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'This is about how we make SA's mining industry much more tech savvy'

14 September 2018 1:05 PM
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CEO at the Minerals Council SA Roger Baxter says he believes that South Africa can lead in innovations in the mining industry.

The Mineral Council of South Africa has put in a lot of money into an initiative that believes that it can rescue the mining industry through technology.

Speaking to Xolani Gwala, CEO at the Minerals Council South Africa Roger Baxter says it is not just about technology, it is very much about how we innovate the entire business.

READ: The future of mining, South Africa’s lifeblood (and employer of 500 000 people)

This is not a euphemism for how we reduce job numbers. This is not a euphemism for trying to just mechanise everything.

Roger Baxter,CEO at the Minerals Council South Africa

This is about how we make South Africa's mining industry much more technology savvy, much more people savvy and really get this industry back on track.

Roger Baxter,CEO at the Minerals Council South Africa

He believes that South Africa can lead in as far as innovation is concerned in South Africa.

Listen below to the full interview:


14 September 2018 1:05 PM
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