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technology change in the mining industry in south africa

technology change in the mining industry in south africa

Technology key to the future of South Africa - Mining

2020-1-21  One company that is pushing technology into South African mining is Sibanye-Stillwater. Since its founding in 2013, Sibanye-Stillwater has grown from being a South African

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Technological advances set to drive SA’s mining

Technology will drive a lot of what we currently see in the mining industry going forward. Conventional mining does not have a long life. It is expensive and unsafe. Mining will not be available in the current form and format in the medium term in South Africa. It will be a different set up and way of mining. The mining industry will have to adjust and embrace new technology and innovation, as well as new ways

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How is Technology Evolving in the Mining Sector? -

Mining and technology are intricately entwined, so it’s no surprise that this core economic activity is being improved upon by advances in technology. While mining is still a labour intensive exercise overall, things are changing, and various technologies are being used to mine more efficiently and with less risk underground. As one of the most prominent mining areas in the world, South Africa is home to many examples of cutting-edge mining technology.

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New technology for an old industry: How digital can

2019-2-4  The industry needs to harness the transformative potential of digital technologies—which could improve the margins of South African mining companies by as much as 15 percentage points, according to our analysis. Digital could also bring about a step-change in

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Technology is key to sustainability ... - Mining Review

2019-3-8  Mark Fellows, head of mine supply at Metal Focus – a London-based precious metals consultancy – believes that embracing new technology is the only way that the South African gold industry

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How Tech is Changing the Mining Industry's Future -

2020-6-22  The mining industry across the globe is currently undergoing a technological paradigm shift. Mines of the future will require advanced technologies and mining operators are all set to embrace the...

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How South Africa's mining industry can change its ways

2017-2-28  South Africa's mining industry is on an unsustainable trajectory and needs to undergo fundamental transformation that emphasises transparency, equity, and community participation.

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Problems in the mining industry in South africa - ECDPM

The current turbulence in the mining industry in South Africa has its roots in several different factors. First, the fall in global demand for platinum and other minerals due to recession; second, the consequences of the Marikana disaster in destabilising labour relations; and third, the structural character of our mining industry.

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Technology key to the future of South Africa - Mining

2020-1-21  Technology key to the future of South Africa. Digital technology allows Sibanye-Stillwater to focus the right human and financial resources, on the right task, at the right time. Spiralling labour and energy costs are putting pressure on the financial performance of gold mines in South Africa

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Technological Innovation in Mining ... - BDO South

2017-2-27  Technological Innovation in Mining Sector Set to Continue. 27 February 2017. During tough economic times companies look for ways to cut costs in order to reduce overheads and improve profit margins. One of the most dominant trends we

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New technology for an old industry: How digital can

2019-2-4  The industry needs to harness the transformative potential of digital technologies—which could improve the margins of South African mining companies by as much as 15 percentage points, according to our analysis. Digital could also bring about a step-change in

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Beyond 2020: The future of mining in a world of

2019-2-1  Beyond 2020 considerations for (South) African Mining The illustration shown here is the digital mine of the future as we see it in the Wits DigiMine, where the aim is to give workers and management the right information – at the right time – to make the

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Ten insights into 4IR in the mining industry Mining

2021-2-15  South Africa’s mining industry is increasingly making use of innovative and cutting-edge technologies to run more efficient operations. In addition, the use of technologies helps to manage risk, to improve health and safety, reduce the cost of maintenance and extraction, as

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SA Mine 2020 (12th edition) - PwC South Africa

Investment can only be attracted to South Africa if the mining industry can be cost competitive with its global peers. The mining sector demonstrated its resilience during the past year. It was key in providing support during the pandemic and will be an essential part of the strategy to rebuild South Africa.

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How technology is transforming the mining industry ...

2017-8-2  From day-to-day data management to the prevention of fatalities and injury, innovative technology is transforming the way the mining industry operates.

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Latest Mining Technology Trends Industry

2019-7-11  The latest technology trends in mining indicate a compelling industry shift towards sustainability. Digital technology works harder than ever to deliver a truly modern, safe, and productive mine that addresses the increased demand for mined materials, while at the same time exceeding customer expectations and global sustainability initiatives.

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The Role of Mining in the South African Economy

Conventional wisdom views the mining sector ofthe South African economy as its quintessence. As contributor to aggregate output, as foreign exchange earner for the economy, as employer, and as a generator of tax revenues mining has often been viewed as the locomotive of South Africa

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State of Mining in Africa In the spotlight - Deloitte

2021-6-6  region. In this year’s edition of State of Mining in Africa – In the spotlight, we take a further look at, and reflect back on, our observations to see how the broad industry is progressing. We also follow case studies that, in our view, provide good examples that support our previous observations and suggest the potential for a

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Technological Innovation in Mining ... - BDO South

2017-2-27  Technological Innovation in Mining Sector Set to Continue. 27 February 2017. During tough economic times companies look for ways to cut costs in order to reduce overheads and improve profit margins. One of the most dominant trends we

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The Future of Mining in Africa Navigating a Revolution

2021-6-5  The Future of Mining in Africa The Digital Mine “I think the industry has not really embraced what digitisation and technology can do. And I think that in the next piece we have to get our minds around and where you should expect to see a quantum change in how we do things.” Graham Kerr, South32 The Mining Challenge of Today

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What does the future of technology look like for

2020-1-17  5G and WiFi 6 – faster internet speed. In the foreseeable future, we will see a rapid increase in the use of fibre across South Africa. According to Xero’s State of Small Business Report, 49% ...

