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Terex Trucks focuses on Benelux growth

With the economy and the construction sector set to grow at a steady speed in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg over the next few years, Terex Trucks is expanding its operations and bringing its TA300 and TA400 articulated haulers to even more customers throughout the region. The Benelux region is …

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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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Law firm also joins the mining forum fray.

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has become the latest firm to partner the East and Central Africa Mining Forum, this is according to reports coming from Kigali, Rwanda. In partnering the event, the law firm joins other mining industry experts such as Ivanhoe, TechMet, Montero Mining and …

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Growing Focus on Social Transitioning in Mine Closure

Social transitioning is a vital aspect of mine closure that can no longer be ignored. This was the clear message from the 13th International Conference on Mine Closure in Perth earlier last month. SRK is an independent, global network of consulting practices in over 45 countries on six continents. Its …

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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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Diamond exploration licenses returned to semi-industrial companies and cooperatives in Angola

The return of licenses to 241 companies and semi-industrial diamond mining cooperatives in seven provinces of Angola will allow the creation of at least 20,000 jobs, the national director of Mineral Resources said on Friday in Dundo. André Buta, who spoke at the end of the delivery of 31 of …

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Independence Group, AngloGold Ashanti invest more in Tropicana

AngloGold Ashanti and Independence Group have approved a $79.3-million investment to develop the Boston Shaker underground project, at the Tropicana gold mine, in Western Australia. The ore from the underground mine would enable Tropicana production to be maintained at between 450 000 oz/y and 500 000 oz/y over the next …

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THIESS WINS $1.7B CONTRACT IN BOTSWANA

CIMIC Group’s global mining services provider, Thiess, through Majwe Mining Joint Venture (Majwe), has secured a A$1.7 billion contract at Debswana Diamond Company’s Jwaneng Mine Cut 9 project in Botswana. Majwe, a joint venture between Thiess (70 per cent) and long-term local partner Bothakga Burrow Botswana (30 per cent), will …

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Rank rises for Wits School of Mining Engineering

The University Of Witwatersrand School Of Mining Engineering has again scooped a better position in the QS World University Rankings to 13th place in 2019. The latest achievement allows it to retain its position as the highest ranked school at Wits University as it is also the only mining school …

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Kibo’s eyes UK reserve power generation market

MAST Energy Developments (MED) has signed a binding conditional agreement for the exclusive right to undertake due diligence and negotiate the potential acquisition of five peaking power sites totaling 25.85MW. The private UK registered company targets the development and operation of flexible power plants to service the reserve power generation …

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