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Mandela Mining Precinct showcases newly trialled drilling innovation

The Mandela Mining Precinct (MMP) this week displayed two lighter, faster, quieter and more energy-efficient rock drills at its premises in Johannesburg, showcasing new technology that could improve safety in South African mines.

The drills were manufactured by two local original-equipment manufacturers, Hydro Power Equipment (HPE) and water drilling specialist Novatek, as part of the MMP’s industry innovation challenge, the Isidingo Drill Design Challenge.

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