Health & safety

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...

80% of mine companies failing climate test

New research from the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) reveals that just two of the ten largest mining companies are aligned with limiting climate change to 2°C. These 10 companies have a market capitalisation of over $350bn and contribute to...

De Beers helps fight GBV amid COVID-19

De Beers group donates $200 000 to assist women’s support organisations in its host communities to respond to COVID-19. The money will help four producer partner countries – Botswana, Canada, Namibia and South Africa – to assist women’s shelters...