Monday , September 21 2020

BATA ECONO RANGE

Bata Industrials, a specialised division of the world’s largest shoe manufacturer, is all about technology and innovation in providing optimum safety, health, comfort and durability for the wearer without compromising comfort. To that end, Bata South Africa have introduced the BATA ECONO RANGE. This new range, which is proudly made …

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Miners urged to adopt digital solutions in recovery plans

Microsoft South Africa says it is working with its partner ecosystem and customers to showcase the power of technology, particularly AI and cloud technologies, in helping the country’s mining industry accelerate digital transformation to “reimagine new and better ways of working, drive sustainable recovery, and transform mining communities”. This follows …

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Energy Efficient Mining for a better tomorrow.

Never has there been more of a need from the mining industry to opt for energy efficient measures on the journey to sustainability as part of a successful energy transition towards a low-carbon future.The mining sector needs to rethink its traditional energy consumption patterns to ensure that the sector de-carbonise. …

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Ivanhoe and CNMC announce partnership deal for Africa

Canada’s Ivanhoe Mines on Tuesday announced a deal with China Nonferrous Metal Mining (Group) Co. Ltd (CNMC) under which the companies would jointly look for African mining projects to explore, develop, or acquire. Ivanhoe’s co-chairmen Robert Friedland and Yufeng Sun said the strategic partnership would also see the companies, both …

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Electra Mining Africa Connect. It’s more than a show

From 7-11 September industry players will unite in celebration of Electra Mining Africa through participation in its live industry webinar series and product showcases, Electra Mining Africa 2020 Connect.   For the last 46 years, Electra Mining Africa has been on the forefront of delivering the latest products, services and …

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Yet another discovery for Tanzania’s accidental millionaire

A small-scale artisanal miner in Tanzania who became an overnight millionaire in June after his mining firm found two rough Tanzanite gemstones worth $3.4 million, believed to be the world’s largest, has discovered yet another giant violet-blue stone weighing 6.3 kilograms (13.9 pounds). Saniniu Laizer, 52, was handed a dummy …

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Malawi looking to reform the Mining sector

Malawi government is taking reforms to the mining sector and control the trade in minerals with Vice-President Saulos Chilima holding orientation meeting with Minister of Mining Rashid Gaffar and officials from his ministry. Gaffar said the ministry is working major reforms to ensure that there are increased benefits to Malawians …

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Iron ore prices hit a record high for 2020

Iron ore prices were hitting one-year highs on Tuesday as the economic recovery in China, where more than half the world’s steel is forged, surpasses even the most bullish expectations. According to Fastmarkets MB, benchmark 62% Fe fines imported into Northern China were changing hands for $112.48 a tonne on …

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