dromex

From arc safety to value, Dromex believes in showing true colours

At Dromex believes that all employees are entitled to maximum protection and that employers should never compromise on quality of protective products.
Manganese

Manganese mine gets the all clear following Section 54 stoppage

ASX-listed Jupiter Mines has received the all clear to restart mining operations at its Tshipi Borwa manganese mine in South Africa’s Kalahari manganese field.
technology

Communication technology critical for mining underground

Parallel Wireless believes LTE technology should be considered a front runner in addressing safety, efficiency and productivity in underground mining.
safety

SEMAFO ups its security protocol following two armed incidents

TSX-listed gold miner SEMAFO has increased its security measures at both its Boungou and Mana mines in Burkina Faso following two armed incidents last week.
SEMAFO

SEMAFO faces another armed incident in Burkina Faso

SEMAFO has faced another armed incident near its operations in Burkina Faso – the second incident suffered by the mining company this month.
safety

Mining unions submit recommendation to Parliament on improving health and safety

South Africa’s four mining unions have submitted recommendations to Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources on health and safety challenges facing the mining industry.
Lonmin

Lonmin: rock drill operators now earn R15 770 to R17 950

Rock drillers at Lonmin now earn cash package of R15, 770 and R17, 950 including medical aid. In 2016, Lonmin signed a three-year wage deal with AMCU.
Harmony Gold

Tragedy strikes at new gold mine in Burkina Faso

TSX-listed gold miner SEMAFO has reported that an armed incident occurred between the town of Fada and the Boungou mine site in the Est region of Burkina Faso which resulted in the death of five gendarmes and one sub-contractor employee.
dmr

The mining community is sick of waiting for DMR

Following another series of fatal incidents across underground mines sites what is South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources doing to create change?

Illegal mining: what are the rules of the game?

Illegal mining in South Africa’s gold sector has become one of its greatest challenges. It is a thriving, intelligent and almost self-sustaining industry.

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