More News

MICROMINE UPGRADE COMING SOON!

Set to help mine planners, designers prepare prospective regions accurately MICROMINE has expanded its suite of intuitive mine planning tools which will be available in a significant upgrade pack to be released next month, the company has revealed. The software specialist, which is a market leader in mine design and …

Read More »

DE BEERS DONATES TO MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND WELLNESS

De Beers Group has donated a PCR testing machine worth 1.7 million pula to the Ministry of Health and Wellness.   Receiving the donation at the National Health Laboratory recently, the Minister of Health and Wellness Dr Lemogang Kwape thanked Debeers for the good gesture saying the machine will help …

Read More »

Rio Tinto approves $749 million investment

Rio Tinto has approved a $749 million (A$1 billion) investment in its existing Greater Tom Price operations to help sustain the production capacity of its world-class iron ore business in the Pilbara of Western Australia. The investment in the Western Turner Syncline Phase 2 (WTS2) mine will facilitate mining of …

Read More »

FQM says renewable energy is key to mining

First Quantum Minerals (FQM) believes the private sector investment in renewable energy will inevitably play an increasingly important role in meeting the country’s energy deficit. Speaking before a Parliamentary Committee on Energy, FQM Head of Government Affairs John Gladston said it was clear that the energy crisis has been created …

Read More »

Russia mechanises Africa’s mining sector to increase output

Russian companies have offered African countries solutions based on the internet of things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) to boost mining production. The offers follow the realisation that traditional means are becoming increasingly expensive, with productivity falling due to technical maintenance costs, unreliable equipment, reactive troubleshooting, a lower equipment utilisation …

Read More »