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Mining skills not keeping up with technology
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Mining education is not keeping up with technology, says professor Fred Cawood, director of the Wits School of Mining Engineering. He was responding to Moneyweb questions relating to Gold Fields’ CEO Nick Holland’s suggestion that in the mine of the future mechanisation was not only necessary for the industry’s survival, but inevitable. read more »
Technology gives new life to old mines
Monday, October 26, 2015
Sibanye Gold is driving new mining technology hard to unlock more than a million ounces of sterilised gold it could not otherwise mine, extend the lives of its mines and roll out into the platinum mines it is buying. read more »
Two Aussie mines start moving all their iron ore with driverless trucks
Monday, October 19, 2015
Mining technology slipped into a higher gear this week with the announcement that the first two mines to start moving all their iron ore using remote-control technology just went online in the Pilbara iron ore belt of Western Australia. read more »
South Africa’s Gold Miners Turn to Machines to Stay Afloat
Thursday, October 1, 2015
South Africa’s gold-mining companies are facing a question of life or death—and the answer is likely robots. read more »
CSIRO collaboration to launch drilling analysis technology to slash exploration costs
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Technology spearheaded by the CSIRO that will slash the costs of exploration for new mines will soon hit the market. Called 'Lab-At-Rig' technology, it's literally that: a mini laboratory that analyses the mineral composition of drilling core-samples as soon as soon as they are collected at the drilling rig. read more »


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