Posts tagged as Jennifer Naidoo

Cable belt drive system upgraded

In December 2017, Siemens, in partnership with engineering solutions company Tech Edge, was awarded the upgrade of a manganese cable belt at South32’s Wessels Mine. The cable belt currently hoists rock up a 14,5°, 1675 m long incline divided into two sections. Both driving ropes are 45 mm in diameter and, with the upgraded system, […]

Hackathon incubates water-wise innovation

Urbanisation is affecting the world’s water reserves and, by 2030, the world will need 40% more potable water than is currently available. Compounding the issue and according to the UN’s Water for Life report, it is estimated that some 300 of the 800-million inhabitants of sub-Saharan Africa live in water-scarce environments. South Africa’s Western Cape province is […]