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New tech ensures safety at underground mines

2nd November 2018 With the death toll in South African mines this year having reached 54, dynamic company Advanced Communications has sourced advanced radios, which use the mine’s existing metallic and conductive infrastructure, to create reliable communication paths underground that extend for kilometres. Mine... 

Aiming to improve emergency preparedness

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     1st December 2017 Mpumalanga-based artisan and mining skills training centre Colliery Training College (CTC) is actively seeking more coal projects to contract the services of its Rescue Drill Unit (RDU) to improve the effectiveness of mines’ emergency preparedness procedures. “We encourage mines to contract us to... 

Experts to determine if Lily Mine rescue efforts to continue

By: News24Wire      15th February 2016 Rescue efforts for the three missing miners at Lily Mine near Barberton may continue at midday, AMCU leader Joseph Mathunjwa told News24 on Monday. Mathunjwa said they would meet with geological experts before 11:00 in the hope of continuing rescue efforts by midday. “I can’t say much for now. We... 

Resources Watch  

By: Creamer Media Reporter      23rd August 2012 This week: Cash-gushing Harmony levers an 80% profit rise off a 36% gold price hike. PTM’s WBJV project is progressing despite the challenging market. And, production-safety equilibrium is urged at a rescue station launch. 

Production-safety equilibrium urged at rescue station launch 

By: Leandi Kolver     10th August 2012 The South African mining industry must take all the necessary steps to ensure the correct balance between production and safety, said Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources Godfrey Oliphant. Speaking at the opening of the Chamber of Mines’ rescue training company Mines Rescue Services’ (MRS’) new... 


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