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Adapting to a new normal in mining

Adapting to a new normal in mining

With the slow reopening of the economy, mines have found themselves having to navigate a host of new challenges, not least of all being unfairly perceived as an epicentre of COVID-19 in South Africa., A recent poll by Verdict revealed that the...

Sandvik assists Zambia with COVID-19 relief

Sandvik in Zambia is working with Zambian authorities to fight the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic poses unique challenges to communities which continue to bear the brunt of the COVID-19. Sandvik is an active member of the Kitwe community....

Fighting COVID-19 in Malawi

A new state of the art Mindray WATO EX-20 anaesthetic machine has been donated to the Mercy James Centre (MJC) at the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi. The new anaesthetic machine was donated by exploration company Mkango...

Resuming a healthy and compliant business

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, governments across the world put measures in place to stop the spread of the virus and mitigate the impact. One of the most common measures was imposing lockdown restrictions. Although the restrictions have...

COVID-19 cases at Implats’ Marula mine

Implats has identified 19 people who tested positive for COVID-19 around the Marula mine in Limpopo, South Africa. As a result, operations at the mine have been suspended. In a statement released over the weekend, the platinum producer explained...

Lessons learnt from COVID-19 in mining

Information gathered from across the globe is showing the way for South Africa’s surface mines to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 disease in the workplace and mitigate its effects during and after the pandemic. With the spread of the virus at...

Post Covid-19 unity is required

With businesses across the globe entering uncertain times amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it is vital that industry sectors stand together and rebuild in a structured and sustainable way. Planning is already in progress for small-tier surface mines...