Technology

De Beers awards global IT contract to HCL

Diamond conglomerate De Beers has selected India-based IT services company HCL Technologies to transform its global IT infrastructure. The single services supplier will take on De Beers’ IT around the world and enable it to industrialise...

New ultrasonic gas leak detector from MSA

MSA has developed a new ultrasonic gas leak detector with Artificial Neural Network (ANN) intelligence and real-time broadband acoustic sound processing technology. Gassonic Observer-i is a pioneering new gas leak detection system that achieves an...

Mobile App gives access to Volvo used equipment

A new mobile technology application (App) that provides instant and easy access to the entire stock of Volvo Construction Equipment has been launched by the company’s Europe-Middle East-Africa (EMEA) sales region. Accessing used stock Volvo...

De Beers’ driverless haulage at Venetia

De Beers Consolidated Mines (DBCM) of South Africa is set to implement  automation technology to enable a driverless haulage system at its Venetia underground mine in Limpopo, South Africa. This forms part of the company $2 billion investment at...

Joest supplies full range of SWECO equipment

South African OEM Joest’s reputation has become synonymous with the company’s ability to provide quality equipment that separates and sizes solids and liquids. It is this very capability that has allowed the company to diversify into other...

Nippon launches thermal fragmentation mining

Nippon’s thermal fragmentation mining method has been deployed successfully on a demonstration contract at a leading gold producer, the company has reported. The thermal fragmentation mining method was deployed on 3 July within the stope, at a...