ICMM publishes 2020 safety performance data of members

ICMM members have an commitment to the health and safety and are working to eliminate fatalities, towards a goal of zero harm.
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Mining firms with higher ESG ratings outperform the market, says PwC

Mining companies with higher ESG ratings outperformed the broader market during the peak of the COVID-19 crisis, delivering 34% average total shareholder return over the past three years — ten percentage points higher than the general market index.

Mining organisations urge employees to get vaccinated

55 Mining sites have applied to register as primary vaccination sites, and a further 76 sites as secondary sites.
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South Africa braces for its third wave of COVID-19

Data published by the South African DoH indicates that there has been a 17% increase in hospitalisations compared to the seven days prior.

Team Europe launches new healthcare financing platform in Africa

The SHIRA financing platform will enable political and development finance partners to strengthen health security and resilience in Africa.

Opinion: Rising ‘sober curious’ movement can influence alcohol consumption

There is an emerging trend with more young adults choosing to be more mindful of what they consume, including alcohol.

Emesent and Datamine partner to enable geotechnical structure mapping

This is a solution for the industry by collecting information from inaccessible areas, providing a new data source for mapping and analysis.

With laws getting stricter – enforcement is top of mind

Much like the public smoking laws people will have to accept that excessive consumption in public places is not acceptable.

Tackling HIV in the mining industry

The guidance assists companies to manage HIV which requires employers to put policies, plans, awareness and monitoring in place.

Proximity detection systems: It’s now about Zero Harm

“We have identified technologies that identify people both on surface or underground making use of magnetic fields."

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