Granny Smith gets connected

Granny Smith gets connected

Technology will cater to Granny Smith's present and future machines.

Fleet

26 JANUARY 2023
Gold Fields commissions 50MW solar plant at South Deep

Gold Fields commissions 50MW solar plant at South Deep

Gold miner Gold Fields has completed construction of its 50 megawatt Khanyisa solar plant.

Power / Remote power

13 OCTOBER 2022
ICMM members to test hydrogen transport tech

ICMM members to test hydrogen transport tech

Members of ICMM will launch an effort to test hydrogen and other zero-emission technologies.

Transport

30 SEPTEMBER 2022
Electric Mine Consortium launches EV challenge

Electric Mine Consortium launches EV challenge

It has also partnered with AWS to create a global mining data platform

Natural resources

01 AUGUST 2022
Gold Fields drawn to electromagnetic exploration

Gold Fields drawn to electromagnetic exploration

Gold Fields and universities lead search for electromagnetic methods

Underground mining

07 FEBRUARY 2022
Chinchillas create hiccup for Gold Fields mine

Chinchillas create hiccup for Gold Fields mine

Gold Fields has now submitted a new compliance programme to Chilean authorities.

Simulation / Optimisation

02 DECEMBER 2021
Gold Fields opts for ABB for Salares Norte

Gold Fields opts for ABB for Salares Norte

Salares Norte will feature ABB automation systems

Plant

27 SEPTEMBER 2021
South Deep solar project gets green light

South Deep solar project gets green light

40MW solar plant will generate over 20% of the mine's average consumption

Gold Fields to use Nokia network at Salares Norte

Gold Fields to use Nokia network at Salares Norte

The network will use 150 sensors for operational processes,

Communications

23 APRIL 2021
Regulators green-light solar for Gold Fields mine

Regulators green-light solar for Gold Fields mine

Company to build a 40MW PV plant to increase reliability of South Deep power supply.

Power / Remote power

26 FEBRUARY 2021
Automation shortening post-blast lull

Automation shortening post-blast lull

Technology-agnostic automation seen as the way forward at Granny Smith.

Technology / innovation

24 FEBRUARY 2021
Digital opportunities in Africa's COVID-19 crisis

Digital opportunities in Africa's COVID-19 crisis

Pandemic exposed how fragile the supply chain process can be.

Innovation

10 FEBRUARY 2021