Mining Weekly | Environmental http://www.miningweekly.com/page/environmental Sun, 17 Feb 2019 05:18:19 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 NT moves to clarify offshore oil, gas industry’s nuclear waste obligations http://www.miningweekly.com/article/nt-moves-to-clarify-offshore-oil-gas-industrys-nuclear-waste-obligations-2019-02-15 Esmarie Iannucci ENVIRONMENT Fri, 15 Feb 2019 09:42:00 +0200 511719 1550217599 1550216520 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 South32 finalising preferred list of coal mine bidders http://www.miningweekly.com/article/south32-finalising-preferred-list-of-coal-mine-bidders-2019-02-14 Martin Creamer DIVERSIFIED MINERS Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:32:00 +0200 511651 1550218082 1550151120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781389_resized_grahamkerrlucasmsimangasizwekhumalo11114duane1022.jpg South32 CEO Graham Kerr 511 287 Eskom grid upkeep increasingly problematic – DRDGold http://www.miningweekly.com/article/eskom-grid-upkeep-increasingly-problematic-drdgold-2019-02-13 Martin Creamer GOLD Wed, 13 Feb 2019 14:23:00 +0200 511465 1550211537 1550060580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780957_resized_drdgoldceonielpretorius.jpg DRDGold CEO Niël Pretorius 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/77399_2019-02-13_drdgold_-_3.mp485251992DRDGold CEO Niël Pretorius discusses poor electricity infrastructure risk with Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video and video editing: Creamer Media’s Darlene Creamer. DRDGold CEO Niël Pretorius discusses poor electricity infrastructure risk with Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video and video editing: Creamer Media’s Darlene Creamer. DRDGold profit down, gold reserves up http://www.miningweekly.com/article/drdgold-profit-down-gold-reserves-up-2019-02-13 Martin Creamer GOLD Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:50:00 +0200 511406 1550068445 1550040600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780841_resized_nielpretorius40409duane1022.jpg DRDGold CEO Niël Pretorius 511 287 Sanedi ready to support the mining industry in energy efficiency http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sanedi-ready-to-support-the-mining-industry-in-energy-efficiency-2019-02-06 Kim Cloete ENERGY EFFICIENCY Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:37:00 +0200 510669 1549437880 1549435020 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779222_resized_aurorawindfarm21022.jpg 511 287 South African miners to review construction of tailings dams after Brazil disaster http://www.miningweekly.com/article/south-african-miners-to-review-construction-of-tailings-dams-after-brazil-disaster-2019-02-01 African News Agency HEALTH & SAFETY/ENVIRONMENT Fri, 01 Feb 2019 12:28:00 +0200 510348 1549017615 1549016880 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 PGM-using patents abound – CPM http://www.miningweekly.com/article/pgm-using-patents-abound-cpm-2019-01-31 Martin Creamer PLATINUM GROUP METALS Thu, 31 Jan 2019 15:10:00 +0200 510241 1549010112 1548940200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778332_resized_jeffreychristianmartincreamerpic.jpg CPM Group MD Jeffrey Christian (right) and Mining Weekly Online's Martin Creamer. 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/77255_2019-01-30_jeffrey_c_-_hd_web2.mp4130721404CPM Group MD Jeffrey Christian talks to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Video Editing: Christo Greyling. CPM Group MD Jeffrey Christian talks to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Video Editing: Christo Greyling. Resources Watch http://www.miningweekly.com/article/resources-watch-2019-01-30 Creamer Media Reporter Environmental Thu, 31 Jan 2019 14:26:00 +0200 510020 1549008082 1548937560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778243_resized_1022rw.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/77253_2018-02-01_rw327.mp430256343Resources Watch Resources Watch Iron-ore rockets as Vale supply disruption convulses market http://www.miningweekly.com/article/iron-ore-rockets-as-vale-supply-disruption-convulses-market-2019-01-30 Bloomberg IRON-ORE Wed, 30 Jan 2019 09:14:00 +0200 509998 1548860188 1548832440 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777780_resized_fabioschvartsmanvaleceobloomberg0120191022.jpg Vale CEO Fabio Schvartsman 511 287 New data management solution to be exhibited http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-data-management-solution-to-be-exhibited-2019-01-08 Paige Müller Mining Indaba Preview Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508011 1548081127 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000773369_resized_micromine3dmodelling01191022.jpg DIGITISATION POPULARISED The increased demand for digitised