Mining Weekly | Health & Safety http://www.miningweekly.com/page/health-safety Sun, 23 Sep 2018 01:24:55 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 New products can improve safety, productivity http://www.miningweekly.com/article/kelmeg-products-services-can-assist-companies-in-attaining-zero-harm-2018-09-21 Nadine James HEALTH & SAFETY Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 498793 1537193996 1537480800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754435_resized_rodneyyoungkelmagstandelectramining0918nadinejames1022.jpg RODNEY YOUNG Innovation is a pivotal focal point and Kelmeg invests considerably into research and development, every year 511 287 Focus turns to nonexplosives-based rock breaking as quest for safer, more-efficient mining ... http://www.miningweekly.com/article/backbone-of-mining-modernisation-and-mechanisation-calls-for-abolishment-of-explosives-2018-09-21 Dylan Slater MINING TECHNOLOGY Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 498566 1537260245 1537480800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754876_resized_alternatives.jpg 511 287 Pan African’s rapid turnaround removes false notions on doing business in SA http://www.miningweekly.com/article/pan-africans-rapid-turnaround-removes-false-notions-on-doing-business-in-sa-2018-09-19 Martin Creamer GOLD Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:34:00 +0200 499211 1537519602 1537367640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000755284_resized_cobuslootsmartinbest1022cm.jpg Pan African CEO Cobus Loots (right) interviewed by Mining Weekly Online's Martin Creamer 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76046_2018-09-19_pan_-_hd_web.mp460990158Pan African Resources management outline the company’s low-cost repositioning to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video and video editing: Darlene Creamer 19.09.2018 Pan African Resources management outline the company’s low-cost repositioning to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video and video editing: Darlene Creamer 19.09.2018 Upbeat Pan African repositioned as lower-cost gold producer http://www.miningweekly.com/article/upbeat-pan-african-repositioned-as-lower-cost-gold-producer-2018-09-19 Martin Creamer GOLD Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:02:00 +0200 499110 1537366092 1537340520 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000755034_resized_thabomokoenaerickholwaneandcobusloots21022.jpg Pan African Resources CEO Cobus Loots (right) with Thabo Mokoena (left) and Eric Kholwane (centre) at the Elikhulu sod-turning ceremony 511 287 CNN-flighted advert projecting huge growth for platinum-using fuel cells http://www.miningweekly.com/article/cnn-flighted-advert-projecting-huge-growth-for-platinum-using-fuel-cells-2018-09-18 Martin Creamer PLATINUM Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:36:00 +0200 499092 1537361906 1537281360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000755005_resized_japanfuelcellimagebest1022.jpg CNN-flighted advertisement projecting fuel cell growth. 511 287 Philippine President repeats desire to 'close all mining' after landslides http://www.miningweekly.com/article/philippine-president-repeats-desire-to-close-all-mining-after-landslides-2018-09-17 Reuters PHILIPPINE MINING Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:17:00 +0200 498940 1537183163 1537183020 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Pan African expects lower earnings http://www.miningweekly.com/article/pan-african-expects-lower-earnings-2018-09-14 Martin Creamer GOLD Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:33:00 +0200 498842 1536937583 1536935580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754530_resized_cobusloots210220915duane.jpg Pan African CEO Cobus Loots 511 287 Greater emphasis on safety at Konkola http://www.miningweekly.com/article/greater-emphasis-on-safety-at-konkola-2018-08-30 Paige Müller Health & Safety Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497212 1536650771 1536876000 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000751107_resized_mininginzambianchangaopenpit09181022.jpg PRODUCTION BOOM Konkola Copper Mines is reporting a copper production average of 350 t/d 511 287 Zambia ventilation shaft project finalised http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zambia-ventilation-shaft-project-finalised-2018-08-30 Paige Müller Health & Safety Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497214 1536650773 1536876000 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000751199_resized_mininginzambiaredpathredbore10009181022.jpg REDBORE 100 The Synclinorium Ventilation Shaft project marked the entry of Redpath Mining’s Redbore 100 raise drill into Africa for the first time 511 287 