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Boseto delivers a strong quarter for DML

Copper miner Discovery Metals Limited (DML) has reported its best quarter since mining operations started at the Boseto copper mine, in Botswana. The mine delivered 5 367 t of copper in concentrate during the quarter ended June, which included...
22nd July 2014
Mining Services

Company takes new hydraulic range to mine operations

British high pressure hydraulic tools manufacturer Hi-Force has attended a series of roadshows to showcase some of its newly launched hydraulic solutions, as well as other mining-specific products, at various mining sites across Africa. These...
18th July 2014

Anglo’s South African mines up output, platinum sales ‘normal’ despite strike

Anglo American’s South African mines came to the party in the three months to June 30, with increased production across-the-board, including platinum supply “at normal levels” to all platinum customers, in spite of the fierce five-month...
17th July 2014

Lucara reports $40m from the year’s 2nd large-stone tender

Canadian precious gem producer Lucara Diamond Corp on Wednesday said its second exceptional stone tender for the year had raked in $40.12-million. The Vancouver-based miner, which mines for diamonds at the flagship Karowe mine, in Botswana, sold...
16th July 2014

Transnet initiates Waterberg rail studies

State-owned freight logistics utility Transnet has issued tenders opening the way for formal investigations into the rail requirements to link the the coal-rich Waterberg region with domestic and export coal markets. Transnet Capital Projects is...
15th July 2014

60 000 ex-mineworkers come forward to claim R5bn unpaid benefits Video Available

Teba CEO Graham Herbert (right) and Martin Creamer  Some 60 000 former mineworkers have now come forward to claim R5-billion in unpaid pension, provident fund and service-award claims. The 60 000 are from the traditional labour-sending areas of Limpopo, KwaZulu-Natal and North West in South Africa...
14th July 2014
Mining in Africa

Power supply deficit hindering African mining

The deficiency in power generation on the African continent is impacting on the mining industry’s ability to reach its full production potential, thereby impacting on the industry’s ability to boost the continent’s economy, says Dubai-based...
11th July 2014

New underground diamond mine to have automated truck loop

DBCM CEO Phillip Barton The design of the Venetia underground diamond mine in Limpopo province, where the Anglo American-controlled De Beers is currently rolling out a R20-billion investment, provides for an automated driverless horizontal truck-haulage system in its...
9th July 2014
Company Announcement

Zest Weg Group Drives Comprehensive Product Portfolio At Electra Mining 2014 PDF Available

While some 80% of the people who walk onto the stand have had some form of interaction with an operating entity within the Zest WEG Group, many people do not fully understand the depth of product offering that is available through this...
4th July 2014


Tenders for work in the rest of Africa excluding South Africa
4th July 2014
Diversified Miners

Equipment manufacturer targets local mining and quarrying sectors

IN OPERATION The Frontier scalping screen is being used at a coal mine in Mpumalanga The South African branch of Belgium-based mobile track-mounted crushing and screening equipment manufacturer Keestrack Group aims to make inroads into the local quarrying and mining sectors, the company tells Mining Weekly. Having established its...
4th July 2014

Alrosa-supported firm identifies targets “believed to be kimberlites”

An exploration company in which Russian State-owned giant Alrosa has identified two targets believed to be diamond kimberlites in the Orapa region of Botswana. Alrosa is undertaking diamond exploration in the Southern African country in a 50:50...
27th June 2014
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