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Drill core from the Dewittekrans project
Menar coal and anthracite projects, South Africa – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Menar has provided an update on its coal projects. 

AECI Mining Explosives Mobile Manufacturing Unit (MMU) at a customer site
Regional focus
8th September 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid the global energy transition and general upswing in commodity demand, there has been a significant increase in the number of new openpit projects coming on line for lithium mining, in... 

Prieska mine portal
Prieska copper/zinc project, South Africa – update
8th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals has awarded a six-month trial mining contract to P2 Mining, a subsidiary of South African mining contractor Newrak Mining Group, to undertake the early works trial underground mining... 

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Orion awards Prieska trial mining contract to South African mining contractor
5th September 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE- and ASX-listed Orion Minerals has awarded a six-month trial mining contract to P2 Mining, a subsidiary of South African mining contractor Newrak Mining Group, to undertake the early works... 

explosion on mine
AECI completes R45m Dinaser acquisition in Brazil
4th September 2023 By: Darren Parker

Explosives manufacturer AECI Mining has concluded the R45-million acquisition of Brazilian explosives business Dinaser Industria.  The acquisition, executed through local Brazilian entity AECI... 

Final cleaning underway on a foundation
Concor conquers rocky terrain forging access for Phezukomoya Wind Energy Facility
28th August 2023

Constructing wind energy facilities on mountains presents unique challenges, particularly in terms of accessing the construction sites. The Phezukomoya Wind Energy Facility, situated near Noupoort... 

Location map of the Minim Martrap project
Minim Martrap bauxite project, Cameroon – update
25th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Canyon Resources announced a subscription agreement with Singapore-based Eagle Eye Asset Holdings that could result in the investment of up to A$59.7-million. 

Location map of the Salares Norte project
Salares Norte gold project, Chile – update
25th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

First production is expected in the fourth quarter of this year. 

Bespoke hoist for fast pre-sink
Bespoke hoist for fast pre-sink
21st August 2023

(Virtual Showroom): Condra is to manufacture a high-lift, high-speed, heavy-duty kibble hoist of complex design as the key component of a 15-ton pre-sink portal crane. Lifting height will be 150... 

An image of the Goulamina lithium project
Lithium project makes significant progress
18th August 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Following the first drill-and-blast in June, pure-play lithium explorer Leo Lithium’s Goulamina project, in Mali, has started producing ore. This interview was conducted prior to Leo Lithium being... 

Decmil wins major contract from Perdaman
15th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Decmil Group has been awarded an A$84-million bulk earthworks contract from privately held Perdaman at its Karratha urea project, in Western Australia. The scope of works under the... 

A load haul machine driving in a sparse mining terrain with the sun shining brightly in the sky
New colliery promotes women’s empowerment
11th August 2023 By: Halima Frost

Within the first few months of operating, coal miner Canyon Coal’s R600-million Gugulethu colliery, in Mpumalanga, has employed 21 women, with the intention of increasing that number going forward,... 

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Gold Fields - Women in Mining
11th August 2023

Adwoa Pokuaa Issaka Position: Unit Manager Safety at Gold Fields, South Deep 

Epiroc highlights hand-held rock drill at customer day
Epiroc highlights hand-held rock drill at customer day
2nd August 2023

Conventional mining operations have relied on pneumatic machines for years, but mining equipment supplier Epiroc is confident that its hand-held rock drill (HRD) 100 is poised to replace current... 

Engineering design and its all-important role in MMM
31st July 2023

By Johan Potgieter, Cluster Software Lead at Schneider Electric  Engineering design has become a vital component in multiple segments including MMM (Mining Minerals & Metals) as industry moves into... 

HRD 100
The HRD 100 poised to replace current pneumatic models in the market once its multistage pusher leg is made available
Company highlights hand-held rock drill at customer day
21st July 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Conventional mining operations have relied on pneumatic machines for years, but mining equipment supplier Epiroc is confident that its hydraulic hand-held rock drill (HRD) 100, is poised to replace... 

Caledonia reiterates Blanket guidance despite underwhelming quarterly production
17th July 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Caledonia Mining’s Blanket gold mine, in Zimbabwe, produced 17 436 oz for the quarter ended June 30, representing an 8.7% increase on the 16 036 oz produced in the first quarter of the... 

Orica post
14th July 2023

Orica is the world’s largest provider of commercial explosives and innovative blasting systems to the mining, quarrying, oil and gas and construction markets, a leading supplier of sodium cyanide... 

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Boron mine, US
14th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A multimineral mine in the US state of California. 

Hydro Power Equipment (HPE) director Ulrich Kienle.
Water power in underground mining has gone mainstream, says HPE
6th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The long-standing use of water to cool underground mines is increasingly providing the opportunity to apply the free water pressure head that this offers to energise mining equipment. High-pressure... 

The PMC Lift 2 expansion project is expected to extend the life-of-mine to at least 2038
Palabora’s vent shaft a 'triumph of collaboration’ and remarkable safety performance
4th July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

The sinking of a 1 200 m ventilation shaft as part of copper miner Palabora Mining Company’s (PMC’s) Lift 2 expansion is proving to be a partnership success story, based on an unshakeable... 

Panoramic's quick-fix at Savannah fails
29th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Nickel miner Panoramic Resources’ initial efforts to repair a crack in the filter press pressure plate at the Savannah process plant, in Western Australia, has proven unsuccessful. In mid-June,... 

