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Blasting and Excavating sets its sights on the rest of Africa

“The focus now is on sharing this critical service value with the mining industry across the greater African continent.”
Botswana Diamonds

Botswana Diamonds: old deposits – new technology

It is a combination of historical knowledge and innovative exploration technology that Botswana Diamonds believes will lead it to its next big discovery.

Improved power integration in SADC will improve energy security

South Africans are well versed with the issues that are plaguing the country’s biggest, and almost only, energy provider again left them in the dark.
occupational diseases

Japanese embassy makes major donation to miner’s healthcare

The MBOD and the CCOD have worked with the Aurum Institute to develop a delivery model to provide medical examination for ex-miners occupational diseases.
finance africa

US$100 million for project finance in Africa

The African Development Bank and the Industrial Development Corporation of SA have signed a US$100 million loan to finance infrastructure projects.

ICMM: transformation from active mine to closure

The last thing on the minds of workers at the oldest-known mine 43,000 years ago was what their mine might become long after their tools had been put away.

Electra visitors able to experience BME’s new blasting system ‘first-hand’

BME will be launching its new AXXIS central blasting system at the international Electra Mining exhibition at Nasrec in Johannesburg 10-14 September 2018.

Barloworld Equipment: Nurturing the next decade of growth

JSE-listed Barloworld Equipment, which recently celebrated its 90-year anniversary as the Caterpillar dealer in southern Africa, has grown from strength to strength over the nine decades since Charles “Punch” Barlow introduced the brand to South Africa.

African governments must enable pit to port projects

Governments in Africa must create an environment where pit to port projects can get off the ground for the benefit of widespread development on the continent, says Frans Pienaar, chairman of Inyatsi Construction, a...