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OMH fined for 2019 fatality
11th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed OM Holding’s subsidiary, OM Manganese, has been fined A$487 500 for a 2019 fatality at its Bootu Creek manganese mine, in the Northern Territory. A wall failure at the Tourag pit... 


From left to right Harry Dempsey, Douglas Johnson-Poensgen, Kunal Sinha, Louise Assem, and Trond Olaf Christophersen.
Essential integration of mining with circular economy highlighted at FT Mining Summit
9th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Circularity is already practised at many mine sites, which use circular principles to reduce waste and conserve water. But to achieve full circularity for products – from production to consumption... 


ENS Africa mine and occupational health and safety practice head Pieter Colyn
TMM anti-collision system regulations may have implications for mining equipment OEMs
9th October 2023 By: Schalk Burger

New sub-regulations added in December 2022 under the Mine Health and Safety Regulations, which are binding on the industry, require that an employer at a mine provide anti-collision systems or... 


FoG incident claims a life at Harmony's Tshepong North mine
6th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Gold miner Harmony Gold Mining Company says an employee has died in a gravity-related fall-of-ground incident at its Tshepong North mine, in the Free State, on October 6.  “We wish to extend our... 


Joburg Indaba panel from left Bernard Swanepoel, Otsile Matlou, Errol Smart, Mosa Mabuza and Mzila Mthenjane.
Approving outstanding permits could shift economy in 12-18 months, says Mzila Mthenjane
6th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

If the 5 066 outstanding mining and exploration permits were approved, South Africa could begin to see a shift in the economy within 12 to 18 months, new Minerals Council South Africa CEO Mzila... 


Nicky Oppenheimer.
Conservation: if business-as-usual continues, world’s doomed – Oppenheimer conference hears
4th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

World-renowned conservationist Jane Goodall reminded hundreds of scientists present at the 12th Oppenheimer Research Conference in Midrand that if the world carries on with a business-as-usual... 


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Remote miners urged to collaborate on cybersecurity
3rd October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mining companies operating in remote geographic locations have been urged to collaborate on threat intelligence in order to mitigate cyber risk. Cybersecurity software company ESET’s chief... 


Zimbabwe searches for mine survivors as relatives lose hope
2nd October 2023 By: Reuters

Zimbabwean authorities were still searching on Monday for survivors trapped underground when a disused gold mine collapsed last week, as some relatives started to lose hope their loved ones could... 


The above image depicts the Immersive Technologies PRO4-B transportable simulator platform in use
Simulators drive safety at diamond mine
29th September 2023 By: Lynne Davies

To improve new-employee integration and ensure that existing employees are continually upskilled, mining equipment simulator provider Immersive Technologies has supplied multiple high-fidelity,... 


Hummingbird agrees financing package with Coris Bank for $55m
28th September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Gold producer Hummingbird Resources has agreed to refinance a portion of its existing financing partner Coris Bank International's group loan facilities and has secured additional funding as... 


Manganese Metal Co Market Development Executive Madelein Todd.
South Africa’s manganese mastery putting country in pole position for green transition
27th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Close to half a century of local manganese mastery by Manganese Metal Co of Mpumalanga is placing South Africa – a manganese mining and refining country – in pole position, amid a flurry of global... 


Bell Equipment CEO Leon Goosen.
Bell placing strong new emphasis on underground mining equipment advance
22nd September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

With a legacy spanning decades and a reputation for pioneering advancements, South Africa’s Bell Equipment is now placing strong new emphasis on advancing underground mining equipment. Currently a... 


Two Rivers platinum mining operation.
Clean energy on way to platinum mines from R2.5bn solar project in North West
19th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum mines operated by Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed diversified mining company African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) will be on the receiving end of clean power from a R2.5-billion solar plant... 


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Minerals Council, NUM mourn death of 18 M&R employees killed in bus crash
18th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The Minerals Council South Africa and trade union the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) are mourning the death of those killed in an accident between a bus and a truck, near diamond miner De... 


At least 20 dead after Limpopo diamond mine bus collides with truck, burts into flames
18th September 2023 By: News24Wire

At least 20 people died when a bus burst into flames after colliding with a truck head-on in Limpopo on Sunday afternoon.The accident occurred on the R572, and the bus is understood to have been... 


