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Radio Hill refurbishment starts

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     23rd October 2017 Junior Artemis Resources has started the refurbishment of its newly acquired Radio Hill processing plant, in Western Australia. In addition to upgrading the crushing, grinding and flotation circuits, Artemis will also install a new high recovery gold circuit capable of processing 500 000 t/y. 

Steel and Vanadium complex finds new life as industrial park 

     19th October 2017 A closed steel complex in Mpumalanga is finding new vigour as an industrial park, by focusing on providing key facilities for specialist services companies. 

Aguia improves Tres Estradas economics

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     18th October 2017 Test work at fertiliser developer Aguia Resources’ Tres Estradas phosphate project, in Brazil, has indicated significant capital and operating expenditure savings through process improvements and production efficiencies. Aguia on Wednesday said that the test work, done as part of the bankable... 

Evidence of blatant corruption at Eskom unpacked at Parliament’s inquiry into State capture

By: Kim Cloete     17th October 2017 Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises has kicked off its inquiry into alleged State capture with a report revealing “overwhelming evidence of grand corruption”, governance failure and a stream of irregularities at Eskom, South Africa’s largest State-owned entity. Research... 

Edikan on track to meet full year guidance

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     16th October 2017 ASX- and TSX-listed gold miner Perseus Mining remains on track to meet its half-year production targets of between 110 000 oz and 125 000 oz, following a strong September quarter. The Edikan mine, in Ghana, produced 51 309 oz of gold during the three months under review, which was on par with... 

Stornoway reports Q3 sales, price growth as it breaks ground in quest to solve breakage issue

By: Henry Lazenby     13th October 2017 Quebec’s sole diamond operator Stornoway Diamond Corp has reported strong third-quarter production and sales results, despite a rough market correction at the end of the quarter that served to slow the rate of increase. Earlier this week, the Longueuil, Quebec-based company reported production... 

Closed steel mill discovering new life as an industrial park

By: Mia Breytenbach     6th October 2017 Following the implementation of the business strategy to convert Evraz Highveld Steel and Vanadium complex, in Mpumalanga, into an industrial park, the park is capitalising on its strategic location, says Highveld Industrial Park CFO Andrew Maralack. Highveld Industrial Park is situated close to... 

Stornoway upbeat on possible solution to lower Renard diamond breakage

By: Henry Lazenby     2nd October 2017 Ongoing diamond breakage in the Renard process plant is reducing the proportion of larger diamonds available for sale and dimming revenue prospects for Quebec-focused miner Stornoway Diamond Corp, at a time when market sentiment for Renard’s precious gems is on the rise. However, president, CEO... 

Chaarat speeds up work in Kyrgyzstan as investment climate improves

By: Mariaan Webb     27th September 2017 Exploration and development company Chaarat Gold is planning to accelerate work on its Kyrgyzstan gold project, which has all the necessary approvals in place for production to start in 2019. Chaarat chairperson Martin Andersson said on Wednesday that the management team was working on budgets,... 

Endeavour board OKs Ity CIL expansion in Cote d'Ivoire

By: Henry Lazenby     20th September 2017 West African gold producer Endeavour Mining has given the $412-million Ity carbon-in-leach (CIL) project, in Cote d'Ivoire, the go-ahead, adding about 235 000 oz/y over the first five years to Endeavour’s current production profile of between 600 000 oz and 640 000 oz this year, at lower costs.... 

CTC Plant Company turns 25

     20th September 2017 The year of 2017 is a landmark year for South Africa’s most experienced used equipment company, CTC Plant Company (Pty) Ltd, based at Airport Industria, Cape Town, conveniently located right next to the Airport and close to main access highways. 

Lesotho’s Letšeng mine recovers several 100-ct-plus diamonds, expects trend to continue

By: Ilan Solomons     15th September 2017 The Letšeng diamond mine, in Lesotho, recovered several diamonds larger than 100 ct during the first half of 2017, with LSE-listed diamond miner Gem Diamonds upbeat that this trend will continue for the remainder of the year. These gems include the 114.38 ct Type II, the 126 ct D-colour Type IIa... 

