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DIVERSISIFED MINERS

Petmin likely to maintain FY headline earnings despite impairments

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JSE-listed diversified miner Petmin said on Monday that, following a strong operational performance at the Somkhele coal mine – with revenue in excess of R1-billion for the first time and anthracite production exceeding one-million tons – it...
2nd September 2014
 
 
RARE EARTHS

2019 start eyed at Nolans - Arafura

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Rare earths developer Arafura Resources is hoping for production from its Nolans project, in the Northern Territory, to start in 2019. In releasing the project's development report to shareholders, ahead of the start of the definitive feasibility...
2nd September 2014
 
 
TANZANITE

Richland restructures Tanzanite Foundation in cost savings bid

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Amid an ongoing review of group operations, Richland Resources announced on Monday that subsidiary, the Tanzanite Foundation, which is responsible for tanzanite marketing and promotion, sightholder engagement and community and social relations...
2nd September 2014
 
 
COAL

Rio cuts jobs at Kestrel coal mine

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Mining major Rio Tinto on Tuesday confirmed that it would be cutting staff numbers at its Kestrel coal mine, in Queensland. While giving no clear number of the targeted cuts, reports suggested that about 100 staff would be made redundant at the...
2nd September 2014
 
 
VANADIUM

Bushveld Minerals ups resource at vanadium play by 130%

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A recent mineral resource estimate on mineralisation identified in the hanging wall of Bushveld Minerals’ Main Magnetite Layer (MML) vanadium project, in Limpopo, has added 68.7-million tons of inferred mineral resources at a cut-off of 25%...
1st September 2014
 
 
MINE SAFETY

Rescuers contact 15 miners trapped in Nicaragua gold mine

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Rescue workers have spoken to a group of more than 15 miners still trapped after a landslide at a gold mine in northern Nicaragua, the company that used to operate the mine said on Friday, although several are still unaccounted for. Julio...
29th August 2014
 
 
LABOUR LAW

Review of strike-prone South Africa's dispute resolution approach urged

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Legal luminaries and industry role-players came together at the twenty-seventh yearly Labour Law Conference, held at the Sandton Convention Centre from August 5 to 7, to discuss issues that are pertinent to the labour market. With this year’s...
29th August 2014
 
 
Diversified Miners

Durable camps popular among remote mines

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DAP is one of the few companies that not only erects mobile buildings but also provides related services such as concrete and sewerage works, as well as water and electrical reticulation
Gauteng-based camp solutions provider Dynamic African Projects (DAP’s) mining camps can last for up to 20 years in constant use and are popular among mining companies operating in remote areas, says director Wesley Nel. He tells Mining Weekly...
29th August 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
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