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Green Scorpions to embark on sand mining blitz

Environmental management inspectors, also known as the Green Scorpions, from the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) and various provincial environmental departments would embark on a sand-mining blitz across the country, with the goal of...
19th August 2014
Diversified Miners

Cone crusher enhances operations at Eastern Cape quarry

The Pilot Modular Trio MC90 and two Pilot Modular conveyors are currently operating at the Ugie Mac quarry site
Crushing and screening company Pilot Crushtec International’s Pilot Modular/Trio MC90 cone crusher has improved crushing efficiency levels and saved costs at the Ugie Mac sand, gravel and stone quarry, in the Eastern Cape, says Pilot Crushtec...
4th July 2014

25 000 ex-mineworkers come forward to claim unpaid benefits Video Available

Teba CEO Graham Herbert (right) and Martin Creamer More than 25 000 former mineworkers have come forward so far to claim unpaid provident fund and service-award claims following the setting up of a call centre in Johannesburg to encourage them to come forward to collect an estimated R5-billion in...
30th May 2014


Tender work arising from state contracts
23rd May 2014

First 4 000 calls come in for R5bn owed to 200 000 ex-mineworkers Video Available

Teba Limited's Thabo Gumbi A call centre established in Johannesburg has received 4 000 calls in the last four weeks from former mineworkers wanting to collect their share of R5-billion in unpaid provident fund, occupational disease and service-award claims. Teba Limited...
14th May 2014
Company Announcement

Bigen Africa project wins second Govan Mbeki Award PDF Available

Bigen Africa project wins second Govan Mbeki Award Bigen Africa, a leading infrastructure development company with a strong presence in southern Africa and a growing African footprint, is responsible for the design and site supervision of a...
9th May 2014

TNPA offers glimpse into growth trajectory of SA’s coastal ports

The face of South Africa’s coastal ports is expected to change materially over the coming 30 years, with the ports authority’s long-term plans containing not only the anticipated expansion of commodity and container terminals, but also a...
8th May 2014
Legislative Environment

An end to platinum miner’s single-sex hostels imminent

END OF AN ERA The end of single-sex hostels at Lonmin's mines signifies an end to the unfortunate aspect of South African mining's legacy Platinum group metals producer Lonmin aims to finish converting its remaining 20 single-sex hostel blocks by the end of September, group business transformation executive VP Barnard Mokwena tells Mining Weekly. “It is a very symbolic project for...
28th March 2014
Company Announcement

Transnet Port Terminals Investment In Equipment Brings Economic Benefit To Local Companies PDF Available

In purchasing four ship-to-shore cranes and 18 rubber-tyred gantry cranes from Liebherr Africa that arrived today in the amount of R744 million, Transnet Port Terminals has stimulated local economic activity. Four of the 18 RTGs and two cranes are...
27th March 2014
Company Announcement

Transnet Port Terminals Cultivates Engineering Capacity In SA PDF Available

Transnet Port Terminals today launched a flagship enterprise development initiative “Singakwenza Kwenzeke” (We can make it happen ), a two – year capacity building programme which focuses on increased participation in the engineering sector...
27th March 2014

SA’s TB epidemic one of worst, mining sector and communities targeted Video Available

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi South Africa’s status as the country that has one of the highest number of tuberculosis (TB) cases worldwide has put a spotlight on efforts to arrest and reverse the number of people living with the 100-year-old disease, thereby realising...
25th March 2014

Kalagadi Manganese project, South Africa Restricted

Kalagadi Manganese has secured a R2.2-billion loan from the African Development Bank for its mine, sinter plant and part of the proposed smelter complex.
21st March 2014
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