monitoring solutions indicates a push towards digitisation in the African mining industry 511 287 Mantashe highlights challenges facing South Africa’s mining sector http://www.miningweekly.com/article/minister-highlights-challenges-facing-the-mining-sector-2019-01-18 Rebecca Campbell Mining Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 507376 1547542600 1547762400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Association ensures PDS requirements are adhered to http://www.miningweekly.com/article/association-ensures-pds-requirements-are-adhered-to-2019-01-18 Thabi Madiba Environmental Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 506744 1547542598 1547762400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770688_resized_nicopienaaraspasaminingeducationtraining2017jpg1022.jpg NICO PIENAAR Measures need to be in place by no later than December 2020 511 287 Wear plate tests show positive results http://www.miningweekly.com/article/wear-plate-tests-show-positive-results-2019-01-18 Thabi Madiba Environmental Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 506662 1547542598 1547762400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770504_resized_mininginafricavasconitephillipdevilliers051220181022.jpg PHILLIP DE VILLIERS Technical representative examines one of the stock wear plates inside the Johannesburg warehouse 511 287 Platinum price fall worsening plight of job-intensive mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/platinum-price-fall-worsening-plight-of-job-intensive-mines-2019-01-16 Martin Creamer PLATINUM Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:01:00 +0200 508764 1547649331 1547647260 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000774966_resized_fallingplatinumonline.jpg Platinum price fall pressurising mines. 511 287 Acacia’s North Mara fined $130 000 for alleged environmental transgressions http://www.miningweekly.com/article/acacias-north-mara-mine-issued-130-000-environmental-fine-2019-01-10 Simone Liedtke GOLD Thu, 10 Jan 2019 12:59:00 +0200 508204 1547129866 1547117940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Colliery opened in Gauteng http://www.miningweekly.com/article/colliery-opened-in-gauteng-2018-12-14 Thabi Madiba Environmental Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 506333 1544510974 1544738400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000769891_resized_canyoncoalhakhano70217duane1022.jpg NEW ARRIVAL The openpit Khanye Colliery in Bronkhorstspruit is expected to produce coal for about 15 years 511 287 Lack of capital and incentives hinders coal production http://www.miningweekly.com/article/lack-of-capital-and-incentives-hinders-coal-production-2018-12-14 Thabi Madiba Environmental Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 506293 1544618123 1544738400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000769849_resized_coalsectorroundupxavierprevost031220181022.jpg XAVIER PREVOST South African coal mining production contracted 0.9% year-on-year in September and 7.1% month-to-month, which resulted in coal production falling by 2% 511 287 First coal production due in 2020 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/first-coal-production-due-in-2020-2018-12-14 Thabi Madiba Coal Round Up Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 506283 1544618188 1544738400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000769752_resized_wescoalelandspruitmine210716victor11022.jpg BULKY An estimated 600 000 t of coal production a month is expected 511 287 Process that will ‘drastically’ cut the power needed to reprocess mining waste edging ... http://www.miningweekly.com/article/energy-efficiency-2018-11-29 Tracy Hancock ENERGY EFFICIENCY Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 506114 1544438002 1544133600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770095_resized_energy.jpg 511 287 Innovate and generate cash at same time – Dassault Systèmes Geovia http://www.miningweekly.com/article/innovate-and-generate-cash-at-same-time-dassault-systmes-geovia-2018-12-05 Martin Creamer MINING TECHNOLOGY Wed, 05 Dec 2018 15:51:00 +0200 506684 1544166197 1544017860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770528_resized_martincreamerraouljacquand11181022dylan.jpg Dassault Systèmes Geovia Brand CEO Raoul Jacquand (right) interviewed by Mining Weekly Online's Martin Creamer 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76943_2018-11-28_raoul_j_-_2.mp4139429998Dassault Systèmes Geovia Brand CEO Raoul Jacquand spoke to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer on new mining technology. Video: Christo Greyling. Photogaphs: Creamer Media Chief Photographer Dylan Slater. Dassault Systèmes Geovia Brand CEO Raoul Jacquand spoke to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer on new mining technology. Video: