R/€ = 16.07 Change: -0.01
R/$ = 14.43 Change: -0.01
Au 1278.64 $/oz Change: 0.94
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Strata Worldwide: Communication vs Information networks in mining

24th April 2019 Data networks within mines have evolved dramatically in recent years from being simply a form of enabling communication between personnel to something which now must also support a range of connected devices and systems.  

Rock engineering consultancy expanding service offering

By: Jessica Oosthuizen     12th April 2019 Outsourced rock engineering and seismic monitoring services provider Open House Management Solutions (OHMS) is continuously considering opportunities to expand its service offering to the minerals industry and develop in new, but related services, says OHMS MD Koos Bosman. OHMS has been in... 

From turbines to thermostats: Copper miners eye high-tech demand

By: Reuters     11th April 2019 Growing demand for smart thermostats, wind turbines and other high-tech devices is expected to keep copper the dominant material used in electrical components, industry players said, offsetting rising use of aluminum, a cheaper alternative to conduct electricity. That bodes well for the likes of... 

Epiroc highlights automation and digital solutions at SME 2019

6th March 2019 Commerce City, Colorado: Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, highlighted its suite of innovative automation and digital solutions at the 2019 Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) Annual Conference & Expo in Denver, Colorado. Epiroc... 

Raoul Jacquand

By: Martin Creamer     22nd February 2019 This week Mining Weekly features Raoul Jacquand, the CEO of Dassault Systèmes Geovia, the company that is supplying Three-dimensional design/modelling/simulation software to an innovation-hungry mining sector 

Latin American miners digital journey starts with Finnish ZYFRA IIoT and AI solutions developer

28th January 2019 Finnish digital solutions vendor ZYFRA Group has opened an arm of its subsidiary VIST. The company is an industrial leader in development and implementation of information technologies for digital mining. Together, ZYFRA Group and VIST will initiate a business tour as the primary step to fulfill... 

Mining needs to embrace Industry 4.0

By: Creamer Media Reporter      14th January 2019 Challenges faced by the mining industry today like increasing production costs, depressed commodity prices and the high cost of electricity, are forcing the mining sector to embrace the Fourth Industrial Revolution as it brings industrial transformation. Such developments will bring the training... 

New tech ensures safety at underground mines

2nd November 2018 With the death toll in South African mines this year having reached 54, dynamic company Advanced Communications has sourced advanced radios, which use the mine’s existing metallic and conductive infrastructure, to create reliable communication paths underground that extend for kilometres. Mine... 

Sandvik expands drill rig offering

26th October 2018 Mining equipment and services provider Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has expanded its high-pressure down-the-hole (DTH) drill rig offering with the new Sandvik Leopard DI650i model. The company unveiled its first intelligent DTH surface drill rig for the first time at Electra Mining Africa... 

Kaefer Innovations Day

By: Creamer Media Reporter      10th October 2018 We would like to invite you to join us. As we Celebrate our centenary! through Kaefer Innovations Day. Date: 16th November 2018 Time: 09:00 - 17:00 Venue: 7 Nywerheid street, Germiston 1401, Gauteng 

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