New technology and Industry 4.0 is driving the move towards mechanisation throughout the sector – saving lives, time and costs
It is vital for South Africa’s mining industry that the process for licensing applications is simplified and red tape reduced to attract new entrants and potential investors
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.