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Challenges facing South Africa’s Transport and Logistics sectors

4th October 2022 Creamer Media, in partnership with the Railway Safety Regulator, will be hosting a webinar on the challenges facing South Africa’s Transport and Logistics sectors on Wednesday, 26 October at 14:00. 

'Majority of illegal miners can't be classified as small fish’ - Mantashe

By: News24Wire      3rd October 2022 Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe says that most illegal miners cannot be classified as "small fish". This is because the so-called zama zamas violated the country's laws – starting with being in the country illegally. According to Mantashe, his department has finalised the... 

Liontown marks another milestone at Kathleen Valley

By: Esmarie Iannucci     3rd October 2022 The Western Australian government’s Department of Mines, Industry, Regulation and Safety has approved lithium developer Liontown’s mining proposal and mine closure plan for a four-million tonne a year Kathleen Valley operations. "The receipt of approval for our mining proposal along with the... 

WA Kaolin completes commissioning

By: Esmarie Iannucci     3rd October 2022 Junior WA Kaolin has completed commissioning of the processing plant at its Wickepin project, in Western Australia, and has started ore processing. The ASX-listed company on Monday said that it was already approach nameplate capacity of 25 t/h of high purity kaolin, and has completed the first... 

Petrofac takes over at Northern Endeavour

By: Esmarie Iannucci     3rd October 2022 The federal government on Monday said that the decommissioning of the Northern Endeavour floating production storage and offtake facility has reached a significant milestone with contractor Petrofac Facilities Management Limited taking operational control of the facility. Petrofac was earlier... 

Operations at Neves-Corvo suspended after fatality

By: Creamer Media Reporter      3rd October 2022 Base metals miner Lundin Mining has temporarily suspended operations at the Neves-Corvo mine, in Portugal, following a fatality late in the evening on Friday. In what the company has described as an isolated incident underground, an employee of a materials handling contractor was fatally injured... 

LNG taxes to raise to A$13bn in 2022-23 - Appea

By: Esmarie Iannucci     3rd October 2022 Preliminary forecasts by the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (Appea) has found that liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporters would pay an extra A$9-billion to federal and state governments as tax and royalties. Appea on Monday revealed that the gas export sector is... 

Global Tailings Summit in January will seek to address global tailings safety 

By: Darren Parker     30th September 2022 Following the September 11 collapse of the Jagersfontein tailings dam, in the Free State, in South Africa, mining company CEOs, government Ministers from major mining nations and other key stakeholders have been invited by institutional investors to a Global Tailings Summit to be held in London,... 

Drone tech deployed for working at heights

By: Sabrina Jardim     30th September 2022 A global initiative to get machines to drive inspections in dangerous spaces has resulted in the introduction of drone technology for working-at-height projects. “Drones reduce the amount of human exposure in dangerous environments, which drives efficiency and, in turn, drives down costs.... 

VR technology to improve training initiatives

By: Sabrina Jardim     30th September 2022 With potential health and safety risks facing those working at height, training solutions provider KBC Health & Safety will introduce a virtual reality (VR) component for its training programmes to ensure greater safety measures when working at height. The VR technology can measure the... 

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