FATALITIES

Union calls for prosecution of mine bosses for mineworker fatalities

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa has called for the prosecution of mine bosses for the high levels of fatalities in the mining sector.

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mining

Smarter mining with shared location intelligence

Depressed commodity prices, currency fluctuations and simultaneous increases in costs have led to leaner operations for many mining companies. 
Mining

People’s well-being improved in mining-dependent countries

The ICMM has released a new report that finds that the lives of people in countries whose economies are dependent on mining have, on average, improved faster than those of people in other countries over the past 20 years.
legislation

Mining sector should take note of environmental legislation developments

In order to keep up with the moving target of environmental legislation, the South African mining industry needs to keep their pencils sharp.
Zinc

Commissioning underway at Gamsberg

Vedanta Zinc International, a subsidiary of London-listed Vedanta Resources, has begun commissioning activities at its Northern Cape-based Gamsberg project, one of the largest Greenfields mining projects in Africa.
anglo

Mobility becomes mainstream at Anglo American’s Zibulo colliery

The advent of the digital era means that people are empowered to perform what were previously regarded as ‘desk duties’ anytime, anywhere. In a first for Anglo American South Africa, its Zibulo colliery introduced outbye Wi-Fi infrastructure and smartphones to revolutionise communication underground. 
Kumba

Drone technology boosts safety for Kumba

In a first for the local mining industry, Anglo American subsidiary Kumba Iron Ore is now licensed to fly its own remotely piloted drones.
South africa

Addressing the harsh reality of a bitter past in South Africa

Abrahams Kiewitz Inc. and Richard Spoor Attorneys reached a historic class action settlement with the Occupational Lung Disease (OLD) Working Group representing African Rainbow Minerals, Anglo American SA, AngloGold Ashanti, Gold Fields, Harmony Gold, Sibanye-Stillwater and Pan African Resources.
Sibanye

Sibanye-Stillwater’s Froneman appalled and traumatised by fatalities

Sibanye-Stillwater has revised its gold production guidance for its gold operations – estimating that it will be about 6% lower than forecast as a result of operational disruptions following various fatalities.

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