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    In June 2020, Capital Drilling announced it would be rebranding to Capital Limited, after building a reputation for providing a range of exploration and production drilling services to Tier 1 mining operations predominantly across Africa and the Middle East over the last 17 years. Capital’s business development director – West Africa Chris Hall explains that...

    The origins of CSA Group can be traced to a single mining consultancy team that was formed in Dublin, Ireland back in 1984. Two years later, the company exported its services to the other side of the world by setting up a branch in Perth, Western Australia, before continuing to expand...

    Capital Drilling Limited provides a full range of drilling and ancillary services, focusing on the African mineral resources market. The London-listed company prides itself on supporting clients through each phase of the mining cycle, from first stage exploration through to production.     Capital Drilling’s range of services includes blast hole, delineation, directional, exploration, grade...

    Brian Kerman established Kerman Contracting in 1981 at the sprightly age of 52 having worked across Western Australia’s construction sector for a number of years. The company initially picked up work from Brian’s traditional base around structural mechanical piping, where he undertook minor maintenance and repair work....

    Process IQ was formed by Pieter Strobos and Daniel van der Spuy after the South African duo emigrated to Australia in 2000 and 2006 respectively. The directors of the company have been involved in the mining industry for the vast majority of their professional careers,...

The mining industry, particularly the companies servicing major miners, has finally navigated what appeared to be an extremely severe downturn in metal prices. Many mining services providers were forced to shut down operations and go to the banks to stay afloat. The sharp price downturn...

Having expanded its presence across the globe, working on projects in Latin America and Asia Pacific, Capital Drilling is returning to what it knows best – the African mining industry. Over the last few years executive director Brian Rudd and the management team have decided...

Miners have been using the fire assay technique to determine how much gold they have in their ore for several thousand years. People have tried various methods to automate the process, improve it, speed it up and bring the cost down but there has been...

The market for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) in Western Australia is probably one of the most competitive in the world. The long-established mining industry, combined with a vast concentration of individual projects and plenty of work to go round, has led to the development...

The way minerals are mined is changing. New technology and engineering is having a disruptive effect on the operating techniques of miners the world over. Advances such as remote operation, underground digitalisation and drone technology are systematically removing the human intervention in harsh and often fatal...