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De Beers uses IoT geofencing safety solution on mining vessel

In line with its Zero Harm objectives, De Beers has teamed up with Orange Business Services to provide geofencing to maintain safe working distances for crew around the heavy machinery involved in marine diamond mining operations...

1 Sep 2020

Committee to look into re-skilling of mine workers

The Mine Health and Safety Council has been established to look into re-skilling and training mine workers to mitigate the job losses in the sector as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic...

29 Jul 2020

Minimise Covid-19 infection at your organisation with wristbands

The use of these wristbands can lead to a reduction in the spread of the Covid-19 virus within the organisation, increase attendance, save the organisation money in the long run and ultimately save lives due to less spread outside of the organisation...

Issued by IDC Band SA 10 Jul 2020

Research to understand Covid-19's effect on the mining industry

Fundamental research is critical to support the mining industry and others in dealing with the impact of Covid-19...

10 Jul 2020

Supervisors critical to making up lost mining production

In the wake of the Covid-19 new normal, frontline supervisors will play a key role in rapidly ramping up mining production in an effort to recoup output lost during the hard lockdown...

26 Jun 2020

#ACACaresCovid19: The economics of advertising - ACA invests in futures

Bizcommunity, in collaboration with the ACA (Association for Communications and Advertising), announces an exciting new content collaboration aimed at unpacking the economics and contribution of advertising to business...

15 Jun 2020

Minerals Council takes issue with Covid-19 claims

The Minerals Council South Africa would like to take issue with a narrative that appears to be developing in some quarters labelling the mining industry as an "epicentre" of Covid-19...

9 Jun 2020

Mines potential hotspots in North West province

The North West Health Department has expressed concern about the rapid spread of Covid-19 in the province's mines, as the number of cases rose to 314, as of Wednesday.

4 Jun 2020

Mitigating Covid-19 risks in constructing wind farms

As South Africa enters Level 3 lockdown, sectors across the country, including wind power construction teams, are facing more stringent health and safety regulations than ever before...

3 Jun 2020

The Mpact hard hat face shield: protecting your workforce

The safety of our communities, and those who help build them, are a top priority for us at Mpact. We have launched a face shield, specially designed to attach to a hard hat, in support of the construction and related industries...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 3 Jun 2020

65 Covid-19 cases at Sibanye-Stillwater operations

Sibanye-Stillwater has identified a total of 65 positive Covid-19 cases at its South African operations, including 53 at its Thembelani shaft in Rustenburg...

29 May 2020

Mpact expands face shield range - adults, kids, hardhat shields and respiratory masks

The safety of our communities is a top priority for us at Mpact. We have further expanded our face shield range and will be launching a respiratory mask during the course of June; ready for the re-opening of the many industries under Level 3 lockdown...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 29 May 2020

Covid-19: Can employees withdraw from the workplace?

Employees returning to work from the Covid-19 lockdown will need to show reasonable justification if they halt work on the basis that they may be exposed to the virus...

By Kenneth Coster 29 May 2020

More positive cases at Mponeng Mine

After processing the 651 tests done at its Mponeng Mine, AngloGold Ashanti says the number of positive cases has risen to 196.

26 May 2020

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