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Towards smarter and safer mining

Towards smarter and safer mining

Following South Africa’s promulgation of the mandatory use of proximity detection systems on trackless mobile machinery within high-risk areas at opencast mines, a local PDS manufacturer is positioned to offer not just a product...

August 2, 2016 By Munesu Shoko

Calling for more infrastructure spend

Calling for more infrastructure spend

Whereas South Africa has enjoyed a period of sound private investment into large building projects, focus also needs to be placed on the civil infrastructure that is needed to support these projects.

July 7, 2016 By Munesu Shoko

Giants in the ‘Land of Giants’

Giants in the ‘Land of Giants’

Located in Limpopo, South Africa, everything about De Beers’ Venetia mine is just a little bigger than the average, from the pit itself through to the equipment working on site, writes Leon Louw.

June 14, 2016 By Munesu Shoko

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Moving against the current

Moving against the current

in Technology

With fuel and energy costs rising, and mining companies looking towards solutions that are more environmentally friendly, the time might just be ripe to go electric, writes Leon Louw.

On point with water recycling

On point with water recycling

in On Site

In the face of stringent governmental restrictions placed on water licences in the mining industry, Sasolburg-based Mission Point Mining has found sustainable and cost-effective methods of washing the sand it produces.

Loading up on new features

Loading up on new features

in New Equipment News

The locally manufactured Bell L-series TLB offers a wide range of features typical of much larger, more sophisticated equipment.The 315SL series was launched late last year. Bell’s Dale Oldridge spoke to Plant Equipment & Hire about the new machine.

Engineering a better future

Engineering a better future

in Face to Face

A mechanical engineer with over 10 years’ experience in the quarrying, construction, and mining sectors, Nicolan Govender heads operations in sub-Saharan Africa for wet processing equipment company CDE


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