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WearCheck acquires Set Point Water Laboratories

Condition monitoring specialist company, WearCheck, has brought their sister company, Set Point Water Laboratories into the fold, adding a new division to WearCheck’s scientific testing structure. The water analysis company is now integrated fully into WearCheck, and forms yet another area of expertise along with WearCheck’s other services, which include …

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Hexagon introduces 3D camera

The Hexagon’s Mining division has strengthened its leadership in production material monitoring and measurement by introducing HxGN MineMeasure Detect, a 3D camera hardware, software and data solution. MineMeasure Detect enables real-time optimization for plant production with automated digital-image analysis offering continuous, accurate and rapid measurement of oversize, volume, rock fragmentation …

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Botswana also provides a favourable mining jurisdiction in which to operate, says Kavango Resources

Following his recent return from Botswana, where he conducted an extensive review of the company’s operations, Kavango Resources’ portfolio of projects presents encouraging exploration potential, while Botswana also provides a favourable mining jurisdiction in which to operate, says COO Brett Grist in an operational update to shareholders. “Botswana has a …

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Solar Training Centre, Takoradi Technical University, Inaugurated

Representatives of the Ghana Solar Industry and international partners of the University inaugurated the new Solar Training Centre and launched the 3-week Solar Planner Course for Students. Takoradi Technical University (TTU) in Takoradi, Ghana yesterday held the international inauguration of its new Solar Power Training Centre, a permanent facility dedicated …

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Securex, A-OSH Expo, Facilities Management Expo – and now Firexpo – all confirmed for 2022

Specialised Exhibitions, the largest trade show organiser in Southern Africa, is pleased to announce that its Securex South Africa, A-OSH Expo and Facilities Management exhibitions are confirmed to go ahead for 2022, with the exciting addition of Firexpo to the Securex show. The four trade shows will take place from …

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Botswana contract SA firm for its new online mining cadastre system

The Botswana Ministry of Mineral Resources, Green Technology, and Energy Security recently awarded Spatial Dimension South Africa, a subsidiary of Trimble, a hardware, software, and services technology company, a contract to design and implement an online mining cadastre system. Botswana Geoscience Institution is the contracting authority. Working with the local …

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Caterpillar enhance mining equipment simulators’ sustainability

Caterpillar customers will now enjoy the latest simulator-based equipment training solutions courtesy of a new deal with ThoroughTec Simulation. The development comes after a global cooperation agreement to help improve safety, boost productivity, increase machine availability and create more sustainable mining operations. Under the agreement, Caterpillar Mining will recommend ThoroughTec …

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