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While AI is a much touted technology in mining, it would seem that the sector is yet to fully embrace this advance technology.
Sibanye-Stillwater and the University of Witwatersrand have collaborated to produce face shields for frontline health workers in communities.
As the mining sector is gearing up to restart operations after the COVID -19 lockdown, mining firms should be careful not to reinvent the wheel.
A career’s worth of mining research was recently documented by one of South Africa’s leading academics in his field, Professor Emeritus Huw Phillips.
Better safety on South African mines has meant fewer fatalities, but more must be done to improve livelihoods and inclusive growth on the back of mining.
The mining sector remains a critical part of the economy in South Africa contributing, in 2017, 7% to GDP, 27% to total exports and 19% to fixed investment.
Researchers from the University of Witwatersrand’s School of Geoscience have published research on South Africa’s platinum deposits in the Bushveld Complex, which posits a more likely explanation for how platinum forms.
Further to the announcement on 14 June 2018 advising the tragic loss of five employees who passed away after entering an area at its Kloof Ikamva mine that is not currently mined, on 11 June 2018, dual-listed Sibanye-Stillwater has provided an update on safety at its operations.
A multinational team of researchers, including a scientist from Wits University, have taken a deep look into a diamond to see how the atoms in its platelet defects are arranged in the hardest natural material known to man.
Professor Fred Cawood, director of the Wits Mining Institute at the University of the Witwatersrand, discusses how the university is embracing digitisation in mining and the significant positive impacts it can deliver to the...
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