Gerard Peter

Hummingbird Resources

Hummingbird Resources: Poised for longevity in West Africa

2018 was a year of varied results for Hummingbird Resources with the company enjoying success and also facing challenges at its Yanfolila gold mine in Mali.
investment

Juniors are an attractive investment

An entrepreneurial approach, ability to operate in challenging jurisdictions and a hunger for new discoveries make investment in junior miners attractive.

Basil Read Mining keeps its gloves up

Basil Read Mining operations continue to go from strength to strength on the back of its product offering and customer support.
Conveyors African Mining & Crushing

Can conveyors provide miners a competitive edge?

Earthmoving vehicles are trusted workhorses on mining sites. However in-pit crushers and conveyors in open pit mines provide a competitive edge.
Resolute Mining's Syama gold mine

Off-grid power solution at Syama firmly on track

As the industry ponders ways to rely less on traditional power sources, Resolute Mining is already developing an off-grid solution for its Syama Gold Mine.
coal

What is the future of coal?

Coal and renewables complement each other. This was the general consensus following a panel discussion on how coal miners compete with renewable energy.
video

“Every life matters” – Roger Baxter

Roger Baxter the CEO of the Minerals Council South Africa highlights how the mining industry can adopt principals to achieve ZERO HARM.

Technology key to sustainability in South African gold sector

“As long as there are underground gold reserves available that can be mined safely and economically, mines will be able to continue mining.”
energy

Why is coal criticized when it is so crucial?

South Africa needs to reignite its economy. In order to do this it needs to ensure that the lights stay on - by using its coal reserves properly.
Safety fatalities

Fatalities: Can we stop the safety regression in 2019?

Until 2016 and prior, it seemed like the collective goal of the industry achieving its Zero Harm target was well on track.

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