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Narrow-stope Mining

CSIR in bid to develop technologies to mine ‘too thin’ seams

South African mining’s labour-intensive nature has had a negative effect on its gold mines as stopes had to be large enough to accommodate people, which made it uneconomical to pursue narrow gold reefs of limited grade, Council for Scientific...
19th July 2013

PTM's Waterberg discovery 'more down to earth' than asteroid mining

Digging platinum from asteroids? Toronto- and New York-listed junior Platinum Group Metals (PTM) said on Tuesday its discovery of a new deposit in South Africa is “more down to earth" than the recent suggestions of mining on asteroids for...
9th May 2012
Electra Mining

New surface top-hammer drill rig to be launched

From drill bits to “intelligent” machines that do the thinking for you, Sandvik Mining and Construction has a comprehensive range of products for rock excavation operations in mining and civil engineering, many of which have been assembled for...
29th August 2008
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