Palladium

Palladium: The most precious of precious metals

At its current spot price over US$1 300/oz, reaching as high as $1 400/oz in January 2018, palladium has become the most precious of precious metals.
air

Trysome’s Simple Solders endure tough conditions

Dust, wind, water and overall harsh conditions in the mining industry call for strong, resilient and waterproof equipment that can withstand the elements.
Safety fatalities

Fatalities: Can we stop the safety regression in 2019?

Until 2016 and prior, it seemed like the collective goal of the industry achieving its Zero Harm target was well on track.
technology

A change of mindset will realise the benefits of technology

With the rapid development of new technology and the advent of the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution' data is becoming a hot commodity.
Micromine technology

MICROMINE: using technology to make mining easier

The mining industry is becoming a more technology minded sector; with an emphasis on safety, longevity, efficiency and higher profitability.
Erudite Strategies

Erudite Strategies is the new name in project delivery

In the space of nearly two years, Erudite Strategies has quickly formed a reputation that reflects the sector’s engineering requirements.
Sandvik

Digital technology: automation at the forefront

Digital mining technology and automation are driving the African mining industry towards efficiency to optimise production within deep and narrow reefs.
Smart Mining Beckhoff automation smart mining tailings

Smart Mining is the only way to be sustainable

Beckhoff Automation believes that the smart/digital revolution is the only sure way to secure a sustainable future in the mining sector.
digitization

Digitization in Africa – mines have no need to panic

Digitization may hold the key to unlocking greater value from mining operations but brings with it challenges for third-world countries.

Technology needs to be a business value

Implementing digital technologies such as automation in the mining industry is rapidly changing from a ‘nice to have’ to a ‘must have’.

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