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Exxaro’s Belfast mine rolls out coal production earlier than expected

South Africa’s largest coal producer and black empowered mining group, Exxaro, can today [12 September 2019] announce its new Belfast Coal Mine will start producing high grade thermal coal six months earlier than expected. The mine was only expected to start producing...

Diversification in global markets remains a key driver of growth for Master Drilling

Master Drilling Group Limited (Master Drilling, JSE: MDI) today released the group’s results for the six months ended 30 June 2019. During the six-month period, an increase in revenue was realised on the back of the acquisition of the Atlantis Group, which has...

Platinum miners’ wage talks go to internal abitrators

South Africa’s main platinum mining union said it had formally declared that wage talks with Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) and Sibanye-Stillwater were deadlocked, raising the possibility of strike action if the issue cannot be resolved. The formal declaration...

AMCU says de-registration halted

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) said on Monday its threatened de-registration for not complying with labour laws had been halted and that it was in the process of meeting government requirements. In April, the government’s labour registrar...

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AMCU says de-registration halted

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) said on Monday its threatened de-registration for not complying with labour laws had been halted and that it was in the process of meeting government requirements. In April, the...
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Platinum miners’ wage talks go to internal abitrators

South Africa’s main platinum mining union said it had formally declared that wage talks with Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) and Sibanye-Stillwater were deadlocked, raising the possibility of strike action if the issue cannot be resolved. The...

Featured

AMCU says de-registration halted

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) said on Monday its threatened de-registration for not complying with labour laws had been halted and that it was in the process of meeting government requirements. In April, the...
Exxaro’s Belfast mine rolls out coal production earlier than expected
Diversification in global markets remains a key driver of growth for Master Drilling
Platinum miners’ wage talks go to internal abitrators
AMCU says de-registration halted

CEO Talk

A blast fit for purpose

The cost of running a quarrying or mining business in South Africa is escalating, with energy, maintenance and labour being significant drivers. Charles Hurly, marketing lead, Solar Mining Services, explores what it takes to get the most out of...

CEO Talk

Choose your rubber lining with care

Despite considerable research into the mechanics of abrasive wear, the choice of rubber lining in a particular mining or quarrying application remains complex and experience-based; but one certainty is that hardness and price per kilogram are...
Sandvik’s collaborative approach to productivity – Part 1
A blast fit for purpose
New Volvo CE rigid haulers to deliver improved production
Choose your rubber lining with care

Sustainability Corner

Kal Tire South Africa showcases innovation

  Mining operations are constantly challenged to maximise the efficiency of the equipment they operate – including the tires that ultimately carry the load. Kal Tire South Africa has an enviable reputation as leading earthmover tyre service...

Sustainability Corner

Every tyre tells a story

Mining operations are constantly challenged to maximise the efficiency of the equipment they operate – including the tyres that ultimately carry the load. Kal Tire South Africa has an enviable reputation as a leading service provider to the...

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Firestone boasts new leader at the helm

Firestone Diamonds, a new diamond producer with operations focused in Lesotho, has announced Paul Bosma’s appointment as the new CEO with effect from 1 July 2018. Bosma is excited to take the helm and shares his outlook and plans for the future...

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18 Months at the helm

In 2016, Cummins Southern Africa appointed Thierry Pimi as MD, responsible for the leadership, operations and strategic direction for Cummins’ distribution business in South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana,...
Kal Tire South Africa showcases innovation
Every tyre tells a story
Firestone boasts new leader at the helm
18 Months at the helm