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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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Construction capable of 'transformational leap' in sustainability - climate panel

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The CONEXPO-CON/AGG exhibition in Las Vegas was the venue for the latest gathering of the Construction Climate Challenge, an initiative hosted by Volvo Construction Equipment with the aim of promoting environmental awareness, enhancing collaboration

Digging up the past: A history of excavators (Part 1)

Digging up the past: A history of excavators (Part 1)

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Excavators have long been a staple of the earthmoving scene, first taking the form of cable-operated machines that were the earliest documented self-powered earthmoving machine, and later being replaced by the hydraulic machines we recognise today.


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