Mandela Mining Precinct

blasting

Mining all of the reef, all of the time

Conventional lasting means that mining stops to allow for toxic fumes to dissipate and for the rock mass to stabilise after blasting.
technology

Research programme to create digital technology adoption framework

The mining industry lacks digital technology in the face of the continuous change brought about by digital and the now imposing 4IR.
Digitalisation

Digitalisation key to unlocking competitiveness

For the first time in history we have an incredible opportunity to use digitalisation to transform entire economies at an unprecedented rate.
safety Minerals Council

Minerals Council South Africa launches health and safety strategy

The Minerals Council South Africa has launched the Khumbul’ekhaya initiative developed and led by the Minerals Council CEO Zero Harm Forum.

How to achieve better extraction and safer mining methods

Having led gold production for over a century, South Africa lost its title as Africa’s leading gold producer to Ghana in June due to its shrinking output.
Innovation

Breaking boundaries in rock-drill innovation

The isidingoDRILL Design Challenge is an open-innovation challenge driven by mining research and development hub, the Mandela Mining Precinct.
modernisation

Local modernisation boosted as rock drill design finalists are chosen

Three finalists have been selected in Phase 1 of the Isidingo Drill Design Challenge – a competition aimed at instilling new, creative approaches to local innovation and design in South Africa’s mining industry.
innovation

Mandela Mining Precinct – a South African innovation hub is born

South Africa’s mining private and public sector hope to drive innovation and modernisation through a hub to promote mining research and development.
South Africa

MEMSA to grow capital equipment supply chain

As part of the Mandela Mining Precinct in Johannesburg, MEMSA aims to grow the local supply chain of capital equipment for the mining industry.

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