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Murray & Roberts Infrastructure is launched

Murray & Roberts has announced the integration of its Concor Civils and Concor Roads & Earthworks into a new single business called Murray & Roberts Infrastructure. It is expected to entrench the cumulative and collective legacy of...

Feasibility for Waterberg opencast mine completed

The Waterberg Coal Joint Venture Partners (WCJVP) has completed a feasibility study into the development of an opencast mining operation to produce 10 million tonnes of coal per annum for Eskom for an initial term of 30 years. The study has been...

Mining trailers for opencast mining

Martin Trailers has designed and produced three new mining trailers specifically for opencast mines around the world. Mining trailers need to be designed and built so that they can operate successful in the harsh condition of opencast mining. “We...

Liviero Mining: The opencast alternative

Multidisciplinary construction firm Liviero’s growth strategy was enabled when group CEO Neil Cloete joined the company in March 2011, allowing the company to expand its presence in the mining sector. And it successfully has, writes Laura Cornish....

FSE receives $3m loan

Firestone Energy (FSE) has signed a $3m loan agreement with The Waterberg Coal Company (WCC). The funding is to be used for FSE’s project financing obligations in relation to the Waterberg Coal Project, which has a Measured Resource of 1,090.9...

Keaton to acquire Xceed

Keaton Energy has made a cash offer to acquire Australia listed Xceed Resources, which owns coal exploration and development projects in South Africa. The offer is for A$0.14 per share. Pursuant to a scheme implementation deed dated 23 August 2013...

Hard rock specialists with rock hard ambitions

Hard rock opencast mining specialist Concor Opencast Mining is exploring various avenues to grow its business. This includes geographic footprint expansion and diversifying its commodity focus, MD Chris Botha tells Laura Cornish. Having established...