Regular engagement with Rio Tinto’s QIT Madagascar Minerals (QMM) operation and a good understanding of local conditions allowed Weir Minerals Africa to provide the optimal solution to the customer’s recurring challenge on a process pond.
“Electra Mining has definitely grown exponentially over the past few years in terms of the scale and variety of companies, products and solutions showcased”, was the observation by Glen Pringle, Technical Director at Vital Engineering, on visiting the show with members of his sales team last week.
Sydney — Australia-listed miner South32 has started the sale process for its South Africa Energy Coal business, a spokesman for the company confirmed via email last Friday.
South Africa has lost more than half of its capital-goods share of the market over the last decade, losing out to aggressive competition in markets such as the mining-rich Copperbelt region.
Gauteng MEC for Economic Development, Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development, Lebogang Maile will today launch Bear Grip, a company that supplies high quality, durable and reliable pulley lagging to the mining and conveyor belting industries.
The government has adopted a multipronged strategy to aid the beleaguered domestic steel industry, which is facing strong headwinds in the form of global overcapacity, damaging imports and, more recently, US tariffs on steel and aluminium products.
New data on manufacturing and mining production suggest clouds may be gathering over the Ramaphoria economic spring. While it is dangerous to read too much into any small batch of figures, there appears to at least be a hiccup in two key sectors of the economy, which might curtail the rate of growth.
Jason Muscat, a senior economic analyst at FNB, said that despite a disappointing end to the year’s output, looking ahead mining was set to make a solid contribution to the annual gross domestic product (GDP).