Mining Today - Issues, frustrations and insight
As a kick-off to the Mining Indaba, the Canadian Breakfast, for the 4th year running, was well attended. Mining industry panelists, from South Africa & Africa shared.
Does policy affect investment?
A common thread permeating the 2015 Mining Indaba presentations was that mining is a long-term investment that requires consistency of legislation in the host country.
Mining calls for growth initiatives
The Chamber of Mines of South Africa, representing its member companies, noted various pronouncements by President Jacob Zuma in his 2015 State of the Nation Address.
Bakubang: 'People of the Hippo’
Wesizwe’s Bakubung platinum mine, a stone’s throw away from Sun City in the North West, is an award-winning mine, and an exemplary model for other mine start-ups.
The Phoenix rises
The Phoenix Platinum Project is yet another example of the creative thinking of South Africa’s chemical engineers – riches from waste!
The new world of underground mapping
A new 3D point cloud data mobile platform makes mine planning, shaft inspection, geotechnical control and ventilation monitoring simpler, easier and more accurate.
Open-Pit Mining Productivity and cost-efficiencies
In projects that involve earthmoving operations, project managers are under pressure to improve productivity, efficiency and safety.