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B2Gold’s COVID-19 response plan

Many companies have been monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak and the potential impact it would have on day to day operations. After close monitoring on all its operations since mid-February of the virus, B2Gold has put measures in place and introduced...

Rio’s Kennecott mine hit by earthquake

Rio Tinto’s Kennecott mine near Salt Lake City (SLC), Utah, was hit by a 5.7-magnitude earthquake close to the town of Magna. All employees have been safely accounted for and evacuated from the potential risk areas. At this limited damage to the...

Mining association expands audits

Compliance with legislation and regulations surrounding surface mining activities are critical to legal operations which requiring close attention of management at all times. As a result, smaller operations that do not have the resources or knowhow...

COVID-19 confirmed in DRC

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is country that is home abundant sources of copper, gold, diamonds, cobalt and uranium among others. The Ministry of Public Health confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the African country. Health authorities said...

Mining events postponed amid COVID-19

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared the Coronavirus (COVID-19) a national disaster – this after the total number of cases in the country increased to more than 60. In a statement, Ramaphosa said that the Cabinet had a meeting to...