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Construction materials miners ready to assist in rebuilding flood-hit KZN infrastructure

By: Donna Slater     24th May 2022 Aspasa, formerly known as the Aggregate and Sand Producers Association of South Africa, reports that miners of building material commodities are standing ready to assist the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government and construction firms to repair roads and essential infrastructure that was damaged in... 

Gold Fields confirms enviro compliance work under way at Salares Norte following fox deaths

By: Marleny Arnoldi     20th May 2022 JSE- and NYSE-listed Gold Fields has confirmed that the death of three foxes occurred at its Salares Norte gold/copper project, in Chile. The country’s environmental regulator has since issued some compliance orders to be adhered to.  

JSE enters new era as it builds seamless digital marketplace 

By: Natasha Odendaal     20th May 2022 The JSE is entering a new era as it leverages its wholly owned venture JSE Private Placements (JPP) to build a future-fit capital market delivering a seamless digital marketplace that matches private debt and equity issuers with investors. The JSE, which has been working on the development of the... 

Are you planning on implementing a Drone program, but struggle to justify the cost of obtaining and maintaining an ROC?

19th May 2022 Drones Added-Value in Mining The tremendous value that drones add to mining operations cannot be disputed. Some of the most common added-value propositions are: 

Mining drives WA budget

By: Esmarie Iannucci     12th May 2022 A strong resources sector, which has continued to operate through much of the Covid-19 pandemic, along with higher commodity prices has assisted in Western Australia in reporting an expected operating surplus of A$5.7-billion for 2021-22. Premier Mark McGowan on Thursday pointed out that the... 

Impact Catalyst leverages collaboration, opportunities to achieve ‘impact beyond scale’ 

By: Simone Liedtke     10th May 2022 The initiatives of the Impact Catalyst will leverage collaboration and pursue opportunities across sectors to achieve impact beyond the scale of individual participants, says CEO Charl Harding, who adds that the Impact Catalyst is a driver of change and large-scale socio-economic development... 

Bind-X is improving innovation, profitability and sustainability in mining

9th May 2022 Dust in open pit mines causes health and safety problems, environmental penalties, and loss of production. The problem gains importance as governments enforce increasingly strict regulations. Current methods, such as spraying water or using chemicals (e.g. salts, synthetic polymers, bitumen) are... 

Gangs stealing cables miles underground torment South African platinum mines

By: Bloomberg     9th May 2022 South African miners are battling a growing threat miles underground in the world’s deepest platinum shafts: Gangs stealing copper cables and disrupting operations. Enticed by high copper prices, thieves are sneaking in, descending deep underground and setting up camp among vast networks of... 

Proactive measures ensure targets are reached

By: Nadine Ramdass     6th May 2022 Coal mining company Canyon Coal ensures that its Khanye Colliery, in Bronkhorstspruit, Gauteng, follows a proactive approach to managing and mitigating the impacts of potential challenges. Implementing precautionary measures has enabled the colliery to continuously mine and process 200 000 t a... 

Pylon legs at N2 Msikaba Bridge project hydraulically jacked apart

By: Irma Venter     6th May 2022 The Msikaba Bridge project notched up an engineering milestone this month, when the south pylon legs were hydraulically jacked apart. The 580-m-long, stay cable bridge – which will span the 198-m-deep Msikaba Gorge – is located near Lusikisiki, in the Eastern Cape, and forms part of the South... 

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