Why mining is an essential industry
In recent years there has been some debate as to the status of the global mining industry.
Liqhobong appoints chief project officer
Firestone Diamonds has appointed Glenn Black as the chief project officer for the implementation of the Liqhobong diamond mine in the Lesotho Highlands.
Nedbank funds new diamond mine
Nedbank Capital has successfully concluded a $25 million short-term debt facility for Gem Diamonds.
Africa’s potash hub
Canadian junior Allana Potash has set its sights on establishing the first potash mine in Africa in Ethiopia by 2017.
Women in mining face challenges
South Africa is arguably ahead of other major countries focused on mining in terms of bringing women into the mining workforce.
Spotlight on SHEQ
Marcus Evans is holding the WorkSafe: Total SHEQ Management conference from 25 to 26 June at the Crowne Plaza in Rosebank, Johannesburg.
A break from tradition
Mario da Silva and his son, Zack, from Bel Quip Centre have come up with a brand-new application for a steel crushing machine.
Dewatering for African mines
In designing and implementing effective mine dewatering systems, mine operators are taking a crucial step in ensuring the longterm functionality and profitability of a...