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  • Project scope entails the engineering, procurement, and construction of a 355 000tpa processing facility.

Australia: EPC contract finalised for Dargues

February 6th, 2019|0 Comments

Edited by Leon Louw DRA Global, through its subsidiary DRA Pacific, has been awarded the engineering, procurement, and construction contract for the Dargues gold mine in New South Wales, Australia.  [...]

  • Operators and equipment at Olimpiada in Russia are exposed to extreme weather conditions throughout the year.   

Russia: Olimpiada’s transition to automation

February 6th, 2019|0 Comments

Edited by Leon Louw Gold mining company Polyus has introduced eight automation solutions at its Olimpiada mine in Russia.  […]

  • The hills of Simandou in Guinea, which became a huge point of dispute between several stakeholders. Image credit: Rio Tinto

The curse of Simandou

January 17th, 2019|0 Comments

Corruption has sterilised one of the greatest iron ore deposits on earth, writes Leon Louw. […]

  • DSCN0423 - In 2016, Altar had drilled 4931m on eight holes plus one-hole extension. Image credit: Sibanye-Stillwater

Argentina: Sibanye’s value-add

October 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Sibanye-Stillwater’s exploration projects in Argentina and Canada add an interesting new dimension to the company’s future development, writes Leon Louw.  […]

  • Pari Appusamy, APC managing director, and Sunguttuvan Chandrasekaran, APC technical director

Madagascar – Putting the shine on chrome mining

September 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Edited by Leon Louw A fleet of six Volvo EC480D excavators is the centrepiece of a new chrome mining venture in Madagascar.  [...]

  • Nevsun Resources - Map

Eritrea Bisha pays for itself

September 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Edited by Leon Louw Canadian-listed Nevsun Resources and its Eritrean partner Enamco, will self-fund extensions to its Bisha zinc-copper mine in Eritrea. [...]