Omniflex links up real-time ore sensor

Omniflex links up real-time ore sensor

System alerts for oversized ore before transport to the crusher.

Operational Excellence

20 OCTOBER 2020
Nerospec and Schmidt Kranz create joint venture

Nerospec and Schmidt Kranz create joint venture

Nerospec develop wireless underground mining machine interface and control solutions.

Technology / innovation

02 OCTOBER 2020
ABB in digital mine partnership at Granny Smith

ABB in digital mine partnership at Granny Smith

Collaboration is a step towards potentially automating some of the mine's operations.

Technology / innovation

25 SEPTEMBER 2020
South Africa's miners see light in the dark

South Africa's miners see light in the dark

Blackouts and deliberate shutdowns have blighted South Africa for many years.

Power / Remote power

25 SEPTEMBER 2020
Swedish Stirling: Revolutionary old technology

Swedish Stirling: Revolutionary old technology

Swedish company set to expand beyond current focus on South Africa as technology gains support.

Power / Remote power

22 SEPTEMBER 2020
Boston Shaker starts commercial production

Boston Shaker starts commercial production

Boston Shaker is part of the Tropicana gold mine JV with Independence Group.

Development

21 SEPTEMBER 2020
Protea makes copper contamination breakthrough

Protea makes copper contamination breakthrough

Solution was developed with copper and cobalt mining customers in the DRC.

Plant

15 SEPTEMBER 2020
Acrux and IMS partner for sensor sorting tech

Acrux and IMS partner for sensor sorting tech

Partnership aims at upgrading resource owners' marginal or uneconomical ore into valuable material.

Operational Excellence

09 SEPTEMBER 2020
Anglo American chooses ABB automation system

Anglo American chooses ABB automation system

The control features are designed to optimise testwork initiatives and enhance functionality.

Operational Excellence

07 SEPTEMBER 2020
Caledonia raises US$13M for solar plant

Caledonia raises US$13M for solar plant

Company plans to reduce dependence on the domestic utility due to recurring supply disruptions.

Power / Remote power

04 SEPTEMBER 2020
Agnew microgrid supplies up to 85% of power from renewables

Agnew microgrid supplies up to 85% of power from renewables

Storage system helping Agnew generate up to 85% of its electricity from renewables.

Power / Remote power

03 SEPTEMBER 2020
De Beers trials wearable sensors

De Beers trials wearable sensors

The offshore diamond mining vessel uses heavy machinery in tough conditions.

Exploration

01 SEPTEMBER 2020