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29th March 2012
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Welcome to Creamer Media’s Resources Watch, a weekly video round-up of the events and people making and shaping the news in the mining industry.

This week:
Kalagadi Manganese secures R7-billion debt as the final shaft blast goes off at its Northern Cape project.
The Section 54 safety stoppage issue dominates Minister Susan Shabangu’s media conference.
And, Xylem Water Solution’s new product ensures cost-effective slurry removal.

Junior miner Kalagadi Manganese has raised a debt package in excess of R5-billion from local banks and development finance institutions, as well as an additional R2-billion from international financiers and export credit agencies, to fund ongoing mine development activities.

Kalagadi Manganese chairperson Daphne Mashile-Nkosi

The issue of Section 54 mine safety stoppages and their unintended potentially hazardous consequences dominated a Minerals Ministry media conference held recently with Minerals Minister Susan Shabangu.

Minerals Minister Susan Shabangu

Xylem Water Solutions South Africa, previously known as ITT Water & Wastewater South Africa, is adding a new product to its slurry equipment solutions for effective slurry removal.

Xylem SA’s application engineer: mining and minerals Lee Vine

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Edited by: Shannon de Ryhove

 

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