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PRECIOUS METALS

Barrick named exclusive metals provider for medals of Toronto 2015 games

The world’s biggest gold producer, Canada-based Barrick Gold on Monday announced that it had been named the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games’ official metal supplier. The NYSE- and TSX-listed company would supply all the raw materials used...
29th September 2014
 
CHILE STRIKE

Copper miners at Chile's Escondida strike for better conditions

Workers at Escondida, the world's biggest copper mine, went on strike for 24 hours on Monday, calling the stoppage a "warning" as they seek improved working conditions. The mine's powerful union had said last week it would call out its workers...
23rd September 2014
 
Electra Mining

Dust-A-Side PDF Available Video Available

Dust-A-Side is an international company which has more than 30 years’ experience in Total Dust Control Management. The company’s global presence is in South Africa, Zambia, Namibia, Botswana, Ghana, Mozambique, Australia and Chile.
18th September 2014
 
GOLD EXPLORATION

Current activity a portent to future gold dearth

At the current rate of new gold deposit discoveries around the globe, new finds would only be able to replace about 600-million ounces, or half of the industry’s total output in the last 14 years. This was the stark message professional services...
16th September 2014
 
COPPER

Workers to strike at Chile's Escondida copper mine next week - union

The union at the world's largest copper mine, Chile's Escondida, has called a strike for September 22 and 24, aiming to paralyse activity to win improved working conditions, the union said on Monday. In a surprise announcement on Monday evening,...
16th September 2014
 
BOARD CHANGES

Kirkland Lake proposes changes to its board of directors

TSX- and Aim-listed Kirkland Lake Gold, an operating and exploration gold company with operations in Ontario, Canada, on Monday announced proposed changes to the company's board of directors. Barry Cooper, Jeffrey Parr and Barry Olson would be...
15th September 2014
 
MINING BUSINESS RISK

‘Productivity’ tops EY’s list of business risks facing the mining industry

Professional services firm EY on Wednesday said its yearly ‘Business risks facing mining and metals’ report had revealed that productivity, capital decisions and social licence to operate were the top three risks facing the sector this year....
11th September 2014
 
PEOPLE

Former Codelco CEO Keller to head power generator Colbun

Thomas Keller Chilean power generator Colbun appointed on Monday as its new chief executive heavy-hitter Thomas Keller, the former CEO of state-run miner Codelco. Keller will take the reins of Colbun on October 1, after current CEO Ignacio Cruz leaves the post...
8th September 2014
 
Mining Services

Pneuflot effective on African ores

PRODUCT UPGRADE
MBE Minerals produced a bulk flotation concentrate sample to customer specification for Exxaro at its Delmas colliery with its Pneuflot pilot plant
Mining solutions provider MBE Minerals’ pneumatic flotation technology, Pneuflot, with installations in more than 70 plants around the world, has been proven to be highly effective on a number of African ores in the last few months, says MBE...
5th September 2014
 
RENEWABLE ENERGY

Renewable-energy projects compete for capital in low-price milieu

Several industry pressures, ranging from greater competition for capital because of lower metal prices, to the expense of electrical energy storage, delay the widespread acceptance of renewable energy within the mining sector, Barrick Gold...
4th September 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
 
Corporate Profile

Brelko Conveyor Products

Brelko Conveyor Products is a local manufacturer of belt cleaning equipment, with a global reach through branches, distributors and agents in more than 40 countries.
29th August 2014
 
 
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