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top50520171. Finding the interface between mining, people, and biodiversity: a case study at Richards Bay Minerals by T. Ott  - Published in the SAIMM Journal January 2017

2. Characterizing a mining production system for decision-making purposes in a platinum mine by T.C. Sebutsoe and C. Musingwini- Published in the SAIMM Journal February 2017

3. Poor sampling, grade distribution, and financial outcomes by R.C.A. Minnitt -  Published in the SAIMM Journal February 2017

4. 3D geological modelling and resource estimation for a gold deposit in Mali by L. Chanderman, C.E. Dohm, and R.C.A. Minnitt  - Published in the SAIMM Journal February 2017

5. Value creation in a mine operating with open stoping mining methods by P.J. Le Roux and T.R. Stacey - Published in the SAIMM Journal February 2017

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Mining Weekly | Africa

The latest mining world news and project information from Africa.
  • Paladin teeters on the brink of receivership
    Australian uranium player Paladin Energy is on the brink of receivership as its debts outweigh potential revenues. The ASX-listed miner, which will be stripped of its TSX-listing on August 10 for failure to meet the exchange’s ongoing listing requirements, said on Friday that it has received an independent valuation for Langer Heinrich Mauritius Holdings of $583-million.
  • Bokoni idled as JV partners Amplats, Atlatsa strike a deal
    Dual-listed Atlatsa Resources on Friday announced plans to implement a two-phase restructure plan that will see its joint venture (JV) Bokoni mine idled, with JV partner Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) acquiring the resources specified in the Central Block and Kwanda North prospecting rights. A letter agreement between the JV partners outlined the Phase 1 care and maintenance strategy for the embattled mine, with Amplats funding all costs associated with the process up until December 31, 2019, and suspending the servicing and repayment of the current R4.2-billion and future debt owing by Atlatsa until then.
  • Global lead production set to stagnate after 2017 acceleration
    Following a decline in overall lead production worldwide in 2016, a slight rise in prices will drive a short-lived acceleration in global lead mine production growth in 2017. Subdued prices and a weak project pipeline in several major lead-producing countries will bring this rapid rate of growth to a halt from 2018 to 2021, global research firm BMI said on Friday.