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Lacklustre Chinese demand drives iron-ore prices to 5yr low

Benchmark iron-ore prices, which had fallen by more than a third since the start of the year, last week breached the $90/t level and this week continued to spiral lower to 86.2/t on Monday, as a supply glut faces reduced demand growth from the...
2nd September 2014
 
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The International Infrastructure & Invest Convention (IIIC) PDF Available

The Official Conference of Electra Mining 2014 – the largest mining exhibition in Africa 16-17 September 2014, Nasrec/Expo Centre, Johannesburg Africa’s wide-ranging and still largely untapped mineral wealth cannot be disputed. With...
2nd September 2014
 
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
 
Research Report

Creamer Media publishes Road and Rail 2014: A review of South Africa's road and rail infrastructure research report

Creamer Media’s Road and Rail 2014 report examines South Africa’s road and rail transport system, with particular focus on the size and state of the country’s road and rail network, the funding and maintenance of these respective networks,...
1st September 2014
 
LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT

Mineral beneficiation, industrialisation key to development – Finance Minister

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene The key to the development of South Africa lay in mineral beneficiation and industrialisation in joint development with its regional neighbours, South Africa’s new Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene told the Centre for Education In Economics and...
29th August 2014
 
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29th August 2014
 
Electra Mining

Global best practice and local expertise

Mining companies can reduce logistics costs considerably through partnering with a specialised logistics company providing targeted solutions, says logistics group Dachser South Africa MD Detlev Duve.
29th August 2014
 
Mining Services

Grindrod Rail’s focus firmly on Africa as mining expands

rivate rail service provider Grindrod Rail is well placed to take advantage of the demand for commodities from Africa, providing key services for strategic customers wishing to get their product to port and supporting national rail operators in...
29th August 2014
 
Electra Mining

MMD Africa introduces ‘transporter’ to industry

MMD has remained at the forefront of in-pit sizing and conveying technology for decades, developing sizing systems that optimise efficiency, improve safety and yield high productivity. Now, at the forefront of this technology is its latest machine...
29th August 2014
 
Mining Services

New vertical pipeline supports narrow-reef emulsion system

BLASTING EFFICIENCY
BME’s portable charging unit enables mines to employ safer and more cost-effective emulsion-based blasting technology Mining explosives company BME is establishing a 300 m vertical emulsion pipeline – the deepest in the world – at a South African gold mine currently implementing BME’s new narrow-reef emulsion system. The pipeline, scheduled for completion...
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
 
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Zanaga iron-ore project, Republic of Congo Restricted

The Zanaga iron-ore project has been granted a mining licence.
29th August 2014
 
 
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