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Stay ahead of the curve by reading the latest news and opinion pieces about the SA mining sector. The proposed amendments to the SA Mining Charter may be making investors nervous and Jonathan Veteran of Webber Wentzel tells us why. BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA is one of the best platforms to reach the African mining sector and exhibitor registrations are now open. We also delve into the world of data and digitisation and check out how these concepts are spurring on innovation in the mining sector.
Registrations for BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA now open
 

Preparations for the upcoming BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA, which will be held from 13 to 16 March 2018, have begun. The previous expo was attended by a total of 616 exhibitors from 42 countries and approximately 14 300 visitors from 75 countries. Next year, the expo is set to be even bigger so don’t miss your chance to be part of this important exhibition of construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines and construction vehicles…

 
Regulatory uncertainty is the biggest deterrent to investment in the mining sector
 

Regulatory uncertainty, arising from lack of coordinated policy development among government departments, is the biggest deterrent to investment in the mining sector. This is according to Jonathan Veeran, partner and deputy head of Webber Wentzel’s mining sector group. Veeran breaks down the proposed amendments to the SA Mining Charter and explains why some sections may be making investors nervous…

 
Data and digitisation spur on innovation in the mining industry
 

Big data and analytics stand to play an increasingly important role in the future of the mining industry as latest trends such as the Internet of Things spurs on continuous innovation. Jeanne Els, regional director-Digital Mining Australasia talks about the benefits of collecting and storing data in the mining industry…

 
Training to uplift an industry
 

Deepening skills shortages in the surface mining industry have led to the launch of several new pointed training workshops, led by the industry’s representative association Aspasa, aimed at addressing the problem at its source. Just six months in the education programme is receiving praise from companies who have sent staff members to the workshops…

 
Severe-service valves for demanding tailings applications
 

AR Controls has successfully supplied and maintained large installed bases of DeZurik KSV severe-service knife gate valves on the Zambian Copper Belt in demanding tailings applications. AR Controls is consistently introducing new and innovative products and adopting the latest technologies and manufacturing methods available to the industry…

 
Multotec rod charger enhances safety at Black Mountain mine
 

Working with Vedanta Zinc International’s Black Mountain mine in the Northern Cape to enhance safety in its milling plant, Multotec Manufacturing recently designed, manufactured and installed an automated rod charger for the mine’s rod mill…

 
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