Illegal miners cause ground instability

The DMR has initiated a ground stability study to be undertaken in the Johannesburg area with immediate effect due to illegal miners wreaking havoc.

Making complete underground automation a reality

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is playing a critical role in establishing Africa’s first fully-automated underground mine.

Labour Court grants interdict against NUM and AMCU

Sibanye-Stillwater advises that an interdict was granted by the Labour Court against NUM and AMCU in light of yesterday's fatality during strike action.
South Africa

Equipping junior mining companies to face industry challenges

The introduction of cloud computing platforms and associated technologies have provided junior mining companies with opportunities to improve operations.

10 safety initiatives to implement immediately

Surface mining association, Aspasa, believes that more needs to be done by all stakeholders within the industry if industry-wide “Zero Harm” targets are to be met by 2020.

New automation software puts artificial intelligence on the map

Micromine is not only embracing the concept of automation but is taking it to new levels through research and pilot test trial studies.
Zero Harm

‘Zero Harm’ approach signals way forward for mining industry

The mining industry’s efforts to achieve a ‘zero harm’ approach is achievable but will need a fundamental change in mindset from mine leadership.
Women in Mining

South African women recognised in top 100 global Women in Mining

The Minerals Council South Africa congratulates the Top 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining and recognises South African women. 

Air pollution: The top 10 saints and sinners

Ambient air pollution accounts for an estimated 4.2 million deaths per year due to stroke, heart disease, lung cancer and chronic respiratory diseases.
Base Titanium

Base Titanium shows how it’s done in Kenya

Joe Schwarz from Base Titanium discusses the company’s achievement highlights at its Kwale minerals sand operation in Kenya.

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