Central Africa

Covering mining exploration, development, mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, Commodities in these regions include copper, cobalt,

automation

Artificial intelligence in the mining sector

Opportunities for digital technologies implementation, including implementation of artificial intelligence, are being implemented in the mining sector.
technology

Kagem pioneers technology to trace gemstones

Kagem Mining, which operates the world’s largest producing emerald mine is introducing blockchain nano-technology that to trace gemstones.
mining equipment

SAG mill trommel screen mechanism classifies large volumes of product

The mining industry has become more discerning about equipment selection for process plant applications driven by the need for efficiency.
investment

Investment, infrastructure and innovation vital for 2020

As 2019 draws to an end it is important to reflect on the journey of the sector in the last 12 months and sift through the insights that it has offered.
Tailings

Global Tailings Review launches public consultation

Bruno Oberle, Chair of the Global Tailings Review, has launched a public consultation on the draft Global Tailings Standard.
vedanta

Vedanta concerned with management of KCM assets

Vedanta Resources is extremely concerned about the manner in which Konkola Copper Mines’ assets are being managed in Zambia.
Kimberley Process

Blood diamonds still haunt Kimberley Process

The Kimberley Process is failing to stop diamonds affected by various forms of conflict from flowing onto international markets.
Automation

TECH NEWS: Partnership to deliver blast automation

Orica and Epiroc Rock Drills will develop a semi-automated explosives delivery system, enabling safer and more productive blasting.
geochemical

Technological progress in geochemical services to increase effectiveness

The demand within the global geochemical services market for mineral and mining industry is escalating on account of advancements in mining operations.
ARC Minerals

Arc Minerals reduces opex – boosts cash resource

Arc Minerals is to sell its entire 99.43% interest in Casa Mining to Century Capital Management for consideration payable of up to US$9.8 million.

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