Mining Weekly | Health & Safety https://www.miningweekly.com/page/health-safety Thu, 25 Apr 2019 08:37:50 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 ICMM to establish mine tailings storage facilities standard https://www.miningweekly.com/article/icmm-to-establish-mine-tailings-storage-facilities-standard-2019-04-24 Schalk Burger TAILING STORAGE Wed, 24 Apr 2019 15:37:00 +0200 517966 1556118664 1556113020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Many companies still procuring unsuitable protective equipment for female mineworkers https://www.miningweekly.com/article/holistic-approach-needed-to-close-mining-gender-gap-ppe-group-2019-04-19 Nadine James WOMEN IN MINING Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:01:00 +0200 516786 1555051282 1555624860 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Zinc inventories continue to fall https://www.miningweekly.com/article/zinc-inventories-continue-to-fall-2019-04-03 Cameron Mackay Health & Safety Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516110 1555051281 1555624800 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791225_resized_zincbloomberg1022.jpg REDUCED OUTPUT Many Chinese smelters last year chose not to buy expensive concentrate and instead cut down on consumption rates and production 511 287 Africa will struggle to keep up with lead-producing countries, says Fitch https://www.miningweekly.com/article/africa-will-struggle-to-keep-up-with-lead-producing-countries-fitch-2019-04-02 Cameron Mackay Health & Safety Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516049 1555051281 1555624800 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791111_resized_leadinstrumentationandcontrolbloomberg0420191022.jpg ENVIRONMENTAL RESTRICTIONS As a highly polluting and toxic metal, global lead production will remain under pressure over the coming years 511 287 UMS Group follows alternative shaft sinking methodologies https://www.miningweekly.com/article/ums-group-follows-alternative-shaft-sinking-methodologies-2019-04-04 Mc'Kyla Nortje Health & Safety Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516208 1555051282 1555624800 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791651_resized_shaftsinkersumsheadgear0420191022.jpg MACHINES With mechanisation shaft development is performed by machines with little or no need for humans to interface with those machines 511 287 Five-month gold strike is over https://www.miningweekly.com/article/five-month-gold-strike-is-over-2019-04-17 Martin Creamer GOLD Wed, 17 Apr 2019 17:24:00 +0200 517563 1555575319 1555514640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Royal Bafokeng boosts production despite setbacks https://www.miningweekly.com/article/royal-bafokeng-boosts-production-despite-setbacks-2019-04-17 Martin Creamer PLATINUM GROUP METALS Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:14:00 +0200 517538 1555512439 1555506840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Exxaro reaffirms health, safety goals at Sustainability Summit https://www.miningweekly.com/article/exxaro-reaffirms-health-safety-goals-at-sustainability-summit-2019-04-12 Simone Liedtke HEALTH, SAFETY & SUSTAINABILITY Fri, 12 Apr 2019 16:21:00 +0200 517183 1555079505 1555078860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 New ways of determining workers’ fitness for work urged amid changing laws and attitudes ... https://www.miningweekly.com/article/changing-legislation-perceptions-on-cannabis-require-non-traditional-drug-testing-2019-04-04 Nadine James HEALTH & SAFETY Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516225 1555059434 1555020000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791452_resized_alertmeterimpairmenttestpredictivesafetynovember20171022.jpg ALERTMETER The tests take up to 90 seconds to complete, produce immediate results, and can be repeated multiple times a day, with no risk of a false positive 511 287 Hydrogen and platinum at centre of climate change solution – Anglo https://www.miningweekly.com/article/hydrogen-and-platinum-at-centre-of-climate-change-solution-anglo-2019-04-11 Martin Creamer PLATINUM GROUP METALS Thu, 11 Apr 2019 14:53:00 +0200 517019 1555060258 1554987180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793386_resized_bennyoeyenmartincreamercreamer.jpg Benny Oeyen (left) and Martin Creamer 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78124_2019-04-11_angloamerican.mp4122350302Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer speaks to Anglo American executive head of market development Benny Oeyen. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Photographs: Dylan Slater. Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer speaks to Anglo American executive head of market development Benny Oeyen. