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Kibo dispose coal project, eyes clean energy projects

…as coal rush fade away Kibo Energy has announced intentions to refocus, dispose of coal energy projects to focus on renewable energy opportunities. Kibo’s blueprint is in line with the company’s refocused strategy centred on sustainable renewable energy solutions. The development comes following the positive results of an extensive due …

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Mining industry to reconnect at MINExpo

The Caterpillar’s MINExpo experience which features equipment and technology that drives sustainability, increases productivity and delivers effective lifecycle management solutions is set to return this year. Slated for September in Las Vegas under the theme “Together, we’re mining better,” Caterpillar’s MINExpo 2021 experience celebrates the company’s partnership with mines and …

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Groundprobe launches new geo-hazard monitoring system

GroundProbe has launched one of the industry’s most advanced doppler radars for reactive geo-hazard monitoring, the RGR-Velox. RGR-Velox (Reactive Geo-hazard Radar) is a military-precision reactive monitoring and alarming system for tailings dam breaches, large slope failures, landslides and avalanches. It detects, tracks and alarms on moving geo-hazards in real-time, keeping …

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High gem-quality diamond discovered at Jwaneng

Debswana has announced discovery of a rare 1,098 carat high gem-quality diamond at Jwaneng Mine. According to the company, the diamond is the largest discovered in Debswana’s history and one of the largest known discoveries of a gem-quality diamond anywhere in the world. “The historic discovery was made at Jwaneng …

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BME puts its stamp on underground mining

Years of innovation and experience in the underground space have now positioned BME – part of the JSE-listed Omnia Group – as an important player in mines where low-profile, bord-and-pillar mining methods are employed. As a blasting and explosives leader in the opencast mining sector for decades, BME has steadily …

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Hexagon signs partnership with Fatigue Science

Hexagon’s Mining division has partnered with Fatigue Science, a leader in fatigue and performance predictive analytics and fatigue management information systems. Combined with its real-time operator alertness and collision avoidance solutions, Hexagon will now be able to help customers further protect and optimize their people and equipment with Fatigue Science’s …

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Botswana is the top ranked jurisdiction in Africa on policy

According to the Fraser Institute Annual Survey of Mining Companies 2020 study, Botswana is the most desirable mining policy in Africa. According to the Fraser mining survey’s investment attractiveness index predictor, no country in Africa is ranked higher than Botswana when it comes to improving exploration in investment. Botswana is …

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Covid19 deals a blow to Electra Mining Botswana 2021

Botswana’s leading Mining, Industrial and Occupational Health and Safety Expo, Electra Mining Botswana due to take place from 14-16 September at Fairground Holdings, Gaborone, Botswana, has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The next edition of the show will be held in September 2023 at the same venue, this …

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