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  • Louise Woodburn, general manager at KBC Risk Solutions. Photo by KBC

Outsourced SHEQ compliance can minimise the impact of risk

February 26th, 2021|

All industries are governed by the Occupation Health and Safety (OHS) Act and need to maintain certain standards for Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ). […]

  • Natascha Viljoen, CEO of Anglo American Platinum. Photo by Anglo American Platinum

AngloPlats to deliver value

February 25th, 2021|

Anglo American Platinum has announced four strategic priorities which the company hopes will provide genuine value for their shareholders. […]

  • Syrah Resources’s Balama project in Mozambique. Photo by Syrah Resources

Syrah restarts Balama

February 24th, 2021|

ASX-listed Syrah Resources has decided to restart its Balama graphite operation in Mozambique.  […]

  • Neal Froneman, CEO at Sibanye-Stillwater. Photo by Sibaye Stillwater

Sibanye-Stillwater enters battery metals sector

February 23rd, 2021|

Sibanye-Stillwater has ended months of speculation of where their next investment would lie, by entering into an investment agreement with lithium producer Keliber Oy in Finland. It was well-known that the company was looking at [...]

  • Anglo American Platinum’s Mogalakwena open pit platinum mine in the Limpopo province of South Africa. Photo by Anglo American Platinum

AngloPlats on the road to recovery

February 23rd, 2021|

Anglo American Platinum has reported a robust set of financial results, underpinned by high prices for its metals. […]

  • RCT’s remote water refilling systems can be implemented across all types of water carts and standpipes operating on global mine sites. Photo by RCT

Tech solution tops up mine water carts

February 22nd, 2021|

Major mining companies have strongly endorsed the implementation of smart technology company RCT’s remote water refilling systems across all types of water carts and standpipes operating on global mine sites. […]

  • There is a growing market for hydrogen-fuelled, proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells. Photo by power-technology.com

Platinum the winner in hydrogen fuel cells

February 22nd, 2021|

This article was first published by the World Platinum Investment Council There is a growing market for hydrogen-fuelled, proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells that rely on platinum catalysts in the transportation sector, especially zero-emissions [...]

  • Resolute Mining’s Syama gold mine in Mali. Photo by Philip Mostert @Resolute

Syama’s reserves remain constant 

February 19th, 2021|

The ore reserves at Resolute Mining’s Syama gold mine in Mali have remained constant as exploration success at Tabakoroni was offset by a combination of mining depletion, mineral resource model changes and the application of [...]

  • Northam has increased its operating profit. Image credit: Northam

Northam ups operating profit

February 18th, 2021|

On the back of rising platinum prices South African company Northam Platinum has reported an increase in operating profit for the six months ended 31 December 2020, underpinned by a satisfactory performance from all operations, against [...]

  • DRDGOLD’s Ergo processing plant, east of Johannesburg. Image credit: DRDGOLD

Resilient DRDGOLD ups the ante     

February 17th, 2021|

DRDGOLD has increased its revenue by 41% to R2 977.4-million and operating profit rose by 100% to R1 441.8- million, due largely to the average Rand gold price received, 42% higher at R988 998/kg. Total [...]

  • With the global drive to decarbonisation, there is a great future for certain commodities. Image credit: BME

Mines push on as SA plays catch-up

February 16th, 2021|

The South African mining sector is managing the Covid-19 pandemic remarkably well, but the country needs to do more if it wants mining to benefit from the looming demand peak in ‘green minerals’, according to [...]

  • Impala Platinum Holdings (Implats) has received an ‘A’ performance score for its 2020 CDP Water Disclosure Project submission. Photo by: Implats

Implats receives ‘A’ performance score

February 15th, 2021|

Impala Platinum Holdings (Implats) has received an ‘A’ performance score for its 2020 CDP Water Disclosure Project submission – one of only 106 companies globally to have made the CDP’s 2020 water security A-list.  [...]

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