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Miners farewell McGowan
29th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Western Australian resources sector has paid tribute to Premier Mark McGowan, who on Monday announced his resignation. In a snap press conference on Monday, McGowan announced that he was... 

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Pre-employment tests limit risks
26th May 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

With substance abuse having been exacerbated during the Covid-19 pandemic, pre-employment drug and alcohol testing has become a greater necessity in the workplace, says substance abuse testing... 

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Expert safety, health and environmental advisers key to ensuring risk management, compliance
26th May 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

While South Africa’s legislative framework extensively covers various aspects of health and safety, companies could greatly benefit from expert safety, health and environmental (SHE) advisers to... 

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Expos to discuss safety, Industry 4.0
26th May 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

With 2023 marking 30 years of Securex South Africa and 13 years of A-OSH EXPO, this year’s events – to be held at the Gallagher Convention Centre from June 6 to 8 – will showcase various security... 

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Innovative pollution control enables cleaner, healthier environment
26th May 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

The furnace industry faces significant challenges in managing air pollution linked to furnace operations, considering that each stage of the furnace operation requires a unique approach to address... 

Saudi-developed solution could broaden access to sanitised water in Africa
26th May 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), in Saudi Arabia, is developing an energy efficient initiative that could assist hundreds of millions of people who lack access to clean,... 

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Action, not distraction
26th May 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Political and social turbulence has swirled fiercely ever since former Eskom CEO André de Ruyter appeared in that explosive television interview in February, and has intensified with the release of... 

Mining entrepreneur and SSC Group founder Fred Arendse
ESG risks in the mining sector
25th May 2023

The qualification and quantification of environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks and uncertainties across the mining lifecycle continue to gain more prominence and relevance in the business... 

Gold firms as uncertainty on US debt ceiling keeps investors on edge
Gold firms as uncertainty on US debt ceiling keeps investors on edge
25th May 2023 By: Reuters

Gold prices edged up on Thursday, as investors awaited developments in the drawn-out debt ceiling negotiations in Washington, with gains in bullion capped by the US dollar rising to an over... 

Micromine Unveils Powerful New Features in 2023.5 Release
25th May 2023

Micromine, next-generation technology for mining, is proud to reaffirm its dedication to innovation and industry leadership with the launch of Micromine 2023.5. The mid-year release, comprising new... 

The Booyco CXS solution providing a comprehensive and integrated response to Level 7, Level 8 and Level 9 safety levels – as defined by the Earth Moving Equipment Safety Round Table (EMESRT).
Evolution of PDS Deepens its safety impact on mines
25th May 2023

Proximity Detection Systems (PDS) started out as a valuable mechanism to warn operators and pedestrians of imminent danger, but today they play even more powerful health and safety roles. These... 

Rough and polished diamonds recovered by De Beers
De Beers says progress made on its four sustainability pillars
24th May 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Diamond mining multinational De Beers achieved advances across all four core sustainability pillars and all 12 goals, which included reductions in water use and energy intensity, innovations in... 

Tsodilo becomes a ResponsibleSteel member
24th May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Exploration company Tsodilo Resources has been accepted for membership in the ResponsibleSteel organisation – a global not-for-profit multistakeholder standard and certification initiative whose... 

De Beers on pace to deliver on ambitious 2030 sustainability goals and create enduring positive impact for people and the planet
24th May 2023

2022 sustainability report highlights milestones in climate ambition and ethical leadership of the diamond industry De Beers Group today provided an update on progress toward its 2030 ‘Building... 

Mkango appoints ESG specialist to its board
24th May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Aim- and TSX-V-listed Mkango Resources has appointed Philipa Varris to its board as nonexecutive director and chairperson of its sustainability committee. The company states that the appointment is... 

Former Wheaton director passes away
22nd May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Streaming company Wheaton Precious Metals has announced the passing of one of its founding board members, John Brough. He passed away last week owing to a health-related issue. 

EPA starts new investigation into Cadia dust
22nd May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The New South Wales Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) on Monday has launched a new investigation at gold miner Newcrest Mining’s Cadia operation, less than a year after fining the miner a... 

Lack of regulations hampers transition
19th May 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Industry body the South African Institute of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (SAIRAC) president Robert Fox stresses the need for government to implement regulations to compel local operators to... 

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Lifting, rigging solutions for wildlife
19th May 2023

Industrial equipment supplier BMG’s dedicated lifting and rigging division has been involved in important projects recently, including the lifting and moving of wildlife. “A challenging task for... 

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New accelerator programme gaining traction
19th May 2023 By: Halima Frost

Since its inception six months ago, the JSE Junior Mining Accelerator Programme, which is being co-headed by Minerals Council South Africa, has already seen two emerging exploration firms being... 

Social enterprise aims to equip 100 young people with water technology skills this year
19th May 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Social enterprise Kusini Water is accelerating its Water Champions programme to train unemployed youth and unlock economic opportunities in communities, as it works to provide water access across... 

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Astron Energy to leverage Development Fund to assist SMMEs in key sectors supply chain
18th May 2023

As economic recovery continues to ramp up post the Covid-19 pandemic, there is a huge push to drive the South African economy back to pre-pandemic productivity levels. Astron Energy forms a... 

