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2017 is winding to a close, wrapping up an uncertain year in South African mining. 2018 is set to start with a surer footing. Webber Wentzel unpacks the draft financial provisioning regulations, which are still open for comment. Read up on some of the fundamental changes in the document, which is expected to be welcomed by the mining industry even though significant work will need to be done to comply with the regulations by 2019. More exciting news going forward is the Local Manufacturing Exhibition has been launched and is set to take place in 2019. However, you won’t have to wait as long to visit bauma CONEXPO AFRICA, as it will provide an important platform for the building, construction and mining industries in March next year, find out what you can expect from the trade show in our article below. This is our last edition of the year and we wish our readers a happy and safe Festive Season and a joyous New Year.
Proposed overhaul of the Financial Provisioning Regulations of 2015
 

In November 2017 the Minister of Environmental Affairs published the draft financial provisioning regulations for comment. Webber Wentzel Attorneys unpacks the fundamental changes proposed in the document and suggests how mining companies can adapt. While many of the changes are likely to be welcomed by the mining and petroleum industries in South Africa, significant work will need to be done to ensure compliance by February 2019…

 
Local Manufacturing Exhibition 2019 launched
 

The South African Capital Equipment Export Council (SACEEC) has partnered with Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery to launch the Local Manufacturing Exhibition (LME). SACEEC hopes to position the exhibition as the definitive event for Gauteng’s leading industry players. It will be a showcase of South Africa’s manufacturing capabilities across a broad range of industry sectors, including the mining sector…

 
Botes & Kennedy Manyano completes successful concrete rehabilitation at Finsch Diamond Mine
 

Botes & Kennedy Manyano offered Petra Diamonds a practical workable solution for the rehabilitation of three concrete silos at its Finsch Diamond Mine in the Northern Cape. The design and construct project was aimed at restoring the structural integrity of the silos while addressing issues such as concrete and liner wear inside the structures…

 
The definitive event for construction and mining in southern Africa
 

Stakeholders in the African and international construction and mining industries are set to meet up at bauma CONEXPO AFRICA in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 13 to 16 March 2018. The trade fair will not only showcase new innovative products and tried and tested solutions but also provide an overview of the latest market trends in the construction and mining industry in the sub-Saharan region…

 
BMG’s solutions service assists Zambian mining sector
 

BMG’s integrated engineering solutions service to the mining sector in Zambia encompasses a complete electromechanical capability, which includes a customised plant design, product selection, installation, commissioning and support service. BMG’s premium drives offering is through the Danfoss brand. The Danfoss drives are designed to operate in harsh, dusty environments and in ambient temperature conditions, without de-rating…

 
Setting new gas monitoring standards in coal mining
 

A relentless research and development (R&D) regime at Monitech Mining Monitoring Systems has resulted in an incessant rejuvenation of the company’s Hazardous Area Control System, which has become the methane detection technology of choice in underground coal mining applications. The presence of methane gas in coal mining processes is highly probable. As such, monitoring methane levels in operational mining sections has become obligatory…

 
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