The Mandela Mining Precinct is a public-private collaboration between the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) and the Minerals Council of South Africa. It is an initiative aimed at revitalising mining research, development and innovation in South Africa to ensure the sustainability of the industry.Read more about us
Like innovation needs mining, SA mining urgently needs innovation. Sietse Van Der Woude argues for, amongst others, increa
While SA has several modern mechanised mining operations, the development of significant RD&I capability and ecosystems will help change the future.
A new tech-driven solution aimed at improving safety and efficiency in the mining sector will soon be deployed at a suitable operational mine site.<
The Non-Explosive Rock Breaking (NERB) research programme at the Mandela Mining Precinct aims to find a solution that will overcome
“Having the right information with the right person at the right time allows for a proactive response by management, which is critical in a mining environment”,
The Mandela Mining Precinct’s role in identifying barriers and developing a vision for the long-term development and transformation of the mining industry which
The mining industry understands the need to modernise, the move towards adapting and changing a +100 year old industry has been difficult as the industry lacks digital technology in the face of the
The Mandela Mining Precinct (MMP) on Tuesday unveiled the two new rock drill prototypes that are set to enhance drilling operations and reduce the exposure of operators to dangerous conditions.
The Mandela Mining Precinct has been established to provide a community of researchers with an opportunity to work together in one space.The Mandela Mining Precinct initiative is implemented through six research-based programmes, all of which are aimed at improving the safety on mines and introducing innovative technologies to the industry.