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Kal Tire South Africa showcases innovation

  Mining operations are constantly challenged to maximise the efficiency of the equipment they operate – including the tires that ultimately carry the load. Kal Tire South Africa has an enviable reputation as leading earthmover tyre service...

Every tyre tells a story

Mining operations are constantly challenged to maximise the efficiency of the equipment they operate – including the tyres that ultimately carry the load. Kal Tire South Africa has an enviable reputation as a leading service provider to the...

Firestone boasts new leader at the helm

Firestone Diamonds, a new diamond producer with operations focused in Lesotho, has announced Paul Bosma’s appointment as the new CEO with effect from 1 July 2018. Bosma is excited to take the helm and shares his outlook and plans for the future...

18 Months at the helm

In 2016, Cummins Southern Africa appointed Thierry Pimi as MD, responsible for the leadership, operations and strategic direction for Cummins’ distribution business in South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana,...

The importance of sustainable profitability

The mining industry’s unique ability to function as a primary driver of economic growth in Africa will be impaired or even destroyed unless mining companies and their host countries work together to address the existential challenges it faces, says...

The Magara effect

In July 2013, while the platinum industry was still reeling from the August 2012 events at Marikana, Ben Magara joined troubled miner Lonmin as its CEO – a bold move when market sentiments were at an all-time low. Under Magara’s leadership,...

Safe profitable ounces

Illegal mining has been in the news lately and this has raised serious questions in the industry. Peter Steenkamp, CEO of Harmony discusses how to deal with this and other challenges in the mining industry.

Fast-tracking modernisation

As the world grapples with the fourth industrial revolution, so the South African mining industry is grappling with its own revolution – quietly, inexorably, and more swiftly than one might think. The South African mining industry is one of great...

Women in mining: The power of women

Women often bring a fresh perspective to the table in traditionally male dominated industries, and mining is no different. More and more women are taking leading roles to the benefit of companies.