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An examination of the amendments to the Electricity Regulation Act

The purpose of the Regulations is, amongst other things, to facilitate planning for the establishment of new generation capacity.
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Reprioritising TB, HIV and NCDs in the era of COVID-19

An online seminar aimed at giving impetus to ensuring that the battles against HIV, TB and NCDs are not distracted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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COVID-19 a trigger for mining industry’s use of eLearning

The DMRE recorded only 51 fatalities in 2019, the lowest ever number of mining fatalities for South Africa on record.
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A call to reprioritize pre-existing occupational health threats

"We must not lose sight of pre-existing health threats including occupational diseases such as pneumoconiosis, TB, HIV and NCDs."

Afrimat acquires additional iron ore capacity, positioned for inland sales

Afrimat has announced the acquisition of Coza Mining Proprietary, which adds additional iron ore reserves to Afrimat’s commodity segment.
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Canyon Coal’s choice of collision avoidance systems

Canyon Coal selected global technology company Minetec Smart Mining's Collision Avoidance System (CAS) Level 7 and 8 for use in its mining machines.
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Palladium market stands Waterberg JV project in good stead

“We are advanced with our research into lithium-sulfur battery chemistry and have filed patent applications for this particular technology.”
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Khumbul’ekhaya supports industry’s COVID-19 response

The Khumbul’ekhaya strategy will continue in 2020 with great intensity, with many of Khumbul’ekhaya interventions re-purposed to deal with COVID-19.

Changing the landscape of centralised power supply

Renewable energy is changing the landscape of centralised power supply, but optimising its use remains challenging.

Minerals Council provides industry update on COVID-19

The Minerals Council South Africa hosted its first weekly virtual update on the mining industry’s position on COVID-19 as positive cases begin to rise.

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