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Konkola CEO to head up new antimony and gold plant in Oman

18th May 2018 The CEO of Vedanta-controlled Konkola Copper Mines, Steven Din, will join Strategic and Precious Metals Processing (SPMP) as CEO on August 1. He will lead SPMP’s new Oman antimony and gold processing facility, which is coming into production. 

Engineering News iPhone and Android Apps available for free download

18th May 2018 Creamer Media’s readers continue to be part of the mobile revolution.  Over 20% of Creamer Media’s online readers view the websites on their mobile devices. To cater for this growing mobile readership Creamer Media offers an Engineering News Online app for iPhone and Android users.  These apps... 

Manufacturers can reprise Dunkirk by delivering army of young artisans

18th May 2018 Before South Africa lapses into 'business as usual', it is worthy reflecting briefly on that heady moment not so long ago when President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered his maiden State of the Nation address to Parliament. In the speech, Ramaphosa disclosed plans for a summit to seek practical... 

Keliber reports 17% increase in mineral resource estimate

17th May 2018 Finnish mining company Keliber’s drilling programme has resulted in a 17% increase, or 1.41-million tonnes, in its measured and indicated mineral resources to nearly 9.5-million tonnes. The most significant increase in the indicated mineral resources, almost one-million tonnes, is in the... 

Aethon to acquire base metals project in Chile

17th May 2018 TSX-V-listed Aethon Minerals has entered into an option agreement with private Chilean company Sociedad Legal Minera La Florida De Canela to acquire a 100% interest in the Llanos De Llahuin project, in Chile. The project is considered to have potential for a substantial copper/gold/molybdenum... 

Kootenay sets its sights on potential high-grade silver/gold deposit in Mexico

17th May 2018 TSX-V-listed Kootenay Silver has entered into an option agreement to acquire a 100% interest in the Copalito silver/gold project, in Mexico. The project comprises seven concessions totaling about 3 700 ha.  

IFR legacy well test reports better-than-expected results

17th May 2018 Calgary-based oil and gas company International Frontier Resources (IFR) has reported the first production from the successful workover of a legacy well at Tonalli Energia’s Tecolutla project – a joint venture between the company and Mexican petrochemical leader Grupo IDESA. “Rates from the TEC-2... 

GoMetro signs global distribution deal to Improve the Way every City Moves

16th May 2018 Whether you’re in Ghana where the trotos’s are, on a jitney in the Philippines or in a sometimes ironically named ‘car rapide’ in Senegal, there’s no escaping the fact that informal transport exists in every major city in the world. Even more intriguingly, the innovation and agility displayed in... 

Mohammed Mahomedy appointed interim CFO at Transnet

16th May 2018 Mohammed Mahomedy has been appointed as Transnet’s interim CFO, effective May 15. He is a chartered accountant and, over his 12 years of service at Transnet, has led key strategic portfolios within finance. Before being appointed interim CFO, he was GM Finance at Transnet Group Capital. He also... 

Maiden resource estimate for Asiamet's BKZ

16th May 2018 London-listed Asiamet Resources believes that its BKZ polymetallic deposit has the potential to be the company’s second mine in the BK district of Kalimantan, Indonesia, the firm said on Wednesday, announcing an initial resource estimate for the project. The resource estimate for BKZ, which is... 


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