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TRAPPING THE DUST TO IMPROVE MINING IN ZAMBIA

The copper mines in Zambia are a boon for the country. But the dust that is generated in and around the mines can have widespread impacts on the health of workers and the environment. Dust can also substantially reduce the lifespan of machinery. “Dust is a big problem in towns …

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New generation cost effective handheld sensor

ESI SENTIENT PRODUCT/

The new generation IP68 rated sentient handheld unit is widely regarded as the most cost effective, sophisticated and low maintenance gas detection device in the mining industry today. This high tech instrument was developed specifically to improve safety in underground mining and in any confined spaces in surface plants, and …

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TECHNOLOGY HELPS TO KEEP MINEWORKERS COOL

Writer: Kim Cloete Mobile units which cool the air in remote underground areas like mines are helping to provide a more comfortable working environment for workers who don’t have access to chilled water for cooling. M-Tech Industrial programme manager, Dr Martin van Eldik, says the Enerflow units are unique in …

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Exploration and Mine Design Solutions

The upcoming release of Micromine 2014  Leading provider of software solutions and services to the global exploration and mining community, MICROMINE, provides mine operations with the technology required to drive productivity and cost efficiencies throughout the mining process. Founded in 1986, MICROMINE has spent the past 28 years introducing and …

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‘Pump and Abrasion Technologies (PAT) Comes Home to Zambia’

The evolution of real time in industry including mining has brought with it a variety of technologies that discerning consumers need to evaluate and ensure maximum utilization of various equipment and make real returns on investment. Among the top equipment currently on the market within and outside South Africa is …

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Skills transfer to be enhanced – Mines Minister

The Zambian mining industry is set to the risk of being crippled if foreign companies do not enhance skills transfer and invest in local mining engineering services. Launching a mining and engineering services seco-drills workshop organised by Tranter Mining Zambia at Mindola shaft in Kitwe, Christopher Yaluma Minister of Mines …

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Equipment simulator for underground mining

The Zambian mining industry is set to the risk of being crippled if foreign companies do not enhance skills transfer and invest in local mining engineering services. Launching a mining and engineering services seco-drills workshop organised by Tranter Mining Zambia at Mindola shaft in Kitwe, Christopher Yaluma Minister of Mines …

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