digital

The Digital Mine: how miners are turning a vision into reality

African and South African companies at the forefront of both the creation of transformative digital technologies on the physical and digital rockface.
ICMM safety

Collaborative initiative to develop cleaner, safer vehicles

Several stakeholders have been working diligently on an ambitious plan to accelerate the innovative development of a new generation of mine vehicles.
Blasting risk

Minimizing risk – raising the blasting bar higher

In every aspect of mining, the watchword is productivity. Drill and blast functions are no exception, and the pressure to perform is essential.
Safety

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.
safety Minerals Council

Minerals Council South Africa launches health and safety strategy

The Minerals Council South Africa has launched the Khumbul’ekhaya initiative developed and led by the Minerals Council CEO Zero Harm Forum.

Taking an active approach in Nigeria

Switch Your Brand ON - one of Africa's suppliers of imprintable Apparel, Work Wear, Promotional Gifts and Display Items has Nigeria in its sights.
carbon tax

Carbon tax will be a huge expense for mining sector

A Minerals Council South Africa survey confirms the significant costs that will be incurred as a result of the introduction of carbon tax.
illegal mining

TECH NEWS: How to stop illegal mining

Redundant mine shafts are becoming a growing risk for large mining houses due to a sharp spike in illegal mining activities.
brazil

Africa learns from tailings dam failures in Brazil

The mining industry in Africa has been encouraged monitor the lessons still being learned from Brazil’s highly public and fatal tailings dam failures.
Malaria

De Beers Group supports technology for early detection of malaria

De Beers Group has provided R4 million to a company that is developing ground-breaking technology focused on reducing the global malaria burden.

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