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.

Refurbishment

TECH NEWS: African mines gear up through refurbishment services

Supplementing its refurbishment capability, the drive engineering specialist can also offer a drop-in gearbox replacement service.
automation

Australian-first qualification in automation receives accreditation

Current and future workers in the resources industry will be able to gain formal qualifications in remote operations following an automation partnership.
AVZ Minerals

AVZ Minerals begins ESIA studies at Manono project

ASX-listed AVZ Minerals has appointed EmiAfrica to conduct environmental and social impact studies at its tier one Manono lithium and tin project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Assmang

Assmang rolls out mobile data centre

Assmang is rolling out a ground-breaking mobile data centre solution at its Khumani iron ore mine in the Northern Cape, South Africa.
automation

Artificial intelligence in the mining sector

Opportunities for digital technologies implementation, including implementation of artificial intelligence, are being implemented in the mining sector.
South Africa

South Africa urged to create an enabling business environment

Vedanta has called on all levels of Government in South Africa to assist in creating the enabling environment to attract and retain investment.
Infrastructure

Infrastructure development: four lessons for managing stakeholders

Infrastructure projects entail complex ecosystems of stakeholders that requires proactive management. Understanding their needs is key.
video

Highlights from the East & Central Africa Mining Forum in Rwanda

Rwanda has the capability to represent the entire east African region. It boasts an operating gold refinery and is building a tin refinery as well.
Jubilee Metals

Jubilee Metals acquires additional chrome tailings at Inyoni

A subsidiary of South Africa's largest and one of the world's largest ferrochrome producers, K2018239983 (NewCo) has exercised its right to sell all further chrome rights to the chrome contained in all of the historical tailings at Inyoni to metals processing company Jubilee Metals Group.

Laser scanner keeps Wits mining students at leading edge

Mining engineering students at Wits University will be better exposed to the contribution of modern survey technology in a range of mining disciplines.

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