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Is the South African Mining Industry investible?

29th March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Brand South Africa to host a special webinar to focus on mining investment opportunities in South Africa. 

Multotec's SA-made pumps delivered to Kazakh mine

28th March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The global reach of mineral process equipment specialist Multotec has been highlighted by the recent supply of its South African-manufactured slurry pumps to a chrome project in Kazakhstan. According to Gerhard Hendriksz, general manager responsible for slurry pumps at Multotec, an order of 38... 

Orica expands its fragmentation monitoring solution with FRAGTrack™ Crusher

25th March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Orica (ASX: ORI), today announced the release of its latest fragmentation monitoring solution enabled by FRAGTrack™ Crusher, an automated pre-crusher fragmentation measurement tool delivering operational continuity in a safe and reliable way. Based on the success of the existing suite of... 

MTE Expo looks to explore the growth of Phalaborwa’s Copper mines

25th March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Phalaborwa’s Copper mining operations have seen a steady growth pattern over the last two years. Global shortages of the metal have driven the prices up resulting in SA copper producer Palabora Mining Company’s (PMC) R10 billion expansion projects to cater for the growing demand. Phalaborwa is in... 

Botswana Resources, Infrastructure and Energy Forum draft agenda now live on website for May conference

24th March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Botswana Resources, Infrastructure and Energy Forum “BRIEF” 2022 is scheduled to be held on 16th and 17th May 2022 at GICC, Gaborone, Botswana. The Botswana Resources, Infrastructure and Energy Forum is a rebranded and expanded version of the Botswana Resources Sector Conference (BRSC), which... 

Time is now for battery electric vehicles in mining

24th March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In the mine of the future, battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are poised to play a leading role in improving health and safety, boosting efficiencies and achieving sustainability goals. With BEV technology at their disposal, southern African mines are now able to consider how to prepare themselves... 

You think Load shedding is bad – Water shedding is far worse

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Someone once said: “One of our greatest freedoms is how we react to things.” This is particularly true in times when things do not go according to plan. A case in point is the COVID-19 pandemic. Our lives were disrupted, but we all learned something very important – we have a remarkable ability... 

Leading risk management software developer IsoMetrix launches pioneering ESG application

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / All-in-one ESG management solution enables organizations to comprehensively manage and report on their ESG and sustainability performance. IsoMetrix has launched a state-of-the-art environmental, social and governance (ESG) application, built on an all-new SaaS platform named IsoMetrix LuminaTM.... 

Hillside Artisan Academy – Putting the art back into artisanship

15th March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Hill Side Artisan Academy is positive for the future. The Hydra Arc Group is a proudly South African business that has proved through developing local skills and paying attention to quality and on-time delivery, it is possible to be successful and 

SHEQ information for Hydra Arc

15th March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Safety and wellbeing of our employees and the protection of our environment is an essential survival factor for our business therefore management acknowledges accountability and stives to ensure that occupational health and safety is not just something we practice but is rather, a way of... 

Inaugural ESG Africa Conference: ‘A Sustainable Future Through African Leadership’ to take place in 2022

11th March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The inaugural ESG Africa conference will take place from 31 August-1 September 2022, at the CSIR International Convention Centre in Pretoria.  The theme for the two day event is ‘A Sustainable Future Through African Leadership’, representing the significant role leaders can and should play in... 

Workforce training solutions for underground mining in Greece

11th March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Hellas Gold S.A. is the first mining company to deploy simulation-based training from Immersive Technologies in Greece, marking the 47th country where Immersive Technologies’ workforce training systems are deployed. Immersive Technologies is known for providing rapid return on investment with a... 

Rosond to focus on consolidation in 2022 as it plans for further growth

10th March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Last year the main focus for drilling technology solutions provider Rosond of Midrand was delivering 28 state-of-the-art drill rigs to the Kolomela and Sishen mines at Anglo American’s Kumba Iron Ore in the Northern Cape. This formed part of a R2 billion, five-year tender clinched by Rosond to... 

Multotec's RAMA™ is a giant step in precision sampling

9th March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / With its latest sampling system that aligns with metallurgical accounting standards, minerals processing equipment leader Multotec now offers unprecedented levels of accuracy for effective plant optimisation. The company’s Realtime Automated Metallurgical Accounting (RAMA™) system promises to... 

Full water management offering from Weir Minerals Africa

9th March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Optimising water usage is a priority for Weir Minerals Africa – it is an area that can often be overlooked but contributes significantly to a mine’s Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) drive as well as its bottom line. “Our product and service offering aims to assist mines reduce their... 

