COVID-19

Locally produced sanitisers for COVID -19

Mintek is producing over 600 litres of hand and surface sanitisers to use and distribute to staff. This following low supply of sanitisers because of an increase in demand. Sanitisers were produced in the controlled laboratory environment in the...

Amplats operates at reduced capacity

Since the announcement of a 21-day lockdown in South Africa, Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) has been in the process of ramping down its underground mining operations. Mines impacted by this ramp down are Amandelbult, the Modikwa and the...

SAIMM postpones events until July

The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) has released a statement regarding a way forward in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. “Following the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus), SAIMM is adhering to the request...

Business as usual during lockdown

South Africa is officially on lockdown for the next 21 days. The Mining News and Inside Mining team is delighted to let our valued readers know that it will be business as usual during the 21-day lockdown. On Monday President Cyril Ramaphosa...