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Helping communities during COVID-19

With the ongoing fight against COVID-19, mine companies continue to provide much needed support to communities. Glencore Ferroalloys has partnered with Re-Action to offer support in the rollout of relief efforts to members of the #Khomani San...

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...

Platinum status for sustainability summit

Exxaro’s Sustainability Summit received a performance score of 98.7% and achieved the prescribed standards for a Green Event (Platinum Class). The second annual Sustainability Summit was held at one of South Africa’s greenest buildings, the...

Restoring livelihoods in mine communities

Restoring the livelihoods of households in mining communities can be a challenging process. As such, it is vital that mines begin the process early and carefully monitor to see what is working and what is not. According to SRK Consulting, it is...

Surface miner puts best foot forward

India has extensive coal reserves and uses them as the country’s most important source of energy, covering about half of its primary energy needs with coal. One of the country’s largest coal mines, the Bhubaneswari coal mine, is located near the...

Data driven mining

As Industry 4.0 becomes a global reality, mining processes are set to be digitised and automated and efficiencies will come from integrating processes, improving productivity and delivering operations that can allocate resources effectively,...

COVID-19 cases at Sibanye-Stillwater

PGM and gold producer Sibanye-Stillwater confirmed that two more employees tested positive for COVID-19. The employees were from the Thembelani shaft at the Rustenburg operations. Contact tracing identified a number of associated employees who were...

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...