By: Megan van Wyngaardt4th June 2015
The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (Sacci’s) Copper Theft Barometer saw a R1-million, or 7.08%, month-on-month increase to R13.6-million in April, from R12.6-million in March. The April figure was, however, 0.11% lower than that of April 2014. →
By: Martin Creamer15th May 2015
The owners of this US gold mine in Oregon are seen in a land-use dispute with the federal government, during which armed former and current law enforcement Oath Keepers personnel patrolled this surface area of Sugar Pine Mine near Medford. Tensions ran high after the Bureau of Land Management... →
By: Martin Creamer28th June 2013
The latest united front against intimidation in the mining sector may be rigorously tested during the upcoming wage talks. While the who’s who of mining met and engendered considerable confidence with the agreed new draft document, much hinges on behaviour during the upcoming pay negotiations.... →
31st August 2012
A range of products will be displayed by Satellite Communication (SatComm) at Electra Mining Africa 2012. The company provides satellite communications to clients across Africa. Its customer base includes many of the leading local and international blue-chip companies, international... →
By: Megan van Wyngaardt16th August 2012
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) general-secretary Frans Baleni on Thursday accused platinum mining companies of undermining bargaining processes, adding that it was a contributing factor to the violence that have broke out at Lonmin’s Marikana mine over the past week.
Speaking at a press... →
By: Sapa3rd May 2012
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) expressed shock on Thursday at increasing violence and intimidation at Impala Platinum and Lonmin mines.
The NUM's national executive appealed to both companies and the police to take drastic action against criminals and not allow workers to commit crimes... →