Sludge funnel and outlet end of lamella separator

Healthy separation - reducing waste in the clay industry

A new technique aimed at reducing waste in the clay industry is providing manufacturers with more than just lower costs. Pat Griffin from Steelite outlines the lamella system.
Extensive firing/additional rate testing of manganese types

Re-innovating the wheel - revisiting traditional brick colour-making

Traditional brick colour-making methods, previously considered unnecessary, have been revisited to simplify and improve results of later techniques. Tim Clay from Prince Minerals examines the development of old methods for modern manganese production.
Stockpile, feed silo and conveyors at Mogalakwena North platinum mine

Rocking around the clock - platinum mining in South Africa

Tim Probert visited the recently commissioned Mogalakwena North platinum mine in South Africa to find out how Anglo American has improved output at the largest single stream platinum concentrator in the world.

Tin at the crossroads

Michael Forrest talks to Peter Kettle of the International Tin Research Institute about the global future of the tin industry.