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Mobile drum tipper with safety cage

A new mobile TIP-TITE® Drum Tipper with safety cage allows hands-free, automated dumping of bulk solid materials from 115 to 200 litre drums throughout the plant, with no dusting or danger associated with sudden shifting of contents. The three-sided carbon steel cage with safety interlocked doors is mounted on a …

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SRK –Supporting mines in striving for zero harm

Rock-related accidents have reduced significantly in recent decades, due in large part to incremental improvements in rock engineering practice. According to William Joughin, chairman of SRK Consulting and himself a leading rock engineering expert, the company’s contribution in this field has included assisting mines with reviews of safety practices, as …

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Blasting tech takes mines into the future

Built on innovation since its inception over three decades ago, global explosives leader BME – a member of the JSE-listed Omnia Group – paves the way for mines to leverage the latest technologies for ever-greater efficiencies and productivity. “Harnessing technology as quickly as it develops – and applying it to …

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Pix4D and SAP start a joint innovation project for the 3D inspection of transmission masts

Lausanne, Switzerland; Pix4D, technology pioneer and market leader in industrial photogrammetry software solutions, announces that it is starting a joint innovation project with SAP® to open up the market for drone-based, digital 3D inspections for telecommunications companies. SAP, a global leader in ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software, has included Pix4D …

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SADC countries told to effectively promote industrialisation and improve economic growth in the region

Natural resource-based sectors, including agriculture and mining, still account for, on average, 25% of gross domestic product (GDP) in the southern African region (SADC). This means that SADC member states’ continued economic dependency on natural resources and unprocessed commodities hampers the realisation of the region’s market integration goals and industrialisation. …

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Silver project pushing T3 for development start-up

MD and CEO of ASX-listed Sandfire Resources’ T3 copper/silver project, KARL SIMICH, reckons the company boasts the benefits of a large resource, with uncompromised mineralisation. Sandfire had for some time been investigating global opportunities in the base metals space. In the MOD Resources’ T3 project, it recognised the significant value from regional exploration already …

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