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Electra Mining

Always keen for growth, Verni looks to acquisition for expansion

Verni MD and founder Vernon Botha Verni-Speciality Construction Products, which specialises in corrosion protection, performance flooring, refractory linings and construction chemicals, is preparing to ring in changes with an acquisition. MD Vernon Botha, who is the founder and...
29th August 2014
Corporate Profile


Denmark-headquartered Grundfos is one of the world’s leading pump manufacturers, producing about 16-million units a year. Its main production lines are pumps for heating and air conditioning and centrifugal pumps for mining, water supply, sewage...
29th August 2014

Junior raises cash for Botswana coal, power project

Botswana- and Mauritius-listed junior Shumba Coal Resources has raised $2.2-million, which it intends to be invested in its Botswana coal mining and energy project. The Sechaba coal and power generation project is aimed at exporting coal to India...
8th August 2014

Poor coal productivity tackled, Vale’s Africa production rises, Botswana coal, power project

Angl American is pulling out all the stops to improve the productivity of its South African coal assets; Vale is doing well in Mozambique as Rio Tinto pulls out; a junior is raisng money to mine coal and produce power fro export from Botswana.
8th August 2014


Tenders for work in the rest of Africa excluding South Africa
9th June 2014
Company Announcement

Acquisition By B&E Will Propel Comar’s Presence Into The African Continent PDF Available

Since being acquired by crushing, mining and mineral processing entity B&E International in 2012, Comar Plant Design and Manufacturing has ramped up its business activities to a new level and is on track to achieve its ultimate objective of...
2nd June 2014


Tenders for work in the rest of Africa excluding South Africa
4th April 2014


Tenders for work in the rest of Africa excluding South Africa
28th March 2014
Environmental Protection

Testing services provider prioritises the environment, promotes sustainability

Inspection, verification, testing and certification company SGS has, as part of its endeavour to promote sustainability and environmental protection in the mining industry, been servicing South Africa’s minerals sector by testing water, soil and...
21st March 2014

More coal projects coming on stream in Mozambique

Three more companies will soon start mining coal in the Moatize district of Mozambique’s Tete province, Mineral Resources provincial director Manuel Sithole has reported. They will join four others already extracting coal in the district. The...
14th March 2014

Construction company completes project work in the DRC, upbeat about African mining prospects

COPPER REFINERY PROGRESS In the last two years, Redis has completed construction of three separate copper refineries in the Democratic Republic of Cong Privately owned and managed structural steel, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and piping (SMEIP) construction company Redis Construction Afrika is working on several copper projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), executive...
7th March 2014

Development of deep-seabed mining rules under way

In its 2014 session, held in February, world regulatory body the International Seabed Authority’s (ISA’s) Legal and Technical Commission was preparing draft regulations for the exploitation of polymetallic nodules in three areas approved for...
28th February 2014
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