• ‘Tis the season

    Oct 21, 2017 | 10:55 am

    The thousands of September-quarter reports that come across the MJ editorial desk every October and November say a lot about the industry.The majority may start[…]

  • Endeavour pours first gold at Houndé

    Oct 20, 2017 | 17:47 pm

    The project was completed in less than 18 months, with the first pour yielding 980 ounces.  Endeavour said nameplate capacity of the crushing, milling and[…]

  • Highland pumps up Copperwood

    Oct 20, 2017 | 17:31 pm

    The estimate updates one from 2015, bringing the measured and indicated resource to 42.5 million tonnes grading 1.59% Cu and 3.9g/t Ag for 5.4 million[…]



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District Meeting Presentations - Central & Free State


We have uploaded the latest presentations from the Central and Free State District Meetings. Visit the Knowledge Hub for all the latest uploads.



MineSAFE2017 Conference - Preliminary Programme

The Preliminary Programme for the MineSAFE 2017 Technical Conference is available for download. For more information visit  or


Annual Banquet - 24 June 2017

We have uploaded the photographs from the recent Annual Banquet held at Emperors Palace on 24 June 2017. To view please visit the Photo Gallery. For full quality copies, please contact Daniel at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Latest Annual Report

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Latest Technical Paper - Gold Award Winner

Congratulations to MP Maloma, Horizontal Development Superintendent at Palabora Mining Company on receiving the Gold Award for his Technical Paper entitled PMC Lift II Mining Project Overview. For a copy of the Technical Paper, click on the title or visit the Knowledge Hub - Technical Papers.


2016 Examination Results

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