2019 – Issue 6
The past 18 months has seen a uptick in exploration. There have been boom and bust cycles in the past – the latest cycle lasting longer than expected.
It may have taken several years for mining junior SepFluor to get its Nokeng fluorspar project off the ground now it’s all systems go.
Health, safety and environment compliance management is governed by paper based processes. These are not infallible and are open to human error.
While South African mines have filtered tailings for years, this water-saving practice has usually been limited to certain aspects of the material stream.
Claude Baissac, CEO of consultancy firm, Eunomix, is well-known in African mining circles. His expert insight into the beneficiation is highly valued.