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Joburg Indaba a virtual success

Joburg Indaba – a virtual success

The mining fraternity gathered for two days to discuss all things mining at the 2020 Joburg Indaba. Due to Covid-19, this year’s event took place as an online discussion which was nothing short of a virtual success. Bernard Swanepoel, Joburg Indaba...
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....
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...
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...
Adapting to a new normal with face masks

Adapting to a new normal with face masks

A few months ago, South Africans had no idea that personal protection equipment (PPE) would be essential to daily life. The issue of which mask to use has become one of the most pressing daily decisions for most people. While there are hundreds of...