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Technology, highly complex until it becomes mainstream

Day 3 of Digital DRC Mining focused on COVID-19 and the mining sector adopting new technologies and rethinking their H&S protocols.
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Illegal mining threatens formalised industry activities

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.

35: SA on track for lowest number of fatalities in history

With only three months remaining in 2019, South Africa’s mining industry is on track to achieve the lowest number of fatalities in recorded history – having recorded 35 fatalities for 2019, as at 23 September 2019 – a marked improvement on the 81 fatalities suffered in 2018.

Taking an active approach in Nigeria

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Implementation of autonomous systems in mining

The Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) has published the Guideline for the Implementation of Autonomous Systems in Mining.
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Safety Officer – South Africa

Our client is seeking an experienced Safety Officer from a background in underground coal mining to join their team on site in South Africa.
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Mining stakeholders recommit to zero harm safety target

The Department of Mineral Resources and its tripartite stakeholders have reviewed the health and safety performance of the mining sector and developed strategies to accelerate the achievement of the goal of zero harm.
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Mining companies pressured to improve safety

Mining companies face increasing pressure to show what activities they are undertaking to improve safety performance and in embracing diversity. 
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Mining unions submit recommendation to Parliament on improving health and safety

South Africa’s four mining unions have submitted recommendations to Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources on health and safety challenges facing the mining industry.

Harmony Gold reports fatality at Tshepong

Harmony Gold Mining Company has reported that one of its employees was fatally injured in a fall of ground incident at its Tshepong mine in Welkom, Free State.