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Photographs: Dylan Slater. Sibanye-Stillwater commits additional R30m to Wits Digimine https://www.miningweekly.com/article/sibanye-commits-additional-r30m-to-wits-digimine-2019-04-09 Nadine James DIVERSIFIED MINERS Tue, 09 Apr 2019 14:06:00 +0200 516683 1554889964 1554811560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Technical assessments launched after housing damage in Ogies https://www.miningweekly.com/article/technical-assessments-launched-after-housing-damage-in-ogies-2019-04-05 Marleny Arnoldi SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY Fri, 05 Apr 2019 10:53:00 +0200 516408 1554472650 1554454380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Secondary mine ventilation system cutting costs https://www.miningweekly.com/article/secondary-mine-ventilation-system-cutting-costs-2019-04-05 Halima Frost Health & Safety Fri, 05 Apr 2019 01:00:00 +0200 514803 1554188486 1554418800 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788396_resized_deeplevelminetek04191022.jpg I’M A FAN The newly launched secondary mine ventilation fan cuts costs of underground operations 511 287 Underground support company keeps abreast of developments https://www.miningweekly.com/article/underground-support-company-keeps-abreast-of-developments-2019-04-05 Halima Frost Health & Safety Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514973 1554188485 1554415200 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788772_resized_deeplevelmandjminingflexibolt04191022.jpg BRACE YOURSELF The Flexibolt is used in mines at the stope to brace the surface for a safer mining environment 511 287 Council calls for greater modernisation in mines https://www.miningweekly.com/article/council-motivates-for-more-modernisation-in-mines-2019-04-05 Halima Frost Health & Safety Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515008 1554459457 1554415200 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788819_resized_deeplevelmineralscouncilgoldfieldscreamermedia04191022.jpg HARD CORE The South African deep-level mining sector is a tough environment, which runs on a continuous stop-start basis, predominantly in narrow-reef, hard-rock mining for gold, platinum and chrome 511 287 Anglo taking tailings dam monitoring to next level https://www.miningweekly.com/article/anglo-taking-tailings-dam-monitoring-to-next-level-2019-04-04 Martin Creamer DIVERSIFIED MINERS Thu, 04 Apr 2019 16:40:00 +0200 516341 1554450039 1554388800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791760_resized_anglotailingsdamimage.jpg How Anglo American is reducing tailings dam risk 511 287 Anglo hopes to run truck on hydrogen in 12 months – O’Neill https://www.miningweekly.com/article/anglo-hopes-to-run-truck-on-hydrogen-in-12-months-oneill-2019-04-03 Martin Creamer PLATINUM GROUP METALS Wed, 03 Apr 2019 16:31:00 +0200 516174 1554459482 1554301860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791344_resized_2018sustainabilityperformancev1022.jpg Graphic showing how sun can provide electricity to produce hydrogen that powers mine fleets. 511 287 FIFO code of practice introduced in WA https://www.miningweekly.com/article/fifo-code-of-practice-introduced-in-wa-2019-04-03 Esmarie Iannucci HEALTH & SAFETY Wed, 03 Apr 2019 09:28:00 +0200 516076 1554277246 1554276480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Masterclass to highlight link between neuroscience and safety https://www.miningweekly.com/article/masterclass-to-highlight-link-between-neuroscience-and-safety-2019-04-02 Marleny Arnoldi HEALTH & SAFETY Tue, 02 Apr 2019 16:11:00 +0200 516039 1554459583 1554214260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Under Mantashe, SA mining’s narrative changes from ‘completely negative’ to ‘something ... https://www.miningweekly.com/article/one-year-in-progress-for-mantashe-with-plans-for-more-2019-03-29 Natasha Odendaal LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 29 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514540 1553584831 1553810400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000789129_resized_one.jpg 511 287 Exxaro unveils new ultramodern headquarters https://www.miningweekly.com/article/exxaro-unveils-new-ultra-modern-headquarters-2019-03-28 Martin Creamer Health & Safety Thu, 28 Mar 2019 16:02:00 +0200 515599 1553785656 1553781720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000790063_resized_dji00071022.jpg New Exxaro headquarters 511 287 NUM calls for tough govt action after worker dies at Limpopo platinum mine https://www.miningweekly.com/article/num-calls-for-tough-govt-action-after-worker-dies-at-limpopo-platinum-mine-2019-03-28 African News Agency HEALTH & SAFETY Thu, 28 Mar 2019 10:40:00 +0200 515499 1553765018 1553762400 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Exciting DRDGold expertise deserves international prominence – Froneman https://www.miningweekly.com/article/exciting-drdgold-expertise-deserves-international-prominence-froneman-2019-03-27 Martin Creamer JOBURG INDABA Wed, 27 Mar 2019 16:19:00 +0200 515449 1553757706 1553696340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000789748_resized_nealfronemanbernardswanepoel.jpg Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman with Joburg Indaba chairperson Bernard Swanepoel 511 287 South32’s Mozal pledges $250 000 to aid Cyclone Idai recovery efforts https://www.miningweekly.com/article/south32s-mozal-pledges-250-000-to-aid-cyclone-idai-recovery-efforts-2019-03-22 Tasneem Bulbulia ALUMINIUM Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:48:00 +0200 514976 1553252469 1553251680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Gold surface tailings re-treater increases environmental spend https://www.miningweekly.com/article/gold-surface-tailings-retreater-increases-environmental-spend-2019-03-22 Thabi Madiba Health & Safety Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513761 1552893825 1553205600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000786082_resized_tailingandwastemanagementdrdgoldtailings11181022.jpg HARD AT WORK DRDGOLD reclaims and retreats gold mining waste – mine dumps – of previous miners 511 287 EIA recommendations essential for new mining projects https://www.miningweekly.com/article/eia-recommendations-essential-for-new-mining-projects-2019-03-22 