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Remembering Marikana, seven years on

Seven years ago – on August 16, 2012 – 34 mineworkers were killed by police, 78 wounded and 250 arrested. Ten people, including two policemen and two Lonmin security guards, were killed during the previous week. Marikana Commission of...

Implats strengthens balance sheet

Impala Platinum Holdings Limited announced the final pricing and results of its invitation to the holders of its USD250 million 3.25% convertible bonds due in 2022 (USD Bonds), to exercise their conversion rights as announced on 17 July 2019 and...

Upward swing forecast for surface mining equipment

The global surface mining equipment market is expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.24% during the period 2017-2021. This is according to a research report that covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the...

Martin Engineering publishes safety book

Martin Engineering has announced the publication of the world’s first aggregation of global best practices dedicated to reducing conveyor risk and injuries. Modeled after the company’s Foundations reference volume, now in its fourth edition,...

Rockwell steps for achieving connected mine

In a white paper outlining the implementation and benefits of a connected mine, Rockwell Automation suggests companies looking to gain new flexibility in an effort to meet future supply-chain demands need to take the necessary actions to migrate...