Mining Weekly | Health & Safety http://www.miningweekly.com/page/health-safety Mon, 23 Jul 2018 04:39:50 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Worker killed in fall-of-ground incident at Harmony's Tshepong mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/worker-killed-in-fall-of-ground-incident-at-harmonys-tshepong-mine-2018-07-19 Creamer Media Reporter HEALTH & SAFETY Thu, 19 Jul 2018 15:28:00 +0200 493115 1532007053 1532006880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Union calls for mine bosses to be prosecuted for deaths of mineworkers http://www.miningweekly.com/article/union-calls-for-mine-bosses-to-be-prosecuted-for-deaths-of-mineworkers-2018-07-17 African News Agency HEALTH & SAFETY Tue, 17 Jul 2018 14:48:00 +0200 492822 1531831806 1531831680 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 R2.6bn boost for platinum demand http://www.miningweekly.com/article/r26bn-boost-for-platinum-demand-2018-07-17 Martin Creamer PLATINUM-GROUP METALS Tue, 17 Jul 2018 14:23:00 +0200 492815 1531921760 1531830180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000740626_resized_sholtodolamokevineggersandrewhinklychrisgriffithpic1022.jpg From left are PIC executive head: project development Sholto Dolamo; AP Ventures partner Kevin Eggers, AP Ventures managing partner Andrew Hinkly and Anglo American Platinum CEO Chris Griffith. 511 287 Ramaphosa talks tough on mine safety, says to engage tribal chiefs on land http://www.miningweekly.com/article/ramaphosa-talks-tough-on-mine-safety-says-to-engage-tribal-chiefs-on-land-2018-07-17 Reuters POLICY Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:39:00 +0200 492770 1531812056 1531809540 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Six die in underground fire at Palabora copper mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/six-die-in-underground-fire-at-palabora-copper-mine-2018-07-16 Marleny Arnoldi HEALTH & SAFETY Mon, 16 Jul 2018 09:46:00 +0200 492668 1531729208 1531727160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Company distributes boosters for use in rescue services http://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-distributes-boosters-for-use-in-rescue-services-2018-07-13 Halima Frost Health & Safety Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490908 1531206507 1531432800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000735888_resized_coltrimpsboosterpump06181022dylan.jpg SLEEK DESIGN The smaller, more compact MPS Booster pump can be taken anywhere in its specially designed hard explorer case 511 287 IoT, new technologies can solve challenges, increase competitiveness http://www.miningweekly.com/article/iot-new-technologies-can-solve-mining-challenges-increase-competitiveness-2018-07-13 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Health & Safety Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 491286 1531206507 1531432800 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000736824_resized_onproconsultingminingmaintenanceprescriptiveiot2017duane1022.jpg NEW TECHNOLOGY African mines can implement the Internet of Things to improve efficiencies and increase their competitiveness 511 287 SA mines relying heavily on unskilled workers despite Industry 4.0 gaining traction http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-industry-slows-skills-development-employs-more-unskilled-labour-2018-07-13 Dylan Slater SKILLS DEVELOPMENT Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 491916 1531208405 1531432800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739125_resized_skills.jpg 511 287 Joburg to host ‘safe drilling’ event this month http://www.miningweekly.com/article/drill-safe-innovation-forum-looks-to-engender-safety-2018-07-13 Nadine James EXPLORATION Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 491932 1531403886 1531432800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000738702_resized_explorationdrilling60211jonathan1022.jpg SAFETY IS PARAMOUNT Colin Rice notes that almost every accident in an exploration drilling environment is related to human error 511 287 Fatality-free Pan African sparkles on lower-cost, longer-life prospects http://www.miningweekly.com/article/fatality-free-pan-african-sparkles-on-lower-cost-longer-life-prospects-2018-07-12 Martin Creamer GOLD Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:05:00 +0200 492479 1531403378 1531389900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739834_resized_cobusloots110220218duane.jpg Pan African CEO Cobus Loots 511 287 Turkish court jails executives over 2014 coal mine disaster http://www.miningweekly.com/article/turkish-court-jails-executives-over-2014-coal-mine-disaster-2018-07-11 Reuters MINE SAFETY Wed, 11 Jul 2018 14:26:00 +0200 492368 1531316985 1531311960 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739526_resized_somaminedisasterreutersmay2014.jpg A mining helmet and carnations are seen placed on the ground by demonstrators during a candlelight vigil for the victims of the 2014 Soma mining disaster in western Turkey. 