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Zambia digs for at least 25 miners buried in openpit mudslide
4th December 2023 By: Reuters

Rescue workers in Zambia were still searching on Monday for at least 25 informal miners buried alive three days ago by a mudslide at an openpit copper mine, Mines Minister Paul Kabuswe said. The... 


MMC in Mpumalanga.
Mpumalanga battery manganese aspirant hoping for IDC co-investment
4th December 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Canada-headquartered Giyani Metals, which operates in Botswana, has secured $16-million in financing from South Africa’s Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) to advance a battery-grade... 


Smart technology for mobile explosives units
1st December 2023

Mining explosives and blasting technology supplier BME is leveraging smart technology, artificial intelligence and machine learning as a key aspect of its automation efforts to enhance the... 


ENS executive consultant Willem le Roux
ENS seminar shares insights with legal community, health and safety practitioners
30th November 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Law firm ENS held a two-day mine and occupational health and safety seminar and webinar on November 21 and 22, during which it shared expert insight and legal knowledge of mine and general... 


Impala Rustenburg 11 Shaft
Impala Rustenburg 11 Shaft, 11C Shaft to remain closed while investigations continue
29th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Platinum group metals miner Impala Platinum (Implats) has confirmed that operations at Impala Rustenburg's 11 Shaft and 11C Shaft will remain closed until all internal processes have been... 


Jupiter MD Brad Rogers with the beneficiated manganese product.
Manganese positioning South Africa for entry into huge new energy markets
28th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Manganese mining company Jupiter Mines has produced a 99.9% pure sample of high purity manganese sulphate monohvdrate (HPMSM) using the Northern Cape’s manganese ore and bringing into service an... 


First Quantum says two contractors died in Zambia
27th November 2023 By: Reuters

Canada's First Quantum Minerals said on Monday two people died at its Zambian operations last week. The miner said a worker from its contracting partner, Reliant Drilling, died at First Quantum's... 


Gold Fields interim CEO Martin Preece.
Gold Fields takes big new Scope 3 decarbonisation step
27th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The global transition to net zero emissions by 2050 requires significant deployment of clean energy technologies and increased material production and infrastructure. This is top of mind within the... 


An image depicting Justin Walls
Tailings dams, climate change relevance highlighted
24th November 2023

As the global mining industry works towards meeting stringent new tailings dam standards, international independent consultancy SRK Consulting, through a presentation given earlier this year to the... 


An image depicting a man working on a project
Tailings monitoring tech making headway in African mining
24th November 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Geotechnical instrumentation supplier, installer and monitoring company Terra Monitoring – a subsidiary of geotechnical services group GeoGroup – is installing a ShapeArray electronic monitoring... 


An image depicting Stewart Chaperon
Smart monitoring solutions offered for tailings dams
24th November 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Demand for smart monitoring solutions in tailings storage facilities (TSFs) and waste management infrastructure has increased, following governing bodies’ introducing new standards to mitigate TSF... 


A sign promoting mine safety
41 mining fatalities recorded so far in 2023
23rd November 2023 By: Darren Parker

There have been 41 fatalities in the South African mining industry to date this year, Mine Health and Safety Council mining relations programme manager Brian Ncube said at the Mining Qualifications... 


ARM founder and executive chairperson Dr Patrice Motsepe and Wits ARM Building.
African Rainbow Minerals provides R20-million for Wits University research
23rd November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining company African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) is supporting postdoctoral research into water, energy and digitalisation at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg.... 


Mine dumps in South Africa
Mine closure lacks adequate social integration – research
22nd November 2023 By: Darren Parker

New research on mine closures in South Africa has shown that there remains a lack of integration of social development, which continues to pose a risk to long-term regional development beyond... 


Mogale Tailings Retreatment project operations manager Oriel Shikwambana at launch in July.
Progress at Pan African's gold tailings treatment project on West Rand
22nd November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Excellent progress has reportedly been made with the construction of the R2.5-billion gold tailings retreatment project, west of Johannesburg, on Gauteng’s West Rand. The continued momentum of the... 


