Business interests blamed after six miners die in petrol-bomb attack
Business Day – African Rainbow Minerals and Anglo Platinum bosses held urgent talks with unions and concerned stakeholders on Tuesday in an attempt to establish the motive behind the killing of six Modikwa platinum mine workers in Driekop near Burgersfort, Limpopo.
Chamber of Mines launches Deloitte Tip-Offs Anonymous service
Mining Review – The Chamber of Mines has enlisted the services of the Deloitte Tip-Offs Anonymous, an anonymous reporting channel for unethical behaviour in the workplace.
Chamber of Mines 'shocked' by deaths of 6 miners in bus blaze
News 24 – The Chamber of Mines has expressed its shock and sadness following the violent deaths of six Modikwa Platinum Mine miners outside Driekop in Limpopo on Monday evening.
Mining Charter needs realistic targets and timelines: Chabana
Mining Mx – Last weekend’s talks on the Mining Charter, initiated by Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe, were quite robust.
New charter must facilitate a rebirth of mining
fin24 – Last weekend’s talks on the Mining Charter, initiated by Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe, were quite robust. That should be no surprise to anyone.
Vodacom to address RSA mining safety challenges with technology
IM international mining – The South African mining industry has in recent times been experiencing serious safety challenges. Vodacom has announced its intention to join forces with the Mining Precinct@Carlow Road and mining sector in general to make use of its technology in order to help solve some of the critical challenges identified by the mining sector.
Improving transparency in mining industry
IOL – The mining industry on the African continent has a bad history when it comes to exploitation of workers, and the mineral wealth of countries and South Africa is no exception.
Ramaphosa rules out nationalisation of mines
Ewn – President Cyril Ramaphosa said a new Mining Charter would be drafted within the next three months.
Fears that carbon tax could limit SA economy
Fin24 – Concerns raised in the public comments on the draft carbon tax bill include the adverse effect it will have on the SA economy.
Sibanye-Stillwater launches DigiMine at Wits
mining review – To celebrate the launch of the Digital Mining Laboratory sponsored by Sibanye-Stillwater at the University of the Witwatersrand later this month, the Wits Mining Institute will host a seminar on 26 and 27 March 2018 showcasing its high-tech DigiMine and research.