511 287 Kusasalethu employee killed in fall-of-ground incident http://www.miningweekly.com/article/kusasalethu-employee-killed-in-fall-of-ground-incident-2018-07-10 Creamer Media Reporter HEALTH & SAFETY Tue, 10 Jul 2018 16:32:00 +0200 492270 1531233219 1531233120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Occupational disease prevention campaign launched http://www.miningweekly.com/article/occupational-disease-prevention-campaign-launched-2018-07-06 Schalk Burger HEALTH & SAFETY Fri, 06 Jul 2018 11:28:00 +0200 491951 1530870801 1530869280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Kropz eyeing dual listing http://www.miningweekly.com/article/kropz-eyeing-dual-listing-2018-07-04 Martin Creamer MINING INVESTMENT Wed, 04 Jul 2018 15:04:00 +0200 491688 1530772757 1530709440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000737957_resized_ianharebottleonlinepic1.jpg Kropz CEO Ian Harebottle 511 287 Class action lawsuit filed against South Africa's Sibanye-Stillwater following fatalities http://www.miningweekly.com/article/class-action-lawsuit-filed-against-south-africas-sibanye-stillwater-following-fatalities-2018-06-28 Reuters HEALTH & SAFETY Thu, 28 Jun 2018 15:16:00 +0200 491174 1530203632 1530191760 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000736523_resized_sibanyegolddriefonteinmine1110221015duane.jpg 511 287 Ongoing fuel cell developments kindle hope for platinum demand http://www.miningweekly.com/article/ongoing-fuel-cell-developments-kindle-hope-for-platinum-demand-2018-06-26 Martin Creamer PLATINUM Tue, 26 Jun 2018 16:24:00 +0200 490903 1530079189 1530023040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000735874_resized_hydrogenfuellingstation1022.jpg Shell hydrogen GM Oliver Bishop fuels a fuel cell Hyundai in Vancouver. 511 287 Employee killed in incident at Sibanye's Khomanani mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/employee-killed-in-incident-at-sibanyes-khomanani-mine-2018-06-26 Creamer Media Reporter HEALTH & SAFETY Tue, 26 Jun 2018 08:12:00 +0200 490786 1530000788 1529993520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Lungu refuses to fire Minister following Zambian mining tragedy http://www.miningweekly.com/article/lungu-refuses-to-fire-minister-following-zambian-mining-tragedy-2018-06-21 African News Agency MINE SAFETY Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:48:00 +0200 490459 1529582479 1529578080 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Serabi reports fatality at Brazil mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/serabi-reports-fatality-at-brazil-mine-2018-06-20 Creamer Media Reporter GOLD Wed, 20 Jun 2018 21:57:00 +0200 490353 1529561628 1529524620 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Sibanye-Stillwater appoints safety exec, to fund study to enhance risk management http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sibanye-stillwater-appoints-safety-exec-to-fund-study-to-enhance-risk-management-2018-06-20 Creamer Media Reporter HEALTH & SAFETY Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:43:00 +0200 490272 1529569451 1529487780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000734420_resized_sibanyegolddriefonteinmine1110221015duane.jpg 511 287 New mechanisms launched to help former mineworkers claim in landmark silicosis case http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-mechanisms-launched-to-help-former-mineworkers-claims-in-the-landmark-silicosis-case-2018-06-20 African News Agency SILICOSIS Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:33:00 +0200 490207 1529488029 1529476380 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000734365_resized_southafricangoldminebloombergapril20181022.jpg 511 287 Mines chief inspector compiling report on Sibanye-Stillwater accidents – Mantashe http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mines-chief-inspector-compiling-report-on-sibanye-stillwater-accidents-mantashe-2018-06-18 African News Agency HEALTH & SAFETY Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:58:00 +0200 489978 1529312885 1529312280 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Samcodes, malaria, beneficiation make headlines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/samcodes-malaria-beneficiation-make-headlines-2018-06-14 Creamer Media Reporter Health & Safety Fri, 15 Jun 2018 08:19:00 +0200 489672 1529045003 1529043540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000733436_resized_mcst01.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/74884_second_take_mw_-_hd_web.mp471095595Samcodes, malaria, beneficiation make headlines Samcodes, malaria, beneficiation make headlines Body of missing Sibanye employee recovered http://www.miningweekly.com/article/body-of-missing-sibanye-employee-recovered-2018-06-14 Creamer Media Reporter HEALTH & SAFETY Thu, 14 Jun 2018 08:18:00 +0200 489661 1528957669 1528957080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Mining companies combating malaria scourge – ICMM http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-companies-combating-malaria-scourge-icmm-2018-06-13 Martin Creamer HEALTH & SAFETY Wed, 13 Jun 2018 08:55:00 +0200 489541 1529056368 1528872900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000732747_resized_johnatherton1022.jpg International Council for Mining and Metals (ICMM) health, safety and product stewardship director John Atherton. 