Many are coming to understand green hydrogen as the champagne of the energy transition.
Green knowledge-exchange tender out to boost hydrogen acceleration in South Africa
20th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The implementation of study tours aimed at boosting the acceleration of green hydrogen development in South Africa forms the core of a tender which closes on December 8. Mining Weekly can report... 


SAPS personnel on duty
Cabinet approves R2.1bn to fight illegal mining, organised crime
20th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Cabinet has approved the allocation of R2.1-billion in the criminal asset recovery account to provide aid in the fight against illegal mining and other organised crimes in South Africa. “Illicit... 


Hydrox Holdings CEO Corrie de Jager.
Green hydrogen produced on site can help Africa’s people, says Hydrox
17th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Green hydrogen produced on site can play a huge role in solving the energy crisis as it eliminates the challenges associated with establishing electrical distribution networks over vast distances,... 


EMERGENCY DRILL
The swift and effective response of emergency services is critical to safeguarding communities
Miner ups community investment
17th November 2023

As part of its several corporate social investment (CSI) initiatives, iron-ore major Kumba Iron Ore's Sishen mine, in South Africa’s Northern Cape province, celebrated Arbor Month by initiating a... 


Illustration of green hydrogen pilot plant.
Germany funding green hydrogen pilot plant in Namibia
16th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

A green hydrogen pilot plant and refuelling station, to gain scientific insights into the upscaling green hydrogen technologies and to ensure a high safety level for the hydrogen economy, is to be... 


Underground mining at South Deep gold mine.
Gold Fields prioritising worker mental health, implementing remedial recommendations
16th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

In addition to physical safety, gold mining company Gold Fields said on Thursday that it is prioritising the mental health and wellbeing of its employees, following an independent workplace culture... 


Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman.
Renewables now critical part of metal mining thinking, says Sibanye-Stillwater
14th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Renewables have become a critical part of metal mining thinking, the Sibanye-Stillwater Battery Metals Investor Day 2023 audience heard on Tuesday. “If you look at electricity, renewables are... 


With the new ruthenium-iridium material class an activity boost is achieved combined with stability.
Green hydrogen given huge boost as Heraeus, Sibanye attain iridium-thrifting breakthrough
14th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Green hydrogen generation received a major boost on Tuesday with the introduction of a far-reaching iridium-thrifting breakthrough by Germany’s Heraeus Precious Metals in collaboration with South... 


Ramaphosa says whistleblowers in communities are key to ending illegal mining
13th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Following a detailed briefing on the State’s illegal mining intervention efforts by the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Ministerial Cluster last week, President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken up... 


Harmony's Mponeng gold mine.
High-flying Harmony Gold reports whopping 278% free cash rise
13th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Higher free cash flow, higher recovered grades, higher production and higher received gold price have been reported by Harmony Gold in its operational update for the three months ended September... 


mineworker wearing a NUM t shirt
NUM to protest mine deaths despite year-on-year decline
10th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) will embark on a protest march this coming weekend as part of a rolling programme of mass action directed at diversified miner Sibanye-Stillwater and gold... 


Processing plant at AngloGold's Geita operation in Tanzania.
AngloGold advancing decarbonisation in Tanzania, has begun renewables project in Australia
10th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti is advancing decarbonisation projects at the Geita mine in Tanzania, has commenced renewable energy project works at the Tropicana mine in Australia, and a big... 


AN image depicting Dr Tshepo Sedibe
Partnership to catalyse health and safety
10th November 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

In recognition of the importance of health and safety, diamond miner De Beers Group and investment holding company AfroCentric collaborated with the South African Business Coalition on Health and... 


An image of workers on site at an oil rig
Health, safety measures boost productivity
10th November 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

In the oil and gas sector, prioritising the health and safety of workers is crucial, particularly considering that operating in onshore and offshore environments presents unique health challenges... 


An image of Jet Demolition workers sealing and capping a redundant mineshaft
Closing redundant shafts mitigates illegal mining
10th November 2023 By: Trent Roebeck

Amid the ongoing threat and prevalence of illegal miners, sealing legacy mine shafts and access points is becoming increasingly necessary to prevent illegal access and to ensure the safety of... 


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