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M&R acquires another US-based firm 

By: Simone Liedtke     25th March 2019 JSE-listed engineering and construction group Murray & Roberts’ (M&R’s) Cementation Americas, which forms part of the M&R Underground Mining platform, has acquired 100% of Terra Nova Technologies (TNT) for $38-million. The acquisition will be funded from a revolving and term loan credit facility,... 

First gold pour at Endeavour’s Ity completed ahead of schedule

By: Simone Liedtke     19th March 2019 The first gold pour at TSX-listed Endeavour Mining’s Ity carbon-in-leach (CIL) project, in Côte d'Ivoire, took place on March 18, four months ahead of schedule and under budget. The first pour yielded about 1 800 oz of gold. 

Growth boosts fuel distributor

By: Thabi Madiba     8th March 2019 The 100-million litres supplied to logistics, construction and mining companies in 2017 compared to the 151-million supplied in 2018, shows a significant growth of 51%, which fuel distributor Advent Oil MD Lebo Mbethe hopes will serve as a catalyst for the business in 2019. She attributes this... 

Detour Gold reports FY results, Gowans quits as chair

By: Simone Liedtke     7th March 2019 Canadian midtier gold producer Detour Gold on Thursday reported weaker adjusted full-year earnings and announced that James Gowans had resigned as chairperson with immediate effect. The miner, which recently emerged from a proxy battle with Paulson & Co, said Gowans had resigned to focus on other... 

Alphamin’s Bisie tin mine commissioning on schedule for Q2

By: Simone Liedtke     1st March 2019 The processing plant front-end crushing circuit commissioning has been completed at TSX-V-listed Alphamin Resources’ flagship Bisie tin project, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with full commissioning and ramp-up scheduled for the second quarter of 2019. The Bisie project is now running... 

Argonaut targets 200 000 GEO production in 2019

By: Marleny Arnoldi     27th February 2019 TSX-listed Argonaut Gold has achieved record fourth-quarter production and has met its yearly production guidance, despite reporting a net loss of $17.5-million for the fourth quarter, and a net loss of $7.6-million for the year. This translates to a loss of $0.10 a share for the reporting... 

Concrete paver launched at Las Vegas Expo

15th February 2019 At the World of Concrete 2019 Expo held in Las Vegas last month construction solutions provider Wirtgen Group introduced the new AutoPilot 2.0 – a pour in place concrete paver – showcased three Wirtgen slipform pavers and a texture curing machine, as well as displayed an aftermarket specialist... 

BlueRock raises £575 000 for further Kareevlei development

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     11th February 2019 Aim-listed BlueRock Diamonds has raised £575 000 before expenses through the issue of 191.67-million shares at a price of 0.3p a share.  The funds will be used to continue the development of the Kareevlei mine, in the Kimberley region of South Africa. 

Better techniques are making a big difference in drilling and blasting, says MAXAM

By: Kim Cloete     8th February 2019 Advanced technologies in mining explosives are making major inroads in the mining industry. This was highlighted by MAXAM, a global technological leader specialising in the design, development, manufacture and application of energetic solutions, at the Investing in African Mining Indaba, in Cape... 

Thor envisions Nigeria gold mine construction to start in Q2

By: Marleny Arnoldi     5th February 2019 Canadian junior Thor Exploration’s definitive feasibility study (DFS) at its Segolila gold project, in Nigeria, envisions a construction start date in the second quarter of the year and an 18-month construction period, for an initial five-year mine life. The company is proceeding with... 

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