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Optimism in copper Oxide Production

COPPER oxide production ended the year on an impressive note with one of Copperbelt’s major local miners Ground Focus Mining recording a 25 per cent mineral recovery rate. The  Ground Focus Mining managing director Jimmy Mubashi indicated the 4,500metric tones output of copper oxide the company had recorded could double …

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Skills transfer to be enhanced – Mines Minister

The Zambian mining industry is set to the risk of being crippled if foreign companies do not enhance skills transfer and invest in local mining engineering services. Launching a mining and engineering services seco-drills workshop organised by Tranter Mining Zambia at Mindola shaft in Kitwe, Christopher Yaluma Minister of Mines …

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Equipment simulator for underground mining

The Zambian mining industry is set to the risk of being crippled if foreign companies do not enhance skills transfer and invest in local mining engineering services. Launching a mining and engineering services seco-drills workshop organised by Tranter Mining Zambia at Mindola shaft in Kitwe, Christopher Yaluma Minister of Mines …

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SA equipment manufacturer extends its reach

South African conveyor equipment manufacturer Melco, which supplies modular conveyor structures for underground mining operations, has managed to expand the reach of its products into more than 75 countries worldwide, and is confident about the future outlook of its company and the South African economy in 2012. Melco operations director …

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Locomotive safety systems contribute to mining industry

Traffic and transportation engineering solutions supplier A&R Engineering’s latest project, in a three-year partnership with electronic systems designer Embedded IQ, has resulted in a horizontal transport management system designed to provide mines with an integrated system to address all their underground transport requirements. Embedded I Q design personnel have spent …

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