Letter From Mike
With the halfway point of 2021 upon us, looking back on the first half of the year, we have a lot to celebrate. While the challenges have been many, the highlights continue to shine through, reminding us that the hard work and perseverance inherent in mining is a great way to weather almost any storm.
Achieving the Elusive Continuous Pour-Through Real-Time Backfill Monitoring
For mines where backfilling is possible – and especially for mines that have selected paste backfilling as their backfill method of choice – implementing a continuous pour methodology substantially improves underground mining efficiency.
Managing Your Liquid Assets
Fuel is the biggest consumable for any operation, and a critical lifeline that can bring production to a screeching halt when not properly managed. With so many moving parts to the equation, managing fuel can be a daunting concept that can feel out of reach for day-to-day operations.
Ramjack Technology Solutions Appoints General Manager, Africa
Ramjack Technology Solutions, a specialised system integrator for advanced technologies in the mining industry, today announced the appointment of Duncan Lee as General Manager – Africa, based out of company headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Let’s Get Excited About Real-Time Location Tracking UNDERGROUND – Again…
Location tracking in underground mines can be traced back as far as the 1980s to when the main technology used was RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) Tag Readers placed in the roof of the tunnel. These would read RFID Tags placed on the miners and vehicles that move around.