Fibre-reinforced shotcrete use escalates in fight to eliminate fog incidents

In recent years, the mining industry in South Africa has become a major user of fibre-reinforced shotcrete for underground support. In line with this trend, CHRYSO Southern Africa reports growing demand for its market-leading CHRYSO® [...]

2024-06-30T15:38:15+00:00July 1st, 2024|Cradle to Grave|

Drilling down into transformative ai trends at mining indaba

Experts from 4Sight Holdings, a leading provider of digital transformation and artificial intelligence (AI) solutions in the mining sector, unpacked and addressed important developments and trends in AI that are shaping the industry during the [...]

2024-03-25T14:27:10+00:00April 1st, 2024|Cradle to Grave|

South Africa leads the way in PDS technology

In December 2022, South Africa implemented the Mine Health and Safety regulation focused on trackless mobile machinery. This regulation aims to reduce collisions involving diesel-powered trackless mobile machinery in the mining industry, ultimately decreasing fatalities [...]

2024-02-29T16:20:24+00:00March 1st, 2024|Cradle to Grave, News|


By Mathapelo Malao, head of Energy, Environment, and ICT, Development Bank of Southern Africa The lifting of restrictions on the licencing and registration requirements is contributing significantly towards making renewable energy more accessible to intensive energy users, particularly to the industrial and mining users, and as a result [...]

2024-01-09T15:44:40+00:00January 8th, 2024|Cradle to Grave|

Sinking Palabora’s 1 200m ventilation shaft – a triumph of collaboration

The sinking of a 1 200 metre ventilation shaft as part of the Palabora Mining Company (PMC) Lift 2 expansion is proving to be a partnership success story, based on an unshakeable commitment to safety. [...]

2023-09-15T09:26:37+00:00October 1st, 2023|Cradle to Grave|

International women in engineering day 2023 celebrated

International Women in Engineering Day by the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) celebrates its 10th year in 2023, promoting the amazing work of women engineers across the globe. INWED gives women engineers around the world a [...]

2023-12-12T10:46:34+00:00August 1st, 2023|Cradle to Grave, Women in Mining|

Underground hygiene and sanitation solved – supports productivity

Hygiene standards in mining environments play a significant role in a company’s overall productivity. The lack of clean water, working toilets and handwashing facilities pose a substantial health risk to all employees, and can ultimately [...]

2023-06-21T07:32:38+00:00July 1st, 2023|Cradle to Grave|


ENERGY EFFICIENCY GAINS IN MOTOR TECHNOLOGY ASSIST ERWAT WEG premium efficiency electric motors from Zest WEG are assisting South African water utility ERWAT to respond positively to rising electricity costs at its water treatment plants. [...]

2023-05-23T12:24:57+00:00June 1st, 2023|Cradle to Grave|
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