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24 Mar, 2015

Mine health & safety

South Africa produces 10% of the world’s gold, and has 40% of the world’s known resources. It is estimated that 36 000 tons (t) of undeveloped resources – about one third of the world’s unmined gold – still remains. These ores are increasingly difficult to exploit due to the great depths where they are situated […]

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31 Mar, 2015

Transnet announces new leaders for ports, engineering units.

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    State-owned freight transport group Transnet has announced that Richard Vallihu has been appointed CEO of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) from April 1, following the retirement of Tau Morwe. Vallihu, who has hitherto headed Transnet Engineering (TE), would be replaced by Thamsanqa Jiyane, who will also join the group executive committee from April […]

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08 Apr, 2015

Management, NUM agree to end manganese strike.

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Mine management and the local leadership of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) have reportedly jointly agreed to end the unprotected strike at the BHP Billiton-managed Hotazel manganese operations in the Northern Cape. Print Send to Friend 0 0 BHP Billiton South Africa communications manager Patrick Wadula said in a media statement sent to Creamer […]

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