Coal

Coal is a fossil fuel. Different types of coal is mined including coking coal, thermal coal, metallurgical coal, anthracite. Coal includes coal mining, coal processing, electricity, power generation, coal-fired power stations, thermal power, clean coal technologies, Eskom, carbon, carbon tax, coal processing equipment, Richards Bay Coal Terminal, coal washing, export coal,

blasting geology

TECH NEWS: 3D software models ore movement during blasting

The software allows geologists to model the movement of ore during blasting in order to delineate ore and waste more accurately.
unemployment

How the Employment Equity Amendment Bill will affect your business

South Africa is facing a double dilemma right now in terms of unemployment and skills. It has one of the highest unemployment rates in the world.
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South Africa’s economy dire in comparison to rest of Africa

Dr Azar Jammine highlights the economic disparity between South Africa, West Africa and East Africa and how this could be an opportunity for South Africa.
Cat 6030 Hydraulic Mining Shovel

TECH NEWS: Emission configurations for all regions

The new shovel also features data communications for comprehensive machine health monitoring in the operations office using Cat MineStar Health.
exxaro

South African miner hires first female mining manager

“It’s an honour to be recognised as deserving of carrying this huge responsibility,” says South Africa's first-ever female mining manager, Tamara Qwatekana.
Economy south africa

Government urged to move faster on improving growth prospects

Weak business and investor confidence has resulted in gross investment being a low 17.9% of GDP, which is simply not high enough.
Tancoal coal

TECH NEWS: Gear reducer proves effective for coal mine’s performance

The shaft-mounted TAII gear reducer mounts directly onto the driven shaft and is ideal for tough applications where a long operating life is essential.
Exxaro

Learners at Bonginhlanhla Primary School empowered

Exxaro has completed the second phase of the Bonginhlanhla Primary School Infrastructure Project in Mpumalanga for the community of Kriel.
coal energy reneewables

Mining under pressure to transition to renewable energy

Mining is large contributor to global warming through its use of fossil fuels and is facing increased pressure to move towards renewable energy.
Maamba Kariba

Maamba mitigates power risk at Lake Kariba

Falling water levels in Kariba have necessitated MCL to relocate its pumps to a new location in the lake to provide water for its 300-Megawatt power plant.

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