2019 – Issue 9

Mining Review Africa Issue 9 2019

"I have once again been reminded that even though the mining industry is no longer suffering the worst effects of a recession." - Laura Cornish
Orion minerals

IMS Engineering: Building partnerships and sustainable solutions

Comminution and separation solutions expert IMS Engineering is committed to building a stronger and more sustainable mining sector in South Africa.
nigeria Thor Explorations

Thor Explorations: Cementing its position in Nigeria

TSXV-listed West Africa-focused mineral exploration company Thor Explorations, will soon begin construction of its Segilola gold project in Nigeria.
Loesche technology

The new leader in grinding technology

Gold mining practices have stagnated in the face of continuously changing technology. Companies face a new battery of challenges to recover minerals.
Kibali

Grinding mills at Kibali deliver higher concentrate volume

An ultra-fine grinding circuit of FLSmidth VXP mills has been successfully optimised at the Barrick Gold Corporation-operated Kibali gold mine in the DRC.
Coal B&E International

Crushing the coal market – crushing the competition

South Africa’s coal industry has become dependent on two key requirements to ensure their financial and operational success.
Platinum

Pilanesberg Platinum Mine: Crushing its targets

Situated on the Western Limb of South Africa’s Bushveld Complex, the Pilanesberg Platinum Mine has delivered 10 years of steady PGM production build up.
Sandvik

TECH NEWS: New mid-range underground drill launched

The DD320s is designed to operate in various drilling applications, including face drilling, cross-cut drilling and bolt hole drilling.
Blasting risk

Minimizing risk – raising the blasting bar higher

In every aspect of mining, the watchword is productivity. Drill and blast functions are no exception, and the pressure to perform is essential.
Sanbrado

US$170 million for Sanbrado gold project contractor

West African Resources has appointed African Mining Services as preferred tenderer for the open-pit mining contract for its Sanbrado gold project.
Kumba Iron Ore

Kumba Iron Ore’s R2 billion drilling contract

Iron ore major Anglo American Kumba Iron Ore and South African-based drilling services provider Rosond have entered into a R2 billion multi-year agreement.

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