Africa Down Under

Africa Down Under: It’s on my list of favourites!

I returned to the Johannesburg after a whirlwind week in Perth, Australia for the annual Africa Down Under conference – and what a week it was!
De Beers

Exploring Voorspoed’s safety success

De Beers’ Voorspoed mine has an enviable health and safety track record.
Sibanye-Stillwater Safety

New initiatives drive safety performance

A ‘series of unfortunate events’ in 2018 saw Sibanye-Stillwater’s safety record performance for the year deteriorate relative to its history.
desert lion energy

Desert Lion at the forefront of new lithium production in Africa

TSXV-listed lithium mine explorer and developer Desert Lion Energy’s objective to deliver Namibia’s first large-scale lithium mine is on the horizon.

Technology key to sustainability in South African gold sector

“As long as there are underground gold reserves available that can be mined safely and economically, mines will be able to continue mining.”
platinum

Platinum Group Metals: Waterberg to be critical supplier

Platinum Group Metals is advancing its palladium-dominant Waterberg project through DFS stage at a time when palladium supply is in deficit.
African Mining & Crushing

African Mining & Crushing’s innovative approach delivers quick results

Securing investors and delivering a return on their investment has become one of the key challenges facing the junior mining sector.
commodities

Positive outlooks for gold, silver, platinum and palladium

While it might be tempting to classify trends in accordance with traditional nomenclature the reality is that the outlook for commodities is mixed.
Alphamin Resources Bisie Tin

Bisie tin project – first production on the horizon

Alphamin Resources is approaching its commissioning at its DRC-based Alphamin Bisie tin mine project and deserves acknowledgement for this achievement.
gold

The future of South Africa’s deep level gold mining

South Africa’s deep level gold mining industry will over the next 10 years almost entirely cease to exist (excluding Gold Fields’ South Deep mine).
Innovation

Breaking boundaries in rock-drill innovation

The isidingoDRILL Design Challenge is an open-innovation challenge driven by mining research and development hub, the Mandela Mining Precinct.

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