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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...

MSA Africa launches life-saving self-contained breathing apparatus

The top-of-the-line G1 self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), which has been proven to exceed international quality and safety standards, was officially launched by MSA Africa...

Lock-out systems prevent hazardous injuries and fatalities

At any given time in South Africa, three million workers are exposed to the hazards posed by volatile energies such as gas, fluids or...

Johnson Crane Hire awarded ISO 9001 quality management standard

The recent ISO 9001 accreditation of Johnson Crane Hire underpins the company’s commitment to its safety, health, environmental and quality (SHEQ) policies. Not only...

Human involvement in mining is here to stay: Support technology critical

In many industries, machines are taking over jobs that humans used to do. Hands-on human involvement in mining is however here to stay and...

Virtual reality saving lives in SA platinum mines

SA platinum mines can celebrate as safety records are on track to improve - thanks to virtual reality technologies. South Africa is world-renowned for clawing...

Pedestrian detection system technology gaining momentum

South Africa - Booyco Electronics, which has been at the forefront of Pedestrian Detection Systems (PDS) in the South African mining industry since 2006,...

Chamber of Mines: Safety focus reduces fatalities

South Africa – Chamber of Mines of South Africa acting head of safety and sustainable development Dr Sizwe Phakathi says that while the mining...

Emergency escape breathing device gives instant protection

New emergency escape breathing devices from MSA Africa can provide protection in seconds. Workers unexpectedly caught in toxic atmospheres can secure life-saving respiratory protection within seconds using...

MSA Africa celebrates 75 years of commitment to safety

MSA Africa is celebrating its 75th anniversary as the African leader in the development, manufacture and supply of sophisticated products that protect people's health...

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