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Empire Cat donates truck for raffle

Empire CAT of Phoenix, AZ, has donated a 2020 GMC Sierra 2500 SLT Diesel truck valued at $70,000 as the grand prize for the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Foundation (SMEF)  Benefit Truck Raffle. The proceeds are to support critical education, outreach and professional development programs for SMEF. “Empire …

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Africa Must Benefit the Most From Mineral Wealth

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the time has come for Africa to benefit from its mineral wealth and be a producer of value-added goods. The President made the impassioned plea during the opening ceremony of the second Africa Investment Forum at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. Approximately 2 000 delegates …

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Govt’s efforts to curb illicit dealing in mining pays dividends

The Tanzanian government’s efforts to curb cheating in the mining industry, especially smuggling of minerals and gemstones has paid handsomely as the current revenue collections in the sector have shown a great increase as compared to previously. The current revenue collections reveal that they have risen to 470bn/- from an …

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Regional mining pioneers Ivanhoe, TechMet, Montero Mining and others to attend the East & Central Africa Mining Forum in Kigali

“Important to share geological information across the region” “Kamoa-Kakula, which now ranks as the world’s largest undeveloped high-grade copper discovery, represents the discovery of a previously unrecognized and richly endowed district within the Central African Copperbelt – geologically distinct, yet geographically next door to the well-known Kolwezi deposits. We have …

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Kenya’s President flags off first crude oil shipment at Mombasa port

President Uhuru Kenyatta arrived at the port of Mombasa to flag off the inaugural shipment of Kenya’s crude oil on Monday. The country will export 200,000 barrels of the Turkana crude marking its entry into the league of oil-exporting countries. Celsius Riga, the vessel to ship Kenya’s crude oil at …

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WearCheck wins double awards in Europe

Condition monitoring specialists, WearCheck, scooped two awards from top international training body, Mobius, at a condition based maintenance (CBM Europe) conference in Belgium recently. The awards are for first place in the Best Training Partner EUMEA 2018/19 and the Best Student Growth Africa 2018/19. Dennis Swanepoel, WearCheck’s reliability solutions consultant …

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Kenya signs milestone crude oil processing deal with firms

The Kenyan government has signed agreement with oil major Total, Tullow Oil and Africa Oil Corp to develop a 60.000-80.000 barrel per day crude processing facility for oil discovered in the county’s northwest. The petroleum and mining ministry said on Twitter on Tuesday that the head of term agreements were …

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KSB expands its aftermarket services

KSB Pumps and Valves is intensifying its focus on aftermarket services that add value to customer operations far beyond the supply and maintenance of its own products. According to the company plans are to extend its services and engineering expertise to include maintenance of entire systems, reverse engineering of rotating …

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Syrah signs BAM site purchase agreement

Syrah has signed a purchase agreement for an industrial site for its Battery Anode Material (BAM) development in Vidalia, Louisiana. The development is the next step following the letter of intent previously announced on the (refer to quarterly update. Under the terms of the agreement, the purchase price of US$1.225 …

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