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According to PwC’s ‘Mine 2018’ report, the mining cycle is experiencing an upswing. Helped by astute cost-saving strategies over the past few years, margins and cash-generating ability have improved significantly, leading to a 126 percent jump in profits. The improved financial performance will mean companies operating in the mining space will benefit greatly from the upward momentum of the mining cycle. In this edition read more from the ‘Mine 2018’ report, specifically what the prognosis is for the South African mining sector. With a positive outlook also comes a word of caution. Looking at South Africa’s unique political and social environment, Aon South Africa advises business owners to ensure they have Sasria cover for special risks, especially considering insurance claims due to violent protests have risen by 30 percent.
Stellar results lead to tempting times for world’s top miners

The world’s 40 largest mining companies have delivered an impressive financial performance in 2017, increasing revenue by 23 percent to USD600bn. This is according to PwC’s ‘Mine 2018’ report. The report analysis confirms an upswing in the mining cycle, which comes on the back of rising global economic growth and a recovery in commodity prices.

Insurance claims due to violent protests up by 30 percent

Since the beginning of 2017, South Africa has experienced thousands of violent protests and riots across the country, many spurred on by service delivery failures, corruption and growing youth unemployment – and all exacerbated by criminal elements. Aon South Africa says it is crucial for business owners and individuals to review their assets insurance policies and ensure they have Sasria cover included for special risks.

Aeolus tyres provideS quality and performance

Aeolus Tyres was started in 1965 and is a premium brand in China.The company’s tyres, made specifically for mining operations, include features like digital tyre information sensors, an all steel radial structure, superior heat management and advanced pattern design and special compound design.

Locally manufactured steel arch roof support for mining applications

Becker Mining South Africa’s locally manufactured steel arch roof support systems - which can be integrated with other support elements – provide reliable tunnel support and safe working conditions in mining, as well as underground civil engineering projects – where unstable ground conditions exist.

Remote control your Epiroc Scooptram with new automation package

For greater safety and efficiency in underground mining, Epiroc has released a number of automation features for the Scooptram underground loader. The Scooptram Automation Regular package allows the Scooptram to be controlled through an operator station from a remote location.

BMG appointed Dual Valves’ distributor in SA

BMG has been appointed distributor for Dual Valves products in South Africa and into Africa. Dual Products International – local manufacturers of slurry valves for over 30 years – has become one of the world’s leading producers of abrasion resistant valves. Market share for both companies will be significantly expanded through this distribution agreement, which improves accessibility to Dual Valves products throughout the African continent.

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