Christo Greyling. Photogaphs: Creamer Media Chief Photographer Dylan Slater. The final frontier: who owns the oceans and their hidden treasures? http://www.miningweekly.com/article/the-final-frontier-who-owns-the-oceans-and-their-hidden-treasures-2018-12-04 Reuters MINERALS Tue, 04 Dec 2018 12:20:00 +0200 506493 1543919155 1543918800 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Need for digital tech growth in industry http://www.miningweekly.com/article/oil-2018-11-13 Cameron Mackay Environmental Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504594 1543237356 1543528800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000766075_resized_oilgasinafricawipromarlezevanloggerenberger11181022.jpg MARLEZE VAN LOGGERENBERG Africa has the potential to leapfrog current technology and current infrastructure, and implement new technologies in its operations 511 287 Attractive and certain policy presents positive prospects for industry http://www.miningweekly.com/article/attractive-and-certain-policy-presents-positive-prospects-for-industry-2018-11-15 Cameron Mackay Environmental Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504826 1543237357 1543528800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000766507_resized_niallkramer07181022.jpg NIALL KRAMER The separation of oil and gas legislation from mining legislation is something that the industry has been asking for and policy makers are heading the country in the right direction 511 287 Innovative training the next step to improving safety http://www.miningweekly.com/article/innovative-training-the-next-step-to-improving-safety-2018-11-15 Khutso Maphatsoe Environmental Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504824 1543237357 1543528800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Anglo willing to play constructive land role http://www.miningweekly.com/article/anglo-willing-to-play-constructive-role-in-arriving-at-land-solutions-2018-11-29 Martin Creamer DIVERSIFIED MINERS Thu, 29 Nov 2018 11:29:00 +0200 506074 1543503240 1543483740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000769300_resized_markcutifanionlinechoice.jpeg Anglo American CEO Mark Cutifani 511 287 Nema to ensure mines are held accountable, adhere to legal duties – law firm http://www.miningweekly.com/article/nema-to-ensure-mines-are-held-accountable-adhere-to-legal-duties-law-firm-2018-11-27 Simone Liedtke ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION Tue, 27 Nov 2018 16:47:00 +0200 505891 1543330176 1543330020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000768943_resized_webberwentzelgarynrapsonhires1022.jpg Webber Wentzel environment and natural resources partner Garyn Rapson 511 287 ICMM commits to UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights http://www.miningweekly.com/article/icmm-commits-to-un-guiding-principles-on-business-and-human-rights-2018-11-26 Creamer Media Reporter HUMAN RIGHTS Mon, 26 Nov 2018 15:40:00 +0200 505771 1543240053 1543239600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Company’s offerings protect water systems and ecology http://www.miningweekly.com/article/companys-offerings-protect-water-systems-and-ecology-2018-11-08 Paige Müller Environmental Fri, 23 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504156 1542699262 1542924000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000765122_resized_tailingandwastematlaminewatertreatmentplant30415duane1022.jpg ACTIVATED SLUDGE PROCESS Ecotech Africa’s activated sludge process for wastewater treatment is particularly well suited for treating waste streams high in organic or biodegradable content 511 287 Geotextile dewatering bags increase tailings dam longevity http://www.miningweekly.com/article/geotextile-dewatering-bags-increase-tailings-dam-longevity-2018-11-08 Paige Müller Environmental Fri, 23 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504149 1542699262 1542924000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000765113_resized_tailingandwastefibertexgeotextiledewateringbags11181022.jpg FUNCTIONAL FILTRATION The filtration properties of geobags are effective in retaining the fine-grained materials found in sewage sludge, while allowing the water to filter through 511 287 Thickened tailings solution testwork under way http://www.miningweekly.com/article/thickened-tailings-solution-test-work-under-way-2018-11-08 Paige Müller Environmental Fri, 23 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504137 1542699261 1542924000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000765075_resized_tailingandwastewiermineralsmumpingsolution11181022.jpg HEAVY DUTY PUMPING The horizontal and vertical Warman slurry pump range is specifically designed for heavy duty slurry applications such as the handling of tailings slurries 511 287 Overly prescriptive policies threaten mine