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Kwatani casts spotlight on innovation, digitalisation
6th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

In response to the innovation imperative in the mining sector, mining equipment manufacturer Kwatani will use Electra Mining Africa 2022 as the platform to cast the spotlight on its modern... 

Department strives to ensure it renders e-services to Gauteng residents
2nd September 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Gauteng Department of e-Government is working to better position itself on how to create smarter solutions to deliver public services to the citizens of Gauteng. The department, the first South... 

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Crucial link
2nd September 2022 By: Terence Creamer

South Africans won’t agree with all the analysis and recommendations contained in the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD’s) latest report on South Africa. There is likely... 

Informative seminars by leading industry experts at Electra Mining Africa
30th August 2022

More than 650 local and international exhibitors will converge on the Expo Centre, Nasrec, in Johannesburg for Electra Mining Africa taking place from 5-9 September. In addition to the new products... 

 	DIGITAL ADVANCES Kwatani will showcase its advances in the digital space at Electra Mining Africa
Kwatani puts spotlight on new multi-slope screen designs
26th August 2022

In response to the innovation imperative in the mining sector, Kwatani will use Electra Mining Africa as a platform to cast the spotlight on its modern multi-slope screen design and the company’s... 

PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE BMG’s NORD predictive maintenance solutions a comprehensive evaluation of analogue and digital data, to enhance the operational efficiency and safety of machines.
Drives company to exhibit at EMA
26th August 2022

NORD Drive Systems, in partnership with BMG, will be exhibiting at Electra Mining Africa. Getriebebau NORD, a global manufacturer of drive technology for mechanical and electronic solutions, is... 

25th August 2022

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... 

SNEAK PEAK Sandvik will introduce its latest battery electric vehicle (BEV) to the African market. The new TH665B, with a 65-t payload, is the flagship of the company's expanding fleet of BEVs
Sandvik introduces its battery EV to African miners
22nd August 2022

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions will have a major presence at this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition, with its 385 m2 indoor stand introducing a ground-breaking battery electric vehicle... 

LOCALLY MADE While FLSmidth is a global group, much of the equipment that will be featured on its Electra Mining stand is produced in South Africa, either in whole or in part, at its Delmas SuperCenter.
MissionZero: Helping mines achieve zero emissions
19th August 2022

Minerals processing equipment and solutions provider FLSmidth is making progress in realising its MissionZero strategy, an ambitious programme which aims to help mines and process plants to achieve... 

The RHINO autonomous drillstring-mounted geophysical sensor provides a reliable source of information about the rocks being drilled, unaffected by the bit, rig or driller
Geophysical sensor remains unmatched
19th August 2022 By: Tracy Hancock

Mining and infrastructure solutions company Orica has yet to see anything similar to its RHINO autonomous drillstring-mounted geophysical sensor on the market since introducing the first version in... 

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Environmental project plan conducive to sustainable supply
19th August 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

Lithium miner Savannah Resources is exploring several technology options to reduce carbon emissions from the company’s Barroso lithium project, in northern Portugal, once operational. This includes... 

FLSmidth’s acquisition of TK Mining to conclude end of August
12th August 2022 By: Darren Parker

The final closing of mining engineering, equipment and services company FLSmidth’s acquisition of multinational engineering company ThyssenKrupp’s mining business TK Mining will take place on... 

FLSmidth announces completion of TK Mining acquisition – creating a leading global mining technology and service provider
12th August 2022

FLSmidth today announced that all conditions and requirements for the acquisition of thyssenkrupp’s Mining business (TK Mining) have been met (refer Company Announcement No. 7-2021). In accordance... 

The newly launched Andritz screen scroll centrifuge HX – designed to enable flexible dewatering, even under difficult feeding conditions
Group to highlight dryer offerings at event
12th August 2022

International technology group Andritz will be exhibiting its range of existing and new technologies, services and automation solutions for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries at the... 

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New trends boost need for project skills development
29th July 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

Recent trends, such as the impact of digital disruption, climate change and shifting demographics, have increased the need for reskilling and upskilling local project management talent, says... 

Sandvik to showcase the "future of mining" at Electra Mining
11th July 2022

(Virtual Showroom): Sandvik Mining & Rock Solutions will have a major presence at this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition, with its 385 m2 indoor stand introducing a ground-breaking battery... 

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Plant increases production
8th July 2022 By: Nadine Ramdass

The record-setting MIDREX DRI plant of Tosyali Algerie was supplied by MIDREX  and SMS group subsidiary Paul Wurth in 2018. This success motivated Tosyali to invest in boosting its production... 

5G fastest growing mobile technology – report
8th July 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

Fifth-generation (5G) technology is scaling faster than any previous mobile technology generations, with predictions that it will account for 60% of global mobile network data traffic by 2027. The... 

CTC CEO Manyabela Mailula
CTC aims to get ahead of skills lag by working with equipment manufacturers, technology researchers
4th July 2022 By: Schalk Burger

Mining industry training company the Colliery Training Centre (CTC) has established links with various original-equipment manufacturers (OEMs), technology research organisations and employers to... 

Kwatani casts the spotlight on innovation and digitalisation
4th July 2022

In response to the innovation imperative in the mining sector, Kwatani will use Electra Mining Africa 2022 – to be held at the Johannesburg Expo Centre from 5 to 9 September – as the ideal platform... 

