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LABOUR LAW

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

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
 
AFRICA-AUSTRALIA

Opportunities beckon in Africa but Oz firms face stiff competition

Australian resources firms that were hoping to exploit African minerals would have to address challenges associated with building sustainable opportunities if they were to deepen market penetration on the continent, and to strengthen their...
29th August 2014
 
Corporate Profile

Becker Mining South Africa

Becker Mining South Africa, previously known as Walter Becker SA, is celebrating 50 years of business this year.
29th August 2014
 
Editorial Insight

Harmony Gold pilots bioenergy crops, Glencore mine stores wind energy, remote mines turning to renewables

Harmony Gold pilots bioenergy; Glencore's Raglan installs wind energy storage; and solar and hydro also playing role in Africa
29th August 2014
 
INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

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

A gathering of legal luminaries and industry insiders came together earlier this month to discuss issues pertinent to the labour market at this year’s twenty-seventh Annual Labour Law Conference, which took place at the Sandton Convention Centre...
29th August 2014
 
Electra Mining

ThoroughTec’s differentiation leads expansion in new simulation markets

Not only are mines increasingly buying into advanced simulation, but more simulator cabs are being developed across a diverse range of original-equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to meet the demand for this type of training, aimed at improving safety...
29th August 2014
 
RING OF FIRE

Ontario creates Ring of Fire Infrastructure Development Corporation

Minister of Northern Development and Mines Michael Gravelle The Ontario government on Thursday announced that it had established the Ring of Fire (RoF) Infrastructure Development Corporation, first mooted in November last year. The provincial government said the not-for-profit corporation’s headquarters...
28th August 2014
 
DIAMONDS

Junior explorers partner to look for precious gems in NWT district

Two TSX-V-listed diamond explorers on Thursday reported that they had formed a partnership to look for diamonds in a promising area of the Northwest Territories. Canterra Minerals – which had been involved in the discovery of two of Canada's...
28th August 2014
 
NICKEL

Higher nickel prices a boon for Panoramic

Nickel miner Panoramic Resources has narrowed its loss during the full year ended June, as the company increased its output to take advantage of higher nickel prices. During the 2014 financial year, Panoramic reported a net loss of A$9.3-million,...
28th August 2014
 
LITHIUM

Nemaska Lithium core patent applications published

Quebec-based lithium project developer Nemaska Lithium on Wednesday reported that its  two core patents for its proprietary methods to produce lithium hydroxide and lithium carbonate were published as part of the review process under the Patent...
27th August 2014
 
COAL

Coalspur granted approval for Vista Stage 1

ASX- and TSX-listed coal developer Coalspur has been issued three approvals and licences for the Phase 1 development of its Vista project, in Canada. The developer said on Wednesday that the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) had approved the project...
27th August 2014
 
REVENUE TRANSPARENCY

Canada’s Mines Ministers back enhanced payment transparency in sector

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) and the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) on Tuesday welcomed a joint announcement made by Canada's federal and provincial Mines Ministers, in which they lent their support to efforts to...
27th August 2014
 
 
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