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Davies confirms plans for Chinese steel project in Limpopo

Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies confirmed on Friday that the Hebei Iron and Steel Group, of China, was set to partner with the State-owned Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) on the development of steelmaking capacity based on the...
12th September 2014
 
Mining Services

Manufacturer prioritises quality and service

Johannesburg-based heavy-duty slurry pump manufacturer Pump and Abrasion Technologies is developing several new products and materials that will benefit the company’s existing and prospective clients, says sales and marketing director James...
12th September 2014
 
DIAMONDS

Diamcor receives SA mining right

South Africa-focused diamond extractor Diamcor Mining on Thursday reported that the South African Department of Mineral Resources had granted a mining right for the Krone-Endora at Venetia project in South Africa’s Limpopo province, located...
11th September 2014
 
GOLD

Mwana gold production up at reduced cost, nickel production rising

Mwana CEO Kalaa Mpinga Multicommodity miner Mwana Africa produced 11 314 oz of gold at its Freda Rebecca mine, in Zimbabwe, during July and August at a reduced cash cost of $854/oz, compared with an average cost of $1 078/oz during the three months ended June, Mwana CEO...
10th September 2014
 
EDUCATION & TRAINING

Miners pouring millions into education and training

Education and training are integral to South Africa’s mining sector and contribute to the industry’s objective to be safer and more profitable, which is why mining majors continue to invest millions of rands in education and skills training....
5th September 2014
 
EDITORIAL INSIGHT

Bank’s R854m aluminium fraud exposure, considerations for shale gas exploration, copper awaits R9.3bn shareholder nod

Standard Bank's aluminium fraud exposure and loss on related disposal; considerations when exporing for shale gas; and R9.3-billion decision pending on copper expansion
5th September 2014
 
EDUCATION & TRAINING

Miners pouring millions into education and training, but results not always in line with expectations

Education and training are integral to South Africa’s mining sector and contribute towards the industry’s objective to be safer and more profitable. While mining majors, such as Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) continue to invest millions of...
5th September 2014
 
Company Announcement

Fuleni Community Send Ibutho Coal Packing PDF Available

A Fuleni mine meeting was cut short on Sunday, 31 August 2014, and Ibutho Coal was sent packing by angry Ocilwane residents before Marietjie Eksteen of Jacana Environmentals could finish her presentation.  Ocilwane is one of the four villages...
4th September 2014
 
IRON-ORE

Kumba Iron Ore bridges digital divide in township schools with sun’s help

Smiling teacher Selby Nkwanyana with pupil Nontsikelelo Kalashe Anglo American company Kumba Iron Ore on Monday opened a sun-powered Internet school in Tembisa. The initiative, at Jiyana Secondary School, is the first of four such projects to better education, feed pupils and produce cooking gas from recycled...
1st September 2014
 
Mining Personality

Stephen Miller

Main Activity of the Company: Development of the Waterberg Coal project in South Africa’s Limpopo province Date and Place of Birth: March 20, 1960, in Merredin, Western Australia Education: Marist Brothers, Perth, matric 1977; Edith Cowan...
29th August 2014
 
PLATINUM

AMCU knocking on door at Northam’s Zondereinde platinum mine Video Available

Northam CEO Paul Dunne The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) is knocking on the recognition door at Northam Platinum’s Zondereinde mine, which escaped the five-month platinum strike, the longest in South Africa’s history. New Northam Platinum...
14th August 2014
 
Creamer Media on SAfm

On-The-Air (08/08/2014) Audio Available

South Africa stands to benefit richly from the huge technical breakthrough in the strike-hit platinum sector
8th August 2014
 
 
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