Operations 2021-04-20T11:17:09+00:00
  • Maptek Sentry monitors underground operations to record and report on subsidence and convergence, allowing early identification of movement for keeping personnel and equipment safe. Photo by Maptek  

Smart technologies supporting safe underground mining

September 1st, 2021|Operations|

Maptek sensing hardware combines with powerful modelling software to deliver a safe, accurate solution for geological mapping and geotechnical analysis. Photo by Maptek Edited by Leon Louw Underground mines rely on smart technologies [...]

  • AECI AECI Water treatment plant at Platinum mine in the North-West province. Finalising Phase 2 for treating and reusing a portion of its excess underground fissure water to reduce potable water consumption results in significant cost savings but also contributes to the continued sustainability of mining operations and the community

Enhancing Water Sustainability

July 7th, 2021|Operations|

Supplied by AECI WATER The growing focus on the identification and use of alternative water sources to bridge South Africa’s forecasted 17% gap in drinking water supply by 2030, has driven water treatment specialist AECI [...]

  • Omnia Holdings - BME Operations Kalalushi Mine Zambia

Blasting progress accelerated by digital technology

June 2nd, 2021|Operations|

Omnia Holdings - BME Operations Kalalushi Mine Zambia With over four decades of successful innovation fuelling its growth, South Africa-based blasting, and explosives company BME continues to leverage digital technology in advancing its [...]

  • African Mining was the only official media partner at the recent MTE Exhibitions’ show in Emalahleni (Witbank). Photo by MTE Exhibitions

MTE meets the challenge

May 11th, 2021|News, Operations|

MTE Exhibitions got their 2021 campaign underway in the Emalahleni Coalfields of Mpumalanga on Wednesday 21 April 2021. This was the first time the MTE team had ventured outside their office building since December last [...]

  • A junior miner in Mpumalanga. Covid-19, regulatory constraints and a lack of funding has resulted in several mining operations being mothballed in South Africa. Photo by ©Leon Louw

Where are the SA juniors?

April 28th, 2021|Cover story, Operations|

A junior miner in Mpumalanga. Covid-19, regulatory constraints and a lack of funding has resulted in several mining operations being mothballed in South Africa. Photo by ©Leon Louw For a world-renowned mining country, [...]

  • Drill rigs with the control room on the left. Photo by ©Leon Louw

Rigs step into the future

March 30th, 2021|Cover story, Operations|

Edited by Leon Louw African Mining recently visited equipment manufacturer Rosond’s head office in Midrand to have a look at the drilling rigs on the way to Anglo American’s Kumba Iron Ore mines in the [...]

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