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  • Maptek is 40 years old this year. Photo by Maptek

Maptek – Where innovation meets tradition

February 26th, 2021|

In the mid-1970s, geologist Bob Johnson opened a small bureau service above a row of shops in suburban Sydney, NSW, to [...]

Minerals Council reacts to South African Minister’s 2021 speech

February 26th, 2021|

In presenting a plan for stabilising government debt at 88.9% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in four years’ time, and stressing [...]

  • Nico Pienaar, ASPASA director. Photo by ASPASA

Business unusual for pit miners

February 26th, 2021|

Surface mining industry association, ASPASA, is embracing the new normal brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic as it develops new strategies [...]

  • Endeavour has completed a positive PFS for the Fetekro and Kalana project Côte d'Ivoire. Photo by Endeavour

Endeavour projects good enough for DFS

February 26th, 2021|

TSX-listed Endeavour Mining recently completed a positive Pre-Feasibility Study (PFS) for both its Fetekro and Kalana projects in Côte d’Ivoire. The [...]

  • B2Gold’s Otjikoto mine had a solid 2020. Photo by B2Gold

Solid year for Otjikoto

February 26th, 2021|

Canadian-listed B2Gold’s Otjikoto mine in Namibia had a solid year in 2020, producing 168 041 ounces of gold, near the midpoint [...]

  • The ‘Face Master 2.3’ is a twin boom drill rig. Image credit: Mine Master

2-Boom drilling at Yubileinoe

February 11th, 2021|

Mining equipment manufacturer Mine Master has completed on-site underground testing of a proven underground face drill rig at the Yubileinoe mine, [...]

  • The Sandvik Leopard DI650i is an intelligent down-the-hole drill rig, designed for demanding high-capacity production drilling applications in surface mining as well as large-scale quarry applications. Image credit: Sandvik

Drilling braces for automation

February 11th, 2021|

Globally, the quarrying sector is embracing a trend in the automation of surface drill rigs; operations in sub-Saharan Africa are not [...]

  • Volt Resources has commensed drilling at the Guinea gold project. Image credit: brittanica.com

Drilling underway at Volt Resources’s Guinea gold project

February 11th, 2021|

Graphite and gold explorer and developer Volt Resources has commenced the Guinea gold projects auger drilling campaign with an initial programme [...]