mining

Forces of disruption shaping the future of mining

The rapid advance of mining digitalisation will change the way that African mines operate says Deloitte African energy and resources leader, Andrew Lane.
Wits University

Detective mission to trace history of new African meteorite

Researchers from Wits and the University of Antananarivo in Madagascar are on a “detective mission” to classify and trace the history of a meteorite.
diamonds

Diamond and jewelry industries head for strong year end says WFDB

The World Federation of Diamond Bourses' President Ernie Blom says the diamond and jewelry industries appear to be heading for a strong end of the year.
gold

Is Zimbabwe’s gold sector an economic saviour or sinner?

The Government of Zimbabwe will be investigating what it believes to fraudulent production figures from gold mining companies in the country.
Safety

10 safety initiatives to implement immediately

Surface mining association, Aspasa, believes that more needs to be done by all stakeholders within the industry if industry-wide “Zero Harm” targets are to be met by 2020.

New automation software puts artificial intelligence on the map

Micromine is not only embracing the concept of automation but is taking it to new levels through research and pilot test trial studies.
Zero Harm

‘Zero Harm’ approach signals way forward for mining industry

The mining industry’s efforts to achieve a ‘zero harm’ approach is achievable but will need a fundamental change in mindset from mine leadership.
tailings

Lined tailings facilities and consequential risks

Lining is the preferred option for tailing areas to reduce environmental impact it poses a set of risks that need to be monitored and addressed.

SA organisations join hands to up-skill unemployed youth

The Artisan Training Institute (ATI) and the South African Capital Equipment Export Council (SACEEC) have secured a partnership that cements their mutual goal of fighting unemployment in South Africa.
gold

Definitive platform for gold data, analytics and research launched

The World Gold Council has launched Goldhub, a market-leading source of data, insights and analytical tools aimed at helping investors understand gold’s value as a strategic asset.

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