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Ghana mining and gold production shrank in 2020

Ghana’s gold production fell 12% in 2020 to 4.02 million ounces, from 4.57 million ounces in 2019, the country’s Chamber of Mines said on Friday, but retained its position as Africa’s top gold producer despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The decline in production was the country’s biggest since 2004, Chamber of Mines President Eric …

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Electric vehicles critical for DRC ns South Africa mining

Electric vehicles are rising in popularity around the globe, and there are a few countries crucial in mining the necessary materials. As electric vehicles become more popular, the politics to secure the resources necessary to power these vehicles are going to become a lot more complex. This is because of …

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Nornickel resumes mining at Taimyrsky after flooding

Nornickel has resumed ore mining at the second of its two mines hit by flooding this year. The world’s largest palladium producer and a leading nickel partially suspended output at the Oktyabrsky mine and the interconnected Taymirskiy operation on February 24 after subterranean water flowing into one of them, first detected on February 12, intensified. The …

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Transparency. Security. Simplicity. That’s survey data managed through DeviCloud.

Devico AS, Norwegian leader in directional core drilling innovations and manufacturer of leading drill hole positioning instruments, is officially releasing their latest innovation, DeviCloud, on the 3rd of May. DeviCloud is the complete survey data management system, connecting drillers, geologists, and engineers through a fast, secure, and uncomplicated cloud-based platform. …

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Using Ultrasonic NDT to Identify Wear & amp; Corrosion

Monitoring equipment for damage and potential flaws is vital Mining equipment is under constant operational stress due to the harsh working environments present in mines and quarries and the weight of the materials involved. This can cause wear and corrosion which can become dangerous, resulting in loss of productivity and …

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Globeleq-Sturdee Energy Consortium Selected for Eswatini

Globeleq, a leading independent power generation company in Africa, and its consortium partner, Sturdee Energy Southern Africa, an independent power producer focused on renewable energy projects in Sub-Saharan Africa, confirm they have been awarded preferred bidder status for two 15 MWac projects in the first tranche of the Kingdom of …

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Identifying Renewable Opportunities In South African Mining And Agriculture

South Africa’s ongoing electricity crisis – caused by aging coal-fired stations, lack of critical maintenance, and system neglect – has led to supply disruptions and rolling blackouts known as load-shedding, to prevent the total collapse of the power system controlled by state-owned Eskom. The effects of this have been multifold. According to Jannie Rossouw, Head of the School of Economic and Business Sciences at the University …

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