Health and safety
It will nearly be twelve months since the Brumadinho tailings safety disaster in Brazil which claimed over two hundred and fifty lives.
One of the biggest safety hazards in mining and construction are vehicles. Due to the sheer size of vehicles required for earthmoving purposes.
Economist, Dawie Roodt, discusses the changing role of trade unions in South Africa’s evolving mining landscape and related economic factors.
Infrastructure projects entail complex ecosystems of stakeholders that requires proactive management. Understanding their needs is key.
Andrew Lane from Deloitte discusses how mining operations have and should adapt to benefit from technology for successful and sustainable operations.
The Carbon Tax Act places a liability on carbon-intensive industries producing greenhouse gas pollutants above a certain threshold.
With the pending tax changes in South Africa the EU second passport scheme is an attractive and enticing proposal for South Africans.
Business and policy
Mining Charter III heaps more pain on South Africa’s alluvial diamond producers who already face enormous cost burdens and high risks.
The mining industry has historically been conservative, and it has always been difficult to bring miners to experiment with technology and automation.