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High tech launches from SEW-Eurodrive at Electra Mining

3rd August 2022 Visitors to this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition in Johannesburg will be spoilt for choice as SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa unleashes more technology to drive productivity and efficiency.  

John Deere brings redesigned ADT to South African shores

By: Donna Slater     28th July 2022 Heavy equipment manufacturer John Deere’s South African branch, having been in the country for 140 years, launched its redesigned 41.8 t, 460 series articulated dump truck (ADT) to the domestic market on July 26. Aimed primarily at the mining industry, the 460E-II series has been redesigned to... 

Technology beneficial for lighting sector

By: Sabrina Jardim     22nd July 2022 Technological advancements have become prominent in commercial and industrial lighting applications, which has created additional benefits for the sector, says lighting manufacturer Regent Lighting Solutions MD Randal Wahl and technical sales manager Chris Gijzelaar. Technological trends include... 

Manufacturer to showcase industrial lighting range at Electra Mining

By: Simone Liedtke     19th July 2022 Lighting manufacturer Visionware will be showcasing its industrial lighting range at this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition, which will be held in September. The Kempton Park-based company focuses on the in-house design and local manufacturing of products for the electrical switchgear and... 

Basing analysis solely on data can result in treasure being mistaken for trash  

By: Martin Creamer     15th July 2022 Applying subject matter expertise to process data streams for accuracy is a necessary part of mining’s new digital age, according to SRK Consulting Global chief technology officer Mike Olsen. Olsen, the leader of SRK’s data engineering team, spoke to Mining Weekly in a Zoom interview from Canada.... 

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 to cast the spotlight on its modern multi-slope screen design and the company’s strides in digital... 

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 making in realising its MissionZero strategy, an ambitious programme which aims at allowing mines... 

Booyco Electronics

24th June 2022 Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of Proximity Detection Systems, offers safety solutions for underground and surface mining, quarrying, construction, forestry and materials handling. Underpinned by years of experience, substantial support infrastructure and its continued focus on... 

Minimizing downtime in mining operations with set to spec equipment

14th June 2022 Machine downtime has a major impact on profit and productivity in any mining operation. It is critical that mining companies have access to reliable heavy equipment and machinery 24/7 to achieve their objectives. Described as a duration the machine cannot work when needed, machine downtime has... 

Emergency refuge chambers in mining

9th June 2022 “When emergency strikes and miners underground are unable to evacuate, providing them with a sustained source of safe breathing air is critical,” states Strata Worldwide’s US GM of refuge products Dave Maust. 

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