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RENEWABLE ENERGY & MINING

Renewables repositioning to meet mining industry’s energy needs

It is increasingly clear that mining and renewable energy are two businesses that belonged together – and yet figuring out the nuts and bolts of getting projects off the ground was not always easy. For many renewable-energy companies, the slow...
16th September 2014
 
Mining Services

Hans Merensky – the prisoner of war

RMI PRESSURE SYSTEMS The designers at RMI have produced a versatile product that is capable of operating in a multitude of situations Ninety years ago, almost to the day, South Africa’s pre-eminent geologist, Dr Hans Merensky, made one of the most important and phenomenal mineral discoveries anywhere in the world when he identified a section of the platinum-group-metal-rich...
12th September 2014
 
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Crown Mountain coking coal project, Canada Restricted

A prefeasibility study completed on the Crown Mountain project has shown that the development will have outstanding economics and be technically robust.
5th September 2014
 
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Kipoi copper project, Democratic Republic of Congo Restricted

Tiger Resources will spend $111-million to acquire the remaining 40% interest in its flagship Kipoi project.
5th September 2014
 
Mining Services

Pneuflot effective on African ores

PRODUCT UPGRADE
MBE Minerals produced a bulk flotation concentrate sample to customer specification for Exxaro at its Delmas colliery with its Pneuflot pilot plant
Mining solutions provider MBE Minerals’ pneumatic flotation technology, Pneuflot, with installations in more than 70 plants around the world, has been proven to be highly effective on a number of African ores in the last few months, says MBE...
5th September 2014
 
BENEFICIATION

Law expert unpacks proposed beneficiation-linked MPRDA amendments Video Available

Professor Michael Dale Appraising the proposed amendments to the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA) Amendment Bill (B15B), which was passed by the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces earlier this year, Norton Rose Fulbright...
4th September 2014
 
OIL & GAS

Qld Minister pushes for deep oil and gas developments

The Queensland government has released a framework that outlines the opportunities to develop the state’s next generation of deep oil and gas projects. Natural Resources and Mines Minister Andrew Cripps said the development of deep oil and...
29th August 2014
 
Editorial Insight

Harmony Gold pilots bioenergy crops, Glencore mine stores wind energy, remote mines turning to renewables

Harmony Gold pilots bioenergy; Glencore's Raglan installs wind energy storage; and solar and hydro also playing role in Africa
29th August 2014
 
Electra Mining

Innovative hose management solution for mines

Flexible hose assemblies (FHAs) are the third most consumed product on a mine site. With this in mind, specialised hose and coupling supplier Jachris has identified improved on-site FHA management as a means to make a significant impact on a...
29th August 2014
 
Environmental

Mobile homes suitable for mine site accommodation

REMOTE ACCOMMODATION
Mine accommodation cannot be built as permanent structures, resulting in increased demand for prefabricated structures 
Mineworkers who are comfortable and content are more productive, which is why prefabricated building manufacturer Hi-Way Parkhomes designs its transportable and modular buildings, that can be built on-site, to combine all the amenities of home in...
29th August 2014
 
Electra Mining

New equipment simulator redefines simulator-based training for mining

Simulator manufacturer Immersive Technologies’ newly launched IM360 advanced equipment simulator has expanded the scope of simulation-based training to go beyond equipment operator training, while dramatically increasing the level of training...
29th August 2014
 
Mining Services

New pre-shaft sinking system developed for mining industry

CONTINENTAL FIRST
Murray & Roberts Cementation designed a compact gantry system for pre-shaft sinking in the mining industry
South African construction group Murray & Roberts Cementation has developed a pre-shaft sinking system – the first of its kind in Africa – which will be used at a mine site early next year. The pre-shaft sinking system, also known as the...
29th August 2014
 
 
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