Mine health and safety researcher Prof May Hermanus has been appointed to serve in the Responsible Mining Index board based in Amsterdam.
Explosives Regulations, in Chapter 4 of the Mine Health and Safety Regulations under the MHS Act, changed on 10 July 2015. The full text is posted here.
The Marikana Commission Report on the Lonmin Mine strike and massacre, has several implications for social and security management.
The South African Mineral Resources (DMR) budget includes several mine health and safety measures for the 2015-2016 financial year.
The South African state’s Operation Mining Phakisa aims to increase BEE, mining health and safety, and mining environmental measures from August 2015.
A group of Sasol coal miners are claiming civil damages for disease, instead of industrial compensation, in 2015.
An international mining body published its first good practice guide on preventing serious types of metallurgy and mining health and safety incidents.
From 1 March 2015, Rand Mutual Assurance Company will proceed to collect all premiums and pay all injuries & disease claims relating to Class 13 employers.
Will an employer automatically incur legal liability for any and all unsafe working conditions?
Natalie Graaff takes a look at the National Environmental Management Act and specific compliance issues faced by mining operations.
Mining gas and dust explosion research reveal some lessons for mining gas management, particularly relevant to coal, dust and explosives.
The Marikana massacre gave painful birth to a new era and paradigm in labour relations, development, health and safety, says author Prof Philip Frankel.