Category archives for: Mining

SA mining sector catapults into digital future

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by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa’s mining industry, in major need of revival on the back of prevailing challenges, is to receive a major boost in the leap into the digital future. This comes in the wake of the industry, globally, benefitting from digital mining transformation. Among the companies driving the makeover […]

Kenya emerges the next frontier of mining

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from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THE mining industry is tipped to contribute significantly to the Kenyan Government’s Big Four Agenda. Manufacturing, universal healthcare, affordable housing and food security are the pillars of the economic plan. The mineral industry provides key raw materials for at least three of these pillars. The […]

Digital technology powering mines of the future

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by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE future of the mining industry can benefit from the application and adoption of relevant digital technology, to address rising pressures mounting on business sustainability and reduced energy consumption. This is according to an executive of a digital transformation-focused company Schneider Electric South Africa. Marc Ramsay, ‎Vice President […]

Anglo American completes sale of SA coal project

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by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ANGLO American has completed the sale of its New Largo thermal coal project in South Africa for R850 million (approximately US$65 million). It has been sold to New Largo Coal Proprietary Limited, which is owned by Seriti Resources and Coalzar. The two companies are majority owned and controlled […]

Mining crucial to revive battling Nigeria economy

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from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE third edition of the Nigeria Mining Week, set for October, represents another step in diversifying Africa’s biggest but struggling economy from over-reliance on oil. It comes as mining has witnessed great developments during the last two years. The event set for the 16th-17th in […]

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