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Study reveals the secret of magmatic rocks consisting of only one mineral

Geologists from Wits University have come up with an explanation of how nature may produce an intriguing class of magmatic rocks.
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Novel narrow reef roofbolter a success at Booysendal mine

Northam Platinum’s Booysendal is flexing its mechanisation muscle tomaximise safety and productivity benefits that mechanisation/trackless mining can offer.

Samancor Chrome issues Section 189 and starts union consultation process

Samancor Chrome, the South African chrome mining company and ferrochrome producer on Friday issued a Section 189 notice to all the recognised unions representing staff across all operations and corporate office. According to a company...

Bushveld Minerals launches new energy storage vanadium business

AIM-listed vanadium junior Bushveld Minerals has established a new 84% owned subsidiary Bushveld Energy to focus on developing and promoting the role of vanadium in the growing global energy storage market through applications in...

Bauba Platinum places Moeijelijk chrome mine on care and maintenance

JSE-listed platinum explorer and chrome producer Bauba Platinum will cease operations at its Moeijelijk chrome mine following the severe drop in chrome prices. The last quarter of 2015 saw the market price of chrome-ore experience...

Wesizwe prepares to commission Bakubung main shaft in 2017

JSE-listed platinum mine developer Wesizwe continues to make significant progression at its Bakubung platinum mine which is now on track to commission its main vertical shaft in 2017. The shaft sinking programme at the mine,...

Platinum Group Metals successfully advances Waterberg project

South Africa – South Africa-focused miner Platinum Group Metals (PTM) has significantly advanced its Waterberg joint venture project, located on the North Limb of the Bushveld Complex in South Africa. Drilling has demonstrated good continuity in...

Platinum Group Metals closes $80M to start operations at WBJV project

Platinum company Platinum Group Metals has closed and drawn down two US$40 million loan facilities in order to operate its WBJV project 1 platinum mine. This includes a US$40 million loan facility with its largest...

Non-mining entity approaches Platfields for reverse listing

Platinum junior Platfields, which has been trading under a cautionary statement for at least six months, has been approached as a vehicle for a reverse listing unrelated to the mining industry. Negotiations in relation to...

Northam Platinum concludes wage deal at its Booysendal mine

JSE-listed platinum miner Northam Platinum has concluded a three year wage agreement at its Booysendal platinum mine in the southern compartment of the eastern limb of the Bushveld Complex, near Steelpoort. The wage deal was...

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