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The status of underground rail transport

By: System Author     23rd June 2000 Underground transport 

Need to improve public perception

By: System Author     19th May 2000 Opencast mining 

The new face at SA’s coal-face

By: System Author     12th May 2000 Developing an energy company, as opposed to a coal companyc is the long-term vision for Eyesizwe Mining, which has been named as the party which could become the future controlling shareholder in NewCoal. 

Fatalities and injury rates decreasing

By: System Author     12th May 2000 Mine & health safety 

Making sure regulations are implemented

By: System Author     12th May 2000 Mine & health safety 

Properly chlorinated water can reduce hazard of disease

By: System Author     12th May 2000 Mine & health safety 

Still room for improvement

By: System Author     12th May 2000 Mine & health safety 

System to locate miners soon

By: System Author     12th May 2000 Mine & health safety 

88 innovations showcased at mine exhibition

By: System Author     5th May 2000 Last month saw the twenty-second Coalsafe exhibition, an initiative by the coal-mining industry to develop a culture of health and safety – this year’s theme was ‘zero tolerance’. 

Clear understanding of outsourcing role vital

By: System Author     5th May 2000 Contracting and outsourcing 

IT tool facilitates proactive safety efforts

By: System Author     28th April 2000 A comprehensive risk-management system for mining and industrial environments has been launched by Gauteng firm Graphic Mining Solutions International. 

Race is on to boost small mining

By: System Author     14th April 2000 The major decline experienced by the large-scale mining sector in South Africa in the last 15 years has shifted attention to smaller-scale deposits. 

How 21st century is being dragged into SA’s stopes

By: System Author     14th April 2000 Driving the South African mining industry towards mechanisation, Sulzer Hydromining, of Elandsfontein, Gauteng, is spending about 4% of its yearly turnover on research and development. 

Africa to be on safety par with South Africa

By: System Author     31st March 2000 De Beers 

Quality of water may be affected

By: System Author     31st March 2000 Environmental control 

Innovative tamping system

By: System Author     31st March 2000 The Department of Minerals and Energy has given its approval for the use of an innovative tamping system launched last year. 

How Chamber is helping the retrenched – Menell

By: System Author     17th March 2000 Rick Menell, of Anglovaal Mining, is the incumbent Chamber of Mines president. 

How Teba will pay for its past sins

By: System Author     17th March 2000 National Union of Mineworkers president James Motlatsi said that the mining industry would have to use The Employment Bureau of Africa to improve its ‘bad’ image. 

New vehicle system for maintenance

By: System Author     10th March 2000 Maintenance 

Why 19 miners died in blast

By: System Author     10th March 2000 One of the most disturbing aspects uncovered during the investigation into the flammable-gas explosion at Anglogold’s Mponeng gold-mine was a long-standing and pervasive lack of discipline. 

Young Oppenheimer shows African heart

By: System Author     3rd March 2000 The fourth-generation Oppenheimer has gone public on the commitment of the 83-year-old Anglo American Corporation to Africa – and his sentiments hold promise for the continent. 

Finding growth where it counts most: in catering for miners

By: System Author     11th February 2000 There is an interesting new force emerging in the mine hostel management and catering environment which has ambitions of transforming the living experience of South Africa’s miners into one more akin to that of a hotel than a hostel. 

UK contractor targets Africa

By: System Author     28th January 2000 With South African mining houses turning more and more to outsourcing, contract mining company Taywood Mining is planning to become a force in the Southern African mining industry. 

Sugar and spice – and gumboots

By: System Author     28th January 2000 Gold 

Grim reminder of mine deaths

By: System Author     10th December 1999 Anglogold 

US head of enviro affairs

By: System Author     10th December 1999 Anglogold 

The new mining faces

By: System Author     3rd December 1999 Leolo Mining Corporation is at the forefront of a group of empowerment companies exploring new opportunities in the mineral-rich Northern Province. 

Liquidated mine causes major Boksburg dust-up

By: System Author     26th November 1999 Immediate action by national government to reduce dust pollution in the Boksburg area has been called for. 

Technology the only way to increase mines’ output

By: System Author     26th November 1999 Although advances regarding mine practices have been made to improve safety, health and productivity though new work practices, structures and added-value relationships between unions and employees, further significant advances will only be possible by the introduction of increased mechanisation... 

SA safety legislation leads world

By: System Author     19th November 1999 South Africa’s 1997 Mine Health and Safety Act is probably the most modern legislation of its kind in the world. 

New era in SA mining safety

By: System Author     19th November 1999 Mine Health & Safety Council Awards 

R50m budgeted for safety committee

By: System Author     19th November 1999 Health & Safety Awards 

Winning design for logos, trophies

By: System Author     19th November 1999 The design of the logos and trophies to be used in South Africa’s industry-backed mine-safety performance-recognition scheme is the work of Design Unit, of Johannesburg. 

‘Radical’ culture change needed

By: System Author     19th November 1999 Health and Safety Awards 

Aids, hearing loss raise concern

By: System Author     19th November 1999 Health & Safety Awards 

Only 30% help gold

By: System Author     12th November 1999 AngloGold has itself had to embark on a market-development programme to augment gold production. 

Association adopts global outlook

By: System Author     5th November 1999 Quarrying 

Quarrying sector down by 30%

By: System Author     5th November 1999 Quarrying 

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