Month: Oct 2020

Submarine cable tech quietly gets on with hosting vastly improving fibre optics

Infinera and  Seaborn Networks a leading developer-owner-operator of submarine fiber optic  cable systems, have announced the launch of new submarine network services on Seaborn’s  AMX-1 submarine network segment connecting the U.S. and Brazil.   With submarine cable you have two main ways to increase the system’s data capacity. You can add more fibres to future cables …

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Tide turns for mining sector as reversal of job losses starts to trend

South Africa’s mining sector has been on the rebound after years of almost terminal decline, with several of the big players reporting soaring profits on the back of red-hot prices. The question now is whether the tide has turned on a decade of job losses. The decline in South Africa’s mining sector in recent years …

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South Africa’s mining industry weathered COVID-19

Despite an extremely challenging year, South Africa’s mining companies remained resilient and performed on all fronts. Stakeholders benefited from the improved profitability with mining companies strengthening their true social licence to operate in supporting their employees and communities in which they operate. The mining industry weathered the COVID-19 storm, mostly unscathed, and certainly better than …

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