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  • Prieska Location of the Prieska Zinc-Copper Project, Northern Cape Province, South Africa. Image credit: Orion Minerals

Black Mountain becomes data-driven

January 18th, 2019|

A scoping study on the Prieska Zinc-Copper Project (Prieska Project) presented by Orion Minerals confirms a robust first phase with solid cash [...]

  • Eight automation solutions deployed at Polyus’ Olimpiada surface mine in Krasnoyarsk in Russia courtesy of RCT. Image credit: RCT

Russian mine now autonomous

January 17th, 2019|

RCT has successfully completed a project for Caterpillar dealer Vostochnaya Technia, which has seen eight automation solutions deployed at Polyus’ Olimpiada surface [...]

  • Inside the pressure cooker

Inside the pressure cooker

January 17th, 2019|

Uncertainty has hampered President Cyril Ramaphosa’s efforts to lure foreign investors to South Africa, writes Leon Louw. […]

  • Nkateko Sithole managing director of Chabadura Trading. Image credit: De Beers

Partnership promotes local procurement

January 16th, 2019|

Woman-owned business, Chibadura Trading, signed a five-year contract to supply Venetia Mine with tyres, rims and batteries. […]

  • Simplified geological section through Prieska Project showing structure and locality of the Deep Sulphide Target below the old workings. Image credit: Orion Minerals

Prieska Zinc-Copper Project update

January 15th, 2019|

Orion Minerals announced an increase in the total Deep Sulphide Resource at its Prieska Zinc-Copper Project (Prieska Project) in Northern Cape, South [...]

  • The CSIR has established the Photonics Industry Network Forum. Image credit: CSIR

Forum to boost SA’s photonics industry

January 14th, 2019|

With the fourth industrial revolution fast approaching, government and industry are increasingly challenged to think about technology differently. […]

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