Sustainability Corner

Safety and sustainability beyond COVID-19

Safety and sustainability beyond COVID-19

Mining companies in South Africa will have to adapt their operating models to ensure safety and sustainability as they work to recover from the impact of COVID-19, according to a new report by Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Mining sites in South...
Gold Tailings Retreatment & UN SDGs

Gold Tailings Retreatment & UN SDGs

According to Earthlife Africa Johannesburg is the most radioactive city on the planet due to gold mining heritage. Uranium was considered merely a waste product by the late 1800s and haphazardly discarded without any recovery. Abandoned mines were...
Out of the coal age and into the stor-age

Out of the coal age and into the stor-age

Seydou Kane, managing director for South Africa at Eaton, considers the shift away from coal towards renewables – and the potential for a future microgrid energy market in South Africa. South Africa’s energy generation capacity is dominated by...
Orion Minerals wins AAMEG Award

Orion Minerals wins AAMEG Award

Australian junior miner Orion Minerals received the AAMEG’s inaugural Emerging ESG Leader Award. The winners of the AAMEG Africa Awards were announced by AAMEG (The Australian – Africa Minerals & Energy Group) at an awards ceremony at the...
Ethics in the coal supply chain

Ethics in the coal supply chain

Transparency, accountability and ethics between coal miners and Eskom was put in the spotlight during a panel discussion at the Joburg Indaba. The panel discussed the outlook for energy supply, the coal mining industry and the just transition...
Global standard for tailings management

Global Standard for tailings management

The Global Tailings Review (GTR) recently launched Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management. This is the first global standard on tailings management that can be applied to existing and future tailings facilities, wherever they are and...
Passionate about science

Passionate about science

The mining industry often collaborates with other industries, particularly the sciences, which play a critical role in research and development and improve various areas of the industry. Inside Mining speaks to two female scientists who...