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Deep-level mineworkers need education to flourish

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Deep-level mining companies have to consider underground mineworkers’ desire to advance their careers and flourish in the industry, but should recognise that modern South African mineworkers’ life expectations for themselves and their families are...
4th April 2014
 
 
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Fracturing and automation a solution for deep-level mining challenges

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The deep-level mining sector is researching and piloting fracturing methods that could help mitigate the three main challenges facing deep-level operations – rock stability, ventilation and time wasted while travelling to mining areas – says...
4th April 2014
 
 
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Local underground ventilation solutions provider prioritises client relations

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Providing ventilation systems for mining companies with deep-level operations necessitates the understanding of every client’s specific needs, which can be attained through ongoing communication, says South African-founded and South Africa-based...
4th April 2014
 
 
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Underground comms system launched

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An Ethernet-capable underground communication system, which can ensure improved and dependable underground communication for deep-level mining operations, was introduced to the local mining industry in January, says mining equipment supplier...
4th April 2014
 
 
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Ventilation event highlights energy optimisation at deep-level mines

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The energy efficiency of ventilation and cooling systems installed at deep-level mining operations will be a central theme of the tenth International Mine Ventilation Congress (IMVC), reports local organising committee (LOC) chairperson Frank von...
4th April 2014
 
 
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Afrox receives R70m order for safety product

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Gases and welding products manufacturer Afrox Self-Rescue Division has secured an order to deliver 26 500 units of AfroxPac 35i self-contained self-rescuers and accessories in a deal valued at R70-million, which will be supplied over the next five...
5th April 2013
 
 
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CAT to supply longwall systems to four Consol mines

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Largest producer of coal from underground mines in North America Consol Energy has placed orders for Caterpillar (CAT) longwall equipment, including more than 1 100 roof supports, worth $300-million. Delivery of the equipment started at the end of...
5th April 2013
 
 
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Deep-level mining safety important – contractor

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Global mining contractor and engineering firm Redpath Mining tells Mining Weekly that safety is a pivotal factor in deep-level mining and it becomes even more significant amid the ongoing challenges that exist as a result of mines having to dig...
5th April 2013
 
 
 
 
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