AngloGold Ashanti, Ramjack bring remote ops to Iduapriem

AngloGold Ashanti has brought online a first-of-its-kind remote operations centre As-A-Service programme for its Iduapriem mine in Tarkwa, Ghana, in collaboration with the technology’s developer, Ramjack Technology Solutions. The addition of the remote operations facility is to improve the mine’s overall equipment effectiveness (OEE), the two said. Ramjack’s remote centre, or rROC, is in Johannesburg and will use networked organisation…

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Harmony Gold confirms ground fall fatality

South African operator Harmony Gold has offered confirmation but little in the way of details regarding a September 1 death at its Mponeng mine near Carletonville, in the Gauteng province. Company officials said the fatality was the result of a fall of ground and that operations in the affected section were suspended. Authorities are investigating the event. Harmony did not…

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