Electra Mining Innovations 2018

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(Written by Dereck Styane)

The technology used in mining has certainly changed over the years and looking back at the history of mining is certainly very interesting. If one looks at diamond mining, the Kimberly Diamond Mine known as “the Big Hole” produced 14,5 Mil carats over a period of 43 years. In 2017 the Debeers mining group produced a massive 33,4 Mil carats in just one year! It is staggering to see the growth in production. This is obviously due to the developments in technology and innovative solutions available in the market today. The latest developments in digitilization or “Digi Mining” are now making mining smarter year on year and obviously assisting in cost reductions as well as growth in production.









Phoenix Contact in the mining industry

Phoenix Contact are one of the leaders in the field of innovative digital solutions for the Mining Industry. With many years of experience in the Industrial Connection and Automation field, we have a multitude of products to offer for a complete solution to meet your needs in the Mining Industry. From Industrial Wireless, Remote Site Monitoring, Power Solutions, POE Switches, Fibre Splice boxes, Signal Conditioning plus many more.

Phoenix Contact at the Electra Mining Exhibition

We will once again have numerous new products and solutions on display at the upcoming Electra Mining Exhibition which will be taking place at Nasrec from the 10th to the 14th of September 2018. Check out the video below for a sneak peak of some of our latest innovations you can expect to see at the Electra Mining exhibition.


We look forward to seeing you in Hall 7 Stand D12, where you can meet the Phoenix Contact team, view our latest innovations and enjoy a great cup of coffee. If you make mention that you have read this Blog, you will also receive a Free Gift! 🙂

If you would like more information on Electra Mining or to register online for free entry, click here.

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