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Union calls for prosecution of mine bosses for mineworker fatalities

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa has called for the prosecution of mine bosses for the high levels of fatalities in the mining sector.
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Sibanye-Stillwater suffers another employee fatality

Sibanye-Stillwater has suffered another employee fatality, this time at its Khomanani mine at the Driefontein operation.

Froneman: Safety of employees is Sibanye-Stillwater’s primary concern

Further to the announcement on 14 June 2018 advising the tragic loss of five employees who passed away after entering an area at its Kloof Ikamva mine that is not currently mined, on 11 June 2018, dual-listed Sibanye-Stillwater has provided an update on safety at its operations.
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Chamber of Mines maintains its stance on safety

Ensuring the safety of mining industry colleagues must be the industry’s upper most priority, says the Chamber of Mines.
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Fall of ground safety incidents under the spotlight

The South African Chamber of Mines notes that joint industry efforts have focused on most intensively on fall of ground safety incidents over the past several years.

Minister Mantashe appeals for vigilance on health and safety

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has called for increased vigilance on health and safety in the sector. This follows three fatalities which have been...

DMR: Marginal improvement in SA mining health and safety statistics in...

The Department of Mineral Resources’ (DMR) minister Mosebenzi Zwane on Thursday announced South Africa’s 2015 mining health and safety statistics which were an improvement...

South African asbestos mines rehabilitation project makes good progress

The South African government remains underway with a major programme to close and rehabilitate some 660 abandoned asbestos mines and shafts in various regions...

Mining stakeholders launch 3 year TB screening programme

The departments of Health and of Mineral Resources, the four primary mining unions - Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), the National Union...

Women’s month: DMR minister Ramatlhodi embraces women in mining

DMR minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi on Women's month and women in mining in South Africa. August is a symbolic month for us as a country, as...

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