Events

Mining industry steps up for Jerusalema challenge

Sishen women in mining participate in Jerusalema challenge. Video credit: Cynthia Seboko Kumba Iron Ore’s Sishen mine was among various mines which participated in the Jerusalema challenge. The Jerusalema dance challenge has become a...
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...

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...

Mining events postponed amid COVID-19

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared the Coronavirus (COVID-19) a national disaster – this after the total number of cases in the country increased to more than 60. In a statement, Ramaphosa said that the Cabinet had a meeting to...

Fatality free for three years

It’s not every day that one hears of an operating mine that has experienced no fatalities for three consecutive years. Exxaro, is one of the few mines that have reached such a milestone. The mine producer was hosting its annual sustainability...