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Profits for DRDGOLD despite load shedding

In recent months, power utility Eskom has implemented load shedding which has had a negative impact on the economy and businesses in South Africa, including the mining industry. Despite this, DRDGOLD reported profits for the six months ended 31...

Sibanye-Stillwater appoints non-executive director

PGM producer Sibanye-Stillwater has appointed Richard (Rick) Menell as the Lead Independent Director (LID) of the Board. Menell’s appointment is effective from 14 February 2020. He has been part of Sibanye-Stillwater for the past seven years after...

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...

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...

Unlocking industrial power

Eskom Rotek Industries has provided diagnostic and engineering services for more than 100 years. The company boasts a national footprint and prides itself on being a dynamic business with expertise in five technically specific business areas....