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.

Mining Elites in Africa 2021

Mining Review Africa is proud to present to you the latest edition of its annual publication – Mining Elites in Africa 2021 – which recognises the leaders and projects truly making a difference in the African mining sector.
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AVZ Minerals makes big step in delivering Manono

ASX-listed AVZ Minerals is a mere 12 weeks away from its next milestone – a clear plan of action in delivering its Manono lithium and tin project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

POWER DESIGN & DELIVERY: Ivanhoe – Kamoa-Kakula in the DRC

Ivanhoe's goal is to be the world’s ‘greenest’ copper miner and be one of the its lowest greenhouse gas emitters per unit of copper.

Chemvulc: Earth conscious mining

As the source of resources in the world’s building and manufacturing industries, mining plays an essential part in human progress.

BUILDING SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES: Kumba Iron Ore

R3 billion has been invested in relocating the residents of Dingleton to a new purpose-built town, Siyathemba.

COVID-19 didn’t keep Consulmet down

Strong engineering skill sets and expertise has seen Consulmet’s business continue to flourish, even during the worst periods of COVID-19.

Connectivity: The foundation of digital transformation

As the mining sector moves towards a more digitised and automated future, connectivity is becoming increasingly important.

BME: digital age demands high-tech teamwork

Mines are improving their collection, storage and analysis of blast-related data, to feed a continuous improvement loop.

Market watch: Iron ore and base metals

Commodity markets have rebounded strongly, even though a full economic recovery will take much longer outside of China.

Leadership profile: Johan Ferreira

“During a difficult phase of the project, good work was done by Johan to get the financing in place.” - Andrew van Zyl

Leading technology solutions – a new generation of mechanisation

Machine Intelligence (MI) offers reliable and tested technology to assist users in improving safety and productivity.

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