Hillhead to welcome a special guest in 2018

     13th September 2017 Hillhead 2018 is gearing up for a special appearance from the largest mechanical puppet ever constructed in Britain. The Man Engine, powered by Volvo, was last week voted the UK’s Best Arts Project and presented with a National Lottery Awards trophy by comedian and broadcaster David Baddiel. The... 

Armadale sees high-purity graphite mineralisation at Tanzania project

By: Anine Kilian     7th September 2017 Test work on a 300 kg bulk sample of graphite mineralisation taken from Aim-listed Armadale Capital’s Mahenge Liandu project, in Tanzania, has produced graphite concentrates with exceptional purity of up to 99.1% total graphitic carbon, the company said on Thursday. Excellent flake size... 

Burbanks starts treating Penny's Find ore

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     7th September 2017 Crushing operations have started at the Burbanks gold treatment plant, in Western Australia, ASX-listed Maximus Resources reported on Thursday. Ore from ASX-listed Empire Resources’ Penny’s Find project was introduced to the crusher earlier this week, under a toll treatment agreement which would... 

New EnviroLeach process poised to transform metals extraction as we know it

By: Henry Lazenby     6th September 2017 A small Vancouver-based start-up company has created a new environment-friendly chemical process with the potential to disruptively transform metal extraction in the mining and electronic waste (e-waste) sectors, akin to the application of cyanide for gold extraction, which revolutionised the... 

Family trusts sue Durban factory for R9m in damages

By: News24Wire      5th September 2017 The large warehouse in Prospecton, an industrial area outside of Durban's CBD, appears old and rusting. In fact, it was built a mere five years ago. Its condition, its owners say, is due to continuous wafts of black ferrous dust from a neighbouring crushing plant which is chasing away prospective... 

Metso invests €1m in factories to improve production, safety levels

By: Ilan Solomons     1st September 2017 The capacity of diversified engineering group Metso’s Tampere factories, in Finland will be increased and occupational safety improved with the new production line for Lokotrack mobile crushing plants. The company says that the investment of about €1-million will significantly shorten the... 

No eclipsing integration?

By: Terence Creamer     1st September 2017 For many observers of global political and economic developments, the recent coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in the US would have epitomised the current state of the world: a blocking out of global integration in favour of bellicose nationalism. For some others, however, the shadow cast over... 

Wolf receives additional proceeds from bridge facility for UK tungsten mine turnaround

By: Creamer Media Reporter      31st August 2017 Speciality metals producer Wolf Minerals has received a further £5-million from Resource Capital Fund VI (RCF VI) as short-term working capital for the Drakeland openpit mine, at the Hemerdon tungsten and tin project in Devon, south-west England. The £5-million represents the remaining... 

Matilda/Wiluna expansion study doubles production expectations

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     30th August 2017 A prefeasibility study (PFS) into the expansion of the Matilda/Wiluna gold operation, in Western Australia, has confirmed robust economics for ASX-listed Blackham Resources. The expanded operation will be developed through the construction of a new crushing and grinding circuit to increase... 

Atlantic Gold pushes ahead towards first production at Moose River Consolidated

By: Henry Lazenby     29th August 2017 Vancouver-based project developer Atlantic Gold is nearing the end of dry and wet commissioning of the 87 000 oz/y Moose River Consolidated (MRC) mine, in Nova Scotia. The TSX-V-listed emerging miner announced on Monday that commissioning activities started late in July, as originally scheduled,... 

Tsodilo kicks off BK16 drilling programme

By: Natasha Odendaal     28th August 2017 TSX-V-listed Tsodilo Resources has started the large diameter drill (LDD) drilling programme at its wholly owned BK16 kimberlite project, within the Orapa kimberlite field, in Botswana. The diamond and metals exploration company planned to drill 14 holes, 24 inches in diameter, to a cumulative... 

Cost of disintegration to thwart de-globalisation efforts, Lamy avers 

By: Terence Creamer     18th August 2017 Former World Trade Organisation director-general Pascal Lamy sees no turning back from globalisation, despite the current rise in political nationalism and trade protectionism. Speaking in Johannesburg this week, Lamy argued that the cost of “disintegration” would simply be too high for countries... 

Wolf making progress with turnaround plan for UK project

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th August 2017 Specialty metals producer Wolf Minerals said on Thursday that the operational turnaround plan for its Drakeland openpit mine at the Hemerdon tungsten and tin project in Devon, south-west England, was making good progress. The turnaround plan, which was announced last month, is aimed at achieving... 

