2018 – Issue 7

Illegal mining: what are the rules of the game?

Illegal mining in South Africa’s gold sector has become one of its greatest challenges. It is a thriving, intelligent and almost self-sustaining industry.

Thermal process engineering: graphite, lithium, vanadium and cobalt

The recent advent of the electric vehicle and battery markets has seen the global mining industry move with speed to acquire and develop graphite, lithium, vanadium and cobalt .

I-CAT environmental solutions mitigating harsh underground mining conditions

Fires and explosions pose a constant threat to the safety of underground miners and to the productive capacity of mines. They result in loss...

BBE underway with two cooling installations for underground mines

As mining operations reach the end of their opencast reserves and transition to underground mining as a means to extend the life of mine...

Plus size screen orders: The largest yet for Kwatani

According to Kwatani CEO Kim Schoepflin, the contract comprised 44 large screens boasting widths of up to 4.3 m. “Our equipment may be large...

Crushing and screening partnership bears fruit

The earth doesn’t yield up its treasures without a fight, which is why the mining industry is a tough business, run by tough people...

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