African Mining Indaba

SA GOVERNMENT TO PROMOTE MINING INDUSTRY AT THE 2018 INVESTING IN AFRICAN MINING INDABA   South Africa’s mining and minerals industry is open to investment throughout the value chain – from exploration to beneficiation. To promote investment in the sector, Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane (MP) will officially open the annual Investing in...

Project PACMAN: Waste-to-Want

By Markus Erwee, PDD Mintek Pyrometallurgy and Minerals Processing Divisions are currently running a project called “PACMAN” for which the aim is to separate valuable metal and unreacted material from waste during ferrochrome production. This project also draws on the talent from many graduates-in-training that execute smaller projects while on rotation,...

Mintek wins Top Performing Public Sector Award

Against 11 finalists, Mintek was announced winner of the Top Performing Public Sector Award category at the 15th National Business Awards ceremony held at Emperors Palace last night. The award recognises and applauds National, Provincial and Local government departments, parastatals and/or agencies that have achieved outstanding results in the last...

Mintek and RMDC signs MoU

  Mintek has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nigeria’s Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC) to collaborate in technical research in the field of mineral processing and beneficiation to boosting capacity in Nigeria and South Africa. The MoU commits the two institutions to identify areas of research, collaborate in projects...

Mintek announced as a 2017 National Business Awards Finalist

Against strong competition, Mintek has been confirmed as a finalist in the 15th annual National Business Awards, in the Top Performing Public Service Award Category. It will compete for the Winner’s Trophy on 16 November, at Emperors Palace, against Cancer Association of South Africa(CANSA), Council for Scientific and Industrial Research(CSIR) and Gauteng...

Mintek sells its 100th Cynoprobe V3 worldwide

When some of the world’s top gold mines are coming to you for ground breaking technology, you know you have something precious in your hands. The 100th unit of Mintek’s Cynoprobe version 3, which first started development in the 1990s, has just been sold to a mine in Mauritania (a country in West Africa bordering Algeria and Mali). To understand what the...