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Anton Lourens, CEO of Booyco Electronics.
Latest technology embraced to prevent collisions

Putting safe distance between people and the range of mobile equipment on surface mines – from off-road dump trucks to excavators and loaders – Collision Avoidance Systems (CAS) have become... 

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Celebrating 110 years of ‘geoscientific excellence’

The Council for Geoscience (CGS) celebrated 110 years of existence and “geoscientific excellence” by hosting the 2022 CGS Summit, at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre... 

Jakob Rutqvist, Sandvik VP strategy and commercial for the batter and hybrid/electric vehicles business unit of Sandvik Mining & Rocks Solutions.
Sandvik wows Electra with world’s first 65t Electric Truck

Visitors to Sandvik’s stand at this year’s Electra Mining Africa show were thrilled by a glimpse of the Future of Mining, as they witnessed first-hand a mining breakthrough in battery technology. 

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SEW-EURODRIVE installs girth gears for Venetia scrubber upgrade

Drive technology specialist SEW-EURODRIVE is installing four of its large segmented girth gear systems at De Beer’s Venetia Diamond Mine in Limpopo province. 

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Efficient and Reliable Plotter Rentals

Digital printing equipment supplier Midcomp Azero offers a value proposition to clients to future-proof their business if it requires A1 to A0+ printing and scanning as part of its workflow. 

The take-up of Booyco PDS technology has seen over 6500 sets of mining vehicle equipment installed across
Momentum behind collision prevention on mines

While Proximity Detection Systems (PDSs) have been around for little more than 15 years, the offerings on the market today are streets ahead of what was first made available; this complexity has to... 

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Company on track to complete furnace rebuild

Foundry and engineering company Thos Begbie is on track to conclude the rebuild of the new furnace of multinational precious metals mining company Sibanye-Stillwater’s platinum group metals (PGMs)... 

Where peristaltic and IoT technology converge
Where peristaltic and IoT technology converge

Reinhard Seidel, Ds500 Product Champion, Verder Pumps South Africa Emerging technology in pump solutions can contribute significantly to enhancing returns in industrial processing and fluid... 

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Mandela Mining Precinct advancing mining Research Development & Innovation

The mining research, development, and innovation (RD&I) landscape in South Africa has become increasingly muted over the years, with inadequate capacity expected to constrain knowledge production... 

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Global mining investors to gather in the Republic of Guinea at Symposium Mines Guinea 2022

Symposium Mines Guinea is the leading event to find out more about how Guinea is an attractive and ideal mining investment destination, the Ministry of Mines & Geology, Republic of Guinea will... 

Burst mining dam in South Africa: what must be done to prevent another disaster

Originally published by The Conversation at Charles MacRobert, Stellenbosch University 

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Mitigating the cost and perils of downtime in mining

When it comes to mining, the cost of downtime in a single shift can run into the millions. Here’s how Astron Energy can play a role in minimising the loss of productivity on site. 

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Major export order signals Kwatani’s leadership

Competing with leading OEMs from around the world, vibrating screen specialist OEM Kwatani has snatched a mammoth export order for over 70 screens. The order was signed in April with a large copper... 

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Clean coal technologies across the coal value chain

Clean coal technologies overview in the power plant – electricity generation and suitability to South Africa  

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Tough earthmoving equipment decisions made easy

Transporting materials around a rough terrain mining site can be challenging, time-consuming and often dangerous, without the correct equipment to do the job. 

Gabisile Khoza founder of Siyazigabisa Home of Hope. Weba Chute Systems has supported Siyazigabisa for the past 12 years.
Weba takes the lead in sustainable development

Weba Chute Systems’ commitment to transformation, skills development and corporate social investment is rooted in the company’s understanding that the business is not separate from society, but... 

SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa will launch its DriveRadar® solution for remote condition monitoring and maintenance forecasting at Electra Mining Africa.
High tech launches from SEW-Eurodrive at Electra Mining

Visitors to this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition in Johannesburg will be spoilt for choice as SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa unleashes more technology to drive productivity and efficiency.  

Energy solutions for mining
Energy solutions for mining

Microgrids are a good energy solution for mines A microgrid is a combination and coordination of generation, storage and load assets in a power system that is completely customised and self-sustained. 

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Hardox® wear plate

Quarrying and open-pit mining operations deliver some of the Africa’s toughest wear challenges. Throughout the whole production flow, Hardox® wear plate’s superior wear resistance translates to... 

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Drones for Surveying, Security & Inspection in Mining Projects

The ins and outs of acquiring and operating a drone RPAS Consulting is committed to using the extensive know-how it has honed to help organisations in the mining and related sectors navigate... 

