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In this weeks installment:
MCSA & B4SA prepare for workplace vaccination sites
The Minerals Council South Africa is working closely with Business for South Africa, along with the Department of Health, towards the establishment of workplace vaccination sites.
There are currently 58 mining occupational health sites that have applied to register as primary vaccination sites in terms of the protocols set up through B4SA.
All workplace sites have to meet detailed established minimum criteria to store vaccines and possess permits from the NDoH to serve as accredited vaccination sites. Each site has to undergo a very detailed process as regulated and prescribed by the NDoH in order to be registered.
Habib Copper project employees to be retrenched
Deep-South Resources has terminated all work at the Habib Copper project in Namibia, and proceeded with retrenching employees on site.
Following a meeting between Deep-South and the Namibian Ministry of Mines and Energy on Friday 25 June 2021, the ministry upheld its decision not to renew the Exclusive Prospecting Licence (EPL) for the Habib Copper project.
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