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Antigen tests to be rolled out at points of entry into South Africa

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     9th October 2020 Antigen tests for SARS-CoV-2 detection will be rolled out to all ports of entry in South Africa with immediate effect, the South African government has announced. It noted in an October 9 statement that the purpose of this was to effect the provisions of the level one travel regulations, which... 

How can automation and AI bolster the fight against money laundering?

7th October 2020 Several extensive investigations around the globe into the activities of banks have revealed massive failings in the fight against money laundering. The research showed that more and more criminals are exploiting the financial system and laundering their black money by means of quick and... 

Longyuan Mulilo providing quality healthcare to the local community of De Aar in the Northern Cape

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st October 2020 On 30 September 2020, the Longyuan Mulilo Wind Projects launched the Longyuan Mulilo Health Project in De Aar, with representatives from both the Department of Health and the Department of Education attending this historic event. The Health Project is being funded by Longyuan Mulilo De Aar Wind... 

Metso Outotec starts operations - partner for positive change for tomorrow’s aggregates, minerals, metals and recycling industries

30th September 2020 As sustainable processing of the world’s natural resources is becoming a norm within the industries, Metso Outotec is driving the transformation.  Metso Outotec, a unique new company with leadership in sustainable minerals and metals processing and recycling technologies begins its operations... 

Hydrogen, platinum fund sets up shop in South Africa with dollars to invest 

By: Martin Creamer     11th September 2020 London-headquartered AP Ventures, an independent venture capital fund focussed on investing in early-stage companies that use or enable the use of platinum group metals (PGMs), has established a presence in South Africa. AP Ventures founding partner Kevin Eggers told this week’s virtual 2020 PGMs... 

OR Tambo International Airport expects passenger numbers to significantly increase next month

By: Rebecca Campbell     28th August 2020 OR Tambo International Airport (OR Tambo) will probably handle more than 210 000 passengers next month. That is the estimate of the airport’s management. The currently operating airlines have booked more than 2 500 take-off and landing slots at the airport (which is owned and operated by the... 

Sandvik to host global virtual event to showcase new equipment, mining solutions

By: Simone Liedtke     24th August 2020 Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology will host a virtual event − the Innovation in Mining Virtual Event − next month, which will showcase a line-up of new equipment and solutions, as well as the latest technologies for digitalisation, automation and electrification for the mining industry. Taking... 

Exxaro’s Belfast mine invests in Covid-19 protection, awareness campaign

By: Donna Slater     21st August 2020 In its fight against Covid-19, coal miner Exxaro Resources’ Mpumalanga-based Belfast coal mine has spent R410 000 on prevention and screening measures since the virus began to spread in South Africa. The mine invested the money into procuring personal protective equipment in the form of soap,... 

BCX launches new digital transformation division

By: Natasha Odendaal     21st August 2020 South Africa’s leading technology company, BCX, has launched a new division under its information technology (IT) solutions portfolio to advise its clients on digital transformation solutions and co-create such solutions with its clients. BCX Exa boasts a selected team of software engineers and... 

Steady stream of foreign nationals return to work in South Africa's mines

By: Donna Slater     20th August 2020 The South African mining industry has managed to bring more employees, who hail from other countries, back into the country to resume work at various operations. The South African mining industry employs about 442 478 people, with 74% of employees back at work.  

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