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IRON-ORE

Kumba Iron Ore bridges digital divide in black 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
 
Electra Mining

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
 
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I-CAT

Environmental management company I-CAT offers specialised services and products in dust suppression, wastewater treatment and management, carbon footprint management, agricultural and forestry products, environmental management and compliance and...
29th August 2014
 
Electra Mining

Joest unwraps an array of new offerings

Visitors to Joest’s stand at Electra Mining Africa 2014 will be able to watch a heavy media separation pilot plant in action, showcasing the performance of company’s vibrating screens and feeders. The plant will incorporate the recovery of...
29th August 2014
 
Ferrous Metals

Prefab buildings benefit mine site construction team

QUICK SPACE
Kwikspace provides temporary accommodation on site
Prefabricated building manufacturer Kwikspace Modular Buildings has provided temporary accommodation for the construction team currently working to relocate the former Dingleton community to Kathu, to make way for Anglo American-owned iron-ore...
29th August 2014
 
DIAMONDS

Hawks crack down on more illicit diamond dealers

The Hawks expect to arrest more people linked to a multi-million rand illicit diamond dealing syndicate, spokesperson Paul Ramaloko said on Tuesday. "The operation continues, which includes raids and seizures. At least 35 people are targeted...
26th August 2014
 
DIAMONDS

N Cape diamond syndicate cracked

A number of businessmen believed to be part of a syndicate dealing in diamonds were arrested in Kimberley, Northern Cape on Friday, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said. "In a sting operation carried out by a multi-disciplinary project...
25th August 2014
 
DIVERSIFIED MINERS

BHP Billiton’s Newco poised to benefit South Africa

Newco CEO-designate Graham Kerr (right) and Martin Creamer The assets that BHP Billiton plans to hive off into a new standalone global diversified metals and mining company generated sales revenue last year of close to $10-billion. In the last ten years, the commodities of the proposed new company...
22nd August 2014
 
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HUNG OUT TO DRY

South Africa has got the short end of the stick in the latest BHP Billiton commodity selection. To be demerged out of the group are aluminium, manganese and thermal coal – all South Africa-centric. Stranded by the decision are the Hillside and...
22nd August 2014
 
ENVIRONMENT

Green Scorpions to embark on sand mining blitz

Environmental management inspectors, also known as the Green Scorpions, from the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) and various provincial environmental departments would embark on a sand-mining blitz across the country, with the goal of...
19th August 2014
 
DIAMONDS

Petra Diamonds expects 3% more output, ups capex 19%

Petra CEO Johan Dippenaar London-listed Petra Diamonds on Monday announced a scope change at its Finsch diamond mine in the Northern Cape, which brings forward by three years higher levels of undiluted production from a sub-level cave project. Petra CEO Johan Dippenaar...
18th August 2014
 
DIVERSIFIED MINERS

Major South African assets fail to make cut in BHP Billiton portfolio remake

BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie Major South African asset classes have failed to make the cut in BHP Billiton’s latest portfolio remake announcement. Aluminium and manganese have been excluded by implication in BHP Billison's selection of iron-ore, copper, coal – with...
15th August 2014
 
 
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