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Barrick ready for COVID-19

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently declared the Coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic this after the virus spread across the world infecting more than 100 000 people. At a media briefing WHO director-general, Tedros Adhanom said that the...

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...

Advanced technologies in digital mining

Digital Technology Trends for Twenty-First Century Mining will be unpacked at the Sibanye-Stillwater Digital Mining Laboratory’s (DigiMine) annual seminar at the Wits Mining Institute (WMI) from 7 to 9 April 2020. One of the highlights of the event...

Technology that enhances PGM market

BASF has successfully developed and tested an innovative Tri-Metal Catalyst technology that enables partial substitution of high-priced palladium with lower-priced platinum in light-duty gasoline vehicles without compromising emissions standards....

A platinum first for Prestige Bullion

Retail investors will soon have a new range of physical platinum investment products, which will have a positive impact on South Africa’s mining industry. The announcement was recently made by Prestige Bullion, a joint venture between the South...

White Paper for women in mining

The Minerals Council South Africa has released a White Paper on Women in Mining, which aims to streamline the industry’s strategies to advance women in the industry. The focus of the White Paper is on improving the representation of women in the...

Generator series revealed to the market

Cummins introduced its latest gas product innovation, the C25G gas generator series, to the global power generation markets during the 2020 Middle East Energy (MEE) show at the Dubai World Trade Centre in the UAE from 3 to 5 March. The C25G series...

Team SA participates in PDAC 2020

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada’s (PDAC) 2020 trade and conference show is currently underway in Toronto, Canada. This year, South Africa will be participating in the PDAC trade and conference show. The purpose of the annual...