Technology

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...

Booming hard-rock water treatment market

The annual water treatment market for hard-rock mining is forecast to grow 85% over the next five years, according to Bluefield Research. Mining has emerged as a key industrial market for global water solutions providers. Bluefield Research, which...

Automated haulage on the cards for Venetia

Finsch diamond in the Northern Cape, formerly owned by De Beers  and now belonging to Petra Diamonds, will set the technology benchmark for De Beers’ Venetia Underground Project. Speaking at the De Beers Consolidated Mines (DBCM) media conference...

New Lowara e-NSC series pumps

The new Lowara e-NSC heavy-duty end-suction pumps are designed to take on the most challenging water-related problems at the lowest costs. By combining high efficiency with high flexibility in terms of installation, material options and...

RTS punts spin filter technology for mining

Tshwane-based Rand Technical Services (RTS) has made a name for itself for coming up with innovative technologies and solutions to industrial challenges. Since the early 1990s the company, under the leadership of chairman Ian Fraser, has brought a...