Will the booming demand for cobalt be short-lived?

The price of battery metal cobalt has escalated significantly in the last few years – driven largely by the demand for more metal to feed the growing electric vehicle market. This may be short-lived however after Tesla’s Elon Musk stated his intention to move away from using cobalt all together, writes Laura Cornish.

Webinar: Unpacking the energy storage value chain

Mining Review Africa, together with its partner Renewable Energy World,  invite you to listen to their latest Webinar discussing the energy storage value chain.
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Delivering international standard reporting to Nigeria’s untapped solid mineral industry

Exclusive interview with Fadi A. Ghazale – Managing Director of AG Vision Mining Ltd. 1) Let’s start with some background on AG Vision and your...

People’s well-being improved in mining-dependent countries

The ICMM has released a new report that finds that the lives of people in countries whose economies are dependent on mining have, on average, improved faster than those of people in other countries over the past 20 years.

Victaulic: Unlocking mine productivity through innovation

According to regional manager of Victaulic, Marcel Ley, mine productivity is dependent on the successful implementation of innovation to alleviate the roll-on effects of downtime. Once the bread and butter of the South African economy, the mining industry faces considerable challenges.
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SSA: illegal mining and regulatory risks hinder investment

Widespread illegal mining activity and rising regulatory risks stemming from improving commodity prices will pose challenges to miners in SSA over the coming months and hinder investment into the region.

Technology: Underpinning the strength of valves in mining

Boosting productivity is always a great challenge to any mine and failure to adapt to changes in technology, which can cause a mine to fall behind its toughest competitors, is often because the cost of the technology is not justified in a mining environment.

Bell Equipment and Kamaz provide trucks suited to Africa

The benefit of Bell Equipment’s new partnership with Russian-based tipper truck specialist, Kamaz, goes beyond providing the company’s southern Africa customers with a premium tipper truck range backed by leading local support.
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MICROMINE’s Geobank Mobile now able to link with Terraplus KT-10

MICROMINE is pleased to announce Geobank Mobile, its leading data acquisition and management solution, now has the ability to integrate directly to the Terraplus KT-10 Magnetic Susceptibility device, enabling instant collection and management of magnetic susceptibility readings.

Slurry pumps push the boundaries of reliability

KSB Pumps and Valves has broken the ‘slurry pumps have short lifespans’ myth with the ongoing success of its Navachab gold mine installation in Namibia, where 10 of its LSA slurry pumps have operated for nearly a year without incident.

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