“Limiting and measuring of blasting-related hazards is an interesting and complex field, which can fill an entire book."
Best practices in health and safety are not competitive advantages and should be shared cross the mining industry wherever it can lead to improvements.
Rampant illegal mining poses a considerable threat to the formal mining industry in terms of sustainability as well as posing innumerable risk to the wellbeing of surrounding communities, according to Aspasa director Nico Pienaar.
ASPASA has called for further engagement with the DMRE following the release of its draft review of living and housing conditions.
ASPASA is lobbying government to urgently crack down on ill-conceived borrow pits that are jeopardising legitimate quarries.
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