In a year that was relatively quiet for the logistics industry in general, Cargo Carriers has posted a 21% increase in its turnover. The return of logistics operator Cargo Carriers to the mining sector was a contributing factor and was marked by the
Conveying equipment designer and fabricator Superior Industries has released the market’s first primary and secondary belt-cleaning system with a common mounting point. The product will benefit conveying applications on mines that have problems with
JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) - South Africa’s National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on Friday called for “urgent” restrictions on chrome exports, particularly to China. The union’s national executive committee said in a statement that China was
Brazilian diversified mining group Vale, the world’s second largest miner in terms of market capitalisation, has announced that it has started up a demonstration plant to test and further develop a unique Brazilian technology which can produce pig iron
PERTH (miningweekly.com) - Western Australian Premier Colin Barnett reportedly refused to extend a December 31 deadline for a final decision on the development of the multi-billion-dollar Oakajee port and rail infrastructure project. Local media on
Demand growth for base metals in China is exceeding its GDP growth rate by 10 percent, and will keep growing, Fan Shunke, the president of China Non-ferrous Techno-Economic Research Institute said on Wednesday.
HARARE (miningweekly.com) Zimbabwe wants 10% of all diamonds mined in the country to be cut and polished locally, Mines Minister Obert Mpofu said in Harare this week. A diamond policy is currently being drafted and will incorporate a beneficiation
PERTH (miningweekly.com) - The board of ASX-listed Aphrodite Gold has approved the start of a scoping study at the Aphrodite gold deposit, in Western Australia. The scoping study would examine the staged development of the deposit through an initial