About Orica

Orica is the world’s largest provider of commercial explosives and innovative blasting systems to the mining, quarrying, oil and gas and construction...

New Cat dozer lowers owning and operating costs

The new Cat D9 dozer replaces the D9T model and offers customisable configurations. Built on a legacy of longevity and proven reliability in the field, the new Cat D9 lowers overall costs per unit of material moved by up to 3%.

New coal plant implements remote diagnostic centre analysis

SKF is conducting Remote Diagnostic Centre (RDC) analysis at its Jet Park head office using vibration and temperature data retrieved by SKF’s online condition monitoring systems (COMO) on a new coal mining and processing plant in Mpumalanga.

Deep Insights #15: Women of Impact Ep. 8

In this episode, we chat to Selina Zhuwarara, principal consultant at Autem Mining. Selina speaks...
women in mining

Partners in Performance: Driving transformational change

Partners in Performance puts a strong emphasis on empowering women throughout its operations in a still male-dominated industry.
women in mining

Meagan van den Berg appointed to AECI Mining’s executive committee

The first female mining engineer to be appointed to the AECI Mining Group Executive Committee is Meagan van den Berg.
weba covid 1

Safe working means chute leader continues to deliver

“Covid-19 has been the catalyst for us to take that a step further with advanced remote working capability," says Mark Baller, MD of Weba Chute Systems.

SAIMM honours Roger Dixon’s ‘unique contribution’

Well-respected mining figure and consultant Roger Dixon has been honoured with the 2020 Brigadier Stokes award by the SAIMM.
Booyco Electronics 2

Quick installation brings mine up to speed with PDS regulations

Booyco Electronics has equipped another South African platinum mine with its latest Level-9 Ready proximity detection safety system.
covid-19 Solar energy renewable power gold

B2Gold’s Fekola solar plant put on ice

The Fekola solar plant engineering and construction progressed well through the first quarter of 2020 but was suspended in April 2020.

Securing a place for artisanal mining post COVID-19

Artisanal mining should not be left to collapse post COVID-19 because the sector has a direct impact on the livelihoods of many communities.

Latest Feature