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Anglo taking tailings dam monitoring to next level 

By: Martin Creamer     4th April 2019 Diversified mining company Anglo American is implementing new techniques that give the company far more control over tailings dams, which have been thrown into the spotlight after the tragic loss of life at Brumadinho, in Brazil, where an iron-ore tailings dam collapsed at Vale’s Corrego do... 

Payload management systems help optimise mining operations

29th March 2019 Advanced mining technology supplier Ramjack Technology Solutions suggests that implementing payload management systems at the mine face can optimise a mine’s overall equipment effectiveness (OEE). A notable strategy for improvement in underground mining is to retrofit all load-haul-dump units... 

Exxaro unveils new ultramodern headquarters 

By: Martin Creamer     28th March 2019 South Africa’s largest coal producer and black-empowered coal company Exxaro has unveiled its new ultramodern headquarters. The conneXXion, in Centurion, has e-parking bays for employees to charge their electric or hybrid vehicles while they work, and attractive central staircases to encourage... 

Komatsu releases first mining dozer with intelligent Machine Control

By: Creamer Media Reporter      27th March 2019 Komatsu has released the D375Ai-8 “intelligent” dozer, the company’s first mining dozer incorporating its fully integrated intelligent Machine Control system, which delivers proven productivity, efficiency and cost-saving benefits. The 72.9 tonne D375Ai-8 is powered by a US EPA Tier 4 Final... 

REMA TIP TOP presents integrated industry solutions developed in Germany

26th March 2019 Innovative exhibition stand | 320 m2 in-house exhibition | Live demonstration: REMA PERFORMANCE RMS | Factory tours | Comprehensive service solutions along the entire value chain of the raw material industry Over 3,500 exhibitors from 55 countries, 614,000 square meters of exhibition space and a... 

Driving the future of autonomous vehicles

15th March 2019 Anton Potapov, CTO at VIST Group (subsidiary of ZYFRA Group). With the rapid development in various industries and increasing industrialization, numerous vehicles are being designed to meet the need of the new mode of production. According to a recent reports the global industrial vehicles market... 

Detection system lowers maintenance costs

By: Halima Frost     15th March 2019 The second installation of a custom-made sidewall detection system was completed by monitoring solutions provider Monitech at diversified miner Anglo American’s Zibulo coal colliery, in Mpumalanga, last month. The system was designed and installed to help prevent damage caused to the scrubber fan... 

Engineering company to offer mobile service for valves from September

By: Cameron Mackay     8th March 2019 Valve repair and engineering consulting company Brimis Engineering plans to introduce mobile repair and testing facilities for clients, particularly mining companies, which will be operational from September of this year. This will enable the company to combine the convenience of being on site... 

ELB commissions Ultra High DMS plant and implements digitalisation of the Sedibeng project

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th February 2019 ELB Engineering Services (Pty) Ltd (ELB) is excited to announce the successful commissioning of the 200t/h Dense Media Separation (DMS) plant at Sedibeng Iron Ore (SIO), near Postmasburg in the Northern Cape. The DMS plant operates on both lumpy and fine feed, which is batch-fed into the plant... 

Large New Tomra X-ray Sorter A Game Changer For Mineral Processing

15th February 2019 The contribution of X-ray ore sorting to the efficiency of mineral processing is growing, and TOMRA’s new COM XRT 2.0 sorters are taking the value added by this technology to another level. This upgraded model features higher belt speed and throughput, which translate directly into increased... 

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