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MCSA urges eligible employees to register for Covid-19 vaccine

MCSA urges eligible employees to register for vaccination
The Minerals Council South Africa (MCSA) has urged employees over the age of 60 to register for phase 2 of the Covid-19 vaccine roll-out due to start on Monday 17 May 2021. The Council has also appealed to all employees to assist their family members, neighbours and friends over the age of 60 to register to receive the vaccine. While there are...

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Knight Piésold to conduct Haib Copper Project scoping study

Knight Piésold to conduct Haib Copper Project scoping study
Knight Piésold Consulting has been appointed by Deep-South Resources to conduct scoping studies and assessments on the Haib Copper Project in Namibia. Knight Piésold has extensive experience in environmental, bulk water supply, power, and heap leaching projects in Namibia and Southern Africa. The scoping studies include the following: Water...

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Gold Fields’ South Deep Solar Project given the go ahead

Gold Fields’ South Deep Solar Project given the go ahead
Gold Fields’ board of directors have given the green light for the construction of a 40MW solar plant at the South Deep mine in South Africa. This follows the granting of a licence by the National Energy Regulator of South Africa on 25 February 2021. The 40MW solar plant will generate over 20% of the average electricity consumption of the mine....

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Indaba expands 2022 advisory board

Indaba expands 2022 advisory board
Investing in African Mining Indaba (Mining Indaba), recently announced the newly expanded Advisory Board for 2022. The strategic committee includes distinguished finance, technology, sustainability, mining operations, policy, and governance leaders whose focus will be to shape and guide the priorities of the conference. “Designed to reflect the...

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MCSA urges eligible employees to register for Covid-19 vaccine

MCSA urges eligible employees to register for vaccination
The Minerals Council South Africa (MCSA) has urged employees over the age of 60 to register for phase 2 of the Covid-19 vaccine roll-out due to start on Monday 17 May 2021. The Council has also appealed to all employees to assist their family members, neighbours and friends over the age of 60 to register to receive the vaccine. While there are...

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Risk management in mining

Risk management in mining
Risk management specialist from Business Enhancement Partners, Jaco van Wyk says that what is treasure today may become worthless tomorrow in a rapidly changing technological society. Surface miners are being urged to adopt sound risk management practices in order to meet challenges that are inevitable in a changing society. Events like the...

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Explosives audits available online

Explosives audits available online
Explosives audits can now be carried out online following ASPASA’s launch of an innovative and non-intrusive online explosives audit. The launch is part of ongoing attempts by ASPASA to increase the safety and effectiveness of blasting operations on member mines. Over the past three years it has become apparent that compliance on operations...

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Energy efficiency and Covid-19 vaccine roll-out

Energy efficiency and Covid-19 vaccine roll-out
Energy efficiency is an important factor to consider for the roll-out of South Africa’s vaccine programme, according to the South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI), Energy is crucial to operate cold chains that store vaccines. The Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccination against Covid-19 has a shelf life of up to 2 years...

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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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Risk management in mining

Risk management in mining

Risk management specialist from Business Enhancement Partners, Jaco van Wyk says that what is treasure today may become worthless tomorrow in a rapidly changing technological society. Surface miners are being urged to adopt sound risk management...