Acid mine drainage

Acid mine drainage: a long-term solution lies in waiting

The delivery of three acid mine drainage treatment plants across the Witwatersrand are preventing millions of litres of toxic water from decanting.
Ramaphosa

Minerals Council responds to challenges from President Ramaphosa – Part 3

In his address at Mining Indaba in South Africa, President Ramaphosa challenged the mining industry to take steps to implement “10 value-adding principles”.
south africa

Effective leadership in mining more important now than ever

The mining sector remains a critical part of the economy in South Africa contributing, in 2017, 7% to GDP, 27% to total exports and 19% to fixed investment.
sustainability

Kongiwe Environmental now 100% staff owned

Kongiwe Environmental, a consulting firm providing contemporary environmental solutions, is now 100% staff owned and is still also Level 2 BBBEE compliant.
Harmony

Gender and human rights essential for responsible mining says research organisation

The Responsible Mining Foundation has published its new framework and notes that gender and human rights are two “cross cutting issues”.
video

Open pit dewatering for the 21st century

Carl-Hamm Pipes, Pumps and Solutions is taking the concept of open pit dewatering to a new level and is removing traditional barriers and constraints.
de beers

De Beers Group: pioneering elephant translocation

De Beers Group has announced the second translocation of elephants from its Venetia Limpopo Nature Reserve (VLNR) in South Africa to Mozambique.
water Council for Geosciences

Council for Geoscience researches water in depth

Mining plays an important role in the country’s economy - it is also a consumer and polluter of water resources and at times rendering them unfit.
minerals council

Minerals Council responds to challenges from President Ramaphosa – Part 1

In his address at Mining Indaba, President Ramaphosa challenged the mining industry to take steps to implement what he called “10 value-adding principles”.
water

Tailings facilities: There is scope for more water savings

While South African mines have filtered tailings for years, this water-saving practice has usually been limited to certain aspects of the material stream.

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