profitability – analyst http://www.miningweekly.com/article/overly-prescriptive-policies-threaten-mine-profitability-analyst-2018-11-08 Paige Müller Environmental Fri, 23 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504128 1542699261 1542924000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000765067_resized_tailingandwastemanagementdrdgoldtailings11181022.jpg CONTINUED LIABILITY The 2015 Financial Provisioning Regulations state the financial provision that miners must match will be the actual cost of implementation for current, closure and post-closure rehabilitation for at least ten years going forward 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76697_2018-10-31_irr_cg_-_hd_web.mp426192202research and policy organisation Institute of Race Relations head of policy research Dr Anthea Jeffery discusses the impact overly prescriptive environmental policies are having on mining in South Africa. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Darlene Creamer. research and policy organisation Institute of Race Relations head of policy research Dr Anthea Jeffery discusses the impact overly prescriptive environmental policies are having on mining in South Africa. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Darlene Creamer. Artisanal gold mining in Peru causing large-scale deforestation http://www.miningweekly.com/article/artisanal-gold-mining-in-peru-causing-large-scale-deforestation-2018-11-23 Nadine James MINING & THE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 23 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504984 1542699265 1542924000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000766927_resized_venezueladeforestation1022bloomberg.jpg DWINDLING FORESTS The Centre for Amazonian Scientific Innovation's research notes that Peruvian deforestation is 30% more than previously reported 511 287 Platinum’s stature growing as world’s clean air catalyst http://www.miningweekly.com/article/platinums-stature-growing-as-worlds-clean-air-catalyst-2018-11-22 Martin Creamer PLATINUM Thu, 22 Nov 2018 13:31:00 +0200 505471 1542894414 1542886260 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000768048_resized_fuelcelldoubledeckerbus1022.jpg First fuel cell double decker bus. 511 287 Instil portable skills to assist economic development post closure – consultancy http://www.miningweekly.com/article/instil-portable-skills-to-assist-economic-development-post-closure-consultancy-2018-11-16 Nadine James Environmental Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503586 1542361752 1542319200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000764091_resized_janineespin1022.jpg JANINE EPSIN ompanies should approach closure with economic sustainability in mind 511 287 Peregrine, NexGen and Cardinal among leaders honoured in PDAC awards http://www.miningweekly.com/article/peregrine-nexgen-and-cardinal-among-leaders-honoured-in-pdac-awards-2018-11-14 Creamer Media Reporter INDUSTRY AWARDS Wed, 14 Nov 2018 11:29:00 +0200 504702 1542188323 1542187740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Qld Parliament passes rehabilitation laws http://www.miningweekly.com/article/qld-parliament-passes-rehabilitation-laws-2018-11-14 Esmarie Iannucci LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Wed, 14 Nov 2018 11:10:00 +0200 504698 1542186770 1542186600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 In Ecuador, landmark court cases challenge mining projects http://www.miningweekly.com/article/in-ecuador-landmark-court-cases-challenge-mining-projects-2018-11-05 Reuters MINING & THE ENVIRONMENT Mon, 05 Nov 2018 21:32:00 +0200 503793 1541446645 1541446320 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000764494_resized_ecuadorlandrightsmininggenericpicture112018reuters.jpg 511 287 Anglo American recommits to sustainable development goals, sets milestones for 2020, 2030 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/anglo-american-recommits-to-sustainable-development-goals-sets-milestones-for-2020-2030-2018-11-05 Simone Liedtke SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Mon, 05 Nov 2018 16:38:00 +0200 503785 1541687255 1541428680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000764479_resized_andilesandquangloamerican11181022dylan.jpg Anglo American South Africa executive head Andile Sangqu 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76647_2018-11-05_angloamerica_-_hd_web.mp457840452Anglo American South Africa executive head Andile Sangqu speaks to Mining Weekly Online about the miner's Sustainable Development Goals, and what it hopes to achieve with these. Video and Editing: Nicholas Boyd Anglo American South Africa executive head Andile Sangqu speaks to Mining Weekly Online about the miner's Sustainable Development Goals, and what it hopes to achieve with these. Video and Editing: Nicholas Boyd