health

Fatality free for three years

It’s not every day that one hears of an operating mine that has experienced no fatalities for three consecutive years. Exxaro, is one of the few mines that have reached such a milestone. The mine producer was hosting its annual sustainability...

CSMI short courses coming up

The Centre for Sustainability in Mining and Industry (CSMI) will once again be offering a range of insightful short courses from August – November 2015. Aimed at adding value to mining companies, government regulators and non-governmental...

CSMI June and August short courses

The Centre for Sustainable Development in Mining and Industry (CSMI) will be presenting the following short courses in June and August 2015. Community Relations Practice: Management of Community Benefits & Partnerships (NQF Level 6) This course...

Alrosa CEO steps down citing health reasons

Russia’s largest diamond producer Alrosa’s chief executive Fyodor Andreev has stepped down from his position owing to health reasons. Andreev, 47, announced his decision at a weekly management meeting on Monday after heading the company...

Sandvik Mining launches new EHS campaign

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Address the economic imbalances in Africa

In order to be successful and sustainable in Africa, Australian mining companies have to take into account the economic imbalance between modern mine development and the local community the mine is operating in. Bill Turner, the Chairman of the...

Harmony employee succumbs to injuries

Harmony Gold Mining has advised that Carlitos Uetela Chilongue succumbed to his injuries in hospital on Friday (16 August 2013), after he sustained injuries in an underground rail bound accident at Doornkop mine last week Monday,12 August 2013....