New (ish) smelting technology
The commercialisation of a new smelting technology is not something that happens very often, yet, when it does, it doesn’t happen quickly.
Socioeconomic considerations in mine closure
In these modern times, mine closure and rehabilitation are integral components of the management obligations of any mining operation.
More important than carbon emissions
Anthony Turton explains why sulphur pollution is a bigger problem than carbon emissions.
The energy imperative
Eskom’s decline highlights the need for alternative energy sources for South African businesses.
Focus on processing efficiency
The overriding message coming out of Electra Mining 2014 was the need to improve operating efficiencies and productivity.
Major empowerment deal
THE INVENTOR of the ‘transfer chute system’, Werner Baller of WEBA, has concluded a major empowerment deal with Hlanganani Capital.
Expanding into new technology
The Weir Group has entered into an agreement to acquire Trio Engineered Products.
Clamping down on illegal mining
The Council for Geoscience is to close 45 open mine shafts in an effort to stop illegal mining in disused mines.