Base Metals

The most common base metals are copper, lead,nickel, tin, aluminium, and zinc. Base metals are used in a wide variety of applications. For example, lead has proven to be a reliable source for batteries, and nickel often is used to strengthen and harden metal alloys, including stainless steel. Base metals also are used frequently to coat other metals. For example, zinc is used to coat galvanized steel.

Schauenburg

Schauenburg commitments to South African manufacturing

Schauenburg's facility was created in order to meet the requirements of the Mining Charter to increase local content of products.
Eastplats

Eastplats allowed to restart chrome tailings retreatment project

Eastern Platinum, or Eastplats, has been allowed to restart its chrome tailings retreatment project in South Africa at a reduced rate, during the country’s 21-day lockdown.
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Anglo American provides COVID-19 support to where it’s most needed

Anglo American has provided an update on how it is supporting its employees, host communities and countries of operation in its response to COVID-19.

DRC Mining Week postponed to October

The event, which was due to take place from 17-19 June, will now run from 7-9 October 2020. The venue Lubumbashi remains unchanged.

Clarion Events Africa reporte DRC Mining Week à Octobre 2020

"La santé et la sécurité de nos exposants, visiteurs, employés et du grand public sont d'une importance capitale pour nous", a déclaré le Directeur Général David Ashdown.
sandvik ai

Artificial Intelligence needs visionaries

While it is still early days for the adoption of artificial intelligence in mining, the uptake is expected to grow at an exponential rate.
ArcelorMittal

ArcelorMittal heading straight into a perfect storm

The early signs of further weakening in local steel demand were apparent even before the first positive case of COVID-19 was reported in South Africa.
capital denham finance financial

A sad state of affairs as juniors struggle to raise capital

It is Denham Capital’s strategy to partner with local management teams with proven track records and superior technical experience.
Wits

Wits researchers unravel mystery that has plagued geologists for years

Researchers at Wits University in Johannesburg, South Africa, have found the answer to an enigma that has had geologists scratching their heads for years.
trevali

Tech and safety drive Trevali’s RP2.0 expansion

2019 Was a seminal year for Trevali Mining Corporation. The company made a conscious decision to modernise its business and bring them down the cost curve.

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