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There’s gold in them thar mountains Restricted

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Capetonians have a tendency to condescendingly regard mining as a dirty and dangerous, although vaguely necessary, activity that is pursued somewhere in the northern reaches of South Africa. Much to their relief, it is an occupation far removed...
7th March 2014
 
 
FERROALLOYS

Zim miner, Chinese firm in $250m ferrochrome smelting plant deal Restricted

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Zimbabwe's biggest chrome producer, the Zimbabwe Mining & Smelting Company (Zimasco), and China's Jilin Houyuan have signed an agreement that will see the latter investing $250-million in th a ferrochrome sintering plant in the Midlands town of...
7th March 2014
 
 
RESEARCH REPORT

Creamer Media publishes research report reviewing SA's construction sector Restricted

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Creamer Media’s Construction 2014 report examines South Africa’s construction industry over the past 12 months. The report provides insight into the business environment, the key participants in the sector, local construction demand,...
4th March 2014
 
 
TITANIUM

Base dispatches first consignment from Kenya titanium mine Restricted

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Kenya has finally joined the league of mineral exporting countries after the first shipment of titanium left the Port of Mombasa – destined for China – earlier this month, following nearly two decades of turmoil and false starts surrounding...
28th February 2014
 
 
CONSULTANCY SERVICES

Consultancy launches fully customised subscription reports service Restricted

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LARA SMITH
Core Consultants is focusing on supporting its two new service offerings
Mining consultancy Core Consultants launched its fully customised subscription reports service at the Investing in African Mining Indaba, which was held in Cape Town earlier this month.
28th February 2014
 
 
SEABED MINING

Development of deep-seabed mining rules under way Restricted

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In its 2014 session, held in February, world regulatory body the International Seabed Authority’s (ISA’s) Legal and Technical Commission was preparing draft regulations for the exploitation of polymetallic nodules in three areas approved for...
28th February 2014
 
 
SYMPOSIUM

Materials symposium to focus on research commercialisation Restricted

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The macromolecular and supramolecular architectures and materials symposium, MAM-14, will focus on providing companies with the opportunity to acquire new technologies and processes, while providing students and researchers the opportunity to...
28th February 2014
 
 
EXPLOSIVES

Mining explosives maker hires Johnson Controls to help solve logistical challenges Restricted

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Mining explosives supplier AEL Mining Services (AEL) has approached energy and operational company Johnson Controls to assist in resolving AEL’s logistical challenges in supplying ammonia – which is a key ingredient in the manufacturing of...
28th February 2014
 
 
 
 
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