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HEALTH & SAFETY

Association highlights most prevalent health and safety risks at mines

The Aggregate and Sand Producers Association of Southern Africa (Aspasa) outlined the top ten health and safety risks at mines at the Electra Mining West Africa 2014 Indaba and advised mine bosses on what steps to take to mitigate these risks....
18th April 2014
 
Mining Services

Mine shaft systems division poised for growth

LARGE SCALE The 5.5-m-diameter man and material winder installed at Styldrift is showing positive results  Global manufacturer and equipment supplier FLSmidth is initiating a five- to seven-year strategic business plan that will see its mine-shaft systems business grow organically, fill gaps in the market and build the necessary skills and experience...
18th April 2014
 
Base Metals

Revival imminent for African zinc, says industry body

ZINC REVIVAL 
Owing to increased infrastructure development, access to Africa-based zinc reserves and refining opportunities is improving
While Africa’s zinc production represents only 13.6% of global output, there appears to be a revival in zinc projects across the continent, owing to supply and demand forecasts, says International Zinc Association of Southern Africa (Izasa)...
18th April 2014
 
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18th April 2014
 
Base Metals

Zambia a key player in global mining industry, says CoM

OPERATION POTENTIAL
The Copperbelt Mining Trade Expo and Conference will focus on solutions for optimal mining and processing options
Zambia still offers significant potential for greenfield operations, owing to the abundance of high-grade copper reserves and other minerals in the country, emphasises Chamber of Mines (CoM) of Zambia CEO Maureen Dlamini, ahead of the Copperbelt...
18th April 2014
 
IRON-ORE

Tawana says Liberia iron-ore scoping study ‘well advanced’

ASX-listed Tawana Resources continues to advance a scoping study for its Mofe Creek iron-ore project, in Liberia, investigating the potential of a one-million-to two-million-ton-a-year early start-up project, as well as a potential larger, longer...
17th April 2014
 
INFRASTRUCTURE

Australia's Padbury delays detailing $6bn port funding

Padbury Mining on Thursday failed to reveal the investors behind a more than $6-billion port and rail project in Western Australia's iron ore belt, asking for its shares to remain suspended until it can provide details on the huge deal. The small...
17th April 2014
 
MANGANESE

Romang Island small but robust - Robust

A scoping study by ASX-listed Robust Resources into its Romang Island manganese project, in Indonesia, has placed a capital cost of between $8-million and $10-million on the project development. Robust reported on Wednesday that the project...
16th April 2014
 
Company Announcement

Is the Automated Mine A Threat to Recruitment? PDF Available

Thanks to remote control technology and robotic operating systems, automated mining is becoming a reality. Although, while some suppliers have been working in this area for a number of years its only more recently that more of mining’s operators...
14th April 2014
 
ABORIGINAL RIGHTS

On the road to reconciliation, tension between miners and Aboriginals grow

A protester raises his fist during a demonstration for indigenous sovereignty in Toronto. While Canada has come a long way in reconciling pre-existing Aboriginal sovereignty with assumed Crown sovereignty, tension is rising between the proponents of several new mining projects located on Crown lands, or within Aboriginal reserves, and...
11th April 2014
 
MINERAL EXPLORATION

Initiatives under way to improve greenfield exploration in SA

Four of South Africa’s greatest mineral deposits, namely the diamond fields of the Northern Cape, the Witwatersrand basin, the Witbank-Middelburg coalfield and the Bushveld Igneous Complex, all of which have been the bedrock of the country’s...
11th April 2014
 
MATERIALS HANDLING

Babcock boosts crane hire fleet, opens new branch in Rustenburg

Engineering support services company Babcock has made a major investment into its equipment hire fleet with a view to expanding its crane hire services into the mining sector this year.
11th April 2014
 
 
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