August 2017

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Good intentions are often muddled with very complex execution

Partners at Webber Wentzel discuss how Mining Charter III may have the good intentions of addressing inadequacies of broad-based socio-econmic empowerment

Bridging the digital divide in Mokopane

Ivanplats is bridging the digital divide for its mining community in Mokopane by implementing a Youth Digital Communication Project.

Sudor Coal installs Booyco PDS for safer mining

Sudor Coal mining operation in Mpumalanga has implemented a state-of-the-art proximity detection system from Booyco Electronics.

Centre-punch clamps for mining and plumbing applications

Band-It centre-punch clamps, distributed locally by Banding & Identification Solutions Africa, were used on low-pressure water and air lines at a mine in Phalaborwa

Atlas Copco helps to engineer a bright future for Wits mining students

Atlas Copco South Africa sponsored warm clothing to support Wits final fourth year mining engineering students on their 2017 mine tour.

The huge impact of subtle law changes on mining industry

Webber Wentzel attorneys discuss the impact that law changes, particularly to financial provisioning laws, will have on the mining industry.

Beware the pursuit of short- term savings on maintenance

Companies need to be careful not to slash maintenance budgets to the detriment of their operation's long- term health.

What is the real cost per ton?

SPH Kundalila suggests a proper investigation into costing is vital before the correct buying decision for a mine can be made.

HPE Africa delivers Hyundai wheel loaders for coal handling in power stations

HPE Africa delivered 21 new Hyundai wheel loaders to an electricity generating parastatal in South Africa in 2017, to be used in coal handling in power stations.

Schneider Electric welcomes new vice president for Buildings Southern Africa

Schneider Electric has appointed James Calmeyer as its new vice president for their Southern Africa Buildings division.