R/€ = 16.02 Change: 0.02
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Resolute restarts sulphide roaster

By: Esmarie Iannucci     20th December 2019 Africa-focused gold miner Resolute Mining on Friday repo0rted that the sulphide roaster at the Syama gold mine, in Mali, has been successfully brought back online, and is operating at nameplate capacity. Resolute in October took the roaster offline after a crack was detected in the main... 

Virginia gas project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     20th December 2019 Drilling at Renergen’s Virginia project has progressed through the Karoo Supergroup and successfully intersected gas-charged sandstones and fractures, as was previously expected. 

Resolute completes refurbishment at Syama

By: Esmarie Iannucci     10th December 2019 Gold miner Resolute Mining has completed repairs to the sulphide roaster at the Syama gold mine, in Mali, within time and budget. The roaster, which forms part of the sulphide processing circuit, was taken offline in October this year after a crack was detected in the main external shell. 

Endeavour's Houndé resource increases by 1Moz

25th November 2019 Africa-focused gold miner Endeavour Mining has announced a one-million-ounce indicated maiden resource for the Kari West and Kari Centre discoveries at its Houndé mine, in Burkina Faso. As a result, Houndé’s measured and indicated resources have increased by 32% from 3.1-million oounces to... 

RTS Africa Technologies principal H2Scan opens new Environmental Conditioning Laboratory to further 'refine' hydrogen detection in gas process streams

1st November 2019 Hydrocarbon fuels are essential for our daily existence. However, extracting usable fuels from crude oil is a complex process in which hydrogen plays a cardinal role, as the correct levels of hydrogen in a refinery process stream largely determine the quality of the final product. “At RTS Africa... 

Renergen reaches final milestone in ramp-up to construction at flagship project

By: Simone Liedtke     28th October 2019 Emerging domestic natural gas and helium producer Renergen has reached its final milestone, before construction starts on its flagship Virginia gas project, in the Free State. The milestone sees the company awarding equipment supplier Western Shell Cryogenic Equipment (WSCE) a contract to supply... 

Small ships are next big thing for this $150bn market

By: Bloomberg     9th October 2019 Giant ocean-going tankers built the liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry into a $150-billion-a-year business. The next expansion opportunity may come from ships a seventh of the normal size. Fifty-five years after the first commercial LNG tanker sailed from Algeria, this segment of the gas... 

After dumping Vale, Church of England says miner has ‘way to go’

By: Bloomberg     24th September 2019 The Church of England has dumped Vale, and it doesn’t look like the Brazilian miner will make it back into the good books any time soon. The church sold its shares in Vale after a tailings dam collapse in January killed at least 249 people in the Brazilian town of Brumadinho. It has also blocked... 

Improving efficiency, safety and profits with specialised equipment

By: Mamaili Mamaila     9th August 2019 There is a big opportunity to improve safety, efficiency and cost savings when it comes to kiln maintenance, says cement kiln equipment and bricking-machine manufacturer Bricking Solutions MD Heather Harding. 

Specialised demolition services for furnace structures provided

9th August 2019 Furnaces in the steelmaking, glass or general manufacturing industries have a finite lifetime before requiring significant maintenance and repair work. 

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