NUM

NUM to protest against Eskom’s “dirty deeds”

The National Union of Mineworkers is gearing itself up for an inter-sectorial march against IPPs, retrenchments and the privatisation of Eskom.
Rehabilitation

Innovative financial provisioning for rehabilitation requirements

The South African mining industry awaits finalisation of government’s regulatory requirements relating to the rehabilitation of land disturbed by mining.
coal

South Africa’s coal sector headed for major job losses

South Africa’s coal sector may be facing considerable job losses as the country’s latest energy plan looks to cleaner power generation options.
blockchain

Blockchain re-invents standard processes in the mining industry

The world has been transformed by new technologies such as the internet and the blockchain, mining continues to do business slower and more expensively.
pollution

Air pollution: The top 10 saints and sinners

Ambient air pollution accounts for an estimated 4.2 million deaths per year due to stroke, heart disease, lung cancer and chronic respiratory diseases.
srk

South African consultants share insights with China

A Chinese mining sector delegation has gained insight from SRK Consulting (SA), that focus on a range of factors affecting mineral resource and mineral reserve reporting and valuation.
de beers

Biodiversity: a key sustainability focus for De Beers Group

As an early adopter of global environmental standards, diamond giant De Beers Group has long been raising the bar in sustainable mining practices.
Greenpeace Africa

Mpumalanga identified as global air pollution hotspot

Satellite data gathered and analysed by Greenpeace Africa from 1 June to 31 August 2018 has revealed South Africa’s Mpumalanga province as the world’s largest nitrogen dioxide air pollution hotspot.
Anglo American

InstaMine brings workings of a modern mine to life

Anglo American has brought the inner workings of a modern mine to life in a first-ever 132-photograph curation on Instagram called INSTAMINE.
community

Community approval critical for mining projects

Failure to obtain approval by a community can prove to be costly for miners. However, being connected to the project they are more likely to support it.

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