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New Mining Technologies

Technology centre boosts mines’ digital journey

4th August 2021 Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has launched a Technology Centre in Harare, Zimbabwe, that aims to assist the region’s mining industry on its journey into the digital future. According to the centre’s manager Hosea Molife the facility’s key aim is to use digital technology to make mines safer... 

Mine digitalisation fast-tracked

27th August 2020 The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a reduction in the number of people working within a specific mining area, yet still required to achieve the same output. This has brought mine digitalisation to the fore, where it is now seen as a central efficiency mechanism that is essential for survival.... 

Sandvik’s OptiMine Control Room at the Tampere Test Mine
Sandvik’s OptiMine Control Room at the Tampere Test Mine

Increased demand for automated mine lab services

27th August 2020 Covid-19-related disruptions to the mining sector, such as restrictions on movement and requisite physical distancing, have led to a renewed demand for automated laboratory offerings. Laboratory services company, FLSmidth, states that its hands-off technology helps to keep laboratory personnel... 

View of a fully automated zinc laboratory
View of a fully automated zinc laboratory

Plug-and-drill raiseborer offers mobility and speed

3rd July 2020 In response to customer requests for a different approach to the raise drilling and blasting sequence, a mobile ‘plug-and-drill’ raiseborer has been launched. The new mobile unit is said to offer fast set-up times and high drilling productivity, providing an integrated solution that allows mines... 

The Rhino 100 offers improved mobility and drilling speed
The Rhino 100 offers improved mobility and drilling speed

Axis Mining Technology Pty Ltd

15th November 2019 Innovators in the self-referencing north-seeking gyro surveying technology game, Axis' proprietary Champ Gyro and Champ Navigator contain unique intellectual property which affords 'unparalleled performance' as well as application flexibility. Your source for advanced mining survey technology.  

Axis Mining Technology Pty Ltd

Epiroc South Africa (Pty) Ltd

12th November 2018 Epiroc is a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries. With cutting-edge technology, Epiroc develops and produces innovative drill rigs, rock excavation and construction equipment, and provides world-class service and consumables. Tel: +27(0) 11... 

Epiroc South Africa (Pty) Ltd

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