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Mining businesses need stronger cyber-security defences

April 1st, 2022|

By Inmarsat The ‘Industrial IoT in the Time of Covid-19’ report reveals an increasing awareness of IoT security challenges, with cyber-attack and insecure or [...]

  • Confidence levels before and after OIM ’s ‘Coaching to Performance’. Image credit: OIM Consulting

How the C-factor impacts mining output

March 1st, 2022|

By Arjen de Bruin, managing director at OIM Consulting American leadership consultant Kevin Eiekenberry says that the there is a direct correlation between our [...]

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Diversity and inclusion – more important than ever

January 30th, 2022|

By Mervin Munsamy, Head of Human Resources at Covid-19 has shone a sharp spotlight on diversity and inclusion (D&I) in our organisations. The pandemic [...]

Mitigate to reduce emissions

January 1st, 2022|

Corporations need to regularly improve their mitigation measures to reduce the environmental impact of emissions on the surrounding atmosphere and the communities around the [...]

  • Ralf Hennecke, BME MD for SADC. Image credit: BME

Mining opportunities in SADC favours those in the know

November 1st, 2021|

With mining seeing a more sustained improvement in many Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries, fortune will favour those miners and supply partners with [...]

  • Gean Botha, managing director at Programmed Process Outsourcing. Photo by Programmed Process Outsourcing

Outsourcing critical for business

July 7th, 2021|

By Gean Botha, Managing Director at Programmed Process Outsourcing, a Workforce Holdings Company As companies attempt to recover after a rough 2020, their main [...]

Platinum usage up as regulations kick in

June 3rd, 2021|

First published by the World Platinum Investment Council This year, automotive demand for platinum is expected to grow by 25% to reach almost three [...]

  • By Daniel Orelowitz, executive director: B-BBEE Skills Solutions at Training Force. Photo by Training Force

Do more than just tick the B-BBEE box

April 19th, 2021|

By Daniel Orelowitz, executive director: B-BBEE Skills Solutions at Training Force Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) is a prerequisite for doing business in South [...]

  • Gary Neubert, CEO of industrial equipment group, EIE Group. Image credit: EIE Group

No Boom After Covid-19

November 2nd, 2020|

As South Africa adapts to Level 1 of the lockdown, the material handling and industrial equipment sector has had to adjust to a quickly [...]

  • John Lewis, managing director at Aggreko Africa. Image credit: Aggreko

The mine of the future

October 9th, 2020|

The mining sector has faced significant challenges over the past few years. These have been exacerbated by the recent pandemic and emphasised by the [...]

  • Illegal mine workings on the Johannesburg West Rand. Image by Leon Louw

Illegal mining a threat to the industry

March 30th, 2020|

Rampant illegal mining poses a considerable threat to the formal mining industry in terms of sustainability as well as [...]

  • A lithium deposit in Namibia. By Leon Louw.

Lithium shows no signs of slowing

March 2nd, 2020|

Global interest in lithium has not abated, writes Umar Ali, GlobalData’s mining technology writer. […]