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Surface miner puts best foot forward

India has extensive coal reserves and uses them as the country’s most important source of energy, covering about half of its primary energy needs with coal. One of the country’s largest coal mines, the Bhubaneswari coal mine, is located near the...

Data driven mining

As Industry 4.0 becomes a global reality, mining processes are set to be digitised and automated and efficiencies will come from integrating processes, improving productivity and delivering operations that can allocate resources effectively,...

Virtual demonstrations supporting mines

TOMRA Sorting Mining has developed virtual testing capabilities to help mining operations with operational continuity. This enables them to take informed purchasing decisions for their sorting plants. This is the latest action in the company’s plan...

High recoveries in chrome sorting

The rise in demand for chrome has been driven in great part by the China-dominated stainless-steel industry, which represents more than 75% of chromium consumption. South Africa is a dominant global supplier of chrome ore and ferrochrome, and the...

A female first for Exxaro

After a long and storied history in stereotyping, it seems that the mining industry is actively working to turn itself around, as a rise of influential female leaders can be seen. Case in point is Exxaro Resources, with the appointment of their...

Mining opportunities in the next decade

By John Lewis, MD at Aggreko Africa We all know the drill. Every year starts with experts from across the industry sharing their thoughts and predictions for the year ahead. 2020 has been no different and neither has the story with a consensus view...