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Theresa Bhowan

Theresa Bhowan

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

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New technology, remote functionality advancing materials handling

29th May 2020 The shift towards a technological revolution in the mining sector has occurred just in time to facilitate functionality in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, explains mining logistic solutions provider Mixcorp. 

RealWear makes working remotely easier

29th May 2020 Maintenance of conveyance equipment and other regular fixed and mobile asset inspection is made easier with remote assistance through RealWear products, technology service provider Dwyka Mining Services tells Mining Weekly. 

Technological strides in S Africa audiology

22nd May 2020 The advancement of technology in South Africa has enabled audiologists to treat patients in remote regions and has allowed for the increased mobility of audiologists, says speech and hearing practice NK Speech and Audio founder and chief speech therapist and audiologist Nabeelah Kathrada-Seedat. 

Pandemic prompts diverse solutions development

22nd May 2020 The outbreak of Covid-19 has prompted identification and traceability solutions company MITAS Corporation, to develop solutions that aid clients during and after the pandemic. 

Video laryngoscope makes for easier breathing

22nd May 2020 With functionality, affordability and applicability requirements causing a significant deficit of tools in the video laryngoscopy sector, airway management solution provider SmartBlade has developed a video laryngoscope to assist with the intubation of difficult airways. 

Waste management vital during pandemic

22nd May 2020 With Covid-19 infections on the rise, waste management company Averda plays an active role in the removal of contaminated waste products while following strict disposal regulations according to legislation. 

Water cleaning system modified for SA’s AMD

8th May 2020 Following its attendance at the Investing in African Mining Indaba in February and, having previously conducted research on the country’s acid mine drainage (AMD) problem, Finland-based company EPSE is now involved in several mine water purification projects in South Africa. “The mining industry... 

Spillway gates increase dam capacity

8th May 2020 Increasing the capacity of return water dams results in additional water for mine use, particularly when considering the water-intensive nature of mining activities, and the consumption of water by staff and residential communities in and around a mine. Automatic water control equipment supplier... 

Water-related planning essential for mines

8th May 2020 As mining operations are extremely water-intensive and -dependent, it is important to have a good understanding of water sources, movement and discharge at the mine, say engineering consultants WSP, adding that the funding to treat and transfer water is equally important. “Maintaining an accurate... 

Long-term treatment vital for water supply

8th May 2020 With the delay in the long-term treatment or desalination of acid mine drainage (AMD) in the integrated Vaal river system and the delay in the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) Phase II, interventions are required to reduce the risk of water restrictions, states mining environmental activist... 

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