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 equipment

SAG mill trommel screen mechanism classifies large volumes of product

The mining industry has become more discerning about equipment selection for process plant applications driven by the need for efficiency.

Investment, infrastructure and innovation vital for 2020

As 2019 draws to an end it is important to reflect on the journey of the sector in the last 12 months and sift through the insights that it has offered.

Vedanta concerned with management of KCM assets

Vedanta Resources is extremely concerned about the manner in which Konkola Copper Mines’ assets are being managed in Zambia.
Orion Minerals

Orion increases capital raising by $1.3 million to $7.7 million

Orion Minerals has increased its share placement to investors by $1.3 million to $7.7 million, by way 308.7 million fully paid ordinary shares.
ARC Minerals

Arc Minerals reduces opex – boosts cash resource

Arc Minerals is to sell its entire 99.43% interest in Casa Mining to Century Capital Management for consideration payable of up to US$9.8 million.

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.

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.
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 development: four lessons for managing stakeholders

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

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