoni project, in Tanzania. The sale price for the rutile is based on the prevailing US-dollar market price... 

Equipment fatigue monitoring pre-empting unnecessary downtime

By: Halima Frost     28th September 2018 After a successful four-year data analysis period at an iron-ore mine, in the Northern Cape, mining consulting services provider Isithelo Technical Solutions has helped the mine pre-empt and prevent unnecessary shutdowns of its reclaimer. Isithelo provides monitoring and analysis of data related... 

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