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Academic sees deep SA mines having to close in 20 years unless they embrace new methods

If deep-level mines in South Africa do not change the way they operate, they could be forced to close in the next 20 years, University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) School of Mining Engineering head Fred Cawood stated at an event hosted by high...
6th June 2014
Ferrous Metals

Construction of grinding plant under way in Ghana

Construction is under way on a new grinding media plant that promises to significantly increase South African steel products manufacturer Scaw Metals’ grinding media capacity on the African continent, the company tells Mining Weekly. The media...
11th April 2014
Company Announcement

The Innovation Hub Launches Three New Gap Innovation Competitions For The Ict, Green And Medical Sectors PDF Available

Pretoria, Thursday 12 September 2012 - The Gauteng Accelerator Programme (GAP), a portfolio of high profile innovation competitions, launched three new initiatives for researchers and entrepreneurs in the information and communication technology...
13th September 2013
Mining Services

Company acquiring new technologies

Heavy diesel engine and remanufactured component provider Metric Automotive Engineering is awaiting the delivery of a new RTM575 crank shaft grinder from Italy, which will enable the company to grind shafts up to 4.7 m in length. The order was...
5th July 2013

Company Announcement: MRS Celebrates VP Engineering Wisam Farjow’s Milestone PDF Available

MRS VP Engineering Wisam Farjow recently completed his PhD. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, from Ryerson University in Toronto
4th December 2012
Mining in Africa

Kolomela mine gears up for production, invests in community

This year will usher in the opening of the Kolomela Mine, Anglo American company Kumba Iron Ore’s R8.5-billion development near Postmasburg, in the Northern Cape, which is set to produce nine-million tons of iron ore a year over 28 years.
20th January 2012

Africa’s first total WEG control, automation solution installed at DRC gold mine

Mining services and equipment provider Zest WEG group has installed the first total WEG control and automation solution sold to the African market.
23rd September 2011
Skills Development

SA’s high youth unemployment rate has ‘worryingly significant implications’ for the country’s future – BHP Billiton

The number of unemployed young South Africans has worryingly significant implications for the future of this country.
16th September 2011
Electra Mining

German control cable firm will exhibit

German firm Lapp Kabel specialises not only in control cable but in a complete basket of process automation connection and turnkey renewable energy solutions.
23rd September 2010
Mining Services

Consolidating information into one programme

Gold-mining major Gold Fields has turned to information technology solutions provider Integr8 to move 7 000 users across the globe onto a consolidated Microsoft Active Directory and Exchange environment, in one of the most complex co-existence...
10th September 2010
Corporate Social Investment

Anglo American helps fund Mpumalanga science, career guidance centre

Diversified mining major Anglo American, one of the world’s largest mining companies, has opened a R19-million science, career guidance and information and communication technology (ICT) resource centre in eMalahleni, Mpumalanga.
18th June 2010
Mining in Africa

Inadequate infrastructure restrains development

One of Africa’s biggest constraints to development in mining and other sectors remains the lack of adequate physical and economic infrastructure, says Africa engagement strategies development company Africa Frontier Advisory senior manager...
6th November 2009
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