Mining Blogs

The negative effects of illegal mining

The negative effects of illegal mining

Posted by NOSA on Dec 4, 2017 10:45:00 AM

In May this year, we took a look at the current landscape of illegal mining. Today, we review the negative effects of this clandestine industry.

Behind the upsurge of illegal mining in SA

Behind the upsurge of illegal mining in SA

Posted by NOSA on May 22, 2017 9:45:00 AM

During the second week of May, 2017, a gas explosion occurred at the disused Eland mine shaft at Harmony Gold near Welkom.

The state of mine health and safety – as of last week

The state of mine health and safety – as of last week

Posted by NOSA on Jan 23, 2017 3:31:52 PM

Last week the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) released its 2016 statistics for mine health and safety, which were met with a mixed reception.

Sustaining zero harm in a mechanised mining environment

Sustaining zero harm in a mechanised mining environment

Posted by Deonie Botha on Dec 12, 2016 9:39:46 AM

Prior to 2016, substantial improvements have been made in terms of achieving zero harm in the mining industry in South Africa.

Innovative mining technologies and the effect of man-machine interaction on OHS

Innovative mining technologies and the effect of man-machine interaction on OHS

Posted by Deonie Botha on Oct 15, 2016 9:00:00 AM

In 2014, the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) published a foresight report on new and emerging occupational safety and health (OSH)

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