Base Metals

The most common base metals are copper, lead,nickel, tin, aluminium, and zinc. Base metals are used in a wide variety of applications. For example, lead has proven to be a reliable source for batteries, and nickel often is used to strengthen and harden metal alloys, including stainless steel. Base metals also are used frequently to coat other metals. For example, zinc is used to coat galvanized steel.

AfriTin

AfriTin: resurrecting Uis in Namibia

AfriTin has made remarkable progress, with 2019 being highly eventful following first production of tin concentrate in August 2019.
Mantashe south africa

Positive moves towards legislative certainty in South Africa

2019 was the year in which some certainty returned to the South African mining industry with significant progress made by the DMRE.
Minopex

Minopex repackages capabilities across the value chain

Outsourced minerals processing expert Minopex has redefined its capabilities and service offering to better suit the evolving needs of the mining industry.
video

What role does blockchain have in ethical mining

Josh Horneman, Strategic Consultant at Blockhead Technologies breaks down the terminology and process of blockchain and how shapes the mining industry.
Baxter Minerals Council

Minerals Council publishes transformation report

The Minerals Council has published a report assessing the industry’s progress in efforts to transform the industry in terms of the Mining Charter.
Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto invests $1.5 billion in copper operation

Rio Tinto has approved a $1.5 billion investment to continue production at its Kennecott copper operation in the United States.
video

The role of technology in the mining industry

Jamie van Schoor, CEO and Founder of Dwyka Mining Services shares his insights into technologies that will benefit the mining industry.
east africa metals

East Africa Metals receives final payment in Adyabo transaction

East Africa Metals has received the final payment of US$600,000 from Tibet Huayu Mining as part of the of purchasing a 70% interest in the Adyabo Project.
compressors

TECH NEWS: Air compressor range for mining sector

This portable compressor range has been engineered and developed for secure integration into utility trucks and other OEM applications.
KCM

Lusaka High Court stops sale of KCM mining right areas

The Lusaka High Court has granted Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) and Vedanta Resources an injunction order preventing the sale of KCM Mining Right areas by the KCM provisional liquidator – Milingo Lungu.

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