Modernisation could prolong mining jobs – Mandela Mining Precinct co-director http://www.miningweekly.com/article/modernisation-localisation-agri-industrialisation-could-sustain-absorb-mining-jobs-2018-09-14 Nadine James MINING EMPLOYMENT Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 498055 1536650781 1536876000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Netstar introduces mine fleet safety solution http://www.miningweekly.com/article/netstar-introduces-mine-fleet-safety-solution-2018-09-11 Marleny Arnoldi SAFETY TECHNOLOGY Tue, 11 Sep 2018 16:42:00 +0200 498412 1536677731 1536676920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 ARM mulling ‘very exciting’ growth opportunities – Motsepe http://www.miningweekly.com/article/arm-mulling-very-exciting-growth-opportunities-motsepe-2018-09-07 Martin Creamer DIVERSIFIED MINERS Fri, 07 Sep 2018 15:51:00 +0200 498128 1536393123 1536328260 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000752924_resized_martincreamerandpatricemotsepe0918dylan1022.jpg African Rainbow Minerals executive chairperson Patrice Motsepe (right) with Mining Weekly Online's Martin Creamer at Friday's presentation of results 511 287 Services group gains agencies, boosts offering http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-group-gains-two-agencies-2018-09-07 Halima Frost Health & Safety Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496544 1535985429 1536271200 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000749050_resized_mineraldickinsontruck09181022.jpg HANDLING THE LOAD Dickinson Group's state-of-the-art heavy duty vacuum truck is used for catalyst handling 511 287 DMR Limpopo office reopened following two-month closure http://www.miningweekly.com/article/dmr-limpopo-office-reopened-following-two-month-closure-2018-09-06 Simone Liedtke MINERAL RESOURCES Thu, 06 Sep 2018 15:55:00 +0200 498002 1536244884 1536242100 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Assore posts record sales, output, earnings, dividend http://www.miningweekly.com/article/assore-posts-record-sales-output-earnings-dividend-2018-09-06 Martin Creamer DIVERSIFED MINERS Thu, 06 Sep 2018 08:41:00 +0200 497857 1536228158 1536216060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000752310_resized_charleswalterschoice.jpg Assore CEO Charles Walters 511 287 DRDGold shares leap on higher-grade fillip http://www.miningweekly.com/article/drdgold-shares-leap-on-higher-grade-fillip-2018-09-05 Martin Creamer GOLD Wed, 05 Sep 2018 09:54:00 +0200 497755 1536135814 1536134040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000752028_resized_martincreamerriaandavelthisone.jpg DRDGold CFO Riaan Davel (right) interviewed in the Creamer Media studio by Mining Weekly Online's Martin Creamer 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75851_2018-09-05_drdgold_-_hd_web.mp471164340DRDGold CFO Riaan Davel talks to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video: Creamer Media’s Nicholas Boyd. Photographs: Creamer Media’s Dylan Slater. DRDGold CFO Riaan Davel talks to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video: Creamer Media’s Nicholas Boyd. Photographs: Creamer Media’s Dylan Slater. Treasury must abandon carbon tax plan in light of IRP http://www.miningweekly.com/article/treasury-must-abandon-carbon-tax-plan-to-save-ferrochrome-industry-2018-09-04 Martin Creamer FERROCHROME Tue, 04 Sep 2018 16:46:00 +0200 497710 1536127121 1536072360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000751940_resized_ferrochomesmeltingunderway.jpg 511 287 Gas monitor upgraded for better accuracy http://www.miningweekly.com/article/gas-monitor-upgraded-for-better-accuracy-2018-08-31 Halima Frost Health & Safety Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495899 1535439122 1535666400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000747586_resized_gasbeckerindustry08181022.jpg SUPER SENSITIVE The smartsense monitor is even more accurate after recent upgrades. 511 287 Resources Watch http://www.miningweekly.com/article/resources-watch-2018-08-29 Creamer Media Reporter Health & Safety Thu, 30 Aug 2018 10:46:00 +0200 497086 1535620747 1535618760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000750643_resized_rw1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75819_2018-08-31_rw317_cg.mp430151520Resources Watch Resources Watch Q(h)ubeka Trust pays out R134m to former mineworkers suffering from silicosis. http://www.miningweekly.com/article/qhubeka-trust-pays-out-r134m-to-former-mineworkers-suffering-from-silicosis-2018-08-29 Simone Liedtke MINE HEALTH AND SAFETY Wed, 29 Aug 2018 16:18:00 +0200 497168 1535552388 1535552280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Platinum-using fuel cells making more headway http://www.miningweekly.com/article/platinum-using-fuel-cells-making-more-headway-2018-08-29 Martin Creamer PLATINUM-GROUP METALS Wed, 29 Aug 2018 16:15:00 +0200 497169 1535622592 1535552100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000750569_resized_bloomenergyceoandfounderkrsridhar1022.jpg Bloom Energy CEO and founder KR Sridhar ringing bell at New York Stock Exchange 511 287 Safety and technology at the forefront this week http://www.miningweekly.com/article/safety-and-technology-at-the-forefront-this-week-2018-08-29 Creamer Media Reporter Health & Safety Wed, 29 Aug 2018 12:27:00 +0200 497075 1535539705 1535538420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000750443_resized_secondtakemw1022x575.