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2021 – Issue 2

Mining Review Africa Issue 2 2021

Mining Review Africa Issue 2 looks at ESG, coal and uranium. No doubt you’ll find this edition of Mining Review Africa a worthy read!

Roxgold’s Séguéla project readies itself for 2022 gold production

“We are in the early stages of uncovering the upside potential that Séguéla has to offer." - Roxgold president and CEO John Dorward

Mines show willingness to adopt green energy, where feasible

Companies in Africa believe that a priority for driving sustainability in the sector is increased renewable utilisation.

IMS Engineering: COVID-19 the catalyst for change

“The virus was our catalyst for change and pushed us to revaluate the business and embrace and invest in new technology."

Power play: Energy savings in the mining industry

Looking at a mine’s operating costs, power consumption within the comminution circuit can contribute up to 50% of a mine’s electricity usage.

Optimisation strategy pays off for Tharisa

Tharisa did not let the COVID-19 pandemic derail its target of reaching 200 000 ozpa of PGMs and 2 Mtpa of chrome concentrate.

Solar: The new future for mobile crushing?

COVID-19 has taught the mining industry key lessons – none of which are new, but all of which have now become vital for operational sustainability.

Coal: Still an economic lifeline

Coal has become a dirty word nonetheless, it remains the power supply lifeline in Africa and various other regions across the globe.

Is renewable energy mining’s new normal?

Adopting renewable energy as a hybrid or even primary energy source is becoming a widely accepted solution for the African mining sector.

Materials handling: The safest of safety solutions

MANITOU has been redefining the benchmark of operational safety in hazardous, combustible and explosive subterranean mining environments.

Ivanhoe Mines: Advancing the historic Kipushi mine towards production

There is existing underground infrastructure at Kipushi including a series of mine shafts (P 1,2,3 and 4) and associated head frames.