Mining Now Partner
CIM | Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum
Heavy Industry World Tour Partner
With over 40 years of experience in the African market, Benny provides a comprehensive overview of Datamine’s extensive reach across multiple countries on the continent, showcasing their cutting-edge solutions and software. In this episode, Benny emphasizes the significance of Mine to Mill Optimization, delving into the use of software throughout the entire mining value chain. He discusses the strategic focus on solutions over products, emphasizing the seamless integration of technology to enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and ultimately boost the bottom line.
The episode unfolds with a discussion on Datamine’s scope, distribution, and partnerships in Africa, addressing the unique challenges faced, such as site visits. Benny shares insights into Africa’s vast potential for mining, highlighting its untapped resources and opportunities for growth. The conversation also explores Datamine’s approach to digitalization, its commitment to supporting the entire value chain, and the strategic acquisition of companies or third-party partnerships when needed.
The spotlight then shifts to real-world case studies, featuring successful projects with companies like Impala Platinum and Pilanesberg Platinum. These examples showcase Datamine’s ability to modernize and upgrade mining systems, demonstrating their dedication to long-term client relationships and ongoing support. Benny also provides a broader industry outlook, reflecting on the resilient performance of Datamine during the challenges posed by COVID-19. The discussion concludes with insights into the current state of the mining industry, its growth potential in Africa, and Datamine’s software agnosticism, which enables its seamless application across various sectors beyond mining. Don’t miss this episode for a deep dive into the world of mining technology and optimization with a seasoned industry expert.
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Mining Now is a joint mining podcast and web series produced by CIM/ICM and Crownsmen Partners. Join us to learn about the latest innovations in operating mines to increase energy efficiency and production. We look into modern mining and processing equipment including autonomous vehicles and IOT technology. Experts tackle everything from skilled labour shortages to team building to meeting evolving safety regulations. This is the mining of today that will shape the mines of tomorrow.