Industry Insight

WATCH: Women take the front seat in excavators

Mining News attended an excavator training programme for six women from mining communities. The training programme was hosted by Sany Southern Africa in partnership with Zijin Mining and Nkwe Platinum. During the week-long programme, the women...
Controlling dust with less water

Controlling dust with less water

At mining and quarry sites, haul road dust can take a toll on safety and productivity, leading to a continuous struggle to balance dust suppression with overwatering. Built on the proven Cat 777G truck platform, the new Cat 777G Water Solutions...
Operations resume at RBM

Operations resume at RBM

Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) and community stakeholders have reached an agreement to support enhanced governance and controls of community trusts, together with greater transparency. “This is a major milestone. The contribution RBM makes to the...
Vedanta’s vaccination drive

Vedanta’s vaccination drive

Vedanta Zinc International in support of the Northern Cape Department of Health, hosted two mass Covid-19 vaccination drives in the mining town of Aggeneys in the Khai Ma district, Northern Cape. The first mass vaccination drive was to celebrate...
Marikana Memorial – nine years on

Marikana Memorial – nine years on

Sibanye-Stillwater hosted the second annual Marikana Memorial Lecture since it acquired Lonmin in June 2019 during August. The event is hosted annually to commemorate the tragic events of 16 August 2012 in which  34 striking miners were killed by...