Prevention is better than cure

South Africa’s wetlands are highly protected ecosystems, particularly if your business is mining. The same however cannot be said for the country’s vast pan...

Otjikoto – the object of B2Gold’s affection

Namibia is showing the world it is a lucrative destination to build, own and operate a mine, especially if B2Gold Corp and its Otjikoto...

The real cost of water in South Africa

Is the world ready to pay the full price of water? Peter Shepherd, SRK Consulting partner and principle hydrologist, believes the answer is no....

A prosperous new PGM district

Over 100 years of South African PGM Bushveld Complex history is being questioned as NYSE/TSXlisted platinum junior Platinum Group Metals (PTM) reveals the northward...

Building Lesotho’s next diamond mine

Paragon Diamonds’ Lemphane kimberlite project in Lesotho will lift the company’s status from explorer and developer to miner – and is expected to deliver...

Meeting mining trends – The key to bountiful business

Sandro Scherf, CEO of mobile crushing specialist Pilot Crushtec International, may admit that business has been less buoyant over the past year but remains...

New rescue drill unit digs deep

Underground mining has historically been a dangerous profession, necessitating complex rescue operations with specialised machinery. In its effort to achieve zero harm, South African...

Simandou still Guinea’s knight in shining armour, says Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto’s diamonds and minerals chief executive Alan Davies solidified the company’s commitment to building the billion dollar Guinea-based Simandou iron ore project at...

Big brother benefactors a breakthrough for Mebaga

The significant funding injection Anglo American and Kumba Iron Ore will provide to further the Mebaga iron ore project in Gabon is a massive...

Keaton Energy – Forging onwards to 5 Mtpa

With plans to join the mid-tier coal producing playing field, Keaton Energy intends to hit the 5 Mtpa saleable coal mark by 2017. But...

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