Dymot Engineering Company supplied three rail tank car shunting winch systems which successfully move rail tank cars on three separate tracks up and down the gantry at the BP Fuel Depot in Watloo.
TRANS HEX Group, the Parow-headquartered diamond miner, is shedding the old as it prepares to bring onboard a shiny new operational asset from industry giant De Beers. Last month Trans Hex sold off its subsidiary Pioneer Minerals for R35m to Bondeo 140 CC.
Junior mining exploration company Platfields, which is curiously headquartered the V&A Waterfront rather than closer to the platinum belt, looks to be in an awful pickle. The company – that listed in late 2010 with great ambitions as a platinum miner - was suspended from trading on the JSE in June this year for failing to produce its audited year-end and interim results for the period ended February 2013 and August 2013 respectively.
The dust is only just starting to settle following the longest mining strike in South Africa, which lasted five months. Miners have resumed work at the Rustenburg mines, generally pleased with the outcome of the wage agreements reached in June 2014.
London-listed Euromoney Institutional Investor has bought the Mining Indaba, which attracts thousands of delegates from around the world, for US$78m, promising to breathe new life into the event.
“After 250 years of fossil-fuel fired growth, we are finally bumping into planetary limits.” This was among several messages conveyed to delegates who attended Gas Week 2014 in Johannesburg yesterday (Wednesday) by Dave Collins, Associate Director of MAC Consulting, one of South Africa’s leading management consulting groups focused in mining; oil, gas and chemicals; financial services and telecommunications.
Multotec leadership underwent a changing of the guard in its top management during 2013 that has heralded in some young and energetic business unit managing directors who will work alongside Group stalwarts to lead the organisation forward into 2014.
Bitter battles have recently been fought over mining rights and the validity of permits issued by various government departments to mine sands in the Western Cape.
WEIR Minerals recognises the challenges faced by its mining and industrial clients, including capital constraints.