Projects

Botswana also provides a favourable mining jurisdiction in which to operate, says Kavango Resources

Following his recent return from Botswana, where he conducted an extensive review of the company’s operations, Kavango Resources’ portfolio of projects presents encouraging exploration potential, while Botswana also provides a favourable mining jurisdiction in which to operate, says COO Brett Grist in an operational update to shareholders. “Botswana has a …

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Our team is doing well despite new construction challenges: Sandfire

Sandfire MD and CEO Karl Simich has explained that their construction team at Motheo Copper mine in Botswana is doing well despite hardships that come with new construction projects. The Copper miner is on track to start the first production at its Motheo copper mine, in Botswana, in the first …

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Galane Gold offloads Mupane mine, shifts focus to increasing production at Galaxy project

As part of the deal to offload its Mupane mine in Botswana to Hawks Mining Company Proprietary, Galane Gold will sell all of the issued and outstanding shares of Botswana subsidiaries, which own the Mupane Property and related claims that cover the entire prospective area of the Tati Greenstone Belt …

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Element25 explains economic benefits of the proposed Asia project

ASX-listed Element25 (E25) has revealed that it is now moving to a definitive feasibility study for the high purity manganese sulphate monohydrate (HPMSM) facility, which is likely to be finalised in the second half of 2022. A scoping study into the HPMSM plant has confirmed the economic benefits of the …

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New manufacturing plant a big technological revolution: Flotek MD

Flotek Managing Director Vijay Naik has revealed that the new manufacturing plant comes as a big technological revolution in the mining and farming industries in Botswana and will create at least 270 jobs for Batswana. On Friday 10 December 2021, Botswana’s home-grown pipes and fittings manufacturer Flotek officially launched its …

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Using Ultrasonic NDT to Identify Wear & 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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UMS prepares to bring in the heavyweights for shaft sinking at Karowe Mine

United Mining Services (UMS) is preparing to pre-sink two shafts for the Karowe Underground Mine Expansion Project (UGP) in Botswana, with a team comprised of some of the most experienced professionals in shaft sinking. Following the completion of the feasibility study for the Karowe UGP, Lucara Botswana Pty Ltd and …

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Power Metal explain 100 percent stake purchase of venture in Botswana

Through its local wholly-owned operational subsidiary Power Metal Resources Botswana, Aim-listed Power Metal Resources has exercised its option to purchase a 100 percent stake in two gold/nickel exploration licences located within the Tati Greenstone Belt in Francistown, Botswana. “The Tati Greenstone Belt is an ancient Archaean greenstone belt in the …

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Sandfire makes a key decision towards the development of the Motheo project

Sandfire Resources has granted African Mining Services (AMS), the surface mining division of mining services group Perenti Global, an open-pit mining contract for the T3 pit at its Motheo copper project in Botswana. The deal is worth an estimated $496 million and is the largest single operating contract for the …

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High-pressure water mist fire fighting benefits

Fires are unpredictable and can spontaneously combust and start anywhere at any time, with disastrous consequences. Imagine being stranded on a ship, in the middle of the ocean and a fire spontaneously occurs. The fire brigade would be out of reach and your only saving grace might be to jump …

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