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IDC wants Daphne Mashile-Nkosi's mining venture placed in business rescue

May 27 2020 18:11

The development finance institution wants Kalagadi Manganese, owned by prominent black businesswoman Daphne Mashile-Nkosi, to be put into business rescue over claims that it is struggling to pay its creditors.


An even bigger fight underground: The battle against Covid-19 in SA's mines

May 21 2020 06:02

Stretching up to four km beneath the surface, South Africa's mines are some of the deepest in the world. Here, the fight against the coronavirus takes on a different meaning.


Mines urged to keep high-risk employees away from work during coronavirus pandemic

May 19 2020 21:25

Mining companies are urged to keep employees with underlying conditions that put them at high risk of getting infected with the coronavirus away from work as the industry returns to production, the Mine Health and Safety Council said on Tuesday.


Mining production slowed ahead of lockdown, worse figures to come

May 19 2020 14:34

Mining production increased 7% year-on-year for February, but had slowly been declining in the months leading up to the nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of Covid-19.


Platinum giant says lockdown risks killing mines

May 13 2020 19:12

President Cyril Ramaphosa must allow mines to run at full capacity as a national coronavirus lockdown risks crippling the industry, says Sibanye Chief Executive Officer Neal Froneman.


New coronavirus mining safety guidelines issued for public comment

May 12 2020 16:30

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has published mandatory Covid-19 guidelines for the mining sector aimed at containing the spread of the pandemic within the workplace.



Coronavirus safety regulations for mines to be published this month, court rules

May 01 2020 13:58

A code of practice setting minimum standards for health and safety in mines during the coronavirus pandemic must be put in place this month, the Labour Court has ruled.


Implats records dip in Rustenburg prodution due to lockdown

Apr 30 2020 15:25

Impala Platinum estimates that 6% of production volume was lost at its Rustenburg operations after mines were placed under care and maintenance ahead of the Covid-19 national lockdown.

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