Mining Weekly | CSR http://www.miningweekly.com/page/csr Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:15:47 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 'Dr. Doom' commentator Marc Faber faces backlash over race comments http://www.miningweekly.com/article/dr-doom-commentator-marc-faber-faces-backlash-over-race-comments-2017-10-18 Reuters PEOPLE Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:55:00 +0200 468099 1508281194 1508280900 1510869600 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Miners beware growing cyber risk http://www.miningweekly.com/article/miners-beware-growing-cyber-risk-2017-10-17 Henry Lazenby CYBERSECURITY Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:44:00 +0200 468097 1508313630 1508258640 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685570_resized_cybercrimereutersnew.jpeg 511 287 Young HDSA diamond beneficiators doing well – De Beers http://www.miningweekly.com/article/young-hdsa-diamond-beneficiators-doing-well-de-beers-2017-10-17 Martin Creamer DIAMONDS Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:20:00 +0200 468090 1508307784 1508250000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685557_resized_mpumizikalala510221017duane.jpg De Beers Senior Sightholder Sales VP Mpumi Zikalala 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71538_2017-10-17_mpumizikalala1_-_hd_web.mp480146609De Beers Senior VP Sightholder Sales South Africa Mpumi Zikalala talks to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Photographs: Duane Daws. Video and Video Editing: Nicholas Boyd and Lionel de Silva. De Beers Senior VP Sightholder Sales South Africa Mpumi Zikalala talks to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Photographs: Duane Daws. Video and Video Editing: Nicholas Boyd and Lionel de Silva. Self-starters share secrets to success in the South African mining sector http://www.miningweekly.com/article/self-starters-share-secrets-to-succeeding-in-south-african-mining-2017-10-05 Ilan Solomons MINING ENTREPRENEURSHIP Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466792 1507622322 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683592_resized_enterprising.jpg 511 287 Resources Watch http://www.miningweekly.com/article/resources-watch-2017-10-06 Creamer Media Reporter JOBURG INDABA Thu, 12 Oct 2017 14:27:00 +0200 466985 1507878931 1507811220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684355_resized_rw1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71446_2017-10-13_rw295_-_hd_web.mp435831941Resources Watch Resources Watch CoM shows off potential of rooftop agriculture in Johannesburg inner city http://www.miningweekly.com/article/com-shows-off-potential-of-rooftop-agriculture-in-johannesburg-inner-city-2017-10-11 Ilan Solomons URBAN AGRICULTURE Wed, 11 Oct 2017 16:36:00 +0200 467491 1507735487 1507732560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684091_resized_urbanagriculturechamberofmines111020171022.jpg The Chamber of Mines is participating in and has funded a pilot project to assess the feasibility of growing herbs and vegetables on the rooftops 511 287 South Africa should consider agromining – US professor http://www.miningweekly.com/article/south-africa-should-consider-agromining-us-professor-2017-10-11 Martin Creamer AGROMINING Wed, 11 Oct 2017 15:33:00 +0200 467466 1507759012 1507728780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684040_resized_martincreamerstephenehaggerty210221017duane.jpg Stephen Haggerty (right) with Martin Creamer 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71440_2017-10-09_stephenhaggerty-agromining_-_hd_web.mp424685771Florida International University distinguished research professor Stephen E Haggerty talks to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer on the potential to farm for metals. Photographs: Duane Daws. Video and Video Editing: Lionel de Silva. Florida International University distinguished research professor Stephen E Haggerty talks to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer on the potential to farm for metals. Photographs: Duane Daws. Video and Video Editing: Lionel de Silva. Strong sentiments from 2017 Joburg Indaba http://www.miningweekly.com/article/strong-sentiments-from-2017-joburg-indaba-2017-10-06 Creamer Media Reporter JOBURG INDABA Fri, 06 Oct 2017 12:35:00 +0200 466986 1507290956 1507286100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683149_resized_stmw1022x575.