Modern Mining February 2023







ARTICLES COVER 8 Moolmans enters into a new five-year contract with Tshipi é Ntle COMMODITIES OUTLOOK 10 Global critical energy-metals road-map VANADIUM 14 A case for vanadium in the energy transition GOLD 18 Resolute maps comprehensive strategy for next five years LITHIUM 20 Andrada Mining – Reigniting the town of Uis UNDERGROUND MINING 23 Industry bodies search far and wide for FOG solution MOTORS & DRIVES 26 SEW-EURODRIVE optimises uptime while reducing risk 28 M&C and ACTOM Turbo Machines 30 Hamar Controls innovates to stay ahead


MINING INVESTMENT 32 Why investment in mining fails REGULARS MINING NEWS 4 Andrada Mining announces Uis Mine mineral resource expansion Hitachi Energy partners to accelerate energy transition Alison Atkinson joins Anglo American 5 Critical Metals commences copper production at Molulu Lifezone Metals appoints Gerick Mouton as COO 6 Anglo American loads first LNG dual-fuelled vessel in chartered fleet Barrick’s Tanzanian assets deliver record production 7 Kore Potash provides updated Dougou Extension PFS PlatAfrica winners shine during PGI India visit COLUMN : ROSS HARVEY 36 South Africa has to attract more mining investment, fast SUPPLY CHAIN NEWS 38 Grindex expands geographic footprint Magna Tyres showcased its latest OTR Tyre portfolio at Mining Indaba 39 Efficient Engineering builds SA’s engineering base for growth 40 Automation is a key trend for overhead cranes Weir Minerals applies casting innovation at Isando plant KANU acquires KEMACH

ON THE COVER Aveng’s Moolmans has entered into a new five-year contract with long-standing client, Tshipi é Ntle. See story on page 8.

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