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75800_2018-08-29_secondtake_mw_-_hd_web.mp459459496Safety and technology at the forefront this week Safety and technology at the forefront this week Five killed in explosion at aluminium plant in China's Jiangsu - state media http://www.miningweekly.com/article/five-killed-in-explosion-at-aluminium-plant-in-chinas-jiangsu---state-media-2018-08-28 Reuters HEALTH & SAFETY Tue, 28 Aug 2018 10:14:00 +0200 496951 1535444187 1535444040 1538085600 Reuters 0 0 Backup power to ensure safety, continuous production http://www.miningweekly.com/article/backup-power-to-ensure-safety-continuous-production-2018-08-24 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Health & Safety Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495083 1535633503 1535061600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000745849_resized_himoinsamatthewbellchrisdavison0718dylan1022jpg.jpeg CHRIS DAVISON Service, warranty and maintenance are all part of the Himoinsa package 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75576_2018-08-02himoinsa_-_hd_web.mp415718441Himoinsa Southern Africa head of services Chris Davison discusses energy solutions for mines. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Himoinsa Southern Africa head of services Chris Davison discusses energy solutions for mines. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Sibanye half-year results surprise on upside http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sibanye-half-year-results-surprise-on-upside-2018-08-23 Martin Creamer PRECIOUS METALS Thu, 23 Aug 2018 08:43:00 +0200 496488 1535009820 1535006580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000748969_resized_nealfronemanonlinepictoday.jpeg Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman 511 287 Mining industry reaffirms commitment to safety with campaign launch http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-industry-reaffirms-commitment-to-safety-with-campaign-launch-2018-08-17 Simone Liedtke HEALTH & SAFETY Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:42:00 +0200 496059 1536755789 1534513320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000747957_resized_rogerbaxterdylanslater1022.jpg MCSA CEO Roger Baxter 511 287 Cable bolt technology to improve safety http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sandvik-introduces-first-low-profile-cable-bolter-with-one-hole-automation-2018-08-17 Jessica Oosthuizen Health & Safety Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494628 1534227779 1534456800 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 Software platform boosts operator performance http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-software-platform-improves-operator-performance-2018-08-17 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Health & Safety Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494123 1534227777 1534456800 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743604_resized_thoroughtectraining07181022jpg.jpeg IMPROVING PERFORMANCE CYBERMINE WX targets operator performance and unsafe practices to improve safety and efficiency in mines 511 287 CSIR, Mandela Mining Precinct combine forces in push to improve safety and productivity http://www.miningweekly.com/article/csir-mandela-mining-precinct-showcase-mining-technology-2018-08-17 Nadine James TECHNOLOGY IN MINING Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495308 1534416591 1534456800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000746713_resized_technology.jpg 511 287 Rio reports fatality in the Pilbara http://www.miningweekly.com/article/rio-reports-fatality-in-the-pilbara-2018-08-16 Esmarie Swanepoel MINE SAFETY Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:44:00 +0200 495842 1534405536 1534405440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Miner Trevali reports worker death at Burkina Faso mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/miner-trevali-reports-worker-death-at-burkina-faso-mine-2018-08-10 Reuters ZINC Thu, 09 Aug 2018 15:24:00 +0200 495257 1533882554 1533821040 