Maseve enters block 11

Maseve enters block 11

Primary development at Canadian based miner Platinum Group Metals’ Maseve project close to Rustenburg in the North West Province has entered a new mining block. 

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DiamondCorp revises production

DiamondCorp revises production

Troubled mining company DiamondCorp has further revised its production schedule at the Lace Diamond Mine close to Kroonstad in the Free State province.

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In pursuit of perfection

In pursuit of perfection

Seven hundred and seventeen metres below surface, 30km east of Pretoria, a large reamer head — in reverse gear — is gradually grinding its way through metres and metres of notoriously fragile Kimberlite material.

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Sasol’s bunker cemented in

Murray & Roberts Cementation recently completed another milestone project for leading South African coal miner, Sasol Mining.

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Construction of Sasol’s Shondoni coal mine near Secunda is nearing completion.

Shondoni’s conveyor ready to roll

Construction of Sasol’s Shondoni coal mine near Secunda is nearing completion.

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AngloGold Ashanti has appointed local fan and ventilation company MechCal to install a prototype of a ground-breaking compressor at their Mponeng mine in Gauteng.

New fan cools deep depths

AngloGold Ashanti has appointed local fan and ventilation company MechCal to install a prototype of a ground-breaking compressor at their Mponeng mine in Gauteng.

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The resuscitation of Steenkampskraal in the Western Cape is one of the few highlights in an otherwise dull year for the mining industry.

Steenkampskraal: Return of the REEs

The resuscitation of Steenkampskraal in the Western Cape is one of the few highlights in an otherwise dull year for the mining industry.

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Rewinding South Deep’s winders

One of the stators on the main winder installation at Goldfields’ South Deep Twin Shafts in Gauteng recently experienced a failure. The sheer physical size of the stator alone is unique, especially in terms of the challenges of rewinding such a large unit.

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