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Mining Services

Manufacturer prioritises quality and service

Johannesburg-based heavy-duty slurry pump manufacturer Pump and Abrasion Technologies is developing several new products and materials that will benefit the company’s existing and prospective clients, says sales and marketing director James...
12th September 2014
 
DIVERSIFIED MINERS

Nkwe to build mechanised mine at Garatau PGM, gold project

South Africa-focused platinum developer Nkwe Platinum, which is currently preparing its South Africa-based Garatau project for full-scale mine production, said on Monday that it would likely establish a mechanised mine, describing this decision as...
8th September 2014
 
Company Announcement

Ivanhoe Mines announces Platreef Project in South Africa’s Limpopo province now 26% owned by local black economic empowerment partners PDF Available

Platreef broad-based black economic empowerment structure fully compliant with South Africa’s Mining Charter Agreement hailed by Mokopane traditional chief as “a new beginning” for host communities. Platreef meets conditions for execution of...
4th September 2014
 
Platinum

Processing plants help flagship project meet 2016 targets

THARISA MINE, NORTH WEST The mine has a combined chromite and platinum-group metals concentrator that can produce 400 000 t/m run-of-mine  This year’s production outlook for Cyprus-headquartered integrated resources company Tharisa Minerals’ flagship chromite and platinum group metal (PGM) expansion project, near Marikana, on the western limb of the Bushveld Igneous Complex, in...
22nd August 2014
 
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Tjate platinum project, South Africa Restricted

An environmental-impact assessment and environmental management programme in respect of the Tjate platinum mine project has been submitted to the Department of Mineral Resources.
15th August 2014
 
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VANADIUM BULLS COME OUT TO PLAY

A sudden flurry in the vanadium space has seen London-Aim-listed Bushveld Minerals step on the gas to bring its low-cost integrated vanadium mining and processing project into the spotlight on the northern limb of South Africa’s mineral-rich...
15th August 2014
 
PLATINUM

AMCU knocking on door at Northam’s Zondereinde platinum mine Video Available

Northam CEO Paul Dunne The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) is knocking on the recognition door at Northam Platinum’s Zondereinde mine, which escaped the five-month platinum strike, the longest in South Africa’s history. New Northam Platinum...
14th August 2014
 
Vanadium

Resources Watch Video Available

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. Bushveld Minerals moves fast to enter the buzzing vanadium market. New model holiday-working labour...
14th August 2014
 
FERROCHROME

Black-owned Merafe ferrochrome company entering sweet spot Video Available

Merafe CEO Zanele Matlala After ten years of ongoing investment, the black-owned and black-managed ferrochrome company Merafe Resources is in a sweet spot of being able to harvest the cash-flow fruit from a suite of projects in which investments have been made over the...
12th August 2014
 
PLATINUM

Jubilee nears completion of mining right application process for Tjate

Aim-listed Jubilee Platinum Metals subsidiary Tjate Platinum Corporation has submitted its environmental-impact assessment (EIA) and environmental management programme (EMP) in respect of the Tjate platinum mine project, in Mpumalanga – the...
11th August 2014
 
VANADIUM

Bushveld moving fast to enter buzzing vanadium market with low-cost flakes Video Available

Fortune Mojapelo and Anthony Viljoen The vanadium market is set to expand rapidly, says London-Aim-listed Bushveld Minerals, which is moving quickly to bring its low-cost high-margin integrated vanadium mining and processing plant into production on the northern limb of South...
7th August 2014
 
Ferrous Metals

Infrastructure capacity needed to maintain iron-ore advantage

POSITIVE OUTLOOK
EY South Africa believes the outlook for the South African iron-ore industry is positive, despite commodity-price decreases
While the drop in the iron-ore price to below $100/t in the last month has influenced global iron-ore mining majors to consider mothballing some of their mines, South Africa’s iron-ore mining industry has not been affected by the significantly...
25th July 2014
 
 
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