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.

Legislation

Solidarity seeks amendment of affirmative action legislation

Solidarity has asked the Labour Court to oblige government to implement the recommendations of a report on equality released by the SAHRC.

Kalagadi Manganese and Transnet sign R3-billion contract

Kalagadi Manganese and Transnet have signed a contract for the transportation of up 1 Mt with a potential to ramp up to 3 Mtpa of beneficiated manganese.
Vibramech

Vibramech: extensive expertise across Central Africa

Vibramech has a presence in the mineral resource rich region of Central Africa with its experience and a comprehensive range of processing equipment.
mining change transformation

Radical change in global mining is imminent

The mining sector has been relatively immune to the disruption felt by other industries in the past decade but now it is poised for a major shake-up.
orion

Orion Minerals: BEE restructure complete

Orion Minerals has announced that its BEE Restructure is complete, marking an important step forward for its Prieska Copper-Zinc Project in South Africa.

“Helping miners bring down cost per ton”

For miners Panafrican Group offers an extensive product line that will take care of all mining needs from smaller operations to mass excavation.

TECH NEWS: MARECHAL’s Electric mechanical self-ejecting system

The DECONTACTOR combines the advantages of a power socket with the performance of a switch, allowing for disconnection under load up to 250A.

Murray & Roberts Cementation: Contracting in central Africa

Murray & Roberts Cementation has proven that it can deliver world-class methodologies, particularly shaft sinking with speed and effective service.
South Africa

The Bushveld Complex in South Africa holds world’s most valuable minerals

Despite extensive research, scientists still do not understand how the Bushveld Complex in South Africa became the most valuable mineral area on Earth.

Kasbah Resources renews critical permit at Achmmach

Kasbah Resources has renewed the environmental and social impact assessment for its 75%-owned Achmmach tin project for a further five-year period to July 2024.

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