Technology

Consulmet: From diamonds to coal to platinum and technology in between

Consulmet has grown over the years into a process house with engineering expertise across a variety of commodities, metals and minerals.
gold

World Gold Council: Economic trends and their impact on gold

As the World Gold Council looks ahead, it expects that the interplay between market risk and economic growth in 2019 will drive gold demand.
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.
Aurora Labs

New JV brings 3D metal printing technology to the fore

Aurora Labs has entered into an agreement with WorleyParsons Services to form a 50/50 incorporated joint venture, to be named AdditiveNow.
training

Simulator training success leads to more investment

AUMS has furthered their investment in simulators from Immersive Technologies after seeing successful results from their initial deployment.
safety

Africa’s top tech companies invited to pitch solutions at Mining Indaba

Unearthed and Investing in African Mining Indaba have partnered to offer four African emerging technology businesses the opportunity to pitch their innovative industry solutions at the world’s largest mining investment conference on Wednesday 6 February 2019 in Cape Town.
sustainability

Room for improvement in environmentally sustainable practices

Mining companies are placing a greater emphasis on being sustainable to acquire and sustain a license to operate while also reducing costs.
gold

Demand for gold in technology sees continued growth

Gold used in technology grew globally by 1% to 85.3 t in Q3, the eighth consecutive quarter of year-on-year growth says the World Gold Council.
technology

Communication technology critical for mining underground

Parallel Wireless believes LTE technology should be considered a front runner in addressing safety, efficiency and productivity in underground mining.
Weir Minerals

The mill liner that lasts longer and increases wear life

Fields results show that the new Vulco® R67 mill lining rubber compound from Weir Minerals delivers an increase in wear life of 20%.

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