Gerhard Hope looks at an initiative by the Wits School of Mining Engineering to build a ‘digital mine’ of the future.
Spreading the load
The Grootegeluk Medupi Expansion Project (GMEP) has been provided with a giant spreader to supply coal to the Medupi power station.
The recent discovery of a substantial palladium deposit in the northern Waterberg is turning out to be an absolute boon for South Africa.
It’s not rocket science
Pilot Crushtec MD Sandro Scherf tells Gerhard Hope that a major trend in Africa at the moment is the simplification of equipment and control systems.
One of SA’s first
ELECTRONIC MINE safety equipment specialist Booyco Electronics has introduced one of South Africa’s first explosion protected (Ex) tablets.
Get a load of this
Main Reef Crushers recently deployed a 5 tonne (3 m3) bucket SDLG 958 wheel loader at its Roodepoort operation.
A new venture has been born. G4 Civils has, off its solid foundation, transformed to become G4 Mining and Civils.
Geared to face any challenge
Mining, being the challenge it is, requires professional services to ensure efficient and profitable operations.