From driverless trucks to real-time solutions that maximise safety, the industry is preparing for digitalised operations.
In the heavily male-dominated mining industry, moves are under way to encourage gender parity throughout the sector.
Mining companies are exercising caution and are looking to share risks by partnering with other operators.
With the proper national policies and regulatory frameworks in place, small-scale miners can contribute greatly to economic growth by helping unlock the continent’s resources.
Although Africa-focused mining juniors have been hard hit by the ending of the last commodities boom, some are still doing well across the continent.