Category archives for: Mining

IoT can revive exhausted SA health sector

Internet of Things (IoT)

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – THE internet of things (IoT) could be the solution to South Africa’s health problems, marked by ageing infrastructure and a growing population. An expert said as health facilities were straining under the pressure, traditional cost-cutting techniques – such as reducing staff or services – […]

South Africa to spend over R300 billion on IT

Gartner Vice President, John-David Lovelock

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SPENDING on information technology (IT) is set to total more than R303 billion ($21,78 billion) in South Africa in 2019, a 3,9 percent increase that will make the country one of the fastest-growing markets globally. Gartner, the world’s leading research and advisory company, the adoption of Cloud Computing will […]

Wave of optimism in teeming DRC mining industry

Coal energy

from JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – GOVERNMENT, industry leaders, investors and other stakeholders are optimistic about the future of the mining industry despite the numerous sociopolitical challenges faced by the endowed Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The sentiment has been prevalent in the record-breaking DRC Mining Week, recently concluded in the […]

Qualm over SA manufacturing, mining prospects

Ford Silverton manufacturing plant, Pretoria, South Africa

by TINTSWALO BALOYI  JOHANNESBURG – ANALYSTS have projected mixed fortunes for the struggling manufacturing and mining sectors in the wake of load shedding and strikes in South Africa. The projections come ahead of the release of mining and manufacturing production data for May by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA). Absa Bank’s economics unit forecast mining production to […]

EXCLUSIVE: New administration fails to inspire comatose Angola economy

Angola President João Lourenço

from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA, (CAJ News) – BALLOONING government debt, downward revision of the country’s economic growth as well as a plummeting oil industry, the Angolan economy is in dire straits. A government led by a president that came to power on a campaign premised offering Angolans an “economic miracle” is exacerbating […]

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