The SAIMM is a professional institute with local and international links aimed at assisting members source information about technological developments in the mining, metallurgical and related sectors.
twitter1 facebook1 linkedin logo
 

Image Gallery

  • Default
  • Title
  • Date
  • Random

Image gallery

Furnace Tapping 2018 Conference

Furnace Tapping 2014 was a first of its kind event. It focused on the challenges associated with the tapping of furnaces and on finding ways to address these challenges. South Africa, which produced 18 commodities at more than 75 sites applying smelter technology, was an ideal breeding ground for such an event. People gathered to share creative solutions to a problem shared by many, for which no miracle one-size-fits-all solution exists. The SAIMM takes pride in announcing a follow-up conference, Furnace Tapping 2018, will be hosted in South Africa in October 2018. The high standard of technical papers compiled in the peer-reviewed proceedings of Furnace Tapping 2014 will be maintained. The SAIMM envisage for Furnace Tapping 2018 further documentation of tapping practices by existing operators, more reviews of current operations, and descriptive case studies in which technologies available for tap-hole design, monitoring, closure, and maintenance were applied. Of special interest is, feedback on research conducted in the field.

SAIMM Advert button072017inner

SAIMM on twitter

Other mining news

Mining Weekly | Africa

The latest mining world news and project information from Africa. providing updates on the progress of future, new and existing projects. Developments in mining legislation, policies, investments and infrastructure will be highlighted
  • Mako to divest of Burkina Faso project
    Junior Mako Gold has inked a definitive sales agreement to divest of its Niou permit and Niou Sud permit, in Burkina Faso, to Nord Gold SE (Nordgold). Under the terms of the sales agreement, Mako will receive $700 000 in up-front cash, and will retain a 1% net smelter royalty if Nordgold discovered a gold resource of at least two-million ounces and advances the project to production.
  • It’s official, the hottest party in the metals world is canceled
    The London Metal Exchange (LME) has pulled the plug on the biggest annual gathering in the metals market, canceling all its own events during October’s LME Week because of coronavirus concerns. From its origins as an annual gathering organized by the LME’s golf association, the week-long roster of conferences and cocktail parties has for years marked the traditional start of annual supply negotiations in the metals markets. The LME Dinner attracts more than 1 000 guests, and thousands more descend on London for meetings and side events organized by brokers, banks and trading houses.
  • IronRidge reports 'significant' results from sampling at Zaranou
    Infill soil sampling has confirmed and enhanced multiple large-scale gold soil anomalies at Aim-listed IronRidge Resources’ Zaranou gold project, in Côte d'Ivoire. The licence borders with Ghana and is along strike from significant operating gold mines.
<