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Progress continues on Mayoko Phase 1

The development of Phase 1 of the Mayoko project continues to progress, Exxaro has reported in its 2013 results. Additional exploration has focused on improving the confidence of the banded iron formations at Lekoumou and Mipoundi. The exploitation...

Diesel Power digests African destinations

Opencast contractor Diesel Power Opencast Mining has taken major business steps forward this year, which has uplifted its industry status and ensured its targets for growth are well within reach. Step 1 “Diesel Power is fully committed to the...

BVI Group’s launch pad into Africa

BVi Group’s strategic business focus to expand into Africa some two and half years ago has been a resounding success. The company is under way with numerous projects across the continent, including its first mega mining infrastructure venture –...

West Africa – the new Pilbara region

There are signs of heightened interests by mining companies around the world in what is believed to be the world’s next Pilbara iron ore-rich region. West Africa is abuzz with iron ore exploration projects and mining licence applications. Reggie...

Mayoko, Exxaro’s Waterberg iron ore equivalent

Despite its reputation as a significant South African coal miner, developing an iron ore portfolio has always fallen within Exxaro’s larger business strategy, writes Laura Cornish. When it delivers its first iron ore later this year, its strategic...
Expanding Laboratories across West Afica

Expanding laboratories across West Africa

Laboratory and minerals specialist SGS Minerals Group is riding the gold and iron ore rush in West Africa. Its establishment of new, upgraded and expanded laboratories across numerous countries is evidence of this, writes Laura Cornish. A new XRF...