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
Mineworker COVID-19 death toll grows in South Africa

Mineworker COVID-19 death toll grows in South Africa

"The pandemic in our country is now at its most devastating," president Cyril Ramaphosa said.

Operational Excellence

12 JANUARY 2021
Hovermap helps Petra save money

Hovermap helps Petra save money

Dwyka spent a day at Finsch scanning with Hovermap.

Exploration

11 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
Epiroc to acquire mine productivity software company

Epiroc to acquire mine productivity software company

MineRP's platform capabilities will be combined with Epiroc's digital solutions.

Innovation

23 DECEMBER 2020
BlueRock Diamonds' Kareevlei upgrade 'near completion'

BlueRock Diamonds' Kareevlei upgrade 'near completion'

Crushing circuit will be completed by the end of 2020.

Plant

22 DECEMBER 2020
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
Pan African plans Evander solar plant

Pan African plans Evander solar plant

Company aims to bring solar plant online before the end of 2021.

Power / Remote power

15 DECEMBER 2020
Sandvik partners with De Beers for Venetia expansion

Sandvik partners with De Beers for Venetia expansion

Miner has ordered equipment for use at Venetia complex.

Supply chain management

14 DECEMBER 2020
Sedibelo Platinum in Pilanesberg expansion

Sedibelo Platinum in Pilanesberg expansion

Expansion to be funded by cash resources and future cash flow.

Development

14 DECEMBER 2020
Booyco wins Namibia proximity detection order

Booyco wins Namibia proximity detection order

CXS features very low frequency (VLF) technology for pedestrian detection, along with GPS.

Technology / innovation

08 DECEMBER 2020