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71337_2017-10-06_second_take_mw_-_hd_web.mp4120699543Strong sentiments from 2017 Joburg Indaba Strong sentiments from 2017 Joburg Indaba Generous De Beers bursaries for varsity students http://www.miningweekly.com/article/de-beers-bursaries-support-students-in-realising-tertiary-education-dreams-2017-10-06 Ilan Solomons CORPORATE SOCIAL INVESTMENT Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466127 1506954317 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681019_resized_ndlaleniprudencemkwanazi10072017debeers1022.jpg NDLALENI PRUDENCE MKWANAZI A hard worker with big dreams to achieve in her life, Mkwanazi obtained ten distinctions during her first year of study in 2016 511 287 De Beers launches business incubator to promote SMMEs near Limpopo operations http://www.miningweekly.com/article/diamond-major-launches-business-incubator-to-promote-smmes-near-limpopo-operations-2017-09-22 Mia Breytenbach CORPORATE SOCIAL INVESTMENT Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464513 1506954317 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677574_resized_debeersvenetiabusinessincubatorparticipants0920171022.jpg INCUBATION UNDER WAY The incubation programme started last month, with workshops targeting existing and aspiring entrepreneurs that have initiatives across the business spectrum 511 287 Civil society bodies resisting plan for a coal mine in Mpumalanga http://www.miningweekly.com/article/coal-miner-calls-for-dialogue-with-ngo-coalition-2017-10-06 Mia Breytenbach MINING & THE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466279 1507214317 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681398_resized_wescoalelandspruitmine200716victor1022.jpg CONTESTED COMMODITY Various legal proceedings are under way to oppose the proposed 15-year Yzermyn underground coal mine 511 287 Interest building in attractive tax incentive for mine owners http://www.miningweekly.com/article/interest-building-in-attractive-tax-incentive-for-mine-owners-2017-09-29 Martin Creamer LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 29 Sep 2017 16:30:00 +0200 466398 1506899678 1506695400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681669_resized_unknown.jpeg Possible structure for Section 12J tax incentive 511 287 Trust and confidence key to advancing S African mining http://www.miningweekly.com/article/trust-and-confidence-key-to-advancing-s-african-mining-2017-09-29 Robyn Wilkinson Corporate Social Responsibility Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464659 1506412342 1506636000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677882_resized_andrewvanzylsrkpartnerandcorporateconsultant0820171022.jpg ANDREW VAN ZYL The mining industry needs to prioritise the rebuilding of reserves, the stimulation of new exploration and the process of consolidation 511 287 Stakeholder cohesion crucial to change trajectory of South African mining http://www.miningweekly.com/article/stakeholder-cohesion-crucial-to-change-trajectory-of-s-african-mining-2017-09-29 Robyn Wilkinson Corporate Social Responsibility Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464569 1506412342 1506636000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677710_resized_rogerbaxtercomofsa0820171022.jpg ROGER BAXTER Key to encouraging cohesion between mining stakeholders is a continued commitment to driving transformation in the industry at all levels 511 287 Mining companies must embrace key changes to succeed http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-companies-must-embrace-key-changes-to-succeed-2017-09-29 Robyn Wilkinson Corporate Social Responsibility Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464573 1506412342 1506636000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677704_resized_autonomoustrucksatpilbaraoperationsinwesternaustraliariotinto1022.jpg TECHNOLOGICAL REVOLUTION The mining sector is investing in technological innovations, such as driverless trucks, to streamline equipment maintenance and prevent safety incidents 511 287 Guatemala court clarifies consultation area, denies action on export permit http://www.miningweekly.com/article/guatemala-court-clarifies-consultation-area-denies-action-on-export-permit-2017-09-27 Henry Lazenby SILVER DELAY Wed, 27 Sep 2017 20:51:00 +0200 466061 1506587935 1506538260 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 BC’s NDP-led govt talks up exploration, mining as basis for building burgeoning communities http://www.miningweekly.com/article/bcs-ndp-led-govt-talks-up-exploration-mining-as-basis-for-building-burgeoning-communities-2017-09-26 Henry Lazenby BC MINING Tue, 26 Sep 2017 22:03:00 +0200 465917 1506527348 1506456180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680644_resized_bcministerforenergyminesandpetroleummichellemungallwasformallysworninbyleutenantgovernorjudithguichonsept20171022.jpg BC Minister for Energy, Mines and Petroleum Michelle Mungall was formally sworn in by Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon 511 287 Technological advances aim to improve sustainability http://www.miningweekly.com/article/exxaros-technological-advances-aim-to-improve-sustainability-2017-09-22 Nica Schreuder Corporate Social Responsibility Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464164 1505894903 1506031200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676995_resized_exxarocustomisedprojects20171022.jpg CUSTOMISED PROJECTS Every Exxaro project is customised, owing to possible environmental constraints 511 287 MAC adds two new factors to TSM initiative to combat child labour http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mac-adds-two-new-factors-to-tsm-initiative-to-combat-child-labour-2017-09-19 