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New Sandvik crushers on-site at Tongon

The first two new Sandvik crushers are already on-site at Randgold Resources’ Tongon gold mine in Côte d’Ivoire, chief executive Mark Bristow has said. The Sandvik team was working hard in support of the mine team to ensure that the project would...

Five-year NDP plan is good news for mining

The South African Cabinet has approved the 2014-2019 Medium-Term Strategic Framework (MTSF), which will serve as the first five-year building block towards the 2030 Vision contained in the National Development Plan (NDP). Raise mining output...

Palabora Copper opts for Project Portfolio Office

Palabora Copper has implemented Project Portfolio Office (PPO), an online project portfolio management (PPM) and collaboration application, in order to enhance its improvement project management and tracking functions. 2 200 people Situated in the...

Global woes, local strikes hit Anglo results

Anglo American’s underlying earnings for the first half of 2014 were $1.3 billion, 3% higher than for the same period in 2013, with an underlying operating profit of $2.9 billion, a 10% decrease from $3.3 billion. Weak global growth Continuing weak...

Ivanhoe Mines awards Kamoa box-cut contract

The box cut for the initial portal to the decline ramps for underground access at the Kamoa copper mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Katanga province has commenced. Katanga Sprl (MCK) The contract for the construction of the box cut...

Mining News launches EMA 2014 e-newsletter

Electra Mining is the biggest mining, industrial, machine tools and electrical trade show in southern Africa. It is the second biggest mining event in the world. Expected visitors this year:  38 000, expected exhibitors:  750 37 000m² of  the...