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80% of mine companies failing climate test

New research from the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) reveals that just two of the ten largest mining companies are aligned with limiting climate change to 2°C. These 10 companies have a market capitalisation of over $350bn and contribute to...

Fluor donates to the Solidarity Fund

Fluor South Africa has pledged R200 000 to the South African Solidarity Fund to show its support for the country’s efforts to fight the unprecedented crises caused by the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As the world was grappling with the...

New appointment at Bobcat

Bobcat Equipment South Africa has appointed Siviwe Gushu as national rental manager with effect from mid-March. The appointment is an important part of Bobcat’s commitment to cater for the requirements of essential-service clients during the...

A female first for Exxaro

After a long and storied history in stereotyping, it seems that the mining industry is actively working to turn itself around, as a rise of influential female leaders can be seen. Case in point is Exxaro Resources, with the appointment of their...

Operations resume at DRDGOLD

DRDGOLD announced that work has resumed at its Ergo and Far West Gold Recoveries (FWGR) operations at reduced levels. According to CEO Niël Pretorius, 34% of Ergo staff is back at work and reclaiming material from four high-volume sites. The staff...

Success in equipment manufacturing: Part 1

In this exclusive two-part feature, Mining News speaks to two women who are involved in the business of manufacturing equipment for the mining industry. They are also members of Mining Equipment Manufacturers of South Africa (MEMSA). They share...

Sibanye execs contribute to Solidarity Fund

Sibanye-Stillwater’s board and executive management have unanimously decided to contribute a third of their salaries for the next three months to the national Solidarity Fund. This following calls by President Cyril Ramaphosa for additional support...