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Precision delivery key to Unitrans Africa’s mining-sector success

The proven mining-sector material handling capability of Unitrans Africa (UA) is laying the groundwork for a bright future marked by unique innovation in key areas of the company’s operations. Unitrans Africa’s bold, long-term vision includes electric vehicles as well as real-time stockpile management and reporting. But none of these concepts …

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Africa has potential to be continent of the future in the mining industry

Many African governments take a short-term, predatory approach to the sector, playing to populist rhetoric, rather than engaging it as a long-term developmental partner. Africa has the potential to be the continent of the future in the mining industry. However, if government’s approach mining companies in a predatory manner, this …

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Global mining economy finished the year and commenced 2021 on an upswing with continuing strong contributions to the global economy

2020 was a remarkable year for the global mining industry. The impact of the covid-19 pandemic was felt early and hard by the global mining industry through shutdowns of mines, ports and rail and other transportation infrastructure, with shipments stranded at sea or caught in port and with inconsistent restrictions …

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FLEXICON INTRODUCE ACCESS PLATFORM LINE

Flexicon have introduced a new line of anti-slip access platforms to reach elevated process equipment safely, eliminating the need for ladders, scissor lifts and forklift cages. The modular system includes braced frames which can be bolted to the floor, 1220 mm square deck sections, and stairways with elevations up to …

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Pix4D is at InterGeo to showcase terrestrial RTK scanning solutions, new licenses and promotions

Pix4D, the market leader in photogrammetry solutions, is attending the Intergeo 2021 conference to share its latest news and technological developments. This includes live demos of its terrestrial data collection hardware and software solution of PIX4Dcatch and the viDoc RTK rover for iPhone Pro and iPad Pro, as well as …

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Mining Indaba moved to May 2022

The 2022 edition of Investing in African Mining Indaba, originally scheduled for February has been moved to May 2022. Organisers of the event said the decision was made following extensive consultation with partners, key stakeholders across the mining value chain and government ministers. “Collectively we decided, due to ongoing challenges …

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The African Oil & Gas Sector Needs An Energy Boost

The past 18 months have torn through industry and sector globally, leaving behind complex layers of economic instability and financial growth uncertainty. For the oil and gas sector, these months have hit the bottom line like a hammer – as the African Energy Chamber (AEC) Africa Energy Outlook 2021 report …

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Tin, aluminium expected to outperform other base metals

Due to robust demand and restricted supply, tin and aluminium prices are expected to outperform the rest of the basic metals complex in the second half of 2021, according to Antaike, a state-backed Chinese research agency. “Tin and aluminium are still much stronger than other metals, followed by nickel and …

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North African Oil and Gas Producers Ready for Energy Transition.

Several players active in North Africa’s oil and gas space-producing countries, independent oil companies (IOCs), service providers, and others, are already signed up for Africa Oil Week in November this year. Africa Oil Week announced that the event is temporarily moved to Dubai as a Covide-19 safety measure, but will …

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Mining industry to reconnect at MINExpo

The Caterpillar’s MINExpo experience which features equipment and technology that drives sustainability, increases productivity and delivers effective lifecycle management solutions is set to return this year. Slated for September in Las Vegas under the theme “Together, we’re mining better,” Caterpillar’s MINExpo 2021 experience celebrates the company’s partnership with mines and …

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