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High impact
12th July 2019 By: Terence Creamer

Britain’s got Brexit, America has Trump and South Africa’s got corruption. When such powerful single-issue themes permeate just about every political and economic development, a country can easily... 

Roger Dixon
Concerted effort needed to arrest decline in South Africa’s gold, platinum output – Dixon
28th June 2019 By: Nadine James

Gold and platinum mines in South Africa exemplify the Albert Einstein quote on insanity, consulting engineer and industry expert Roger Dixon noted at an African Mining Network event on Thursday... 

The transition to modernised mining needs to afford all stakeholders the chance to develop policies and programmes which ensure sustainability beyond minin
Modernisation process could assist economic prosperity
17th May 2019 By: Nadine James

The industry needs to modernise, “but let’s be clear about what modernisation is not – it is not simply mechanisation, it is far more than that”, says Minerals Council South Africa modernisation... 

BT Industrial diversifies its service offering for the mining industry
BT Industrial diversifies its service offering for the mining industry
12th November 2018

Industrial solutions provider BT Industrial is diversifying into heavy engineering services for the mining industry. With innovation as its key driver, the 100% black-owned company has developed an... 

Two-month skills development course concluded
Two-month skills development course concluded
9th November 2018 By: Nadine James

Mining Equipment Manufacturers of South Africa (MEMSA) concluded its first skills development activity last week – a two-month skills course on implementing globally competitive manufacturing... 

The effective mechanisation of a mine comprises three important factors – process excellence, operational excellence and energy efficiency
Mechanisation of mines inevitable
4th November 2016 By: Aarifah Nosarka

The African mining sector is under pressure to become three times more efficient in minerals processing to ensure its sustainability amid low commodity prices, producing more product at a lower... 

CREATING COMPETITIVENESS Mechanised and automated technologies are viewed as key indicators of a more competitive mining industry
Mines must consider social impacts before adopting mechanisation
9th October 2015 By: Ilan Solomons

An understanding of the nature of a modernised mining environment is necessitated by the fact that a modernised mine will impact both the physical health and safety of individuals employed by the... 

The 2015 Joburg Indaba, which will take place at the Inanda Club, in Johannesburg from October 14 to15, aims to provide a positive narrative in overcoming industry challenges to progress to a better future
This year’s Joburg Indaba slated for mid-October
14th August 2015 By: Ilan Solomons

The 2015 Joburg Indaba will paint a picture of how the future mining industry will be defined and what stakeholders are prepared to action, asserts investment conference organiser Resources 4... 

Using people in deep-level operations is a challenge for mining companies because not only does making the underground environment suitable for workers become more costly but the risk to mineworkers also increases
South African mining industry committed to mechanisation
3rd April 2015 By: Bruce Montiea

The South African mining industry is committed to mechanisation in its deep-level mining operations, with major gold and platinum producers having announced their intent to modernise their... 

Wireless communication can help mines achieve zero harm
20th February 2015 By: Zandile Mavuso

In support of South Africa’s Mining Health and Safety Council’s quest for zero harm, telecommunications equipment company Huawei Technologies believes that the use of wireless communications... 

The Chamber of Mines believes mining industry is key in ensuring that the economy stabilises and grows
Stability and growth necessary for mining industry – CoM
1st August 2014 By: Mia Breytenbach

One of the key aims of this year’s Mining Lekgotla will be to determine how the mining industry can stimulate and drive economic growth in South Africa and on the continent, says strategic support... 

FETs not churning out suitable artisans for a sector that needs to mechanise faster
4th October 2013 By: Sashnee Moodley

The South African mining sector needs to mechanise at a faster pace to remain competitive and the skills needed to achieve this are sourced from the artisan pool, but the skills shortage in this... 

FETs not churning out suitable artisans for a mining sector that needs to mechanise at a faster pace
4th October 2013 By: Sashnee Moodley

The South African mining sector needs to mechanise at a faster pace to remain competitive and the skills needed to achieve this are sourced from the artisan pool, but the skills shortage in this... 

Master Drilling to expand into vertical shaft boring
7th January 2013 By: Idéle Esterhuizen

Global drilling services provider Master Drilling was planning to expand into the vertical shaft boring business, MD Danie Pretorius has indicated. He told Mining Weekly Online that the company was... 

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