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Steel wire mesh tunnel support by Geobrugg ensures safety

Codelco, the operator of the largest century-old underground copper mine El Teniente in Chile, commissioned Swiss safety net and mesh net company Geobrugg  to provide dynamic steel wire mesh to stabilise the mine tunnels and boost...

Mineral resources minister urges mines to tighten up safety

New Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has urged mines to place greater emphasis on matters of health and safety following a mine fatality this week. The Department of Minerals Resources said in a statement on Wednesday...

ICMM launches mine H&S good practice guide

South Africa - The ICMM has published practical guidance - the first of its kind for the industry - on preventing the most serious types of health and safety incidents in mining and metals. The...