R/€ = 20.3538 Change: -0.0283
R/$ = 19.1240 Change: 0.0301
Au 2340.13 $/oz Change: -51.71
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Orica’s fully lead-free non-electric detonator range available now

Updated 3 hours ago Following the successful launch of Orica’s groundbreaking Exel™ Neo, the world’s first fully lead-free non-electric detonator range last year, Orica's manufacturing facility in Gyttorp, Sweden, has achieved a significant milestone by transitioning all capsule production to Exel™ Neo. This marks a... 

Whitehaven expects newly acquired mines to add up to 5Mt a quarter to production

By: Marleny Arnoldi     19th April 2024 Australia-based coal producer Whitehaven Coal continues to deliver strong operational performances at its Maules Creek and Gunnedah openpit mines, having produced 4.4-million tonnes of run-of-mine (RoM) coal in the quarter ended March 31. Production at the Narrabri project, however, was lower... 

MacLean marks Mine-Mate milestone

19th April 2024 BT3 BOOM TRUCK DELIVERED TO NORTHERN MANITOBA MINE, 20 YEARS AFTER LAUNCH OF MACLEAN UTILITY VEHICLE PRODUCT LINE With the delivery of a BT3 Boom Truck to a base metal miner in Thompson, Manitoba, MacLean is marking the 20th anniversary of the launch of its Mine-MateTM utility vehicle (UTV)... 

New boost for platinum group metals may arise from emerging eFuel scale-up  

By: Martin Creamer     19th April 2024 The emerging use of electrofuel (eFuel) as an interchangeable substitute for petrol, diesel and aviation fuel has the potential to create important new demand for Southern Africa’s platinum group metals (PGMs). This is because eFuel is a combination of green hydrogen and waste carbon dioxide... 

Tank supplier intends to help S Africa navigate water crisis

By: Lumkile Nkomfe      19th April 2024 Leading water and storage solutions company JoJo asserts that its agility to innovate rapidly – stemming from in-house research and development capacity, 40 years of experience and deep local knowledge – will support South Africans as they face the current water crisis amid the significant decay... 

Robotics, AI beneficial for business

19th April 2024 The manufacturing industry is currently at the doorstep of a transformational era, one marked by the seamless integration of robotics, artificial intelligence (AI), and augmented reality or virtual reality (AR/VR), says GridRaster co-founder and COO Dijam Panigrahi.   This fusion is “not merely a... 

Energy plant to receive new automation system

19th April 2024 Leading manufacturer of automation solutions and process technologies Valmet will deliver a comprehensive Valmet DNA Automation System to Lostock Sustainable Energy Plant (LSEP) currently under construction in Northwich, Cheshire, in the UK, according to a press release published last month. The... 

Company highlights innovative product offering

19th April 2024 Amid the country’s water crisis, packaged wastewater treatment plant service provider Calcamite highlights the importance of treating wastewater and reintroducing it to the environment.  Calcamite, as a subsidiary of JoJo, adds that water placed back into municipal systems should be of the... 

Concurrent rehabilitation improves community relations

By: Nadine Ramdass     19th April 2024 Midtier gold miner Pan African Resources’ concurrent rehabilitation at its Mogale tailings retreatment (MTR) project, located at the Mintails site, near Mogale City in Krugersdorp, Gauteng, is taking the steps required to repair relations with community stakeholders while ensuring value for the... 

Fibre optic cables improve monitoring, safety

By: Nadine Ramdass     19th April 2024 Innovative applications of fibre optic cable technology can provide a proactive solution to detect potential tailings storage facility (TSF) risks and improve protection of the associated environment, thereby vastly improving monitoring solutions, reports test and measurement solutions specialist... 

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