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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

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

Unpacking the mining employers' guidelines for Covid-19

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has issued Guidelines for a Mandatory Code of Practice (COP) on the Mitigation and Management of Covid-19. Employers have until 25 May 2020 to implement them...

By Kate Collier & Tsholofelo Mofokeng 21 May 2020



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