2015 – Issue 12

In depth: Dealing with the mining downturn

Despite the downturn in the global commodities market, outsourced plant operations and maintenance specialist Minopex, a member of global multidisciplinary engineering firm DRA, was...

DRA: Conquering Africa, and the world

2015 can be described as a year filled with new successes for engineering design and project management specialists DRA. The company is underway with...

DiamondCorp Lace mine to increase production 10 fold

Southern African diamond development and exploration company DiamondCorp has proudly achieved the two major milestones that it had set for 2015 at its 74%-owned...

Universal Coal moves out of the junior leagues with lightning speed

From 2016 onwards, ASX-listed coal miner Universal Coal will no longer fall into South Africa’s ‘junior miner’ category. The company is on the brink...

Getting to ground in South Africa’s mining industry

Professional services firm KPMG’s head of mining in South Africa Jacques Erasmus says South Africa’s once mighty and economy dominating mining industry is, at...

Gravity concentrators – Free gold recovery specialists

The commodities recession is severely impacting the mining sector, making it essential and even critical for companies to reduce costs and ensure production start-up...

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