Mining Review Africa Issue 9 2018

Africa Down Under It’s on my list of favourites Today (Monday, 3 September) is my first day back in the office after a whirlwind...
Solar Mining

Solar Mining Services is dynamite

Rising input costs, regulatory pressures and flat commodity prices are making business conditions increasingly difficult for local miners.
mining equipment

Mining equipment determines mineral extraction and processing

Mining equipment occupies a pivotal position in the mining process and determines the performance of mineral extraction and processing operations.
efficiency

Taking care of percussive drill bits maximises drilling efficiency

To help optimise operational efficiency and protect investments, drill companies need to work with quality products to get the job done right.

Setting technology pace with new long hole rock drill prototype

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology understands that productive and accurate underground drilling is a crucial component in achieving production targets.
Obuasi

Goldstone Resources: Obuasi neighbour takes history in its stride

With Ghana’s Parliament recently ratifying the regulatory and fiscal agreements for the redevelopment of AngloGold Ashanti’s Obuasi gold mine, the perceptions of Ghana’s mining industry are improving.
torque africa

Torque Africa drills another record-breaking hole

South African based drilling expert Torque Africa has broken its own drilling record – successfully achieving a rotary percussion hole drilled to a depth of 1 402 m without interruption.
De Beers

No diamond is worth a life says De Beers

De Beers considers its number one priority safety as a living value that the company continuously strives to ensure from the CEO down.
Minerals Council

Mining industry commits to Zero Harm through Minerals Council

The Minerals Council South Africa launched the National Day of Safety & Health in Mining 2018 campaign for the shared goal of Zero Harm.
Thor Explorations

Thor Explorations: capitalising on first mover advantage

TSXV-listed Thor Explorations has capitalised on its first-mover advantage in the under-explored country of Nigeria.
air

Quality air means quality of life in light of WHO statistics

Global statistics from the World Health Organisation estimate there were 25 000 deaths from pneumoconiosis and 46 000 deaths from silicosis in 2013.

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