icmm

ICMM to create international standards for tailings dams

The ICMM will establish an independent panel of experts to develop an international standard for tailings facilities for its member companies.
Innovation

Breaking boundaries in rock-drill innovation

The isidingoDRILL Design Challenge is an open-innovation challenge driven by mining research and development hub, the Mandela Mining Precinct.
Safety fatalities

Fatalities: Can we stop the safety regression in 2019?

Until 2016 and prior, it seemed like the collective goal of the industry achieving its Zero Harm target was well on track.
land

Mantashe releases safety statistics

Mineral Resources Minister, Gwede Mantashe has released statistics on the health and safety performance of the South African mining industry for the...
ael

AEL: Intelligent blasting at the forefront of Smart Mining

AEL Mining Services, a member of the JSE-listed AECI Group in South Africa, has announced its official rebrand to AEL Intelligent Blasting.
strike

AMCU to strike at Lonmin mines

Lonmin has received written notice of a secondary strike action from AMCU to take place at its operations.
Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea joins Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative

Equatorial Guinea has made a significant move toward joining the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI).
Safety

Sibanye-Stillwater continues excellent safety record

Sibanye-Stillwater has made a complete safety turnaround from 2018. The Group achieved 6.5 million fatality free shifts on 14 February 2019.
artisanal

Artisanal and small-scale mining – to regulate or not?

Should the artisanal and small-scale mining industry that is estimated to be the main source of income to 40.5 million people globally be regulated or not?
Sandvik

Digital technology: automation at the forefront

Digital mining technology and automation are driving the African mining industry towards efficiency to optimise production within deep and narrow reefs.

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