The manufacturer of heavy duty mining equipment GHH has launched a remarkable LHD. It comes with the biggest bucket and the best power rating, for highest operating slope angles, in the seven tonnes payload class. All that combined in a super low emission, super compact package. The GHH team are …Read More »
Tata International Africa introduces a ground-breaking five-year warranty on its entire commercial vehicle range across the continent
Tata International Africa has become the first company in Africa to introduce a best-in-class standard warranty of five years on its entire Medium, Heavy and Extra Heavy Commercial Vehicle range. This first-of-its-kind Pan African five-year warranty applies to the full range of Tata Trucks and Buses as well as Daewoo …Read More »
Omnia Group company BME says South Africa needs to do more to benefit from the looming demand peak in ‘green minerals. Ralf Hennecke, General Manager, Technology and Marketing at Omnia Group company BME said mines have been very successful in containing COVID-19 infections, allowing most operations to return to almost …Read More »
The World Bank (WB) estimates, for instance, that production of minerals like graphite, lithium and cobalt could grow by 500 percent in the next three decades to meet demand for clean energy technologies. This comes on the backdrop that mining remains a vital part of a low-carbon future, a fact …Read More »
Namibian political scientist and international relations specialist Dr Ndumba Kamwanyah says the recently consummated African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) would require more than just the signatures of the continent’s 55 political leaders to operate. While the operationalization of the AfCFTA was a historical moment for Africa, Dr Kamwanyah said …Read More »
Bureau Veritas partners with TWAA, innovative digital female-driven mentorship platform in support of women in business in Africa
There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish – Michelle Obama Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspection, and certification, is proud to announce the launch of its “BV Women in Africa Mentorship Program” a strategic collaborative partnership with TWAA, an innovative and disruptive global …Read More »
When I last visited Zimbabwe, Zambia and Botswana, I was horrified by the dreadfully long queues of heavily laden trucks waiting to cross through border posts. I chatted to a few of the truck drivers and they complained bitterly about their long waits. It’s simply nonsensical and a gross brake …Read More »
The announcement of a prolonged shut-down across many major African countries as a measure to contain the spread of COVID-19 could have dramatic negative effects on the economy of the entire continent. Africa’s GDP is largely driven by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and the informal sector that accounts for …Read More »
How will multinational mining companies respond to investors’ growing focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues?
Despite the short-to-midterm challenges of the global pandemic, the biggest challenge for multinational mining companies over the next decade will be responding to investors’ growing focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. As a focal point of how seriously the extractives industries are now taking ESG investing, over the …Read More »
Mining sector’s evolution is in tandem with global demand for increased responsibility and sustainability.
The expectations and priorities of a modern-day investor in the mining sector have significantly changed in line with global demand for more responsible and sustainable extraction of mineral resources. ESG, referring to the performance of investment portfolios against Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) standards, has firmly established itself across the …Read More »