The Journey Towards Optimising Satellite Technologies in Africa’s Mining Operations

This article dissects the transformative landscape, exploring how space-based technologies enhance Africa's mining sector. It is a journey of discovery, guided by satellites and powered by data, reshaping an industry that stands at the crossroads of tradition and innovation. With their ability to peer through clouds, traverse vast distances, and analyse vast data sets, satellites are becoming the catalyst for a seismic shift in how minerals are discovered, extracted, and delivered.

In the vast composition of Africa’s landscapes lies a treasure trove of mineral resources that have shaped histories, fueled economies, and promised prosperity. From the diamond-rich soils of Angola and Botswana, Nigeria’s oil field, to the gold-laden depths of South Africa, the continent’s natural wealth has long been a source of both wonder and challenge....

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