Mining

Author(s): 
Gary Poxleitner, Joe Rowland
Category: 
Mining

This paper will first define, at a high level, what a cut-off grade is. It will then delve into the linkage between COG and how it supports, or hinders, attaining your overall corporate objectives.  The importance of fully understanding and defining these objectives Read more... about Cut-Off Grade – The Impact of Getting it Right!

Author(s): 
Philippa Burmeister | Roanne Sutcliff (Co-Author)
Category: 
Environmental/Social

 

Date: Wednesday | 05 June

Time: 14:20 PM | 14:40 PM

Abstract:

How people communicate has changed substantially in the last 10 years. Mining equally needs to change how they communicate with stakeholders Read more... about Development of infield and online data collection systems

Author(s): 
John Kwofie interviewed by Creamer Media
Category: 
Mining

West Africans are expressing their right to benefit from mining activities taking place in their own backyard.

Mining activity in West Africa is increasing and this Read more... about West African Mining Rising Steadily

Author(s): 
Lesley Jeffrey interviewed by Mining Review Africa
Category: 
Geology, Mining

Lack of timeous investment in a number of key cost-plus coal producers in the Mpumalanga province in South Africa is one of Eskom’s main challenges in securing coal supply for its power stations. The situation is exacerbated by steadily falling quality of the country’s coal Read more... about Commodity outlook: coal mines to keep lights on

Author(s): 
Ismail Mahomed and Peter Shepherd interviewed by African Mining Brief
Category: 
Water Management

For water management on a mine site to be successful, interventions at every level of the water management processes have to be integrated

Mining activities impact on hydrological and Read more... about Intergration integral to sustainability

Author(s): 
John Paul Hunt, Andrew van Zyl interviewed by moneyweb.co.za
Category: 
Mining

According to figures released by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) at the Mining Indaba, South Africa’s spending on exploration is “the lowest among leading mining countries”. Between 2009 and 2017 South Africa’s share of the global exploration budget fell from 1.6% to 1.1%. Read more... about What is needed to encourage exploration in SA?

Author(s): 
Maritz Rykaart, Peter Luedke, Christopher Stevens
Category: 
Geotechnical, Mine Waste
 
Author(s): 
Gary Poxleitner
Category: 
Mining

Abstract

Mining operations strategically look at maximizing profitability and cash flow to support a productive and safe mine, but often spend less time and effort on determining the preferred cut off grade that will form the basis of a sustainable mine. The Read more... about Cut-Off Grade Methodology and Best Practices

Author(s): 
Neal Rigby, Ben Parsons
Category: 
Project Evaluation, Geology
 

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