Thabi Madiba Health & Safety Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513631 1552893824 1553205600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000785841_resized_environmentalprotectionminingbloomberg281207jpg1022.jpg ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Mining has a large environmental impact that affects not only the health and wellbeing of mining communities 511 287 Recovery process aiding cyanide detox https://www.miningweekly.com/article/recovery-process-aiding-cyanide-detox-2019-03-22 Thabi Madiba Health & Safety Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513765 1552893825 1553205600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 Quicker manufacturing of rope attachments provides competitive edge https://www.miningweekly.com/article/quicker-manufacturing-of-rope-attachments-provides-competitive-edge-2019-03-05 Cameron Mackay Health & Safety Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513327 1552473127 1553205600 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000785127_resized_beckerropeattachments0320191022.jpg SAFETY FIRST Rope attachments are used in several vertical shafts where they provide a safe method of terminating the winding rope 511 287 Two killed in accident at Glencore's Zambian mine https://www.miningweekly.com/article/two-killed-in-accident-at-glencores-zambian-mine-2019-03-19 Reuters MINE SAFETY Tue, 19 Mar 2019 16:55:00 +0200 514740 1553007387 1553007300 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Detection system lowers maintenance costs https://www.miningweekly.com/article/detection-system-lowers-maintenance-costs-2019-02-27 Halima Frost Health & Safety Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512737 1552313834 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000783812_resized_coalmonitechsidewall03191022.jpg COALFACE VALUE Keeping damages and costs down at the coalface is more achievable with the sidewall detection system 511 287 Aury Africa to add value to heavy minerals sector https://www.miningweekly.com/article/aury-africa-to-add-value-to-heavy-minerals-sector-2019-02-27 Cameron Mackay Health & Safety Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512777 1552313836 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000783937_resized_auryafricarfidinspectionsolution0220191022.jpg VALUE ADDING SERVICES Aury Africa can service the local and broader African heavy minerals sector with high quality services 511 287 Global alliance looks to tackle tailings challenges https://www.miningweekly.com/article/global-alliance-looks-to-tackle-tailings-challenges-2019-03-15 Nadine James MINING & THE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513675 1552313839 1552600800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000785886_resized_devastationleftinthewakeofatailingsdamburstownedbyvaleandbhpbillitoninmarianabrazil0515reuters1022.jpg TAILINGS DEVASTATION Brazilian miner Vale has had two tailings disasters in four years, at the Mariana dam in 2015 and the Brumadinho dam in 2019 511 287 Coal will continue to be key resource for decades https://www.miningweekly.com/article/coal-will-continue-to-be-a-key-resource-for-decades-2019-03-15 Halima Frost Health & Safety Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513071 1552639511 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Merafe declares record dividend on lower profit, higher output https://www.miningweekly.com/article/merafe-reports-lower-profit-on-higher-output-declares-record-dividend-2019-03-11 Martin Creamer CHROME AND FERROCHROME Mon, 11 Mar 2019 11:49:00 +0200 513878 1552315814 1552297740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000786303_resized_zanelematlalaonlinepictops.jpeg Merafe CEO Zanele Matlala 511 287 Engineering company to offer mobile service for valves from September https://www.miningweekly.com/article/engineering-company-to-offer-mobile-service-for-valves-from-september-2019-02-20 Cameron Mackay Health & Safety Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512135 1551953890 1551996000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000782484_resized_brimissafetyvalvestestunit0220191022.jpg MOBILE VALVE REPAIR SERVICES Brimis plans to take its mobile valve-repair and testing services to the various refineries from September 511 287 WEBA Chute Systems founder inducted into International Mining’s 2018 Hall of Fame https://www.miningweekly.com/article/weba-chute-systems-founder-inducted-into-international-minings-2018-hall-of-fame-2019-03-08 Nadine James MATERIALS HANDLING Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512957 1552144185 1551996000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Cosatu slams Mantashe, echoes calls to amend mine health and safety act https://www.miningweekly.com/article/cosatu-slams-mantashe-echoes-calls-to-amend-mine-health-and-safety-act-2019-03-06 News24Wire Health & Safety Wed, 06 Mar 2019 14:57:00 +0200 513483 1551882465 1551877020 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000785401_resized_gwedemantashe270920181022.jpg Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe 511 287 Govt support for platinum strategy encouraging – RBPlat https://www.miningweekly.com/article/govt-support-for-platinum-strategy-encouraging-rbplat-2019-03-06 Martin Creamer PLATINUM GROUP METALS Wed, 06 Mar 2019 12:02:00 +0200 513452 1551885533 1551866520 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000785360_resized_platinumoperations011022.jpg South Africa's platinum group metals mines 511 287