Technology & Innovation 2019-03-18T06:07:09+00:00

Technology and Innovation

  • The COP MD20

Epiroc boosts portfolio

July 5th, 2018|

Drilling company Epiroc recently boosted its rock drill portfolio with the introduction of the new COP MD 20. The COP MD 20’s innovative design allows for more percussion hours between overhauls, leading to faster drilling. The unit has [...]

  • 23-tonne, three-metre single-drum winder

Refurbished winder heads to Canada

July 5th, 2018|

South African company Parnis Manufacturing recently delivered a 23-tonne, three-metre single-drum winder to a gold mining company in Canada. […]

  • Becker Varis Smartsense gas monitoring system_intr

Monitoring system enhances safety

July 5th, 2018|

Specialists in safety and communications technologies, Becker Mining South Africa, has won a contract to install its atmospheric and environmental monitoring system at a mine in Zimbabwe. […]

  • AngloPlat invests in high-yield energy

AngloPlat invests in high-yield energy

July 5th, 2018|

An investment partnership between Anglo American Platinum and Shell Technology Ventures (STV) will ensure and support the adoption of fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs). According to Andrew Hinkly, CEO of Anglo American Platinum’s PGM Investment [...]

  • 50/20-ton machine

More cranes for Grootegeluk

July 5th, 2018|

Exxaro has delivered three more cranes for its Grootegeluk coal operation close to Lephalale in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. The company placed an order with Johannesburg-based Condra to manufacture high-lift overhead travelling cranes [...]

  • Diamond mining vessel

A cure for vessels’ lighting

July 5th, 2018|

Debmarine Namibia, a joint venture between the Namibian government and diamond giant De Beers, operates five offshore mining vessels, which mines diamonds from the ocean off the west coast of southern Africa. […]