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'Manage expectations,' Woodside's Coleman tells African countries

Oil and gas major Woodside on Friday called on emerging African resource nations to carefully consider implementing any policy changes that could scare away foreign investment. Speaking at the second day of the East Africa Oil and Gas conference,...
29th August 2014
Mining Services

Demand increase for diesel particulate catalyst

Murray Engineering will supply its new human-machine interface integration systems to the mining industry from September
Western Australia-based engineering company Murray Engineering has noted a 100% increase in demand in the past year for its Microfresh stainless steel diesel particulate catalyst for light vehicles operating on mine sites, says business...
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
What's On


What’s On provides you with information about conferences, exhibitions, seminars, training courses and other events pertaining to general industry and the mining sector. To include information about an upcoming event, e-mail...
29th August 2014
Diversified Miners

New mine exploration and design solution software launched

Micromine 2014 has updated statistical functions and new graphing functionality that provides improved visuals and increased user interactivity
Australia-based mining software solutions and services provider Micromine launched the latest version of its exploration and mine design solution software, Micromine 2014, last month, in Johannesburg. This exploration and mine design solution is...
29th August 2014
Electra Mining

Plastic pipe manufacturer sees growth opportunities in mining

Plastic pipe manufacturer and distributor Marley Pipe Systems is fast growing its footprint in the mining industry, with a keen focus on mineral-rich African countries.
29th August 2014
Electra Mining

Reducing electricity costs with power factor correction

Electricity plays a pivotal role in most businesses and a protracted power outage usually shows just how critical reliable electricity is to enterprise survival. In South Africa, businesses are struggling to remain competitive, as inefficiencies...
29th August 2014

Rukwa coal-to-power project, Tanzania Restricted

Kibo Mining has reported that Phase 1 of Stage 1 of the definitive feasibility study is fully under way and initial benchmarks have been met.
29th August 2014
Base Metals

Sustainable accommodation for SA mineworkers

Lepa’s lightweight construction panels are designed to keep rooms cool in summer and warm in winter
Operational campsite design specialist Akhani Group has signed an agreement with alternative housing solutions provider Lightweight Energy Panels Africa (Lepa) in June to market and distribute Lepa’s lightweight construction panels. The panels...
29th August 2014
Corporate Profile

Zest WEG Group

The Zest WEG Group, a subsidiary of leading Brazilian motor and controls manufacturer WEG, is a South African company with a strong commitment to the development of the African region. Zest WEG is a leading supplier of low-, medium- and...
29th August 2014
Electra Mining

Zest WEG Group has increased focus on Africa

While about 80% of the people who walk onto the Zest WEG Group stand have had some form of interaction with an operating entity within the group, many people do not fully understand the depth of product offering that is available through this...
29th August 2014

Resolute’s revenue falls on lower output, prices

Lower gold prices and the decision to halt operations at Golden Pride, in Tanzania, have seen ASX-listed Resolute Mining’s 2014 revenue decline by 15% year-on-year to A$527-million, and its profit plunge by 60%. The company, which also owns...
26th August 2014
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