Technology set to unleash mining innovation – Anglo’s O’Neill

By: Martin Creamer     16th August 2017 In the next ten years, technology is set to unleash a wave of mining innovation, with the sweet spot centred on changing the thinking around orebodies and processing plants rather than much-spoken-about automation. “Our focus has changed from hunting technologies to hunting value,” Anglo American... 

On-The-Air (11/08/2017) 

By: Martin Creamer     11th August 2017 Technology has been configured that will unleash another mining boom when implemented by the struggling mining industry; A massive 40% of the gold ore in South Africa’s rich gold basin is wastefully left behind because of outdated mining methods; and If platinum ore could be pre-sorted using... 

Govt supports Northern Minerals training plan

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     7th August 2017 The federal government has awarded ASX-listed Northern Minerals some A$4.8-million in funding as part of its Building Better Regions fund, to develop an Aboriginal training-to-work (T2W) programme at the Browns Range heavy rare earth pilot plant project, in Western Australia. Northern Minerals... 

Howards Quarry Meets Much Asphalt Standards With Quality Dolerite Stone

     7th August 2017 High quality dolerite aggregate from B&E International’s Howards Quarry at eMalahleni is keeping Much Asphalt’s nearby static plant well stocked to produce asphalt for the N4 highway project and developments as far as Nelspruit over 200 km east. As one of southern Africa’s largest commercial... 

Soil turned at Browns Range pilot plant

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     28th July 2017 Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan has broken soil at the Browns Range rare earths project, marking the start of work at the pilot plant operation. The proposed A$56-million pilot plant is a tenth of the scale of the full operation, and has a 60 000 t/y crushing beneficiation circuit, and 3... 

New screening processor launched to South African Market 

     20th July 2017 New screening technology to the South African mining market, the MS 703 EVO, has been introduced by mobile crushing and screening equipment supplier Kleemann in June. Victor Moolman tells us more. 

Wirtgen Group at Steinexpo 2017 with world premiere from Kleemann

     20th July 2017 The Wirtgen Group will be showcasing tailored solutions for recycled material processing and quarry applications when it exhibits products from Kleemann and Benninghoven at the industry trade fair in Homberg/Nieder-Ofleiden, Germany, from August 30 to September 2. The world premiere of the... 

MB Crusher, When Economy Rhymes With Ecology

     18th July 2017 A crusher bucket and a screening bucket at work on a Caribbean island The story and the project 

Hummingbird’s Yanfolila on track for first gold pour by year-end

By: Anine Kilian     18th July 2017 Construction at Hummingbird Resources’ Mali-based Yanfolila mine is progressing on schedule and within budget, with several aspects of development, including process design and detailed engineering, now complete. Updating shareholders on developments at the mine during the three months ended June... 

Banro’s lower gold output leaves year-end guidance out of reach

By: Natasha Odendaal     18th July 2017 Dual-listed Banro Corporation’s Twangiza and Namoya operations produced a combined 38 739 oz of gold during the second quarter of this year, bringing the year-to-date production to 84 954 oz of gold. The lower-than-expected gold production from both mines, along with the ongoing challenging... 

Diamcor sells 2 000 ct in final June tender

By: Anine Kilian     10th July 2017 TSX-V-listed Diamcor Mining sold 2 153 ct of rough diamonds for gross proceeds of $338 380, resulting in an average price of $157.16/ct in a third and final tender and sale for the quarter completed in June. This brings the total rough diamonds tendered and sold from the initial processing of... 

Burbanks commissioning to start before month-end - Maximus

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     5th July 2017 The commissioning of the Burbanks gold treatment plant, in Western Australia, is expected to start in the second half of July, owner Maximus Resources reported on Wednesday, announcing it had secured a second toll treatment agreement for ore supply. Maximus has struck a deal with fellow-listed... 

Petra still expecting record production, despite lowering FY guidance

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     28th June 2017 A slower-than-anticipated build-up of its expansion programmes has prompted Petra Diamonds to lower its full-year production guidance by 8% to 9% from the 4.4-million previously targeted. This, the LSE-listed diamond miner said, would have a coinciding 8% to 9% impact on its revenue, which will... 

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