PALABORA MINING COMPANY: THE PERENNIAL ACHIEVER Palabora Mining Company (PMC), or Palabora Copper as it is known, is a copper mine situated in the Limpopo Province, it is South Africa’s sole producer of refined copper, and has been operational since its incorporation in 1956
PMC consists of an underground mining, concentrating, smelting and refining operation. PMC successfully extracts and beneficiates copper and other by-products in the Ba-Phalaborwa
27 Feb 2018
ED'S NOTE Bouncing into 2018
Welcome to another edition of Mining Prospectus, with more positivity in the air, after a torrid 2017 that saw only the strong survive, while others fell by the wayside. It has
22 Feb 2018
Can business bridge the gap for universities? With all the talk around ‘fees must fall’ it is essential that universities maximise their earning potential through the creation of business development initiatives to help students afford tertiary education in the future
The University of Venda (Univen) became the first historically black university in South Africa to establish a commercial wing to tackle its financial challenges last year. Over
22 Feb 2018
Africa Oil and Gas Review Africa’s oil and gas industry needs to ‘learn to leapfrog’ and harness innovation and technology to stay ahead of the competition
PwC recently published its annual Africa Oil and Gas Review entitled ‘Learning to Leapfrog’. It factors in the views of oil and gas industry participants operating in
22 Feb 2018
Turning waste water into a solution When we[1] first started investigating Eutectic Freeze Crystallization (EFC) as a potential treatment technique for industrial brines, most of our academic and industrial colleagues said, “You’re crazy”
There were many reasons why we were deemed to be crazy: Firstly, using a freezing technique in the South African climate seemed highly uneconomical and impractical; trying to
22 Feb 2018
Mining Indaba in focus Lebo Leshabane, CEO of iX engineers at the Mining Indaba
Lebo Leshabane, CEO of iX engineers talks all things mining to editor Greg Simpson at the Indaba 2018.
22 Feb 2018
Insights on Investing African Mining Indaba 2018 Indaba’s tone suggests brave new era for mining
Stronger mineral markets underpin a more upbeat mood at the Investing in African Mining Indaba underway in Cape Town, but the really important messages from opinion leaders at the
19 Feb 2018
Mining Communities Mining communities make good use of access to free internet
In June 2017, Ivanplats, a mining company in Mokopane, Limpopo, appointed CanPro to digitally activate the communities and youth enterprises surrounding the mine as part of its
19 Feb 2018
The world is changing and that’s a fact 2017 was a whirlwind year for all South Africans with every single aspect of both personal and business life being disrupted by political, socio-economic and regulatory change and uncertainty
Many of the changes were anticipated and expected, some were predicted, and some may have caught people by surprise. Change and uncertainty have been particularly prevalent in the
19 Feb 2018


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