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SA government takes healthcare services to Kuruman mineworkers

By: African News Agency      6th December 2017 Mineworkers in the manganese-rich town of Kuruman, in the Northern Cape, are set to benefit from integrated healthcare and social services after government partnered with the mining industry and workers associations to launch a centre on Tuesday. The One Stop Health Service Centre is aimed at... 

Drill the SmartROC way

12th May 2017 Atlas Copco’s automated SmartROC Down-The-Hole and Top Hammer drill rigs have transformed the drilling procedure. Equipped with smart technology, these rigs help to drive down operational and maintenance costs, drive up efficiencies, increase safety and reduce carbon footprints for sustainable... 

DoT, mines join forces to alleviate road infrastructure challenge

By: Ilan Solomons     17th July 2015 The Department of Transport (DoT) is partnering with mining companies to build and maintain road infrastructure located in major coal transportation areas of Mpumalanga, and intends to extend this collaboration throughout the rest of South Africa, DoT director Whity Maphakela. Maphakela was... 

ELB Awarded the Black Rock RTLS Project

15th April 2015 ELB Engineering Services Pty (Ltd)  is proud to announce that it has been awarded the Rapid Train Loading Station for the Nchwaning Manganese Mine, which is part of the Black Rock Mine Operations, operated by Assmang Proprietary Limited, which is jointly owned by Assore Limited and African... 

Broadband wireless solutions increasingly in use on mines

By: Ilan Solomons     12th July 2013 Mining operations in Africa are increasingly using wireless broadband products to improve efficiency and the safety levels of their mining operations, global backhaul and broadband wireless solutions provider Radwin South & East Africa and Middle East GM Peter Turvey tells Mining Weekly. A... 

Asbestos Relief Trust pays out R250m to 3 600 claimants in ten years

By: Samantha Herbst     17th May 2013 Workmen’s compensation fund the Asbestos Relief Trust (ART) will mark its tenth year of existence in July, having provided compensatory relief to mineworkers suffering from asbestos-related diseases (ARDs) since July 2003. The ART has, to date, paid more than R250-million in claims to 3 639... 


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