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UJ’s Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) facility to be the first in Africa

For the first time in history, a pathway for ALD-enhanced materials to be rapidly developed and transitioned in a UJ laboratory will be available for nearly any application. The laboratory construction is a natural next step in implementing the strategy to establish national nanotechnology in South Africa.

Creating a force for the future of resources and energy

Following the announcement in October 2018 of WorleyParsons’ binding offer for Jacobs’ Energy, Chemicals and Resources (ECR) line of business, the combined new entity has come together under a new brand – Worley – as of 29 April 2019.

While financially an acquisition, operationally the transaction is a combination of two highly complementary organisations that creates a pre-eminent global provider of professional project and asset services in energy, chemicals and resources, offering global sector leadership across hydrocarbons, chemicals, and minerals and metals.

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Mining Weekly | Africa

The latest mining world news and project information from Africa.
  • Major drill targets confirmed at Katoro’s Haneti nickel project
    There are indications that Aim-listed Katoro Gold’s 75%-owned Haneti nickel project, in Tanzania, could host a chonolith-type nickel sulphide deposit. The company would, therefore, push ahead with preparations for a fully funded drilling programme at the two key targets, Mihanza Hill and Mwaka Hill, where it hoped to determine the existence of disseminated or massive sulphide mineralisation and define a future larger drilling programme, Katoro executive chairperson Louis Coetzee said in a statement on Wednesday.
  • AfriTin confirms notable tin grades at Namibia project
    In its pursuit to declare a mineral resource estimate for the Uis tin mine, in Namibia, Aim-listed AfriTin Mining has shared the remaining assay results over ten holes from its resource validation drilling programme. Significant intercepts from drilling on the project’s V1 and V2 pegmatites include 40.50 m at 0.15% tin and 108 parts per million (ppm) of tantalum, 108 m at 0.17% tin and 56 ppm tantalum, and 86 m at 0.16% tin and 69 ppm tantalum.
  • OroTree will not exercise right to acquire ERPM mining infrastructure assets
    Dual-listed DRDGold on Wednesday announced that Malaysian exploration company OroTree had elected not to exercise an option to acquire the mining infrastructure assets to access the deep underground ounces of East Rand Proprietary Mines (ERPM). OroTree had, in February, acquired the mining rights and prospecting right of ERPM and had until June 30 to exercise the option to acquire the infrastructure assets.