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Non-destructive testing (NDT)

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th January 2021 by Adri Ludick, NDT manager: WearCheck WearCheck’s advanced field services (AFS) division offers a wide range of specialist monitoring techniques which include rope testing, technical compliance and non-destructive testing (NDT). Here, we take a closer look at some of the different NDT tests. 

Global airline body welcomes US decision on Covid-19 testing

By: Rebecca Campbell     15th January 2021 The International Air Transport Association (Iata) has welcomed the decision by US authorities that all those travelling to the US will have to have proof of a negative Covid-19 test result, from a test carried out within three days before their departure for the US. The new requirement was... 

Katoro progresses drilling programme at Haneti

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     12th January 2021 Aim-listed Katoro Gold has recorded progress on the maiden drill programme targeting the discovery of nickel and platinum group metals (PGM) at the Haneti nickel project, in Tanzania. Katoro holds a 65% ownership interest in Haneti with 35% held by Power Metal Resources. 

Armadale Mahenge graphite suitable for lithium-ion batteries, CSIRO confirms

By: Marleny Arnoldi     11th January 2021 The Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has confirmed the suitability of natural flake graphite from Aim-listed Armadale Capital’s Mahenge graphite project, in Tanzania, to be used in lithium-ion batteries. The company has been collaborating with... 

Global air passenger demand recovery stalled in November

By: Rebecca Campbell     8th January 2021 The recovery in global air passenger demand during last year came to a halt in November, the International Air Transport Association (Iata) reported on Thursday. The recovery had already been slowing since the end of the northern hemisphere summer travel period. Total passenger demand in November... 

World risks 'moral catastrophe' if Covid shots delayed in Africa, its CDC chief says

By: Reuters     5th January 2021 The world risks a "moral catastrophe" if Covid-19 vaccinations are delayed in Africa while wealthier regions inoculate their entire populations, the head of the continent's disease control body said on Thursday. The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) hopes significant... 

AMCU laments rise in Covid-19 cases, calls on mining companies for assistance

By: Simone Liedtke     4th January 2021 Trade union the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) has called for an urgent virtual high-level stakeholder engagement to deliberate on concerns regarding Covid-19 vaccinations for mineworkers, and to chart a way forward. It says in a January 4 statement that it believes the... 

Covid-19 second wave hits South Africa’s private hospitals

By: News24Wire      18th December 2020 South Africa's biggest private hospital groups are in for a busy festive season as Covid-19 cases rise, putting their facilities under pressure and putting elective surgeries on the backburner. This week, the country passed the 10 000 mark for new cases, which continue to climb, with more than... 

Kodal buys stake in Mali gold project, secures funding to advance gold assets

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th December 2020 Mineral exploration and development company Kodal Minerals has acquired an interest in the Fatou gold project, in southern Mali, from local vendors. The project, which has a historic mineral resource of more than 350 000 oz of gold, comprises the Fininko (also known as Fatou) and Foutière... 

Barrick mobilises drills to Pueblo Grande

By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th December 2020 Bullion major Barrick Gold has mobilised two drill rigs to Precipitate Gold’s Pueblo Grande project to start an initial phase of exploration drilling, the TSX-V-listed junior announced on Tuesday. Barrick has the right to earn a 70% interest in the Pueblo Grande project, located immediately... 

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