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
COVID turbocharges move to manless mines

COVID turbocharges move to manless mines

Automation "is reimaging every facet of mining"

Innovation

04 FEBRUARY 2021
Gold Fields kicks off Salares Norte construction

Gold Fields kicks off Salares Norte construction

First gold expected in early 2023

Aggreko plans hybrid plant for Gold Fields' Salares Norte

Aggreko plans hybrid plant for Gold Fields' Salares Norte

Project expected to save Gold Fields US$7.4 milion in energy costs over the next decade.

Power / Remote power

20 JANUARY 2021
Energy storage helps Agnew gold mine switch to renewables

Energy storage helps Agnew gold mine switch to renewables

Agnew was the first mine in Australia to integrate large-scale wind energy.

Sustainability

15 JANUARY 2021
Gold Fields adds Hexagon's CAS to Ghana vehicles

Gold Fields adds Hexagon's CAS to Ghana vehicles

MineProtect also includes operator alertness, personal alert and tracking radar.

Fleet

06 JANUARY 2021
Chilean mines launch 5G, remote monitoring trials

Chilean mines launch 5G, remote monitoring trials

Technology trials aim to improve processes in Chilean mining and make them safer.

Plant

18 DECEMBER 2020