The Mandela Mining Precinct Website Live

We are announcing that Mandela Mining Precinct website is live. Their URL address is

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 mining industry.

The following can be obtained from the website:

News on the test mine ( investigations on the site the test mine can offer at which technologies and systems developed by the Mandela Mining Precinct, Mining Equipment Manufacturers of South Africa (MEMSA), or any of our key stakeholders, can be tested), useful links including TARA ( Technology Availability Readiness Atlas), upcoming events, Programmes and their objectives (Longevity of Current Mines, Non-explosive Rock Breaking, Mechanised Drill and Blast, Advanced Orebody Knowledge, Real-Time Information Management Systems and Successful Application of Technologies Centred Around People) etc.