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Battery electric range paves route to ‘mine of the future’

27th January 2023 Mining solutions provider Sandvik, in a press release published in November, noted that the launch of its battery electric vehicles created opportunities that the mining sector had previously “only dreamt about”. Speaking at the Electra Mining Africa exhibition in South Africa last year, Sandvik... 

Group excited for first Indaba appearance

27th January 2023 Hydraulic equipment provider Bosch Rexroth Africa is set to make its first appearance at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba, in conjunction with Bosch Rexroth companies Hägglunds Drives and Smart Mine. The companies will use the event to demonstrate how their innovations can shape the... 


27th January 2023 Sustainable productivity through innovation FLSmidth provides sustainable productivity to the global mining and cement industries. We deliver market-leading engineering, equipment and service solutions that enable our customers to improve performance, drive down costs and reduce environmental... 

Murray & Roberts Cementation

27th January 2023 As a member of the Murray & Roberts group of companies, Murray & Roberts Cementation is a world class mining contractor based in Johannesburg and operating throughout Africa. The company has been credited with the reputation of introducing the concept of contract mechanised mining to South... 

Ivanhoe, SES extend partnership for satellite connectivity at Kamoa-Kakula

By: Schalk Burger     23rd January 2023 Satellite connectivity provider SES and Africa-focused mining company Ivanhoe Mines has reached a new agreement to continue to provide the Kamoa-Kakula copper project, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), with high-speed satellite-based connectivity services. The SES O3b high-throughput,... 

Digitalisation can optimise South Africa’s water and wastewater infrastructure – Schneider Electric

By: Natasha Odendaal     20th January 2023 Digital transformation can play a significant role in reshaping the water and wastewater sector, particularly across ageing infrastructure, which continues to face challenges such as water leaks and high rates of energy consumption. Schneider Electric cluster industrial software leader Johan... 

Africa’s last-mile market set to double by 2030

By: Irma Venter     20th January 2023 The African last-mile delivery market was valued at $1.14-billion in 2021.  By 2030, this is expected to reach $2.35-billion, expanding at an annual compound growth rate of 8.45% between 2022 and 2030, says Frost & Sullivan consultant Nomvo Kasolo. 

Transport Forum highlights need for multimodal logistics to remain competitive

By: Schalk Burger     2nd December 2022 Freight, logistics and transport industry experts have called for the restoration of South Africa's roads network, the restoration and development of the rail network and efficient ports and border posts, arguing that the country can only remain competitive if its logistics networks and supply... 

Company builds centralised control room for mine

By: Cameron Mackay     2nd December 2022 Engineering, integration and manufacturing company Iritron completed a 360° control room at a mine in the Northern Cape province this year. The control room is a showcase for the implementation of smart technology, digitalisation and mechanisation using smart control room equipment and... 

South Africa’s mining market is dynamic and fast-moving, Siemens Large Drives finds  

By: Martin Creamer     25th November 2022 South Africa is a super dynamic and super fast-moving market, says Siemens Large Drives global solutions head Oliver Beck, who has just completed a week of discussions with customers to highlight sustainability solutions for mining. From his perspective, South African mining economy is at the... 

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