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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,...
18th August 2014
 
IRON-ORE

Zanaga iron-ore granted mining licence

The Zanaga iron-ore project, in the Republic of Congo (RoC), a joint venture (JV) between Aim-listed Zanaga Iron Ore Company (ZIOC) and diversified miner Glencore, has been granted a mining licence and its operators have entered into a mining...
15th August 2014
 
COAL

Indian company to rapidly increase production at Mozambique mine

Indian State-owned overseas coal mining group International Coal Ventures Limited (ICVL) has reported that it plans to triple production at its soon-to-be acquired Benga mine in Mozambique over the next three years. The company recently agreed a...
15th August 2014
 
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Karma gold project, Burkina Faso Restricted

Franco-Nevada and Sandstorm Gold have entered into a $120-million stream financing agreement with True Gold Mining to assist in funding the construction of the Karma project.
15th August 2014
 
RAIL INFRASTRUCTURE

Adani’s A$2.2bn North Galilee basin rail project approved

he Queensland state government on Thursday gave the nod to India’s Adani Mining to construct a 300-km rail line linking its proposed A$16.5-billion Carmichael coal mine to the Port of Abbot Point. Deputy Premier and Minister for State...
14th August 2014
 
CLAIMS DISPUTE

KWG subsidiary to appeal court order waiving its consent for land easement

Staked land for railway. Ontario-focused explorer KWG Resources on Wednesday announced that subsidiary Canada Chrome Corp (CCC) would seek permission from the Ontario Court of Appeal to overturn the July 30 ruling of the Divisional Court of the Ontario Superior Court of...
14th August 2014
 
GOLD

Sibanye negotiating new work shift arrangements with unions Video Available

South Africa-focused gold-mining company Sibanye Gold is negotiating new working shift arrangements with its labour unions to allow migrant workers to return home more frequently and simultaneously facilitate the sweating of assets by increasing...
13th August 2014
 
GOLD STREAMING

Gold streamers partner to give True Gold $120m Karma financing

Trading of the TSX-V-listed stock of Burkina Faso-focused project developer True Gold on Tuesday started on a high note, after the company late on Monday announced that precious metals streaming firms Sandstorm Gold and Franco-Nevada joined forces...
12th August 2014
 
TRANSPORT

Tahltan Band demands transport permits for mining-related movements

The Tahltan Band Council last week introduced new rules for permission to use the only road into the Tahltan community of Telegraph Creek, in British Columbia, after a series of close calls and mishaps on the road. The Band reported that at the...
11th August 2014
 
BAUXITE

US shipping firm sues Alcoa for $300m in Guinea bauxite row

A US shipping firm is suing Alcoa for $300-million saying it suffered losses after the aluminium maker breached a contract with the Guinean government concerning bauxite shipments from the world's top exporter, court documents showed. Nanko...
11th August 2014
 
Mining Services

City of Cape Town benefits from valve maintenance machines

VALVE EXERCISER 
The exercising machine is easy to operate The City of Cape Town has bought four valve exercising machines – the first in Africa – from US valve maintenance products manufacturer EH Wachs to perform maintenance on the 175 000 valves contained in its 10 000-km-long water reticulation...
8th August 2014
 
Mining Services

Oz-based container solutions in global demand

SPECIALISED MINING CONTAINER
Depending on how cranes are used and congestion in the port, a rate of 1 200 t/h is achievable with the pit-to-ship system
Since its introduction to the Australian market in 2012, Australia-based container solutions company Intermodal Solutions Group’s (ISG’s) pit-to-ship materials handling solution has been implemented at various ports worldwide, owing to its...
8th August 2014
 
 
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