511 287 Search for fifth miner continues at Sibanye Kloof mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/search-for-fifth-miner-continues-at-sibanye-kloof-mine-2018-06-13 African News Agency HEALTH & SAFETY Wed, 13 Jun 2018 08:23:00 +0200 489535 1528872100 1528870980 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Sibanye blames workers not following rules as mine deaths spike http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sibanye-blames-workers-not-following-rules-as-mine-deaths-spike-2018-06-12 Bloomberg HEALTH & SAFETY Tue, 12 Jun 2018 16:44:00 +0200 489512 1528815426 1528814640 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Sibanye suspends operations at Kloof mine for a day of mourning http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sibanye-suspends-operations-at-kloof-mine-for-a-day-of-mourning-2018-06-12 African News Agency PRECIOUS METALS Tue, 12 Jun 2018 08:19:00 +0200 489414 1528785271 1528784340 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000732506_resized_safetyhardhatshelmets1022bloomberg.jpeg 511 287 Employee killed in fall of ground at Harmony's Bambanani mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/employee-killed-in-fall-of-ground-at-harmonys-bambanani-mine-2018-06-08 Creamer Media Reporter GOLD Fri, 08 Jun 2018 16:24:00 +0200 489266 1528467960 1528467840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Major graphite development shows Mozambique resource potential http://www.miningweekly.com/article/first-major-graphite-development-shows-mozambique-resource-potential-2018-06-08 Melissa Zisengwe Health & Safety Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487503 1528177112 1528408800 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000728580_resized_syrahresourcesbalamaprocessplant05181022.jpg OPERATING STABILITY The Balama graphite project provides a long-term and consistent source of high-grade flake graphite 511 287 Mantashe says dept paying attention to seismicity to avoid fatalities http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mantashe-says-dept-paying-attention-to-seismicity-to-avoid-fatalities-2018-06-07 African News Agency HEALTH & SAFETY Thu, 07 Jun 2018 16:47:00 +0200 489135 1528382935 1528382820 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Sibanye CEO says seismic events a fact of life for South Africa mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sibanye-ceo-says-seismic-events-a-fact-of-life-for-south-africa-mines-2018-06-07 Reuters PRECIOUS METALS Thu, 07 Jun 2018 15:23:00 +0200 489107 1528379849 1528377780 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Seven mineworkers missing after accident in northern Mexico http://www.miningweekly.com/article/seven-mineworkers-missing-after-accident-in-northern-mexico-2018-06-07 Reuters HEALTH & SAFETY Thu, 07 Jun 2018 08:40:00 +0200 488974 1528353730 1528353600 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Govt creating junior miners’ fund, boosting geoscience, legitimising zama-zamas http://www.miningweekly.com/article/govt-creating-junior-miners-fund-boosting-geoscience-permitting-zama-zamas-2018-06-05 Martin Creamer JUNIOR MINING Tue, 05 Jun 2018 16:13:00 +0200 488774 1528726244 1528207980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000731079_resized_godfreyoliphantmartincreamer1022.jpg Minerals Resources Deputy Minister Godfrey Oliphant (right) and Mining Weekly Online's Martin Creamer 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/74690_2018-06-05_junior_indaba_minister_-_hd_web.mp438839835Mineral Resources Deputy Minister Godfrey Oliphant announces junior funding at Junior Indaba, covered by Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video and Video Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Mineral Resources Deputy Minister Godfrey Oliphant announces junior funding at Junior Indaba, covered by Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video and Video Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Two killed in abandoned mine in Morocco – agency http://www.miningweekly.com/article/two-killed-in-abandoned-mine-in-morocco-agency-2018-06-04 Reuters HEALTH & SAFETY Mon, 04 Jun 2018 14:31:00 +0200 488614 1528117459 1528115460 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Mining industry stakeholders pledge to do more to achieve zero harm http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-industry-stakeholders-pledge-to-do-more-to-achieve-zero-harm-2018-06-04 Anine Kilian HEALTH AND SAFETY Mon, 04 Jun 2018 11:56:00 +0200 488594 1528106326 1528106160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Miner killed in accident at Sibanye's Driefontein mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/miner-killed-in-accident-at-sibanyes-driefontein-mine-2018-06-01 Reuters HEALTH & SAFETY Fri, 01 Jun 2018 11:25:00 +0200 488479 1527846274 1527845100 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 ‘Law does not adequately protect pregnant women working in risk environments’ http://www.miningweekly.com/article/amend-uia-to-protect-pregnant-employees-in-risk-environments-law-firm-2018-06-01 Nadine James LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 01 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487548 1527518430 1527804000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000728754_resized_fionaleppancliffedekkerhofmeyr1022jpg.jpeg FIONA LEPPAN If the Unemployment Insurance Act were to be amended, it should address situations where pregnant women would be prejudiced because of the work environment – not because they are pregnant 511 287