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Passionate about science

Passionate about science

The mining industry often collaborates with other industries, particularly the sciences, which play a critical role in research and development and improve various areas of the industry. Inside Mining speaks to two female scientists who...
Adjusting to a new normal

Babcock adjusts to a new normal

Before COVID-19 disrupted the traditional ways of working, buzzwords such as ‘digitisation’, digital transformation’ and ‘fourth industrial revolution’ were taking centre stage, predicting profound changes to the way we work and live, and the role...

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...