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Chinese Tech and Mining Companies Team Up to Build First 5G Connected Mine in Southern Africa

Zijin Garatau platinum mine in Limpopo, South Africa will be the southern Africa region’s first 5G-enabled smart metal mine.

The South African subsidiary of Chinese mining giant Zijin will build southern Africa’s first-ever 5G connected mine using Huawei technology.

South Africa Zijin Platinum contracted with SA telco major MTN to build the Huawei network at the Limpopo mine in northern South Africa near the borders with Zimbabwe, Botswana and Mozambique.

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