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Image of a water control door completed by Murray & Roberts Cementation for the De Beers Venetia Underground Project
Water control door for underground mine
2nd December 2022

The first of six water control doors designed to counter water ingress has been completed for the De Beers Venetia Underground Project (VUP). The huge water control door has a steel frame 8 m high,... 


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Orica
2nd December 2022

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... 


In Peru's hills, an artisanal miner boom frustrates Big Copper's plans
1st December 2022 By: Reuters

In the hills of Tapairihua in Peru's Andes, Samuel Retamozo and other artisanal miners have found a rich seam of copper on their indigenous community's land. Armed with temporary government... 


BHP working towards GHG targets at Olympic Dam
28th November 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mining major BHP has unveiled a fully electric Jumbo at its Olympic Dam operations, in South Australia, to support the company’s target to reduce operational greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions,... 


ARM, Wits ink agreement to boost mining skills development and research
25th November 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

Diversified mining and minerals group African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) and the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) have entered a multidisciplinary partnership to enhance skills and research in... 


Cadia panel cave study proves up
11th November 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The feasibility study into the Cadia PC1-2 panel cave operation has estimated that some 3.7-million ounces of gold could be produced over a mine-life of 16 years, gold miner Newcrest Mining said on... 


CIL and water tanks erected at Séguéla. Thickener assembly and structural steel erection under way - October 2022
Séguéla gold project, Côte d’Ivoire – update
11th November 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

The construction of the project is on time and within budget. 


ARM, Wits partner to develop mining talent and research
9th November 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

Diversified mining and minerals group African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) and the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) have entered a multidisciplinary partnership to enhance skills and research in... 


Rio invests in cultural heritage protection
4th November 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Major Rio Tinto has announced a A$5.6-million investment into cultural heritage protection in Western Australia. The miner will invest A$5.6-million over five years into the Pilbara Cultural Land... 


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Satellite solution links mines to data benefits
4th November 2022 By: Nadine Ramdass

Telecommunications company BT group’s medium earth-orbit (MEO) mining service provides a “game-changing satellite connectivity solution” for mining companies to improve performance, safety and... 


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Prieska copper/zinc project, South Africa – update
4th November 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

The Prieska copper/zinc mine is now on its way towards commercial production. 


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Underground drill deepens mining automation
3rd November 2022

A fully autonomous, twin-boom development drill rig capable of drilling without human interaction, is seen as a major step towards autonomous mining. The AutoMine concept underground drill is a... 


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AngloGold marks progress on human rights assessments
28th October 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The implementation of comprehensive human rights due diligence (HRDD) processes underpins AngloGold Ashanti’s commitment to the United Nations Guiding Principle (UNGPs) and ensures effective... 


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Small-scale miners benefit from membership
28th October 2022

While large mines have sufficient staff in different roles to ensure compliance with legislation, such as quality management, smaller-scale surface mines often lack some of the resources to ensure... 


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Explosives firm assists with disposal of used oil
28th October 2022

Major openpit coal mining company PT Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC), which operates in the regions of Sangatta and Bengalon, East Kalimantan, Indonesia, manages one of the largest openpit mines in the... 


S2 Research’s Simon Hudson-Peacock.
Orion has achieved vital funding milestone – S2 Research
26th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Mine development company Orion Minerals has achieved a vital funding milestone in very difficult market circumstances., S2 Research’s Simon Hudson-Peacock states in an analysis of the convertible... 


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Blast tools aid sustainability
21st October 2022 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Building on the flexibility and accuracy of electronic detonation, digital blasting tools can assist in enhancing mines’ efficiency and reducing carbon emissions, says blasting and explosives... 


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Safer blasts shield communities
21st October 2022 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Explosives and blasting contractor Master Blasters uses only the safest primary and secondary explosives – resulting in the least damage to the environment and impact on surrounding communities –... 


Green ammonia to reduce mines’ Scope 3 emissions
21st October 2022 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

As explosives and blasting services contribute largely to carbon emissions, the mining sector needs to implement alternative explosives production processes to reduce its carbon footprint, and one... 


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Real-time tailoring of explosive energy a reality
21st October 2022 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Mining and infrastructure solutions company Orica notes that its “revolutionary” 4D bulk system is available for surface mining, and is being trialled for underground mining, with subsequent market... 


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Diba & Lakanfla gold project, Mali
21st October 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

A preliminary economic assessment completed in August 2022 envisages a simple low-cost and low-strip ratio openpit gold mine using standard heap-leach processing for oxide ores. 


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Araguaia ferronickel project, Brazil – update
14th October 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Horizonte Minerals has increased the capital expenditure guidance for its Araguaia nickel project. 


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South African miners seek tech innovations to address falls-of-ground
7th October 2022 By: Darren Parker

The Minerals Council South Africa and the Mandela Mining Precinct plan to announce the finalists of an open innovation challenge – championed by Sibanye-Stillwater and Impala Platinum – to identify... 


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Innovative scaffolding solution
7th October 2022

A first-of-its-kind solution consisting of floating pontoons to support scaffolding within cooling towers was recently installed by SGB-Cape, a division of WACO Africa. Owing to capacity... 


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Innovative scaffolding solution
4th October 2022

A first-of-its-kind solution consisting of floating pontoons to support scaffolding within cooling towers was recently installed by SGB-Cape, a division of WACO Africa. Owing to capacity... 