Kumba provides waste management training to local organisations
17th May 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Iron-ore mining company Kumba Iron Ore’s Sishen mine has provided basic waste management training to local civil society organisations with a keen interest in environmental cleanliness. Organised... 

Kumba provides environmental training for community volunteers
17th May 2023

Protecting the health of the environment is a responsibility that we all share, which needs constant practise. Environmental protection is the practice of protecting the natural environment that is... 

Mine Social Labour Plans embrace community cadet training
17th May 2023

As mines continuously hone the skills development requirements of their Social Labour Plans, many are partnering with the Murray & Roberts Cementation Training Academy to begin preparing unemployed... 

Critical Metals progressing operational goals at DRC project
15th May 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Mining investment company Critical Metals has been progressing its operational goals at the company’s Molulu copper/cobalt asset, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), since announcing the... 

Robust HVAC systems for mining, earthmoving now on shorter lead times
12th May 2023

With a solid reputation for built-to-order heating, ventilation and cooling (HVAC) systems for mobile mining and earthmoving equipment, Booyco Engineering has now cut the lead time on these systems... 

Mine social labour plans embrace community cadet training
12th May 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Many mines, continuously honing the skills development requirements of their Social Labour Plans, are partnering with the Murray & Roberts Cementation Training Academy to prepare unemployed youth... 

An employee at the state-of-the-art simulator training centre at Venetia Mine
Venetia prioritises critical skills as first production pressure mounts
12th May 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

Critical skills are being prioritised at the Venetia training centre to ensure that diamond mining giant De Beers’ $2.2-billion Venetia Underground Project (VUP), in Limpopo, achieves first... 

Clinomix is part of a range of mineral products produced and marketed by Pratley
Local firm promotes natural solution
12th May 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

The farming industry is constantly evolving, and new technologies are emerging to help farmers increase productivity while ensuring the health and care of animals and crops. One such technology is... 

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Expo crossover to address all things safety
12th May 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

As more organisations and individuals realise the importance of addressing fire risks, there has been significant growth in the local fire market, making this year’s Firexpo – to be held at the... 

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Focused approach to water management
12th May 2023 By: Bonginkosi Tiwane

With climate change posing a serious and immediate risk to the quality and quantity of a mine’s water resource, a water stewardship programme can help a mine build resilience in relation to its... 

Vodacom South Africa, WWF recommit to finding tech solutions to preserve oceans
12th May 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Vodacom South Africa and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) South Africa has recommitted to its decade-long first-of-its-kind global partnership to leverage technology and education to protect... 

SFA (Oxford) CEO Henk de Hoop.
Will it be 100% battery electric vehicles by 2035, SFA (Oxford) event asks
11th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Will it be 100% battery electric vehicle (BEV) dominance by 2035? That was the question posed in the title of the SFA (Oxford)'s Battery Metals Lectures on May 11, when slides projected a 45% BEV... 

WA budget delivers another surplus
11th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Western Australian government on Thursday reported a budget surplus of A$3.3-billion in 2023-24, with a surplus position maintained over the next four years, supporting a record A$39-billion in... 

Dr Munyadziwa Kwinda has been appointed Tshiamiso Trust CEO with effect from June 1
Tshiamiso Trust appoints new CEO
9th May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Dr Munyadziwa Kwinda has been appointed CEO of the Tshiamiso Trust, which was established to give effect to the settlement agreement reached between six mining companies and claimant attorneys in... 

Sibanye-Stillwater's first-quarter results.
Sibanye pursuing rapid self-generation to improve energy supply
9th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals, green metals and gold producer Sibanye-Stillwater is pursuing self-generation projects that will improve the security of its energy supply in South Africa, the company said... 

Noah Greenhill, former senior marketing and business development GM of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
Something must be done to make exploration investment attractive – ex-JSE stalwart Noah Greenhill
8th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Beginning in the early 1970s, the Canadian government said guys, we're losing ground in exploration investment. We don't seem to be attracting any of that cash. Let's introduce something that... 

From left, Gold Fields CFO Paul Schmidt, interim CEO Martin Preece and EVP Kelly Carter.
Gauteng gold mine being blown away by wind’s potential as Reef electricity source
5th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Although Gauteng dwellers have tended to dismiss wind as a renewable energy provider from this region, some are now being blown away by the gusts that puff across our far-stretching gold reef. “I... 

Energy access in Africa a key topic at this year’s Enlit Africa
5th May 2023

The upcoming Enlit Africa conference and expo will address the challenges of access to energy in Africa. The conference will be held over three days on May 16 to 18. The keynote session on day... 

Zeolites are naturally occurring minerals that can absorb positively charged cations
Firm advances natural solution
5th May 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Local manufacturer Pratley is using its research and development capabilities to advance the use of its Vulture Creek Clino product, a natural zeolite called Clinoptilolite. Zeolites are naturally... 

Tech to transform safety, efficiency
5th May 2023

The mining industry is becoming an increasingly hi-tech sector that employs sensors, data science and information technology to drive safety and efficiency. Helping to drive this new trend is the... 

Born in Cape Town and now cleaning waterbodies worldwide – meet the WasteShark
5th May 2023 By: Irma Venter

It’s like a Roomba for water, and it has its roots in Cape Town. If you don’t know what a Roomba is, it is a robotic vacuum cleaner that hoovers your carpets and floors autonomously.  

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