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2017 – Issue 2

Zet Weg, Balama, generator, power

Powering Up at Balama

The South African-based Zest WEG Group is drawing on its wide range of in-house technology and products to design and supply a complete turnkey diesel power generation facility for Syrah Resources’ Balama graphite project...
Atlas Copco, drilling, exploration, drill rig

Automated drilling : It just got BETTER

Having successfully deployed hundreds of automated Pit Viper blast hole drilling rigs into the mining sector over almost a decade, , writes LAURA CORNISH. Even though the sub Saharan African mining industry has been...
Anglo American Platinum, Tumela, Platinum, South Africa, Limpopo

Moving forward – Using new technology as a means to modernise the industry

Platinum producer Anglo American Platinum’s (Amplats’) strategy of being a global leader in platinum group metals from resource to market is underpinned by technological development and the implementation of appropriate technologies as a means...
materials handling, conveyor, Senet, engineering

African processing expert SENET reinforced its material handling focus

African process engineering firm SENET intends to reinforce its materials handling focus within the mining sector. The company was founded and developed on the success of its materials handling capabilities, which remain a key...
Mining in Africa marcus courage

Volatility and survival of the fittest-Marcus Courage urges companies to adapt to the new...

Volatility is the new normal in the mining industry, says pan-African consulting firm africapractice founder and CEO Marcus Courage. “Companies must adapt. They must become agile by identifying their core competencies and where to...
MRA Issue 2 -2017

Mining Review Africa Edition 2, 2017

The February edition of Mining Review Africa features the prominent TSX & TSXV as well as two major mining companies listed on the stock exchanges – a special feature catering to our major PDAC...

Chinese investment boosts Sierra Leone’s mining outlook

According to Fitch-affiliated market analyst BMI Research, the intended investment of US$700 million in an iron ore processing plant in Sierra Leone by Chinese state-owned mining company Shandong Iron and Steel signals the country‘s...

Diamond in the rough

TSXV-listed junior diamond developer Diamcor is well underway with the development of its Krone-Endora at Venetia diamond project which, once transitioned from small to large-scale trial mining, will be the company’s crown jewel, president...

GoviEx Africa’s top dog uranium developer

TSXV-listed uranium developer GoviEx has a ‘sweet’ portfolio of African assets – with one of the largest combined mineral resource bases amongst its peer group – and they are all located in investor-friendly countries....

TSX and TSXV burn bright in the mining sector

Despite the extremely challenging market conditions that the mining sector experienced in 2015 and 2016, Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV) remain Canada’s leading equity capital markets – which can largely...

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