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.

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.
mining communities

The relationship between the mining industry and communities

Communities protesting active and potential mining projects and entities are being witnessed in many mineral rich countries across the globe.
Alphamin

Alphamin Resources’ Bisie tin mine a beacon of hope

As Alphamin Resources commission its Bisie tin mine in the DRC the move into full scale operation gives hope to a region that has been scarred by conflict.
mintek

Mintek to award science vote research grants

Mintek will be awarding Science Vote research grants to researchers following a first “Open Call for Proposals made this year - totalled at R150 million.
weir

Diversity is strength at Weir Minerals Africa

Weir Minerals Africa celebrates not only the diversity of its people but also the important role that women play within its business.
Malawi Lindian Resources

Force Commodities finalizes contracts for Malawi mine

Force Commodities says it expects to finalise the key exploration, mining and beneficiation contracts for a mine in Malawi by the end of this month.
Liam Twigger

Acquisitions will drive global mining growth

“If the two largest gold companies in the world are merging , what does that mean for everyone else?” - PCF Capital Principal, Liam Twigger.
South Africa

Mantashe sings from the hymn sheet at ADU 2019

In 2018, South Africa’s mining sector received over US $3.2 billion in investments which resulted in the creation of about 5000 jobs.

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