Strategic and tactical requirements of a mining long term plan

SYNOPSIS The long term plan in a mineral resource company is defined by the quality of the mineral resource and represents the result of a...

A review of the safety successes at Wessels Mine

SYNOPSIS Wessels Mine experienced 2 fatalities in a short space of time one in November 2010 and another in February 2011, this following from what...

AMMSA technical paper

SYNOPSIS In 2010 I did a joint paper for SAIMM called “Fatigue Knowledge – A new lever in Safety Management” subsequent to work done at...
Artisanal and small-scale mining sector

World Bank study highlights artisinal mining challenges in Central Africa

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), like many other African countries is rich with mining minerals including the ASM sector, however, Congolese women...
extractive industries EITI_Report

World Bank advises on extractive industries data reporting

To help countries improve the transparency of their EITI, the World Bank has drafted guidelines in its report ‘Options for EITI data reporting and...

World Bank reports on Burundi minerals traceability system

This is according to the World Bank Group, which attributes the lack of significant contribution from the sector to the country’s economy due to...

The top 10 issues facing mining companies in 2016: Deloitte

Weak commodity prices, declining grades and a fall-off in demand from China will continue global mining sectors’ downward cycle well into 2016. However, regulatory mandates,...

ICMM launches mine H&S good practice guide

South Africa - The ICMM has published practical guidance - the first of its kind for the industry - on preventing the most serious...

Study: renewable energy boosts mining companies’ negotiation position

A new study released by energy consultant, Dr. Thomas Hillig Energy Consulting (THEnergy) reveals that the first wind and solar pilots can leverage cost...

Mining companies prepare for a switch to longer-term value creation

Current market conditions are putting mining companies in a quandary – investing for the next stage of growth is potentially unpopular with investors but...

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