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Smart grids: A solution to power outages

Updated 6 hours ago By Corridor Africa Technologies CEO Matone Ditlhake   Energy utility companies across the world are striving to find smarter ways to control the flow of energy. The benefits of digitalisation and connectivity are unquestionable. To survive, energy companies must harness the power and possibility... 

Anglogold Ashanti's Full Potential programme delivers first results

By: Esmarie Iannucci     3rd August 2022 Gold miner Anglogold Ashanti’s Full Asset Potential programme has identified a number of opportunities to increase productivity at the Sunrise Dam operation, in Australia. Senior VP for Australia, Michael Erickson told delegates at the Diggers and Dealers conference that the company in February... 

How do we navigate the rising gig economy as Temporary Employment Services in SA?

1st August 2022 The Temporary Employment Services (TES) industry is adapting to a changing labour market. The Fourth Industrial Revolution has ushered in exciting developments such as the everyday use of artificial intelligence, wireless digital technologies, robotics, a constantly expanding internet as well as... 

Telemetry critical for sustainable water infrastructure development

By: Tracy Hancock     22nd July 2022 Digitally transforming water supply and treatment plants can elevate the water and wastewater sector’s operational effectiveness for increased sustainability, says energy management and automation specialist Schneider Electric Anglophone Africa software leader Johan Potgieter. In South Africa,... 

Technology beneficial for lighting sector

By: Sabrina Jardim     22nd July 2022 Technological advancements have become prominent in commercial and industrial lighting applications, which has created additional benefits for the sector, says lighting manufacturer Regent Lighting Solutions MD Randal Wahl and technical sales manager Chris Gijzelaar. Technological trends include... 

NEC XON helps Africa’s mobile network operators develop new 5G models

By: Natasha Odendaal     22nd July 2022 Open RAN can support the gradual commercial deployment of fifth-generation (5G), connectivity expansion and coverage with the infrastructure and services to support it in Africa. This was one of the key messages to emerge from custom information and communications technology and related... 

Orom-Cross PFS points to 14-year mine life, net cash generation of $1.07bn

By: Donna Slater     19th July 2022 Graphite, nickel and copper developer Blencowe Resources has completed a prefeasibility study (PFS) for its flagship Orom-Cross graphite project, in Uganda, on time and under budget. The PFS points to a 14-year life-of-mine (LoM) for the operation, with a net present value (NPV) of $482-million.  

5G fastest growing mobile technology – report

By: Natasha Odendaal     8th July 2022 Fifth-generation (5G) technology is scaling faster than any previous mobile technology generations, with predictions that it will account for 60% of global mobile network data traffic by 2027. The June 2022 Ericsson Mobility Report reveals that, currently, about a quarter of the world’s... 

Nokia, Docomo and NTT partner to bring 6G vision to life

By: Natasha Odendaal     8th July 2022 A joint collaboration has started work on defining and developing the key technologies to shape the next generation of wireless connectivity technology: sixth-generation (6G). Technology giant Nokia, Japan-based Docomo and parent company NTT have partnered through a joint 6G collaboration... 

CTC aims to get ahead of skills lag by working with equipment manufacturers, technology researchers

By: Schalk Burger     4th July 2022 Mining industry training company the Colliery Training Centre (CTC) has established links with various original-equipment manufacturers (OEMs), technology research organisations and employers to enable it to train students and employees on the latest equipment and technologies emerging in the... 

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