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  • Prof Fred Cawood, retired director of the Wits Mining Institute. Photo by WITS

Prof Fred Cawood: A man of vision

September 1st, 2021|In the stope|Comments Off on Prof Fred Cawood: A man of vision

After a long and illustrious career, Prof Fred Cawood has retired as director of the Wits Mining Institute. Leon Louw interviewed him one last time. Prof Cawood, you had a long and distinctive career at [...]

  • John Martin, vice president, Southern Africa, Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group. Photo by © Leon Louw

John Martin: kal Tire targets recycling

August 5th, 2021|In the stope|Comments Off on John Martin: kal Tire targets recycling

John Martin, vice president, Southern Africa, Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group. Photo by © Leon Louw It has been a better-than-expected year for tyre service provider Kal Tire in Africa, with the mini [...]

  •  Dr Lerato Khumalo. Photo by Exxaro

Dr Lerato Khumalo – aspiring to help reduce SA’s carbon footprint

July 7th, 2021|In the stope|Comments Off on Dr Lerato Khumalo – aspiring to help reduce SA’s carbon footprint

Edited by Leon Louw Exxaro Resources’ climate change specialist, Dr Lerato Khumalo, was recently elected as vice-chair for the Industry Task Team on Climate Change (ITTCC). Dr Lerato Khumalo. Photo by Exxaro The [...]

  • Walter Shamu (left) , COO at Orion Minerals. Photo by ©Leon Louw

Walter Shamu: Steering Prieska into production

March 2nd, 2021|In the stope|Comments Off on Walter Shamu: Steering Prieska into production

Orion Minerals’s Prieska project is one of the most exciting mining developments in South Africa. Walter Shamu, COO at Orion, tells Leon Louw more about this great opportunity. […]

Nico Pienaar: Putting industry first

February 8th, 2021|In the stope|Comments Off on Nico Pienaar: Putting industry first

By Leon Louw Nico Pienaar has been a stalwart for Aspasa and in the quarrying and mining space. We asked him to share some of his thoughts with African Mining. […]

  • BME MD, Joe Keenan. Image credit: BME

Joe Keenan on Africa, Covid-19 and the big blast

September 17th, 2020|In the stope, News|Comments Off on Joe Keenan on Africa, Covid-19 and the big blast

BME, a member of the Omnia Group, recently broke the South African record for the largest electronic detonator blast, initiating 3 780 detonators in a single blast at a manganese mine near Hotazel in the [...]

  • Andrew Macnamara, director of MTE Travelling Exhibitions.

Andrew Macnamara: Can’t wait to be back on the road again

September 3rd, 2020|In the stope, MTE Exhibitions|Comments Off on Andrew Macnamara: Can’t wait to be back on the road again

The Covid-19 impact on MTE Exhibitions’ famous travelling road shows has been severe, but has also led to an innovative new product, Andrew Macnamara, director of MTE, who is in [...]

Mashale Phumaphi: Botswana’s coal mogul

May 26th, 2020|In the stope|Comments Off on Mashale Phumaphi: Botswana’s coal mogul

Courtesy of africalive.net Shumba Energy is the only locally-owned coal and energy development company in Botswana, Mashale Phumaphi (MP), owner and managing director of Shumba Energy, tells AfricaLive.net (AL). [...]

  • Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio giving his keynote address at the 2020 Investing in African Mining Indaba. Image by Leon Louw

JULIUS MAADA BIO: BUILDING BRIDGES TO LURE INVESTORS

March 25th, 2020|In the stope|Comments Off on JULIUS MAADA BIO: BUILDING BRIDGES TO LURE INVESTORS

Edited by Leon Louw Sierra Leone is on a major drive to develop the mining industry. In his keynote address at the 2020 Investing in African Mining Indaba President Julius Maada Bio told investors what [...]

  • Duncan Bonnett, partner and director at Africa House. Photo by Leon Louw.

Duncan Bonnett: Box smarter in a new Africa

March 2nd, 2020|In the stope|Comments Off on Duncan Bonnett: Box smarter in a new Africa

There are many opportunities for South African companies in the rest of Africa, but they need to get a foot in the door now, Duncan Bonnett, director at Africa House tells Leon Louw. [...]

  • Dave Rossiter, non-executive director of GeoGroup. Credit: GeoGroup

David Rossiter: Success built on adventure

January 30th, 2020|In the stope|Comments Off on David Rossiter: Success built on adventure

The GeoGroup of companies recently celebrated their 30th anniversary and to mark the occasion, Nicolaas Steenkamp met up with Dave Rossiter, founder and non-executive director of the GeoGroup. [...]

  • Robert Hull, vice president mining, minerals & metals Africa, at Worley. Image credit: WP

Robert Hull’s wise steps into africa

October 4th, 2019|In the stope|Comments Off on Robert Hull’s wise steps into africa

Automation and digitalisation bodes well for the future of mining in Africa, Robert Hull, vice president mining, minerals & metals Africa, at Worley tells Leon Louw. […]

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