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Zambian interest in heavy-duty equipment range

By: Simone Liedtke     15th September 2017 The trommel screens and apron feeders from engineering solutions developer Ireland-based MDS International (MDS) are of particular interest on the Zambian Copperbelt, states bulk materials handling equipment distributor BLT. Designed by MDS for mineral processing and recycling applications, BLT... 

Africa demanding more mining tech, new solutions offered

By: Robyn Wilkinson     12th May 2017 The demand for mine planning solutions is on the rise in Africa, with mining solutions developer Maptek Africa GM Nick Venter noting that there is particular interest in new technology that can be integrated with current systems. 

MSA Africa 

14th September 2016 MSA Africa will use Electra Mining Africa 2016 as a platform to display a range of new products and technologies as part of its total solutions approach. 

Solution for disposal of used oil answer to reducing emissions

By: Robyn Wilkinson     17th June 2016 An environment-friendly product for the disposal of used oil generated by quarries and other mining operations has been developed by commercial explosives and blasting solutions developer AEL Mining Services. The solution is also expected to help the mining industry prepare for the carbon tax... 

Maptek to ‘Switch on Innovation’ at technology conference in Johannesburg

2nd June 2016 Integrated solutions developer Maptek invites African mining professionals to gather at Switch on Innovation to learn ways Maptek technology fulfils their productivity and safety goals. The conference will be held at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg from August 30 to September 1.... 

New geology software version due for release next year

27th November 2015 Mining solutions developer Maptek will release the latest version of its mine-planning software suit Vulcan 10 in the first quarter of 2016. Vulcan incorporates a dedicated geology package that features tools that enable geologists to access and view drillhole data, define geological zones and... 

Maptek re-launches open pit scheduler as Maptek Evolution

19th February 2015 Mining solutions developer Maptek has re-launched the open pit scheduler which it acquired from Orelogy in 2014, as Maptek Evolution. Maptek Evolution contains strategic, tactical planning and optimisation tools for preparing development plans and medium to long term mine schedules. The software... 


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