Sustainability Corner

KwaHlathi discovery not diamonds – DMRE

KwaHlathi discovery not diamonds – DMRE

The Department of Mineral Resources & Energy (DMRE) released a statement in which it confirmed that the stones recently discovered at KwaHlathi are not diamonds. Over the past days the area of KwaHlathi just outside Ladysmith has been gripped...
Tailings Dam Monitoring from satellites

Tailings Dam Monitoring from satellites

As the time approaches rapidly for mining companies to start reporting on the safety and monitoring of their tailing storage facilities (TSF), several proof-of-concept studies are being undertaken that range from physical site monitoring to a range...
Compliance in mining amid Covid-19

Compliance in mining amid Covid-19

Compliance requirements for the mining industry are becoming more important as Covid-19 continues to shake up industry. By Janine Espin* Planning and preparation are essential in undertaking new or extending old mining projects, regardless of size....