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Ten insights into 4IR in the mining industry Mining

2021-2-15  South Africa’s mining industry is increasingly making use of innovative and cutting-edge technologies to run more efficient operations. In addition, the use of technologies helps to manage risk, to improve health and safety, reduce the cost of maintenance and extraction, as

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Mining in SA - Minerals Council South Africa

2021-6-23  Economic activity in modern-day South Africa has been centred on mining activities, their ancillary services and supplies. The country’s stock exchange in Johannesburg was established in 1887, a decade after the first diamonds were discovered on the banks of the Orange River, and almost simultaneously with the gold rush on the world-famous Witwatersrand.

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Mining industry uniquely positioned to simultaneously ...

2019-6-21  The mining industry in South Africa is continuing its transformation journey as it adjusts to the ever-increasing pace of the prevailing technological revolution, with the 100-plus-year-old ...

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These five technologies will shake up the mining

2018-1-9  These five technologies will shake up the mining industry in 2018. 1. Automation. Automation is one of the hottest topics in every sector of industry at the moment. Whether it’s the World Bank ...

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Minerals and Mining Policy of South Africa: Green

2021-6-23  i) South Africa's diversity of mineral deposits poses a spectrum of technological challenges for the country's mining industry. World leadership has been achieved in the technology and practices to exploit the deep, complex and difficult mineralogy of many of South Africa's unique resources.

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FDI technology spillovers in the mining industry:

T1 - FDI technology spillovers in the mining industry. T2 - Lessons from South Africa's mining sector. AU - Ghebrihiwet, Nahom. PY - 2019. Y1 - 2019. N2 - Resource-rich countries are increasingly aiming to benefit from technology and knowledge spillovers in their extractive industries.

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A history of mining in South Africa (ZA)

Currently, the industry is mostly run by white executives overseeing a huge, low-skilled and cheap black workforce but industry and government are trying to change that by increasing black ownership. By the end of 2011, South Africa’s mining industry was

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FDI technology spillovers in the mining industry:

T1 - FDI technology spillovers in the mining industry. T2 - Lessons from South Africa's mining sector. AU - Ghebrihiwet, Nahom. PY - 2019. Y1 - 2019. N2 - Resource-rich countries are increasingly aiming to benefit from technology and knowledge spillovers in their extractive industries.

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Minerals and Mining Policy of South Africa: Green

2021-6-23  i) South Africa's diversity of mineral deposits poses a spectrum of technological challenges for the country's mining industry. World leadership has been achieved in the technology and practices to exploit the deep, complex and difficult mineralogy of many of South Africa's unique resources.

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Mining in SA - Minerals Council South Africa

2021-6-23  Economic activity in modern-day South Africa has been centred on mining activities, their ancillary services and supplies. The country’s stock exchange in Johannesburg was established in 1887, a decade after the first diamonds were discovered on the banks of the Orange River, and almost simultaneously with the gold rush on the world-famous Witwatersrand.

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THE DECLINE OF THE MINING INDUSTRY

2021-3-26  The Political Economy of the Mining Industry in South Africa 14 2.1 Introduction 14 2.2 The State of the Mining Industry 15 2.3 Changes in the Legislative Framework 20 2.4 The Impact of the Changes on the Mining Unions 26 2.5 Conclusion 28 Chapter Three

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Studies in Technology Transfer - UNCTAD

2020-9-2  industries in economies from Africa (South Africa), Asia (Taiwan Province of China and China) and Latin America (Argentina). The issue of technology transfer is of key importance for firms and countries that operate within the technology frontier to build

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Factors that favour and hinder gold mining in South

2021-6-20  FACTORS HINDERING GOLD MINING IN SOUTH AFRICA. Depth and temperature. South Africa's gold sector is a world leader in deep-level gold mining. Deep-level underground mining, however, brings with it risks and hazards which require

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Research: How Technology Could Promote Growth in

2019-12-4  South Africa is also a regional leader in the deployment of several emerging technologies, such as biometric data and payment cards to deliver social security, drones in mining, which helps keep ...

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Economics - Minerals Council South Africa

2021-6-22  The Minerals Council’s Economics team provides input on matters affecting investment in the South African mining industry and issues facing the mining industry with an economic impact. Its function includes collating and analysing data and information on behalf of the industry, and advising industry on responses and positioning in respect of ...

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These five technologies will shake up the mining

2018-1-9  These five technologies will shake up the mining industry in 2018. 1. Automation. Automation is one of the hottest topics in every sector of industry at the moment. Whether it’s the World Bank ...

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South African IT Industry Market 2019: An Estimated

2019-9-18  The IT Industry: IT spend in South Africa is forecast to increase at a higher pace than the economy in 2019. Although the general state of the economy has a

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