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Huawei FusionSolar Channel Partner Summit fosters cooperation to boost Africa’s solar industry

Huawei Digital Power recently held the Huawei FusionSolar Channel Partner Summit 2022 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The event, which brought together more than 30 channel partners from across... 

LRQA helps businesses mitigate ever-evolving challenges

Amid an ever-more uncertain macroeconomic environment, the vast majority of leading global organisations must also navigate exacting stakeholder demands, increasing competition and rapidly changing... 

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Huawei launches full range of FusionSolar Smart PV and ESS solutions in Africa

Huawei Digital Power this week launched its full range of FusionSolar Smart PV and Energy Storage System (ESS) solutions to the Sub-Saharan African market at the Solar Show Africa 2022. Renewables... 

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Royal Bafokeng Platinum, NWDoE partner to deliver two new schools in Rustenburg

Platinum group metals mining company Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) has provided a tangible example of its philosophy of “More than Mining”, by partnering with the North West Department of... 

Anton Lourens, CEO of Booyco Electronics.
Booyco PDS global growth underpinned by collaboration agreements

While global adoption of Proximity Detection Systems (PDS) – also known as Collision Prevention Systems (CPS) – is likely to accelerate in the near future, it is important to understand that... 

The future of coal in South Africa
The future of coal in South Africa

“Without reflection, we go blindly on our way, creating more unintended consequences, and failing to achieve anything useful.” (M. Wheatley)  

Selecting the right capability structure for your asset management team

For as long as asset owners have built and operated complex assets, structuring an asset management team that has the right skills and capacity has been difficult for many engineering executives.... 

Prospects for sustainable mining
Prospects for sustainable mining

Mining of the future should be reliable, efficient and sustainable. At the bauma TALK, experts from the fields of science, standard setting and in- dustry shed light on important aspects of this... 

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Special Offer on Research Briefs

Creamer Media’s Research Channel Africa published a series of Mid-Year Briefs that investigates key developments in some of South Africa’s key industrial and mining sectors.  

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Talbot helps Mining Companies shift from Waste Stream Management to Resource Recovery and Sustainability

Sustainable water specialist Talbot is working with several major mining companies to demonstrate vibratory sheer enhanced process (VSEP) technology’s ability to effectively treat problematic... 

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If you are a South African entrepreneur, innovator or startup building a technology and/or hardware solution - we want to work with you!

Apply now to join the Sibanye-Stillwater iXS and Savant BUILD programme, and we will help you build, scale, and finance your innovative idea.  

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Dozers with unbeatable power

Since 1965, John Deere has produced a line of Crawler Dozer’s with an unbeatable combination of power and efficiency. The 1050K (261 kW @ 1 800 rpm) which recently touched Southern African soil for... 

All mining operations must observe strict health and safety regulations to mitigate the risk of collisions between pedestrians and vehicles and between vehicles.
Momentum behind collision prevention on mines

While Proximity Detection Systems (PDSs) have been around for little more than 15 years, the offerings on the market today are streets ahead of what was first made available; this complexity has to... 

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Dynacor reports sales of US$19.5 million (C$25.1 million) for May 2022, a 24.2% increase compared to 2021

Dynacor Gold Mines Inc. (TSX-DNG) (Dynacor or the "Corporation"), an international gold ore industrial corporation servicing ASMs (artisanal and small-scale miners), today announces sales of... 

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4th Edition Africa Green Hydrogen Forum

Are you an expert in field of green energy? Are you interested in showcasing your company’s expertise and innovative solutions? 4th Edition Africa Green Hydrogen Forum is the ideal opportunity to... 

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GE Gas Power addresses the energy trilemma to foster a more sustainable energy transition in mining operations

Multinational industrial company General Electric (GE) has been collaborating with energy stakeholders to deploy innovative technologies tailored to respond to the needs of the mining sector. 

If you are an entrepreneur working on a hardware or hardware-enhanced solution that focuses on global circular economy challenges, then we want to work with you.
If you are an entrepreneur working on a hardware or hardware-enhanced solution that focuses on global circular economy challenges, then we want to work with you.

Savant, in partnership with Sibanye-Stillwater iXS, are looking for the next generation of South African innovators disrupting sectors such as greentech, renewable energy, agritech, medtech, and... 

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Rentech provides renewable energy products and services to the local and selected African markets. Supplying inverters, lithium and lead-acid...

Booyco Electronics
Booyco Electronics

Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of Proximity Detection Systems, offers safety solutions for underground and surface mining, quarrying,...

AMS Haden Instrument & Mining Services (pty) Ltd
AMS Haden Instrument & Mining Services (pty) Ltd

AMS Haden is well known in the industry and we have been called on to provide advice on many projects.

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Hudaco Power Transmissions

Formerly known as Bauer Geared Motors South Africa, the company was founded in 1984 as the sole distributor in Southern Africa of the Bauer Geared...


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