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PFS for Underground Pumped Energy Storage awarded

The project involves repurposing unused shafts and mine tunnels for Renewable Underground Pumped Hydroelectric Energy Storage.

DRDGold: South Africa’s largest tailings project kicks into first gear

Surface gold tailings retreatment company, DRDGOLD, has begun the first phase of what will be one of the largest tailings operations in South Africa.

The 10 deepest underground mines in the world

Eight of the ten deepest mines reside in a particular region of South Africa, while the remaining two - Kidd Creek and Creighton - are located in Canada. 
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Sibanye-Stillwater denies AMCU allegations of unsafe work practises

Precious metals miner Sibanye-Stillwater has denied allegations made recently by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) which implies that the company knowingly puts its employees at risk in unsafe conditions underground.

Major concerns about safety in South African mines

Trade union Solidarity has expressed grave concern about mine safety in South Africa in the wake of the recent accident at Sibanye-Stillwater’s Masakhane shaft at Driefontein.
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Mantashe urges Sibanye-Stillwater to prioritise health and safety

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe extends his condolences to the families and friends of workers at Sibanye-Stillwater’s Driefontein operations, who lost their lives after they were trapped underground following a seismic event at the mine.

Illegal, underground strike action at Sibanye Driefontein gold mine

Approximately 1 200 of its day shift employees elected to remain underground at the Sibanye Driefontein mine's Masakhane shaft. The illegal strike action relates to the recent death of employee Mosioua Kanono, a rock drill operator...

Sibanye Gold reports zero fatalities despite operational disruptions

South Africa – Sibanye Gold has for the quarter ended March 31, 2015 achieved its first fatality free quarter, despite several operational disruptions experienced by the gold miner during January and February. This compares with...