FLSmidth to focus on MissionZero at Electra Mining
4th July 2022

FLSmidth, a global leader in the supply of equipment and solutions to the minerals processing industry, will be using this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition to demonstrate the progress it is... 

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Investment for global mining hub sought
24th June 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

At this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba, Saudi Arabia was represented by a high-level delegation from its Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources (MIM), led by Minister Bandar... 

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African diamond sector set for strong growth
17th June 2022

With China being Africa’s, and South Africa’s, most important trading partner, the Asian superpower’s expected economic slowdown in coming years is a cause for concern, unless these economies can... 

Expansion plans in site
10th June 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

As South African engineered vibratory equipment manufacturer Kwatani emerges stronger, having overcome the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the technology-driven company is reviewing options of... 

New digital skills academy launched in Ghana
10th June 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

Smart Africa Alliance and Ghana’s Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation have signed a memorandum of understanding for the establishment of a national digital academy in the West African... 

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Drive-based solutions enhance efficiency, safety of machines
3rd June 2022

Engineering Solutions provider BMG’s Nord predictive maintenance solutions offer fast, efficient and comprehensive evaluation of analogue and digital data, to enhance the operational efficiency and... 

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Acquisitions strengthen contractor’s capability
3rd June 2022

The global mining platform of engineering and mining contractor Murray & Roberts has significantly extended its capabilities over several years with two key acquisitions in the US and Australia,... 

ABB unveils future of process automation
2nd June 2022

ABB has released its White Paper entitled “The DCS of tomorrow: ABB’s process automation system vision,” which outlines how process automation systems will evolve to support industries as they... 

Longstanding SKF customer improves critical equipment monitoring and boosts mine production by switching to online data collection
1st June 2022

A leading nickel mine in Madagascar had been using a manual vibration data collection process on its critical equipment for many years. Fed up with frequent breakdowns and subsequent costly... 

A large red underground mining automatic drilling rig supplied by Sandvik which is being taken up by the Southern African market again
Renewed interest in drill observed
27th May 2022

Global engineering company Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has noted a renewed interest in its Sandvik DD422i, the next-generation mining jumbo with a range of automatic drilling functions, from... 

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Dwyka gets its clients hands on technology to showcase capability
24th May 2022 By: Donna Slater

In its endeavours to “make tech tangible”, mining technology company Dwyka Mining Services hosted a mining technology showcase on May 18 to get clients and potential future clients physical... 

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Partnership to shape future of coloured gemstone sector
20th May 2022

Technology gateway GemCloud, which has the potential to play a central role in shaping the future of the coloured gemstone sector, has gained a new, non-controlling anchor investor through coloured... 

Digitalisation drive already yielding impressive results for M&D
19th May 2022

Leading multi-disciplinary construction company, Murray & Dickson Construction Group’s drive to digitalise processes is already yielding favourable results. This is especially noteworthy for the... 

UP Centre for Future of Work to produce publications, provide advisory services and training
17th May 2022 By: Schalk Burger

The Centre for the Future of Work (CFoW), launched by the University of Pretoria (UP) on May 17, will be Africa’s centre of excellence on the future of work, producing scientific and popular... 

Acquisitions strengthen mining contractor's capability
16th May 2022

The global Mining Platform of Murray & Roberts has significantly extended its capabilities over the past several years with two key acquisitions in the US and Australia, says Mike da Costa, CEO of... 

Sandvik BEV family of machines offers not only emission-free operation but also enhanced productivity.
Sandvik surges ahead in Southern Africa
9th May 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions in southern Africa is currently enjoying a very successful year, during which it has very effectively transitioned its... 

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Anglo American unveils a prototype of the world’s largest hydrogen-powered mine haul truck - a vital step towards reducing carbon emissions over time
6th May 2022

Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) today unveils a prototype of the world’s largest hydrogen-powered mine haul truck designed to operate in everyday mining conditions at its Mogalakwena PGMs... 

Global mobile money adoption tops $1-trillion mark
29th April 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

Global mobile money adoption and use continued on a strong growth path in 2021, passing the milestone of processing a record $1-trillion a year as accounts, value and volume of transactions all... 

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Consultancy bolsters leadership team
22nd April 2022

Mining industry consultancy CSA Global – a subsidiary of multinational consultancy ERM Group – last month announced the appointment of Africa manager Sifiso Siwela, who joined its regional team... 

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Inability to attract youth among challenges facing mining
22nd April 2022 By: Nadine James

Global research indicates that mining, as an industry, has the greatest potential to contribute toward a greener future, and yet it is facing unprecedented recruitment pressures, with advisory... 

Increased uptake of the Sandvik DD422i development drill in Africa
21st April 2022

As mines in Africa are constantly turning to modern technologies to run more efficient operations and improve safety, Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has seen renewed interest in its DD422i, the... 

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A step forward as South Africa embarks on first spectrum auction in over a decade
15th April 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

The widely celebrated conclusion of South Africa’s first high-demand spectrum auction in well over a decade has been hailed as a welcome milestone that could lead to lower communication costs,... 

Pictured is FLSmidth’s Ghana office GM, Joseph Appiah-Kubi
Ghana subsidiary drives efficiency, sustainability for customers
8th April 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Multinational engineering company FLSmidth continues to drive efficiency across the West African mining sector through the value-engineering approach of its Ghana-based subsidiary, with the company... 

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