Image shows the Gruyere plant
Gold Road lowers Gruyere outlook
22nd June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Gold Road Resources has adjusted full year production expectations at the Gruyere gold mine, in Western Australia, on the back of a tough June quarter. The miner said on Thursday that... 

Ford Ranger test drive at Silverton assembly plant
Ford unveils new investments at Silverton plant
21st June 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Vehicle manufacturer Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has showcased new investments, beyond the R15.8-billion initially committed, at its Silverton facility, in Pretoria. The new... 

An image of two men holding tablets and standing near a quarry overlaid with graphic representations of BlastIQ's offering
Company expands blast enhancement platform to include quarries
16th June 2023

Explosives and blasting solutions company Orica released a new integrated digital solution for the quarry market to streamline and optimise blasting operations in April. BlastIQ Quarry is a smart... 

An image of a MDS trommel on site
High efficiency mobile trommels available locally
16th June 2023

Crushing and screening solutions provider ELB Equipment has added a complete range of high efficiency trommels that are “set to change the way screening is done in South Africa”. Its Powerscreen... 

Image of the Séguéla mine operations
Séguéla mine, Côte d’Ivoire
16th June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold mine in the Worodougou region of the Woroba district, in Côte d’Ivoire. 

Rio Tinto’s Boron mine now powered by renewable diesel
Rio Tinto’s Boron mine now powered by renewable diesel
5th June 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified miner Rio Tinto has achieved a historic milestone at the Boron mine, in California, which has become the world’s first openpit mine to operate a fleet running entirely on renewable... 

Image of Phalanndwa
Menar coal and anthracite projects, South Africa – update
2nd June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The construction phase of the new Gugulethu Colliery is progressing. 

Image of ore being fed into the Ségéla mine's mill
Séguéla gold project, Côte d’Ivoire – update
2nd June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Séguéla has become Fortuna Silver Mine’s fifth operating mine.  

Image of empty glass bottles
Clear opportunities for glass recycling in SA
26th May 2023

South Africa has the potential to significantly increase its glass recycling capacity and is lagging behind the international market in this sector, according to crushing equipment specialist Pilot... 

Typical overhead crane under test in Condra’s factory
Company to manufacturer unique crane for diamond mine
26th May 2023

Crane manufacturer Condra is set to manufacture a 15-t suspension crane of unusual configuration as one of two overhead cranes ordered for underground use at a Botswana diamond mine. The second... 

Redefining resource mobilisation with Orica Digital Solutions Business
17th May 2023

Orica, one of the world’s leading mining and infrastructure solutions providers and trusted partner and technology pace-setter, continues to reinforce its commitment to innovation and value... 

Efficient Engineering leads the pack after 55 years
17th May 2023

Specialist fabrication powerhouse Efficient Engineering is this year celebrating a momentous 55 years in business – building on unmatched experience to chart an exciting future. Like many South... 

The Jansen project project in Saskatchewan
BHP eyeing lower cost production at Jansen
17th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Potash production from mining giant BHP’s Jansen Stage 2 project, in Canada, was expected to come in at a lower cost than the Stage 1 operation. CEO Mike Henry told delegates at the Bank of... 

This image shows the coiled 2 inch assembly with a 2 ½” and 4 inch Victaulic™ couplings
Robust hose meets requirements for various applications
12th May 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Global hydraulic and industrial hose products manufacturer Alfagomma’s 740AA 85 bar high-pressure concrete pumping hose offers a range of benefits to customers and has been designed to suit their... 

EnerMech continues to grow on Angola LNG creating 250 permanent and temporary roles
10th May 2023

Integrated solutions specialists EnerMech has strengthened its footprint in the LNG market after securing four contracts with Angola LNG Limited (ALNG). As a result, the business has completed a... 

Image of Canyon Coal operation
Menar coal and anthracite projects, South Africa – update
5th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

ZAC GM Wayne Rowe has indicated that the R137-million Mngeni shaft project is nearing completion, with water infrastructure and electrical reticulation installed in February. 

Big potential for glass recycling in South Africa
3rd May 2023

Crushing equipment specialist Pilot Crushtec has several products that are ideal for the recycling of glass. While many of the company’s overseas customers have recognised this and are using Pilot... 

Site works at the Kipushi mine in the DRC
Ivanhoe, Gécamines, Glencore sign offtake, financing deal to return Kipushi to production
28th April 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Kipushi Corporation, a joint venture (JV) between TSX-listed Ivanhoe Mines and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) State-owning mining company Gécamines, has entered into an offtake agreement and a... 

St Barbara production falls by 4%
28th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Ongoing issues at the Leonora operations, in Western Australia, and truck availability at the Simberi operation, in Papua New Guinea, has seen gold miner St Barbara report a 4% reduction in gold... 

Image of Olifants river
Olifants River Water Resources Development Project – Phase 2, South Africa – update
28th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Phase 2B, 2D, 2E, 2F and 2G are in the feasibility study stage. 

Aerial view of the Matawinie project
Matawinie – Phase 2 graphite project and Bécancour – Phase 2 battery material plant, Canada – update
21st April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Nouveau Monde has announced a capital raise to bring the development of its Matawinie mine project and the Bécancour battery material plant project to a final investment decision. 

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