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A functioning supply chain during lockdown

A functional supply chain during lockdown

The mining supply chain has been directly impacted by lockdown restrictions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In Southern Africa, COVID -19 lockdown restrictions have thrown the spotlight on mines’ supply security, especially key inputs like...
Tackling COVID-19 in mine communities

Tackling COVID-19 in mine communities

Sibanye-Stillwater has joined forces with Sasol, AngloGold Ashanti and Imperial Logistics to distribute hand sanitisers to schools, health facilities and taxi ranks. The sanitisers are produced by Sasol and will be distributed within...
MCSA launches Behaviour Change Field Guide

MCSA launches Behaviour Change Field Guide

The Minerals Council South Africa (MCSA) has published a Behaviour Change Field Guide to re-enforce behaviours that support healthy and safe ways of working in the context of COVID-19. Under the auspices of the CEO Zero Harm Forum, the Behaviour...
Protecting the environment

Protecting the environment

Surface mining industry association, ASPASA, has appealed the public to be vigilant and to report suspicious excavation of sand and stone that is either being sold or used for construction purposes. Damage caused to land in this manner can render...

Fighting COVID-19 with facts and figures

Information is key in the fight against COVID-19 which has prompted surface mining industry association, ASPASA to ensure that its members and their staff are well informed about the disease. Since the beginning of the outbreak in South Africa, the...
KSB speaks to Southern Africa

KSB speaks to Southern Africa

KSB Pumps and Valves in South Africa has worked tirelessly throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to service the needs of branches and customers throughout the Southern African region. Many people across the region rely on pumps for various reasons such...

Collaborating against COVID-19 stigma

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the current COVID-19 outbreak has provoked social stigma and discriminatory behaviours against people of certain ethnic backgrounds as well as anyone perceived to have been in contact with the...
Dylan Baxter head of sales at Raizcorp

Is now the time to shake up your SLP?

As mines have reopened with the easing of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, they are experiencing many challenges, not least of which are those relating to social labour plans (SLPs). These include declines in SLP budgets, practical difficulties in...