Resources Watch

2nd September 2020

Resources Watch

Welcome to Creamer Media’s Resources Watch, a weekly video round-up of the events and people making and shaping the news in the mining industry.


This week:

Third of Master Drilling’s labour force let go

Master Drilling aligning with opencast mines going underground in changing world

And, Sibanye prides itself in having the 'rock star' metals of the moment


The Covid-19 crisis resulted in drilling company Master Drilling having to let go a third of its labour force in the world.

Master Drilling CEO Danie Pretorius:


Master Drilling, which is active in 23 countries, is aligning itself with the transitioning global requirement of opencast mines going underground.

Master Drilling technology director Koos Jordaan:

Sibanye-Stillwater has highlighted its exposure to what are being referenced across mining jurisdictions as the ‘rock star’ commodities of the moment, in a Covid-19 and climate-struck world.

Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman:


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