The Cape Town-based company collects and processes all forms of ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal, some of which is consumed by local smelting, alloying and casting operations, while the balance is exported throughout the world.
in Tanzania]London, England --- MININGREVIEW.COM --- 26 September 2008 - African Eagle Resources plc – a UK-based mineral resources company exploring for and developing mineral deposits in eastern and central Africa – claims it has never been in a stronger position than it is now.
Announcing the company’s results for the six months to 30 June 2008, chairman John Park said that despite its recent share price history, African Eagle’s fundamentals had improved considerably in the past year. The two key reasons were the company’s stronger than ever assets position, and the fact that market fundamentals were more likely than not to keep metals prices above the long-term average.
The company supplies rubber pulp and slurry hoses to major mining projects across Africa through turnkey contracts that typically range in value between R2 million and R8 million. It also supplies conveyor belting and five different types of rubber wear liners that can be matched to specific gravity, velocity and particle size and different processing stages.
The answers to these questions often lead mining industry corporate IT managers to deploy dedicated C-Band VSAT based solutions for medium to long term requirements during the mine construction and production phases; especially if their company is operating in environments affected by heavy rains or sandstorms. Customers looking for a dedicated, always-on and reliable turnkey solution integrating Voice, Data, Internet and Multimedia services will choose a high speed dedicated DVB/SCPC (Digital Video Broadcasting/Single Carrier per Channel) or SCPC/SCPC VSAT solution. The network architecture for each of these solutions will depend on each customer’s requirements and budget.
Traditionally these mines have been ventilated and cooled on the basis of all-the-mine all-the-time. Although there have been recent improvements in this approach, significant potential remains for further improvement and mine ventilation engineers have developed an appetite for exploiting safe opportunities.
Ralf Hennecke, BME general manager of international marketing notes that for many, West Africa is seen as a difficult place to do business. “It is just a bit more extreme than other places. The climate, the dust, the heat, the remoteness. And, in particular, West Africa is logistically challenging.
Emphasising this strategy in an interview with Mining Review Africa, company president and CEO Luis da Silva expresses the belief that Mano has reached a crucial point, with a number of developments providing a strong platform for better execution of the company’s growth strategy.
project in a remote
part of Guinea]Dakar, Senegal --- MININGREVIEW.COM --- 26 September 2008 - The government of the West African state of Guinea wants more talks with Rio Tinto – the London and New York-listed international mining group headquartered in the United Kingdom, and the world’s third-largest mining company – about its key Simandou iron ore project in Guinea. The US$6 billion (R48 billion) project is crucial to Rio's future production portfolio as it fights off a hostile takeover bid from rival miner BHP Billiton.
Manhattan’s equipment products cover new and refurbished equipment. Manhattan has been in business since 1992 and continues to show steady revenue and profit growth year on year. Close to 2000 employees represent the Manhattan brand with corporate offices on the East Rand of Johannesburg. New equipment was added to Manhattan’s business model in the past few years due to a shortage of refurbished products driven by the commodities boom. Manhattan’s extended equipment range now offers customers the choice of short lead times and capital savings via the refurbished range or state-of-the-art latest technology products that offer optimal process efficiencies.
Navasota has the right to earn a 100% interest in the AMIG permits, which cover 1,064 km2 in the Télimélé and Gaoual prefectures of Guinea. These permit areas are located in the Boke bauxite belt, and are directly surrounded by several of the world’s major bauxite miners.