Yaouré

Yaouré FEED study to be complete by October 2018

The Yaouré FEED study is expected to improve levels of estimating accuracy of capital costs to a range of +/- 10% is currently scheduled...
Autonomous

First successful delivery of iron ore using world’s largest robot

Rio Tinto has achieved a significant milestone with the first delivery of iron ore by an autonomous train in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
water

Top 5 tips to control water management

The current global demand for water is at the level of 4,500 billion m³ a year and is expected to rise to 6,900 billion m³ by 2030.
Afriso

Afriso SA: Water metres a cut above the rest

Afriso SA has delivered millions of water meters across Africa to a variety of users, including large-scale industrial users such as the mining and minerals processing sectors.
Aveng

Aveng Mining: Record shaft sinking delivery at Platreef

Underground development and contract mining specialist Aveng Mining has delivered an exceptional shaft sinking performance over the last 12 months at Ivanplats’ Platreef project.
Platreef

Reef intersection imminent at Ivanplats’ Platreef

Ivanhoe Mines’ 64% platinum-focused subsidiary Ivanplats is making progress at its Platreef project located on the Northern Limb of the Bushveld Complex.
Gold

Senegalese success as Toro Gold masters its first gold pour

Private gold mining, exploration and development company Toro Gold poured first gold from its Mako mine in Senegal in January this year. It has since then masterfully delivered during the first few months of operation, outperforming some of the milestones it had set for itself, says director and CEO Martin Horgan.
Booysendal

Booysendal expansion delivers excellence

Northam Platinum’s R5.6 billion investment in expanding (or nearly quadrupling) its Booysendal PGM production to approximately 500 000 ozpa is a significant capital investment – showing the company’s confidence in South Africa and the future of the PGM market.

Africa’s ferrous metal exporters to suffer as China shifts focus

China's shift to consumption-led growth will have mixed credit implications for African sovereigns, flattening the trade volumes of oil and ferrous metal exporters, while benefitting some exporters and tourist destinations, Moody's Investors Service said in a recent report.
GoldStone Resources

The role of gold in climate change

Gold production processes use high levels of energy to take finished gold to market. Gold also has a higher greenhouse emission intensity per ton of product compared to other bulk metals.

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