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2018 – Issue 6


Mintek demonstrates mine effluent treatment capability

South Africa’s national mineral research organisation Mintek has highlighted its commitment to protecting South Africa’s scarce water resources.

Genesys International fights calcium sulphate deposition in reverse osmosis

Genesys International states reverse osmosis technology is being widely adopted both to clean up and reuse mining waste water and to concentrate metals for enhanced recovery. By reverse osmosis specialist Genesys International mining business development...

AESSEAL technology prevents excessive water wastage

Water shortages, drought, limited water usage and the possibility of a Day-Zero in Cape Town – these are some of the major focus points in South Africa.

SBS Tanks breaks new ground in mining applications across Africa

SBS Water Systems is looking to gain momentum and grow its track record in the mining sector across Africa having secured several milestone contracts.

Monitoring process ponds a critical component of mine water management

As mines work towards reducing their reliance on municipal water supplies, a key aspect of their water management strategy should be more effective monitoring of their process water ponds and dams.

Mine dewatering: technology + fit-for-purpose solutions = optimal results

Pit dewatering systems, techniques and practises have over past decades always contained elements of uncertainty due to outdated technologies and equipment.

Social engagement highlights for Malawi graphite project

AECOM is the provider for social services for Sovereign Metals’ Malingunde graphite project in the Lilongwe District in Malawi.

Boungou – Burkina Faso’s newest gold mine

TSX-listed SEMAFO poured first gold at its Boungou mine in Burkina Faso the company added a second feather to its hat of operating mines having successfully brought its Mana mine into operation in 2008.

Reef intersection imminent at Ivanplats’ Platreef

Ivanhoe Mines’ 64% platinum-focused subsidiary Ivanplats is making progress at its Platreef project located on the Northern Limb of the Bushveld Complex.

Isimilo’s new business model caters to juniors’ financial needs

Newly established project management firm Isimilo DBO has entered the market with a business model aimed at delivering quick and cost effective process plants for the junior and mid-tier mining market.