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by Malcolm Curor, CEO United Manganese of Kalahari These are uncertain – even frightening – times in which we find ourselves. Simultaneously, we’re experiencing the psychological and financial aftershock of a global pandemic, the escalation of geopolitical tensions, and the...
The Wits Mining Institute (WMI), at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, will be hosting a number of dynamic programmes during 2024 to assist the local and global mining industry to come to grips with emerging challenges. The increasing...
The once unconventional sight of a woman skilfully operating heavy-duty machinery at a mine is now becoming commonplace at Kagem Mining. Kagem is striving towards increased diversity and inclusion within its workforce, changing gender stereotypes in mining. 2022 marked a...
Leading global firm of consulting engineers and scientists SRK Consulting has appointed principal scientist Richard O’Brien as a partner in its South African practice. Based in SRK’s Cape Town office, O’Brien has been involved in environmental geochemistry for over 22...
Plastic waste pollution has emerged as a pressing global issue, one that affects our environment, wildlife, and human health. The production and consumption of plastics have skyrocketed over the past few decades. And while plastic has undoubtedly revolutionised industries and...
The search is on for 25 informal miners in Zambia buried alive following a Collapsed Mine. The miners were digging for copper ore at the Seseli open-pit mine in the copper-belt city of Chingola, some 400 kilometers (250 miles) north...
In a strategic move to bridge the burgeoning skills gap in the global mining industry, ABB has launched the Hoisting Young Engineer Exchange Programme to attract the next generation of talented engineering graduates to a career in mine hoisting....
 Eriez® announces the appointment of Morake Hlahane as Eriez-South Africa Flotation Sales Manager. In this pivotal role, Hlahane will spearhead the expansion of Eriez' Flotation aftermarket and service business across South Africa, reinforcing the company’s footprint in the country...
Condition monitoring specialist company, WearCheck, provides a range of predictive maintenance services to help extend the life of industrial machinery, including the scientific analysis of used oil, coolant and other fluids, as well as reliability solutions,  transformer chemistry services,...
The need for local skills to meet the growing needs of investors has been highlighted by a skills development meeting held by British Chamber of Commerce in Zambia (BCCZ) and the Zambia Association of Manufacturers (ZAM). More than 60 members...