Local contractor benefits from NAL restart
27th September 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium developer Sayona Mining has awarded a near C$200-million, four-year mining contract at its North American Lithium (NAL) operations, in Quebec, to local company L. Fournier & Fils. Under... 


PLAN TO SUCCEED
BME designs its electronic detonators to measure and predict key blast impacts
Culture, protocols key to blast safety on mines
23rd September 2022

A recent global safety report for mining indicates a gradual but steady improvement in mine safety, with a total recordable injury frequency rate at a low 2.9 – down from 5.07 just a decade ago.... 


New underground concrete-mixing vehicle launched in South Africa
23rd September 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

A joint venture between special and custom-made mobile equipment engineering, manufacturing and servicing firm Hencon and tunnel support liner materials manufacturer and specialist Altecrete has... 


Matawinie – Phase 2 graphite project and Bécanour – Phase 2 battery material plant, Canada
Matawinie – Phase 2 graphite project and Bécanour – Phase 2 battery material plant, Canada
23rd September 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

The project involves the development of a turnkey natural graphite operation, including a mine and adjacent concentrator.  


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BME’s AXXIS Silver debuts at sub-zero Lesotho mine
9th September 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

In the mountain kingdom of Lesotho, explosives and blasting specialist BME recently achieved the first blast outside of South Africa with its new AXXIS Silver electronic initiation system. BME – a... 


Jet Demolition, Edifice Engineering collaborate on Supertech Twin Tower implosion in India
9th September 2022

Demolition specialist Jet Demolition has successfully imploded the Supertech Twin Towers in Noida, Utter Pradesh near the capital New Delhi. The controlled implosion took place at 14:30 on Sunday... 


SGB-Cape’s innovative solution ensures South Africa’s largest energy and chemical company can be fully operational while maintenance is under way inside the cooling towers
9th September 2022

SGB-Cape, a division of WACO Africa, is proud to announce the installation of floating pontoons to support scaffolding within cooling towers. A first of its kind, SGB-Cape’s patented solution has... 


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Elcometer faces decline in demand
9th September 2022 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

High-quality corrosion instrumentation supplier British Allied Manufacturers Representatives (BAMR) CEO Graham Duk says the shutdown of oil refineries, including Engen oil refinery in Durban, in... 


 	OPENCAST MACHINERY thyssenkrupp is a manufacturer of crawler mounted spreaders.
New products and technology developments at thyssenkrupp
6th September 2022

Comminution specialist thyssenkrupp has rewritten the crushing and grinding technology rule book with the introduction of the High Pressure Grinding Rolls (HPGR) Pro. 


Dry-ice blasting service provider underscores advantages of dry ice blast cleaning
Dry-ice blasting service provider underscores advantages of dry ice blast cleaning
2nd September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Similar to sand blasting, bead blasting or soda blasting, dry ice blasting service provider Dry Ice Blasting Services underscores the advantages to dry ice blast cleaning, which it says is “not... 


Gold Fields and ABB pioneer digital mining in remote Chilean desert
1st September 2022

ABB is installing its enterprise-grade digital platform ABB Ability™ Genix Industrial Analytics and AI Suite to enable Gold Fields’ Salares Norte project in Chile to drive efficient, sustainable... 


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Drones for Surveying, Security & Inspection in Mining Projects
31st August 2022

The ins and outs of acquiring and operating a drone RPAS Consulting is committed to using the extensive know-how it has honed to help organisations in the mining and related sectors navigate... 


The Graphite Creek project area in Alaska
Graphite One advances integrated US project
30th August 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

Vancouver-based Graphite One is advancing its integrated graphite project in the US, which entails the Graphite Creek mine, in Alaska, and a commercial-scale battery anode materials manufacturing... 


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Menar coal and anthracite projects, South Africa – update
26th August 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Menar, through its subsidiaries, expects to produce 20-million tons of coal a year from 2022/23. 


RPAS
Drones for Surveying, Security & Inspection in Mining Projects
24th August 2022

The ins and outs of acquiring and operating a drone RPAS Consulting is committed to using the extensive know-how it has honed to help organisations in the mining and related sectors navigate... 


Thos Begbie
Thos Begbie & Co
23rd August 2022

Thos Begbie & Co was established in 1887 by Scottish marine engineer and pioneer Thomas Begbie, in the newly proclaimed gold-rush town of Johannesburg.  A management buyout in 1989 further boosted... 


DEBOTTLENECKING DELIVERY
The emulsion vertical delivery system contributes to efficiency, as it frees up cage time, consequently enabling mines to not only increase hoisting capacity but also productivity
EVDS supports productivity
19th August 2022 By: Tracy Hancock

Mining houses are increasingly realising the value of using emulsions in underground and surface blasting applications, and the addition of an emulsion vertical delivery system (EVDS) further... 


ROCK RESPONSIVE 
The RHINO autonomous drillstring-mounted geophysical sensor provides a reliable source of information about the rocks being drilled, unaffected by the bit, rig or driller
Geophysical sensor remains unmatched
19th August 2022 By: Tracy Hancock

Mining and infrastructure solutions company Orica has yet to see anything similar to its RHINO autonomous drillstring-mounted geophysical sensor on the market since introducing the first version in... 


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