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A rise in ICS computer attacks

A rise in ICS computer attacks
The mining industry is constantly thriving towards becoming safer, efficient and more productive. Technology has played a critical role in the advancement of the industry. Automation and mechanised mining have proven to be useful in improving the mining industry. The 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) plays an important role in automation and...

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Exercise caution during Easter – MCSA

Exercise caution during Easter – MCSA
With the Easter around the corner, many South Africans are expected to travel to various destinations to enjoy the long weekend. In light of the global Covid-19 pandemic, the Minerals Council South Africa (MCSA) appeals for caution ahead of an imminent third wave. MCSA’s CEO Zero Harm Forum recently held an urgent, special meeting about Covid-19...

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Peace in Mozambique not impossible – NJ Ayuk

Peace in Mozambique not impossible – NJ Ayuk
The terror attacks on Palma are not simply targets of opportunity. They are strategic targets. The goal is to destroy Mozambique’s government’s ability to produce, export gas, fight poverty, create jobs and to make it clear that the government cannot protect oil company personnel or assets. By NJ Ayuk* This is terrorism and must be condemned in...

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EXCLUSIVE: Mining leadership – it’s a dog’s world

EXCLUSIVE: Mining leadership – it’s a dog’s world
Leadership is as old as time, yet it is still something we do not fully understand the science of. Perhaps this is because it is challenging to fully define, as it is alive and constantly evolving. By Simone Naicker The scientific methodology of deriving from first principles is useful in helping us describe the world we live in. Begin with the...

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Exercise caution during Easter – MCSA

Exercise caution during Easter – MCSA
With the Easter around the corner, many South Africans are expected to travel to various destinations to enjoy the long weekend. In light of the global Covid-19 pandemic, the Minerals Council South Africa (MCSA) appeals for caution ahead of an imminent third wave. MCSA’s CEO Zero Harm Forum recently held an urgent, special meeting about Covid-19...

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Surface miners adapt to the new norm

Surface miners adapt to the new norm
Surface mining industry association, ASPASA, is embracing the new normal brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic as it develops new strategies to serve its members and the larger mining community. Association director, Nico Pienaar, says solutions are required on an almost daily basis just to be able to keep the wheels of the economy grinding and...

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Adhering to EA processes during Covid-19

Adhering to EA processes during Covid-19
South Africa’s government recently published directions on how public participation can safely be achieved during environmental authorisation (EA) processes. This is an important step as the country adapts to living with the risk of Covid-19 infections. According to Selma Nel, principal scientist at SRK Consulting, it is vital that interested and...

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Sibanye-Stillwater’s record-breaking results

Sibanye-Stillwater’s record-breaking results
Sibanye-Stillwater’s results for the six months and year ended 31 December 2020 were impressive and broke several records. Attributable profit of R29.312 million for 2020 was 47 times higher than R62 million for 2019 to R29.312 million. Free cash flow (FCF) was significantly higher for 2020, despite the impact of Covid-19 on the operations, with...

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Inside Mining

Societies are made up of people from diverse backgrounds, cultures, genders and ethnicities. It is important for industries to reflect and represent all aspects of diversity.

This issue of Inside Mining puts the spotlight on diversity in the mining industry.

Inside Mining: Diversity in Mining

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Tshiamiso Trust progress update

Tshiamiso Trust progress update

The Tshiamiso Trust provided an update regarding the claims process for prospective recipients of benefits for current and former mineworkers who have contracted silicosis or work-related tuberculosis on 82 gold mines since March 1965. The...
A rise in ICS computer attacks

A rise in ICS computer attacks

The mining industry is constantly thriving towards becoming safer, efficient and more productive. Technology has played a critical role in the advancement of the industry. Automation and mechanised mining have proven to be useful in improving the...
Exercise caution during Easter – MCSA

Exercise caution during Easter – MCSA

With the Easter around the corner, many South Africans are expected to travel to various destinations to enjoy the long weekend. In light of the global Covid-19 pandemic, the Minerals Council South Africa (MCSA) appeals for caution ahead of an...