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20% market share in only two years

By: System Author     24th March 2000 Earthmoving and surface-mining equipment 

Earthmoving firm refocus on SA mining industry

By: System Author     24th March 2000 Earthmoving & surface-mining equipment 

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. 

Local company wins design award

By: System Author     17th March 2000 Valves 

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. 

University driving ahead with motor development

By: System Author     25th February 2000 Motors, drives and mechanical power transmission 

Latest on in-stope drilling

By: System Author     18th February 2000 In an exclusive interview with Mining Weekly, Mine Mechanisation & Equipment MD Byron Christos laments the ‘abysmal’ advances in mining technology over the past 40 years. 

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. 

Pumping up safety at platinum mine

By: System Author     11th February 2000 Pumps 

21st-century technology arriving

By: System Author     11th February 2000 Twenty-first century underground-mining technology is arriving, slowly but surely. 

Loco system is on the right track

By: System Author     11th February 2000 Mining millennium 2000 

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. 

Local manufacture is dwindling

By: System Author     28th January 2000 Hydraulic, Pneumatics & Hydropower 

R1m in contracts secured

By: System Author     28th January 2000 Hydraulics, Pneumatics & Hydropower 

Distributor cracks South African blasting market

By: System Author     28th January 2000 Explosives & Non-Explosive Mining Methods 

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 

W Africa mine No 2 plan

By: System Author     10th December 1999 Anglogold 

21st-century methods slowly gaining ground

By: System Author     10th December 1999 Anglogold 

Enter the cyber coal miner

By: System Author     3rd December 1999 Sasol Coal and Fifth Dimension Technologies, of Pretoria, have successfully set virtual reality to revolutionise certain aspects of the South African mining industry training. 

Mali is exploding

By: System Author     3rd December 1999 Morila Gold-Mine 

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... 

A million ounces by 2003

By: System Author     26th November 1999 Western Areas Placer Dome 

R45m acquisition revitalises mining

By: System Author     26th November 1999 DRD/Harties 

World’s deepest single-lift shaft project

By: System Author     26th November 1999 Western Areas Placer Dome 

Platinum headgear being upgraded

By: System Author     19th November 1999 The headgear upgrade at Impala Platinum No 11 shaft is progressing well, with manufacturing already under way. 

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 

Technology holds safety key

By: System Author     19th November 1999 The implementation of the Mine Health and Safety Council awards will encourage mines to improve their safety standards. 

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 

Sky-high Y2K achievement

By: System Author     19th November 1999 Amplats 

Association adopts global outlook

By: System Author     5th November 1999 Quarrying 

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