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Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

Theresa Bhowan-Rajah is a Creamer Media Reporter for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Renewable-energy projects create economic, power growth

10th December 2021 Renewable power generation company Lekela Power says its projects have grown from the 80 MW produced from wind farms in Noupoort, in the Northern Cape of South Africa, in 2016, to more than 1 GW. “In South Africa, through the various rounds of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer... 

Multiple energy projects meet industry demands

10th December 2021 Renewable-energy provider Africa Clean Energy Solutions (ACES) Renewables is developing multiple renewable-energy projects across South Africa. “We are developing a 10 MW biomass plant, in Mpumalanga, which will provide power for the surrounding mines in the area. We are also developing a 2.8 MW... 

Cooling solution provided for Brazilian mine

19th November 2021 The Pilar mine at the Caraiba mining complex in north-eastern Bahia, in Brazil, will soon own a turnkey, “high-tech, safe and efficient” underground mine cooling system, supplied by air and gas handling equipment supplier Howden. The complex, owned and operated by base metals mining company Ero... 

Free software creates safer mine ventilation

19th November 2021 With specialist mine ventilation simulation software VUMA-network available at no cost, mining companies, particularly junior miners, can enjoy the benefits of this simulation technology. This is further underpinned by the continuous development and support of VUMA. “The safety of mineworkers is... 

PGMs producer faces pandemic head-on

5th November 2021 The Covid-19 pandemic has been the foremost health concern facing employees, their families and surrounding communities, says platinum group metals (PGMs) producer Impala Platinum Holdings (Implats). However, the company is entirely committed to ensuring safe work environments in all... 

Breathalysers safe despite Covid

5th November 2021 With the onset of Covid-19, breathalyser specialist Alcohol Breathalysers was presented with the unique challenge of supplying alcohol breathalysers for workplaces and the mining industry that are safe and hygienic to use during the pandemic. The company has since developed operational techniques... 

Health, safety training increases productivity

5th November 2021 Mining training company Prisma Training Solutions ensures that its customers can realise a return on investment by increasing productivity and efficiency through training. The company states that this is vital for all mining operations. Each mine and mining method offers unique risks. 

Integrated control improves safety

5th November 2021 In an underground mining environment, there is a dire need for an integrated approach to effective dust control for improve underground health conditions. Mine ventilation and cooling company BBE Consulting tells Mining Weekly that it is imperative to identify the correct dust control system for... 

Training aims to enhance on-site safety

5th November 2021 With businesses constantly evolving and adapting, safety training solutions provider KBC Health and Safety is also adapting and advancing its training solutions to ensure that it is creating value and positively impacting on its clients. Consequently, the company has created a new safety... 

Safety culture established to ensure smooth operations

5th November 2021 With the importance of health and safety within an industrial and nuclear setting, Lesedi Nuclear Services (LNS) states that it establishes a world class safety culture by structuring itself in a manner that ensures that management fosters a top-down approach that is actively involved in control... 

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