Henry Lazenby SUSTAINABLE MINING Tue, 19 Sep 2017 01:06:00 +0200 465168 1505814726 1505775960 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Deterrence, prevention critical for miners in fight against fraud http://www.miningweekly.com/article/deterrence-prevention-critical-for-miners-in-fight-against-fraud-2017-09-18 Henry Lazenby CORRUPTION Mon, 18 Sep 2017 23:14:00 +0200 465166 1505812640 1505769240 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678943_resized_handcuffscrimefraudreuters.jpg 511 287 800 000 t copper output by year-end conservative estimate http://www.miningweekly.com/article/800-000-t-copper-output-by-year-end-conservative-estimate-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Corporate Social Responsibility Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463257 1505199181 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675042_resized_kcmmining082017miningforzambia11022.jpg DRAWING DOLLARS $12.4-billion was invested in new mining ventures in Zambia from 2000 to 2014 by just six mining companies 511 287 Kalumbila facility will service global mining industry http://www.miningweekly.com/article/kalumbila-facility-will-service-global-mining-industry-draws-in-other-manufacturers-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Corporate Social Responsibility Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463268 1505199181 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675045_resized_miners082017miningforzambia1022.jpg TANGIBLE EXCITEMENT There’s a tangible feeling of excitement in the air at Kalumbila with the coming of the ME Elecmetal plant 511 287 Inca One more than doubles y/y output for July and August http://www.miningweekly.com/article/inca-one-more-than-doubles-yy-output-for-july-and-august-2017-09-13 Henry Lazenby GOLD GROWTH Wed, 13 Sep 2017 19:34:00 +0200 464678 1505379698 1505324040 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 South African mining must be made globally competitive – Motsepe http://www.miningweekly.com/article/south-african-mining-must-be-made-globally-competitive-motsepe-2017-09-07 Martin Creamer DIVERSIFIED MINERS Thu, 07 Sep 2017 16:43:00 +0200 464093 1504855926 1504795380 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676840_resized_patricemotsepe1022.jpg African Rainbow Minerals executive chairperson Patrice Motsepe 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70865_2017-09-07_arm_-_hd_web.mp453675726All South Africans need to work together to ensure that the South African mining industry is a globally competitive investment destination. Video and editing: Darlene Creamer 7.9.2017 All South Africans need to work together to ensure that the South African mining industry is a globally competitive investment destination. Video and editing: Darlene Creamer 7.9.2017 Nedlac rejects union bias claims http://www.miningweekly.com/article/nedlac-rejects-union-bias-claims-2017-09-07 Sane Dhlamini LABOUR Thu, 07 Sep 2017 10:19:00 +0200 463993 1504796031 1504772340 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676577_resized_nedlac1022.jpg 511 287 Continental Gold invests in Colombia-based agricultural development programme http://www.miningweekly.com/article/continental-gold-invests-in-colombia-based-agricultural-development-programme-2017-09-06 Samantha Herbst SUSTAINABILITY Wed, 06 Sep 2017 12:18:00 +0200 463907 1504694026 1504693080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Expensive mine dump vegetation going up in flames – DRDGold http://www.miningweekly.com/article/expensive-mine-dump-vegetation-going-up-in-flames-drdgold-2017-09-05 Martin Creamer GOLD Tue, 05 Sep 2017 16:48:00 +0200 463809 1504686841 1504622880 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676204_resized_nielpretoriusonlinepicbest.jpeg DRDGold CEO Niël Pretorius 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70805_2017-09-05_drdgold_-_hd_web.mp484052008DRDGold CEO Niël Pretorius broaches tailings treatment consolidation with Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video and Video Editing: Darlene Creamer 5.9.2017 DRDGold CEO Niël Pretorius broaches tailings treatment consolidation with Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video and Video Editing: Darlene Creamer 5.9.2017 Prominent diamond miner invests in Botswana’s people http://www.miningweekly.com/article/prominent-diamond-miners-invest-in-botswanas-people-2017-09-01 Nica Schreuder ELECTRA MINING BOTSWANA PREVIEW Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461913 1503989784 1504216800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671885_resized_miningdebswanalethlakane10201611022.jpg LIFE EXTENSION Debswana’s Letlhakane mine tailings project will extend the life-of-mine by 25 years 511 287 Challenges delay miner’s housing project http://www.miningweekly.com/article/challenges-delay-miners-housing-project-2017-09-01 Nadine James Corporate Social Responsibility Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461924 1503989785 