Post failure satellite image of the Jagersfontein dam_Source Google Earth Pro
DWS outlines response progress on Jagersfontein tailings dam collapse investigation
13th September 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has concluded the processes to finalise evidence gathering and collect scientific and engineering information in the wake of the collapse of the... 


Manganese Metal Company Chairperson Bernard Swanepoel.
Manganese beneficiator wheeling hydropower as it targets entry into battery market
11th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The world’s producer of the purest manganese metal is becoming greener and cleaner as it repositions for market acceptance in the battery electric vehicle (BEV) market, where it sees phenomenal... 


Packaged manganese destined for export
‘South African industrial jewel’ repositions as manganese becomes key battery material
8th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

For nearly 50 years Manganese Metal Company (MMC) has been buying high-grade manganese fines material from Hotazel in South Africa’s Northern Cape and turning it into a beneficiated manganese... 


Former ARM CEO Mike Schmidt, in new executive of growth and strategic development role.
ARM achieves 4% ‘tip of iceberg’ decarbonisation target with much more to come
7th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

In the 12 months to June 30, diversified mining company African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) achieved the 4% carbon reduction target that executive chairperson Dr Patrice Motsepe set for the Johannesburg... 


Two employees die in fall-of-ground incident at Harmony's Kusasalethu mine
6th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Two employees died in a fall-of-ground incident, caused by a seismic event, at Harmony Gold's Kusasalethu mine, in Carletonville, on September 5. “We are deeply saddened by the loss of our... 


African Rainbow Minerals Executive Chairperson Dr Patrice Motsepe.
ARM declares final dividend in financial year of R6.6bn dividend payout
4th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining company African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) has declared a R2.6-billion final dividend in a financial year of R6.6-billion worth of dividends being allocated to its shareholders. Net... 


Resources Watch
Resources Watch
30th August 2023

This week: Government, Saps’ involvement crucial for MPRDA enforcement; it’s responsible to invest in South Africa, says DRDGold as it approves R3.5bn capex; and, Coal miner opening nursery to... 


Gold Fields interim CEO Martin Preece
Gold Fields commits to improving workplace culture as review uncovers ‘deeply concerning’ findings
30th August 2023 By: Chanel de Bruyn

The world’s seventh-largest gold miner by production, Gold Fields, says it is committed to eliminating inappropriate and harmful behaviour in the workplace after an independent review confirmed... 


At least 13 killed in attack at Congo gold quarry
29th August 2023 By: Reuters

Unidentified militiamen killed at least 13 people in an overnight attack on a gold quarry in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, an army spokesperson and a civil society leader said. The attack... 


Chile launches probe into deadly mining accidents at Anglo American, Minera ACF
28th August 2023 By: Reuters

Chile's government has sent officials to investigate accidents at two mines in the South American country's metropolitan and Tarapaca regions that killed three workers, it said on Sunday. Newly... 


Tshiamiso Trust collaboration helps reduce pipeline of deferred, incomplete claims 
25th August 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Compensation fund Tshiamiso Trust CEO Dr Munyadziwa Kwinda has noted that collaboration with the Medical Bureau for Occupational Diseases (MBOD), mining consultancy TEBA and the departments of Home... 


Northam CEO Paul Dunne.
Northam pays R2.4bn dividend, highlights business risk ahead
25th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The current platinum group metals (PGMs) basket price puts 70% of the South African production base at a loss when taking into account replacement capital requirements on top of the working costs.... 


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ESG scorecard to enhance project planning, unlock opportunities
25th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Taking an improved approach towards environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles enables mining companies to anticipate and adapt to future sustainability-related challenges and... 


South32 CEO Graham Kerr.
Pathways being laid to secure lower carbon electricity supply for Hillside Aluminium
24th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

During the 12 months to June 30, diversified mining company South32 has progressed initiatives to support its target of halving operational greenhouse gas emissions by 2035. At Worsley Alumina in... 


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Government, Saps’ involvement crucial for MPRDA enforcement
23rd August 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

The intervention of the government and the South African Police Service (Saps) is crucial for enforcing the implementation of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA),... 


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