Awards section: Excellence in Safety

VIS is a Level 9 system that takes control of a machine in certain situations if the operator does not react appropriately to a CAS warning.

Awards section: Excellence in PGMs

The Merensky Operation at Booysendal Platinum is the second main producer of the PGM Group of metals and is situated a north west of the main UG2 shaft.

Another gas explosion at Gloria coal mine possible

Seven bodies have been retrieved from the Gupta-owned Gloria coal mine in Mpumalanga following a gas explosion at the mine earlier this month.
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New measures bring order to strikes in South Africa

A new code of good practice governing various aspects of strike action came into effect on 1 January 2019 for eliminating violent and damaging strikes.

Gas cleaning reduces environmental footprints and carbon emissions

Process equipment solutions provider MIP Process Technologies (MIP) is looking to double its business in the next two years.

NEMLA IV: Potential ground-breaking changes for mine closures

The implementation of changes proposed by the NEMLA Bill will pave the way for a ground-breaking new specialist rehabilitation industry to emerge.

Technology needs to be a business value

Implementing digital technologies such as automation in the mining industry is rapidly changing from a ‘nice to have’ to a ‘must have’.

Today marks three years since the Lily Mine tragedy

Today, the 5th of February 2019, the South African Department of Mineral Resources commemorates the incident which took place at Lily Mine in Mpumalanga.

More than 100 perish in Brumadinho with hundreds more missing

The 2015 collapse of the Bento Rodrigues iron ore dam was a disaster. The Brumadinho dam collapse has now surpassed the previous level of destruction.

Mintek: researching new technology

State-owned minerals processing researcher Mintek continues to remains at the forefront of technology research for implementation in the mining industry.

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