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How To Improve Mining Emergency Preparedness

How To Improve Mining Emergency Preparedness
Mining emergencies are operational or environmental hazards that occur during mining. Having a readily available and effective emergency response system is essential to the safety of miners and the provision of a safe working environment. Such procedures will better protect workers, families, and the...

Pele Green Energy, EDF to build 100 MW solar PV plant in South Africa

Anglo American Platinum has selected the Pele Green Energy – EDF Renewables South Africa consortium as the preferred supplier to build a 100 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant at its Mogalakwena mine in Limpopo Province, South Africa. The consortium is comprised of Pele Green Energy,...

Line your pockets with gold when you play these lucrative Slots

Line your pockets with gold when you play these lucrative Slots
As the old saying goes, all that glitters is not gold, however in this slot game, that couldn’t be further from the truth! Whether you prefer to get your hands dirty or travel in style, there’s sure to be an enjoyable way for you...

South Africa formalises artisanal mining to spur economic recovery

South Africa formalises artisanal mining to spur economic recovery
Artisanal mining is being formalised to create an avenue to mine sterilised deposits, energy and resource minister Gwede Mantashe has said. Speaking at the 2020 Junior Indaba for explorers, developers, and investors in junior mining, Mr Mantashe said that government will also focus on the...

Zest WEG constructs large diesel generator for South African miner

Zest WEG constructs large diesel generator for South African miner
Accommodating the space constraints of a South African platinum mining customer, Zest WEG is constructing a large diesel generator set to be delivered later this year. The capacity of the 2,500kVA genset will also make it the largest unit yet to be fully load-tested at...

List of leading mining companies in South Africa

List of leading mining companies in South Africa
South Africa is endowed with minerals of every kind. We look at leading mining companies in South Africa and the minerals they produce:   Anglo American Anglo American is a world Miner with offices in South Africa, peru, Australia,Brazil Chile Finland and China. The miner began operation...

Mining firms remain resilient amid Covid-19 but risks still linger-PwC

Mining firms remain resilient amid Covid-19 but risks still linger-PwC
The Top 40 mining firms are so far weathering the COVID-19 storm mostly unscathed, and certainly better than many other sectors, a new report has shown. The Mine 2020 report by PwC  says the finding is remarkable given that global growth is expected to decline...

Total acquires Tullow’s entire interests in Uganda Lake Albert project

Total acquires Tullow’s entire interests in Uganda Lake Albert project
Total and Tullow have entered into an Agreement, through which Total shall acquire Tullow’s entire interests in Uganda Lake Albert development project including the East African Crude Oil Pipeline. The overall consideration paid by Total to Tullow will be $575M, with an initial payment of...

Sandvik adopts ‘direct to customer’ business model in Central & West Africa

Sandvik adopts 'direct to customer' business model in Central & West Africa
Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology says it is revising its business model, shifting to a 'direct to customer' model for mining and construction customers in most of the territories in Central and Western Africa currently serviced by Sandvik’s Distributor, BIA. Nuhu Salifu, Vice President of...

South Africa publishes proposed mine safety rules for Covid-19

South Africa publishes proposed mine safety rules for Covid-19
South Africa published new proposed safety guidelines on Tuesday for mines operating during the coronavirus pandemic, which would require that mineworkers be screened, tested, kept further apart and provided with protective gear. South Africa, the world's largest producer of platinum and chrome ore and a...

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