R/€ = 16.38 Change: -0.09
R/$ = 14.39 Change: -0.06
Au 1406.76 $/oz Change: 22.68
Pt 811.25 $/oz Change: 7.66


Azure’s Mexico project receives all regulatory approvals

By: Simone Liedtke     21st June 2019 ASX-listed Azure Minerals has received all regulatory approvals necessary for its planned mining operation at Oposura, Mexico, including openpit and underground mining permits, environmental clearances, explosives permits and surface land-use agreements. The fully-funded zinc/lead/silver project... 

Milwaukee Power Tools plays a key role in revolutionising sensitive blasting-and-drilling

20th June 2019 Blasting and drilling is one of the most hazardous operations undertaken at mines and quarries. In a bid to make this safer, faster, and more efficient, Nxco Mining Technologies has entered into a partnership with leading supplier Upat to introduce a revolutionary new technology based on its... 

Omnia flags full-year loss

By: Reuters     14th June 2019 South African chemicals and fertiliser maker Omnia Holdings said on Friday it expected to report a full-year loss as drought, a volatile currency, changes in the mining industry and difficult global trading conditions weighed on earnings. The firm said the headline loss per share, the main profit... 

At least nine illegal Zimbabwean miners die after mine collapse

By: Reuters     28th May 2019 At least nine illegal gold miners have died in Zimbabwe after they detonated explosives underground and were trapped at a mine owned by unlisted London-headquartered Metallon Corporation north of the capital Harare, the company said on Monday. Metallon put its Mazowe Mine on care and maintenance... 

AEL Intelligent Blasting announces new website in line with its successful rebrand

3rd April 2019 AEL Intelligent Blasting (AEL), a member of the JSE-listed AECI Group in South Africa, is excited to announce that their new website, which is in-line with their recent rebrand to AEL Intelligent Blasting has gone live. This move is in line with the organisations renewed vision of embracing the... 

Masterclass to highlight link between neuroscience and safety

By: Marleny Arnoldi     2nd April 2019 The University of South Africa (Unisa) Centre for Blended-learning Studies will on April 12 host a neuroscience and safety and wellbeing in the workplace masterclass, led by Nutricula Psychology psychologist Paul Potgieter, on the Unisa science campus, in Pretoria. The masterclass follows the... 

Paramount's Marauder commissioned into service by Nigerian Air Force

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th March 2019 Defence and aerospace company Paramount Group has launched its Marauder armoured vehicle and personnel carrier in Nigeria, in partnership with the Nigerian Air Force. The West African nation is bolstering its efforts to effectively tackle a range of threats posed by various terrorist and... 

Mboweni questions need to hold onto State assets 

By: Bloomberg     25th March 2019 Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said a discussion must begin on whether the government needs to retain control of all the assets it owns given the poor state of the national finances. Mboweni has asked Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan for a list of noncore State assets and has been... 

AECI’s Lake Foods, Christian Hansen launch dairy application centre

By: Simone Liedtke     12th March 2019 Food and beverage company Lake Foods, a division of South African chemicals group AECI, on Tuesday launched its new dairy application centre in Cape Town. The centre will assist customers with new product innovation and development, as well as product improvements. 

A first for Africa! Vapor Wake K9 SA to demonstrate cutting edge explosive detection canine technology at Securex South Africa 2019

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th March 2019 Vapor Wake K9 SA will be showcasing the Vapor Wake method of training working dogs in the detection of explosives and other illicit substances – the first organisation outside the US to offer this advanced type of canine technology – as the official sponsor of the Vapor Wake K9 SA demo area at... 

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