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Global mining economy finished the year and commenced 2021 on an upswing with continuing strong contributions to the global economy

2020 was a remarkable year for the global mining industry. The impact of the covid-19 pandemic was felt early and hard by the global mining industry through shutdowns of mines, ports and rail and other transportation infrastructure, with shipments stranded at sea or caught in port and with inconsistent restrictions …

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Mining Indaba moved to May 2022

The 2022 edition of Investing in African Mining Indaba, originally scheduled for February has been moved to May 2022. Organisers of the event said the decision was made following extensive consultation with partners, key stakeholders across the mining value chain and government ministers. “Collectively we decided, due to ongoing challenges …

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The African Oil & Gas Sector Needs An Energy Boost

The past 18 months have torn through industry and sector globally, leaving behind complex layers of economic instability and financial growth uncertainty. For the oil and gas sector, these months have hit the bottom line like a hammer – as the African Energy Chamber (AEC) Africa Energy Outlook 2021 report …

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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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Digitalization, an essential part of the X-Energy Solution

Automation and digitalization of processes have the potential to improve safety, efficiency, and environmental impact in all mining operations. In an industry where data is being generated daily through digitized processes, Data Science methods are becoming instrumental to enhance decision making and guide the sustainability of the operations. “The Data …

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GHH fills the 7 tonnes gap

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 …

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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 …

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