Komatsu Australia unveil new $48m state-of-the-art mining and construction facility

8th March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Komatsu Australia CEO, Sean Taylor, will unveil a new $48m state-of-the-art mining and construction facility in Wacol, Brisbane.  The opening of the new site marks Komatsu’s 100th anniversary and includes an Innovation Hub which will showcase the latest in mining and construction technology,... 

Technology can fast track skills development in the mining sector in 2022

8th March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Jacques Farmer, MD of PRISMA 08 March 2022 

Ventilation becomes a key consideration when transitioning from open-cast to underground mining

8th March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Wynand Marx, CEO of BBE Group While both underground and open-cast mining are common around the world, some open-cast mines transition to underground operations, hence the upper part of the ore body is exploited by open-cast method, and the deeper part is mined by underground method. 

Why EPCM gain from considering transfer points early

7th March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The mining sector relies increasingly on Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) firms for new builds and expansions – allowing miners to focus on their core mandates. The advantage of using EPCMs is their design and execution capability, which many mining companies have... 

Prioritise the people aspect in PDS installation – Booyco

7th March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / (Showroom): As the implementation of proximity detection systems (PDS) takes centre stage at surface mining operations ahead of the yet-to-be-announced compliance deadline, leading PDS and CPS developer Booyco Electronics has encouraged mining companies to give equal impetus to both... 

Sandvik introduces underground mining’s largest-capacity BEV truck

3rd March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Sandvik is introducing the largest-capacity battery-electric truck for underground mining. With an unrivaled 65-tonne payload capacity, the Sandvik TH665B prototype is completing factory testing in California. Finalization of the trial agreement with Barminco and AngloGold Ashanti Australia will... 

Newly elected President of Zambia to attend Mining Indaba 2022

2nd March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Investing in African Mining Indaba is pleased to announce that the President of the Republic of Zambia, Hakainde Hichilema has confirmed his attendance at the Investing in African Mining Indaba, taking place in Cape Town from 9 - 12 May 2022. Newly elected President Hichilema, who was inaugurated... 

President of Botswana confirmed to attend Mining Indaba 2022

1st March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The President of the Botswana, Dr Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi, is confirmed to attend the 2022 Investing in African Mining Indaba, taking place in Cape Town from 9 - 12 May 2022, where he will share his insights on the diversification of the mining industry and his push for greater... 

JG Afrika celebrates 100 years of excellence

1st March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / JG Afrika, a proudly South African consulting engineering firm is celebrating 100 years of engineering and environmental excellence. This significant milestone bears testament to the skills, experience, dedication, and passion of a strong team of people who are committed to JG Afrika’s core... 

A revolution in mining is being driven by technology

1st March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Sean Bennett: Head of NEXTEC Mining is undergoing a fundamental and permanent shift. Advanced technology has begun to permeate mining operations, and this trend is only going to accelerate. 

LED solar lighting solution for Langgewens Research Farm

1st March 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / BEKA Schréder has supplied the LED solar lighting solution for the Langgewens Research Farm in Malmesbury. Langgewens Research Farm is located between Malmesbury and Moorreesburg in the Swartland. Established in 1926, the farm’s purpose is to provide infrastructure and staff to support... 

acQuire reveals fresh new look for environmental software - EnviroSys

28th February 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / acQuire has been working behind the scenes to unveil a fresh new look for their environmental data management solution, EnviroSys. The restyled EnviroSys logo aligns the software with the acQuire brand and represents a renewed focus on simplicity and elegance. 

Kwatani screens support golden opportunity in Namibia

25th February 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Namibia’s bustling mining scene is seeing an exciting expansion and technological innovation at a leading gold mining operation, with Kwatani supplying five mill discharge screens – all custom designed and manufactured at its Gauteng facilities. Kim Schoepflin, CEO of Kwatani, says her company... 

TLT-Turbo Africa accelerates growth & reach heading into 2022

24th February 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Following unprecedented resilience throughout the past 18 months, TLT-Turbo Africa now accelerates its growth globally with the signing of six new major clients and the retention of 20 existing clients who have submitted new orders to be filled in the year ahead. TLT-Turbo Africa has secured... 

MacLean takes another mining vehicle solution around the hard rock globe

24th February 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / With the first-ever MacLean GR5 underground road grader already shipped to Africa and additional units scheduled for factory production, the newest addition to the MacLean line of Mine-MateTM utility vehicles, which offers up a ruggedized, high performance mobile solution for maintaining haulage... 

USP&E combats Africa’s continued energy poverty

23rd February 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Despite two decades of steady economic growth and significant foreign direct investment in Africa, the efforts to reduce energy poverty on the continent have been undermined by corruption that has resulted in increasing power shortages, restricted access to electricity, and dependence on... 

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