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Keeping miners safer from Covid-19

Keeping miners safer from Covid-19

The outbreak of Covid-19 has brought about many changes in terms of how business is conducted. For the mining industry, the epidemic has put the spotlight on operations adapting new health and safety requirements in line with Covid-19 regulations....
Mozambique’s LNG project potential

Mozambique’s LNG project potential

By NJ Ayuk Mozambique’s LNG project could be transformational for Mozambique – if Western environmentalists don’t interfere. When Anadarko Petroleum Corp. confirmed last year it would be constructing a $20 billion liquified natural gas (LNG) plant...
SLP as a casualty of COVID-19

SLP as a casualty of COVID-19

Mines have been experiencing a number of challenges since restarting their operations under the earlier easing of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions. The challenges that have been more widely aired and discussed include health and safety issues and...
CGS launches phase 2 of KDD

CGS launches phase 2 of KDD

The Council for Geoscience (CGS) officially launched phase two of the Karoo Deep Drilling and Geo-environmental Baseline Programme (KDD) in Beaufort West, Western Cape. The KDD is a geoscientific research programme in the Karoo Basin by the CGS to...
World Gold Council launches new report

World Gold Council launches new report

The World Gold Council has published a report entitled Gold Mining’s Contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Publication of this report coincides with the 75th session of the UN General Assembly and the SDG Business Forum. Terry...
Barrick’s suffers Pascua-Lama setback

Barrick’s suffers Pascua-Lama setback

The Antofagasta Environmental Court has upheld the decision for closure orders and sanctions imposed on the Pascua-Lama project. The project is a subsidiary of Barrick Gold’s Chilean portion of the project. Barrick released a statement saying that...
Baxter: COVID-19 made a bad situation worse

Baxter: COVID-19 made a bad situation worse

According Minerals Council South Africa (MCSA) CEO Roger Baxter, South Africa’s economy was in a crisis even before the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the country performing below its potential. “Over the past decade the South African...