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Big doors for big trucks

Industrial door manufacturer, supplier and installer Maxiflex Door Systems has successfully installed 17 Megadoors at the haul truck maintenance facility, which Kumba Iron Ore built at its Sishen mine, in the Northern Cape.
29th August 2014
 
Corporate Profile

Emerson Industrial Automation

Emerson Industrial Automation is a leading global technology provider, offering the trusted and innovative brands in power generation, electrical protection, power quality, power transmission, fluid automation, materials joining, precision...
29th August 2014
 
Corporate Profile

Voltex

Voltex, South Africa’s largest electrical and lighting wholesaler, is a leading supplier of energy efficient products, with 13 supply specialist supply divisions and 56 distribution outlets strategically located throughout Southern Africa. The...
29th August 2014
 
POTASH

K+S Potash Canada appoints ABB to supply Legacy automation solution

Germany's K+S Potash Canada, the world's fourth-largest potash miner, has awarded a contract to supply a modern automation solution for its greenfield Legacy mine, in Saskatchewan, to power and automation technology group ABB. The C$4.1-billion...
12th August 2014
 
LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT

Carbon tax repeal does not take emission reduction off the table – Deloitte

The repeal of Australia’s carbon tax would mean little change for businesses over the short term, advisory firm Deloitte has warned. The Senate this week voted 39 to 32 in favour of killing the tax, a move that had been welcomed by the minerals...
18th July 2014
 
FOSSIL FUELS

Obama govt’s toughest action yet orders 30% cut in carbon emissions

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Monday introduced its toughest action yet to cut down on carbon emissions, ordering a 30% reduction from 2005 levels by 2030 in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from power plants, not auguring well for...
2nd June 2014
 
Company Announcement

Roadmap to help mining companies seize large energy savings opportunities PDF Available

Many mineral processing plants are being designed and operated at less than optimal energy efficiency. This is happening at a time of rising energy and processing costs, declining ore grades, stakeholder concerns about energy and carbon footprints...
20th May 2014
 
LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT

Australia puts off penalties in proposed fund to cut emissions

Australia will focus on rewards rather than penalties for limiting greenhouse gases, according to a government paper outlining a new climate policy proposed to start this year. Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s Liberal-National coalition, vowing to...
2nd May 2014
 
Mining Services

Ventilation event highlights energy optimisation at deep-level mines

The energy efficiency of ventilation and cooling systems installed at deep-level mining operations will be a central theme of the tenth International Mine Ventilation Congress (IMVC), reports local organising committee (LOC) chairperson Frank von...
4th April 2014
 
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Tropicana joint venture gold project, Australia Restricted

AngloGold Ashanti and its joint venture partner Independence Group officially opened the Tropicana gold mine on March 6.
28th March 2014
 
MINING INDABA REVIEW

Outsourcing group empowering HDSAs Video Available

TSEBO ON DISPLAY Denis Hourquebie and Clive Smith discuss tactics during the Mining Indaba Historically disadvantaged South African (HDSA) entrepreneurs are poised to benefit significantly, owing to local hospitality services and facilities management company Tsebo Outsourcing Group’s supplier development programme, which allocates...
7th March 2014
 
ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Packaging firm leads way with energy-management certification

South African packaging company Nampak has become the first company in South Africa to be awarded ISO 50001: 2011 certification by inspection, verification, testing and certification services SGS South Africa in November. “Nampak’s...
21st February 2014
 
 
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