Desert Lion Energy

Desert Lion Energy ships first lithium concentrate to Chinese offtake partner

Dual-listed Namibian lithium developer and emerging lithium concentrate producer Desert Lion Energy’s off-take partner, Jiangxi Jinhui Lithium Co., has cleared the first 30 000...
Kropz

Kropz’s COO – proving women can do a man’s job well

The mining industry has moved far beyond the space where women need to ‘cope’. In my experience, the mining industry attracts a certain type of personality.

Elites 2019: Nominate now! Only 2 weeks left

Nominations for Elites 2019 is approaching the finish line and is an opportunity to showcase your company, or your client and your achievements to the global mining industry!
coal

Coal mine pit lakes: A viable mine closure option?

There are more than 110 coal mine pit lakes in South Africa, at both active and closed/abandoned mines says GCS Water and Environmental Consultants.
Petra Diamonds

South Africa’s mines are capable of concluding successful wage agreements

The National Union of Mineworkers, or NUM, has signed a “substantive” one-year wage agreement with Petra Diamonds’ Cullinan diamond mine.
Harmony Gold

Harmony Gold reports fatality at Tshepong

Harmony Gold Mining Company has reported that one of its employees was fatally injured in a fall of ground incident at its Tshepong mine in Welkom, Free State.
gold

Gold miners offer gloomy scenarios at wage negotiations

Gold sector negotiations have resumed and mining houses have given presentations on the state of affairs at their various companies.
Pangolin Diamonds Corp

Pangolin Diamonds Corp. gains ground in Botswana

Pangolin Diamonds Corp. has finalised its joint venture agreement with Makanwu Civil Blasting and now owns a 75% interest in the diamondiferous AK10 diamond project in Botswana
wages

Gold miners table wage offers to unions

At the afternoon session of the second day of gold wage negotiations between gold producers and unions, each of the four companies tabled offers in respect of wages and benefits for the different categories represented in the bargaining units. 
FATALITIES

Union calls for prosecution of mine bosses for mineworker fatalities

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa has called for the prosecution of mine bosses for the high levels of fatalities in the mining sector.

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