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Compliance a priority as Covid-19 continues to shake up mining
Compliance a priority as Covid-19 continues to shake up miningArticle

Whether large-scale or artisanal, the need for mines to be compliant and ethical is highlighted by the implications for the environment, economy, and communities in which the mines operate...

Janine Espin 5 May 2021

Where mining meets energy: small operational changes reap great savings
Where mining meets energy: small operational changes reap great savingsArticle

There are opportunities for South Africa's mining sector to continue exploring cost-saving measures with improved energy efficiency, despite national energy constraints and a mining sector set to contract...

29 Jul 2020

Wearable tech and mine safety
Wearable tech and mine safetyArticle

The mining sector is one of the most dangerous around, so the advent of wearable technology can contribute to minimising workplace injuries...

11 Mar 2020

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Real mine safety means sustainabilityArticle

In the mining industry, safety is non-negotiable. But our understanding of the concept has evolved vastly from the idea of avoiding accidents. Today, we know that safety relates to almost every aspect of the business...

Alan Wingrove 14 Nov 2019

Safe drone usage on mines
Safe drone usage on minesArticle

Drones are an increasing familiar feature on the mining landscape, therefore safety officers need to know the laws and regulations governing the safe use of these machines...

16 Aug 2019

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How wearables can revolutionise mining safetyArticle

There's a surging interest in digital solutions that improve the productivity and safety for mine employees...

Leon Cosgrove 19 Sep 2018

Water supply - converting a potential crisis into opportunity
Water supply - converting a potential crisis into opportunityArticle

South Africa's water supply is predicted to reach a crisis point by 2030...

Garyn Rapson 18 Dec 2017

Bench Marks Foundation releases its report on health in mining communities
Bench Marks Foundation releases its report on health in mining communitiesArticle

The Bench Marks Foundation has released ‘Waiting to Inhale', a study on household health and well-being in four mine-impacted communities in Johannesburg...

30 Aug 2017

For want of truck drivers, freight may switch from road to rail
For want of truck drivers, freight may switch from road to railArticle

A dire shortage of professional truck drivers in SA and across sub-Saharan Africa is one of the main issues facing long-distance haulage companies...

14 Oct 2015

SAHRC called on to investigate denial of human rights around mine
SAHRC called on to investigate denial of human rights around mineArticle

Neither the rights of the environment nor the human rights of individuals, are protected by mining legislation around Sishen Mine in the Northern Cape...

9 Jun 2015

Hard challenges for single-contract transport operators
Hard challenges for single-contract transport operatorsArticle

Transport operators, which are a key component of the economic fabric of rural towns, are finding it increasingly difficult to operate in a challenging environment...

8 Jun 2015

Technology maturity driven by the Relentless Efficiency Lifecycle
Technology maturity driven by the Relentless Efficiency LifecycleArticle

For mining organisations to remain competitive in the digital era, a transformation needs to happen within the IT function...

Shailendra Singh 17 Apr 2015

Health and safety instructions must be procedurally compliant
Health and safety instructions must be procedurally compliantArticle

In the recent decision of International Ferro Metals (SA) (Pty) Ltd v The Minister of Mineral Resources and Others (unreported case number JR 1673/13 decided on 15 January 2015), the Labour Court was tasked with deciding whether the chief inspector complied with the peremptory requirements to issue an instruction to the mine.

Fiona Leppan and Bryce Bartlett 12 Feb 2015

Exxaro may shut or sell New Clydesdale
Exxaro may shut or sell New ClydesdaleArticle

Diversified South African-based resources group Exxaro Resources announced on Thursday (8 August) that it may cease production at its New Clydesdale Colliery (NCC) situated near eMalahleni in Mpumalanga.

9 Aug 2013

Streamlining water use licence applications into environmental mining regulation
Streamlining water use licence applications into environmental mining regulationArticle

Over 50 mines in South Africa operate without valid water use licences (WUL) under the National Water Act, No 36 of 1998 (NWA).

Sandra Gore and Helen Dagut 18 Apr 2013

Petra Diamonds puts "non-core" fissure mines up for saleArticle

Independent diamond mining group Petra Diamonds Limited announced in a statement that it has, in conjunction with its BEE partners, proposed to sale its fissure mine operations in South Africa, comprising the Helam, Sedibeng and Star mines, Mineweb reports.

1 Aug 2012

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