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Quieter, more productive surface rock drills

ATLAS Copco’s new Surface Rock Drills, the SRD range, offer reliability, efficiency, minimum maintenance, rapid service and low operating costs. That’s according to Atlas Copco...

SA crushers boost capacity at Persian Gulf plant

WHEN one of the largest crushing operations in the Gulf state of Oman needed to raise its production by 30%, Weir Minerals knew that...

Lubrication a misunderstood yet essential part of mining operations

LUBRICATION is often the most misunderstood part of mining operations. However, it is one of the most important areas as it is essential to...

Mobile raiseborer really gives it horns

IN response to customer requests for a different approach to the raise drilling and blasting sequence, Sandvik Mining & Rock Technology’s describes its highly...

Bumps in the road but innovators keep eyes on prize

TWO Wits University innovators may have hit a bump in the road towards commercialising their novel process for the recovery of platinum group metals...

Wireless makes the connected mine possible – and powerful

MINING operators face a unique predicament. They want to reap the value of a connected mine – such as with greater data access, real-time...

Transformation beyond B-BBEE level

WORLEY, a global provider of professional project and asset services, views the energy, chemicals and resources sectors as primary drivers for employment and transformation...

Green light from CCMA for civil engineering bargaining council

THE ongoing success of the Bargaining Council for the Civil Engineering Industry (BCCEI) has led to its accreditation by the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation...

Unlocking the earthmoving industry

THE first comprehensive survey of the size and complexity of the construction, earthmoving and mining equipment industry in more than 20 years has been...

Bulk bags a safer, cheaper alternative to pallets

TELLAP pallet-free bulk bags have been developed in South Africa for safe and efficient packaging and transport of dry, loose and bulk products -...

Temporary generators do a ‘power of good’ for mining companies

MANY South Africans have recently experienced the frustration of mains power outages. While for the private citizen, the lack of electricity for an extended...

Borrow pits will kill quarrying industry, govt warned

SURFACE mining industry association ASPASA is lobbying government to urgently crack down on ill-conceived borrow pits that are jeopardising legitimate quarries and threatening the...

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Confusion over EC healthcare worker contracts

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Boost for businesses in the circular economy

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