mining industry

Research needs to be supported by the industry

Mintek argues that the mining industry needs more involvement in research. “The mining industry must use Mintek for the benefit of the industry,” said Peter Craven, Mintek’s General Manager: Business development. “The government funded research at...

New appointment to Miranda’s board

Miranda Minerals announced the appointment of John Wallington as Managing Director to the Miranda Board. Effective from 1 November 2013, the former CEO of Coal of Africa will be replacing Mick Cook. His appointment comes after a period of intense...

Iron ore to lead Africa into the future?

While historically Africa was a land of risks and endeavour, it was set to become a force of the future in global traded iron ore. This is according to John Welborn, MD, Equatorial Resources Limited, speaking on the second day the three day 2013...

Now is the time for iron ore

Now is the right time to build a mine and build a port and the right time to be in iron ore, especially in Central Africa. This was the view given by Sundance Resources MD, Giulio Casello, who was speaking in Perth, Australia, today on the second...

SA mining boards female representation tops

A recent report by PwC shows that South Africa’s mining sector has the best level of female representation on boards. “Research shows that there is a strong correlation between financial performance and the participation of women on boards,” says...

Global demand for phosphate to increase

The global demand for phosphate is expected to increase from markets such as India, China and Brazil, with an increasingly internal demand in Africa. This the opinion of Minbos Resources Limited’s (Minbos) MD and Executive Chairman, Scott Sullivan,...