1504216800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671928_resized_platinumbakubungmineaerialsouthafricawesizweplatinum0320171022jpg.jpeg PERSISTENT PROGRESS The development of the Bakubung platinum mine and its housing estate continue, despite economic challenges 511 287 Despite high upfront costs, technology investments yield long-term savings – BMI http://www.miningweekly.com/article/despite-high-upfront-costs-technology-investments-reap-long-term-savings-bmi-2017-09-01 Mia Breytenbach MINING & THE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462737 1503989787 1504216800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673790_resized_angloamericanminasrioaaironorecdm76296284copy1022.jpg LONG-TERM BENEFIT BMI expexts long-term cost savings to benefit companies that are ahead of the curve when it comes to prioritising green strategies 511 287 Debate on land rehab for future farming comes to the fore as mine closures increase http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-and-agriculture-coexistence-requires-careful-scientific-approach-2017-09-01 Dylan Slater MINING & THE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462544 1503993826 1504216800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000674356_resized_beyond.jpg 511 287 Show expected to achieve further growth http://www.miningweekly.com/article/show-expected-to-achieve-further-growth-2017-09-01 Nica Schreuder ELECTRA MINING BOTSWANA PREVIEW Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461859 1504079726 1504216800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671851_resized_visitorsattendingelectraminingbotswanain20151022.jpg PROMISING PODIUM Electra Mining Botswana is said to be fast becoming a major mining exhibition and networking platform 511 287 Corporate and govt cooperation needed to drive energy stability http://www.miningweekly.com/article/corporate-and-govt-cooperation-needed-to-drive-energy-stability-2017-08-25 Robyn Wilkinson Corporate Social Responsibility Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460994 1503384970 1503612000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669738_resized_coreconsultantsfoumderlarasmithironore1120161022.jpg LARA SMITH Governments’ lead times for approving new power plants in African countries are often too long, resulting in a failure to realise the full potential of valuable mining projects 511 287 Platinum company advancing women http://www.miningweekly.com/article/platinum-company-advancing-women-in-the-workplace-2017-08-25 Nica Schreuder Corporate Social Responsibility Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461362 1503384971 1503612000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Seventh platinum conference to be held in October http://www.miningweekly.com/article/seventh-platinum-conference-to-be-held-in-october-2017-08-25 Tasneem Bulbulia Corporate Social Responsibility Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461332 1503384971 1503612000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670462_resized_mogalakwena1022.jpg TECHNICAL TOURS The first of the Platinum 2017 conference's technical tours will take place at Mogalakwena, the world’s largest openpit platinum mine 511 287 Mines realise commercial, social gains of off-grid power http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mines-realise-commercial-social-gains-of-off-grid-power-2017-08-25 Robyn Wilkinson Corporate Social Responsibility Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461083 1503392672 1503612000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670036_resized_powerinfrastructureinremotemininglocations0820171022.jpg REMOTE CHALLENGES As mining companies expand their mining activities into ever-more remote locations in Africa, access to basic services, such as power, becomes more challenging 511 287 Despite high upfront costs, technology investments reap long-term savings – BMI http://www.miningweekly.com/article/despite-high-upfront-costs-technology-investments-reap-long-term-savings-bmi-2017-08-24 Mia Breytenbach DIVERSIFIED MINERS Thu, 24 Aug 2017 16:39:00 +0200 462707 1503586546 1503585540 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673730_resized_angloamericanminasrioaaironorecdm76296284copy1022.jpg 511 287 Huge opportunity to create more demand for platinum – PGI http://www.miningweekly.com/article/huge-opportunity-to-create-more-demand-for-platinum-pgi-2017-08-23 Martin Creamer PLATINUM Wed, 23 Aug 2017 14:52:00 +0200 462516 1503577944 1503492720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673274_resized_martinhuwdanielonlinepicbest.jpeg Platinum Guild International CEO Huw Daniel 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70597_2017-08-28_huw-edited_-_hd_web.mp484561006Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer speaks to Platinum Guild International CEO Huw Daniel. Photographs: Christo Greyling. Video: Nicholas Boyd Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer speaks to Platinum Guild International CEO Huw Daniel. Photographs: Christo Greyling. Video: Nicholas Boyd