Health & safety

BME recognised for safety performance

BME recognised for safety performance

BME received the Sustained High-Performance Award from the chemical sector for its safety performance. The accolade was part of the Responsible Care Awards run annually by the Chemical & Allied Industries’ Association (CAIA) – held this...
Industry discusses occupational health and safety

Industry discusses OHS in mining

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) met with stakeholders in the mining industry to review the state of occupational health and safety in the industry. The meeting held under the theme “Every mine worker returning home unharmed...
Safety and sustainability beyond COVID-19

Safety and sustainability beyond COVID-19

Mining companies in South Africa will have to adapt their operating models to ensure safety and sustainability as they work to recover from the impact of COVID-19, according to a new report by Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Mining sites in South...
Fraud in silicosis and TB claims

Fraud in silicosis and TB claims

The Tshiamiso Trust has issued a warning to people regarding fraudulent activities relating to claims for silicosis and TB benefits. The Trust was established in February 2020 to administer the silicosis and TB class action settlement reached...
Supporting mines in striving for zero harm

Supporting mines in striving for zero harm

Rock-related accidents have reduced significantly in recent decades, due in large part to incremental improvements in rock engineering practice. According to William Joughin, chairman of SRK Consulting and himself a leading rock engineering expert,...

CEO appointed for Tshiamiso Trust

Daniel Kotton has been appointed CEO of the Tshiamiso Trust. This is the organisation’s first appointment of a permanent fulltime staff member. The appointment represents a significant milestone in the establishment of the systems and processes...