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Drive it like you hate it

Volvo Trucks put its new FMX mining and construction truck through a particularly tough test programme at the company’s Hällered test facility located deep in the forests of western Sweden – and it came out tops. In the February issue of Inside...

Explosive Innovation

In the January issue of Inside Mining, Editor Tony Stone looks at BME, supplier of explosives to the South African open pit mining and quarrying industry. As much a mining explosives are highly technical, the safe and effective use of this tool is...
Brains, and brawn won the day - Johnson Crane Hire

Brains, and brawn won the day

The ability to successfully develop and deliver a specialised lift solution was demonstrated in the heavy-lift operation undertaken by Johnson Crane Hire at Sasol’s Secunda plant recently. And, it was by no means a small feat. The scope of...

AKHANI GROUP: Building the future

The newly established Akhani Group, 51% black-female owned and B-BBEE 3 rated, is one of the biggest service providers in the South African mining industry, with plans to expand through Africa. Building the future The word Akhani means “building...

The jewel in the crown

Owner of the famous Cullinan mine, Petra Diamonds has expansion plans in place to produce three million carats this financial year (to 30 June 2014) and to ramp up to five million carats by FY 2019, says CEO Johan Dippenaar. The company recently...

Standby power solution for Booysendal

In 2013, Northam Platinum commissioned Barloworld Power to supply and commission two Cat C175 generators at Booysendal in Mpumalanga. The 2 500 kVA units, incorporating Cat C175-16 diesel engines, are being used for standby power. A small 45 kVA...

SSIS and G4 Civils deliver innovative solution

Royal Bafokeng Platinum is investing in the establishment of a new chairlift decline at Bafokeng, aimed at enhancing safety and improving production speed. Royal Bafokeng Platinum is investing in the establishment of a new chairlift decline at its...

Top-tier transporter in Africa

Concargo Global Logistics has positioned itself to handle all types of project cargo anywhere in Africa, strategically placing it at the forefront of logistics. Concargo, the Southern African representative of global project forwarding consortium...