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Govt must play role in limiting large-scale retrenchment – RBPlat http://www.miningweekly.com/article/govt-must-play-role-in-limiting-large-scale-retrenchment-rbplat-2018-08-07 Martin Creamer PLATINUM GROUP METALS Tue, 07 Aug 2018 16:31:00 +0200 495093 1533883777 1533652260 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000745866_resized_rbplatstevephirimartincreamer08181022dylan.jpg Royal Bafokeng Platinum CEO Steve Phiri (left) being interviewed by Mining Weekly Online's Martin Creamer 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75577_2018-08-07_rbplat_interview2_-_hd_web.mp4173417069Royal Bafokeng Platinum CEO Steve Phiri interviewed by Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Photographs: Dylan Slater Royal Bafokeng Platinum CEO Steve Phiri interviewed by Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Photographs: Dylan Slater Heavy-handed laws not needed to transform mining – RBPlat http://www.miningweekly.com/article/heavy-handed-laws-not-needed-to-transform-mining-rbplat-2018-08-06 Martin Creamer PLATINUM Mon, 06 Aug 2018 16:20:00 +0200 494954 1533622049 1533565200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000745569_resized_rbplatstevephiri08181022dylan.jpg Royal Bafokeng Platinum CEO Steve Phiri 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75568_2018-08-06_rbplat_-_hd_web.mp428192391Royal Bafokeng Platinum CEO Steve Phiri presentation covered by Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video and Video Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Photographs: Dylan Slater Royal Bafokeng Platinum CEO Steve Phiri presentation covered by Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video and Video Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Photographs: Dylan Slater Voorspoed diamond mine to close after search for bidder fails http://www.miningweekly.com/article/voorspoed-diamond-mine-to-close-2018-07-31 Martin Creamer DIAMONDS Tue, 31 Jul 2018 14:30:00 +0200 494351 1533114444 1533040200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000744150_resized_darlenemartincreamerphillipbartononlinebest.jpg De Beers Consolidated Mines CEO Phillip Barton (right) interviewed by Mining Weekly Online. 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75506_2018-07-30_debeers1_-_hd_web.mp4117623534De Beers Consolidated Mines CEO Phillip Barton outlines the Voorspoed mine closure plans to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video and Video Editing. Darlene Creamer. De Beers Consolidated Mines CEO Phillip Barton outlines the Voorspoed mine closure plans to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video and Video Editing. Darlene Creamer. Anglo draws line in sand for thermal coal http://www.miningweekly.com/article/anglo-draws-line-in-sand-for-thermal-coal-2018-07-27 Martin Creamer DIVERSIFIED MINERS Fri, 27 Jul 2018 15:57:00 +0200 494104 1532754231 1532699820 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743558_resized_markcutifanicorrectedpic.jpg Anglo CE Mark Cutifani 511 287 SA needs passive fire protection http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sa-mining-industry-needs-to-implement-passive-fire-protection-systems-2018-07-27 Donald Makhafola Health & Safety Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492041 1532414929 1532642400 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000738850_resized_hiltifirestop07181022.jpg FIRESTOP BARRIER Hilti South Africa was awarded new contracts this year to provide passive fire protection solutions, including the firestop, for several South African mining majors 511 287 Company meets stringent fire and explosives safety requirements http://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-offering-meets-stringent-fire-and-explosive-safety-requirements-2018-07-27 Donald Makhafola Health & Safety Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492256 1532414930 1532642400 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739284_resized_elgintractorexplosion07181022.jpg MODIFIED The newly modified Elgin 112TR flameproofed tractor was officially launched in May 511 287 Miners prefer water mist technology as fire suppression system http://www.miningweekly.com/article/miners-prefer-water-mist-technology-as-fire-suppression-system-2018-07-27 Donald Makhafola Health & Safety Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492542 1532414931 1532642400 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739996_resized_fogmakertripleactionfiresuppressionsystemuseshighpressurewatermisttosuppressfirecoolsdowncompartmenttopreventreignition1022.jpg PREFERRED TECHNOLOGY Fogmaker's triple action fire-suppression system uses high-pressure water mist to suppress fire and cools down compartments to prevent reignition 511 287