CEO Talk

DRA – Phola coal preparation plant

The design of the Phola coal preparation plant, a classic two-stage plant producing a prime 27.5 MJ/kg export product and a 21.5 – 23 MJ/kg middlings for the nearby Kendal power station, fully met its specification requirements.  The design brief...

Taking on the challenges, and winning

On the March cover of Inside Mining Tony looks at WorleyParsons RSA,  one of the international project delivery group’s centres of excellence for mine design, mine development, mining, minerals processing and mine closure and has built a...

Drive it like you hate it

Volvo Trucks put its new FMX mining and construction truck through a particularly tough test programme at the company’s Hällered test facility located deep in the forests of western Sweden – and it came out tops. In the February issue of Inside...

Explosive Innovation

In the January issue of Inside Mining, Editor Tony Stone looks at BME, supplier of explosives to the South African open pit mining and quarrying industry. As much a mining explosives are highly technical, the safe and effective use of this tool is...
Brains, and brawn won the day - Johnson Crane Hire

Brains, and brawn won the day

The ability to successfully develop and deliver a specialised lift solution was demonstrated in the heavy-lift operation undertaken by Johnson Crane Hire at Sasol’s Secunda plant recently. And, it was by no means a small feat. The scope of...

AKHANI GROUP: Building the future

The newly established Akhani Group, 51% black-female owned and B-BBEE 3 rated, is one of the biggest service providers in the South African mining industry, with plans to expand through Africa. Building the future The word Akhani means “building...