Thursday, 07 June 2012 08:31

Resources Watch

Welcome to Creamer Media’s Resources Watch, a weekly video round-up of the events and people making and shaping the news in the mining industry.

This week:
Soaring Keaton Energy pursues vigorous coal growth.
Seafloor phosphate mining in prospect off the coast of Namibia.
And, a new fluorspar start-up is the third miner to fly the beneficiation flag.

JSE-listed coal miner Keaton Energy, which now has a 2.7-million-ton-a-year coal production platform in place across two operations, is vigorously pursuing organic and acquisitive growth in order to hit its new five-million-ton-a-year stretch target.

Keaton Energy MD Paul Miller

The proposed seafloor phosphate mining project in Namibia will be undertaken in an environmentally responsible and sensitive manner, Namibian Marine Phosphate project GM David Wellbeloved assures Mining Weekly Online.

Namibian Marine Phosphate GM projects David Wellbeloved

New fluorspar-explorer-turned-mine-developer and aspirant fluorochemicals producer SepFluor is the third South African mining company in as many months to nail its beneficiation colours firmly to its business mast.

SepFluor CEO Alan Smith

SepFluor chairperson Lelau Mohube

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