TECHNOLOGY

Kumba's mine centre an Africa first

The Kumba Virtual Reality Centre (VRC) for mine design was officially opened this week by Kumba Iron Ore CEO Norman Mbazima, as part of an R18.8 million (US$1.48 million) investment by the miner and the University of Pretoria.

Nadav Shemer
Original plan shows University of Pretoria's new mining faculty offices and virtual-reality centre

Original plan shows University of Pretoria's new mining faculty offices and virtual-reality centre

“Within five years everyone will know what an imagineer is because they will come from this university,” said Ronny Webber-Youngman, head of the department of mining engineering at the University of Pretoria,...

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