mining indaba

Hot topics at the Investing in African Mining Indaba 2020

The 2020 Investing in African Mining Indaba is only two weeks away and is promising to be even bigger than last year’s 25th anniversary event.
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Tailings dam disasters – what happened, what’s next?

Specialising in the fields of tailings / waste and water management, Stantec Consulting Sector Leader: Mining Andrew Watson shares his expertise on...
Climate Change

Sibanye-Stillwater receives ‘A’ rating for climate change disclosure

Sibanye-Stillwater has been commended for its climate change action and disclosure, achieving an ‘A’ rating by by an environmental disclosure platform.
webber wentzel

Financial Provisioning Regulations compliance timeframe extended

On 17 January 2020, the long-awaited notice extending the transitional timeframe for compliance with the Financial Provisioning Regulations, 2015 was published by Minister of Forestry and Fisheries and Environmental Affairs Barbara Creecy.
energy

Shining a light on VRFBs for energy storage applications

While the majority of current vanadium demand underwritten by the steel industry as an additive to strengthen various grades of steel, a...
carbon

Batteries play a critical role for a low carbon energy future

The switch from fossil fuels to renewable energy alternatives and the electrification of energy will deliver carbon neutral economies.
Tailings safety

Health, safety and environment regulations need to be reassessed

It will nearly be twelve months since the Brumadinho tailings safety disaster in Brazil which claimed over two hundred and fifty lives.
australian bushfires

Rio Tinto increases donation to Red Cross for Australian bushfire relief

Rio Tinto has donated a further A$750 000 to the Red Cross’ disaster relief and recovery efforts that are supporting people affected by Australia’s bushfire crisis.
mining indaba

Three topics for discussion at Mining Indaba 2020

Millennials and the mining industry, the impending scarcity of battery metals and the impending scarcity of battery metals - Mining Indaba 2020.
quarry aspasa

Borrow pits will kill the quarrying industry says ASPASA

ASPASA is lobbying government to urgently crack down on ill-conceived borrow pits that are jeopardising legitimate quarries.

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