Mission Point Mining washes its face with CDE equipment

Dust clouds whirling in the sweltering heat welcome you to the busy Mission Point Mining site in South Africa’s Free State Province on a sunny spring day.  A CDE EvoWash 151 coupled with an AquaCycle 400 water recovery system go about their daily duties of treating raw silica sand, a free-dig alluvial deposit, to produce up to 130 tonnes per hour of 0-1mm fine sand, which will be sold as plaster and building sand, and as foundry sand for instance to the local specialist sand market.


Extracting value from the supply chain

Cost sensitivity and mining downturn forces innovation in petrochemical supply chain. Falling oil prices, a crumbling mining sector and local economic uncertainty have created a volatile mix of forces that is putting immense pressure on the petrochemical sector. However, says Noddy Ramroop, Operations Executive: Petrochemical for Unitrans, this is not necessarily bad news for the supply chain.


Electra Mining Africa: the best of cutting edge technology

Technology, a key driver in engineering and mining innovation, is being driven by the commodity downturn. This year’s Electra Mining Africa saw a host of these innovative technologies being showcased, demonstrating the local engineering and mining industry’s world class status in terms of producing products and services that provide a safer mining environment, that is more efficient in terms of production but also more adaptive.


Taking a shine to Trans Hex

Parow headquartered diamond mining group Trans Hex has seen a significant change in shareholding – a development that hopefully points to brighter prospects in the competitive gem game for the years ahead.

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