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On-The-Air (24/05/2019) 

24th May 2019 Researchers this week made a strong call to mining companies to stop sending people into deep underground mines and to use remote machinery instead. South African manganese is helping fuel cells to be more affordable, which will be a big boost for platinum. A greater sense of purpose is emerging... 

Use remote machinery to mine at depth ­– Jourdan 

By: Martin Creamer     23rd May 2019 Independent consultant Dr Paul Jourdan on Thursday called on South Africa to cease sending people down dangerous deep-level mines and introduce remote machinery to mine at depth. He was speaking at the Southern African Mining Supply Chain Conference and Strategy Workshop, which was hosted by the... 

New Technology Conference and Trade Show

23rd May 2019 The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) New Technology Conference and Trade Show take place from 5 to 6 June 2019 at the Canvas Riversands Incubation Hub. This event offers an superb opportunity for mining companies, equipment suppliers, technology and service providers,... 

Rebranded Minerals Council reflects the promise of the future 

By: Nadine James     17th May 2019 The Minerals Council South Africa – formerly the Chamber of Mines –  officially rebranded in May 2018, repositioning the organisation to reflect, “the promise of the future”, by amending its role and ethos to drive a positive reform agenda that enables the industry to reach its true economic and... 

Afreximbank Regional COO to address Supply Chain Conference 22 May

14th May 2019 The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) was established in 1993, and South Africa joined the bank as a shareholder in 2017. The Bank’s SA Trade and Investment Promotion Programme (SATIPP) announced in 2018 makes available $1 billion in trade finance to South African enterprises, and is... 

Resources Watch  

9th May 2019 Mandela Mining Precinct enhancing collaboration And, Orion reawakening geological giant in Northern Cape 

Invitation to Manufacturer or Service Provider in the SA Mining Supply Chain

By: Creamer Media Reporter      3rd May 2019 The SA Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) and The Mandela Mining Precinct (premium sponsor), in partnership with mining supply chain clusters invite black-owned Emerging Micro Enterprises (EMEs) to participate in the South African Mining Supply Chain Conference and Strategy Workshop on... 

Solutions provider tailoring its product offering for South African market

By: Mamaili Mamaila     26th April 2019 Solutions provider Buraaq Mining Services is working towards rebuilding mining equipment and to specifically tailor its product offering for the South African market. 

Precinct establishing platform for all stakeholders

By: Mamaili Mamaila     26th April 2019 The Mandela Mining Precinct – which industrial cluster Mining Equipment Manufacturers of South Africa (MEMSA) is an inherent part of – has been very successful in establishing a platform for all mining sector stakeholders, says MEMSA CEO Ossie Carstens. “MEMSA and the Mandela Mining Precinct are... 

Precinct a catalyst for a mining sunrise

By: Mamaili Mamaila     26th April 2019 In his inaugural State of the Nation Address in Parliament, in Cape Town, President Cyril Ramaphosa urged all South Africans to view the South African mining industry as a “sunrise industry”. Consequently, the Mandela Mining Precinct public–private partnership is a critically important catalyst... 

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